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RocketLynx

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  1. You can use the mach_kernel that came with the installation package you used, etc. MaLd0n, Tseug.
  2. From what I can tell, it should have only created a folder, /Extra under the root of which you need to delete. In it, it would have placed com.apple.Boot.plist, Extensions.mkext, smbios.plist and mach_kernel. I'm not sure if mach_kernel would be there or would have been placed in the root. If it placed it in the root, then it might be the major cause of your problems. If there is no Chameleon installed, then it should not be referencing anything in the Extra folder anyway. After you boot off of your backup or installation disk you need to show hidden files and look for the file "boot" in the root of your drive. If you find it, you can even use the Text editor to open it. It will look like gibberish but then use the text editor's find feature to look for all of the instances of the word "Chameleon" If it's there, then somehow you accidentally installed it and you have a much bigger problem.
  3. I don't know if this will help because I've never been in that situation, however, here is a link I found after doing a Google search. http://myhack.sojugarden.com/2009/10/how-t...eon-bootloader/ Hope it can help you.
  4. Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    Thanks again for the help. What about the RealtekRTL81xx, is that one being used for our Mobo enabled LAN? I never used a kext for the TrendNet PCI card in Snow Leopard, but now that's gone.
  5. Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    D-A-W, since my board, the GA-EP45-UD3P, is similar to yours, i wanted to compare the kexts in you final Chameleon Partition /Extra/Extension folder. I ended up with the following: ACPIMonitor ALC885_889a FakeSMC IntelCPUMonitor NVClockX RealtekRTL81xx SuperIOFamily While I know the FakeSMC, ALC885_889a and RealtekRTL81xx are definitely needed, what about the others for our Gigabyte series boards? And also, does it change by the version/build of Chameleon you use? Thanks
  6. Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    Well, I fixed it! Is was my org.chameleon.Boot.plist. It was being completely ignored. Somehow, after trying so many times with failed attempts to get the Lion installer to work, I ended up using Chameleon RC2 R1083 and it still wants to use a com.apple.Boot.plist. I noticed that all of my changes to org.chameleon.Boot.plist were not effective so I made a copy of it and renamed it to the old com.apple.Boot.plist and suddenly everything worked. I then had my graphics card being properly recognized as a GeForce 9800 GTX+ and QE/CI working, the DVD app began to load and work and Sleep now worked correctly putting the Gigabite motherboard completely into sleep state and wakening up correctly. What a chain of events. Thanks again D-A-W for suggesting that I pull my TrendNet PCI Nic card to allow the Lion Installer to continue and load.
  7. Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    Wow! Thanks D-A-W. Is was the Trendnet TEG-PCITXR PCI Gigabit Network Adapter. After I removed it and turned on one Ethernet port in the BIOS, the installer boot continued and allowed me to install Lion completely. I've patched my AppleHDA.kext for sound, applied the patch to the AppleRTC.kext, however, I still have 2 issues. 1. Sleep is entered when you either press the power button and select sleep or, select it from the Apple button on the display, however, it blanks the screen and awakens when you either click the mouse, hit a keyboard button or press the power button on the keyboard, but it never actually puts the motherboard to sleep as it did in all of my versions of Snow Leopard. And 2. I can't seem to get QE/CI on my EVGA Ge-Force 9800 GTX+ card, no matter what I try. That's it! Everything else seems to be working fine so far.
  8. Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    Yes, that is after choosing the Lion Installer from Chameleon booted on my USB Flash stick. I've tried it many ways, one with Chameleon on a USB stick in the same partition as the Lion installer, another way with a 1GB partition for Chameleon and the 7GB partition for the installer, also, on a separate HD with the same scenarios as above. I've used several USB flash sticks and in every USB port on the motherboard. I'm truly at a loss. What should be the next step in the installer boot up after mine stops?
  9. [GUIDE] A fast and easy way to install Lion

    Have no more clues... The third pic shows where it ends. Every method ends with this! I've tried Tseug's (this method), Mald0n's and D-A-W's methods. Several USB flashes and even a hard drive for install. Since I've never seen this go past that point I don't know what is failing.
  10. Lifehacker Guide with GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard

    Have no more clues... The third pic shows where it ends. Every method ends with this! I've tried Tseugs method, Mald0n's method and your method (D-A-W). Since I've never seen this go past that point I don't know what is failing.
  11. Thanks to the both of you for the rapid responses. The BIOS seemed to be the only thing left. I'm considering re-flashing this weekend and giving it a try. Now I have to figure out which Gigabyte BIOS for my version board I should re-flash with because there's FB, FD, FE and a FFb.
  12. [GUIDE] A fast and easy way to install Lion

    Just will not let me install... I've tried this method (MaLd0n), Tseug's Method and TonyMac86's method. I've tried several USB flash drives, different USB ports and different SATA ports. All of them give the same results: After selecting the hard drive to boot from with F-12 (selecting the USB Flash Drive), the Chameleon boot begins and I select the Install partition and then it ends here with this as the last thing on the screen: "Bootcachecontrol: unbable to open /var/db/BootCache.playlist Bug: Launchtl.c:2308 (24957):30: ....." That's It! I've tried using the other DVI port and tried using the analog video (15 pin) to the monitor to see if it switched to a different video output but I always get the same results. I'm using a GA-EP45-UD3P v 1.6 with Cartri 0.8 BIOS, a Q9550 processor and an EVGA 9800GTX+ video card. I'm wondering if it is the Cartri BIOS. Has anyone had success with THIS Motherboard with the CARTRI BIOS? The only reason I haven't flashed back is because I have a perfect running 10.6.8 system! Any suggestions?
  13. Just will not let me install... I've tried this method (MaLd0n), Tseug's Method and TonyMac86's method. I've tried several USB flash drives, different USB ports and different SATA ports. All of them give the same results: After selecting the hard drive to boot from with F-12 (selecting the USB Flash Drive), the Chameleon boot begins and I select the Install partition and then it ends here with this as the last thing on the screen: "Bootcachecontrol: unbable to open /var/db/BootCache.playlist Bug: Launchtl.c:2308 (24957):30: ....." That's It! I've tried using the other DVI port and tried using the analog video (15 pin) to the monitor to see if it switched to a different video output but I always get the same results. I'm using a GA-EP45-UD3P v 1.6 with Cartri 0.8 BIOS, a Q9550 processor and an EVGA 9800GTX+ video card. I'm wondering if it is the Cartri BIOS. Has anyone had success with THIS Motherboard with the CARTRI BIOS? The only reason I haven't flashed back is because I have a perfect running 10.6.8 system! Any suggestions?
  14. [GUIDE] A fast and easy way to install Lion

    Same error! Nothing happens after this. Does anybody know what generates BootCache.playlist so that I may look for a solution? Any suggestions?
  15. [GUIDE] A fast and easy way to install Lion

    Same error! Nothing happens after this.Any suggestions?
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