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About mainardistefano

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  1. Hi to all, i've searched a lot in the forum and in the wiki, but i don't have found information for my needs. I want buy a cheap system, for Audio Production on OSX (Guitar Rig, Logic Pro, ProTools, Reason and VST). I'm bit confused about the MotherBoard that i must buy for a perfect fully functional system, with all HW I/O sounds enabled, i've M-Audio firewire sound card. I want to buy a Celeron D800 (Dual-Core) with a 945chipset Mobo, but what Motherboards you advised for me? There's anyone that use OSX86 for audio Production? Please help me, best regards to all p.s. : sorry for my poor English, i'm Italian.
  2. P4P800-SE 10.4.3 ATA Drives Terribly Slow!!

    Please, there's anyone can help me?
  3. Hi to all, i've installed the 10.4.3 with Jas 4.2b patch, all work correctly. With 10.4.1 this system was very fast, now with 10.4.3 the ATA drive si terribly slow, with Xbench i've a low point, this is the log of xbench: Results 15.96 System Info Xbench Version 1.2 System Version 10.4.3 (8F1111g) Physical RAM 1024 MB Model ADP2,1 Drive Type WDC WD200EB-00BHF0 CPU Test 24.81 GCD Loop 36.48 1.92 Mops/sec Floating Point Basic 48.84 1.16 Gflop/sec vecLib FFT 13.61 449.06 Mflop/sec Floating Point Library 25.09 4.37 Mops/sec Thread Test 47.11 Computation 34.05 689.75 Kops/sec, 4 threads Lock Contention 76.42 3.29 Mlocks/sec, 4 threads Memory Test 43.34 System 27.65 Allocate 26.21 96.24 Kalloc/sec Fill 31.33 1523.33 MB/sec Copy 26.02 537.45 MB/sec Stream 100.24 Copy 92.94 1919.73 MB/sec Scale 92.87 1918.68 MB/sec Add 110.51 2354.09 MB/sec Triad 107.21 2293.38 MB/sec User Interface Test 5.40 Elements 5.40 24.80 refresh/sec Disk Test 22.90 Sequential 26.76 Uncached Write 38.73 23.78 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 35.19 19.91 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 21.51 6.29 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 20.51 10.31 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 20.01 Uncached Write 7.81 0.83 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 36.33 11.63 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 44.32 0.31 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 45.89 8.51 MB/sec [256K blocks] This is my dmesg: Macintosh:~ stefano$ sudo dmesg hi mem tramps at 0xffe00000 PAE enabled standard timeslicing quantum is 10000 us vm_page_bootstrap: 255814 free pages mig_table_max_displ = 71 CPU identification: Intel® Pentium® 4 CPU 2.40GHz CPU features: FPU VME DE PSE TSC MSR PAE MCE CX8 APIC SEP MTRR PGE MCA CMOV PAT PSE36 CLFSH DS ACPI MMX FXSR SSE SSE2 SS HTT TM TPR HTT: 0 core per package; 1 logical cpu per package CPU extended features: Enabling XMM register save/restore and SSE/SSE2 opcodes [RTCLOCK] frequency 2400000000 (2400680560) ACPI CA 20050916 [debug level=0 layer=0] AppleACPICPU: ProcessorApicId=1 LocalApicId=0 Enabled AppleACPICPU: ProcessorApicId=2 LocalApicId=129 Disabled Copyright © 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. using 2621 buffer headers and 2621 cluster IO buffer headers IOAPIC: Version 0x20 Vectors 0:24 ACPI: System State [s0 S3 S4 S5] (S3) Security auditing service present BSM auditing present disabled From path: "uuid", Waiting for boot volume with UUID C1F9B649-896C-370B-A08B-0212635396EE Waiting on <dict ID="0"><key>IOProviderClass</key><string ID="1">IOResources</string><key>IOResourceMatch</key><string ID="2">boot-uuid-media</string></dict> AppleIntelPIIXPATA: ICH5 ATA/100 (CMD 0x170, CTR 0x374, IRQ 15, BM 0xfc08) AppleIntelPIIXPATA: ICH5 ATA/100 (CMD 0x1f0, CTR 0x3f4, IRQ 14, BM 0xfc00) WARNING: ATA Drive claims FLUSH CACHE EXT feature support but does not claim Extended LBA feature support AppleIntelPIIXPATA: 80-conductor cable not detected on secondary channel Got boot device = IOService:/AppleACPIPlatformExpert/PCI0@0/AppleACPIPCI/IDE0@1F,1/AppleIntelPIIXATARoot/CHN0@0/AppleIntelPIIXPATA/ATADeviceNub@1/IOATABlockStorageDriver/IOATABlockStorageDevice/IOBlockStorageDriver/WDC WD200EB-00BHF0 Media/IOFDiskPartitionScheme/Untitled 1@1 BSD root: disk0s1, major 14, minor 1 USBF: 55.540 EHCI controller unable to take control from BIOS USBF: 55.541 AppleUSBEHCI[0x2333000]: unable to obtain ownership: 0xe00002be USBF: 55.542 AppleUSBEHCI[0x2333000]::UIMInitialize - Error occurred (0xe00002be) USBF: 55.561 AppleUSBEHCI[0x2333000]: UIMFinalize 0 0 0x22fb700 USBF: 55.561 AppleUSBEHCI: unable to initialize UIM USBF: 60.192 [0x24a1000] USB Generic Hub @ 1 (0x3d000000) USBF: 60.195 [0x24d5e00] USB Generic Hub @ 1 (0x7d000000) USBF: 60.211 [0x24d5c00] USB Generic Hub @ 1 (0x1d000000) USBF: 60.432 [0x24d5a00] USB Generic Hub @ 1 (0x5d000000) Jettisoning kernel linker. Resetting IOCatalogue. display: family specific matching fails Matching service count = 1 Matching service count = 3 Matching service count = 3 Matching service count = 3 Matching service count = 3 display: family specific matching fails Apple16X50ACPI2: Identified Serial Port on ACPI Device=UAR2Apple16X50ACPI1: Identified Serial Port on ACPI Device=UAR1 Apple16X50UARTSync1: Detected 16550AF/C/CF FIFO=16 MaxBaud=115200 Apple16X50UARTSync2: Detected 16550AF/C/CF FIFO=16 MaxBaud=115200 USBF: 71.848 [0x271c800]::start - USB HID Interface #0 of device USB-PS/2 Optical Mouse @ 2 (0x0) display: family specific matching fails display: family specific matching fails IPv6 packet filtering initialized, default to accept, logging disabled com_apple_driver_RTL8139: Ethernet address 00:11:d8:0d:61:6e display: vram [e8000000:08000000] (63)tfp: failed on 0 (63)tfp: failed on 0 (63)tfp: failed on 0 I've tried with an unpatched kernel, only SSE2 from Maxxuss but the situation is identical. Please anyone with the same MOBO help me. S.