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I saw almost every guide, but couldn't really ...
Any Distro for AMD computers?
Hello, I am a total newbie here:
I saw almost every guide, but couldn't really find the exact guides. Everything was for Intel :[
I use AMD. I really want to "try out mac" before spending $1000 or so.
I tried kelyway 10.5.2, which didn't work, tried genuine copy of mac but both didn't work.
I couldn't even get to start my installation!
Here is my spec:
CPU-Z Validator 3.1
This is from CPUZ so you can see everything!
However, incase the link brakes here is my spec:
AMD Athlon X2 3800+
MSI AMETHYST-M (motherboard, and has onboard video card: ATI XPRESS X200)
I really want to use Leopard (better yet, Snow Leopard)
What kind of Distro+kernel should I use?
Stuck at the grey apple screen while booting iDeneb 10.5.8 Lite.
Somekind of grey "no parking zone" symbol displys over the apple symbol.
Specs of my AMD box: CPU-Z Validator 3.1
Any advice ?
F8 for boot options (or just press any key when you see the Chameleon if you use this bootloader - as you mentioned iDeneb, that's probably it)
Enter: -v -f -x as boot options
-v = verbose
-f = don't remember old extension settings
-x = try to load all extensions first to find best one
-> this will tell you where you have a problem. It might be that the DVD is not found by iDeneb after boot, you can use root=... to fix this. Also check out ? to get a list of boot options to try. Try different kernels: 970, 950, ..
BTW: for AMD Phenom-II X4 it works quite well (except for the nasty problem with the iPhone development kit, of course), but I've tried it only under VMWare.
You also need to check...
* whether your processor is VT-x capable (e.g. grep vmx /proc/cpuinfo)
* whether VT-x is not disabled in BIOS (there should be a BIOS setting)
The original MacOS needs that, not sure whether they have disabled it for iDeneb. I've only ever made it work on machines which had this switched on.
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