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Check my specs below. It's certainly not the best but I'm quite satisfied so far. Music apps run smoothly with an M-audio FW-410 via firewire. In OSX I'm having less audio latency issues than in Linux or in - god forbid - XP...

 

Omni's ATI driver v008 works really well now even with QE and CI, apart from a bit of tearing. The only thing I would REALLY like to get sorted is the PCMCIA cos I've still got a few neat cards floating about.

 

cheers

sol

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It is a Conexant High Def chip, not sure the exact model. VEN_14f1 DEV_5047 which is the same as the integrated (non-working) modem.

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Dell inspiron 6400/E1505 works QE/CI without external cable, but no sound support (sigmatel9200)

 

Unless you have the non-Intel video versions. For instance, I have the ATI Mobility x1400 version

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Unless you have the non-Intel video versions. For instance, I have the ATI Mobility x1400 version

So QE works with your ATI x1400?

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Almost everything is working (except WIFI - Intel Wireless 3945ABG and Audio In/Mic) with my Acer TravelMate 4202WLMi...

 

The full list:

 

. Intel Centrino Core Duo 1.66GHz (working splendidly)

. USB 2.0 ports (working flawlessly, but only after I got the BIOS 2.10 update from Acer!!! :poster_spam: )

. GMA950 + LCD panel (flawlessly too, working out-of-box WITHOUT external VGA hack)

. Keyboard (working, currently using US-International keyboard layout [with dead keys for accents])

. DVD/CD Writer (working, full support to DVD+-R, DVD-RAM, CD+-R etc)

. High Definition Audio (working audio-out only, after editing AppleAzaliaAudio.kext)

. Broadcom 10/100 LAN (working)

. Battery/Power Info (working: remaining battery time is displayed correctly, charging info is displayed nicely, sleep function ok too...)

. Internal 56Kbps Fax/Modem (What the hell is a modem???? LOL ;) )

 

Cheers...

 

Paulo Oliveira

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i have IBM THinkpad Z60T - and averything work fine on it.

full video support (GMA900, with vga dongle), wi-fi (en0 > en1), lan (drivers kext edit), BT, touchpad, audio.

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Hey Paulo, what type of HDA do you have? would you mind sharing? Also to everyone, id like to see some examples of folks vga dongles. All i did was cut a couple of paperclips to size and bridged the vga pins then covered it with a vga cover.

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Those laptops you guys mentioned range between $500 to $700. This makes me think, should I wait a bit longer and wait until core 2 duo notebooks get cheaper or should I just get one of those mentioned earlier? (currently the core 2 duo notebooks are priced $1000 ish)

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My Acer TravelMate 3012 WTMI works fine, but without wi-fi support (#$%!% intel pro) :P and sound needs some kext messing but QE CI works stright from the hand, and natively on the build in lcd 12,1 1280x800

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hi there net, I'm about to buy one of the 3012, where did you get yours? it's kind of hard to find.

do a search for 3012, I've done quite a few threads about it. you can get a mini pci wifi card from dell for 20 bucks on ebay, though I'm not sure it is not hardware locked in bios...

could you post the sound kext meesing instructions?

 

thanks!!

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I'm not sure it is not hardware locked in bios...

 

If theres any bios options for WiFi I don't think you could just plug-and-play without flashing the bios with a custom hexed flash

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Samsung X20 fully working except for WiFi ( Intel 2200) and I can't get the synaptics Trackpad to scroll despite alle the "beta" drivers flying around here.

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Compaq Evo N800C

 

Method: Native Install Generic OSX86 Install

 

CPU: P4 1.7ghz (SSE2) RAM: 256mb Everything is working except iTunes and iChat (low memory...) :) gotta get me some more RAM! :whistle:

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i have an HP pavillion dv4000 that works pretty good. The only things that won't work are itunes, quicktime and then the built in wireless. Everything else works great though.

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Cheap Ass Everex 2050T ($700). I never expected this lappy to work but behold!!

Full Accelaration and support (well no modem).

 

Running Jas 10.4.8 Beta 2 (release 2)

Intel GMA950 Working

ALC260 Sound Card Working

Ralink WIFI Card Working

Realtek 81XX NIC Working

 

Modem Not Working

Wakeup After sleep not working

 

For 700 bucks.!! I can buy 2-3 macbooks.

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I have 2 friends that are looking to sell their avertecs... Both of them have the 6xxx series... but i think once has a 6600 and a 6100 so anyone who is interested in purchasing these laptops in top notch condition let me know. The pricing is neogotiable

Edited by RiPOFF

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hi there, this thread is great, I added a link to it in the wiki. however, I think we should make up something like a built hackintosh logo. having a guide for the right configuration for, say, the current dell, hp and toshiba models would really help this scene. just my $.02

 

here you go - an updated sticker that says"I work with OS X"

 

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EDIT: edited for spelling.

Edited by evanrodge

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here you go - an updated sticker that says"I work with OS X"

 

 

 

Not to be a nag, but it's spelled "Compatible" :)

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anyone an idea on support for the HP nc8430 ???

 

Thanks in advance

 

Currently trying to get JAs10.4.8 installed on a lenovo x60 ( no luck so far )

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