4CoreDual-VSTA

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The 4CoreDual-VSTA is a low-priced motherboard made by ASRock. With PCIe and AGP as well as DDR and DDRII it is an ideal motherboard for upgrading to the 775 socket by Intel.

The 4CoreDual-VSTA needs nearly the same drivers as 775Dual-VSTA. But:

[edit] SATA

Credit: m.muller et al

  cd /system/library/extensions
  Sudo nano AppleVIAATA.kext/contents/info.plist

Look for:

  <key>VIA SATA Controller</key>
  <dict>
     <key>CFBundleIdentifier</key>
     <string>com.apple.driver.AppleVIAATA</string>
     <key>Hardware Name</key>
     <string>8237 SATA</string>
     <key>IOClass</key>
     <string>AppleVIAATARoot</string>
     <key>IOPCIPrimaryMatch</key>

and add 0x05911106 0x05711106 to the string below.

Then perform house cleaning:

  sudo chmod -R 755 AppleVIAATA.kext
  sudo chown -R root:wheel AppleVIAATA.kext
  cd /System/Library
  sudo diskutil repairpermissions /
  sudo rm -rf Extensions.mkext Extensions.kextcache

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