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  1. Hello again. Thanks for the continued help. I've installed Chameleon RC3 (as there's no installer for RC4 and I've had problems with it in the past), and replaced boot with boot_rel3, but I'm still getting a white screen after the Apple logo. Very frustrating
  2. Thanks for the help again - I've now got my boot.plist matching the one above exactly, but still just get a white screen. Could this be something to do with my bootloader? I'm currently using a bootloader disk for a Dell Latitude which is quite old (the bootloader disk that is).
  3. Thanks for that, I'm fairly new to the scene so I'm not up on the formatting of the plists and stuff like that just yet. Am now though! Sadly though, fixing that didn't seem to make much difference. I noticed that as the machine is booting in verbose mode it displays an error when trying to load IntelGMA950.kext - it fails to load the kext and complains about "Couldn't alloc class Intel915". Where Intel 915 is coming from, I have no idea.
  4. Hi again. Tried that but there seems to have been no change. Here's my Boot.plist from /Extra: <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>arch=i386</string> <string>GraphicsEnabler=Yes</string> <key>Legacy Logo</key> <string>yes</string> <key>Timeout</key> <string>1</string> </dict> </plist> Do I need to copy the new kexts to /System/Library/Extensions as well as /Extra? Also, I noticed while booting in verbose mode that the system seems to boot in 64 bit mode, and I recall seeing somewhere that the GMA kexts only work correctly in 32 bit mode. Not sure if any of this is relevant but it can't hurt to include the info I guess.
  5. Hi again. I followed those steps (replaced my Boot file on / with Boot rel3, in my Boot.plist it now reads "<key>GraphicsEnabler=Yes</key>, I replaced the kexts in /Extra/Extensions with the new ones and ran Kext Utility), however now when I try to boot I just get a white screen. Am I missing a step somewhere?
  6. Intel GMA 950 Quartz Extreme

    Hi again, took me forever to get back to this. I tried the vanilla kexts but have the same issue. Could this be affected by the bootloader I'm using? I recall seeing some mentions about Chameleon and Intel GMA's. At the minute I'm just booting from a bootloader disc (Chameleon RC3) as I haven't installed one to disk yet in case I need to make changes. Also, I've come across this thread which apparently works for my card on 10.6.4 so I may give that a go as well but I'm not very clear on the installation procedure as the one described in the OP of that thread isn't very detailed.
  7. That's great news, I've been having real trouble trying to get my GMA950 to work with anything higher than 10.6.0. What's the install procedure exactly though? The original post isn't very clear to me.
  8. Great work! Do the new 10.6.4 kexts also work for GMA 950 0x27a2?
  9. Intel GMA 950 Quartz Extreme

    Sorry for the lack of response, been without internet access for a while. I'll give that a go later today and let you know how it works out.
  10. Intel GMA 950 Quartz Extreme

    It works fine with the stock kexts on 10.6.0, QE, resolution, the works. It also works with the stock kexts on 10.6.2 but with no QE and stuck at 1280x768.
  11. CRAP. what did i do?!

    Have you tried booting into safe mode? Use the -x flag when you're booting, it might allow you to get things running again so you can fix it from there. Other than that I'm pretty new to the scene too so I can't help much.
  12. Intel GMA 950 Quartz Extreme

    I appreciate your continued patience on this one. I tried using the kexts from that thread and your previous Framebuffer, ran kext utility and rebooted with -f to no effect. I also tried removing the patched dsdt and rebooting with -f. Again, no effect. Out of curiosity I rebooted in verbose mode and noticed the following error (see the attached pic - sorry about the poor quality it was a quick iPhone snap before it scrolled off screen): This must be the root of the problem.
  13. Intel GMA 950 Quartz Extreme

    Same again. If this graphics card were a person I'd have bitchslapped it by now. On the plus side, my external monitor is working again though.
  14. 10.5.7 GMA950 Quartz Extreme issue

    I'm in the same boat - res change, QE and CI all work perfectly on my GMA 950 using stock kexts in 10.6.0 but since I upgraded to 10.6.3 I've lost QE and CI. My card's ID is 0x27a2 and I've tried a bunch of things to try and get it working again but to no avail.
  15. Intel GMA 950 Quartz Extreme

    Hmm, I tried both of those suggestions, still no improvement - in fact I've actually lost signal to my external monitor now. I don't know why this card is refusing to work properly. I haven't got sleep or restart working properly yet, could that be related?