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  1. LuckyLuck

    EFI Mounter

    Version 1.2.3

    6,674 downloads

    A small utility that mounts a EFI partition on the selected hard drive or usb flash drive This is a simple wrapper for the terminal diskutil +some buttons
  2. Hi, i started a project to bring the task of creating bootable usb on Linux, in a script form. It's similar to Pandora, but i wrote it from scratch. As of now it lacks a GUI, and i lack GUI coding skills . It can be usefuel for: -People without access to a real MAC. -People without Virtualization support in CPU for VM -People with their OS X installation unbootable (you can avoid installing in VM to create Installer, you can create create Installer directly and faster). -People needing to restore their original MAC (not possible yet, in TODO list, i'd need a tester and i'd probably need work with GUID partitioning. I don't know if real MACs can boot MBR USB). -People who want to do it with Linux because they just want to . The script is currently in testing, if you want to try it out please understand i'll take no responsibility for wiped hard drives or data loss, but i'll help you as i can if you experience any problem. However, i made several tests on both Virtual Machines and real Hardware (and different PCs) with no problem at all, using 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9 dmg files. Features: Creates a bootable installation usb drive, starting from dmg files (InstallESD.dmg or Mac OS X Install DVD.dmg). CD to USB is implemented, but not tested. Creates osx86 installation HDD images starting from dmg file, those are suitable for VMs. (SEE NOTES BELOW) Extracts a pkg or mpkg file (using "xar", which is self-compiled by the script) Converts dmg files to img (using "dmg2img", which is self-compiled by the script) After the media is ready, you can re-run the tool to access the management menu. It allows: Kext Management Chameleon Modules Management Kernel Management Chameleon repair/update (Re)apply MBR patch (Re)install Smbios (Re)install DSDT Erase Setup (to wipe ALL the usb data and restore the drive to normal use) Logging to html, with ansi2html utility by running "install_osx_log.sh" with same parameters you'd use with normal one USAGE: NOTE: all the commands below must be used without [] charachers. [] indicate you have to change the content according to your needs and specific case!! NOTE: use ./install_osx_quiet.sh to avoid really verbose output. How to setup files: --Chameleon-- You need obtain the following chameleon core files. boot0 boot1h boot Place them in "chameleon" directory. You can either get those files from "i386" archives, or download the pkg and unpack it sudo ./install_osx.sh <package.pkg> <destdir> Where outputdir is a temporary location (not the "chameleon" folder!). You'll find core files in /Core.pkg/usr/standalone/i386. Move the required files in "chameleon" directory. Nolw you can delete as we don't need it anymore Chameleon dylib modules go to "chameleon/Modules" (example Sata.dylib, Resolution.dylib, etc...). You can manage them with "Manage chameleon Modules" menu option, in case you need to add/remove them later. Chameleon Themes go to "chameleon/Themes" (chameleon will use the theme in folder named "Default" at boot, "chameleon/Themes/Default") --Kexts-- Place any kext (they are seen as directories on Linux) in "extra_kexts" directory. You can manage them with "Manage kexts" menu option, in case you need to add/remove them later. --MBR Patch-- Place the following files in "osinstall_mbr" directory OSInstall OSInstall.mpkg They NEED to match the version on DMG, and the script will check that before copying. I plan to add a way to allow multiple filesets for each installer version. --Kernels-- Place them in "kernels" directory. They are not automatically installed, you need to invoke the management menu to swap mach_kernel or add a new kernel to root. As of now kernels are copied as is. To replace main kernel you need to rename the desired kernel to "mach_kernel". This allows multiple kernels on the same installation media. Example: If you leave the filenames as is and, let's say you have a file named "cust_kernel", you'll have to boot with: "cust_kernel" at chameleon prompt. --Tweaks-- Single tweaks, stored in "tweaks" folder, that can extend the script (i plan to convert some internal function to tweak to make it more light-weight) Example of tweak: "Remove Graphic Kexts" "Restore Graphic Kexts" A tweak is like a plugin. If you want to add a tweak (if you are a developer), you must add the string tweakname="My Tweak" So that it will appear in the menu as "My Tweak" in the above example. A tweak can use functions and variables exported from the main script (with "export") How to extract a pkg/mpkg: sudo ./install_osx.sh [pkgfile] [destdir] How to prepare OSX86 usb run sudo blkid To obtain info about your USB Drive (you need the id, Example /dev/sde) sudo ./install_osx.sh [dmg path] [/dev/sdX] where X is the letter you gathered above How to prepare OSX86 image sudo ./install_osx.sh [dmg path] [dest.img] How to manage images and usb drives (management menu) For USB drives: sudo ./install_osx.sh [/dev/sdX] For images sudo ./install_osx.sh [imagefile] DOWNLOAD and PREPARATION: You can get the script from https://github.com/smx-smx/osx86_linux, using git LATEST VERSION: r23 git clone https://github.com/smx-smx/osx86_linux.git OR: You can use the github "Download ZIP" button To check for script updates, just do git pull In script directory. INSTALL THE FOLLOWING DEPENDENCIES: (post if i forgot a dep) On Ubuntu/Mint: sudo apt-get install cpio hfsprogs tput wget parted udisks qemu-utils build-essential zlib1g-dev sudo apt-get build-dep dmg2img I tested it on Arch Linux aswell, but i don't remember the complete set of dependencies i installed. if i recall correctly: udisks - tput - hfsprogs(AUR) - wget - parted - cpio - qemu - base-devel - zlib If you encounter a regression in my script, you can downgrade with git reset --hard HEAD~[number] Where [number] is the number of updates to rollback, e.g 1 to return to previous version, 2 to roll-back 2 updates and so on. (please post any regression or bug) NOTES WARNING: during my tests i found out the best deal is "img" raw format. If you specify VHD/VMDK/VDI your system may freeze or crash. This is due to software limitations on Linux. To work around this problem, i strongly recommend using "img" output if you need Installation Hard Disk images. The script will ask you if you want to convert to VDI/VMDK/VHD at the end of the process, after all the data has been flushed (Virtualbox required, as it contains the "vboxmanage" command, needed to convert img -> something_else). Looks like the main cause of this problem is combining the FUSE NTFS driver with VDI/VMDK/VHD. You can try VDI/VHD/VMDK and post your result. I'll edit these warnings accordingly. Using the Management Menu with an already created VHD/VDI/VMDK should be fine, as the data to be written is a lot smaller (as osx files are already there) WARNING: When outputting the img, it's better to choose a drive with ext filesystem. AVOID NTFS DRIVES, they may perform very very slow or the script may hang. This is due to the ntfs-3g fuse driver. You can choose an ext4 drive, and move the resulting image at the end of the process. WARNING: Some distributions may spit out errors during cp with "cp preserving permissions not supported". I have that problem on ArchLinux, but not on Mint. I suspect there's a regression in linux hfs+ driver. Anyway it should still work fine. NOTICE: You need a lot of disk space for this script. Example for USB: InstallESD.dmg(5.3G) + InstallESD.img(5.4G) + BaseSystem.img(1.3G) = approx 12GB (only for setup data) Example for VDI: InstallESD.dmg(5.3G) + InstallESD.img(5.4G) + BaseSystem.img(1.3G) + mavericks.img(10G) + mavericks.vdi(6G) = approx 28GB (only for setup data)(18 after removing mavericks.img after conversion) The img files are temporary! The script doesn't delete them so it can create USB pendrives faster the next time you run it. If you plan to use it once, or if you need to free some disk space, you CAN DELETE *.img and leave only the dmg file you started with. Here's a look at the finished product, maverick with img converted to vdi option Real HW, Snow Leopard 10.6 Installers prepared from scratch with Linux and this script only.
  3. Hello everyone! I am trying to install El Capitan 10.11.4 on my laptop Asus X751LX using Clover. I managed to succesfully reach the install with no problems, but when I go to Disk Utility in order to prepare my HD, it simply isn't on the list. The only drive it sees is the usb I'm using as installer. Here are my PCI devices: And this is what I see when I do "diskutil list" in terminal I attach my EFI folder with config.plist inside and other stuff. Any Ideas? EFI.zip
  4. Hi everyone, I recently upgraded to El Capitan and my wireless network utility stopped working. I use an Asus USB AC56 and it won't work obviously without the utility. This is the original utility 0001-Wlan_11n_USB_MacOS10.8_Driver_UI_2.0.1.zip Can you please help me resolve the issue? I'm totally lost. Thanks!
  5. Got crash of Ralink wireless utility window. When usb is plugged it's crashing, but when it unplugged window doesn't even opens. I'm using RTUSB D2870 4.2.9.2 with Tenda w322ua. It's working properly when wifi is open, but when it got protection it's unable to connect. Help me please! I can't wait till software will be officially updated, it could be not supported already! Looking forward for your answers!
  6. Pandora's Box beta2 Pandora's Box is a new Tool that can be used to create your own installer for Lion 10.7, Mountain Lion 10.8 and newly arrived Mavericks 10.9 from either the retail app or its .dmg image file. Also included is a post-installation utility to apply additional fixes after installing or updating OS X. These features are great, but you will see Pandora's Boxbeta2 also adds some additional functionality to the installation process. Since much of the configuration and customization can be done during the OS X installation process, once completed, you can immediate boot into your newly working OS X install without any additional setup. Pandora's Boxbeta2 is available for download in our Downloads Section Here is the complete change log from Beta1: Newly designed interface with preference and settings Added HTML Credits System integrated directly into Pandora Added the Help manual (integrated in OS X) Added Sparkle Software (self Update of Pandora's Box) Added support for OS X 10.9 Mavericks DP1 Added check for missing MBR patch (to continue in GUID) Fixed bugs with bootloader in post-install Fixed bugs with creating the Recovery HD partition Fixed bug with missing AppleIntelE1000.kext installation Added kernel flags and Intel HD4000 support to the bootloader options Added modules for Enoch bootloader Enlarged Laptop section, with two different kexts for battery support, LegacyAGPM.kext for better power management of Nvidia cards (different for Lion and ML). AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext patch, available during installation Added log system (during installation and post-installation), with "notifications" in ML and Mavericks. Added RTC patch for Mavericks Added GenericUSBXHCI.kext, for Lion, ML and new build for Mavericks Added AppleATIATA.kext (ATI PATA and SATA controllers) Switch from Trim patches to Trim Enabler.app for non-Apple SSD Added latest HWmonitor stuff from kozlek project (FakeSMC.kext, Plugins and HWmonitor.app) Added Rotate Daemon (fix for AMD7000 cards) Added OpenCL patches for Lion and ML in differents cards/OS X versions Added Intel HD4000-HD3000 support on 6/7 Series chipset Added Desktop version of LegacyAGPM.kext for better power management of Nvidia cards (different for Lion and ML). Added Repair permission and rebuild caches on others Volumes Added Backup Hackintosh files function Improve stability on each OS X versions when creating the Pandora System Options (on the fly). Deleted the ACPI folders, now the .aml tables can leave into InsanelyBox directly. Other minor bug fixes Watch and Participate to the Beta2 Testing here: Pandora's Box (Beta 2 Testing) InsanelyMac Staff Click here to view the article
  7. ErmaC

    News! Pandora's Box Beta2 is OUT

    Pandora's Box beta2 Pandora's Box is a new Tool that can be used to create your own installer for Lion 10.7, Mountain Lion 10.8 and newly arrived Mavericks 10.9 from either the retail app or its .dmg image file. Also included is a post-installation utility to apply additional fixes after installing or updating OS X. These features are great, but you will see Pandora's Boxbeta2 also adds some additional functionality to the installation process. Since much of the configuration and customization can be done during the OS X installation process, once completed, you can immediate boot into your newly working OS X install without any additional setup. Pandora's Boxbeta2 is available for download in our Downloads Section Here is the complete change log from Beta1: Newly designed interface with preference and settings Added HTML Credits System integrated directly into Pandora Added the Help manual (integrated in OS X) Added Sparkle Software (self Update of Pandora's Box) Added support for OS X 10.9 Mavericks DP1 Added check for missing MBR patch (to continue in GUID) Fixed bugs with bootloader in post-install Fixed bugs with creating the Recovery HD partition Fixed bug with missing AppleIntelE1000.kext installation Added kernel flags and Intel HD4000 support to the bootloader options Added modules for Enoch bootloader Enlarged Laptop section, with two different kexts for battery support, LegacyAGPM.kext for better power management of Nvidia cards (different for Lion and ML). AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext patch, available during installation Added log system (during installation and post-installation), with "notifications" in ML and Mavericks. Added RTC patch for Mavericks Added GenericUSBXHCI.kext, for Lion, ML and new build for Mavericks Added AppleATIATA.kext (ATI PATA and SATA controllers) Switch from Trim patches to Trim Enabler.app for non-Apple SSD Added latest HWmonitor stuff from kozlek project (FakeSMC.kext, Plugins and HWmonitor.app) Added Rotate Daemon (fix for AMD7000 cards) Added OpenCL patches for Lion and ML in differents cards/OS X versions Added Intel HD4000-HD3000 support on 6/7 Series chipset Added Desktop version of LegacyAGPM.kext for better power management of Nvidia cards (different for Lion and ML). Added Repair permission and rebuild caches on others Volumes Added Backup Hackintosh files function Improve stability on each OS X versions when creating the Pandora System Options (on the fly). Deleted the ACPI folders, now the .aml tables can leave into InsanelyBox directly. Other minor bug fixes Watch and Participate to the Beta2 Testing here: Pandora's Box (Beta 2 Testing) InsanelyMac Staff
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