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#1469304 [How To] Install Snow Leo on Acer 6292

Posted by peach-os on 16 May 2010 - 04:00 AM

After receiving many questions about my Acer 6292 - here is a small guide how to install Snow Leo on this machine. you need: a USB-drive with minimum 8 GB, a working machine with os x or a distro that allows the boot option cpus=1 - (kaly 10.5.2 is the best choice - IPC doesn´t work) Tinker Tool from here chameleon RC2 431.mpkg and Cameleon RC3 658 (important!) and an official Snow Leo DVD - I won´t support anyone using a distro as main install Bios: there are not too many things you could change in this bios - only must is AHCI instead of IDE step A - prepairing the USB drive method 1 - using an available os x machine 1.format the USB drive with MBR and HFS (Mac Extended Journaled) 2.start Tinker Tool and apply "show hidden files" 3.now boot the distro and go to System>installation>packages 4.start osinstall.mpkg and choose the USB drive to install 5.shrink the installation down to a minimum to fit on the USB (no languages,no printers etc.) only option...

#1456019 Asus Z8NA-D6 watercooled hotswapable in a G5 case

Posted by peach-os on 26 April 2010 - 10:58 AM

you could use this one  possible_pinout.txt 802bytes 34 downloads - credits go to the guy who wrote it ....I can´t remember where I have it from :blush: I double-checked it also with my voltmeter and this pinout is correct :)

#1298880 [How To] recover a deleted software raid

Posted by peach-os on 15 October 2009 - 12:57 AM

unfortunately I deleted one of my softraid´s by mistake in disk utilty. of course I did have a backup of the disk but not including my work of the last week :( if this happens to you or the partition table is damaged for some reason - this guide is a possible solution: 1. don´t try any experiments - you could loose all your data 2. get the recovery tool "r-studio for mac" this app has a possibility to rebuilt the raid as a virtual disk. all you need is to remember the order of the disks and the stripe size you used with this raid before. 3. open r-studio and click on raid in the menu. choose "Virtual Block Raid" 4. choose the 2nd partitions labeled Apple_Raid_offline and drag and drop them in the right order on the new created device. you won´t need the "efi" or the "boot osx" partitions. 5. now you still can change the order of the disks on the right side and apply. 6. define the stripe size and apply. apple default is 32 - if you...
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