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OSX86 Installation on a Dell Inspiron 1440

 

Laptop Specs:

 

Processor: Intel Core Duo T4200 (2.0 GHz, 800 FSB, L2 1 MB)

Chipset: Intel 945GM

Main Memory: 4 GB DDR2

Graphic system: Intel GMA 4500M HD

Display: 14.1 inch WXGA (1366 x 768)

HDD: 320 G 5400 RPM

Optical Disc Drive: DVD Writer (Dual-Layer, DVD-RAM Support)

Wireless: IEEE 802.11 B, G

Bluetooth: Yes

Card Reader: Yes

Video Camera: 1.3 MPixel

 

LSPCI Report:

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub [8086:2a40] (rev 07)

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a42] (rev 07)

00:02.1 Display controller [0380]: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a43] (rev 07)

00:1a.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 [8086:2937] (rev 03)

00:1a.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 [8086:2938] (rev 03)

00:1a.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #6 [8086:2939] (rev 03)

00:1a.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 [8086:293c] (rev 03)

00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller [8086:293e] (rev 03)

00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 1 [8086:2940] (rev 03)

00:1c.1 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 2 [8086:2942] (rev 03)

00:1c.2 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 3 [8086:2944] (rev 03)

00:1c.4 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 5 [8086:2948] (rev 03)

00:1d.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 [8086:2934] (rev 03)

00:1d.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 [8086:2935] (rev 03)

00:1d.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 [8086:2936] (rev 03)

00:1d.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 [8086:293a] (rev 03)

00:1e.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge [8086:2448] (rev 93)

00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation ICH9M LPC Interface Controller [8086:2919] (rev 03)

00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation ICH9M/M-E SATA AHCI Controller [8086:2929] (rev 03)

00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) SMBus Controller [8086:2930] (rev 03)

09:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller [10ec:8136] (rev 02)

0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g [14e4:4315] (rev 01)

 

Post Installation:

 

Download: SnowBoot v1.1.iso (http://www.macyourpc.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/SnowBoot%20v1.1.iso)

 

Download Mac OS X 10.6.6 (http://support.apple.com/downloads/DL1349/en_US/MacOSXUpdCombo10.6.6.dmg)

 

Install MacOSXUpdCombo.

 

Mount the SnowBoot v1.1.iso. Navigate to the Post-Intall folder located in “My Boot CD/Extra/Post-Install” and double-click “Chameleon 2 RC3 3” After this go back to the Post-Install folder and highlight ”Extra” and copy the folder.. After you have copied “Extra” from the Post-Install folder open up your HD and paste “Extra” by right-clicking and pressing Paste Item.Now Open up the Applications folder from the “Post-Install” folder and open ”Kext Helper” now go to “Local Extensions” and Kext Helper all the files in there. Go to ”System Preferences” click ”Security “ then click the little lock in the bottom corner. Now uncheck ”Use secure virtual memory”.

 

Open up Terminal Located in “Applications/Utilities” and run the following commands one by one:

 

sudo -s

pmset -a hibernatemode 0

rm /private/var/vm/sleepimage

mkdir /BackupPreferencePanes

cp -R /System/Library/PreferencePanes/Trackpad.prefPane /BackupPreferencePanes

rm -rf /System/Library/PreferencePanes/Trackpad.prefPane

cp -R /Volumes/My\ Boot\ CD/Extra/Post-Install/PrefPane/Trackpad.prefPane/System/Library/PreferencePanes/

 

Restart and Perform –v –f

 

Download this Kext for the GM4500 Video and install it.

(http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?act=attach&type=post&id=62831)

 

Restart and Type –v –f

 

To Do List:

 

Get the Audio working.

Get the Video Cam working.

 

Special Thanks to following for their hard work

 

http://www.insanelymac.com/

http://macyourpc.com/

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