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About sjuut

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  1. Lion performance issues

    I experience the exact same symptoms, I have no clue what could be the problem. I don't see any odd output when a program hangs in the console window. Everytime an app hangs (often when I use the finder window options like save as, open, etc.) I have to use the mac task manager to kill finder or the app that hangs. I suppose it is a kernel issue, framebuffer (because of the transperant small windows), or something else. Snow leopard does work like a breeze, so I hope someone finds the solution!
  2. Thanks for your suggestion! I found out that for some reason, any changes I make to the AppleIntelSNBGraphics kext do not work. I edited my table to have only one connector (or two connectors), and in my system profiler app there are still 4 connectors showing! My changes do not apply. I did all the steps described, including the touch Extentions folder part, fixed permissions, rebuilt caches, everything. Although I don't get the stuck ring error anymore (or at least, I don't see it in my console app) but my finder keeps getting stuck, and any app that want to save a file for instance hangs. I don't have these problems in Snow Leopard, where everything works fine, and the system profiler app shows the right amount of working connectors (like it is supposed to be, internal screen and VGA). Does this have to do with the smbios file? I use the 8,1 MacBookPro (with the right SMBoard-blabla). If I don't use this file, OSX Lion will not show any graphics. I have to use an EFI string for Snow Leopard to work correctly, but for Lion, I don't have to use it, as long als the 8,1 smbios is present.
  3. Hey all, I first want to thank you for putting so much effort into this. Last week I was sick of not being able to have graphics on i5-460M, so I switched my laptop to one with a i5-2410m. This particular CPU has the intel HD 3000 graphics chip, with hw id 116. After a week of trial and error (Snow Leopard worked fine, but Lion didn't want to show graphics), I have a full resolution, QE/CI enabled laptop, thanks to this 8.1 mbp SMBIOS with the SMboardproduct ID correctly set). My laptop only has a VGA output, and of course the internal display. My Lion install would keep hanging every once in a while, especially after trying to save a document. That is when I found this thread, and went on trying to fix the errors. adr: 173356818-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: stampWait: Overflowed checking for stamp 0x1191 on Main ring: called from waiting for blt buffer (3D blt) 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: timestamp = 0x1171 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: **** Debug info for apparent hang in Main graphics engine **** 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: ring head = 0x028028bc, wrap count = 0x14 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: ring tail = 0x00003da8 ring control = 0x00003401 enabled, auto report disabled, not waiting, semaphore is waiting, length = 0x004 4KB pages 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: timestamps = 0x1173 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: Semaphore register values: 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: VRSYNC: (0x12044) = 0x1174 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: BRSYNC: (0x22040) = 0x0 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: RVSYNC: (0x 2040) = 0x0 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: BVSYNC: (0x22044) = 0x0 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: RBSYNC: (0x 2044) = 0x0 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: VBSYNC: (0x12040) = 0x0 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: trying to clear semaphore wait on Main ring 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: After attempt to clear semaphore wait = 0x00003001 no longer waiting 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: kIPEHR: 0x2000000 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: kINSTDONE: 0xfffffffb 18-09-11 18:01:29,000 kernel: kINSTDONE_1: 0x3bffffec I looked in the IORegExplorer at the Framebuffer Display and it showed 00080000 at the IODisplayConnectFlags. I figured my primary output is an HDMI connector. I first tried bcc9's modifications, but they did not resolve anything (I was expecting that). So I edited the HDMI port as the first connector, and left 2 DP's after that. Still no solution to the ring-stuck error. Since then I removed ALL connectors, except for the HDMI one, so now my hex file looks like this: 0000000: 0102 0100 1007 0000 1007 0000 ............ 000000c: 0406 0000 0008 0000 0600 0000 ........0... 0000018: 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 ............ 0000024: 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 ............ 0000030: 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 ............ and STILL I get the ring-stalling errors. Can someone identify what I am doing wrong? I thought it was suspicious when I looked at the SystemInfo page, and my display showed spdisplays_display (built in) as its default screen. Is this correct? I do not use any device-property EFI strings. I currently run the latest 10.7.2 beta. Naamloos_2.tiff Thanks in advance! And please keep up the good work!
  4. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    I have rev id 12 intelHD and GeForce 330m (optimus). I did NOT modify any kexts, just added manors' EFI string. I now have a video memory of 786mb, and _no_ message telling me that there is no kext loaded! My native resolution on Windows is 1600x900x32, but my OSX Lion only gives me 1280x800x32. If I specify in com.apple.Boot.plist a resolution of 1024x768, that will work, but anything other than those will distort the screen. My chameleon bootloader even shows that 1440x900 is supported, but unfortunately that screen is very messed up. So I stick to 1280x800. I have both HDMI and DisplayPort adapters in my laptop, but when testing the hdmi output, I do not get any other resolution modes available. Im gonna get myself a displayport-hdmi or displayport-vga adapter, and test that. Today I will try modifying my EDID, I found a tool on Windows that will extract it (ELDIM EDIDviewer)
  5. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    Yup, that did it, thanks. I now have native resolution on my school computer, 1440x900x32 as specified in the /Extra/Boot.apple.com.plist This is on 10.6.6 without any qe/ci/cl kexts injected. so no transbar. I will try the new kexts.
  6. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    I can confirm this. I also had native resolution, once. It was the only selectable resolution in screen settings, on my school dell latitude E5410, core i7. Unfortunately for some reason I can not reproduce it! I did a fresh install just now, and will report back.
  7. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    look for the freebsd drivers. posted some pages ago
  8. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    Thats definately the ripple effect! Can you try screensharing at the same time, so you can see what actually happens? or is that also messed up?
  9. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    try updating in safe mode
  10. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    My dear friend, This progress / success you talk about has been discovered on THIS VERY TOPIC, 10 pages ago. see post #327. - The SMBIOS modification you talk about does not do anything (as you dont change SystemVersion.plist) - The GraphicsEnabler=Yes does not change anything. - The Ripple Effect does not show up, so no hardware acceleration is happening. So even if you have your custom resolution- you still don't get full graphics support, since there is no framebuffer. The solution has to be somewhere in the DSDT region, kext modification, or EFI string, Bootloader patch or maybe support from Apple. I am sorry, I don't have the answers either. But I do know that there is no magic combination of existing kexts that will fix this problem.
  11. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    I think you only have CI (core image?) enabled and not QE (quartz extreme?). Open dashboard, add a widget - if you get a ripple effect - you have both enabled. If you just see the widget bounce, but no ripple water effect, its just CI.
  12. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    I have Intel IGP + nVidia Optimus GT330M, so I tried adding the gMux lines below scope / _sb in my dsdt. When I try to compile, I get a syntax error: error: /Users/sjuut/Library/Application Support/EvOSoftware/DSDT/DSDTFiles/dsdt.dsl 527: { Error 4096 - syntax error, unexpected '{' ^ ASL Input: /Users/sjuut/Library/Application Support/EvOSoftware/DSDT/DSDTFiles/dsdt.dsl - 11256 lines, 322079 bytes, 207 keywords which is pretty weird, since there is no { character at line 527. Can someone add the lines for me? I might have made a copy+paste mistake.. Also, should I have ALL the kexts (including framebuffer, etc) when I try this? because then I need to set up screensharing. sjuut_dsdt.txt
  13. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    I don't think that would be necassary.. No QE/CI or anything fancy. I do run version 10.6.5, and the nvidia kext was loaded anyway, but can't do anything with the graphics card. the resolution comes from the boot plist via GraphicsMode.
  14. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    Doing so right now. Will report in 2 mins. :EDIT: Nvdanv50 loaded and registered Still no correct video output, using gt 330m, stuck at 1280x800, as specified in com.apple.boot.plist
  15. Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    Dear fellow-dutchy, I do have a DisplayPort on my i5-geforce g330m Optimus! Let me know if I can help out, I've been monitoring this thread for weeks now..