First, if you’ve never booted an OS at all, try installing Windows just to see if that works. There’s some pattern, introduced at some stage, to you seeing the same error with every distro, and with Boot Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. I also found an Azalia Audio driver package that seems to work perfectly straight away. If you can’t boot any of those either, then your machine might have some sort of hardware problem. Posted April 12,

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Posted April 14, The time now is Sign In Sign Up. Posted April 15, Having never actually managed to successfully install Mac OS X on anything other than Mac hardware, I’m don’t know what ga-f31m-es2l do.

Register a new account. The board ga-g31m-ed2l Leopard currently Try the whole process on another machine. I also found an Azalia Audio driver package that seems to work perfectly straight away.

Auto lets the BIOS set the device modes. After trying several different install methods, I always ended up with the same problem, a ga-g31m-es2, that the boot plist couldn’t be found that stopped me dead in my tracks right at the start of the install procedure.


I updated the BIOS to version 9, as suggested. Join Date Nov Location crook Posts 2. Posted April 22, If g-g31m-es2l do have the actual retail disk, I highly recommend using it, though yes, many of the better ‘distro’ installs should work great also.

AHCI and Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

Posted April 13, As I recall, that board has ALC audio which suuucked to get working. If it turns out I do need one, I can reinstall or download.

Have you been trying this with the same hardware all this time? Has anyone got a Revision 2 based Hackintosh up and running, and if so, how? No, I’m not using the onboard video. I wish I knew why my motherboard didn’t work as simply as the majority of it’s model did. I’m not even getting as far as booting the installer, let alone rebooting into the OS. You can check ahxi this mod in the link below, but you are probably out of luck with your ICH7. Posted April 24, Posted April 23, Ga-g311m-es2l could be as simple as whatever burn method you’re using is screwing you up every time.


I have the same board as you. Great that you got it working!

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Nanoxia Deep Silence I. But I don’t see the ICH7 version listed among the chipsets that this mod works with.

I’ve got several real macs already, including a Powerbook G4 I installed retail Yes, I read the manual. If that sounds wrong, let me know what ports I should plug these into on the motherboard and what BIOS settings to use.

GA-G31M-S2L (rev.2) No AHCI? – Buying Thoughts, Reviews, and Recommendations – InsanelyMac Forum

I have no idea what’s going on. Also, double check whatever method you’re using to burn bootable disk-images on another machine.

I chose this board after reading several guides to installing OS X on it, but it seems they were written using the original version, not ga-g31m-ws2l 2.