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  1. hundleton1

    Slow Boot on new system

    was installed via USB stick from the method on here http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/280756-guide-the-all-in-one-guide-to-vanilla-os-x-mountain-lion-chameleon-dsdt-for-beginners/ allthough i have done a few things diferent due to boot problems after Chameleon and my graphics card Nvidia 210 1gb. thats all sorted now mind
  2. Hi guys, im new to this world but have been learning rapidly, iv have a Dell VIstro 220 2ghz Core Duo , 2gb ram that iv managed to get ML worknig on i was having some major graphics issues but resolved that but have found its very slow booting, it takes 1.20+ to get to the desktop, iv added verious strings into the chameleon plist but none have speeded things up, it sits on PCI Configuration Begin for over a minute then jumps straight to the desktop. Below is my boot plist that iv built-up from scratch, it tried it with and with out Kernal Cache and npci. <key>Boot Banner</key> <string>No</string> <string>npci=0x3000</string> <key>GraphicsEnabler</key> <string>Yes</string> <key>UseKernelCache</key> <string>Yes</string> <key>Instant Menu</key> <string>No</string> <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>PCIRootUID=1</string> <key>Legacy Logo</key> <string>Yes</string> <key>Quiet Boot</key> <string>Yes</string> Any help would be great just an addition, iv i add npci=3000 to chameleon boot with -v it flys on passed PCI Config and sticks for almost a minute at ACPI_SMC_Platform with timed out at the end, strange that it goes passed the PCI when i put it in manually even with it in the plist
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    Geforce 210 Help

    This Problem is resolved, took 5 hours of playing though thanks for all your help New problem
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    Geforce 210 Help

    Rite im back, installed using methods on this site and am having the same problem if i remove Org.chameleon.Boot.plist from extra from singe user mode i can boot with the usb stick into osx but if i add it it just resets the monitor, i have tried it all no options selected in the wizard but it still just resets the monitor Any ideas
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    Geforce 210 Help

    thanks for your help, i was not fully aware of the difference on different sites, am currently going through your step by steps and see what you guys use,
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    Geforce 210 Help

    Update, i did this on the new build boot whit -s mount / mkdir /NVDAbackup cp -R /System/Library/Extensions/NVDA*.* /NVDAbackup rm -R /System/Library/Extensions/NVDA*.* sudo rm -rf /System/Library/Caches/* shutdown -R now it did boot but took forever and OSX did not recognise the card, it showed it as unknown with 3mb ram, i had installed it with easy beast, reading it does not install graphics drivers so could it be the ones in chimera ?
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    Geforce 210 Help

    Thanks for the responses guys, a slight change, in the time iv started from scratch and reinstalled ML from scratch with the new card installed, all went fine and got to the desktop info was showing thet the card was recognised as the 210 1gb , i then installed MB and rebooted and now iv got the same problem, wont boot and restt the monitor. Iv tired booting with GraphicsEnabler=No but that did not help.
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    Geforce 210 Help

    thanks for the response, iv installed the Nvidia retail drivers but get installation failed when its finished, iv tried booting with -v and its gets to PCI Configuration begin and sits there for about 30 seconds then the monitor rests to no signal and turns off. rite if i boot with npci=0x3000 i get passed that and then it sits at [iObluetoothhHCIController][start] then does the same reset of the screen
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    Geforce 210 Help

    Hi guys Im new on here and to a non Apple HW mac but do have 2 genuine macs in the house, i had a old Dell Vistro 220s, Core Duo 2hgz with 2gb ram and OB graphics, iv got ML installed and working with ###### and ###### however was getting very slow response from certain parts of osx, launchpad would lockup for a minute or two and i believe it was due to the graphics struggling as everything else was flying, iv acquired a 1gb Geforce 210 card which i believe is compatible with ML and have installed it however it begins to boot as normal, i get the apple logo then it sits there for a minute or so and it then kiils the feed to the monitor and i get no signal then it goes into stanby, the computer continues to boot as i can see the disk light flashing, if i remove the card and boot from the OB graphics im fine again. any ideas of what is causing this before i flatten it and start from scratch again thanks in advance