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Dell Inspiron n5110 works 10.6.3 -6.8 Everything is great except ethernet.
 
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Acer Aspire 5920G
Mac OSX Snow Leopard 10.6.7 run
Cpu: Core2Duo T7700 2,4 GHz 800MHz FSB 4MB L2 Cache
RAM: 2x 2 Gb Kingston
Graphic: NVIDIA Geforce 8600M GT 512 MB
Sound: IntelHDA via Voodoo
Working Hardware: Graphic Card, Sound Card, Trackpad, Bluetooth, USB, DVD, FireWire,
Acer Crystal Eye Webcam
Not Working (not yet, i do my best): Card Reader, EthernetCard, Intel-Wlan, Sleep

1: Install Mac OSX SL 10.6
2: Boot with CD without any options
3: Combo Update to 10.6.7
4: Multibeast with Options: Easy Beast Install, SystemUtilities, VoodooHDA 0.2.72#
5: Boot without CD with the Options: -v -pci
 
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Motherboard
MSI Z77A-G45
CPU
i5-3570K
Graphics
GTX 660
Mac
  1. MacBook Pro
  2. Mac mini
  3. Mac Pro
Mobile Phone
  1. iOS
Add to the list:

Lenovo 3000 N100 (0768-A78)
CPU Intel Core DUAL or Duo (not Core2Duo (yet!))
Intel GMA 950 GFX Card onboard.
OS X 10.6.3 , vanilla Kernel.
iBoot + MultiBeast, just don't forget to choose the PS2 stuff for notebooks first time around :D
Swopped Intel wifi card (no kext for the 9465 can be found for the Intel Pro Wireless), New one is equipped with a Broadcom chip which works out of the box.
The part nbr for the wifi card is 42T0823 and also used in Lenovo 3000 C200 (N100 bigger brother) and T60. Due to Lenovo keeping a "white list" (what is allowed in this laptop) this is the easiest swop without having to mess with a BIOS update. Parts are still available and work as an AirPort card with native support. And for your next laptop: you can most likely port it too!
Audio onboard works with VoodooHDA.kext but either set the gain for the mic input to zero or search for the iGain=0 VoodooHDA.kext where the gain is set to zero so it doesn't start whistling / beeping / singing when you boot up.
It's not fast, but it works.
CD/DVD spins up occasionally, but it doesn't really bother me too much, the thing gets not enough exercise anyway :mrgreen:
Not 100% sure anymore but may have used iBoot Legacy to get it started. :lol:
 
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Snow Leopard 10.3.X
Successfully installed on a factory,
Dell Inspiron n5010

the only real issue is the wireless card. The mac OS does not recognize the built in wireless card. So no networking. Everything else works fine. If i find a fix to it, i will post it
 
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Motherboard
Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H
CPU
i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz
Graphics
EVGA 02G-P4-2645-KR NVIDIA GeForce GT 640
Mac
  1. Mac Pro
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
  1. iOS
Add to the list my Dell Vostro 1710!

The install process was from a 10.6.3 retail disk to the 10.6.8 combo meal. I followed the instructions from this site and all went smoothly with one exception. I added a kext for Sleep, VoodooSleep.kext, which caused an error upon reboot. After a brief panic from the realization that I know NOTHING about an OSX system, I rebooted with the install disk, deleted the offending kext and was back in business after a reboot. After a short search, I found the kexts for the wireless, Broadcom43XXFamilyrev2.kext, battery indicator, VoodooBattery.kext and trackpad, VoodooPS2Trackpad.kext, dropped them into the /Extra/Extensions directory, a reboot and I had wireless, battery indicator and trackpad. Very, very nice!!!

Also, the system would not recognize my iPhone 4 until I updated iTunes to 10.6. I ran Multi-beast after the update and before rebooting, per the instructions. One more reboot and boom baby, I have not looked back!

EDIT-----
After reading other posts I need to provide more detail:

System config:
Processor, T5670, 1.8, 2MB, 2C Core
J485C1 Keyboard, 105
Card, Wireless, Bluetooth
Card, Wireless, Minicard, DW1395 4312BG
Camera Assembly, 1.3M, Liteon Tsingma
Liquid Crystal Display, 17, WideExtended Graphics Array Plus VESA, AU OPTRONICS CORP
Hard Drive, 320GB, S2, 5.4K, 9.5 WD-ML160
Dvd+/-rw, 8X, Ide Sony Nec Optiarc Inc., TS L

What Works - *=after updating the software or adding a kext file
Camera
*Wifi
Ethernet card
*Battery indicator
Audio
*Videos - they worked after the initial install, but only the original size - resizing would get a blank window, but after works fine installing the latest 10.6.8 updates.
*iPhone is recognized only after updating to iTunes 10.6
Screen max resolution is 1440X900, which is what I get with Kubuntu and Windoz
Mouse worked
Trackpad works - but double tap doesn't work
Volume control from the keyboard works
Screen brightness control from keyboard works
Microphone works
DVD eject works - this laptop has a "soft" eject button
Keyboard Song controls work

What doesn't work -
Shutdown down - the system will almost shutdown the drives, display and keyboard lights, but I have to finish the job by holding down the power button until the light on the power button goes out.
Haven't tried Sleep mode - don't really use it.

I have since installed Firefox, Garageband - from iStore, MS Silverlight, LibreOffice, Epson & Canon printer and scanner drivers,  Dropbox, Skype and some tools from the iStore.

The only complaint is that the keyboard functions like cut, paste, home, end "CNTL arrow" don't work the same. And then there are the sounds - this thing barks and growls and spongs and dongs and I have no idea what it means. So, I end up peeling back the windows to find the reason. Not a complaint really, just kinds funny to see how engrained certain keystrokes can become.

I think that's everything
/EDIT-------

Am going to build an iBoot SD card and just leave that in the internal SD card slot to boot from.

Sigh of relief - no more Windows!

My Dell must feel like Donkey on Shrek 1 when he said "You hear that Shrek, she think I'm a steed, she call me a steed." "This OSX call me a Mac Book Pro. It think I'm a Mac Book Pro!" Heh, it is!

Thanx for a great step-by-step.

My wife's laptop is next! :)

Cheers
 
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Motherboard
HP Probook 4530s (Clover)
CPU
i5-2520M / HM65 Express
Graphics
HD3000, 1366x768
Mac
  1. Mac Pro
Classic Mac
  1. Power Mac
Mobile Phone
  1. iOS
This is my experience:

Got OS 10.6.8 working on a sony vaio VGN-NS12M (European)
Bios : AMI but locked by sony
Graphics : ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430
Kernal : iBoot + multibeast 3.10.1
USB : working
WIFI : not working
Battery : not working but haven't tested voodoo yet
Bluetooth : N/A
Trackpad : working with PS/2 driver from multibeast
Sound : working with voodooHDA 0.2.72
HDMI : N/A
Webcam : working
Sleep : not tested

:D :beachball:
 
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whats up guys i just wanted to thank the tonymacx86 team for their hard work, because of them i was able to install snow leopard on my Toshiba satellite C655 and so far works great exept for the audio but i use an external speaker.

you guys are the best Thank you very much guys..
 
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