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  1. iOSX86_iATKOS

    Dell Inspiron 530s (desktop)

    thx. just the kext i needed. are you able to enable sleep with this system?
  2. Used myHack method for a vanilla install with the following kexts: S/L/E IONetworking (edited with Intel82566MM in plugin folder) VoodooHDA E/E EvOreboot FakeSMC IOATAFamily IONetworking (edited with Intel82566MM in plugin folder) LegacyAppleRTC NullCPUPowerManagement Was solid with 10.6, 10.6.1, and 10.6.2. After updating to 10.6.3, chameleon's verbose mode states that the system was stuck waiting for root device. There is no AHCI mode in this system's BIOS, and it had been operating fine with IDE in previous SL. DSDT.aml generated thru DSDTSE and is in Extra. 2.53 c2d 8400gs any ideas on how i can get pass this?
  3. iOSX86_iATKOS

    Still waiting for root device

    check your BIOS and see if there's a setting to configure your SATA drives as AHCI, which should resolve your current issue. but, if your Dell is like my Inspiron 530S (desktop) and its BIOS doesn't have the AHCI option, set it at IDE and you must install IOATAFamily.kext (search at kexts.com). having said that, do NOT update to 10.6.3 if you have to use the IOATAFamily.kext because this is leaving my HD with the root device error. The system booted and worked fine with 10.6, 10.6.1, and 10.6.2.
  4. iOSX86_iATKOS

    Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    Make sure you have this tag <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>arch=-x32</string> in your com.apple.Boot.plist -- which is in the Extra folder, on the drive/partition that you're booting. May have to copy it to your desktop to edit the file by inserting "arch=-x32" in the string field, save the file, and replace the original in your Extra. Reboot. This should start your 10.6 system with the 32-bit kernel. Check this by going to the apple menu, about this mac, more info, software. Good luck.
  5. iOSX86_iATKOS

    Snow Leopard on a DELL XPS M1530

    If you're booting with verbose, the screen will tell you which kext is the culprit. Look about five lines up from the "nanoseconds" to find out what's causing your crash. My suspicion is the "ioatafamily.kext" in your /system/library/extensions is causing your system from booting. You will have to delete that file on your USB drive if it exists. Here's a guide that Brett Whinnen wrote: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...9654&st=705 What's important is the kexts that are required (they're attached in his post as "Extra.zip"). I'd stick with the myHack since you've already prepared the USB drive, but check to see if you have "ioatafamily.kext" -- which is what is likely causing the KP. Also, after you install your system, make sure you remove the same kext from your hard drive's /S/L/E folder.
  6. iOSX86_iATKOS

    Snow Leopard on a DELL XPS M1530

    With myHack, try selecting the option of booting without cache when you get to the screen where you see your USB stick. Press the down arrow twice to select boot without cache. This should boot your laptop, but be informed that you will need a USB mouse and keyboard as myHack may not have the necessary kexts for the laptop's keyboard and trackpad. Does anyone know how to edit dsdt, and is willing to help me? My processor is T5250 and my graphic is 256MB NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT. I generated a dsdt but I'm not sure how to properly edit it to get sleep working (yes, according to some members here, a properly edited dsdt will get you that function with this laptop). I generated the dsdt using DSDTse. Please help. dsdt.aml.zip
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    Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    jsw513, i encountered this error on my initial install and wrote about it several pages ago. my money is on your SL installed drive being >1TB. either partition drive so the boot partition is less than 1TB and reinstall SL, or put another drive that is less than 1TB for SL. good luck. you're almost there.
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    Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    I spent a good amount of time trying to install Halloween (v2) onto my 1.5TB WD drive, using a single partition. As reported, I couldn't get it to work unless I partitioned the boot drive under 1TB. I'd be interested to hear your success.
  9. iOSX86_iATKOS

    SATA Optical Drive Read/Write Speeds Slow

    How did you set SATA port to native mode?
  10. iOSX86_iATKOS

    Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    Might want to follow the link at the site below regarding Bonjour: http://www.kexts.com/view/125-bonjour64:_a...4-bit_snow.html
  11. iOSX86_iATKOS

    10.6.2 is out...

    Same error message with 8400GS. Kernel Exetnsions in backtrace (with dependencies): com.apple.geforce(6.0.6) dependency: com.apple.nvdaResman dependency: com.apple.iokit.IONDRVSupport dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily dependency: com.apple.iokit.iographicsFamily</p> <p>BSD process name corresponding to current thread: WindowServer</p> [/code]
  12. iOSX86_iATKOS

    Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    Hi Stell, Thanks for the quick update. Will sleep work (from the Apple menu and set time in energy pref pane)?
  13. iOSX86_iATKOS

    Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    I received the same error regardless of which SATA port I used. Reinstalling the OS three times, copying the Halloween file to the desktop and installing it to the HD yielding the same result -- "boot 0: error". I got this system to work by creating two partitions (160GB and 1.3TB), both GUID and MacOS Journaled. Installed the OS on both partitions. Booting with the USB stick into the second partition, the larger one that I plan to use for data, I copied the Halloween file to its desktop. Launched that (Stellarific) Halloween file and set the target to install onto the primary partition. Shut down. Pull the USB stick out. Power on. And it's working!!! The long and short of it is that the Halloween installer did not put the necessary files (the invisible boot file as examined via Terminal) onto the HD, even though it reported success in installation. Hope that helps you. Same board, case, DVD drive, gfx. HD 1.5T WD, 2x2GB Crucial Ballistix (changed 2.0v in BIOS), and Q9550 processor. HD in DVD in purple SATA, 0 and 1 respectively. Been running it for over 2 days, non-stop. Thanks, Stella for sharing this process with us!
  14. Processor: E7200 2.56GHz Chipset: 82801 Graphics: Palit 8400GS (256MB) iATKOS v7 (10.5.7) on default selection along with: 1) OHR 2) nVidia EFI string (DVI-VGA) 3) SATA/IDE 4) Voodoo HDA driver... onboard sound 5) NTFS-3G 6) Intel Gigabit... wired network First attempt on a new Samsung HD with onboard graphic (Intel VGA drivers... selected all) formated as MBR: network via Ethernet bridge, and sound from USB and front and back audio plugs worked. But waking from sleep (Apple menu and by itself) does not work and required a hard reset from the power button. (Read many posts on sleep and have tried EHCISleepEnabler.kext, but sleep/wake does not work.) Second attempt on the same HD with 8400GS (no Intel VGA drivers, but with nVidia EFI string) reformated as MBR with two partitions: everything worked, except sleep/wake. Then, I connected my original HD with Vista to the board as second SATA HD. Rebooted and Chameleon recognized both Windows partitions (main and recovery). Booted in OSX, then restarted in Vista. Worked beautifully getting on the internet, playing music, movies, etc.! Cloned my main OSX to the second partition on the same drive (just in case). A couple of issues: Could someone please help with this sleep/wake issue by pointing me in the right direction? Also, the installed Chameleon v2 bootloader created an "Extra" folder in the root drive. It's invisible, and I can't access it via the Finder. I've downloaded just the Chameleon installer, but the installer fails everytime with an error message stating that the final installation process failed. I read that the Chameleon's installer has a "forcewake kext" that I want to try to see if it would resolve my sleep/wake issue. Also, during Chameleon's boot screen on my 1080p TV connected via DVI-HDMI cable, all the icons seems super big and the progress bar is behind the startup volume, an issue of resolution (only during startup process) I hope to fix with a theme in the future. But, I need help with sleep/wake.