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Native 10.4.8 installation on Laptop with Via SATA


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In this guide i want explain how do a native installation on laptop with SATA HD


In may case i have a VIA VT8237A SATA controller (ID 0x05911106)


1--> Create 10.4.8 DVD installation


Get a copy of your iso image on desktop

Follow the guide as below:



At the end of installation, on your laptop, you have fully working SATA HD, DVD, And Ethernet CArd (rhine II)


2--> Activate the Audio card

Delete the file AppleHDA.kext

Clean the extension folder (chown, chmod, etc.)

Download from this topics the file for installing the azalia kext (is a zip) (http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=36520)


3--> For the Atheros AR5005G follow the easy guide on this topic (http://www.insanelymac.com/lofiversion/index.php/t33089.html)


4--> The BIG problem for my laptop is the Video Card. I have a FS Amilo Li 1705 with a S3 Unichrome IGP card. I don't find a good driver o method for enable the video acceleration (CI/QE). So the big problen is that on my laptop in impossible see the DVD or Divx.


Please i any people can help me (enable CI/QE on S3 Unichrome video card)

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