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xps m1730

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my specs

dell xps m1730

core2extreme 3.4ghz

dual nvidia 8800m gtx 1gb sli

4gb ram


anybody have any success with this system? any help appricieted

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Define "success".


I can install MacOS 10.5.4 using the iAtkos installer, but I have yet to get the Dual 8800M GTX to work. In fact after I install the nvidia drivers it doesn't shutdown properly and then I have to power it off and that leads to all sorts of trouble next boot.


Try it out, let us know of progress.

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Yeah, I was working on it with aqua-mac for a little while however nothing progressed >_<. X86 Tools produced an GFX EFI string for one of my cards (it was recognized, 512mb but no CI/QE) and then on second reboot it didn't work...


What is your EFI string? I know it probably won't work on mine however it would be interesting to compare to the one I had from X86 Tools.

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I generated my EFI string using the handraulic method found here: http://forum.netkas.org/index.php?topic=222.0


It is:


in my com.apple.Boot.plist


I also have the internal network card working (albeit with mac address of 00:00:00:00:00 - not a problem for me, just setup a rule in DHCP server to assign an address to all zeros MAC) and use a USB Belkin 7050 (v1) for my wireless.


Sound works, but mic doesn't.


All in all, I'd be pretty happy if I could work out how to get DVI happening, so I'm looking into NVCAP values.

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