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  1. Hey Everyone, I just wanted to ask if I can use a AMD Radeon HD 7570 in a hackintosh. People are saying it's just renamed it is actually the HD 6570's. I just wanted to know this I want to build a hackintosh in a few months/days. ~Stransform
  2. I have a system running 10.8.1, its running the following hardware: CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3 rev2 Graphics: Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 My problem stems from the graphics card not being fully detected or shown in the system info. In system info it reads as 6xxx AMD card. This is causing issues with Steam and Adobe products. Any ideas? I am running GraphicsEnalbler=No as it is not needed for my card to boot. Switching GraphicsEnabler=Yes causes the system to be unable to fully boot.
  3. Mavericks is old news, but I am an old dog. I like experimenting. After playing with my first mac Mavericks install, and updating, more or less successfully, to 10.9.5, I noted many things stopped working. Preview, Messages for instance. Well, I didn't really want to wipe out what I had going, and short on SATA drives, I needed to find a way to install onto an IDE (pata) drive to see what I could get going. So, I still had my vanilla "myHack" USB loaded up with Mavericks. I had already found the files IOATAFamily and AppleViaATA (AppleNForceATA was also there) that made ide drives visible on my current install. I added those files to the installer's S\L\E and gave it a try. I booted using -v npci=0x3000 (which was actually the wrong npci) and the installer booted, actually faster than previously. The install showed my drives, all of them. Mavericks does not natively see ide at all. I went through Disk Utility. set up my WD 80gig drive for GUID, and the regular MacOS EXTENDED Journaled. exited Disk Utility. At this point, prior to my little file additions, The installer would sometimes lock up here. No problems. Went back to selection, chose my IDE WD drive and moved on with install. As always, the install took quite some time. at the end, myHack offers to remove some files. I go with that. It also offers a choice of Generic or Use my own "EXTRA". I had my own ready. Then, myHack runs myFix. and for the first time, successfully. In the past, I would end installs with either a freeze or reboot. Several minutes later I get the message, Install Successful. Now you aren't finished. I tested the restart, and to no surprise, it didn't load initially. Next step is to open my new install from another working install. My case, I used my Snow Leo. reinstall my kernel choice. mine is named McKay_kernel. I don't remember where I got it, but it was the first one to actually load on my ASRockAlive sata2-glan / AMD 64 X2 4600+ Machine. Then look into your install S\L\E. Missing the new ata files I mentioned above. So I copied all those back in. Used Kext Wizard to repair permissions\ rebuild caches. Also, Used Chameleon Wizard to set up my org.chameleon.boot.plist and smbios.plist . smbios I kept simple. chose a preconfigured mac pro 6,1 (you can choose whatever you care to, 4,1 and 5,1 will probably be good choices) The boot flags are the most important. in my case I used the following for initial success. -v -f cpus=1 busratio=12 npci=0x2000 PCIRootUID=1 Graphics Mode=1024x768x32 GraphicsEnabler=Yes . I will fine tune these later, removing any unneeded flags. The file should end up containing something like this <key>Graphics Mode</key> <string>1024x768x32</string> <key>GraphicsEnabler</key> <string>Yes</string> <key>Kernel</key> <string>mach_kernel</string> <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>cpus=1 busratio=12 npci=0x2000 PCIRootUID=1 -f</string> <key>Timeout</key> <string>8</string> <key>UseKernelCache</key> <string>Yes</string> Finally, I give everything the once over and reboot back to my Mavericks IDE install. and then I watch my dual monitors come to grey, then load the User Setup dialogues. These are all the basics. nothing really new. The cloud wouldn't set up, but that's not a problem. I set that up via safari later. (not from preferences as the error message suggests) I am also using an nVidia GeForce GT 610 1gb. I didn't have any huge problems until attempting to load Multi-critter (you know what I am talking about) and then got a nice Kernel Panic from the desktop. I was after the voodoo drivers for my sound. So, next to update nvidia drivers and get the voodoo drivers elsewhere. I will further test to see if that particular app is the cause or it is a glitch in the geforce drivers. pretty basic walk through, but if you have an older board like myself, this will give you access to your ide pata drives. Also, your old dvd burners, cdroms. But most of all, the HDD and installing on pata drives. PLUS, I think it actually made the installer work better being able to recognize my ATA ide bus. The files I used were found searching on Youtube. There is also a tutorial there somewhere, which I gathered the info to do this. My next test.... will this work for Yosemite\ El Capitan.... have fun guys n gals. keep experimenting and learning and thanks to all of you for sharing yours [ Already tested the ata files in 10.9.5 successfully ]
  4. Hey all, With the recent release of the experimental Lion Kernel for AMD Processors. I decided to give it a go, so I booted up Windows, opened Disk Manager and created a 230GB Partition for my OS X Lion install, and then a 30GB Partition for my Mac OS X Snow Leopard install(Required to install OS X Lion). Once that job was completed I then downloaded Hazard OSX(10.6.2) for AMD Machines. Then I downloaded iAtkos L2. Once they were finished downloading I then burned Hazard OSX to a 4.7GB DVD+R Disk at 2.4x While it burned I also transferred iAtkos L2 onto one of the two 8GB USB Flash drives I have. Then once they were both done burning/copying I decided to download the Kexts I needed for Snow Leopard, since I had Snow Leopard Installed previously I knew exactly which Kexts were required. But for Lion I had to do a bit of "Kext Hunting", if you will. After that, I finally took a deep breath and rebooted. The Hazard install went perfect. Very smooth. I installed my Kexts and what not, Rebooted and I had a running Snow Leopard Partition. From this point I then followed this Guide: [AMD] 10.7.3 Guide - Experimental (Written by Devout) I opened the OSInstall Package, and proceeded through the install, I selected my OS X Lion Partition and was very careful to not over-write my Snow Leopard partition. The install took from around 10-20 Minutes. I can't remember. Once the install was done... I replaced the mach_kernel in my OS X Lion root with this AMD Lion Kernel: [AMD] Lion Kernel (V4) Once done, I rebooted I was presented with Chameleon and I then did a regular boot. This is where my problems began because almost instantly after I booted my OS X Lion partition my Computer Rebooted, and then this just led to a constant reboot loop if I selected my Lion Partition. This peaked my interest as I have never been presented with such a situation. So I booted -v (Verbose Mode) to see what was going on. But I couldn't, the kexts were being loaded way to fast for any human-being to comprehend what was being out-putted onto my screen. I then assumed that this was a Graphics Problem. So I first tried switching video outputs from DVI to VGA. And still, the same thing. Then I decided to switch to my onboard graphics. This time, the kexts were being loaded much slower to the point I was actually able to read them. But what really surprised me was the fact that Lion loaded all the way up to... "Starting Darwin x86" I was baffled at this point, and out of ideas. I tried many different boot flags and to no avail. So InsanelyMac Community, I look to you for the answer to this! My Hardware: HP P6610F AMD Athlon II X4 635 Onboard-Graphics: AMD RadeonHD 4200 Dedicated Graphics Card: Zotac 8400GS 512mb Motherboard Chipset: AMD 785g Motherboard Brand: Foxconn Motherboard Model: N/A(Unknown) Audio: ALC888s-VD(Onboard) Ethernet: Realtek RTL8105E 4gb DDR3 Ram Thank you very much, InsanelyMac. Any help is much appreciated!
  5. I have a AMD Athlon based computer and I want to install Mac OS X Lion but if that would be impossible I'm happy with a Snow Leopard insall. Specs of the PC : CPU : AMD Athlon 64 x2 5400+ (Stock, 2.8GHz but sometimes OC to 3.0/3.2GHz but i don't want a OC config on a Mac Installation) MOBO : MSI MS-7309 v1.0 GPU : ATI Radeon HD 3400 Series 512MB Normal Clock ( No Overclock) RAM : 4 GB DDR2 HDD : 500 GB SATA 2 HardDrive, but only 164.6 GB free for Mac OS X install because I have to keep the rest of the files and projects. * This version of BIOS I have doesn't support USB Boot but I've already did the AHCI setting.* Now I have only this computer ( running Windows 8.1 Pro ) and a Asus Laptop ( running Windows 7, uncompatible with Mac OS X ) because I forgot my new MBP in England at a friend.

    Установка на AMD

    Здравствуйте форумчане! Не пинайте сильно, если не туда написал, а направьте куда надо, если не трудно.) Хочу поставить Yosemite или El Capitan на своё железо, список ниже: CPU: AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core, 3,5GHz Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 Chipset: AMD 970 & AMD SB950 BIOS type: AMI UEFI BIOS RAM: 2x8Gb Graphic card: Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 4Gb Soundcard: Realtek ALC887 Network Card: Realtek RTL8111F In use Windows 10 Pro. Подскажите реально ли вообще это сделать, и если да, то как и с чего начать? Заранее спасибо всем откликнувшимся
  7. Hi guys, I have a AMD Radeon HD7850 GPU in my Intel hackintosh build. The issue with it is that when I use Clover's FakeID to spoof it as a supported card, after it says "GPU HW <something>" from the kernel, the screen will assumably go black, and then nothing is displayed when I assume the login screen is displayed. I have tried testing all the ports on the card, from DVI, HDMI and the 2 Mini DisplayPorts through a MiniDP to DP adapter, but it seems that the GPU is outputting to some odd output, or just giving a black screen. The only way to rescue the machine is... and I'm sorry to say... the reset button. My configuration is a ASRock H81M Motherboard, with a HD7850 2GB HIS GPU (Real ID in Clover = 6819, Spoof ID = 0x68181002). Parameters used: FakeID [ATI] = 0x68181002 (set as per Clover wiki) InjectATI = True FB Config = Futomaki (is this even needed? Tried booting without this set, still the same black screen) Ports = 5 (Default setting, but I only have 4 Ports) I really want to use the GPU on the DVI Port. Is there a way to say to the card that I want it to output to the DVI port, or which output I want to use? I appreciate the help, this is driving me nuts, but this hackintosh has worked mostly out of the box with a few mods to the kexts to enable audio, etc.
  8. Hello! -------- scroll down to SHORT MANUAL for a, well, short manual -------- There are guides around explaining how to enable OpenCL support in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 on unsupported AMD graphics cards in order to use the "Mercury Playback Engine". Since I was not successful with any of these, I decided to take a closer look and found a hint in an Application called "GPUSniffer". This may work with CS 5(.5) also but I have not tested it. The Mercury Playback engine is a rendering technology which uses graphics acceleration for faster rendering and realtime playback of video in Premiere Pro supporting most effects in Premiere Pro saving CPU power by using GPU rendering. If you start Premiere Pro CS 6 on a Hackintosh without a compatible graphics card and open up an new project you will notice that the first box in the "general" tab is greyed out, showing only "Mercury Playback Engine - software only" as an option. That is because Premiere Pro is checking with two text files called "opencl_supported_cards.txt" for OpenCL capable cards (as most cards are) and "cuda_supported_cards.txt" for CUDA capable cards (NVIDIA only). Unfortunately the list of supported cards is a short read. For OpenCL cards it's: ATI Radeon HD 6750M ATI Radeon HD 6770M GeForce GT 650M Now if you start Premiere Pro and the "name" of your graphics card is not in the list, OpenCL acceleration is not being used. I have a AMD Radeon HD 6850, which is not supported and therefore had to find a solution for me. I didn't want to buy a new card so I was looking for an answer around the interwebs. There are guides out there which tell you to 1. go to "About this mac..." 2. go to "More information..." 3. find the identifier text next to "graphics card" (for me that was "AMD Radeon HD 6850 Series 1024 MB") 4. copy that text without the "series" and "1024 MB" (so it's "AMD Radeon HD 6850") 5. and paste it into "opencl_supported_cards.txt", just beneath the others Tried this, didn't work But I was sure my card had OpenCL capabilities so I went on and found an application inside the "Premiere Pro CS 6.app" (right-click - show package contents) which was called GPUSniffer.app. Once again right-click - show package contents. Inside the contents folder I found links to both the graphics card list files as well as the GPUSniffer inside the MacOS folder. I ran that application (right-click - open) and it gave me this: dlopen "/usr/local/cuda/lib/libcuda.dylib" failed! dlopen "/usr/local/cuda/lib/libcuda.dylib" failed! --- OpenGL Info --- 2013-12-06 13:43:18.175 GPUSniffer[1068:707] invalid drawable Vendor: ATI Technologies Inc. Renderer: ATI Radeon Barts PRO Prototype OpenGL Engine OpenGL Version: 2.1 ATI-1.6.37 GLSL Version: 1.20 Monitors: 1 Monitor 0 properties - Size: (0, 0, 1920, 1080) Max texture size: 16384 Supports non-power of two: 1 Shaders 444: 1 Shaders 422: 1 Shaders 420: 1 --- GPU Computation Info --- Found 1 devices supporting GPU computation. OpenCL Device 0 - Name: ATI Radeon Barts PRO Prototype Capability: 1.2 Driver: 1.1 Total Video Memory: 1024MB Not chosen because it did not match the named list of cards logout The interesting part is at the very bottom. At the end it reads my graphics card was not chosen because it did not match the named list of cards. The "Name" string four lines above explains it all. The name that GPUSniffer reads out for your graphics card has to match the one in the list file. For some people maybe the Graphics card identifier in system profiler could be the same for them as GPUSniffer determines. Maybe it worked for them because of that. Whe I put the name that GPUSniffer gave me into "opencl_supported_cards.txt" and fired up Premiere Pro CS6 I got the "hardware acceleration" option and rendering was much faster for most effects. ----------------------------------SHORT MANUAL----------------------------------- You should get TextWrangler first if you don't have a good Text Editing software that can handle files which need admin privileges. 1. go to "/Applications/Adobe Premiere Pro CS6/Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.app/Contents/GPUSniffer.app/Contents/MacOS" 2. run "GPUSniffer" (right-click - open; you dont need administrator privileges) 2. copy the text after "Name:" at the bottom of the output 3. go to "/Applications/Adobe Premiere Pro CS6/Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.app/Contents" 4. open "opencl_supported_cards.txt" with TextWrangler (right-click - open) 5. paste the text under the other graphics cards 6. save and exit 7. open Premiere Pro WARNING: I cannot imagine Adobe has blocked most graphics cards just for fun. I have not had any crashes, hangs or whatever since I activated my card, but that doesn't mean it couldn't happen to you! Back up your data regularily and for important or professional editing better choose a supported card, just in case. Greetings, H84YM PS: Sorry for my English, I'm German
  9. Hi Guys, I’m stuck with 3mb VRAM, and can’t get my screen resolution! I’ve tried to reinstall 18 times with different configurations but I can’t seem to get it right! PLEEEEASE HELP I really don’t know what to do now. I've tried Enoch but still no success! MY COMPUTER SPEC: System Model: HP EliteBook 8570p Processor: i7-3520M CPU @ 2.90GHz, 2901 Mhz, 2 Cores GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7570M RAM: 12GB​
  10. Hi folks, I see it as appropriate, when we talk here about the USB problems that arise when installing El Capitan on intel/AMD Hackintosh, or my approach to use Yosemite kext drivers to fix the USB problems. the first attempt V1, was for me the proof that it is the right way, the packet V2 has ultimately convinced me that it works. I do not need to patch any DSDT and all USB drives/ Ports operate as they have previously worked with Yosemite. see here: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/files/file/521-usb-fix-for-el-capitan/?st=10#commentsStart
  11. I have the USB ports that are messy. It's even hard to explain what happens as it's not linear. At second wake from sleep USBs keyboard and mouse become unusable. If they're plugged on USB3 instead at second wake from sleep the PC...reboots itself. When I reboot at times USB keyb and mouse are not recognised. Front panel USB3 don't work. USB bluetooth after wake from sleep works really bad. Some USB3 drives get stuck while copying forcing a reboot. On Tonymac (sorry) some guy called pastrychef (moderator) tells the story of his build and how he fixed USB. He says Mr RehabMan in person suggests to create a custom SSDT for USBInjectAll.kext Now, being my machine AMD, some of what they suggest to do becomes difficult to process. All in all they say to forget your USBs are working fine unless: 1 you're lucky, 2 you fix them properly. I'm not lucky. Are there permanent fixes because I need sleep to work on my machine and I have all these troubles on USB that affect stability. Thanks all for your help.
  12. kadri15

    ATI Radeon 4200

    Hey everybody, I'm running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 on my HP Pavilion. Everything is working great except for the graphics card. My resolution is currently 1024 x 768. I have looked around for kexts but I have found nothing and everything is so maximied currently. Is there any solution to getting a good resolution for my ATI Radeon 4200? I have literally searched up so many times on Google yet I still haven't found a proper kext. Also I am running Legacy's Kernel for my boot manager? Please I would be really grateful if someone could help. Thank you very much. -Momin
  13. Post here your ATI working card. Only cards that remain usable, with minor to no glitches, with either Lion 64-bit or Mountain Lion. nVidia suggestions, Intel or Snow Leopard/Lion 32-bit will be deleted without previous notification. Counting on you, guys! This topic will help AMD users to weight better their options facing an upgrade to Mountain Lion or to the 64-bit version of Lion, since graphics is a very important issue to be considered, specially with OSX. Important: please post the exact model of your card, preferentially with the device ID. Sometimes a slightly different version of the same model won't work the same way, as you can see here, starting with post #92: http://www.insanelym...80#entry1901192
  14. We made history here! Now Mountain Lion works on AMD Machines. The support is still limited to Phenom and FX-Series CPUs, but soon we'll have fixes for other CPU models ALL CPUS, but nVidia GPUs won't boot without either safe boot (-x) or disabling GeforceGA.plugin and GeforceGLDriver.bundle (thus no QE/CI - hopefully a fix will come soon). amd_kernel.zip -----> latest kernel: credits to Andy Vandjick! (Pag 74, post #1468) This kext is obligatory: you must install it before starting your machine: http://cl.ly/0o3s0d2c001A -----> AnVsCoreCrypto! No more need for any patched kext. Thanks to all that developed, tested, commented, helped to spread the news, to all who believed in what was deemed impossible. Success was our reward, and i'm very proud of it. Happy new year! EDIT: We have an IRC room for talking about development of a Mountain Lion working kernel for AMD and other unsupported CPUs. Join us! Server chat.osx86.hu, room #LegacyKernel Well, i suppose we're lucky for Apple's early release of its Mountain Lion kernel as open source. Thanks to this, a patched Atom kernel is already done, although it doesn't work on my little Atom netbook. Hopefuly, an AMD patched kernel will be around soon but, as everybody should know, this one will be a troublesome build. The AMD kernel for the now superseded Mac OSX Lion is very limited, to be kind. In most AMD machines, basic functionalities doen't even run, like - yes, believe it! - the Finder. It could be quite useless, but it's not, thanks to many alternatives and workarounds to be found at the community. The problem for AMD is that any patched kernel since Lion is strictly i386. To have access to 64 bit apps in an AMD Lion install, it's necessary a Buldozer CPU, since it has support for a key instruction set in OSX Lion, the ssse3 (please, don't confuse it with sse3). All other AMD processors should run strict 32-bit, forbidding crucial apps like the newer xcodes. A solution for this would be a sss3 emulator. Anyone willing or able to write? (silence) As i already knew. But even when some good-willing and capable-minded individual(s) do write the emulator, there's another issue: maybe Lion would be good to go with AMD, but Mountain Lion needs a 64-bit-only legacy kernel. And 64-bit legacy kernels equals instant reboots in AMD rigs in Lion, even on ssse3-capable Buldozer machines. You can try it for yourself, with a 64-bit patch of RAW x86 (boot with arch=x64_86): http://osx86.co/f100...687/page23.html The question: is it really needed to figure out why these problems plague Lion running on AMD to make AMD work under Mountain Lion? Or the behavior of 64-bit patches would be completely different in ML? Anyway, it seems obvious to me that a sss3 emulator is crucial, since the vast majority of AMD systems are non-Buldozer. So, there's an anxious waiting at AMD realm, to finally get an early update of AMD systems, to be shoulder to shoulder with Intel users.
  15. I have now got Snow Leopard fully working on my main AMD machine with full sound, network, usb and hardware acceleration. My build is in my signature so if anyone would like to know how I did it with this build (Some bits were tricky, like the network card) then let me know and I will help where I can.
  16. Marin Maričić

    [Help] AsRock M3N78D 10.6 Install

    Hello all, First of all to introduce myself, my name is Marin and I come from Croatia, Europe. I must say you have really nice community here and if anyone can help me solve "my problems" its you guys. So I have done a lot of reading last few weeks and decided to try to install os x on my AMD machine (it is not my first time instaling i have already in my home 2 intell pc running succesfully 10.7. and 10.6. but unlucky for me this AMD machine is the strongest and i use it as my first pc). So my current config is: Motherboard: ASRock M3N78D (Chipset: nForce 720a) CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 640 3000Ghz Memory: 3x Mushkin DDR3 2048MB (6GB) GPU: ATI Radeon HD 5670 HD: SATA 1TB Searching google and the forum i found only 2 posts about my mobo and the second was the link to the first. It is pointing me to the 10.6.2 Hazard distro, but i cant seem to boot that one either. I already tried 10.6.0 retail + modcd, 10.6.3 + modcd, iAtkos S3 v2 with many boot flags one by one, also i changed my bios settings to match those that were writen in forums and in all AMD guides. All install media is restored on my mac machine onto a usb hd (150GB, HSF+), for some reason even when i did modusb on my external hd after restore, it didnt want to boot on my amd machine and i had to use burned modcd. I managed to get 2-3 time in install gui but after language selection it would give me error that "install media is not clean" or something similar like i have to eject cd and clean it with cloath then return it in cd drive... I spent last 2 weeks trying to instal this on my own but no luck hope there is someone who can help Ty in advance
  17. So essentially, after many years I finally got enough new parts to build a new PC with a Quad Core CPU. I previously had a Core 2 Duo w/ a MSI 975x Platinum Power-Up Edition Board that I had successfully installed 10.4, 10.5,10.6, and 10.8. While using another hard drive to run windows. Now I have: ASUS Sabertooth P67 (rev 3.1) Core i5 3570k AMD Radeon HD 6970 I've come to learn that the Radeon HD 6790 is essentially not compatible with any Mac OS, which I can learn to live with. I was at least able to install a distro of Mavericks and boot into safe mode for now. My random thought was this.. I have an older Radeon HD 4670 now laying around without a home. Could I put both in the PC and then just disable the card depending on the OS? IE. Use the newer card in windows 8 or Windows 7 on the one hard drive, and then run Mac OS and have it disable the newer incompatible card? I tried plugging it in for kicks and giggles and was at least still able to boot in safe mode, but I don't see an easy way of disabling the problematic card short of removing it every time i want to use Mac Os which doesn't really sound great long term. Any thoughts or suggestions? I plan on getting rid of the distro and installing as vanilla as possible again If i can find some sort of solution for the graphics card. The only posts I found for disabling a graphics chip were from mac pro owners with the lemon units.
  18. Here are the specs of my machine -AMDFX 8370 CPU -Asus M5A99FX Mobo -XFX R7-265A-CNJ4 GPU I am trying to install Yosemite on my AMD computer. However the usb installer keeps failing and then shortly restarts the computer. I have created the usb installer using both Clover and Chameleon, but neither one will work. I have also tested the usb on a real Mac computer, and it makes it to the install screen so the problem is with my machine. I have also tried GraphicsEnabler=No and npci=0x3000 as boot flags. From my research the problem fit the description of the Hasewell CPU problem from this post. The proposed fix however didn't fix my problem. I have also found a similar problem that was fixed by changing the bios setting of No Execute Memory Protect, however I can't seem to find that option in my EUFI BIOS and it is the newest version available. I am aware this function can be called NX on AMD mobos. The final solution I have found to this problem is a patch to my mobo using the UEFITool, however I would prefer to not mess with this until I know this is my problem and at the moment don’t fully understand how to use UEFITool to fix my problem. Can anybody provide me with any information on my problem or what could be a possible other fix for me?
  19. Hi all! I'm new to the idea of installing Mac on my PC. I basically want to be able to run it through VirtualBox and I've seen a whole load of tutorials on how to do this but I've always run into problems. I would like to be able to get as many things working as I can, and I'm wondering if anyone has any recommendations on how I should get started? My Specs Are as follows: AMD FX-4100 Quad Core Processor NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Graphics Card Microsoft Windows 8.1 64bit 2 SSD drives and a standard Sata Hard Drive with 1 DVD Drive 16GB of RAM I would like to run it through VirtualBox if possible, can anyone recommend what version of OSX I need to set everything up? Thanks in advance!
  20. So Currently I've had an issue that whenever I have more than 2 monitors connected Maverick will hang and crash immediately. Here some some details about my Computer's Spec. •Motherboard: ASUS Maximus Hero VI Z87 •CPU: Intel Core i7 4770k @ 4.5Ghz •GPU: AMD Gigabyte HD Radeon 7970 •Ram: 16GB 1600Mhz G.Skill DDR3 •HDD: Western Digital Black 650GB 7200 RPM •PSU: 850 Watt After some troubleshooting I noticed that I can have 2 monitors if connect in these port on my GPU: •DVI •HDMI However If I try to use my Active mini-DP adapter the OS will crash. In order to use three monitors with this GPU you need to use an Active Adapter for example: •DVI •HDMI •Mini-DP (Active) or •DVI •Mini-DP •Mini-DP (Active) etc etc. I'm not sure how to troubleshoot and fix this any further, If anyone has any ideas or similiar issue please let me know. On as side note if it matters, While i'm on Windows HDD i can use the Three Monitors Perfectly while Gaming, Multitasking, and even using Eyefinity. Here are some troubleshooting steps I've tried and still not progress: I've used ioreg | grep ATY to find out my Framebuffer but I do not understand it that well. Jeans-Mac-Pro:~ jean$ ioreg | grep ATY | | | | +-o ATY,AMD,RadeonFramebuffer@0 <class AtiFbStub, id 0x100000376, registered, matched, active, busy 0 (4 ms), retain 8> | | | | +-o ATY,AMD,RadeonFramebuffer@1 <class AtiFbStub, id 0x100000377, registered, matched, active, busy 0 (2 ms), retain 8> | | | | +-o ATY,AMD,RadeonFramebuffer@2 <class AtiFbStub, id 0x100000378, registered, matched, active, busy 0 (0 ms), retain 8> | | | | +-o ATY,AMD,RadeonFramebuffer@3 <class AtiFbStub, id 0x100000379, registered, matched, active, busy 0 (0 ms), retain 8> After which I tried booting up using the following commands GraphicsEnabler=No AtiConfig=Aji I've also tried using the follow AtiConfigs: AtiConfig=Aji,Dashimaki,DashimakiS,Futomaki,Hamachi Each at one at a time when booting of course. None of which have gotten me pass the Apple Loading screen it just hangs and freezes. Side Note, If I try to boot using GraphicsEnabler=Yes I receive the following Error. (This error happens even when I boot using only two monitors). Memory allocation error! Addr: 0xdeadbeef, Size: 0x0, File: ati.c, Line 1725 This is a non recoverable error! System HALTED!!! So Quick Recap of my issue. my Active Mini-DP Adapter does NOT work with Mac OS X 10.9 it will freeze my computer. Hence, being unable to use my Active Mini-DP means I can not use three monitors with my AMD HD Radeon Gigabyte 7970 3GB Graphics Card. However, I can use any Port in a Combination of 2, i.e: Mini-DP & HDMI, or DVI & HDMI, etc. Any Ideas on what else i can troubleshoot or find a fix?
  21. I need help with a dsdt for my AMD. Attached is the acpi_dsdt from AIDA64, the .dsl from MaciASL, the ioreg output, and my clover config plist. I have tried several times, but methinks this subject is somewhat over my humble head. I use both computers for DAW recording (using Logic nodes) but I plan to sell my older Intel i7 setup, and upgrade soon to a current Intel MB/CPU. My AMD running 10.9.4 is stable except for random graphic issues (screen flashes and goes to a colored background with vertical lines a few times per day). What's great is that all the ports on the XFX HD5770 work, I am driving 2 monitors and a TV/monitor at once, but I get the screen issues even with just one monitor connected. Some of my audio hardware is not supported on Yosemite, so i will remain on Mavericks for a while longer. After many successful builds over the past 4 years using Chameleon and no dsdt, I recently switched to Clover, and feel it is time to use a custom dsdt. One more question - I used AIDA64/Windows 7 to extract the dsdt, but there was no acpi/tool/ssdt option available. Is that because I am on an AMD? Thanks ahead of time to anyone that can help! DSDT.zip
  22. yo5bdm

    AMD with ASUS Mobo

    Hy guys, please forgive me if I post in the wrong place, first time here. I finally got the time to try out Mavericks, I wanted to give it a shot since forever. My system is: AMD Phenom II X6 64 1100T ASUS M4A88T-V EVO/USB3 with AMD 880G/SB710 chipset ASUS nVidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti video card I managed to install Niresh Mavericks with the amd64 boot flag. After restart I get the "Still waiting for root device" problem. I re-installed numerous times with different settings for the SATA, including the still waiting fix that was included in the installer, tried all the boot flags I could find, but still no luck. I understood that I need a driver (kext) for my southbridge/sata driver, but did not manage to find anything by simply google-ing. What else can I do? Where else can I find solutions? Or what other method should I search? I think someone from here knows this hardware setup and can help me. Thank you in advance!
  23. Fellow Hackintoshers, I used to have a two monitor setup under 10.8.x / Clover which was a bit of a hassle to get to work because of the video ports not working. So I searched all over the place and where else but here on insanelymac did I find people kind enough to explain step by step how to change framebuffers manually. Back then I did like Alexander Martinez did (After following his tutorial, working on my files, I realized my card had the exact same setup, and copied it really) and it worked out quite well! Instead of choosing a framebuffer somewhere in Clover I wrote a patch into my DSDT and everything worked just fine. Now we moved on to 10.9.x and Ozmosis 'came out' (i.e. found it's way into the community). I'm glad to have moved to this bootloader, makes lots of things easier imho. But. After installing Mavericks (clean, complete Re-Install with Ozmosis) and re-editing a new DSDT with my patches, I once again had no video ports. So I edited the new AMD6000Controller's Duckweed frame buffer again, but dang...this time...it...didn't work. I did it again these days realizing that back then I used a Kext Utility not officially compatible with Mavericks, but still...nothing. When I still had no framebuffer forced with the DSDT, OSX decided to use Bulrushes for my card, which gave me wrong resolutions and mouse lags. Apparently this is a problem with 10.9 not with Ozmosis, so I'd love to see if somebody can give me some tips/hints on what to do, on what I did wrong maybe, or what I should try. To make this easier I'm gonna sum up again what I've done: (People take care: This is no solution to anything. It does not work. It's what I have done so far, to make debugging easier!) 1) Patch DSDT with the following: Device (PEGP) { Name (_ADR, 0x00010000) // _ADR: Address Method (_PRT, 0, NotSerialized) // _PRT: PCI Routing Table { If (PICM) { Return (AR02 ()) } Return (PR02 ()) } Device (GFX0) { Name (_ADR, Zero) // _ADR: Address Name (_SUN, One) // _SUN: Slot User Number Method (_DSM, 4, NotSerialized) // _DSM: Device-Specific Method { Store (Package (0x0C) { "@0,name", Buffer (0x0D) { "ATY,Duckweed" }, "@1,name", Buffer (0x0D) { "ATY,Duckweed" }, "@2,name", Buffer (0x0D) { "ATY,Duckweed" }, "@3,name", Buffer (0x0D) { "ATY,Duckweed" }, "model", Buffer (0x13) { "AMD Radeon HD 6870" }, "hda-gfx", Buffer (0x0A) { "onboard-1" } }, Local0) DTGP (Arg0, Arg1, Arg2, Arg3, RefOf (Local0)) Return (Local0) } } Device (HDAU) { Name (_ADR, One) // _ADR: Address Method (_DSM, 4, NotSerialized) // _DSM: Device-Specific Method { Store (Package (0x02) { "hda-gfx", Buffer (0x0A) { "onboard-1" } }, Local0) DTGP (Arg0, Arg1, Arg2, Arg3, RefOf (Local0)) Return (Local0) } } } 2) Change the original framebuffer "Duckweed" in 10.9.1 AMD6000Controller from: 00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 00 00 12 04 04 01 00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 00 00 22 05 05 02 00 08 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 00 00 11 02 03 04 00 02 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 06 05 3) Into the adapted version fitting for my Sapphire HD6870 04 00 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 06 05 00 08 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 00 00 22 05 02 04 00 02 00 00 04 00 00 00 00 01 00 00 11 02 03 06 00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 00 00 12 04 04 01 . Hopefully somebody has time and inner peace to help me on this. I know some of you guys are badass smart! Would really appreciate it. Thank you for reading. Kudos Marian
  24. Do I need to use a special kernel or something to boot the OS X Mavericks Installer from USB on this AMD Build which has a ASRock 970Extreme3 Motherboard and a AMD FX4300 Quad-Core CPU? Here's what I see on Clover's UEFI screen: I followed this guide, located here, http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/298074-guide-create-boot-usb-installer-os-x-mavericks-on-windows/ , and made two USB drives, one to run Clover and one to hold the OS X Installation USB. Clover boots the installer as follows: But then I get a reboot. Bummer. Back in clover, I select the verbose option: and I get the following: ...but then it freezes and volia. Back to UEFI splash. Apparently I need a AMD Kernel for this to work but I'm not sure how to get the kernel booted. Could someone help me through this (as in, where to put the kernel so Clover can boot it) ? Rig Configuration: ASROCK Extreme3 970 Motherboard 4GB DDR3 Corsair Memory Boot USB is in USB2.0 Ports on back of Motherboard No HDD (barebones configuration, to check compatibility) OS Trying to Boot: Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Thanks guys! EDIT 1: I see there's a AMD kernel here: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/files/file/255-amd-kernel-for-mavericks-109109110921093/ but how do I apply this so the installer can use it? EDIT 2: Got it booting to a part where it says [PCI Configuration Begin] and then it just stops...
  25. Need some guidance - I've reinstalled the image of Mav I created on an intel box... I've added in additional kext's from ML...but With the latest bronz kernel for amd, what boot parameters should I try first? AMD Athlon64X2 3500, Nvidia 9400GT and 4 G ram...Nvidia chipset ... So far , booting I get instant reboot, or if I boot with -F I get the classic "Unable to find the driver for this platform"... Thanks