Tools

Kext Utility

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http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=140647

Kext Utility provide the next operations:

  • Install kext files;
  • Repair kexts permisssions for system's and Extra folders;
  • Pack kext files to mkext cache file.
  • UnPack mkext cache files.

pfix

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http://osx86.sojugarden.com/2009/09/permissions-kext-caches/

Permissions & KEXT Caches :

  • Simplifies and automates the process of repairing permissions and rebuilding kext caches.
  • Test for and prevent a number of common errors.

Kext Wizard

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http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=253395

Features:

  • Maintenance: Repair permissions, and rebuild cache for Extra and System/Library/Extensions. (Both directories: Extra/Extensions and Extra/KextStore are supported.)
  • Installation: Install kexts to Extra or S/L/E and create mkext.
  • Unpacker: Check mkext's content kexts and unpack it.
  • Kext Information: Check kext's architectures and dependencies.
  • Loaded: Shows list of currently loaded kexts in system.

iASLMe

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http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=189272

iASLMe tool is really easy to use:

  • drag&drop your .dsl on iaslme = compiled .aml in an session subfolder with errorlog
  • drag&drop your .aml on iaslme = disassembled .dsl (that you can edit with Fraise)

Fraise

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http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/33751/fraise

Fraise is a free text editor for Mac OS X Leopard 10.6 which is both easy to use and powerful. It is designed to neither confuse newcomers nor disappoint advanced users. It should work perfectly for a whole variety of needs - like web programming, script editing, making a to do list and so on.

IORegistryExplorer

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Developer_Tools#IORegistryExplorer

Part of Xcode (free), but you can download it separately (for example here).
Use this tool to analyze if the changes to DSDT worked and to see if you need to make any other changes.

Property List Editor

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Developer_Tools#Property_List_Editor

Part of Xcode (free)), but you can download it separately (for example here).
It is a developer tool which easily edits plist files.