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  1. Corrupted boot menu after monitor upgrade

    This is a bit strange. When I select Windows 8 and disable CSM support in the BIOS everything looks fine. Then I save and exit and the system reboots but when I go into the BIOS to double check that the settings are as they should be CSM is turned on again!?! As far as I can see my card does not have a button to select between the different BIOS's. On the manufactures webpage is says that it supports both. http://www.sapphiretech.com/productdetial.asp?pid=524951DE-D0A8-44F4-ABD9-ABCE79A16F73&lang=eng Strange .... UPDATE: Apparently that is what is supposed to happend if the cards GPU is not set to UEFI boot. I will look at my GPU more closely. Will get bavk!
  2. Corrupted boot menu after monitor upgrade

    I have set the bios to "Other OS". That should be the same as disabling CSM. Or? In short I followed the guide at TonyMac: I have attached a screenshot of the drivers I have installed. Last but not least I have put my specs in my signature.
  3. Corrupted boot menu after monitor upgrade

    Well changing to 1.1 fixed the clover issue it but at the same time created another problem. When changing to stream 1.1 from 1.2 it locks the resolution to 1900x1100 in Sierra. I did not notice at first but it did. Changing to 1.2 got it up to 2560x1440 again but that gave me back my clover menu problem. More on that later. Thank you for checking my config. Sorry about posting the complete file. Saw the code function and went with it :-) I do not know why it was injecting Intel. I have disabled that in the BIOS. I have also removed it in config via clover configurator. Did not make any difference but good to have it fixed. :-) Regarding the resolution. I have now set the resolution to 2560x1440 in clover configurator as suggested and it is changed in the config file. Everything should be fine. However when I boot clover is stuck to 1600x1200 no matter what I resolution I try in clover configurator and config. See screenshot. I have also tried resetting NVRAM. Both via F11 and via terminal in Sierra but with no changes. So again I think we are back to some kind of clover issue. I have not taken out one of my graphics cards. I will maybe try that later.
  4. Corrupted boot menu after monitor upgrade

    Found the solution. I changed the DisplayPort-stream on the monitor from the default 1.2 to 1.1. The screenshot is from the monitor manual. Apparently my GPU and Clover does not like 1.2. I have two Sapphire R9 270X in crossfire: http://www.sapphiretech.com/productdetial.asp?pid=524951DE-D0A8-44F4-ABD9-ABCE79A16F73&lang=eng Can not find any info on their max DP stream but apparently it is 1.1 when combined with Clover. No matter what. Thank you for all your help, and if you have any suggestions for my config.plist I would be glad to hear them :-)
  5. Corrupted boot menu after monitor upgrade

    The problem also happens with the BGM-theme. It happens with all the themes I have tried. I have also tried booting from a freshly installed High Sierra install USB to see if this was related to something in my configuration/version of Clover but the problem is the same. Below is my config.plist with the serials etc. deleted. I have not changed anything in it besides changing the resolution in clover (and that does not change anything) and telling it not to scan for legacy drives. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"> <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>ACPI</key> <dict> <key>DSDT</key> <dict> <key>Debug</key> <false/> <key>DropOEM_DSM</key> <false/> <key>Name</key> <string>DSDT.aml</string> <key>ReuseFFFF</key> <false/> </dict> <key>SSDT</key> <dict> <key>DropOem</key> <false/> <key>Generate</key> <dict> <key>APLF</key> <true/> <key>APSN</key> <true/> <key>CStates</key> <false/> <key>PStates</key> <false/> <key>PluginType</key> <true/> </dict> </dict> </dict> <key>Boot</key> <dict> <key>Arguments</key> <string>dart=0</string> <key>Debug</key> <false/> <key>DefaultVolume</key> <string>Sierra</string> <key>Legacy</key> <string>PBR</string> <key>Secure</key> <false/> <key>Timeout</key> <integer>3</integer> <key>XMPDetection</key> <false/> </dict> <key>CPU</key> <dict> <key>UseARTFrequency</key> <false/> </dict> <key>Devices</key> <dict> <key>Audio</key> <dict> <key>Inject</key> <string>1</string> </dict> <key>FakeID</key> <dict> <key>ATI</key> <string>0x0</string> <key>IMEI</key> <string>0x0</string> <key>IntelGFX</key> <string>0x0</string> <key>LAN</key> <string>0x0</string> <key>NVidia</key> <string>0x0</string> <key>SATA</key> <string>0x0</string> <key>WIFI</key> <string>0x0</string> <key>XHCI</key> <string>0x0</string> </dict> <key>USB</key> <dict> <key>FixOwnership</key> <false/> <key>Inject</key> <false/> </dict> </dict> <key>DisableDrivers</key> <array> <string>Nothing</string> </array> <key>GUI</key> <dict> <key>Hide</key> <array> <string>\EFI\BOOT\BOOTX64.EFI</string> <string>Windows</string> </array> <key>Language</key> <string>en:0</string> <key>Mouse</key> <dict> <key>DoubleClick</key> <integer>500</integer> <key>Enabled</key> <true/> <key>Mirror</key> <false/> <key>Speed</key> <integer>8</integer> </dict> <key>Scan</key> <dict> <key>Entries</key> <true/> <key>Legacy</key> <false/> <key>Linux</key> <true/> <key>Tool</key> <true/> </dict> <key>ScreenResolution</key> <string>1600x900</string> <key>Theme</key> <string>BGM</string> </dict> <key>Graphics</key> <dict> <key>Inject</key> <dict> <key>ATI</key> <false/> <key>Intel</key> <true/> <key>NVidia</key> <false/> </dict> <key>NvidiaSingle</key> <false/> </dict> <key>KernelAndKextPatches</key> <dict> <key>AppleIntelCPUPM</key> <true/> <key>AppleRTC</key> <true/> <key>Debug</key> <false/> <key>KernelCpu</key> <false/> <key>KernelLapic</key> <false/> <key>KernelPm</key> <true/> <key>KernelXCPM</key> <false/> <key>KextsToPatch</key> <array> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>External icons patch</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> RXh0ZXJuYWw= </data> <key>InfoPlistPatch</key> <false/> <key>Name</key> <string>AppleAHCIPort</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> SW50ZXJuYWw= </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>10.9-10.12-AppleHDA/Realtek ALC1150</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> ixnUEQ== </data> <key>InfoPlistPatch</key> <false/> <key>Name</key> <string>AppleHDA</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> AAnsEA== </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>10.12-AppleHDA/Realtek ALC...</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> ihnUEQ== </data> <key>InfoPlistPatch</key> <false/> <key>Name</key> <string>AppleHDA</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> AAAAAA== </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>AppleHDA/Resources/xml&gt;zml</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> eG1sLnps </data> <key>InfoPlistPatch</key> <false/> <key>Name</key> <string>AppleHDA</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> em1sLnps </data> </dict> </array> </dict> <key>RtVariables</key> <dict> <key>BooterConfig</key> <string>0x28</string> <key>CsrActiveConfig</key> <string>0x3</string> </dict> <key>SMBIOS</key> <dict> <key>BiosReleaseDate</key> <string>09/03/2013</string> <key>BiosVendor</key> <string>Apple Inc.</string> <key>BiosVersion</key> <string>IM142.88Z.0118.B00.1309031249</string> <key>Board-ID</key> <string>Mac-27XXXXXXXXXXXXXX</string> <key>BoardManufacturer</key> <string>Apple Inc.</string> <key>BoardType</key> <integer>10</integer> <key>ChassisAssetTag</key> <string>iMac-Aluminum</string> <key>ChassisManufacturer</key> <string>Apple Inc.</string> <key>ChassisType</key> <string>13</string> <key>Family</key> <string>iMac</string> <key>Manufacturer</key> <string>Apple Inc.</string> <key>ProductName</key> <string>iMac14,2</string> <key>SerialNumber</key> <string>XXXXXXXXXXXXXX</string> <key>Trust</key> <false/> <key>Version</key> <string>1.0</string> </dict> <key>SystemParameters</key> <dict> <key>InjectKexts</key> <string>Yes</string> <key>InjectSystemID</key> <true/> </dict> </dict> </plist>
  6. Corrupted boot menu after monitor upgrade

    Yes the bottum of the monitor looks like that. At first I connected the GPU via a displayport (GPU) to minidisplayport (monitor) cable that came with the monitor. I have just tried a standard displayport (gpu) to displayport (monitor) cable. The problem was the same. BIOS (or EFI to be precise) boot screen looks fine. Then it comes to clover. Looks as above. Then Sierra starts booting and at first the picture is twisted as with clover but then it changes and looks sharp. I can make a video if you want. As mentioned the problem was not there with a DVI (gpu) to HDMI (monitor) cable. I will try tomorrow with a HDMI (GPU) to HDMI (monitor) cable. Strange problem. But thank you very much for your help so far :-)
  7. Corrupted boot menu after monitor upgrade

    Found a solution. Changing port on the GPU solved the problem. I was running DisplayPort (GPU) to Mini DisplayPort (monitor). I changed that to DVI output on the GPU to a HDMI input on the monitor and now the clover menu looks fine. Now the "problem" is that only DisplayPort on the monitor supports FreeSync. I am running a Radeon R9 270X (two in crossfire to be precise) GPU. I will try some more of the advise above to see if it solves the problem on DisplayPort.
  8. Corrupted boot menu after monitor upgrade

    Thank you for all the good advice. I will test tonight! :-) The problem happens both with the TonyMac-theme and the BGM-theme so I do not think it is a theme-problem but I will check others tonight. Thanks again!
  9. I just upgraded my monitor to a ASUSMG279 144mhz. monitor. Now my clover bootmenu looks garbled like attached. I have tried changing the screen resolution but with no succes. No issue at all when Sierra (and windows and linux) has booted. Just clover. Running latest version 4411. Any suggestions?
  10. Thank you for your answer. :-) I have updated Grub2. Did that everytime I tried a new custom entry. I have also tried your entry (from the link) but it gives the same error as the entrys made automatically by grub. The search continues ...
  11. Switched OSX install to the latest [url=&quot;http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/&quot;]#####[/url]+[url=&quot;http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/&quot;]#####[/url] version. Works very well and better that iATKOS when using DSTD.aml. Still have the same grub2 problem. Besides that Chamelon only sees OSX. Even thou Chameleon was installed last neither Win7 nor Linux comes up in the Chameleon menu. There is only OSX (two partitions). I know that I have to install grub2 to the root partition on Linux and not MBR (where it is) for Chameleon to see it but at least Chameleon should be able to see Win7. Or what? I am not really motivated to move grub2 to root before I know that it can at least see my Win7 install. Considering my grub2 problems I somehow have a feeling that the problem lies in my RAID card. A shame since it cost a minor fortune.
  12. Quick update. After a lot of search I changed the first entry in my grub entry to: menuentry "MacOS X, chameleon, multi" { insmod hfsplus insmod part_gpt set root=(hd1,gpt2) multiboot /boot } No change in error. Still error: couldn't open file. I have attached screendumps of my two arrays. Sorry for the danish language but the structure should be more or less straight forward. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  13. I have a triple boot setup (Windows 7, Ubuntu 10.10 and OSX - latest iATKOS s3) on a RocketRaid3560 hardware raidcard (two raid0 arrays :-)). Windows 7 and Ubuntu (my primary OS) is on the same array (dev/sda) and OSX on the other (dev/sdb). Two separate discs for each array. I can boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu using grub2 as the bootloader (on MBR). And when I set OSX as boot partition on the raidcard it loads nicely (and really fast!). I would like to use Grub2 as my bootmanager that loads Windows, Ubuntu and Chameleon -> OSX. OSX (which the Grub2 automatically adds) comes up in Grub2 but gives me an loading error when I use it. Something like: No such device: 7e329388d2db2214. As far as I can see this is a normal Grub2 problem. Instead I have tried to make a custom entry in grub. I searched a bit and found an entry that should work. but not on mine. The entry is: #!/bin/sh exec tail -n +3 $0 # This file provides an easy way to add custom menu entries. Simply type the # menu entries you want to add after this comment. Be careful not to change # the 'exec tail' line above. menuentry "MacOS X, chameleon, multi" { insmod hfsplus set root=(hd1,gpt2) multiboot /boot } menuentry "MacOS X, chameleon" { insmod hfsplus search --file --set=root /boot multiboot /boot } When I select it in grub I get the following errors: The first entry: error: couldn't open file. The second entry: error: no such device: /boot. error: couldn't open file. Any suggestions?
  14. I used the USB option for install on a UD4P. I can't answer your belkin question.
  15. I have only the standard tekst version. Grub created this rather long version but it self. I would very much like to see your grub.cfg entry for MacOS :-)