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Does anybody have a resolution to get the screen saver lock to work? I have three nicely working OSx86 installs, with sleep and everything working great - but I just noticed that the screen saver lock nor the lock from adding keychain access to the menu bar do not lock the desktop (it starts the screen saver). I have and old powerbook and Mac Pro that have 10.5.6 and lock works on both of them? On my OSx86's I only have 12 modified kexts:

/Extra/Extensions.mkext contains
  • AppleDecrypt.kext

  • AppleHDA.kext

  • HDAEnabler.kext

  • IntelCPUPMDisabler.kext

  • JMicronATA.kext

  • LegacyAppleAHCIPort.kext

  • LegacyAppleIntelPIIXATA.kext

  • LegacyIOAHCIBlockStorage.kext

  • LegacyJMicronATA.kext

  • VoodooPower.kext

/System/Library/Extensions contains
  • AppleSMBIOSEFI.kext

  • RealtekR1000.kext

Anybody have any thoughts? Directions to look?

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  • 3 months later...

I added this line to the end of my /etc/rc.common file and reboot and it fixed the problem


defaults -currentHost write com.apple.screensaver askForPassword -int 1


If Apple changes the /etc/rc.common file during an update you may have to do this again. Basically this line executes on startup for all users.



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