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  1. Quicktime 7.5 + Perian 1.1 = Color issues

    Issue seems fixed in Quicktime 7.5.5 release.
  2. Quicktime 7.5 + Perian 1.1 = Color issues

    Thanks for the reply. The problem is exactly as Brywalker described in the first post. On 10.5.2 and Quicktime 7.4.5 with Perian 1.1 there were no problems with playback in Quicktime. After upgrading to 10.5.4 and Quicktime 7.5 there is color distortion that looks exactly as Brywalker's screenshot in the first post. Playback with VLC is fine and playback via Front Row is fine (which is weird). Also I have an iMac running on 10.5.4, Quicktime 7.5 with Perian 1.1 and the above issue is not present.
  3. Quicktime 7.5 + Perian 1.1 = Color issues

    I have the same problem and symptoms on my Hackintosh, 10.5.4, Quicktime 7.5, Perian 1.1. No problems/issues on an iMac. Anyone else experiencing the same trouble or found a fix? Cheers.
  4. Work x1950gt pro ! Dev_ID = 0x72801002 and 0x72881002 !

    Thanks Bronya. What properties in your plist enable TV Out? I noticed that there are some entries in your plist that do not appear in my log files when Natit is present. For example "VRAM,totalsize" (which you have specified as 512MB, I have a 256MB card so presumably I could change this value). I might give your plist a go and see what happens. Thanks!
  5. Work x1950gt pro ! Dev_ID = 0x72801002 and 0x72881002 !

    @InorganicMatter: Nice work! When I did the same on my system it added working sleep too. That pesky Natit was the problem. I would like to point out that you are still running with Bronya's drivers given the description of your method. You're just injecting the table information through the EFI string rather than through Natit. It would be great if you could post your working string as I would like to compare it with mine. I've noticed that console throws up 8 "display: familly specific matching fails" warnings/errors during boot which did not appear with Natit. I wondered whether this was because I did not add all the possible entries that Natit provides to my EFI string (I based mine on Bronya's from post #801) so I experimented with a shorter string containing only a few properties, to see if more errors were generated (as there seems to be little guidance at the moment as to what MUST be included in a gfxstring). It still worked but I still got 8 "display: famliy specific matching fails". I haven't got a second monitor or TV to check whether the secondary output or TV out is going or not as the errors could relate to these. Any thoughts? Here's a copy of my long and my short EFI string for x1950Pro. Both work for my single monitor setup (can't test secondary display or TV Out at the moment). x1950Pro_short.txt x1950Pro_long.txt
  6. The Asus P5LD2-VM How-To Guide

    I've run Jas 10.4.8, Uphuck v1.3 10.4.9, and iATKOS vi1.0r2 on my P5LD2-VM SE and never had sleep fully working (I say fully working because the system would go to sleep but display would be blank on wake up, or USB wouldn't work etc)... until now! I'm not using the integrated GMA950 but an ATI x1950 Pro card. I use modified kexts by Bronya (which includes Natit injector). Specifications: P5LD2-VM SE rev2.0 Bios version 0602 Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 MSI ATI x1950 Pro 256MB 2GB RAM BIOS settings: S3 sleep only Repost Video on S3 Resume DISABLED ACPI 2.0 YES ACPI APIC Support ENABLED Legacy USB Support DISABLED Background: GUID partition, PC_EFI v8.0 installed Installed from retail 10.5.0 DVD - Follow this guide, highly recommended (what's better than plain vanilla?) Replaced AppleSMBIOS.kext and added dsmos.kext from netkas' PC_EFI v8.0 package Upgraded to 10.5.1 Removed AppleIntelCPUManagement.kext (stops "Package 0 didn't get an HPET" error) Installed Bronya's 10.5.1 drivers (to give CE/QI support, rotation, resolution changes) Patched sound using AppleHDAPatcher v1.20 by Taruga Everything else is vanilla (kernel etc) but sleep didn't work in this configuration. System would go to sleep (fans off, power light blinking) using the menu option or power button but on wake up (by power button or USB) the display would be blank. Installed EFI strings for : x1950Pro - removed Natit.kext (For more information on how to do this I posted here) ALC882 - removed ALCInject.kext Ethernet - fixed _CFGetHostUUIDString error Now system would wake up with power button. Initially it didn't wake up from USB, but I solved that by disabling Legacy USB support in the BIOS. So, for full sleep I'm not sure what the exact combination of the EFI strings is (I suspect it was Natit that was the problem) but I think the BIOS settings are equally important. Hope that helps. I've just got my system back up and running on 10.5.1 after an upgrade from Uphuck's 10.4.9 distribution. I haven't checked the threads for a while but I'll look to see whether there is a guide on installing Leopard on the P5LD2 motherboard, otherwise I might write one and attach it here or start a new thread. Would anyone be interested in that? The P5LD2 motherboard is great. Pretty much everything works out of the box except sound and that is an easy patch. Cheers, k EDIT: Disabling Legacy USB in the bios solves failure for display to wake up from sleep but means that you can't boot from USB drives. I guess you can't have it all!
  7. Work x1950gt pro ! Dev_ID = 0x72801002 and 0x72881002 !

    Hi everyone, I want to share my experience with building an EFI GFX String for my x1950Pro. Hopefully this information may help someone. I haven't combed the whole thread so I apologise if this has already been covered. If you want to build one I recommend reading the following threads on netkas' forum: How To: EFI GFX+Audio Introduction & Tutorial GFXUtil - Essential as you'll be using this to find DevicePaths and build hex codes GFX-Strings I found some information from Bronya on GFX Strings from post #801 . Bronya posted a hex file which I used to base my gfx string on. Background: MSI ATI x1950 Pro 256MB (MSI RX1950PRO-T2D256) GUID partitiion scheme with PC_EFI v8.0 Installed 10.5.0 from retail DVD (Video running in 1024x768 VESA mode, no QE/CI) - check out the following guide, highly recommended method for installing Leopard (what is better than plain vanilla?) Upgraded to 10.5.1 'Installed Bronya's 10.5.1 Leopard drivers (gives QE/CI, rotation, change resolutions etc.) Briefest of the brief steps (I recommend giving a thorough reading to the above posts and experimenting): Downloaded Bronya's gfx string from post #803 Converted to xml form (plist) using gfxutil Altered DevicePath dictionary value in plist to match my system (this is where you need to read the gfx string guides above). NOTE: do not solely rely on "gfxutil -f display" command to find DevicePath for display as it gave path to my display@1, not display@0 which meant gfx string did not initially work. RECOMMEND: learning to build map DevicePath manually Viewed system.log in console to find properties and parameters that Natit is injecting during startup. Used Bronya's gfx string as basis for properties in plist but added some more and removed some properties that did not appear in my log. At this stage not sure what properties are essential and what aren't, but to be safe I added as many as possible. View this thread for more information on how to do this Converted plist to hex using gfxutil Added hex code to com.apple.Boot.plist and replaced existing Boot.plist (don't forget to repair ownership and permissions: chown root:admin and chmod 644) Removed Natit Cleared kext cache (removed Extensions.mkext) Rebooted and back to 1680x1050 CE/QI, rotation, resolution change I'm not sure if secondary display or TV out works. Apparently it does in Bronya's gfx string. As a nice secondary effect, I now have sleep working for my system. Previously I woke up to a blank screen, it seems the removal of Natit.kext solved this. NOTE: I have also got EFI strings for my ALC882 (no more ALCInject.kext!) and ethernet device so it may be a combination of these three strings that fixed the sleep issue, but Natit.kext was definitely a problem. I've attached my hex gfx string. Hope this information helps some people! k EDIT: I've noticed that the removal of Natit.kext with EFI string replacement has also cleared up a graphical glitch I was experiencing. On shutdown or reboot the screen clears using a wipe transition, as I'm running with the '-v' flag console messages are displayed next (instead of the blue screen plus busy wheel). With Natit the screen would wipe clear about halfway, freeze and then I would not see the console messages. Without Natit and with EFI strings, it's back to normal. Another small advantage of GFX strings! ATIx1950Pro.txt
  8. Installing 10.4.11 from 10.4.9 on Dell Inspiron e1405/640m w/ PC_EFI, vanilla kernel and (some) vanilla kexts I thought I would share some notes I made while attempting to install 10.4.11 on my wife's Dell Inspiron e1405/640m. These may help someone fast track towards a working system. I hope so, as I've spent enough time mucking around with this. The aim was to run PC_EFI, vanilla kernel and as many vanilla kexts as possible. I have drawn from quite a few posts in the process, too many to reference and I have lost track. Background: I initially installed Leopard 10.5.1 via iATKOS v1.0iR2. No initial problems but soon found that the mouse tearing and graphical glitch problems that occur on Firefox (and apparently the CS3 suite) using the GMA950 were limiting. There is a Natit injector fix by Paulicat but it does not currently work for Dell-based systems. I also could not get the battery indicator to display using PowerManagement.bundle updated by Jaro. Decided to install 10.4.11 instead. Dell Inspiron e1405 (aka 640m in New Zealand) Core Duo T2300 1.66GHz Intel Express 945GM Chipset Intel GMA950 Video Sigmatel 9200 Sound 1GB (2x512MB) RAM @ 667MHz (stock) 80GB Hitachi SATA (stock) NEC ND-6650A DVD+/-RW 8X (stock) Dell Wireless 1490 MiniPCI (upgraded from stock Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG which is not OSX compatible, cheap on eBay) Dell 350 Bluetooth module Broadcom 440x Ethernet 10/100 Integrated Controller NOTE: Installed OSX using cpus=1 kernel flag and added this to com.apple.Bootlist.plist as soon as OSX booted. Installing 10.4.9 Partitioned drive using GParted LiveCD, removing worthless DELL MediaDirect software and partition. Flagged partition boot/active Installed OSX using uphuck 10.4.9 Universal v1.3 DVD. Installed using Universal 8.9.1 kernel, GMA950 drivers options After successful install, Dell Wireless 1490 detected as AirPort, Dell 350 Bluetooth module working. Installed IONetworkingFamily.kext from page 1 for Broadcom 440x to work. Applying 10.4.10 Delta update Followed these topics for guidelines on updating OSX: 1 and 2 Backup mach_kernel, critical kexts, and important drivers: AppleACPIPlatform.kext, AppleAPIC.kext, AppleSMBIOS.kext, IOATAFamily.kext, IONetworkingFamily.kext, System.kext. Applied 10.4.10 update, do not restart. Copy back above files. Restarted, booted ok but system flashed the blue screen of OSX then faded to black, OSX still running in background but blank screen because 10.4.10 installs updated GMA950 drivers Boot into single user mode and remove AppleIntelGMA* kexts and AppleIntelIntegratedFramebuffer.kext Removed /Backups folder containing GMA950 kexts (how did those get there?). I may be wrong but these appeared to be copied back to Extensions folder each time I removed above files Restarted with OSX in 1024x768 VESA mode Installed GMA950 package from JaS 10.4.8 DVD. I may be wrong but GMA950 package from uphuck 10.4.9 v1.3 appeared not to work properly. Installed 8.10.1 Universal kernel. Intel only 8.10.1 kernel did not seem to work. Must have matching version of System.kext otherwise can't mount .DMG images. Updating kernel to 8.10.1 from 8.9.1 probably not necessary as 8.9.1 works in 10.4.10 but I did it anyway. Applying 10.4.11 Delta update Backed up kernel and critical kexts Applied update Copied back 8.10.1 kernel and critical kexts, no GMA950 update in 10.4.11 Rebooted into single user mode and applied netkas' PC_EFI bootloader patch v8.0 Rebooted into OSX, PC_EFI works with 8.10.1 universal kernel and patched kexts. 10.4.11 Vanilla kernel and kexts Stuffed around for ages trying to find right combination of kernel and kexts. Method: get vanilla kernel working then add vanilla kexts one by one Need dsmos.kext installed to run vanilla kernel, however dsmos.kext not included in latest PC_EFI (v8.0). Found dsmos.kext in PCI_EFI v5.2 but causes kernel panic (Leopard only?). Downloaded an older version (or at least a different version of size 40KB (or 31,571bytes) from the 10.4.11 Mini install guide post on OSx86 forums, courtesy of mac.nub/iGuru. SUCCESS! booting with 8.11.1 vanilla kernel using dsmos.kext from iGuru's post (iGuru's custom compiled version of AppleSMBIOS.kext is included in download from post but breaks parts of System Profiler, recommended to use version from uphuck's 10.4.9) AppleEFIRuntime.kext, AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext do not need to be removed (on some systems they need to) Installed/restored vanilla kexts successfully: System.kext (8.11.1), AppleACPIPlatform.kext (1.0.10) Installed/restored vanilla kexts unsuccessfully: IOATAFamily.kext (hangs boot), AppleSMBIOS.kext (1.0.12, adds Diagnostics entries in System Profiler but breaks Hardware page) AppleHDA Codec dump from ubuntu Live CD using terminal command "cat /proc/asound/card0/codec#0 > [path and filename to dump to].txt" No sound using codec dump and AppleHDAPatcher, reason is that SPDIF is detected which is not supported on laptop (thanks to tbcarey in earlier post for pointing this out). Solution is to remove SPDIF entries in codec dump, but I matched VendorID and SubsystemID to codec dump on http://psykopat.free.fr/apple/AppleHDA/sigmatel/ Speakers work, headphone output works, volume up/down buttons work. Mute does not work, speakers not muted when headphones inserted. See post #294 and #300 from tbcarey for more info. Seems to be limitation with AppleHDAPatcher. Applied modded Info.plist to AppleHDA.kext from tbcarey's post (can't remember if it was from post #294 or #300) which provides muting. Headphones and speakers still not decoupled. Make sure to select second "Internal speaker" entry in sound preferences, first entry maps to Subwoofer output specified in modded Info.plist which is non-existent on e1405 and is added by modded Info.plist. Tidy up Replace PowerManagement.bundle with one on page 1. Be sure to enable icon in Menu from Energy Saver preferences. Installed Temperature Monitor from Marcel Bresink http://www.bresink.de/osx/TemperatureMonitor.html and Dashboard widget to monitor processor temperature Conclusions: I'm happy with the system. It's more responsive than Leopard. Not being able to mute speakers with headphones is annoying but not a major problem. Sleep doesn't work but it doesn't seem like it ever will with GMA950. Good luck!
  9. @gkr41: If you haven't found how to install Parallels tools yet you can do so from Actions->Install Parallels Tools in the Parallels menu bar. It mounts a CD image and uses autoplay so if you've got autoplay turned off (like I did), nothing will happen. You'll have to manually invoke it from your CD drive. Hope that helps.
  10. Hi there, I watched your video and downloaded the test file. I have a near identical system to yours (but with E6600 and X1950Pro), running Uphuck 1.3 10.4.9. I repeated all the behaviour shown in your video with pretty much the same response from my system. I don't have CS3 on an XP system to test against so I can't vouch for the responsiveness of Illustrator. I don't spend large amounts of time with Illustrator or Photoshop and I can see why your system response could be annoying if you do, as clearly illustrated by your panning tests. In my experience I have found my Hack to be far more responsive than XP, if "responsive" is used in an overall sense (i.e. all aspects of an OS: network access, managing open applications, stability, loading programs etc.). So you're not on your own in terms of your system response/performance to the tests described above. It would be interesting to hear from owners of real Macs whether they experience the same kind of results.
  11. I think Parallels will only utilise hardware in XP that OSX can see and use, since it seems to run a driver layer over the top of the devices in XP (video card, sound, network etc). How did you go?
  12. Yes Parallels will run XP in Boot Camp mode for your configuration (and also for XP installed on different partition but same drive). If you are having trouble booting XP via Parallels you may need to edit the .pvs file (usually found in ~/Documents/Parallels/Microsoft Windows XP). Find the line containing the text "Boot Camp", it will look something like this: Disk 0:0 image = Boot Camp. The "Disk 0:0" part may be different depending on your configuration. Append ";disk@s#" where @ refers to the hard disk as OSX sees it and # refers to the partition number where your copy of XP is installed. It looks like this for my comp: Disk 0:0 image = Boot Camp;disk1s1 Use "diskutil list" from terminal to find values for @ and # for your system. Hope that helps. These instructions (and a lot more info) are in this thread so read through it.
  13. No Wake From Sleep - Discussion / Fixes thread

    Hey there everyone. I seem to have similar problems. My Hack (P5LD2-VM 945G, 10.4.9+netkas 8.9.1 kernel) sleeps and wakes fine in S3 mode but after waking I need to replug my USB devices. I read Ebert's post on needing to have ApplePCIConfigurator.kext loaded to reenable USB. As noted by another user this kext seems to be a plugin for AppleACPIPlatform.kext which is the file that was posted to Megaupload. I downloaded this and installed it but it causes a kernel panic on boot. Ebert's version of AppleACPIPlatform.kext on Megaupload is 1.0.10. I'm currently running version 1.0.3. I've also noticed that ApplePCIConfigurator.kext is not loaded when looking at System Profiler->Extensions. What can be done to reenable USB devices without physically replugging them? Any suggestions? Cheers.
  14. Help! Can't Get Audio on ASUS P5LD2-VM

    Hey there, I had the same problem. Taruga's 0.4b patcher is for 10.4.8. You'll have to patch it using AppleHDAPatcher. Check this thread for details: http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=49797 Good luck!
  15. Cyclonefr, try this link: http://www.multibooters.co.uk/floppy.html Then use "WinImage" if you want to create a floopy boot image.