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Hello, I have been, for the past few months, Trying (and failing) to setup a Hackintosh on my Home PC. Here are my Specs:
Mobo: Asus p5n-e sli

Ram: 3GB DDR3 1333Mhz - Crucial (3x1GB Sticks)

GFX card: Asus GTS 250

HDDs: 2x Seagate Barracuda 360GB 1x Seagate Barracuda 200GB

Disk drive: Unbranded IDE drive


And umm.. that's it. now onto my problem:

Each time I install, or try to install Mac OSX, I will recieve this same problem:

The Installer USB will appear to be correct, but upon trying to boot from it, It goes through the whole "Loading ***.kext" But after it has gone through that, it just reboots. my /Extra folder consits of (as complying with Verdant's Tutorial)















My /System/Library/Extensions Folder Additions:

















NVEnabler 64.kext




if anyone has any ideas on how to get this to start working, it would be much appreciated, and feel free to ask for more information

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Without looking needy... Anyone? any input is appreciated, I need this for my Computer Science A-Level i'm starting in a few weeks

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Are you sure your RAM is DDR3 as your MOBO is a DDR2 MOBO, and DDR3 and DDR2 have different RAM module slot positions see http://www.buildcomputers.net/ddr2-vs-ddr3.html


As Crucial say:


Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 8GB
Slots: 4


and ASUS say:


4 x DIMM, Max. 8 GB, DDR2 800/667/533 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel memory architecture


Also, Asus MOBOs can be fussy with RAM, so also try with some other DDR2 RAM installed......http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/socket775/P5N-E%20SLI/P5N-E_SLI_QVL.pdf


Furthermore, with OS X Mavericks, all your kexts should be in /System/Library/Extensions on both the USB flash drive installer and on the OS X Mavericks target HDD


Also you have installed more than just the essential kexts.....and some kexts are not needed by you, .......




and why would you need the AtherosFix.kext?


See my OS X Mavericks nForce install guide post #4 on how to generate your own DSDT,aml file


For running OS X successfully on an nForce + Intel CPU MOBO you invariably need a IDE (PATA) optical drive jumper-set and connected to the MOBO as Master and OS X installed on a SATA HDD.


I also recommend using a USB keyboard and USB mouse with OS X rather than PS/2 keyboard and PS/2 mouse, and then you will not need




The important kexts you need to add for OS X Mavericks to run with Internet access are 




Remove NullCPUPowerManagement.kext if setting up Native Power Management in OS X.......


Modify your org.chameleon.Boot.plist file to include


Reset /System/Library/Extensions/ kext ownership and permissions and force kernelcache re-creation via these Terminal commands:

sudo chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/
sudo chmod -R 755 /System/Library/Extensions/
sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions/

For good measure, manually delete the kernelcache and other cache files in /System/Library/Caches/com.apple.kext.caches/Startup/.....


For audio, you need to look here for OS X Mavericks + Realtek ALC883 sound


Please post any further questions on installing and running OS X Mavericks on your 650i Asus p5n-e sli MOBO in my OS X Mavericks nForce install guide rather than by PM and here because I obviously focus on checking my guides more frequently than the whole of IM...... :)

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Ok, iFire and Verdant, Thank you deeply, there was a few problems with this machine and both of you fixed it, my ram is indeed DDR2, and is hynix, not crucial, and also, i had to remove some kexts to get it to work (mainly the Geforce kexts i added, the install was not happy with them) and then it still wouldnt work, so i'm sat here thinking "I'm sure there was another thing to do..." and it was the graphics enabler! i am proud to say i am messaging you from (unfortunately a downgraded version, i decided against mavericks after 5 mins, i'm not sure why, but it was fully functional, and i created an image of the HDD) my Hackintosh Pro!
Thank you both, you are lifesavers!


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@ mause 


Glad to help......as I am sure is iFire...... :)


BTW GraphicsEnabler=Yes will not always work on nForce + Intel CPU MOBOs depending on the OS X version and the installed nVidia (GeForce) graphics card.......

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