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  1. Give us some more info. What method are you using to install?
  2. Asus vs. Gigabyte (S775)

    I have both of these boards. I have the G41M running 100% on Snow Leopard. Everything works including sleep and QE/CI using an Asus 8400GS graphics card. I only have it at 10.6.6 because I've not wanted to mess up sleep on it. Somewhat sadly, my Asus P5W has never been opened! (It's still in the box.) I know I've read on these boards that it works great with Snow Leopard, I've just never tried it. I think if a board works with Snow (using DSDT), it will work with Lion, but don't quote me on that.
  3. Gigabyte GA-G31/G41-ES2L Joint Guide

    Thank you Inmike02, for the install guide. I successfully used it to install 10.7.1 on my old ES2L board. I have rev2.0, and everything worked except for sound (not sure why) and Ethernet. The rev2.0 board has an Atheros LAN chipset that requires a particular kext (AtherosL1cEthernet). I have USB-connected speakers anyway, so I'm not worried about on-board sound for now. I had to hunt down a copy of dsdt auto patcher since it was not available from this site. (Google was my friend.) Sleep does not work, very upset about that, but such is life. Shutdown and restart work, as does everything else I've tried in the last day. I paired this board with an XFX Geforce 9400GT card that I got a year ago, just in case I needed a cheap and (hopefully) OSX-compatible video card. It works beautifully, with full QE/CI. Just need GraphicsEnabler=Yes in your plist file with Chimera. The only complication came into play when I updated to 10.7.2. I tried to run [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url], but the install would fail without giving me a reason. In the end what I did was redo the entire install, but instead of going to 10.7.1 first, I went straight to 10.7.2. [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] would not run properly without a reboot, so I just rebooted again from the USB stick, then ran [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 4.0.2 following the directions here and all the other steps after that. Just one other note, if you want to use a Chameleon boot timeout, remove the Instant Menu key from the plist file. The Timeout key is incompatible with it.
  4. Just checking, but did you try booting [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] using Safe Mode, and did that make any difference?
  5. I wanted to add a quick note here about my own success with installing to rev 1.4 of this motherboard. I used a mishmash of files mostly posted by ridgel1ne to this thread and another. In summary, I have 10.6.6 running with only the fakesmc.kxt in my /Extra folder, and voodooHDA.kxt in my /System/Library/Extensions folder. Vanilla sleep works great, as does restart and shutdown. My video card is the Asus 8400GS silent that is fully recognized in OSX with no need for kexts, just GraphicsEnabler="yes". I first tried [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]/[url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url], then Kakewalk, but they didn't yield a system that would sleep - even with a proper DSDT.
  6. Are you having a specific problem that you need to fix? Typically when booting using a SL DVD to fix the system, it's so that you can run a disk check from Disk Utility on the system disk (which you cannot do if you've already booted from that same system disk). You can also try booting into Single User mode (holding down Command+"s" as you boot) then running Disk Utility. You can perform the same type of disk scan using AppleJack, which I've successfully used on my hack. The project page is located here: AppleJack project page
  7. <br /><br /><br />In Chameleon you've got to select the "OS Reserved" partition (the small 100mb) NOT the actual Windows 7 partition too boot Windows 7, at least, that's the way it works on my box where I've got OSX and Win7 dual booting from different physical hard drives.
  8. Well-written and simple. Sounds good. It may finally convince me to open up the P5W DH I've had in my closet forever. Thanks.
  9. I haven't used Kalyway in a long time, but from what I remember, as long as you installed other kernels during installation you can specify which one to use during boot up as a boot option. I think the instructions are right there in his notes during install. If you didn't install them originally, I'm not sure how you can get them on there, but there probably is a way. Sorry, that's all I know.
  10. Everyone, weaksauce12 is currently working on a new boot132 guide to do a retail install on the EP35 and P35-DS3L boards. The installation process is much quicker and simpler than using the kalyway disk. It used to work off a USB flash drive, but he's setting it up to boot directly from a HD using Chameleon EFI. I've used his beta guide for 10.5.5, and it works beautifully. You need a retail copy of Leopard and SATA drives - NO IDE. Check his original Leopard Soup thread for details and updates (there's a link to it in the first post of this thread). We'll leave this thread open, but I won't be checking or supporting it anymore. You are all encouraged to move to the retail install method.
  11. Unlikely. The changes are already coded into the video card.
  12. Silly question, but is the Asus card on the HCL? I know that some 512mb cards had difficulty installing. My lame suggestion would be to try doing the install with the default setting on 256mb if you want to use the nvinstaller. There are better, more precise ways of setting up your video drivers using EFI strings, but I'm not familiar with those methods. Try to boot into single user mode (using -x as a boot parameter) and running the movevidedrivers script into the root directory of your OSX boot drive to remove the video drivers and get you back up without having to reinstall for the 6th time. Nope, probably because the newest BIOS for this board is 6a:http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Support/Motherb...?ProductID=2778
  13. I've had issues with kernel panics that might have been related to using IDE HDs or DVD drives. I've since reinstalled with only SATA devices and the build is very stable. I would suggest not using IDE devices. Those kernel panics can drive you nuts. Boy, it's been a while since I've had to troubleshoot this. Try booting into single-user mode (specifying -x as a boot option when the Darwin boot loader text screen comes up). You'll see a message about how to enable write access to your HD. Follow them. Then navigate to the root of your OSX boot drive. IIRC, there should be a script file called "Movevideodrivers", run it and it will "uninject" your video drivers.
  14. Wouldn't Software Update not even give you the option of installing an update that required 10.5.5 if you were only running 10.5.4?