As we all do know , the wise and mighty netkas (yes indeed) has released fakeSMC controller for us – hackint0sh users. Firstly some of us may not know what is SMC. SMC stands for System Management Control. What it does on a real mac is that it controls fan levels , tells the system when to wake , how to wake , how to shutdown , which devices to shutdown and basically it controls all other power management related stuff. FakeSMC tries to emulate a real SMC device so that its possible for Hackint0sh users to run several programs and most importantly to fix annoying SMC errors and such during boot up. This makes it one step closer to vanilla and to be closely as real mac as possible.
Now you may ask , why on earth – would you want to recreate back something which has already done. I’ve had several reasons to do it. Firstly , it started when i installed fakesmc.kext from netkas’ site. When I ran system profiler , I saw a SMC update for “Macbook Air”. Therefore I want it to be like a real MacBook Air , having similar stuff to the real thing. Secondly , SMC Version 1.23f20 is needed to run CoolBook in Snow Leopard. It wouldn’t work with older versions of it. I am not sure why , it just checks for SMC Version in System profiler. If it sees anything < 1.23f20 . It will not run and it will ask you to update SMC verison of your MacBook Air
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