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Poll: Which Mac OS X Distribution Would You Choose? (1786 member(s) have cast votes)

Which Mac OS X Distribution Would You Choose?

  1. Zephyroth 10.5.2 Rev.2 (78 votes [4.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  2. Kalway Intel/AMD 10.5.2 (792 votes [40.57%])

    Percentage of vote: 40.57%

  3. Leo4Allv3 10.5.2 Intel/AMD (392 votes [20.08%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.08%

  4. JaS Intel / Leopard (138 votes [7.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.07%

  5. iATKOS / Leopard (265 votes [13.58%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.58%

  6. I like Retail Installs with Patches. =) (231 votes [11.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 11.83%

  7. Neither of them, I'm a chicken. (56 votes [2.87%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.87%

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#61
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I would consider that retail patches

Um..what about BrazilMac?



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My answer is None.

I tried several distributions on my Dell XPS m1330, but I encounter too many problems with all of them.

The only thing that worked for me was the leopard release in vmware but is damn too slow to actually use (and the network didn't worked). Maybe VirtualBox will have a faster emulation when they add vmware image support.

What I found is that these distributions are incomplete. Some in drivers, other in languages, other in apps.

Why is to much effort in creating a distribution, maybe is better to perfect a EFI emulator, just like Psytar did it and that way we only have to buy the MacOS.


Sorry for my english, spanish is my native language.

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Well the poll is open. Which Leopard Distribution would you favor the most? and Why?


Im using Zephyroth 10.5.2 Rev2... and Ive got almost everything working perfectly(after a bit of patching and fixing)... only serious problem left is the Fan-control, my machine overheats and shuts down(and that IS unfortunately a pretty serious problem).

I am planning to try out the Leo4All V3 now(just downloaded it)... but will keep my Zephyroth install as well.
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Kalyway has good software preinstalled and it worked perfectly on my laptop :(

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kaly & leo4all :tomato:

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Well I have only tried the Kalyway10.5.2 and it worked alright but im waiting to get my hands on the new iATKOSv2.0 before I can truely vote one way or the other.

I do vote for ANY install over M$ tho (b^.^)b great job guys!!!

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Well the poll is open. Which Leopard Distribution would you favor the most? and Why?


For me with my AMD Chipset (790fx/SB600) it's gotta be Zephyroth 10.5.2 rev2
go go Zeph!

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Tried him AMD update yet? =)

For me with my AMD Chipset (790fx/SB600) it's gotta be Zephyroth 10.5.2 rev2
go go Zeph!



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I have
Asus P5WDH Deluxe Wifi
Q6600 2.4 ghz Intel
4 gig of ram
750 gig seagate sata
500 gig seagate sata
ATI 2600 HD XT FULLY WORKING with Kalyway
Marvell Yukon 2gig nics both tested and work
ALL USB devices and ports work Firewire aswell
WIFI is seen in AIRPORT with 8187 mod
Parellells boot my Vista Partition and have the screen roll like a cube back and forth for full screen. Kalyway I thank you. THis realease is perfect in everyway....

Thanks :P :blink: :excl: :excl: :excl:

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Have you tried the new Parallel's yet?

I have
Asus P5WDH Deluxe Wifi
Q6600 2.4 ghz Intel
4 gig of ram
750 gig seagate sata
500 gig seagate sata
ATI 2600 HD XT FULLY WORKING with Kalyway
Marvell Yukon 2gig nics both tested and work
ALL USB devices and ports work Firewire aswell
WIFI is seen in AIRPORT with 8187 mod
Parellells boot my Vista Partition and have the screen roll like a cube back and forth for full screen. Kalyway I thank you. THis realease is perfect in everyway....

Thanks :wacko: :wacko: :excl: :excl: :excl:



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I've got a Shuttle SG33G5 which so far has worked flawlessly. I can print, surf the web, watch movies, listen to iTunes, etc. The only problem I have is that i haven't been able to solve how to get all the other resolutions to display correctly on my 42" LCD using my x1950 Pro. I've already used Bronya's drivers, I have QE and CI but so far only 1024x768 fits my screen perfectly. I have time machine working as well! :thumbsdown_anim: I still haven't tested burning a DVD which I won't try until I get the adapter I ordered to turn one of the molex connectors into a power connector for my SATA DVD. RIght now my set up has a 320 gb and a 750 gb Seagate HD, USB Western Digital 500gb My Book, x1950 Pro video card, Samsung SATA 20x, DVD Burner E6550 Duo Core, Patriot Extreme PC6400 4GB RAM and a HP Printer.

All thanks to Kalyway 10.5.2!!! I didn't have to do ANYTHING. In the installer, I just picked the Vanilla Kernel, none of the video drivers (installed Bronyas after), chose the Time Machine fix from the patches menu and left all else alone.

Here are the specifications for the SG33G5:

Hardware Overview:

Model Name: Mac
Model Identifier: SG33
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2.73 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 2
L2 Cache: 4 MB
Memory: 4 GB
Bus Speed: 1.56 GHz
Boot ROM Version: BOOT.EFI.V80
Serial Number: CK157KMHK5B

General
Brand Shuttle
Model SG33G5B
CPU Supported
CPU Type Intel Core 2 Quad / Core 2 Duo / P4 / Celeron 400
CPU Socket Intel Socket T(LGA775)
FSB 800/1066/1333MHz
Chipset
North Bridge Intel G33
South Bridge ICH9DH
Memory Supported
Memory slot 2 x 240Pin
Memory Type Supported DDR2 667/800
Max Memory Supported 4GB
Dual Channel Memory Supported Yes
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 1 x PCI Express x16
PCI 1
Storage
IDE ATA 1 x ATA 100
Serial ATA 3 x 3.0Gb/s bandwidth SATA II
2 x 3.0Gb/s bandwidth eSATA
Graphics
Onboard Video Intel GMA 3100
Video Memory up to 384MB
Audio
Onboard Audio Realtek ALC888DD
Dolby Digital Live DTS
Channel 8-CH
Communications
First LAN Marvell 88E8056(10/100/1000Mbps)
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
Extension Bays
3.5" Internal bays 2
5.25" External bays 1
Front Panel Ports
Front USB 2
Front IEEE 1394 1
Front Audio Ports 2 jacks
Back Panel Ports
HDMI 1
VGA 1 x D-Sub
Rear USB 4
Rear IEEE 1394 1
RJ45 1
Rear S/PDIF Out Yes
Rear Audio Ports 5 jacks
Other Rear Ports 2 x eSATA port
Power Supply
Input 100-240V AC
Power Supply 250W
Physical SPEC
Dimensions 12.0" x 8.0" x 7.5"

Thanks again to everyone who has helped with information on how to get OSX running!!! This is the first "Mac" system I've run since my PowerBook 5300!!! Now I remember what its like to run Apple products. When I start making some real cash I'll be buying authentic Apple products from here on out.

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I've narrowed my choices to Leo4All and Zephyroths. =)

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IATOKS worked well, Kalaway worked the best.

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Retail + PCEFIv8 + dsmos + macdotnub's AppleSMBIOS = win

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Nice.... :D

Retail + PCEFIv8 + dsmos + macdotnub's AppleSMBIOS = win



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My answer is None.

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Why is to much effort in creating a distribution, maybe is better to perfect a EFI emulator, just like Psytar did it and that way we only have to buy the MacOS.

What??

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Why is to much effort in creating a distribution, maybe is better to perfect a EFI emulator, just like Psytar did it and that way we only have to buy the MacOS.

Dude, that was invented and perfected by NETKAS. Go to netkas.org and see for yourself. Psystar have used it and not credited him.

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Retail DVD install + dsmos.kext

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Leo4Allv3:

because I beta'd v2 and v3 is even better! also my boot time went from 4 minutes with kally's to 30~35 seconds!!!

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I have choosed 2 since I know both are working well. (Leo4Allv3 and iATKOS)
currently running iATKOS 2.0i with ToH's 9.2.0 Kernel.





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