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#1 Mahesh Kondraju

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Posted 21 October 2011 - 08:04 AM

Hi,

Am getting few requests & personal messages as how to install Lion on Dell Inspiron 1525. So here am starting a thread with instructions for a successful install.


Installing Snow Leopard 10.6.8 or Lion 10.7.0 on Dell Inspiron 1525:

1. Firstly make sure u get a bootable Retail Mac OS X Lion DVD and install the Mac OS X System & then reboot into windows (Guessing windows already installed and in use)

2. Reason for logging into windows is snow or lion freezes without DSDT.aml in place ( you may also face this problem while installing lion so place DSDT.aml in root of the bootable usb drive or DVD before burning u can do this using transmac)

3. Install macdrive 8

4. then place DSDT.aml into snow or lion root partition

5. Now unrar 10.6.8 or 10.7.0 kexts for DELL 1525 archive and copy Extra folder and paste it into ur snow or lion root partition and replace & overwrite everything.

6. restart the system and boot into snow or lion

7. Now install 10.7.2 combo update, after successful install do not restart force quit the installer from apple menu.

8. Delete intelcpupowermanagement.kext and intelcpupowermanagementclient.kext present in system/library/extensions and then clear the caches present in System/library/Caches, most important step is to delete kernelcache

9. Now use kext utility.app from my utility apps folder and move it to desktop, now drag and drop all kexts in s_l_e folder of the kext pack onto this kext utility app on the desktop and it installs automatically

10. now finally use smcK-stat-i.app to monitor ur system heat and optionally u can use pstate menu to sppedstep the system and finally install latest chameleon bootloader and champlist and in champlist navigate it to the path of DSDT, SMBIOS and org.chameleon.boot.plist and restart.

thats it all done hopefully u can dual boot both mac os x and windows

cheers,
Mahesh Kondraju

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DELL XPS 17 L702x Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2
Intel Core i7 2630QM @ 2.00 GHz ( Native Power Management works with idle cpu temp 49c )
8.00 GB DDR3 1333MHz
Intel 6 series HM67 Express Chipset WDC WD5000BPKT-75PK4T0 SATA II hard drive
ALC 665 Audio works 100% with patched AppleHDA and for volume boost using Boom
Intel 1000 B/G/N ( Doesn't Work)
Intel HD 3000 QE/CI works 100% with DSDT Dual Link Patch

Prevoius Laptop: DELL Inspiron 1525 works 100%

#2 deepakv75

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 12:43 PM

Hi Mahesh,

I have successfully install Lion on my inspiron 1525, but the webcam is not working. Could you help me on this

Regards
Deepak

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 12:01 PM

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Hello,

I have some difficulty, to start Lion installation on dell, it is just reboot every time, please tell me, which boot cd you used ? which chameleon cd boot I need ? Thanks !

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 12:04 PM

Hi Mahesh,

I have successfully install Lion on my inspiron 1525, but the webcam is not working. Could you help me on this

Regards
Deepak


Hello,

I have some difficulty, to start Lion installation on dell, it is just reboot every time, please tell me, which boot cd you used ? which chameleon cd boot I need ? Thanks !

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 11:21 AM

QE/CI and sleep dont work on my dell 1525 lion,please help,thanks.

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 09:38 PM

QE/CI and sleep dont work on my dell 1525 lion,please help,thanks.


QE/CI seem to work for me but Sleep is a no go, does anyone have a solution to sleep issues with 1525 and Lion?

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 01:38 AM

have you tried disabling hibernation?
in terminal type each line then hit enter after each...

pmset hibernatemode 0
touch /var/vm/sleepimage
rm /var/vm/sleepimage

on some of our latitude models they needs a bios password.. you can check the wiki for instructions.... maybe your needs one? idk

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8 GB 800 MHz DDR2 corsair kit SDRAM, nVidia GeForce GT 130M 1024, OCZ-VERTEX3 240.06 GB SSD, PM, BT & webcam native, running 10.9.x/10.8.5/10.7.5/10.6.8. 

D630nvidia /Core 2 Duo T9300 2.5ghz(Penryn) 1440x900 res/ 8gb corsair ram kit/ OCZ-Vertex3 SSD/ Dell BT 360/ DW1490 wifi /running 10.9.x 

D430 / core 2 duo 1.2 / 2gb ram / 360 bluetooth works better than 350, broadcom dw1390, lion 10.7.5 /win7... Thanks guys.
D620nvidia / Core 2 Duo T7200 2.166ghz(Merom) low res/ CRC OSX Bios / Chameleon 2-svn / EDP svn / nvs 110m/go7300 Graphics / 4gb corsair gaming ram kit 667mhz / momentus hybrid SSD hdd / SL 10.6.8 / Lion 10.7.5 / Working 360 bluetooth, DW1395 with patched wifi kext
D620GMA / Core 2 Duo T7200 2.166ghz(Merom) / CRC OSX Bios / Chameleon 2-svn / EDP svn / Intel 945 Graphics / 4gb ram / SL 10.6.8 / Lion 10.7.5 / Working 350 bluetooth sucks,PCMCIA Linksys Wireless killed by 10.6.8-10.7x/10.8x... rest in peace. replaced with broadcom dw1390 wifi & Sleep

 


#8 Mahesh Kondraju

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 02:14 PM

Hi Mahesh,

I have successfully install Lion on my inspiron 1525, but the webcam is not working. Could you help me on this

Regards
Deepak


Hi Deepak,

Sorry for a late reply, well i dont have a webcam in my dell inspiron 1525 and i guess u seems to be using my DSDT thats the reason y ur not able use ur webcam. Extract ur DSDT from windows using DSDTSE and locate ur webcam device and its code and paste it in currently using DSDT.dsl, compile and generate an new DSDT.aml hopefully it works.
DELL XPS 17 L702x Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2
Intel Core i7 2630QM @ 2.00 GHz ( Native Power Management works with idle cpu temp 49c )
8.00 GB DDR3 1333MHz
Intel 6 series HM67 Express Chipset WDC WD5000BPKT-75PK4T0 SATA II hard drive
ALC 665 Audio works 100% with patched AppleHDA and for volume boost using Boom
Intel 1000 B/G/N ( Doesn't Work)
Intel HD 3000 QE/CI works 100% with DSDT Dual Link Patch

Prevoius Laptop: DELL Inspiron 1525 works 100%

#9 Mahesh Kondraju

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 02:18 PM

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Hello,

I have some difficulty, to start Lion installation on dell, it is just reboot every time, please tell me, which boot cd you used ? which chameleon cd boot I need ? Thanks !


Hi Baltieri,

just use a mac os x lion retail bootable iso dvd, if it freezes while installing try to place the DSDT.aml in the root of the dvd using transmac and then burn it to DVD. hopefully it works. if ur still finding problems then i recommend u to intall snow leopard first, u can use the iFail s3 v2.
DELL XPS 17 L702x Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2
Intel Core i7 2630QM @ 2.00 GHz ( Native Power Management works with idle cpu temp 49c )
8.00 GB DDR3 1333MHz
Intel 6 series HM67 Express Chipset WDC WD5000BPKT-75PK4T0 SATA II hard drive
ALC 665 Audio works 100% with patched AppleHDA and for volume boost using Boom
Intel 1000 B/G/N ( Doesn't Work)
Intel HD 3000 QE/CI works 100% with DSDT Dual Link Patch

Prevoius Laptop: DELL Inspiron 1525 works 100%

#10 Mahesh Kondraju

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 02:20 PM

QE/CI and sleep dont work on my dell 1525 lion,please help,thanks.


QE/CI definitely works with the DSDT just make sure u boot into 32 bit, as 64 bit intel X3100 kexts doesnt have graphics Acceleration.
DELL XPS 17 L702x Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2
Intel Core i7 2630QM @ 2.00 GHz ( Native Power Management works with idle cpu temp 49c )
8.00 GB DDR3 1333MHz
Intel 6 series HM67 Express Chipset WDC WD5000BPKT-75PK4T0 SATA II hard drive
ALC 665 Audio works 100% with patched AppleHDA and for volume boost using Boom
Intel 1000 B/G/N ( Doesn't Work)
Intel HD 3000 QE/CI works 100% with DSDT Dual Link Patch

Prevoius Laptop: DELL Inspiron 1525 works 100%


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