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  1. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    Found something worth looking at: This is what dougaa from TonyMac has to say on why the framebuffer won`t load: Your situation is more complicated than I've come across before, and I'm not sure what to recommend. In particular, I'm not sure how OS X handles having both HD3000 and the GT 540m at boot time. Here's what I know about this in general, maybe something will be helpful. For this to work, first AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext needs to load. There are two reason it may not load. You need to use a boot loader that loads it properly. Chameleon versions r1108 through r1220 have a bug and won't load it. Versions before r1108 and after r1220 are ok. I don't have info about Chimera versions. Second, for the kext to load the device id of the HD3000 has to match one of the one the ids the kexts check for. Device ids 0x0116 and 0x0126 are known to work. (The full ids in Info.plist are 0x01168086 and 0x01268086.) If your native id is not one of those, you can either edit both AppleIntelHDGraphics.kext and AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext to add your id, or use injection in your DSDT to change your id to one that works. Once AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext loads, the only other known fix for problems is to change the connector list. That was figured out by bcc9 at http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index. ... pic=259705. In Lion, AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext chooses a connector list based on the machine model, which is why changing the model may help sometimes. That thread also explains how you can patch the connector list. The HD3000 driver doesn't seem to work correctly unless the first display in the list is connected. If you have to connect another display (to HD3000) at boot time to get it to work, it's likely that's the reason. In Snow Leopard the connector list works differently, and comes from the AAPL,os-info property for the graphics. That property is not defined for a PC, but EFI injection (device-properties in the loader plist) can be used to define it. Injecting the properties copied from a MacBookPro8,1 works sometimes. No one has figured out how to edit the Snow Lion connector list. As far as I know, no one has ever gotten VGA to work in either Snow Leopard or Lion. I guess part of the last part is something that manor did in his tutorial! (Link to thread I took it from http://www.tonymacx86.com/viewtopic.php?f=...2&start=160) Cheers, consolepilot
  2. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    Hey guys, I`ve had an idea: did you look at the way the guys over at Tonymac`s site got their Sandy Bridge Intel HD Graphics to work? Well, here`s how some of them did it:http://www.tonymacx86.com/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=26370 They inserted Device IDs of real Macs which use the same Hardware. So what I`m thinking about now is combining their advanced knowledge with our little progress and trying this ourselves. Someone should try inserting the Device ID of one of the MBPs that actually made use of the Intel GMA HD or 5700 into their DSDT. Cheers, maybe this will lead to a little step forward
  3. Hi everyone, I`m not that a new user, but I have a serious problem I´d like to get fixed as soon as possible. I have installed Snow Leopard 10.6.6 already, most things work perfectly, the only thing missing, is support for my graphics card -.- I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop (the L501X version) with an Intel Core i5 processor and and nVidia Geforce GT420M graphics card. I guess there is also an integrated graphics card in my processor, because my laptop supports "Optimus" graphics switching. After installing 10.6.6 I had to delete AppleIntelHDGraphics.kext (and some others), to get the system starting (I guess my integrated graphics are not supported by Mac OSX). I installed the essential Kexts using the newest [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] by Tonymacx86.com and his nVidia Update package. Unfortunately, my graphics card is still not working after all. On boot, it is detected as a nVidia Geforce 420GT (I have GraphicsEnabler=Yes enabled), but it doesn`t seem to detect my VRAM (the card has 1024mb, during boot it shows 0mb). I found this solution: nVidia GT420M works on OSX 10.6.5 now! But it did not work so far, maybe because there is a patched DSDT needed which I cannot use because my laptop is different. So can anyone please help me? Help me with Kext ID patching perhaps, or DSDT graphics patching? I`d really like to get my Hackintosh to work! Cheers, consolepilot
  4. Intel HD Graphics + nVidia Card Fix

    How exactly did you get support for the GT420M? Could you maybe upload your DSDT and / or modified Kexts (eg. Geforce.kext)? I think I don`t really understand how to mod those kexts, which is why I`m asking for a prepatched version... Cheers, consolepilot
  5. Dell Xps 15 nvdia 420m hackintosh

    So I first install Chameleon, then the driver package and then your enabler?
  6. NV GT420M works on OS X 10.6.5 now!

    Would you think your method would work with other computer models as well? I have a Dell XPS 15 with the same graphics card, maybe your patch will work for me as well? (Without the DSDT part of course, because it is model-specific) Cheers, SPSPF
  7. [Guide] OS X on a EEEPC 1000HE

    nice tutorial: Click
  8. [GUIDE] Retail Snow Leopard Install on eeepc 901

    Checked it again, the Windows Only version is out. www.pandorahints.blogspot.com
  9. Help! I/O Errors during boot time

    BUMP!, but I'm not sure if I have the same problem as you. If I try to boot the iDeneb Install DVD from my USB-Drive (with Chameleon from another USB) first it prints "loading Darwin" and then the white & grey Apple logo appears. but then suddenly the Eee PC (netbook) restarts. It does not seem to matter what I type in for boot commands (I tried almost every combination of -v -x -f) but if I enter cpus=1 the PC stucks at the Apple logo and prints "You have to restart the Computer..." in several languages. I'm using iDeneb 1.4 on a ASUS EEE PC 1000HE with the newest, unmodified BIOS (1001) Can you help me?
  10. [Guide]Boot BOOT-132 CD from HD or USB stick.

    I try to install OSX on my EEE PC 1000HE using a USB drive (8GB, F32). I don't have Windows installed on my netbook, but I'm using a seperate Windows XP PC to run ddmac (Leopard Install Helper). I reently tried to follow your Tutorial to boot the boot132 image from the USB stick. I got bootsect modifying the USB's MBR and copied the stuff from ISOemu, but I don't have the the files bootfont.bin, NTDETECT.COM and ntldr. I searched the drive C: to find them with no success. Can you help me, twilight.lee?
  11. iDeneb 1.3 USB Boot Problem

    I have the same issue. @ Vexior: Did you find a way to solve this issue?
  12. Hi, i`m just wondering if my ISO image of iDeneb 1.4 is corrupted. I`m trying to run iDeneb OSx86 on my Asus EEEPC1000he via a 8GB Flash drive (USB-Stick), I read several tutorials on how to install it, but for me, iDeneb just doesn`t boot. I connect the stick to the PC, choose it as my boot Device and everything that happens it that a flashing underscore appears at the left top corner of the screen. That`s it. That`s my status: -Im running Ubuntu 9.04 on my Asus netbook in the moment -I don`t have a external DVD-Drive -I have access to a Windows PC if neccesary -I made an unallocated partition on my HDD for the mac installation -I don`t have access to a ready installed MacOSX or VMWare OSX emulation (I read some tutorials concerning how to install iDeneb from a USB drive, they said a running Mac is absolutely neccesary) That`s what I tried: -I ran unetbootin to copy the ISO to the stick (Unetbootin installs a bootloader automaticly) [NO SUCCESS] -I tried a dd if= of= command from the Terminal [NO SUCCESS] -I tried Disk Utility (the only time I had a Mac owner nearby) and OSx86 tools to install iDeneb to the Stick (Mac OS formatted (MBR)) and installed Chameleon and afterwards on the same Stick PC_Efi_v8 (maybe that`s a problem?) [NO SUCCESS] I hope someone out there can help me. Thank you for any solution provided consolepilot