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About nachdenki

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  1. Boot time of your Hackintosh?

    in that case, 10 seconds seems pretty insane to me. on the other hand, my SL was booting up pretty fast when it was fresh too ... doesn't do it anymore though, it kinda bothers me
  2. Boot time of your Hackintosh?

    guess I have to get into DSDT editing, 10 seconds is awesome Not sure about the kexts ... I suppose the system only loads the ones it needs anyway, so it probably doesn't matter.
  3. Boot time of your Hackintosh?

    damn ... did you do any optimizations? deleting kexts or stuff?
  4. Boot time of your Hackintosh?

    strange, everyone seems to boot SL in 20 seconds except for me ... I would really like to know why thanks for the responses though!
  5. Hi, I was wondering if the boot time of my hackintosh is normal/slow/fast/whatever. So I'm starting this thread where everyone can post their boot times. If you post, please tell us what PC you use (desktop/laptop, cpu, ram), how long your bios' POST (so everything from "power button" until your boot manager appears) takes and how long the actual boot of SL (so from "apple on grey screen" to "I see the dock" - it doesn't matter if all your startup apps are running, when you see the dock you're done) takes. I'll start of to make a good example :-) PC: Desktop PC, Core2Duo 3.17Ghz, 4GB 800mhz DDR2 RAM BIOS POST takes 25 seconds SL Boot takes about 30-35 seconds (varies a little) Your turn :-)
  6. You need to restart your computer?

    when you get a KP, it should print out a "trace stack" (or something), pretty much at the end. at the end of the trace stack you probably have a list of one ore more .kext files - that are the ones causing the KP. post them here. or photo the screen or something
  7. Apple Magic Mouse OSX86 - external bluetooth dongle

    hi, I got my MM to work fine with the BT2400 dongle. Works perfect without setup, even after sleep. But: "Wake from sleep" is greyed out for me. I wanted to adjust the IOBluetoothFamily.kext's Info.plist to make it work, unfortunatly I can only find the right one for Broadcom based BT dongles, but my BT2400 is Cambridge based. Any ideas where to find the kext that handles Cambridge BT devices? Afaik, apple uses them themselves so there has to be a kext for that somewhere.
  8. For the Pros: Fine-Tuning my Hackintosh

    thanks for the reply. the error about IntermalModemSupport.kext didn't disappear, but whatever, still good to have it disabled if I don't need it ...
  9. hi, so trying around a little I finally got a very nicely working SL 10.6.2 install to work. It really works extremly well. So now I thought that maybe it was possible to "fine-tune" the system a little ... especially considering boot-up time and loaded drivers. I looked throught the system.log but have to admit I didn't really see anything special in there. So I thought I just post my boot-up-log here, and maybe some of the pros here can see some unnecessary stuff that would make my hackintosh even faster. If none of you want to do it it's not that bad, but if anyone sees something that can be tweaked - tell me Jan 11 19:35:28 localhost com.apple.launchd[1]: *** launchd[1] has started up. *** Jan 11 19:35:32 localhost mDNSResponder[18]: mDNSResponder mDNSResponder-214 (Oct 16 2009 06:09:30) starting Jan 11 19:35:32 localhost configd[14]: BUG in libdispatch: 10C540 - 1678 - 0xa003 Jan 11 19:35:32 localhost configd[14]: network configuration changed. Jan 11 19:35:32 BlackMac configd[14]: setting hostname to "BlackMac.local" Jan 11 19:35:39 BlackMac bootlog[58]: BOOT_TIME: 1263234927 0 Jan 11 19:35:42 BlackMac com.apple.usbmuxd[42]: usbmuxd-176 built for iTunesNineDot on Sep 24 2009 at 16:11:05, running 32 bit Jan 11 19:35:44 BlackMac /System/Library/CoreServices/loginwindow.app/Contents/MacOS/loginwindow[48]: Login Window Application Started Jan 11 19:35:44 BlackMac blued[59]: Apple Bluetooth daemon started Jan 11 19:35:45 BlackMac configd[14]: network configuration changed. Jan 11 19:35:47 BlackMac com.apple.kextd[10]: Can't load /System/Library/Extensions/IOSerialFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/InternalModemSupport.kext - no code for running kernel's architecture. Jan 11 19:35:47 BlackMac com.apple.kextd[10]: Failed to load /System/Library/Extensions/IOSerialFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/InternalModemSupport.kext - (libkern/kext) requested architecture/executable not found. Jan 11 19:35:47 BlackMac com.apple.kextd[10]: Load com.apple.driver.InternalModemSupport failed; removing personalities. Jan 11 19:35:47 blackbox configd[14]: setting hostname to "blackbox.speedport.ip" Jan 11 19:35:57 blackbox loginwindow[48]: Login Window Started Security Agent Jan 11 19:35:58 blackbox loginwindow[48]: Login Window - Returned from Security Agent Jan 11 19:35:58 blackbox loginwindow[48]: USER_PROCESS: 48 console Jan 11 19:35:58 blackbox com.apple.launchd.peruser.501[93] (com.apple.ReportCrash): Falling back to default Mach exception handler. Could not find: com.apple.ReportCrash.Self Jan 11 19:36:00 blackbox com.apple.launchd.peruser.501[93] (com.apple.Kerberos.renew.plist[115]): Exited with exit code: 1 (I think this should be the startup sequence extraced from system.log) if anyone finds anything, thanks!
  10. Auto-Switch to headphones?

    hi, today I was wondering if it would be possible to make a hackintosh switch to headphone output automatically as soon as headphones are plugged in. I know "real" macs do it, and I noticed that when I plug in headphones the label of my headphone audio out changes from "Internal Speakers" to "Headphones", so it seems that macOS is indeed recognizing it. The question is if I can make it actually switch to that output and switch back when I unplug them, that would be really cool. ideas?
  11. EP-45-DS3R A889a sound driving me insane

    PMed you in german :-)
  12. EP-45-DS3R A889a sound driving me insane

    interesting thing I found out ... I justed booted into an absolute vanilla version of SL, no modifications whatsoever (except of course for chameleon, since I need a bootloader of some sort) ... works right out of the box - except for the sound of course. this is interesting because it works exactly the same as my modified versions of SL. graphic cards works fine, ethernet works fine, standby works fine (I've heard a lot of people have trouble with it). so what's going on here? all these kexts and whatnot are not needed after all? still, my sound is NOT working though :-( I just thought this was pretty interesting
  13. EP-45-DS3R A889a sound driving me insane

    hi, first let me say thanks for the very kind response. I tried to add your files to my existing SL installation (not sure if that's supposed to work) by copying the DSDT to /Extras and installing the LegacyHDA.kext via kext helper ... unfortunatly, SL refused to boot afterwards (kernel panic in CPUPowerManagment.kext). I'm trying a fresh install of SL with your kexts and DSDT right now. all I do for that is create a usb drive with the SL install disc on it, then I let an app I downloaded run on it that installs the fake efi, then I use your kexts and DSDT instead of the ones that came with the installer, right? I'm especially not sure about the "run app on it" part ... I found numerous of those apps and tutorials that go with it online, I took the one that worked best for me and then manually copied some kexts and a DSDT for my board on it ... we'll see how that goes. btw, I already had F11e installed fortunatly :-) again, thanks for the kind response, I will update this post as soon as I tried installing SL with your DSDT and kexts edit1: so first thing I can say is that your sleep enabler kext doesn't work for me (KP at the very beginning of the installation process, even before the spinning wheel appears under the apple. it says "version mis-match between kernel and CPU"), which is quite interesting because another sleep enabler kext that was supposed to be for the ep45-ds3r f11e didn't work as well in the past. I suppose some misconfiguration in my bios could be the cause of it, any ideas? Meanwhile, I will try another sleep enabler kext, which is actually for the ep45-ud3lr or something, but worked for me in the past. edit2: unfortunatly, it didn't work. it's still exactly the same as before, it just says "no output devices found" and "no input devices found". could a faulty bios setting be the cause of this, maybe? I'm really out of ideas.
  14. Hi, so I installed Snow Leopard on my PC recently (already have a macbook and wanted it on my pc as well) and it pretty much worked like a charm (first two installs failed, third one worked) without me doing a lot. There's only one thing that I can't get to work, no matter what I try (already killed my SL once trying to get it to work): The Sound. I have an GA-EP45-DS3R (which means an A889a soundchip if I'm not mistaken). I read that you have to edit your DSDT and insert HDEF in there, I checked mine and it seems like it has already been done (I used a SL installation specifically for my board, so that's probably why). I already tried like a trillion different kext files, but they all seem to do nothing, all I get is "no sound output device found" and "no sound input device found". I think things get even more complicated because I need to get the digital optical output of my soundcard working, the normal output won't be enough for me (but doesn't work as well, I tried!). Strange thing is, that one way or another SL seems to recognize my soundcard. When I go to Apple -> About this mac -> additional info -> audio, all my audio outputs are listed (including the digital optical out) ... but under system settings -> audio nothing turns up. So, anyone got any ideas? I'm pretty handy with computers, so as long as you have a good enough tutorial for me I think I can do most things that are needed to be done. It's the last step to make my SL install perfect and it's really important for me (as I listen to a lot of music and watch a lot of videos). Ideas? Thanks My PC Specs GA-EP45-DS3R Radeon 4870 800Mhz DDR2 RAM (4GB) SL is installed on an old 300GB IDE drive Unfortunatly, I can't find the page of the efi-installer I used (I used the thumb drive approach to install SL), but I added the kext and DSDT from the EP45-DS3R F11e archive in this post to my install: http://efixusers.com/showthread.php?t=598 if you need any more, ask!