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  1. Acer v3-771g Mountain Lion

    Sorry, I got busy, and I'm back to take another stab at it, this time with my own copy of ML from the Mac App Store. I'm using myHack to do the install, but I still seem to have problems with the boot stalling at graphics. When booting "normal" it will hang after a while, doing nothing, when booting -v, it stops after a few lines about graphics related things. Still not quite sure what I'm doing wrong. Add-on: I'm actually making this edit from my OSX install. I can boot still only in safe, but at least video is working just well enough to have the proper resolution. It will only boot from the bootloader on the USB stick (used #####, since myHack did not work, at all and an App Store 10.8), not any installed bootloader. Wartomato, I used basically the same boot.plist file, my DSDT that was patched/posted above, and your SSDT. In verbose boot, the last thing it shows is something about waiting 30 seconds on bluetooth for something. In short: Mountain Lion installed Keyboard and touchpad work great, used kexts wartomato posted a few pages back. Ethernet works Only boots in safe mode, and only from bootloader on installer USB.
  2. Acer v3-771g Mountain Lion

    I use VirtualBox for my VMs. I don't believe it allows too much of the host's hardware through, visible to the VM. Are you speaking from the point of view of just getting it to boot, knowing it sees the actual processor and such? What settings might I need to use when setting up a VM to practice and get a working install on? I have access to VMWare as well if that will work better.
  3. Acer v3-771g Mountain Lion

    wartomato, no need to feel rushed, I'm an engineering student out here, so time is a luxury anyway. I really appreciate you taking the time to teach me this stuff, and your English is actually very good, better than most people I interact with here in the States. I'm going to take a stab at it, I've taken notes on what I need to do, and I'll do that and keep y'all updated on it if/when I get it to boot by itself and functioning somehow. I do not have any other wireless cards and only operate on my mobile's tethering feature, so I'll have to be on campus to do any internet until I can buy a USB adapter of some sort.
  4. Acer v3-771g Mountain Lion

    This is my first real experience with Mac OSX in the first place. I know it makes things really difficult for me, but I've sorta been just diving into it. I'll start over and maybe you can help walk me through it. I'll reinstall 10.8.5, from a USB stick, using a single partition filling the 160, with GPT structure. I'll install it and boot to safe, and then do what you tell me to do. I have a virtual machine in which I can put files onto a flash drive that's then readable on the machine in safe. If I should use a different partition layout, as opposed to a single partition, let me know. My main 1TB drive is MBR, due to Win7/Ubuntu dual-boot, so I'd like to keep that one the way it is. Let me know what next steps to take, as many as you'd like to put out there until you need something from me. When it comes to things like kexts and .plist's, you'll have to give me the "for dummies" on what to do with them. (Edit: I do have the ALPS touchpad) If you ever need web space/bandwidth, etc. I have a server I'm more than willing to share in exchange for your help, it is GREATLY appreciated.
  5. Acer v3-771g Mountain Lion

    http://wavemadison.net/hackintosh/?p=15 I uploaded a ZIP with DSDT and all three SSDTs in it on that post. If it's possible, could you completely disable the nVidia card, have it boot and function off of the HD4000, and let me know any other things I may have to do to get things working a little better. Thanks again! EDIT: They are not decompiled or anything, you may need to do that.
  6. Acer v3-771g Mountain Lion

    I'm still having problems, and I'm not sure the most appropriate way to apply my DSDT file, and any other things I might need to do. Styrian, how do I go about making sure the HD4000 is the only video adapter that gets called on?
  7. Acer v3-771g Mountain Lion

    Hey guys, I have a successful vanilla install of 10.8.5 directly from 10.8.5 and it works great in safe boot mode. Is there a group of kexts and a DSDT to use to make it boot properly? I've got the 771G-9809, which, apparently, only differs from wartomato by a couple things. I have the same i7 series (3632QM), 8GB DDR3, but the same 650M and Optimus stuff. @wartomato , do you have what you've used so far that I could get from you to see if I can at least get booting properly? I have the same install on a VM that works (sometimes) to allow me to get files onto an HFS flash drive to move to the OSX install. I figure since our machines are nearly identical (except mine being American release) that this might be productive. I'm also an engineering student, and one of my instructors is a God of a programmer, so any suggestions you might have about making things better, let me know and I can ask him. He is interested in purchasing a 771G and doing a Hackintosh as well. This could be some good contribution to the whole hackintosh project and Acer users everywhere :-P Thanks in advance! If you need to see my DSDT to compare, I have a copy of it on a blog I started to host files and updates on my project... http://www.wavemadison.net/hackintosh
  8. Acer Aspire V3-771G-9809 DSDT Request

    Due to the massive amount of hardware in this computer and the complexity of things (like the nVidia Optimus chipsets, etc.) I am unable to boot OSX without safe boot. From what I've read, a modified DSDT is what is needed. I have decompiled mine as pulled from RWEverything, and it is attached. If someone is willing to modify it and/or show me exactly what I need to do, I would be more than grateful. Any other questions? Let me know! System Specs (for reference): Core i7-3632QM (Ivy Bridge) Ivy Bridge/VA70 // Panther Point/HM77 -based mainboard 8GB DDR3 1TB + 160GB HDDs (OSX on 160) Integrated Intel HD4000 + nVidia GT650M 2GB I'd like to have access to the nVidia hardware if possible, but it's not a deal-breaker if not. If you'd like any more information or something like an Aida64 report, let me know! Note: it wont let me attach the file, so I started up a blog with links :-P http://www.wavemadison.net/hackintosh/