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so i used an online tutorial on installing 10.6.3 on my N310 but i can't get sleep to function properly i installed the voodoominibattery kext and caused my system to freak out so i have to figure out a nother way. i'm trying the dsdt.aml file swap to see if that works. but if any one knows of a simple solution please let me know.

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well after reinstalling the os i cannot get audio driver to work anymore. please let me know if you have any suggestions.

so i used an online tutorial on installing 10.6.3 on my N310 but i can't get sleep to function properly i installed the voodoominibattery kext and caused my system to freak out so i have to figure out a nother way. i'm trying the dsdt.aml file swap to see if that works. but if any one knows of a simple solution please let me know.

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i did a reinstall on a wiped drive and it is back to the 90% completetion i now have sound. what i don't have is sleep i can't toggle the BT off and i can't adjust screen brightness through using the fn key. my big issue i have is the sleep. which i believe i can install using sleepenabler. but we shall see.

well after reinstalling the os i cannot get audio driver to work anymore. please let me know if you have any suggestions.

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it also seems that i cannot get the sensitivity for the trackpad just right. it seems the sleepenabler.kext file does not work by it's self.

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Activate On/Off for Bluetooth (This step is no longer needed for NetbookInstaller ver. 0.8.3)

 

Navigate with Finder to this file - /System/Library/Extensions/IOBluetoothFamily.kext/Contents/

PlugIns/BroadcomUSBBluetoothHCIController.kext/Contents/Info.plist

 

(you need to right click, "show package content" a couple of times to access the file)

 

Copy this Info.plist onto the Desktop, and open with Text Editor. Find the following section:

 

<key>Broadcom2045FamilyUSBBluetoothHCIController</key>

<dict>

<key>CFBundleIdentifier</key>

<string>com.apple.driver.BroadcomUSBBluetoothHCIController</string>

<key>IOClass</key>

<string>Broadcom2045FamilyUSBBluetoothHCIController</string>

<key>IOProviderClass</key>

<string>IOUSBDevice</string>

<key>IOProviderMergeProperties</key>

<dict>

<key>ClassicMustNotSeize</key>

<true/>

</dict>

<key>idProduct</key>

<integer>8448</integer>

<key>idVendor</key>

<integer>2652</integer>

</dict>

 

Replace 8448 with 8529; 2652 stays as 2652. Save Info.plist. Move the saved file back to the original location to over write the previous version.

 

Finally, run UpdateExtra inside /Extra (it'll take 3-4 of minutes to finish), then reboot.

 

[EDIT: different hardware may require different codes. Here is how you look it up for your netbook:

Go to "About this Mac, More Info", look for information of your bluetooth hardware

Look specifically the HEX code for Product ID and Vendor ID.

For 1008HA, look for BT-253 under USB -

Product ID: 0xb700

Vendor ID: 0x0b05 (ASUSTek Computer Inc.)

Google for a HEX to Decimal converter, in my case b700 and 0b05 convert to 46848 and 2821.

These are the two numbers you should use in the above info.plist file.

 

this is by no means my personal work. just something i had found and adding for convenience sake.

 

so now i will need to find how to control brightness settings and sleep. the track pad is working by fine tuning the sensitivity. will post back when i find something. for brightness and sleep.

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Well on the netbook compatability chart it said the N310 is 100% compatible at mynetbook.com

 

there is also a guide there. you might want to look in the discussion threads and tutorial

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well it seems as though the netbbok functions but the keys need to be remapped to have everythig perfect. the alt key acts as the CMD key but i can't find a program to remap them.

Well on the netbook compatability chart it said the N310 is 100% compatible at mynetbook.com

 

there is also a guide there. you might want to look in the discussion threads and tutorial

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Hi,

i need help with samsung n310 and AR5007EG atheros.

 

Can we have a working solution or must we change the wifi card ?

 

i try different old solution and test without success.

 

thanks you

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I would advise you to change the WiFi card.

 

That's the easiest and quickest way to have a working WiFi under OSX.

 

A Dell 1510 will not cost you much (20$ on eBay).

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I would advise you to change the WiFi card.

 

That's the easiest and quickest way to have a working WiFi under OSX.

 

A Dell 1510 will not cost you much (20$ on eBay).

 

Will the Dell 1510 work right out of the box?

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Wow :wacko: This is serious news !!!

 

That's great; thank you very much for sharing this.

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i did a reinstall on a wiped drive and it is back to the 90% completetion i now have sound. what i don't have is sleep i can't toggle the BT off and i can't adjust screen brightness through using the fn key. my big issue i have is the sleep. which i believe i can install using sleepenabler. but we shall see.

 

if you want to get sleep works properly on this fantastic netbook you have to change some bios values.

On the boot screen press f2 and then enter bios set up.

Set in the advanced tab this values:

 

EBD enalbled

USB legacy disabled

USB s3 enabled

 

Note that sleep won't work until you update at 10.6.3

If you update to 10.6.4 will work everithing except the ac adapter, it will works like is using battery.

I don't know wich tutorial you have used but the best way to install is using netbook installer (the latest version) and netbookmaker (latest version too).

Fell free to ask!

Greetings from Italy!

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so i used an online tutorial on installing 10.6.3 on my N310 but i can't get sleep to function properly i installed the voodoominibattery kext and caused my system to freak out so i have to figure out a nother way. i'm trying the dsdt.aml file swap to see if that works. but if any one knows of a simple solution please let me know.

 

Hello my friend.

 

I have some question about how you installed OSX on N310. For the last 2 days I have been trying to install iDeneb or iAtkos but none of them works (maybe cause of the customized installation). Can you give me you resources and the best way to install OSX on my N310?

 

Thanks.

 

Larry

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Yes, it works like a charm...

 

To those who've subbed their wifi card: is that the half-height 1510? I see a few of those on the bay and they also do wireless "n": is that working for you too? Since the original is only 10/100, it might be worth swapping anyways. Thanks.

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Yes, it's the half-height mini-PCI 1510, which does Wifi N...

Thanks! And I assume you need the brackets too for a proper fit? The original is full height.

 

If you update to 10.6.4 will work everithing except the ac adapter, it will works like is using battery.

Ciao! So the power management isn't quite right. I assume it will recharge the battery though. How much time do you get on the battery with 10.6.4? Grazie!

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Are you sure the original card is full height ? On my N130 it was half-height as well.

 

You probably don't need much to hold it in place; the mini-PCI connector itself should be enough.

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Are you sure the original card is full height ? On my N130 it was half-height as well.

 

You probably don't need much to hold it in place; the mini-PCI connector itself should be enough.

Interesting. I haven't opened mine, but one guy posted pictures of his N310 disassembly and the one in his is definitely full height (see below). There are some variants of the N310, so I guess you have to take a look, unless: was there a screw point for full AND half size cards in your chassis? Maybe all variants are setup to accept either (likely). Here's the pic:

post-75203-1290779816_thumb.jpg

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Mtest: I just realized you're referring to the N130, a different model, although a side by side comparison seems to indicate that they're internally virtually identical. I wonder if the half-height card would work in the 310 or if the half-height card has the same range and sensitivity as a full size one. How's yours? I like the idea of having the "n" option on this netbook.

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I had a dry run today with SL using the latest NBI pre-version, and managed to install 10.6.5. The only things not working seemed to be wifi (of course... waiting for my 1510...) and sound. I assumed the 10.6.5 Atheros driver might work, but it doesn't. And I don't think this version of NBI is the one to use for the N310 and I'll follow the original recommended older version next time.

 

On the whole it works remarkably well and reasonably fast. No slower than Win7 without an anti-virus (that's the first thing I uninstalled on the N310, and it made a noticeable difference). There's some data that's wrong in the system info, as expected, but I was surprised that sleep worked and how quick it went from standby to running, even to off. Next time I'm going to try a dual-boot setup (maybe triple with Ubuntu); but there's some special mojo that has to be used to get MBR to co-exist with GUID... I have some use for Win7 and this N310 came with a 250gig drive, so there's plenty of room.

 

I used Clonezilla to back up the drive and after my tinkering, I successfully restored it using that as well. It's somewhat cryptic in operation and talks coder-speak to you, which takes some interpretation, but once you know what you're doing it's pretty easy to use and it clearly works: I was able to restore all 4 partitions that came with this netbook without issues. BTW, it's one of the few free ones that covers all the common formats including HFS+.

 

So, FYI... while I'm waiting for my wifi card...

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