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Hello

 

hopefully i am posting this to the corerct place, i am trying to install OS X to a ivy bridge based machine. but i keep running into a wall any direction i go. i have a gigabit z77-d3h system board with a i5 ivy bridge cpu. 1 hard drive 2tb with a seperate hard drive for osx *( as a test)

 

i gave tried creating a bootable usb with 10.7.4 on it and if i manage to get it to boot it says installs corrupted and cant proceed. and if i try a earlier lion version it works but sees no drives.

 

if i use iatkos l2 cd as a trial it just reboots soon as the os x logo hits. which i think is the ivy bridge.....i think. and wont boot off usb :(

 

maybe anyone can point me somewhere to help. many thanks

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ok ive managed to get it to boot into setup using a lion install 10.7.3 i think (its off my mac) and replacing the mach kernel file however seup now only can see the usb drive :( any ideas or can anyone point me to a ivy bridge distro. i know all my settings i need from the selection process. but am still very stuck.

 

many thanks

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I'd recommend you wait till the final release of Mountain Lion later this month. That way you'll have an easier, cleaner, more stable install.

OS X 10.8 will have native support for the new 7-series chipset, intel USB 3.0, and ivy bridge CPU and GPU.

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