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6970 working in Lion

With no patch, msaa works.
All you need is drivers from MBP2012 and three more frameworks from mbp2012:

/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/GPUSupport.framework
/System/Library/Frameworks/OpenGL.framework
/System/Library/Frameworks/OpenCL.framework

So again, 6970, no coldboot bug, msaa works, itunes doesnt panic, whooooo
smalluxGPU opencl bench causes KP.

Follow the progress here

P.S. you can even get kepler working in Lion same way.

Comments

  1. ExtraFolder
    June 14th, 2012 | 8:34 pm

    Can these drivers and frameworks be found in the update PKG or do you need a real MPB 2012 to get the files from it ?

    //update pkg missing a lot of files in these frameworks

  2. ExtraFolder
    June 14th, 2012 | 9:42 pm

    Can you please share the missing frameworks ?

  3. Brenda Goeiens
    June 15th, 2012 | 5:54 am

    Apparently this .pkg has the frame buffer (not tested by me);

    http://www.speedyshare.com/D7m8y/Update-11E2620-from-MBP2012.pkg.zip

  4. June 16th, 2012 | 3:39 am

    This will work with the HD 6950?

  5. Grafon
    June 16th, 2012 | 4:00 am

    thx nektas ur best

  6. June 22nd, 2012 | 10:36 am

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  7. roblav96
    June 24th, 2012 | 9:27 am

    this is so awesome!!! anyone have a step by step guide for this by any chance?

  8. deadmatrix
    August 1st, 2012 | 1:51 am

    Has anyone had a chance to try this with a newer GPU such as the 7970 /w 3GB DDR5 VRAM? My brother has this GPU and is looking to swap to a Hackintosh, and has everything supported but his GPU from what I’ve been able to learn. Other wise as far as I know the 7970 has native res, and no hardware acceleration. Can anyone say any different, please?

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