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I have a HP Pavilion DV7-6111tx

I have collected a AIDA64 Everest report, a DSDTSE Windows extracted dsdt.dsl and a Ubuntu extracted dsdt.aml (clean no work and one compiled with just one fix) and added all this into a dv7-6111tx.zip.

I was hoping someone could help me with a fixed and patched DSDT.aml to work with this lap top.

CPU Type Mobile QuadCore Intel Core i7-2630QM, 2200 MHz (22 x 100)
Motherboard Name Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC
Motherboard Chipset Intel Cougar Point HM65, Intel Sandy Bridge
BIOS Type Insyde (06/24/2011) Version = F.17
Video Adapter Mobile Intel® HD Graphics (3938232 KB)
Video Adapter Mobile Intel® HD Graphics (3938232 KB)
3D Accelerator AMD Radeon HD 6770M (Whistler)
Monitor AU Optronics B173HW01 V5 [17.3" LCD]

etc. etc. (full details included in Everest report)

Installation method advice would be appreciated. I can get S/L installed but CPU info does not allow a Lion upgrade ??

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without spoon feeding, try using the iAtkos L1 from uphuck to install lion. figure out, on your own, what customizations will satisfy your needs


I only support this method, because I have legitimately purchased Lion already, so, I feel like I can use this modded method. I suggest you do the same, support the manufacturer of the OS we like

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Thank you I have never heard of "iAtkos" I have used mammoth's method and succeeded on a DV6-2114tx.

I have a Gigabyte desktop system that is all working fine with Lion.

On this laptop (DV7-6111tx) I seem to have problems with the cpu caller error (I'm not sure if it is a Sandy Bridge problem ??)

ALL Software that I have is purchased I have three Snow Leopard DVD's and have purchased the Lion app from apple.

I refuse to used pirate software .. if I want it I purchased it = guilt free :rolleyes:

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send_me.zip added if anyone can help thanks.

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I had no progress at all using mammoths "Cham" method as I could not find a suitable miif :(

I subsequently used [url="http://"%20<a%20href="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=256729""%20target="_blank">http://www.insanelym...php...ic=256729"</a>"]Maldons method[/url] and created a USB.

Fixed com.apple.Boot.plist is depreciated error by simply renaming it to org.chameleon.boot.plist.
Fixed mach_kernel error by copying mach_kernel to / of USB .

Updated all in Extra Folder to MacBookPro8,1 / Sandy Bridge from maldons Extra_MacBookPro8_1.zip

Booted from USB and attempted install with -v -x arch=x86_64 cpus=1

KP as attached.

Oh and would a basic DSDT.aml with no patches and no errors (just a few warnings) be better to use than none at all?

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**Note**
Extra SATA Drive & 4Gb ram stick removed =only one drive for mac os and one 4Gb stick ram.


I removed the AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext also AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient.kext

and placed in
IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector
LegacyAHCI
&
NullCPUPowerManagement

Also added

<key>DSDT</key>
	<string>DSDT.aml</string>

to org.chameleon.Boot.plist ...


I got a LOT further but last thing I saw was something about waiting for DSMOS then the screen went blank .. yet machine is still powered not a reboot .. usb showed a little activity but all quite now no progress :(

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for blank screen, connect an external monitor via, hdmi or vga. what ever you have.

that just means your EDID is not being detected by OS X. so look up a method on obtaining your EDID from windows.

if you ever get the screen to work while using ATI graphics acceleration, then let us know. good luck

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for blank screen, connect an external monitor via, hdmi or vga. what ever you have.

that just means your EDID is not being detected by OS X. so look up a method on obtaining your EDID from windows.

if you ever get the screen to work while using ATI graphics acceleration, then let us know. good luck



Duh (off-course) why didn't I think of that :P Cheers ;)

No win HDMI or VGA .. . Thx though

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OK I have tried just about everything I can think of :)

I simply can no get past the "dropping to blank screen" .. Which is where I am guessing the LION "install greeting" would normally be?

I have used the "Extracted EDID" method and it does come up in my Snow/Lep as the EDID monitor (so that part works)

Well .. I thought I could copy that "/System/Library/Displays/Overrides" folder to the same on the Lion install .. :) NO joy :) The internal LCD only works up to the point of Lion install / greeting


I simply can not get any external monitor VGA/HDMI to work in Snow/Lep or Lion install ??

I also can not seem to get any VGA/HDMI monitor to work outside of windows :P

IDEAS ... ANYONE ?? :)

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Bios is now

TITLE:  HP Notebook System BIOS Update (Intel Processors)

VERSION:  F.1A REV:  A
DESCRIPTION:  
This package provides an update to the System BIOS. The update installs on
supported notebook models using a supported Microsoft Windows Operating System.
A reboot is required to complete the installation.

PURPOSE:  Routine
SoftPaq NUMBER:  sp54024
SUPERSEDES:  sp53216

EFFECTIVE DATE:  22 July 2011
CATEGORY:  BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED:  YES

PRODUCT TYPE(S):  
Notebooks


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Tried with Lion 10.7.2 & this is where I stalled = well at least I still have display :unsure:

Can anyone help with what this mean?

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Used ##### (NEW!)
Tonymac Tool to Create a Bootable 10.7.x Installation USB Drive from App or USB Thumb

Finally got to the Lion installation menu and got through all the way to reboot :P

However when I reboot all goes back to the same problem :wacko:
DSMOS has arrived then screen goes blank :)

HOW do I get my screen to work? "Monitor AU Optronics B173HW01 V5 [17.3" LCD]" 1920X1080 Native Resoloution..

OR even the external VGA/HDMI ?? New BIOS F.1A has option for "Switchable Graphics Mode" with "FIXED" and "DYNAMIC" options tried both settings with and without Power adapter plugged in :) I noticed that switchable graphics changes in windows with A/C removed.

:o :blink: :blink:

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SUCCESS :)

Everytime I booted from HD I lost display, so I copied and used all settings the same as if I were booting from tonymacs "#####" and VIOLA :)

I am finally into LION on my HP DV7-6111tx using HD3000 Graphics at the moment I don't care for the ATI 6770m (I've got plenty of time and developments will be made)

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SUCCESS :D

Everytime I booted from HD I lost display, so I copied and used all settings the same as if I were booting from tonymacs "######" and VIOLA :D

I am finally into LION on my HP DV7-6111tx using HD3000 Graphics at the moment I don't care for the ATI 6770m (I've got plenty of time and developments will be made)


Hi GDMorry,

Congratulations. I came accross your post and I was curious to know, how you disabled your ATI card without the option in your BIOS to do so ? did OSX take your HD3000 as the main card by default ?

awaiting reply, thanks.

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Try this dsdt
and post the reult
every things is gr8 may be try this

https://www.dropbox....4z/dsdt.aml.zip





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