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About JustForKix

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  1. In installed ToH before i saw this guide and now installed EFI v8. I have an MBR partition scheme. Do I need to reinstall with a GUID scheme? I have a 400GB drive with 100GB for Leopard. Can I go ahead and install Linux and Windows in the remaining 300GB...how will it affect the EFI? Do I need a new bootloader?
  2. I have the following system and would like to install Leopard on it. Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4 GHz, 1066 MHz front side bus) Motherboard: ASUS IPIBL-LA (also known as Berkeley-GL8E) Northbridge: Intel G33 Southbridge: ICH9R Memory: 3GB PC2-5300 MB/sec Hard drive: Hitachi 440 GB SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec) 7200 RPM Optical Drive: 16X DVD(+/-)R/RW 12X RAM (+/-)R DL LightScribe SATA drive Modem: 56K bps data/fax modem Video Graphics: Intel GMA 3100 Sound/Audio: Realtek ALC 888S chipset Network (LAN): Integrated 10/100/1000 Base-T networking interface I have the ToH Leopard dvd and tried installing onto this machine. After several "unable to get root device" errors, i finally managed to get to the installer only to find that I could not use the free space I had created in Windows to create a new paritition. So I went back into Windows and formatted the partition (30GB) as Fat32 and came back to the installer and the installer said it could not copy the files to the specified partition. It can see the drive cleanly but unable to copy files. Can someone guide me through the installation. Maybe this is not the right version of leopard for this machine?
  3. Home and End keys dont work?

    thanks finetuned. that did the trick!
  4. I successfully installed Leopard on the following system using the ToH DVD. Dell Dimension 8400: P4 3.2Ghz, 1GB RAM, 120GB hard drive, Nvidia 6800 (the dell version) After installing I had the screen stuck at 1024x768 and could not change resolution and had no QE/CI support. Here are the steps I followed and now I have a fully supported system with QE/CI. (1) Get your device and vendor ID from the System profiler My device ID is 00c1 and vendor ID is 10de Note this down as 0x00c110de : 0xdeviceIDvendorID (2) Edit the following files located in System/Library/Extensions and make the changes as needed. GeForce.kext sudo nano /System/Library/Extensions/GeForce.kext/Contents/Info.plist In this file locate the following text <key>IOPCIMatch</key> <string>0x000010de&0x0000ffff</string> Replace the <string>0x000010de&0x0000ffff</string> with <string>0xdeviceIDvendorID<string> Do the same thing for the NVDANV40Hal.kext and NVDAResman.kext files. (3) Download NVinject from here http://nvinject.free.fr/downloads.php Follow these steps to get NVinject installed (obtained from the Nvinject forums) Here is how you need to proceed to install NVinject (it also applies to any other extension .kext file) : 1- Copy NVinject.kext in a folder you can access easily 2- Open Terminal.app (in /Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app) 3- type : sudo su which will ask for your Admin password to open a Super User Terminal session. 4- CD to the directory where you place NVinject.kext, here we placed it in "install" folder on Desktop for user gotoh : cd /users/gotoh/desktop/install/ 5- set correct ownership for file recursively (extensions are file containers) : chown -R 0:0 NVinject.kext This sets file ownership to "root" user, "wheel" group 6- set correct permissions to file recursively : chmod -R 755 NVinject.kext 7- now move the file to extensions directory : mv NVinject.kext /System/Library/Extensions/NVinject.kext 8- you should now remove extensions and kernel caches before rebooting : rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions.mkext rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/Caches/ rm -rf /System/Library/Caches/ 9- you can now leave the Super User Terminal session : exit Reboot and enjoy Leopard in its full glory!
  5. Is there some way the Home and End keys can be made to work in Leopard? Thanks!
  6. I have the same problem as Davidovi...6800 PCI Express on a dell dimension 8400
  7. I got the source of semthex's site but I am unsure of how to build the kernel. Can anybody guide me ? I have a working 10.4.5 system and I have XCode 2.4.1. Thanks!
  8. I managed to update my 10.4.5 myzar installation to 10.4.8 using Apple's combo update and Paulicat's guide (here http://paulicat.freeflux.net/blog/archive/...ade-guide.html) but now on starting the system I get till almost to the desktop..I see a blue screen and the mouse cursor and then after a few seconds I get a continuously looping message saying "coreservicesd crashed" and I have to manually restart the system. i tried both mifki's kernel and semthex's kernel and they both result in the same error. DaemonES's kernel give s a kernel panic. Any help wud be appreciated! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dell Dimension 8400 - P4 Prescott 3.2Ghz - Intel 925X mobo - 1GB DDR2 - GeForce 6800 - 120 GB Maxtor IDE HDD
  9. i tried it with the sse3 patch
  10. I get the same error with an install of 10.4.8 with the 8.8.1 kernel. I had a perfectly working install of 10.4.5 and i upgraded to 10.4.8 with an older kernel. But for some reason 8.8.1 gives me the exact same error as yours does. Edit: My machine is the same Dimension 8400 with prescott 3.2 ghz and 1 gb ram and an nvidia 6800
  11. Best way to upgrade to 10.4.8 with 8.8.1 kernel?

    I have a dell dimension 8400.. intel 925x chipset...Pentium 4 prescott 3.2ghz with sse3....nvidia geforce 6800....maxtor 120gb IDE HDD....
  12. Best way to upgrade to 10.4.8 with 8.8.1 kernel?

    what all options should I select from the Jas update during the installation? When I installed it earlier I selected all the options and it was stuck at the "Still waiting for root device" error.
  13. I have a properly working installation of 10.4.5 on my Dell Dimension 8400 desktop with an Nvidia 6800 but it is currently lacking QE/CI support. I would like to upgrade to the latest version to get that. There seem to be several ways to get to 10.4.8: (1) Fresh install of 10.4.8: I tried it but I had some issues with "Still waiting for root device" (2) Use Jas combo update (3) Use mac.nub's guide here - http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=33342 (4) Use aberracus guide here - http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=32025 (5) Use smethex's slightly complicated method - http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=33039 I am wondering which would be the best way to do it? Thanks!

    i installed Jas 10.4.8 and used to get the "still waiting for root device" error. Tried all possible fixes including "-f" didnt help... now am back to 10.4.5 but unfortunately no QI/CE
  15. MtheG : I reinstalled by completely erasing my 10.4.3 partition. I did not try to update. I will reinstall 10.4.3 and try the update. Did you get it to work by installing the combo update? Thanks!