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Anyone got a solution for this error please share with us, I see many of us facing this error.

Installation succeeded but error appeared when trying to boot from ML fresh installed partition.

I tried:

SATA set to AHCI
Boot in 32bit mode arch=i386
Added rd= ML partition to org.chameleon.Boot.plist
Chameleon 1820 & 1823
Sill using original dsdt.aml currently used for Lion

But still no hope

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have you tried npci=0x2000 and npci=0x3000

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yes, I tried npci=0x2000, but I will tried

npci=0x3000 now



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I tried

npci=0x3000 but same problem still



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well what type of chipeset kext do you use in lion?.. install that in ML. did you try that?

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my mobo chipset is Z68, but I really don't know what you advised us here, this kext should be like what, my Lion installed using ##### and compatible dsdt.aml noting more, could you advice me what kext I should look for in extensions folder on Lion?
It will be appreciated :)

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Try UseKernelCache=No

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I tried UserKernalCache=No but no hope, I was facing same problem before after releasing Lion DP1&2 and solved in DP4 after releasing new release of chameleon, I hope to have it soooooooon

I tried new chameleon release 1824 and same problem still

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replace your AppleACPIPlatform and IOPCIFamily

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I copied both kexts from active line then permissions fixed reboot and still waiting for root device

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Remove orangeiconfix.kext if you have one. I did when I had that problem.

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I cant find this kext, is it exist on original Mac?

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You mean orangeiconfix.kext? this kext makes orange icons to grey internal disk icons.
It is one of the injectors .only with plist.
It's not in real mac.
if your hard disk icon is grey. then you might have similar injector of different name.

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Still no hope... :wallbash:

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Boots on your OSX Lion partition, and installs chameleon, Extra, boot.plist, smbios.plist and your kexts on your Moutain Lion partition (just change the installation location). And then you should be able to start on Moutain Lion without the "Still waiting for root device..."

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Thanks for helping me but I tried that many times but still no fix

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Try changing in your BIOS settings to;
IDE to AHCI
or
AHCI to IDE

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i have seen and solved this many times this way. M/L must be installed on HD 0,2 if you have other hd's or partitions that have a bootloader installed it will conflick. sata drive should be from sata port 1 i f possible M/L should be installed on first patition then the drive will have the ID of HD 0,2 that is what the M/L bootloaders are looking for if its hd 1,2 or something else it will stall looking only for HD 0,2 rearange your HD'S and remove any extra usb or external drives

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Thanks for helping me but I tried that many times but still no fix





Have you tried delete PlatformSupport.plist in S/L/coreservices. !!!!!! :worried_anim:





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