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MacMan, after changing background.png file in my custom theme folder in order to have 2560x1440 res on boot, chimera won't boot anymore with this message
Code:
Memory allocation error! Addr:0x0, Size: 0x4bf0000, File: picopng.c, Line 77
This is a non recoverable error! System HALTED!!!
I know probably chimera doesn't support a 2560x1440 background file, but I wonder if it is possible to implement this feature.
TIA
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I just ended up with the same issue - how did you fix it? I can't get to the extras folder, so now way of going back to the old default theme...
 
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I just ended up with the same issue - how did you fix it? I can't get to the extras folder, so now way of going back to the old default theme...
Unfortunately, chimera doesn't support 2560x1440 background. I gave it up :(
Rebooted from UniBeast flash drive and replaced old background
 
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For what its worth in case someone in the future runs across this issue, here's what I ended up doing to fix this...

I have a triple boot UEFI based machine, so I actually boot Linux (ubuntu 12.xx) via the boot menu in the BIOS rather than via Chimera/Chameleon so I was able to get into that system. However what I didnt know was that typically Ubuntu doesnt let you access journaled filesystems (which of course I am using) but I found a forced work around via fstab. Details are here:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1723857

good luck...and hopefully the chameleon / chimera folks will get the bootloader to recognize a larger background image unless it has something to do with the underlying memory etc...
 
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I also had this problem with 2560x1440 background and had to boot into Windows and use Macdrive to mount my OS X system disk in order to remove the offending background png
 
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I have the same problem. Get the same error if i use 2560x1440 background.

I have the log into lion theme and it drives me nuts that it has a grey border around the nice lion brushed aluminum background.
 
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i'm in need of help as it throws this error instantly it doesn't give me the opportunity to install the OS.
 

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What resolutions are officially supported by Chimera at boot?

Is there a git repo or somewhere we can view documentation and submit pull requests?
 

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