starop, on Aug 16 2010, 04:40 PM, said:
I had this board with 10.5.8 installed for a while now but could not get 10.6 installed. I tried may different methods without success, including using iATKOS S3 V2. Finally last night I decided to forgo the importing of the settings from the Leo installation and was able to install it in the second try. Here is my setup.
iATKOS S3 V2
The Bios setting are the same as Damien's.
From iATKOS S3 V2 Customize before installation:
Bootloader: Chamaleon V2 RC4, PC_EFI V10.6
Bootloader Options: None
Kernel: Atom kernel
Patches: /Extra directory, fakesmc, Disable, EVORboot
Drivers: Intel SATA/IDE, GMA950 27AE
Networking: (not sure if I selected IBM Gigabit or none)
Clean install. Rebooted with DVD in drive, (I wanted to make sure I would get to the desktop) hit F8 and selected the HD. Booted fine. Dropped Damien's DSDT.aml in root directory, removed AppleHDA.kext from /System/Library/Extensions and ran kext utility. Reeboted, no DVD and it worked! At this point I only had one resolution available and it was not the one I wanted. So I modified com.apple.Boot.plist (using Damien's copy did not work) to include my resolution of choice. I used Software Update to install 10.6.4 update and rebooted. Got a kernel panic. The update had installed AppleHDA.kxt, so make sure that if you install the update remove AppleHDA.kext before rebooting the computer. After that it worked fine, with my desired the resolutions available.
Issues that require resolution:
Sound: Volume is not as high as in my Leo installation. It seems a bit noisy with control at high volume. Front panel Mike input is not working (same as Leo)
My Ethernet have gone to sleep a couple of times. I need to install the proper kext.
I have not tried Sleep yet.
This was a painless installation after many nights of trying to get SL installed on this board. The key was not importing the setting from my Leo installation.
Good luck to anyone trying this method.
Thanks for this! It wouldn't work exactly as you planned out, so I did what you said except for the following:
- Package selection
During installation, I did not install any sound drivers, but did install de 32-bit RFC patch.
- No graphics solution
I used a patch to patch the Apple GMA 950 kext to contain a different (and for me correct) device id.
- Sound (+ no noise and more volume)
I installed the latest VoodooHDA from http://code.google.com/p/voodoohda/
and installed it. To fix the noise and volume, open the newly installed PrefPane and turn the Input Gain slider to zero and PCM to max.
I used Damiens version.
I used the 10.6.2 kernel in Damiens post.
- Sleep (do this after installing the kernel)
I use NullCPUPowerManagement and SleepEnabler for 10.6.2
- Network problems
Bonjour didn't work for me, so I installed RealtekR1000.kext by Psystar (I hope mentioning this name isn't a huge problem)
After installing the custom kernel under a custom name, and setting it as default in Boot.plist. I just installed this, and nothing went wrong, except I had to remove AppleHDA.kext in single user mode.
If you use Migration Assistant it might also copy your previously installed kexts. It doesn't overwrite anything, but it may conflict and cause kernel panics as it did for me. Boot in to single user mode and use "ls -lc | more" in /S/L/E to identify the just created kexts and remove them again.
Thanks guys for all the help, if you need anything from me, let me know!