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  1. Renamed the boot to boot_2 and added the attached boot file, everything works fine. I'm using an original Apple iSight camera. Thanks!
  2. Great find! Thanks for sharing After this: defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser BrowseAllInterfaces 1 Also write this: killall Finder && open /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app And you're done, you can check your System Profiler>Network>Wi-Fi and see for yourself. Thanks rcock and also thanks to http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?stor...110913213649565 and this http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?stor...040113194616545 Cheers!
  3. Today this popped up on Software Update, I did it and everything went well. Info here: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4920 Cheers.
  4. The update broke my QE/CL and I had to replace all the ATI .kexts on S/L/E with the ones from a previous backup with Time Machine I did just before the update. Now it works again fine Facetime doesn't work still for me. I can live with that
  5. Stuck installing Lion

    Maybe the help is right in this post I made the other day: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=264746 I hope this helps both of you. LaterZzz EDIT: Fixed the link.
  6. Hello people, I was stuck on the Boot sequence after the Lion Installation with USB method. Depending on each one's hardware as we know, the com.Apple.Boot.plist differs... No matter what I tried I was getting "DSMOS arrived" or [PCI Configuration begins] the last tries got also some "Resetting IOSCatalogue"... The thing that saved me and thank God didn't tried -again- to reinstall Lion was this: http://prasys.info/legacy_kexts_by_nawcom.zip What you have to do is: 1. Download them 2. On your Lion HD where you've already have installed the OS, go to S/L/E and copy those 2 files there. 3. Use Kext Utility and re-create the Extensions.mkext on S/L/E 4. Just in case, do exactly the same in E/E (copy and recreate Extensions.mkext) 5. Reboot and watch. I hope some of you who're stuck with all the kinds of "errors" after the Lion Installation, to smile once this will work to you. Credits to nawcom for the files and a big thanks to InsanelyMac Community for the help to all of us. Greetings from Greece! PS: Since I like success stories like mine, I'd be glad to know if it worked for you since you've tried this solution I propose.
  7. Confirmed to work fine on MBR drives too
  8. I'm glad it worked fine for you my friend I think this guide will work on most of the PCs, without any limitation to motherboard. You used GUID or MBR? Do you have sound? resolution change? kind of graphics card you got? you see your internal hard drives and if so, are they SATA? Let me know to add more info and maybe some .kext you used in case everything works, so will be solution to the rest who try this Thanks and cheers!
  9. If CHameleon 2 RC3 can be installed on MBR, then I don't think why not this will work Try it and leave feedback. But be advised to install on MBR partition that is empty with no data, cause maybe will need to format it. So, take the chance and try it Good luck!
  10. FYI, I just updated to 10.6.1 and everything went OK. No problems to boot or anything If anyone finds out how to make sound to work and to be able to see my internal SATA HDDs, let me know. Also I'm still waiting for a solution regarding my ATI 2600 Pro PCIe card, can't change resolution and this is what System Profiler appear: ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro: Chipset Model: ATI,RadeonHD2600 Type: GPU Bus: PCIe PCIe Lane Width: x16 VRAM (Total): 835 MB Vendor: ATI (0x1002) Device ID: 0x9589 Revision ID: 0x0000 ROM Revision: 113-B2250F-207 EFI Driver Version: 01.00.207 Displays: Display: Resolution: 1600 x 1200 Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888) Main Display: Yes Mirror: Off Online: Yes Display Connector:
  11. I forgot to mention that I'm not able to see my SATA drives, if you have any .kext in mind, let me know. Cheers!
  12. Hello friends, here is my guide that took me 20mins to install SL on an external USB2 drive. You must have another version of OS X 86 to do some patching, this is a minus as the most of the guides, but it's fast. I have to remind you that this is up to you, I don't take any responsibility if you damage your data or your hardware. To build a "Hackintosh" needs practice and A LOT of time to waste for research and files, so sit back, print this page and use it as a quide that you agree to use "As is" there are no warranties 1. Follow this guide and make the cdboot (thanks flashGX) 2. Burn the CD, but you won't use it yet 3. If you have the .dmg image of Snow Leopard, mount it. 4. Open Terminal and write: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE killall Finder This command, shows all files in finder, we want that cause we will install Snow Leopard from the .dmg image (faster than DVD and cheaper ) 5. Now while you have mounted the image with the Mac OS X Installation DVD, go to /System/Installation/Packages and run OSInstall.mpkg when you're done, put this on Terminal: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE killall Finder it will hide again your system files. 6. Install OS X as you would normally. 7. After installation, go here and grab Chameleon 2 RC3 Installer (thanks Dr. Hurt ) also go to the following link and grab some files that we'll use soon. (h t t p://chameleon.osx86.hu/articles/chameleon-20-rc3-with-snow-leopard-and-large-disk-support) 8. Reboot and insert the cdboot you created above in step 2. 9. Choose on the BIOS to boot from DVD, boot, when you're on Chameleon screen, select the disk where you Installed Snow Leopard, and write: -v arch=i386 -x32 and press Enter. 10. Takes awhile to load the Snow Leopard Account Creation screen, while you're there, complete the steps and continue. 11. When you'll reach the Desktop, install Chameleon 2 RC3 and then go to the folder "Extra" on the partition where Snow Leopard is installed. Put inside the files you grabbed on step 7 and put the right text on com.apple.boot.plist, mine is this for example: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"> <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>Kernel</key> <string>mach_kernel</string> <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>arch=i386 -x32</string> <key>Graphics Mode</key> <string>1920x1200x32</string> <key>device-properties</key <string>b10300000100000001000000a50300001300000002010c00d041030a00000000010106000001 0101060000007fff04002a0000004100540059005f0045004600490045006e00610062006c006500 6 4004d006f00640065000000050000003222000000400030002c006400650076006900630065005f0 0 740079007000650000000b000000646973706c6179260000004100540059002c005600520041004d 0 02c004d0065006d00530069007a0065000000070000003531322a0000004100540059002c0045004 6 004900560065007200730069006f006e00420069006f0073000000130000003131332d4232323530 3 12d583232420e0000006e0061006d00650000001a00000041544920526164656f6e2048442032363 0 3020454649160000004100540059002c0052006f006d0023000000120000003131332d4232323530 4 62d32303714000000400030002c006e0061006d0065000000110000004154592c446973706c61792 d 41100000006d006f00640065006c000000140000004154492c526164656f6e484432363030220000 0 05600520041004d002c0074006f00740061006c00730069007a00650000000d00000032363834333 5 3435361c0000004100540059002c006d0065006d00730069007a00650000000d0000003236383433 3 5343536360000004100410050004c002c006100750078002d0070006f007700650072002d0063006 f 006e006e00650063007400650064000000050000003136000000400031002c006400690073007000 6 c00610079002d0063006f006e006e006500630074002d0066006c006100670073000000080000003 1 30323414000000400031002c006e0061006d0065000000110000004154592c446973706c61792d42 2 20000004100540059002c00450046004900560065007200730069006f006e0000000d00000030312 e 30302e32303720000000400031002c0063006f006d00700061007400690062006c00650000001000 0 0004154592c4672616e6b6c696e20000000400030002c0063006f006d00700061007400690062006 c 0065000000100000004154592c4672616e6b6c696e36000000400030002c0064006900730070006c 0 0610079002d0063006f006e006e006500630074002d0066006c00610067007300000008000000313 0 323422000000400031002c006400650076006900630065005f00740079007000650000000b000000 6 46973706c61791c0000006400650076006900630065005f007400790070006500000016000000415 4 592c4672616e6b6c696e506172656e74</string> <key>Instant Menu</key> <string>Yes</string> <key>Legacy Logo</key> <string>No</string> </dict> </plist> Also inside the "Extra" folder, put the file smbios.plist 12. After you're done, reboot without the CD, choose from BIOS to boot from your drive (in my case USB 2 external) and hopefully you'll boot to OS X without any problem. My configuration is: Motherboard, MSI P965 Neo-F V2 CPU, Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4Ghz Memory, 4GB Corsair 800Mhz DDR Dual Channel. (4x1GB) Storage. 2x500GB WD SATA HDDs Graphics Card, ATI HD 2600 Pro 512MB PCIe I am able to connect online with my WiFi card (Atheros) The screen resolution is stuck at 1600x1200 and it's annoying on my 24" monitor where it's default resolution is 1920x1200... No sound on my ALC888 on board card I hope some of you to find this guide handy Total time spent, 20mins Good luck to all, don't forget to READ before you ask and SEARCH on the links I've provided above on each step. Thanks to all the community for their contribution I hope Netkas, soon to provide driver for my ATI HD2600 Pro and also to find the right .kexts for the sound.