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Hi everybody,

Im an absolute beginner to x86 so Im sorry if that is a stupid question and I m dreaming?

I have a AJA Kona LH in a G5 that is pci-X and since that is a nice and expensive piece and the dual 2 G5 getting a museum piece, I wondered if it would be possible to find a suitable MoBo for a Hackintosh to run it at a decent speed?

If at all there is a suitable way, will there be driver problems?

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Hi everybody,

Im an absolute beginner to x86 so Im sorry if that is a stupid question and I m dreaming?

I have a AJA Kona LH in a G5 that is pci-X and since that is a nice and expensive piece and the dual 2 G5 getting a museum piece, I wondered if it would be possible to find a suitable MoBo for a Hackintosh to run it at a decent speed?

If at all there is a suitable way, will there be driver problems?

Thanks for your patience Posted Image

Cheers
g.


The problem will be finding working drivers. No intel mac has had ever pci-x, so there is a good chance aja creators never made an intel driver for your specific model. Anyway, the same happened to Protools HD PCI cards and surprisingly its drivers have support for pci cards in intel even tough there is no mac with pci slots.

So, all you can do is to try it by yourself (anyway finding a mobo with pci-x is not easy nowadays)

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The problem will be finding working drivers. No intel mac has had ever pci-x, so there is a good chance aja creators never made an intel driver for your specific model. Anyway, the same happened to Protools HD PCI cards and surprisingly its drivers have support for pci cards in intel even tough there is no mac with pci slots.

So, all you can do is to try it by yourself (anyway finding a mobo with pci-x is not easy nowadays)


Thanks.

Has anybody an tip for a PCI X mobo? ? ?

Since AJA has the same drivers for the Kona LH (PCI-X) and LHE (PCI-E)
i would love to give it a try.

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Thanks.

Has anybody an tip for a PCI X mobo? ? ?

Since AJA has the same drivers for the Kona LH (PCI-X) and LHE (PCI-E)
i would love to give it a try.



Asus P5Q WS
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Seems a good candidate to me. Ethernet should work out of the box, and audio can work with patched drivers. The main problem is probably needs a patched bios or DSDT table in order to be able to boot osx.

If you are a bit clueless about all the osx86 stuff maybe it would be easier for you asking for a patched bios at http://www.osxcores.site50.net/

Anyway I just tested ACPI Patcher 0.2 beta 5 with this board's lastest bios and it was able to generate a patched bios which supposedly should make that mobo to work...or maybe render it unusable.

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Thanx for the advice Vood

Anyway I just tested ACPI Patcher 0.2 beta 5 with this board's lastest bios and it was able to generate a patched bios which supposedly should make that mobo to work...or maybe render it unusable.
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Let us know how it turned out!

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Thanx for the advice Vood

Anyway I just tested ACPI Patcher 0.2 beta 5 with this board's lastest bios and it was able to generate a patched bios which supposedly should make that mobo to work...or maybe render it unusable.
Let us know how it turned out!

Sorry but I'dont have this board neither I plan to buy it.





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