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Dell Inspiron 14, 3442, Intel HD 4400 Graphics, Ethernet, Audio Problem

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shoumma

Hi everyone,

I'm new to Hackintosh. I've install Niresh Maverics on my Dell Inspiron 14 3442 laptop. Here is the specification I found from internet and CPU-Z software:

 

Processor : Intel® Core i3-4005U CPU @ 1.70GHz

Chipset : Mobile Intel® 8 Series Express

Chipset Chipset (Northbridge) (CPU-Z) : Intel Haswell-ULT rev. 0B

Chipset (Southbridge) (I don't know what north/southbridge is) (CPU-Z) : Intel ID9C45 rev. 04

Memory Size : 2 GB

Graphics : Intel® HD Graphics 4400

Ethernet : Integrated Ethernet 10/100

Wireless : Dell Wireless-N 1705x

 

I can't detect the Audio driver, but here something I got from CPU-Z:

 

Multimedia device Location

    bus 0 (0x00), device 27 (0x1B), function 0 (0x00) 

Common header       

    Vendor ID : 0x8086     

    Model ID : 0x9C20     

    Revision ID : 0x04

 

 

I've installed Maverics with Chameleon bootloader. It is booting using flag -x. But it is not booting in normal mode. I've tried to make fix with "grafix backup all" using flag -s. The boot problem is fixed but I can't get the Graphics Driver working.

 

I see that there are not much information about how to get Intel HD 4400 working. I've installed with "IGPEnabler=Yes" flag. Also tried with IntelAzulFB 10.

 

I also cannot make the Audio, ethernet and wireless working. I tried with MultiBeast. But still, can't figure out how can I make them works.

 

Anyone please give me some instructions on how can I make my Hacktop (hackintosh laptop :-D ) support Graphics and the other drivers. I would be very happy on your replies. Also please help with what QE and DSTD is. I saw a lot of post using these words and can't understand what they are.

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Try installing kexts for all your needed hardware

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shoumma

I have fixed the graphics problem!!! I'm sharing process for helping the others with same issue.

 

At first I make another fresh install of Niresh Maverics and backup all the grafix kexts. Then I install MultiBeast "DSDT Free" feature (all of them).

 

Then I put these lines in boot.plist :

 
<key>GraphicsEnabler</key>
<string>No</string>
<key>IGPEnabler</key>
<string>Yes</string>
<key>InjectIntel-ig</key>
<string>0300220d</string
<key>IntelAzulFB</key>
<string>10</string>
 
At this point my graphics is detected as 1024 MB Intel HD 4400. But no glass effect on the menu bar.
Then I installed Intel HD 5000 series kexts from backup kexts folder. And voila, I got the Glass effect and all flicking problems are gone!!!
 
I figure the Audio driver. It is Realtek ALC3234. Can't find any kext for this particular model. Can you guys give me some suggestion please?

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shoumma

On linux (live usb) HardInfo software, I found network controllers:

Network controller : Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01)

Ethernet controller : Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 07)

 

But after installing realtek drivers I got kernel panic.

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shoumma

I have found the network solution!!!

 

The network adapter was Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller.

 

I have used Slytherin http://www.hackintoshosx.com/file/3897-slytherin-the-extreme-post-installation-utility/

 

Installed the RTL8100 driver. I reboot my pc with UseKernelCache=N and boom!!! my ethernet works!!!

But I'm having some trouble with permissions I think. It is telling that the kext was not installed properly and cannot be used. But it's working, that what matters!!

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xlordz

Hi @shoumma, did the Audio drivers worked correctly ? Or do you still without it ?

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xlordz
Hi shoumma, Can you explain better how do you installed Niresh in your Inspiron 3442?
Because I'm trying but when I give the boot flags and press enter, in a second or two the system reboots and never starts the installer.
I'm trying with Chameleon using the same flags that you specified.
Regards.

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shoumma

Hi xlordz,

You need to boot with "xpcm-free -v" kernel flags (without the quotes).It is for Haswell motherboards. Otherwise it will keep restarting.

 

Hope it helps you.

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shoumma

I can't find any driver for Audio still now.

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xlordz

@shoumma with xpcm-free it stopped rebooting, thank you. I was using this flag already, but inside the "Niresh-Mavericks/Extra/org.chameleon.Boot.plist" file.

Typing it in the console worked like a charm. Thanks.

 

But now I'm having a kernel panic. I tried with just the flags "xpcm-free -v -x -f" and with the xml below. Any combination stops in a kernel panic.

 

Any other tip ? Like some Bios Settings ?

 

<key>GraphicsEnabler</key>

<string>No</string>
<key>IGPEnabler</key>
<string>Yes</string>
<key>InjectIntel-ig</key>
<string>0300220d</string
<key>IntelAzulFB</key>
<string>10</string>
 
 
EDIT: xpcm-free MUST be typed and MUST be the first parameter !!!

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xlordz

As seen in the image, the /dev and /sbin aren't found. Googling it...

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xlordz

Problem solved, was a corrupt image. Downloaded and burned again and worked like a charm. Problems with the drivers yet.

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Santitunes

hi

 

can you resolve the problem with the wireless adapter?

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luismuro

Hi, Im also new to Hackintosh, could you please guide in installing Mavericks in my Dell Inspiron 3442, but this one has an I-5 running at 1.7.

 

I´ve tried with the preceeding post with no luck.

 

Any help will be wellcomed.

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Ayush Kadakia_109493

hello i have same graphics card. please tell how u got it to work

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Tom Baerg

I used a similar process for the QE/CI effects on my HD 4400, HOWEVER, I used GraphicsEnabler = Yes and IntelAzulFB =4. Everything else was the same as posted earlier

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