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1) Use Disk Utility to make a DMG of your Snow Leopard install DVD.

2) Restore that image to a GPT-Partitioned flash drive.

3) Install Chameleon there, and copy the Extra folder and "boot" file to the root of the flash drive.

3.5) If your installation DVD is with 10.6.3, download the teateam kernel for that from here and place it on the root of the flash drive, and modify com.apple.Boot.plist accordingly.

4) Install Mac OS X to the SSD.

5) Reboot from the flash drive to get into the new installation. Install chameleon to the SSD and copy the needed files (boot, kernel, Extra).

5) Combo update to 10.6.5, and delete AppleHDA.kext before you reboot. Place in VoodooHDA.kext, and use Kext Utility to fix things up.

 

Can somebody clarify these steps for me? Would I be able to instead boot up with an [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]-USB and install Snow Leopard that way, then install the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] chameleon? If not, how do I put the chameleon files on the snow leopard USB? Drag/drop from zip? Thanks. :)

 

EDIT: I tried dragging and dropping and that (obviously) didn't work, so I am confused as to what I am supposed to do. It doesn't boot from my USB drive. I thought it was because I didn't have Ubuntu installed (I had just flashed the Luigi installer) but that wasn't the case, so I installed Ubuntu but it still doesn't want to boot from the USB drive. Any help thanks?

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After installing all 89 updates ( :) ), Google Chrome, various drivers, and Scrybe for the touchpad, I'm left with about 9.4 GB to work with.

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After installing all 89 updates ( :) ), Google Chrome, various drivers, and Scrybe for the touchpad, I'm left with about 9.4 GB to work with.

Sorry to be a bother but I really am confused on how to get the Laptop to boot from the USB key, it's not seeing it. :)

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Sorry to be a bother but I really am confused on how to get the Laptop to boot from the USB key, it's not seeing it. :)

 

Use Disk Utility to create a DMG of your Mac OS X install disk (on a real Mac or other Hackintosh). Then partition a flash drive (>=8GB) with GPT and a single partition. Use the "restore" feature to restore the DMG to the partition on the flash drive. Then install Chameleon (either manually or just with one of the packages, such as [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]). Then you should be able to copy the "Extra" folder, and the "boot" file. (Also a kernel if you need that.)

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I have Win7 32-bit installed and running fine.

 

I'm trying to map the function keys to similar commands that ChromeOS had them mapped to (i.e. volume up/down, brightness up/down). I'm having a little trouble here.

 

Using Eventghost, I can get the volume up/down/mute mapped (and I can add an OSD for each change too, which is pretty neat). However, I can't seem to find any way to map brightness up or down. Eventghost doesn't have any plugins that I know of to achieve that. I'm a bit at a loss here.

 

Has anyone else had any luck mapping the function keys? Any help would be appreciated!

 

Update: Okay, so maybe Eventghost isn't the best option for this kind of thing, it is designed for automation, not key remapping. Does anyone have any recommendations for a key mapper/hotkey editor that can enable common functions (win key, and fn keys)?

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Can the CR-48 boot from its SDCard slot? If so,how can I get my OSX DVD onto my SDCard? I don't have a Mac or Hackintosh,but I have Linux and can convert DMGs to IMGs/ISOs.

EDIT: IT does. Now could you please explain

) Install Chameleon there, and copy the Extra folder and "boot" file to the root of the flash drive.

5) Reboot from the flash drive to get into the new installation. Install chameleon to the SSD and copy the needed files (boot, kernel, Extra).

? This is my first Hackintosh and I can't seem to find any help via google.

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I managed to install 10.6.3 on my CR-48 using the retail dvd and NBI(Netbook Installer) with a couple of your kexts to make it look prettier, native resolution, sound, wifi etc...everything seems nice except thats it's appears a little sluggish :/

 

ANYWAY the big problem is the trackpad, looking at the startup log I notice that ApplePS2Controller detects alot and gets really really excited:

ApplePS2Touchpad: Synaptics capabilities query result 0xd0, 0x00, 0x73
ApplePS2Touchpad: Synaptics TouchPad v7.5
ApplePS2Touchpad: Detected toucpad controller "Standard TouchPad (TM41xx134)" (ModelID: 0x1E0B1)
ApplePS2Touchpad: Initializing resolution to 2159 dpi
ApplePS2Touchpad: Compensating for geometry, setting resolution to 1338 dpi
ApplePS2Touchpad: Capabilities 53363, 0xD073
ApplePS2Touchpad: W Mode Supported :D
ApplePS2Touchpad: Palm detection Supported :D
ApplePS2Touchpad: Multiple finger detection Supported :D
ApplePS2Touchpad: Trackpad supports extended W mode
ApplePS2Touchpad: Using peak detecion method
ApplePS2Touchpad: IOHIKeyboard does not have any target!

Between the source for ApplePS2Controller:

http://code.google.com/p/mydellmini/source...d.cpp?r=131#265

and this little bit of hope that it did work in Ubuntu i wonder if we can get this solved?

http://cr-48.wikia.com/wiki/Getting_the_Tr...rking_in_Ubuntu

 

Right now the trackpad moves the cursor around very well its just as smooth as Chrome OS but I can't click anything :)

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Please help a brother out.

 

If someone has managed to put OS X on this can you please take a few minutes to write a detailed guide? I have been working all day on it, but I don't know enough about OS X.

 

I know its a lot to ask but I have searched GOOGLE up and down and CANNOT find a detailed guide on how to install OS X. It would BE AMAZING if someone can share the love and write one. I would forever be great full, as I'm sure others would be.

 

Heres what I have. I have a 10.6.3 installation disk, and I can get that onto a USB drive via Disk Utility (im using a VMWare of mac, I have no real mac).

 

From there, I can't figure it out. I've messed around with NBI and [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url], but I'm not 100% sure what i'm doing with those.

 

1) Use Disk Utility to make a DMG of your Snow Leopard install DVD. (I can do this)

 

2) Restore that image to a GPT-Partitioned flash drive. ( I can do this)

 

3) Install Chameleon there, and copy the Extra folder and "boot" file to the root of the flash drive. (I have NO Clue how to do this, because I cant explore the drive, and I don't know how to install chameleon) Edit: I can get the cr-48 to start the installation, but i cannot click with the trackpad (I can move the mouse, just not click) so i cannot use disk utilities to format the drive.

 

3.5) If your installation DVD is with 10.6.3, download the teateam kernel for that from here and place it on the root of the flash drive, and modify com.apple.Boot.plist accordingly. (mine IS 10.6.3 and i've downloaded the kernel, but do NOT know how to modify com.apple.Boot.plist correctly)

 

4) Install Mac OS X to the SSD. (Can't get this far)

 

5) Reboot from the flash drive to get into the new installation. Install chameleon to the SSD and copy the needed files (boot, kernel, Extra). ( would need further explaination of this)

 

5) Combo update to 10.6.5, and delete AppleHDA.kext before you reboot. Place in VoodooHDA.kext, and use Kext Utility to fix things up. (update is now 10.6.6, and need better info of this)

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Hello Wolfskinbjc,

 

Judging from that pm you sent you are so extremely close its not even funny!! I used the arrow keys space and enter to get though everything :) Also Alt+F2(Page Forward) selects the top mac menu :)

 

When I installed it i actually used a quick and dirty install of iDeneb 1.3 i then used disk utiliity to setup my flash drive with the 10.6.3 retail disc and Netbook Installer with those kexts and rebooted and I was good to go.....I wish bluetooth worked though I could use my Magic Mouse or something :/

 

Anything else feel free to pm or write here :)

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Thank you!!! I needed the key combo of cnt f2 and was good. Every thing installed fine however. Once im in os x. The mouse moves but still no click button. Any help here? Once i can actually move the mouse i should be really good to go!

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Windows 7 runs AMAZINGLY on this thing,its faster than my dell laptop which is a 2.2ghz athlon 64 x2 with 3 gb ram and a 320gb hard drive. I downloaded the video drivers from intel and now the only things missing are "unknown device" and Gobi 2000. if it helps anyone figure out what it is,the device id of the unknown device is "USB\VID_0CF3&PID_3000&REV_0200"

 

thanks for the update. do you know if anyone's found a solution to that "unknown device" when cr-48 runs windows 7?

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I'm pretty certain that's the Gobi 2000 3G WWAN adapter. I unplugged it and took it off since I don't use 3G (to save weight and battery life) and I don't have any unknown device markers in my Windows device manager.

 

For those reporting super fast Windows 7 speeds, are you running 64-bit? I have 32-bit Lite install (custom created with RT7Lite), and while it isn't super slow, I wouldn't call it fast by a long shot. I went with a 32-bit lite install because it has a smaller footprint than 64-bit builds (I have 7 GB free once all my extra apps are installed) and because 64-bit didn't seem necessary on an Atom with only 2GB of RAM.

 

If anyone reports Atom running faster on 64-bit than 32-bit, please let me know!

 

 

thanks for the update. do you know if anyone's found a solution to that "unknown device" when cr-48 runs windows 7?

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Thank you!!! I needed the key combo of cnt f2 and was good. Every thing installed fine however. Once im in os x. The mouse moves but still no click button. Any help here? Once i can actually move the mouse i should be really good to go!

 

No Problem!!! The trackpad problem was what I was discussing in post #33, It's close but no cigar :(

 

I don't think anyone with OS X has the tap to click on the trackpad working, its a real show stopper for me.

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I did get the trackpad click to work! I plugged in a usb mouse, when to sys prefrences, and clicked trackpad, and had to enable trackpad click! it worked!

 

However, How do I update from 10.6 to 10.6.6? I know they stopped support for atom in 10.6.2. any help?

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I believe just find a mach_kernel_atom thats the for 10.6.6 and put it in the root directory and set your boot.plist to boot using it :/

 

I am back in Chrome OS and I really don't have fast enough internet to try right now sorry.

 

I would wait for teateam to update his thread here with the right kernel because 10.6.6 is so new right now: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=197020

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You'll need a mouse to enable the click button on the trackpad, but otherwise 10.6.0 works fine. I'm still not having luck booting into 10.6.5 after the update though. Stuck on "Waiting for DSMOS..." - I must have missed something.

 

Edit: Booted to the pretty wallpaper where the mouse is in the corner, but it's frozen like that. Can't move the mouse, but the pointer changes from a regular pointer to the beachball, back and forth, and nothing else happens.

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I am curious on the status of Snow on CR-48? Anyone running it on a regular basis? Any luck on the QE/CI acceleration with 3150 chipset? Sleep?

 

How do you find performance to be? Is it generally useful?

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So far I do not have Bluetooth, Sleep, 3G, and of course QE/CI. Can anyone help me with those first three?

And I have not tested VGA if anyone knows how that is working.

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Just received my cr-48 today. I had given up on getting one, actually. I plan on putting it through the paces for awhile before I start trying to put osx on it. Actually making this post on it. So far I think for what it is it's pretty cool. If they keep the price down on these things I can see them working well. My dad for one would be a good person for one of these.

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Hi,

 

 

Thanks for the great guide!

 

I just have a question on how to flash back to the original stock CR48 BIOS (maybe UEFI?).

 

Is it the same process?

 

1.) Boot to Ubuntu, then run flashrom on the backed BIOS. If you don't have ubuntu, try a live usb?

 

Is this the command to run?

 

flashrom -w backup.bin

 

Of course, the backup.bin is the file that was generated when you ran "flashrom -r" earlier.

 

2.) Let's say with that command, it returned to the original Chrome BIOS (or UEFI?), you reboot and then you see the sad face -- then you press spacebar -- then insert your Google USB recovery -- wait until it restores -- then is it done?

 

 

Will that method work? Please let me know as I really want to try this. Thanks!

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