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  1. rfuilrez

    fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    I'm in the same boat as you man. I have a 20% off coupon for any EVGA GTX 4XX card, and I really would like to use it to buy this beast http://www.evga.com/products/moreInfo.asp?pn=015-P3-1489-AR The water cooled 480. But I might end up just buying a HD5870 and water block for it. Comes out to about the same price, but the 480 has more horsepower. Gotta use it by 8/15/2010 too
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    fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    Got an email from EVGA today, the 460 Superclocked EE 1GB is available now. Can buy it direct from them, for $250.
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    fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    Hi all. I was wondering if any one who is using a Fermi card, also happens to be using Cartri's Mac edition Bios on a P45 based mainboard? I'm looking to move up to this card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814130549 from my 8600 GTS, but would like to know if the boot loader here works with Cartri's bios. I'm unable to test it as my new Mainboard is in the mail until tomorrow. So, anyone have any experience with Fermi + Cartri Bios?
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    GMT clock time probelm in Dual boot?

    It has to do i believe because windows saves the time as current local time, and mac saves it as current gmt time and then uses the os to change it to local time. You can set your time zone in windows to gmt and i believe it will be fine. It worked when i used to dual boot leopard and win xp.
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    autocad mac

    Without looking at it, I would think it might be a problem similar to Silverlight not installing. It does a check for the CPU and if Intel isn't returned it thinks it's PowerPC. Maybe you can open the installer package (right click -> Show package contents) and find the installer script. See if it runs a check for Intel CPUs. Also, the link posted from MacRumors, states it's 64 bit only. I'm not sure if AMD chips are capable of running 64 bit programs in OSX. Could that be an issue? Obviously I don't know your hardware set up.
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    Warning to New HAckintoshers

    Only thing I had to do with 10.6.1 -> 10.6.3 via combo update was sleependabler kext.
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    KP on 10.6.3

    I had a similar problem, on a similar board (GA-EP35C-DS3R) When I upgraded from 10.6.1 to 6.3. I don't know what caused it, nor how to fix it. I noticed it happened more when I tried to use 3d acceleration than if I was just surfing the web and using iTunes. My system runs fine now, but I did a fresh install of 10.6.0 and then used the combo update to 10.6.3. I wanted to change partitions around, and took this as an easy opportunity to do so. I too followed BlackOSX's guide for the 45-DSXX boards back in Oct/November or something. I still have an older version of his guide, and files that go with it which is a little better than his new version if you would like it. I am currently using Chameleon RC4 with the netkas 10.6 PC_EFI boot file. Which, all things considered is the only thing that I changed. Also, I added the new SleepDisabler which isn't version specific with "pmVersion=19" in my boot.plist.
  8. I think you solved the problem for me MacUser. It's funny, just the other day I signed up for a DynDNS hostname to point at my Hack, and they offered me their "Internet Guide" DNS service (free). I said no. Just now I went back and set it up. I do think that this has fixed my problem. I should have known it was an ISP level thing, seeing as the internet went slow even while using my laptop over WiFi. Will test it out some more and report back
  9. I've definitely noticed this as well, If I'm just torrenting, I can see the downloads cruise at 900+ KB/sec. If I'm just surfing the web, pages load almos instantly. But if I put the 2 together, it seems like DNS lookups take forever. My browser will sit at Resolving Host for extended periods of time. It doesn't happen 100% of the time, but it's for sure noticeable. I though it was just my ISP (Comcast) being pricks, but maybe it is a further issue?
  10. You can try this. Open up Disk Utility and grab the UUID for your windows drive or drives. Now open up a terminal window and do sudo touch /etc/fstab sudo nano /etc/fstab And enter a line like this for each of the partitions you don't want to mount on start up UUID=<paste UUID here> none ntfs ro,noauto Use ctrl + X and then hit "y" to save the file. Reboot and let me know if it works
  11. I've had this problem for quite a while now. It hasn't bothered me too much, because I rarely shutdown / reboot my computer. However, I recently decided to do a fresh install and re-arrange some partitions / drives in my system. I had hoped this would fix the problem, but it hasn't. Basically, what happened previous to re-install was I would boot the computer, and it would load to the login screen fine. At this point I would have to wait between 5-10 mins for the keyboard and mouse to become usable. They both were 100% unresponsive. After a while, they would just start working. It was this way in 10.6.0, and same when I recently upgraded to 6.3. After re installing 10.6.0, a similar situation presented itself, but not at first boot. The first boot when fine, and only when I rebooted did it surface. The mouse cursor would move, but wouldn't push any input to the GUI. The keyboard remains unresponsive. I upgraded to 10.6.3, and have the same situation. However, I still have a 10.5.(I think .2) install that this situation doesn't present itself. That was a retail install too, however doesn't make use of /Extra/Extensions/. My mouse is a OCZ USB Laser mouse, and the keyboard is a USB Saitek Eclipse. GA-EP35C-DS3R Mainboard, Core 2 Quad 9550, 4GB RAM, nVidia 8600GT GFX card. Wow do I feel silly. After clicking post, I looked at my case. I remembered that my sister in law broke my DVD drive. (She's 4). Anyhow, I unplugged it power and sata, and booted back up. And the problem disappeared. I hope, this is my first boot and it was fine.
  12. If it makes a difference, I am using the Chameleon-2.0-RC2-r640, with Netkas boot file 10.1.
  13. The board is a Gigabyte GA-EP35C-DS3R. It's got the ICH9R chipset.
  14. TIZZLE:~ ben$ ls -lah /Extra/Extensions total 0 drwxr-xr-x 10 root wheel 340B Sep 6 19:09 . drwxr-xr-x 7 root staff 238B Sep 7 09:32 .. drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 14 02:12 ALC889a.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 18 12:45 IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Jul 29 11:31 LegacyHDA.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 16 13:10 NullCPUPowerManagement.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 18 12:45 OpenHaltRestart.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 4 root wheel 136B Sep 6 10:15 PlatformUUID.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 16 14:31 SleepEnabler.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 22 04:33 fakesmc.kext TIZZLE:~ ben$ uname -a Darwin TIZZLE.local 10.0.0 Darwin Kernel Version 10.0.0: Fri Jul 31 22:47:34 PDT 2009; root:xnu-1456.1.25~1/RELEASE_I386 i386 I would like to throw in my experience, in that I have no performance issues that I can see with my current set up, and 2 SATA hard drives + SATA DVD. Here's my XBench results for my System drive, on SATA 0 Results 61.91 System Info Xbench Version 1.3 System Version 10.6 (10A432) Physical RAM 4096 MB Model MacPro3,1 Drive Type WDC WD1200JS-00MHB0 Disk Test 61.91 Sequential 98.08 Uncached Write 100.25 61.55 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 101.01 57.15 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 79.92 23.39 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 119.13 59.87 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 45.23 Uncached Write 16.25 1.72 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 128.24 41.05 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 87.72 0.62 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 129.99 24.12 MB/sec [256K blocks] And here's the results for my second drive, on SATA 1. Results 56.49 System Info Xbench Version 1.3 System Version 10.6 (10A432) Physical RAM 4096 MB Model MacPro3,1 Drive Type ST3320620AS Disk Test 56.49 Sequential 72.33 Uncached Write 59.72 36.67 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 135.83 76.85 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 40.44 11.83 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 154.62 77.71 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 46.34 Uncached Write 17.21 1.82 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 91.34 29.24 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 93.33 0.66 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 152.32 28.26 MB/sec [256K blocks] The system drive is a 120GB Western Digital SATA II, and the second is a 320GB Seagate SATA II.
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    random gray screen of death

    I had a similar problem. Random Kernel Panics while doing different stuff. Solution that worked for me was to move my System drive from SATA channel 1 to SATA channel 0. After that no more KPs. Running stable now under varying loads, ram usage, and network usage for TIZZLE:~ ben$ uptime 9:24 up 14:12, 3 users, load averages: 0.25 0.14 0.04 14 hours.
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    KP Galore

    Make sure your Snow Leopard drive is on SATA channel 0. Not 1 or 2 or whatever. I had the same issue. Random kernel panics while doing different things. But I didn't have it with the copy I restored to my drive on SATA channel 0 for rescue / testing updates. Swapped drives around and they went away. Gigabyte GA-EP35C-DS3R, C2Q 9550, 4GB DDR2 1066, 320GB SATA II, 120 GB SATA II, SATA DVD-RW, 8600 GTS. Used Backosx's guide too
  17. http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...p;#entry1231503 I had good success using that guide for the my EP35C-DS3R.
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    Sopcast and OS X

    This is a way I found to run Sopcast on a OS X computer without using Crossover, or run it inside a Virtual Machine running windows. It does however make use of VMWare and a Linux server. Let's get started. Things you will need. VMWare Fusion Installed A copy of the ubuntu server disk image http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download-server (You can use the regular version if you want. I just used server because it has no GUI) VLC http://www.videolan.org/ The first step is to install your copy of Ubuntu server in Fusion. It's pretty straight forward, so I won't go through that here. For those of you who install the 64bit version of server we're going to need to download the 32bit libraries. Log into your install and run the command sudo apt-get install ia32-libs The sudo password is the same as the user password. Answer yes to the few questions it asks. Next we need to download the linux sopcast files. wget http://download.sopcast.cn/download/sp-auth.tgz wget http://www.sopcast.com/download/libstdcpp5.tgz Now if you type the command "ls" you should see in your home dir something like this Next you'll need to unpack the files in the archives. tar -zxvf libstdcpp5.tgz tar-zxvf sp-auth.tgz The next step is to copy the libraries to the /usr/lib section. sudo cp -v ./usr/lib/* /usr/lib Get the IP Address that your VM is running with the command ifconfig and look on the line "inet addr" In my case its Write this down we'll need it. Now we're almost ready to run Sopcast. I needed to make the binary executable. You can do this by chmod +x ./sp-auth/sp-sc-auth Now. You're going to need the server address for the sopcast stream you want to watch. I'll use MMA-TVs address sop://broker1.sopcast.com:3912/24267 Use this command to get the stream. ./sp-auth/sp-sc-auth sop://broker1.sopcast.com:3912/24267 3908 8908 If you've got a stream that's up you'll see a whole bunch of text outputting on the stream. Great we have sopcast working good. Use CTRL+C to kill the process, and fire it back up with the next command ./sp-auth/sp-sc-auth sop://broker1.sopcast.com:3912/24267 3908 8908 > /dev/null & This will hide all the output, and run the process in the background. You can now hide your virtual machine and open VLC. Inside VLC do File >> Open Network. Under HTTP / FTP / MMS / RDP put in the IP of the VM, and the port 8908 like this Hit OK and you should be good to go! I've used this method a few times now to watch UFC over sopcast. It works nice, allowing a OS X native app to run the stream, while the VM is hidden away. Let me know if you have any troubles with the tutorial. First one I wrote, and it's late. Bound to be errors somewhere. Have fun. Let me know how it works for any of you.
  19. The easiest thing Apple could do to destroy the whole OSx86 community, is just pull selling OSX in their stores. Just push out upgrades via Software Update. Can't be that hard to put in the ability to purchase through it, or the online apple store with a link that opens Software Update. Doing this, there would be no argument on a clone makers part of "You can't tell me what to do after I purchased the software". The only people who would have it on a Non-Apple computer, would be some one who pirated an old copy of Leopard/Tiger. Which, doing this would be a real hit for the OSx86 community. I don't own a copy of Leopard yet, but I plan on making my Hack as Legit as possible soon by getting a copy. I doubt if I will ever purchase an Apple desktop, because I would prefer to build my own. However, an Apple laptop is a definite possibility in the near future.
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    Recover HFS+ Partition

    So I'm in a unique situation. I installed Zeph. 10.5.2 on it's own SATA hard drive. Dual booting WinXP x64 off another hard drive. I used Acronis Disk Directer to shrink the Win XP drive, so I could make a small data drive. I gave it the settings and rebooted. Used the windows drive manager to format as Fat32, and booted into OSX. I also have a 3rd hard drive which I use for time Machine. The backup has well over 5000 pictures, and 20gb of music in it that I would rather not lose. Formatted GUID with a single partition. After booting into OSX, my Time Machine drive is gone. Disk Utility Says the hard drive is MBR. So I boot back into windows. Disk Directer says the drive is GUID. I'm so lost as to how to approach this recovery, and if it's even possible. Any ideas?
  21. http://img528.imageshack.us/img528/1995/picture5co0.png Still up, with 21 days now! The video is playing off my only IDE Drive. Rember is allocating all of my RAM. This kext truly made my Hack rock solid stable. Thanks again, a million Slashack.
  22. I do believe that is the entire point of his kexts. To address the fact that the 32bit ones were causing kernel panics at >3.xGB. Yeah. It's wonderful isn't it? (loads are high, because I'm running the Folding@Home client.)
  23. I just got done with a 6 day up time on my box using the v0.5 JMicron kext. Rebooted to do some work on a windows install. So yes. Something must be wrong on your end. Run memtest overnight and see what it has to say.
  24. Then really, what's the point? The whole purpose of the modified kext, is to allow IDE controllers to work with > 3 GB of RAM. I can testify that it will work on your board. I'm using the GA-EP35C-DS3R board with 4GB of RAM flawlessly now for over a week. Current uptime is over 3 days, and I've allocated the majority of 4GB on multiple occasions while using an IDE hard drive.
  25. That's actually how OS X manages memory. Even without this kext it will do it the same way. It keeps the memory allocated, but flags it as inactive. So if you use the program again, it already has the data loaded. And then if you need memory for another program, it will free up what's needed, and allocate it for that app instead.