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  1. GMA3650

    Hey, any news on GMA 3650 support? I am mostly interested in Intel'a DN2800mt as a hackintosh!
  2. AMD processors running slower

    Solved! Deleted VoodooPState.kext from S/L/E folder, and rebooted with -v -f busratio=12. All working good now, with 4400+ Geekbench score. If you have this problem, check VoodooPState or any other CPU clock and multiplier control kext.
  3. So, I´m using a Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2HP board. First I've started with a AMD Phenom II x2 545 processor. It was running at only 800mHz, and it is a 3Ghz processor. So, It's almost 1/4 of the speed it should be running. CPU-x shows lower values on the FSB and multiplier and Geekbench confirms that it's performance is really low. I had Leopard on that same hardware before, and it was much faster, with 3300+ geekbench scores. Now I get only 1100 or sometimes even lower. Then I tried all bootloaders, all Kernels and all FSB and Busratio settings, and BIOS tweaks and nothing changed. So, I bough a brand new Phenom X4 9600 thinking that an older core would be recognized properly. Man, I was wrong. Things got a little better. Now it's running my 2.3Ghz qud core at 1.15. Well, it's a 1/2 sloer, and CPU-X and Geekbench confirms it is still slow, at only 2000 Geekbench score for a quad processor!!! Then I've tried all FSB settings, busratios, different bootloaders, kernels and BIOS settings know to man, including beta BIOS, and older BIOS. All tricksm know to man, and NOTHING EVER CHANGES. NOT A BIT. Do you guys have any ideas what should I try next other than installing LINUX on that machine???
  4. Yes, motherboards are the good ones, supported by Kakewalk and Tonymacx86, with good DSDTs, etc... No problems there. Only the processor to choose is my concers. I do like some features of that XEON over the i5 and i7´s... That's why I ask if it's specifically supported by vannila kernel. Also, if i3 is also running vanilla these days (If I understand right, I need 10.6.4 for i3s), I may also go for i3s in my new 1156 systems, but this time for a matter of price vs performance. i3s are much cheaper, you know, and I do think they run pretty well.
  5. I hate to bump, but I have to. Anyone got that problem with FSB detection? I tried FSB=200 flag, but nothing changes. How can I do it? Do I have to edit smbios.plist? If so, how? What should I change? Any clues?
  6. Hi. In my installation, my Phenom II x2 Callisto CPU is running at only 800mhz. It's really slow. I had Leopard on that same machine, and it was really fast! CPU-X says my bus speed is only 25Mhz, and a Multiplier of 32.5, for a CPU frequency of only 800Mhz, when it should be 200Mhz FSB and x15 multiplier for a total of 3Ghz... Does anyone knows how to fix this? I already tried disabling and enabling AMD Cool&Quiet, and even setting up my CPU parameters manually in BIOS. Nothing changes. Thanks!
  7. IF it's a VGA/DVI card, you may want to try this. This is a generic NVIDEA string from iatkos that was the only one that did work with my ZOTAC 8400GS. It may work for you also. <key>device-properties</key> <string>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</string>
  8. Wow, and I though that it would be a helpful thread.... =/
  9. OK, I'm starting this thread to have a comprehensive list of kernels vs Cores compatibility list. Here is what I know works. Please, add to this thread, and I'll edit the first post to maintain a nice and as complete as possible list. If possible, the format should follow mine. If not, I'll do my best to find the missing info and edit it for posting. Here is a start: Vanilla: Nehalem EP - vanilla 10.6.4 (?) - http://ark.intel.com/ProductCollection.aspx?codeName=33163 Lynnfield - vanilla 10.6.2 (?) http://ark.intel.com/ProductCollection.aspx?codeName=33164 Harpertown - vanilla 10.6.0 (?) compatible - http://ark.intel.com/ProductCollection.aspx?codeName=26555 Clovertown - vanilla compatible 10.6.0 (?) - http://ark.intel.com/ProductCollection.aspx?codeName=23349 Wolfdale - vanilla 10.6.0 compatible - http://ark.intel.com/ProductCollection.aspx?codeName=24736 Woodcrest - vanilla 10.6.0 compatible - http://ark.intel.com/ProductCollection.aspx?codeName=22796 Other Kernels: AMD Thuban - qoopz 10.6.3 tested OK (needs busration=25) / other kernels (?) AMD Callisto - qoopz 10.6.3 tested OK (needs busratio=16) / other kernels (?) AMD Barcelona - qoopz 10.6.3 tested OK / other kernels (?) AMD Egypt - qoopz 10.6.3 tested OK / other kernels (?) AMD Italy - qoopz 10.6.3 tested OK / other kernels (?) What are you running, guys??? Please, contribute and make this list grow with your own findings. What are you running??? This is good info for anyone buying parts to build their own machine. I have included a (?) wherever I'm not sure about the info. Advise with the correct info. Lets make that list. I think this is very important. I've looked for a comprehensive kernel vs cores list everywhere online, and I couldn't find it. If anyone have a link that proves this list here to be redundant, please, just post, and I will let this thread die.
  10. Thanks a lot for your help. But this... : ...is exactly what I wanted to have cleared. What are the exact correct model and family values for vanilla??? Is Xeon X3440 or X3450 supported? These are Lynnfield cores. Also, what about the i5 and i3 models in LGA1156? Are these also supported ion vanilla? Thank you!
  11. mmm.... No one? With a little more research, it seems to me that I need 10.3.1 vanilla kernel to run on i3 and i5 processors. Also, the XEON I was thinking about using, the X3440, actually is just a Lynnfield core, so it might just work with ANY kernel. If anyone can confirm this, that would be really nice. Regards
  12. I know the Core-2, Core-i7 and some xeons are compatible. But what about these? i3 ? i5 ? xeon LGA 1156 (like X3440) ? Can I run vanilla kernel on those? Do I need 10.6.3 in order for those to work? I'm just trying to get it right because I couldn't find clear info about this on the forum. So, I can decide which CPU should I buy for my P55 motherboard. In my research, I've found that Xeon X3440 is the best as far as cost/performance goes. But if i3 and i5 can also run vanilla install and kernel, this might be also good options in terms of budget. Well, I need vanilla this time. I'm tired of AMD problems with my hackintoshes. Thanks for any info.
  13. PCI graphics? (NOT PCI-e)

    I've heard the Chameleon Graphics Enabler would "see" a PCI series 9000 Gforsce card. Have to try...
  14. copying kext

    Thanks. That's the info I needed. Regards, Rafael