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  1. Different setup, different guide. XPS 410 Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4Ghz 4GB XFX AMD/ATI Radeon HD 4870 (works OOB) Builtin Ethernet (works OOB) Sound (works with VoodooHDA 2.8.6: http://sourceforge.net/projects/voodoohda/) 2, 23" LCDs working OOB as dual monitors detected in Mavericks Everything assumes you're installing Mavericks 10.9.4 from App Store download. May or may not work with other versions. Download Extra.zip from first post. No need to downgrade your BIOS. Make sure your BIOS settings (these may get erased on reboot, so be prepared to go in there a few times) are like this, my BIOS version is 2.0.5: Boot Sequence -> First should be Onboard SATA Hard Drive -> Second should be USB Device -> Third should be Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive If you have a drive with letters instead of the above, we will fix it below. Just make sure the order is as above or you have to go into BIOS setup again on next boot and change it. Under Drives Diskette Drive set to off SATA-0 on SATA-1 on Rest off SATA Operation has to be set to RAID Autodetect/ATA On a Mac, format a USB (at least 8GB) to one partition and click Options to change boot type to GUID. Make the Mavericks USB installer using myHack 3.3.1. After you make the installer run myHack again and run "Install Extra". Choose the unzipped directory "Extra" created from the zip from the first post. Your bootable Installer is done. No need to delete any files. On your XPS 410, insert the USB. When booting hit F12 to select your USB. For the options type in -v -f. Install Mavericks as usual. I installed it by wiping my drive to one partition (MacOS Journaled) and setting boot type to GUID. When the myHack installer asks if you want to use the Generic Extra, don't select the Generic One and select (I forget off the top of my head) Custom Extra. Navigate to your USB drive's Extra. Important that you go to the right directory. When you reboot, you will be greeted with the bootloader. You will always need the flags -v -f to boot. On boot download VoodooHDA 2.8.6. Install it as well as copying over the missing files as described in post 1 to Extra in your root / directory on your main drive: "AppleACPIP2NUB.kext, AppleIntelPIIXATA.kext, ApplePS2Contorller.kext, Disabler.kext, FakeSMC.kext, Intel82566MM.kext, Ispcidrv.kext, NullCPUPowerManagment.kext, OpenHaltRestart.kext, Patched_10.7_AppleRTC.kext, andPlatformUUID.kext. If any are already there DO NOT overwrite them." Run myFix by running myHack from Applications. Reboot. You may need to go into BIOS settings to fix the boot sequence and disable internal Diskette Drive. Again, use boot flags -v -f. Everything works for me. Graphics detected as: Graphics ATI Radeon HD 4800 1024 MB (correct) For VoodooHDA make sure you select the output device in your Sound settings. Thanks for the original guide and Extra.zip! Everything works great!
  2. Tried a few .kexts out there, none worked. I will try your suggestion Herve. Thank you all. And thanks for the helpful guide. It's people like you that keep the community alive!
  3. Great Guide! I have the same system, except with an XFX ATI/AMD Radeon HD 4870. Followed guide to the letter except instead of removing the drive and did not have to downgrade the BIOS, I created an additional Extras directory with the files needed for boot after install. After install, I booted off the installer USB, copied the files over and fixed permissions. Next boot went without a hitch... Everything is working... except for graphics. I've tried GraphicsEnabler=no, GraphicsEnabler=Yes, and without GraphicsEnabler. All have the same outcome. System Info says I have a 3MB card, no kext loaded.
  4. Click on image. Dirty only . Working on customizing it still.
  5. I have been running Mac OS X 10.5.7 on my Dell M1530 for a few days now. After installing and using the SD Card Reader driver (from Dell Post Installer 1.4.1), I noticed high CPU usage (for Finder, not for the application itself) whenever I run any application (be it a web browser, iTunes, etc). I decided to delete the kext associated with the SD Card Reader thinking that may be the issue. I have repaired disk permissions, run fsck, and rebooted. Nothing - Activity Monitor still shows > 100% CPU usage for the Finder process (I have a core 2 duo that's why it's over 100%). Any ideas? I've done some searches on the forum and tried the recommended fixes for similar CPU usage issues. I didn't have this issue previous to installing the SD Card Reader driver. Found the fix.. strangely enough it's because I had show info enabled on my desktop. Fix came from http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=375176
  6. oniq

    Dell XPS M1530 Sigmatel 92XX AppleHDA Patcher

    Not sure why your webcam doesn't work, just checked mine and it works (in PhotoBooth). Goto System Profiler, under Utilities, and you don't see the webcam under USB?
  7. oniq

    Dell XPS M1530 Sigmatel 92XX AppleHDA Patcher

    This worked for me on my Dell XPS M1530. I had previously had sound on occasion using the Dell Laptop Post Installer, but it didn't always work. I was disappointed that it didn't work right away, had to reboot, so didn't think it was going to work, but it did! I've been using this for a couple of days and although I still can't get a restart out of the laptop, I get sound every boot now.
  8. I just wanted to thank all the contributors to the forum.. you were all there with me last night when I battled my first OSX86 install on my Dell XPS M1530. Overall, it was a smooth ride. Still have to check a few things and get sound working, but looks great and is very snappy. The Dell Laptops Post-Installer was very helpful. Main pitfall I ran into was an error I was encountering on boot (using -v) I was able to see the error, rather than just a circle with a line through it. "Still waiting for root device". To overcome this, I went into BIOS settings and changed hard drive from ACHI to SATA. This evening it will be fine tuning things and making sure I can get sound working. Ran iATKOS v4.1i (10.5.4)
  9. You're better off than me with the drivers, I get a panic every time I boot.
  10. This is pertaining to Prism/Prism2 work, hopefuly I got the right thread. I've put up yesterday's (09/06/05) CVS tree here. These are the latest drivers including support for Tiger. I've gotten it to compile, but on boot I get an error and it tells me to reboot. :\ (Just a note, 'nuWireless' doesn't compile, and neither does sigMeter in WirelessConfig) Howto compile: You will need to install the OS X 10.2 developer tools. This is a free download from Apple once you register as an Online developer (this IS free!). Find the file called WirelessDriver.pbproj in the source code, double click it to launch project builder. Select the "targets" tab and check the deployment build style. Click on the build button (hammer) to compile the driver. Do the same for the file called WirelessConfig.pbproj selecting the preference pane target..then the command line tool target and the signal meter target......pretty easy eh? Now you need to copy WirelessDriver.kext from the new build directory into /System/Library/Extensions, WirelessConfig to /usr/local/bin and WirelessDriver PPane.prefPane to /Library/PreferencePanes. You can put the SigMeter anywhere. Make sure the WirelessDriver.kext is owned by root so that it will load correctly. To ensure this, type the following in the terminal: chown -R root.wheel /System/Library/Extensions/WirelessDriver.kext Reboot and Enjoy! Hopefully this helps, someone.. somewhere