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Full Install Guide for GA-P35-DS3L, E6750


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After about 10 tries....this is what works for me -- rock steady. have fun.

ps -- I bought a copy of Leopard cuz I liked it so much ! :)


When I become a millionaire...I'll buy a Mac ! :-)


Tools to get first:

Time - if this is your first try - plan on an hour or two. The actual work takes about an hour with practice.

Kalyway 10.5.1 SSE3 DVD ....

Thumb drive with Fat32 format

Any packages for video or device drivers


--I used simple wired USB Keyboard and mouse

--very imprtant == use Analog VGA adaptor on DVI port !


This PC config

-- ATI HD 2600XT 256 DDR3

-- 250gb WD hd -- ATA100 on IDE

-- Intel Core 2 Duo E6750

-- 2 GB DDR2 6400 ram

-- Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3l mainboard


Packages for drivers:

-- radeon_hd_2600_2900.pkg

-- HDA_ICH9_ALC888.pkg



--boot to Kalyway dvd

--Open Diskutility to repartition drive

--erase any partitions before re-partition, select 1 partition

--full disk - customize-- guid

--customize with with 3 options - first two(vanilla), boot guid

--after install finishes, take DVD out, reboot

--After bios startup, hit F8 to get OSX options, then enter -x to safe boot

-- Ethernet should be working for Internet access at this point.

-- Any device not recognised with need the appropriate patches added

-- usd Fa32 thumb disk to transfer patches

-- installed the radeon_hd_2600_2900.pkg

-- installed the HDA_ICH9_ALC888.pkg

-- If you need to add a kext package, use the included "kext" app under applications

--Open console in admin mode (sudo), run "diskutil repairPermissions /"

-- reboot

-- ATI 2600XT --1680x1050, 60hz -- all options available !

-- Sound OK

-- all USB OK

-- update software through OSX updater

-- DO NOT apply the 10.5.2 OSX update....screws up install.

-- XBench score 195

-- voila !

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I have this exact setup, but i have 512MB 2600 xt. Same board, same processor. I have upgraded to 10.5.5 and for some reason now, my core 2 duo is seen as a core 2 solo in About this mac, system profiler and the processors pref pane. Anyone know how to fix this?

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