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  1. Lenovo T410

    No, I haven't tried upgrading yet. That symbol usually means OS X had a kernel panic. You can try copying and overwriting your kernel with Prasys' kernel (from http://prasys.info/2011/01/10-6-6-legacy-kernel-is-out/) to see if that works in the root directory. Do you have Windows also installed as the same hd? ..this would make replacing the kernel file easy with say MacDrive installed. Did you follow any upgrading guide before running the update? (they usually have a number of precautions and steps to do before and after the upgrade...I just noticed on Prasys page with the 10.6.6 kernel he created a package to run immediately after running the update [before rebooting] to replace the kernel). You can try using the ModCD to do a repair as well. Hope this helps, and sorry if it doesn't..I find updating OSX on hackintosh a hit or miss.
  2. Lenovo T410

    I tried installing another SleepEnabler.kext and on reboot my trackpad and buttons stopped working Removing the kext from my /Extra/Extensions folder didn't make it work again. Odd, I tried inserting the ThinkpadUltraNav.kext, but I think it won't work until I get my trackpad working again.
  3. Lenovo T410

    Hi yahboo- I tried getting the SD card reader to work following this guide by prasys, but no luck. With the Intel graphics card on both my previous T400 and currently T410, video does not get full acceleration with QE/CI. When buying, choose the one with nvidia graphics for any luck. Trackpad works, but no two finger scrolling/zooming as that feature requires software even in Windows. Trackpoint does not work natively (haven't tried to get it working either to know if it can work). Connecting a displayport to DVI cable to my external monitor on boot up does work (laptop screen goes blank), but it's limited to 1600x1200 resolution max (unfortunately my external screen is 1920x1200). Battery life is good, don't notice a difference when switching between XP or OS X. For sleepmode use sleepenabler, but I have no need for it so haven't tried. javiercordero20- In your signature, you list having the Quadro NVS 3100M graphics card, do you get full acceleration with QE/CI? To answer your question with more info, yes, my T410 has the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 5700MHD - AMT.
  4. Lenovo T410

    Just a quick install guide for anyone with a Lenovo T410 (I have the one with the Intel graphics and i5 520M processor) I had success using ModCD - which is probably the easiest OS X install I have done to date as there was no need to install any kexts manually). Some initials checks... - know your busratio for your processor at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel....22_.2832_nm.29 (for me, the i5 520M is 18 under the Mult column) **this is important** - be sure in your BIOS under Config > SATA > Mode Option is set to AHCI 1. Download nawcom's ModCD (as of this writing, it's v0.3) and burn to a CD Link: http://prasys.info/2010/10/nawcom-modcd-v0-3-is-out/ 2. Boot up laptop using the ModCD (btw, it supports installing to a MBR partition, so if you installed Windows already to one partition, you're good to install OS X to another partition and use boot manager to choose which to boot) 3. At the menu screen, eject the ModCD, place the retail version of OS X (i've used 10.6.3) and press F5 to refresh the screen. 4. IMPORTANT: before selecting to boot up the OS X disc, type busratio=18 (where 18 is your busratio) 5. For me, any supported hardward was auto-recognized and installed kexts for LAN and Audio. What works/tested: Screen resolution: 1280x800 (set in the com.apple.Boot.plist file under \Extra ) LAN Audio (mute, +/- buttons works) WebCam Update: Display Port (works when booting up to external screen, but not when within osx) What does not work WiFi eSata SD Memory Card Reader Intel 5700MHD - AMT Graphics no - full acceleration with QE/CI 5. Be sure to edit your com.apple.Boot.plist file under \Extra and set the Kernel Flag to busratio=18 (otherwise you will need to type this every time you boot into OS X). Misc Assigning screen shots to the Prnt Scrn (Print Screen) keyboard key www.dailyblogged.com/assigning-scre...n-keyboard-key/ Preference pane that dynamically sets the sleep state of your machine (or even to disable) www.jinx.de/SmartSleep.html I've attached my entire Extra folder for anyone's convenience - which also includes my own slightly modified Theme for those also with more than one OS installed - see attached for a preview. UPDATE (4/16/2011) ModCD v0.3.1 is available with some improvements. (also a usb solution is available too now) http://blog.nawcom.com/?p=446 Extra_folder_from_T410_10.6.3.zip
  5. Lenovo T410, Vanilla Snow, 10sep

    Have 10.6.2 running fine on a T400, then upgraded to T410 and when booting using the same hard-drive it crashes on startup, right when apple logo appears after choosing OSX from Chameleon's boot-manager. Upgraded to 10.6.3 back on the T400 and applied the latest Chameleon 2.0 RC5 build, but still crashes. Have busratio=20 set as well (i5 520M) Placed all new kext from timurx's post (removed the VoodooHDA.kext to avoid any issues). Any ideas?
  6. 10.6.2 is out...

    After applying update on a vanilla installed laptop, processor in the About Mac (and System Profiler) incorrectly states 1.69GHz instead 2.33 as in 10.6.1. Other than that, everything went without a hitch, love vanilla installs.
  7. Lenovo T400 Laptop

    Snow Leopard on a Lenovo T400 laptop (6475-R1U) Some basic hardware specs for those curious what I'm starting with: Intel 5100 wireless, Intel Giga-LAN, Intel Graphics 4500MHD, Conexant HD Smart Audio 221, WebCam (by Sonix/Chicony), Bluetooth, and Ricoh Memory-Card Reader. The following will get some of these working. If anyone know how to get the rest work, much would be appreciated. Step 1 - Preparing Restore a retail copy of Snow Leopard to a 8GB (or higher) external drive (usb memory stick or hd) in an existing OSX system in disk utility Good guide Step 1 (1-4 only): http://lifehacker.com/5351485/how-to-build...start-to-finish Run myHack and install to the partition/drive you restored the image to above Be sure to check the following files: com.apple.Boot.plist and PS2Controller - Have a USB Keyboard and USB Mouse connected to laptop (the laptop's keyboard and touchpad will not work during installation) - Connect usb external drive to laptop - Place BootCD in dvd drive Note: you can try to boot directly from the usb drive, but for me, it would not boot (I get a black screen with a blinking cursor), hence the need for the BootCD. Step 2 - Installation Check in BIOS (press F1 on boot up) that under Config > Serial ATA (SATA) > is set to "AHCI" Boot laptop and press F12 and choose DVD Drive as the boot drive Once loaded, the BootCD will ask for OSX, point to the usb drive containing the image in step 1 Once in Snow Leopard, go to USB drive and run myHack again, but install to the new OSX drive instead Reboot (you can remove the disc and unplug the usb drive) Step 3 - Installing Kexts (drives) * LAN/Ethernet (Intel 82567LM) (32/64-bit compatible) Copy kext to your /system/Extensions/ (Note: placing this in your /Extra/Extensions didn't work for me) Download "Intel82566MM.kext.zip" (5th post by dvil) www.infinitemac.com/f57/intel-ethernet-82566-kext-for-snow-anyone-t3829/ [Fully works] * Audio (Conexant High Defintion SmartAudio 221) Delete AppleHDA.kext from /System/Library/Extension Copy VoodooHDA.kext to /Extra/Extension Copy Voodoo HDA Helper to Application folder Run Kext Utility to rebuild kext Run Repair Permissions in Disk Utilty Reboot Run VoodooHDA.prefpane (you can close as your sound now should work) Download "VoodooHDA 64 6935G.zip" (Attached file in first post - at bottom) www.infinitemac.com/f57/guide-4-n00bs-with-laptops-specially-crafted-for-t4183/ [speakers, headphones and mic ports work. Internal Mic does not work.] * Battery Indicator (32/64-bit compatible) Copy VoodooBattery.kext to your /Extra/Extensions/ Download "VoodooBattery.kext.zip" (Attached file in first post - at bottom) www.infinitemac.com/f57/guide-4-n00bs-with-laptops-specially-crafted-for-t4183/ [Fully works] * Utilities > Kext Utility v2.3.2 Run this utility everytime you make kext changes Download: www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=140647 What doesn't work: Intel 5100 Wireless WebCam (in Leopard it worked, but in Snow Leopard is does not. Tried replacing IOUSBFamily.kext and CoreMediaIOServicesPrivate.framework from Leopard but no luck. In fact, w/o IOUSBFamily it says no camera installed) Bluetooth Ricoh Memory Card Reader (I tried voodoosdhc, but with no luck) Finger-Print Reader Files you need myHack: http://osx86.sojugarden.com/2009/10/myhack...rc4-1-released/ BootCD by fresch or better, use the BootCD attached that contains the battery indicator kext and presets the screen resolution to the native 1280x800. BootCD_LenovoT400.zip
  8. When I installed Leopard on my Lenovo T400 laptop, the webcam worked. With Snow Leopard, the light comes on indicating it's on, but it doesn't work. What files should I copy from Leopard? I copied IOUSBFamily.kext from a 10.5.6, but it still doesn't work...what other files? (also tried the suggestions in this thread without any luck)
  9. For graphics (Intel) adding the following to your com.apple.Boot.plist file got me the native 1280x800 resolution. <key>Graphics Mode</key> <string>1280x800x32</string> Btw, I couldn't get sound (Conexant HD Smart Audio 221) or my wifi (intel 5100) to work on my Lenovo T400
  10. [Help Please] Kalyway 10.5.2 "Failed"

    Guess I'll hold off trying Kalyway's release. I get the same message when using Leo4Allv2 (10.5.2). Strange...I tried setting the acpi to s3&s1 state too in the bios as some suggested, as well as setting cpus=1 in the f8 prompt all while using an IDE (recommended over sata I read) dvd drive without any success.
  11. Leopard won't work on Pentium 4

    Having the same problem as DJ McG: DVD boots up, after maybe about 5 seconds the computer would reboot automatically, thereby never getting into installer gui. Using Leo4Allv2 (10.5.2) on my computer (P4 1.8GHz SSE2 w/D845PE chipset). Currently running 10.4.11 and never really had any issues preventing me from installing any version since 10.4.1 until Leopard unfortunately.
  12. automount can it be disabled for harddisks?

    Prevent a Volume from Auto-Mounting 1 Create a file (using TextEdit in plain text without any extension) called "fstab" 2 The following line should be added to prevent a Windows NTFS volume from auto-mounting: Note: "Mirror" is the volume name Note: "nfts" is for Windows NTFS filesystems and works. Change to "ext3" for linux (I never tried, let me know if it works) Change to "vfat" for Fat32 (I never tried, let me know if it works) 3 The file needs to be moved to the hidden /etc/ folder. Place file in the root directory of your mac os harddrive 4 Open up terminal and type the following: sudo -s [type in the password] mv /fstab /etc/ folder exit 5 You can quit Terminal and Reboot
  13. I have 10.4.8 and used Pacifist to install QuickTime (since it required 10.4.9), and now every little thing crashes: I tried copying everything related to "QuickTime" from a new 10.4.8 install to my current system would help, but it just made it worse since now the Time in the top-right doesn't appear any longer, nor does the spotlight icon. System Preferences, Preview, VLC, QuickTime, iTunes, Skype all crashes. Seems like anything video/audio related simply crashes. I tried installing 10.4.8 from the dvd again using the "Upgrade" button, but to no luck. Installing the latest version of QuickTime and iTunes didn't help correct anything, nor did upgrading to 10.4.9. Is there any way to fix this? I went from a pro-windows users to a hopeless osx user and looking for anyone's help. Thank you. Update: booting into Safe Mode works, but creating a new account and logging in doesn't work. But safemode makes everything good again, anyway to re-install OSX without affecting my files/apps?
  14. How to enable/disable drivers?

    I don't know for certain, but from my experience, yes the system looks through the files in the extensions folder you mentioned for the proper extension (aka, driver, in the Windows world) for a hardware id that matches your hardware. For instance - and my basis for the above - my graphics card has a Vendor ID and Device ID. A ktext that contains these IDs indicate that the extension/driver is a compatible with your hardware. If no ktext has your hardware ids, then no drivers exist. Removing an extension would remove the driver available for the system to use (btw, anything you add, modify or delete an extension you should also remove Extensions.mkext and Extensions.kextcache, perform a "Repair Permissions" in Disk Utility and reboot.) I hope this helps you and maybe help bring this topic to the attention of someone more knowledge
  15. Network Problem

    I have the same network adapter and it worked fine from 10.4.1 up to 10.4.8, but 10.4.9 was the first time it didn't work for me until I came across the topic below. See Post# 6 ..basically you'll replacing the driver using the driver from 10.4.3. http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?sho...01&hl=intel
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