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NerveBand

Intel PRO/100 VE driver for 10.4.8 JaS?

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I have been looking high and low for a good tutorial with the proper ktexts to support the Intel PRO/100 VE. My Device ID is 27DC and my Vendor is 8086. I have read so many sucess reports on getting the Intel PRO/100 card to function, yet I can't get this done.

 

I have read multiple threads over and over again and each one suggests a new solution. Does anyone have a proper tutorial on getting this Network Card to work on 10.4.8 JaS?

 

If this doesn't work, I'm going to end up installing some random PCI card just to get networking o.0. Only as a last resort but of course.

 

So please. Help?

 

~NerveBand

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go to /system/library/extension look for IONetworkingFamily.kext ,right click show package contens another window will pop up, go /contents/plugins/ ,search for AppleIntel8255x.kext right click show package contents, open info.plist you want to open it with textedit,

copy and paiste this in it

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
<key>CFBundleDevelopmentRegion</key>
<string>English</string>
<key>CFBundleExecutable</key>
<string>AppleIntel8255x</string>
<key>CFBundleGetInfoString</key>
<string>1.4, Copyright Apple Computer, Inc. 2001-2004</string>
<key>CFBundleIdentifier</key>
<string>com.apple.driver.AppleIntel8255x</string>
<key>CFBundleInfoDictionaryVersion</key>
<string>6.0</string>
<key>CFBundleName</key>
<string>Intel 8255x Ethernet Driver</string>
<key>CFBundlePackageType</key>
<string>KEXT</string>
<key>CFBundleShortVersionString</key>
<string>1.4</string>
<key>CFBundleSignature</key>
<string>????</string>
<key>CFBundleVersion</key>
<string>1.4</string>
<key>IOKitPersonalities</key>
<dict>
	<key>8255x</key>
	<dict>
		<key>CFBundleIdentifier</key>
		<string>com.apple.driver.AppleIntel8255x</string>
		<key>Flow Control</key>
		<false/>
		<key>IOClass</key>
		<string>Intel82557</string>
		<key>IODefaultMedium</key>
		<string>00000020</string>
		<key>IOPCIClassMatch</key>
		<string>0x02000000&0xffff0000</string>
		<key>IOPCIMatch</key>
		<string>0x10518086 0x10508086 0x10298086 0x10308086&0xfff0ffff 0x12098086 0x12278086 0x12288086 0x12298086 0x24498086 0x24598086 0x245d8086 0x10608086&0xfff0ffff 0x27DC8086</string>
		<key>IOProviderClass</key>
		<string>IOPCIDevice</string>
		<key>Transmit Threshold</key>
		<integer>512</integer>
		<key>Verbose</key>
		<false/>
	</dict>
</dict>
<key>OSBundleLibraries</key>
<dict>
	<key>com.apple.iokit.IONetworkingFamily</key>
	<string>1.4</string>
	<key>com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily</key>
	<string>1.6</string>
	<key>com.apple.kpi.bsd</key>
	<string>8.0.0b2</string>
	<key>com.apple.kpi.iokit</key>
	<string>8.0.0b2</string>
	<key>com.apple.kpi.libkern</key>
	<string>8.0.0b2</string>
	<key>com.apple.kpi.mach</key>
	<string>8.0.0b2</string>
</dict>
<key>OSBundleRequired</key>
<string>Network-Root</string>
</dict>
</plist>

 

now click file at the top save as info.plist save it to your desktop thendragthe info.plistyou just made on your desktop to the appleintell8255x.kext folder you should still have open,repair the permisons

 

open term

type this in

sudo rm /System/Library/Extensions.mkext

reboot and hopefullythis will work if it does not pleasefeel free to pm me and i will help out further orif that dosentwork you can allways just download the pre modified kexti have made and overright your exsiting

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hopefully the file i sent you will work i already have your hardware id put in it so there is no editing needed just drop replace repair permissons clear kextcahce and restart hopefully your next post will be from your now working mac

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Cara, bom achar um brasileiro. Estou na mesma pindaíba. Se achar a solução para as 27dc 8086 vou postar com certeza. Minha placa mae é uma intel 945gnt, chipsets 82801g e 945g/p.

Vou tentar algo e já te falo...

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