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About MetalMatrix

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  1. OS 10.8 Mountain Lion Does anyone know what the file name and the file location is to change the background image for a Remote Login / VNC Login? I've attached a screenshot of the background I'm trying to replace. I keep my desktop background as a solid gray colour as it loads much faster through a VNC connection. However, the login screen loads very slowly due to the textures on the background. I'm trying to rectify this issue but struggling to located the file to change. Thank you.
  2. I'm still using an iPhone 3G (got to love 3 year contracts). If I can find a well priced used iPhone 4, I'll stay with Apple. Otherwise Android is my new headset. Android has come a long way and their phones look pretty nice. I guess Apple no longer innovates and pushes the border on technology. Even the MacBook Air isn't this thinnest anymore.
  3. SL Startup Panic

    Currently running iDeneb and updated to 10.5.8 My system runs fine but whenever I install SL, I get a panic on startup and doesn't load the OS. (See attached Screenshot). No issues with BIOS/CMOS resetting. BTW. I'm installing and booting SL from a USB Hard drive. I tried using this post and a few others. Specs: - Asus P5LP-LE Motherboard - 3 GB 533MHz DDR2 RAM - Core2Duo @ 1.86GHz - ATI 2600XT 512MB PCIE (I know it will have issues in SL. Will replace if I can get SL working) - Intel GMA950 onboard Video (Disabled) - SATA Controller set to AHCI - IDE connection for DVD Burner - PCI Ethernet Card (Don't remember but 10.5 picks it up no problem. Onboard Ethernet doesn't work). - SATA ports 1/2/3 used for Hard Drives - For Audio in 10.5 using AppleHDA Patcher from a dump I made. Any suggestions? EDIT: Fixed my panic with a patched IOATAFamily.kext but I have new problems. It just freezes and doesn't load. Even to get to this point is very slow. Struggles to find root device and struggles at "Waiting for DSMOS..." My Extensions being used: - fakesmc.kext (Version 2 from netkas) - IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector.kext - IOATAFamily.kext - JMicronATA.kext - NullCPUPowerManagement.kext - OpenHaltRestart.kext - PlatformUUID.kext (Customized for my HD)
  4. 10.5.6 Released!

    LOL, good timing for the update. I was planning to do a clean install of 10.5.5 next week so I MIGHT try 10.5.6 I hear there is no DFU mode for jailbroken iPhones! This is my only reason for possibly not updating. Hopefully some more informations is mentioned soon.

    I have the bluetooth version connected to my hackintosh. Works great. Touchpad and keyboard picked up with no problems. My left "Alt" was replaced with command key in System Preference but i'm pretty sure the right alt key still works as an "Alt". The media buttons kinda work with iTunes. Haven't tried them in a long time but had limited functionality but don't expect anything from those few buttons.
  6. Xbench result...

    I have similar results but with better score for graphics with my ATI 2600XT. Really, your hard drive is killing your score. Here's the difference when I swapped hard drives I had lying around. Disk Test 49.59 Sequential 96.50 Uncached Write 73.45 45.10 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 113.48 64.21 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 86.65 25.36 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 133.64 67.16 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 33.37 Uncached Write 11.45 1.21 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 70.88 22.69 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 90.05 0.64 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 136.32 25.30 MB/sec [256K blocks] VS Disk Test 93.08 Sequential 160.83 Uncached Write 194.28 119.29 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 195.13 110.40 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 98.05 28.69 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 227.29 114.23 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 65.49 Uncached Write 25.13 2.66 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 241.52 77.32 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 95.96 0.68 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 148.92 27.63 MB/sec [256K blocks]