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  1. The Fermi "Freeze" Discussion (Possible solutions?)

    Yes, Indeed mine as well still frozen after a few minutes of use. A Nvidia GTS 450 1GB With the latest snow leopard updated 10.6.8 and the latest version of official Nvidia drivers posted on 06/24/2011 Well, still waiting for Lion
  2. Cannot achieve 1366x768

    Hello sir here is your answer: Solution and solution for the resolution about the memory detection, I'm not certainly sure what could be, because if you installed tony's mac drivers from [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]. You may try with making a Custom string for your card. I had a lot of time thinking on post the tutorial, but I hadn't had time to do it. So I hope It will help you and I will do it jejejej
  3. Achieving Native Resolution

    Hey Guys greetings to all of this great community, this post is made, because of: 1. While dual booting to windows x version, is wear but it happened to me every time I had to press always the auto adjust option on the monitor because the screen position was change, before I was on My default system OS X 2. For this topic asking for help: Resolution Issue Let me inform you that, I had that problem too but thanks God jejeje I was able to fix it. For some reasons Snow Leopard is just detecting that resolution that for windows is an standar 1366x768 and mostly of the other OS Like linux and others jejeje. By reading a lot of things about configuration and passing over the manual of my monitor that is fully supported on Mac OS X, I noticed that Mac OS X handles the resolution in other way, I mean with different numbers. What I want to exactly say is that you wont never, ever will get that specific resolution... BUUUUUTTTT surprise!!! That Is because Snow leopard does not have support for or Mac OS X does not count the "Numbers 6 on the resolutions" They are just taking 0s, 4s, and 8s. What does that mean, well that means that the resolution that you can achieve is 1368x768 which is the perfect and correct one if we are talking about 13xxX768 ranges or any other which has a 6 on the first field or range of a resolution. So after my explain let me start how did I solved. And what you will need 1. First if you have Windows jajaja in another partition which I think almost all of us have one because you know, I'm not going to go trough that topic now. *You need to put the resolution 1366x768 on your windows partition and apply the auto adjust option of your monitor (This is for you to get the correct and exact values for the resolution that we'll use) 2. After you have changed your resolution on Windows, you can boot on OS X and apply the last resolution you have, which will be 1360x768 and you will notice that the screen is a little moved. (That is because your monitor is properly configured but OS X hasn't detected yet the correct resolution. 3. We are going to create the a custom resolution that in this case will be 1368x768 for your monitor with a App, called: "SwitchResX" you can find it on google install it I know it is paid but you'll get 15 days trial and you can use it for the porpoises that we will need , but here you will decided to (buy) the App you understand that , or just use it for this tutorial because if you finish this and you want to have your system without running another daemons in the background you may complete the steps. And let your system as if OS X is detecting the resolution by itself and without any pref panel. 4. Ok, so after you installed that soft. on your system pref. you will see the switch resx preference and you can do somethings with it but but you need to see on the last option which is going to have the name of your monitor you don't have to install anything else about just the preference app. 5. You will see the option Export EDID, which are the settings that your monitor is running. You will see something like this: 6. Ok Here is the thing, on the Switch Res X app. yo need to find under your monitor option which is called, custom resolution, and the bottom you'll see a + sign to add the new one, at that point the app is going to take the current of your system, but if you try to enter on the fields 1366x768 you just cant. because of my previous explanation. So you need to enter the before I said "1368x768" because that is how OS X works. Now you need to have your EDID file besides the Res X App and copy the values that is asking, of course after you have entered the resolution mentioned. Here is something important: You just need to change this values the horizontal and vertical ones: -Active -Front Porch -Sync width -Back Porch Why just those??? Because the pixel clock is adjusted automatically by the app so just leave the one that it has, and also the scan rates are placed automatically. 7. You'll press OK and the app is going to save the resolution you made on your Resolution system preferences. You just need to restart your computer and you will see it, here you need to see the option to apply the changes on the app, because since I made all this steps the system is recognizing it, without making changes so I can't see the apply button, sorry jejeje but you will see it. 8. After you restart your computer, you can open System preferences and Screens and you will see under the last one that you had, "1360x768" = "1368x768" and you can apply it and it will change. At this point if you hadn't apply the auto adjust option of your monitor before you will notice that the screen now it's placed properly on the correct position. You can then now press auto adjust, just fix the last pixels of the new resolution. 9. At this point you will be happy because the resolution changed to the perfect one jejeje, but if you are like me and other users, you may want to have your system as cleanest as you can. So let's take a look on about my mac and under the graphics option you will see that it says: Monitor something about Swicht res X monitor something. For me that's ugly so I went into the deep to see what exactly the app did or what was modified. So I found it. First take a look on the switch res x pref and under the title you will see the vendor: Name on mine is SAM - 4C2D and on product 632. 10. Ok now you need to navigate to this address: /System/Library/Displays/Overrides/ Inside you will find some folders with DisplayVendorID and some numbers so take a look of yours go inside of the folder and you will find Display product ID again look your on the before app. Here you will need a tool to open .plist files IE "Plistedit Pro", so let's copy your one on the desktop and open it. at the end of the file you are going to see something like dspc, and that's exactly what the app changed or add in fact. I may say that is a kind of code that the system reeds to detect the resolution that we made so there is exactly your resolution jejeje. You can try to delete that string, but before that I recommend you to change the resolution to a lower one because after you reboot to see the changes the system wont boot because is not going to find the resolution deleted, and this is for you to see that, that string is your resolution. Because after you delete it you wont see the desire resolution on the System pref, screen option. These next steps are up to you, since you have achieved what you want, this steps are just to tune up the system. 11. This is the next step, We are going to delete then the custom resolution we made before from the app by pressing restore factory settings so it is going to tell you that the custom resolution are going to be deleted. So let's continue and apply the changes restart your computer and again you wont see the custom resolution we made since the settings were deleted. But!!!! Now you can uninstall the app with any Utility like Appzaper or something to clean up the system. 12. Now you can take a copy of the file for your monitor and replace it with the one on /System/Library/Displays/Override ! Choosing your Vendor ID folder and pasting it there. So the system is going to replace it. You need to restart the system, "Whit out changing the resolution yet because, it hasn't recognize the changes" So let's restart it out. And just then you need to open your System pref, screen and Wuala""", you should see the custom resolution made to choose from, you can apply it. And ready to see your about my mac option and you will see the correct values for your monitor under the graphics option you will see something like this which is mine: So, sorry for so long tutorial but it was needed. If you have any questions you can feel free to ask any questions you may have or if you see that I missing a step. You can post with screenshots where you are stuck. Thanks and please share and enjoy our Hackintosh system!!!
  4. The Fermi "Freeze" Discussion (Possible solutions?)

    So Let's wait for Lion And hope the installation process could be just like an upgrade jejeje or whatever it will be, will be easy
  5. The Fermi "Freeze" Discussion (Possible solutions?)

    Hello people and greetings!!! What I recomend is: just wait to the next Snow Leopard Update 10.6.8 because what I reed is that they working on graphics matter. So I'll wait for it jeejejejje. Meantime I bought a 9800GT and I just moved on and leave windows 7 and now I'm living on snow leopard certainly happy jejejeje. But I want to use my GTS450 that's why I will aport any update on this thread
  6. The Fermi "Freeze" Discussion (Possible solutions?)

    We would like to ask you if you can please. jejeje First if you have had any freeze still? and also what drivers are you using? and if you can upload a copy of your com.apple.Boot.plist to see how do you have it or what do you have there?
  7. The Fermi "Freeze" Discussion (Possible solutions?)

    Did you receive KP's or freezes still??? I still received freezes I'm sorry and Also we would like to review how do you have set up your com.apple.Boot.plist please an1r0n, because I'm still having freezes
  8. The Fermi "Freeze" Discussion (Possible solutions?)

    Hey Sir, thank you for your effort about this fix!!! I've just reinstalled my OS X SL 10.6.7 and I already made the changes so. We are going to see now. I also will keep post for further information. About how it is going And again, THANK YOU so much
  9. The Fermi "Freeze" Discussion (Possible solutions?)

    Hello, I hope you're fine. I would like to ask if you can be so kind please. If you can upload the AGPM(Apple Graphics Power Management) that you have in Lion, please. To verify it, because I'm making some test with the one that we have on Snow Leopard and I think that I've got it. But As I have been seen somewhere that Lion is having Several graphics card. Because I just could found on Snow's one, the Nvidia 260, 220 and Nvidia 9500 profiles on it.
  10. The Fermi "Freeze" Discussion (Possible solutions?)

    Jajajaja take a look into this They said that on Lion DP2 the issue has been fixed.
  11. Seeking testers for Fermi Freeze Fix.

    That may work if there are no KPs because they may modified it to work with the lates Nvidia Fermi cards so may contain different settings on it. Also somewhere I have reed that the lates beta from lion is having a new Nvidia Drivers. If some one can upload them here on the forum that'd help a lot for testing pourposes. Also I have another theory that I will be trying in a while. So I will keep you guys posted what happened since I deleted my installation of SL because there isn't any fix yet I'm using windows 7
  12. Seeking testers for Fermi Freeze Fix.

    Ok Guys To Beginning mine is an Asus ENGTS 450 1GB This is what I've found trying to fix this problem because belive me that I really want to make this kind of cards working in to OS X. Since some people was talking about the AGPM (Apple graphics power management) kext what is the one wich manage the energy states of the Graphics card. I went in to the file info.plist of it. And... Verifying it 1st. The Chamelon RC 5 by default adds the MacPro 3,1 profile to the computer 2nd. In to the AGPM there isn't any profile for the MacPro 3,1 almos only for all the others profiles that the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] installer has 3rd. I tried to load my Hackintosh by chosing the MacPro 4,1 or MacPro 5,1 profile but on any of them I got alway KPs 4th. I'm kind of sure that, that particular file is the reason of the freezes because I was verifying almos all the profiles and there are threndholds that specifie the time and the state of the Graphics card and when and how to enter in which mode (Unafortunally I don't really know how to change them because I don't know what are the states that the fermi cards are supouse to have) 5th. I was able to change my profile with the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] installer to any one of the other profiles that it has like: iMac 11, etc and MacBook whatever number they have and I could boot. "And I certainly noticed that the card was spinning different because the AGPM was handling it. However since all of the Macs haven't had yet any Nvidia Fermi card, And almos all of them have a particular Graphic card that should be working under one of the specified states and power settings storaged on the AGPM file. That is why any of the profiles worked for me 6th You can try it, by changing the Profile of your hackintosh and you will see that the Graphic card will be working different I mean about the power that is supplied to the card. But there are always freezes Because there isn't any configuration for the fermi cards. 7th. If you can change your profiles to MacPro 4.1 or MacPro5 it may use the configuration that the MacPro Original Macs use to handle the powerstates of the ATI cards that they use. And the graphic card will be working as the ATI that the MacPro has but they don't work as they are. 8th. If someone could take a look into the AGPM kext file and find the way that the Fermi cards needs to be managed. It can be edited and that kext is going to handle in a proper way our cards and they won't freeze. That is my piece of information trying to get that card to work. Because I don't really want to spend another $60 dollars buying a Nvidia 9500 that will always work with a hackintosh build Pleas people!!! Let's make these cards work on OS X because I know that there is a lot of people whose does not want to have a video in the background or any other thing to fix it not at all. Let's work together community to make it work. And thank you to all of you guys who are looking into a solution to make them work.
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