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About bluedragon1971

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  1. Yes, of course you would have to change the kexts. That is why there are specific threads around here for various models of computers and motherboards. You could certainly try doing it with the ones in my pack, but it is possible or even likely that one thing or another wouldn't work (ethernet, video, sound, etc.).
  2. I'm using that kernel because it is the latest patched kernel that I could find, and I didn't have much success with a vanilla 10.6.8 kernel (had panics when booting). In fact, I got it from your thread in your signature, I simply adapted the procedure you posted there, as best as I could with Google Translate. As for bootloader, I'm using Chameleon V2 RC4, as specified in the first post in this thread. My upgrade guide is meant to be a direct followup to the first post.
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    Official "GarageMac" movement?

    Your history is a little distorted. The licensed clones were done during the 7.x days, and they directly led to many of Apple's financial problems at the time. Mac OS 8.0 was a direct response, since it broke Apple out of their agreement to license it to the clone makers (the licenses were specific to System 7). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macintosh_clo...fficial_program
  4. OK, here is my guide for updating iATKOS to 10.6.8 on this model computer: You will need the following files: 10.6.8 Combo update from http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1399 My update pack from http://www.mediafire.com/?e6mt1dc5eeuk4gw and your iATKOS installation disc. 1. download both of the files above and put them on your desktop so you can get to them easily 2. extract the update pack, you will find a package for the kernel, Kext Helper B7, and a folder of kexts 3. run the installation for the combo update, but DO NOT REBOOT YET!!!! (I can't stress this enough). 4. run the kernel installer package next, but again, DO NOT REBOOT YET! 5. run Kext Helper B7 and use it to install all of the kexts in the kexts folder 6. insert your iATKOS install disc and NOW YOU MAY REBOOT, but make sure you boot to your iATKOS disc 7. once you get to the OS X installer on the iATKOS disc, choose Disc Utility from the menus and repair permissions on your hard drive 8. when the permission repair is done (it will take several minutes), quit Disc Utility, quit the Installer, and reboot, taking your iATKOS disc out and booting from your hard drive You should now be running 10.6.8! Keep in mind, I've only ever done this from a clean install of iATKOS S3/V2, so I can't say if it will work 100% correctly if you have done other updates prior to this.
  5. I just got one of these computers from a friend, and was trying to install iAtkos S3V2, and when I'm booting with -v I get an endless stream of SAM Multimedia errors, and it never fully boots. Is there something I'm missing in the BIOS settings that will allow me to get this installed? edit: according to some posts, this usually results from read errors on the disc, so I guess I'll try burning a new copy, even though I've already tried it from two different discs. edit2: yep, it was the disc. Burned a new copy and got it to install. Now to work on updating to 10.6.8. edit3: got it all working with 10.6.8. I may write up a guide for this computer since it is very compatible with Snow Leopard (with a minimum of tweaks), and people can find them really cheap (or free, as in my case).
  6. bluedragon1971

    Need some advice on installation

    Did you read my post? I did search for this particular motherboard, and the only other hit I got was someone else who asked the same question and got ignored, just as I did. What is wrong with the link that Krishna posted? It seems pretty straightforward, and your reply to him didn't make a lot of sense to me (did you use an online translator from Portugese to English?). @ those above who actually provided useful links, thank you! Glad to see that this forum hasn't completely gone downhill.
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    Need some advice on installation

    Wow, 4 days and 57 views later an no one has any advice? I've searched the forum for this motherboard and only got one hit (another user with a similar model asking the same thing, again with no replies). This place used to be full of really helpful people, but I guess it has gone down hill in the past year or so.
  8. OK, well I haven't done a hackintosh install for well over a year (since before Snow Leopard was released), and I just got a new computer, an HP Elite 477. It has an Intel i5 650 (dual core with HT), an H57 chipset (board is shown as an MSI 2A9C), 8GB of RAM, 1TB hard drive, and Radeon HD 5450. I'm wanting to do a dual boot setup with Windows 7 on one partition and OS X on the other (all on the same drive). Can anyone point me to the easiest guide for this setup? I'd prefer to keep the system as vanilla as possible. One of the main reasons that I haven't done a hackintosh in a while is because my previous system was an AMD, and Snow Leopard was simply too complicated to get running on it, at least with the other hardware I had in the system. I'm hoping for a little easier time with the new computer.
  9. bluedragon1971

    The G4 Cube: Ten Years Later

    You are about $600 off on the initial price, it was $1599, not $1000. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_Cube
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    Netbook Hackintosh Full Guide

    Why would you post this in the Marketplace section?
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    [ eBay : US and Canada] iPod touch 8GB w/iOS 4

    It is not jailbroken or "shoehorned", the GM copy of iOS 4 has been floating around since WWDC last week, but people weren't able to install them (on Windows at least) until iTunes 9.2 came out the other day. iOS 4 officially gets released next monday, so I'm just saving the buyer the hassle of upgrading it themselves. Apple's servers are sure to be clogged up with people trying to download the update for the first few days.
  12. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewI...em=160446440491 Starting price $100, Buy it Now $145 Shipping $8 US, $10 Canada
  13. Here's the link to the auction: Nintendo Wii system with lots of extras - eBay (item 160445322839 end time Jun-15-10 10:30:22 PDT) Listed it for 1 day, I will relist it for 3 more days if it doesn't sell the first time. Starting at $200, Buy-it-Now for $300 (shipping $15 in the US, $30 to Canada). edit: item sold, please close thread
  14. Because it's not your Mac that is writing to the remote drive through the network, but the computer on the remote end. Your Mac is simply sending data through the network, the remote computer determines how to write it to the drive. The same thing happens when a Windows machine saves files through the network to a Mac HFS+ formatted disk. I've never understood why so many people have a problem understanding this.
  15. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewI...em=160430825345 Starting at $150, B-I-N $425 Loads of extras included.