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  1. Side effect: Night Shift doesn't work. I'm doing some research on this currently and will report back if I can bang it out somehow.
  2. Success. Thanks for your help. I disabled all Nvidia references in Clover and just enabled nvda_drv=1. I installed and used AGDpfix and changed my SMBIOS model to MacPro6,1, and everything worked.
  3. Really? That's it? No other options for Nvidia Graphics/Inject/npci=0x2000/etc? I'll update my signature, but my MB is a Gigabyte GA-Z170N-WIFI, i7 6700 non-K CPU, 16GB DDR4-3200 RAM, Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 Gaming GPU, and Samsung 950 Pro NVMe SSD boot drive. I'm not booted in so I don't know which system ID I'm using. Should I try changing it to 6,1 and using AGDpfix?
  4. Are you using Clover? What settings are you using for it? I tried installing it but I couldn't figure out the correct flags to boot with.
  5. I had a Latitude E6400 that, up until 10.6.2, had 100% working sleep and display sleep. Since 10.6.2, display sleep still worked, but I couldn't get regular sleep to. Since installing 10.6 on the Inspiron, I have yet to get display or sleep working properly, unless I forego the Chameleon GraphicsEnabler option. The only remaining issue besides the display I have is that the built-in ethernet seems to die randomly after an unspecified period of time. Is there an updated Broadcom ethernet kext? The one I'm using is pretty old, and I don't think it supports the power-saving states properly.
  6. I have a couple issues, if anyone can address them. I'm running on an Inspiron 9400 with NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS graphics card. 1. Has the display sleep/black screen issue been fixed with THIS model? Can anyone point me to a solution? I haven't had any luck finding anything through simple searches. 2. If that problem has been solved, has anyone successfully gotten sleep working? Thanks to OSXRestart, I've gotten restart and shutdown working (with GraphicsEnabler in Chameleon going as well, even), but not sleep. Obviously I need to get the black screen problem fixed first. My system: Mac OS 10.6.4 Chameleon RC5 build 518 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.00 GHz Number Of Processors: 1 Total Number Of Cores: 2 L2 Cache: 4 MB Memory: 2 GB Bus Speed: 667 MHz Extensions: AHCIPortInjector.kext ATAPortInjector.kext AppleACPIPS2Nub.kext ApplePS2Controller.kext Disabler.kext IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector.kext JMicronATAInjector.kext NullCPUPowerManagement.kext OSXRestart.kext PlatformUUID.kext VoodooTSCSync.kext fakesmc.kext
  7. Chameleon 2.4svn Official PKG Installer

    Thanks. Actually by manually mounting the EFI partition it was able to select and install there; but for some reason, I had to manually move the "boot" file onto the partition (it was still reading my old RC4 boot record).
  8. Chameleon 2.4svn Official PKG Installer

    What happened to being able to install Chameleon on the 200MB EFI partition? Or am I just stupid?
  9. [GUIDE] Dell Latitude E6410

    Did you run the Post-Installer before updating to 10.6.4, or did you update right out of the box?
  10. [GUIDE] Dell Latitude E6410

    EDIT: Never mind, I found the problem. I forgot to remove VoodooHDA before upgrading. Trying again with a fresh install. As it turns out, AppleHDA is not the culprit, it's AppleSMC causing the kernel panic at about 95%.
  11. Is it possible to get everything working on a vanilla kernel? I'm running 10.6.4 vanilla retail and I'm still using cpus=1 with a modified kernel instead of the usual dsdt patches. If someone can assist, let me know what info you need. Inspiron 9400 w/NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900.
  12. TGD, thanks for the guide and the assistance. I have a problem. I'm running an Inspiron 9400 with a GeForce 7900. So far, everything up to the Voodoo kexts has worked. I'm using: - VoodooHDA (works) - VoodooTSCSync (works) - VoodooBattery - VoodooPowerAcpi I'm still getting a kernel panic on boot with the "No HPETs" error, even though I'm using a properly-patched DSDT. I don't get this error when I use NullCPUPowerManagement and Disabler. Am I supposed to be using those kexts in conjunction with the VoodooPower and Battery kexts? Am I missing a step somewhere? Any help would be appreciated. EDIT: I've stabilized my system now, here's what I have. Boot: vanilla mach_kernel located in /, patched dsdt.aml taken directly from ACPI of the machine I'm running In Extra/Extensions: - AHCIPortInjector.kext <-\ - ATAPortInjector.kext <--- Are these two files really needed? - AppleACPIBatteryManager.kext <--- I had issues with VoodooPowerMini/Acpi and VoodooBattery - AppleACPIPS2Nub.kext <--- haven't tried VoodooPS2 yet, but I would like touchpad scrolling; does it work? - AppleBCM440XEthernet.kext <--- Does this resolve the power saving issue? - ApplePS2Controller.kext <--- Patched, works great - DellBluetoothHCI.kext <--- Works like a charm, recognized my Magic Mouse with 0 effort - Disabler.kext - IOACPIFamily.kext - IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector <--- Is this needed? - JMicronATAInjector.kext <--- Another one - NullCPUPowerManagement.kext - PlatformUUID.kext - fakesmc.kext Non-vanilla kexts in S/L/E: - ClamshellDisplay.kext <--- Works, but sleep doesn't - SleepEnabler.kext <--- Appears to cause kernel panic, so I disabled it - VoodooHDA.kext <--- Works - VoodooSDHC.kext - VoodooTSCSync.kext* * Funny error. Both cores are enabled and functioning normally. But when I attempt to open Activity Monitor, it sometimes causes a kernel panic and the "You must restart your computer." I can't duplicate the conditions, sometimes it works, sometimes it KPs, so I'm not sure what's going on there. But it only started happening when I started using TSCSync. Display sleep does not work. It sleeps properly, but it won't wake back up properly. I have not yet tested the "black screen fix" script, but that's next on my agenda. Has anybody gotten sleep to work? Restart works, but shutdown does not, and that's my next-next project. Will VoodooPower fix that problem, too?
  13. At the end of the day, persistence and tenacity pays off. I combined elements of the tutorial here with this one and this one. USB and Bluetooth still refused to work even with the patched DSDT, but I found another solution in a patched IOPCIFamily.kext. I now have an M4400 with working shutdown, restart, sleep, and fully-functional USB and Bluetooth. My next mission will be to patch SSDT to enable C-states. Since removing NullCPUPowerManagement.kext my machine IS running quite a bit hotter, so if I can get proper power stepping re-enabled that will be one of the last pieces to the puzzle.
  14. I appear to be back at square one...after doing a few more reboots using the tools above, the USB/Bluetooth functionality seems to be totally random and intermittent. I'm going to try a few more DSDT hacks to see if I can make it work. Everything else (sleep, shutdown, restart) works as advertised. This is the ONLY thing preventing me from making it 100% useable. If anybody can offer any insight outside of everything from the first page, I'd appreciate it.
  15. Yes. Now it's working. Here's what happened. Up until today, I was using getDSDT to get a dsdt dump from the machine in its running state in OS X. I was already using a slightly-modified dsdt.aml I got from another user, which apparently was being pulled by getDSDT; I compared it to another modified dsdt.aml I had saved from a backup, and they were identical. So I used the /proc/acpi/dsdt dump I made and started from scratch, with a pure, untouched dsdt template. I added the fixes for: - USB (removing IRQNoFlags mentioned above) - ClamShell - Shutdown and Master Chief's OSXRestart.kext (thank you for that, btw). I skipped the EHC2 and EHCI additions, as well as the DTGP addition. I then compiled using DSDT Patcher -newHPET. After confirming no kernel panics or kext issues using -s -v -x -f, I rebooted and let the OS load on its own. As of now, I have working: - USB (all ports, machine and dock) - Sleep, Shutdown (using patches) - Restart (using OSXRestart.kext) - Bluetooth (using latest DellBluetoothHCI.kext) The toggle switch appears to be working as well. Right now my fan is blowing like mad, but the machine is a little warm and it's not very cool in this room, so I'll have a better idea of the stepping/cooling ability later on tonight. Most importantly, thanks to this guide, I'm several HUGE steps closer to having a Dell Precision M4400 MacBook Pro equivalent. If anybody is interested (particularly the thread OP immo), I can detail everything I used to get vanilla 10.6.3 running on my M4400 in its current state, which includes the dsdt patches I found here, which were the biggest help of all.
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