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El Capitan on Macbook Pro A1211 Keyboard and Mouse not working

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Apr 16, 2016
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Motherboard
Macbook Pro 2,2 A1211
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Intel Core 2 duo 2 Cores
Graphics
Ate Radeon x1600
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Classic Mac
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#1
Good afternoon!

I tried to install El Capitan last night on a macbook pro model A1211 (mid 2006) ATI radeon x1600 Intel Core 2 Duo. I´m able to boot but in the login page mouse and keyboard simple don´t work.

I tried to install multibeast but failed, so I installed the El Capitan Post Install tools. Still no luck (I installed all this on a supported Mac booting from an external usb drive, then I shut down the supported mac and installed the hard drive again in the A1211 with no luck)

I´m new in this, so please forgive my ignorance I don´t know what else to do to get El Capitan Working on this unsupported Mac A1211
 
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#2
Good afternoon!

I tried to install El Capitan last night on a macbook pro model A1211 (mid 2006) ATI radeon x1600 Intel Core 2 Duo. I´m able to boot but in the login page mouse and keyboard simple don´t work.

I tried to install multibeast but failed, so I installed the El Capitan Post Install tools. Still no luck (I installed all this on a supported Mac booting from an external usb drive, then I shut down the supported mac and installed the hard drive again in the A1211 with no luck)

I´m new in this, so please forgive my ignorance I don´t know what else to do to get El Capitan Working on this unsupported Mac A1211
Macbook is too old. EFI Firmware is 32bit same with ATI kexts/drivers. Wasting your time pretty much you can pick up a MacBook 09/10 next to nothing second hand now.
 
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Macbook Pro 2,2 A1211
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Intel Core 2 duo 2 Cores
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Ate Radeon x1600
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Classic Mac
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#3
Unfortunately yes, it's too old, I was able to replace the boot.efi file following this guide http://www.caradimas.org/john/?p=193, and the Mac successfully booted to the login screen, but no keyboard no mouse, any remote chance to get the old drivers and make them work?
 
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#4
No. Drivers for the MacBook are only in 32bit. No 64bit support hence why apple never added support for the laptop.
 
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Macbook Pro 2,2 A1211
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Intel Core 2 duo 2 Cores
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Ate Radeon x1600
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Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
#5
Well, that is too bad, I really wanted to bring this baby to life With a new os.
 
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GA-Z68XP-UD3 El Capitan
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GE-430
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#6
Well, that is too bad, I really wanted to bring this baby to life With a new os.
There's a way. Don't let this one discourage you. I managed to get Yosemite on my mb pro 2,2 but just wasn't quite working cuz, of the video card however keyboard, trackpad ect all worked
 
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macbook pro a1212 4gb ram 240 ssd
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#7
I have a macbook pro a1212 240 ssd and 4gb ram with ati x1600 graphics card. I try to upgrade to the mavericks, yosemite, sierra ... but everyone gets the graphics bugged. I did not find the kext anywhere to be able to install it perfectly. everything else works, except for graphics. would anyone have this kext or could it help me otherwise? I would greatly appreciate it!
 
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