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Plucka

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  1. AirDrop - Wifi compatible cards

    If you wanted the genuine article at a better price, you should just have searched outside of eBay for one of these and any wifi pcie adapter from eBay. Hey Splonk, Could I ask you if this card plugs straight into a PCI slot on my mobo? If not is it a case of getting the adaptor and building it on to that? Or do you know of a card that plugs straight into the PCI or PCI e slots? Sorry if the question is a bit on the silly side, I do already have wifi working with a Buffalo PCI card without the use of any extra drivers but its seen as a third party card and I think the chipset is too old to support Airdrop, my Macbook Pro is from 2010 and I would like to be able to share files between my Hackintosh and the laptop this way. Any help or advice would be gladly appreciated, cheers mate, Plucka
  2. 10.7.1 in software Update

    Updated, everything working, did have to remove sleep enabler kext from extras folder, otherwise it kernel panicked at grey screen boot. Cheers, Plucka
  3. Lion on Asus P5B

    Hey there, which guide did you use and what steps did you take when making the USB boot drive? Sounds like your BIOS settings are ok, do you have SATA or ATA (IDE) drives in your desktop? Just need a little more info from you please, will try and help as much as I can. Cheers mate, Plucka
  4. Lion on Asus P5B

    Hey, maybe stating the obvious, but do you have this in your plist? <key>EthernetBuiltin</key> <string>Yes</string> If not try it, back up your original plist, if it wont let you save the changes, drag the plist to the desktop, make your changes and then drag it back, authenticate and replace the original plist. Otherwise the was a package from Mistico (link in this post) that he made for the ASUS P5B Deluxe. You might be able to use his patch for the onboard ethernet. Hope this helps, let me know if it did, cheers mate, Plucka
  5. Lion on Asus P5B

    OK am at home now and have booted into my first drive,I have booted in verbose mode and this is what it said at the end of booting up, I assume this is where it hangs? If you have steps please lay them out for me or maybe you see something in my picture that may be causing this? Thanks for your reply ekzotic, cheers mate, Plucka
  6. Lion on Asus P5B

    Ok mate, no worries about the files on the first drive all my important stuff is on the second drive so I'm not worried about wiping that drive at all. I will be doing a clean install of Lion following this guide: http://osx86.sojugarden.com/guide/ Let me know if you think this is a good guide? Or do you have a better one? Cheers mate, Plucka
  7. Lion on Asus P5B

    Hey ekzotic, I will boot in verbose mode when I get home, am at work now, will see if I get anything to take a picture of, if not do you think I am better off just going on to installing Lion on the first drive now and use the USB stick method? I know everything is in tact on my second drive. So if I get the first drive booting with Lion the new bootloader should also recognize the second drive. Thanks for your reply mate, cheers, Plucka
  8. Lion on Asus P5B

    Hey ekzotic, Well the worst has happened mate, until yesterday both my drives were booting fine, this morning I went to turn on my hack of which I am so proud and now it goes through the Asus splash screen to the Chameleon selection screen where I see all my HDs and installs. I selected my first drive SL and it just sat there at the grey screen with the wheel spinning, usual boot time is about 30 to 50 seconds now I let it stand there for like 1o minutes and nothing. So I found my old Empire EFI boot CD and booted into my first drive with it and updated Chameleon to the latest version. Restarted the PC and crossed my fingers. NO LUCK, just sits at the spinning boot wheel now, the HD shows activity but it just wont boot. Same story for the second drive, Am quite upset about it as I use this hack for my work as well. I know my GT240 is working fine as I was able to boot into windows on another drive. Do you have any ideas at all on what the problem might be? I am only asking because you have the same board as me and maybe you have encountered something similar in the past? My second drive with 10.6.5 on it is very important to me, the first drive not so much, do you think I would be better off installing Lion on the first drive now via the USB method? I have an extra USB PCI card that has an internal USB port on it so I could leave that USB stick in my machine permanently and if need be boot from it if there are future problems with Chameleon? I hope you have some words of wisdom for me mate? Sorry for the long reply but its quite disturbing after nearly 5 years of relatively trouble free hacking to experience this now. Hope to hear from you soon, cheers mate, Plucka
  9. Lion on Asus P5B

    Hey mate, CCC is short for Carbon Copy Cloner http://www.bombich.com/ it is quite good and can clone any drive to another including making it bootable. I used a creative Xmod for a while but didnt get full frequency response from it, it was capped at 48,000khz and 16 bits. So reverted to the onboard sound I could not get it going, do you have something in your P-list that helps with using VoodooHDA? Cheers mate, Plucka
  10. Lion on Asus P5B

    That's true mate, the second drive is a CCC of the first drive, so I dont know what would happen to the bootsector either, but I think it should be OK because of the fact that the install is a CCC of the first drive, but thanks for your answer, I have to buy a 8 gig stick still, so as soon as I have it, if you dont mind I will bother you again soon with even more questions, only joking but I appreciate you taking the time to answer me anyway. BTW which sound do you use for your P5B? I have this installed on mine to have sound out working, it has never broken with updating and is very reliable. Only install the sound part and nothing else though. http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php...aded&start= Cheers mate, Plucka
  11. Lion on Asus P5B

    Hey ekzotic, thanks for your reply mate, yes I was referring to the SL App store. I understand your advice on the USB boot drive, my question was more about preparing the one drive I have, please read this text from another post: I have 2 drives each with a SL install on them, one drive, lets say my first drive has Chameleon on it and the second drive is accessed through the Chameleon interface to boot that SL install. I would like to format the first drive with Chameleon on it to try Lion, the first drive is having issues so I have nominated it to be the guinea pig for Lion. If I install Chameleon to the second drive and wipe the first drive will Chameleon still boot? Can you follow this? I am only worried if I hose the first drive that even if I install Chameleon on the second drive I wont be able to boot into the second drive? Any advice here is welcome, cheers mate, Plucka
  12. Chameleon Wizard - Utility for Chameleon.

    Hey everyone, I dont want to step on anyones toes by asking a silly question, but I would like to use this Chameleon Wizard to do the following: I have 2 drives each with a SL install on them, one drive, lets say my first drive has Chameleon on it and the second drive is accessed through the Chameleon interface to boot that SL install. I would like to format the first drive with Chameleon on it to try Lion, the first drive is having issues so I have nominated it to be the guinea pig for Lion. If I install Chameleon to the second drive and wipe the first drive will Chameleon still boot? Does anyone have any words of wisdom for me? Hoping for a speedy reply and thanks in advance, cheers mates, Plucka
  13. Lion on Asus P5B

    Hey ekzotic, thanks for your reply, sorry that the DSDT didn't work for you, I assume you used this guide http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=235523 ? This makes a DSDT for you, and you just replace the DSDT in your extras folder. Sorry if I am explaining something you already knew, just trying to help mate. App store was not a problem for me after deleting Network preferences p-list and removing the ethernet and airport connections in preference pane, the app store then let me log in. Do you know anything about Chameleon? I have 2 drives each with an SL install, 1 disk hast Chameleon on it and the other is accessed through the Chameleon interface. I would like to format the drive with Chameleon on it to try Lion, if I install Chameleon to the second drive and wipe the first drive will Chameleon still boot? I know its off topic but it does relate to getting Lion going. Thanks again for your advice and the driver, cheers mate, Plucka
  14. Lion on Asus P5B

    Hey ekzotic, thanks for your reply, did you install Lion over your existing snow leopard or did you do a fresh install? Would you mind sharing your steps with me please. Sure I don't mind sharing my DSDT with you, a word of caution though, I don't know if it will work with your board, I read in MaLDons DSDT topic that it may or may not work. Hope to hear from you soon, cheers mate, Plucka dsdt.aml.zip
  15. Lion on Asus P5B

    Hey everybody, has anybody attempted to install Lion on their Asus P5B Mobo's? I have a drive with 2 partitions on it, actually I have 2 drives, one is my main install with only 10.6.5 SL and Chameleon installed on it, and the other drive has a CCC of the 10.6.5 updated to 10.6.6, with the second partition being a CCC of the 10.6.5 updated to 10.6.8, everything works fine after the update except for the spinning boot wheel that has vanished, but it boots into 10.6.8 without any problems. I have a copy of Lion and when I mount it on the 10.6.8 partition I am able to go right through to the install screen and even select a drive to install on. I see that most people are saying use a USB drive to boot off, but I think most people are trying to do a fresh install of Lion on their second partition. I was wondering if I just do the upgrade install over my 10.6.8 partition would Lion then be bootable after the install? Because, all the kexts in the extras folder and the DSDT.AML are already in place! The only thing I have is the Chameleon version which isnt the RC5 for SL and Lion. I am a bit hesitant to install this Chameleon on my main 10.6.5 drive for fear of stuffing up my boot drive, is there anybody here that can tell me it wont cause problems by updating the Chameleon version? Anyway I hope somebody out there has a few tips or maybe even a tutorial for this board, I know there are a lot of people with this board, so I hope to here from you soon, cheers mates, Plucka
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