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Kucksy last won the day on August 26 2012

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  1. Hi from Troy Motherboard BIOS version ? - F12Q (for Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R Rev 1.0) Hope that helps answer your question Kind regards from Troy
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    Version 1


    copy of my custom EFI folder for my Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R motherboard with / for Xeon Based X56xx processors with custom config.plist file and additional kexts for onboard sound and onboard networking (for people who don't want to use a custom DSDT.aml file) & FakeSMC.kext This file archive is to help assist people with the same motherboard (Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R) and or processor configuration help get their hardware booting after installing MacOS Sierra with the associated networking and sound drivers for the motherboard whom might be having troubles. Credit is given to the respective authors of the drivers contained within whom all do an awesome job - I am not responsible for these drivers and I am not be any means taking credit for the hard work of these extremely talented people - just trying to help out others on here who may be stuck with the same / similar configuration as my own and who have asked me to share my config files to help them solve their problems from Troy
  3. Hi from Troy - sorry for not getting back to you until now - I'm in Australia - Legacy Mode can be selected when you boot from the installer - and - as for bootloader - I use CloverEFI version r3763 and I did the same thing as you regarding the FakeSMC.kext - created a 10.12 folder under the kexts folder in /EFI/Clover/kexts/10.12 (I also put VoodooHDA.kext in there for my sound card) Hoping this helps you out Cheers from Troy
  4. Hi from Troy I have the GM of MacOS Sierra running on a Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R motherboard with a Xeon E5640 Processor, ASUS Strix GTX 960 Graphics Card and 16 GB of Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 mhz ram - installed and working fine using the installer made using Pandoras Box. The only thing I did when creating the installer was insuring that "legacy installer mode" was enabled when I was creating the installer and it completed the install process fine for me (without the use of a DSDT.aml file). I am using the MacPro 5,1 system definition in SMBIOS
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    What motherboards are working with Sierra?

    Agreeing with Rampage Dev - I have an X99 system (Haswell-E) as well as an X58 system (Xeon E5640) both happily running. - Just takes time and patience to get things smoothed out Reminds me I haven't updated my signature on here in quite awhile either - must get around to doing that one day
  6. Hello from Troy I performed the upgrade install on my system (which is currently as follows - Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 motherboard, Intel Core i5 2500K cpu, 16 GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 RAM, 2 x 2 TB WD Green HDD's, DVD+/- RW, 2 x Gigabyte AMD R9 270 OC Edition graphics cards in CrossFire). It worked fine - although to be on the "safe" side I did create disk image files (.dmg) of my mavericks installation before I attempted the upgrade install of Yosemite. Have you tried booting with -v -kext-dev-mode=1 to see where the KP is occurring ?? (and if so, is it possible to take a screenshot of the panic - it might help to find a solution to your problem. Also providing your system specifications could assist others (including myself) in helping you out Many thanks from Troy
  7. Ok the reason why you would get that message about this file cannot be loaded to this machine is because as far as I am aware - you cannot upgrade from Snow Leopard to Yosemite directly (from the Mac App Store). You would first have to upgrade from Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion (or Mavericks) and then upgrade to Yosemite. Although I am happy to be proven wrong and corrected on that You might also have trouble with getting your graphics acceleration (for video playback and games) to work with a GTX285 under Yosemite as it is quite an old card nowdays and may not be supported under Yosemite Also a quick check of the Mac App Store just now seems to indicate that the Mavericks install download has been taken down from the front page and a quick search on there seems to not find any trace of the Mavericks installer on the site anymore.
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    XFX Radeon R9 280x problems

    Also I forgot to mention this in my edited post - It helps (if you are using clover boot loader) to have it installed to the EFI partition on your Yosemite boot drive (that will fix the boot0 error message you have been getting) could also possibly help with the system reboot - (if my other suggestion does not help you)
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    XFX Radeon R9 280x problems

    I'm having a similar issue myself with my rig under Yosemite - get an instant reboot as soon as the framebuffer is trying to be loaded before seeing the desktop. The computer boots to the desktop in safe mode like it should. Has me scratching my head as Mavericks works wonderfully well on the same config and hardware. I have Mavericks and Yosemite dual booting. For the record my hardware is as follows: Intel Core i5 2500K, Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 motherboard, 16GB kit of Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz DDR3 ram, 2 x 2TB HDD, and for graphics cards 2 x Gigabyte R9 270 OC Edition card running in crossfire configuration and I am using clover efi bootloader version r2976 (released yesterday 25/10/2014 Australian Time) can attach my clover configuration file if required. Many thanks in advance from Troy ======================================================================================== Fixed my problem ----- Turns out there is a bug? (possibly) in the Apple Migration Tool in Yosemite that not only copies over your documents, files, music etc. but also copies over your custom kext files (which would be fine, but the AMDRadeon7000Controller.kext from Mavericks is incompatible with Yosemite and causes the reboot when trying to load to the mac desktop) - In my case I had to manually copy over my "Applications", "/Library/Applications Support", /User/"user name"/Library/Application Support" as well as my music and documents Folders from my Mavericks install partition to my new Yosemite install partition - rebooted and everything now works wonderfully with full graphics acceleration / video playback Hope this might help someone else having similar issues / problems.
  10. Hi from Troy wow, lots of questions - I will try to answer some of them as best as I can for you Bootloader is a personal preference (mostly) - Chameleon, Chimera (which is the one I use as it has built in graphics information for my nVidia card), have not pleased with the Clover bootloader before. To get / make a custom DSDT for your specific motherboard you will need to download a program called DSDTSE which is freeware and will take the hastle out of making your customised DSDT for your specific motherboard. You won't be able to see your mac partition / drive when you have booted into your windows drive / partition because there is no native support for the HFS+ filesystem (which mac os x uses) in Windows. To gain access to the data on the mac partition / drive you will need something like Mac Drive for Windows (Commerical product) or you could use a program called HFSExplorer which is freeware and also runs on Windows. As for getting your sound card to work you will most likely need to download a program called VoodooHDA which tries to be an all-in-one sound card driver solution for OS X. Dealing the the Kernel Panic - a screen shot would be great to see to figure out the error that has caused the panic Hope this all helps
  11. Hi Frankiep from Troy just wondering if you did try making a custom DSDT.aml for your motherboard using somthing like DSDTSE and inserting that file (the resulting compiled DSDT.aml file) in your /Extras folder That normally would counteract the stopping/hanging at [PCI Configuration Begin] and should make the booting progress further - if not completely solve your non booting problem Something to try anyhow
  12. Hi blipotech Troy here - have you tried adding your custom DSDT.aml file on to your usb flash drive - that should help overcome the hanging at the PCI Configuration line Use DSDTSE to help create your custom DSDT.aml file on your computer Hopefully should get you up and running then Cheers from Troy
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    10.6.8 killed my 100% working sleep

    Hi DaveQ from Troy Have you tried installing the patched version of sleepenabler.kext for 10.6.8 ?? It is available on here (insanelymac) at the following link http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/261126-new-sleepenablerng-for-1068-and-lion/ It is from another member TIMMAYOSX so send the kudos his way Hope this can help solve your problem Troy
  14. youtube is your friend for that - do a search for 10.8 ivy bridge - people have posted how to videos online might help you with your problem Cheers Troy
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    Kernel Panic after upgrading to 10.6.8

    Hi elthomas195 Troy here mate first off backup /System/Library/Extensions/VoodooHDA.kext and /System/Library/Extensions/AppleHDA.kext secondly - remove /System/Library.Extensions/AppleHDA.kext (type: rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/AppleHDA.kext) thirdly - reboot (hopefully that should fix the problem) fourthly if you have HDAenabler installed in /System/Library/Extensions then back it up and then remove it from /System/Library/Extensions (only if after doing steps 1 to 3 don't solve the problem) Cheers Troy