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#1961
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Did you try this amd kernel? http://www.insanelym...testing-on-amd/



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sorry mod. Can you please move to the appropriate section?

http://www.insanelym...nel-irc/page-98



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Well, since I was pointed here to ask for help, I'll do so.

 

Anyhow, I still haven't found a proper way around BSA kernel getting stuck and (apparently) it never returns a kernel panic, so it just hangs. On the laptop though, what I've noticed is that the kernel extensions are still running, except they're doing absolutely nothing. (ApplePS2Keyboard doesn't recognize some keyboard codes which are the Fn buttons)

 

It seems to me that some change in the opemu code screwed something up. BSA kernel v8 runs on my desktop machine just fine, though.

 

Also, people have found ways around it, but never shared it, exactly.

 

A bit offtopic as well but is there any way of making the old HD 2400 Pro 512 MB to work with Mavericks? My dad also wants a Hackintosh and his only thing blocking it is the GPU. I've been trying to make it to work with SL before, but whenever a framebuffer tried to load, it corrupted the framebuffer for a second and then stopped working. It's a Megalodon framebuffer, I think, since Iago is 256 MB. I also think that Megalodon isn't present in Mavericks, so can I just take the drivers from Lion or SL?

 

I've already tried putting the Device and Vendor IDs in the AMD2400Controller.kext. (pci1002,94c3)



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...xan1242, see here from 10.9.2...

 

/Users/rustyballs/Downloads/ati-personality.pl.0.15/ati-personality.pl
Script version 0.15
Kext /System/Library/Extensions/AMD2400Controller.kext/Contents/MacOS/AMD2400Controller
Personality: Iago
ConnectorInfo count in decimal: 2
Disk offset in decimal 662352
0000000 02 00 00 00 40 00 00 00 09 00 00 00 00 01 00 12
0000010 00 10 00 00 16 00 00 00 c4 00 00 00 10 00 01 11
0000020

...seems Iago is the only native (AMD2400Controller) personality



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can someone recommend which 10.8.5 kernel to use? thanks



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...xan1242, see here from 10.9.2...

 

/Users/rustyballs/Downloads/ati-personality.pl.0.15/ati-personality.pl
Script version 0.15
Kext /System/Library/Extensions/AMD2400Controller.kext/Contents/MacOS/AMD2400Controller
Personality: Iago
ConnectorInfo count in decimal: 2
Disk offset in decimal 662352
0000000 02 00 00 00 40 00 00 00 09 00 00 00 00 01 00 12
0000010 00 10 00 00 16 00 00 00 c4 00 00 00 10 00 01 11
0000020

...seems Iago is the only native (AMD2400Controller) personality

 

Hm, thanks for telling me this. It seems to me that at least Lion has Megalodon. Will search for the pl script myself and try further. Also I will attempt to run 10.9.1 rather than 9.2, since that's the one I got the OPEMU error with before I knew about rollbacking the kexts for the update.



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...i just looked again...

 

Kext /System/Library/Extensions/AMD3800Controller.kext/Contents/MacOS/AMD3800Controller
Personality: Megalodon
ConnectorInfo count in decimal: 3
Disk offset in decimal 666400
0000000 00 02 00 00 14 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 01 02 11
0000010 04 00 00 00 16 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 10 01 12
0000020 80 00 00 00 02 00 00 00 04 00 00 00 00 10 00 00
0000030

 

...there, i see your Megalodon personality(still 10.9.2)



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Hmm, interesting. People have gotten the HD 2400 Pro to work in Leopard and Snow Leopard by using the Megalodon framebuffer, but it seems like that framebuffer is made for the 3870. I'll experiment with other framebuffers from the RV630 family. I still don't understand how the 2400 works in regular iMacs and not here...

 

Thanks for looking it up for me, though. I got the script, but haven't ran it yet.



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...so here's my quandary...I'm running 10.8.3 on an Intel D945GNT/PentiumD(Presler)940, at present using IDE HDD Partitioned MBR:SystemReserved/Win7/MacOSX...i have an external SATA HDD  partitioned MBR: NTFS(Data)/OS10.9.1/OS10.9.2(I use this external SATA drive in the eSATA port of my other box to boot into OS X Mavericks...Win8.1 on internal HDD)...now as i have 2 installs of Mavericks, I am tempted to attach this HDD internally to the Intel box...I'll add a hopefully working(Andy?) amd_kernel(10.9), go with no DSDT, and maybe boot up -v -x UsekernelCache=No from the first OS X partition.

  ...just wondering about the potential of borking my external drive... :smoke:

...and yes, I run Mavericks from an  eSATA HDD(to keep it away from Windows8.1)



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I installed, but in an unconditional way. I used my desktop to install through it's external SATA Mount, copied over the AnV 10.9 mach kernel applied the appropriate kexts, DSDT, edited my chameleon boot file, applied the latest bootloader(chameleon), and then rebuilt S/L/E and E/E from Kext Wizard.

 

Messing with different boot flags I get to a new issue: SleepCapability. Unfortunately any attempt to alter my DSDT with an EHCI patch results it "ATT3" object not existing being produced.

 

On an additional note, the Nonpci kext was applied to my system too. That gave me better results than the "npci=0xX000" flags.

 

What is contained in my Extra Folder: http://dl.dropboxhse...18315/Extra.zip

 

I've included my Original DSDT pulled from an Ubuntu Live session.

 

Image: http://s28.postimg.o...0330_114204.jpg

 

unfortunately I can not download the Extra folder.
either the link is broken, or my firewall is armed?
Please use this provider: http://www.file-upload.net/

 

 

I've looked at your picture,
take the AppleCPUPowerManagement.kext from S / L / E

what kernel are you using at the moment?
what boot flags you're using at the moment?

 

 

Edit:

 

it can various little things (errors) be the cause
a) is the  DSDT.aml fully patched on your system and cleans all the errors by the compilers?
if not, then boot without the DSDT.aml, you're doing as follows:

when entering the boot flags then write -->   DSDT=NO -v -f npci=0x2000 CPUS=1 usekernelcache=No

 

Edit:

otherwise repair the permissions

 

boot with -s

chmod -R 755 /Volumes/Mac/System/Library/Extensions

chown -R root:wheel /Volumes/Mac/System/Library/Extensions

exit

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Edited by spakk, 30 March 2014 - 07:12 PM.


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unfortunately I can not download the Extra folder.
either the link is broken, or my firewall is armed?
Please use this provider: http://www.file-upload.net/

 

....

 

I'm assuming you meant AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement, in which case I did remove that. It made no difference. Kernel is AnV 10.9. My boot flags are set in the chameleon.boot.plist, the link should be correct now.

 

Edit: Your repost still has the incorrect link: https://dl.dropboxus...18315/Extra.zip



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I'm assuming you meant AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement, in which case I did remove that. It made no difference. Kernel is AnV 10.9. My boot flags are set in the chameleon.boot.plist, the link should be correct now.

 

Edit: Your repost still has the incorrect link: https://dl.dropboxus...18315/Extra.zip

 

 

first of all repair the permissions

 

boot with this flag: -s npci=0x2000

 

chmod -R 755 /Volumes/Mac/System/Library/Extensions                        (press Enter)

chown -R root:wheel /Volumes/Mac/System/Library/Extensions            (press Enter)

exit                                                                                                                 (press Enter, then your system reboot)



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first of all repair the permissions

 

boot with this flag: -s npci=0x2000

 

chmod -R 755 /Volumes/Mac/System/Library/Extensions                        (press Enter)

chown -R root:wheel /Volumes/Mac/System/Library/Extensions            (press Enter)

exit                                                                                                                 (press Enter, then your system reboot)

You are still aware that I cannot get to single user mode, correct? Any alterations I make are through connecting the HDD to my computer. I could perform those same tasks through Terminal on my working computer, but doesn't 'Kext Wizard' perform the same permission changes to those directories / files?



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oh shit, you're right, I was a few steps too far, sorry :rofl:



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I seen that if I wanted to install the 10.9.2 kernel I would need kexts from 10.9.1? I havent gotten to installing 10.9.1 so is possible to use kexts from 10.9?



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You need system.kext and sandbox.kext from 10.9.0 not from Version 10.9.1

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I got 10.8.5 nicely working (except for a few liveable bugs) on my AMD FX81xx setup. I only needed the kernel and several kext to get it working.

 

1. can I use the same kext and expect it to work under 10.9?

2. Can I use 10.9.2 install app?

3. which kernel should I use?

4. can I use chameleon so I can boot?

 

thank you very much

 

my complete specs are in my sig.



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I got 10.8.5 nicely working (except for a few liveable bugs) on my AMD FX81xx setup. I only needed the kernel and several kext to get it working.

 

1. can I use the same kext and expect it to work under 10.9?

2. Can I use 10.9.2 install app?

3. which kernel should I use?

4. can I use chameleon so I can boot?

 

thank you very much

 

my complete specs are in my sig.

 

1) Install Mavericks 10.9.0 with myHack to a USB stick, add the AMD kernel in the root directory
2) If you want to install 10.9.2, this is not the official Apple version that apple offers to download (possibly an illigal version!!!)
go to the apple website and download the version 10.9.0, it is better and then you can gradually update!
3) take BSA_Kernel R6, R7 or R8 or R9 or, cassa1, cassa2 all these amd_kernels should work with your hardware.
4) you can install chameleon or clover, it does not matter-both run well



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I have an rMBP running Mavericks and using the Mac AppStore, I was able to download 10.9.2. Is it better to start from 10.9.0 or can I just use 10.9.2?

 

10.9.0 isn't available anymore from the AppStore. I have to resort to downloading 10.9.0 via torrent if I can't use 10.9.2.

 

thanks again



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You can install 10.9.2, then you have to take System.kext and sandbox.kext from 10.9.0 and copy to s / l / e, AMD kernel to root ... then you can easily boot from 10.9.2. Good hack!





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