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  1. Possible to update kext from older version?

    I tried to do that and it recognized that some hardware was there but since its an ethernet controller, it says it is ethernet and not a wireless card, is there a way for me to upgrade the kext i have for Leopard so that i can install it on Snow Leopard?
  2. Hello, I just installed Snow Leopard off the retail disc and have it booting and running great for the most part. I have googled many times and i have searched this forum board and have come up with not a whole lot of luck on my current problem, I have not been able to find a Kext to install for my wireless card, it is a Realtek 8185 IEE 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Controller. I did come across this post http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...t=#entry1445345 and i tried to copy what the poster did and i got SL to recognize that there was a network adapter installed, but it brings it up as an Ethernet connection, because that is what the Kext was designed for i am assuming, anyways, I found a Kext for this wireless card, here http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...hl=Realtek+8185 , but it was designed for Leopard not Snow Leopard, i tried installing it, it came with an installer package i tried that first and then extracted the kext itself and tried to install that and no dice it didn't do anything, I have come across people who have updated older Kexts designed to work with Leopard and modified them to work with Snow Leopard, and i was wondering if it would be possible to do the same with this kext? thanks for all the help in advance! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks goes to Gringo Vermelho, he helped me a lot with my OS X install and i have followed more of his guides to get my hackintosh running than i like to admit, thanks man.
  3. Snow Leopard won't recognize internal hard drive

    You are the best dude!!! Thank you!!! I googled ATI ATA and found this website: http://osx86.net/f36/ati-ata-driver-optimi...-leopard-t4441/ downloaded the kext and installed it with kext helper 0.7 and my internal hard drive now shows up and my dvd drive does as well. Thank you so much!!!!!! To Rooskie: Go to this website: http://osx86.net/f36/ati-ata-driver-optimi...-leopard-t4441/ and download the file that is linked there, then install it via install helper 0.7 (<-------great program) and then reboot and everything should show up ( if you are having the same problem as me). Hey Gringo Vermelho, could you ppoint me in the right direction about installing this onto a flash drive that already has the SL install disc restored onto so i can install a fresh copy of 10.6? thanks. Thank you again for all your help!!!!!
  4. Snow Leopard won't recognize internal hard drive

    This is what LSPCI gave me: 00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc Unknown device 5a31 (rev 01) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge 00:04.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge 00:05.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge 00:13.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB Host Controller (rev 80) 00:13.1 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB Host Controller (rev 80) 00:13.2 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB2 Host Controller (rev 80) 00:14.0 SMBus: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 SMBus Controller (rev 83) 00:14.1 IDE interface: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 IDE Controller (rev 80) 00:14.2 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB4x0 High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01) 00:14.3 ISA bridge: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 PCI-ISA Bridge (rev 80) 00:14.4 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 PCI-PCI Bridge (rev 80) 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RC410 [Radeon Xpress 200M] 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8038 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (rev 14) 08:09.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8185 IEEE 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 20)
  5. Hi, a few months ago i installed Snow Leopard off a retail disc using Empire Efi onto my external simpletech hard drive, it's 120gb; i made the install for my gateway Nv53 laptop with amd dual core. I have an old Gateway ML3109 laptop that no one uses and i am trying to install Snow Leopard retail using empire efi; after i swap discs and hit F5 it goes through the process to start the install, but after a minute or so, it simply stops and says "waiting for root device" and it brings that up multiple times. I know from experience that this means the hard drive, but i am not sure what it means. So i figure i still have my external hard drive with Snow leopard installed on it, so i boot into SL from my external and it loads fine, so i figure i will just copy the install over to the internal hard drive. But i go into Disk Utility and it only shows my external hard drive and its partitions, not my internal hard drive. I have searched on these forums and quite a few others and googled my problem but i can not find a fix, from what i have found on the SATA/IDE part of these forums i am missing the drivers for my hard drive? is this correct? i have googled this but i am not sure exactly what i am looking for. Thanks for the help. I know the hard drive is not bad because over the last few weeks i have installed Windows XP, Vista and & onto this hard drive and it booted just fine. Here are the specs of the computer i am trying to install SL onto: Gateway ML3109 Intel Celeron Processor @1.7GHz 1Gb of ram ATI Radeon 200M graphics (i believe) 4006148R motherboard If you need to know more specs please let me know. Thanks for the help.
  6. ATI Radeon HD 3200 OsX86

    i have a radeon 4200 and i had looked high and low for a kext so that i could change the res on my screen, this allowed me to do that, thanks for the kext dude!