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10.5.4 released – hackintosh update

July 1, 2008 9 comments

10.5.4 has now been released and is currently running on my hackintosh. The final release is build 9E17, and comes with a new kernel v9.4. This probably means sleep won’t work until Kalyway or one of the other hackers releases a patched kernel (I haven’t had a chance to try sleep yet). Here’s the steps I took to get it installed. Read more…

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Hackintosh disaster recovery part 2

April 24, 2008 5 comments

In part one I looked at the steps I took to get my hackintosh working again after accidentally overwriting the boot information. The computer has been working fine for over three weeks since, and I haven’t found any side effects with software or hardware. My latest efforts have been focused on making bootable backups for use in the event of an unbootable hackintosh. Read more…

Hackintosh part 5

February 13, 2008 Leave a comment

After writing about my problem with a dead graphics card yesterday I had a PC with a 12 year old Matrox mystique PCI card proving everything else worked. Surely something that old couldn’t handle Leopard? Only one way to find out. The Kalyway 10.5.1 disc went in, and to my amazement twenty minutes later I had a working hackintosh. Sure, the display was stuck at 1024×768 and windows had some corrupted menu bars, but it worked. Does a Core 2 Quad and a Matrox Mystique win any awards for the biggest age gap between PC components? Read more…