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Switch from Chameleon to Clover and viceversa without reinstall

12 August 2016 - 10:44 PM

Hi,
I want share my experience:
I have installed Enoch on my system ( legacy and MBR ) and all works fine.
I have osx Lion , MLion, Mavericks , Yosemite , El Capitan and Windows XP.

Because i like to experiment , i have created a Clover USB pen to boot into Hd and after i have configured it , i have been able to boot to all OSes without iusses.

Then the problem was to install Clover on Hd and because i didn't want to loose my prior bootloader , i do so :

On my hd active partition i had

/Extra folder and /boot

Then i renamed /boot to /boot-e
And i have copied
/Efi folder and boot file from Clover USB pen. Reboot
Voilà
Clover boots fine from hd and when i want to boot Enoch , i change boot file on Hd and reboot.

No iusses , no reinstall bootloader anymore to switch from Clover to Enoch and viceversa.

Hint: it works because i have a legacy pc with MBR partitions and /Extra and /Efi folders don't interfere each other.

However i think it should be fine also with GPT and EFI partition.
I didn't try yet

P.S.
I'm writing an Osx application to do the task:
- rename /copy / switch boot file
- reboot system.

When i have done it , i will post here

See Ya




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Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21M and OSX Tiger 10.4.11

17 November 2015 - 10:27 AM

Just for Fun i tried to Install Mac OSX Tiger 10.4.11 on my Sony

 

Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21M Spec

 

Notebook: Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT 256 MB   -> NO QE/CI  - almost for now
Display: LCD 15.4 "i WXGA (1280 x 800) X-black

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T7250 @ 2.00 GHz

RAM: 2Gb DDR2 800Mhz

Ethernet: MarveL Yukon 88E8036   oK

Wifi: Intel Pro 3945 (not working)

Audio: .... - to be tested

HDD: 320Gb SATA2 – 1,5 Gb transfer rate

DVD-RW: Combo DVD-RW/Blu Ray  ok

Webcam Ricoh  - to be tested

Sony Trackpad: ok

Bluetooth:   ok

USB 2.0: ok

Firewire:   ok

SD Card reader:  - to be tested

 

How To

 

I installed it running /system/installation/packages/osinstall.mpkg inside Mac OSX Tiger 10.4.5 DVD  from OSX Lion

Then i have updated OSX to 10.4.11 running intel combo update.

Then i have installed Chameleon 2.0 - Enoch ver. 2725 and /Extra folder.

 

I'm using only Fakesmc.kext in /Extra

 

PS2 Trackpad and blueTooth works OOB

Sleep/Hybernation - to be fixed

 

Now i'm testing stability ....

 

See Ya

 

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Chameleon Themes

10 October 2015 - 01:44 PM

Hi,

i finished to complete this theme for Chameleon /Enoch.

 

InsanelyMac logo

 

El Capitan wallpaper  1280x1024  - if u need a different size simply use image viewer and resize it

 

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UPDATED

 

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What are you listening now ?

09 October 2015 - 03:58 PM

What are you listening now ?

 

I'm listening ...

 

Jess Glynne - Hold My Hand

 

Michelle Branch - Everywhere

GA-H67N-USB-B3 - Multiboot OSX All Shine !

04 October 2015 - 05:40 PM

Hi,

i want to share my experience with my Hackintosh:

 

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My Hack is :

Gigabyte H67N-USB3-B3 Socket 1155 Intel H67 DDR3 SATA3 USB3 HDMI link

CPU Intel Core i5-2500K 3.30GHz --> Up to 3.7Ghz - Sandy Bridge  Link

SSD Corsair Force GT 120GB 2.5"  Link

HDD Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5"

RAM DDR3 G.Skill Sniper F3-10666CL9D-8GBSR 1333MHz 8GB Link

Intel HD3000 (on board)

Case Micro Techsolo TC-020 MicroATX / power 400W

Blu-ray Sony BD-5300S 12x BD/DVD/CD burner

Acer S241 HL 24" 5ms HDMI monitor

 

And I Install Multiboot OSx Lion, OS X Montain Lion, OSX Yosemite, OSX El Capitan, etc. with Chameleon because i have used MBR partitions  and the system has a Legacy  Bios ...

 

It works 100%

 

Intel HD 3000  VGA/HDMI  QE/CI - OK  see my post

 

Nec uPD72020 USB3 - OK (on 10.11 i have to fix it)

 

Audio ALC889  - HDMI and legacy (front and rear) Ok

 

Network RTL81111 - OK

 

SATA3 AHCI - OK

 

SSD - OK - Trim Enabler

 

Sleep/Wake Ok

 

Blu-ray Sony BD-5300S - works fine with Mac BluRay Player -OK

 

My Theme

 

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Theme Here

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