Monday, June 2, 2008

Power Management on 10.5.3

10.5.3 update has ruin my Power Management icon in the menu bar, i fixed it using this method:

ether use this auto installer or use the manual method described here:

1. open terminal
2. write: sudo -s
3. enter password and press enter
4. write: vi /System/Library/Extensions/AppleACPIPlatform.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleACPIPowerSource.kext/Contents/Info.plist
5. press / (and don't press any thing else this will enter search mode)
6. write: and press enter, it will locate the driver line
7. using the keyboard arrows goto the next line
8. press i (in order to enter edit mode)
9.change the value 1.1.0 to 1.2.1
10. press escape from the keyboard
11. press : (enter prompt mode)
12. write: w! (and press enter, it means write to disk even if read only file)
13. press : (to enter prompt mode again)
14. press q (to exit vi editor)
15. repeat steps 4 - 14 for the files:
16. download this file to your Downloads folder
17. write: mv /System/Library/SystemConfiguration/PowerManagement.bundle /System/Library/SystemConfiguration/PowerManagement.bundle.10.5.2 (it will backup your old Power Management bundle)
18. write: cp -R ~/Downloads/PowerManagement.bundle /System/Library/SystemConfiguration
19. write: chown -R 0:0 /System/Library/SystemConfiguration/PowerManagement.bundle
20. write: chmod -R 755 /System/Library/SystemConfiguration/PowerManagement.bundle
21. reboot
22. from finder goto folder: /System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras
23. double click the file:

thats it, you should see the power icon in the menu bar,

Enjoy the power.

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