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10.9 Mavericks Simple Vanilla Hackintosh Install Guide

OS X Vanilla Hackintosh Maverick Mavericks 10.9

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I'm sure we're all itching to give Mavericks a go so here's the install process:
The process is mostly the same as with Lion/ML except a few subtle differences.

Any problems with the below please don't hesitate to let me know.

installation troubleshooting thread here:
http://www.insanelym...roubleshooting/

Essential Software
All included as an attachment below (use the V2 attachment).

Creating the installer
1. Prepare your USB as GUID partition map with a HFS+ partition.
2. Mount your Mavericks DMG (Right click on “Install OS X 10.9 Developer Preview” then its in /Contents/Shared Support/InstallESD.dmg)
3. Mount BaseSystem.dmg by typing the following in terminal:
open /Volumes/OS\ X\ Install\ ESD/BaseSystem.dmg
4. Restore “OS X Base System” to your USB
5. Navigate to /System/Installation your USB drive Delete the “Packages” link then copy the Packages folder from “OS X Install ESD” to this location.
6. Use pacifist to extract mach_kernel from /OS X Install ESD/Packages/BaseSystemBinaries.pkg to the root of your USB drive. (Note: This is in the attachment).
7. Copy essential kexts to /System/Library/Extensions on your USB stick.

8. Install chameleon to the USB drive
9. Create the extra folder for the USB (copy your old one over)
10. Copy your folder of essential software & kexts to your USB stick.
 

Installing OS X
1. Install OS X. After install boot back into the installer then:
2. From the installer go to Utilities and Terminal.
3. Type cp –R /System/Library/Extensions/NullCPUPowerManagement.kext /Volumes/"OS X"/System/Library/Extensions/
4. Type: cp –R /System/Library/Extensions/FakeSMC.kext /Volumes/"OS X"/System/Library/Extensions/

(Note: the above assume you called the partition you've installed OS X to OS X).
5. Type reboot

Part 4 – Initial boot
1. Reboot your system and boot to the USB stick again but this time select your OS X install. This should boot you into your installed copy of ML (any problems here try booting with -v -x -f before posting to the forum).
2. Install chameleon to your OS X drive.
3. Copy your Extra folder over.
4. Reboot & enjoy!

Screenshot:
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Nice Guide, u beated me to it

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Thanks man i ll try this later today

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gonna try this out... thanx :thumbsup_anim:

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anyone luck with intelhd4000 desktop?

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Thanks for this, installing now, about 10 minutes to go. Fingers crossed.


UPDATE: Works! thank you, this should keep me busy until iOS 7 for iPad comes out, great guide BTW

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any way I can get 10.9 . I'm an Apple dev member

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Tried this method. Installer gets stuck, log shows install packages and then never gets any further.

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Hi there,
Thanks for the guide. I have followed it all and boot the installer choose english setup language and then it comes up with a message saying that Mac OS X 10.9 can't be installed on this computer.
Not sure what I am doing wrong, I only put the kexts in the package provided not sure if I am supposed to put the keyboard or sound one in as well.
System specs are:
Celeron G530
Foxconn H67M
Asus G210 silent 1gb
4Gb Ram.
Any ideas would be appreciated, thanks.
Celeron G530Cel

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Hi there,
Thanks for the guide. I have followed it all and boot the installer choose english setup language and then it comes up with a message saying that Mac OS X 10.9 can't be installed on this computer.
Not sure what I am doing wrong, I only put the kexts in the package provided not sure if I am supposed to put the keyboard or sound one in as well.
System specs are:
Celeron G530
Foxconn H67M
Asus G210 silent 1gb
4Gb Ram.
Any ideas would be appreciated, thanks.
Celeron G530Cel


You're using a SMBIOS from a mac model that won't be supported on Maverick. Try a SMBIOS from a new model (use chameleon wizard to generate one)

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Or he can edit USB/System/Installation/Packages/OSInstall.mpkg/Distribution
(open mpkg with Flat Package Editor)

There is:
Line #8 - min RAM required (2GB default)
Line #35 - virtual machine installation support (change false to true)
Line #60 - platform/system board checks (change false to true)

Save & replace.
Not tested yet. I'm still waiitng for MBR patch.

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mbr patch waiting here too...

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would the mbp patch resolve my not being able to boot and getting an ACPI kernal panic?

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There is a new Chameleon version. Using the patched boot file is not necassary anymore. Just use Chameleon Wizard to install the latest version on USB drive and later on on your Mavericks HDD.

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I have a Z87-D3HP with an i7 4770.

 

Although I am using a new version SMBIOS (Mac Mini 2011) the machine still refuses to let me install it because it is unsupported.

 

Not only that but the PCI config issue comes up and ncpi=0x2000 or 0x3000 does not solve it. It will stop there saying configuring PCI and will stay until it boots to the GUI.



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Works perfectly on my PC. Thank you!



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There is a new Chameleon version. Using the patched boot file is not necassary anymore. Just use Chameleon Wizard to install the latest version on USB drive and later on on your Mavericks HDD.

Can you be specific about which version or post a link here? I googled that but found nothing. Thanks in advance.

Can,t wait to test the new Mac OS on my mbr drive.

 



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Hi,

I followed the guide to the letter but my usb install is not bootable,I used the 2246 version of chameleon but the final installl usb is not detected for usb boot.

This is what I did

--formatted the usb to guid

   restored base system to usb,copied packages folder,

    placed mach_kernel to root of usb,

   put kexts in s/l/e

   copied my existing extra folder to root of usb

    installed chameleon 2246 to usb.

But on trying to boot from usb for initiation of install the usb is not detected as a bootable device at all.

Please advise.

Thanks



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Hi,

I followed the guide to the letter but my usb install is not bootable,I used the 2246 version of chameleon but the final installl usb is not detected for usb boot.

This is what I did

--formatted the usb to guid

   restored base system to usb,copied packages folder,

    placed mach_kernel to root of usb,

   put kexts in s/l/e

   copied my existing extra folder to root of usb

    installed chameleon 2246 to usb.

But on trying to boot from usb for initiation of install the usb is not detected as a bootable device at all.

Please advise.

Thanks

Simply, Let's use myHack 3.2 beta 8. It very simple and work well.



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Simply, Let's use myHack 3.2 beta 8. It very simple and work well.

But is that beta able to shutdown mavericks correctly?

i.e. without the need to hold the pc power button to shutdown







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