I recently bought a 2-port USB3.0 PCI-e board that was suppose to have the FL1100 chip which works OOB with El Capitan. The board was for my ageing Inspiron 530 (P33 chipset).
But the board I received had the FL1009 chip which does not work with El Capitan :banghead:
In the end the solution was...
Have been running Yosemite for a long time on my old Acer 4830T i5-2410M notebook.
HDD failed so got a new SSD and did a fresh install of 10.11.1.
All OK except Battery Status in menu bar cannot be selected in System Preferences.
As soon as I click "Show battery status in menu bar" (under...
Updated my ageing Inspiron 530 via Apple download site.
I am using Clover 3021.
Sound works fine after update without having to do anything ...one of beauties of Clover (I used Piker-Alpha's clover 8Series script originally to generate the clover patch and ALC888 kext).
So Clover makes the...
Just starting out on a G5 build.
Going to be using a Lian Li motherboard tray, back plate and I/O Panel from a sacrifice case I mentioned here.
For the rear exhaust fan, I was going to use 120mm fan. It will fit if I don't mount the motherboard tray on the existing G5 stand-offs.
But I plan to...
For anyone looking for a motherboard tray and back plate, I just bought a Lian Li PC-A10B case for £35 delivered just out of curiosity ;)
Wow - what a bargain considering the build quality and the "parts" one gets for £35 for 8Kg of metal work !!.
3 more still available on eBay here for UK...
Has been reported many times on these forums but with no conclusion that I can find.
I am on Chimera 2.0.1 (svn-r2109) [2013-02-19 23:42:16]
one would assume a countdown of one second.
The actual countdown is 4 to five...
In the past, I have successfully installed Mac OS X on a Dell 530 desktop and a Samsung Netbook.
Now I have an Acer Notebook with i5 M430 CPU with ATI 5470 + Intel HD graphics and attempting to install Mac OS X on an external USB HDD (while I am waiting for the new internal HDD to arrive) but...
I am a noob but have earned a few strips installing OS X on a netbootbook (Samsung N130)
I have successfully managed that. It was relatively painless compared to the desktop I doing next.
I have two identical and relatively "old" Dell Inspiron 530 spec'ed as follows:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 9300...