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About einhornchen

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  1. Does great to detect and list all the hardware included in my system, a Toshiba P305D-S8900 for the record, but it's unable to check compatibility. It's likely because I'm running win7ultimate, stupid windows.
  2. Installing Parallels Desktop 5

    Sorry, rapidshare is the best i could do at the moment. http://rapidshare.com/files/357165705/distribution.dist.html If someone else wants to reupload and link it, by all means do so
  3. It took a little digging to get to the root of all the checks parallels does to makes sure this software isnt installed. Here's the appropriate patch and instructions to make it work. Download the attachment (distribution.dist) to your desktop. Mount the parallels .dmg file Change permissions of Parallels volume to read/write open terminal and type the following cp -R ~/Desktop/distribution.dist /Volumes/(Parallelsvolumenamehere)/Install.mpkg/Contents The copy command may need brushing up as it's typed from memory. After replacing the original distribution file with the one I made and provided, you should be able to run Install from the volume with no problems.
  4. This is a Toshiba Satellite P305D-S8900 Here's a link as to what's in the unit:http://cdgenp01.csd.toshiba.com/content/product/pdf_files/detailed_specs/satellite_P305D-S8900.pdf Here's a photo of what's happening after everything loads: Boot Photo As of right now, I'm using two hard drives to boot. The internal has an installation of 10.6.2 with the chameleon bootloader. The loader works, but the actual osx installation doesn (not the proper kernel). I use this to boot to the USB HDD attached which has an appropriate installation. The bootloader allows me to start the boot process on that USB drive. The photo is of what happens on the USB drive at boot. The internal drive fails to even panic, it shuts off imediately after loading the kexts. I'm willing to do whatever I have to do to make it work on this unit. I'm not worried about loosing data as both internal and USB drives are emtpy. I can remove the internal drive from the laptop and plop it into this desktop which is currently running OSX 10.5.2 to make modifications and install snow leo back to the disk. I'm unable to start the installation process from any dvd on the laptop.
  5. Help with first time installing

    Try the mobdin kernel instead. You should be able to select this in the Customization screen before the actual install. If not, grab a newer release that includes it. Chances are you're going to need some AMD mods to go along with that core you've got
  6. No Hard Drives Detected - Kalyway 10.5.1

    Grab a different copy. Leo4all has the SATA drivers you're after. Once installed, you'll need to boot back to the installation disk, open terminal, and input the following commands: Change Leo4Allv3 to whatever your install DVD's volume name is, and MacHD to whatever your install HD is; do this for all steps cp -pr /Volumes/Leo4allv3/System/Library/Extensions/*ATA* /Volumes/MacHD/System/Library/Extensions/. chown -R root:wheel /Volumes/MacHD/System/Library/Extensions/*ATA* chmod -R 755 /Volumes/MacHD/System/Library/Extensions/*ATA* rm -rf /Volumes/MacHD/System/Library/Extensions.* You may now restart your computer. I would suggest pressing F8 while booting and then entering -f as a boot option to force reloading of the kexts.
  7. I hate to be the cruel one to tell ya but OSX on non-apple machines is no exact science. There is no specific distro for any specific machine, and chances are there are none on the forums with the exact hardware config you have. Lastly, blatantly asking for the information in which you've inquired is ignorant. Alot of hard work goes into each successful distro installation. Do some research. Google is your friend. Posting links to "driver", better known as kext" downloads is likely illegal
  8. Error: You need to restart your computer.

    See if you can get the program known as "Handy Recovery" through the usual methods of obtaining such software. It will probably allow you to regain access to all of those lost and missed files. I've used it dozens of times in the past on partitions I thought were LONG gone. Useful little bugger it is
  9. Secondary display on 10.5.8

    Perhaps trying something to reset video after finishing with the game? I dont personally know of a way, but I'm sure it's possible
  10. Decent Parition manager

    This is a tool I ran into some time ago and have used since. It's capable of working for just about any operating system, including our own home-brewed OSX versions. Generally I use it for setting boot flags, but its good for manipulating partitions on multiple hard drives in many ways. http://www.cutepm.com/download/cpm.exe is the direct download link for it. If necessary, I will create an iso of the bootable medium I have. It's tiny, approximately 300KB so dont worry about the size it might take. Let us all know how it works out for your OSX flavors please
  11. -v -f on every boot or OSX wont load

    Yea, as said the -v flag will tell you where you're having the problem. Chances are it's in one of the extensions. You'll likely either have to remove that extension, or replace it with one that doesnt build a faulty cache.
  12. Dual boot with Dual HD

    Chances are the easiest method to doing this will be as follows: Disable all drives which will NOT be used for installing OSX in your bios so they will not be changed when installing OSX. After doing so, boot into your OSX setup program, setup as normal. After completing the setup, re-enable all drives through bios. If your system is like most, there should be a "Press this key to choose startup medium" or something along those lines. Hit that key, and select the hard drive containing the OS you'd like to boot No guarentees as to this working, but it shouldnt destroy your win partition in the process. ## Edit Generally F10 is the boot medium selection key. Just FYI
  13. stuck at "do you already own a mac"

    If you had searched a bit, you would have found this is a common problem. Disable your network card using BIOS, boot once to take care of the "do you own a mac" screen, than reboot, enable the card, let os x load, and you'll be set.
  14. iATKOS v1.0i R2 w/ SSE2

    We'll need to know what kernel panic you get. I just recently got iATKOS v3 working. I had driver problems so I built a tiger installation and made everything work, than simply used those drivers. After that, it gave me "nfs_boot_init" failure. Basically, I had to make my Leopard drive the primay drive on the primary channel. I have yet to try and put my other hard drives back on the channels, but I'll post to inform everyone if this is a permanant fix or not.I reconnected the rest of my hard drives in the following fashion:IDE0:0 - LeopardIDE0:1 - DVD DriveIDE1:0 - Windows XP ProIDE1:1 - Highly Modified TigerThe only boot problem I have is needing to use the DVD boot method (rd=disk0s1), but there are ways around that. Just finished installing leopard so now it's time to tweak it . Also, my NTFS disk doesnt seem to show up in leo yet, another driver problem i'm sure.To those who do not know what "IDE0:0 etc" means, you probably dont belong experimenting with osx86. But if you persist in trying to make it work, IDE0:x means the first channel or primary IDE cable in your computer. IDEx:0 would designate the first drive on IDE cable x.
  15. mach_kernel

    I'm not too sure what part of my "solution" makes it work but here is what I did. Booted to dvd, copied "mach_kernel" to the OSX drive, than using disk util I repaired the disk and it's permissions. This seems to work.