Sunday, June 10, 2012

[Guide] Install 10.6.8 on AMD, getting around all errors (pci configuration)

Before you install

  • Download my Zip from rapidshare
  • Unzip
  • Burn The mod CD to a disk
  • Go out & “buy” a copy of 10.6.3 or 10.6.4
  • Reboot & go into bios
    • Make sure the drive you are installing to is set to AHCI
    • Turn off Cool N’ Quiet
    • Turn off C1E


  • Boot from that Mod CD that you burned earlier
  • Wait till it shows the nawcom chameleon screen, insert the 10.6.3 or 10.6.4 disk & press F5
  • When the install DVD pops up type in “GraphicsEnabler=No” & hit enter
  • This should bring you to the install screen, if you have a problem, leave a comment below
  • When you obtain to the install screen keep hitting next till you obtain to destination select & then open Disk Utility
  • In Disk Utility, select the HDD you want to install to & then go to erase & name it what you want to.
  • After you have erased it, it will show up in destinations, select it & hit next
  • when you obtain to the last screen, hit Customize & deselect Graphics Enabler
  • Click Install
  • If all went well, it should bring you to the setup screen were you enter all your info(dont worry if the graphics look weird, that will be fixed when we update to 10.6.8)
  • Go through everything, & then transfer the folder from the zip on to the mac desktop

Updateing to 10.6.8 to donate you the app store & full graphics support

  • Download & install the 10.6.8 combo update (DO NOT CLICK RESTART!!!)
  • With the 10.6.8 window still open, go into the folder from the zip
    • Open up the legacy kernel package & complete installing that
    • Open MultiBeast & install the IOUSBFamily Rollback & System utilities ONLY
    • Once that is complete, go in the Kexts folder, & open up Kext Wizard
    • In Kext Wizard, go to the Installation tab, find & select the 2 kexts in kexts folder, click the System/Library/Extensions button, & click install
    • Once completed, go into Maintenance click on the System/Library/Extensions button, & then click Execute
    • After it is done(it takes a while), close Kext Wizard
  • Go back to the combo update window, & click restart

Your Done!

(Hopefully, if you have any problems leave a comment & ill try to assist you)


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