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Mammoth:

I was just curious to see if I can make the Brightness slider show up in the Display Preferences. And, I was successful but with issues:

I added the following code to make it visible:

Device (PNLF)
{
Name (_HID, EisaId ("APP0002"))
Name (_CID, "backlight")
Name (_UID, 0x0A)
Name (_STA, 0x0B)
}

I used DSDTE to edit the dsdt.aml under the Chameleon\Extra partition by placing the above mentioned method just above Device (PWRB) as suggested here: http://www.mydellmin...g-audio-19.html. I then compiled and it compiled with no errors or warnings and rebooted keeping my fingers crossed and it actually worked.

The Display preferences is able to show the Brightness slider. But, it is always set at maximum and there is no effect in sliding it and also even if I move the slider left or right, it moves to the maximum immediately. So, definitely, I'm missing something.

Just wanted to let you know.

Thanks.


Hi, I was able to recompile my own dsdt with the help of everybody, and yes, i am in the same boat as you are.
The slider shows up, but does not act.
Same with the FN keys. they show the HUD, but no action.
the reason is that i believe the MAX and MIN values are set to 0x00
I tried to find a way to actually set that, maybe with BCL or something in a kext, but no luck thus far.

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Mammoth:

Its been a while since I got a feedback from you. I apologize for pushing this. The top 5 issues that I would like to get resolved on our dv8t machine are:

1. Brightness control.

2. Audio w/o using Voodoo kext.

3. Efficient Fan/Temperature management.

4. Fn Key mapping

5. Broadcom wireless card (that you purchased from eBay).

Couple of questions:

How did you manage to generate dsdt.aml for our dv8t notebooks? How do I generate a new/original dsdt.aml for my notebook? I have been discussing in this thread: http://www.insanelym...p...23205&st=60 and may be the new DSDT auto patcher tool might help us. With your permission, I'm going to post the dsdt.aml that came with the Mammoth Boot CD 1.10 in that thread to see if the moderator (oldnapalm) would be able to patch the dsdt.aml to resolove the issues we're facing.
Btw, did you get the vanilla kernel and the patched BIOS from gsly?

On a side note, I was checking this thread and it seems this guy says all are working on his Acer 8940g notebook that comes with GT250M GPU: http://www.insanelym...howtopic=222668


Thanks again for all your help and patience in answering my questions.

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@Mammoth, I found you now. :) Now I need to read the whole thread first before sharing my thoughts. Anyway, any progress on the codec dump I requested from you a long long time ago? :)

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Mammoth:

Where are you? ;)

While you're gone, I was able to get a vanilla kernel (64bit) and was able to install on the 10.6.3 version. KP if I update to 10.6.4.
More on this here: http://www.tonymacx8...=...473&start=0

Hope you come back soon.

Thanks.

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Mammoth:

Its been a while since I got a feedback from you. I apologize for pushing this. The top 5 issues that I would like to get resolved on our dv8t machine are:

1. Brightness control.

2. Audio w/o using Voodoo kext.

3. Efficient Fan/Temperature management.

4. Fn Key mapping

5. Broadcom wireless card (that you purchased from eBay).

Couple of questions:

How did you manage to generate dsdt.aml for our dv8t notebooks? How do I generate a new/original dsdt.aml for my notebook? I have been discussing in this thread: http://www.insanelym...p...23205&st=60 and may be the new DSDT auto patcher tool might help us. With your permission, I'm going to post the dsdt.aml that came with the Mammoth Boot CD 1.10 in that thread to see if the moderator (oldnapalm) would be able to patch the dsdt.aml to resolove the issues we're facing.
Btw, did you get the vanilla kernel and the patched BIOS from gsly?

On a side note, I was checking this thread and it seems this guy says all are working on his Acer 8940g notebook that comes with GT250M GPU: http://www.insanelym...howtopic=222668


Thanks again for all your help and patience in answering my questions.


Hi MacMan50,

Sorry, I am really tied up with a bunch of things lately which has taken me out of the loop. I'm not going to have much time to work on mine for a while unfortunately.

Did you miss my post #60?

1. I don't know about the brightness, other than what I have already posted. It seems easily fixable though.

2. Please work with Kizwan on the audio issue. He is a true master and a great help.

3. See my post #60

4. See my post #60

5. I got the Wifi card, but it wasn't working. It's either because the card they shipped me isn't the correct card, or there was something not right with modified BIOS I got from gsly at ProjectOSX. I haven't had time to follow up. HOWEVER... I do have some interesting news for everyone:

1) I took an actual Apple WiFi card out of a 2.2GHz MacBook, which is a Broadcom BCM94321MC.

2) This is a "full-length" card, not like the "half-length" cards that comes with the DV8t.

3) There are 2 mini-PCI card slots on our DV8ts! There is the one with the half-lenght slot under the bass speaker cover, and there is another one THAT WORKS between the two hard drive bays.

4) I removed our card from the top slot, put the Apple WiFi card in the bottom slot, and BAM! Perfectly working WiFi in OS X AND Windows 7!

5) HOWEVER... there is a big catch (which, almost makes this useless); the card I got off eBay came with a set of WiFi antenna cables. I had to connect these to the card to get any reception. Unfortunately, the cables that go to the top slot are not long enough to reach the bottom slot (at least I'm assuming, I haven't had time to actually take the machine apart to verify this, but I'd almost bet money they won't reach).

So anyone who wants to go this route would either have to extend the cables somehow (not likely), or take the machine apart and replace the antenna cables with ones like I got off of eBay (this is the only solution that would actually work, that I can think of).

Other than that, if you can work with gsly, you can get other cards to work, but you have to modify your BIOS.

Feel free to post the DSDT.aml file! : )

I tried, several days back, to get the vanilla kernel working, but did not have any success, but didn't have time to dig deep either.


Sorry I must be a bit out of the loop for a while. I really have too many things going on right now. I'm not quitting, by any means, but I am swamped! I was more connected and able to keep up with things when my iPhone allowed me to post on InsanelyMac, but since moving to the iPhone 4 and iOS 4.0, it won't let me. : ( If they resolve the issue with an update, then I might be able to be more involved as I am on the go A LOT!

Mammoth

Mammoth:

Where are you? :P

While you're gone, I was able to get a vanilla kernel (64bit) and was able to install on the 10.6.3 version. KP if I update to 10.6.4.
More on this here: http://www.tonymacx8...=...473&start=0

Hope you come back soon.

Thanks.


Thanks MacMan50, I should be in bed now... but I'm taking a look at this.

Mammoth

@Mammoth, I found you now. :P Now I need to read the whole thread first before sharing my thoughts. Anyway, any progress on the codec dump I requested from you a long long time ago? :)


Hello Kizwan my old friend! :)

As you may have read, I am beyond swamped lately! :D

There is a lot going on in my life and I just don't have the time to do many of the things I would like to.

On the codec dump, somewhere I had replied asking for the method you would like me to use to produce it. If you could list (or point us to) the best tools and methods that would produce a dump that would be most useful to you, either I or MacMan50 could produce it.

I DO really want to get sound (and other things) working, it's just my time is so limited lately (I shouldn't even be on now as I have so much to do)! :P

So if I had a 1-2-3 on how to do it, and I could do it in minimal time, I would.

THANKS!

Mammoth

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Mammoth:

I'm eagerly waiting for your input.
Also, while you're working on the issues I have mentioned
I was able to get a custom calibrated icc file which
looks gorgeous on the display. Had we have the
brightness option, it will definitely rival the new
mac book pros. I will upload it shortly.

Thanks again. Without your help and your guides, I will
be nowhere near to SL on dv8t.

Thanks.

Update: (icc profiles)

Color_LCD_Perfect.zip has a icc file which I personally didn't like it.
SuperCal-1-1.zip is excellent and seems to be having a perfect color balance although slightly dimmer. This can be overcome once we have the Brightness issue resolved.

Another Update:
It seems Bluetooth is working great. I didn't do anything special. I was able to pair to my iphone. Thanks Mammoth.
Also, the resolution change is working fine. No KP. Also, here, I didn't do anything extra.

Thanks.


Hello

I am the newbie in this forum.

I just found the two ICC postings from your personal contributions.

But I personally want to double-check the monitor spec with you .

DV8t comes with two different laptop lcds, either Samsung( LTN184HT/90% color gamut) or CMO ( CMO180X/ 7X% Color gamut ).

I don't know which one of the laptop screens(either Samsung or CMO) is inside your DV8t.

Thank you.

Regards meow888

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1.18.4 samsung laptop lcd overview ( Samsung LTN184HT)

http://www.anandtech.com/show/2772/13

2.The comparison between Samsung and CMO counterpart.

http://www.notebookc...NU.18350.0.html
(Please scroll down the page)

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Hello

I am the newbie in this forum.

I just found the two ICC postings from your personal contributions.

But I personally want to double-check the monitor spec with you .

DV8t comes with two different laptop lcds, either Samsung( LTN184HT/90% color gamut) or CMO ( CMO180X/ 7X% Color gamut ).

I don't know which one of the laptop screens(either Samsung or CMO) is inside your DV8t.

Thank you.

Regards meow888


Mine came with Samsung.

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And by which calibration device ? ( Colormunki or Eye one pro )

The visual quality is amazing although the probe device is unknown.

No more eye strain.

Thank you for this immense support.

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OK, we got a vanilla kernel running
We have sound without using Voodoo

Next up is Sleep, Display Brightness, and FN/Media keys

Then of course internal wifi but thats not too huge as most can use a USB Card

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Mammoth,

hope you come back soon with full force :(

btw, I read your notes on the wireless card BCM94321MC
and i wanted to understand this clearly before I place
a order for BCM94321MC. The intel card that came with
dv8t notebook is located under the subwoofer cover. Right?
The other empty pci-e slot is located
between the two HDD bays. Right?

Now, if I buy BCM94321MC and put it under the
subwoofer cover by removing the intel card from that location,
does dv8t boot ok? Also does this card also has Bluetooth?

Please reply or if somebody can reply, great!

Thanks.
work with no issues?

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@Mac Man 50, before you order the wireless card make sure what is the card form factor; is it PCIe mini card or half mini card? Make sure your motherboard have PCIe mini card slot if the card form factor is PCIe mini card. The only different between two card form factor, Half mini card length is half the length of the PCIe mini card. Like Mammoth said earlier, tricky part is to connect the antenna cable to the new wireless card. If you need to put new antenna, you will need to open the notebook casing, as well as the monitor casing because there is where you need to put the antenna to. I don't think bluetooth is integrated in BCM94321MC wireless card. Can you confirmed your current wireless card have bluetooth integrated in it? I don't think so though.

As for the audio, can you give me the audio codec dump from linux? If you don't know how, this is how you dump the audio codec in linux:-
1) download any linux live CD you comfortable with; for example Fedora Live CD
2) burn the ISO to a CD-R or CD-RW media
3) boot your notebook with the Live CD
4) open Terminal
5) Execute this command:-
cat /proc/asound/card0/codec#1 > ~/Desktop/codec_dump.txt
6) Post the codec_dump.txt here

Thank you. :)

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@Mac Man 50, before you order the wireless card make sure what is the card form factor; is it PCIe mini card or half mini card? Make sure your motherboard have PCIe mini card slot if the card form factor is PCIe mini card. The only different between two card form factor, Half mini card length is half the length of the PCIe mini card. Like Mammoth said earlier, tricky part is to connect the antenna cable to the new wireless card. If you need to put new antenna, you will need to open the notebook casing, as well as the monitor casing because there is where you need to put the antenna to. I don't think bluetooth is integrated in BCM94321MC wireless card. Can you confirmed your current wireless card have bluetooth integrated in it? I don't think so though.

As for the audio, can you give me the audio codec dump from linux? If you don't know how, this is how you dump the audio codec in linux:-
1) download any linux live CD you comfortable with; for example Fedora Live CD
2) burn the ISO to a CD-R or CD-RW media
3) boot your notebook with the Live CD
4) open Terminal
5) Execute this command:-
cat /proc/asound/card0/codec#1 > ~/Desktop/codec_dump.txt
6) Post the codec_dump.txt here

Thank you. :D


@Kizwan: You are awesome! Thanks for all your help to all of us! Thanks for posting these straightforward instuctions for doing the codec dump... I have a Linux CD I can try, maybe I will take a moment and try it tomorrow. Thanks!

@MacMan50: Kizwan is exactly right. The Apple card I tried will NOT fit in the "upper" slot (one under the subwoofer pannel). I believe that any Apple WiFi card will work, and under Win7 too, so what we need to do is find out if there is a "half-hight" Apple card that WILL fit in the upper slot, and just get that one - DONE!

Also, Kizwan is correct about the Bluetooth module; it is a separate component, NOT part of the WiFi card. Take out the WiFi card, you still have Bluetooth.

Looks like everyone is making great progress; I haven't even been able to touch my DV8t in over a week! But I promise I will return once I get caught up with a million things. : (

Mammoth

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@Kizwan: You are awesome! Thanks for all your help to all of us! Thanks for posting these straightforward instuctions for doing the codec dump... I have a Linux CD I can try, maybe I will take a moment and try it tomorrow. Thanks!

@MacMan50: Kizwan is exactly right. The Apple card I tried will NOT fit in the "upper" slot (one under the subwoofer pannel). I believe that any Apple WiFi card will work, and under Win7 too, so what we need to do is find out if there is a "half-hight" Apple card that WILL fit in the upper slot, and just get that one - DONE!

Also, Kizwan is correct about the Bluetooth module; it is a separate component, NOT part of the WiFi card. Take out the WiFi card, you still have Bluetooth.

Looks like everyone is making great progress; I haven't even been able to touch my DV8t in over a week! But I promise I will return once I get caught up with a million things. : (

Mammoth


Mammoth/Kizwan:

Awesome!
My personal thanks to kizwan for all your help in the audio stuff. I'm just in the process of downloading Fedora Live CD. I'll upload it shortly.

Mammoth: Couple of updates for you:

I have made significant progress from my side:

1. Running on vanilla Darwin kernel 10.4 64bit on 10.6.4. (http://www.tonymacx8...php?f=34&t=3473). A great guy named "kokomal" was able to sort this out. Steps involoved:
a. Begin with 10.6.3.
b. Run the MacBook Pro Update 1.3.
c. Don't do a restart (Disregard the restart dialog).
d. Delete AppleProfileFamily.kext and AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext.
e. Copy the vanilla kernel 64bit onto the root and set the permissions.
f. Restart.
g. Install 10.6.4 update.
h. Don't do a restart (Disregard the restart dialog).
i. Repeat steps d & e.
j. Restart.

Do uname -a, after 10.6.4 boots to make sure you're running on 64bit vanilla kernel (10.4).

2. Audio now working w/ patched AppleHDA.kext and a modified dsdt.aml. I'm attaching my new dsdt.aml which has entries for Audio. What I discovered is we need to copy the AppleHDA.kext to both /Volumes/Cham/Extra/Extensions and also overwrite /S/L/E. But, there is one annoying issue though: Every now and then, there is a bass popping sound happening and I confirmed that it is a long standing bug from Apple itself right from 10.4.9. There are some temp fixes floating on the internet. Probably, I think kizwan's expert help is required here without patching AppleHDA.kext.

3. I can now properly list the name of the Graphics card in the Display properties under System Profiler. I got this dsdt.aml from that same guy named "kokomal". I modified the graphics entries, changed the totalsize for the Graphics card to 0x40 from 0x20 ("kokomal has dv7t-3183cl with GT105M 512MB). The other thing I wanted to ask you is the dsdt.aml that came with Mammoth Boot CD 1.10 is somewhat larger in size than "kokomal's". Don't know why. For audio entries, I was able to merge the changes from "kokomal's" HDEF entries into ours and it worked!. But for Graphics card name display, it is lot difficult. The entries start from Device(PEGP). If you do a diff between both the files, Device(PEGP) has lot of differences and the way you do is different than his. Just for testing, I used his with changes to the audio and graphics card for the size and it is working with no issues. If you say, your copy is better (dsdt.aml from Mammoth Boot CD 1.10), then we should merge the HDEF (audio) and PEGP (display) into ours. I need your help here.

4. I think there is a bug in the Mammoth Boot CD 1.10 under Extra/Extensions. All kexts that you have there are all 0KB!. I found that last week and I'm attaching a Kexts.zip that has the latest and greatest kexts that you can copy to /Volumes/Cham/Extra/Extensions. Also, the batch file need to add the following entries:

chown -R root:wheel Extra
chown -R root:wheel Extra/Extensions
chown -R root:wheel Extra/Extensions/*.kext

chmod -R 755 Extra
chmod -R 755 Extra/Extensions
chmod -R 755 Extra/Extensions/*.kext

Also, when I run the batch file, I'm getting some warnings: dependency not found...including anyway etc!!

5. The kexts.zip also has SleepEnabler.kext which helps in sleep/waking up. But, for some reason it is not working. When I click on Sleep from Apple menu the display goes blank for 5 seconds and then immediately comes back.

6. Other issues that we need to fix:
audio (bass/treble controls not working)
card reader
brightness
speedstep
remote control device
check HDMI w/ audio
fn key mapping
7. There is a freeware named "Shades" to control "Brightness" and it works fine although doesn't increase the brightness than what we have now. But, there is one advantage. I'm able to dim the brightness which is good. I'm just wondering how the software was able to dim the display when we can't achieve it by adding Device(PNLF) enty to dsdt.aml.

8. In the "kokomal" modifed dsdt.aml that I'm currently using, in the list of PCI-e cards, it is incorrectly listing Airport Broadcom entry which we need to remove. Maybe, he bought this card for wireless and it is working great for him I think!!!

9. As always, Clonezilla cloing software works extrermely well although slightly slower and incorrect warnings which we can live with.

Thanks again to you and kizwan for all your help in getting this going!

Hoping for a reply.

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2. Audio now working w/ patched AppleHDA.kext and a modified dsdt.aml. I'm attaching my new dsdt.aml which has entries for Audio. What I discovered is we need to copy the AppleHDA.kext to both /Volumes/Cham/Extra/Extensions and also overwrite /S/L/E. But, there is one annoying issue though: Every now and then, there is a bass popping sound happening and I confirmed that it is a long standing bug from Apple itself right from 10.4.9. There are some temp fixes floating on the internet. Probably, I think kizwan's expert help is required here without patching AppleHDA.kext.

This is great. You already got the audio working. I was going to do the same thing except I was going to go with legacy kext (plist only) & patched the AppleHDA.kext with your audio device & vendor ID. I don't think I can do anything about the popping sound though. Since we're using unsupported audio codec (in Apple point of view), this kind of "side effect" can be expected. I will try look into this by comparing the Taptun's AppleHDA.kext with your audio codec dump.

3. I can now properly list the name of the Graphics card in the Display properties under System Profiler. I got this dsdt.aml from that same guy named "kokomal". I modified the graphics entries, changed the totalsize for the Graphics card to 0x40 from 0x20 ("kokomal has dv7t-3183cl with GT105M 512MB). The other thing I wanted to ask you is the dsdt.aml that came with Mammoth Boot CD 1.10 is somewhat larger in size than "kokomal's". Don't know why. For audio entries, I was able to merge the changes from "kokomal's" HDEF entries into ours and it worked!. But for Graphics card name display, it is lot difficult. The entries start from Device(PEGP). If you do a diff between both the files, Device(PEGP) has lot of differences and the way you do is different than his. Just for testing, I used his with changes to the audio and graphics card for the size and it is working with no issues. If you say, your copy is better (dsdt.aml from Mammoth Boot CD 1.10), then we should merge the HDEF (audio) and PEGP (display) into ours. I need your help here.

You only need to copy "Method (_DSM, 4, NotSerialized)" control method from kokomal's DSDT (HDEF & PEGP) to your DSDT. The different in DSDT size between yours & kokomals is because, I bet, both notebook is using different BIOS (because of different model; DV7 vs DV8). I will merge the kokomal's audio & video injection to your DSDT. Mammoth already give me the video ROM file & I can get the correct NVCAP (at least for dual-screen) from it. EDIT:I forgot, I can't read the video ROM file Mammoth gave to me. I need someone to dump the video ROM again.

4. I think there is a bug in the Mammoth Boot CD 1.10 under Extra/Extensions. All kexts that you have there are all 0KB!. I found that last week and I'm attaching a Kexts.zip that has the latest and greatest kexts that you can copy to /Volumes/Cham/Extra/Extensions. Also, the batch file need to add the following entries:

Also, when I run the batch file, I'm getting some warnings: dependency not found...including anyway etc!!

It is normal to get the dependencies error because we're using Extra folder method. You can safely ignore this error.

5. The kexts.zip also has SleepEnabler.kext which helps in sleep/waking up. But, for some reason it is not working. When I click on Sleep from Apple menu the display goes blank for 5 seconds and then immediately comes back.

You will need to look in the system.log file to learn what device(s) preventing your notebook from sleep. This is fixable.

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Awesome kizwan!

I will ge you te audio codec dump ASAP. Btw, I can
help you get the video ROM dump if you can let me
know the steps involved. I already have Fedora Live CD
with me. will it help? Please let me know the steps.

For the sleep issue - how do I get the log? Can I send
you a copy of it? Would you be kind enough to take a
look at it?

Thanks.

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Awesome kizwan!

I will ge you te audio codec dump ASAP. Btw, I can
help you get the video ROM dump if you can let me
know the steps involved. I already have Fedora Live CD
with me. will it help? Please let me know the steps.

For the sleep issue - how do I get the log? Can I send
you a copy of it? Would you be kind enough to take a
look at it?

Thanks.

This is how you can get the video ROM in Mac. Follow the instruction in this thread
or
download this package & follow this instruction (use Terminal application):-
http://www.mediafire.com/?ugm3mn0jymq
sudo  -s
 cd ~/Desktop/VBIOS
 chown -R root:wheel RadeonPCI.kext
  chmod  -R 755 RadeonPCI.kext
 kextutil RadeonPCI.kext
  ./RadeonDump -d
 exit

I bet Mammoth already do like this but I can't read it with NVidiaInfo application. You can give it another try to dump the video ROM.

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This is how you can get the video ROM in Mac. Follow the instruction in this thread
or
download this package & follow this instruction (use Terminal application):-
http://www.mediafire.com/?ugm3mn0jymq

sudo  -s
cd ~/Desktop/VBIOS
chown -R root:wheel RadeonPCI.kext
  chmod  -R 755 RadeonPCI.kext
kextutil RadeonPCI.kext
  ./RadeonDump -d
exit

I bet Mammoth already do like this but I can't read it with NVidiaInfo application. You can give it another try to dump the video ROM.


kizwan:

Thanks again.

I was able to get the audio codec dump using Fedora Live CD. Btw, Fedora is awesome. It was able to detect everything natively including Fn+F7 and Fn+F8 for brightness. Awesome.

For the video BIOS dump, I couldn't do it at all for no reason. I need to first boot into 32 bit to make it work by giving arch=i386. Then I copied the VBIOS folder to the desktop and did all of this:

chown -R root:wheel RadeonPCI.kext
chmod -R 755 RadeonPCI.kext
Then, this didn't work: kextutil RadeonPCI.kext ./RadeonDump -d
It should be kextutil RadeonPCI.kext -d ./RadeonDump

I get this error: Failed to read contents of <pathname>/RadeonDump, CFURL error -10.

Don't know how to proceed.

Anyways, if Mammoth can give you a VIDEO BIOS dump, it would be great.

Thanks.

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4. I think there is a bug in the Mammoth Boot CD 1.10 under Extra/Extensions. All kexts that you have there are all 0KB!.



You are doing some fantastic work ManMan50, clearly the heavyweight contributor of this thread! Thank you very much!!! :)

You are correct, and I don't know how that happend, but because the files "were there", I didn't notice they were "Zero KB". I did a lot of testing, and everything "seemed" to be working, but the only reason the mouse and keyboard are working is because of the Extensions.mkext file in /Volumes/Cham/Extra/, mess with that .mkext and you will loose the TrackPad (and all other use of the kexts in that .mkext, which are all WORKING copies of the "Zero KB" kexts. The ChamExtUp is actually NOT working either.

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Everyone be aware of this until I can sort it all out.

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chown -R root:wheel RadeonPCI.kext
chmod -R 755 RadeonPCI.kext
Then, this didn't work: kextutil RadeonPCI.kext ./RadeonDump -d
It should be kextutil RadeonPCI.kext -d ./RadeonDump

The correct steps are:-
1) Load the kext file:-
kextutil RadeonPCI.kext
2) Dump the video ROM:-
./RadeonDump -d





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