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  1. Da_Coynul

    HDA Wizard - Simple tool for AppleHDA.kext

    Working great with ALC892 on 10.10.3. Thanks!
  2. omf, you are absolutely right - I have been using Linux as my primary OS for so long that I forget I am in a very small minority. On the other hand, it wouldn't be too tough to download a Linux distro like Fedora and get started with KVM/QEMU.
  3. Here are some links to get you started: http://blog.ostanin.org/2014/02/11/playing-with-mac-os-x-on-kvm/ https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=162768&p=110
  4. I am wondering why so many people are focused on using VMware for OSX virtualization when KVM/QEMU can provide full GPU acceleration with VGA passthrough using Seabios or VFIO GPU assignment using OVMF. I have come across a couple step by step blogs on how to do the OSX install using Seabios. Clean install is also possible with OVMF but requires more work. There is a large thread on Arch Linux forums about VGA passthrough and VFIO GPU assignment. I prefer GPU assignment using OVMF since it allows me to use integrated Intel graphics with full 2D/3D acceleration on my Linux host and assign my Radeon 5450 card to the guest which also has full 2D/3D acceleration. I am still trying to work out some audio issues but for the most part everything just works. If anyone else has tried KVM/QEMU with either VGA passthrough using Seabios or VFIO GPU assignment using OVMF, please post your results here.
  5. I am using hdaudio which I believe is the default. As far as which output you should use - it depends how your speakers are connected. If you are using stereo speakers connected to the front analog outputs, try sound.fileName = "front:CARD=Intel,DEV=0". If you are using the rear analog outputs you could try sound.fileName = "sysdefault:CARD=Intel". I don't use the analog outputs so I can't test this
  6. For anyone still struggling to get audio working in your OS X guest on a linux host, try this* : 1 ) Stop your VM. 2 ) Open a terminal window and enter: aplay -L This command will display a list of audio outputs. Identify the one used by your host system (mine is the SPDIF output, iec958:CARD=PCH,DEV=0). 3 ) Open the vmx file of your VM in a text editor. a ) Change sound.fileName to reflect the audio output you identified in step 2: sound.fileName = "iec958:CARD=PCH,DEV=0" b ) Change sound.autodetect to false: sound.autodetect = "FALSE" 4 ) Save the file and restart your VM. Your VM should now have working sound *After much googling, I found this information burried in the comments on a blog and thought it would be more helpful posted here.
  7. I am having the same problem but I don't want to wipe my drive to solve it. Anyone else worked around this without wiping out your existing partitions?
  8. Da_Coynul

    Hackintosh on eBay: Preloaded with Leopard

    Do you think anyone who owns a real Mac would pay $300 to upgrade their OS? Steve Jobs wouldn't do something that boneheaded. I mean this isn't Microsoft and Vista we're talking about