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10.11.2 Patched Kernel For Intel Z87 Haswell Motherboards w/ Reboot Loop


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This is a patched version of an official vanilla kernel from El Capitan 10.11.2, allowing Z87 Haswell motherboards capable of booting without reboot loops or kernel panics.

 

The following perl scripts have been applied to the vanilla kernel for 10.11.2:

#1

perl -pi -e 's|\xe2\x00\x00\x00\x02\x00\x00\x00|\x00\x00\x00\x00\x02\x00\x00\x00|g' kernel

#2

perl -pi -e 's|\xe2\x00\x00\x00\x4c\x00\x00\x00|\x00\x00\x00\x00\x4c\x00\x00\x00|g' kernel

#3

perl -pi -e 's|\xe2\x00\x00\x00\x90\x01\x00\x00|\x00\x00\x00\x00\x90\x01\x00\x00|g' kernel

I take no credit for the creation of the perl scripts used.

 

Patches #1, #2, and #3 have been documented on this blog by the original owner here. Shout outs to Pike R. Alpha whose code the patches are based on, he lives here.

Tested on EVGA Z87 FTW

 

Please let me know if it works well for you so I can confirm the amount of success users are having. Thanks


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will this work with 10.11.4 ?

It may or may not, but the patch will work for 10.11.4. I would advise you to recover the kernel from 10.11.4 and patch it manually

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