[OpenBIOS] [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-ppc] CUDA has problems with Mac OS 10.4

Programmingkid programmingkidx at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 06:16:32 CET 2015

On Nov 23, 2015, at 4:00 PM, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:

> On 22/11/15 17:39, Programmingkid wrote:
>>>>> Hi Alfonso,
>>>>> Has there been any progress at all as to which extensions may be causing
>>>>> the crashes?
>>>> Remove these extensions from the Extensions folder and Mac OS 9 will boot to the desktop:
>>>> Apple Audio Extension
>>>> Apple Enet
>>>> Multiprocessing folder
>>>> Open Transport aslm modules
>>>> Text Encoding Converter
>>>> Note: I used Cormac's Mac OS 9.2.1 iso file to do my testing.
>>> Now this is definitely helpful. Just to confirm that the presence of any
>>> *one* of these modules causes boot to fail?
>> Yes. That is correct. 
> I've just done some testing here on my 9.2.2 ISO and I've found the
> following:
> - Removing "Apple Audio Extension" appears to prevent some kind of
> corruption which allows MacsBugs to give non-corrupt stack traces
> - The resulting stack trace points at "AINI 8042 05AE Startup ASLM PPC"
> - Further removing "Open Transport ASLM Modules" allows boot to proceed
> nearly all the way except for a hang just before the progress bar
> reaches the end
> - Finally removing "Multiprocessing" allows boot to proceed all the way
> to the desktop
> Alfonso/John can you confirm whether removing these 3 extensions works
> for your images too? If you are able to run the OS 9 installer all the
> way through and manually mount the hd images to remove them by hand
> before the next boot, do you end up with a bootable OS 9 HD image?

It does work for me, but an illegal instruction error took place when the
desktop showed up. I could not do anything after the crash. Mac OS 9 does
hang sometimes earlier in the boot process,  so the above results are not consistent. 

My info:
Image: Mac OS 9.2.1 (Cormac's image)
Macsbug 6.6.3
Host: Mac OS 10.6

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