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  1. I recall discussions about HD 4000 family GPUs with RV710 chipsets when OSX 10.6 was new. Even then, success was rare and not perfect, so I would not hope for too much. The starting point for 10.10 should be the AMD4600 Controller.kext. With some luck it may be enough to add the device ID of your GPU to the kexts plist, but the kext has dependencies which may need patching too. You might try these IDs : 954f RV710 [Radeon HD 4350/4550] 9552 RV710/M92 [Mobility Radeon HD 4330/4350/4550] 9553 RV710/M92 [Mobility Radeon HD 4530/4570/545v] 9555RV710/M92 [Mobility Radeon HD 4350/4550] Maybe someone alreday tried the Device IDs, I did not follw the HD4000 / RV710 proceedings. The RV710 chipset is from 2008 or so and Apple dropped support for lots of old hardware over the years.
  2. noway

    Ati Firepro v4800

    AFAIK your card is a rebranded Redwood XT similar to the Radeon HD 5670 from 2010. Should work with correct plist edits, as posted above.
  3. I have no idea about CS-GO, I´m no gamer, sorry. As for Photoshop CS5, all apps do run fine in Sierra but not so in HS. The most important thing about CS is to block any outbound connections because the apps do phone home otherwise and your serial will be blacklisted in an instant. There are different ways to do so: A firewall like Little Snitch, or custom "hosts" list are possibilities. If you don´t know how prevent phoning home, disconnect your Hackintosh from the internet as long as you run CS5/CS6. For Apple, apps like CS5 count as "legacy" software. As the suite relys on JAVA, you need to install the Java package from Apple first: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572?viewlocale=en_US&locale=de_DE With Java, Photoshop 12.1 X64 is running fine on my side with Sierra. With High Sierra, the same Photoshop still starts, but crashes upon closing. I never ventured to try CS6, our admin Rene did run CS6 on one of his Hacks about five years ago, so it looks doable. As I´m fine with CS5 I did never feel the need for a newer version. In fact CS2 would be enough for me, but you would need Snow Leopard/Rosetta to run CS2 on Mac or Hackintosh. (Or any Windows XP, 7, 10 PC where CS2 is still working hassle free - the Waback Machine capured the CS2 installers in various languages, as you may know.) Best wishes!
  4. Replyin to this really old thread, the Internet Archive hosts a copy meanwhile. Legal or not, I can´t tell. https://archive.org/details/SnowLeopardInstall
  5. The prohibited sign seems to be a known issue with your Intel C602 chipset. Best try with Clover and be sure the kext for C602 is injected. Besides that, I would rather choose another graphics card for setup e.g. the good old ATI HD5450. Did you read here alread? http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/312312-dual-lga2011-hackintosh-build-el-capitan-1011-guide/
  6. By design, SL 10.6.X is way too old to run with anything newer than Sandy Bridge cpus. AFAIK Intel HD3000 drivers were introduced with Lion 10.7, SL is not even aware of it. IIRC, even Sandy Bridge needed a patched kernel. That in mind, you may try Nawcom´s Mod CD or USB and a retail SL DVD. Nawcoms Mod has an option to install a patched kernel for unsupported cpus. The newer your hardware, the less likely SL will work. SL Server in VMWare may be a solution if you need 10.6 on recent hardware. For a hassle free install of SL choose any old Core2Duo or even DualCore, Intel 945GM chipset or better and a supported GPU. A Lenovo T60 (intel iGPU only) or something similar will be a perfect match for example.
  7. Running a T420 Sierra without issues, I´m sure that your CPU is the culprit. There is no claim that your Celeron 847 has the HD3000 iGPU. Instead an unspecified "Intel Graphics" is in your specs. As your CPU is soldered in, there is no way upgrading it with a i5-2520m either. The end of the line, sorry. Maybe consider W10 again? Version 1703 does not look bad at all on my other T420. Other than that, consider swapping the X220 for the T420, which are fairly affordable as leasing returner. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-Thinkpad-T420s-Laptop-Core-i5-2-50GHZ-4GB-RAM-128GB-SSD-Win-7-Pro-webcam-/372000244363?hash=item569cf1428b:g:pFYAAOSwhQhY7UOt The T420 CPU may be upgraded rather easy, if need should be. The Intel WLAN has to be exchanged as usual, BIOS may need downgrade and whitelist removal. That in mind, an easy to set up Hackintosh with a good guide too. http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/285678-lenovo-thinkpad-t420-with-uefi-only/
  8. Sorry as my Netherllands is too bad to answer. I´m rather sure though, that you will need RehabMan´s patch for Clover here: https://github.com/RehabMan/OS-X-Clover-Laptop-Config/blob/master/hotpatch/SSDT-IGPU.dsl Your Iris plus 640 iGPU is covered there.
  9. My wife has a similar G41 board from Biostar for XP still. AFAIK the G41 chipset was not fully compatible with AHCI but somehow disabled. Anyway I can´t reach the OSX installer with that rig either. I did not try any further, but there are patches to get around. Maybe try with this one:
  10. This is a pretty old thread, so posting here is kind of pointless. For the ones with similar laptops using Arrandale CPU, it should be pointed out that "Intel HD Graphics" is an euphemism for a crap iGPU - sorry. Such iGPU was never supported in OSX by design, may we conclude Apple had a reason for that? With some skills and footwork, it may be possible to enable the Intel HD Graphics with Arrandale CPUs in OSX though: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/286092-guide-1st-generation-intel-hd-graphics-qeci/ I tried the procedure some time ago and gave up, returned the lappy to sender.
  11. Sooo, loocking at the specs, it seems obvious that M-Audio Firewire Audiophile was desinged for a G3 running MacOS 9.2.2 or early flavors of OSX plus Windows boxes with W2k/XP. https://www.cnet.com/products/m-audio-audiophile-audio-interface-series/specs/ That said, your hardware may only gain poor support from Apples PPC emulator Rosetta on Intel boxes. Maybe a Firewire G3 would be best, if you can´t or don´t want to use a Windows 32bit OS for grabbing the audio files.
  12. Thanks for the info. As you are running a XEON beast too, maybe you could lend a hand here? As for M-Audio, I can´t make much out of the log either. Its apparently a bus error and/or illeal memory access. I would repair HDD and permissions and hope for the best. 10.6.3 is rather old too, I would upgrade via combo update to 10.6.7 to see if you fare better there. Quite a few errors in MacOSX were ironed out by updates, new obstacles added in return. Always have a backup of your working system before "improving" it!
  13. noway

    OS X boot loader path

    Yes - and no. You need to install Clover onto the Mac EFI partition. The Clover installer package does that automatically by default. First of, you will need a bootable macOS volume with boot loader installed on it. There are many guides to create such a thing. Such boot volume is needed to get into the macOS installer at all. From the installer format your Disk1 with the Mac Disk Utility, install macOS and finally install Clover onto Disk1. When your BIOS settings are right (no RAID Jazz etc.) the installer should find your hard disks. A OSX boot volume can be created in the macOS fairly easy, GNU/Linux may work, Windows is near useless in my opinion. Back to Clover: If you have a custom setup for your machine, (from a similar hack on the net) you may also copy over the files by hand. From my HackBook, things look like this: (Mac EFI is hidden in userland by default) One method to mount Mac EFI is described here: Mount EFI copy.txt Your server board may give you some headache, gven its your first Hackintosh. Be sure to set the ICH10 HHD controller to AHCI and choose a OSX compatible PCI graphics card. Did you already read this? http://forum.osxlatitude.com/index.php?/topic/7798-install-on-intel-s5520sc-with-dual-xeon/ Good luck!
  14. Didn´t see the glass plate at first to keep off cable biters or poking fingers. An impressive work for sure. May I ask how much money you had to hand out for it?
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