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About zerotri

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  1. I'm having issues starting the Lion installer. Using Chameleon 2 RC5 with patched mach_kernel. My system has an Atom 330 and a GMA950 and I'm thinking one of these is probably the cause. Runs snow leopard fine, but having issues getting Lion to boot. When I go to launch the installer, chameleon starts loading all of the kexts and as soon as the screen is supposed to switch to white text/black background for verbose mode I just get a black screen. My CPU fans get quiet and HDD stops spinning as well. I tried with -x -v -f arch=i386, and it didn't make any difference. I also tried with [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 1.2 and am stuck on "Booting to Verbose Mode, Please Wait..." Anybody have any suggestions? EDIT: using my iphone I was able to get this picture. It seems my GMA950 8086:2772 isn't supported yet... :/ EDIT 2: Actually, after restarting into leopard and noticing the same message flash by, I'm thinking that's just Chameleon saying that my GMA950 isn't supported by it's GraphicsEnabler, which may mean I still have hope here.
  2. Broadcom bcm43xx wireless driver [beta]

    I've been dealing with this issue for a while now. I have a Broadcom 4312 wifi + bluetooth chip attached to the PCI-E slot in my MSI Wind PC (the nettop). After playing around with the DSDT for a while I think I may have gotten OSX to believe my chip is an Airport, but it tells me that there is no driver installed for it. I'm attaching images showing: 1) The system profiler showing the broadcom 4312 listed as an airport 2) The info.plist inside of my broadcom driver kext. 3) IORegistryExplorer open to my bcm4312 As well as the DSDT file I used to achieve this. Note that you should NOT directly use my DSDT as it is specific to my computer. I am putting the DSDT up in case someone with more DSDT knowledge than myself can find a bug in the patch I have made. The change necessary is in P0P5. Any thoughts as to how to get OSX to know that the driver IS installed? EDIT: I should also mention that the Bluetooth portion of the card is working, so it's not that the card isn't turned on or receiving power. Bluetooth has worked right out of the box, but wifi has had issues. DSDT.dsl.zip
  3. Thanks bcc9 for all your help. If you ever need someone to test anything just let me know; I owe you for all the help you've given; everyone here owes you for what you've done for us. The netkas DSMOS did in fact work. For whatever reason, the DSMOS listed in the infinitemac thread didn't seem to work at all...at least in 32 bit mode(which is what matters for us Wireless 1515 owners). I'm also using your HCIBluetooth Kext without trouble at all. I'm curious though: I read somewhere that HDMI on mac os does not send the audio packets. I'm assuming that there is no way to add this through kext modifications(or custom-built ones), but maybe you could clarify if this is at all possible? Again, thank you for all your hard work and time. -Wynter Woods
  4. At this point it could very well be the DSMOS.kext I used. I was able to use the one listed on the front page at infinitemac to install Snow Leopard today, but after installing I realized I had installed 10A380 and it was working there. However I could not update using the apple software updater, so I erased the partition and installed 10A480. Went to boot up, and I'm back with the same old problem as always. Do you keep the default chameleon kexts in the /Extra/Extensions/ folder, or did you erase that before installing DSMOS and such? Also, I realize you probably used the exact same one linked to on the page at infinitemac, but is there any possibility you could attach that for testing in a post here? Or if you didn't use that DSMOS, which one did you use? I find it odd that I was able to successfully boot 10A380 but not 10A432, using the same set of kexts you have given here(plus DSMOS). I guess I'm back to trial and error here.
  5. Heh, yeah we did cover this last month and yes, the solution was to run kextcache as you've been showing. I've been running kextcache as shown though(because of last time), so I don't think that's it this time. The reason I'm having to install Snow Leopard again is because last time I think I used GPT, and got Windows 7 to install beside it, but then I later tried installing Ubuntu in a third partition and it's partition software totally messed up my partition table. I will try running your kextcache script again, without the other kexts listed in that thread. Also, I tried with FakeSMC, and it just gave me a Kernel Panic related to AppleHDA every time I booted with it. Maybe it'll work for other people, but didn't work for me. You're also very quick to reply tonight Well, off to try again... EDIT: Still no luck. Now I'm also getting a P-States warning after removing NullCPUPM. Do you get that as well? I'm almost to the point where I'm going to try a full reinstall here and see if that works. Gonna try something else first...
  6. I've been booting with arch=i386 the whole time. The whole point of me running Snow Leopard over Leopard is Wifi, and so there's no point in me booting in 64bit mode. I double checked to see if I it was that maybe I had accidentally installed a different bootloader, but I reinstalled Chameleon 2.0RC1 + PCEFIv10.1 and no change whatsoever. If I were to install FakeSMC I'm assuming it would replace dsmos, so I won't need both, right? Eh, I'll give that a shot right now.
  7. Ah. I've just been plugging in a USB mouse/keyboard from an old imac G3 given to my family. I installed your PS2 controller and it works for keyboard so far. Haven't been able to boot into Snow Leopard though, and I'm trying to find the cause. I'm looking at my logs right now. I've noticed that in system.log I'm getting launchd crashes possibly related to throttling, so I'm going to see if I can't figure that out. I'm wondering what is different between our setups though that I'm getting this crash but you aren't... Yeah, it kernel panicked for me with the first version you had, but after installing the second version kexts, no KP, just getting stuck in the normal spot.
  8. @bcc9: Are you using PC_EFIv9 like the OP at infinitemac, or are you using a different bootloader? I'm having little luck getting it to boot in PC_EFIv10. Also, did you install a PS2 Keyboard controller BEFORE booting into Snow Leo or afterwards? My system seems to hang after loading one of the NV kexts(can't remember exact name though), right around where AppleHDA is loaded. Apple HDA was giving me quite a few errors, and trying to install your audio helpers before successfully booting Snow Leopard caused a Kernel Panic. Oddly enough I've been able to get Snow Leopard running before, but the last few times I have tried have been unsuccessful. I am currently using 10A432, and have made the Extensions.mkext in /Extras/ along with included DSDT.aml in that folder. @pmcnano: Were you able to successfully install and boot into Snow Leopard?
  9. yes, I have tried copying the AirportAtheros.kext plugin into the old IO80211Family.kext. I also tried replacing with the new IO80211Family, and even tried getting it to ask for older versions(versions available in 10.5.6) of certain libraries. I have not however tried doing these in 10.5.7, because updating to 10.5.7 caused the boot to hang after a firewire error, and I can't find a fix for this. I'll probably end up reinstalling 10.5.6 and trying again. I've been doing a bit more research, and there do seem to be some open source wireless drivers, but none of them are for Atheros. There is one I'm waiting for though, Project Camphor, which has not yet been released and currently only supports intel card, but it provides an API that should make wireless driver development easier, because only a chipset specific HAL would have to be developed. Once this is released I'll look into it some more. EDIT: So I got 10.5.7 reinstalled over a clean installation, and got your kexts all in here. I tried copying the AirportAtheros.kext plugin from 10.6 into my IO80211Family.kext, and even made a few modifications to it's Info.plist to get kextload to try and load it, and now it's down to one slightly big issue: wynter-woodss-mac-pro:~ zerotri$ sudo kextload -v /System/Library/Extensions/IO80211Family.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AirPortAtheros.kext/ kextload: extension /System/Library/Extensions/IO80211Family.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AirPortAtheros.kext/ appears to be loadable kextload: loading extension /System/Library/Extensions/IO80211Family.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AirPortAtheros.kext/ 18AirPort_AthrFusion is not compatible with its superclass, 17IO80211Controller superclass changed? kextload: a link/load error occured for kernel extension /System/Library/Extensions/IO80211Family.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AirPortAtheros.kext/ link/load failed for extension /System/Library/Extensions/IO80211Family.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AirPortAtheros.kext/ (run kextload with -t for diagnostic output) So it looks like there are quite a few changes to the IO80211 API in Snow Leopard. Maybe if we can find a way to get the entire 80211Family.kext from Snow Leopard working we could finally have it, but that just gives me an error concerning an incompatibility with IOWorkLoop, which from what I read is used all across IOKit. Hopefully we can get somewhere with this though. -Wynter Woods
  10. Bcc9, this is the IO80211Family.kext from 10.6 I received the other day from someone on an IRC room the other day. I do not personally own a copy of Snow Leopard to verify this, but it seems legitimate considering all the difference in version numbers. Also, this kext does NOT load due to missing symbols. As a side question, does anyone here know of open source atheros kexts for os x? I personally haven't found any, but maybe if there is one out there it could become a basis for porting the newer atheros models. I'm not the most skilled programmer in the world, but if I can learn more about IOKit and the way OS X sets up it's drivers then maybe I can get something. Just don't expect anything from me, I'm still trying to find good reference material to start with here. -Wynter Woods EDIT: The file is too big to fit into an upload in this thread, so I put it up here.
  11. Just a note on this if you haven't looked into it already, it seems Snow Leopard may have a working driver for ar5009/9280 in it's IO80211Family.kext, however due to changes in the networking component, it is not directly compatible with 10.5. I may have the file(IO80211Family.kext) laying around here somewhere if you'd like to verify this or can find out anything useful from it, although I doubt there's much we can do with it. It's no good to us right now, but maybe once we find a way to get 10.6 running on here it'll be good to know. -Wynter Woods
  12. Although Donk said it may not support it, I was able to get iAtkos 5i running on a Dell XPS 1730 in VMWare thanks to this thread. At first I encountered the same problems as you, but then I read that I needed to enable Virtualization in the BIOS. After that I took a few different routes than most people in this thread did. I booted the disc as would normally be done, and then when I could, went into the Disk Utility and set the partitions of the virtual disk to 1, with the option of booting using MBR(because GPT wasn't working for me for some reason). After that, I did a normal install without changing any of the customization options, restarted, switched to the bootable darwin.iso and it worked. I'm currently doing this to patch the iAtkos iso to work with my hardware, as I can't get Leopard to boot on the machine alone. If you need any more info I can try and provide some just PM me and I'll respond ASAP. Hope this helps, -Wynter Woods