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About shrubnub

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  1. Can't see DVD drive?

    Now I have to ask what an ICH number is. (lol)
  2. Can't see DVD drive?

    Have a Hewlett Packard Pavillion dv6567cl running 10.5.2 (i believe kalyway). Everything working, sound, all usb/firewire, and wireless via a belkin usb adapter. The only thing that doesn't work is the dvd drive. this is all the info i have on the drive: hl-dt-st dvdram gsa-t2ol The drive doesn't show at all in About This Mac, or I'd get a device and vendor id. I installed Leo from this drive, and the Disk Utility in the installer showed the DVD drive. Any suggestions? Thanks!
  3. post-install problem

  4. post-install problem

    i have a solid, stable install of JaS 10.5.4 running on my computer right now, and every time leo starts up, it does so in a verbose way (ie there's no grey apple screen at start up...a bunch of text, and then osx starts no problem) i was wondering if there was a way to disable the verbose look and go to the apple grey screen?
  5. [How To] X800 XL set up with working Display Manager and QE/CI

    Interesting solution and problem: I have a Sapphire X800 AGP that I flashed to x800 XT PE, 16 pipes. R420 Chip, 4a50 device id. Epox 9nda3I mobo w/ nForce 3 chipset Athlon 64 4000+ San Diego 1gb ram 2 300gb pata HD, 1 200gb SATA USB sound Ok, so I tried the method on the first post of this thread several times, and I kept bricking OSX and needing to reinstall. (10.4.8 JaS) I tried it step by step, and got to the point where I selectable resolutions, which was a big step for me, as I hadn't gotten that to work yet. However, system profiler kept saying my card was PCI - so I ran AGPGart. Reboot, everything incredibly fast, card recognized as AGP, and still had selectable resolutions, but no QE/CI. With that all working, I decided to try for QE/CI again...bricked. Reinstall. So I worked through all the way back to the point where I was at before (Callisto 006, AGPGart). Okay. Everything was like it was before. So, I got a strange idea. I went to the ATI website and downloaded the 10.4.x version of the OSX x800 driver. I installed the driver from the website, and rebooted...no QE/CI. So I went back and tried the HexEdit portion again - placing my device id into 9700kext. Did that, completed all the other steps, and rebooted - Boom! QE and CI, fully selectable resolutions. OpenGL works (tried in iTunes). All the screensavers work. No drastic mouse tearing, only the occasional little square in menus here and there. However: There's slowdown. The menus dropdown slow, the dock operates slow...something's not right. I remember reading in this thread that people had removed AGPGart and it cleared up the slowdown...no such luck. The screensavers work at full speed in fullscreen. The OpenGL in iTunes is slow, and the DVD playback is slow. I don't know what to make of any of this, I'm still fairly noob to OSX. I do know that whatever came in the ATI drivers helped me get past a point where I wasn't able to get before. Anyone with any insight into the slowdown would be greatly helpful, and hopefully some of this helps someone else. Thanks.
  6. Freeze on keypress

    Sorry to bump...I know this is something simple. Any help would be great. Thanks.
  7. Freeze on keypress

    Yes, USB sound card.
  8. Freeze on keypress

    JaS 10.4.8 AMD/Intel build If I use a PS/2 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse and disable my onboard USB, I can type is OSX and everything is cool. If I enable the onboard USB, switch to USB Mouse and PS/2 keyboard, everything works until I try to type, then everything but the mouse cursor freezes. (i used USB mouse and PS/2 keyboard just fine during installation?) I tried renaming ApplePS2Trackpad.kext and ApplePS2Mouse.kext, but that didn't help. I also tried Logitech's keyboard drivers, that didn't help. I don't know if this is a USB problem or a PS/2 problem, but it seems like a little of both. I'd rather not buy a USB keyboard, as this seems like it has a simple workaround. I also need USB because the only working sound I can get is with a USB sound card. Which leads me to the next problem: When I first got the USB sound card, It worked great. iTunes and movies had sound, and in stereo. Now, in the past 2 days, everything appears to be working, but no sound? The mic still works (it seems) and the USB sound card still works in Windows...Ideas? Thanks for any help. System (if it's important) EPoX 9NDA3I mobo (Nforce 3 250) 1GB Kingston 3200 Athlon 64 XP 4000+ San Diego Logitech Elite PS/2 keyboard Logitech USB MX310 mouse ATI x800XT Platinum external USB sound card Haven't set it up to dual boot yet, need these last few things working.
  9. I've got JaS 10.4.8 working right now. Took some work, but it's going. Ok, so here's the problem: If I disable onboard USB controller in my BIOS, I can boot up just fine, network support, no crashes, working PS/2 keyboard and a PS/2 mouse. However, if I enable the USB controller in my BIOS, then restart, OSX boots up just a blue screen with a moveable mouse pointer. Makes no difference whether anything is plugged into a USB port or not. In BIOS, I can select USB 1.1 or USB 2.0/1.1 - but that makes no difference. Enabling/disabling USB mouse support makes no difference. Still hangs at that blue screen. I tried the two common fixes on the forums, as well as downloading the new drivers from Apple, and neither helped. Here's the strange part: I just got a USB soundcard the other day. I enabled the USB chip in BIOS and booted into XP, and everything was fine. USB sound + mouse both worked. I then rebooted into OSX, and I had working USB sound and mouse right away...then I rebooted, and the computer hangs on boot every time...blue screen. It only worked that one time. I'm still pretty new to the OSX thing, so this could be really simple. Any help appreciated. My system: EPoX 9NDA3I mobo (NForce 3 chipset, AGP) AMD Athlon 64 4000+ San Diego (SSE2 & SSE3) Sapphire ATI Radeon x800 XT Platinum Western Digital 320gb PATA, Maxtor 320gb PATA, LiteOn 52x cd write/DVD combo, Maxtor 200gb SATA Logitech PS/2 keyboard, Logitech MX310 mouse (USB to PS/2 adapter) NForce3 Lan & USB _________________________ Thanks in advance. I can't have sound without USB.
  10. Boot Problems After Install

    Forgot to add that booting into Safe Mode doesn't get me anywhere, either.
  11. Ok, I'll try and get as much as I can in here. My computer: EPoX 9NDA3 mobo, NFORCE 3 chipset Athlon 64 4000+ San Diego SSE2 & SSE3 ATI Sapphire X800 Soundblaster Audigy (I have since removed this and am trying the onboard AC97) Logitech PS2 keyboard, Logitech MX310 USB mouse LiteOn 52x CD/DVD combo Maxtor SATA 200gb, and Maxtor IDE 320gb. Ok, I used the JaS 10.4.8 AMD/Intel install. I used the OSX disk utility to partition and format the ATA drive, it was brand new. I set 2 partitions, one 100gb for the OSX install and the rest free space, that I could use for a dual boot XP install later. I used the installer, selected only the bare minimum components for install (no languages, fonts, other hardware drivers. only essential files and the AMD patch). It installed fine, in about the time an XP install takes, and got to the 'Restart your Computer' part. At the reboot, I did ./patcher amd_1048_new.txt and the patch applied. After restart, the grey Apple screen comes up, the circle starts spinning, and then it stops and brings up a message telling me I have to reboot my computer. Reboot, and it does this again. I don't know if it makes any difference, but I have my processor overclocked in the BIOS. ________________________________ That was my first post at another forum, here's what I've tried since. ________________________________ Ok, did some research of my own, and did these things: -x platform=X86PC -x -s cpus=1 Which didn't end up helping. Then I read some things about NVidia and ATI drivers (Even though I didn't install them) I tried this: -s /sbin/fsck -fy /sbin/mount -uw / cd System/Library/Extensions mkdir disabled mv NV* disabled mv ATI* disabled kextcache -k ./ reboot And after I did that, I stopped getting the "You must reboot your computer" error - Now, I get past the grey Apple screen, to a blue screen, and the 'Loading OSX' box with the blue progress bar comes up. However, the progress bar stops at about 1/4 of an inch, and doesn't start moving again at any point. The mouse continues to move, but the progress bar never does. ________________________________ I booted -v -s, and saw these things failed family matching: HUB0 SAT2 IDE0 AGPB SMB0 VT86 USB0 USB1 MMAC MAPU MACI VGAG _________________________________ And now I'm stuck. Any help would be greatly appreciated, I know how close I am, and it's frustrating. Thanks!