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  1. Niresh 10.7.3 reboots at beginning of install.

    Setting cpus=1 did it for me.
  2. Lion 10.7.2 GeForce GT520

    After dropping this for a while, I've come back to it. I'm now running an AMD Phenom II x4 on an ASUS M5A99X EVO motherboard. Still running the same GPU (GT520), only this time I'm running retail Lion instead of iAtkos. I'm currently downloading the 10.8.2 combo update DMG and will give it a whirl when it's done - will post my results after. If this fails I'm feeling a little more confident to have a look at a DSDT edit work-around should it be possible.
  3. Another "Still waiting for root device"

    It's definitely the ports that are the issue. I've hooked up my harddrive to a USB to SATA cable and have been able to boot with: -v npci=0x2000 GraphicsEnabler=No Next step of course is to either fix my 3gb/s ports or find a 6gb/s workaround solution - which AFAIK, doesn't exist...
  4. Another "Still waiting for root device"

    I've come to the conclusion it's the fact that I'm running off of 6gb/s ports. Unfortunately UEFI just isn't detecting my harddrive when connected to my 3gb/s port - which is obviously not hackintosh related. I've updated my BIOS firmware to the latest release from ASUS's website, but still the same problem. Anyone got any idea why I'm having this issue?
  5. I am running an AMD processor, but I expect this isn't causing the issue. I know this is an incredibly common issue, and usually there's a simple AHCI fix to get it working, but after reading up a little about my motherboard I'm a little stumped. My motherboard (signature) has six 6gb/s SATA ports, and two 3gb/s SATA ports. Up until now I had my SATA ports back to front (I thought I had six 3gb/s ports), so I've been running my harddrive off of my 6gb/s port, but the install went through absolutely fine. Now it's installed it's giving me the "Still waiting for root device" error. AHCI is set by default on my harddrive, but I've been into the BIOS to have a look - it's definitely set. I've unplugged all other SATA cables, and USB cables, still getting the error. Now I've figured out I had my ports back to front, I've hooked up my harddrive to the 3gb/s port but my motherboard just isn't picking it up - obviously a motherboard issue but I've no idea what. Is the 6gb/s port causing the "still waiting" error? If so, is there any way to get the 6gb/s port working, or do I need to find out what's wrong with my 3gb/s port? I am having to boot with: -v npci=0x3000
  6. iAtkos L2 installation - laptop turns off

    I've just tried reinstalling again without the PS/2 driver, and the laptop shut itself off again. I then tried again without the laptop battery driver, however with all the other drivers I would select (AppleHDA, AHCI, network drivers) and it shut off yet again. Seems a little more random?
  7. iAtkos L2 installation - laptop turns off

    It looks like it's the PS/2 driver killing it. The problem is I don't have a USB keyboard? Only a USB mouse, so I can't think of a way to get around it. I suppose the only solution is to buy a USB keyboard?
  8. iAtkos L2 installation - laptop turns off

    Quick update.. I reinstalled with only the Laptop Battery and PS/2 drivers selected and it shut itself off with 3 minutes left. Ill try again with only the PS/2 driver.
  9. iAtkos L2 installation - laptop turns off

    Ah, my apologies. I've attached the verbose log. I'm just going to try a minimum install, too. I've just installed successfully without any extra items selected. I need to reinstall though as neither my mouse or keyboard work. I guess it's one of the drivers I selected. Ill try again with just PS/2 selected.
  10. I'm attempting to install iAtkos L2 on my Samsung NP-R530, but it seems to power down the laptop during installation. The charger is plugged in so I can't imagine it's a power issue - it literally just cuts off. After trying again I'd seen it had just got to '6 minutes left' as it shut off. I have a Pentium dual core processor with 3gb ram. Any clues as to the problem and/or a fix?
  11. Lion 10.7.2 GeForce GT520

    I'll see if I can find the USB anyway, and I'll use iAtkos L2 to 'burn' the DMG to USB. Maybe it'll work like that. If not, I'll buy some dual-layered DVDs Thanks for your help, I'll get back with an update as soon as I've got one.
  12. Lion 10.7.2 GeForce GT520

    I did have an 8GB USB laying around somewhere, not sure what I did with it. I'll see if I can dig it out. Does the boot loader go on the USB too, or can I burn that to DVD? Last time I attempted to install via USB my motherboard had problems - GA-965P-DS4 model - apparently other people have trouble booting from USB with the same motherboard too.
  13. Lion 10.7.2 GeForce GT520

    Okay I've got myself a DMG of iAtkos ML2. I can't try it out yet as it's too big for a single layered DVD. Will be back to this topic as soon as I've got hold of some dual layered DVD's and installed ML2. Thanks
  14. Lion 10.7.2 GeForce GT520

    I installed iAtkos L2. As far as I know I could potentially get a kernel panic upon update. I'll run the update anyway, as I think I just need to remove something to get around the kernel panic?
  15. Lion 10.7.2 GeForce GT520

    Will this work on Lion 10.7.2? I've installed a 520 kext for 10.8 (no number after the 8) previously but it didn't change anything for me. edit - I'll give it a go!