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Here is the thread with the working fix for iMessage which requires clover efi bootloader: http://www.insanelym...ges-fix-how-to/

It's pretty easy - just download and install clover version 980 or later: http://sourceforge.n...iles/Installer/

For a quick test you can install it on an MBR USB stick (works with standard settings in the installer, I've only added the 64bit USB mouse drivers to mine), there is no need for an extra folder (with clover I can boot from a real Mac's untouched HD) - kexts and DSDT will be placed onto the bootstick (DSDT can be also placed on the root of the system volume, there are folders for kexts for 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8 which is pretty useful) so you don't run into troubles with chameleon. (if for some reasons clover won't boot after a restart just wait some minutes or start with chameleon and delete the NVRAM and boot logs on your HD)

Change the config.plist of clover, this is the config.plist I am currently using (I am using an iMac7,1 smbios, with clover you can fake more of a real mac than with chameleon. That's the reason why I am using the data of an iMac 7,1 to clone my real mac as good as possible - I also flashed the NIC of the P5W DH deluxe to get the identical MAC address):

The red part of the config.plist will fix iMessage - replace bold parts with your own data… and boot twice before trying to use iMessage!

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com...yList-1.0.dtd"> <-- this line is broken because I didn't used the code tags of the forums
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
<key>ACPI</key>
<dict>
<key>GenerateCStates</key>
<string>Yes</string>
<key>GeneratePStates</key>
<string>Yes</string>
</dict>
<key>SystemParameters</key>
<dict>
<key>boot-args</key>
<string>WithKexts npci=0x2000</string>
<key>prev-lang:kbd</key>
<string>en:0</string>
<key>DefaultBootVolume</key>
<string>MountainLion</string>
<key>InjectSystemID</key>
<string>No</string>
<key>LegacyBoot</key>
<string>PBR</string>
<key>iCloudFix</key>
<string>Yes</string>
<key>CustomUUID</key>
<string>00000000-0000-1000-8000-MAC-Address</string>
</dict>
<key>Pointer</key>
<dict>
<key>Speed</key>
<string>8</string>
</dict>
<key>Graphics</key>
<dict>
<key>GraphicsInjector</key>
<string>Yes</string>
<key>PatchVBiosBytes</key>
<dict>
<key>Find</key>
<data>gAeoAqAF</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>gAeoAjgE</data>
</dict>
</dict>
<key>RtVariables</key>
<dict>
<key>MLB</key>
<string>Your_SERIAL-NUMBER_and_6_additional_digits_123456</string>
<key>ROM</key>
<string>MAC-Address</string>
</dict>
<key>SMBIOS</key>
<dict>
<key>BiosReleaseDate</key>
<string>03/05/08</string>
<key>BiosVendor</key>
<string>Apple Inc.</string>
<key>BiosVersion</key>
<string>IM71.88Z.007A.B03.0803051705</string>
<key>Board-ID</key>
<string>Mac-F42386C8</string>
<key>BoardManufacturer</key>
<string>Apple Inc.</string>
<key>BoardType</key>
<string>10</string>
<key>BoardVersion</key>
<string>PVT</string>
<key>ChassisAssetTag</key>
<string></string>
<key>ChassisManufacturer</key>
<string>Apple Inc.</string>
<key>Family</key>
<string>Mac</string>
<key>LocationInChassis</key>
<string>Part Component</string>
<key>Manufacturer</key>
<string>Apple Inc.</string>
<key>Mobile</key>
<string>No</string>
<key>ProductName</key>
<string>iMac7,1</string>
<key>SerialNumber</key>
<string>YOUR_SERIAL_NUMBER</string>
<key>Version</key>
<string>1.0</string>
</dict>
</dict>
</plist>


Screenshot of clover's EFI folder showing the kexts I am using (I'm using USB-sound btw) and where to place your DSDT:


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the following part has nothing to do with clover and/or iMessage, it's just for those which are interested and too lazy to google for it:

BTW: if for some reasons you also want to flash your NIC to change the MAC Address just download the Marvell yukonvpd.exe: http://www.gigabyte....vell_eeprom.zip

Copy it on a bootable DOS USB-Stick, boot the stick and type:

to list the indexnumber of the two ethernet interfaces: yukonvpd -l
to change you MAC: yukonvpd -x <Indexnumber 1st interface> -M XXXXXXXXXXXX


more info here: http://forum.pfsense...=20095.335;wap2

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Has anyone gotten 10.7.5 to work on their P5W DH Deluxe? Sleep seems to be a problem for me if I upgrade from 10.7.4 to 10.7.5. Anyone who has experience and is willing to share? Cheers!

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10.8.3 working great!

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Same here! 10.8.3 works, even though 10.7.5 never worked! No idea how or why, but the sleepenabler just works for 10.8.3 :)

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how have we gotten the onboard audio to work with 10.8? Does it?

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never mind, I found out that the voodoo drivers work .Sure they kernel panicked my 10.7 install but they seem good now. Thanks to whoever made them :)

Do we all have all the onboard USB ports working?

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Hi!

I am builidng my second hackintosh. The first one was simple based on recommended modern parts. Now I would like to put together something of older reused parts. I found myself an Asus P5W DH Deluxe and a Geforce 8600GT borad and started off. The BIOS was upgraded to latest, 3002.

I installed it and then struggled with a post installer to get everything working. But whatever I did, it got me into "PCI configuration begin hang" at bootup. Then I used MyHack 3.1.2 and finally it was able to bootup from harddrive (after patching the bootsector, God knows why)

Then I started to fiddle with the DSDT. Applying all sorts of patches and the numer of problems found in the log file from the kernel decreased.

I have some remaining problems though:

1. Sound only works with VooDooHDA. But I have KP at boot up quite often with that kext installed. So I would like to have a patched AppleHDA or something for the ALC882. I have patched the DSDT with HDEF patches. But there are other parts that I don't really understand yet with AppleHDA patching so if someone already done it I would appreciate some help!

2. Speedstepping dont work (any longer). I managed to have speedstepping working when I had nullCPUPowerManagement.kext. But since it refused to sleep. I applied more patches to the DSDT and then finally ApplIntelCPUPowerManagement seems to start working. I.e. it could sleep. But then it could not speedstep. And performance was significantly lower. By changing the type of computer in the SMBIOS to MacPro 3,1 speedstepping started to work again!

3. Wake-up doesn't work. It goes into sleep. The power-led is blinking. All fans stop. But it is impossible to wake it up. Maybe there is some thing to configure in the BIOS, but I have seen guide that I followed closely for this mobo when configuring the BIOS so I think it should be allright. I changed the BIOS setting "USB legacy support" to off an then it wakes up perfectly. However then I cannot use the keyboard in the Chameleon boot loader. I tried USBBusFix=yes but it didn't change it.

Any input is highly appreciated!

/Mattis

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Updated: 10/12/13

 

I've got Mavericks GM working well. New install pack.

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Try the AppleHDA and HDAenabler in here: Those two are from SnowLeopard I think. But they definitely work on the latest I have (10.8.4).

 

Thanks for the Maverick pack. Will try it once it's out for sale :)

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Thank You guys, you're great!

 

I've got a rig almost perfect!

 

 

There's only one thing left behind. The Firewire.

With Lion I lost the firewire recognition, as in Mountain Lion.

Is there any solution for that?



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Thank You guys, you're great!

 

I've got a rig almost perfect!

 

 

There's only one thing left behind. The Firewire.

With Lion I lost the firewire recognition, as in Mountain Lion.

Is there any solution for that?

Hi

using mine DSDT and  P5W HDEF DSDT EDIT.rtf from p5w.zip compiled and placed in extra folder i have firewire with mavericks 10.9



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Happy to report, working OSX 10.8ML on my P5W DH Deluxe (see my signature for specs)

(easy)install method: myhack installer

graphics enabler = Yes

bootloader chimera from ##### 5.5.5

with DSDT from ##### (needed it to get USB2 going)

 

kexts from myHack:

AppleACPIPS2Nub.kext

ApplePS2Controller.kext

FakeSMC.kext

lispcidrv.kext

NullCPUPowerManagement.kext

patched10.7_AppleRTC/kext

S/L/E myHack.kext
 

 

USB2.0 with genericUSBXHCI.kext (#####)

sleep with sleepenabler.kext

change faulty orange icons with proper disk icons for HDD's, with IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector.kext

sound with ##### Voodoo HDA 0.2.7.3 kext - !!! I would love to get the ALC882 working with patched appleHDA.kext, but still no luck)

 

not working:

(only in 32-Bit modus) Wifi RTL8187 buildin chipset 

not confirmed yet:

Firewire

 

Pretty good for this old mobo setup, me thinks ;)



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can someone post directions on how to install clover on this motherboard?



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anyone?



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anyone?

       . . . . .  is this unclear?



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Possibly newer versions of clover have some different config file. I don't know it, I haven't upgraded clover yet. But you should be still able to download the version 980 for a start.



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Mavericks, thanks to Clover & its brilliant dev team,  was a straightforward install.

 

Seems to run better than earlier versions of OSX . . .  and nice to have an install with no damn faffing about with added kexts.

 

Heartening to have this quite old board doing a solid job of work again.

 

Thanks to all those who made and make Clover . . . it is *so* different now to the grim old times of [not] getting 10.4.x to work . . . . 



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 . . . now running a home-brew "Fusion Drive"  using an elderly 64GB SSD and an equally mature 1TB HDD . . .  runs fine & fast & so on but I seem to have cocked uthe Clover install to the really rather odd arrangement that makes up.the Fusion thang  . . anyone else done this & successfuly booting via Clover?

 

 . . . . .this tutorial was not that clear







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