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  1. Instant Reboot on Haswell

    Thanks guys!! I'll definitely give those a try!
  2. I have an Intel i5-4200M CPU and from what I've been told, it is a haswell processor so it will reboot before going into any Mac installation (tried distros, vanilla, etc.) and each have required boot args such as "hp" or "haswell" or "xpcm-free" to boot into the installation. Otherwise, it instantly reboots before going into the installation from the bootloader. I made a bootable USB using Pandora but I'm having this issue again where I cannot load the installation. Does anyone know what I can do for this? Is there a file I need to add or is there a boot arg already designed for this by default?
  3. Oh ok, I apologize for requesting help here on that. I didn't realize that the topic was not to be discussed on these forums. I will definitely give your guides a shot. I'm sure I'll have better luck there anyway. Thanks for the help!
  4. Hey guys! I've been having some issues with installing Mac on my PC and I've tried a number of different options. Right now, I've gotten a version of iATKOS designed for my computer but having issues just getting to the installation. I'm running on an Intel i5-4200M CPU with Intel 4600 HD Graphics. So my installation requires me to run the boot flag "haswell" to get it going since this Intel processor instantly reboots otherwise. But I think my issue lies in the FakeSMC.kext file. If I boot with just "haswell", the gray Apple logo appears, but the it sits there for hours without ever loading. I rebooted and tried "haswell -v" and think I've found my issue. The last bits of lines shown on -v before showing a kernel panic are this: Read HFS+ file: [hd(0,3)/haswell] -1096 bytes ...(jumping down lines to the last 3 lines)... LoadDrivers: Loading from [/system/Library/Extensions.mkext] Read HFS+ file: [hd(0,3)/System/Library/Extensions.mkext] 4096 bytes Read HFS+ file: [hd(0,3)/System/Library/Extensions.mkext] 10336595 bytes. The kernel panic displayed was this: (On this boot attempt, I also used -x for safe mode, so that's why it's shown.) Longterm timer threshold: 1000 ms PMAP: PCID enabled PMAP: Supervisor Mode Execute Protection enabled Darwin Kernel Version 13.0.2: Sun Sep 29 19:38:57 PDT 2013; root: xnu-2422.75.4-1/RELEASE_ (cut off here) vm_page_bootstrap: 2007610 free pages and 73158 wired paged kext submap [0xffffff7f807a4000 - 0xffffff8000000000], kernel text [0xfffffff80000200000 - (cut off here) zone leak detection enabled "vm compressor_mode" is 4 standard timeslicing quantum is 10000 us standard background quantum is 2500 us mig_table_max_displ = 74 TSC Deadline Timer supported and enabled SAFE BOOT DETECTED - only valid 0SBundleRequired kexts will be loaded. "name" not a kext "Kernel -__SYMTAB" not a kext NullCPUPowerManagement : : init: properties=0xffffff8011690500 NullCPUPowerManager : : start AppleKeyStore starting (BUILT: Sep 29 2014 19:37:40) FakeSMCKeyStore: started (cursor on new line) I went into the folder /System/Library/Extensions/etc. and found the FakeSMC file and opened it in text. Looking in it, I've found some things that appear to be issues. Here's what code I've found that seems to be troubling: %s: [Trace] key by count %x is not found %s: [Trace] key info not found %c%c%c%c, length - %x %s: [Debug] system writing key %s, length %d FakeSMCKeyStore %s: [Fatal] still waiting for FakeSMCKeyStore... %s: [Fatal] failed to create matching dictionary (FakeSMCKeyStore) Configuration SMC name APP0001 %s: [Error] failed to set '%s' property smc-compatible compatible smc-napa _STA %s: [Error] failed to set '_STA' property debug trace %s: [Fatal] failed to create Device memory array %s: [Fatal] failed to create controllers array io-apic-0 %s: [Fatal] failed to create specifiers array %s: [Fatal] failed to create specifiers data %s: successfully initialized FakeSMCKeyHandler IOProbeScore %s: [Error] failed to create key %s %s: [Error] key %s already handled with prioritized handler %s *Unreferenced* %s: key %s handler %s has been replaced with new prioritized handler %s /options %s-%s-%s fakesmc-key IODTNVRAM AppleNVRAM %s: fallback to generic NVRAM methods %s: [Warning] NVRAM is unavailable #KEY ui32 FNum ui8 product-name manufacturer /efi/platform OEMVendor OEMBoard %s: [Error] failed to get OEM info from Chameleon/Chimera or Clover EFI, specific platform profiles will be unavailable HWS0 ch8* HWS1 %s: started %-4s FakeSMCSensor reference gain offset FakeSMCPlugin F%XAc fpe2 MB Fan %X F%XID {fds %s: [Warning] failed to add tachometer name for key %s %s: [Error] failed to add tachometer sensor for key %s %s: [Error] failed to take vacant Fan index Platform Profile Default Ambient TA0P sp78 CPU Die TC%XD CPU Package TC%XC CPU GFX TC%XG CPU Heatsink TC%XH CPU Proximity TC%XP Northbridge Die TN%XD Northbridge Proximity TN%XP MCH Die TN%XC MCH Heatsink TN%XH PCH Die TP%XD PCH Proximity TP%XP Memory Module TM%XS Memory Proximity TM%XP LCD TL0P Airport TW0P Battery TB%XP Mainboard Tm0P Thermal Zone TZ%XC CPU Core MlC%X fp88 MlCP CC%XC CCPC VC0C fp2e CPU VTT VV1R PCH VN1R Memory VM0R MCH VN0C Main 3V VV2S Main 5V VV1S fp4c Main 12V VV9S Auxiliary 3V VV7S Standby 3V VV3S Standby 5V VV8S PCIe 12V VeES +12V Rail VP0R 12V Vcc Vp0C Power Supply Vp%XC Mainboard S0 Rail VD0R Mainboard S5 Rail VD5R CMOS Battery Vb0R VBAT CPU VRM VS%XC IC0C CPU VccIO IC1C sp5a CPU VccSA IC2C CPU DRAM IC5R sp4b CPU PLL IC8R CPU IC%XC IC0G Memory Bank IM%XS IN0C sp87 PC%XC sp96 PC%XG CPU Package Cores PCPC CPU Package Graphics PCPG CPU Package Total PCTR CPU Package DRAM PCPD System Total PDTR Apple Inc. Apple ASUSTeK Computer INC. ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ASUS Dell Inc. Dell DFI DFI Inc. EPoX COMPUTER CO., LTD EPoX First International Computer, Inc. FIC FUJITSU FUJITSU SIEMENS Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Gigabyte Hewlett-Packard HP IBM Intel Intel Corp. Intel Corporation INTEL Corporation Lenovo LENOVO Micro-Star International MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD MSI To be filled by O.E.M. SMBIOS FakeSMCKey ui16 %s: [Warning] value update request callback returned error for key %s (%s) %s: [Warning] value changed event callback returned error for key %s (%s) FakeSMC FakeSMC v%s Copyright %d netkas, slice, usr-sse2, kozlek, navi, THe KiNG, RehabMan. All rights reserved. 6.0.1065 /efi firmware-vendor %s: still waiting for FakeSMCKeyStore... %s: [Fatal] no configuration node found! Keys %s: %d preconfigured key%s added s %s: [Warning] no preconfigured keys found Types Clover %s: %d key%s exported by Clover EFI IOACPIPlatformDevice %s: failed to create SMC device %s: [Fatal] failed to initialize SMC device %s: found physical SMC device, assumes running on Mac -fakesmc-use-nvram %s: %d key%s loaded from NVRAM %s: NVRAM will be used to store system written keys... FSMC FakeSMCKeyStoreUserClient %s: [Fatal] provider must be FakeSMCKeyStore class service! %s: [Fatal] super failed to initialize with task! FakeSMCKeyStoreUserClient: SMC_CMD_WRITE_BYTES key=%s %c%c%c%c € € € € €? zD €? €¿ €„.A ð? 0C 0E 0C 0E 0C 0E 0C 0E ` @3 P 0` `i Po ` €3 `P p` i o 0Ì . B From viewing this, it seems that there's some issue here in the file and fixing it here will allow me to boot into the installation. What do you guys think? What can I do to get this working?
  5. Hi All!

    Hi everyone! I'm familiar with OSX86 by just reading a few forum posts and what it is, in a nutshell, but haven't ever successfully installed it onto any device. Most of the issues I experienced were due to not having sufficient drivers needed and trying my absolute hardest to get it working on AMD processors that were just incompatible. I just bought a new machine and would like to get started on trying an installation. The machine is a laptop and HP, no less, so I already understand that the process will be more difficult but I'd like to give it a try anyway, even if I can't get all of the features working. I was curious what suggestions you guys had for a beginner, like myself, as to where to start. One of my issues now is trying to decide what's the highest OS I can install. Years ago, it was either Leopard or Snow Leopard, but I understand I probably can't install 10.9 Mavericks but perhaps I can go as high as 10.8 Lion? Where could I find this out or is this done by a trial and error process? My machine is relatively new as well so I may be a pioneer here. It's an HP Envy TouchSmart m6-n012dx running on an Intel Core i5-4200M CPU. I'm including a text file from CPU-Z about my PC's specs. HPEV.txt