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Hey guys,

I just installed OS X on my pc using Kalyway Leopard 10.5.2. The install went fine with no problems. But, when I tried to boot into Leopard I got to the boot loader, hit enter so it would load, it got to the white screen with the grey apple logo and the spinner below spinning, then it gets to the blue screen and just sits there. I rebooted and at the boot menu hit f8 and then typed "cpus=-v -x -F" and it loaded almost everything and then stopped with the error "ERROR: Firewire unable to determine security-mode; defaulting to full secure" then after a little waiting it came up with the message "still waiting for root device". I waited a little longer but all it did was came up with "still waitin for root device". I read on a thread here someone said it could be that SATA Native Support isn't enabled in the BIOS. So, I went into my BIOS and changed it from disabled to enabled (I keep it disabled because I use Windows XP). I then tried to boot again into Leopard again but the same thing happened... it just hangs at that blue screen. Anyone have any idea what could be wrong?

My configurations are:

HP Pavilion DV2015NR

*Intel Centrino T1350 Processor (1.86GHz)

*Intel 945 GM Integrated Graphics

*2 GB ram

*160 GB SATA Hard Drive ( but I have Leopard installed on a USB External SATA 60GB hard drive)

*Windows XP Home Edition SP3

 

BTW, I did have my hackintosh working before on a different computer... I have a DV6000T with practically the same specs(different processor(Celeron M 440)). Everything else in this computer is pretty much the same except that the DV6000T had Vista in it. So anyways not sure what the problem is... I did the install the same way I had it on my DV6000... I used disk utility to format the drive as "Mac OS X Extended(not journeled)" and selected zero out data, after it was done I went to install it on the newly formatted volume, then I clicked "Customize" and selected the vanilla kernal(as I normally did with my dv6000). After that I just hit install. After that it finished installing, when I tried to boot into Leopard it would't get past that blue screen (before the log in window but after the white screen with the grey apple logo).

Anyone who has any ideas on what might be wrong I'd appreciate hearing from you....

Thanks!

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Hey guys,

I just installed OS X on my pc using Kalyway Leopard 10.5.2. The install went fine with no problems. But, when I tried to boot into Leopard I got to the boot loader, hit enter so it would load, it got to the white screen with the grey apple logo and the spinner below spinning, then it gets to the blue screen and just sits there. I rebooted and at the boot menu hit f8 and then typed "cpus=-v -x -F" and it loaded almost everything and then stopped with the error "ERROR: Firewire unable to determine security-mode; defaulting to full secure" then after a little waiting it came up with the message "still waiting for root device". I waited a little longer but all it did was came up with "still waitin for root device". I read on a thread here someone said it could be that SATA Native Support isn't enabled in the BIOS. So, I went into my BIOS and changed it from disabled to enabled (I keep it disabled because I use Windows XP). I then tried to boot again into Leopard again but the same thing happened... it just hangs at that blue screen. Anyone have any idea what could be wrong?

My configurations are:

HP Pavilion DV2015NR

*Intel Centrino T1350 Processor (1.86GHz)

*Intel 945 GM Integrated Graphics

*2 GB ram

*160 GB SATA Hard Drive ( but I have Leopard installed on a USB External SATA 60GB hard drive)

*Windows XP Home Edition SP3

 

BTW, I did have my hackintosh working before on a different computer... I have a DV6000T with practically the same specs(different processor(Celeron M 440)). Everything else in this computer is pretty much the same except that the DV6000T had Vista in it. So anyways not sure what the problem is... I did the install the same way I had it on my DV6000... I used disk utility to format the drive as "Mac OS X Extended(not journeled)" and selected zero out data, after it was done I went to install it on the newly formatted volume, then I clicked "Customize" and selected the vanilla kernal(as I normally did with my dv6000). After that I just hit install. After that it finished installing, when I tried to boot into Leopard it would't get past that blue screen (before the log in window but after the white screen with the grey apple logo).

Anyone who has any ideas on what might be wrong I'd appreciate hearing from you....

Thanks!

 

 

hi am a new poster too but i got a similar problem while installing like it might go to blue or black screen

while installing kalyway did u read the readme file read it again carefully

when it comes like that

while at the start u have boot in single user mode type..(-s)

it asks for root mount something like that.. type mount -uw /

than after type /movevideodrivers

it ask for ATi or nViDA or Intel GMA one at a time ...say yes or no

than u might be lucky keeping the intel graphics card.. boots fine..

 

bye..

pls read kalyway readme file..

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hi am a new poster too but i got a similar problem while installing like it might go to blue or black screen

while installing kalyway did u read the readme file read it again carefully

when it comes like that

while at the start u have boot in single user mode type..(-s)

it asks for root mount something like that.. type mount -uw /

than after type /movevideodrivers

it ask for ATi or nViDA or Intel GMA one at a time ...say yes or no

than u might be lucky keeping the intel graphics card.. boots fine..

 

bye..

pls read kalyway readme file..

 

Thanks for the info... I tried that and it worked perfect! Now my hackintosh is working again. Only one problem now... the sound isn't working. Usually with my other computer it wouldn't even recognize I had a sound card until I installed the appleazailaaudio.kext (not sure if I spelled that right). With this computer(which has a similar if not the same sound card... Conexant HD Audio) it recognized a sound device being there but I didn't get any sound. I installed the appleazailaaudio.kext to see if that would fix it and it didn't do any good. So, I don't have any sound. Anyone have any ideas for the sound by any chance? :unsure:

Thanks again!

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Thanks for the info... I tried that and it worked perfect! Now my hackintosh is working again. Only one problem now... the sound isn't working. Usually with my other computer it wouldn't even recognize I had a sound card until I installed the appleazailaaudio.kext (not sure if I spelled that right). With this computer(which has a similar if not the same sound card... Conexant HD Audio) it recognized a sound device being there but I didn't get any sound. I installed the appleazailaaudio.kext to see if that would fix it and it didn't do any good. So, I don't have any sound. Anyone have any ideas for the sound by any chance? :unsure:

Thanks again!

 

does it recognize the graphic card or it was coming in 1024x768 resolution

same problem occurred to me it didn't recognize my ATi card and no sound even it sound on the menu bar

i think that azailaaudio and audio AC97 or AppleHDA i don't remember it didn't work for me

 

Main think for using the computer is sound, neat new look of graphics and internet should work..

but it didn't work for me on installing OS X on PC but trying on it reading suggestions from other members...

bye..

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does it recognize the graphic card or it was coming in 1024x768 resolution

same problem occurred to me it didn't recognize my ATi card and no sound even it sound on the menu bar

i think that azailaaudio and audio AC97 or AppleHDA i don't remember it didn't work for me

 

Main think for using the computer is sound, neat new look of graphics and internet should work..

but it didn't work for me on installing OS X on PC but trying on it reading suggestions from other members...

bye..

 

It's recognizing the graphics card as a Intel 945GM. It just doesn't have any sound...

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