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Snow Leopard installation can't detect internal hdd


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Hi,

 

I'm booting from [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]/Empire-EFI, and then selecting my external which has been restored with a Snow Leopard dmg downloaded off the internet. However, once i do that, the installation begins, and i can't select any drives to install to.

 

I've tried going to Utilities > Disk Utility, but only my external (which the installer is on) is there. I can't see my internal hdd. :)

 

 

 

 

Thanks in advance

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Yes, I have a 500 GB SATA 7200 rpm hdd. The rest of my specs are on this website: http://www.hphardware.com/page/model.asp?model_nu=FK954AA

 

 

 

 

That was the closest to my real computer as I could find, cause I replaced some stuff. The only main differences is I have a Geforce 9400 GT, and I didn't get a HDMI or SPDIF cable.

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You should add them to your boot CD and use it to install retail OS X.

 

Here's how to make a Chameleon boot CD (files included): http://forum.voodooprojects.org/index.php/...31.html#msg2131

Knowing how to make one means you know how to take one apart.

Add the files I attached earlier to the Extensions folder inside preboot.dmg/initrd.img on one of the boot CDs you already have, and reburn it.

Or follow my guide and make your own from scratch with the files that work for you. Use a CD-RW so you can fix eventual mistakes or add/remove files.

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