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Free solution for tracking mac kext installs - managing security with disabled kext-signing

The goal is to track when kexts are installed and determine whence kexts came. For instance TRIM is disabled for 3rd party drives in OS X Yosemite. To use a utility like Trim Enabler one must disable ...
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How to get ExpressCard 34 USB3 working on Yosemite Apple Mac OS X 10.10 (via 1 or more of: kexts,signing or choosing compatible models/chipsets)?

(Rewrote question title about overall problem and given my own answer below). (note I want to try this manual approach first before using MultiBeast (failed to do the driver install (failure message ...
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How to enable ATI 48xx in Mavericks (tried with Multibeast but no use)

I managed to install Maverick 10.9 - but the Graphics is not detecting my ATI 4890 Cyclone 1GB. How do I enable it ? I tried various options: Install the kexts using Multibeast 6.2.1 boot with ...
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Mac 10.9 kext file unloads randomly

I'm working with Mac 10.9 (Mavericks) and making a kernel extension (ported from 10.8). I load the kext file in the /System/Library/Extension folder but at times I will find the the kext gets unloaded ...
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Using OpenVPN from Mac OSX Terminal, cannot load Tun/Tap

I am looking to use OpenVPN straight from the terminal instead of using a gui such as tunnelblick - but am encountering a couple of problems. I have tested my config file and it works fine so it is ...
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How to kextunload in OS X Lion

I'm starting to learn more about the mac os x internals. Now i want to load and unload some kernel extensions. I startet to load the MS-DOS file system via sudo kextload ...
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Error message - kexts installed improperly

I have just gotten an error message for every single kext file there is. The error message goes something along the lines of: The system extension "file path" was installed improperly and cannot ...
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Can't change owner/group to root:wheel on certain stubborn files

SOLVED: Turns out at one point while trying to copy files over to the thumb drive it must not have been mounted by OS X, and since I was root, it made the same mount point directory and copied into ...
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macosx: how to reload ethernet kext?

I was thinking about a kextunload followed by a kextload but that didn't really worked: %sudo kextunload /System/Library/Extensions/IONetworkingFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleYukon2.kext (kernel) ...
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Snow Leopard: how can I monitor loading of specific extensions?

I'm installing the VoodooHDA extension in order for Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio 8086:293E sound card to operate. The sound card does not work but I have no idea how to debug the issue. How ...
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How can I force a Mac OS X kext to load prior to login?

I have a kext that I would like to be loaded at startup time. It doesn't need to be loaded particularly early in the process, but I would like it to be loaded before a user logs in. The kext in ...
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Mac OS X Snow Leopard - Error CNQL2410_ClassicNotSeize.kext was installed improperly

Does anyone know how to fix this problem? The system extension CNQL2410_ClassicNotSeize.kext was installed improperly. I'm not sure what is triggering the error.
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How do I uninstall and remove a .kext on Mac OS X?

I bought a X-in-1 media card reader and had to install a driver in order to be able to read SD-HC cards. Now sometimes when I unplug the reader from the USB port I get a kernel panic. So now I'd like ...