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About leo333

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  1. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    @DB1: Your DSDT works like a charm, I can sleep, wake up, it now even steps up to the multipliers in between, i.e. I no longer get jumping between 6.0x and 9.0x but just occasionally it jumps up 7.0x. I think I am going to replace BlackHC's DSDT with yours permanently. Thanks for taking the time to figure out my _PSS table! Now, I think the CStateOverride was because I had booted with dropSSDT=yes. Now that I booted without this argument it's gone... Will update later when I reboot to check if it really is that. Temperatures: I checked in the BIOS and actually in there they were about 54˚ idle as well. At first I nearly freaked out but then I googled and discovered that this CPU is known for reporting whacky temperatures. Just google "E8400 temperature problems" and you'll see what I mean. The machine has been running stable for over a year now with occasional video encoding and games. Ubuntu also reports 54˚C, so I am skeptical about wether this value reported by the CPU is correct. I did a load test and it went up to a warm but not alarming 62˚C. An idle-load difference of 10˚C seems about right, but that still does not explain why I did not see the temperatures drop dramatically after getting C-States to work but only by about 5˚C. Maybe the temperature is stuck at 50˚C - I have actually never seen it below 50˚C, even after waking up from sleep in a cold room it still reports 50-51˚C - weird?! Anyway, I am not too worried anymore about the temperatures anymore because the 1001 BIOS fixed my fan issues - my computer is now pretty quiet - not entirely but it's OK. I still have to keep my case open a tiny bit but that's fine, it doesn't bother me too much. If you want me to test anything else in relation to your sleep issues that helps you pinpoint why it's failing I would be happy to do so - I'll be watching this thread. Cheers! Leon
  2. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    Thanks for taking the time to look into my issues, I really appreciate that! Now that you say it, my voltage does actually drop about 0.02 below the lowest P-State, but that might just be that the board is a bit weirdo in that regard. I am actually using exactly BlackHC's DSDT, I will post it anyway. EDIT: @BlackHC: I tried using your smbios.plist with MacPro1,1 And the modified fakeSMC.kext. I can now see the temperature in iStat (Awesome!) but it is still at the usual 54˚C idle EDIT: 0.02 Volt instead of 0.2 Volt DSDT.dsl.zip stockholm_kextstat.txt
  3. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    My Exact Hardware: P5K-VM BIOS 1001 with Intel E8400. 1 800Mhz 2GB RAM Stick. nVidia 7900GT 256MB (activated by EFI-string). Devices: Apple Keyboard, cheap wireless Trust mouse, Bluetooth with expensive Apple Magic Mouse and of course the usual stuff, Ethernet, audio in/out, DVI. My Exact Software setup: com.apple.Boot.plist contains only EFI string, no kernel flags (though for the past day for testing I have been booting with dropSSDT=yes manually, don't know if that makes a difference...) I have attached my SystemProfiler output so you can see all the Extensions I have installed and all the wonderful Software I run, as well as my IOReg so that you can see that it really shows CSTInfo! As the files are too big for uploading here, I uploaded them to my server: http://ks37555.kimsufi.com/~leon/Stockholm%20SysProfiler.spx http://ks37555.kimsufi.com/~leon/Stockholm-IOReg.ioreg I hope that helps you pinpoint the problem on your system. As said, on my system I get everything working a charm except the temperature does not drop. Actually I have my case open a bit all the time so the air from the CPU can rise directly out of the case... So if you could give me a hint on how to get the temperatures down, that would be awesome! Cheers! Leon
  4. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    I used BlackHC's DSDT and the P5K-VM.kext but I still have high temperatures. CSTInfo shows in IORegistryExplorer and VoodooMonitor shows that the frequency is jumping. Only the voltage does not drop, indicating that C-States are not actually working. I did not use the smbios.plist that BlackHC provided because I would not get any temp readings if I set MacPro1,1 - I did not investigate this further and just set it to MacPro3,1 Also, in P5K-VM.kext in the C-States dict, the model to which these are applied are set to "DUMMY", is that correct? I would be glad for any help that I can get regarding this because I would really like to have a cooler and quieter Hackintosh! Thanks, Leon EDIT: BTW my sleep works fine, no USB replug issues or anything! EDIT2: OMFG, BlackHC you are now officially my hero! Keyboard wakeup works and my Magic Mouse reconnects without delay after wakeup! Just like a real Mac!
  5. I double checked my P-States and put them directly into the _PSS Method like the link you gave me said. I also pasted the _CST method from the link... No luck, still everything indicates it's working but the temperature is still at 54˚C...
  6. Hello everybody! I have been trying for the last 2 days to get this stuff working and I can report partial success! I figured out how to patch my DSDT with C-States and P-States and both appear to be working. I can see the CSTInfo key in IORegistryExplorer. No more _cst errors on boot! Also, when I boot in 32-bit mode I can see the multipliers jumping around in CPU-i. It only jumps between the highest and the lowest, but I don't really care because as long as it stays the lowest most of the time and goes up when I need it, I don't really care if I can have a bit more fine grained on-demand power. However, my main goal, to reduce the temperatures, is not achieved yet. My temperature without IntelCPUPowerManagement.kext is about 54˚C. Without any patching but with AppleLPC, IntelCPUPM and so on loaded, temps are around 58˚C. With Patching I get around 53˚C. This is still quite far off the temperatures that some are reporting, like 40˚C. What concerns me is that the temperature under Ubuntu is around the same - is my CPU cooler screwed maybe? To describe exactly what I did: 1. Extract SSDT tables in Linux, add all extracted methods DSDT.dsl (CPU1PM, CPU2PM were what I extracted) 2. Add _CST from MacPro3,1 (I had to change PDC0 to TYPE, saw that done in somebody else's DSDT) I did not make any adaptions to the C-States, hope that is correct... 3. Patch Info.plist in SMCPlatformPlugin with ICH9 device-id Just for the record: Asus P5K-VM, E8400, DSDT is attached. Did I forget something? Did I do anything wrong? Thanks in advance for any help! Leon dsdt.dsl.zip
  7. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    BlackHC: I saw in your sig that you have your P5K-VM inside a G4 case. I have the exact same setup! Could you post some pictures to show how you handle the airflow? I always keep my case open, otherwise the CPU gets really hot (at least under OS X). If you want I can post some pictures as well, if you want to see my dirty back-panel removal Just as a status, Snow Leopard working fully here, only IDE drives don't show up. Meh, I can live without it.
  8. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    If you really just need a nice resolution image on your screen, you could go my route and buy a cheap nVidia 7xxx card. You can get the lower range 7200 and 7300 passively cooled (no noise) and low profile for 30€ (new!) these days. If you want to go a bit higher, there are the 8xxx and 9xxx cards. Any is ok I think, except for a few that don't work. The ones in the genuine Macs (8600 I believe) are usually a good choice. I don't know about price or low-profile avaiability with those models, the last time I bought a graphics card was last year when I got my P5K-VM and was as surprised as you to find the graphics didn't work. I went the cheapo route, got a used 7900 from a friend for 35 Hope that helped a bit, Leon
  9. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    @frankle: You should be fine with the processor. The MoBo is maybe the most critical part of the whole hackintosh build. If you found that your current Board just doesn't work, go ahead and buy a new one. However, looking through the HCL at wiki.osx86project.org, the P5KPL-CM should be supported. What is the last message when trying to boot with -v? I guess investiging the issue before just buying a new board is simply a waste of money. Try taking everything out that could cause problems. PM me if you got the error message, I *might* know a solution or just post in the forum. If you are convinced that the P5KPL-CM just doesn't work, buy a P5K-VM, I am very satisfied with it. Your processor should work fine on it too.
  10. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    I can confirm FireWire works, however I don't know about the RAM. However I haven't read of anybody on this thread having problems with >4GB of memory. It is a really nice board for a Hackintosh, now that I have sleep working I can only say positive things about this MoBo.
  11. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    w00t! Sleep Works! I used Chameleon instead of PC_EFI Get it here: [insanelymac won't let me post links to this, probably one of the usual kindergarden admin wars...] chameleon [DOT] osx86 [DOT] hu This is not a link to illegal content as a far as I know. There is an installer available. And it works. That made my day. Now even homework doesn't seem so dark and negative anymore
  12. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    Yes, I just used Apple Software Update. It rebooted, spinning wheel, another reboot, Boom!!! (To quote Father Jobs) Now that I have answered your question, here is mine: How do I get sleep to work?
  13. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    Took the plunge, updated to 10.5.5 and everything is working... except for sleep. I had to reinstall Audio Drivers but apart from that, Stock Software Update did the Job perfectly. Help me with sleep! Please, anybody...
  14. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    Does anyone have sleep working here? I really want it so if anybody has got it working, could he post his setup and I will see if I can eliminate my problem... It sleeps but does not wake up! Arrrhhhhhggggghhh!
  15. [How to] Asus P5K-VM guide

    Does anyone have sleep working here? I really want it so if anybody has got it working, could he post his setup and I will see if I can eliminate my problem... It sleeps but does not wake up! Arrrhhhhhggggghhh!