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I am pleased to say there's been a break through!!!!!

I don't know if it's anything big yet, it needs some tweaking by more skilled people than I, but I think it's a start on the right track!

so here's what I did step for step.
(do a Time Machine Backup before you do this!!!!!)

I was in safe mode in Snow Leopard when I did this.

delete
from the S/L/E folder
NVDANV40HAL.kext (make a backup of it)
NVDANV50HAL.kext (make a backup of it!)
NVEnabler_64.kext (if you have it loaded)


the only NV kexts you should have are

NVEnabler.kext
NVinject.kext
Natit.kext

once they are applied with the kext program,
go to
/Extras/Extensions and copy your com.apple.boot.plist to the desktop
edit it so that it looks like this

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com...yList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
<key>Kernel</key>
<string>/Extra/mach_kernel</string>
<key>Kernel Flags</key>
<string>arch=x86_64</string>
<key>dsdt</key>
<string>/Extra/dsdt.aml</string>
<key>Legacy Logo</key>
<string>No</string>
<key>Graphics Mode</key>
<string>1440x900x32</string>
<key>Default Partition</key>
<string>hd(0,2)</string>
<key>Timeout</key>
<string>1</string>
<key>GraphicsEnabler</key>
<string>yes</string>
<key>PciRoot</key>
<string>1</string>
</dict>
</plist>

now

close everything out and reboot. When you reboot, let it go as far it can. It will most likely Kernel Panic on you. if it does, reboot again, except this time when the chameleon screen comes up, hit enter for setup options.

then type

-f -s -v and hit enter

a bunch of lines of code will pop up, just let it do it's thing. when it's completely done it will give you a few lines of code, then it says if you're done to exit.

type

exit and hit enter.

now hit the down arrow key on your keyboard (you might have to hit enter after hitting the down arrow key) and watch the magic!!!

a bunch of crazy stuff will start happening, it should boot into windows, once it does click your apple icon on the top left corner, click About this MAC, then go down to Graphics/Display and verify.

Before I did this mine was showing: VRAM: 32MB

afterwards as seen in the picture it's now showing the accurate VRAM: 512MB

Now to confirm it's good, close everything, reboot, and it should boot back into Snow Leopard on it's own without any error messages!!!!

Here's the proof in the pudding!

Posted Image

this isn't the full on end all fix, but we're headed back in the right direction.

I tried to go to youtube.com and I couldn't watch any videos on there, I could only hear the music. I attempted to update my flash player but it said it was up to date. I cleared cache and internet files and restarted my broswer but that didn't help either.

I went to google and typed in flash games, but none of them I could see the picture on. so there's still some tweaking to do, but I'd venture to say this is might be a major break through on the NVDIA 3100M!!!!!

It will need the attention of those more qualified than I to iron the rest of it out.

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Posted Image

this isn't the full on end all fix, but we're headed back in the right direction.

I tried to go to youtube.com and I couldn't watch any videos on there, I could only hear the music. I attempted to update my flash player but it said it was up to date. I cleared cache and internet files and restarted my broswer but that didn't help either.

I went to google and typed in flash games, but none of them I could see the picture on. so there's still some tweaking to do, but I'd venture to say this is might be a major break through on the NVDIA 3100M!!!!!

It will need the attention of those more qualified than I to iron the rest of it out.


I'm not sure but I'm guessing you don't have CI/QE working. Is your menubar translucent? If not, then I think all you've got is enough disabled that you have it not crashing. I think you want to go the other way and get stuff enabled to fully enable the graphics. In other words, you may have been closer with the crashing than you are now. :-( Just guessing, though. And do keep posting your findings so others can comment on them.

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I'm not sure but I'm guessing you don't have CI/QE working. Is your menubar translucent? If not, then I think all you've got is enough disabled that you have it not crashing. I think you want to go the other way and get stuff enabled to fully enable the graphics. In other words, you may have been closer with the crashing than you are now. :-( Just guessing, though. And do keep posting your findings so others can comment on them.


I can't even find the files for CI/QE.

Isn't CI/QE just a band-aid solution? From what I've read that's what it seems like to me. You lose features like sleep, you have to type things in at the boot prompt to get it to load a certain way.

I've only been at this for a week, so I don't know a whole lot about all of this, just using my pc experience (i know this is completely different language and processes) and what I'm reading as a guide.

I don't understand how I was closer if it was crashing, as opposed to be further away now that it's not?

I will keep at this.

Although I am just contemplating ordering an ATI Radeon chip that has MAC drivers and is compatible with this motherboard, and just swapping this POS Nvidia chip out and being done with it all. It's becoming a headache, and with all the techno smart people out there, I can't believe for the life of me someone doesn't have this god damn NVidia driver working by now.

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I can't even find the files for CI/QE.

Isn't CI/QE just a band-aid solution? From what I've read that's what it seems like to me. You lose features like sleep, you have to type things in at the boot prompt to get it to load a certain way.

I've only been at this for a week, so I don't know a whole lot about all of this, just using my pc experience (i know this is completely different language and processes) and what I'm reading as a guide.

I don't understand how I was closer if it was crashing, as opposed to be further away now that it's not?

I will keep at this.

Although I am just contemplating ordering an ATI Radeon chip that has MAC drivers and is compatible with this motherboard, and just swapping this POS Nvidia chip out and being done with it all. It's becoming a headache, and with all the techno smart people out there, I can't believe for the life of me someone doesn't have this god damn NVidia driver working by now.


Here's some info about Core Image, and by extension about Quartz Extreme: http://en.wikipedia....pple_Core_Image

I wrote that you may have been closer when it was crashing because that may be when you were getting the full graphics engine to start up, even though it may have crashed. It's like you are closer to driving a car when the car starts but stalls leaving the driveway than you are when you get on a bicycle and pedal down the street. But it's tough to tell since you don't know where the crash was - maybe you are closer now than when it was crashing - it was just my guess. And without the real full graphics engine working, a lot of other stuff won't work as you've already discovered.

As for the NVidia - definitely not a POS. It is not standard for a Mac, that is true. But for Linux and Windows 7 it works great. These are the pitfalls of Hacintoshing and exactly why it's easier for MacOS to not have to worry about all the hardware that's out there. So the hard part is finding out how to make MacOS happy with the hardware as though it were hardware that MacOS was originally built to use and that's where you are stuck now. And where many people before you have been stuck too.

So as you say, you've only been at it a week - you've done great for a week-old-newbie! If you do figure it out, that'll be really cool. But also don't feel bad because others have spent a lot of time before and haven't succeeded and it may not actually be as solvable as we'd all like it to be - so don't kill yourself at the expense of the other important things in your life too!

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Here's some info about Core Image, and by extension about Quartz Extreme: http://en.wikipedia....pple_Core_Image

I wrote that you may have been closer when it was crashing because that may be when you were getting the full graphics engine to start up, even though it may have crashed. It's like you are closer to driving a car when the car starts but stalls leaving the driveway than you are when you get on a bicycle and pedal down the street. But it's tough to tell since you don't know where the crash was - maybe you are closer now than when it was crashing - it was just my guess. And without the real full graphics engine working, a lot of other stuff won't work as you've already discovered.

As for the NVidia - definitely not a POS. It is not standard for a Mac, that is true. But for Linux and Windows 7 it works great. These are the pitfalls of Hacintoshing and exactly why it's easier for MacOS to not have to worry about all the hardware that's out there. So the hard part is finding out how to make MacOS happy with the hardware as though it were hardware that MacOS was originally built to use and that's where you are stuck now. And where many people before you have been stuck too.

So as you say, you've only been at it a week - you've done great for a week-old-newbie! If you do figure it out, that'll be really cool. But also don't feel bad because others have spent a lot of time before and haven't succeeded and it may not actually be as solvable as we'd all like it to be - so don't kill yourself at the expense of the other important things in your life too!


I will read more about the CI/QE. it just seemed from the way everyone talked about it, it was just a temporary solution/band-aid, and that everyone was reluctant to use it.

thanks for the compliments, been up 20 out of 24 hours every day since Thursday desperately trying to get this going, but I can see that's not gonna happen any time soon.

I was really only calling it a POS chip because I can't make it work the way I want it too lol.

Would it be feasible to find a MAC compliant ATI Radeon chipset and install it with the MAC drivers?

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I have a problem that has not been mentioned before in this topic. I can install the Snow Leopard 10.6.3 Retail DVD without any problems using the boot ISO provided in the opening post.

But, whenever I try to update OSX to 10.6.6, 10.6.7 or 10.6.8 (and after appling the post installer and kext's), I always end up with a freeze on the "PCI Configuration Begin" status message when OSX boots up.

I followed Foxhunter's tutorial in this thread (i.e., #####, install, #####, additional kexts), but I am getting stuck at the "PCI Configuration Begin" stage as well when I try to update from 10.6.3 to 10.6.8. I have an E6410 i5 with the Intel HD graphics card.

Anyone else figure this one out on their own? Any suggestions that I can give a shot? Ultimately I'm hoping to get OS X 10.7 Lion installed, if that makes a difference at all tactically.

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Hi all!

any development about the dell?

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I followed Foxhunter's tutorial in this thread (i.e., #####, install, #####, additional kexts), but I am getting stuck at the "PCI Configuration Begin" stage as well when I try to update from 10.6.3 to 10.6.8. I have an E6410 i5 with the Intel HD graphics card.

Anyone else figure this one out on their own? Any suggestions that I can give a shot? Ultimately I'm hoping to get OS X 10.7 Lion installed, if that makes a difference at all tactically.



For some reason I always get stuck when I boot verbose. Try booting without -v. Proper DSDT fixes this problem

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I have a Dell Latitude E6510 laptop that I'm trying to set up either a Dual booting Windows 7 and Lion system on or a Tri-booting Windows 7, Lion, and Ubuntu 11.04 on.

However I'm getting a bunch of problems because I have an incompatible hard drive and all the tutorials on the interwebz end up having Chameleon being the bootloader in the end. I have a Western Digital Scorpio Black WD5000BPKT 500gb hard drive in it, and I'm pretty sure this is messing with my attempts at installing Chameleon/Chimera as the main bootloader.

Whenever I get it installed, I just boot to a boot0 error. After much research, I've noticed that this is a symptom of incompatible hard drives and people say that you can use the Windows bootloader with EasyBCD to boot Chameleon and it will work. This would be fine and all, but I can't get Windows to boot period after installing Snow Leopard.

Here is what happens more less every time. (I've done this process upwards of 25 times, so everything seems to be running together now. I feel like I've tried all the options.)

INSTALLING SNOW LEOPARD

First of all, I set BIOS to AHCI mode. I boot up using one of two boot cds and Hazard 10.6.6i (See below section for more information on this) and go to the disk utility. I partition the drive to GUID and have 3 partitions. (4 if I could install Ubuntu. Which I want to) Set up in this manner:

1 - Snow Leopard 150gb HFS+ Journaled
2 - Windows 7 300 FAT32
3 - Time Machine 50 HFS+ Journaled Case Sensitive

I then proceed to install Snow Leopard on the Snow Leopard partition.

INFORMATION ON BOOT CDS


Option 1: OSx86 Mod CD E6410-

This boots and installs fine. However, when I finally get everything install and load up Snow Leopard graphics are at the lowest setting and QI/CE or whatever is not working. I can not get them working either; using any of the methods posted on the guides for the e6510 and e6410. Shutdown and reboot do work though!

Option 2: ##### 3.1.1

This kernel panics unless i boot using -x. It installs fine. I can only boot using -x and when i finally get everything booted, graphics work 100%. I have Full resolution and a transparent menu bar. I can't seem to get Audio working using the voodoohda kext on the modcd. After installing the basics with #####, I can boot without -x. There is one bug though, no matter what I install or do, I can not get my trackpad to work. I have to use either a USB mouse of the trackstick. On top of that, the track stick is vertically inverted. Pushing up makes my cursor go down and vice versa. Shutdown and reboot also do not work. The os shuts down but not my hardware.

UPDATING/LION


After getting my kexts working, with respect to each method, I cannot update to 10.6.8. Once I do, I can no longer boot. I think it gets stuck on PCI Configuration began or whatever, but I can't quite remember. Also, DSDT's do not work either. They cause my install to crash. I can, however, update to 10.6.7. (Which is okay, because you can update to Lion with that version of Snow Leopard)

When I try to update to lion however, It says I have an incompatible processor. I figured this was because my hackintosh wasn't detecing the right processor. But it does. It recognizes my i7 and reports it as running at 1.6ghz. My laptop has an i7-620. Is there anyway around this? I'd really like to have Lion running.

-POST MAC OSX STUFF-

Okay, now that everything is working. (As far as I can go with either method at least) I begin to install Windows 7. BIOS is still in AHCI mode. I boot off the Windows 7 disk. I go to install and click on the partition i made for Windows earlier. I click format and then install. Note, this method never makes a system reserved partition. This is required to boot, correct?

The install goes fine, with no hiccups at all. At this point I reboot to finish the installation. When my computer reboots, it goes to the NO operating system found page. Nice =/

I boot off the Windows 7 cd and click on repair this computer. It says I'm using an incompatible version of Windows for this recovery console or whatever. So I press Shift+f10 and load of Command Prompt. At this tiime, I attempt to fix the mbr using bootrec. This process works and I reboot.

When my computer reboots, it POSTs fine and then goes to the part where it is supposed to load an operating system. Instead of getting the operating system missing error, I get just a blinking cursor though. I believe this is because my Bootloader is looking for a windows installation?

At this point in time, If windows worked, what i assume I would do is install Easybcd and add my Mac installation to my boot loader. How exactly would I do this? After I got them both booting, I would like to install uBuntu.


TL;DR Questions


  • How can I set up a dual booting system with the Windows bootloader instead of chameleon? (Tribooting if possible using either Grub or Windows bootloaders)
  • How can I install the 10.6.8 Update. Is there any reason to even do this really?Why do DSDT's cause my system to crash? Is there anyway to create my own easily?
  • Why does Lion not recognize my CPU?
  • Why does ##### install my graphics kext on first boot but ModCD does not?
  • Why does ##### only enable the track stick and in inverse mode?
  • Am I partitioning correctly? Do I need the system reserved partition?
  • Basically, Where do I go from here?


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Hi Zimmer,

You worked very hard on that installation. I hope someone will finally bring some kind of solution. From what I see since I look after a laptop on which you can install OsX, there is always something that doesn't work. You have to be very perseverant.

I'm looking for a laptop that can install 10.6.8 with a functionnal firewire port. I hope that someone will come with a solution

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I now know what the problem is...

I have an advanced format hard drive. (4KB sectors)

They aren't compatible with Chameleon bootloader because the advanced format hardrive deletes the boot1h file during its auto-cleaning process.

I found a semi-workaround though. If you manually install chameleon with the terminal, and immediately cut the power after copying all the files, you can boot using chameleon 1 time. Then your hard drive auto-cleans itself.

Lol...

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I followed Foxhunter's tutorial in this thread (i.e., ######, install, ######, additional kexts), but I am getting stuck at the "PCI Configuration Begin" stage as well when I try to update from 10.6.3 to 10.6.8. I have an E6410 i5 with the Intel HD graphics card.

Anyone else figure this one out on their own? Any suggestions that I can give a shot? Ultimately I'm hoping to get OS X 10.7 Lion installed, if that makes a difference at all tactically.


I thought I'd post some new explorations and discoveries in the "how to get that fixed" chapter for E6410. My specs are core i5 with NVidia graphics and 3gb RAM, and I'm running 10.6.8 without trouble except sleep, restart, and a somewhat higher temperature than I wish I had. So I donnow how my solutions will go for someone with different specs (especially thoses with integrated Intel graphics). This deals with do-it-yourself DSDT, but don't be scared away, it's easy.

First off, olarila.com maintains a trusted database of DSDT patches for specific hardware. They happen to have one for both E6410 and E6510. I thought it wouldn't hurt to apply the current patch over ktbos' DSDT which was made a while ago. Furthermore the ones posted in this topic seemed not to have been so stable in this end. I'm using all the fixes I'm posting now and everything is stable. If you know nothing of DSDT, you're just like me, so just follow the steps:

1. If you're happy with your current DSDT stability, open your DSDT.aml (from your /Extra folder) with DSDT Editor. In my case I worked it out from ktbos' modifed DSDT.aml file.

2. If you're not happy with it, you'll have to extract the unmodified DSDT from your motherboard. To do this you will need to use DSDT Editor and boot without a custom DSDT (or the Editor will mistake it for your original DSDT). If that is a problem, run DSDT Editor Windows or Linux version.

3. Download DSDT Editor from here

4. Select File>Extract DSDT. If you're working from an existing DSDT.aml file, simply select File>Open instead.

5. Go to the patch page of olarila, register and download the E6410.txt patch

6. In DSDT Editor, select Patch>Open and browse the file. Press Apply button and Close.

7. Select IASL>Compile and press Fix Errors. If Errors don't get fixed instantly, something was already wrong with the extracted/opened DSDT. Repeat steps as stated.

8. Select IASL>Save AML as... and save the new file as DSDT.aml in some safe place.

9. Optionally select File>Save DSL as... if you want to edit your DSDT in your favorite text editor in the future. If you don't save your DSDT as DSL at that point, you will still be able to create it by converting your AML file with the help of an app called iaslMe.

9. Place the compiled AML file in your /Extra folder with the name DSDT.aml. Make sure you have a backup of the one you may so replace. Make sure you com.apple.boot.plist file mentions <key>DSDT</key><string>/Extra/DSDT.aml</string> in order to use the new file at boot.

10. You should now boot with a better custom DSDT that helps your OSX install to better speak to your hardware.



Second, the dreadful [PCI Configuration Begin] is not so dreadful as it seems. Basically the booting process goes on but doesn't show up on the screen. Keep looking at the blinking icon on the top-left of your keyboard: if it keeps thinking, you're on the right track - but if it stops for a long while, it means you got a panic, the worst part being you can't diagnose it since no error has appeared!
Anyway I found a DSDT way to permanently fix it in some forums:

EDIT: I found out this fix doesn't work for Lion. However, it works fine for Snow Leopard 10.6.8.
EDIT2: Recently I found out that once update to 10.6.8, the freshly installed AppleACPIPlatform kext prevents this fix from working (if not OSX altogether). Therefore, make sure you use the 10.6.7 version of AppleACPIPlatform (and possibly IOPCIFamily) for this to work.

1. Open your personally modified .AML file in DSDT Editor

2. From the left panel, scroll a few lines and select the "Device (PCI0)" section

3. Add "Name (_UID, Zero)" right under "Name (_ADR, Zero)" (FYI Zero is interchangeable with 0x00)

4. Look just a few lines below, if you see another occurrence of "Name (_UID, Zero)" close to a "Method" sub-section (I had one just above "Method _PRT..."), delete the occurrence (I think I had it from a wrong patch I had done earlier so don't worry if it's not there).

5. Now select IASL>Compile from the menu. Press fix errors if any shows up and they should resolve instantly. Then select IASL>Save AML as... and save the new file as DSDT.aml in your /Extra for next booting.

6. The [PCI Configuration Begin] no longer shows up at boot.


Third, fix shutdown (so you don't have to press the power button to actually turn the computer off after OSX has exited):

Open your custom DSDT in DSDT Editor, find the "Device (PS2M)" section, and replace:

Method (_PTS, 1, NotSerialized)
	{
		APTS (Arg0)
		EV5 (Arg0, Zero)
	}
with

OperationRegion (PMRS, SystemIO, 0x0430, One)
	Field (PMRS, ByteAcc, NoLock, Preserve)
	{
			,   4,
		SLPE,   1
	}
	Method (_PTS, 1, NotSerialized)
	{
		If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
		{
			Store (Zero, SLPE)
			Sleep (0x10)
		}
		Else
		{
			APTS (Arg0)
			EV5 (Arg0, Zero)
		}
	}

2. Select IASL>Compile, then press Fix Errors

3. IASL>Save AML as...


Fourth, fix VGA. Note that this most probably applies to those with NVidia Graphics only:

1. Find the "Device DP2" section. There should be a "Method (UCMP…)" sub-section, scroll a few lines below and there should be a "Method (_DSM…)" sub-section.

2. Replace:


Method (_DSM, 4, Serialized)
		{
			Name (_T_0, Zero)
			If (LEqual (UCMP (Arg0, Buffer (0x10)
						{
							/* 0000 */	0x75, 0x0B, 0xA5, 0xD4, 0xC7, 0x65, 0xF7, 0x46,
							/* 0008 */	0xBF, 0xB7, 0x41, 0x51, 0x4C, 0xEA, 0x02, 0x44
						}), One))
			{
				If (LNotEqual (Arg1, 0x0102))
				{
					Return (0x80000002)
				}

				Store (Arg2, _T_0)
				If (LEqual (_T_0, Zero))
				{
					VDP1 (0x06, Zero)
					Return (Buffer (0x04)
					{
						0x21, 0x00, 0x08, 0x00
					})
				}
				Else
				{
					If (LEqual (_T_0, 0x05))
					{
						CreateDWordField (Arg3, Zero, DSTS)
						If (And (DSTS, 0x01000000))
						{
							And (DSTS, 0x0FFF, GATD)
							And (ShiftRight (DSTS, 0x0C), 0x0FFF, GACD)
						}

						Return (Buffer (0x04)
						{
							0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00
						})
					}
					Else
					{
						If (LEqual (_T_0, 0x13))
						{
							Return (Buffer (0x04)
							{
								0x00, 0x06, 0x00, 0x00
							})
						}
					}
				}

				Return (0x80000002)
			}

			Return (0x80000001)
		}
with

Method (_DSM, 4, NotSerialized)
		{
			Store (Package (0x2A)
				{
					"AAPL,aux-power-connected",
					Buffer (0x04)
					{
						0x01, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00
					},
					"AAPL,backlight-control",
					Buffer (0x04)
					{
						0x01, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00
					},
					"AAPL00,blackscreen-preferences",
					Buffer (0x04)
					{
						0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00
					},
					"AAPL00,DualLink",
					Buffer (0x04)
					{
						0x01, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00
					},
					"AAPL01,blackscreen-preferences",
					Buffer (0x04)
					{
						0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00
					},
					"@0,built-in",
					Buffer (One)
					{
						0x01
					},
					"@0,compatible",
					Buffer (0x0B)
					{
						"NVDA,NVMac"
					},
					"@0,device_type",
					Buffer (0x08)
					{
						"display"
					},
					"@0,name",
					Buffer (0x0F)
					{
						"NVDA,Display-A"
					},
					"@1,compatible",
					Buffer (0x0B)
					{
						"NVDA,NVMac"
					},
					"@1,device_type",
					Buffer (0x08)
					{
						"display"
					},
					"@0,display-cfg",
					Buffer (0x04)
					{
						0x03, 0x01, 0x00, 0x00
					},
					"@1,display-cfg",
					Buffer (0x04)
					{
						0xFF, 0xFF, 0x00, 0x01
					},
					"@1,name",
					Buffer (0x0F)
					{
						"NVDA,Display-B"
					},
					"NVCAP",
					Buffer (0x18)
					{
						/* 0000 */	0x04, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x01, 0x00,
						/* 0008 */	0x0E, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x07,
						/* 0010 */	0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00
					},
					"NVPM",
					Buffer (0x1C)
					{
						/* 0000 */	0x01, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00,
						/* 0008 */	0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00,
						/* 0010 */	0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00,
						/* 0018 */	0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00
					},
					"VRAM,totalsize",
					Buffer (0x04)
					{
						0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x20
					},
					"device_type",
					Buffer (0x0D)
					{
						"NVDA,GeForce"
					},
					"model",
					Buffer (0x19)
					{
						"nVidia GeForce NVS 3100M"
					},
					"built-in",
					Buffer (One)
					{
						0x01
					},
					"rom-revision",
					Buffer (0x27)
					{
						"nVidia GeForce NVS 3100M OpenGL Engine"
					}
				}, Local0)
			DTGP (Arg0, Arg1, Arg2, Arg3, RefOf (Local0))
			Return (Local0)
		}

3. Select IASL>Compile, then press Fix Errors

4. IASL>Save AML as...


I'm attaching my DSDT in case you don't wanna run the trouble to do it all yourself. However I don't recommend it since we may not have have the exact same specs/motherboard. That is why you should always patch your own DSDT by yourself.

Now I'm mostly looking for CPU temperature solutions. Since I switched to a 500Go 7200RPM hard-drive, my idle temperature is around 60°, but easily goes to 70°-75° under normal load and above 85° under heavier, but still regular load. Unfortunately olarila's DSDT patch doesn't fix much regarding this.

Also sleep works without SleepEnabler but only half of the time (I think it won't wake up when I've waited to long after putting it to sleep - I get the "incorrect image signature" message).

And finally I've been reading that some got restart to work on this machine. I'd be grateful if they could give more info on that one.

Hope this is useful!

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Edited by jebediah2, 10 July 2012 - 04:34 PM.


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You guys are awesome. I gave up on the idea of hacking my E6410 somewhere around page 2, but I read the entire thread anyway because it was so interesting. And no one was an a-hole to anyone else. Crazy. :) Thanks for the info, regardless.





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