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  1. i think you can just download empire efi package and extract the kexts using an application such as pacifist... if you cant simply do it with the finder... try mounting the iso/dmg files inside the downloaded empire efi to find the kexts... if not, get pacifist... good luck!
  2. hi, ive forgotten most of this stuff cos i havent fiddled around with osx in a long time... but... as far as i can remember, it looks like your hdd controller/disk is having trouble... or it could even be a USB thing... let me suggest you try something first... if empire efi works for you, you can simply grab all the kexts from empire efi and place then in /snow-installer/filez/extra/extensions it should be ok to replace any existing ones with the empire efi kexts... and run the script again... it will update your os with the kexts from empire efi... i dont think it would be necessary to re install osx... let me know how u go...
  3. cool i wont put color labels on the next version :-) in the meantime, can u try the latest PC EFI boot file from netkas and see if it solves ur sleep, ram size and ethernet issues? the latest netkas boot file breaks my sleep function :-( but it might work for you...
  4. we have dealt with this problem before... please use the search function for detailed info... solution briefly: 1. in leo 10.5, delete the following file from ur installer partition on the pen drive: /system/library/extensions/ioatafamily.kext/contents/plugins/applepiixata.kext 2. download the following kext and place it in /extra/extensions of the pen drive http://rapidshare.de/files/48088165/AppleI...A.kext.zip.html 3. after installing to ur ultimate sl destination, repeat the above process on the ultimate partition as well before u boot into ur new sl installation... or u will see the same kp... if after deleting and adding the kext still gives u the same kp, try booting with the '-f' boot flag so that boot caches will get rebuilt...
  5. try this then http://nawcom.com/osx86/files/10.6/Kernels...-10.2.0.pkg.zip i dont think it gets any noob friendlier than this... im yet to see any simpler method than this guide... the ikaros distro would be the ideal solution for noobs but that isnt out yet... btw looks like u got 129 posts and an 'InsanelyMac Geek' status... i dont think ur a noob at all :-) yep... can be done with multiple internal hdds... can be done with multiple partitions on the same hdd... just be careful when using a single hdd... yep... just restore the dmg to a temporary partition and make that partition bootable by running the script... then boot into that partition (the snow installer)... read the guide a couple of times for the rest of the instructions... good luck!
  6. http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...ost&p=74656
  7. hey just noticed ur sig... are using a modified kernel to get support for pentium 4? cos the stock snow leo kernel doesnt support pentium 4 cpu's... here's a modified sl kernel that supports p4 cpu's... http://rapidshare.de/files/48222126/mach_432.rar.html
  8. have u seen this thread? http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=184224 try the kexts from that... and i dont think sli works with osx at all... as far as i know, you should add 'applenforceata.kext' so that any sata drives with get detected and you should look for a thread that explains how to get that gtx260 card working and use whatever they use to get ur gfx card detected... like ive said in the opening post, this script is mainly geared towards ppl with compatible intel chipset mobos and nvidia graphics...
  9. 1. edit /extra/com.apple.boot.plist and make GraphicsEnabler=No 2. place the kext in /extra/extensions 3. if /extra/extensions.mkext exists, delete it. 4. reboot. try each kext from kexts.com. dont forget to only try one kext at a time. if none of that works, you will have to talk another user who has got their 4870 card working with snow and get the graphics kext from them.
  10. try these kexts... http://www.kexts.com/cat/10-ati.html one by one... not all of them together of course... i dont own any ati cards so cant really offer any specific help... sorry! oh and dont forget to disable auto graphics detection in /extra/com.apple.boot.plist when trying out the above kexts... good luck!
  11. hi guys, sorry for being absent from this forum as i've been bogged down with work... things are slowing down now and i was wondering if people still find this script useful and if it was worth spending some time to update the package with the latest bits. let me know if you would like me to update this pkg so that it will work properly with snow leo 10.6.2... i personally havent updated to 10.6.2 yet but will do soon... if enough people would like to see this script updated, will do that too :-)
  12. edit "snow-installer/filez/extra/com.apple.boot.plist" and make it look like this and rerun the script: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"> <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>Kernel</key> <string>mach_kernel</string> <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>-v arch=x86 GraphicsEnabler=No</string> <key>Timeout</key> <string>1</string> <key>device-properties</key> <string>xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</string> </dict> </plist> replace xxxxxxxxxxxxxx with efi string for ur g.card... then after running it, make sure that the boot plist file in "/extra" looks like the above... after restart, u should have working graphics... if it didnt, the efi string was incorrect for ur card... try another one... or remove the following bit and add an injector kext to /extra/extentions: <key>device-properties</key> <string>xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx</string>
  13. ANNOUNCEMENT: im sorry to say that i no longer have the time necessary to help everyone individually through their problems... i think we've already solved (more than once) most of the common problems that people encounter when using this script... from now on i am only going to answer questions that i already know the answer to, as i just dont have the time to go hunt around for information... a word of advise for newbies: dont even think about installing snow leo on laptops, if this is ur first time doing a vanilla install... it will be a slow and painful death... but hey dont let that deter u from tryin :-) for desktops, make sure you have hardware from the past 1-2 years... for ex: intel core cpu, mobo with hpet, ahci sata controller, acpi2, a recent nvidia graphics card, sata hdd, sata dvd, etc... and always remember: GOOGLE IS YOUR FRIEND :-) good luck everyone!!! looks like u have a non-standard 3 port nvidia card... u will have to look for a working solution that works with ur 3 port card... i dont think even efi studio makes EFI strings for 3 port cards... try some injectors like corevidia, nvinject, nvenabler, etc... go look in the hardware/graphics sub forum here on insanely... i dont think a thumb drive instead of a usb drive would make any difference... try booting with the following boot flags: -v -f arch=i386 GraphicsEnabler=No u should look at a guide written for ur mobo and see what graphics kext/method they use and try to use that... sorry i cant be of anymore help, as i dont have any more suggestions...
  14. switch to 32bit... much more stable than 64bit btw GraphicsEnabler is one word... not two...
  15. no u dont need to install 10.5 onto ur new hdd... just format it with GUID and use use USB snow installer to install SL to it... no probs with updates have been reported so far with this vanilla snow install method...