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  1. I had a similar problem. For some reasons, i had issues with the kexts being installed correctly. So, what i did was use the kext wizard to verify i had all the kexts from Andy's Package, and fixed permissions on both Extras and S/L/E. After that, the system booted with no issue. I hope that helps for you too. G
  2. ATI Radeon 6xxx, working QE/CI

    I got it working now. Thanks to ^Andy^ and jpa for offering things to look at, and for asking questions. In the end, i reapplied all the ATI Kexts from Andy's package using Kext Wizard, and all worked. Why they did not get installed although the first time together with the sandy bridge kernel and the fitting bootloader, i do not know. What got me curious was that i had differing file dates on the kexts i had and the kexts included in the installer package. Again, thank you for your help. Final status is : QE/CI working with GraphicsEnabler=No (dual screen with 2 DVI-D), alternatively GraphicsEnabler=Yes and AtiConfig=Duckweed with one screen only. G
  3. ATI Radeon 6xxx, working QE/CI

    Don't worry about asking things twice - i understand. I did install your P8P67Pro install package. I did not install any legacy ATI injector kexts (at least not that i remember). I am certain i did not install any nvidia kexts. I have the following ati kexts : ATI1300Controller ATI1600Controller ATI1900Controller ATI2400Controller ATI2600Controller ATI3800Controller ATI4600Controller ATI4800Controller ATI5000Controller ATI6000Controller ATIFramebuffer ATIRadeonX1000 ATIRadeonX2000 ATIRadeonX3000 I should have the bootloader from your most recent cd, and there is no resolution specified now (although i did toy with it to see if it would change anything) G
  4. ATI Radeon 6xxx, working QE/CI

    Yup. One Cable only.
  5. ATI Radeon 6xxx, working QE/CI

    Yes It is also that way when using either of the two DVI-D connectors (no adapter). G
  6. ATI Radeon 6xxx, working QE/CI

    yup. Same result. (Apple logo and spinner, connectable with screen sharing) G
  7. ATI Radeon 6xxx, working QE/CI

    Thank you for the information. (I am a klutz and accidently removed a post, it seems). I did tryall possible combinations. (Framebuffer name and Screen connection, Screens connected via Display Port or DVI-D, no adapters) The result seems to be the same: I get a gray screen with an apple logo and a spinner on the system itself, and when i connect with screen sharing, i can check the system profiler. It reports the card correctly, but shows no screens. I also issued a "Wait=Yes" to see the messages, and got : Framebuffer @ 0xC0000000 MMIO @0xFE620000 I/O Port @ 0x0000E000 Rom Addr @0xFE60000 ATI card POSTed, reading VBIOS from legacy space ATI Barts AMD Radeon HD 6870 Series 1024MB (Elodea) [1002:6738] (subsys [1043:03b0]):: PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x1,0x0)/Pci(0x0,0x0) DMI table entries list is full! Next entries won't be stored. DMI table entries list is full! Next entries won't be stored. DMI table entries list is full! Next entries won't be stored. DMI table entries list is full! Next entries won't be stored. Patched DMI Table That makes me guess that Elodea is the Personality of choice. Unfortunately, it shows no different behavior. (Unless i messed up somewhere else) Any suggestions ? G
  8. ATI Radeon 6xxx, working QE/CI

    Hello, up front, i want to say thank you to everyone who helps newbies like me to get their System working with OSX. I probably wouldnt have been able to get this far without your work. Unfortunately, i am still stuck at some point, and would appreciate hints as to what to try. Here's what i have : Asus P8P67 Board (Not Pro) Intel I5 2500 4 GB Ram Ati 6870 HD Graphics card (Asus EAH6870 DC/2DI2S/1GD5, see here) Using Andy's Boot disk (newest version), and network drivers from Realtek, i was able to get most things to work with SL 10.6.7: - Firewire OK - Bluetooth disabled (will not use it so i wont need to mess with the userspace firmware injection) - LAN OK - Processor speed / Type reported OK in "About my Mac" - RAM Reported correctly in System Profiler - System reported as Macbook Pro 8,1 The one thing which has eluded me is the graphics. I have not been able to get it to work properly. Here is what i have done (Several times now): - Boot from Andy's boot disk - Install SL from DVD (not sure which version, assuming 10.6.0) - Reboot with Andy's disk - Install 10.6.7 Combo update - Reboot with Disk - Install Andy's P8P67Pro Package - Reboot from HD - Install Realtek Network drivers. At this point, the system profiler reports the graphics as Type : GPU Bus PCIe VRAM (Total) 256 MB Vendor: ATI(0x1002) Device ID: 0x6738 Revision ID: 0x000 Kernel Extention Info: No Kext Loaded A check of the loaded KEXTs shows that the following ATI kexts were loaded: - ATIRadeonX3000(6.3.2) - ATISupport (6.3.2) From here on, i have tried a number of things, all with varying degree of failure : - Boot with GraphicsEnabler=Yes : Stuck on boot screen (apple with a spinner), Kernel Panic when triggering shutdown via power button - boot with GraphicsEnabler=Yes, AtiConfig=Duckweed or Gibba : see above - Install the ATI Kext package from This Thread : System will boot into a white screen - Separate install of Andy's ATI Package (see earlier in this thread) : No change (not expected) I did try a few other things from various forums (different sources for kexts, different framebuffer names), but the bottom line is, i cant get it to work. Do you have a suggestion what i should try next ? I am rather lost. Ahead of time, thank you for your answers. G