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Mac OS X Snow Leopard on ASRock A330ION

Mac OS X 10.6.8

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alexylee

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I've installed Mac OS X 10.6.8 on ASRock A330ION.

Bootloader: Chameleon 2.0 RC3
E/E: Disabler, OpenHaltRestart
S/L/E: FakeSMC (with CPUi & FakeSMCIntelThermal plugins), VoodooHDA + VoodooHDA.prefPane
Boot setting (attachment)
BIOS version: 1.40
CPU: Intel Atom N330
Graphics: nVidia GeForce 9400M
Sound: VIA VT2020
RAM: 2GB Kingston DDR3 1066
LAN: RTL
WLan: Sitecom USB (RTL8192SU)
BIOS setting:
Onboard GPU Clock: Manual (550, 1300)
CPU No-Excute Memory Protection: Disabled
CPU Hyper Threading Technology: Enabled
Share Memory: 512MB
Suspend to RAM: Disabled
ACPI HPET Table: Enabled
SATA Operation Mode: AHCI
Serial Port Address: Disabled
Legacy USB Support: Auto
CPU Fan Setting: Full On

Graphics QE/CI: work
LAN: work
WLan: work with RTL driver
Sound: VoodooHDA work with VoodooHDA.prefPane to reduce noisy
Restart: work

No work:
Shutdown - the fan is still running
Sleep - never wake up

Help: Anyone can help me to fix the Shutdown and Sleep problem. (well, sleep is not very necessary). Thanks.
Attach DSDT file (within Extra.zip).

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Update:
Chameleon 2.0 RC4: must set Legacy USB Support = "BIOS Setup Only" or "Disable"
Chameleon 2.0 RC5: Legacy USB Support = Auto

E/E also = NullCPUPowerManagement, OpenHaltRestart

E/E with EvOreboot = KP

Still got Shutdown/Sleep problem.

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alexylee

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Now solved the Shutdown problem. :hammer: Seep is not very important for me.

Delete DSDT.aml
Install Disabler, EvOreboot*, FakeSMC**, HDAEnabler, IOACPIFamily, PlatformUUID to E/E
S/L/E: VoodooHDA

or
* OpenHaltRestart instead
** FakeSMC with plugins in S/L/E

You may try 10.7.x compatible Kexts for Lion installation. Good luck!

Atom mach kernel Attached File  mach_kernel_atom.zip   7.1MB   76 downloads
Extra setting Attached File  Extra.zip   383.93KB   88 downloads
Extensions files Attached File  Asrock A330ION Extensions.zip   723.95KB   103 downloads

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Thank you for this package! Had a long day today setting up my Asrock 330 Pro with 10.6.8 v1.1

What finally worked for me:

kernel flags: arch=i386, npci=0x2000
GraphicsEnabler=Yes with latest Chameleon r1995 (2.0 RC5)
Kexts from you last post + DSDT.aml from you extra.zip --> gives me Audio support without VoodooHDA (which is {censored} for this chip, some versions even cause Kernel errors and freezes on my system).
Restart/shutdown works (OpenHaltRestart)
QE/CI works via Chameleon GraphicsEnabler, no EFI string needed
Sleep: not tested
BIOS: 1.2
LAN OK
USB settings:
for navigation in bootloader: USB 2.0 off / Legacy enabled
for normal use and fast USB: USB 2.0 on / Legacy setup only

realized with Digital Dreamers Hackinstaller Script V7.1 (great tool!)
Thank you Alexylee for your package!

Things left:
Sleep (not tested, not important for me)
Audio (works very good, but has less bass than before) Got a second DSDT.aml, which is perfect for audio, but causes random freezes and brakes shutdown.

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RobertJB

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Hi Alexylee and "itdoesnotwork",

I still have mine Asrock ION 330 running on 10.6.4.
All seems to work with the exception of sleep but I do not use that.

Now I have connected my HD tv to the Asrock and like to play via plex movies.
720 p it does nice 1080p not so.
Does one of you has the hdmi audio to work?
The optical Audio does work for me but goes to my receiver and I dont want to switch that one on every time I watch something from the asrock.
For sure it is something in the DSDT,aml file that needs to be changed if I only knew what :wink2:

I look forward to get your intel.

thanks,





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