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  1. Installer doesn't load

    In order to help you more info is required, like motherboard, the config.plist with verbose mode so you can see were it gets stuck and a screen shot of that place. From then on you can make some changes to the config.plist or add/remove kexts. Also in config.plist you will see under boot there is a Debug checkbox. Set it so that in every boot a Debug.log is created which can help locating the problem. The Debug.log file will be in EFI/Clover/misc directory. I presume you know how to mount the EFI volume if not open Clover Configurator in the Mount EFI (left bottom side) choose your booting disk (by name I guess) and Mount Partition and then Open Partition. It will open a finder window for the EFI volume. Then look for Clover/Misc. Attach the debug.log if you are able to or at least the screen image. Good luck.
  2. Hi. I had a similar problem which was that the hard disk kext got stuck for some reason. There is a patch that when applied in config.list in kext and patches allowed it to continue booting. http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/328037-cant-boot-hs-after-successful-install/?p=2537533check the part that says about patching the AppleACPIPlatform for hd. Try it. Hopefully will help
  3. Hi Yall. Again requesting some help or guides. Attempting to install Sierra in a ProLiant ML310E server that I have standing around. Clover gets as far as the ++++++++++++++++++++ (again). Attached is the Debug log. Noticeable is that compared to a normal boot in any other machine the first 3 logs do find a Chipset while in this case, irrelevant of any kext installed or removed, it always states 0:100 0:100 MemLog inited, TSC freq: 3392137338 0:100 0:000 LegacyRegion2: Chipset/proc: 0x0C088086 0:100 0:000 Unknown chipset 0:100 0:000 Test PAM1=(0x41=90, 0x5a=00, 0x81=33, 0x91=00) at chipset 0C088086 0:100 0:000 , Chipset not detected - exiting Google and found that that chip id is 'Intel Corporation' device = 'Haswell DRAM Controller' But it does recognize the processor CPU Vendor = 756E6547 Model=306C3 2:156 0:000 The CPU supported SSE4.1 2:156 0:000 BrandString = Intel® Xeon® CPU E3-1240 v3 @ 3.40GHz 2:156 0:000 The CPU not supported turbo 2:156 0:000 MSR 0x35 40004 2:156 0:000 MSR 0xE2 before patch 1E008400 2:156 0:000 MSR 0xE2 is locked, PM patches will be turned on 2:156 0:000 MSR 0xCE 00080838_F7012200 2:156 0:000 MSR 0x1A0 00850089 So the questions is, what chipset is it referring to? You can see it resets after the USB section. Many kexts where added and removed, also config.plist nvidia disable, etc. Same result same reset. Thanks in advance. debugPL.log.zip
  4. Hi Y'all Successful install on a Dell Inspiron 3458. Dell Inspiron 3458 1.7 GHz Intel Core i3 SSD (replaced the original HD) 128GB Kingston 6 GB Ram Intel 4400 Graphics All working but WiFi. Need to buy and replace Intel AC 3160 with anything in the whitelist. BCM94352Z suggested. Still don't have it but will report back when done. As usual, its a result of using many other solutions, but primarily here. That helped start the install process that was stuck on crashing and reboot. After that a series of kexts from everywhere and a LOT OF GUESSING AND TRYING AS USUAL. The result is a Sierra 10.12.6 with full graphics (actually using hdmi output right now), LAN, sound, mouse(trackpad), keyboard, bluetooth, external apple trackpad, and others. Clover started to boot then after the ++++++++++++++++++ (using verbose mode) crash with no panic or anything message. The reason, the graphics adapter. VERY IMPORTANT to know, how to fix it was putting a FakeId IntelGFX= 0x04128086 (in Devices top left) and ig-platform-id=0x0a260006 (in Graphics) in config.plist. Can use a ig-platform-id of 0x12345678 just for the install. Will boot and then attack all other issues like graphics, sound, lan and keyboard/mouse. Also mouse(trackpad) and keyboard did not work oob so had to put vodoops2 and keyboard kexts or use external keyboard/mouse (rather dumb....) but better just copy the attached files to your EFI volume. Using Clover 4099 (or latest). Did do this in another Hackintosh so it was easier. Attach is config.plist, Clover/Kexts/Other and the Clover/drivers64UEFI folder from the final solution. Should also work in the USB install drive. I did not use USB to install. Restored a Sierra image from my Desktop Hackintosh to the SSD and worked from there. If anybody needs the EFI folder (28.8MB) let me know. Thanks to all the other guys from many posts. Other.zip config.plist.zip drivers64UEFI.zip
  5. Hi Y'all I have installed OSX in many desktops and some laptops since 10.4 so I am a little experienced on the subtleties of the process. I recently installed Sierra from El Capitan and then High Sierra on my desktop. Not bragging just to state that I know how to do this. I ask help after 3 days of searching in the forum and elsewhere, trying to apply some concepts read to no avail. Given this, I tried to install Sierra 10.12.6 in a Dell Inspiron 3458, Intel I3 (Haswell), 6 GB, and 128SSD. MoBo is Dell, Haswell ULT chipset and southbridge H8x/P8x (CPU-Z) Tried with a SSD already installed 10.12.6 which is working in a desktop and with the USB standard install. The result, in both cases and MANY config.plist options, BIOS options (the usual disable thread, vt etc) is the image attached. One can see the Clover Boot Selection screen has started to boot ( set to verbose), see the process until the +++++++++++++++ shows and then it resets WITHOUT a panic or any other message. The USB was used to set the desktop, which is Intel i7, and GT620 so the only big difference is the graphics card being integrated in the HD4400. The config.plist is attached, its bare minimum, inject intel, verbose, x86-64, CPUS=1, rootless, SMBIOS is a MacBookAir5,2 (also tried other smbios). I can not see what is crashing the system, presumably the kexts in the Clover Other directory which again are minimum and most recent, FakeSMC, IntelGraphicsFixUp, lilu, NullCPUPowerManagement. Clover was installed using UEFI option cause the Laptop does not see a non UEFI drive (no bootable device found....). EFI/Boot/bootx64efi is present. Ill appreciate any pointers or links that can help solve this. Thanks. Sorry, had to post it to see a similar one. Please disregard. config.plist.zip
  6. http://hackintosher.com/guides/how-to-opt-out-of-apfs-in-high-sierra/ I didn't do exactly what is said here since I have another SSD that I can boot from and then just changed the entry in the file of the destination install volume via terminal.
  7. Hi Y'all. I have a weird problem with the upgrade of Sierra to HS but ONLY( ) with the video card, Asus GT620. The install itself had a problem which got stuck but was solved by a patch the the AppleAHCIPort (found in the config.plist) that was another post , but it finally booted and the install went well. Its the same Hackintosh in a different SSD(same size/model), hence EVERYTHING is the same in terms of Hardware. In Sierra the 2 graphics cards work perfectly with all 4 screens(attached 2 of the 4 screens in Sierra). Needs the NVCAP in order for all 4 screens to work. (config.plist) In HS they do not work at all, image attached(gt620.png), does recognize (or tries to) all 4 screens, but rendering is useless, garbled, and flickering permanently. I have tried a lot of combinations of kexts, configs, drivers64 and drivers64 UEFI removing components to no avail. I mean a lot. Every NVIDIA kext, Nvidia web drivers, Cuda drivers, injects kexts the whole nine yards. No result. Same results for a APFS and non-APFS install. As I said, same Hackintosh, no hardware changes. Actually Im writing on the Sierra SSD and all works fine. Anybody any idea? Thanks in advance. Config.plist of HSierra attached Specs: MoBo: Intel Dx79T0 CPU: Intel i7-3820 RAM: 32GB SSD: 3-120GB and 500GB Kingston Graphics: 2 GT620 4 screens. Ethernet: IntelE1000 Wifi: Atheros40 Sound: VodooHDA OSX: Install macOS High Sierra.app (October 16, 2017 at 7:41 PM) downloaded Sunday Nov 19 confighs.plist.zip
  8. For sanity check I used another EFI folder from a suggested "installation" and made the AppleAHCIPort fix. DID NOT WORK. Changed again to my original EFI folder + the AppleAHCIPort fix and it works. So im including the EFI folder I have thats in the EFI Volume of the booting hd. Dropbox link due to size. https://www.dropbox.com/s/zxdhiv98n9zojux/EFI.zip?dl=0 Hope it helps. RSN Install form here http://hackintosher.com/guides/updating-hackintosh-high-sierra-10-13/
  9. Specs: MoBo: Intel Dx79T0 CPU: Intel i7-3820 RAM: 32GB SSD: 3-120GB and 500GB Kingston Graphics: 2 GT670 4 screens. Ethernet: IntelE1000 Wifi: Atheros40 Sound: VodooHDA USB3.0 Sabrent Hi Yall. Some time ago I had to install usb3.0 cards since not kext for the onboard USB3.0. Keyboard and mouse dongles on the 3.0 hubs. I installed Sierra after using El Capitan for 2 years. Usual install stuff look. Several tuts available. First symptom was I could not use the keyboard to get into BIOS if I didn't put use the onboard 2.0 USB. Well, I haven't booted yet so it sounded reasonable. Booted after selecting a SSD, all great four screens active, sound, yeah! No keyboard. Hum. Changed keyboard dongle to USB3.0 hub. Working. Great. Finish installing, apps, tuning, etc. No USB2.0 ports work, there are 8. Weird. Installed a lot of kexts (GenericUSB, USBInjectAll, and others) to no avail. Googled and found in the forbidden site a link, now I lost it, stating to change the IOUSBFamily kext and a plugin to add the ports to the AppleUSBEHCIPCI.kext. Lets give it a try and IT WORKED. So the site does help.... How To. 1._ System Report - USB would show like System Report No USB2.0. See two controllers but nothing (hub or device) 2._ Get your DSDT (iMaciASL or whatever) and search for EHC (dsdtEHCx.png). 3._ Write down the names, ECH1 or ECHI (as in iiiii not 1) and EHC2. No need to change it there but if you want you can change EHCI to ECH1 or any other name, but in EVERY place in the DSDT. I tried it and it worked but opted to not change anything in the DSDT and have a DSDT free install. 4._ Copy your /System/Library/Extensions/OUSBFamily.kext a safe place and the desktop and work on the desktop kext or if u are brave, directly on the plist and skip (8) 4._ Edit /System/Library/Extensions/OUSBFamily.kext/Content/Plugins/AppleUSBEHCIPCI.kext/Content/info.plist and search for your installed SMBIOS in Clover (mine is iMac14,1) (plistPersonalities.png) 5._ You should have an iMac14,1.EHC1 and iMac14,1.EHC2 entries (or whatever your mac model is). 6._ You MUST match the DSDT EHCx name to the name in IONameMarch (EHCName.png). In my case although the plist entry was iMac14,1.ECH1(as in one) i used ECHI(as in iiii) for its IONameMatch. (iMac14.1ECH1.png) 7._ If u don't have any PTR entries, add some (I had none so I added 6 per port). (iMac14.1ECH1.png) 8.- Save and reinstall the kext (u should know which utility to use Kext Utility, Kext Wizard, whatever) and REBOOT. Allow time for kextcache to finish creating new prelinkkernel else YOU WILL KILL your install and have to do a lot of work to create a new prelinkkernel (I did just that. Its a mess). 9._ Hopefully u are in the Finder and do a System Report-USB. It should be ok. (System Report USB2.0 OK). Test Flash Drives or whatever. Worked for all my ports. I have two hackintoshs and the second one is an Intel DP55KG which is even older and had the same problem as the first one with a change in the name of the usb ports. In that mobo the names are UHCx, specifically UHCI and UHC5. Change that in the 5 step. All port worked. I presume the same could be applied to the USB3.0 ports which is /System/Library/Extensions/OUSBFamily.kext/Content/Plugins/AppleUSBXHCIPCI.kext. Enjoy.
  10. All kexts are the latest, specially FakeSMC. What MoBo model do u have?
  11. Hi guys. Posted a similar thread but under Post Installation. Its a dup of this one. Sorry. S O L V E D. Specs: MoBo: Intel Dx79T0 CPU: Intel i7-3820 RAM: 32GB SSD: 3-120GB and 500GB Kingston Graphics: 2 GT670 4 screens. Ethernet: IntelE1000 Wifi: Atheros40 Sound: VodooHDA OSX: Install macOS High Sierra.app (October 16, 2017 at 7:41 PM) downloaded Sunday Nov 19 The problem is NOT the USB as it is clearly indicating its working by displaying stuff, its the next kext which is hd management, and in our case (Intel Mobo) a problem with the ich10r. The solution comes from the unmentionable website and is a patch to the ich10r. Link is this but probably will be removed being the evil site. To patch under clover in [kernel and kext patches] Name: AppleAHCIPort Find: 4585f60f 95c289c8 83e0fe66 85c9780f 84d2750b Replace: 89c883e0 fe6685c9 0f98c141 08cc9090 9090750b Comment: whatever Now I get to the place in the booting process where the USBxxxx was displayed and usually got stuck there and.... IT GOES THRU to loading of volumes.... I got Graphics problems, so nv_disable=1. So I got the installer up and running installed in another SSD, took about 15 minutes, booted about 2 or 3 times (cant recall), that is, the normal process. Its APFS in my case. Got everything but graphics. For some reason the OSX Native and NVIDIA Web drivers go ballistic, really bad. Ill try to solve that later. Hope you enjoy it. Sorry forgot, SMBIOS used iMac14,2 and MacPro5,2. Same graphics problem but only that (yeah just that )
  12. Hi Guys. Long time. Specs: MoBo: Intel Dx79T0 CPU: Intel i7-3820 RAM: 32GB SSD: 3-120GB and 500GB Kingston Graphics: 2 GT670 4 screens. Ethernet: IntelE1000 Wifi: Atheros40 Sound: VodooHDA OSX: Install macOS High Sierra.app (October 16, 2017 at 7:41 PM) downloaded today Sunday Nov 19 I recently migrated from El Capitan to Sierra 10.12.6. Some issues since I had to learn Clover vs Chameleon, but now its 100% functional: Sound, wifi, ethernet, multi cpus, graphics (4 screens i mentioned), keyboard, bluetooth, etc. Everything. Well having done that and a boring Sunday, I decided to clone my Sierra Install (screen shot below) and try to upgrade to High Sierra. In paper, clear and simple. In reality, a nightmare, as it does not work after having tried at least 12 times with 3 different methods. I also did 2-3 Clean Installs using the methods found here and in other sites (specially the NOT MENTIONABLE site!!). Disk Util erase, etc. Install on the SSD and Clove Bootloader. Then boot, same result. So as not to bore u guys, the results was: Setup 1._ Clone 10.12.6 to a SSD 120GB 2._ Install Clover 4289, latest version 3._ Choose first NO UEFI install 4._ Copied Clover from 10.12.6 to new Clone (kext, config.plist,etc) 5._ added apfs.efi to clover/driver64 and drivers64uefi (as a last resource. First just drivers64, then drivers64uefi(for uefi boot), then both). 6._ run Install macOS High Sierra went thru the restart process choosing the Clone as destination. Resutls From here on, the result is the same no matter how or what i installed or removed. The non UEFI boot, the UEFI boot (bios setup to allow), and even at a point of desperation using 10.12.6 kext in place of 10.13 (USB stuff Ill explain). Clover boots, one chooses either [boot macOsx from Clone] or [boot Install Osx from Clone] and many variations. The SMBIOS was set to at least 4 Mac types iMac 14,1-2, MacPro 14,1-2. Also did a final change to the Firmware Features per some instructions found in a post (0xe907f537). It ALWAYS gets stuck in the screen below, after usb devices or in a usb device (only has mouse and keyboard at a point. Sierra has a trackpad and bluetooth devices). If you remove a USB device and registers on the screen (so i dont think its a usb device or kext). One rather weird thing is that when booting UEFI, it will not show anything on the screen with the Verbose flag set. It goes directly to the b/w Apple screen. I dont want to mention all the clover config variations(nv_disable=1, cpus=1, and others), but obviously they didn't have any effect. Attach is the config.plist that was used (the Sierra plist actually). So, please HELP. If this is the beginning of Apple's defense of their OS as when they where able to stop unblocking the iPhone, well, sh....t, they are doing a good job at it. Yes, it wasn't a boring Sunday but it became a very frustrating Sunday. RSN config.plist.zip
  13. Hi all. For those who want/need multiple video cards, my recent experience with several card could help Mavericks 10.9 but I could swear its the same of ML and Lion Mobo Intel Dx79to ICore 7 16gb Ssd 120 and 1tb hd Video cards, the issue at hand. My objective was to have 2 cards with 4 screen, 3 vga and one Hdmi. Thats two video cards. All work was done on nvidia cards. Sorry ATI So install an old gt 9500 along my gigabyte gtx 570 hd and boot. No such luck. Changed pcie slots, no go. Ill make a very long story short and share theresults and possible logic. Cards have to be of the same "family". By this I mean their internal architecture must be the same. For instance the gt 9500 and the gtx 570 are different. So why is this important? Because Osx will load only ONE controller to manage all cards (apparently). They can be many cards, but same family. This is seen in the boot log in a message that states that, ex, "NVDANV50HAL loaded and registered", when a single card installed. If two cards of different family arch u can see that i loads both controllers but does not register them and hence u get two vga with no qe/ci on the second monitor in each card. Ex. The gt9500 loads the NVDANV50HAL controller while the Gtx 570 loads the NVDAGF100HAL controller, individually. If u put both cards, it will at most load the PCI0 card with qe/ci but the second card just in vga, if it boots at all. So, do not mix the card controller family, use same family. Ex, the gtx 570 and the gtx 620 are the same family NVDAGF100hal controller and will be qe/ci both cards and hence 4 monitors. I had to REMOVE my dsdt and boot with chameleon 2266 GraphicsEnabler =y to get both cards, gtx570 and 620/440/220 to work. (Any combination of them) Hope it helps.