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  1. I did the install outlined in this post and had everything working great on my EX58-UD3R with an i7 920 (Chameleon 2.0 RC1). However, when I did the 10.5.7 update, now I'm getting a kernel panic when I boot (even in safe mode). I'm sure it's a kernel issue. I did have the vanilla 9.5.7 kernel loaded before doing the update and everything was working great. Any quick ideas? I'll keep digging on the forum, but thought this was a good place to start.
  2. OS X install on GA-EX58-UD3R

    Congrats! I use GeekBench. I bought it so I could use the 64 bit version. Good stuff. Last night I did a full backup and reinstalled using this tutorial here... http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...t=#entry1057770 Everything is working (almost). I'm still trying to get my video card fully functional... almost there. I used NVkush to get the original install completed... now I'm adding in the GFX strings and deleting the nvkush.kext. That gets you to the 9.7.0 kernel with a FULL install. Good stuff.
  3. OS X install on GA-EX58-UD3R

    Try typing "sudo nano" instead. That worked for me. This installation only worked for me if I used IDE instead of AHCI for the initial installation. Don't change the 2 settings in the bios that he recommends in this initial post to AHCI... leave them at their default IDE values. Then, after your first successful boot, add in all the kexts he has listed. When you reboot, then go in and change those 2 values later. I didn't change any of the default bios settings related to keyboard or mouse.
  4. OS X install on GA-EX58-UD3R

    I haven't had that problem... but every MoBo is different. Did you use all the same kext's as this post?
  5. OS X install on GA-EX58-UD3R

    It is fixed. Not exactly sure what did it though. When I changed to the 9.6.3 vanilla kernel, the clock problem went away. I also loaded Chameleon 2.0 RC1 (at least partially). I am still trying to figure out how to set it up. If anyone has any tips, I'd love to hear.
  6. Where is my boot.plist?

    Where does Chameleon look for its boot.plist by default? I have loaded Chameleon 2.0 RC1 (was running efi v9 before). I used the iAtkos CD to install initially. Since loading it, I can mount my EFI partition, and see a boot.plist file in the Extras folder. However, when I make changes to it (EFI strings, for instance), those don't take effect. I'm sure this is related... but when I boot into Chameleon, I have to tell it "mach_kernel rd=disk0s2 -f" to get it to boot. Otherwise, it just cyclically restarts. I can also boot into safe mode when I specify the kernel location. Here is my boot.plist file. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"> <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>Graphics Mode</key> <string>1680x1050x32@60Hz</string> <key>Kernel</key> <string>mach_kernel</string> <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>rd=disk0s2</string> <key>Timeout</key> <string>1</string> <key>device-properties</key> <string>d10300000100000001000000c50300001500000002010c00d041030a010000000101060000030 01060000007fff040014000000400032002c006e0061006d00650000001100000073656e736f722d 06172656e74220000005600520041004d002c0074006f00740061006c00730069007a00650000000 0000000000004036000000400032002c00680077006300740072006c002d0070006100720061006d 073002d00760065007200730069006f006e00000008000000000000021c000000640065007600690 630065005f0074007900700065000000100000004e5644412c4765466f7263650e0000006e006100 d00650000000f0000004e5644412c506172656e7422000000400030002c006400650076006900630 65005f00740079007000650000000b000000646973706c6179100000006d006f00640065006c0000 01e0000004e5649444941204765466f72636520393830302047542044444c22000000400031002c0 6400650076006900630065005f00740079007000650000000b000000646973706c61791200000040 032002c007200650067000000080000000000000222000000400032002c006400650076006900630 65005f0074007900700065000000120000004e5644412c6770752d64696f64652000000040003200 c0063006f006d00700061007400690062006c0065000000160000004e5644412c73656e736f722d7 6172656e7422000000400032002c002300730069007a0065002d00630065006c006c007300000008 000000000000020000000400031002c0063006f006d00700061007400690062006c00650000000e0 00004e5644412c4e564d616314000000400030002c006e0061006d0065000000120000004e564441 c446973706c61792d413a000000400032002c0068007700730065006e0073006f0072002d0070006 00720061006d0073002d00760065007200730069006f006e00000008000000000000022600000040 032002c0023006100640072006500730073002d00630065006c006c0073000000080000000000000 14000000400031002c006e0061006d0065000000120000004e5644412c446973706c61792d422000 000400030002c0063006f006d00700061007400690062006c00650000000e0000004e5644412c4e5 4d61631e00000072006f006d002d007200650076006900730069006f006e00000009000000333137 261100000004e00560043004100500000001800000004000000000003000c0000000000000700000 000e0000004e00560050004d00000020000000010000000000000000000000000000000000000000 0000000000000</string> </dict> </plist>
  7. Here is the fix for the mouse lag problem. http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...2056&st=120 I am having problems with my kernel too... the clock is running too fast. Weird. I'm on voodoo 9.5.0 with an old version of seatbelt.kext. What 9.6.0 kernel are you using?
  8. Time is flying... really!

    That what it sounds like to me too. I used iAtkos 5i. The kernel version is voodoo beta 2c xnu-1228. I even went to their site and re-downloaded the kernel and reinstalled using osx86 tools. No dice. Should I try a different kernel? I've read through the forum posts on the unofficial 9.6.0 from Andy. Lots of folks having lots of kernel panics over there. That scares me a little bit. I'm quite a noob at all this, so I'd really like to not have to start all the way over again. I suppose I could always just put my iatkos disc back in and just reload the kernel.
  9. Clock running too fast

    very funny. I actually put everything back where it should be. No cpu speed change at all. And, I've looked here. The only similar problem I can find is one back in 10.4 where there was a kernel problem. I haven't done anything to the kernel. I'm using voodoo.
  10. OK, so I followed the instructions outlined here http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...=0?do=findComment&comment=1134835 However, when I am booted into OS X, time goes too fast. I tried overclocking the processor, and it went even faster. When I am in the Bios, everything ticks along normally... it's only in OS X. When I don't overclock at all (put all bios settings back to Standard), it is still fast, but less fast. I hope that makes sense. I am running EFI v9 and used the iAtkos installation DVD. See my signature for specs os my system. This is driving me mad!
  11. Clock running too fast

    OK, so I followed the instructions outlined here http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...=0#entry1134835 I have been playing around with clock speeds. I am running EFI v9 with 10.5.6 (latest release). My i7 920 is running at 4.0 GHz. However, when I change the cpu speed up, it speeds up time. How odd is that? I'm sure there's an easy fix for it. I just can't find it anywhere.
  12. OS X install on GA-EX58-UD3R

    OK, this is freaking me out. I went into my bios and overclocked my i7 920 to run at 4.0 GHz. However, now that I have booted into OS X, the timing of everything is messed up. My dock icons bounce really fast (at a rapid rate). My clock ticks seconds off at about double the pace. It won't keep the proper time. I promise, I'm not on any illegal substances!
  13. OS X install on GA-EX58-UD3R

    That's fast! Did you add in the AHCI drivers that AppleIIGuy posted in his download? I just downloaded the whole folder and applied all of them with Osx86 tools. Then in the bios, change the 2 settings. My disk access is good, but everything else is slow. How did you get your score up so high? It doesn't look like you're overclocking (much).
  14. OS X install on GA-EX58-UD3R

    No, I think he means he installed the AHCI kexts found in his driver folder here... http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...st&id=48045 After that, you go into the Bios and change those 2 settings to AHCI (the ones he mentioned). It worked for me too. OK, so I've gotten the whole install working. Everything seems to be working. I have a few problems I'd like to get ironed out. First, when I install the Chameleon 2.0 RC1 auto-install package, I can't boot. It goes through the initial bios screens, and then when the boot options menu would normally show up (in EFI), the screen just goes blank and it starts rebooting all over again. Any ideas? Second, and most important to me, I'm not getting the performance out of the install that you are. My Geekbench scores are only 6400. And that's after playing with the Bios settings to get my 6GB OCR DDR3 Gold Ram to run at 1600 MHz. By default, it seems that the 920 will only let Ram run at 1066 MHz, unless you overclock it. I overclocked it to get it to run at 1600, and that helped a little. It's not XMP ram, so I don't have the option to enable XMP in the bios like you do. Do you think that would be the difference? Other than the Ram and HD, I have the exact same install you do. My HD is a 300GB Velociraptor. It should be faster than a 7200 RPM drive, not slower. Any ideas as to what may be slowing me down?
  15. OS X install on GA-EX58-UD3R

    You're a genius! That did it. I just used the iAtkos and unselected everything but PCE EFI V9. It gave me an error after installation, but by golly, it still let me boot back into OS X. I went back into OS X and tried to install the Chameleon 2.0 RC1 package again, but it did the same thing. When i reboot, I don't get any errors, it just goes starts rebooting after the device listing. Any ideas? I'd sure like to put Chameleon 2.0 on there.