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I just bought me the Rampage III motherboard and I'm trying to install OS ...
Asus Rampage III Extreme installation problems.
I just bought me the Rampage III motherboard and I'm trying to install OS X on it.
It doesn't go so well to be honest..
I have a USB-stick with the Snow Leopard etc. on it.
I configure BIOS so the disks is recognized as AHCI and not IDE. But if I do that it takes forever for it to boot up on the USB-stick, I see the grey apple and background and the spinning loading animation. It stands there for like 2 minutes or even more and then the language selection pops up.
I try to click next but it's like forzen so I can't click the button.
If I choose IDE in BIOS it boots up just fine and I can click me through to select the harddrive but ofc there's no harddrives to choose from, diskutility doesn't recognize them either.
Does anyone have any experience on OS X on a Rampage III that can tell me what's causing the problem here?
If you need more information just ask me!
Thanks a lot for the help!
I don't have the board so can't tell much, but have you try to disable legacy USB, disable legacy storage,
disable USB keyboard/mouse to see if it goes faster? What is the chipsets?
Bios : AHCI, USB 3 Disable.
You can solve the problem using "DSDT patch". Find more information about "slow sata fix".
Have good luck.
In my case, I installed OS X : USB Stick + myHackinstaller + Snow Retail + DSDT.
slow sata fix :
Slow SATA issue FIX - Project OS X Forums
Last edited by doldan21; 07-31-2010 at 03:35 AM.
aah thank you so much, I will try that later tonight!!
I've gone crazy over this and was almost giving up hope on installing OS X on this computer
Let's just hope it wokrs!
I tried the myHack thing and it worked better than the other way I used, but it still freezes when it starts installing it.
I checked the logs and found this:
Thats pretty much it and it just shows:
Mac OS X Installer[130:b503] Looking for system packages
Mac OS X Installer[130:b503] no system packages found
Mac OS X Installer[130:b503] No or Invalid system receipts found on /Volumes/OS X
Mac OS X Installer[130:b503] Attempting fallback using: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/SystemMigration.framework/Resources/FallbackSystemFiles.plist
Mac OS X Installer[130:b503] Finding system files...
Mac OS X Installer[130:b503] Writing system path cache.
Mac OS X Installer[130:b503] Error writing cache to /Volumes/OS X/Library/Caches/com.apple.FindSystemFiles.plist
Mac OS X Installer[130:b503] Failed to enumerate /Volumes/OS X/Library/Caches, cannot prune ("com.apple.user*pictureCache*")
and there is like one millimeter on the progressbar and never moves..
Installing Mac OS X on the disk "OS X"...
Time Remaining: About 19 minutes
What can be the problem here?
The best way I can show to you.
Bios : AHCI on, USB 3 Disable, Suspended Mode (S3 Only)
"myHackInstaller" can't complete booting process because of "AppleTyMCEDriver.kext".
sorry, but except this problem... I think "myHackinstaller" is the best way.
Here is another way.
during many times testing, always succeeded.
1. connect ONLY ONE HARD disk to your sata #1 PORT.
2. boot with "iBoot CD", and install OS X. (except Multibeast !!!)
(Retail version MUST be 10.6.0)
tonymacx86 Blog: iBoot + MultiBeast: Install Mac OS X on any Intel-based PC
3. After install, reboot with "iBoot CD", and select "OS X Partition installed".
4. Install "myHackinstaller (current version 1.1)"
5. DSDT Patch (slow sata fix :HPET, RTC, PIC, TMR)
6. Add other kext.
- n/w : Intel82566MM.kext
- sound : DSDT+Legacy889HDA.kext(E/E), replace AppleHDA.kext(S/L/E).
- video : DSDT (in my case : nVidia GTS250)
7. MUST DELETE "AppleTyMCEDriver.kext" (S/L/E).
8. Run Kext Utility.
9. Reboot. (connect all hard disk)
and read your private message.
Last edited by doldan21; 08-02-2010 at 04:29 AM.
I got Snow Leopard 10.6.3 installed in my Rampage III Extreme by using a thumbdrive with myHack Installer and another kernel. Network works, video (GTX 480) works, JMicron SATA works, ICH10R SATA does NOT work in RAID mode, sound does NOT work.
I have been toying around with the DSDT file, but I cannot find the sound section in it. Do you have a patched DSDT I can use (maybe as a guide if it is for a similar board)?
I am very close to get it fully working, but I have been stuck with those two details for days now. I would really appreciate it if you can give me a hand here.
I have seriously tried everything now and Nothing work..
Took some pictures of the error messages I get.
Does anyone know what the f*** is wrong here? Is it my BIOS settings that are wrong? I have tried many different settings and other stuff like only have one RAM DIMM installed etc. and nothing seems to work..
From what I can tell it looks like there is something wrong with the CPU!?
Thanks for any help.
My setup is:
Asus Rampage III Extreme
Intel i7 930
Nvidia 460 GTX
Last edited by k1piee; 09-19-2010 at 03:47 PM.
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