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Cruisin Aruban

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  1. Sorry for falling behind so much. Yup, I'm running 10.5.2 off of the Kalyway disk using the Kabyl 9.2.2 kernel.
  2. So, it looks like I'll be putting off messing with the vanilla kernel this weekend. The power supply in my old system went up in smoke (literally) so this is my only system until I get that replaced. I'll still be happy to run any benchmarks and may still do some more audio testing.
  3. OK, here's the cinebench. Of note: It detects 8 processors on it's own, which should mean that while the Mac OS reporting utilities don't know which end is up, the OS is presenting 8 cores (4 physical, 4 hyperthreaded) to the apps. This seems confirmed by the 4X multiprocessor speedup (though I'm admittedly no Cinebench expert). CINEBENCH R10 **************************************************** Tester : Processor : Quad Core Intel i7 920 (Added by me) MHz : 2667 (Added by me) Number of CPUs : 8 Operating System : OS X 32 BIT 10.5.2 Graphics Card : NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 512 OpenGL Engine Resolution : <fill this out> Color Depth : <fill this out> Rendering (Single CPU): 3497 CB-CPU Rendering (Multiple CPU): 14240 CB-CPU Multiprocessor Speedup: 4.07 Shading (OpenGL Standard) : 7091 CB-GFX @PoloBear: Thanks for the suggestion on the USB xfi. I've been hoping to find USB sound that worked. Also, this is my 1st system since a couple of oven-hot P4's, so my overclocking lingo is horribly old. 3,4?
  4. EDIT: Front panel is working, but in my haste I forgot to change it in the Sound Preferences. There does seem to be some crackling though. I'm hoping the digital out works as well, I'll be testing that later. I'm still planning on dumping the codec through linux, which I'll post later. In the mean time, here's what I'm using for anyone who's using the GA-EX58-UD5. http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?act...st&id=37775
  5. PoloBear, So far it's only showing 1 core, but I'm finding performance to be amazing. I'm sure X58 drivers will make it out in due time and get everything working 100%. Intel has already said they've gotten Mac OS running on i7. Attached is the xbench I just ran. Anecdotaly: it's the fastest system I've ever handled, bar none. For anyone interested: I've been running some games on it for testing, and they've run perfectly with settings on full. As I said before, the only issue I'm having is with sound, but since it's a common chipset (that's been working on other gigabyte boards) I'm fairly certain I just need to find the right implementation of the driver. If there's any other tests/benchmarks you'd like me to run through for you, please let me know.
  6. Strangely enough, ActivityMonitor.app shows only 1 core.
  7. My pleasure. No, Hyperthreading is enabled and is detected fine by Vista.
  8. SUCCESS! Kalyway is up and running with the Kabyl 9.2.2 kernel! Core Image and Quartz Extreme all good. Forgot to add the sounds drivers, so doing a quick reinstall to see if they'll work right off the DVD installer. It's a Realtek ALC889A chipset, so I'm hoping it works easily. Onboard NICs working also. @luh3417: Wow, that's a crazy process. I'll try to give that a whirl over the weekend. Still no audio, and definitely some quirkiness in Mac OS reporting what it's seeing, but working well overall. I'll try getting the audio to work over the weekend probably, and post what I find. I'm also really excited to try the retail DVD method. Here's some screens of what Mac OS thinks it sees
  9. So far I've tried an older 10.5.2 Kalyway disk on the Gigabyte GS-EX58-UD5 with an NVIDIA 8800GT. The DVD boots up and the install goes great, but very shortly after Mac OS starts to load, I get a black screen and immediate reboot. Thus far I'm not able to get in via safe mode or single user mode either. I'm going to try the install again tonight without the NVIDIA drivers chosen and see if I get better luck or trying a kernel other than vanilla. I'll also be on the hunt for a later install disk to see if that makes a difference.
  10. iTunes 7 - Official Problem Thread

    See post #44. That worked for me after it said my system was unsupported (though you'll have to live with terminal open 'til a patch comes out :-p)
  11. iTunes 7 - Official Problem Thread

    Quixos, tried that here with SSE2. I get the following error: "You cannot open the application "iTunesPPC" because it is not supported on this system."
  12. iTunes 7 - Official Problem Thread

    Running 10.4.7 here with latest quicktime and SSE2. Same memory error.