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About Badpete

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  1. nVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512MB

    @xc70 I have a XFX 9800GT 512 and I find it noisy. Signature is my other computer that worked well with OSX.
  2. nVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512MB

    Yes, I've seen that too--8800GT for 9800GT Buglis on post #15 got his Asus 9800GT working. Mine once worked. No idea why it won't anymore. I see some in the HCL as well that are working. I just haven't got around to trying injector which also seems to work.
  3. nVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512MB

    Vertical Thanks, I'll try that when I get totally frustrated with EFI strings. I've asked aquamac to see if he has any ideas on his board. Pisses me off that I had it working and now I can not!! At least Buglis got his Asus 9800 GT up and running. Did you get QE/CE and resolutions all working? If you did, you should post it to the HCL on the OSX86 wiki. I had mine up until it broke and I could not replicate my success so I took it out... I had mine on the 10.5.6, I see you are on 10.5.5.
  4. nVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512MB

    That might be how I go. Installed EFI strings from OSX86 tools and not the 9000 series drivers and got the same mouse problems (moves erratically if at all) so it seems my EFI strings are not working well... Course when I install the drivers, then my graphics don't write the whole screen, only parts... If I don't install any video drivers then I get artifacts, screen won't refresh properly. So when I get a chance, I'll try nvkush or one of the others... sigh... too sunny outside to be in...
  5. nVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512MB

    @Buglis right on! Now if I could get it to work again for me! Can't make it work on re-install. what did you use to add EFI strings? I used aquamacs instructions from the gxfutil in terminal osx86 tools gives a different string and I still have to add it manually to my plist because it won't do it for me... Followed the same procedure and I get spotty graphics and my mouse is impossible. Jumpy and erratic, hard to move around. I can change all the resolutions and refresh rates, but the mouse is crippling and it still doesn't draw the whole screen mostly around the icons. Grrrr. Having to use the keyboard for the mouse. If I increase the refresh rate (defaults to 60hz), it gets a wee bit better. Dumped the rom (NVflash.exe or GPU-z is easier) from my XFX 9800 GT (512), used NVCAPmaker and changed the NVCAP string in aquamacs in.plist, but that doesn't change a thing. Its not the same NVCAP string, but still makes no difference to the uglyness. Not to mention that I tried the iPC live DVD (didn't work live, may have DL'd bad) for reinstall and nuked my boot files for XP. chkdsk /r fixed that after a time. So much fun to be had! Good thing my linux drive is unplugged and safe.
  6. nVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512MB

    Unfortunately I was playing around and lost it. My mouse would no longer update and I couldn't use it at all, frustrating. Tried the ipc live DVD and installed the drivers there with EFI and got the same thing... Nuked my windows drive as well somehow... Working on resurrecting that and OSX. Funny. @ Greyshock Yes I was able to change the resolution/refresh rate with it on. I have a VGA 19" old school Dell 991 monitor. I did not have to use OSX86 tools to get Quartz working. It worked on reboot after restoring permissions. Following the directions in my post from aquamac. For some reason I can not get OS86 Tools to write my .com.apple.plist. I have to write it myself. Not sure why... be so much easier to use tools... @Buglis See my post with links to aquamac. No installer. Installed nVidia 9 series drivers and then EFI string. Hopefully this install will no get fubar'd, maybe I will not mess around so much this time?
  7. nVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512MB

    Hah, after a bit of thrashing, I just re-installed iPC 10.5.6 using only the kernel and chipset. then I used aquamacs Nvidia 9 series installer. installed the GFX strings using this http://aquamac.proboards106.com/index.cgi?...&thread=509 Then I used the installer, repaired permissions and booted into a nicely supported XFX 9800 GT 512MB graphics card. Beautiful. Way better than the on-board nForce graphics. http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=132089 had followed some other advice and got myself really messed up. I did change the in.plist to read nVidia 9800 GT instead of the nVidia 9800 GT DDL (or something like that). Couldn't use OSx86 tools. was denied permissions or something to write the com.apple.plist... iPC 10.5.6 M2NBPVM-CSM (NForce) motherboard AMD AM2 4800+ XFX 9800 GT 512MB 3 GB ram VGA monitor
  8. nVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512MB

    argh! tried gfx-efi strings with NVIDIA 9000 Series Driver v2 (aquamac instructions), nVDarwin with no luck at all. http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=132089 links to this for GFX strings http://aquamac.proboards106.com/index.cgi?...&thread=509 do i need to delete nvdarwin? clean install... some one somewhere must have done this and has a nice how-to? iPC 10.5.6 M2NBPVM-CSM (NForce) AMD AM2 4800+ mine is an XFX 9800 GT with 512 MB. Using iPC 10.5.6 on AMD platform going to try 9f23installer when i figure out what it is.
  9. That was magic! Soundmax ADI AD1986A working 2-channel. No input, but no need. Installed and booted no problem. iPC 10.5.6 (PPF5) installation on M2NBPVM-CSM motherboard (nForce 430) and AMD AM2 X2 4800+ processor. Thank-you!
  10. Help problem driver adi 1986 soundmax

    http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?sho...amp;hl=soundmax this is a list of how to resolve audio problems. It says to use the ALC8xxx method for 1986. I have not been successful with it yet... Lots of Kernel panics and re-installs. Once got static for a bit then nothing... Was very excited! Short lived. Leo4All 10.5.6 Motherboard Asus M2NBP-VM CSM (Voodoo kernel, AppleNForce chipset) Audio on-board Soundmax ADI AD1986A (not working) Ethernet nForce4 (nForceLan) Video on-board nVidia 6150LE (working with default but not well)
  11. Hardware Check - Thanks!

    I have no info on your system, but I could not install either ideneb 10.5.5 or leo4all (XxX) 10.5.6 rev1b with my Sata DVD drive. Needed to use put my IDE DVD drive (Pioneer A07) into the box to install (well actually its hanging outside the box). Doesn't seem to see my LG Sata burner... Took me awhile to figure that one out. Every bit of info can help... I did install OSX onto a Sata hard drive though. So no idea what went wrong with burner. Just stuck a disk into my sata dvd drive and its spinning like a demon but I see nothing in OSX. Hmmm might have to shutdown to get it out.. Ah good it spun down but won't release the disk (paperclip time). Good luck Asus M2NBP- CSM VM Motherboard with integrated (working with AzaliaAudio) sound and video (default, Safari update and it works fine now..).