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  1. Con il mio HP6710b con iAtkos s3 v2 ho fato l'update prima fine alla 10.6.8, ma c'era un problema con WiFi. Dunque ho istallato iAtkos s3 v2 di nuovo e poi il 10.6.7 Combo. Il WiFi va bene, ma ho solo due dei quattro USB ports, e di più sono blocati a USB 1, cioè 12Mb/sec
  2. Con Leopardo 10.5.8 si può avere Safari 5.0.6, ma per Flash Plugin c'è al massimo 10.3 (penso), dunque problemi con certi site come YouTube che hanno bisogna di Flash 11, 12, 13 o 14. Per Firefox in Leopard si deve passare prima per Firefox 3.8 e poi per Firefox 16 - per l'ultimo Firefox 30 bisogna al minimo Snow Leopard 10.6.x
  3. Non è esattamente lo stesso, ma sto lavorando su un HP 6710b (Core 2 Duo 2GHz con 2GB RAM) nel quale ho istallato Snow Leopard 10.6.3 32bit con iAtkos S3 v2. Per l'Ethernet BCM5787M bisogna il KExt BCM5722D v2.3.5 in S/L/E che si trova nei Downloads di questo forum. Intel Graphics 965 utilizza il kext X3100 per 1280x800 ma non c'è QE e hardware accelerazione. I tasti Fn + x non funzionano. Ci sono anche Voodoo HDA, Voodoo PS2 (trackpad OK) et Voodoo Powermini. C'è anche Leopard 10.5.7 di iAtkos 7 che è più stabile che Snow su un'altra partition. C'è QE e accelerazione con Leo. Scusi per errori d'italiano - sono inglese!
  4. Thanks for the BCM5787_on.zip Applescript. It has finally got my Ethernet working on my HP 6710b with onboard BCM5787M :) The Wifi with a BCM4321 card is working too. I used iAtkos S3 V2 to install Snow Leopard 10.6.3 on the laptop ( Thanks too iAtkos)! If the WiFi Quick Launch button is stuck off, go into BIOS and enable LAN/WLAN switching, reboot, then restart and re-enter BIOS and select Default Settings; this gets the little blue WiFi light back on after the next boot (Thanks Albatros Krasniqi on YouTube). I've got Leo 10.5.8 and Windows 7 Pro 64bit working on two other partitions. PS By installing the BCM5722D.kext with my Snow Leopard 10.6.3 I don't need to use tcpdump for the connection. Great! Thanks Adlan!
  5. Dell Optiplex GX520

    @zibertron: yes I'm using the "vanilla" or in other words mach 10.5.0 kernel with the modified Boot file and AppleBootPlist written with mach_kernel instead of legacy. Just for others, my Dell pc is a GX520 with P4 3.2GHz, 2GB of RAM and onboard Intel 950 video chip (modified appleIntelIntegratedFrameBuffer.kext), and the OS is MacOS X 10.6.5. There's no special DSDT file; it seems beyond my comprehension for the moment.
  6. Dell Optiplex GX520

    I upgraded my GX520 P4 3.2GHz (BIOS A11) from 10.6.4 to 10.6.5 OK with the appropriate Legacykernel last weekend - thanks for the method Dellmantt. And also went on to using the Vanilla 10.5.0 mach_kernel with patched Boot file, Chameleon 2 RC5 699 and modified com.Apple.Boot.plist. Thanks again Delmantt for the files on post #124. In case other Hackintosh newbies like myself didn't know it, the Vanilla 10.5.0 mach-kernel is a hidden file in root which is installed by the 10.5.4 to 10.6.5 update and doesn't get deleted when you use the 10.6.5 Legacy kernel. I just used nano in Terminal with sudo to modify the com.Apple.Boot.plist file. BTW I'm still using a CRT monitor and the modified Framebuffer kext.
  7. Dell Optiplex GX520

    I have three partitions on my HDD, MacOSX (Snow Leopard 10.6.4), Data and Backup. I just changed the latter two partition sizes by booting from my TDK 8GB USB SL "Install" Memory Stick and running IPartition 3 from it. However this messed up the Chameleon 2 RC4 Bootloader on the HDD SL partition. So I rebooted from the USB Stick, chose my MacOSX partition on the HDD rather than "Install" and re-ran a Chameleon Installer once I was in SL. This fixed it.
  8. Dell Optiplex GX520

    I installed the Snow Leopard 10.6.4 update today and everything is OK. Thanks for the method, Dellmantt I tried out MacFuse and fuse-ext2 and my Ubuntu ext4 volume on the other HDD was mounted and readable, then I uninstalled them. Hyperthreading works too and shows as two CPUs in Activity Monitor, but I've turned it off again for the moment. I must study when HT is useful. BTW Just for other newbies, when you take the .bak extension off the folder AppleIntelIntegratedFrameBuffer.kext.bak, Finder changes the icon back into a kext package. (sorry about the needless question Dellmantt!)
  9. Dell Optiplex GX520

    Yes, I used the kext utility script to install the patched kexts, dropping them onto its icon on the desktop. I saw where the AppleIntelIntegratedFramebuffer.kext.bak folder is. You leave the kextension in the folder just taking the .bak extension off the folder name after zapping the patched kext? I'll be checking out the possibilities of Chameleon as a Boot Loader for Win XP and Ubuntu. I'll look into VMware Fusion too. The main program I use in Windows is "VideoRedo" for editing ads out of TV MPEG2 recordings and cleaning up the stream. I like its "Fast Frame copy" which saves the edit of a 40 minute episode in about 1min 30secs. I haven't got Speedstep on in BIOS, and maybe I'll try out Hyperthreading with Snow Leopard.
  10. x86 Xbench Results Thread

    Here's the overall XBench result for a Dell GX520 with a 3.2GHz P4 and 2GB RAM: 115.25 System Version 10.6 Physical RAM 2048MB Model Macmini2,1 Drive Type WDC WD2500AAKS CPU Test 80.71 Thread Test 103.96 Memory Test 129.93 Quartz Graphics 142.20 OpenGL Graphics 232.97 User Interface 126.79 Disk Test 84.85
  11. Dell Optiplex GX520

    I used the patched frame buffer, AppleIntelIntegratedFramebuffer.kext, not a DSDT file. I have yet to study that way in detail. I suppose one has to re-install to do it with DSDT. On SATA-0 there is a WD 250GB HDD with GUID and three partitions, MacOSX, Data (both HFS+ Journaled) and one in FAT32 for a possible Windows one day, though Boot Camp Assistant from SL says it's not possible. On SATA-2 there is a WD Caviar 40GB with three partitions under MFT, Win XP SP3, swap and Ubuntu 10.4. If I turn on both disks in BIOS, the Chameleon 2RC4 boot loader "wins" over the GRUB 2 loader on SATA-2. So to boot with GRUB, I turn off SATA-O in BIOS. Win XP can't see the GUID partition anyway. Both disks are in "Normal" 3Gb/sec mode now and seem to be OK. BTW Ubuntu 10.4 boots very quickly less than 10 seconds. The other surprising thing is that according to Sys Info Snow Leopard overclocks the two Corsair 1GB DDR-2 RAM sticks to 667MHz, whereas WinXP and Ubuntu leave them at 533MHz. WinXP moderates the processor speed from (x16) 3.2GHz to (x12) 2.3GHz when very little is happening. Snow Leopard and Ubuntu keep it at 3.2GHz. I've turned off Hyperthreading in BIOS although it works in WinXP and Ubuntu.
  12. Dell Optiplex GX520

    Many thanks Dellmantt! Your method worked like a charm on my Dell GX520 with 2GB of VS Corsair RAM and a TDK Trans-it 8K Flash Drive. Just for other newbies like myself, the Snow Leopard 10.6.0 retail installer disk needs an Intel Mac as the Donor PC - a G4 or other PowerPC won't do. I used a friend's iMac Intel core 2 duo 2.4GHz. Even with no optional installs like extra fonts or printer drivers the install took roughly half an hour (the install did not give any errors). The MyHack install on the other hand is much quicker. The install drive had under 5GB of data on it. The Dell is seen as a Mac mini 3.19GHz! BTW Ethernet, AC97 sound and display (up to 1280x1024) are fine - I use a 17" analogue monitor 1024x768@85Hz. Great stuff!