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  1. Ok.. I am going crazy here... hours (no, dayz really...) spent looking for the answers, and it started with the sleep issue in 10.8. My computer crashes when it goes to sleep. I am trying to find a fix that I can keep in the /E folder, or in the .aml file ( ??? ) Theres the first question: I don't know the order of boot for these things, can the DSDT file in theory replace everything from the /E/E folder with patches? And where do I keep the .aml file? How does the .aml file get called? What dog gone patches do I need for my system! My eyeballs hurt, trying to find the answers.. I used an old post from 2011 from this site to install onto my P6X58D Premium Asus board. Here is what I have: P6X58D Premium Asus board 10.8 installed and running for the most part. (Trying to keep it vanilla.... ) (Just learning what that means, really, and the whole /E vs /S/L/E.... Its all pretty fun really! dual ATI 5870 6GB Ram I have creative sound card installed, but from what I understand that is never going to happen, so the intel onboard I guess... I have the stock ethernet Yukon cards Oh, I also have a rocket raid 4 port USB 3.0 card that I really need to get running, is it possible?? Here is what the system profiler says: Model Name: Mac Pro Model Identifier: MacPro4,1 Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2.81 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 4 L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB L3 Cache: 8 MB Memory: 6 GB Processor Interconnect Speed: 4.8 GT/s Boot ROM Version: MP41.0081.B04 SMC Version (system): 1.39f5 Serial Number (system): SECRETNUMBER Hardware UUID: F1441C9B-ADBB-5AA2-97C6-D6B764C2D80C System Software Overview: System Version: OS X 10.8 (12A269) Kernel Version: Darwin 12.0.0 Boot Volume: KITCHUNHSYNK Boot Mode: Normal Computer Name: KITSYNC User Name: Server Sync (serversync) Secure Virtual Memory: Enabled Time since boot: 1:24 Can anyone tell me what patches I need to the DSDT? I am using the DSDT and patcher from this forum, if that helps.... THank you sooooo much! And one more thing... Why do all the kext utilities leave you no option to choose if you want the kext installed in /E or /S/L/E??? I have tried kext utility, kext wizard, I think thats it.. I'm trying kext drop now and another one, but why do they all force you to install into the system folder, and not give you a choice? I'm just learning here but I thought the idea was to put everything in the Extra folder, so you didn't have to redo all that work when there is an update. Am I wrong? Also, to keep it vanilla too..... Oh... AND... when i use kext wizard and tell it to install into the /E directory, the kext disappears! Where does it go? Did it get sucked into the extensions.mkext?? And, where does that go? Inside or outside the /E/E folder? Thank you.. QUick answers are fine...
  2. [GUIDE] How to Install Lion on a P6X58D Premium

    Ok... I hope I am putting this in the right place, and I don't {censored} anyone off! I am having a heck of a time finding these answers: (I also hope they are not too dumb of questions, and that is why I am not finding the answers!) I am running 10.8 Lion just fine, I think i have sound working, and the My configuration: Lion 10.8 - Just got running, (no problems so far, I think, other than I can't get an IP address, but the card seems to be working....) Asus P6X58D Premium 6GB Ram Dual ATI 5870 cards Creative sound blaster (But it only lists airplay and Intel HD in the profile.) USB 3.0 PCIE card from RocketRaid guys 1) If I have a DSDT.aml, am I still needing the extra folder? I don't know how my ati cards are seen now, but I think its vanilla, but I also think its coming from the S/L/E directory, isn't it? At this point I have done nothing that I know of to the S/L/E directory. I have not run any [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] or anything like that, but I did run the Chameleon installer that I think is the latest: 2.1svn-r2035 ??? Is that the latest? Where do you guys get your latest chameleon installers??? 2) WHAT patches do I need to add to my DSDT???? I don't understand how or why everyone else is doing this, when I can't see anywhere where it tells us what patches to add... I'm going crazy! Thank you so much for all your hard work on all these apps, and all the support. I can't believe how cool all of this is.... thank you.
  3. I followed the guide and I still have two issues that I can not resolve: 1) I do not have network drivers installed. The Nics are not working, and I can't get on the net. 2) I have tried and tried and tried the boot0: error fix several times. I took the hd out and put it on another mac, i booted from the install DVD, I even tried it from with in the OS. I tried it with sudo, and with out sudo, but I still always get a boot0: error and can not boot without the iboott cd. I installed [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 2.5.1 as [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]. I installed the OSX without a hitch, and I am in the OS just fine. Asus P6X58D / OSX 10.6.5 (followed the guide) / 6GB ram / 2tbHD Seagate What is going on? THank you!
  4. Will this release of kakewalk work with asus P6X58D and XFX 5870 card (s) combination?
  5. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    So I have noticed Netkas new drivers and rom for 5770. I don't see much going on here about the news, is there another thread happening about his latest post dated august 4th? Also, I downloaded the .rom file. What do I do with it exactly? I mean, in terms of working with a new BIOS, and using rom files for nintendo 64 emulators, I get. But what do you do with it here in the hackintosh? And what do I do about the existing drivers? Am I going to have to rebuild the machine? ALso, are we still waiting for dual 5870 support. Thanks!
  6. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    I used the I32boot disc located at the end of the How to Thread for the asus p6x58D premium posts in this board. I can give you a link if you need... but I HAD to use all of these as well: -v -x arch=i386 cpus=4 busratio=21 THanks guys. I will give this a shot. Problem is that I was trying the TonymacChamelon install in EFI partition, and things got scrwy on my again, so I am not sure what boot loader i am using, or in what state it is in. It sounds like what you mention towards the end, having to hit the keys quickly. I will try to install on seperate hd and see how it goes. WIth these 5870 drivers, I notice that whenever i boot into OSX, I have the blue lines moving across the screen. I typically act quickly so i don't loose anything, but what I have to do is to open system preferences and select 640 X 480 real quick, say ok, then I can go back to 1900 X 1200, and it seems to stay fixed. Just thought I would mention it. Also, I still get a break up in Safari when using the mouse scroll wheel. I have not tried anything else yet, is that a known? does it matter??? OT, Last time: Another question for you guys: If I selected AHCI to install SL, I can't now install SL in a raid, is that correct? Because I have to choose between AHCI and RAID. I have two 64GBSSD's and they are just too damn small to use for anything, so I would like to at least install SL on them as a 128gb raid. Is that possible?
  7. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    Gefen DVI to Mini Display Port Converter: http://store.apple.com/us/product/TY153LL/...US-SHOP-Froogle
  8. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    So, does anyone else have the issue where a browser window breaks up if you use the scroll wheel on a mouse? I have seen it in Firefox only so far. I will start editing today in FCP and see how well the drivers and configuration do. Thanks for the help getting to this point Mitalca! Oh, and I have rebooted, and connected my Apple cinema display with video port adapter, no problems yet, and I have rebooted several times. I have to say this: I have another Asus P5X68D Premium with i7 930 chip, and 6gb of ram. THis other computer also has a creative titanium XiFi whatever card installed, a 64 gig SSD and the ATI 4870. I used the same I32 boot CD, and all the command line items: -v -x arch=i386 cpus=4 busratio=21 and it installed THE FIRST TIME, with ATI 4870 fully enabled!! That machine, I am thinking now will get the damn 5870s when the proper drivers come out. I was even able to update it to 10.6.4 with out a problem (My retail DVD from apple is a 10.6.3), it is kicking ass as a hackintosh. I can't figure out why this system was so much more difficult! I owe it all to you, Mitalca! thanks for the assist... so far! (i still have many questions unanswered.... such as: How the heck can I find a good dual boot thread. I need to download and install something, what is it? Chameleon? How exactly do I dual boot when SL is sitting on one SSD,and I would like to put Windows 7 on another???? I have read and read through the posts, but the simple questions and steps never get answered, or the posts are too old... can anyone give me a good software and instructions? I have even read through chameleons site, and i can't find it...
  9. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    Do you think it is safe to reboot, or to change the monitor that is on this machine? I mean, once the system recognizes the proper card and memory, will it go away if I reboot?
  10. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    I am not sure what I did.. some combination of reinstalling, rebooting, reinstalling - i now have fcp working, not sure how / why. My open gl extensions viewer is reporting 1024mb memory - How do I see if QE/CI is enabled? What is CI? I figured out the QE.... Also, the attached pictures, why are the last items failed, or not supported? I am so afraid now to reboot, it's not funny.... if I reboot, will all this good fortune go away??? Is there anything I can give to help anyone else, even though I am not sure even how I got here... Is the next step to just wait for the proper driver release from Netkas??? No pressure Netkas! Should I just cram my other card in and see what happens?? Might be better than kicking it around on the floor, waiting for dual card support.... Well it's about time.... I just found this document on TonyMac's site. If anyone out there like me wants to know what is QE/CI? and how to know if it is enabled, go here: http://tonymacx86.blogspot.com/2009/12/ena...celeration.html It might give some insight, but it also raises more questions for me than it answers though!
  11. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    It's been an hour or so now of testing. I backed out of the changes, and reinstalled the aty_init and I am back to where I started. System display sees both monitors, and sees them properly. Both displays are working. But when I rebooted, I had to still enter: GraphicsEnabler=No / arch=i386 and when I rebooted, the screens were aweful, but I was able to set them to 640X480, that fixed the bad, then I could change each monitor to their full resolution: 1920X1200 and 1600X1200. I need to get QE working though, as I am editing stuff for our site right now... any thing else I can try?
  12. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    Thanks a ton man! I was trying to figure out what the Verve thing was... I replaced the "Uakari"'s with "Verve". I tried to only get the ones associated with the 5870. I did not see the string that you mentioned: "IOKitPersonalities>ATY_Init>ATi Radeion 5870 Series" - but I think I found where the 5870 was in the plist. Also, there was a couple of strings that were: UakariParent in there. I did not add Parent to the Verve when I changed it. I hope that is not a problem. I am about to reboot now... Will this enable QE/CI? I know what the QE is, but what is the CI? I know I need QE to edit in FCP, but It is not enabled. OpenGL viewer shows no video memory, yet system profiler shows the memory. BTW: Thanks so much for the assist. Really appreciate that. I will compile an instruction for other noobs when this is all done and IF i can get it working! Thanks again. So here is what is interesting: Rebooted. Put in the GraphicsEnabler=NO and the arch=i386. Booted into OSX, but my two screens were reversed, and it had red wavy lines this time. I went into system preferences, set the display to the lowest resolution, the wavy lines go away, looks clear now. Then I select 1600X1200 for my main display, and a lower resolution for the second monitor. OSX has the two monitors reversed. Everytime I change the resolution of the "VGA Display" it changes the resolution on the second monitor. Everytime I change the resolution on the second monitor, it changes it for the "VGA display". so the option to change the resolution is misbehaving. I will try unplugging both monitors, try just one, then adding the other back in. I don't think this enabled QE/CI though (What is CI?) as the resolution on the main display is not just showing the resolution options for the second display, and that display does not have the same resolution options, they are lower. Well.... that didn't work. The main monitor, would not come back on no matter what I did. But the secondary monitor came on, and in displays it acted as if it was the first monitor.. It had the name of the first or main monitor this time, not VGA monitor, but "SyncMaster" and it had the proper resolutions, but the syncmaster would not come on, no matter where on the card I connected it. trying reboot with only one monitor attached - the syncmaster (My main monitor) in the top DVI port.... rebooted with the main monitor in the top DVI slot of the 5870, black screen, no boot, so i tried it in the second slot: nothing. Unplugged this monitor.... plugged the second monitor in, and it came on, but it has the OTHER monitor name and resolutions in display, even though that monitor has beed disconnected. any hope??
  13. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    Update: When I rebooted, I got the green again. This time I was able to go to the display preferences and change the resolution. This solved the wavy line issue, until I reboot again. In the Hardware profile, I can see the 5870, BUT I can not boot the machine up without having to put in: GraphicsEnabler=No arch=i386. How do you have it running in 64 bit, and how do I get the dumb graphics enabler in the com.apple.plist file to work, so I don't have to type these things everytime I reboot? Also, when I launch FCP I get this error message: "Final Cut Pro reguires that your system have 128 MB of Vram. This system has only 0mb of vram." and "FCP requres that your system have a Quartz Extreme capable video card." Anybody have a fix for this? the system profile under about this mac shows the whole 1024 MB of vram....
  14. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    well.. this is as far as I can get, and if I don't type GraphicsEnabler=no and arch=i386, I can't get it to boot at all.... What did I do or not do? (BTW: I did change Graphics enabler to no in: apple.boot.com(?).plist, I think that is what it is called..... I had two of these files, and only one had the graphics enabler line in it....) Also, when I first booted up, the lines were green, instead of blue, and I could at least select things on the desktop. The second time I booted the lines were blue, and I could not select anything on the desktop, had to do a hard restart. Something is missing... The first time, when I was able to select things on the desktop, I did notice that the 5870 was listed in the about this mac...
  15. Radeon HD 5870 / HD 5850

    ok.. so i installed the aty_init, then shut down, took the 4870 out, put the 5870 in, and every string of text I could throw at it, after several reboots, black screen and fan on card at high. I then read your comment to me, put the 4870 back in and was able to start up again! Now I will attempt to install the rest of the drivers with the 4870 installed. Then should I reboot with the 4870 still in place? Or shut down, take it out and put the 5870 in? I am way more familiar with windows than I am Mac.. sorry... Thanks by the way. It is a sea and difficult to navigate at times, but I appreciate everyone on this board and all the work we do to get these things to work, and all the support. never mind.. you already addressed that! thanks... let me give it a shot..... ok.. so after searching the forum here, I can't see what we need to do with the .bundle files and the .plugin files. Do those get dropped on Kext helper as well, or do we do something else with them?