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  1. @Renhard45 The motherboard defaults to legacy USB without proper configuration. On my setup to achieve High-Speed USB 2.0 an edited DSDT is used. The DSDT linked in my previous post contains the USB edits. Mind DSDT's are very specific. I use a Q6600 CPU. Better apply the patches yourself on a fresh DSDT from your system. There are still some old DSDT databases on the net, where you can find a specific p5w dh deluxe patch. Cheers BTW: Do you have any issues with sleep on Yosemite? What do you use to achieve sleep?
  2. Hi I've been running Yosemite on this board for a while without any issues. Since last week I'm having issues with sleep. Meaning 1 out of 2 times my PC would not wake up anymore (halted cpu, spinning fans), an old problem that I haven't seen anymore since ML. I think this happened after installing xcode, can't tell for sure. I noticed that appleLPC.kext isn't loading. So my guess is that this could be the reason. I use a custom DSDT, I've spend a day trying to find a decent patch for LPC ICH7, but without any luck. If anyone could point me in the right direction to solving this, my eternal gratitude is yours. I use latest clover as boot loader. additional kexts: AHCI_3rdparty_sata appleACPIPlatform ApplePS2Controller ApplePS2Mouse ApplePS2Keyboard ApplePS2Trackpad Evoreboot fakeSMC genericUSBXHCI lspcidrv Patched_10.7_AppleRTC voodooHDA my specs P5W DH DELUXE Q6600 Corsair 8GB DDR2 6400 link with my dsdt https://www.dropbox.com/s/ruixtpej9ps8m7m/DSDT%202.aml?dl=0 greetings Chip UPDATE: I managed to get appleLPC to load with LPCinjector kext Got rid of all unnecessary kexts, never took the time, as it seems now that I only need fakesmc and voodoo for everything to work properly with my new custom DSDT Sleep though is still not as it should be, sometimes it works, sometime PC wakes by itself, but gets stuck in halted cpu state with spinning fans. I noticed that every 2 hours PC is woken by RTC alarm, but manages to get back to sleep after a few seconds. But on other occasions, (still haven't found exactly why and when) it gets stuck. Any pointers more then welcome.
  3. Happy to report, working OSX 10.8ML on my P5W DH Deluxe (see my signature for specs) (easy)install method: myhack installer graphics enabler = Yes bootloader chimera from [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 5.5.5 with DSDT from [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] (needed it to get USB2 going) kexts from myHack: AppleACPIPS2Nub.kext ApplePS2Controller.kext FakeSMC.kext lispcidrv.kext NullCPUPowerManagement.kext patched10.7_AppleRTC/kext S/L/E myHack.kext USB2.0 with genericUSBXHCI.kext ([url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]) sleep with sleepenabler.kext change faulty orange icons with proper disk icons for HDD's, with IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector.kext sound with [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] Voodoo HDA 0.2.7.3 kext - !!! I would love to get the ALC882 working with patched appleHDA.kext, but still no luck) not working: (only in 32-Bit modus) Wifi RTL8187 buildin chipset not confirmed yet: Firewire Pretty good for this old mobo setup, me thinks
  4. Has anyone got the Kext.P5W10.6.7.By.PIEROF81 package These were shared on megaupload, can't find anywhere. Another issue I'm having after installing comboupdate 10.6.8 my screen is cut in two halves, I fixed it with installing the proper ati drivers but whenever i boot in verbose mode it is still split in two, as with the circular loader which appears off center. Anyone any input on this? Cheers!
  5. Hi everybody! I wanted to share this one, I've been going bananas over it, and maybe save some of you of a serious headache. I have been running OSX for 4 years now on my P5W DH Deluxe and I've been (mostly) very happy with it. I still run 10.5.8 (Kalyway 10.5.2 + iDeneb upgrade) very easy and stable, I've upgraded to Snow and have come back from it because I experienced a decrease in speed. I'm thinking about upgrading to Lion because software vendors are pushing me to it, due to increasing compatibilty issues (actually this is mostly Apple's fault), anyhow I would be interested in your experiences especially towards speed with Lion compared to Leopard. Back to what I wanted to share, my system was running fine until last week I started to experience kernel panics when shutting down, not when restarting oddly. I always keep some disk images at hand for when stuff goes wrong so I restored my system and and was like it used to be. Until a few later I started to experience issues with sleep a bit later shut down as well. Anyhow after a lot hassle with new restores, rechecking all the bios settings, etc.. without any luck. I discovered that my usb dongle for the keyboard and mouse was the troublemaker. It sits the lower second USB port of the motherboard and is detected as a wake up port. So after changing this, shutdown works fine again, I'm still experiencing troubles with sleep however, so I'm not completely out of the water yet, any input on this one would be greatly appreciated. ** UPDATE: I had been experimenting with sleepenabler.kext, deleting this brought back sleep fully operational once again. So I hope I save some of you from future headaches. Cheers Chip
  6. Have the same problem... could someone tell if i need a specific kext for this using generic wireless keyboard any help greatly appreciated!
  7. x86 Xbench Results Thread

    Hi everybody! was wondering if someone can give me an explanation for this one.. here are my machine's specs: Q6600 CPU oc'd to 3,24 Ghz 4GB RAM Gigabyte HD 2600 Pro 512MB GPU WD 150GB Raptor HD1 WD 500GBAAKS HD2 P5W DH DLX MOBO OS is Kalyway 10.5.2 install I run 2 identical clones of OSX: one primary on the 150 Raptor disk (1 partition) and one backup on my 500 GB normal WD HD (multi partitioned drive with 2 linux ext3 partitions and 2 more mac hfs+ partitions), OSX is installed on the first partition of this drive. Here's what i don't understand, when running Xbench, my results are quite different . I was expecting my Raptor drive to get the best result but this wasn't the case, though the Raptor gets the best read write results, the difference seems to be in the video tests, but since the install is as a clone, I really don't know how to explain this?? I am really looking forward to get an explanation for this, like now it seems!! Cheers Here are the results : This is the Raptor drive Results 170.69 System Info Xbench Version 1.3 System Version 10.5.2 (9C7010) Physical RAM 4096 MB Model MacPro3,1 Drive Type WDC WD1500ADFD-00NLR1 CPU Test 199.02 GCD Loop 381.41 20.10 Mops/sec Floating Point Basic 172.79 4.11 Gflop/sec vecLib FFT 147.79 4.88 Gflop/sec Floating Point Library 203.11 35.37 Mops/sec Thread Test 409.55 Computation 481.78 9.76 Mops/sec, 4 threads Lock Contention 356.15 15.32 Mlocks/sec, 4 threads Memory Test 137.78 System 178.98 Allocate 181.84 667.77 Kalloc/sec Fill 196.89 9573.26 MB/sec Copy 161.74 3340.62 MB/sec Stream 112.00 Copy 113.76 2349.67 MB/sec Scale 109.77 2267.88 MB/sec Add 113.66 2421.19 MB/sec Triad 110.90 2372.46 MB/sec Quartz Graphics Test 290.77 Line 231.50 15.41 Klines/sec [50% alpha] Rectangle 321.51 95.99 Krects/sec [50% alpha] Circle 257.70 21.01 Kcircles/sec [50% alpha] Bezier 233.15 5.88 Kbeziers/sec [50% alpha] Text 626.50 39.19 Kchars/sec OpenGL Graphics Test 233.06 Spinning Squares 233.06 295.64 frames/sec User Interface Test 477.30 Elements 477.30 2.19 Krefresh/sec Disk Test 60.75 Sequential 116.49 Uncached Write 110.76 68.00 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 117.71 66.60 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 127.84 37.41 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 111.21 55.89 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 41.09 Uncached Write 14.42 1.53 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 71.30 22.83 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 127.32 0.90 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 162.93 30.23 MB/sec [256K blocks] ////////////////// ///////////////// This is from the secundary WD500 Drive Results 204.76 System Info Xbench Version 1.3 System Version 10.5.2 (9C7010) Physical RAM 4096 MB Model MacPro3,1 Drive Type WDC WD5000AAKS-00A7B0 CPU Test 205.47 GCD Loop 382.74 20.18 Mops/sec Floating Point Basic 184.87 4.39 Gflop/sec vecLib FFT 153.18 5.05 Gflop/sec Floating Point Library 203.35 35.41 Mops/sec Thread Test 398.11 Computation 422.87 8.57 Mops/sec, 4 threads Lock Contention 376.08 16.18 Mlocks/sec, 4 threads Memory Test 199.81 System 259.83 Allocate 321.69 1.18 Malloc/sec Fill 223.03 10844.10 MB/sec Copy 252.94 5224.34 MB/sec Stream 162.32 Copy 158.37 3270.97 MB/sec Scale 158.45 3273.60 MB/sec Add 166.03 3536.70 MB/sec Triad 166.83 3568.80 MB/sec Quartz Graphics Test 325.92 Line 256.03 17.05 Klines/sec [50% alpha] Rectangle 348.80 104.14 Krects/sec [50% alpha] Circle 279.46 22.78 Kcircles/sec [50% alpha] Bezier 267.48 6.75 Kbeziers/sec [50% alpha] Text 798.95 49.98 Kchars/sec OpenGL Graphics Test 236.13 Spinning Squares 236.13 299.54 frames/sec User Interface Test 533.07 Elements 533.07 2.45 Krefresh/sec Disk Test 79.22 Sequential 121.26 Uncached Write 125.07 76.79 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 123.06 69.63 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 95.65 27.99 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 156.00 78.40 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 58.82 Uncached Write 22.13 2.34 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 197.12 63.10 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 102.48 0.73 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 125.45 23.28 MB/sec [256K blocks]
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