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Asus N53SN (-SZ007V) install guide.

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This detailed guide is explaining how you can install Mac Os X 10.6.7 on your Asus N53SN laptop and how you can get full qe/ci support with native resolution. All other devices not tested right now. I will update in the time when I get work other devices.

 

ATTENTION PLEASE! ALL YOUR DATA WILL GONE ON YOUR DISK!

I don’t know how you can install windows and mac os x on the same disk. This way you can install on an external hard drive.

 

I followed this guide and I improve it : http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=256379

 

Work:

Intel HD Graphics 3000

Bluetooth Broadcom

Atheros AR9285 Wireless

Battery Management

 

Not Work:

Sound (Realtek ALC269, VoodooHDA won’t work)

Nvidia GT 550M

 

Not tested/not tried:

Elan Multitouch Ps/2 Trackpad

Card Reader

Webcam

Usb 3.0

Realtek 8168E Ethernet

Memory (Shown 800 Mhz DDR2 SDRAM instead 1333 Mhz DDR3 SDRAM)

 

REQUIRED THINGS

Asus N53SN Laptop

A blank dual-layer dvd

A blank cd

An usb memory (Min 2GB)

An usb mouse

 

FILES TO DOWNLOAD

asus n53sn files = http://www.mediafire.com/?s15d35sofwd3t6l

[url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]-Legacy = http://www.tonymacx86.com/viewforum.php?f=125

[url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 3.6.0 = http://www.mediafire.com/?1vhq2mz9p9mos1o

Mac Os X 10.6.6 Combo Update = http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1349

Mac Os X 10.6.7 update for Macbook Pro Early 2011 = http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1368

 

1. PREPARING

a) Burn [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]-Legacy.iso to an empty cd-rom.

B) Burn Mac Os X Snow Leopard Retail dmg to an empty double-layer dvd (8.5 GB).

 

2. INSTALL MAC OS X 10.6

a) Boot system with [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]-Legacy boot cd.

B) When you see the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] cd icon on the screen, remove [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]-Legacy boot cd.

c) Insert Mac Os X 10.6 Retail DVD. Press F5.

d) Select “Mac Os X Install DVD” and type “busratio=23” (without “) and press Enter.

e) Partition disk with “GUID Partition Table” option and complete installation.

f) When installation complete, restart computer, remove Mac Os X 10.6 Retail DVD.

 

3. UPGRADE TO 10.6.6

a) Boot system with [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]-Legacy boot cd.

B) Select Mac Os X 10.6 installed disk and type “busratio=23” and press Enter.

c) Upgrage to 10.6.6.

d) Reboot.

 

4. INSTALL BOOTLOADER AND DEFINITIONS

Run [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 3.6.0, select these options from Custom Install

Drivers & Bootloaders -> Bootloaders -> Chameleon 2.0 RC5 - Sandy Bridge

Customization -> Boot Options -> 64-bit Apple Boot Screen

Customization -> System Definitions -> Macbook Pro 8,1

Customization -> Themes -> Chameleon RC5 Default

Osx86 Software -> Kext Helper b7

 

5. COPY EXTRAS FROM [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] CD

a) Run Terminal app and run “sudo -s” command. Enter your password.

B) Run “hdiutil mount /Volumes/[url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]-Legacy/Extra/Preboot.dmg” command.

c) Run “cp /Volumes/Preboot/Extra/Extensions.mkext /Extra” command.

d) Run “cp /Volumes/Preboot/Extra/mach_kernel /Extra” command.

e) Run “cp /Volumes/Preboot/Extra/com.apple.Boot.plist /Extra” command.

 

6. EDIT COM.APPLE.BOOT.PLIST FILE

Edit “/Extra/com.apple.Boot.plist” file, you can use “vi /Extra/com.apple.Boot.plist” command.

a) Change these values to:

“Kernel” = “/Extra/mach_kernel”

“Kernel Flags” = “arch=i386 maxmem=4096 busratio=23 -force64”

“SMBIOS” = “/Extra/smbios.plist”

B) Add this line:

“Timout” = “2”

 

7. EDIT SYSTEMVERSION.PLIST FILE

Run “chmod 777 /System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist” and edit this file, you can use “vi /System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist” command.

Change “ProductBuildVersion” value to “10J3210”.

 

8. UPGRADE TO 10.6.7

a) Reboot system.

B) Remove [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]-Legacy boot cd.

c) System will boot.

d) Run “MacOSXUpd10.6.7MBPEarly2011.dmg” and Don’t reboot after upgrading.

 

9. FINAL ARRANGEMENT

a) Copy Kyle_C’s “boot” file (located in the ‘asus n53sn files’) over to Chameleon “boot” file(located in the /)

B) Copy “IOPCIFamily.kext” (located in the ‘asus n53sn files’) over to “/System/Library/Extensions/”.

c) Remove all ATI drivers with “rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/ATI*” command.

d) Remove all Intel GMA drivers with “rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/AppleIntelGMA*” command.

e) Remove all NVIDIA drivers with “rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/GeForce*” and “rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/NV*” commands.

f) Remove Intel Cpu Power Management drivers with “rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/AppleIntelCPUPower*” command.

g) Reboot System.

 

10. ADDITIONAL DRIVERS

a) Install “IO80211Family.kext” with “Kext Helper b7”.

B) Install “VoodooBattery.kext” with “Kext Helper b7”.

c) Reboot System.

 

That is it.

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Any change ? which hardware dont work now ?

 

Did you fix sound problem ?

 

 

Please share you are using kexts files thanks.

 

 

i looking this page everyday and i cant see any update ;) please share your information here. Thanks.

 

 

By the way ;

 

Did you saw this board messege , this guys use similar product ASUS N53S ..

 

http://www.tonymacx86.com/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=12622

 

i will wait your reply.

 

 

Bu arada bende Türküm ;) , konuyu paylaştıgın başka bir forum varsa paylaşırsan sevinirim , türkçe forumda olur.

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