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I have a hackintosh (see specs below) that I have Snow Leopard on that runs great. However, when I try to install Lion I can't get past the apple logo on the install start up.

I have tried the -v and it always gets stuck on "Beginning PCI Configuration" or something to that effect.

I have tried Kakewalk, IAKTos, and ##### install methods to no avail.

If anyone could help that would be awesome.


Thanks in advance!

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There's a sticky post right here in this forum titled "PCI Configuration Begin".

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I have tried -kernel flag npci=0x2000 -v -x -cpu=1

The only change I get when I try them (which I have tried different cominations of them) is it goes to a point where is tells my system uptime in Milliseconds but still will not boot into the installer screen.

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I tried kernel boot flag: -v -f cpus=2 npci=0x2000

and it booted for me. It took awhile and seem like it kernel panic, but I waited and it was able to boot. After Lion install and restart. I installed ##### with PCI Configuration Fix

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Most likely at that stage of the boot startup, its a problem with a graphics driver. Seems like a lot of folks who had flawless SL installs are experiencing that.

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Most likely at that stage of the boot startup, its a problem with a graphics driver. Seems like a lot of folks who had flawless SL installs are experiencing that.


I have tried swapping my video card with my old Geforce 9800+ which worked like a charm in my old rig with Lion and I still get the same issue.

I tried kernel boot flag: -v -f cpus=2 npci=0x2000

and it booted for me. It took awhile and seem like it kernel panic, but I waited and it was able to boot. After Lion install and restart. I installed ##### with PCI Configuration Fix


Okay so I tried this and I got further then ever before but not it hangs on "waiting for root device"

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Even though the picture doesn't show it, it keeps saying "can't find root device" and it scrolls that

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Have you tried to place the HDD where you have installed Lion in first place in boot order? perhaps changin Disk type to a different type would do too, AHCI... etc





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