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Official CustoMac Mini 2012 Guide and Notes (in progress)

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Thanks tonymac! I finally got around to building my first hackintosh and i am extremely happy with it. This guide and the help fromt this community has made troubleshooting issues very easy.

Here are my specs:
Core i3 3225 w/ HD 4000
Gigabyte GA-Z77N-WIFI
OCZ Vertex 4
8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport
ML 10.8


Donating to Tony would be a great way to say thanks, and assure he'll continue to work on updates!
 
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Okay some success finally with wol, I used an apple usb to ethernet device and it works like a charm. So that now only leaves bluetooth. I could buy one of these dongles but it seems pretty crazy to have to get something sent all the way from the states:-

http://compare.ebay.co.uk/like/230919820682?var=lv&ltyp=AllFixedPriceItemTypes&var=sbar&cbt=y

Does anyone know of any other alternatives?

scratch that, I've found one:-

http://www.atpeaz.com/index.php/2012/using-unsupported-bluetooth-4-0-usb-dongle-with-os-x/

So wol works, but not wake on demand. I've been trying to completely disable the ethernet device when I do the app store breaks with "an unknown error occurred." Does anyone know how I can reset the app store somehow to stop it checking for this physical ethernet device?

Okay so I've looked into this and it seems that the problem is that the usb ethernet dongle isn't registered as built-in.
 
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Ended up cloning the SSD to another drive, then re-installing Multibeast to the new drive. Disabling kext cache didn't work. Fixed but not sure why.
 
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Airport update came out last night, installed it with no problems afterwards. One thing I noticed, the thing immediately woke from sleep just now and there was no mouse and keyboard delay. WEIRD!~:?:

[h=1]AirPort Utility 6.2 for Mac[/h]
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[h=2]About AirPort Utility 6.2 for Mac[/h]
Use AirPort Utility to set up and manage your Wi-Fi network and 802.11n AirPort base stations, including AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and Time Capsule. AirPort Utility 6.2 contains improvements and bug fixes, including:

  • The ability to extend the Guest Wi-Fi network on a network that is configured with multiple AirPort Base Stations
  • The ability to add a WPS-capable Wi-Fi printer
  • Improved international support

For the latest information on AirPort software, check Software Update in System Preferences or the following Apple Support Downloads website: http://support.apple.com/downloads/.

Learn more about Apple Wi-Fi at: http://www.apple.com/wifi/.
For more information on using AirPort products, go to the Product Support Page at:http://www.apple.com/support/airport/.
 
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Airport Utility is just an admin tool to manage Airport base stations. I would not expect this update to affect a machine's normal operation.

I was nervous applying it either way.
 
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