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If you're making it 1280x1024, you need your boot resolution to be the same thing. Normally it's 1024x768

So you have 2 options...
1. Change your boot picture to 1024x768
2. Change your boot resolution (if you have NVida 8xxx or 9xxx) by adding Graphics mode to your boot.plist file with 1280x1024x32

good luck.

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I post the PNG of original apple logo and stretched version which looks ok after being stretched on wide screens. A nice and simple picture is http://en.wikipedia....nstration_1.png (I use it myself but I stretched it to compensate stretching on wide screen)

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Do you plan guys to inject smbios patch into this bootloader? Too bad it isn't there. I think its great thing besides dsdt override patch.

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Do you plan guys to inject smbios patch into this bootloader? Too bad it isn't there. I think its great thing besides dsdt override patch.


Wait for next Chameleon release

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Can you modify Chameleon 1.0.12 to have this bootgraphic feature, or will that be in 1.0.13?

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I always get "Error opening Picture file" when I run the SetupBootPicture command...don't know why.

edit: Works now ;)

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BUMP

Can we use this mod with Chameleon 1.0.12 (PC EFI + Chameleon)
??

Thanks
Alex

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Anyone know?

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BUMP

Can we use this mod with Chameleon 1.0.12 (PC EFI + Chameleon)
??

Thanks
Alex


It requires the modified bootloader.

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I post the PNG of original apple logo and stretched version which looks ok after being stretched on wide screens. A nice and simple picture is http://en.wikipedia....nstration_1.png (I use it myself but I stretched it to compensate stretching on wide screen)

Thanks for the "compensated" apple logo for widescreen monitors.
Now the start up apple logo looks right at 1920x1440 resolution! :D

I guess this is as close as it can be for 30inch widescreen monitors..thank you, fassl and mackerintel :)

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does this work on real macs too?

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No

does this work on real macs too?



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is there any way of changing the animated spinny thing? (sorry i don't know if it has a proper name lol)

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is there any way of changing the animated spinny thing? (sorry i don't know if it has a proper name lol)


Hi KusariNinja,

You probably mean the "Beach Ball", do you? :thumbsdown_anim:

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Hiya Hackintosh2 :)
No, the one on the loading screen under the apple logo, though I would not mind being able to change the beachball too now that you mention it :rolleyes:


Hi KusariNinja,

You probably mean the "Beach Ball", do you? :)

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(sorry i don't know if it has a proper name)


Spinning sphincter.

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;) :P

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Update: Here is the guide how to make your own bootscreens... enjoy :)
Thanks to bhast2 for hosting it!
Guide
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Hey, i added a feature to mackerintels DSDT override chameleon, so it can now load a custom image from the HDD and display it during boot:

looks like this http://picfu.com/lin...d3ffe7ccf042d48

This chameleon doesnt support Extensions from /Extra or EFI partition! Will try to merge the /Extra thing soon... or just contact the chameleon team if they want to merge it :)

How to Install: Just unzip the attached file and copy it to your Mac OS Partition Root / (This will overwrite your current Bootloader)

And boot up with a nice Background :)

Soon i will post a screencast or an illustrated guide how to make your own custom Backgrounds.

Cheers.



Thanks Man for this Great apportation!!! :P
But I have a Question:

If I want to make a Custom Boot Screen for an Intel iMac (Real mac)
where can I get the modified bootloader.

Or Can you make a bootloader for a Real Mac??.
I dont want to say you that make this for me, only I need to know how to patch my bootloader like you made with your chameleon bootloader.


Pls. I'll very greatfully If you can Help me.
Thanks in Advance :thumbsup_anim:





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