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  1. Wake for Ethernet Access possible?

    Update to wake on lan issue Once you get the AppleLPC.kext loaded via DSDT Then all you have to do is remove the Realtek R1000.kext from your extra folder and or library/extensions folder depending on your install. Then go to the Realtek site http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downlo...p;GetDown=false and download their driver, it is at the bottom of the page, it says it is for 10.4 and 10.5, but it works on 10.6 as well. I then had wake on lan working. The one bad part is you will loose bonjour support, there are some workarounds but they are pretty messy, lots of terminal work. I am guessing bonjour is broken because of the older realtek driver being used so I am not sure I can solve this problem. hope this helps.
  2. I have that same board, check your BIOS settings, if you have anything set for 64-bit (like the HPET), try dropping down to 32-bit and see if that solves it.
  3. Greetings, I was curious if anybody has the wake on LAN access option in the energy saver panel in the system preferences. I wish to be able to wake my box up remotely and I cannot seem to get it to work. I tried all the bios LAN settings to in case that made a difference, sadly it did not. I am running a Gigabyte G41M-ES2L with a E7500 and 2 gigs of Ram and an MSI 8400GS graphics card. If you have this working on one of the other supported boards let me know as well I was thinking of upgrading soon anyway. One other thing with the Gigabyte G41M-ES2L if I set the HPET to 64 bit i get a kernel panic, unless I use the NullCPUPowerManagement.kext Also when I put the board to sleep and wake it up it restarts. Other than that it runs very well. thanks in advance for any help or suggestions.
  4. Wake for Ethernet Access possible?

    Well I tried the EthernetBuiltIn flag in the boot.plist, but I saw no change. As for the other suggestion about the AppleLPC.Kext i ran kextstat and while that kext is in the right folder with proper permissions it doen't appear to load on my install. Apparently one can force it to load by altering the dsdt file. However one person compared that to reading James Joyce. I have just now begun to learn more about DSDT files and how to edit them and so forth so I fear this may take some time. Just out of curiosity what if a bought a compatible PCI NIC card and dropped it in my setup, would there be a better chance of that having the wake on Ethernet access option? Those cards are fairly inexpensive and there are plenty on the wiki pages, I just don't know if any of them have the function I am looking for. thanks for the help, If I figure out how to edit the DSDT file correctly and get it to work I will post it.
  5. Just one thing to fix on my setup. I wish to be able to wake for Ethernet network Access, unfortunately that option does not exist in the energy Saver preference pane, as it does on my real mac. I am running 10.6.2 on a Gigabyte G41M-ES2L with the 7500 Core2Duo, 2 gigs of ram and an Nvidia 8400GS card. Using the normal kexts for snow Leopard Support and Azalia for the audio. everything else is straight from the retail install disk. Tried the RealtekR1000SL kext to see if that added this feature but I saw no difference so I removed it. According the the system profiler it does read the ethernet port as built in. I read some posts that seemed to suggest that if did not read as en(0) then it might cause problems. I know this seems like a dumb thing to want to get working but I am using this box as a media center. I have Air mouse on my iphone and want to be able to wake it from sleep to play some tunes or to launch hulu desktop for my poor man's DVR. thanks in advance and thanks to all that post solutions on this board.
  6. So bought a keyspan front row rf remote on eBay. It arrived and has no instructions. If somebody has one of these can you tell me how to change the RF ID. There is a button on the back of the remote but nothing on the USB receiver. I googled all over but keyspan is now called tipplite and has no support docs for this thing. Thanks for the help
  7. TV Out ?

    Thanks for the reply, my card has 2 dvi ports. I tried a whole fresh install with the package installer and it works now. I am guessing I messed up so much trying to make it work a fresh install solved it for me. Front row works well so I am thrilled. A huge thanks to lastexile. Thanks Boomdeng
  8. TV Out ?

    I too am in the same boat, I have a radeon 2600 xt pcie card and I am trying to get tv out to work as well. I have tried using efi strings, but it didn't work. I have also tried lastexiles package installer, which gets everything to work except svideo. I also bought the apple adapter that turns dvi to svideo, however that failed too. I have searched all over for info but with the exception of A few posts I have found no solid solution. Anybody who has It working if you could post how you did it and what card you use that would be great. Thanks
  9. All The Different Releases

    Well I am not sure if this will help you our not, but it depends on what you want to do with your system, and how comfortable you are with things like using the terminal and editing ktext files. If you are looking for the easy route I suggest the Kalyway version, and the newest 10.5.2 is pretty robust and has tons of diver support for various configurations Leo4all is also easy for the same reason (although I did find the install process to take longer and the resulting install seemed less snappy, numbers did not really bear this out however) I think Leo4All might be a better choice for AMD and non intel installs but that is just the vibe I get from reading the forums. Now if you are tech savvy and have some time getting the retail disc and creating your own install is cool, you know exactly what went on so you can trouble shoot things easier, however there will be a certain amount of trial and error in this way and it is time intensive spent about a week to make mine work (kind of...) I learned a lot this way which is the main reason I tried it. There are also some patches around that will alter the retail disk to work as well. I have tried all three methods and I will say this. Created my own 10.5.2 install but I never got my wireless card to work and only had a few screen resolutions which was annoying and fixable. however both problems were fixed when I used kalyway and Leo4all. With all the different PC configurations it is just going trial and error I think for the most part. hope this helps perhaps folks who have tried more than one install could also chime in
  10. WMP300N does not show up under 10.5.2

    Yep repaired permissions after installing the Kext files, but no joy. Logged in using verbose mode and it hung with the IOnetworking stack, not sure what it means so its back to 10.5.1. I wanted to try the new safari witch needs 10.5.2, so If anybody has some other ideas I will give it a shot. thanks
  11. WMP300N does not show up under 10.5.2

    I have the same problem, I tried the suggestion of replacing the .kext files but I that just broke my install completely. If anybody has some other ideas I am all ears. thanks
  12. My Budget Setup

    I run the same board and a celeron 430 chip. With the Kalyway install you should be fine. the only thing I needed to patch was the audio. If you are going to update all the way to 10.5.2 be careful, I tried it but the on board video then needed patching, but the real problem was my wireless card a Linksys WMP300N was no longer working. So I dropped back down to 10.5.1 and all is well again. If you can bump up to two gigs of ram, leopard does better especially if you are going to be running multiple apps. Ram is fairly cheap.
  13. Megavolkan Wow thanks for the tip about naming your hard drive. I had an install working but got a larger HD and I guess I was naming my disk "big mac" and got the yellow triangle install failure every time, but I renamed it with no spaces and presto. I wish they would add that to the install guide or if it is there make it stand out more because it drove me nuts. thanks again