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  1. Any luck on Lion? Lion's kexts are different, after all.
  2. You could also try removing the new IO80211 kext and replacing it with your old one. That's what I had to do when I upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion.
  3. Hello, all. Recently, I was forced to remove the wireless card from my Hackintosh - parents didn't want me facebooking all night long on school nights (which I don't. ). I'm using a Dell Optiplex 755 running Lion flawlessly. I have a kext for my onboard LAN but I am not able to connect this desktop to our router. So I figured I would just find an old laptop running Windows XP (done), slam a wireless card into it, install the driver, and see if it works (it does). Then I'd just take an ethernet cable and connect it to both my Mac and laptop and enable Windows XP Internet Connection Sharing. Unfortunatly, its not working. In System Preferences -> Networking, my Mac does say that it is connected, and both ethernet ports have IP addresses, according to the OS's. But the Mac cannot ping the Win XP computer nor can it connect to the Internet. The laptop is connected to the Internet just fine through its wireless card, I'm writing this post on it. I looked around Google a bit, but was only able to find guides telling one how to connect Windows through Mac. This is just the opposite, I need to connect Mac through Windows. Any help?
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    Help Needed

    We need more information on whats causing this crash, or kernel panic. Do you know how to boot into Verbose mode? At the boot loader prompt, type "-v" without the quotes and hit Enter to see the diagnostic messages, and get us some screenshots of the errors.
  5. [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] + [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] is my favorite method, also. This is what you seem to have missed. Run [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] again and choose a custom installation. You should see a little greyed out option that says "Drivers and Bootloaders." Click on it, choose Kexts and Enablers, and choose the drivers for your system. It takes a bit of poking around, but as long as you read everything on your screen, its nice and easy. Just for the sake of my OCD, here's a screenshot of [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] custom install window. http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_wQqG5zq3VxU/TTYq...eY/s1600/30.png
  6. It means that Mac cannot find the device that it is stored on. This kinda goes back to how Mac is based on UNIX. While booting, it has to find the disk and partition it is stored on so that it can start loading things like kexts and programs from there. This is a difficult problem to solve; there are so many causes. We need to know some more about your system. First thing you can do, though, is be sure your BIOS is set for ACHI.
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    Mouse Scrolling

    Go System Preferences -> Mouse and uncheck "Move content in the direction of finger movement". It should be the first check box you see.
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    Linksys WMP300N Not working in Lion

    I've done what Noam suggested: replace IO80211Family.kext with my Snow Leopard one, and repaired permissions. The good news is, now I have a network adapter showing up in System Preferences. The bad news is, instead of AirPort, it shows up as Ethernet (en0) and won't connect to any networks. UPDATE: In System Prefs, I turned en0 off and back on, just by using the "turn air port off/on" button. When I turned it back on, I connected to my network. Everything is working perfectly. It doesn't matter that the adapter shows up as Ethernet, it works perfectly as wireless, and I can always manually rename it to AirPort. Thank y'all for your help, and I'll make a new post if something explodes on my next reboot.
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    Linksys WMP300N Not working in Lion

    I did also try 43224, identical error. How do I roll back? Just replace the IO80211Family.kext with the one from my Snow Leopard Time Machine backup? And while I'm on the subject, how do I rebuild Extensions.mkext? The -f flag at Chameleon doesnt seem to work.
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    Optical drive making "boot" sound frequently

    Y'all, too, huh? I used to have 2 DVD drives, both SATA, connected to my computer. They would both spin up at the same time, while I ran Snow Leopard. Since then, I removed one drive and upgraded to Lion, but the drive continues to spin up from time to time. Its as if the OS keeps having to ask itself, "Is there a disc there now? How about now?"
  11. Hello, All. I have a wifi card, a Linksys WMP300N. Its a PCI card, and worked great in Snow Leopard, recognized as Air Port and everything. But... I just installed Lion to my Dell Optiplex 755, and discovered, as expected, that my wifi card no longer functioned. While in Snow Leopard, the card started functioning after I added a string to /System/Library/Extensions/IOO80211Family.kext/Contents/Plugins/AppleAirPortBrcm4311.kext/Contents/Info.plist. However, in Lion, AppleAirPortBrcm4311.kext does not exist. I tried copy-and-pasting my edited AppleAirPortBrcm4311.kext from a Time Machiene backup to the proper location, but that did not work; while booting in Verbose mode, I saw an error flash by pointing to that kext: vtable malformed, link failed, failed to load executable, couldn't alloc class. I tried editing a similar file, AirPortBrcm4331.kext, in the same way by adding the same string that I added to 4311.kext, which did not work; while booting in Verbose mode, I saw the same kind of error flash by that I mentioned earlier, even after I deleted 4311.kext. This computer does not have a wired connection at all, I am completely unable to run a wire to this computer. Wifi is its only means of accessing the net. Any suggestions?
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