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  1. Thanks for the reply! Sorry I didn't post more details - I had posted it on the previous page but omitted it here. I am actually on a laptop I am running an Asus u35jc laptop which includes: Intel® Core™ i3 370M 2.4 GHz Intel® HM55 Express Chipset The system info said most of my hardware was supported I do believe I have tried installing those kexts but ill give it another go and check back.
  2. So I've got almost everything working now except my darn trackpad! Initially neither my keyboard or trackpad were working. I got them both working by installing the PS/2 trackpad/kb fix from the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] installer (I believe it installed voodoops2). I later re-installed the operating system to fix some other issues. Now even after I run the ps2 installer, I can only get the keyboard to work. I must use an external usb mouse I am running Mac OS 10.8 booting with -f -v and I am using the smbios 6,1. My graphics, audio, lan, wifi are all working fine now. I successfully compiled a dsdt file but I don't think it is doing anything (i.e everything works the same whether I use it or not). I am running an asus u35jc with a corei3 Mike
  3. I finally got it to boot using smbios 6,1 USBBusFix=Yes doesn't fix anything. I am in the OS with usb keyboard and mouse plugged in and working (but not trackpad/kb). I will look into this voodoops2
  4. Thanks for the suggestions. I have deleted the appleintelhd* from extensions. It appears that the smbios isn't actually saving from the chameleon wizard.. I hit edit->select the proper premade-> save as and when I save it I do not see the file. Even running an "ls -a" I don't see it. I've tried saving to my desktop and it still doesn't show up. Has anyone experienced this? Either way I tried booting again with the flags you suggested and now I get "Still waiting for root device" in the verbose output. I either need someone's smbios file or help getting mine to save. EDIT: I played around with more settings. The I Opened the Chameleon package and copied the SMbios manually (though I do not know if the format stayed proper). I was able to boot into the installer but now my mouse and presumably keyboard do not work EDIT2: Plugged in an external mouse and hit next. I get the error "Mac OS X can't be installed on this Computer" EDIT3: Finally It is installing - I still have no keyboard or mouse functionality. I will update if I can get them to work after installation is completed Thanks, Mike
  5. I am having some issue booting to the usb installer. Attached is a snapshot of where the installer is getting stuck. For your convenience, the last few lines read: **AppleSMBusPCI ::start failed to get acpi path for provider Previous Shutdown Cause: 3 ACPI_SMC_PlatformPlugin::start - waitForService(resourceMatching(ApplIntelCPUPowerManagement) timed out DSMOS has arrived [iOBluetoothHCIController][start] -- completed I am trying to install Mac OSX 10.8 ML. I am running an Asus u35jc laptop which includes: Intel® Core™ i3 370M 2.4 GHz Intel® HM55 Express Chipset The system info said most of my hardware was supported For the premade smbios I chose a MacBook Pro (8,1) - Core i5/i7 (Sandy) I followed each step of the guide. I consider myself an advanced computer user so I do not think I am making any dopey mistakes. Do the errors mentioned above (and in attached) suggest I did something wrong during the setup? My hardware not supported? or perhaps a bios setting is out of whack? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance, Mike
  6. mtotho

    P5W DH Deluxe

    my bios always took so long to post. For a new motherboard, make sure u get newer chipsets (maybe a p35 ds3l)
  7. Although this guide was written mainly for asus p5w dh deluxe, it would be wise, if planning on getting a new mobo for hackintosh, to get a later motherboard that is well supported with hackintosh. The gigabyte p35 series are good. Asus p5w is just too old if u are planning on having a computer for a few years.
  8. mtotho

    10.5.5 to 10.5.6

    Hello, i am not really in the osx scene any more but i made a hackintosh for my dad a while back and unfortunately i need to check in and do some updates. He uses his computer alot and for important things so it would be nice if i could update without screwing things up. A few months ago after searching for a bit i found a way to update flawlessly and easily from 10.5.2 to 10.5.5, however, i am having a bit more trouble this time around finding a direct way to update. He has: abit ab9 pro Core 2 duo e6600 2x1gb ddr2 800 ram 7800gs Sata hard drives Sata Dvd drives everything that needs to work works. only minor this dont work, like, about this mac and system profiler. Is there a pre and post update patch for the 10.5.6 update? or should i just do the old style of downloading the update from apple and then install the update and before i restart i remove the "dont steal max" file? Any suggestions would be helpful. I will continue to look for solutions on my own so if i find one i will edit this post. thanks
  9. i think that is exactly what i was looking for. thank you very much
  10. thanks. Thats great that this is possible now.. i have quite a few pre core computers... but that doesnt really help my situation. Anybody else have some info?
  11. Ok, I have not been on the scene for over 6 months now. I like to think i have contributed much to the scene. I've helped many a person. This is a link to a guide i made a while back that has just shy of 1000 posts http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=83689 Anyway, i wouldnt mind if someone could catch me up a bit and help me. I know, there is a search function, but i know as well as you guys all know, its not always what we are looking for. I left the scene right as update 10.5.3 came out. I stopped using my hackintosh, but unfortunately the one i have created for my dad is still in existence, chugging along with 10.5.2. And here is what i need to do: -Safely update his Hack to the latest software. I can back up all his files just incase something goes bad. His specs: -Core 2 duo E6600 @2.4ghz -Abit AB9 Quad GT (mobo) (- Intel® P965 / ICH8R Chipset) -Nvidia 7x00 Gx (i will confirm the exact model later) -2gb of ram -Sata hard drive Everything else is pretty standard, and everything is working pretty darn well.. it is just not up to date. Question of the day is: What is the most effective/Safe way to update? Are there good combo updaters, or shall i reinstall with an up to date Distro? I realize i have not confirmed the video card (not near it now) but what are the odds it will be troublesome? Thank you so much in advance.
  12. the exact name is slipping from me (different name on all os) but run a search for "activity monitor" or something monitor, perhaps system monitor? either way, it will show all cores and the usage of each, amongst other things. edit: ooops, run the serch in spotlight.. it is built into the system
  13. on some motherboards with a built in esata, they use different controller usually for the esata port, you just have to make sure that controller works. if it doesnt, you can simply buy one of those internal sata to i/o esata devices. that would surely work as long as your normal sata works.
  14. do you have qe/ci enabled on your video card?
  15. mtotho

    How to install Leopard on Asus EEE pc 1000h

    that little tid bit is about 7" celeron based eee. He is asking about an atom based. installation is totally different.