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I tried out everything possible, but i cannot make it work.
So i guess there is a problem with my ( ex ) graphic card GTX 285. Now i upgraded the gtx 285 card with gtx 660.
You think i have a chance ? Should i try it again?
Which SL version would you recommend ?
Thank you.

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I still cannot instal Snow Leopard. After i boot, all i can see is the small gray Apple icon, and the computer reboots.
There above is a message, something with EFI STRING...i dont know exactly.
Could i install maybe Mountain Lion OS X, without having already Snow Leopard installed ? Is that possible at all ?
I want to find a solution. Thank you in advance.

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you can use a real mac too or use a virtual mac os x to format a usb stick as a mac os extended partition (and then http://www.insanelym...-mountain-lion/)

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If i try with an original OSX ML DVD, would i have a chance to install it, without having already installed Snow Leopard ??

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If i try with an original OSX ML DVD, would i have a chance to install it, without having already installed Snow Leopard ??


I think it is very easy if you have some know how but very difficult if you're a beginner
read the first page and try it :-)

If no OS has been installed, yet, now is the time to do so. After mounting your Mac OS X Install DVD, ISO, or downloading a ESD from the App Store, select

Retail DVD installer

(menu #1).



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Ok, i will check this page.
I hope i can install it.
Thank you

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I still cannot instal Snow Leopard. After i boot, all i can see is the small gray Apple icon, and the computer reboots.
There above is a message, something with EFI STRING...i dont know exactly.
Could i install maybe Mountain Lion OS X, without having already Snow Leopard installed ? Is that possible at all ?
I want to find a solution. Thank you in advance.

I have the same problem.
What is the error means " efi.inject.get.devrop.string null trying stringdata" ??
How could i fix this ?
Please help me , guys.

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lemarqq,
Check your PM.

We'll try to see if it can be done via VMWare. You can confirm for us all. :D

MAJ

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Hi, I have tried to install Mountain Lion over Snow Leo 10.6.8, and everything went ok, until after installing has finished, when I entered hackinstaller (in that 10 sec period before booting) step 12. Install dsdt patch reported error: failed to compile dsdt (or similar message)

When I rebooted, and booted from destination drive it stops at booting verbose (image attached).

The same happens when i boot FROM USB BOOT DRIVE. Same place gets stuck.

I have another hdd with working 10.6.8 and I can acces folders in New drive but simply don't know where to start from.


GA-EX58-UD5 F12/i7-920/gtx260

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The oemSIMBIOS kext is the problem. It is a plugin to FakeSMC kext. Delete oemSIMBIO from FakeSMC and you should be OK.

Look on page 204 of this thread and read from post #4066 thru the end of the page.

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The oemSIMBIOS kext is the problem. It is a plugin to FakeSMC kext. Delete oemSIMBIO from FakeSMC and you should be OK.

Look on page 204 of this thread and read from post #4066 thru the end of the page.


That did the trick, thanks!

How do I know if I need nullcpupowermanagement.kext.
I have deleted it and it boots fine.

I installed ML on an empty hdd, would this work the same way over snow leo (my main ssd)

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If you have deleted NullCPUPower and it boots, then you don't need it. NullPower is normally only need during the initial install, once the install is up and one has added a patched DSDT, NullCPUPower is no longer needed.

I have installled ML on top of SL without any problem. However, I suggest cloning your SL install to another HD and get that to work before installing on top of your main SL install (just to be safe in case something goes wrong).

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Thanks everdone!

Now, for the new instalation is it ok to erase oemSIMBIOS from the USB boot disk, so it doesent get copied at the first place?


I was thinking to do a fresh install and erase existing SL, I have bunch of apps and settings, but I think that refreshing everything up might be a good thing.

Technically, is it better to do fresh new ML installation on an empty SSD, or it is totally the same as when updating existing system?

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Certainly, get rid of oemSIMBIOS before installing. There is something to be said about a clean, new install. One can then use the migration tool to add data from the old install or install only those apps you want to carry over.

Personally, I am tired of going through the new install initializaion (password, name, address data, etc) so I prefer to install over an existing install. Migration occurs during the install and the first boot will have most of the house keeping tasks done - strickly a personal preference!

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Anyone had any problems logging in to Messages.app - will not let me log in... 10.8.2. RAID with Chameleon in last D_D script.

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try this and see if work: you have add your accounts? Attached File  Captura de pantalla 2012-12-13 a la(s) 17.42.56.png   87.26KB   17 downloads


Add this string to org.chameleon.boot.plist
<key>SystemId</key>
<string>**</string>
Replace the ** with the key generated from this site

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try this and see if work: you have add your accounts? Attached File  Captura de pantalla 2012-12-13 a la(s) 17.42.56.png   87.26KB   17 downloads


Add this string to org.chameleon.boot.plist
<key>SystemId</key>
<string>**</string>
Replace the ** with the key generated from this site

Doesn't work - thanks for your ideas

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Hi all,

My question is a bit off topic but since we all have the same install on our UD5's, I thought it is the easiest way just to ask here:

I'm thinking about finally buying a SSD drive for my hackintosh.
Do I need to consider something special for our setup? Does any one of you have some experience to share?
As far as I understood, we have only SATA with 3Gb/s on our boards, so in order to have full speed with a new SSD, we should buy a PCI Express 2.0 card. A cheap one is apparently this one from china and it's working with ML:
http://www.insanelym...on/page__st__20


Thanks in advance!
Best,
Maxim

Edit: @Cosmin: messages is working well for me and synching with my iPad and iPhone.

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Hi all,

My question is a bit off topic but since we all have the same install on our UD5's, I thought it is the easiest way just to ask here:

I'm thinking about finally buying a SSD drive for my hackintosh.
Do I need to consider something special for our setup? Does any one of you have some experience to share?
As far as I understood, we have only SATA with 3Gb/s on our boards, so in order to have full speed with a new SSD, we should buy a PCI Express 2.0 card. A cheap one is apparently this one from china and it's working with ML:
http://www.insanelym...on/page__st__20


Thanks in advance!
Best,
Maxim

Edit: @Cosmin: messages is working well for me and synching with my iPad and iPhone.

Hi
I have a crucial m4 1128GB 6GB/s drive attache to the 3GB/s mobo ports of the ud5. the performance is great
i get about 271 MB/s read and 184 MB/s write.

This drive will do apparently 500MB/s / 260MB/s in 6GB/S mode, so wehter the new crad is worth it is your choice.



3GB/s or 6GB/s, SSD is an order of magnitude better performance the spinnign disk esp for the system drive.
Cheers
Jon

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Thanks for your reply Jon.

I just ordered the SATA 6Gb/s PCI-E 2.0 card with the ASM1061 chip as suggested by that other post.
Here's the ebay link. Hope it'll work.
http://www.ebay.com/...#ht_1970wt_1139

I also ordered a crucial m4 256GB SSD from Amazon and plugged it in (normal 3 Gb/s from our UD5 motherboards till that card arrives), updated the firmware, formatted it and cloned my install with super duper.
Enabled TRIM (google it. Just some simple lines on terminal).

Further testing starting now but so far it was easy!
Cheers





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