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About swag01

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  1. Shutdown Problems

    You can use Netkas' mach_sleep and sometimes shutdown works. It's on the irc.
  2. I got reboot/shutdown to work finally... I had to install Netkas' mach_sleep kernel for leopard. It can be found on the irc. I'm kind of sad, because I was 100 percent core to apple's environment and with this, I'll need the custom kernel and have to be cautious on apple updates. Well, it is worth being able to shutdown/reboot...
  3. Leopard Installer

    The only other thing which is different is the kernel. So, maybe replace the kernel in the Patch_Folder with BrazilMac's and give that a try. Thanks
  4. Leopard Installer

    My guess is one of the kext's isn't compatible in the Extensions folder. Just to run a test, you might use the brazilmac extensions and see if that gets you booted.
  5. Leopard Installer

    Yes, so you need to put the SSE2 kernel in the Patch_Folder and the script will replace the one on the dvd. Also, the package I included as an example is only the SSE3 kernel too. You'll have to create a package specific for your hardware. You are going into uncharted territory as I haven't tested this with SSE2 machines.
  6. Leopard Installer

    What's your hardware? Also, is it a SSE3 machine? If not, you'll need to replace the kernel with the SSE2 version.
  7. Leopard Installer

    Yeah, some of the script does what the other "how to" does. The first tutorial was written by someone who was trying to get the 8Gb version to fit on a 4 GB version. They already removed a bunch of items to clean it up. I chose to make the script easier for people to use. Instead of modifying the script when packages are added/removed, they just need to put what is needed in the OSInstall folder and it all gets copied over. Otherwise, the script would need to be modified as packages change. More of a "drag and drop" solution. If it makes things easier for you, you can change the script so it doesn't copy the OSInstall directory. You can just copy the specific files over. Your choice... The important thing is that the sparseimage is a 4 GB image. Not the amount of storage the files are taking. You can't copy an 8GB disk to a 4 GB disk by just removing files unless you do some file copy command. ditto does this, but has limitation in that some file attributes don't get copied over.
  8. Leopard Installer

    I don't know if you saw my post, but are you certain that the source dvd (Leopard4Gig.sparseimage) is a 4 GB image and not an 8 GB one where you just removed the files? The dvd is still 8 GB even when you remove the files. You have to go through the steps to take the 8 GB and create a 4 GB dvd.
  9. Leopard Installer

    What size is your OSInstall folder within the Patch_folder? If that is too large, that will cause problems.Also, I posted a non asr version of the script. It uses ditto instead and people seem to have better success with that.One other thing... if your incoming dvd image is double layer, asr still thinks it is 8 gb dvd even if you remove files. You'll need to follow the steps to get it down to a 4 GB dvd. The reason is asr does a block by block copy and if the two sizes don't match, then it fails. Sounds good. Yes, just rename the boot_... Just make sure it uses the original name boot_gf8800 otherwise the script will fail.The package doesn't actually contain the boot code, it just runs a script at the end which applies the boot record to the new installed partition.In order for it to install on the new partition, it has to unmount it. If you unmount, the boot_gf8800 isn't available and the script will fail. So, that's why you have to put the boot_* in the i386 folder. The script goes to the dvd and applies it from there. Long description.... I'll look about cleaning that up at some point. Maybe there is some temp folder it could go into. Also, create a package for specific graphics cards and the user selects at the custom button.
  10. Leopard Installer

    Great to hear.... Once you all figure it out for the chipset, then I can add it to the package or you can create your own. Good question about v7. I haven't downloaded that one yet, but I don't know if it includes the patches specific for your graphics card. You might have to investigate. Also, so you don't need a new package delivery, I would suggest you rename it to boot_gf8800. The script I created for you is expecting that specific file name.
  11. Leopard Installer

    It seems that you and Herbalb should talk. He is trying to do the same thing with similar hardware.
  12. Leopard Installer

    What chipset is your motherboard? Different chipsets have different requirements. I'm hoping in the end, someone creates a package for each chipset, then all that needs to happen is to select it in the custom section. Similar to what Jaz did for 10.4.7 - ?? Then, there is one Leopard installer which everyone downloads and picks their specific chipset. The problem is to get to this point is for people to try out what the required kexts are needed for a specific chipset is (trial and error). I have it figured out for the 975x/ICH7DX and the package I created should work. I know other people are work P35 and other chipsets too.
  13. Leopard Installer

    Yeah, it is slower. I've been trying several things to fix the Extensions.mkext problem. I've tried replacing it with one I extracted out, but it didn't help. Either the system locked up or it ran the mkext builder anyway. It really seems only about 30 seconds to build the extensions.mkext. The remainder of the time is slowly moving trough loading the network .... etc. At least we don't need to run this all the time. Two things you could possibly need to update depending upon your hardware: 1. mach_kernel --> if you don't have an SSE3 machine, you'll need to get the kernel which works. 2. Extensions --> any extensions you need, you'll need to add to the Patch_Folder/Extensions folder. They get replaced with the ones on the dvd.
  14. Leopard Installer

    Yeah, I've been watching the thread to help through issues. I agree, it isn't on the irc. It is on Netkas' website. Also, for some reason his link doesn't work so I found it on another thread in insanelymac. I think it is in the thread which has been been made a "sticky" titled "Leopard Perfect Install". I tried the boot_g7 and it didn't work on my 7900 GS.
  15. Leopard Installer

    Yes, it is, but I chose to write over what was on there over just replacing to prevent disk size problems. If you look at a few threads back, I listed what I included in my OSInstall directory. If you just include what I specified, then it should provide you the basics needed to run in english. It only leaves around 200 Meg extra for other items.