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About dustintinsley

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  1. Private video sharing network?

    Ok, I am in the Navy. About to get deployed for 6 months onboard a submarine. We are trying to setup a private network so people can share their music, ebooks, videos, etc. Would like for this to accessable through iOS (iPad, iPhones), Android, Mac, and Windows. Streaming would be nice to iOS and Android while direct downloading/uploading from Mac/PC is also wanted. What would be the best way to tackle this little project? FTP server I first thought, but that kind of prevents iOS/Android (I think...) This will be limited to probably 10-15 people actually using the system at once, so it's not like hundreds would be streanming at a time... Thanks in advance...
  2. can anyone offer up any help on an issue i've been having since 10.6.3? my output to my screen is now "oversized", meaning the i have about a 1/2" of display missing (including taskbar and some of my dock). it worked fine in 10.6.2. what i want to do is take the kexts from 10.6.2 and use on 10.6.3/10.6.4. is that possible without it crashing? how would i know what kexts to replace? i am using a asus en9400gt video card.
  3. Drivers for Nvidia Geforce 9400 GT - Success

    can anyone offer up any help on an issue i've been having since 10.6.3? my output to my screen is now "oversized", meaning the i have about a 1/2" of display missing (including taskbar and some of my dock). it worked fine in 10.6.2. what i want to do is take the kexts from 10.6.2 and use on 10.6.3/10.6.4. is that possible without it crashing? how would i know what kexts to replace? i am using a asus en9400gt video card.
  4. Screen mis-sized.. Help?

    anyone? any suggestions would be appreciated, i would love to get this fixed...
  5. Screen mis-sized.. Help?

    I am using the GraphicsEnabler within Chameleon. It worked fine 'til 10.6.3. I have tried on my video card using DVI, HDMI, and DVI2HDMI via a converter all with the same results...
  6. Screen mis-sized.. Help?

    Tried that. Same issues. Any other suggestions? Its weird that I didn;t have any of these issues 'til 10.6.3
  7. Screen mis-sized.. Help?

    I have a system with a G31M-ES2L m/b and using a Asus 9400GT video card. I was using 10.6.2 with no issues. Well, when 10.6.3 came out, I updated and ever since have had this issue that I can't seem to fix. The screen is correctly sized when the system is 1st booted. After I let the system go to sleep, however, the screen becomes mis-sized. The only way to fix it is to reboot. This didn't happen with 10.6.2, only since updating to 10.6.3. Photos included. Any help is appreciated. Would this be a DSDT issue? Note: the 1st 2 photos are after system goes to sleep, last 2 are after a reboot with no mis-sizing..
  8. Vanilla Snow Leopard Install for GA-G31M-ES2L

    updated that for you, noob776
  9. Vanilla Snow Leopard Install for GA-G31M-ES2L

    noob776, this guide was very closely based off yours, as is apparent. I changed a few things around and updated the dsdt.aml file to work properly for me (hdef audio, wifi, and cmos reset). I did give you credit in this guide. Here is a fix for sleep not working properly. SleepEnabler.kext It would go into /Volumes/EFI/extra/extensions
  10. Vanilla Install - GA-G31M-ES2L This guide covers the best method I have found for a clean, vanilla install of Snow Leopard on a GA-G31M-ES2L. So it seems that a non-working graphics driver will cause a boot hang in 10.6. If you have any ideas let me know. Thanks to Netkas, The Chameleon team, Modbin, SuperHai, Dr. Hurt, Fassil, dfe, HBP112358, noob776, and the OSx86 Community. Needed Files: Snow Leopard 10A432 DMG Chameleon 2.0 RC1 fakeSMC.kext Openhaltrestart.kext NullCPUPowerManagement.kext boot dsdt.aml com.apple.Boot.plist Your own EFI graphics string Prepare for install This method does require an working install of Mac OS X Leopard to prepare for installation hard drive. You can use individual hard drives or partitions to do this install. I used a hard drive with 2 partitions on it, formatted and partitioned as GPT. So lets assume you have 10.5 installed on Drive {1} and that you intend to install SL on drive {2}: Open diskutil and format disk {2} with GPT filesystem Select disk {2}, click on partition Click on drop down box and select 2 partitions Select options and select GUID partition map Click on partition 2 and set it's size to 7.5GB Click apply and wait for it to complete. At this point, you would install Chameleon and edit EFI partition as outlined below. Be sure you complete those steps before continuing. Now select partition 2 from disk {2} and click Restore Select your SL DVD (or SL DMG) and drag it to the source box Drag your disk {2} partition 2 to the destination box and hit apply At this point you should have an empty partition that is going to house your OS, and be setting up another for ANY needs for restoring and updates. If you want to install Snow Leopard on a drive other then the one you just partitioned/installed Chameleon on/setup EFI partition on, you will need to repeat those steps on the hard drive you are planning on installing your OS on. Prepare the EFI partition thanks noob776! Run the Chameleon-2.0-RC2-r640.pkg Click Customize Check Chameleon EFI HFS option Uncheck Extras Click Install Make changes to EFI partition Run Terminal with following commands: sudo -s mkdir /Volumes/EFI mount_hfs /dev/diskXs1 /Volumes/EFI killall Finder (This depends how your computer is set up, open up disk utility and click information on your guid partitioned drive, replace X with your drive's number.) or run this command in terminal to find it: diskutil list Replace the boot file in /Volumes/EFI/ with the one you downloaded Add the downloaded kexts to /Volumes/EFI/extra/extensions/ You can add a DSDT.aml to /Volume/EFI/extra/ Add your EFI string to com.apple.boot.plist and place in /Volume/EFI/extra/ Reopen terminal (VERY IMPORTANT YOU DO THIS otherwise drive won't mount correctly), run following commands: sudo -s umount -f /Volumes/EFI rm -rf /Volumes/EFI killall Finder Install Restart. Hit F12 so you can select what HD to boot from if you have more than one installed. Be sure you boot from drive you just edit EFI partition on. At the Chameleon screen, hit Enter so it displays the partitions you can boot from. Select the partition you restored your DMG to. Type "-x32" to boot installer in 32-bit mode Boot Installer with -x32 flag and install where you want. Once done, you can boot into 64-bit by doing nothing at the Chameleon screen. To boot into 32-bit, you need to pass -x32 @ the chameleon screen. To get audio working, select "Internal Speakers" in your system preferences for sound output. I have not ran into an issues as of yet. I will post fixes for anything that I find. I realize the part of setting up the partitions and all may get confusing. The way I did my initial install was on a test drive, I installed Chameleon/setup my EFI partition, restored the DMG to partition {2}, an d used partition {1} as my install path for Snow Leopard. This allowed me to be bale to boot in 10.5 if any problems were encountered as I was trying to come up with a good method for an install. Once I had SL installed, I booted into SL and cleaned up my primary HD (I formatted so as to start clean), repeated the Chameleon/EFI partition setup on that drive, and began the install process once again, now using my primary HD as the install location.
  11. SL Vanilla Upgrade - GA-G31M-ES2L

    http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=181699 This is working for some people, but I am having no luck with it at all. Give it a try...
  12. Which CPU for this build?

    anyone? i cant really even see many people using the e7600. is this cpu even comptable? any help is appreciated...
  13. I am building a budget hackint0sh using the GA-G31M-ES2L motherboard. I am building this for the kids to learn on and will be using some myself. I was considering going with the Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 cpu or the Intel Pentium E5200 Wolfdale cpu. Price difference of $80 so thats not a big deal either way. I do plan o overclocking and heard the e5200 can get past 3.0ghz easily if oc'd. Which would you guys do? I dont know much about overclocking (but will do my research on this before i actually do it) or either of these 2 cpus, so any and all help is appreciated...
  14. Imrove on this setup?

    Apparently that wish list isnt visible, so here it is. Thanks for any suggestions...
  15. Ok, I am wanting to throw together a budget hacint0sh (no more than $450) to let my kids learn the mac os on. i will also be using this some. so far i found a nice little list and have added it to a wish list. now, i am looking for any suggestions on how to improve this system or the best parts to replace the parts that are out of stock... any suggestions are welcome. right now the build is around 350, so i got a $100 or so to play with to improve this. here is a link to my wishlist: https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/M...px?ID=10843832