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  1. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    That didn't seem to work either. I also tried using normal dd while inside the OSX installer while my actual drive was unmounted.
  2. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Oh. The 1k vs 4k sector problem. I totally forgot that I had an issue with that in the past. I think my drive is a 4k sector (whichever one causes problems sometimes). I don't remember what I did to get around the issue when I installed Lion a while ago. I think it had something to do with running the dd command while still in the installer. Do you have any ideas?
  3. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    I just ran that command and then reinstalled clover with the same settings as earlier. No change. Fdisk complained about the lack of boot0 again, though. Also, right before the bios boot from file thing comes up, I can see something that says "... /BOOT" and then some letter or number under that that I can't read in time. That same process happens when I boot from the flashdrive.
  4. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    I installed clover to my 10.9 install flash drive. It's partitioned as MBR and boots like you'd expect it to. No weird "browse for file" thing. Here's the output from that command: start size index contents 0 1 MBR 1 1 2 125045422 1 MBR part 175 One thing that I didn't mention earlier but probably should have. When I ran fdisk to set my partition as active, it said "could not open MBR file /usr/standalone/i386/boot0: no such file or directory". Is that something that could cause an issue or does BOOTX64.efi replace that file?
  5. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Then I won't be able to boot using an MBR partition table. (I've tried that before, as well). UEFI only supports GUID. Edit: Is my version of Clover relevant? I'm using r2330.
  6. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    @tluck Just ran that. No dice. I have UEFI/Legacy set to Legacy Only. I've tried it set to "Both" while preferring Legacy. @honeywell The installer itself just said that it failed
  7. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    I only have one partition. I'm not sure how to check if it's active, but the directory/file layout you described is identical to mine.
  8. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    @honeywell Thanks for the advice. I just gave that a shot. The installation failed about a minute into the process. I think that's because UEFI is associated with a GUID partition scheme and won't work with an MBR setup. I really appreciate the suggestion, though.
  9. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    I've read through both of the major "t420 hackintoshing" threads and I haven't seen anyone with my issue yet. Hopefully I'm not asking anything that hasn't been answered. I'm trying to get 10.9 working in an MBR setup. Initially because I couldn't get my GUID setup to boot and then later because I learned about the sleep issues associated with a guid setup. I installed clover to my harddrive with these settings: http://i.imgur.com/piGEqMP.png (Along with the clover prefpane and RC scripts on target volume settings) I've also (hopefully correctly) placed the contents of your EFI folder into my /EFI folder and also renamed the 1600x900 folder in the OEM folder to my product id: 4177CTO Also, I've installed all of the provided kexts into S/L/E with KextHelper. When I boot my laptop, instead of getting the normal clover bootscreen, I get this: http://i.imgur.com/PdJ9CHb.jpg If I select Boot Maintenance Manager. I get a second screen where I can choose "Boot from file". If I navigate to my OSX drive and then to /EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.efi I can get to the clover screen and select my osx drive as normal. Once I'm in, my resolution looks correct and I don't notice any screen tearing. However, my battery isn't recognized and I don't have any sound at all, even with headphones. Ethernet works when I plug a cable in, but OSX tells me that I don't have a connection. Even while it says this, I can ping Google and stuff, so I know the connection itself works. Here's my Boot.log: http://pastebin.com/NUqwvHrm and my System.log: http://pastebin.com/PqbXmNq0 What have I done wrong? I must have missed some crucial step.
  10. I've got wireless working with a Dell 1397. This required patching the bios to remove the wireless card whitelist that lenovo has on all of their machines. Although it was risky, it was certainly worth not having to carry an external USB wireless device with me wherever I go.
  11. After researching a bit online before starting, I've found that it's impossible to boot from a drive with a GUID partition on any Lenovo laptop. So, I spent my time going 10.6.3 -> 10.6.8 on a GUID partition table using the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 3 CD. I finally got 10.6.8 installed, so I "restored" it to a flashdrive, then reformatted my laptop's drive to MBR. Then I "restored" the flash drive backup to the newly MBR formatted laptop drive. This should leave me with a working 10.6.8 install that should be bootable with an [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] CD. Unfortunately, booting from the HDD results in this: boot0: testing boot0: error What did I do wrong? I've looked around and I'm pretty sure my OSX partition is set to active. I have tried install Chimera 1.5.4 and 1.4.1, both have resulted in the same issue. Is there something I'm missing?
  12. DSDT Auto patcher - Gone?

    Thanks so much!
  13. DSDT Auto patcher - Gone?

    Hey mald0n, If it isn't too much trouble, would you mind looking over my DSDT too? This is from a lenovo thinkpad t420 (i5-2520M and Nvidia NVS 4200M/Intel HD 3000 graphics) Edit: In case you need to know what kexts I'm using: EvOReboot FakeSMC + Plugins NullCPUPowerManagement My SMBios is set to Macbook Pro 8,1 send_me.zip