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BOOT-132 CD: Problems OSX-Install from Retail-DVD (System hangs)


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Hi all,


I have the following hardware and want to install OSX from my original 10.5 DVD (Retail):


Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P35-DS4

BIOS: Downgrade to Version 8

CPU: Intel Pentium D830 (DualCore 2x 3GHz)

RAM: 2 x 2 GB 800 MHz

Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce 7600 GT

Drives: Samsung 250 GB SATA, LG DVD SATA


I changed the BIOS-Settings to AHCI, ... the settings I found on this forum.

I tested the GENERIC.iso, the GA-P35-DS4.iso, and others but all the same problem:


The pc boots up, Darwin promp cames, I choose the dvd-drive and after that the

screen only shows the apple with the grey background and nothing happens.


If I start the osx installation with -v I see the loading of the kext's and after

that a black screen.


I installed kalway 10.5 for testing, and this works great. But I want to install from retail.

Here you can find some screenshots of my bios settings.


Thanks for your help!


Best regards









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Hi all,


the problem was the CPU - i put in a Intel C2D 2,5GHz for 73 Euros and now the installation works, system boots correctly from an boot312-v2-cd. My OSX is now up and I want to update to 10.5.5, yeaah! :(


But I only have one question: I wont' modify my hdd btw. osx-system with different kext's - but whats going on with the kernel extensions? I want to put them on the boot-cd in the initrd, okay. But is that all I have to do, to get my own "driver" working, or is it more?


Best regards and thanks for your help!


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