Marvell and others ATA kext for Leopard

Hi! Here is driver for marvell(for now) ata and sata chipsets

They are present on some motherboards as secondary ata controller but are unsupported with tiger and leopard

So I did a try to insert pci id`s into AppleVIAATA.kext with known and usefull chipsets

  • 0x611111ab - used at P5K-SE motherboard (Marvell 88se6111)
  • 0x614511ab - used at Intel D975XBX2 and ASUS P5WDG2 WS Professional motherboard (Marvell 88se6145)


  1. backup original AppleVIAATA.kext at /System/Library/Extensions
  2. copy attached kext into /System/Library/Extensions
  3. start Terminal and run: sudo chown -Rv root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions
  4. remove /System/Library/Extensions.mkext and reboot

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