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Gateway ML6721 Kalyway 10.5.2 Boot Freeze


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A few days ago I installed the Kalyway 10.5.2 DVD onto my Gateway ML6721 Laptop. After trial and error of using modified ps/2 kexts for my keyboard and mouse I was finally able to install it by using -f -x at boot.


After installing I booted with -f -x and set up an account. After restarting, I booted with -f -s to get out of safemode, and into the normal OS. Everything was fine. Then yesterday I restarted and couldn't boot with -f -s anymore. Half the time it would load with a jumbled frozen screen, and the other half of the time it wouldn't get past a certain part at the screen with the black backround and white font (shown below). Infact, the only thing I could use to boot was -f -x. (I need -f to load my ps/2 kexts, unless there's another way?). I reinstalled kalyway 10.5.2, but the same error is happening. I'd like to boot to the normal OS, because in safemode I can't use my wireless realtek.


Here are my specs:



Condition: Refurbished

Operating Systems: Windows® Vista™ Home Premium

Platform: Notebook PC

Expansion Ports: 1 - Express Card Slot/54

PS/2 Keyboard Connectors: N/A

PS/2 Mouse Connectors: N/A

Serial Communication Ports: N/A

Parallel Ports: N/A

USB Ports: 4

FireWire Ports: N/A

Fast Infrared Ports (FIR): N/A

LAN Ports: 1

Modem Ports: 1

Audio Out Jacks: 1

Line In Jacks: N/A

Microphone Jacks: 1

VGA Ports: 1

S-Video Connectors: N/A

DVI Video: N/A

Port Replicator/Connector: N/A

Processor Brand: Intel

Processor Class: Pentium Dual-Core Processor T2310

Processor Speed: 1.46GHz

Processor FSB: 533MHz

Processor Cache: 1MB

Memory Type: DDR2

Memory Size: 1GB (512MB x 2)

Memory Speed: DDR2 533

Memory Slots (Total): 2

Memory Slots (Available): 0

Maximum Memory Supported: 2GB

Capacity: 160GB (5400 RPM)

Optical Drive Type: Dual Layer DVD±RW/RAM with LabelFlash

Supplemental Drive Type: Media Reader

Capacity: 5-in-1

Media Types: SecureDigital

Memory Stick

xD-Picture Card

Memory Stick PRO

Multi Media Card

Audio Description: Integrated Audio

Audio Chipset: Hi-Definition (HD) Audio Support

Graphics Description: Integrated Graphics

GPU/VPU: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X3100

Video Memory: up to 384MB Shared

Video Interface: VGA

Communications Description: Integrated LAN

Integrated Modem

Integrated Wireless LAN

Interface Type: RJ-11 Phone Connector

RJ-45 Ethernet Connector

802.11a+b/g Wireless Neworking

Data Transfer Rate: 10/100Mbps NIC

56Kbps Modem

54 Mbps

Protocols: V.92




Width: 14.09"

330 mm

Height: 1.31" - 1.40", 33 - 36 mm

Depth: 10.39", 264 mm

Weight: 6.24 lbs

Mouse Type: Touch Pad

Buttons: 2

Scrolling Capability: Vertical Scroll Up/Down

Keyboard Type: Fullsize

Display Type: WXGA TFT LCD

Viewable Screen Size: 15.4"

Maximum Resolution: 1280 x 800

Battery Type: 6-Cell Lithium-ion

Battery Life: N/A


When I booted with -v, it froze here: rtl__r1000__ext: Ethernet address 00:e0:b8:e1:c4:53


Here is a few lines leading up to that:

dsmes: Initializing...

dsmes: Hook and decryption contexts set!

dsmes: Starting...

GFXO: match category IO Framebuffer exists

Ntfs driver [Flags: R/O]

RTL8187B: Ethernet Address 00:16:44:6b:93:95

NTFS Volume name Recovery, version 3.1

NTFS Volume name Vista Ultimate, version 3.1

Oct. 10 my-name-mac-pro ntupdate - pro ntupdate [64]: can't find host time.apple.com

Oct. 10 my-name-mac-pro ntupdate [64]: no servers can be used, exiting

rtl__r1000_ext: Ethernet address 00:e0:b8:e:c4:53


Then, after a while, my mouse comes up with the rainbow circle, but the black backround with the white font is still there, and this is as far as I get.


Also, I have Macdrive, which allows me to view and read and write to my Leopard drive from Vista.


I am dualbooting Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 and Kalyway 10.5.2

If you need any more information let me know. Thanks.

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