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  1. Go to apple menu -> About this mac -> More info and look in Network to see OS X even recognizes your card. If it doesn't, then find out which chipset your card has and start searching to see if its compatible between this forum and the wiki in the Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) http://wiki.osx86project.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page That should get you headed in the right direction to see if your hardware is compatible (in some way, shape, or form) with OS X.
  2. How stable is your OSx86 machine?

    OS X is running rock solid since I disabled AirPort and use iStumbler as an alternative. The one thing I continually have problems with, however, are the various (failures of) media players. Not to mention the image tearing issues.
  3. Good post! Just to note something for all ppl who have their card on that list, my x800 pro was in list 1 and not list 2, but if i add it to list 2 or add a second entry in list one i lost video. So, keep that in mind if things don't go as planned. I didn't have to change either (well, couldn't actually) however, I did require callisto b006 and a few other fixes to get my vid card functioning properly.
  4. Try NOT doing the hex edit and the info.plist edit in ATIRadeon9700.kext (only the info.plist in ATIRadeon9700GA.plugin along with installing callisto b006 (or one of the versions, try them all) and replacing a few files from off of the install cd in 10.4.6. I think that 554d is already included in the plist and the file you need to edit with the hex editor. With my x800 pro my devid (4a49) is already included in the plist and I noticed that if I edited the plist and/or the ATIRadeon9700 file in hex editor I got stuck with black screen. Backup everything and see if my instructions will work for you (the instructions a few posts up). I think there exists a problem with some cards that already had their devid's included in the files that we're editing. Don't forget to replace teh AGPGart, all ATI kexts, and OpenGL.framework. I spent nearly a week getting my QE/CI working and I had to take bits of what many different people were saying to get it to work properly---I almost gave up.
  5. Wirelss cuts out and os x freezes :(

    Just an FYI for anyone who may be having the same problem, I disabled Airport by switching en1 to en0 and 1 to 0 in /Library/Preferences/Systemconfiguration/Networkinterfaces.plist and then removing my existing profile from Network Connections in System Preferences, then I used iStumbler and all of my issues were resolved. No freezes at all.
  6. VMware P2V

    VMWare does this standard. I've installed native and then made a new VM and just pointed VMWare (through windows) to the HDD that had OS X and it booted with no problems.
  7. Abortion in the US

    IMHO: Abortion should be legal for the first few months, but 2nd and 3rd trimester abortions should have special requirements for abortion; basically, if they cannot afford to have a child they should get a court hearing and any life-endangering or health-endangering complications caused by the pregnancy should qualify the woman for an automatic abortion if she so chooses. Why? Well, simple. Abortion should be a possibility because accidents happen and adults should be allowed to have sex and not want kids. But, if they don't want kids, make the decision early while the developing fetus is essentially a simple conglomerate of biological matter and before it starts to develop any higher brain function. Any later than a few months is just plain ridiculous. Not to far after the three month mark the nervous system really starts to develop and things like pain are a reality for the fetus. And, IMO, when any animal can feel, think, etc, it should not have its life taken on a whim for the convenience of someone else--there better be a damn good reason.
  8. Wirelss cuts out and os x freezes :(

    Okay, I take it back...it happens much more than once a day I don't remember having such problems when I disabled airport and used iStumbler, so I may give that a shot.
  9. Okay, so I've been having a couple problems lately that I can't seem to resolve. In short, if either my wireless nic cuts out OR if a network fileserver (smb protocol) that I'm connected to is turned off OS X freezes on me. Its pretty annoying b/c my wireless gets dropped frequently and it happens at least once a day. Add that with the fact that OS X has pretty crappy media support and I've been bumbed laterly (VLC is decent if I run PPC on an x86 using rosetta crashing goes to a minimum, but still happens). Anyway, sorry bout the short tangent. What I'm asking here is, does anybody know how I could possibly stop the freezes caused by the wireless and smb connection being dropped? Thanks, I appreciate it very much! I've been trying to figure this out for a while and am stuck.
  10. X700 and other PCIE ATI Radeon finally work

    Just wanted to update! Chipset Model: Radeon X800PRO (AGP) Type: Display Bus: PCI VRAM (Total): 256 MB Vendor: ATI (0x1002) Device ID: 0x4a49 Revision ID: 0x0000 Displays: Display: Resolution: 1280 x 1024 @ 75 Hz Depth: 32-bit Color Core Image: Supported Main Display: Yes Mirror: Off Online: Yes Quartz Extreme: Supported I don't know which steps made this work, but here is what I did that eventually allowed my to get QE/CI working just in case some other newbie like me gets stuck working on this for a week!: - Installed AGPgart universal (found on site) - Copied over the following files and replaced the ones on my HDD with them using Pacifist (despite the fact that this install CD is the same version as my install and the same disc I installed from): **Note: I copied all files first to the desktop, then to their respective locations when extracting the kexts via Pacifist. I don't know if it makes a difference, but I figured I"d be thorough in explaining my steps. ----------- All ATI* files in /System/Library/Extensions/ (found on disc on ContentsOfOSInstall.mpkg -> ContentsOfEssentialSystemSoftware -> ContentsOfEssentialSystemSoftwareGroup -> Contents of Essentials -> System -> Library -> Extensions) ----------- OpenGL.framework in /System/Library/Frameworks found on disc on ContentsOfOSInstall.mpkg -> ContentsOfEssentialSystemSoftware -> ContentsOfEssentialSystemSoftwareGroup ->ContentsOfBasePackage -> System -> Library -> Frameworks ) I installed Callist b006 (didn't have luck with b008 or b003) and updated the new ATIRadeon9700GA.plugin using the method described in Calllisto, then I ran Disk Utilities -> Repair Permissions.
  11. GOT IT WORKING FINALLY! My original install was JaS 10.4.6. Biostar K8NHA Grand, Radeon X800 Pro AGP. - Replaced all ATI kexts in /System/Library/Extensions/ from the ones on the 10.4.6 CD via Pacifist. - Replaces OpenGL.framework in /System/Library/Frameworks/ from the folder on teh 10.4.6 CD - Installed Callisto b006 and updated ATIRadeon9700GA.kext - Installed AGPGart2.0 Universal into /System/Library/Extensions/ (found on this site in a zip). Deleted /System/Library/Extensions.mkext and /System/Library/Extensions.kextcache. Ran 'kextcache -k /System/Library/Kextcache/' in terminal. That did it for me! I can't attribute all the help to any specific ppl because this was something I have been trying over a week and have by now forgotten the posts that made the biggest differences in my progress, so thanks to everyone who contributed!!! Note: THE INSTALLATION WOULD NOT WORK IF I USED THE KOVERG PATCH! It wasn't just that I didn't need it, it simply would't work. It may have had something to do with the fact that my device ID already existed in the ATIRadeon9700.kext/Info.plist
  12. Gray Apple screen stall, what could it be?

    Whenever my os x x86 installation doesnt boot all the way its a driver issue. IMO I'd start be removing all cards that you don't need...basicaly everything but video. Then if that doesn't help you solve any problems, it may be your video card. If that's the case, try getting Macvidea drivers for your installation and then (if you're running XP) boot to your install via vmware so you can login to os x to install the macvidea drivers. If you do'nt know how to do all of this I'll give you a few clues since I don't ahve enough time to write it all out. Download VMWare Follow this link to install (You shouldn't have to reinstall Mac OS X to do this! Just follow all steps up to the installation process. If you get a b0 error, search the forums for the solution.): http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?act...=45&t=11314 Then when you download the macvidea drivers make an image using Nero or something similar then mount it via daemon tools or alcohol 120% and your VMWare emulated installation will see it as a cd.
  13. Thanks for the tutorial! I got Callisto 008 installed and its an upgrade on my former driver "rigging". However, I was unable to get my AGP Radeon X800 PRO working for QE/CI After the install I get froze on windows loading. I tried messing with a few things and found that if I only change one of the two device id entries with the hex editor, I can see a mouse with a black screen, but that's it. Usually it locks up and I have to restart before then. If anybody has any ideas for me on getting the AGP Radeon x800 PRO working, I'd be very grateful!
  14. Okay, I'm a total newbie to OS X and it took a bit of work, and some help from this great forum, but I have my computer running OS X 10.4.6 JaS and its doing everything I need it to. Motherboard issues SATA doesn't work. USB works great no patching, same with onboard sound (AC 97). I didn't test OnBoard LAN on the K8NHA Grand, so I can't help anyone looking for that info. Install Native Via VMWare Anyway, I installed a native copy on a separate HDD via VMWare through this tutorial: http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?act...=45&t=11314 b0 Error - Marking my HFS partition as active After that, I rebooted and received a "b0" error in both Native and VMWare modes and this was because I needed to mark my partition as active. To overcome this I booted to DVD (or Image of DVD via Alcohol 120% in Win XP) and typed the following commands (via osx8 wiki): (# indicates shell prompt) # -v -s (wait for the shell to load) # fdisk -e /dev/rdisk0 # print (a list of partitions will be displayed) # flag n (n = the partition you want to make active, usually 1) Then reboot Radeon X800 PRO Installation My original install was JaS 10.4.6. Biostar K8NHA Grand, Radeon X800 Pro AGP. - Replaced all ATI kexts in /System/Library/Extensions/ from the ones on the 10.4.6 CD via Pacifist. - Replaces OpenGL.framework in /System/Library/Frameworks/ from the folder on the 10.4.6 CD - Installed Callisto b006 and updated ATIRadeon9700GA.plugin - Installed AGPGart2.0 Universal into /System/Library/Extensions/ (found on this site in a zip). Deleted /System/Library/Extensions.mkext and /System/Library/Extensions.kextcache. Ran 'kextcache -k /System/Library/Kextcache/' in terminal. That did it for me! I can't attribute all the help to any specific ppl because this was something I have been trying over a week and have by now forgotten the posts that made the biggest differences in my progress, so thanks to everyone who contributed!!! Note: THE INSTALLATION WOULD NOT WORK IF I USED THE KOVERG PATCH! It wasn't just that I didn't need it, it simply wouldn't work. It may have had something to do with the fact that my device ID already existed in the ATIRadeon9700.kext/Info.plist Netgear WG311 (aka WG311v1) Installation Finally, I ran into the problem of the WG311...well, this was the biggest pain in the butt. Took me days to get it working. Here is what I did to fix that. Download OS X Update 10.4.5 Extract /System/Library/Extensions/80211Family.kext from the download and put it into the exact came folder, from root of course. Then, when that's done, Tools -> Utilities -> Disk Utility -> Repair Permissions THEN (This is what I was missing) Terminal -> sudo -s chmod -R 755 io80211family.kext chown -R root:wheel io80211family.kext Then restart and use iStumbler and voila! edit: It appears that iStumbler is not necessary and that airport can be configured as long as WPA/WEP are not active (iStumbler doesn't allow it either). However, this involves one last step. In /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/Networkinterfaces.plist if you change en0 to en1 and 0 to 1 it will enable airport to use the card. Hope that helps someone avoid all of the hassle I went through...I've got big bags under my eyes and a huge organic chemistry test to study for that I have needlessly missed days of study for from my geeking out on my hackintosh install
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