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Recently i bought a new ACER TravelMate 5720. I like to install MAC Os ...
Installation of MAC Os X Leopard 10.5 in ACER TravelMate 5720
Recently i bought a new ACER TravelMate 5720. I like to install MAC Os X Leopard 10.5 on it.
I tried burned a ISO of the MAC Os X Leopard 10.5 from my friend in Kubuntu with K3b
and when i tried to boot the iso into my laptop Acer TravelMate 5720
i get the following error
EBIOS read error : Device Timeout
Block 8772256 Sectors 64
this repeats 4 to 5 times and it restarts.
I am unable to figure out the problem...?
I like to install Leopard in my laptop. Do i need to download someother image?? (For my friend it didnt give any problem)
Please advise on how to proceed and figure out the problem.....
This is my config..
Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 1.8 Ghz T5670 processor/ 2 MB Cache / 800 Mhz FSB
Memory:2 GB DDR2 shared 667MHz (max. 4GB DDR2 shared 667MHz with 965GM)
Display Screen size:15.4” WXGA
Hard Disk Drive : 320 GB
CD /DVD Drive VD RW multi burner
Ports : I/O Ports IEEE-1394, , 4 USB, VGA, S-Video, headphone/speaker out, RJ-11, RJ-45, AC power
Modem 56K v.92 Internal Modem
LAN 10/100/1000 Standard Ethernet LAN
Wireless Wireless 802.11a/g/n
Wireless Data card support Preloaded Tata Indicomm and Reliance Data Card support drivers (Huwavi brand cards only)
Camera Inbuilt – 1.3 Megapixel
Addition Features Bluetooth 2.0
Power supply AC Adapter
Battery Battery : 6 cell Li-ion battery
I am planning to have windows a linux and a mac leopard in the laptop...
Please provide me suggesiton how do i go about??
Last edited by jask_fam_id; 06-07-2009 at 05:38 PM.
Reason: adding a note
Old copy sounds like
It sounds like you have an old copy - or not the right kind of distribution. Download and try IPC 10.5.6. ppf4 or ppf5
You do not say what is going on. But is sounds like the hard drive is no going ready - and this could be a variety of things causing that. No one is a mind reader here and we are not sitting in front of your machine.
Also, a Kext is or could be probably not loading or blocking something
The kexts are vendor and device ID specific - so if the kext does not have the right vendor and model ID referenced in the kext file - it will fail - or pass up the device anyway.
You have to figure this out yourself - it is YOUR machine. They are all different as to what is in the unit from the manufacturer, and even if using common device components - the vendor and device ID may be different that what the kext might have in it.
You can see the vendor and device ID in Windows, and the kext will have a name and you can find the vendor and device ID in the text of the kext info.plist. You can edit this from the windows side with the editor above - and use no other - they will not work.
You need to do some research on how the Mac OS works. Match your kext families with the missing parts of the OS not loading - change the vendor and device ID's and one at a time - you'll get them working and the boot errors will go away.
If you have/had IPC 10.5.6 ppf4 or ppf5 you would likely have most of the kexts - but they might not have the right vendor ID and device ID for the unit you are trying to install on.
Once installed, you need to boot in safe mode from the Darwin prompt with the -x option. Use -v also so you can see what it is loading and if it does stop in safe mode and where. Then you can try -v -f on another boot to see if it will make it all the way
The MacOS is at it's core - UNIX - you cannot just lump a question in something and throw it here that is non-descriptive as to tell anyone not at your PC what is TRULY going on, even though I am a UNIX engineer.
No one can help you if they cannot tell what is really going on - and if you are not ready to learn some UNIX - give up now.
If you install the right kexts (Kernel EXTensionS) with the right vendor id's applicable the system will load them as it finds the hardware during the boot process.
No one is here to show you your own project.
Read the clues of the boot process yourself and do some research as to what they mean and then if you have a specific question you cannot find on the Internet or in the forums - that someone can identify - post that.
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