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Hello people! I recently opened a topic asking why is my LAN not working, but I guess I should've asked about the bigger issue -- that OS X boots only with the help of the installation USB. 

What I mean is, the bootloader is not loading (for an unknown to me reason) but the bootloader from the USB is working just fine and with it I can boot in the installed OS X.

I've tried different bootloaders, like Chameleon, Chimera, Clover (as suggested by PimentelX86) but nothing seems to work.

My motherboard has UEFI, and I think that's the main reason it's so complicated. I've disabled Windows' UEFI boot in the boot priority because I read OS X won't boot if it's enabled, but then it just boots into UEFI setup.

 

You can see my CPU/MoBo/GPU info here

 

Is someone else having similar issues? Thanks in advance!



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Hello

maybe your usb bootable is adjusted to UEFI, and maybe you installed Clover but without UEFI mode...

Try install Clover in UEFI mode and after configure your system with Hackintosh Vietnam app.

My advice: re-install OSX first and just after install Clover in UEFI mode, because you have installed may bootloaders and mess up system...



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Well I did reinstall a couple of times and I must say I use Niresh's distro, and it has an included Clover UEFI bootloader. So shouldn't that be enough? 



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Hello

Forget distro s waste time and pain in head... use retail

I gave to you a solution to install OSX.. check that and seize...

After installed OSX with this method, this make what i said.



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Okay, I tried it just now, with the clean install then I installed Clover and my kexts, but it still won't detect the bootloader from the HDD, only the one from the USB.

I am sure I'm installing the bootloader correctly, I customize it and click to install the UEFI one. Still, it doesn't work ... :/



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Hello

 

Please configure your Bios: http://olarila.web33....php?f=2&t=1804



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I did configure it, it doesn't want to boot. I have an ASUS MoBo and I've done every setting exactly the way they are supposed to be, but nothing seems to work :(

 

Edit: Is it a problem that I already have Windows 8 installed? 

This is how my disks look like:

http://puu.sh/a3MiZ/31ed29bd1a.png (OS X is installed on Disk 1 on the 931,51 GB partition)

Should OS X be on Disk 0? 


Edited by alex95sv, 09 July 2014 - 04:15 PM.


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Hello

 

Maybe yes... My advice(always): Have a HDD only for OSX

 

If not, if you want install OSX +Win you need install first OSX after Win

 

You have another HDD only for OSX?



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Yes, Disk 1 is for OS X (and the partition after that is 1TB of random stuff like movies and music)



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Hello

 

You installed isx on it isn’t???

 

If yes… sorry man, but no more ideas



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Yes, I installed OS X on that drive. But the bootloader never loads, despite it being first in the boot priority. :(



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Hello

 

Try configure bios adding boot options, try do that:

 

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I don't have that option. :(

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Hello

 

So sorry man.... i don't have any idea

 

But good luck on it







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