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fw0 it;s fireware.i attach here kexts for wlan from me.maybe will work...somebody with 10.5.6 can telllme if the score in xbench it's better?

 

Hi.

thank you for the help.

But this sunday I tried to install the pkg for Broadcom 4311.

I use the script in that pkg and now I have WLAN like Airport with my Broadcom 4312 WLAN.

 

I have a problem with the LAN...I used the file broadcom 5787M, the LANis ok, but If I connect at the Router I can't go in Internet.

 

You can go in internet with your LAN??

 

This isn't a problem, but if I can, I like solve it.

 

Thank you again.

 

Bye.

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if u read te text from archive with the broadcom lan kext, you'l see the command: sudo tcpdump -i en1.you run this at every start in terminal, and the net it's working.if not..then edit the files like explained there, for your MAC adress...

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Hi to all...

Finally I have some time to post.

 

I start from the beginning:

 

Install Iatkos 10.5.5

 

No mod Kernel.

 

At the end of installation, my X3100 go.

My Sound go, but only the internal speaker of notebook.The front plug for the speaker can't choose.

I change the apple key because in italian keyboard is ALT. So I change ALT and windows Key.

After I installed WIFI with the Broadcom patch from kalyway 10.5.2 and launch the script for activate the Airport.

Wifi go.

After I installe Installer1 and the HDAenabler.kext for change the audio output.

So audio it's ok, internal speker and the front plugin for speaker now can choose and go both.

But, Now If I open System Preferences->Keyboard and Mouse, I can't enter in that menu. Loading forever, and I can't enter to edit some keyboard keys.

 

After I install the Broadcom 5787M for the LAN.

LAN go, but If i try to use the script the LAN go only at first reboot. In the second reboot LAN doesn't work anymore, so I open terminal and wrote the right line for start again the LAN.

 

For the moment I don't upgrade to 10.5.6.

 

Anyone upgrade it succefful??

 

Thanx to pixule and thanx to all.

 

See you later...

 

Byeee...

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Extensa 5220 has a GL960 chipset. By now it has some kind of compatibility problem while working with 4Gb of RAM installed. ;) Though, I guess there is a way to make it work stable.

Right now I'm reading Intel datasheets in case there is smth useful.

Кстати, если я правильно понял, ты из Казахстана?

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Extensa 5220 has a GL960 chipset. By now it has some kind of compatibility problem while working with 4Gb of RAM installed. :) Though, I guess there is a way to make it work stable.

Right now I'm reading Intel datasheets in case there is smth useful.

Кстати, если я правильно понял, ты из Казахстана?

 

Hi Oleg,

 

AFAIK, max RAM size for Extensa 5220 is 2GB.

Or am I wrong?

 

bozon42

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Yestarday i have successfuly installed 10.5.6 leo on my 5220 ;)

my specs are:

1.7GHz

1GB DDR2 RAM

X3100

120GB AHCI SATA

 

i've used:

iAtkos v5 10.5.5

Stock Kernel (not chosen)

EFI v9

x86 ACPI

EFI for X3100 and GMA 950

boadcom wificard

SMBIOS enablers for MB Air

Intel AHCI SATA

etc/ask

 

after install (which btw was the 9th one, i've failed 8 times ;p) i've updated to 10.5.6 with security update and latest updates up to date with no problems at all.

One thing i had to do is to install custom kexts for the X3100 gfx card because without them i ended up with broken screen.

I didnt delete appleintelcpupowermenagement.kext and didnt mess up with anything before the 10.5.6 update. I've just updated like a real mac, using software update.

 

What works:

Wifi (out of the box)

X3100 (with kexts from this forum) QE/CI on

Sound (without mic/headphones i/o, only internal speakers)

battlery indicator

laptop indentified as MacBook Air

no problems with keyboard/trackpad

no problems with USB

 

What doesnt work:

card reader ( i dont need it)

LAN (i dont really need it too)

Mic/headphoes jacks

 

 

Ilife 09 works like a charm, same is safari 4 (two reasons why i even bother with 10.5.6)

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Hi Oleg,

 

AFAIK, max RAM size for Extensa 5220 is 2GB.

Or am I wrong?

 

bozon42

 

Hi!

According to the official Intel datasheet it's 2 Gb. Though a friend of mine has 4Gb working on GL960.

So, who knows? :D :D

 

Oleg

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They aren't always right about the maxium amount My NC6220 Maximum ram is also 2GB 533mhz DDR2 I'm running 4GB DDR2 667mhz fully recongized in OSX and Windows

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Hello guys,

 

thanks for the info concerning, maximum RAM size on 5220.

2GB currently is enough for me - maybe later I will try to update it - after thorough googling.

 

bozon42

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Hi all!

 

Have ideneb v1.4. 10.5.6 installed on my Extensa 5220 050508. Everything seems to be pretty nice. But after insallation, OS does not see the dvd-rom, from which it`s been installed. Can anyone gimme a piece of advice! Thanx in advance!

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I have bought an Acer Extensa 5220, and have installed iATKOS 5 (10.5.5)

 

It is the Acer Extensa 5220 - 100508Mi

 

Audio works, Battery works, Shutdown/Restart/Sleep work fine, but the main really annoying problems are:

 

WLAN - Doesn't Work (Atheros AR5BXB63)

LAN - Doesn't work, Not sure on the driver name

 

Anyone got any solutions to get the WLAN working?

 

Edit: I have used DPCI Manager, and it says my Atheros card is actually AR5006EG

It is displayed like so:

 

168c:001c Atheros Communications AR5006EG 802.11 b/g Wireless PCI Express Adapter

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Bought ACER 5220 for my syster for abirthday present in December 08. I was suppouse to install OS X on this right away but didn´t really have time to do it. Anyways yesterday i packed my external HDs and my laptop and went to my mom´s and dad´s to get it done.

 

I installed a Retail OS X 10.5.1 from retail DVD with Combo Update 10.5.6 straigth on to the laptops internal sata drive by removing my Lacie External USB´s HD and replacing it with 5220´s HD. I added the needed kexts and put the HD back into the 5220.

 

I changed the laptop to ACHI mode and it booted straight on to the welcome screen. :D The keyboard and trackpad didn´t work so i had to use usb keyboard and usb mouse to create the user profile.

 

X3100 fully worked out the box.

I had bought a bluetooth mini dongle to the machine and it was working "out the box". Well Wifi wasn´t and neither was LAN or Sound for that matter. Sleep/restart/Shutdown worked fine.

 

I Installed trackpad and keyboard by adding kexts ACPIPS2Nub.kext ApplePS2Controller.kext and got the powermanagement working by overwriting PowerManagement.bundle with another that i got from somewhere here in the Insanely Mac Forum (ill add the kexts and details later)

 

I managed to get the Broadcom 4312a to be seen by editing IO80211Family.kext´s AppleAirPortBrcm4311.kext´s info.plist

<string>pci14e4,4313</string>

added this between 4313 and 4318>>>>> <string>pci14e4,4315</string>

<string>pci14e4,4318</string>

 

My broadcom wifi 4312 read in the front side of the adapter that the model is 4324A and under it read to be 4312. Found out that actually the device id is 4315!!! Well i got wifi working.

 

I got the sound working with taruga 268installer and before rebooting i added AppleHDA.kext with kexthelper.

 

I got twiofinger scroll to work by installing the ALPS scroll thingy and copying FFScrollDeamon directory to Library/Startupitems/. I also edited the trackpad.plist that came with the trackpadfilesbundle. I was abit confused that there already was FFScroll folder in the Startuypitems. Well copying made it work on every boot up.

 

Now my syster has Adobe CS3 creative suite, iWork08 and Logic 8.0.2 installed. Theres also an external 19" LCD monitor hooked up to this. Everything works like a charm.

 

Only real complaint is that the wifi doesnt work after sleep and the keyboard dont work correctly sometimes after sleep. FIX the keyboard issue : apparently if i wake the computer with option key (WINDOWS key) this problem goes away. If not then press option and click the desktop with both mouse buttons... hmm

 

Tried to get the cardreader working for several hour without luck even though i got all the pcmcia and cardbuis to be seen in the system profiler. There might be a solution jsut around the corner.

 

No i gotta get sleep .

later ill test the 5758M broadcom and will post all the links and files here...

 

-Allnutz

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FYI, updated successfully to 10.5.7 following netkas' old tutorial from february 2008.

After updating, I just ran "ALC 268 fix" to get back audio and the "AboutThisMac"-installer the right infos.

 

That's all...

...but I haven't tested the whole updated system, so be careful :whistle:

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Hello all,

 

is it worth start playing with installation of Snow Leopard on Acer Extensa 5220?

Does Snow Leopard installation need Core 2/Dual Core ?

Thanks,

 

bozon42 (reading, googling info about SL installation ...;-))

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Hello all,

 

is it worth start playing with installation of Snow Leopard on Acer Extensa 5220?

Does Snow Leopard installation need Core 2/Dual Core ?

Thanks,

 

bozon42 (reading, googling info about SL installation ...;-))

 

I try to install the distro from snowyleopard for the msi wind (i have one).

The system can start but very inestable.

In the msi wind runs fine (intel atom one core). I think that our celeron dual-core can runs fine too in SL.

Regards

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I try to install the distro from snowyleopard for the msi wind (i have one).

The system can start but very inestable.

In the msi wind runs fine (intel atom one core). I think that our celeron dual-core can runs fine too in SL.

Regards

 

Hello,

 

hmm, I think I do not have neither Dual Core nor Core2 but only 1 processor.

That's why I asked the questions.

 

bozon42

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Hello all,

here is a short "manual" for Leo and SnowLeo installation:

p1 Win7 (skipped)

p2 XxX_x86_10.5.6_Install_Disc_Universal_Final.v2

p3 Snow Leopard 10.6.1-10.6.2 SSE2/SSE3 Intel AMD by_Hazard

 

HW: Acer Extensa 5220, HD=500GB, RAM=2GB (see signature)

 

 

================================================================

LEO Installacion: XxX_x86_10.5.6_Install_Disc_Universal_Final.v2

================================================================

 

 

p1 - Win7 installed

p2 - formatted with Paragon HD Manager to fat32 and Type set to AF

 

-booted with XxX_x86_10.5.6_Install_Disc_Universal_Final.v2 DVD- (abbreviation LeoDVD used later in this manual)

boot: -v cpus=1

 

-From LeoDVD's Utilities-->Disk Utilities p2 (disk0s2) named as Leo and formatted to

Mac OSX Journaled,Case sensitive

 

-Leo partition chosen and Customize:

 

Default:

Essential System Software (AppleDecrypt,NullCPUPowermanagement,SMBIOSEFI Enabler,PS2 Nub Enabler,PS2 Controller)

Chameleon 1.0.11

Boot arguments verbose mode (-v option)

Timeout (adds 10sec countdown before boot)

Optional system Kexts - AppleACPIPlatform 10.5.5

Chipset:ICHx Chipset Support

AppleNForceATA

AppleATIATA

AppleVIAATA

Graphics Drivers: Leopard Graphics Update 1.0

Power Management: ACPI Battery Maanger (Chun-Nan)

OpenHaltRestart

Tools

X11

 

Install Ok, after restart - F2 pressed and via entering to BIOS I removed LeoDVD.

Boot to Leo-ba --> OK

QE/CI --> OK (Xbench Test results Q=133.83, GL=16.54)

Sound -->NOK

Battery --> OK

cpu-x utility -->NOK

Ethernet: BCM5787M -->OK (in promiscuite mode) from Terminal: sudo tcpdump -i en0 (or en1)

(http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=127903)

or see post #79 here:

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...mp;#entry963461

 

Automatic Update turned off.

 

================================================================================

=============

DSDTSE installation tested:

right click to Leo disc and Get Info -->sharing and Permissions:

System=RW

admin=RW

everyone=R only

 

DSDTSE v1.4.3.zip downloaded and run --> NOK

(Error: An exception of class NilObjectException was not handled. The app must shut down.)

Note:: It seems that new pack was loaded to:

http://www.osx86.es/?p=860 - not yet tested.

================================================================================

=============

 

Sound setting

=============

 

/User/<user>/leosaved created and HDAEnabler.kext, AppleHDA.kext copied from

/System/Library/Extensions to leosaved then deleted in /System/Library/Extensions

 

cd /System/Library/Extensions

sudo cp -R HDAEnabler.kext ~/leosaved

sudo cp -R AppleHDA.kext ~/leosaved

cd /System/Library/Extensions

sudo rm -R HDAEnabler.kext

sudo rm -R AppleHDA.kext

 

VoodooHDA.kext_Leo252.zip (http://www.projectosx.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=355&pid=3020&mode=threaded&start=)

copied to Desktopand unzipped:

VoodooHDA.kext

 

cd ~/Desktop

sudo cp -R VoodooHDA.kext /system/Library/Extensions

cd /system/Library/Extensions

sudo chown -R root:wheel VoodooHDA.kext

sudo chmod -R 755 VoodooHDA.kext

sudo reboot

 

Booting to Leo and under System Preferences->Sound Output Speaker(CD) chosen: SOUND -->OK

 

Update: 10.5.7-re iDeneb.Combo.Upgrade.KIT.1057.dmg (www.ideneb.net)

====================================================================

 

Unzipped on Desktop - mounted and run and 2x restart

(waited at the end of successfull installation since not rebooted; turned off and on with power button

and with 2x restart Leo 10.5.7--->OK)

 

Xbench Test results: Q=56.88, GL=7.69 (much slower!!!)

 

 

Update: 10.5.8-ra iDeneb.Combo.Upgrade.v1058.zip (www.ideneb.net)

====================================================================

 

Unzipped on Desktop - mounted and run and 2x restart

(waited at the end of successfull installation since not rebooted; turned off and on with power button

and with 2x restart Leo 10.5.8--->OK)

 

Xbench Test results: Q=62.24, GL=8.59 (much slower!!!)

 

from http://rudix.org/ mc-4.6.1-5.dmg (Midnight Commander installed) --> OK

 

 

================================================================================

===

SnowLeo INSTALLATION to P3 Snow Leopard 10.6.1-10.6.2 SSE2/SSE3 Intel AMD by_Hazard

================================================================================

===

Note: base Hazard DVD used with no extra patch!!

 

p3 formatted with Paragon HD Manager to fat32; type set to AF.

 

-boot with boot: -v cpus=1 option (SnowLeoDVD)

-in Utilities-->Disk Utilities chosen and p3 (aka disk0s3) named to SnowLeo and formatted to

Mac OSX Journaled,Case sensitive

 

-SnowLeo partition chosen, then in Customize the following items were chosen:

 

10.6.1

10.6.2

Chameleon RC3 PCEFI_10.5

Legacy Kernel 10.2.0

Graphics Enabler

VoodooHDA 0.2.52

HDAEnabler

BCM5787_Ethernet

FunctionFlip (after boot System Preferences-->Universal Access-->Enable access .. turn on!!)

ElliotForceLegacyRTC (AppleRTC used at 1st install and was also ok!!)

VoodooPower

AHCI_SATA_Fix

IOATA_Family_Fix

SMBIOS Resolver

Fonts

Rosetta

QuickTime7

 

 

================================================================================

=============

After Boot NOK (SnowLeo from p3 not booting)

Note: i have this small problem, since Leo and SnowLeo was once already installed

and in this procedure reinstall is being done

So after installing Leo p2 was kept active.

 

 

Solutions: boot with Paragon HD Managerrel (boot CD) p3 set as active

(there are other solutions: either with diskutil.exe in Win7 or booting with Leo

or SnowLeo DEV and in Terminal given p3 partition set to active - please google for this)

old setting:

p2 active=yes hide=yes

p3 active=no hide=yes

 

new setting:

p2 active=no hide=yes

p3 active=yes hide=yes

================================================================================

=============

 

Paragon CD removed and boot to p3---> OK (press any key or space during boot and graphical Chameleon appears.

Set to SnowLeo and after pressing Space write after boot:

 

-with entering -v -x64 arch=x86_64 --> "blue screen", waiting 4-5 minutes, but nothing loaded

-turned off with power button, turned on and boot with:

boot: -v -s -x64 arch=x86_64 to text safe mode:

 

/sbin/fsck -fy

/sbin/mount -uw /

cd /System/Library/Extensions

remove all *950* kexts (which one?: ls -al|grep 950 and delete them)

sudo rm -R aaa

sudo rm -R bbb

sudo rm -R ccc (all)

 

delete AppleIntelGMAX3100FB.kext:

cd /System/Library/Extensions

sudo rm -R AppleIntelGMAX3100FB.kext

 

Since after sudo reboot notebook is not turned off (power button light on), I forced to press

this button longer and booted to Leo with

boot -v cpus=1 option of Hacktrix2006's #659 post X3100.zip unzipped to Desktop - see:

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...1784&st=640

 

all files copied to /Volumes/Snowleo/System/Library/Extensions:

 

cd ~/Desktop

sudo cp -R AppleIntelGMAX3100FB.kext /Volumes/Snowleo/System/Library/Extensions

sudo cp -R AppleIntelIntegratedFramebuffer.kext /Volumes/Snowleo/System/Library/Extensions

sudo cp -R Natit.kext /Volumes/Snowleo/System/Library/Extensions

 

cd /Volumes/Snowleo/System/Library/Extensions

sudo chown -R root:wheel AppleIntelGMAX3100FB.kext

sudo chown -R root:wheel AppleIntelIntegratedFramebuffer.kext

sudo chown -R root:wheel Natit.kext

 

sudo chmod -R 755 AppleIntelGMAX3100FB.kext

sudo chmod -R 755 AppleIntelIntegratedFramebuffer.kext

sudo chmod -R 755 Natit.kext

 

 

Since after sudo reboot notebook is not turned off (power button light on), I forced to press

this button longer and booted to SnowLeo in 32bit mode

boot: -v -x32 arch=i386 (32bit mode)

 

Sound --> OK

Eth BCM5787M --> OK (in promiscuite mode) (from Terminal: sudo tcpdump -i en0 (or en1))

 

I turned off Airport, and Software Update, in FunctionFlip-ben Enable turned on.

 

Summing up: 10.6.2 SnowLeo is running in 32bit mode

not running: sleep/awake, restart, reboot, shutdown.

 

If there is any help for this problem or any comment to this short manual, do not hesitate to post it.

Happy New Year for everyone and thanks for the help, nice remarks so far!!

 

bozon42

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hi i have an acer extensa 5220, i install ideneb 1.6 on it, but i have one problem, the os doesn't see mouse and keyboard, what driver i have to install? i try some driver but don't work.. can someone give me a link?

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Hello all,

 

legacy_kernel-10.3.0.pkg.zip pack helped me to get 10.3.0 kernel - thanks for the creator of this pack.

 

10.3.0 Darwin Kernel Version 10.3.0: Fri Apr 2 13:26:19 EDT 2010; annappirtrvh v3 :xnu-1504.3.12/BUILD/obj/RELEASE_I386 i386

 

 

The first problem I found is that I cannot boot into Leo disk0s2.

 

Regards,

 

bozon42

 

 

 

 

PS: rewritten /Volumes/SnowLeo/legacy_kernel -->mach_kernel

in :

/Extra/com.apple.Boot.plist

/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration//com.apple.Boot.plist

rewritten:

legacy_kernel -->mach_kernel

 

and OK!!!

p2: Leo -v -f arch=i386 cpus=1

p3: SnowLeo -v -f

 

Regards,

 

bozon42

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Hi there!

 

I am from Sweden and I have an Acer Extensa 5220. I have installed iATKOS s3 sucessfully on this computer but have encountered a problem. I can not turn off or restart the computer. I've tried to put the EvOreboot.kext in / System / Library /Extensions But with no sucess.

 

Can someone please tell me how to solve this problem.

 

Hi there!

 

I am from Sweden and I have an Acer Extensa 5220. I have installed iATKOS s3 sucessfully on this computer but have encountered a problem. I can not turn off or restart the computer. I've tried to put the EvOreboot.kext in / System / Library /Extensions But with no sucess.

 

Can someone please tell me how to solve this problem.

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HELLO.After almost 3 years of windows 7( first win7 beta=love) I'm back to hackintosh with my only old and reliable Extensa 5220 ( Intel Celeron 530 1.73 Ghz oc. to

2.13 Ghz hardware overclock!, 1.5G ddr2 ram, 80 Gb hdd, Intel x3100). Now i'm running Iatkos V7 10.5.7 Vanilla kernel update from Apple to 10.5.8. I've tried a few times to install iatkos s3 v2 -10.6.2, but after the videocard was not recognized properly, no sleep, or shutdown possible, and after 2-3 restarts..kernel panic, and i tried about 10 installs, with different intel x3100 drivers, including natit, efi enabler, etc. If someoane is running snow leopard, pls tell me what driver are u using for the videocard.thanks.

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back again. now, my extensa 5220 has 3Gb Ram, Intel Core 2 Duo 5750 2Ghz 2Mb cache, and of course, iAtkos L2 10.7.2 updated to 10.7.3 with combo update, all functions ok, except sleep.

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