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  1. Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L/GA-G41M-ES2L Install Guide UPDATE: Per the request of some of the users on YouTube I am going to include all the kexts and other important installation information. GA-G31M-ES2L (rev. 2.4) Download these files: G31 Kexts & Packages GA-G41M-ES2L (rev. 1.0) Download these files: G41 Kexts & Packages JAVA Package: Java package Copies your motherboard's package as well as the java download you package to a flash drive so that you can plug that in to your system once Lion is installed. All of the files I mention in the guide are zipped into the one file above. Just so everyone is aware--I did not create these files. These were made from various people who dedicate a lot of hard work to the OSx86 project and deserve the credit. I found these on kexts.com, insanelymac.com, & tonymacx86.com. Please join their sites and show your appreciation. Install Process: 1) I used MaLd0n's guide at this thread for only installing the base system. Everything after that such as the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url], smbios, and other options I would recommend following my steps. 2) After I fully installed Lion, I needed to reboot to setup my user information. 3) Once I got past those screens, I ran 10.7.1 update which can be found here, but before rebooting after the install was finished I ran the following: 4) Run the Java package update and once that is installed run the DSDT Auto-Patcher by MaLd0n (go through the motherboard options and select the Gigabyte G31M-ES2L/G41M-ES2L [whichever one applies]) 5) Place the generated DSDT.aml on your desktop 6) Run [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 4.0.1 or greater a. Within [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] select the following options i. User DSDT Option ii. 64-bit Boot Screen (GraphicsEnabler=Yes) iii. System Utilities (Repair Permissions & Cache) iv. Extension Migration Tool 7) Install the kexts from your specific pack that you downloaded with Kext Helper. Just drag them in and enter your password. Once it finishes, you will need to force quit it. 8) Run the package 10.6.2-AppleHDAInstaller.pkg 9) Go to /Extra on the root of your drive and copy the file org.chameleon.boot.plist to your desktop. Open that copied file (the one from the desktop) in TextEdit. Look over the following text and compare it to what you have. Edit yours so that it looks like the one in the picture. 10) Unzip the file iMac9,1 and place the file smbios.plist in the folder /Extra on the root of your drive 11) Dependent on whether or not you choose to use wifi, this may or may not be the final step. 12) Reboot! If all went well, you should now finally be running Mac on your PC. Note: If you want to change any of the boot options such as an time out chameleon screen, new themes, or hiding drives then please ask me here or at my blog
  2. I have the exact same issue on my Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L. I have been wanting to enable TRIM on my Kingston SSD and it won't work. I have a feeling (although I am not completely sure) that this lack of system profiler information is leading to the TRIM problem. I would appreciate any help. Thanks!

    I'm loving this discussion. I installed Lion GM on my GA-G31M-ES2L motherboard and used some cheap EdiMAX USB Wireless-N adapter, but now I bought the DWA-556 and I can't wait to have a stable connection. You guys are saying that it works OOB and that I don't have to worry about any kexts? And....if the OOB thing is true then can I use the AirPort Utility to connect to wireless?? I appreciate any help with this. Thanks!
  4. cpu kernel panic every once in a while?

    I get the same thing. I seems about every 10 shutdowns I get a kernel panic. I also get a CMOS reset on my hard drive boot priority every shutdown, too. I wish I could be some help, but I wanted you to know that you aren't alone out there.
  5. Hello out there! Wanted to share my positive experience with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion GM. I am going to list my hardware parts and all of the steps I took. Parts: Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core E5800 @ 3.20 GHz Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31-ES2L Rev. 2.4 RAM: 4 GB (2x2 GB) Patriot DDR2 800 MHz Harddrive: 64 GB Kingston SSDNow V100 SSD Harddrive: 500 GB Western Digital Caviar Blue 7200 RPM Optical: LG 24x DVD-R/RW Burner OEM Sata Graphics: Gigabyte GeForce GT220 1 GB Ethernet: TP-Link TG-3269 Gigabit PCI Network Adapter Wireless: EdiMAX EW-7811UN Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter Webcam: HP Widescreen Lifecam 3100 Bluetooth: AZiO Bluetooth 2.1 USB 2.0 Adapter Power Supply: MaxCOOL 500-Watt PSU Procedure: 1) Follow MaLD0n's Guide here, http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=256729, to make a bootable USB Install Disk. I have already thanked, but I must thank again for all the hard work and effort MaLD0n and all the other generous people who make creating home built Mac's possible. Thank you! 2) I diverged a little from MaLD0n's guide towards the end, because I found using [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 3.7.2, credit to TonyMacx86, helped with the post install process a little. 3) Once you have complete step 1 and you do all the registration stuff necessary, run the wonderful tool DSDT Auto-Patcher. You can find this if you browse the forums here. 4) After you run the DSDT Auto-Patcher, you then run [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 3.7.2. This can be found on TonyMacx86's website. a) I selected the following options and nothing else. UserDSDT, System Utilities (Rebuild Caches & Repair Permissions), EvOreboot, NullCPUPowerManagement, Realtek Gigabit Ethernet 2.0.6, 64-bit Apple Boot Screen, PCI Root ID Fix, Instant Menu, Theme (Optional), & OSx86 Software (ALL) 5) Once that has completed, run Chameleon 2.0 RC5 r1083 package referenced in MaLD0n's Guide. Select the top option of Chameleon 2.0 and a theme if you like. Remember to select the install location to the partition that you have this version of Lion installed on. 6) Place the file titled Gigabyte888b.kext in the folder ~/Extra/Extensions/ 7) The last thing you need to install is sound. I do not remember where I found it, but it has made my life so much better. Credit to the person that discovered this. It is called 10.6.2-AppleHDAInstaller.pkg. Run that and you should be done with all the important install stuff. 8) Restart and make sure your bios is configured to have the drive containing this Lion partition as it's primary boot drive. Sometimes I experience a CMOS reset when I completely shutdown my computer. If anyone knows a fix for this, I am all ears. Voila! You are done and should have a very nice running home built Mac for under $500. Please comment if you have any questions, but I want to make sure you know I did not come up with any of this stuff--I ran procedures and learned from people who devote lots and lots of time to making this difficult stuff relatively easy. Give credit where credit is due. Thank you! GigabyteALC888b.kext.zip
  6. Gigabyte GA-G31-ES2L DSDT Help

    Thank you LatinMcG for your quick reply. I am not home right now, but I will check when I do. If it is a Rev 1.x, then you are saying I should use the dsdt patcher, put the dsdt file on my desktop, and then use the userDSDT option in [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] to install chameleon, kexts, and any necessary things? Did you use the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]/[url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] method?
  7. Gigabyte GA-G31-ES2L DSDT Help

    Hey everyone out there! I have a quick question regarding a custom build I would like to install 10.6.7 on. Let me give you the specs and maybe someone out there is nice enough to explain the best method to go about this. I have done a fair amount of reading and it seems that Gigabyte motherboards, my GA-G31-ES2L being one of them, are fairly easy to work with if you have a custom dsdt. My specs: CPU: Pentium E5800 3.2 GHz Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31-ES2L RAM: 4GB DDR2 PC6400 Graphics: Gigabyte GeForce GT220 1 GB Hard Drive: 64 GB Kingston SSDNow V100 SSD I chose these specs based off of the OSx86 Project HCL, so I know that all of them will work. I was thinking about doing the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] + [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] method, but for that I need a dsdt.aml of my system. I am a bit confused on how I should do it. I did read a thread earlier about it, but they chose a different boot CD. I am sure that shouldn't matter, but just to be safe I wanted to ask others who are clearly more experienced than I. I really appreciate any help that I can get. I know I need to patch it, but I would love if those steps could be fully outlined for me. I am new to Mac, but not computers, so one clear explanation should do wonders. Thanks again. -Inmike02