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  1. yozzozo

    Problem "Mapping device memory failed"

    did you ever get this fixed?
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    Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network

    Guys - Project Camphor is WAY more along than iwidarwin, has already released a fully working iwi2200 driver, and is close to releasing a working iwi3945 driver. Do yourselves a favor and forget iwidarwin. I've already deleted my iwidarwin RSS feeds and bookmarks And remember to DONATE to Project Camphor when he gets the 3945 working. It shouldn't be more than a few weeks from now until we see a fully working driver...
  3. Never mind, I got it working! It only doesn't work when the Bluetooth switch is turned on (immediately wakes up because of a USB event from the Broadcom bluetooth device). However when it's off, sleep works perfectly! Now I have to find that Clamshell kext to allow the laptop to sleep when the lid is closed...
  4. Hi, Has anyone got sleep working with the Acer 5920G? I have this laptop and have nearly everything working perfectly, but when I choose Sleep from the Apple menu, the computer just immediately wakes up. I've read different forum posts that seem to think that Sleep problems have to do with the USB driver... but I'm not sure what to tweak to get it working. I'm also relatively new to DSDT patching, does this have the potential to fix sleep? I'm hesitant to use a DSDT file (don't use one now) since almost everything is working with a combination of modified kexts and com.apple.Boot.plist changes (device strings). thanks!
  5. I believe that this is the root cause of so many of the issues with iChat and Photobooth. It appears that both of these apps attempt to initialize the webcam at a size greater than the max supported size of the webcam. For example, my Acer CrystalEye webcam (vendor 0x064e, device 0xa101) doesn't work with iChat or Photobooth, but works perfectly with a shareware program called "Video Viewer" (http://www.schubert-it.com/videoviewer/). However, it works only when the size of the window is relatively small. When you try to resize the window bigger, it attempts to switch the video resolution of the webcam to a larger format. At that point I get results similar to iChat and Photobooth. In iChat, you can resize the video window, but not small enough (for 320x240). Also, who knows whether resizing the window will do what Video Viewer does and switch the resolution, or keep it at a higher resolution and just scale the video image in software. I did not need to install ANY 3rd party software, such as iusbcam (or whatever), to make my webcam work. It seems that iChat just isn't very friendly to builtin webcams, or at least any {censored} QVGA capable webcams. I believe that the solution lies not in installing/removing other kexts (drivers) or 3rd party addons, but if there's a way to customize an Info.plist somewhere that limits the resolution, or otherwise forcing these apps to run at a certain res, that will do it. Ideally, the built-in webcam driver (IOUSBFamily.kext/Plugins/whatever) would query the webcam as to its max supported resolution, and any incoming resolution change requests would be accepted, even if the resolution is higher than the max (internally, it would just set the res to the max). Then, the image would be scaled to the desired rectangle size in software. For now, my advice is to use software that doesn't have these limitations, surely there's a better IM program than iChat? I hear Trillian Astra has a Mac version coming soon...
  6. Hey, Anyone know what's necessary for getting sleep working on an Acer Aspire 5920g laptop? I have a full retail vanilla 10.5.6 install working, with Chameleon 2.0rc1 as my bootloader (installed on a separate partition). Does anyone have sleep working with vanilla kernels, or is this something that I'd need a custom kernel for. the chipset is Intel PM965 express. -yozzozo
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    EFI Strings for 8600M GT?

    Yeah, since EFI Strings are supposed to replace Injector kexts (or so I've read), and they do basically the same thing, hopefully someone can help us out! I've also heard that this same graphics card is used in real MacBook Pros, I wonder if it can be extracted from them too? (I've also read that NVCAP values, which seem to refer to "capabilities" or ports of the card, vary widely from machine to machine. If so, an EFI string from a real MBP wouldn't necessarily work 100% in the Acer 5920G, although maybe just QE/CI would work?) By the way, I've noticed that using NVinject on my laptop says that everything is QE/CI enabled, however it seems to be like the graphic refresh of some UI elements could be faster... It's like seeing a game run at 30fps, which is fine, but you *know* it's capable of 60fps. Specifically I notice that the dock magnification when you mouseover it is fast, but not "ultra-smooth"... same thing with the Flurry screen saver. It's fast, but not as fast as I've seen a real apple machine do. Could be that it's only happening with OpenGL stuff and not QuickDraw, but I'm not sure... I've heard of enabling "QuickDraw 2D Extreme", could that be it? Maybe I'm imagining the whole thing...
  8. Hey, anyone have working EFI strings for the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT? I'm trying to get QE/CI working in my Acer Aspire 5920G laptop, and would really like to avoid NVinject.kext (which seems to work fine).
  9. (sorry, originally posted this in the wrong forum I think) Hi, I'm currently freshly up and running with a Windows 7 RC / Mac OS X 10.5.6 (retail vanilla) dual boot scenario. I'm using Chameleon 2.0rc1 as my main bootloader, installed to my Acer Aspire 5920G laptop's HDD (MBR partitioned). My HDD is partitioned like so: #1: Windows 7 boot partition with BOOTMGR #2: Windows 7 system root (main partition) #3: Chameleon (for boot switching and loading Mac OS X) #4: Mac OS X, retail vanilla install. Chameleon is installed to partition #3, and works beautifully. I'm attempting to have my system set up in a way that the OS X partition never gets touched (for kexts), and all my custom kexts are put in the EFI partition where Chameleon resides. I *think* this is working right now (can't really tell if the kexts I have in Extra/Extensions have actually loaded or not), but I also put NVinject.kext in there (which has previously worked fine when located in /System/Library/Extensions) and it doesn't seem to want to load. I'm getting "VGA: family specific matching failed" or similar in my system boot log (dmesg). And it's clear that it is not being hardware accelerated. I have a GeForce 8600M GT 256MB. I've also heard about "EFI Strings" that you can put in your com.apple.Boot.plist located in the EFI partition alongside the kext extensions. How do you generate these strings, and is it true that if you have one you don't need a kext injector (for example, if I had a VGA EFI String, I wouldn't need NVinject)? Also: are kexts located next to Chameleon in the EFI partition loaded before stuff in /System/Library/Extensions? Do they override the ones located in /System/Library/Extensions if there is a duplicate copy in both places? Say you have a modified AppleHDA.kext, and you want the version in the EFI partition to override the one that came in the retail Leopard DVD install... can we do this? Or am I approaching all of this the wrong way... can anyone that knows about this stuff please let me know? Thanks!
  10. Hi, I'm currently freshly up and running with a Windows 7 RC / Mac OS X 10.5.6 (retail vanilla) dual boot scenario. I'm using Chameleon 2.0rc1 as my main bootloader, installed to my Acer Aspire 5920G laptop's HDD (MBR partitioned). My HDD is partitioned like so: #1: Windows 7 boot partition with BOOTMGR #2: Windows 7 system root (main partition) #3: Chameleon (for boot switching and loading Mac OS X) #4: Mac OS X, retail vanilla install. Chameleon is installed to partition #3, and works beautifully. I'm attempting to have my system set up in a way that the OS X partition never gets touched (for kexts), and all my custom kexts are put in the EFI partition where Chameleon resides. I *think* this is working right now (can't really tell if the kexts I have in Extra/Extensions have actually loaded or not), but I also put NVinject.kext in there (which has previously worked fine when located in /System/Library/Extensions) and it doesn't seem to want to load. I'm getting "VGA: family specific matching failed" or similar in my system boot log (dmesg). And it's clear that it is not being hardware accelerated. I have a GeForce 8600M GT 256MB. I've also heard about "EFI Strings" that you can put in your com.apple.Boot.plist located in the EFI partition alongside the kext extensions. How do you generate these strings, and is it true that if you have one you don't need a kext injector (for example, if I had a VGA EFI String, I wouldn't need NVinject)? Also: are kexts located next to Chameleon in the EFI partition loaded before stuff in /System/Library/Extensions? Do they override the ones located in /System/Library/Extensions if there is a duplicate copy in both places? Say you have a modified AppleHDA.kext, and you want the version in the EFI partition to override the one that came in the retail Leopard DVD install... can we do this? Or am I approaching all of this the wrong way... can anyone that knows about this stuff please let me know? Thanks!
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