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CI & QE on ATI 9800 XT ?


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hi folks,

 

just installed uphuck's iso v1.3. (btw: gr8t release)

callisto is enabled and running smoothly.

 

unfortunately i cannot switch QE & CI on!

 

up to 10.4.7 there was no problem to edit ati9700.kext (ID entry).

but now even if i edit the ati9700.kext there are no 3D effects available (see below)

 

Radeon 9800 XT:

 

Chipset Model: Radeon 9800 XT

Type: Display

Bus: PCI

VRAM (Total): 128 MB

Vendor: ATI (0x1002)

Device ID: 0x4e4a

Revision ID: 0x0000

Displays:

BenQ FP937s+:

Resolution: 1280 x 1024 @ 76 Hz

Depth: 32-bit Color

Core Image: Not Supported

Main Display: Yes

Mirror: Off

Online: Yes

Quartz Extreme: Not Supported

 

has something changed since 10.4.7 concerning the grahics kexts?

if someone has a solution please tell me.

 

thnx

sniper

 

 

my system specs:

iP4 3GHz SSE2 only, 1024MB RAM, ATI 9800 XXL AGP (Medion), AC97, 20GB IDE HDD, Broadcom WiFi miniPCI,

Pioneer DVD-R/RW, Sony DVDROM

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Yes you should probably use older kexts, I myself did not have that problem b/c i used jas 10.4.9 update

 

 

 

this is what I did for 10.4.8:

 

Had to add device ID to ATIRADEON9700.kext Later used Callisto 008 for res switching, follow callisto faq

to get res switching and QE CI. Plus installed QuartzSimple to enable Quartz2DExtreme

 

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hi scrizz,

 

you mentioned to use callisto (b008) to enable QE & CI.

how did you make it? can't find any instructions for that.

(framebuffer entry/change in ATIGAxxxx-kext was made, too)

res switching goes well - only 3D support is disabled.

 

if i should go on with older kexts, do ou know which of them i have to replace?

is it sufficient to use Jas 10.4.9 ATI9700.kext?

thank you so muchfor your help!

 

gtx

sniper

 

EDIT:

just checked whether the ati9700.kext was loaded - but no success ! :P

how can i modify my osx86 in order that system will load the kext?

(my ati9700.kext has extended info.plist showing my device id, permisions were repaired and extension cache files were deleted)

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well callisto didn't give me QE CI, editing the info.plist in the ATIRADEON9700.kext did.

Callisto was used to enable res switching.

 

I personaly used the Jas 10.4.8 sse2/sse3 version and didn't have to replace any kexts.

This is what I did:

 

Step 1: edit info.plist from ATIRADEON9700.kext

Step 2: intall callisto added CallistoFB to ATIRADEON9700GA.kext (make sure you follow the callisto instructions and the faq.. don't skip steps.

Step 3: Repair permissons

Step 4: Watch a movie, lol

 

 

 

Hope this works for you! :)

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