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I am running VMware 5.5.1 (I also tried 5.5.3) on Windows XP Pro with SP2. And the OSX86 image file is "JaS.10.4.8.AMD.Intel.SSE2.SSE3.iso". I followed the instructions from "http://wiki.osx86project.org/wiki/index.php/Vmware_how_to". But I still encouter PAE problems even I added the line "paevm = "TRUE"" in the configuration file "FreeBSD.vmx".


Below are the details about my computer's hardware.

Make: IBM

Model: ThinkPad X31 2672-B3H


CPU: Pentium M 1.3GHz(Banias, 400MHz FSB, SSE, SSE2, no SSE3, no PAE)

RAM: 512MB DDR333

Graphyic Card: ATI Mobility Radeon (16MB DDR)

Northbridge: Intel 855PM

Sourthbridge: Intel ICH4-M


Here is what I encoutered when trying to install OSX86 10.4.8 JAS (10.4.7 JAS has the same problem).


1. The configuration file "FreeBSD.vmx"



2. The boot menu



3. Several seconds before I encouter PAE problem



4. PAE problem (Full Screen)



Need help! How can I fix this problem. I read the HCL on "http://wiki.osx86project.org/wiki/index.php/HCL_10.4.8/Portables", and find someone succeeded running 10.4.8 on a Banias machine.


Here is the detail:


Aspire 2001


OS :JaS.10.4.8.Intel.SSE2.SemtheX.Beta9

CPU : Intel Pentium-M 1.4ghz (Banias,no pae)

Graphic Card : ATI MOBILITY 9200 64MB, can change res to 1280x800 by using callisto 003fixed,yet not opengl ,qe and ci support

Audio : Realtek AC'97 Audio,OK

Bluetooth: can use external and not problem found

Keyboard: work as it should be, only some function can't work, and it may conflict with touchpad

Touchpad: Synaptics TouchPad v5.9, it works but not stable, sometimes it crashes and makes the keyboard can't use as well, have to reboot or login agian to make it work again

PCMCIA:ENE CB1410 Cardbus Controller (unknown)


FIREWIRE: TI OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller, not problem

Ethernet:Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC ,not problem

Wireless: internet Intel Wireless Pro 220BG not working,

PowerManagement: can't detect it as laptop, have to replace the kext,

Agere Systems AC'97 Modem (not support)

Hot Key Launch Manager (not support)

Infrared: SMC IrCC - Fast Infrared Port (unknown)

to install the JaS.10.4.8.Intel.SSE2.SemtheX.Beta9, have to backup AppleACPIPlatform.kext and AppleAPIC.kext and replace the new one after installation, or it won't boot (http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=36171)


Thank you! Looking forward to solutions.

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