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bigpoppa206

bigpoppa206

Member Since 26 Mar 2008
Offline Last Active Jul 19 2016 07:12 PM
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In Topic: [pre-releases] macOS Sierra

05 July 2016 - 11:51 PM

Any issues?  I tried to install it and now it hangs up half way through the boot process.   Boot in verbose mode, gets through that and then the white apple/black background and nothing.

In Topic: Working USB Sierra Install Boot Drive?

26 June 2016 - 02:49 AM

SUCCESS!  I got it by rebooting to my normal hard drive and then just running the installer off the desktop onto a blank drive.  Reboot and let the install finish.  Before that I had to change my profile in Clover to an iMac10,1 for the install though and before I changed it back to a MacPro3,1 I had to edit and add my board ID and Model type to the PlatformSupport.plist file inside of System/Library/CoreServices and it seems to be running fine.

In Topic: Working USB Sierra Install Boot Drive?

24 June 2016 - 10:20 PM

i think that socket LGA 775 isn't compatible with SIERRA !!!!!

It is, I put a Yorkfield Xeon processor in it which does have the SSE4,1 instruction set.

In Topic: How do I get the boot loader on the system drive?

23 June 2016 - 10:56 PM

I was able to install El Capitan on my Hackintosh using the Chris' instructions and the Clover Special Edition 2.3k tool to create a USB installer. But I can only boot into El Capitan when the USB stick is inserted. What did I do wrong or is their something else I need to do to be able to boot from the system SSD?

 

I'm a Mac noob so please don't take anything for granted in your reply.

 

Thanks

 

Short answer is to reboot with the USB installer and then install Clover on the drive you installed 10.11 on.  Thats why it won't boot.

In Topic: HP Z400/Z600/Z800 Workstations OS X 10.10.x/10.11.x Installation

20 June 2016 - 11:39 PM

A great tool  for Unsupported Mac here Build by Apple Dev

 

 

http://dosdude1.com/sierrapatch.html

 

 

The Site is here

http://lowendmac.com...6/macos-sierra/

 

 

Anyway thats need SSE4,1 minimum for working

 

So does that mean that a Xeon X3370 Yorkfield 3.0 Ghz Quad core chip might work with Sierra?  I have an old EP45C Gigabyte motherboard.

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