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  1. :blush:Hi All, I am new to Hackintosh. But I did find my way here. My computer spec is the Dell T3600 server it has Intel Xeon E5-2667 CPU, nVidia Quadro 600, and ALC269 sound card I downloaded an iso and created a bootable usb stick. It loaded with Clover Bootloader 2953. However, i didn't able to install without Safe mode, it will give me the follow ................Error alocating 0x800 pages at 0x000000000014e000000 alloc type 2 Error Loading kernel cache (0x9) Boot failed, sleeping for 10 seconds before exiting... So I installed Yosemite using safe mode. The install went through without problem. However, when I try to boot the system, it said it doesn't have a bootloader. So I plugged back in the bootable usb stick for the Clover bootloader and tried to boot into Yosemite. It gives me above error again if I don't use safe mode. So I booted with safe mode again. It stayed at the black screen with a mouse cursor for around 20 mins, Then it goes to the login screen. I type in the password, and have to wait for another 3 mins before it moves again. Then the screen refresh very slowly and finally got into the system. Once I got into the system, it works with normal speed, but the network card and sound card doesn't work. I used [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] to install the drivers. The network works immediately, but sound doesn't. I notice the graphics is snugglish sometimes with artifacts so I downloaded and installed the official Yosemite driver from nVidia (but I dont' know if it has nVidia Quadro 600 driver) However that didn't help the graphics, I believe the driver for the graphics wasn't loaded. Is it because I boot with safe mode that why the sound driver and video card driver weren't loaded? Thanks, bchiu BTW, I installed Yosemite on an external usb hd. I am not sure if that is related to the problem.
  2. russell16688

    Can only boot in Safe mode

    Hi Everyone, I'm running a Dell Inspiron 17R 5721 and I have managed to gradually get to the point of the bootloader working and my system will boot but only with -x as a boot flag. I also can only use an external screen to view my login. I have tried all sorts and I can't work out where to go from here and would really appreciate any help to try and get it up and running. I feel like I'm so close but I just don't know what to do to get the final things running smoothly. I have used myhack to get the system installed and run [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] after installation as myhack didn't work natively to get it to boot from the hard drive. Is there anythign else I need to run to stop it only starting in safe mode? I can also run a non safe mode boot with verbose and show where it freezes if that helps. Thanks
  3. This may already be common knowledge, and it might not be the best place to post this, but I've got a bit of a tip for anyone using the Project Q motherboard, or indeed any UEFI-enabled motherboard who wants to boot OS X into safe mode or verbose mode. Holding shift didn't work, and neither did any of the modifier combinations that would work on an Apple machine, and since the baord doesn't rely on a software bootloader there's no way to add on any boot flags. The way round it is to boot into the UEFI shell and manually run the boot.efi bootloader (found in /System/Library/CoreServices/), adding the relevant boot flags. 1. Hit F12 after powering on to bring up the boot menu 2. Select UEFI: Built In EDK Shell 3. Find the file system with OS X installed on it. Mine is on FS1, so to get there I typed "FS1:" (no quotes) and hit enter. The way I identified it was by changing to each file system and typing "ls" to show its contents. The OS X file system will be the one with /Applications and /Library in its root, as opposed to the usual folders found in Windows 4. navigate to the correct folder by typing "cd /System/Library/CoreServices/" - capitalisation may be important if you use a case-sensitive file system. 5. Type boot.efi and add the flags you want to use to the end. A full list can be found in the link below http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/99891-osx-flags-list-for-darwin-bootloader-kernel-level/ That's everything you need. Now you can turn on verbose mode, get into safe mode or boot into single user mode. Great if you need to troubleshoot a problem.
  4. Ciao a tutti, ho un problema con un'applicazione che ho scaricata dal Mac App Store: chiedo gentilmente se qualcuno può darmi una dritta. L'App in questione è Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare e il problema riscontrato si può riassumere come segue: - il donwload viene concluso correttamente (7 e passa GB) - l’avvio dell’App non riesce, un messaggio di errore dice che l’App è danneggiata e viene richiesto un nuovo download. In particolare il messaggio esatto è: "“Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare” è danneggiato e non può essere aperto. Elimina “Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare” e scaricalo nuovamente da App Store." Ho un MacBook Pro mid 2011 potenziato (SSD + 8GB RAM) con l’ultima versione di Mavericks (OS X 10.9.3), il problema non credo sia hardware e nemmeno software, credo che sia un problema associato alla gestione dell’account App Store. Ho provato una soluzione trovata in rete, la quale propone: 1) Eliminazione App: - eliminare l'App "difettosa" - riavviare il Mac in modalità Safe Mode (tenendo premuto SHIFT prima del boot) 2) Logout da Safe Mode: - quando si è in Safe Mode: - aprire il Mac App Store - effettuare il logout dal Mac App Store - ravviare il Mac, stavolta in modalità normale 3) Riscaricare l'App: - quando si è tornati in modalità normale: - aprire il Mac App Store - effettuare l'accesso al Mac App Store con lo stesso account cui si è scaricata l'App (ovviamente) - riscaricare l'App Tuttavia, questa soluzione funziona in alcuni casi e non sempre, come nel mio. A questo punto ho contattato sia Apple Support sia Aspyr Media (il vendor dell'App) ma non ho ancora ricevuto risposte. Non so che fare, spero che ci sia qualcuno in grado di aiutarmi in questo forum! Cristiano
  5. I have a lenovo Z500 with Intel Core I5 3230m. I installed it with myhack and now i can only boot into safe mode. When i don't boot into safe mode i get ntfs warning error or still waiting for root device. I don't know what to do. And also i cant get the elan touchpad working correctly. Can anyone help
  6. I could use any help I could get with this one, thanks in advance.... I'm freezing up on the gray screen with the apple and the spinning wheel. I've tried re-starting after removing my peripherals, no luck. I think my problem might be this: I installed some new software recently and the machine might be trying to boot from the wrong volume (I left an image mounted by mistake, which is being read as a drive I think). So I'd like to get in and delete that software. As a next step I'd like to try Safe Mode next but am having trouble doing it. Do I hit "-x" during startup, and if so at what point in the startup process? Any help would be hugely appreciated. Thank you!!! ~ T
  7. Hello and insanely great day to all, says this new member from Finland! I'm building my first ever Hackintosh and wanted to make it extra hard and/or near impossible. Relevant hardware: Gigabyte Z87-HD3 i7-4770 HD 7770 (Intel graphics have been disabled in bios) I successfully installed Maverics (DP1) with the help of myHack. The only way I figured out to boot to the installer was with GraphicsEnabler=no -v -x It installed just fine, but couldn't install the bootloader into my Samsung SSD, so now I'm booting up with the bootloader on the USB drive. Now, leaving the bootloader problem aside for a moment, I can't boot the installed OS in anything other than safe mode with -x GraphicsEnabler=no I've tried with and without graphics enabler, with npci=0x2000, npci=0x3000 and some others I can't remember anymore. Without safe mode it just freezes at [ PCI configuration begin ]. Without GraphicsEnabler=no the monitor just shuts down as there is no signal from the graphics card. Would anyone be kind enough to help me with the basics. Can this even be done? What do I need to do? Also, having ethernet and sound would be a nice to have... (I don't have bluetooth installed yet. Just to make things more complicated I whipped out an old MacBook bluetooth chip and soldered a couple of diodes to drop 5V from USB to around the 3.3V required. But I haven't yet soldered an antenna...) UPDATE: Tried installing Chameleon 2.2 svn-r2248 to my SSD but it boots up like this: SOLVED So here's a quick list of what I did to make things works, in case someone happens to have the same hardware: 1. Get yourself a big USB stick and install myHack with Mavericks DP1 2. Do the basic stuff in BIOS, like disable VT-d, enable AHCI, disable onboard graphics, etc. 3. Boot from the USB stick with these parameters: GraphicsEnabler=no -v -x 4. Install OS X 5. Boot the installed OS with the same parameters (if bootloader was successfully installed, from hard drive, if not then using the bootloader on the USB stick) 6. After booting, install drivers for the RTL8111F. These worked for me: http://www.osx86.net/downloads.php?do=file&id=3048 7. Reboot and use the same parameters 8. Install updates (DP2) 9. Install VoodooHDA. These worked for me: http://www.osx86.net/view/2746-voodoohda_2.8.4_pkg_installer.html 10. Remove GeForce*, NVDA*, AppleIntelHD* kexts (not sure if needed, but hey, why not if you don't need them?) 11. Install your favourite bootloader and set it with GraphicsEnabler=no 12. ??? 13. PROFIT
  8. 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).
  9. mrspike13

    Safe Mode

    Hi all Sorry for what might seem like a very n00bish question - I rarely ask for help in forums as I normally manage to find answers by searching Google but with what seems like a simple problem, I can't figure out how to do it! I have installed OSX Snow Leopard from a USB memory stick on a hackintosh. Managed to get sound working, WiFi etc. All was going well until the OS updated itself (I think it said updating to 10.6.8) Now upon boot I get a kernel panic. I believe this is caused by 10.6.8 not working with hacked Audio drivers "VoodooHDA(2.7.1)" and the fix involves simply booting the machine in safe mode and removing these drivers. But how do I boot in to safe mode??? I've tried holding shift. I've tried booting the USB memory stick into the installer and starting Terminal then attempting to set the -x flag but when I restart I still get the kernel panic. I haven't posted my machine spec as I guess that is immaterial. The USB memory stick consists of a retail copy of Snow Leopard which has been patched with EP45UD3P.... Any help would be greatly appreciated Ta Mike
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