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DragoonWraith

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  1. It would help if you included some of the messages from -v, particularly the last few. Disabling kext files from within Safe Mode and retrying without Safe Mode is likely to be your best bet for figuring things out, assuming it's not a basic incompatibility (though note that I am quite new at this).
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    Enabling Intel HD 3000 in Lion — Gateway ID47H06u

    Ah, that's very good to know; I'll double-check which version of Lion that iATKOS has. How do I determine the precise device ID for my computer? I've actually had a lot of trouble tracking down precisely which makes/models/versions of various components - I recently learned about lspci for the PCI components, which has helped, but the processor is not a PCI component...
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    Enabling Intel HD 3000 in Lion — Gateway ID47H06u

    OK, I tried using the GraphicsEnabler=Yes "Graphics Mode=1440x900x32" boot arguments (rather than modifying plist), and that didn't work. I haven't tried modifying plist because there were some issues with the install, so I figured I'd start fresh and reinstall. Unfortunately, that failed for some reason and I don't have time to start from scratch right now (there was no boot loader on the USB stick because I'd had one on the HDD, but now I don't). Continuing this project will have to wait until the weekend.
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    Enabling Intel HD 3000 in Lion — Gateway ID47H06u

    OK, I'm not at home right now to try that, but should I reinstall AppleIntelHDGraphics.kext before testing this? And the related files that I listed?
  5. OK, so I installed Lion with iATKOS L1, following the instructions here. With AppleIntelHDGraphics.kext (and related files, see below*) installed, which I believe iATKOS did at my request, the computer could only boot in Safe Mode (and then, obviously, it was not getting graphics support). If I remove these kext files and use the repair utility in Kext Wizard, the computer boots up fine, except again there is no graphics support. So now I want to fix this issue, and get these kexts working correctly. Is it worthwhile to download AppleIntelHDGraphics.kext from the Internet and try to install that copy? I tend to assume that all copies of it are going to be the same thing, but I could be wrong. Or does something more involved have to be done? For reference, the last few lines I get from the verbose printout when AppleIntelHDGraphics.kext is installed are as follows. BSD root: disk0s2, major 14, minor 1 Kernel is LP64 com.apple.launchd 1 com.apple.launchd 1 *** launchd[1] has started up. *** com.apple.launchd 1 com.apple.launchd 1 *** Verbose boot, will log to /dev/console. *** Running fsck on the boot volume... ** /dev/rdisk0s2 (NO WRITE) ** Root file system Executing fsck_hfs (version diskdev_cmds-540.1~34) BootCacheControl: Unable to open /var/db/BootCaches/PreheatedUser/Merged.playlist: 2 No such file or directory BootCacheControl: Unable to open /var/db/BootCaches/PreheatedUser/Login.playlist: 2 No such file or directory macx_swapon SUCCESS Waiting for DSMOS... nstat_lookup_entry failed: 2 nstat_lookup_entry failed: 2 Previous Shutdown Cause: 3 DSMOS has arrived ACPI_SMC_PlatformPlugin::startForReal - waitForService(resourceMatching(AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement) timed out Transcript Offline - Buffer Pool Allocate [181000] failed █ At which point it hangs Computer details: Intel Core i3-2330M Intel HD 3000 integrated graphics (these are the things I know are useful information; if more is necessary I can provide, just let me know what's actually relevant) * I also removed files from S/L/E that seemed related to the HD Graphics. A full list: AppleIntelHDGraphicsGLDriver.bundle AppleIntelHDGraphicsVADriver.bundle AppleIntelHDGraphics.kext AppleIntelHDGraphicsFB.kext AppleIntelIntegratedFrameBuffer.kext AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext AppleIntelHDGraphicsGA.plugin Also, I removed AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext and AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient.kext, since those were giving that timed out message at the end of the verbose print-out. Fixing those would also be good, but that's another issue (and there are other similar things I want working, like the ethernet card. But first things first).
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