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  1. Hello Community, I would like to share my El Capitan install guide for the owners of Asus X99-E WS with 5960X Cpu. There are a few guides around with 5960X install, unfortunately with this specific motherboard i couldn’t achieve any success. I always got reboot or freeze after PCI Configuration begin or other problems. Finally i succesfully installed El Capitan 10.11.6. So far everything looks great, no problem at all. Steep stepping is working too with the help of custom SSDT. I didn’t invent anything, just educated guesses and resources from community! Before begin, thank you for all talented people around like; Pike R. Alpha, Brumbaer, SammlerG, stinga11, chris1111, the Clover team and many more… My System Specs Are Asus X99-E WS Intel i7-5960X 64GB DDR4 Ram Nvidia Geforce TitanX 3 x SSD 6 x Hard Drive (4 of them in RAID 10) Noctua CPU and Case fans. The following features are operational: CPU energy management operation from 1.2Ghz to 3.8 GHz (Sleep not working. Black screen) 1 x Ethernet adapter with Gigabit Support (AppleIntelI210Ethernet) NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X working correctly. (Tested with only DVI) USB3.0 and 2.0 ports available ALC 1150 Working Apple apps like FaceTime and iMessage working nicely. Requirements: 10.11.6 El Capitan app from Appstore Access to a Mac / Hackintosh with any version At least 8gb USB drive Latest Clover Bootloader (Mine was Clover_v2.3k_r3799) Clover Configurator (Mine was 4.33.0) AGDPfix.v1.3 (For MacPro 6,1 config. No need for Mac Pro 5,1 or older) Nvidia WebDriver-346.03.15f03.pkg (After install completed needs system security update to install) Cudadriver-8.0.46-macos.dmg CAUTION: Please don’t use my SSDT if your cpu is not overclocked to 3.8 Ghz. Please read SSDT part to regenerate yours. Step by Step USB Guide: Download all needed software to the computer you will use to prepare the USB stick. (Kexts and clover configs included with the topic) The USB stick will be erased. 1 - Start Disk Uitility Select the USB itself. 2 - Select Erase 1 Name: ElCapitan 2 Format: OS X Extended Journaled 3 Scheme: GUID Partition Map 4 Press Erase 4 Quit Disk Utility 3- Open Terminal a. Enter the following and press the <Return> key. sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/ElCapitan --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app —no-interaction Enter <Return> Enter Password Enter Y Enter <Return> Wait…. 4 - Start Clover Bootloader Installer a. Change install location to USB (ElCapitan) b. Customize Select Install for UEFI Booting Only In Drivers64UEFI only choose (DataHubDxe-64 and OsxAptioFixDrv-64) After finished use Clover Configurator to mount EFI drive or manually mount. (It is better to change USB EFI name to another like USBEFI or INSTEFI not mandatory) I include my INSTALL_CLOVER folder (please compare or just use this folder) (All necessary kexts are in CLOVER - Kexts - Other) Included Kexts are (FakeSMC.kext - USBInjectAll.kext - VoodooTSCSync.kext - XHCI-x99-injector.kext) PLEASE don’t forget this guide is only for 5960x and X99-E WS. So VoodooTSCSync.kext is changed to 15 Install USB Clover Config Tips: In this part I will explain my clover config. (This folder is already included. Maybe helpful for other x99 owners) 1 - ACPI a. DSDT Patches I have used these DSDT patches with XHCI-x99-injector.kext for USB3 support. (It is important to disable Asmedia USB3.0 Controller in BIOS only Intel is supported) EHC1 to EH01 find 45484331 replace 45483031 EHC2 to EH02 find 45484332 replace 45483032 XHCI to XH01 find 58484349 replace 58483031 b. SSDT Generate C and P states selected Halt Enabler selected 2 - Boot a. Flags -v -f npci=0x2000 nv_disable=1 3 - Kernel and Kext Patches AppleRTC and KernelHaswellE selected a. KextsToPatch IOPCIFamily 5960X Patch By Brumbaer AppleAHCIPort - External icons patch AppleUSBXHCIPCI - Patch 15 Port limit b. KernelToPatch OS 10.11.6 EIST Patch - fix MSR 0x01A0 by Pike R. Alpha 4 - RT Variables BooterConfig=0x28 CsrActiveConfig=0x67 5 - SMBIOS Macpro5,1 generated 6 - System Parameters Inject Kexts - Detect Inject System ID selected BIOS Guide: I have included my BIOS screenshots. My processor overclocked to 3.8 Ghz. In my opinion the most important thing is disabling Asmedia USB3.0 Controller in BIOS. Otherwise you will fail with PCI Root Configuration. Caution: By the way my bios Fan settings are custom made, don't use with yours. INSTALLING - Proceed with USB stick, boot into OS X installer, select your destination drive, format with Disk Utility if necessary, and reboot. - After boot don’t remove USB stick boot with it but this time select freshly installed OS X drive. - After successful login, install Clover bootloader with the same settings usb install PLUS select Install RC Scripts on Target Volume - Before restart use my OSX_CLOVER folder to replace you OSX EFI. (I used non default theme so it is better to change it to default or download mine.) FIXES - Sound ALC1150 Fix is already done with my OSX_CLOVER. I injected “1” id and used FixHDA. - Graphics Use Nvidia drivers then replace nv_disable=1 with nvda_drv=1. If you will use Macpro 6,1 please use AGDPfix.v1.3 - SSDT Please don’t use my SSDT in clover folder if your CPU is not overclocked to 3,8 Ghz. Use appropriate SSDT with your own settings. You can create your own SSDT before installing OS and replace with USB - CLOVER - ACPI - Patched. (Both for INSTALL and OS X EFI) Use piker alpha’s ssdt generation script from https://github.com/Piker-Alpha/ssdtPRGen.sh If your cpu is not overclocked, use this one for stock “ ./ssdtPRGen.sh -p ‘i7-5960X' -f 3000 -turbo 3500 ” Please enjoy your Hackintosh Yucel BIOS.zip INSTALL_CLOVER.zip OSX_CLOVER.zip
  2. Hi guys, So I just installed Yosemite on my 5960X/X99 Deluxe combo, booting with Clover. I'm getting no video through monitors. Right now i'm accessing the desktop through Apple Remote Desktop. GPU is GTX 650 Ti. It has 2 DVIs & i think a mini HDMI. whatever that port is, i don't have a cable for it. This card worked perfectly fine with Mavericks & Chameleon. But i'm trying to get it to work in Yosemite with Clover. I've tried it both with and without the nVidia web drivers, & with nv_disable=1 as well as nvda_drv=1, to no avail. Any suggestions? Is it a BIOS setting? a kext i need? a Clover setting? I've attached my config.plist. For the solution that works I will donate to this site and to the cause of helper's choice. config.plist.zip
  3. After further review, I'm convinced the test2.efi method is the best way to go no matter what system you are using. If it doesn't work for some reason, put your boot drive in sata port 1, boot another system, mount the efi on sata1 drive. Delete the efi folder. do a clean install of latest clover..drop in your appropriate files. (see below for full history....) 5/23/16 ---- Edit: So, I've discovered, after much forum hunting and seeing other user's experiences, my original issue turns out to be an issue with having additional PCI cards installed. I'm sure my MOTU audio pci & thunderbolt PCI are the causes.... By adding the the test2.efi file from the below link to clover, I can boot from any menu! Credit to Nick Woodhams. https://nickwoodhams.com/x99-hackintosh-solving-osxaptiofixdrv-allocaterelocblock-can-not-allocate-relocation-block/ This is an X99 firmware problem known by the developers, and they have yet to make a good solution. Talked about extensively here: https://sourceforge.net/p/cloverefiboot/tickets/125/ I recently updated to the latest clover v2.3k_r3526, dropped in test2.efi and boom, I can boot any way I like without errors or problems! This works perfectly for me on 10.10.5 Edit.. Turns out on my system, it totally depends on which sata port your boot drive containing clover is. test2.efi seems to work more consistently, even on 10.11.5 when I'm booting with a drive on one of the 1st sata ports. When I have a drive on port 5, the h4x's method worked(below)...so weird... If running 10.11.4 or 10.11.5 on an X99 board with additional PCI cards, and your boot drive is not in one of the 1st sata ports, and you get the errors, try need a different efi file h4x has created one that works for me scroll down to the comments section on this page https://nickwoodhams.com/x99-hackintosh-solving-osxaptiofixdrv-allocaterelocblock-can-not-allocate-relocation-block/ This is his comment and instructions. "h4x Good news! I merged OsxAptioFix2Drv with OsxLowMemFixDrv and it works with 10.11.4. Compiled binary (compiled with Clover r3354, tested with r3354 and r3469): https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2-g_coTRnPnaU53Z1F6Qm5OeXM/view?usp=sharing Put it into your driverUEFI64 folder and delete "OsxAptioFixDrv.efi", "OsxAptioFIx2Drv.efi", "OsxLowMemFixDrv.efi" and "test2.efi" if presented. I can also share the patch file after some cleanup if you need it. Basically I moved DoFixes() from LowMemFix to AptioFix2 and call it before RunImageWithOverrides(). This binary will free low memory up to 0x20000000 (512M) before run actual AptioFix2." Awesome fix, credit to h4x & Nick Woodhams! You guys rock! Bill edited 5/18/16 ------------- Hello all. As always, thank you to everyone in this community. I’ve learned a ton from too many to mention by name! I've finally gotten to the bottom of some funky Clover UEFI booting behavior on my system. When booting(cold or from restart), If I press-hold F8 to get the BIOS boot device selection menu, and select any UEFI Drive, clover boots normally to clover menu. But no matter which system I select with clover and try to boot, I get the dreaded “AllocateReloceBlock(): can not allocate relocation block (0X16405 pages below 0x10000000)” error that many people have been seeing on X99 systems. However, if I boot into the BIOS (press & hold F2 on boot), go to the boot section, make the very first boot device option the UEFI drive that has the drive I want to run clover from, save & exit (F10),( it saves even though it says no changes). Wait for the computer to re-boot. press nothing, clover boots, viola, I can boot any system from within clover I want without any errors. Also, in the BIOS boot section, if I try the boot override options on UEFI Drives, it does not work either. Same error as above. I have Asus X99 Deluxe (BIOS 1203 (also had the issue with BIOS 1103)), 5960X, running latest Clover build Clover_v2k_r3128 (although I experienced the same issues with older versions of clover also). I suspect the issue is specific to my ASUS X99 Deluxe board..but I suppose it could be that in combination with the 5960X specifically.(maybe some of you with the same or similar boards and/or other processors can confirm this bug) This issue happens on my system no matter which OS I'm trying to boot 10.9.5 or 10.10.1...both on different SSD's hooked up to SATA ports 1 & 2. Clover boot loader installed on both SSD’s. No matter which drive I boot to clover menu, same error. This error also appears if I try booting via a USB jump drive using UEFI with the same methods above. So for any of you attempting to use a USB device with clover to install or boot a system..it won’t work unless it’s the 1 item in your boot list in the BIOS. (pressing F8 or boot override will give you the same errors) Also on another note, for my system, getting 10.10 to boot properly after installing OS 10.10 for the 1st time, there was some more Clover funkiness. The first time I tried to boot clover it just refused to boot and would stop at “uuid ++++++++++” Which normally you get that error when kernel is not properly patched, but mine was properly patched. I weirdly discovered if I simply go into the bios(F2), go to the boot menu, select my 10.9.5 system with clover as the 1st boot device(instead of the clover I had just installed on my 10.10 drive), reboot the computer, select my 10.10 system in clover menu and it booted right up. very strange. ever since doing that once, now both my clover boot loaders work normally without any errors, as long as I do as above(let the system boot to the 1st UEFI item in the boot list item in BIOS) FYI, One final note, for my specific system using OsxAptioFixDrv-64.efi was the only one that works. OsxAptioFix2Drv-64.efi does not work on my system. Hope this helps save someone hours of time…took me forever to narrow this down… Bill
  4. Hello everyone, I have a new build and really want to install OS X Yosemite on it. Build is as follows Asrock x99 OC Forumla mobo Intel i7 5960x (OC'd to 4.4) 64gb Dominator platinum DDR4 Asus GTX 980ti strix I am using my MacPro to create the boot USB with a competing installer (5.2.0). Everything copys fine then I add the Kernal extensions for the 8 core processor. Then I boot from USB on the PC and I get into the competing boot screen but I only have Windows reserved and NTFS options available from my other hard drive. I am not given an option to boot into OS X. I have checked pretty much every guide online for the X99 install and 5960x and followed all steps to the tee but to no avail. I hope someone has an answer for this. Thank you all for your time and expertise. Brock
  5. I have finally purchased my components for my new audio production rig: Mobo: Asus x99 Deluxe - I have just updated the bios to latest version - 1601 CPU: 5960x Ram: Corsair Vengeance 16 Gb 4x4Gb 2666 Mhz PSU: Corsair Ax1200i Case: Corsair Obsidian 750D CPU cooler: Fractal Design S36 SSD Samsung 850 EVO 250 Gb Graphics: either an old Nvidia 9600 Gt or an even older 8600 Gt - they work perfectly on my x58a build in Mountain Lion and Yosemite. Installed windows on the ssd drive just to make sure that everything works fine. I had an older clean Hdd with a beasted Yosemite install on it - inserted it, used all the flags that I have found around with no succes - stuck on the PCI ROOT error. Created several Yosemite USB stick installers, using Rampage Dev Method. In bios, when I disable CSM, I got a warning and when I try to boot I get this error, with both Nvidia 8600 GTS and 9600 GT in slot pci 1 (even though they both work on my x58a build): "The Vga card is not supported by UEFI driver" CSM have been changed for better compatibility. - it re-enables itself at the next reboot. The "Other Os" remains selected, though. - see Pic 1 If i continue with booting from the usb stick, I got the graphics from pic2 & pic3. Pressing enter or spacebar on any of the verbose or boot without cache variants give me the "Error loading kernel cache error. Boot Failed sleeping for 10 seconds before exiting" error, as seen in pic 4. Trying to boot from the ##### Yosemite installation done on my x58a rig just hangs at the apple logo. Please help, I can't figure out what should I do next. Thank you so much for your time!
  6. Hello. Can somebody please help me with installation of the 10.12 Sierra. I tried many bottflags, kext, kext patches, read a lot of forum post, try different efi folders found on forum post, but with no success. I came close but i can not boot to install screen. I get stuck at apple logo with bar at the end (attached screen shoot is ). :wallbash: Please help. my configuration is: GA X99-UD-5 WiFi (BIOS F23), i7 5960x, Crucial Sport 32GB Ram, Kingston SSD 256 GB, PNY GTX 970. Bios at Optimized defaults. best jaka EFI.zip
  7. Hello after days of work, i want to install Yosemite on a MSI x99s Gaming 9 ACK with i7 5960X and 980ti. So i follow this guide: 5960x Yosemite Install Guide I can boot on the installer with this flags: -v -f -x npci=0x2000 kext-dev-mode=1 PCIRootUID=1 cpus=1 nv_disable=1 GraphicsEnabler=Yes So i install perfectly Yosemite, and finish the guide. But when i boot on the SSD where Yosemite is installed, i get the error: IOBluetooothHCIController - Missing Bluetooth Controller Transport ! Si for that i follow this guide : Hackintosh Boot Stops At "BluetoothHCIController -completed" I delete bluetooth kext, reboot stuck on DSMOS has arrived like him, and like him i delete kext with Graphics but nothing. I know that if i boot with -x, it ok Please help me, i need to finish this hack for a friend for tomorrow...
  8. Olá a todos, Trago-vos hoje uma instalação fácil do último El Capitan (10.11.5) no CPU 5960X (16 cores) instalado na motherboard ASUS X99 Deluxe U3.1 com uma Nvidia GTX 908 Ti!! (English version here) Depois de instalado, as seguintes funcionalidades encontram-se 100% operacionais: 1 x adaptador Ethernet + adaptador Wlan @ 5Ghz Todas portas USB3.0 disponíveis Nvidia 980ti a funcionar com 3 monitores e com som AppleHDA + HDMI funcional Gestão energy do CPU em operação desde 1.2Ghz até 4.5Ghz Bluetooth, AirDrop, Facetime, iMessage todos a funcionar e muito mais rápido do que no 10.10.5 (Yosemite) !! Sem o NullCPUPowerManagement.kext, o VoodooTSCSync.kext, o IOPCIFamily.kext (modificado) e com o Kernel original sem modificações - caso do Yosemite em 5960X... Requerimentos: "Instalar OS X El Capitan.app" descarregado e instalado na pasta de aplicações Obter o aplicativo "El Capitan HD.zip" daqui Possuir um Mac/Hackintosh já com o El Capitan instalado e com o SIP desligado, como descrito aqui Um SSD/Disco duro VAZIO ligado em SATA/USB - Se não estiver vazio, o "El Capitan HD" vai formatá-lo completamente!! Obter o Número de série, ROM e MLB de um mac verdadeiro Agradecimentos: Brumbaer, stinga11, chris1111, the Clover team, fullerfun, onmybikedrunk, jamiethemorris, pokenguyen e muitos, muitos mais ... Instalação: 1 - Descarregar o ficheiro "Arquivo Comprimido.zip", que contém os Kexts, ferramentas e pasta EFI já pré-configuradas daqui e descomprimir para a pasta de descargas do seu Mac/Hackintosh. Depois configurar BIOS 3101 da ASUS X99 Deluxe como as capturas de imagens daqui 2 - Executar o aplicativo "El Capitan HD.app" para instalar a configuração base do El Capitan no SSD/Disco duro VAZIO: 2.1 - introduzir palavra passe a cerca de 4% 2.2 - Esperar pelo fim, como: 3 - Utilizar o aplicativo “Clover Configurator.app” para montar a partição EFI. 3.1 - "Mount EFI" 3.2 - "Check Partition" 3.3 - Procurar por identificador tipo “/dev/diskX” do disco que contenha a partição “Macintosh-HD” 3.4 - "Mount EFI partition /diskXs1” 4 - Instalar o último CLOVER v2.3: 4.1 - Executar o aplicativo CLOVER v2.3 e instalá-lo no disco “Macintosh-HD” com as seguintes opções: 4.2 - Usar o gestor de ficheiros “Finder” para copiar: 4.2.1 - <directório ZIP>/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/*.* para a pasta EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/ 4.2.2 - <directório ZIP>/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist para a pasta EFI/CLOVER/ 4.2.3 - <directório ZIP>/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.11/FakeSMC.kext para a pasta EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.11/ 4.2.4 - <directório ZIP>/EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI/OsxAptioFix2Drv-free2000.efi para a pasta EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI/ 5 - Utilizar o aplicativo “KCPM Utility Pro.app” para instalar os Kexts no disco “Macintosh-HD” e depois reparar as permissões do ficheiros e reconstruir a kext Caches: AppleGraphicsControl.kext (já alterado para SMBIOS 6.1) AppleIntelE1000e.kext BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext BrcmPatchRAM2.kext FakeSMC.kext X99_Injector.kext 6 - Arrancar o PC com o novo 10.11.5 instalado por UEFI OS (P1:xxxxxx) 6.1 - No menu de arranque do CLOVER, selecionar “Boot Mac OS X from Macintost-HD" 6.2 - Configurar País, e não configurar ainda o AppleID 6.3 - Configurar novo utilizador 6.4 - Efectuar login depois executar o aplicativo “Kext utility.app” e esperar pelo fim das suas operações, como: 6.5 Arrastar e largar o “LegacyUSBHub.kext” (para USB3.0) e “AppleHDA.kext” (já alterado para ALC1150) sobre janela do “Kext utility”e esperar pelo fim das suas operações, como: 6.6 - Re-arrancar o PC 9 - Instalar Nvidia Web Driver - http://us.download.nvidia.com/Mac/Quadro_Certified/346.03.10f02/WebDriver-346.03.10f02.pkg 9.1 - Instalar o Nvidia CUDA - http://www.nvidia.com/object/macosx-cuda-7.5.29-driver.html 9.2 - Re-arrancar o PC 10 - Para configurara o iMessage/Facetime é necessário extrair vários dados de um Mac verdadeiro: 10.1 - Verificar que a placa rede ethernet está configurado como “en0” ao executar o aplicativo “DPCIManager.app”: 10.2 - Executar o passo 3 novamente para montar a partição EFI 10.3 - Navegar até https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRuT8_3ycXc e seguir os passos para extrair (de um Mac verdadeiro), os seguintes dados: Numero Série, SmUUID e Board Serial Number - usados pelo aplicativo "Clover Configurator.app" no quadro "SMBIOS" identificador ROM & MLB - usados pelo aplicativo "Clover Configurator.app" no quadro "Rt Variables" (Utilizando o "iMessageDebug" numa janela de terminal) 10.4 - Re-arrancar o PC Boa sorte, Paulo Resultado Final: [ Testes: Fontes de informação: iCloud/iMessage/Facetime - http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/298027-guide-aio-guides-for-hackintosh/?do=findComment&comment=2020598 http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/309110-el-capitan-10111-versus-the-5960x-a-collaborative-work-thru http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/312245-5960x-successfully-installed-under-el-capitan-10113/ http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/306783-handoff-hotspot-patch/ http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/310530-el-capitan-applehda-hdmi-audio/ http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/308387-el-capitan-realtek-alc-applehda-audio/page-1 http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/309717-haswell-e-5820k-5930k-installation-guide-with-full-speedstep-working/ https://sourceforge.net/projects/osx86drivers/files/Kext/Snow_or_Above/ https://nickwoodhams.com/x99-hackintosh-solving-osxaptiofixdrv-allocaterelocblock-can-not-allocate-relocation-block/