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  1. Probably won't help, but have you tried swapping the monitor to the other port on your GTX260? I have a Core2 / GTX260 / HP3065 setup, and noticed my graphics seemed a bit pokey - video once in a while didn't seem that smooth. Then I installed Dragon Age: Origins and it couldn't get any reasonable frame rate. Swapped to the other video port (closest to MB), and everything seemed fine. I don't remember having that issue in 10.5, and windows doesn't seem to have act differently with different ports.
  2. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    Oddlly enough, the network adapter came back on next boot. Unfortunately, sleep looks busted again (might be IOUSBFamily again - going to try reverting that)
  3. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    Just tried a 10.5.8 update. Audio broke (crash upon bootup), though swapping to my saved 10.5.6 AppleHDA.kext seems to work. However, my network adapter seems to be *gone* now. Anyone got any suggestions on this part?
  4. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    People were having DVI problems with the 200 series?? I'm running an older GTX 260 without any problems. There did seem to be problems with dual-DVI, but I believe netkas's latest injector solved that, as I'm now able to run a dual-link + single-link display simultaneous which didn't work before. Only reason I went with ATY_Inject was lack of information on how to make an EFI string for the GTX2xx when the drivers were released -- but the system seems pretty well behaved - no KP's, and at this point I'd rather not break things.
  5. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    Yesterday I noticed my iphone wouldn't sync anymore, and decided to see if I could get away with not using the 10.5.5 drivers for IOUSB*. So instead i followed the directions for making VoodooUSBEHCI work and went back to 10.5.7 drivers. This did bring back the iPhone, and sleep does seem to function, but networking seems to go away after a sleep and not come back (claims no cable connected). Since I have a spare RTL8169 nic, I'm just going to throw that in a PCI slot and call it good. Here's my setup: o Asus P3-V5G33 barebones with board reflashed to P5K-VM 1001 Bios (the normal bios didn't have any voltage/frequency control options, and apparently the boards are the same) o GTX260 graphics card (requires some additional drivers) o Q6600 CPU, 8gb ram, WD500AAKS 500gb hd And for references, here's my install process now: 0> Did a normal 10.5.6 install, saved off AppleHDA.kext from /S/L/E, and applied the 10.5.7 update 1> Nuked AppleHDA.kext and replaced with saved version above into /S/L/E 2> Edited IOUSBFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleUSBEHCI.kext/Contents/Info.plist (http://www.superhai.com/EHCISleepEnabler.readme.html) - note the CFBundleVersion will show up as 3.4.3 instead of 3.1.5 due to the 10.5.7 update) 3> Used Extensions.mkext from post 394 (Installed to /Extra), smbios.plist from post 361 (Installed to /Extra). Did not unpack 4> Generated HDEF and Ethernet strings using EFI Studio 5> Installed Chameleon 2.0RC1 with the package installer (installed everything but extras) 6> Installed ATY_Init.kext to /S/L/E I(www.netkas.org) - since I didn't know how to create an EFI String for the GTX260. Installed GTX2xx drivers 7> Installed VodooPower.kext and VoodooUSBEHCI.kext to /S/L/E (www.superhai.com) 8> Fixed all the permissions (chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions /Extra ; chmod -R 755 /System/Library/Extensions /Extra) 9> removed /S/L/Extensions.mkext, touched /S/L/Extensions to make sure the drivers rebuilt. 10> Boot and do a time machine backup so I can recover this if I ever need it. Couple of notes on things that confused me. - A couple of times during my discovery process I forgot to do step 9, and changes I did didn't take. I'm now in the habbit of doing steps #8 & #9 to anything I touch, just to be safe. - I couldn't boot into gui mode with the GTX260 until I had installed ATY_Init and the drivers. So I actually used an older nvidia card when I was doing these steps. - I originally tried putting some kext's in /Extra (ATY_Init, Vodoo*). This didn't appear to work - I guess I don't really understand what works in /Extra and what doesn't, so for now I've got only bikinifarm's Extensions.mkext & smbios.plist in there. Is there a concise explanation for what works and what does in /Extra? Seems like a cleaner place to put things. - When restoring from a time-machine backup (or superduper copy), one has to reinstall Chameleon 2.0RC1. But thats all that seems to be required. UPDATE: I decided to try sleep again after finish the post and before putting in the other NIC. This time the ethernet came back fine. *maybe* it was a fluke the last time. Since my other NIC isn't apparently working with 10.5.7, this is a good thing UPDATE2: Fixed idiocy/wrong info that bikinifarm pointed out
  6. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    (Since i've leeched off enough info, i'll take a stab at actually helping for once) I'm pretty sure you need the stock one. Since you're still on 10.5.6, you should be able to snag the current one and save it off.. I got in the habit of saving the kext's i was replacing in /Users/Shared so I could undo screwups relatively easily. Anyway, here's what I did: cd /System/Library/Extensions mkdir /Users/Shared/save10.5.6 sudo cp -prf AppleHDA.kext /Users/Shared/save10.5.6 Then after you've upgraded, you can put it back: cd /System/Library/Extensions # the next 2 steps just save off the current one just in case... mkdir /Users/Shared/save10.5.7 sudo cp -prf AppleHDA.kext /Users/Shared/save10.5.7 # Now copy back the 'good' one sudo rm -rf AppleHDA.kext sudo cp -prf /Users/Shared/save10.5.6/AppleHDA.kext . sudo chown -R 755 AppleHDA.kext sudo chmod -R root:wheel AppleHDA.kext I actually did this second step booting from a separate hard drive. I'm not sure you'll be able to immediately boot after the 10.5.7 patch (AppleHDA.kext might crash it before the boot finishes?), though you could probably boot into single-user mode -- give -s as an optional boot argument to the bootloader, then type the fsck & mount commands it gives before the prompt. Oh, and to get full HD resolution, you'll probably need the EFI strings for your video card in apple.bootlist. Should be pretty easy with something like UInstaller, since your card sounds like a common one. Worked great for my 7900 GS & 8800 GTS
  7. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    Yep, that did it. Got a system that boots and sleeps now. I guess I should have figured this out from the boot log when it crashed... oh well. Thanks!
  8. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    I've spent a good chunk of my weekend trying to get my P5K-VM to 10.5.7 -- thanks to everyone for all the informative posts. However, I can't seem to get the sleep function working as described. Originally I did a fresh 10.5.0 install, updated with the 10.5.5 combo updater, then saved off the IOUSBFamily.kext for later user. Then wiped and reinstalled from 10.5.6, saved off the AppleHDA.kext, upgraded, and installed the Extensions.kext. The AppleHDA.kext from 10.5.6 seems to work okay - audio is functional. But if I put the 10.5.5 IOUSBFamily.kext in place, I crash early on in the boot process - maybe as soon as it tries to load it up. With the 10.5.7 IOUSBFamily.kext, the machine freezes up while going to sleep, and requires a hard reset to bring back to life. Thinking maybe I screwed up the copy of the 10.5.5 IOUSBFamily.kext, I manually extracted it from the 10.5.5 combo updater and reapplied with the exact same results - machine freezes on the way down and requires a hard reset. I also tried the Slice 10.5.7 patch - this is a bit closer to functioning, as it briefly goes to sleep, but then immediately wakes back up. Any suggestions on what I might be screwing up? I was hoping to have my machine ready for whenever the GTX 260 drivers come out, but I'm sorely tempted to go back to my xxx 10.5.6 install which was rock-solid.
  9. GeForce 6600GT Quartz Extreme Not Working

    Many, many thanks. I was getting frustrated not being able to use iWork 09 due to QE not running on my 6600GT/AGP. natit resolved the problem as you described.
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