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It does indeed work but it has several flaws.

1) It is 32-bit, which means you cannot run Finder on it (yet)
2) xpchelper crashes and ReportCrash eats all the CPU.
3) After a while apps stop opening. No idea why.
4) It doesn't support Installations, you need a real mac or a distro in order to install it.

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Hey Unrealized, nice to see ya. :)

1) This is only for SSE3-only CPUs. Those with SSSE3 don't have to worry about it.
2) Gosh that's hard...
3) My, my...
4) Hopefully when I can get Xcode up and running again I can compile the kernel for the other releases. :)

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Hey Unrealized, nice to see ya. :)


Nice to see you too :)

I hope someone writes an SSSE3 emulator, I think it isn't that hard after all to do. I made a lot of crash dumps about the xpchelper on osx86.co, hope someone takes a look at them.

32-bit Finder from DP2 works pretty well (just tried). :)

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Actually, meklort told me that the SSSE3 instructions are all in the commpage - meaning that one has to simply convert the SSSE3 instructions to SSE3. :) An on-the-fly emulator is not needed. :D

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Actually, meklort told me that the SSSE3 instructions are all in the commpage - meaning that one has to simply convert the SSSE3 instructions to SSE3. :) An on-the-fly emulator is not needed. :D


Heh, That's nifty. Now I'm wondering why no one does it? Myself I would be pretty happy with a 32-bit lion install as well (because I could use the Finder from DP2).

Well, There is always hope.. :)

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It's because the commpage is written in assembly, not Objective-C or C. :)

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Update on kernel from Bronzovka..
http://www.osx86.net...do=file&id=2584
"NEW KERNEL mach_kernel V4 supported all old Intel AMD core but without emulator Ssse3"

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Hi,

i have an Phenom II X6 1090T running 10.6.8.
Can i update to 10.7 with this kernel?
CPU-Z shows me Family: F Model: A Ext. Family: 10 Ext. Model: A

Thanks

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Dunno if he developed it yet, but...

This kernel is more of a beta test. ;) I would only recommend it if you are the type to help find bugs/fix bugs, not necessarily if you are an end user. :)

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the mach_kernel_V4 Loaded up on my AMD Athlon II x2 250. Using -legacy -v cpus=2 busratio=16 arch=i386 -force64 (force of habit on that one) GraphicsEnabler=Yes PCIRootUID=0

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Gotta tell you though, I am not real impressed with Lion so far. Hope things improve in Mountain Lion.

One of the things I use a lot and set up from the very first launch is Spaces of Expose & Spaces fame.

You can not use Spaces in Lion. It is just not there!

And that has nothing to do with the Finder not working.

Funny though. If you can get and boot up Windows 8, it now has Spaces ability! Go figure!

Think I will be sticking with Snow Leopard for a while more.

And until Finder is fixed or the kernel is updated to use -force64 a lot of things just don't work.

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PC: HP Pavilion a6360.it
CPU: AMD Phenom 9500 Quad Core
CHIPSET: Nforce MCP 61 430
VGA: Nvidia Geforce 8500 GT 512MB
LAN: Nforce lan

Not installed. No kernel panic... block on BSD root: disk0s2, major 7
Does not go forward even if I wait hours.
Tried all the kernel kexts.com

Thanks

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Just a general update in case people haven't found out from other sources, the Bronzovka kernel is updated to v5 but it seems most people have had more success with v4. Also, Nawcom has posted on his blog that in May he will begin working on his own AMD Lion Kernel! Yay!

@AlaskanTraveler: spaces and expose were combined into the new app LaunchPad. You can still have multiple desktops it is all just done (window AND desktop management) from launchpad. Although I do agree some of the changes in Lion are annoying, and it seems Apple is now tailoring their OS's to people with multitouch pads instead of regular mice, and I don't think they're doing anything too different in that regard in ML either :(

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I managed to install Lion 10.7.2 on my AMD Athlon X2 4200+ lol.. on an nForce 630 chipset..non-AHCI btw,used kexts from Snow Leo,replaced Finder from DP2 and it works fine..and about those crashes and eating of CPU time,just trash xpchelper and ReportCrash or chmod -x it .. uptime 15 hours,no problems at all.. only problem on this {censored} PC is the graphics which is unsupported so i can only go VESA mode 32bit boot using -legacy on v4 kernel but i tried booting without any flags at all for a 64 bit boot and it boots the system up as i can see from the verbose boot and HDD activity later on,i will swap the graphics and test out further..and yeah,i got it 2 work under virtualbox too lol.

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nice work , if Kernel is finish then maybe is possible to make some guide for people like me :wallbash: to install Lion :thumbsup_anim:

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Any update on the kernel?

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i saw people in http://osx86.co/ really doing well ,, they managed to get alot of stuff working , and some even updated to 10.7.4 ,, hope some final kernel and easy way to install

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Hello check this AMD kernel for 10.7.4


http://www.osx86.net...do=file&id=2723

Dev Bronzovka from applelife.ru

Edited by PookyMacMan, 15 May 2012 - 10:18 PM.
Please, avoid unnecessary quotes


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Thanks wakwak. :)





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