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iATKOS 5i 10.5.5 Intel DVD

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Welcome to iATKOS v5i Installation..


The oscar goes to Apple and OSX86 community..


Thanks to Netkas and the chameleon team for the bootloader..


Thanks to fassl, superhai and mackerintel for their dsdt work..


Special thanks to pere and fassl for their supports on this work of mine..


And zapf2000, thank you buddy, for all of your supports icon_smile.gif cheers to ggrn.de people..


For my brother eskurza..









1- This DVD is designed for Intel architectures.

Minimum requirements: Intel SSE2 CPU, 512MB RAM, 10GB free space on target partition, OpenGL VGA card.

Recommended: Intel Core CPU, 1GB RAM, 15GB free space on target partition, nVidia 6xxx or newer - ATI X1300 or newer - Intel GMA950 or X3100 VGA card.


2- This DVD includes Apple's Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.5 (9F33) installation.


3- Make sure that the md5 checksum of your iATKOS iso image matches the one posted on our website. Otherwise you may have a faulty DVD image. Use quality media/burner and burn slowly.




- This OSX86 installation DVD release supports both GPT and MBR partitioned harddrives.


- The major improvement on this 5i release is updating your running system using software updater just like real Macs. This is possible for Intel based chipsets. Please read the information about preparing an upgradable system below.


- Main system is fully stock! That means it can't run on x86 hardware without selecting none of x86 patches. At least you need to choose one of the decrypters.




1- Run Disk Utility via Utilities menu and erase the target partition for clean install. Do partitioning if you need to.


a- You can choose MBR (Master Boot Record) or GPT (Guid Partition Table) via partitioning options. If you want to change your existing partition table type, note that all your existing data on disk will be gone.

b- For Windows fellows that has not tested this amazing system yet and that does not want to loose their windows software, porn and virus&trojan archive on D:\, should use Parted Magic Live CD for preparing an active primary target partition and after that, just erase it via diskutil. Jump to Step 2.

2- Select the destination for installation.


3- Click Customize*** and select what you need.


4- Click Install.

Install time is about 20 minutes.



*** Customize section is the most important part of the installation for you to make OS X work on your hardware.


- iATKOS Main system: If you want to install the osx86 main system, you need to select this.

- Bootloader: You have 2 choices. You must select one of them for booting your osx86 system. PC_EFI V9 is an "all in one" bootloader and has many options. The most important ones are DSDT override, external kexts and the 64bit mode (snow leo only). DSDT override will be needed for the upcoming updates, otherwise osx86 systems will have kernel panic due to new RTC driver. "External kexts" option allows users to use external location for their special drivers (/Extra/Extensions), this will protect them from the updates. iATKOS v5i installation has all the needed scripts and packages for you to prepare an upgradable system and update like real Macs, but you need to read the information about preparing an upgradable system below.

The other choice is Chameleon v1.0.11. This is compatible for most systems, users whom want to have a normal old-style osx86 system may choose this bootloader.

- Decrypters: You must select one of the decrypters for your x86 hardware.

- SMBIOS: You need to select one of the enablers or classic x86 SMBIOS drivers. Enablers allow your system to run on stock SMBIOS driver and this is also a must for upgradable systems. x86 patched SMBIOS' are for normal old style osx86 systems.

- Kernel: You can choose 9.5.0 voodoo, 9.5.0 fassl kernel or old 9.2.0 toh kernel which is compatible for most.

For upgradable systems, the custom kernel you selected will be protected after applying the update, which means you will be running on new System.kext + your old 9.x.0 custom kernel which is not right. System must run on System.kext that belongs to your kernel version. So, you will need to replace new System.kext with your old System.kext, otherwise you will not able to use none of USB devices. You can find your custom kernel's System.kext under /Library/Temp. New updated one is in /System/Library/Extensions folder. Do not forget to repair the disk permissions using Disk Utility.

If you want to switch to stock kernel when running upgradable system, then you need to edit com.apple.Boot.plist file under /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration. You need to change the value ''custom'' to ''mach_kernel'' and reboot. Don't forget to use the same System.kext version with your running kernel. For normal iATKOS osx86 systems you need to check /Library/Backups folder for the stock kernel and replace it with the existing kernel on your root.

- ACPI: Main system includes stock ACPI driver. You can choose modified ACPI for shutdown/reboot problems and also you can select OHR driver for such issues. You can choose x86 modified ACPI driver for PS2 mouse/keyboard and also PS2 driver can sure manage that but it is not a good choice for upgradable systems. You may need to select APIC driver for some mobo.

- Disabler: This driver disables some problematic drivers, you may not need this for PC_EFI V9 systems but this can still be usefull for most systems.

- Remove PowerManagement: This removes the most problematic driver. You do not need it if you select Disabler or if you are on PC_EFI V9 bootloader.

- PS/2: Driver for PS/2 keyboard/mouse. You will need to modify the Info.plist of ACPIPS2Nub.kext for the update's ACPI version before applying main system update, otherwise your ps2 mouse/keboard will not work. For upgradable systems, I advice you to use x86 ACPI driver instead of this.

- OHR: Driver for freeze issues on shutdown/reboot. Modified ACPI driver can be an alternative for this.

- Drivers: Additional drivers for your setup. Read the descriptions.


*********Preparing an Upgradable System**********


A profile is given below, first four items are musts for upgradable systems, the rest are for additional setups. Read carefully. Intel chipsets have more chance for success.

- Main System

- PC EFI V9 Bootloader

- One of the Decrypters

- One of the SMBIOS Enablers

- It is better to use the stock kernel. If any custom kernel is selected then you will need to replace the System.kext with the one in /Library/Temp after applying the update.

- For PS2 mouse/keyboard it is better to select x86 ACPI driver instead of PS2 driver.

- Speedstepping support may be problematic for upgradable systems without Disabler. But you can use it safely with Disabler.

- GMA950-a will fail after update, GMA950-b or efi string should be selected for such systems.




iATKOS 5i has no integrated procedure for multibooting but preparing a multiboot GPT or MBR system with this release is easy.


Here is a ''How To'' for GPT and MBR triple boot including Mac-Win-Linux.

- MBR (Master Boot Record) triple boot -


- Change your partition table type to MBR (msdos type) and create 3 primary partitions by using Parted Magic Live CD or iATKOS Disk Utility. HFS+ format for OS X target, Fat32 for the others.

(Note: %99.99999 of the PC harddrives already have MBR partition map scheme (msdos type) which you can change it to GPT via Parted Magic CD or iATKOS Disk Utility if you like to.)


- Add boot flag to Vista or Linux target and install the OS' in any order you like. For linux, do not install bootloader to MBR, install it to linux root. If you want linux to take the boot control then you need to install its bootloader to MBR.


- Boot iATKOS 5i DVD and install OS X to its target as usual.

- You may need to repair Vista. Add boot flag to Vista partition, boot Vista DVD, select repair, add boot flag to OS X partition, thats all.


Now you have triple boot on MBR.


Note: Adding boot flag to MBR partitions: Boot Parted Magic Live CD, right click to partition, select flags and click to boot.

- GPT (Guid Partition Table) triple boot -

- Change your partition table type to GPT (Guid Partition Table) and create 3 partitions by using iATKOS Disk Utility. HFS+ format for OS X target, Fat32 (msdos) for the others.


- Boot Windows Media and install it to its Fat32 target partition.

(Note: Vista might not detect the hybrid partition table as XP does icon_smile.gif If so it will refuse to install the OS on the target. The trick is just try to format the other partition and then select your real target again for installation, you will see that it will success this time. No need to worry, it will not erase any data that time, because it cannot even detect the MBR part of the hybrid but this trick solves it.)

- Boot Linux media and install the OS. If you want OS X to take the control of booting then install Linux bootloader to Linux root. If you want Linux to take the control then install it to MBR (actually the MBR of msdos part of the hybrid partition table) and you will need to change the install order also. The one which will take the boot control should be the last one to be installed.

(Note: Some live linux cd stuff (knoppix, kanotix, parsix, etc.) has built-in installer applications and they use gparted for partitioning and formatting targets. At this point, formatting target to linux fs via Gparted is not a good choice because it may break the hybrid partition table, use unix fdisk just for changing the target partition type from ''c0'' to ''83'' which is linux partition type, then you can continue installation.)

- Boot iATKOS 5i DVD and install OS X as usual.


Now you have triple boot on GPT, thats all.




Known Issues:

- This dvd may not include all the necessary drivers required by your setup. Additional steps may be needed to be taken by the user to setup and use such components.



Unsuccessful Installation and Related Symptoms:


- System freezes at grey screen by booting from DVD.


--> You probably have an unsupported chipset.

*965 or newer chipset ASUS or MSI motherboard/laptop

*many VIA, SIS, ATI chipset motherboards

~ start with cpus=1 -v

~ Play with BIOS settings, turn off 1 core

~ There are modified BIOS' for Intel 965 and newer ASUS/MSI motherboards






Good luck, if you enjoy your Mac OS X86 Leopard System, buy a real Mac icon_wink_anim.gif


Brought to you by OSX86.Türk team

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Grazie x la notizia matteo.......solo una cosa nn avevo mai sentito nominare....e cioè il kernel 9.5.0 fassl....




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ehehehehehe !


Pero' X Matteo e gli altri che l'avete scaricata, per favore, non uscite subito, siamo tutti rallentati perche' chi ha completato e' uscito subito, magari aspettate, non dico molto, 1 oretta, lasciate il 100%...


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io non l'ho neanche scaricata. ho un esame domani all'università e comuque anche dopo dovrò preparare la mia tesi sul p2p..... non ho tempo...

comunque normalmente per scaricare le nuove versioni ci vuole un sacco di tempo, la prima di iatkos ci abbiamo messo piu di una settimana...

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Questa versione va bene solo per intel, per amd niente, giusto??




P.S.verrà rilasciata una versione per il mio hack in firma??

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Ieri notte abbiamo faticato a completarla al 100% tutti insieme, ci scambiavamo per 3 ore dei deicimi di percentuale a vicenda e' stato bellissimo, ma ora si scarica che e' una bellezza, ho lasciato aperto tutta la notte :D

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no dipende dal fatto che non c'è codice PPF (correzzione: non PPF ma PPC) e non ha tutte le lingue ma solo l'inglese....

la patch non pesa nulla......

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PowerPC (PPC) :) ....scusa ho sbagliato io.....pardon....


EDIT: Appena provata....non ho attivi QE e CI di predefinito.....provato sia selezionando i driver della 10.5.5 sia con i vecchi.....poi provo a sostituire Nvinject.kext......

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Io l'ho installata come prova e con successo sul mio hd esterno usb. Tutto mi viene riconosciuto alla perfezione. All'inizio è successa una cosa strana che ancora non capisco... Avendo il bios in AHCI, ho pensato di installare i driver appositi che c'erano sul DVD. Al primo riavvio: kernel panic! Da quel che ho capito leggendo il verbose, c'era un conflitto proprio con i kext AHCI. Ho reinstallato il tutto questa volta senza selezionare i driver AHCI. Il sistema parte, tutto ok, se non fosse per il fatto che gli hard disk interni non mi venivano rilevati per niente e quindi nemmeno montati.

Allora ho estratto e installato dal dvd tramite Pacifist, i kest x Sata/ide sperando di risolvere il problema. Ho riavviato ma nulla... Gli hard disk non me li vedeva. Alla fine ho tentato nuovamente con gli stessi kext AHCI che mi avevano causato il KP. Li ho installati tramite kext helper e come x magia mi sono comparsi sulla scrivania i miei HD interni. Al riavvio, tutto ok! Secondo voi come mai?

Siccome questa versione dovrebbe contenere una cartella Extra (che non ho trovato) in cui mettere i kext che ci servono x il sistema senza intaccare la cartella Extension (un pò come la retail), non vorrei ke il sistema andasse in crisi nel caso in cui vi siano due versioni diverse dello stesso kext nelle cartelle che vi dicevo. Voi che ne dite?

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rik penso di no....strano però....a me ha visto tutti gli hdd (installato anch'io su hdd usb....) ma ho selezionato solo INTEL SATA.....boh....

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No...sono in IDE MODE dal bios.....la acer mi permette di modificarlo....(almeno questo ;) )......ma comunque installando su usb non penso dipende questa seleizone.......

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il penultimo....ora non ricordo il num preciso...... l''ultimo non l'ho messo perchè abilita le ventole al massimo 24/24 h......

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se come bootloader si sceglie pc efi

sarebbe come avere la retail e quindi fare gli aggiornamenti di versione originali??

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