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rage_311

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  1. I see. I'm planning on using a gigabyte ga-x58a-ud3r. I'll have to look into that. Anybody here have experience doing it with this board?
  2. This sounds similar to what I want to do, but not exactly. I'm about to build an i7 machine. For the graphics, I plan on ordering 2 x ATI 5770 cards to put in crossfire. I understand that these cards are not yet supported in OS X. I have an Nvidia 8800GTS lying around that I want to put in my 3rd PCI Express x16 slot (the motherboard has 4) to use in OS X. Will it be possible to get this to work? Has anybody done this? I would like a confirmation on this before I order this computer, otherwise I might change my plans a bit. Thanks in advance for any feedback!
  3. There are plenty of threads and tools to use once you have your EFI string for your specific hardware... but I haven't been able to find any that mention HOW to get/create an EFI string. I used EFI Studio for my video card on one machine (8800GTS g92) and that works great. I'd like to get the same thing going for audio and LAN, but I can't seem to find any strings for those already made. Pointers? Suggestions? I'm mainly looking to hopefully fix EverQuest crashes that are audio-related, but I also really want to know the details on how to create an EFI string as well. Thanks. EDIT: not for the system in my sig. It's for onboard audio and LAN. Mobo is ASUS P4P800. Audio is AC97 AD1985 and LAN is 3Com 3C940. Is it even possible with onboard stuff?
  4. Yes, quartz extreme is enabled as well as core image. Seems like everything is working very well with my video card with the EFI string. I'm able to change resolutions and everything with no problems. Thanks for the EQ PC info as well. I suspect the sub-par performance in the game is not a common thing. It must be my hardware or a certain combination of my hardware adversely affecting it. Anyone else on EQ Mac on a hackintosh?
  5. Core Image Problem

    I know you said you tried EVERY EFI injector... but since you didn't list examples, have you tried nvinstaller? Worked like a charm for me. It fixed all graphics problems. nvinstaller.com I think. good luck.
  6. Is anyone running EverQuest Mac (EQMac) smoothly? If so... what hardware, kernel, etc. I've got it running on my hackintosh, but the graphics are definitely more laggy than they should be on the kind of hardware I'm on. I'm trying to narrow down what the exact problem is... Whether it's because I'm on an AMD system, the lack of SSE3, the kernel I'm using (voodoo 9.5.0), the Rosetta translation, etc. My system: Epox EP-9NPA+ Ultra (nForce 4) Motherboard AMD Athlon XP 3700+ (no SSE3) 2GB DDR 400 MSI 8800GTS 512MB (g92) -- EFI String Voodoo 9.5.0 Kernel Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
  7. Hey, I've got both iDeneb 10.5.6 and iPC 10.5.6. I've burned two copies of the iPC, just to make sure, and I get a kernel panic when my comp starts to boot off of the DVD (either one). I can't even get into the setup, which I assume would be some setting in the BIOS that I can't seem to fix. That's problem #1, and any help for that would be greatly appreciated. Problem #2 is at least a bit more promising. In iDeneb, I can get all the way through the install, with fixes that I KNOW work for my setup (since I had a working 10.5.5 install with kernel StageXNU 9.4.0). The difference this time is that I'm installing with the voodoo 9.5.0 kernel. Then I restart the comp at the end of the install and I get a kernel panic. Doing a -v in the boot options gives me the message "Invalid kernel ip, won't attempt to handle the trap." immediately before it tells me that there's a kernel panic. I've tried doing a minimal install, with ONLY the kernel and chipset drivers. I've tried doing an install with the drivers that I know work. Anybody have any help with that kernel panic? Know anything I can try? Thanks in advance. System: P4 2.6GHz with HT Asus P4P800 mobo 2 GB DDR HIS Radeon HD 2600XT AGP
  8. Hey everyone - So, after much struggle yesterday, I was finally able to get iDeneb 10.5.5 installed and everything working. I had to download separate kexts for both my video card (AGP Radeon HD 2600XT) and my onboard LAN. I downloaded skge.kext for the LAN, modified the Info.plist inside it with my appropriate vendor/device ID, then did a cp -R into the /system/extensions/ionetworkingfamily.kext/contents/plugins/ and it worked immediately. A window popped up and said it found a new networking card. I set it up for DHCP, it got an IP address and I was on the internet. Then I proceeded to install the kext for my video (which still works beautifully, by the way). I rebooted at the end of the video driver installation and my network card stopped working. I got nothing... How do I get it back? I've tried to delete the kext, re-copy it, and still haven't had any luck. I'm a total Mac/OS X/BSD noob. Any help or direction would be greatly appreciated. Also, a lot of the "guides" for installing kexts tell you to delete the /system/library/extensions.mkext and the /system/library/extensions.kextcache. The extensions.kextcache doesn't exist on my system (for an older version maybe?) Is there an equivalent for my newer version that I need to be "deleting"? Thanks in advance! I've been struggling with this for HOURS!
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