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Just popped in to update the file links.
It seems Hostclip does have a timelimit on uploads afterall :)

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Fix for super hot laptops under osx!

Ok, so I just got a laptop the other day, and I was forewarned that the fan didn't function properly and you would need to invoke sleep then wake it for the fan to function properly.
This worked to a degree, firstly, sleeping and waking on every boot up is lame.
Secondly, the temps at which the fan was set to turn on was WAY to hot. Upwards of 61C. Needless to say that made for a VERY hot lap*top.

So, in my very logical mind, I said "But the bios/mobo should be able to handle the fan on its own, it shouldn't NEED an os or driver to function!".
Next logical step, find the right kext. Enter "AppleACPIThermal.kext" which is a plugin of AppleACPIFamily.kext.
Removed that plugin, cleared kextcache, and VOILA!! Fan works perfectly!
Temperatures have dropped to the low 40's high 30's!!

So, if your laptop seems like its going to melt, try out this little fix.
Be careful and monitor your temps with the freeware Temperature
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OSX86 10.4.4 (.5,.6,.7) to 10.4.8 Upgrade guide

This is a step by step guide on upgrading to 10.4.8 from 10.4.4 (.5,.6,.7)

Use at your own risk. I don't condone piracy, I just provide the information!

This guide has been noted to work on all INTEL only dvd releases. AMD dvd releases DO NOT WORK as the AMD patches screw stuff up.

These are the detailed steps I used to get up and running very quickly:
1: Install 10.4.4 (4.5,4.6,4.7) as a normal bootable install.
2: Boot into newly installed system.
Lets begin backing up files that you will need to replace back after 10.4.8 combo update.
3A: sudo -s
3B: mkdir /backup
3C: cp -R /System/Library/Extensions/* /backup
Step 3D only needs to be done if you have a 915 based mobo
3D: cp -R /System/Library/Frameworks/OpenGL.framework /backup

Leave Terminal open as you will need it again shortly.

4: Run Apple 10.4.8 Combo update - DO NOT REBOOT WHEN IT COMPLETES
Wait until combo update completes - DO NOT REBOOT WHEN IT COMPLETES

Now comes kernel choice and restoring important files that we just backed up

5: Now that combo update is finished, I suggest using a kernel with r2 support built in at least to help with first bootup post combo update. After you're up and running you can use decrypts if you want, and use a kernel without r2 support.
5A: Back to Terminal type mv /mach_kernel /mach_kernel.unpatched
5B: cp /location/to/your/patched/mach_kernel /mach_kernel

Steps 6,7,8 only need to be done if you use GMA (900 or 950) based video.
6: Run this in Terminal: cp -R /backup/AppleIntelIntegratedFramebuffer.kext /System/Library/Extensions

7: Steps 7A to 7C to be done only if you have a 915 based mobo
7A: rm -fr /System/Library/Extensions/AppleIntelGMA950.kext
7B: rm -fr /System/Library/Frameworks/OpenGL.framework
7C: cp -R /backup/OpenGL.framework /System/Library/Frameworks

8: Step 8A only to be done if you have a 950 based mobo
8A: rm -fr /System/Library/Extensions/AppleIntel915.kext

9: Copy this AppleSMBIOS.kext to /System/Library/Extensions.

10: Copy this IOATAFamily.kext to /System/Library/Extensions. You might be able to skip this step if you have and ICH7 or ICH8 based motherboard chipset. Trial and error ;)

11: Repair permissions with Disk Utility.
12: Reboot now (and pray).
13: Upon first bootup, osx will initiate one reboot on its own, don't be alarmed.
14: Enjoy!

Good luck!

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