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Hello all,

 

I have some 4-5 yrs old machine that used to be office server. It have Intel S5000PSL board EFI capable actually. I tryed to install SL with [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] + [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url], but after inserting SL DVD all i got is blank screen.

 

Have anyone succeded in installing SL on this motherboard? If yes, what are the BIOS settings? Maybe I am missing something there-

 

 

Thanks in advance.

 

LINK of MB:

http://www.intel.com/products/server/mothe...sl-overview.htm

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Well my system is like this, taken from debian linux,

 

CPU:

Intel® Xeon CPU 3.20GHz

 

GPU:

Graphics on board is ATI ES1000 //

 

and i put in one nvidia 8400gs, which i used in my first system for testing, so it works 100% with [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] + [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url].

 

no soundcard on this borad, but i will use external via USB.

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Mine MB has ATI GPU too. I have it disabled in BIOS and use Nvidia (PCI-E) card only.

 

The MB I'm talking about is used in my desktop. It is a server board (SE7525GP2). It has 2 single core Xeons of 3.6GHz. A patched kernel is used as these CPUs are not supported by genuine kernel.

 

It works for the most part. Some minor issues are present, but nothing too serious.

 

Your MB is much newer, so BIOS options probably are different then mine MB has to offer. Anyway be sure to use a patched DSDT (extract it in Linux/Windows and patch it). My MB requires a patched DSDT, otherwise SL won't work (it works perfectly in Leopard with original DSDT).

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thanks for your response.

I also disablet onboard ATI gpu, now i get to logo screen but thats it, nothing is loading or anything. I've done some changes in BIOS too, like enabling AHCI.

 

I didn't quite understand that part with DSDT, since i am a bit poor on that issue :lol: I would love to understand it, but it's still confuzing.

 

So if i understand correct. I need to patch MB with DSDT from win or linux? Or do I only need to get some generic DSDT and load it in win/linux witha apropriate program and edit it? Can i use DSDTSE for that, since i have another hackintosh here, that works pretty good?

 

Thanks for your time, btw, if you give me link to good resources for DSDT i will check it for sure, try to understand it, so I can communicate with you folks here easier :wacko:

 

Best.

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now i get to logo screen but thats it, nothing is loading or anything
Use -v boot flag to see where it has stop loading.

 

DSDT - Differentiated System Description Table. It is a part of ACPI. This table describes what is used in a PC and how to handle it. In most cases DSDT is created (by a BIOS vendor or MB manufacturer) to be used by Windows/Linux, therefore the above OSs can read it correctly and use hardware as intended.

 

In order to use the same DSDT with OS X, it should be patched (read modified) the way OS X could understand it properly (as Apple think different :) ). The above patched table then should be loaded instead of the original one. This is done by Chameleon (a boot loader). Just place the patched DSDT to /Extra folder it should be loaded.

 

By no means I do not insist that the problem you are having is DSDT related, but a PATCHED DSDT is 100% necessary for SL to function. There are some common patches (needed for all boards) and some are MB specific. DSDTSE is not the best option. Use this one.

 

As for info on the subject, use google.

 

You should probably use this tool to collect info on hardware used. Then post it back. It'd be much easier to help knowing the system.

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Hey, thanks for your answer,

 

I've read some links and as far as i now understand, the DSDT data is present inside my motherboards BIOS, I only need to extract it and then start patch it for my need.

 

Now if i am correct. After I do this (theoretically, since it looks pretty thought job for me atm), I need to create bootable [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] disk, which will include this patched DSDT, so that the system doesnt hang up and I can continue with installation?

 

Or am I missing something?

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Now if i am correct. After I do this (theoretically, since it looks pretty thought job for me atm), I need to create bootable [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] disk, which will include this patched DSDT, so that the system doesnt hang up and I can continue with installation?
Yes, precisely. That is my point. Apart the DSDT, you might want to include some other things like custom SMBIOS.plist, com.apple.Boot.plist and probably some kexts. It is very system specific stuff and each PC might need some specific things that others don't.
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Hello again,

 

I've downloaded Lavalys Everest, but i couldn't extract DSDT because i was unable to find ACPI tools as mentioned in that tutorial, you gave me link to. So I used DSDTSE for windows and extracted it from there.

 

Here is my DSDT.dsl, but if I am honest, I don't know where to go from here.

 

 

 

I couldn't attach that filetype so I posted it in codebox. Hope that's good enough :(

 

Best,

 

Dusan

intelS5000psl.txt.txt

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