Right i have installed leopard following this guide


except i have used iatkos 5i. Installation went well, no errors. Didn't even have to repair Vista after!

Vista loads with no issues, but when I try and boot into OSX it hangs during boot up screen (Grey with Apple Logo) and the apple logo has a small circle with a cross through it....

Computer is Sony VAIO PCG - 7Z1M (Full spec from Vista Manager below)

Motherboard: VGN-NR11S_S

Basic I/O System(BIOS): Ver 1.00PARTTBL

Central Processing Unit(CPU): Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T5250 @ 1.50GHz

Physical Memory X 2



Hard Disk X 3

TOSHIBA MK2035GSS ATA Device (186GB)

TOSHIBA MK2035GSS ATA Device (186GB)

TOSHIBA MK2035GSS ATA Device (186GB)

Video Card X 2

Mobile Intel® 965 Express Chipset Family

Mobile Intel® 965 Express Chipset Family

Monitor X 2

Generic PnP Monitor

Default Monitor

Audio Device: Realtek High Definition Audio

Network Adapter

Local Area Connection - Marvell Yukon 88E8039 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (Media disconnected)

Wireless Network Connection - Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (Media disconnected)

Modem: HDAUDIO SoftV92 Data Fax Modem with SmartCP

Keyboard: Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard

If i boot through F8 and -V i get the following warning -

"failed to load extension com.apple.driver.appleahciport"

Then "Still waiting for root device"

Someone has mentioned that i need a sata driver, ie AppleVIAATA

Can anybody help me out here as i have found AppleVIAATA but don't know what to do know?