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    [wall] Silver Lady

    Ahhh Noobian, very nice!
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    Magic Trackpad on 10.6.3

    Yeah, I get the same result Xeno. Works fine unless I try to do a gesture then it freezes up and resumes after. I donna if it's the dongle, or if I need a kext or something. I know it doesn't have a problem with the mouse or keyboard.
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    5750 success

    So did you have any luck FormerlyKnownAs getting your ATI card to work at proper resolutions?
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    5750 success

    Which is something we rarely ever see in action on Mac OSX since it's been exclusively a Winblows ATI Catalyst/Eyefinity thing. Anywho, any of you folks get any progress on your video cards yet?
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    5750 success

    Hehe, those 5700, 5800, 5900 series cards usually come with a fair few video ports on them, just make sure to ask them if you can take it out of the box before you purchase a new card. The one that makes me drool is the Eyefinity 5 and Eyefinity 6 (5870) cards, they come with 5 or 6 Mini-DP ports on them If you tweak the settings I pasted above, you could end up with a 5 or 6 screen Hackintosh, now that is the epic aw3s0menSS 8)
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    5750 success

    It's a HD5750 (which from what I've read was a wee bit more tricky to get working). For me, the best piece of info that jmacie gave me was a link that lead to another post on this forum which refers to a GoogleDocs page --> https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B8c6FQ...4MDEy&hl=en Following those instructions are exactly what I needed to get past the "Pain in the arse" threshold and get my screens finally working. If you have the means to "Screen Share" from a real Mac or another Hackintosh, it might help you to see your screens if you're getting a big "Grey" screen or something. For me, I was getting that, but I can still hear sounds when I hit the volume button on my keyboard (I've got a real Mac Aluminium keyboard hooked up to my Hackintosh which gives me full Mac functionality).
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    5750 success

    And here's mine and the desktop capture result Believe us! It can be done!! For a 3rd Screen, you're gonna need a card like the one I pictured earlier in this topic, and the Display Port adapter. I've got my 3 screens all running random wallpapers every 5 seconds, all out of sync, so they're all different. I HIGHLY Recommend you get the HP VGA DisplayPort Adapter (AS615AA). It works for my Hackintosh to allow 3 screens, and works perfect for Eyefinity mode in Winblows. Most DVI Display Port adapters won't work because they're passive, and you need an active one and they cost about around $100 or more. I've experienced no loss of quality running the VGA adapter at 1080. I got mine for around the $30 range, just look high and low and get a good price. Now I have a big beefy brother to play with my Macbook Pro and my Mac Mini
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    5750 success

    Wooohoo again, I wanted to report another success!!! Managed to get all 3 monitors running at 1080!! You have to edit the ATY_init.kext and where it shows the fields starting below (which provides 2 screens by default) <key>@0,compatible</key> <string>ATY,Vervet</string> <key>@0,connector-type</key> <string>0x00000400</string> <key>@0,device_type</key> <string>display</string> <key>@0,display-type</key> <string>0x454e4f4e</string> <key>@0,name</key> <string>ATY,Vervet</string> <key>@1,compatible</key> <string>ATY,Vervet</string> <key>@1,connector-type</key> <string>0x00000004</string> <key>@1,device_type</key> <string>display</string> <key>@1,display-type</key> <string>0x454e4f4e</string> <key>@1,name</key> <string>ATY,Vervet</string> Then add this below and bamn, 3 screens! <key>@2,compatible</key> <string>ATY,Vervet</string> <key>@2,connector-type</key> <string>0x00000004</string> <key>@2,device_type</key> <string>display</string> <key>@2,display-type</key> <string>0x454e4f4e</string> <key>@2,name</key> <string>ATY,Vervet</string> Reboot and Toast to success hopefully!
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    5750 success

    Wooohooo jmacie! Thanks! one of those Tutorials did the trick, I now have full resolution and it's working on 2 monitors right now. Next step.....get it working on my 3rd monitor. Currently I have video coming out of the DisplayPort on my video card, and one of the DVI ports, but the other DVI isn't putting out any video yet. The ports are laid out very much like this one below - I do have the settings set to ATY,VERVET at the moment.
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    5750 success

    Thanks jmacie, very much appreciated, I'll give them a try and hope I get some better results. I'd like to see pictures and sound on this Hackintosh instead of just sound. Has anyone else had similar results where they can still hear system sounds and whatnot, but no image? Good thing I had a real Mac to do some Screen Sharing, helped a lot with at least getting some control over the Hackintosh.
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    5750 success

    If there are numerous provided, where are they located? I've tried searching with little success, I'm still getting mostly grey screens or frozen screens showing the Apple logo and spinner......ALTHOUGH......I'm still getting the POP sound when I change the volume, so it seems that the video is having trouble loading but the Hackintosh is sitting there pretty waiting to be used. I can see my Hackintosh desktop from my "Real" Macbook Pro via Screen Share, using that I can delete kexts if I have to and get back my desktop again, but only be able to view a crummy 1024x768.
  12. The hardest part is getting the USB stick to be bootable, once you get past that hump, it's bloody easy work.
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    iATKOS 4a 10.5.4 to 10.5.5 Upgrade?

    Darn forum didn't send me any email responses or I'd reply, so sorry. Why 10.5.5? well at the time 10.5.6 didn't exist yet. And as for why 10.5.5, well I have a NVidia 9500 card and it seems that most of the drivers were made to work on 10.5.5 and not 10.5.4 OSX only seemed to work when I put my old 7900 card back in and that sorta seems pointless as I'm going in reverse and not forward in tech.
  14. I've tried to provide as much information as possible for anyone who wishes to ask me "But what hardware are you running on your system?" Well, I'm using this motherboard here http://www.palit.biz/en/products/mb_intel_P35A.html I've done an CPUZ export here for more details on what CPU and memory I have. Html Version here http://itrooper.com/cpuz.htm Detailed version here http://itrooper.com/cpuz.txt Being a Dual SLI mobo, I've decided to remove my NVidia 9500 card and inserted my older Palit 7900 card as it seemed to be more friendlier with OSX since drivers for 9xxx seem to be a massive headache and only seemed to work on 10.5.5 (which I'm trying to install in order to use my 9500) oh the irony. I'm using an old 40gig IDE for the Mac, so no need to play with partitions as I've dedicated a hard drive specifically for OSX. My Windows partition and storage drive are both SATA and not a concern right now, I just want to be able to install it like I used to before. The 40gig IDE DOES have a copy of OSX installed on it before, and theoretically should boot up, but nothing happens. I've tried an old iAtkos 10.4 cd and iAtkos 10.5.4 cd, and both worked fine on the older motherboard (4COREDUAL-VSTA) using the exact same CPU and 40gig IDE hard drive (ram is new though). But on the new mobo, none of the CDs can get past the apple logo, it just hangs there forever. No cd drive or hd drive lights doing anything. I've disconnected the SATA drives and still no luck, I'm just running out of ideas. I made sure the CDs were faulty or not by popping them into a friends old laptop and it managed to get to the install screen without the need for any commands so I know the CDs are fine. Although it seems the 10.5.5 disc is definitely more iffy. I've tried to have a play with my bios settings but not totally familiar with what I should be tweaking to get the ball rolling. If I could at least get to the install screen, at least I'd know there was some hope. I've tried the Boot 132 iso/disk as well, still no luck either Is there any other information anyone needs? I probably missed something, so please don't hesitate to ask and I shall provide ASAP. I would be forever grateful if anyone can help me solve this problem. Thank You
  15. How can I upgrade my copy of iATKOS 4i (uphuck) 10.5.4 to 10.5.5? It only seems to run at 1024x768, and any update files for a 9500gt card require me to have 10.5.5 installed before I can use my video card properly. I have an ASUS EN9500GT Magic, 512mb video card, it comes up as this below when I run it through OSX86 Tools. 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation Unknown device [10de:0640] (rev a1) I installed it with the most basic settings, and made sure to select Rhine for my network. I've tried running the 10.5.5 combo update and that seems to have killed the install. My motherboard is 4CoreDual-VSTA My CPU is a Intel Core 2 Duo 1.86ghz Video Card as mentioned above is a ASUS EN9500GT Magic 512mb Have 1GB SDRAM Have 1 IDE drive set up for the Mac and acting as Master and 1 Sata set up for Windows XP, this way I can choose Windows or Mac at the Darwin screen. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.