Wednesday, 5 September 2012

OS X Dual Boot Installation Preparation on Single Drive

First of all, sorry for the long wait. Have to give all my time to many other things. Enough of bla bla bla...

Requirements:
1- Working Laptop, Windows 7 installed.
2- Official Apple Mac OS X 10.6.3 Retail DVD (USB)
3- AND ALL OTHER THINGS THAT PART 1 listed :)

Uploaded video only includes the part that done in the Windows 7.


Steps:
1- Boot up your Computer/Laptop (or your lovely Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S1E/bj)
2- Follow the video :)
3- Continue on the main guide line part 1. Plug in your usb or CD/DVD for bootloader, and also OS X install disk.
4- Use the app. 'Disk Utility' to format (erase) the newly sized partition as Mac OS Extended (Jornualed). (If you do exactly as the guide video, your selected partition will be 50 gb.)
5- Install OS X on the newly erased partition.
6- Follow steps on the main guideline.

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Saturday, 1 September 2012

Present :)

To all Hackintosh'ers :)

Yesterday was my birthday (31-8), I did not receive many presents and that made me sad. But still I am going to give you a present :). Upon receiving to many request for the dual boot installation, I accept to do a new short video for dual boot installation. This video and guide will only include hdd(ssd) preparation before actual Mac OS X installation and the beginning of the installation up to diskutility section. Once you complete the guide, you will actually continue steps from main guide part 1.

To shortly brief;
Guided method used for dual boot is the method that commonly used in the hackintosh community. Since your computers already have installation of Windows, your computers selected partition table mapping will be MBR (Master Boot Record) and there is no need of changing that for SL (Snow Leopard). Video will guide you with steps as before.

Video status: %100 ready. (updated)
Guide status: %80 ready. (updated)

will update probably today, video will be very very short and it will just include guides and the part that handled in windows for dual booting and the rest will be continued on main guideline...

Friday, 13 April 2012

Vaio Hackint0sh Forgotten Kexts and Error Fixes

From the feedbacks that I recieved, I have realized that I have forgotten kexts for the brigthness control and battery control, also some people reported that their usbs wont work for flash and external hard drives so I will be giving a kexts files for fixing those as well.

Installation is easy as follows just use normal kext installing method.
Steps:
1- Unzip all the kext files and move them to the desktop.
2- Use KextBeast installer to install kext files which are located on your desktop.
3- Reboot and enjoy

Download link:
Final Files

Friday, 6 April 2012

Hackint0sh OS X Snow Leopard for Sony Vaio Part 3


Mac OS X Snow Leopard install tutorial for Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S1E/BJ;

This tutorial is going to show you how to update bootloader,  how to update your OS X to 10.6.8 and how to install and make QE/CI work with Ati 5650m.

Also if you choose to do a DUAL BOOT installation for MAC OS X and WINDOWS 7 this tutorial will still help you...

Before begin what you need to have:
1-  Working Sony Vaio with OS X Snow Leopard installed (Bootable by its own bootloader by myHack Installer)
2-  Kext files for pre and post update (Download link on Keepwareblog)
3-  Apple Combo Update for Snow Leopard 10.6.8 v1.1
4-  Secondary display for Ati 5650m resolution fix (only used 1 time)
5-  SwitchResX application for resolution fix (trial supplied by Keepware v3.8.6)


Part 3 Updating and installing Ati 5650m

Step 1:
Boot up your Hackint0sh OS X normally.

Step 2:
Use Chameleon Wizard to install and update Chameleon Bootloader to the latest version. First connect to BuildBot, than Install bootloader on desired partition. (Prefered partition is the same partition with OS X installation)
Create a new plist file into /Extra folder and name it as “org.chameleon.Boot.plist” than use Chameleon Wizard to edit it (Busratio and Resolution fix) and save.
Step3:
Install Apple Combo Update 10.6.8 v1.1 for Snow Leopard. Do NOT restart after the Combo Update Completes…

Step 4:
Install all the pre-update kext files and post-update kext files except “ATI kexts” (download link on KeepwareBlog) after installation reboot your OS X.

Step 5:
Install SwitchResX Application supplied with zip file. This application is required to fix resolution problem after installing ATI kext files. Supplied version is 3.8.6 and it is 10 day trial. Program needs to registered before 10 day finishes. Zip file also contains a txt file that has some name and some serial to help registration because its so expensive for such a program :) use it by your own risk!!!!

Step 6:
After installation of SwitchResX it requires to reboot or relog, than open its settings and edit the custom resolution to fix your  Vaio’s screen resolution. (mine was 1366x768x32@59.9 hz)

Step 7:
Install Ati kext files supplied with the zip file. Enable “Graphics Enabler” kernel flag with Chameleon Wizard.

Step 8:
Reboot your laptop, connect secondary display and than edit your resolution settings to make your laptop’s main screen work again :)

Step 9:
Reboot and remove secondary display.

Step 10:
Enjoy your Vaio with QE/CI enabled for ATI 5650M on OS X 10.6.8. Thanks to Keepware :)

Download links:




Video:





Saturday, 31 March 2012

Hackint0sh OS X Snow Leopard for Sony Vaio Part 2

Mac OS X Snow Leopard install tutorial for Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S1E/BJ;
This tutorial is going to show you how to install bootloader, kexts and resolution fix of your hackintosh OS X.
Also if you choose to do a DUAL BOOT installation for MAC OS X and WINDOWS 7 this tutorial will still help you to install kexts and update them...


Before begin what you need to have:
1- Working Sony Vaio with OS X Snow Leopard installed (Boot up by iBoot-Legacy CD)
2- MyHack Installer 1.0 RC4.1
3- All kexts files for your laptop (Download links for VPC-EB1S1E/BJ will be given)
4- MultiBeast installer for Snow Leopard from TonyMacX86 (version I have used is 3.7.2)
5- KextBeast kext installer from TonyMacX86


Part 2 Installing kexts and bootloader

Step 1: Boot up your OS X with iBoot-Legacy CD (don't forget to use kernel flags "-v busratio=17")

Step 2: Unzip and install myHack Installer;
From customize menu check boxes of "Chocolate Kernel","PS2Controller" and leave all others at default state.

Step 3: Unzip kext files which are supported at the and of this guide, copy kext files to your desktop (only copy  kexts from pre-update folder)

Step 4: Run KextBeast and install the kext files which are located on your desktop.

Step 5: Run MultiBeast and install the following packages (Check boxes)
 "System Utilities", "OSx86 Software", "Customization-System Definitions-MacBookPro-MacBookPro 8.1"

Step 6: Eject iBoot-Legacy CD and restart your laptop. You will able to see your new bootloader and you will able to select OS X (don't forget to boot up with kernel flags)

Step 7: Fix resolution and kernel flags by editing "com.apple.Boot.plist" from "/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/". Open plist file with text editor and do changes for busratio and graphics mode. your plist file should have been something like below.

<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
<key>Kernel Flags</key>
<string>busratio=17</string>
<key>Graphics Mode</key>
<string>1366x768x32</string>
</dict>
</plist>

After editing plist you should have a fixed resolution for your Vaio and kernel flags no longer required to boot up the OS X.



Important note:
If you manage to complete these steps without an error, now you will have a working Sony Vaio with Sound, Wifi, bluetooth, Trackpad mouse, webcam and USB connection. Graphics resolution can be fixed by editing plist but complete graphics fix will be after combo update in part 3.

Part 3 Coming soon...

Download links:
Keepware_hackintosh_guide_files.zip
Don't forget to download KextBeast and MultiBeast from TonyMacX86



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Saturday, 24 March 2012

Hackint0sh OS X Snow Leopard for Sony Vaio Part 1

Mac OS X Snow Leopard install tutorial for Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S1E/BJ
installing OS X and Booting up

Important Note: This guide will teach you how to install Mac OS X on Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S1E/BJ and also this tutorial works on most i3, i5 & i7 Vaios. This tutorial is for single boot Mac OS X only and it will not include dual booting for Mac OS X and Windows 7.

Requirements:
Sony Vaio laptop VPC-EB1S1E/BJ
USB Mouse
iBoot Legacy CD from Tony Mac X86 (Thanks TonyMacX86)
Snow Leopard Retail Install DVD or USB (Buy official version)

Step 1: Put CD in your drive and plug in your USB flash drive

Step 2: Power up your Vaio and wait for CD to boot. (If CD does not boot, check your BIOS settings for boot device order. Make optical disk drive first boot device.)

Step 3: After booting with iBoot Legacy, choose Mac OS X Snow Leopard Install from the menu. (If you are not using USB for OS X install, remove the iBoot Legacy CD and put OS X install DVD than press F5 to refresh iBoot's menu)

Step 4: Use "-v busratio=17 graphicsenabler=no" kernel flags to boot into OS X installation. Simply read kernel logs for error checking, if you come up with an error or stuck at any position use Google for searching solutions.

Step 5: Follow installation steps and use Disk Utility to re-partition your HDD, use GUID partition table.  Uncheck stupid stuff from customize menu.

Step 6: After completion of the installation progress reboot your computer and select Mac OS X disk from iBoot menu, use "-v busratio=17" kernel flags to make the OS boot :)

Step 7: Follow steps to complete your OS X installation process.

Video demonstration of this tutorial shown below:



Part 2 & 3 coming soon, those parts will be about updateing OS X, installing kexts and installing your own bootloader for not using iBoot CD to boot every time.

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