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    dual screen arrangement VGA/HDMI

    this http://www.madrau.com/indexSRX4.html
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    dual screen arrangement VGA/HDMI

    Indeed, thanks! This is a half step ahead. But the primary/secondary issue still persist. If i dont't want to use the TV, click mirroring displays. but mirroring means the TV gets mirrored, not the monitor. because of different resolutions and aspect ratios the image is distorted. Another weird thing is when i set the tv to its native 1360x768 then picture is sharp but colors are washed out. When i choose 720p the colors are vibrant but image is less sharp. Monitor is LG 19" 4:3 at 1280x1024, TV is also LG but 42" 16:9 and 1360x768
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    dual screen arrangement VGA/HDMI

    Got an Asus 6450 and works OOB on 10.6.8 (except hdmi audio). I use a monitor via VGA as my main display and a TV via hdmi for watching movies (thats why i bought the card mainly). The problem is the TV detected as the main display and the monitor as seondary plus even if i switch off the TV it' still detected. That means i have no dock on the monitor so it is quite unusable. i tried to swap the arrangemenent but it doesn't affect the main/secondary issue regarding the dock. Unplugging the hdmi solves the situation but i really dont wanna go that route obiviously. Is there any option (like in Windows) i can configure and enable/disable my displays properly? Or is it common with real macs also? Is there any progress in Lion or ML since then (in case i consider upgrading but i really like SL). Thanks for the input guys!
  4. Has anyone experience with this card? Especially VGA+HDMI combo under 10.6.8.
  5. there is an option called "put the hard disk(s) to sleep when possible" in the energy svaer pane of system preferences. when it's checked then DVD drive does wake up but only when there is no disc insterted. and the usual sleep function also works correctly (usb devidses, hard disk, dvd drive sleep then waking up etc) so i guess it is nothing to do with that. when a disc inserted in the drive and not used for like 20 minutes then dvd drive entering sleep mode and can't wake even if i set sleep mode in the apple menu then pressing space to wake up. this was the case same when i used a second hdd (i dropped since then because of a hdd failure so i can't test now). so i unchecked this option. it is a workaround but this would be the last step to achieve a full "vanilla" snow leopard thanks for the input+!
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    Asus GT520 SILENT 1GB DDR3 working OOB? How?

    Hi Detrich, does this dsdt patch work with the 512mb version as well? how about hdmi with sound? thanks!
  7. I'm trying to install Snow Leopard onto a macbook model: Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro5,5 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2,26 GHz Number Of Processors: 1 Total Number Of Cores: 2 L2 Cache: 3 MB Memory: 4 GB Bus Speed: 1,07 GHz Boot ROM Version: MBP55.00AC.B03 SMC Version (system): 1.47f2 I made image restore in disc utility onto an external USB HDD. I boot with alt key and the drive showing up. So far so good. then i hit Enter on the USB drive. The grey bakgound and the apple image appears but can't boot. It takes about 10 minuts till a "no entry" sign appear instead of the Apple logo but only for about 3 seconds. Then boots from the computers' HDD which is running 10.6.5. I tried a 10.6.0 and a 10.6.3 image but with same results. Any help would be much appreciated.
  8. ok it does work with p-states and c-states settings in chameleon just like vanilla but still no Q-fan control. I can live without that anyway, never crapped the cpu because of high temps. It might something to do with the windows xp dual boot - this is the only thing changed since then (hdd failure so no windows anymore)
  9. Ok patched the DSDT and finally AppleLPC loads and the system boot up but still no SS + i get this at boot: 12/14/11 12:57:00 AM kernel ** AppleSMBusPCI::start failed to get acpi path for provider 12/14/11 12:57:00 AM kernel Previous Shutdown Cause: 0 12/14/11 12:57:00 AM kernel FakeSMC: key not found MSTf, length - 1 12/14/11 12:57:00 AM kernel DSMOS has arrived 12/14/11 12:57:01 AM kernel ACPI_SMC_PlatformPlugin::pushCPU_CSTData - _CST evaluation failed 12/14/11 12:57:01 AM kernel FakeSMC: key not found BEMB, length - 1 12/14/11 12:57:01 AM kernel ACPI_SMC_PlatformPlugin::pushCPU_CSTData - _CST evaluation failed 12/14/11 12:57:01 AM kernel ACPI_SMC_PlatformPlugin::registerLPCDriver - WARNING - LPC device initialization failed: C-state power management not initialized wtf??
  10. injected the deviceid into the kext's info.plist but the kext still can't load. btw a generic problem: at verbose boot i can see the error message for a blink of an eye. how can i roll back after boot to the boot messages if it's possible (i guess so)
  11. Noo. The opposite. I got SS after update. Then i lost it after reinstalling Snow. Accidentally just noticed AppleLPC can't load and got the _CST evaluatin message at boot. I have read somewhere AppleLPC has to be loaded to have vanilla SS. We can't stop here.
  12. you are right sure there is a hard way of fixing this. just stating there must be an easy (and more vanilla) way. i'll be interested if someone knows the answer iplease drop me a PM) i could try live cd but what's the guarantee of working fanspeeds? it doesn't react to the pstates now. plus when generating p and c states at boot then almost always get "connection timeout" to my wifi router which never happened before and still doesn't happen if i dont use them so it must be connected to it. i drop speedstep now. luckily it's a desktop haha. once i figuring this out i'll get back here to report it
  13. i could dump ssdts from windows or linux if i am correct. i only have osx installed so this is out of question. plus i did not dump ssdt, did not set chameleon flags or anything i just had vanilla speedstep (10.6.7 and 10.6.8) and "fan-step". i double checked 2.0ghz is the minimum on my cpu (according to bios settings ratio 6=2ghz, 8=2.66ghz) that means the chameleon flags generate accurate states. the only thing missing is the change of cpu fan speed.i messed with all the bios setting but no result. i leave it on "silent mode" in bios and hope the cpu won't burn
  14. silly results: imac8,1 (chameleon default): nothing by native but if cham p-states and c-states are enabled then it stays at 2.0 Ghz imac9,1 or macpro3,1 : also nothing by native but c-states and p-states by chameleon then it maxes out at 2.66 (this is right, since its an E6750) but the minimum is only 2.0 Ghz. these values are from MSR tools. This is not only not much difference but i can't hear the fan speed changing which i did before... when i said "that much" i meant this. this is too much pain in the a and only gets to 75% so better off without speedstep. thanks for the help and info - i have learned a lot though this knowledge seems unusable ATM
  15. yes i know. i might just set it to enable acidentally. noticed when profiler showed only 1 cores instead of 2. i've been misinformed and thought smbios is only "cosmetic". can you attach your 9,1 smbios.plist?