Know Issues

No text for my language in System Preferences for keyboard and mouse

The Keyboard.prefPane was modified by the language installers causing it not to work properly, this has been fixed with v1-PPF patch.

My system reboots right after EFI is initialized

Some computers are just not able to run Leopard properly, this is mainly due to incompatibilities between the BIOS and Leopards ACPI platform. You can try a different BIOS revision, maybe you find one that works. Some people have success booting with cpus=1 bootflag at Darwin.

I am stuck at waiting for root device…

Your SATA and/or IDE chipset is most likely not currently supported in Leopard.

My system freezes right before the desktop loads

If you installed video drivers try removing them. Boot with -s at the Darwin promt. this is an example for Nvidia video cards.

/sbin/fsck -fy
/sbin/mount -uw /
rm -R /System/Library/Extensions/Ge*
rm -R /System/Library/Extensions/NVD*
rm -R /System/Library/Extensions/NVinject.kext

With v1-PPF a script is included that will install to the root directory called RemoveVideo. Just boot with -s bootflag at Darwin, then:

/sbin/fsck -fy
/sbin/mount -uw /

Then type exit to finish booting into Leopard.

I get a popup once Leopard loads saying an Extensions was not properly installed.

You can used the Extensions-Repair application I included to repair this. Alternately you can open terminal and type this:

sudo -s ##enter password
chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/*
chmod -R 755 /System/Library/Extensions/*

I am stuck in a loop at account creation

You can try disabling your network card and disconnecting the cable. If this does not work you can setup up an account prior to loading into Leopard. Type -s at the Darwin boot prompt.

/sbin/fsck -fy
/sbin/mount -uw /
/sbin/mount -uw /
passwd root  ##it will ask you to enter a new password
touch /var/db/.AppleSetupDone

The default login user name when done will be root.

My system freezes during the install

There are a couple things I know can cause this on some chipsets. If you have more than 2 Gigs of RAM you may randomly get a crash during the install process. You can remove some of your RAM or try the bootflag

at the Darwin prompt.
Another thing that can cause this is a bad DVD, if you want to rule out the 2nd option let the installer run its disk verify.

I am missing a character palette under System Preferences/International

This is a well documented bug that comes up from time to time in Leopard, not limited to a Hackintosh. The fix is easy, simply browse to /System/Library/Caches and delete the following files:

Restart and they should be back!

The Hardware tab is missing in System Profiler

Some systems need this fix to show properly. I will make sure to integrate this with next update.
Grab it HERE

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