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  1. Does anyone have a 904ha specific dtst file or powermanagement bundle? im using the 1000h files and the battery icon has an x on it.
  2. No, that’s a mistake on my part! I wish I had double checked that file before I uploaded, sorry about that. I’ll try and repack if for you guys. It’s supposed to contain the Radeon drivers, Callisto, and the openGL framework. EDIT: I’m not sure how soon I can get a revised pack out to you guys, as I went back to Ubuntu a few days ago (small hard disk ) In the meantime, you can recreate that file with a little searching. All you need is the radeon 7500 pack, which can be found on the forums, and Radeon tool, which is still intact in my pack. All I really did was repack the 7500 pack with Radeon tool and sort out the tutorials into a complete howto, so try following these directions with those two separate files. I’ll get links up as soon as I can, but it took my hours to find last time and I’m behind a corporate firewall atm. A good place to start looking for 7500 pack is the original release topic, called Open GL on radeon 7500 or something like that. Radeon tool is trickier, but luckily it’s in my pack still.
  3. As I said, there are guides, but they don't each include every detail. My guide is based on the others and leaves nothing to guesswork.
  4. Ok, after experiencing the frustration that is setting up the Radeon 7500 to work properly, I present this howto. As far as I know, there is no single how to that covers every little thing you need to do to get both OpenGL and Quartz Extreme working fully, but now you can accomplish this as I did! 1. First, you need to download my file pack from this post. Extract it as-is on the desktop somewhere. 2. Open a terminal. 3. Do this: sudo rm -r /System/Library/Extensions/ATI* This removes the old drivers. 4. Drag and drop all the files from my Extensions folder you just downloaded into yours, authenticating when prompted. 5. Hit the back button in the finder, and open the Frameworks folder. 6. do this in the terminal: sudo rm -r /System/Library/Frameworks/OpenGL* 7. Drag and drop the new OpenGL file into Extensions. 8. Now it gets tricky: You need to duplicate some of the instructions from the original 7500 pack I got these files from (unfortuately, the original pack's instructions are incomplete) "Instructions: 1. Run the Installer Package. Do NOT reboot yet. 2. Open Terminal and enter in the following ioreg -l 1. Locate AGP in the output. It will most likely be listed as AGP@1, but your machine may differ. You will see "compatible" = <"pcixxxx,xxxx","pciclass,xxxxxx"> The first set is the item you should note. Enter the following at Terminal: sudo nano /System/Library/Extensions/AGPGart.kext Locate: <key>IONameMatch</key> <array> <string>pci8086,2561</string> </array> Change this to reflect the information you got above. cntrl-o, enter, cntrl-x Now enter the following at the Terminal prompt: sudo chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/AGPGart.kext sudo chmod -R 755 /System/Library/Extensions/AGPGart.kext Now enter the following at the Terminal: sudo nano /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.Boot.plist Add the following in the middle somewhere after the Kernel key, but before a Quiet Boot or Boot Graphics key. <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>-f</string> cntrl-o, enter, cntrl-x Now open Disk Utility to be safe (this stepp is not required, but highly recommended) and run Repair Permissions on your disk." 9. Now that you've done all that, there' still one more step, which I learned from 7500-working.doc, found on these forums. "First, open up a terminal session and go to the location of those temporay files, and tweak the contents of the AGPGART package. Go to AGPGART.kext/Contents/Info.plist and edit it as root. (sudo nano Info.plist) ??We want the kernel to recognize the 855PM GART interface as the AGP GART. ?Look for the line beneath IONameMatch that reads pci8086,2561. It should now be pci8086,3341. (Thinkpad T30 or Dell C640 users with the i845MP should use pci8086,1a31 instead.??Save it. (Use Ctrl-X, y to save and exit)" Since I have a latitude 640, I used the one that step reccomended. Your mileage may vary. Once all this jazz is taken care of, it's time to make doubly sure the permissions are right. 10. Do this in terminal: cd /System/Library/Extensions/ sudo chown -R root:wheel *.kext?sudo chmod -R 755 *.kext?sudo chown -R root:wheel *.plugin?sudo chmod -R 755 *.plugin cd /System/Library/Frameworks/?sudo chown -R root:wheel OpenGL.Framework?sudo chmod -R 755 OpenGL.Framework Ok, cross your fingers, and reboot! Radeon_Kit.zip
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    ATI Radeon drivers?

    Ok, I tried it, and it didn't work. Now my system is totally inoperable, I just get the apple logo stuck on the screen and a mouse cursor
  6. idumych

    ATI Radeon drivers?

    Thanks as always, ramjet, I'll try that tonight.
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    ATI Radeon drivers?

    Here is a log of every install action I have taken, for troubleshooting purposes. First, I installed the OS on my hard drive from a cracked DVD. It is Mac OSX 10.4.4 with Maxxus's patches. Then I installed the Radeon 7500 pack PGK. It installed successfully. I saw in the readme that I should not reboot yet, so I wont. I run ioreg -l and look for the AGP I found the AGP entry and checked the "compatible" part: "compatible" = <"pci8086,1a31","pciclass,060400"> Then I entered "sudo su" because I'm too lazy to type sudo all the time I used nano to edit AGPGart.ktext, but realized it's a folder. I assume they meant /System/Library/Extensions/AGPGart.kext/Contents/Info.plist I found the following section , and edited it to match my AGP <key>IONameMatch</key> <array> <string>pci8086,2561</string> </array> I changed the value to <key>IONameMatch</key> <array> <string>pci8086,1a31</string> </array> , which matches my card, and saved the modified file. I then ran the following commands: chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/AGPGart.kext chmod -R 755 /System/Library/Extensions/AGPGart.kext After than I ran the next command: nano /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.Boot.plist I changed the kernel flag to -f and saved the file. The next step in the readme is to reboot, but I saw in the radeon package post that I need to swap the callisto.ktext with the 006 build, so I did so. I think I ought to change the CallistoHAL file to reflect my card's device ID, but I'll just stick to the instructions for now. I repaired permissions as suggested and rebooted. I changed the pcimatch string to <string>0x1a311002&0xffffffff</string> this reflects the value I used in the driver, let's see if this does the trick. After rebooting, there is still no QE. I'll try changing the CallistoHAL to use my Video Card's dev id instead. changed the string to: <string>0x4c571002&0xffffffff</string> even after changing the file, there is still no QE support. I also noticed that if I try to change the resolution it causes massive video distortion and system lockup. I checked to make sure that CallistoFB is set as the fb provider in the driver ktext I have, and it is, so I've run out of ideas.
  8. I searched the forums and didn't see any topics like this yet. I have a OSX 10.4.4 install, and although my NEC DVD RW drive seems to work fine at first, for some reason if I leave a disc in for a while and it starts to idle, the drive won’t wake back up, meaning that I try to access the disc and it just sits there with the spinning ball on the screen. Also, if I press the eject key on my keyboard the system locks up. What can I do?
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    ATI Radeon drivers?

    Thanks a buch, I appreciate your patience and insight. PS: I wish this thing had an edit post option, I spelled "bunch" wrong
  10. I have an ATI Mobility Radeon 7500, and although the video quality in quicktime is pretty darn spiffy, I can’t get VLC to work, and Apple DVD player has serious artifacts in the video. I figured out by reading the forums and wiki that this is because I don’t have a real driver installed for my card, and therefore open gl isn’t working. I saw an article on the wiki that said there is a way to get the ktext files for the radeon from OSX 10.1.1, but the article also said this was outdated info and Radeons were supported in 10.4.3. I installed from an unknown DVD with Maxxus’s cracks and OSX 10.4.4, and I still don’t have support. Would someone be willing to send me the necessary ktext files? If you have them on a website please PM the link to me, otherwise my email is idumych AT gmail DOT com.
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    PC Card Wireless?

    If you say so. I just don't see how setting it up with a pci id will work if it's a PC card, but your the expert.
  12. I have a dell true mobile wireless card, and from what I've read it should work fine. The only problem is, it's not a PCI device, so the existing tutorial doesn't apply. It worked fine out of the box and was detected as a airport on my old g3 powerbook running tiger, so what's the deal? Anyone have any ideas?