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About KSwoosh

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  1. Yesterday I was using OSX Snow Leopard (installed from the iAtkos S3 V2 dvd), and I've used it a few times before (I'm actually waiting for a new WiFi card to start using OSX more), without problems, but yesterday something weird happened: I had my laptop and computer on, and had my laptop booted in OSX, I was about to install the VoodooBattery kext, but didn't get around to do it, so my laptop just stood there. When I looked at it some minutes later, it suddenly had a black screen... And now, it won't boot anymore... :S When I boot in verbose mode, the only line that is displayed is this: Loaded HFS+ file: [system/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion/plist] 479 bytes from 435aec0. after that, nothing else happens. Booting in single user mode doesnt work either... (I actually have no clue what single user mode does, but i thought it was worth a try.) Does anyone have a clue what could be causing this? And how I can fix it?
  2. Yeah, That's what I though aswell, but they are correct... Just to make sure it works ill try the numbers instead of labels soon
  3. Are you sure about that? Because according to this person it is possible to use labels... http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...t&p=1687632
  4. Well, I probably will stop trying to install OSX on this cursed computer. Why? I'm planning on getting a new pc (i7, 8GB ram, SSD) and checked the motherboard if it was compatible, and found a guide for it, by someone else: http://www.tonymacx86.com/viewtopic.php?f=79&t=21724 http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=255493 Seems like a much better way to go if you ask me. Though, I really want to thank you very much for taking the time to help me out and all the effort you put into this. Thank you!
  5. Ok, I also read you mention that CHameleon RC1 + netkas PC_EFI v10.1 is the best choice to avoid errors, now, how in the world am I supposed to install those from the setup? During the setup I cant plugin extra usb sticks or something, right? :/ (I also don't know how to add the netkas PC_EFI to Chameleon, but I guess that's a problem for later) So after preparing the disk during the SL setup, and getting ownership, I install Chameleon and then SL? I'm sorry if this all sounds stupid, but this is hard to learn... Also, let me see if I get this: Using your guide you put all kinds of files in place for where the SL installation should be (kexts, bootloader and dsdt files), and then install SL? EDIT: I just booted using the Hazard disk (because I cant burn the OSX SL Retail disk on a normal dvd (i have to get some dual layer dvd's for that)) but when i tried that target HDD ownership command: sudo chown 0:0 /Volumes/"your target OS X HDD volume name I get: sudo: command not found it also says: -bash-3.2# in front of every line, im not sure if that is how it should be.
  6. Ok, nice, but there still are some things I don't really understand. In step 1, 2, 3, 4, should I already have installed OSX from the retail disk and should I be doing these things from within OSX? Or am I supposed to run EFIStudio or OSx86Tools before I install OSX?
  7. Thank you very much! Now, I'm not sure what to do with the nForceSLBoot132DVD: do I need to add it too the OSX Retail disk? or boot using that cd and then swap cd's?
  8. Unfortunatly my motherboard was listed in the Auto Patcher (Asus P5N32-E SLI), so I googled some more, and stumbled upon this: http://wiki.osx86project.org/wiki/index.php/HCL_10.6.0#Asus [go down to Asus P5N32-E SLI] which describes how to install it on my motherboard. how "vanilla" do you think this installation will be?
  9. I searched a bit around here, and found that to change the default boot disk, I need to add the following lines to com.apple.Boot.plist: <key>Default Partition</key> <string>hd(x,y)</string> So this is how I changed it: <key>Default Partition</key> <string>ACER</string> <key>Hide Partition</key> <string>BACKUP DATA</string> The reason I used labels instead of disk0s1 etc. is that for some reason disk1 and disk0 keep switching positions... :S really weird. (I want ACER to be the default disk, and hide BACKUP and DATA) Now, After copying com.apple.Boot.plist from /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/ to /Extra/ I added those lines, but nothing changes when I boot... What could I be doing wrong?
  10. Ok, considering the fact iAtkos S3 V2 is still not working, ill try again, this time following the instructions exactly In the manual it says i should use the nForceSLBoot132DVD but where can I download that? EDIT: nvm I found it XD Yesterday I managed to get iAtkos S3 V2 running stable on my laptop (no internet though, a new wifi card is on his way), so I can use that but i'm still a bit blown away by the choices you offer: what do i need to pick? I am using a windows vista system, with MBR ofcourse, but i want to install OSX on a seperate disk (with MBR? or GPT? i dunno) I have a 4GB usb disk and a DVD IDE drive. So I want to burn OSX to a DVD and install it that way. 1. What step should i choose? In part c, you have this: (4) A DSDT.aml file generated for your MOBO/system (e.g. e.g. fassl's DSDT Patcher) 2. But how do I make that? I have OSX running on my laptop, but cant access my pc motherboard from there?
  11. Oh ok, so that is not possible yet... I just tried booting again in verbose, but still it hangs after the LegacyAppleRTC.kext :S any clue what could be goign wrong?
  12. Haha, my fault I now only have the AnV kext left what is the difference exactly? and where can I get a patched DSDT.aml file (I don't have a clue what that is actually), or do I have to make it myself? so, the LegacyAppleRTC.kext needs to be in /Extra?
  13. Its been a really long while since Ive been busy with installing OSX on my pc, but i just got back to it again, but kinda lost where I was in the process.. I checked my bios for all the settings, but ran into some problems: -There is no option for AHCI enabling -Hyperthreading cant be turned of -I dont want to turn of Virtualisation because I use that in Windows -I dont want to enable Thermal CPU Management, because I dont need to have my cpu downthrottled when hot. The other settings were ok. Now when I try to boot, It stops here (this is in verbose): what do you think is going wrong here?