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About dREAmCaTCHeR

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  1. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    This is my Hackintosh, spent the new years day installing and configuring it to work. I wasn't so keen on the clover install as it seems to work but a lot of issues with windows and many underground configuring. But I have my OSx working with windows, no audio problems or conflict between Sys's. Windows is my main OS and I have it's bootloader as default and I just switch to OSx if need be or when in windows and I restart I just select which OS to boot. I formatted by disk as GuiD partitioned (3) windows+data+Osx I installed OSx first on it's partition, then when i booted to windows installer I deleted the windows partition made by OSx and recreated it with windows installer. Why? (osx gives a 200mb reserve boot partition and windows 8 creates a 300mb+ for it's system restore options) I used easybcd to add an entry to windows boot.ini for Osx boot disk to windows boot loader restart and boot into Osx as normal I also use MacDrive in windows to access OSx disk in case anything fails or breaks when booting OSx, I can easily move or edit kexts without going to terminal prompt on usb drive. I know my method not the best but I only have machine 'my laptop' so I can't afford to not have it operating. Mods done: Edited Fakesmc to add entries for F10, F11 as my console was loading up with error messages about the system fan. Removed AppleHDA and use VoodooHDA 2.8.7 I have both internal+external microphone and hdmi audio. (providing using your system dsdt file from this topic) Deleted display overrides files and used SwitchResX for custom display profile, artifacts are not completely gone but see them on rare occasion as i'm still using Adobe AE and Final Cut Pro without issues. Mishaps: Osx Yosemite has issues with sluggish behaviors and network connectivity but I cleared my previous settings and start my machine with bootflag -f in chameleon. I'm using NullCpu Kext I can't boot without it, I'm not sure if clover users get this problem but it doesn't trouble my system performance as far as I can see. If anyone has any questions or would like detailed steps feel free to let me know.
  2. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    Hi, I've been following the updates here and I've just updated my bios with the latest custom mod I've been using chameleon and Mavericks alongside Windows 8 & my Data storage partition. My HDD is MBR and not GPT I don't want to format my entire HDD is there any work around to using the clover install on MBR disk? The screenshot below shows how my system is configured.
  3. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    Hey I don't know if anyone can help with this, but I have a wireless usb adapter D-Link DWA-125 Wireless N150 USB adapter and I got it working on OSx 10.9.1 but I'm using the default Ralink wireless utility. Is there a way I can use it with the OSx Airport Utility?
  4. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    Hi, Mohamed can you tell me what are the patches made to a DSDT so i can extract and patch my own? i am currently comparing versions from the post install and my extracted version to add in patches.
  5. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    Do you have an icloud account? I usually sign in with it and not the account tied to my apple id specifically. Had this problem but seems either i deleted a file by mistake or the fact that mac could write to my ntfs partitions it corrupted something. I did a reinstall of windows 8 and then osx and everything is working again with selection from easybcd edit in windows boot menu. If you cant do a reinstall use your windows 8 cd to repair boot sectors. Someone mentioned elsewhere it could be that there are two 'active' partitions you could try using 'disk part' on windows to check and change that. This works for me: Install switchresx then enable the 'daemon' and enable the icon in the top section. When you click the 'monitor icon' from switchresx just click 'detect monitors' this way i hotswap plugging my monitor without connecting it during bootup and its extended not duplicated.
  6. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    Ok thanks. One other thing I did a bios update from a patch from this topic earlier this year, Is the bios patch that there now the same one or is it a new bios patch and do I still need to run it as I've done one before?
  7. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    Do you have HD & Nvidia graphics or just HD? If so can you share or state what methods you did for no freezing? What OSx build are you using? What bootloader and what version? Did you patch your dsdt? Do you use switchresx if so what settings are you using? Did you use all kexts provided here or do you have kext from external sources?
  8. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    @Mohamed Khairy If i install the new Mavericks GM can i upgrade to the final version later or would I have to do a new install? I also have a freezing issue with my install anytime I click on any dropdown links in any app and sometimes when i browse ntfs partitions. Do you have a dual boot install on your laptop or just OSx? Do you use chameleon or clover right now? I'm thinking of doing th new install of GM to see if the new kext may solve my freezing although after doing the switchres mod I noticed my monitor is not recognized by Osx so most likely is why I got freezing. My laptop is without Nvidia card just HD 3000 after installing should i remain using the provided DSDT or should i make my own and patch it following the one you provide?
  9. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    Hi, Does anyone still have the artifacts issue with there OSx installs? If not are you using switchresx fix and what bootloader are you using also?
  10. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    I am plagued with artifacts does anyone who have the problem solved with switchresx non nvidia hd 3000 on guid have this solved? I would like to know? Because the only thing I haven't tried is to downgrade my bios back to A10 from A11
  11. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    Here is a link to my EDID http://www.mediafire.com/?c8cw31bq1474zrz I did the diagnostics and had no errors
  12. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    Here is the log of the main ring stall 12/6/12 10:46:43.831 AM Dock[205] no information back from LS about running process 12/6/12 10:46:52.786 AM WindowServer[100] CGXFilterEventToConnection : Invalid connection 12/6/12 10:46:52.789 AM WindowServer[100] dict count after removing entry for window 0x40 is 0 12/6/12 10:46:52.794 AM com.apple.launchd.peruser.501[149] (com.apple.Finder[206]) Exited: Terminated: 15 12/6/12 10:46:53.651 AM Finder[358] copyPrimaryAirPortInterface::ACInterfaceDeviceNameCopy returned NULL 12/6/12 10:47:08.513 AM Locum[366] Connection with distnoted server was invalidated 12/6/12 10:47:12.949 AM Dock[205] no information back from LS about running process 12/6/12 10:47:15.569 AM Chameleon Wizard[369] -[sUHost sharedFrameworksPath]: unrecognized selector sent to instance 0x10554b190 12/6/12 10:47:15.570 AM Chameleon Wizard[369] -[sUHost sharedFrameworksPath]: unrecognized selector sent to instance 0x10554b190 12/6/12 10:48:02.355 AM WebProcess[219] Unable to talk to lsboxd 12/6/12 10:48:02.000 AM kernel[0] Sandbox: sandboxd(389) deny mach-lookup com.apple.coresymbolicationd 12/6/12 10:48:08.397 AM sandboxd[389] ([219]) WebProcess(219) deny mach-lookup com.apple.ls.boxd 12/6/12 10:48:08.572 AM sandboxd[389] ([219]) WebProcess(219) deny iokit-open AppleGraphicsPolicyClient 12/6/12 10:48:22.112 AM apsd[198] Couldn't find cert in response dict 12/6/12 10:48:22.112 AM apsd[198] Failed to get client cert on attempt 6, will retry in 900 seconds 12/6/12 10:50:26.877 AM WindowServer[100] _CGXSetWindowListMotionblur: Invalid window 0xb0 12/6/12 10:50:26.877 AM WindowServer[100] CGXOrderWindow: Invalid window 0xb0 12/6/12 10:50:26.878 AM Dock[205] CGSOrderWindowList 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] stampWait: Overflowed checking for stamp 0x1b1c0 on MAIN ring: called from 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] timestamp = 0x1b1be 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] **** Debug info for *possible* hang in MAIN graphics engine **** 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] ring head = 0x11005d90, wrap count = 136 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] ring tail = 0x00007248 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] ring control = 0x0000f801 enabled, auto report disabled, waiting, semaphore not waiting, length = 0x010 4KB pages 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] timestamps = 0x1b1be 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] Semaphore register values: 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] VRSYNC: (0x12044) = 0x1b1be 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] BRSYNC: (0x22040) = 0x0 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] RVSYNC: (0x 2040) = 0x0 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] BVSYNC: (0x22044) = 0x0 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] RBSYNC: (0x 2044) = 0x0 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] VBSYNC: (0x12040) = 0x0 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] Looks like MAIN ring is stuck waiting on an event 12/6/12 10:50:26.000 AM kernel[0] After attempt to clear wait condition = 0x0000f001 no longer waiting 12/6/12 10:50:26.880 AM WindowServer[100] CGXSetWindowTransformList: Invalid window 0xb0 12/6/12 10:50:26.880 AM Dock[205] CGSSetWindowTransformsAtPlacement: Failed 12/6/12 10:50:45.280 AM Locum[409] Connection with distnoted server was invalidated 12/6/12 10:51:52.103 AM Safari[204] CGContextClipToRect: invalid context 0x0 12/6/12 10:52:42.396 AM Safari[204] CGContextClipToRect: invalid context 0x0
  13. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    i'm using the dsdt from the first page of the topic from the No_Nvidia download, i don't have brightness control and got intel wifi so i'm not sure about the wifi
  14. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    my system is dual boot, went into windows accessed my mac drive via macdrive windows app and removed the tables from extra folder and rebooted. but if you use an external monitor via hdmi it should show you the login screen and then you can login and do the same, do you have a hdmi external display?
  15. {Guide} DELL INSPIRON N5110

    had the same problem, did you repair permissions on the disk ? use an external screen through hdmi login and then repair permissions and rebuild system cache.