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by ssimon
Thu Aug 23, 2007 5:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 & R61 same price?
Replies: 19
Views: 3070

7K200 drive is important, as space and performance are sorely needed. However, I've heard reports that it's quite hot and noisy. Off topic, but had to reply, the 7K200 is awesome, no noise difference from the 7K100 and seems even cooler! I am very happy with my upgrade... aside from the Core2Duo 2....
by ssimon
Tue May 22, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Confirmed 802.11n Enabler (AirPortEnabler.kext) BREAKS Audio
Replies: 2
Views: 2835

Wow, no one using 802.11n yet, cmon guys, step it up :-)
by ssimon
Tue May 22, 2007 9:10 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: bootloader conflicts.
Replies: 1
Views: 1387

I use the XP bootloader (which gets "wrapped" inside the Vista bootloader) and it works good. I select OSX and then select the OSX partition to boot from and press enter... (you do need to setup the delay in OSX startup for this to work tho!) Alternatively, you can install Acronis OS Selector and ha...
by ssimon
Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:51 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Confirmed 802.11n Enabler (AirPortEnabler.kext) BREAKS Audio
Replies: 2
Views: 2835

Confirmed 802.11n Enabler (AirPortEnabler.kext) BREAKS Audio

OK, this seems major so I decided to make a thread of it's own rather than keep appending to an older 802.11n thread. Background: ThinkPad T60 (2623-D8U) Upgraded using Lenovo 802.11 a/b/g/n Atheros AR5008 card, running OSX 10.4.8 with Kernel 8.8.1 which recognizes it as an "Airport Extreme (0x168C,...
by ssimon
Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: 802.11n work?
Replies: 6
Views: 2420

Thanks, I already did last night :lol: Posted HERE but no one seems to have a clue... And after hours of testing I can confirm that the shear fact of adding the plugin called "AirPortEnabler.kext" in the Plugins folder of "IO80211Family.kext WILL BREAK SOUND on a Thinkpad or anyone using the AppleAz...
by ssimon
Mon Apr 02, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: 802.11n work?
Replies: 6
Views: 2420

WARNING!

I since upgraded to the Belkin N1 Router and have therefore installed the Apple AirPort Extreme 802.11n Enabler patch. Following that I got 802.11n to work @ 144Mb (as per Network Utility) but LOST the sound!!! I tried to re-install the moded "AppleAzaliaAudio.kext", fixed permissions, even did a su...
by ssimon
Mon Mar 12, 2007 2:25 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Anybody get integrated evdo working on a t60p?
Replies: 4
Views: 2023

See my post HERE... we are really close....
by ssimon
Mon Mar 12, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: triple boot - resize partition
Replies: 15
Views: 6046

LOL, I am running XP + OSX86 + VISTA + Acronis True Image all on one 100GB 7200RPM SATA HD w/ AHCI and using the native VISTA & XP bootloaders, but not on one Partition! That would not be possible :lol: Make sure to have AHCI turned on in the BIOS and the v2.09 or newer BIOS version (ads Vista suppo...
by ssimon
Sun Mar 11, 2007 12:39 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: WWAN EvDO in OSX on T60/X60/Z60 (Sierra Wireless MC5720)
Replies: 1
Views: 3104

WWAN EvDO in OSX on T60/X60/Z60 (Sierra Wireless MC5720)

I was poking around in my 10.4.8 Jas Install and under System Profiler I looked at recognized hardware. Going to the Hardware/USB section I noticed that OSX is recognizing my miniPCI Sierra Wirelesss EvDO card under USB devices as " Sierra Wireless MC5720 Modem "!!! Here is the info reported by Syst...
by ssimon
Sat Mar 10, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: triple boot - resize partition
Replies: 15
Views: 6046

Actually, no, I am referring to the scenario where you have several OS's on the HD and want to expand/shrink things around. Like give OSX more space and take some from XP.

The only thing that would work would be a bootable CD with an utility that caters to BOTH Apple partitions and Windows/Linux.
by ssimon
Fri Mar 09, 2007 7:27 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: triple boot - resize partition
Replies: 15
Views: 6046

In what way is VCOM Partition Commander different then Acronis or any of the other PC partitioning utilities? None I know of seem to be able to expand an HFS+J partition right now. I even called Acronis and they said they have no plans to build support for it. Guess they are a bit shortsighted... Wh...
by ssimon
Fri Mar 09, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: 802.11n work?
Replies: 6
Views: 2420

You're most welcome. FYI, there is follow-up 0002 update (info HERE download HERE ) and BOTH are JaS Hackintosh safe. One other piece of info for you and everyone else is that unless you have a Core2 Duo CPU you cannot install the Apple 802.11n "enabler" software, the one they actually charge for. T...
by ssimon
Thu Mar 08, 2007 6:42 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: T60 w/(jas) 10.4.7 won't recognize camera
Replies: 3
Views: 2145

More then likely not an apple product hence no drivers.

Bet you anything that if you buy and Apple USB camera it will work like a dream!

Apple brands a lot of 3rd party hardware, so if you are lucky to land one ( like the Atheros wireless cards ) then they will work in a ThinkPad with OSX
by ssimon
Thu Mar 08, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: 802.11n work?
Replies: 6
Views: 2420

Yep, will work beautifully after you install the Apple 802.11n free update from their site!

Running on it now :LOL:
by ssimon
Thu Mar 08, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: 10.4.8 with proper 10.4.8 kernel is out...
Replies: 25
Views: 9911

Got the new 10.4.8 installed and used the "latest" full Installer DVD that has the following: 1) bikerdude880's ICH7R fix ( this allowed me to just erase the partition and reinstall and it booted without the "chain boot error" ) 2) Comes with the Disk Utility from 10.4.7 as the one in 10.4.8 had iss...
by ssimon
Tue Feb 27, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: 240Mbit MIMO Wireless mini-PCI Upgrade taken from WRT54GX4
Replies: 28
Views: 11156

OK, in-place upgrade of the Atheros AR5006 with the new Atheros AR5008 802.11n miniPCI card from Lenovo, Complete! Drivers used in XP are from link above and seem to work well. Now I need to get the Vista drivers and fix Apple OSX86 I'll post again.... Again, if anyone has the 3rd antenna info, plea...
by ssimon
Tue Feb 27, 2007 6:43 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: 240Mbit MIMO Wireless mini-PCI Upgrade taken from WRT54GX4
Replies: 28
Views: 11156

Thank you [daeojkim] and everyone else that has shown interest in this "project". While it has not come to fruition, it was interesting and if anything helped me learn a lot more about MIMO and how Routers are made. The point is mute right now as Lenovo released a new miniPCI card that is an Atheros...
by ssimon
Tue Feb 27, 2007 11:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: WWAN Antenna Piece on LCD for Z61
Replies: 1
Views: 955

All the OEM WWAN antennas are fixed. They are glued/permanently attached to the side of the T60, T60p, X60, Z60, etc...

I would assume that you could buy it as a spare part and glue to the side of the LCD, but better check with Lenovo on that.
by ssimon
Fri Feb 23, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: New 802.11n wireless cards
Replies: 69
Views: 22107

Well it would be nice for someone to open it and check and if possible take some pictures as I just got one of the 802.11 a/b/g/n cards and I'd love to buy the 3rd antenna and add it to my system.

Anyone?
by ssimon
Thu Feb 01, 2007 9:09 am
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: How To: Verizon EV-DO Sierra Wireless MC5720 WWAN Drivers
Replies: 42
Views: 29525

Lenovo Driver + Sierra Watcher = Perfect Combination

The Lenovo driver itself works great but it is not going to work standalone, it was designed to work with Lenovo's Access Connections software. Some of us do not want to install Access Connections & Vista RTM will not "dial-up" directly from the "Network & Sharing Center" I was able to use the Lenov...
by ssimon
Mon Oct 02, 2006 8:02 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: Verizon EVDO WWAN work with Vista?
Replies: 3
Views: 1465

Not very helpfull if you do not post it. Anyway, here is the link to get it yourself. http://www.sierrawireless.com/support/sd_acxxx_step2.aspx?ac_id=4&carrier_id=32&lang_id=7&platform_id=1 or use link below and build your own download based on your carrier: http://www.sierrawireless.com/support/sd_...
by ssimon
Mon Oct 02, 2006 7:41 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: Vista how good in the end will it be?
Replies: 6
Views: 1908

I have a feeling most people will turn off the new Vista Aero theme once they get bored with it and revert to a classic look. But while the theme is different, the power of XP should hopefully come from improved performance, security, compatibility and stability, all of which make a good reason to u...
by ssimon
Mon Oct 02, 2006 6:55 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: SATA hard drive more than _2x faster_ in Compatibility Mode
Replies: 20
Views: 5112

Hmmm... weird, I am running VISTA RC1 (5600) in AHCI mode on 7200RPM HD and my "Windows Experience Index" is at an overall 4.3 with the following breakdown: CPU: 4.7 RAM: 4.8 GPU: 4.3 GAM: 4.3 HDD: 5.0 (you can see my model in my sig below) So interestingly enough the HD seems to run the fastest as ...
by ssimon
Thu Aug 31, 2006 4:18 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: Adobe Acrobat 7 Professional Activation & Access Connect
Replies: 32
Views: 21749

OK, here goes: 1. It would be nice if you could edit your post and add a link to the patch for people to use it as I cannot believe it is copyrighted or illegal to do so since it does not bypass activation. 2. The REAL reason YOU are having that problem is not related to the registry or anything on ...
by ssimon
Wed Aug 23, 2006 8:04 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: How to get Atheros AR5BXB6 working on 10.4.6?
Replies: 5
Views: 10608

Did you by any chance select the "Wireless Hack" in the install Options of 10.4.6? If you do it will NOT work from the getgo and require hacking.

I installed 10.4.6 JaS and did not select ANY of the optional hacks and the Atheros AR5BXB6 worked immediately and automatically!
by ssimon
Sun Aug 20, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Does specific Atheros network card matter?
Replies: 11
Views: 6681

Ok, thats good, everything I ave read says that the 40Y7026 card should be recognized as an apple Airport card Yep, it will work like a charm, just make sure NOT to install any of the wireless "fixes" on the optional install of OSX86. Best results seem to happen with 10.4.6 from Jas or HOTiSO (whic...
by ssimon
Tue Aug 15, 2006 7:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Atheros 108Mbits with Netgear WPN802 Access Point
Replies: 14
Views: 4772

I cannot wait....

I am such a speed junkie :-)
by ssimon
Thu Aug 10, 2006 7:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p 2623-D8U TPM 1.2 - VISTA BitLocker
Replies: 1
Views: 1004

Hmmm.. I answer my questions yet again :-) Looking closely at the August 2006 TabBook from HERE it seems that the entire 2623 series (both T60's and T60p models) support TCG v1.2 This must mean the Atmel TPM drivers from XP are not good enough so that Vista Beta 2 recognizes the chip properly. A Vis...
by ssimon
Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p 2623-D8U TPM 1.2 - VISTA BitLocker
Replies: 1
Views: 1004

T60p 2623-D8U TPM 1.2 - VISTA BitLocker

OK, while experimenting with Vista Beta 2 (5384) I managed to install the Atmel TPM chip drivers using the ones from the Lenovo site HERE I then tried to run "tpm.msc" to see if Vista liked the TPM chip and will allow me to play with BitLocker (hardware encryption of data on HD), but it did not work...
by ssimon
Fri Jul 28, 2006 5:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Atheros 108Mbits with Netgear WPN802 Access Point
Replies: 14
Views: 4772

Now, does anyone have any constructive ideas or has managed to get the T60p with the Atheros mPCIe card to work at 108Mbps? No one will answer that question. Because 40Y7026 is actually an Atheros AR5006EX module and 54Mbps is its max. http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=27043&sid=484d5abb29...

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