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By default the Disk Utility doesn't activate owners for external disks. You have to enable it manually (see alibab's post above).

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What do you mean "can't even 'cd' to the directory"? Does it return any error? Are you writing the correct patch?

Yeah, it wouldn't let me. Returned a 'no such directory/file' error. I could see the folder by doing a 'ls' command. I tried everything, even cut and pasted. What finally worked was doing a "cd M*" and that took me the "Mac OS X Install" directory and then I was able to navigate the rest of the way to the OSInstall.mpkg. Got that far and got the same issue you did with "Can't open etc". I have since gotten my hands on both Kalyway and iAtkos (they both work great on my laptop), so I will try this threads method again, but from a Leopard partition. Pacifist just takes too damn long. Is there anyway to turn off the verify post unpackage?

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Hi ! Could you give me a hand

My motherboard is Gigabyte 965P DS4 rev 2.0.

I deleted AppleEFIRuntime.kext and added dsmos.kext and AppleSMBIOS.kext.

But I didn't reboot my Mac.

In your steps. Do I want to use the Vanilla Kernel?

If I wanted, could you give me the files? And tell me how to do?

In the end, thanks very much.

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Vanilla kernel is on your original Leopard DVD.

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Hi ! Could you give me a hand

My motherboard is Gigabyte 965P DS4 rev 2.0.

I deleted AppleEFIRuntime.kext and added dsmos.kext and AppleSMBIOS.kext.

But I didn't reboot my Mac.

In your steps. Do I want to use the Vanilla Kernel?

If I wanted, could you give me the files? And tell me how to do?

In the end, thanks very much.

Make sure you installed with correct permission
At boot start in safe mode first
-x -v
most likely you should boot than repair permissions and reboot
good luck

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Thanks a lot !

I already succeeded.

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Ok, I have tried several things and I am stuck. Here is where I am so far:
1) I have iAtkos running smoothly (GUID/EFI v8) on my laptop. I have an DMG file of the Retail Leopard DVD on the iAtkos desktop.
2) Formated and external drive with GUID and installed EFI v8 and entered the "dd if" commands to make it bootable. These same commands worked fine for my iAtkos install.
3) Using the terminal I navigated to the Packages directory of the Leopard retail DMG and ran OSInstall.mpkg.
4) Selected my external HD and hit install, no problems there.
5) When that finished I removed AppleEFIRuntime.kext and added Netkas' AppleSMBios.kext and dsmos.kext.
6) Did the permissions for those files and then did a disk permissions. Reboot.

Here are my problems:
1)Initialy got a repeating over and over HPET thing (Package 0 didn't get an HPET). I renamed the AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext. That seemed to stop that.
2) I now get a series of lines (about 5 or 6) that all begin with:
localhost mDNSResponder [22] couldn't read user-specified.....

I did a complete reinstall except the second time I added IONetworkingFamily.kext and AppleAzaliaAudio.kext from the iAtkos DVD. I also added Natit.kext.
1) got the repeating HPET line, and again removed AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext
2) Still get the mDNSResponder [22] lines.

On both installs it just hangs there. Also on my iAtkos install the HPET deal isn't an issue and I have AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext installed. Any ideas?

Geeze

Ps...I really don't have to fool with this method, except that I think it is a really cool concept in regards to using the retail DVD.

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would i be able to do this from a hacked version of leopard (iatkos) installed? let me see if i got this right:

1. Mount the Disk Image of retail DVD

2. Make sure name of the Disk mounted as Mac OS X Install DVD

3.
Open Terminal do the following:
sudo -s (enter)
will ask for password type it hit Enter
cd /Volumes/Mac\ OS\ X\ Install\ DVD/System/Installation/Packages (enter)
open osinstall.mpkg (enter) and it should install correct?

next step delete/add kext
: so i search for the InteEFI kext and delete it, then add the dsmos and AppleSMBIOS kexts in System/Library/Extensions Folder.
now to clear things up, my two questions are do i delete the AppleEFIRuntime.kext? and do i install the EFI 8, on both leopard and iatkos (if i were to install it from iatkos)?

edit: i ahve a gigabyte p35 mobo ds3l, but ive gotten iATKOS to work on my computer, so retail leopard should work.
and thanks karaakeha1 and Is8 for making things clearer.

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would i be able to do this from a hacked version of leopard (iatkos) installed? let me see if i got this right:, my two questions are do i delete the AppleEFIRuntime.kext? and do i install the EFI 8, on both leopard and iatkos (if i were to install it from iatkos)?edit: i ahve a gigabyte p35 mobo ds3l, but ive gotten iATKOS to work on my computer, so retail leopard should work. and thanks karaakeha1 and Is8 for making things clearer.

Need to delete this AppleEFIRuntime.kext if installed from Retail DVD, if iATKOS than not required

Ok, I have tried several things and I am stuck. Here is where I am so far:1) I have iAtkos running smoothly (GUID/EFI v8) on my laptop. I have an DMG file of the Retail Leopard DVD on the iAtkos desktop.2) Formated and external drive with GUID and installed EFI v8 and entered the "dd if" commands to make it bootable. These same commands worked fine for my iAtkos install.3) Using the terminal I navigated to the Packages directory of the Leopard retail DMG and ran OSInstall.mpkg. 4) Selected my external HD and hit install, no problems there.5) When that finished I removed AppleEFIRuntime.kext and added Netkas' AppleSMBios.kext and dsmos.kext.6) Did the permissions for those files and then did a disk permissions. Reboot.Here are my problems:1)Initialy got a repeating over and over HPET thing (Package 0 didn't get an HPET). I renamed the AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext. That seemed to stop that.2) I now get a series of lines (about 5 or 6) that all begin with: localhost mDNSResponder [22] couldn't read user-specified.....I did a complete reinstall except the second time I added IONetworkingFamily.kext and AppleAzaliaAudio.kext from the iAtkos DVD. I also added Natit.kext.1) got the repeating HPET line, and again removed AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext2) Still get the mDNSResponder [22] lines.On both installs it just hangs there. Also on my iAtkos install the HPET deal isn't an issue and I have AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext installed. Any ideas?GeezePs...I really don't have to fool with this method, except that I think it is a really cool concept in regards to using the retail DVD. Plus iAtkos release removed all ability to run PPC code programs.

From with the iATKOS when retail leopard Hard drive is connected check
ls -lr /Volumes/Leo/System/Library/Extensions/ ( here leo=Name of Hard-drive) if all the permissions are corrected .I was getting the same errors, once permissions were corrected I Booted without Error though first booted to safe modeF8 and then -x -v once I booted to safe mode from there with disk utility I repaired the permissions and reboot and error disappeared

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Need to delete this AppleEFIRuntime.kext if installed from Retail DVD, if iATKOS than not required From with the iATKOS when retail leopard Hard drive is connected check
ls -lr /Volumes/Leo/System/Library/Extensions/ ( here leo=Name of Hard-drive) if all the permissions are corrected .I was getting the same errors, once permissions were corrected I Booted without Error though first booted to safe modeF8 and then -x -v once I booted to safe mode from there with disk utility I repaired the permissions and reboot and error disappeared


Thanks...that got me a bit farther. dsmos.kext didn't have the right permissions set. I corrected that and from the iAtkos install DVD did a repair permissions as well.
Now I get to the blue screen but no login window and no mouse pointer.
Thanks for your help. Can't wait to get this figured out.

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...Update 3: I replaced Few Kext to retail version , (Apple AHCIPort.kext
IOATAFamily.kext ,IOAHCIFamily.kext) Can Download below
With the result Now
SATA Hard Drive shows as internal Hard Drive
in BIOS now this works with both IDE and AHCI mode
System Profile Shows as ICH9-R AHCI
Check out latest Pictures of System Profile and disk utilities :)


Thanks. This fixed the problem for me too. Xbench result didn't change, performance is still excellent.

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Thanks...that got me a bit farther. dsmos.kext didn't have the right permissions set. I corrected that and from the iAtkos install DVD did a repair permissions as well.
Now I get to the blue screen but no login window and no mouse pointer.
Thanks for your help. Can't wait to get this figured out.

Try deleting AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext

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;) Finally With the Help of This wonderful Form I installed Totally untouched Retail Leopard 10.5 on Gigabyte P35 DS4 rev 2.0
( only deleted AppleEFIRuntime.kext added dsmos.kext and AppleSMBIOS.kext from EFI 8.0 Folder).

Update : on this retail 10.5.1 with EFI 8, installed Adobe CS3 Design Premium Volume version without any modification and all updates work
Update 2 : How to change Icon. I attached file here of Icon.Open it than copy it( CMD+C ) .Right click the drive you want to change the icon open get info. then click on the small icon(smaller one) preview paste you just copied (CMS+V)

Update 3: I replaced Few Kext to retail version , (Apple AHCIPort.kext
IOATAFamily.kext ,IOAHCIFamily.kext) Can Download below
With the result Now
SATA Hard Drive shows as internal Hard Drive
in BIOS now this works with both IDE and AHCI mode
System Profile Shows as ICH9-R AHCI
Check out Pictures of System Profile and disk utilities :P

Update 4; With this P35-DS4 internal ethernet works fine , But I observed funny thing , I am unable to connect to network hard-drive on Airport Extreme , As soon as connect to Wifi (with my installed pci Wifi) shared Hard drive appears . and then even If I disable the wifi ,it stays connected and file transfer is fast.
So to check this I installed another PCI gigabit network card . System recognized instantly .Now without wifi it detects all network drives and shared windows PCS etc . and File transfer lightening fast.

Also successfully updated to 10.5.1 from apple update .

1. Pleasant Surprise Yellow icons of Hard Drives But I can use eSATA Hard drives hot swap-able
2. My Q6600 @3.24Gz Recognized with 4 cores

3. installed from within Leopard to Virgin SATA Hard Drive with GUID partition after applying EFI 8.0 and making it active
4. Mounted Retail 10.5 Leopard Disc
5 Used Terminal to install Leopard 10.5 disc
First. cd /Volumes/Mac\ OS\ X\ Install\ DVD/System/Installation/Packages ( Mac=hard drive where to install 10.5)
Second. open osinstall.mpkg

6. After instillation very fast ( 5-6 mins) deleted InteEFI kext and placed dsmos and SMBIOS in System/Library/Extensions Folder
I was able to boot without any problem to retail 10.5 totally Vanilla Kernel ;)
7. If for some reason does not boot , boot with F8 then -x -v will boo t in safe mode. repair permission and reboot good luck
PS : If you have successful instillation. do post here So other see and helpful.

Inbuilt network worked ,for display just applied Natit_1.0.pkg
Of course For Sound as already everybody did.


Can you connect to another Mac or PC with the hard disk fix kexts
as i've already tried earlier these kexts without succes for lan connection

Thank's

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Can you connect to another Mac or PC with the hard disk fix kexts as i've already tried earlier these kexts without succes for lan connectionThank's

Read Update 4 in the first post. For some reason Lan Kext for built in Ethernet is not perfect. I have ASUS pci wifi. when that is connected I can connect to another windows PC or shared hard drive on the Airport extreme.To Solve this I installed PCI gigabit lan card.Now without wifi also connects to network computer or anything.It has nothing to do with Harddrive kext

Read Update 4 in the first post. For some reason Lan Kext for built in Ethernet is not perfect. I have ASUS pci wifi. when that is connected I can connect to another windows PC or shared hard drive on the Airport extreme.To Solve this I installed PCI gigabit lan card.Now without wifi also connects to network computer or anything.It has nothing to do with Harddrive kext

I also checked the Kext it has for 8169, P35 DS4 built in card is 8168, My installed RLT8169 there fore works perfectly

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OMG!How do u get sleep working? I have EFIv8, replaced AppleSMBIOS (from EFI package) and dsmos.kext. Also included reboor and TM fix into IONETworking

I'm using vanilla kernel right now

thank a lot 4 any help!

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OMG!How do u get sleep working? I have EFIv8, replaced AppleSMBIOS (from EFI package) and dsmos.kext. Also included reboor and TM fix into IONETworkingI'm using vanilla kernel right nowthank a lot 4 any help!

Sleep is by key command onlyCMD+Alt+EjectTo wake up press the power button on PC

Ok, I have tried several things and I am stuck. Here is where I am so far:1) I have iAtkos running smoothly (GUID/EFI v8) on my laptop. I have an DMG file of the Retail Leopard DVD on the iAtkos desktop.2) Formated and external drive with GUID and installed EFI v8 and entered the "dd if" commands to make it bootable. These same commands worked fine for my iAtkos install.3) Using the terminal I navigated to the Packages directory of the Leopard retail DMG and ran OSInstall.mpkg. 4) Selected my external HD and hit install, no problems there.5) When that finished I removed AppleEFIRuntime.kext and added Netkas' AppleSMBios.kext and dsmos.kext.6) Did the permissions for those files and then did a disk permissions. Reboot.Here are my problems:1)Initialy got a repeating over and over HPET thing (Package 0 didn't get an HPET). I renamed the AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext. That seemed to stop that.2) I now get a series of lines (about 5 or 6) that all begin with: localhost mDNSResponder [22] couldn't read user-specified.....I did a complete reinstall except the second time I added IONetworkingFamily.kext and AppleAzaliaAudio.kext from the iAtkos DVD. I also added Natit.kext.1) got the repeating HPET line, and again removed AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext2) Still get the mDNSResponder [22] lines.On both installs it just hangs there. Also on my iAtkos install the HPET deal isn't an issue and I have AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext installed. Any ideas?GeezePs...I really don't have to fool with this method, except that I think it is a really cool concept in regards to using the retail DVD. Plus iAtkos release removed all ability to run PPC code programs.

Try replacing or adding kext for video drivers before booting ( you can add kext from working iATKOS )

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I use command "open osinstall.mpkg" and It show up open failed Couldn't open "OSinstall.mpkg"

Is I do something wrong. what i have to do next?

Thanks

tell what you did before this
you are suppose to

cd /Volumes/Mac\ OS\ X\ Install\ DVD/System/Installation/Packages ( Mac=hard drive where to install 10.5)
open osinstall.mpkg

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honestly, how many people have gotten this working?
i have a working hackintosh using OneTracks guide. been trying to nail this one down for hours.

always get stuck at mDNSResponder: Couldn't read user-specified Computer name: using default bMachintosh
mDNSResponder: Couldn't read user-specified local hostname: using default bMachintosh

Tried everything mentioned except removing AppleEFIRuntime because my working installation actaully has that installed.
Replaced AppleSMBIOS and added dsmos and IONetworking. All permissions correct. ALWAYS gets stuck at above mentioned lines. Any clues anyone?

Thanks.

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honestly, how many people have gotten this working?
i have a working hackintosh using OneTracks guide. been trying to nail this one down for hours.

always get stuck at mDNSResponder: Couldn't read user-specified Computer name: using default bMachintosh
mDNSResponder: Couldn't read user-specified local hostname: using default bMachintosh

Tried everything mentioned except removing AppleEFIRuntime because my working installation actaully has that installed.
Replaced AppleSMBIOS and added dsmos and IONetworking. All permissions correct. ALWAYS gets stuck at above mentioned lines. Any clues anyone?

Thanks.

What installation you had before.
Need to remove AppleEFIRuntime
Most likely you will boot with F8 than -x -v
GL

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I can't seem to get the icon fix to work. When I copy and paste it, the large icon in "get info" looks all pixelated, like it's just stretching the small icon. I'm sure I'm just missing something really simple?





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