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  1. chiliMac

    Kexts are being processed on every boot

    If you don't want to move your kext's in /Extra/Extensions, this will also work: sudo kextcache -v 1 -a i386 -a x86_64 -m /System/Library/Caches/com.apple.kext.caches/Startup/Extensions.mkext /System/Library/Extensions /Extra/Extensions
  2. chiliMac

    My plists for boot-132 method :)

    A few observations: I have a Gigabit GA-EP35-DS3R and an Abit IP35-Pro motherboard and I had to make the following change to LegacyAppleAHCIPort's Info.plist: <key>Chipset Name</key> <string>ICH9 AHCI</string> <key>IOClass</key> <string>AppleAHCI</string> <key>IOPCIPrimaryMatch</key> <string>0x29238086</string> Change the line in red to <string>0x29228086</string>. Apparently my ICH9R was reporting this on both boards: 00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation 6 port SATA AHCI Controller [8086:2922] (rev 02) (prog-if 01 [AHCI 1.0]) Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Unknown device [1458:b005] Also is this line a mistake in the LegacyAppleAHCIPort Info.plist: <key>CFBundleIdentifier</key> <string>org.tgwbd.driver.LegacyAppleAHCIPort</string> What is org.tgwbd.driver.LegacyAppleAHCIPort? Does that actually exist? The kext works fine anyway because it loads com.apple.driver.AppleAHCIPort due to my device ID.
  3. Great job, I am loving this. I set up Leopard on a friends system using this method. Couldn't use it on mine yet, since I use EFI strings, but now it supports EFI strings I am good to go. BTW, does converting the kexts into a Extensions.mkext allow the AppleHDA to load from EFI partition?
  4. Well I will give it a shot, and realize that I can be completely wrong here, so if anyone else has any better info please interject. These are the only kext's that I have in the /Extra/Extensions folder. My /System/Library/Extensions is completely vanilla just like on a real Mac. IntelCPUPMDisabler.kext - This one is the one that disables or prevents from loading the AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement kext; with this one I don't have to worry about running the script that checks every few seconds and deletes the AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement kext from /S/L/E AppleACPIPlatform.kext - Actually this is the stock one with 4 bytes modified for the reboot fix; although I don't think I actually need this one AppleSMBIOSEFI.kext - This is ChaunNun's SMBIOS fix to make my System Profiler work. This way I get all the correct information when running "About This Mac"; some may want to use the SMBIOSEnabler.kext by Kabyl, it just didn't work on my system dsmos.kext - Used to decrypt certain binaries; I would like to experiment with the AppleDecrypt.kext one day AppleAHCIPort.kext - this one is in the /Extra/Extensions, but it is the stock one copied from /System/Library/Extensions; I could possibly delete it, since it is the same I should also add that I had to install the patched AppleHDA in my /S/L/E folder for working sound. Other than that I am completely stock, system is very stable, everything works. I am also running Leopard 10.5.4. I installed using the boot-132 method from a retail Leopard 10.5 DVD, then used the software updater to apply 10.5.4. I then experimented with removing kext's from the /Extra/Extensions folder till I got it down pretty close to a minimum. I am also using EFI strings. Anyone feel free to interject any comments you may have regarding the kernel extensions.
  5. bchoen4, I realize you have already replaced your graphics card, but check out my post here in regards to the Gigabyte Radeon 3870 video card: http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?sho...;p=842838
  6. FYI... Fry's has a sale on the MSI 945 Saturn Barebone System for $89 - $20 rebate = total cost $69. Looking at the specs on this system, it looks like it would be pretty compatible with running OSx86. Here is a link to the specs: http://global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=pr...;maincat_no=134 It uses a Realtek ALC888 for audio and a Realtek 8111B LAN port. Throw in a CPU, memory, optical and hard drive and you can have a Mac clone for cheap. It has integrated graphics but if you want, throw in an inexpensive nVidia card. I don't have any personal experience with this particular system, but I have installed OSx86 on other systems with the same chipsets with success. For the price, it looks pretty good...
  7. Give this a try: http://www.locallytype.com/2008/01/03/setu...c-os-x-leopard/
  8. Sorry for so long to reply. I am currently out of the country, but you can get the Natit.kext from iAtkos 4... Let me know if you can't get it from there and perhaps I can post it somewhere...
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