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About r00tlolz

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  1. Lion doesn't detect mouse USB

    Lion's setup assistant won't work unless you connect a USB keyboard... even if the PS/2 keyboard fully works. I had the same issue, the keyboard was working fine (I could actually use Command + Q and some other shortcuts), but Apple is evil enough to make the installer to check for a USB keyboard specifically xD You also can't try to change the root password through single user mode, Apple did something about it, so it won't let you change it (requires some dependency on a service that isn't running at that time), so skipping the assistant is out of question. It seems purely like an anti-hackintosh measure... a small but annoying one. After the setup, the keyboard worked like a charm. So yeah, just borrow a friend's USB keyboard, or buy one.
  2. VoodooHDA in Lion

    I use it, only thing I can't get working is the mic. I'm going to mess around with the next and see if I can get it working.
  3. Install on an external HDD?

    You can most definitely do that! And welcome to the wonderful world of hackintosh Anyways, if it's a USB External HDD, it should be fine, I booted Snow Leopard off of a USB before. If you burn the distro on a DVD/ use retail, you just have to partition the external HDD (make sure you back up your data, this WILL erase it ALL!) to GUID, and make one partition for OS X (formatted Mac OS Extended or Mac OS Extended Journaled). From there, you can simply select the external HDD as the install target, and install OS X! Alternatively, if you have a distro, and you have data on the external HDD, use gparted or some other partitioning tool to make one FAT32 partition for OS X, and format that Mac OS Extended or Mac OS Extended Journaled, and install from there. I hope this post helped you a bit
  4. Three (odd) problems...

    1) Scrolling with inertia does not work. I enabled it in Universal access, using VoodooPS2 with support for multitouch trackpads in 32 bit mode. 2) My "About This Mac" shows odd information. In my SMBIOS.plist, I have it configured as a MacbookPro(6,2), and it seems to show up as so, but right underneath that text, it shows I have an iMac, and it also says that I have a 27 inch display in the Displays column of "About This Mac". I heard this was related to the serial number somehow, but I can't remember where I found that information from... 3) Hibernation doesn't seem to be working at all. My laptop seems to write a corrupted image (perhaps related to forced secure VM in Lion?), and Chameleon cannot boot from it. How would you go about disabling secure VM? Apple took out the option in Lion. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you!
  5. 560 Ti

    Try booting with the flag- npci=0x2000 Also, can you post a picture of your log? That would be very helpful.
  6. ULTIMATIVE wakeup the Lion from sleep topic

    I have a laptop (Samsung Q430-11) that has a Q430/Q530 board manufactured by Samsung. I have no problems waking from sleep, but the display doesn't light back up unless I push a key on the keyboard... odd. The trackpad won't do anything either. For people who have trouble waking their computers up (like it just won't wake up), try disabling Legacy USB (my laptop won't sleep/wake up without it disabled).
  7. I don't have a problem like that... closest thing I have had to that was that Lion refused to read the decryptedfs of the iPhone 3G 4.2.1 FW from my Snow Leopard partition... that was a bit odd, since I remember it mounted fine in Snow Leopard. I decrypted it again in Lion, and it worked perfectly (btw, I did a clean install, which is why I still have SL). It's most likely a software issue that Apple still has to fix...
  8. Help! Kernel Panic when open "About this Mac"

    What kexts do you have installed? Line one indicates something related to a kext. And by looking at the BSD process, you can tell it's related to loginwindow.
  9. Make sure it's formatted as Mac OS Extended and it has a GUID partition table.
  10. I can't get hibernation to work, it seems to be writing a faulty hibernation image every time I set it to hibernate (I'm using pmset -a hibernatemode 25). Is this due to the fact of secure VM? If so, how do I disable it? I haven't found an option anywhere...
  11. Sleep doesn't go into S3 - FIXED

    Do you have Legacy USB Support disabled in the BIOS? My lappy doesn't go to sleep without it being disabled.
  12. How I fixed boot hanging at the end

    Thanks! This saved me the pain of typing it in every time I boot haha
  13. If you can get a friends Mac, you can actually make a USB boot drive (you don't need a big USB, a 64MB one will suffice, hell, you could do it with a 16MB one if you needed to). Simply get the Chimera package, and select the USB as the destination. It's actually the way I made a Lion Installer USB Just letting you know, be extra careful not to select the Mac's HD as the destination. Chimera will render the Mac unbootable.
  14. How I fixed boot hanging at the end

    What exactly did you add? Did you add it in as a key and a string? Or just a string? <key>npci</key> <string>0x2000</string> or this <string>npci=0x2000</string>
  15. If you're like me, and have an existing and stable install of Snow Leopard, don't want to botch it up, and install Lion on a separate partition- this guide is for you! Also, this is for people who want to install Lion on another computer with NO Snow Leopard preinstalled, but have a Mac/existing Hackint0sh. STUFF YOU NEED! -A Mac/hackint0sh running Mac OS X 10.6.8 -$30 for Mac OS X Lion -A 8GB USB Drive -Chimera 1.4.1 (downloadable from tonymacx86's site) -FakeSMC.kext (Step One) Download Mac OS X Lion from the Mac App Store. Self explanatory. (Step Two) Quit out of the Mac OS X Lion Installer, and right click on the "Install Mac OS X Lion.app", and select "Show Package Contents" on the menu. (Step Three) Go into the folder "Contents". From here, go into SharedSupport, and mount InstallESD.dmg. (Step Four) Next, you'll need to restore the installer image to the USB. Make sure the USB drive is formatted to Mac OS Extended. To do this, you'll need to open up Disk Utility, go to the restore tab, select your flash drive as the Destination, and InstallESD.dmg as your source. There is a modified OSInstall.mpkg floating around the Internet if you need to install it on a MBR HDD. Also, stick the Chimera installer on the USB. This will come in handy later, trust me. You can put it wherever you like, I put it on / for ease of use. (Step Five) Now we need to make the USB bootable. Open up the Chimera installer, and install Chimera on the USB (be EXTRA careful not to install it to your HD if you have a Mac... Chimera WILL render a real Mac UNBOOTABLE!). (Step Six) Install FakeSMC.kext. If you have a hackint0sh, you can simply use the one inside your /Extra or /System/Library/Extensions. To install it, put FakeSMC inside /System/Library/Extensions, and run the following- cd *S/L/E OF INSTALLER USB* sudo -s chown FakeSMC 0:0 chmod FakeSMC 755 Good! Now you have the stuff you need to make your USB bootable! (Step Seven) This is the easiest bit. All you have to do is boot from your USB (go into your BIOS, and set the boot priority to USB first, also make sure Legacy USB is enabled!), and follow the Installation Wizard. I recommend booting with the following flags- -v GraphicsEnabler=Yes npci=0x2000 From there, just install Mac OS X Lion! We're not done yet though, sadly. (Step Eight) IF YOU HAVE AN EXISTING INSTALLATION OF SNOW LEOPARD ON THE HD OF THE COMPUTER YOU'RE INSTALLING LION ON All you need to do is do Step Six again, except instead of the S/L/E of the Installer USB, you use the HD you just installed Lion on. From there, your system should be bootable, and follow the setup assistant! (Step Eight) IF YOU DON'T HAVE AN EXISTING INSTALLATION OF SNOW LEOPARD ON THE HD OF THE COMPUTER YOU'RE INSTALLING LION ON This is a bit tricky, and requires messing around with the Terminal/command line. Boot up using the Installer USB, select "Utilities" from the menu, and open up Terminal. Mount your Lion HD, and run the following- cd /System/Library/Extensions cp FakeSMC.kext *PATH TO S/L/E OF YOUR LION HD* cd *PATH TO S/L/E OF YOUR LION HD* chown 0:0 FakeSMC.kext chmod 755 FakeSMC.kext Reboot, and keep using the USB drive to boot. But this time, select the HD that Lion is on, and boot with the flag -f (you may add other flags too). You should be at the Setup Assistant if everything went correctly! Setup your hackint0sh, and get to the desktop. Now, run the Chimera installler package (see, I told you it would come in handy!), and install it to the HD that you have Lion on. Voila, you have a bootable Lion! For hardware issues, google is your best friend. However, I'll list some big ones- PS/2 Trackpad/Keyboard- Use the VoodooPS2 from [url=&quot;http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/&quot;]#####[/url] 3.8. Graphics Cards- Use the boot flag "GraphicsEnabler=Yes". If you get stuck at [PCI Configuration Begin] at boot...- Use the boot flag "npci=0x2000". Hopefully, I helped some people. I wish you good luck on hackint0shing, and above all- have fun!