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MLforAll
Mar 1, 2013, 09:50 AM
Hi !

Sorry if my English is bad, I'm French.

I recently succeeded to install Mountain Lion 10.8.2 on my Late 2006 iMac with ATIRadeon X1600 graphics who is worked very well (with graphics acceleration and OpenGL Support) !

Macs who work with v2 :

iMac X1600 : Perfect
iMac GMA 950 : Perfect
MacBook GMA 950 : Perfect
MacBook GMA X3100 : Perfect
Mac Mini GMA 950 : Not tested, should work !
MacBook Pro X1600 : Not tested, should work !

Macs who work with v3 :

iMac X1600 : Perfect
iMac GMA 950 : Doesn't work yet
MacBook GMA 950 : Doesn't work yet
MacBook GMA X3100 : Doesn't work yet
Mac Mini GMA 950 : Doesn't work yet
MacBook Pro X1600 : Not tested, should work !

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Hack ML v3 : A Totally new Hack for ML !



Change log :

- Add 64 bits support
- Add 64 bits Graphics support with sleep and QE/CI
- Fix Networking problems
- Fix kexts problems
- Fix iSight problem (lags).

Public Testing !!!!! : download the beta here (http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Hack_ML_v3_x1600.zip) !!!

SAME GUIDE !

State :

- This works perfectly on my iMac Late 2006 ! Should work on MacBook Pro who have ATI Radeon X1600 Graphics !
- This doesn't works on any MacBooks yet because there isn't 64 bits driver for GMA Graphics... (PM me if you are skilled in decompiling, in c.....)
- It takes more time to boot than v2.
- You can't choose your startup disk from ML (System or Installation).


Can I add my graphics card to the Hack ?

- To add your Graphics Card, the kexts must be 64 bits and from Lion 10.7.5.
- PM me if your Graphics Card (except ATI Radeon X1600) works.



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Here the method I created (Text) :

1. Buy ML via the MacAppStore
2. Go to your Install Mountain Lion Application -> click Show Packages Contents -> Contents -> SharedSupport -> and mount InstallESD.
3. open a terminal and type : open /Volumes/Mac\ OS\ X\ Install\ ESD/basesystem.dmg
4. Partition your Hard drive (see pics)
5. Restore your Installer partition with Mac OS X Base System
6. When restoring operation is finished, eject Mac OS X Base System DISK IMAGE and rename your Installer partition to ML Setup (with a space between ML and Setup).
7. on terminal, type : sudo rm /Volumes/ML\ Setup/System/Installation/Packages
sudo cp -R /Volumes/Mac\ OS\ X\ Install\ ESD/Packages /Volumes/ML\ Setup/System/Installation
8. When copying operation is finished, download this file here (http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Hack_ML_v2.zip) (Hack ML v2, don't download if you want to test v3 !).
9. Unzip this and move the folder on your startup disk (/).
10. Go to the Hack ML folder, and open Install.command
11. After running, you should be see the message : Done ! You can....
12. Boot into your ML Setup partition and Install ML on a partition who must be named : ML
(If it's doesn't boot (Waiting for DSMOS), boot into your main system and type on a terminal window :
sudo chmod -R 755 /Volumes/ML\ Setup/System/Library/Extensions
sudo chown -R root:wheel /Volumes/ML\ Setup/System/Library/Extensions
13. After installing, you should see Installation Failed. It's not important, It's normal !
14. When you see this error message, go to Utilities -> Terminal and type : /Hack.command
15. After hacking, close terminal and reboot into your ML disk (It named ML).
16. enjoy with ML on your iMac or MacBook !

The method in images :

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/1.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/2.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/3.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/4.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/5.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/6.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/7.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/8.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/9.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/10.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/11.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/12.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/13.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/14.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/15.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/16.png

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/Screens/17.png
The "rm : No such file or directory" error is removed with Hack ML v2.


Continue to follow steps 11, 12...

PS : To Upgarde to 10.8.2, apply the update via the Mac App Store. After installing, reboot into your Installation and reapply /Hack.command on a terminal. Then, reboot into your ML disk.

MLforAll on twitter, please follow, I publish news (In French, sorry) for the Hack's state.



rezzo
Mar 1, 2013, 11:04 AM
I am very interested in doing this in my old MacBook2.1, but I think you need a little more detail (maybe screenshots) in the guide.

Greetings.

MLforAll
Mar 1, 2013, 11:08 AM
I haven't Lion or SL partition because I use ML on my main partition but I will update the guide with screenshots adding.

rezzo
Mar 1, 2013, 11:52 AM
great, thx MLforAll

RSL
Mar 2, 2013, 03:57 AM
I've yet to try this but it sounds GREAT!!!

Merci beaucoup!!!

MLforAll
Mar 2, 2013, 06:20 AM
This is a pic from my iTouch 5G :

http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/pics/iMac.jpg

You can see a Early 2006 iMac Core Duo upgraded to a Core 2 Duo and running Mountain Lion's Launchpad (search bar) !

rezzo
Mar 2, 2013, 11:38 AM
Finally a guide that work for me! thx MLforAll

http://i.minus.com/iG71oi16hVBgC.png

http://i.minus.com/ixLZTisqv75gb.png

For the moment I only found that the dock look different (http://i.minus.com/joh26xQwSzuBh.png) (maybe issue of the GMA950?) and a minor problem with the old keyboard of my MacBook2,1 with the numeric lock LED (F6 key), if I press the Cap Lock key *both* led (cap lock and numeric lock) turning on but if I deactivate the Cap Lock the led of the numeric lock is still on.

Again, great work man.

MLforAll
Mar 2, 2013, 12:27 PM
The dock issue is only for GMA950.
But, it's a fix for that :

Open a terminal window, from ML and type :

defaults write com.apple.dock hide-mirror -bool yes
killall Dock

You should see the dock background after typing that.

For the keyboard, I work on that. It's a issue with their keyboards.

rezzo
Mar 2, 2013, 02:59 PM
Great, now the dock look fine. thx again!

http://i.minus.com/jgz4WyuXg7tvY.png (http://i3.minus.com/igz4WyuXg7tvY.png)

RSL
Mar 3, 2013, 03:05 AM
Great, now the dock look fine. thx again!

How's the performance like on the Macbook? Can you compare it to Lion or SL?

Thanks.

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 04:08 AM
RSL, the MacBook 2,1 has better graphics performance than Lion !
The Launchpad isn't lacked like Mission Control, switching desktops, the Notification Center... All have better graphics in Mountain Lion !

I'm very happy to have it as my Main System !

Specs :
OS : OS X 10.8.2
Graphics : GMA 950, 64 MB
RAM : 3 GB
Model : MacBook 2,1

PS : Sorry for my server problems, it's an electric problem :(

RSL
Mar 3, 2013, 04:13 AM
RSL, the MacBook 2,1 has better graphics performance than Lion !
The Launchpad isn't lacked like Mission Control, switching desktops, the Notification Center... All have better graphics in Mountain Lion !

I'm very happy to have it as my Main System !

Specs :
OS : OS X 10.8.2
Graphics : GMA 950, 64 MB
RAM : 3 GB
Model : MacBook 2,1

PS : Sorry for my server problems, it's an electric problem :(

Wow, amazing, thanks!!!

Michelasso
Mar 3, 2013, 05:16 AM
That's a good work. Bravo! Just few things:

- Where did you get the kext for GMA 950 with QE/QL support? Did you make them? Just curious
- Is the sleeping working fine? with the kexts I have now it gets stuck in a black screen
- Any chance you can put the files in Dropbox or anywhere else? That server is still not working.

Thanks!

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 05:44 AM
Michelasso,

- The GMA 950 kext are from Lion 10.7.5 !! I create a combined OpenGL.framework for their support on Mountain Lion !!!!!

- The sleep worked, like brightness !!! The graphics card is FULLY SUPPORTED !!!!!

- You can download the file here (http://dl.free.fr/qRkoCe9RQ) !

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MacBook 2,1 Graphics Performance on ML here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L9JyEC4Lqc).

mishendr
Mar 3, 2013, 06:16 AM
@MLforALL:

Do I only need the "AppleIntelGMAX3100.kext" from system/library/extensions or also al the other X3100 related kexts from 10.7.5? (for my Macbook3,1 with X3100)

Thank you very much! Merci Beaucoup!

bosscharles
Mar 3, 2013, 06:20 AM
Hi, could you re-upload the images? For some reason they are not showing on your initial post. Also, the hack download is not working.... This is excellent news by the way!!!! Can't wait to get this runnning.

Thanks.

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 06:21 AM
You need to copy these file from Lion 10.7.5 to ML :

- AppleIntelGMAX3100.kext
- AppleIntelGMAX3100FB.kext
- AppleIntelGMAX3100GA.plugin
- AppleIntelGMAX3100GLDriver.bundle
- AppleIntelGMAX3100VADriver.bundle

Your graphics should work after repairing permissions :

- with Kext Utility or
- with Disk Utility or
- with terminal :
sudo chmod -R 755 /System/Library/Extensions
sudo chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions

Michelasso
Mar 3, 2013, 06:21 AM
Michelasso,

- The GMA 950 kext are from Lion 10.7.5 !! I create a combined OpenGL.framework for their support on Mountain Lion !!!!!
- The sleep worked, like brightness !!! The graphics card is FULLY SUPPORTED !!!!!
- You can download the file here (http://dl.free.fr/qRkoCe9RQ) !

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MacBook 2,1 Graphics Performance on ML here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L9JyEC4Lqc).

I am a bit confused. So you changed the OpenGL framework to make it working with the 32 bits 10.7.5 kexts? I thought the kernel was going to ignore them. I assume I can safely apply the patch over my working 10.8.2 installation. Am I correct?

Sorry if I insist, I just want to make it sure that I know what I am doing. My internet connection is pretty bad, so I can't check the files yet. And thanks for using another server!!

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 06:32 AM
The patch do :

- replacing Extensions folder with the dp1 Extensions folder
- replacing mach_kernel with the dp1 mach_kernel
- replacing OpenGL.framework with my modified OpenGL.framework
- adding GMA 950, ATI Radeon X1600 kexts on ML.

To apply the patch :

- You need to create ML Setup disk (Installation disk)
- Patch it with the file who can be downloaded (It must be placed in the root of your startup disk).
- Boot into ML Setup.
- Type in terminal (Utilities -> Terminal) : /Hack.command

The patch work on 10.8 and 10.8.2 ML Systems !

My tests :
I tested the patch on 10.8.0 then I update my system to 10.8.2, reapplying the patch and it rebooted fine on my ML 10.8.2 fully working !

mishendr
Mar 3, 2013, 06:47 AM
@MLforALL

After step 6, I get these messages:

cp: /Volumes/ML Setup/System/Installation/Packages: File exists
cp: /Volumes/Mac OS X Install ESD/Packages: unable to copy extended attributes to /Volumes/ML Setup/System/Installation/Packages: No such file or directory
cp: /Volumes/ML Setup/System/Installation/Packages/AdditionalEssentials.pkg: No such file or directory

etc...

Has the copying gone wrong then?

ShiryuX
Mar 3, 2013, 06:53 AM
Hey, I am going to follow your guide this afternoon in upgrading the 2006 iMac I have at home.

Hoping it works great!

Un grand merci, je pensais pas que quelqu'un y arriverait! ;)
(Thanks a lot, didn't think anyone would fix the 2006 iMacs for ML)

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 07:00 AM
mishendr,

- Your Installation disk must be named "ML Setup" (without quotes)
- If it doesn't work anymore, type : rm /Volumes/ML\ Setup/System/Installation/Packages
before.

mishendr
Mar 3, 2013, 07:27 AM
It's copying now! It was the creation of the folder with your command that did the trick. And for others: it can take some time to copy. :D

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@MLforALL

I do get this message now after step 9:

rm: /Volumes/ML Setup/mach_kernel: No such file or directory
Done ! You can reboot on your disk to complete the Installation process !
logout

Is that a problem...?
Merci.

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 07:33 AM
mishendr,

I'ts normal, you can reboot and install ML !

mishendr
Mar 3, 2013, 07:48 AM
mishendr,

I'ts normal, you can reboot and install ML !

Stupid me, I could have seen that myself when looking at your pics...! :o

Now rebooting, first reboot didn't work, I just applied the 2 terminal commands of step 11.... (first time I got the spinning wheel).

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@MLforALL

I have a problem, I'm stuck at "waiting for DSMOS..."

I did apply the two commands of step 11, but no luck....

Any advice?

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 07:57 AM
mishendr,

if your startup disk isn't ML Setup (System Preferences -> Startup) :
- Boot into your main system
- Set ML Setup as your startup disk (System Preferences -> Startup)

if your startup disk is ML Setup :
- Shutdown your Mac
- Boot and hold the keys "3" and "2" at startup

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 08:16 AM
Who have a Mac Mini Core 2 Duo, or an other mac incompatible with Mountain Lion with Core 2 Duo processor ?

I need testers who can test the patch ! :)

mishendr
Mar 3, 2013, 08:20 AM
mishendr,

if your startup disk isn't ML Setup (System Preferences -> Startup) :
- Boot into your main system
- Set ML Setup as your startup disk (System Preferences -> Startup)

if your startup disk is ML Setup :
- Shutdown your Mac
- Boot and hold the keys "3" and "2" at startup


:( no joy... Any other ideas..? Still the spinning wheel...

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 08:39 AM
I follow my guide to create the ML Setup.

It booted for me !

I haven't any more idea. Try to recreate the disk... :(

mishendr
Mar 3, 2013, 09:17 AM
Are the steps 10Bis and 10Bis2 absolutely necessary? I don't see them in the pictures? Or are they optional?

I'm now rebuilding another USB stick....

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 09:19 AM
Yes ! They remove security in startup. You don't need to do these steps after installing, just /Hack.command

I will remove this steps for the next version of the Hack !

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 09:45 AM
if you want to patch a MacBook 3,1 :
You should see you haven't QE/CI activated, It's normal.
To activate it :
- Download this file (http://code-lyoko-cl.toile-libre.org/Hack_ML/X3100_ML.zip).
- Place it on ML disk (with System, Users... folders).
- You need to be booted on ML system.
- Launch Install Drivers.command
- When you see "Done ! You can....", reboot on ML, you should have QE/CI activated !

ShiryuX
Mar 3, 2013, 10:08 AM
Hey MLforAll,

I just recreated the disk twice following the exact same steps. I create the disk each time with my MacBook Pro (figured it's the same thing). Both times I'm stuck at Waiting for DSMOS...

Do you have any idea on how I could fix this? I'm using the exact same iMac as you are (late 2006 model). Basically I'm at a loss just like mishendr...

Thanks man for any input! :cool:

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 10:12 AM
This solution must work !

I don't use USB stick ! I use had drive partition like in pics.
I had this problem with USB who was solved by using steps 11 for me....

But with an hard drive part ion, I didn't have any problems !

Try using an hard drive partition for the installer. It's the same steps !

user3000
Mar 3, 2013, 10:12 AM
I thank you for your guide!
It works perfectly on my Late 2006 iMac with GMA 950!
Much better than Lion, if this is intentional, that Lion has jerky animations...:rolleyes:

Greetings from Austria!

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 11:01 AM
This issue is solved and the guide is updated !

Solution : Create an HDD Partition installation.

mishendr
Mar 3, 2013, 11:34 AM
YES YES YES YES YES!!!!! :D:D:D:D

Mountain Lion 10.8 fully working on my Macbook 3,1 with X3100!!!!!

NO ISSUES!! It sleeps perfectly!! All the bells and whistles!!

MLforALL FOR KING!! You're the best!!!

lunaoso
Mar 3, 2013, 12:42 PM
Who have a Mac Mini Core 2 Duo, or an other mac incompatible with Mountain Lion with Core 2 Duo processor ?

I need testers who can test the patch ! :)

I have a Mac mini 2,1 (the one you are speaking of). But I need more RAM before I can test out this hack unfortunately. Once I get some I'd be more than willing to try this out for you and use it. Merci beaucoup! Je prend un classe de franšais. :)

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 12:50 PM
If you have an other mac with X3100 graphics and 2 GB of RAM, you can try the Hack ML v2 posted at the first post's top.
This new version includes the GMA X3100 native support for ML :cool:

deesto
Mar 3, 2013, 01:34 PM
I'd like to try this, but I can't get past step #1: buy ML. When I try to buy it from the App Store on my macbook2,1 / 10.6.8, I get "not compatible" pop-up message, and there's no option to buy and download it anyway. How do you get past this, without another, more modern Apple computer?

ShiryuX
Mar 3, 2013, 02:07 PM
Hey, just wanted to drop a message that doing it on the HDD itself works indeed. 10.8.2 is running on my iMac 2006 as well!

Thanks man! Great find and props!

MLforAll
Mar 3, 2013, 02:28 PM
deesto,
You can get it via torrent.
There is no link because it's not very legal.

mishendr
Mar 3, 2013, 04:11 PM
Hmm, do any of you encounter networking problems? I can't connect anymore to my Synology NAS over LAN or WiFi. Over WiFi I can't see the NAS at all, via LAN it won't connect from the Finder. Via Safari I have to use the IP i.s.o. the DNS name (diskstation.local:5000). Very weird. Anyone?

Via 10.7.5 no problems...

y.very
Mar 4, 2013, 01:36 AM
Thanks man!
One question for you. Will Time Machine work with this ?

Once again thank you so much !

mishendr
Mar 4, 2013, 02:42 AM
Although I am very happy that ML is running on my Macbook3,1 with full graphics, I am experiencing severe networking problems.

Ethernet and WiFi are working, but neither will let me connect to my NAS (Synology DS410). This was no problem on 10.7.x It could very well be a Mountain Lion problem, but for now I have to go back to 10.7.... :(

I tried re-installing ML, before and after X3100 drivers, before and after 10.8.2 update, still the same.

I cannot connect to my NAS. In Finder, if I select "connect as..", it immediately prompts an error. There is no way I can select a different user for my NAS.

Very weird, and very annoying. This way I cannot access my files, pictures, music, downloads, movies and TimeMachine. So non-workable...

Damned, MLforALL did such a great job of getting ML to run on older MacBooks with full graphics support. And now this...

Anyone else these problems?

I'm thinking 0f getting the old 10.7 ethernet kext and install them in 10.8. Only, which ones should I get?

Edit 10:25
I've tried the 10.7 IONetworkingFamily kext (version 2.1) in ML (which has 3.0), but no change. I see a lot of people have problems with AFP and network shares/NAS, so it seems related to Mountain Lion, not the way ML is installed on my Macbook. I think I'll have to wait for 10.8.3 and see if that changes anything. Major Bummer!! But glad I tested this way before I bought a new Mac..!

T'hain Esh Kelch
Mar 4, 2013, 05:56 AM
Have anyone tried this solution with a late 2006 Macbook Pro, with X1600?

bosscharles
Mar 4, 2013, 06:38 AM
Ml4all

Can i rename the boot drive from ML to anything I want after the install of ML is complete? or does it always have to be named ML for this to work.

Thanks.

MLforAll
Mar 4, 2013, 06:55 AM
bosscharles,
The name is required only for the patch's applying. You can rename your drive after completing all of the guide's steps.

mishendr,
I have encountered the same problem than you with my hack. I can't connect to my Apple TV nor via iTunes nor via AirParrot. I work on it ! I want using AirParrot with my Mountain Lion !

repa4ok
Mar 4, 2013, 09:24 AM
yeap, guys, there is a trouble with some kexts :(

exFAT mounting is not woking - solutions is to replace exfat.kext from 10.7.5;

one more isue with mouting afp - it doesn't work :( at all. i've tryed all the kexts/binaries i've found (located /System/Library/Filesystems/AppleShare/), but still no success :(

i've even rebuild a kernel (12.2.0 for i386), but no luck to boot it :(

returned back to 10.7.5

deesto
Mar 4, 2013, 10:04 AM
deesto,
You can get it via torrent.
There is no link because it's not very legal.

Thanks. Right: I was hoping for a "legal" way to do this.

y.very
Mar 4, 2013, 11:20 AM
guys, there is also a trouble with iSight, it lags hence is unusable.

MLforAll
Mar 4, 2013, 01:17 PM
Test for the Hack ML v3 were started :

It include :

- iSight fix
- Network problem fix
- 64 bits startup.
- 64 bits Graphics support for GMA 950 (with QE/CI), ATI Radeon X1600 (with QE/CI), GMA X3100 (with sleep).

Coming SOON !

y.very
Mar 4, 2013, 01:19 PM
wooooooooooooooo!!!


Test for the Hack ML v3 were started :

It include :

- iSight fix
- Network problem fix
- 64 bits startup.
- 64 bits Graphics support for GMA 950 (with QE/CI), ATI Radeon X1600 (with QE/CI), GMA X3100 (with sleep).

Coming SOON !

deesto
Mar 4, 2013, 01:37 PM
So after finding a copy, and getting through to Step 11, I reboot into the ML Setup partition, but it fails right away with: There was a problem installing "Mac OS X". Try reinstalling.

Did I do something wrong?

MLforAll
Mar 4, 2013, 02:08 PM
deesto,
It's normal ! Continue the guide's steps...

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I actually testing Hack ML v3 on my MacBook.
I will upload the Public Beta when I was succeeded my MacBook's Installation.

States :

iMac X1600 : Perfect !
MacBook GMA 950 : Testing...

I actually use Hack ML v3 on my iMac ! It's amazing ! iSight, Network fixes and 64 bits !!!

rezzo
Mar 4, 2013, 02:20 PM
MLforAll, about the new version, is needed make a fresh install or can I 'update' my current ML 10.8.2 installed using v1?

MacBook2,1 with GMA950 here.

PD: Some news about the Numeric Lock led issue? thx.

mishendr
Mar 4, 2013, 02:21 PM
You want me to test too....? :cool:

I don't mind re-installing again, did it several times already, and with the HDD setup partition, its easily enough.

Great work MLforALL! :)

MLforAll
Mar 4, 2013, 02:39 PM
rezzo,
The numeric LED issue is fixed too !
You can upgrade to v3 from v1, Yes !

mishendr,
I don't have a MacBook with GMA X3100. So, your are welcome for testing the new version !

I can use my Apple TV 3 as well with the new version !
The only inconvenient : It takes more time to boot OS X.

rezzo
Mar 4, 2013, 02:43 PM
rezzo,
The numeric LED issue is fixed too !
You can upgrade to v3 from v1, Yes !
Great! waiting the download link. :D

mishendr
Mar 4, 2013, 02:44 PM
mishendr[/B],
I don't have a MacBook with GMA X3100. So, your are welcome for testing the new version !

I can use my Apple TV 3 as well with the new version !
The only inconvenient : It takes more time to boot OS X.

If you PM me the Hack, I'll go ahead and try it right away. I already made a clean ML Setup partition, it's waiting..... :cool::cool:

winmacubu
Mar 4, 2013, 03:24 PM
I have gone through the steps a few times of reinstalling. But, I run into the issue of not being able to boot into my ML. I receive an error: "building boot caches on boot helper partition failed" passed that and then got, "no installer packages can be found for this disk" I have the MacBook 3,1 X3100. I am doing the steps in Snow Leopard (10.6) could this be my issue? Do I NEED to be coming from 10.7?

What's your input?
-thanks in advance :)

deesto
Mar 4, 2013, 03:34 PM
deesto,
It's normal ! Continue the guide's steps...
!
Thanks, but after running the hack (which complains about missing files) and rebooting to ML, boot never gets past the grey Apple logo screen and stops there.

mishendr
Mar 4, 2013, 03:51 PM
Thanks, but after running the hack (which complains about missing files) and rebooting to ML, boot never gets past the grey Apple logo screen and stops there.

Be sure to use a complete InstallESD.DMG , there are "stripped" onces circulating. Should be approx 4,05GB in size.

deesto
Mar 4, 2013, 04:05 PM
Be sure to use a complete InstallESD.DMG , there are "stripped" onces circulating. Should be approx 4,05GB in size.

That's the size of the one I got. Would someone mind providing a CRC for their file?

Nemesis19
Mar 4, 2013, 04:46 PM
@MLforAll thank you for the awesome job!

I had different issues on my Macbook 4,1 with X3100. I can say that I could install ML without problems and without sleeping/brightness/video playback issues. These are my questions and bug reports:

1. I can't mount external drives (exfat usb drives especially) (acknowledged few post above but I want to report them too)

2. I can't find the shared folders in my home lan, my other mac in the house has some shared folder and I can't even see the mac on the finder sidebar (acknowledged few post above but I want to report them too)

3. after installing ML I deleted the ML Setup partition, and thinking that the usb problem could be given by permissions I tried to repair them using the "disk utility" and I got an error similar to "error, resource not available" that I thought was connected to the cancellation of the ML Setup partition

4. after installing ML all the hidden folders like var, tmp, bin etc in my root were visible, what to do?

5. can't autorun totalfinder, the finder plugin, even if you reinstall it

6. how the Hack ML v3 is going to implement 64bit graphics? can you explain how is going to be? because there is not x3100 64bit version for ML... :(

7. hackerwayne here says the DP1 extension might brick the system in the future: http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=16942597&postcount=1300 you should really collaborate together because both of you made very cool stuff!

Merci beaucoup, tu es magnifique!

ShiryuX
Mar 4, 2013, 05:27 PM
Hey MLforAll!

I'm patiently waiting for v3 of the hack, I suppose I just have to update the ML Setup partition with it and run the Hack.command to update my current v2? :)

I also wanted to ask for a friend who has 10.7 on his iMac 24" white: will this hack work on these as well? (Unsure if he has a 7300GT or 7600GT graphic card in it)

Thanks a lot! :D

cagordon89
Mar 4, 2013, 05:56 PM
rezzo,
The numeric LED issue is fixed too !
You can upgrade to v3 from v1, Yes !

mishendr,
I don't have a MacBook with GMA X3100. So, your are welcome for testing the new version !

I can use my Apple TV 3 as well with the new version !
The only inconvenient : It takes more time to boot OS X.

hey MLforAll, I have a black macbook 4,1 with GMA X3100. I'll do some testing for you too!. You can send me the link if you want

lunaoso
Mar 4, 2013, 08:16 PM
That's the size of the one I got. Would someone mind providing a CRC for their file?

8b4869920cd740414fe6b7e3f0b1be3e for 10.8.0.

deesto
Mar 4, 2013, 08:38 PM
8b4869920cd740414fe6b7e3f0b1be3e for 10.8.0.

Thanks lunaoso. That matches the MD5 sum of the file I have. I wonder what went wrong, and how to un-brick this thing.

fabioroberto
Mar 5, 2013, 11:37 AM
my macbook 4,1 doesn't boot -> "waiting for DSMOS".. and step 12 doesn't work for me..
any help?

Nemesis19
Mar 5, 2013, 03:17 PM
my macbook 4,1 doesn't boot -> "waiting for DSMOS".. and step 12 doesn't work for me..
any help?

I have a macbook 4,1 too and nothing of that happened, if you have ML Setup partition I suggest you to erase at this point the main partition and plain install mountain lion, then import the data and settings through migration assistant

if you are italian and need further assistance let me know, maybe in Italian I can explain myself faster ;)

fabioroberto
Mar 5, 2013, 03:34 PM
I have a macbook 4,1 too and nothing of that happened, if you have ML Setup partition I suggest you to erase at this point the main partition and plain install mountain lion, then import the data and settings through migration assistant

if you are italian and need further assistance let me know, maybe in Italian I can explain myself faster ;)

thanks man!! i''ll try later..

thanks again

[edit]
Now Mountain Lion 10.8 fully working, but no x3100.. just one issue! Any advice?

Nemesis19: i'm brazilian..

Nemesis19
Mar 6, 2013, 05:24 AM
thanks man!! i''ll try later..

thanks again

[edit]
Now Mountain Lion 10.8 fully working, but no x3100.. just one issue! Any advice?

Nemesis19: i'm brazilian..

with the Hack v2 x3100 is supported, the only issues I had were the missing USB exfat support and disk utility not working properly

did you use the Hack v2?

fabioroberto
Mar 6, 2013, 07:22 AM
with the Hack v2 x3100 is supported, the only issues I had were the missing USB exfat support and disk utility not working properly

did you use the Hack v2?

Thanks man! Mountain Lion fully working now!
I used x3100 kexts from Lion 10.7.5 and working..

when release, can I use new Hack v3 after installed Hack v2 or need a new one?

thanks

hackerwayne
Mar 6, 2013, 03:42 PM
Im willing to collaborate with MLForAll :) just in case you're wondering. Im asking his permission to fine tune his kexts and method.

hackerwayne
Mar 6, 2013, 05:57 PM
Ive tweaked your kexts and deleted many of the unwanted kexts.
(Kexts like IntelHD aren't needed and shouldn't be loaded)

Im also including a different version of OpenGL and a modified version of your script. I can PM you those modified files if you need them. Cheers!

EDIT: Just discovered everything is from DP1. Not just kernel and graphics as i initially expected. Not a good idea bro.

hackerwayne
Mar 6, 2013, 06:17 PM
I'd like to try this, but I can't get past step #1: buy ML. When I try to buy it from the App Store on my macbook2,1 / 10.6.8, I get "not compatible" pop-up message, and there's no option to buy and download it anyway. How do you get past this, without another, more modern Apple computer?

Install Parallel Desktop, download Lion from there and install, once done, open App Store inside Parallel and download/buy Mountain Lion.

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@MLforAll thank you for the awesome job!

I had different issues on my Macbook 4,1 with X3100. I can say that I could install ML without problems and without sleeping/brightness/video playback issues. These are my questions and bug reports:

1. I can't mount external drives (exfat usb drives especially) (acknowledged few post above but I want to report them too)

2. I can't find the shared folders in my home lan, my other mac in the house has some shared folder and I can't even see the mac on the finder sidebar (acknowledged few post above but I want to report them too)

3. after installing ML I deleted the ML Setup partition, and thinking that the usb problem could be given by permissions I tried to repair them using the "disk utility" and I got an error similar to "error, resource not available" that I thought was connected to the cancellation of the ML Setup partition

4. after installing ML all the hidden folders like var, tmp, bin etc in my root were visible, what to do?

5. can't autorun totalfinder, the finder plugin, even if you reinstall it

6. how the Hack ML v3 is going to implement 64bit graphics? can you explain how is going to be? because there is not x3100 64bit version for ML... :(

7. hackerwayne here says the DP1 extension might brick the system in the future: http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=16942597&postcount=1300 you should really collaborate together because both of you made very cool stuff!

Merci beaucoup, tu es magnifique!

Ill answer that for you.
1. Thats the result of using 100% 32 bit DP1 kexts. Ill attempt to fix them
2. Same as #1
3. Boot in Single User Mode and repair permission(s)
4. type this in terminal
$defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE
$Killall Finder
5. Again.. The result of using DP1 filesystem
6. No way thats gonna be done. 64 bit X3100 is crippled plus, hes using 100% 32 bit kernels and kexts from DP1.
7. Its gonna brick the system and you need to run the patch every time you update.

#1, 2 and 5 can be solved. Simply don't use the DP1 kexts will solve it. Should have replaced JUST the graphics, sound kexts and kernel. Not everything (The whole Extensions Folder) from DP1. Lol.

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Hey MLforAll!

I'm patiently waiting for v3 of the hack, I suppose I just have to update the ML Setup partition with it and run the Hack.command to update my current v2? :)

I also wanted to ask for a friend who has 10.7 on his iMac 24" white: will this hack work on these as well? (Unsure if he has a 7300GT or 7600GT graphic card in it)

Thanks a lot! :D

Pretty sure it will, cuz this is using all kexts and kernel from DP1.
After digging into the patches created by MLForAll. Here are the details.

The good thing about it?
Graphics and power management problem will be solved.

The bad thing about it?
Pretty much messed up the rest :(

Detail about why and how this guide works and its problems
1. MLForAll replaced the entire 10.8.X Extensions folder to 10.8 DP1. Which is not a good idea. Read below
2. Even thou DP1 has a 32 bit kernel, its still missing X3100, GMA 950, and X1600 drivers.
3. He get those kexts from Lion 10.7.5 and packed them in together.
4. The result of replacing the Extensions folder completely is some apps not working properly, like Disk Utility, its not designed to use DP1's kexts, so Finder, Disk Utility, any app that uses the file system either doesn't mount, crashes or doesn't install. Same goes to networking, those network and server kexts are not designed to work with the final version of ML.
5. MLForAll mentioned that in V3 64bit will be natively supported, but thats not gonna happen unless you know how to tweak 32bit GMA950 and X1600 kexts to work with a 64bit kernel. Else, this is a no go.

The solutions?
Don't use the whole Extension folder from DP1, instead, only copy the kernel and the graphics kexts. Im not sure what kind of effects will this have on other kexts since they aren't design to work with DP1's kernel either. Im in process of creating it.

EDIT: You can't buy ML directly from the unsupported Mac. It has to be copied from a supported Mac or download via Parallel Desktop.

hackerwayne
Mar 7, 2013, 06:39 AM
Thanks. Right: I was hoping for a "legal" way to do this.

Legal way is to download Parallel (trial), and install Lion from there. Once Lion is installed, open the Mac App Store inside Parallel and buy Mountain Lion from there, once done, you can find it in the Applications folder inside Parallel. Drag that out to desktop. Done.

rezzo
Mar 8, 2013, 07:29 AM
Test for the Hack ML v3 were started :

It include :

- iSight fix
- Network problem fix
- 64 bits startup.
- 64 bits Graphics support for GMA 950 (with QE/CI), ATI Radeon X1600 (with QE/CI), GMA X3100 (with sleep).

Coming SOON !
Any news about this new version?

I am very satisfied with this guide, thanks for the work MLforAll.

MLforAll
Mar 8, 2013, 12:28 PM
1. Using a 32 bits kernel with 64 bits extension create a KP on startup !
2. For the v3, the GMA graphics not works actually because there isn't Lion 10.7.5 64 bits kexts.
3. The solution I found for GMA is decompile the binary, extract and patch the source code, patch it and recompile in 64 bits. But, I don't know C language.
Or create a 64 bits wrapper like "nspluginwrapper" who can load 32 bits kext.

You can actually download the Beta 1, I found one issue : DVD Player crashes, but the rest is solved !

I use it on my iMac X1600 !

hackerwayne
Mar 8, 2013, 12:43 PM
1. Using a 32 bits kernel with 64 bits extension create a KP on startup !
2. For the v3, the GMA graphics not works actually because there isn't Lion 10.7.5 64 bits kexts.
3. The solution I found for GMA is decompile the binary, extract and patch the source code, patch it and recompile in 64 bits. But, I don't know C language.
Or create a 64 bits wrapper like "nspluginwrapper" who can load 32 bits kext.

You can actually download the Beta 1, I found one issue : DVD Player crashes, but the rest is solved !

I use it on my iMac X1600 !

ML on older Mac is already booting 64bit kernel, and its attempting to find 64 bit extensions. Reason why X3100, GMA 950 and X1600 doesn't work is because 64 bit kexts for graphics are not included. There isnt a 64 bit version of the kext available except X3100. i don't see a reason why it doesn't load 32bit kexts.

2. theres no way to fix this.

3. Kexts are in UNIX, not C. I tried NSPluginWrapper, doesn't work. throw a dependencies not found error.
4. DVD not working i can fix that. Its OpenGL and/or OpenCL problem. Try applications like Steam and Adobe CS, if those apps doesn't work, its 100% OpenCL problem.

A quick question. Why does X1600 works? As far as i know, there isnt a 64bit X1600 driver anywhere.

Can you please post the error for DVD Player? I have a fix for that depending on the errors

MLforAll
Mar 8, 2013, 01:35 PM
The ATI Radeon X1600 works. Try my Hack v3 !

I see you have modified your guide, Are you find a fix for GMAs ?

NSPluginWrapper doesn't this job ! It's a 64 bits plugin for Linux Mozilla Firefox !

hackerwayne
Mar 8, 2013, 02:37 PM
The ATI Radeon X1600 works. Try my Hack v3 !

I see you have modified your guide, Are you find a fix for GMAs ?

NSPluginWrapper doesn't this job ! It's a 64 bits plugin for Linux Mozilla Firefox !

Btw.. found a better fix for X1600. Feel free to add it to your guide. Just remember to give credit ;D

1. Install ML as per my guide. Without any patch etc.
2. Boot up to desktop. NO GRAPHICS ACC WHATSOEVER!
3. Replace the kexts/bundles with these (http://www.mediafire.com/?ijifee43rg6uzmj).
4. Replace OpenGL
5. Done! DVDPlayer works too!
Done

fabioroberto
Mar 8, 2013, 04:41 PM
Btw.. found a better fix for X1600. Feel free to add it to your guide. Just remember to give credit ;D

1. Install ML as per my guide. Without any patch etc.
2. Boot up to desktop. NO GRAPHICS ACC WHATSOEVER!
3. Replace the kexts/bundles with these (http://www.mediafire.com/?ijifee43rg6uzmj).
4. Replace OpenGL
5. Done! DVDPlayer works too!
Done


I have macbook 4,1 and to fix problem with disk utility (repair permissions error) is just install the package 10.8.2 and hack again! fully work!

can I use the hack v3 iSight fix on hack v2?

thanks for help

hackerwayne
Mar 8, 2013, 05:02 PM
I have macbook 4,1 and to fix problem with disk utility (repair permissions error) is just install the package 10.8.2 and hack again! fully work!

can I use the hack v3 iSight fix on hack v2?

thanks for help

Nope. MacBook4,1 uses X3100. Currently not supported on MLForAll's V3

bosscharles
Mar 10, 2013, 05:35 AM
Seems to take forever to boot into 10.8.2 is this normal? Doesn't freeze but seems like it... Running v3 late 2006 imac

bosscharles
Mar 10, 2013, 06:16 AM
Beta update for m4all. Not booting after 10.8.2 update.... It hangs at the apple logo. I did reapply the patch from terminal in ml installation... However after running hack. Command there is an error message which reads: rm: Volumes/ML/System/Library/CoreServices/Platform Support. plist: No such file or directory

Thanks

Edit: I have not changed the name of my ML partition.... It is called ML as per instructions... I have also repaired permissions of partition ML from my lion partition... Also I searched for Platform Support. Plist and it is not in the ML partiyion

hackerwayne
Mar 10, 2013, 12:38 PM
Seems to take forever to boot into 10.8.2 is this normal? Doesn't freeze but seems like it... Running v3 late 2006 imac

Reinstall 10.8 using 10.8.2, don't install 10.8 then update to 10.8.2. That normally causes problems.

bosscharles
Mar 10, 2013, 01:11 PM
Reinstall 10.8 using 10.8.2, don't install 10.8 then update to 10.8.2. That normally causes problems.

Hackerwayne, How do I reinstall 10.8 using 10.8.2? Sorry not following you....Do I need to download 10.8.2 combo update and extract that somewhere on the 10.8 installer files? My Mountain Lion installer is 10.8. Do i have to download the 10.8.2 installer?

Thanks....

hackerwayne
Mar 10, 2013, 01:31 PM
Hackerwayne, How do I reinstall 10.8 using 10.8.2? Sorry not following you....Do I need to download 10.8.2 combo update and extract that somewhere on the 10.8 installer files? My Mountain Lion installer is 10.8. Do i have to download the 10.8.2 installer?

Thanks....

download original ML from the Mac App Store, it should be free if you've bought it before.

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Beta update for m4all. Not booting after 10.8.2 update.... It hangs at the apple logo. I did reapply the patch from terminal in ml installation... However after running hack. Command there is an error message which reads: rm: Volumes/ML/System/Library/CoreServices/Platform Support. plist: No such file or directory

Thanks

Edit: I have not changed the name of my ML partition.... It is called ML as per instructions... I have also repaired permissions of partition ML from my lion partition... Also I searched for Platform Support. Plist and it is not in the ML partition

Thats because it was deleted when you first install 10.8. Doesn't explain why it doesn't boot. But anyway, try a fresh install and report back

bosscharles
Mar 10, 2013, 01:37 PM
download original ML from the Mac App Store, it should be free if you've bought it before.

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Thats because it was deleted when you first install 10.8. Doesn't explain why it doesn't boot. But anyway, try a fresh install and report back

Thanks, re downloading now....

bosscharles
Mar 10, 2013, 04:22 PM
Hi hackerwayne... Used 10.8.2 installer and hack v3.... Same result, just hangs when trying to boot into ML partition.... 10.8.0 installer with hack v3 worked fine before.... Any ideas?

Edit: managed to Boot in safe mode... Repaired permissions....and just managed to login normally...behaving erratically... Slow webcam, mouse right, center, side etc clicks not responding.... Video looks fine.... I photo shows a question mark, did not install properly...

bosscharles
Mar 10, 2013, 06:48 PM
Ok, managed to get it working now.... Decided to format ML partition and start again.. installed from 10.8.2 installer.... Applied v3 hack... Restarted.... . Then again hanging at the apple logo.... I then reset pram 3times and reset smc... And it is now working, booting into ML fine...

53kyle
Mar 13, 2013, 09:08 PM
I am working on an installer that does everything in this guide.

Rastafabi
Mar 15, 2013, 04:43 AM
Using a MacBook Pro 2,2 (X1600) I can't get past the "waiting for DSMOS..." Error, even after running the Terminal commands you provided.
The only way to install 10.8 on my machine is following the method provided by hackerwayne but this way I don't get a proper working iSight camera and I cannot enable iMessage/FaceTime (I read that it would/could work using your method.).
Hopefully I will end up with a fully working Mountain Lion system.
Thanks for your hard work on this anyway!

mishendr
Mar 15, 2013, 11:31 AM
Guys, I think you better switch over to this thread, or follow it as well. It was the first and "original" thread about installing 10.8 on unsupported hardware.

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1325709

Maybe you'll find more info there, although everybody is now waiting for 10.8.3 to be incorporated.

rezzo
Mar 15, 2013, 03:04 PM
I am working on an installer that does everything in this guide.

sound good that!

hackerwayne
Mar 16, 2013, 11:38 AM
Using a MacBook Pro 2,2 (X1600) I can't get past the "waiting for DSMOS..." Error, even after running the Terminal commands you provided.
The only way to install 10.8 on my machine is following the method provided by hackerwayne but this way I don't get a proper working iSight camera and I cannot enable iMessage/FaceTime (I read that it would/could work using your method.).
Hopefully I will end up with a fully working Mountain Lion system.
Thanks for your hard work on this anyway!

iSight works fine on my method. No FaceTime or iMessage on 10.8.2 on either method

Doritez
Mar 16, 2013, 11:20 PM
Followed every step without fail but after installation and doing the /Hack.command in terminal it says that "theres no such file directory" for all the files. After booting back into lion the ML partition is empty. meaning none of the files were copied to the ML partition during installation. any help please? i have 3 partition in all Lion ML and ML Setup idk what im doing wrong here :(

DavidBlack
Mar 17, 2013, 05:32 PM
iSight works fine on my method. No FaceTime or iMessage on 10.8.2 on either method

does iCloud work with this method?

hackerwayne
Mar 18, 2013, 01:20 AM
does iCloud work with this method?

iCloud works if you use Migration Assistant. Again, its a hit & miss

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I am working on an installer that does everything in this guide.

Its already under development. We will release it tonight or tomorrow. It will be a modified OSInstall.mpkg

53kyle
Mar 19, 2013, 01:19 AM
iCloud works if you use Migration Assistant. Again, its a hit & miss

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Its already under development. We will release it tonight or tomorrow. It will be a modified OSInstall.mpkg

Alright. I am still uploading my own method of installation because it works differently and does different things. I am hoping to make the most simple as possible way to put mountain lion on unsupported macs.

hackerwayne
Mar 20, 2013, 12:24 AM
Alright. I am still uploading my own method of installation because it works differently and does different things. I am hoping to make the most simple as possible way to put mountain lion on unsupported macs.

See my thread, the simplest method ever, has been launched XD. A joint development between me and @MLForAll

53kyle
Mar 20, 2013, 12:54 AM
See my thread, the simplest method ever, has been launched XD. A joint development between me and @MLForAll

Ya, I saw that. My goal is to simply install the hack and you can install ml as you would on any other mac. I am trying to mod the packages in the ml installer so it actually installs the kexts when you install ml and there is no need for hack.command at the end. I was also hoping to make it so you can just double click on the ml installer in your applications folder so you don't need a flash drive.

hackerwayne
Mar 20, 2013, 04:05 AM
Ya, I saw that. My goal is to simply install the hack and you can install ml as you would on any other mac. I am trying to mod the packages in the ml installer so it actually installs the kexts when you install ml and there is no need for hack.command at the end. I was also hoping to make it so you can just double click on the ml installer in your applications folder so you don't need a flash drive.

Lmao. Have you actually tested the app? Thumb drive is not required.

53kyle
Mar 20, 2013, 02:51 PM
Lmao. Have you actually tested the app? Thumb drive is not required.

Oh. I didn't see that. I ended up using a flash drive for mlpostfactor and it worked, so that is what I thought I had to do.

rezzo
Mar 23, 2013, 01:54 PM
Any changelog of MLPostFactor?

I still use MLforAll v0.1 in a MacBook2,1 (GMA950).

BIG SnickerS
Mar 24, 2013, 11:04 AM
My MacBook Pro Late 2006 doesn't want to work with Mountain Lion. Did everything by instruction... after installing it doesn't want to run.. Loads ML and after loading I'm stuck with white screen and a black pointer, that I can only move.. Any solutions? My Macbook uses ATI Radeon X1600 126Mb graphics card...

BIG SnickerS
Mar 24, 2013, 09:42 PM
Op, successfully working... macbook pro late 2006 with ati radeon x1600... (os x 10.8.2, Hack ML V2). Didn't work with os x 10.8.3 and Hack ML V3.
Works stable... except one kernel panic after installing Little Snitch

Needleroozer
Mar 29, 2013, 11:22 PM
The V3 hack worked great for me. I needed to apply the chmod and chown terminal commands from step 7 to both ML Setup and ML. After that, it's worked fine. I have been able to connect to Bonjour Macs on my WiFi network, X1600 graphics work (smooth animations, transparent menu bar, etc.), sleep works, and audio works. The Caps Lock and Num Lock keys activate separately and correctly. However, iCloud and iMessage do not work, as is normal: I didn't use Migration Assistant, as I don't have 10.7 and thus have no iCloud settings to transfer. Also, the iSight camera is laggy, but I never use it anyways.

Thank you, MLforAll!

It would be great if you and hackerwayne could get the MLPostFactor V0.2 for X1600 out soon, though, since this hack is still using the DP1 extensions.

solmich
Apr 8, 2013, 08:47 AM
Btw.. found a better fix for X1600. Feel free to add it to your guide. Just remember to give credit ;D

1. Install ML as per my guide. Without any patch etc.
2. Boot up to desktop. NO GRAPHICS ACC WHATSOEVER!
3. Replace the kexts/bundles with these (http://www.mediafire.com/?ijifee43rg6uzmj).
4. Replace OpenGL
5. Done! DVDPlayer works too!
Done

1000x Thanks! (created account to write this...)

iMac5.1,C2D 2.1GHz,3GB,250GB,ML 10.8 GM

hackerwayne
Apr 8, 2013, 10:26 AM
1000x Thanks! (created account to write this...)

iMac5.1,C2D 2.1GHz,3GB,250GB,ML 10.8 GM

This guide is now old. Our new automated method can be found at http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1325709

solmich
Apr 8, 2013, 11:29 AM
This guide is now old. Our new automated method can be found at http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1325709

yes, but I just wanna search these xt1600 kexts

hackerwayne
Apr 8, 2013, 11:59 AM
yes, but I just wanna search these xt1600 kexts

Its not just the kexts

LeviTH
May 6, 2013, 07:46 AM
Any changes in v3? I have a Macbook 2,1 and I want to install the ML

T909
Aug 24, 2013, 05:33 AM
Hey
It doesn't start up.
I did everything and it went well, but it doesnt start up. :( All I get is some round and ..kinda like forbidden sign.

gvollant
Oct 6, 2013, 04:14 AM
any idea for 10.9 ?

and I give you a link to an utility I made to create delta between to file and apply it, useful for modified dmg against original

http://www.smartversion.com/download.htm

http://www.smartversion.com/cmdline.htm

remembrancenn
Jan 7, 2014, 03:44 PM
Hi, thanks for your work! This is best solution I've found for my MacBook2,1 (Mid 2007) (MLPostfactor does not work for me)

I was able to install 10.8.1 using ML4All and update to 10.8.5 using combo update. After update I've applied commands from Hack.command (except OpenGL.framework commands). And system is starting now, but can't start QE on my Intel GMA 950 and Wifi reporting timeout error.
Have you any solution for GMA 950?

I used Hack ML v2

The same for Hack v3: GMA 950 working in "safe mode" with no QE :(

Any Ideas how to run QE on GMA 950?

remembrancenn
Jan 11, 2014, 02:23 PM
Gosh... after the week of installations I was able to install 10.8.4 using MLPostfactor v0.3 It started working from USB when I removed all partitions on my HD. Thanks for your work again! I'll try to support the project :cool:

ringlike
Feb 3, 2014, 05:36 AM
Hi!
Does MLPostFactor or MLforAll work for a MacPro 1,1 with ATI Radeon HD 5770?
Thanks for any information.

Dark Dragoon
Feb 3, 2014, 06:10 AM
Hi!
Does MLPostFactor or MLforAll work for a MacPro 1,1 with ATI Radeon HD 5770?
Thanks for any information.
Is there a specific reason you want to run Mountain Lion over Mavericks?

I don't know about Mountain Lion and MLPostFactor or MLforAll on a Mac Pro 1,1.
But you can now easily install and run Mavericks on a Mac Pro 1,1/2,1 with Tiamo's boot.efi, with everything working.
There's even a tool that Oemden made called SFOTT which automates creating the custom installer, if you don't want to make the changes manually.

If you are interested in Mavericks on a Mac Pro 1,1 take a look at this thread:-
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1598176&page=2

ringlike
Feb 8, 2014, 08:11 AM
[QUOTE=Dark Dragoon;18723731]Is there a specific reason you want to run Mountain Lion over Mavericks?

Thanks for your suggestion. The reason for upgrading to ML and not Mavericks is that with Mavericks the iPhone calendar and contact can only be synchronized by means of the iCloud. I don't like this

cloud4607
Apr 9, 2014, 06:17 PM
Hi all, i have a macbook 2,1 mid-2007 fully working on 10.8.2 using this guide :cool:
If i upgrade to 10.8.5, will my GMA950 still work with QE? Or should i stay with the 10.8.2? Thanks in advance

T'hain Esh Kelch
Apr 10, 2014, 02:59 AM
Is there a specific reason you want to run Mountain Lion over Mavericks?

Thanks for your suggestion. The reason for upgrading to ML and not Mavericks is that with Mavericks the iPhone calendar and contact can only be synchronized by means of the iCloud. I don't like this
That is not correct. I use CalDav and Exchange on Mavericks without a hitch. Including on my iPhone, even though I don't see what that has to do with Mavericks.