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I dont know if is all ok in my config..but everything works..and is quite better than chameleon(i'm in legacy bios).
Thx chameleon for all these years now i got to change!
Welcom clover!
 

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Ok, I lied :) I'm back on Clover, and I finally got all the kinks worked out. For anyone interested, I solved my USB3.0 broken after sleep issue by adding the boot flag -gux_nosleep to my boot arguments. Funny thing is, I had tried this a day or two ago but wherever I was reading it at had it typed out wrong, so obviously it didn't work.

 

Anyhow, I got it all resolved, and I'm dual booting 10.9.3 and 10.10 flawlessly now. Think I'll stick with Clover for awhile ;)

Thanks for all the support here and on other threads guys. 'Preciate it!

Thanks for all the support here and on other threads guys. 'Preciate it!

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Hopefully, im not going to sound like a complete idiot, but i would like to ask for advice as to how to initially boot Clover.

 

Setup:

Z87/Haswell/GUID HDD/USB Instlall

 

Goal:

I would like to make a USB boot-drive and install Yosemite to my HDD.

 

Problem:

How to actually install Clover:

 

1) How to install Clover on my USB pen-drive without formatting and/or deleting the Yosemite installation files?

2) Which mode should i use to boot: UEFI (i have z87 UEFI motherboard), ESP, FAT ?

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Hopefully, im not going to sound like a complete idiot, but i would like to ask for advice as to how to initially boot Clover.

 

Setup:

Z87/Haswell/GUID HDD/USB Instlall

 

Goal:

I would like to make a USB boot-drive and install Yosemite to my HDD.

 

Problem:

How to actually install Clover:

 

1) How to install Clover on my USB pen-drive without formatting and/or deleting the Yosemite installation files?

2) Which mode should i use to boot: UEFI (i have z87 UEFI motherboard), ESP, FAT ?

 

Have a look here.

 

Also, if you haven't already done that, you might want to have a look here, as well.

 

You won't be using the stock 10.9.1 mach_kernel. So don't take that.

 

Images usually speak better than words. So have a look there.

 

Before clicking Install, make sure you select Customize and select the things you want to install. Also, make sure you select the drive you want Clover installed on (in this case, I suppose it's gonna be your Yosemite USB pen drive). So make sure you select that. Otherwise you might be installing it on your current OS.

 

You can use whichever mode you want. You've got everything described for both cases there. If you've got a UEFI motherboard, you can go for UEFI. Both methods should work either way. Just make sure you select the right things for that specific case before clicking Install.

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Thanks, somehow i missed those articles.

 

Another question that i missed was:

 

Which plugins should i install.

 

The thing is: i made a Hackinotsh a while ago for a 775 platform and everything was fixed by a magic DSDT for my board, however im not sure what is not/is not going to work with Z87/Haswell and thus i can't possibly configure Clover flags and plugins.

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Thanks, somehow i missed those articles.

 

Another question that i missed was:

 

Which plugins should i install.

 

The thing is: i made a Hackinotsh a while ago for a 775 platform and everything was fixed by a magic DSDT for my board, however im not sure what is not/is not going to work with Z87/Haswell and thus i can't possibly configure Clover flags and plugins.

Probably all plugins.

The best config is empty config. All flags Clover will set by own calculations if you didn't set them.

Clover Configurator is wrong helping you to fill config. You must NOT FILL it.

All values have three states: a value, zero, and not set. Third one is the best value.

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Thanks, somehow i missed those articles.

 

Another question that i missed was:

 

Which plugins should i install.

 

The thing is: i made a Hackinotsh a while ago for a 775 platform and everything was fixed by a magic DSDT for my board, however im not sure what is not/is not going to work with Z87/Haswell and thus i can't possibly configure Clover flags and plugins.

You might not need any DSDT anymore.

If i were you, i would go with the defaults (first) for UEFI case (just select what you see in the screenshot for UEFI case). I don't have an ASUS motherboard so i don't know exactly. But this is what i would do. Start with the defaults.

And make sure you got your Yosemite on a separate partition (just in case).

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Hey Simonej, perhaps you have a different version of the kext in which case it may need to be adjusted. For instance, on 10.9.4 (13E16) I had to change the patch a bit again.

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There is working AppleUSBXHCI 677.4.0 (OS X 10.9.3) patch for Clover (USB3ports)? Or patched kext...

 

 

Maniac10 patch for Clover doesn't' work well for me; http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/285157-patched-appleusbxhci-from-os-1082/?p=2004536 (TI chipset AsRock X79)

 

I found one that worked the other day (actually slice linked me to it) but GenericUSBXHCI works just as well.  If you have a problem with it not working after waking up from sleep (I did) just boot with flag -gux_nosleep and it should take care of that problem. 

So quick question about Clover:  do you have to be using UEFI in order to reboot from the Startup Disk menu in Preferences?  

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I'm almost positive I read that as a Clover benefit/feature lol hmm

 

EDIT:  Yea, right here: 

- boot into 10.4 - 10.8 OSX, Windows EFI and Linux EFI
- boot into LegacyOS (WindowsXP, Linux, DOS) by their bootsectors
- this is EFI bootloader so it provides RuntimeServices for OS that impossible for Legacy Bootloaders
- mostly Clover do automatic detection of hardware and set all properties by default. But user can change them by config.plist
- With Clover you may restart into other OS from Startup Disk prefPane
- With Clover you boot your OS X's Recovery HD, impossible for others bootloaders
- config autodetect by OEM product name
- UUID written into config.plist will be the same as in OS
- autopatch OemDSDT for working OSX
- SMBIOS will be corrected to standard 2.6
- ACPI will be corrected to standard 4.0. Custom DSDT will be loaded from booted partition or from EFI folder
- MADT table may be corrected to resolve problem with NMI on some hardware
- ACPI tables loading (SSDT-xx, APIC, BOOT, SLIC, SLIT, SRAT, UEFI...)
- correctly set PowerProfile for laptops (notebooks), desktops, workstations
- customizable RestartFix
- sleep/wake fixes
- PCIRootUID value (0,1) for device-injection for those who can't edit DSDT
- Graphics Properties Injector for ATI, NVidia and Intel for wide range of supported cards. Also customizable.
- Custom EDID for non-DDC monitors
- USB fix (LegacyOff, Ownership, Builtin, clock-id) up to USB 3.0
- HDA injector, HDMI fix.
- Ethernet builtin injector
- CPU turbo
- P- and C-states generator
- PLimitDict and UnderVoltage for CPU Speedstep
- patch kernel on the fly for unsupported CPU like Atom and Ivy Bridge
- Patch AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement for native Speedstep (Intel Processor) of ASUS ownwers
- patch kexts inside kernelcache for unsupported hardware
- extra kexts loading
- security mode for FireWire
- default boot after timeout
- customizable GUI: themes support, own icons, fonts, animations.
- there is a possibility to implement national languages and fonts. F1 - multilingual help
- saving boot.log in OS and preboot.log from GUI by typing F2
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- save videoBIOS into EFI/misc by pressing F6
- saving screenshots from GUI typing F10
- CD/DVD eject by F12 and refresh menu after CD insertion

This looks like an old change log, but it should still apply right? 


"With Clover you may restart into other OS from Startup Disk prefPane"

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Never worked for me, but whatever... I don't see how it could work, it's not like OS X "Startup Disk" can write to Clover config or to nvram.  Maybe others have found a way make it work...

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Never worked for me, but whatever... I don't see how it could work, it's not like OS X "Startup Disk" can write to Clover config or to nvram. Maybe others have found a way make it work...

It doesn't work for me either... That's why I figured it must be a UEFI only thing. When I choose reboot to another OS in my prefPane it's just like a regular reboot lol oh well

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Changing boot device from the Startup Disk pref pane works fine using Clover in UEFI mode, though I'm not sure when using legacy boot mode (I will need to test)

 

It works due to the nvram efi-boot-device variable. You can test it by issuing nvram -p from terminal. Here's mine before making a loading the Startup Disk pref pane and making a change

efi-boot-device <array><dict><key>IOMatch</key><dict><key>IOProviderClass</key><string>IOMedia</string><key>IOPropertyMatch</key><dict><key>UUID</key><string>A9A532E5-2625-4E75-A807-B6642847CBF1</string></dict></dict></dict></array>
and after
efi-boot-device <array><dict><key>IOMatch</key><dict><key>IOProviderClass</key><string>IOMedia</string><key>IOPropertyMatch</key><dict><key>UUID</key><string>47E2A5DE-B075-4993-AFC1-B7867A644A5D</string></dict></dict><key>BLLastBSDName</key><string>disk1s3</string></dict></array>
And looking at my Clovers boot-log from next boot I see
6:538  0:019  GetEfiBootDeviceFromNvram:
6:539  0:000   efi-boot-device-data: PciRoot(0x0)\Pci(0x1F,0x2)\Sata(0x0,0x0,0x0)\HD(3,GPT,47E2A5DE-B075-4993-AFC1-B7867A644A5D,0x224028,0x6C72FC0)

 

EDIT: Yep, works fine using legacy boot too but make sure you have the following rc.script installed:

/etc/rc.shutdown.d/80.save_nvram_plist.local
 
Looking at boot-log from next boot.
4:727  0:000  Loading nvram.plist from Vol 'BackupMAV' - loaded, size=4015
4:742  0:015  PutNvramPlistToRtVars ...
….
4:742  0:000   Adding Key: efi-boot-device: String: Size = 264, Val = '<array><dict><key>IOMatch</key><dict><key>IOProviderClass</key><string>IOMedia</string><key>IOPropertyMatch</key><dict><key>UUID</key><string>47E2A5DE-B075-4993-AFC1-B7867A644A5D</string></dict></dict><key>BLLastBSDName</key><string>disk2s3</string></dict></array>': Success
4:742  0:000   Adding Key: efi-boot-device-data: Data: Size = 74: Success
…

These test were from 10.9. If using 10.10 then you will need the latest workaround for initiating the rc.scripts as the current method no longer works with 10.10.

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Yosemite DP1 Removes SystemStarter

 

NVRAM script isn't working in Yosemite because of this?

 

A very simple question... How can I load kexts correctly using Clover during OS X installation. For example, I want to load FakeSMC.kext/Contents/PlugIns/ALXEthernet.kext to set iCloud during the installation. I put my kexts in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other but Ethernet kext isn't loading.

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Yosemite DP1 Removes SystemStarter

 

NVRAM script isn't working in Yosemite because of this?

 

A very simple question... How can I load kexts correctly using Clover during OS X installation. For example, I want to load FakeSMC.kext/Contents/PlugIns/ALXEthernet.kext to set iCloud during the installation. I put my kexts in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other but Ethernet kext isn't loading.

u need to inject IONetworkingFamily.kext for ALXEthernet.kext to work.

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@BlackOSX
 
Booting Yosemite with Clover UEFI on Disk0. I have done the patch for rc.scripts. nvram is being created and RT Variables working.

nvram -p

%02%01%0c%00%d0A%03%0a%00%00%00%00%01%01%06%00%02%1f%03%12%0a%00%00%00%ff%ff%00%00%04%01*%00%02%00%00%00(@%06%00%00%00%00%00@%93%b5%1d%00%00%00%00%99n%99%7f%cb%94~E%97~%9a@%91%ca%a5e%02%02%7f%ff%04%00

Restart and the box boots back to Yosemite instead of Mavericks.

nvram-p no change.

%02%01%0c%00%d0A%03%0a%00%00%00%00%01%01%06%00%02%1f%03%12%0a%00%00%00%ff%ff%00%00%04%01*%00%02%00%00%00(@%06%00%00%00%00%00@%93%b5%1d%00%00%00%00%99n%99%7f%cb%94~E%97~%9a@%91%ca%a5e%02%02%7f%ff%04%00

Not a big deal as I've never seen much value in this feature but interested on why it's not working...

 

Regards

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Changing boot device from the Startup Disk pref pane works fine using Clover in UEFI mode, though I'm not sure when using legacy boot mode (I will need to test)

 

It works due to the nvram efi-boot-device variable. You can test it by issuing nvram -p from terminal. Here's mine before making a loading the Startup Disk pref pane and making a change

 

efi-boot-device <array><dict><key>IOMatch</key><dict><key>IOProviderClass</key><string>IOMedia</string><key>IOPropertyMatch</key><dict><key>UUID</key><string>A9A532E5-2625-4E75-A807-B6642847CBF1</string></dict></dict></dict></array>
and after

efi-boot-device <array><dict><key>IOMatch</key><dict><key>IOProviderClass</key><string>IOMedia</string><key>IOPropertyMatch</key><dict><key>UUID</key><string>47E2A5DE-B075-4993-AFC1-B7867A644A5D</string></dict></dict><key>BLLastBSDName</key><string>disk1s3</string></dict></array>
And looking at my Clovers boot-log from next boot I see

6:538  0:019  GetEfiBootDeviceFromNvram:
6:539  0:000   efi-boot-device-data: PciRoot(0x0)\Pci(0x1F,0x2)\Sata(0x0,0x0,0x0)\HD(3,GPT,47E2A5DE-B075-4993-AFC1-B7867A644A5D,0x224028,0x6C72FC0)
EDIT: Yep, works fine using legacy boot too but make sure you have the following rc.script installed:

/etc/rc.shutdown.d/80.save_nvram_plist.local

 

Looking at boot-log from next boot.

4:727  0:000  Loading nvram.plist from Vol 'BackupMAV' - loaded, size=4015
4:742  0:015  PutNvramPlistToRtVars ...
….
4:742  0:000   Adding Key: efi-boot-device: String: Size = 264, Val = '<array><dict><key>IOMatch</key><dict><key>IOProviderClass</key><string>IOMedia</string><key>IOPropertyMatch</key><dict><key>UUID</key><string>47E2A5DE-B075-4993-AFC1-B7867A644A5D</string></dict></dict><key>BLLastBSDName</key><string>disk2s3</string></dict></array>': Success
4:742  0:000   Adding Key: efi-boot-device-data: Data: Size = 74: Success
…
These test were from 10.9. If using 10.10 then you will need the latest workaround for initiating the rc.scripts as the current method no longer works with 10.10.

Where do I find that rc.script?

Never mind, I have it installed... Trying to reboot to different OS now.

Ya mine just restarts to Clover GUI.

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This feature was the first goal in creating the Clover. It works for me since the first version.

Screen Shot 2014-06-14 at 7.23.08.png

blackosx already explained how it works.

I have to say about NVRAM used in the technology.

Legacy Clover (CloverEFI). rc script will create a file nvram.plist after the Restart button pressed and keep information about next drive started.

UEFI Clover with hardware not supporting NVRAM. You should have /EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI/EmuVariableUefi-64.efi

UEFI Clover with hardware NVRAM. This is my computer #1 in signature. Additional bonus I have is Panic.log. For example

Anonymous UUID:       43065937-BBF0-8F2F-C339-5635BC71CE03

Wed May 28 07:56:29 2014
panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff80002dbf5e): Kernel trap at 0xffffff7f8253ca25, type 13=general protection, registers:
CR0: 0x000000008001003b, CR2: 0x0000000103b83fc8, CR3: 0x000000000fd3405b, CR4: 0x00000000000606e0
RAX: 0x6a5993c096a5009c, RBX: 0x0000000000000001, RCX: 0x000000000000064c, RDX: 0xffffff8000686fd0
RSP: 0xffffff80e7c77ea0, RBP: 0xffffff80e7c77ed0, RSI: 0x0000000000000000, RDI: 0x0000000000000000
R8:  0x0000000000000000, R9:  0x0000000000000010, R10: 0x0000000000000000, R11: 0xffffff8000686fd0
R12: 0xffffff80184015e8, R13: 0xffffff80279e6284, R14: 0xffffff8110cdbb40, R15: 0x0000000000000000
RFL: 0x0000000000010002, RIP: 0xffffff7f8253ca25, CS:  0x0000000000000008, SS:  0x0000000000000010
Fault CR2: 0x0000000103b83fc8, Error code: 0x0000000000000000, Fault CPU: 0x0

Backtrace (CPU 0), Frame : Return Address
0xffffff80e7c83c50 : 0xffffff8000222fa9 
0xffffff80e7c83cd0 : 0xffffff80002dbf5e 
0xffffff80e7c83ea0 : 0xffffff80002f3456 
0xffffff80e7c83ec0 : 0xffffff7f8253ca25 
0xffffff80e7c77ed0 : 0xffffff80002e336e 
0xffffff80e7c77f10 : 0xffffff80002e2c8e 
0xffffff80e7c77f50 : 0xffffff80002e1fd6 
0xffffff80e7c77f80 : 0xffffff80002db51f 
0xffffff80e7c77fd0 : 0xffffff80002f3619 
0xffffff810fa1bde0 : 0xffffff800021a3e7 
0xffffff810fa1be20 : 0xffffff800021baba 
0xffffff810fa1be70 : 0xffffff8000217b9b 
0xffffff810fa1bf10 : 0xffffff8000229627 
0xffffff810fa1bf40 : 0xffffff800021d604 
0xffffff810fa1bf70 : 0xffffff80002c989d 
0xffffff810fa1bfb0 : 0xffffff80002f3c76 
      Kernel Extensions in backtrace:
         com.coresystems.driver.DirectHW(1.3)[46ED721E-1B50-31CA-B1A2-D6F7140E7906]@0xffffff7f8253b000->0xffffff7f8253efff

BSD process name corresponding to current thread: Terminal
Boot args: -v slide=0 

Mac OS version:
13D65

Kernel version:
Darwin Kernel Version 13.2.0: Thu Apr 17 23:03:13 PDT 2014; root:xnu-2422.100.13~1/RELEASE_X86_64
Kernel UUID: ADD73AE6-88B0-32FB-A8BB-4F7C8BE4092E
System model name: iMac12,2 (Mac-942B5BF58194151B)

System uptime in nanoseconds: 13885620970427
last loaded kext at 855277706575: com.apple.filesystems.cd9660	1.4.4 (addr 0xffffff7f8253f000, size 36864)
loaded kexts:
com.coresystems.driver.DirectHW	1.3
org.voodoo.driver.VoodooHDA	2.8.4
org.slice.RadeonMonitor	1.0.0d1

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So what is the end result when you use this feature with legacy boot (not UEFI)? Does your system go through a full reboot and go through bios and then just boot through Clover into the selected OS? Or how does it work...?

I'd like to be able to jump back and forth between 10.10 and 10.9.3 with the prefpane, but I'm not ready to make the jump to upgrading my board to UEFI boot... Haha

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So what is the end result when you use this feature with legacy boot (not UEFI)? Does your system go through a full reboot and go through bios and then just boot through Clover into the selected OS? Or how does it work...?

I'd like to be able to jump back and forth between 10.10 and 10.9.3 with the prefpane, but I'm not ready to make the jump to upgrading my board to UEFI boot... Haha

Yes, exactly as you said.

I have two systems 10.7.5 and 10.9.3. I can choose one in Startup Disk and reboot. I can go out and wait what is happen.

The computer goes through full restart, bios, then CloverGUI, timeout set to 5 seconds, then start the OS chosen in Startup DIsk.

I am lazy to show you the Video, trust me, it occurs.

It works for both legacy Clover and UEFI Clover. Tested and always works with all Clover versions on all 4 my computers.

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I just got mine working, and it works exactly as advertised :)  Thanks bro.  

 

Is there any way to speed up the CloverGUI process?  I set the timeout to 0, but it still takes a good 15-20 seconds, maybe longer, for Clover to finish loading and start booting the OS.  What can I do to speed up Clover?

 

You guys were right, this is getting better and better lol

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Some users have 1 seconds from computer powerup through clover to kernel start.

Show your boot.log to see what is the delay.

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      Running DarwinDumper from the command line:
      From Terminal, you can initiate DarwinDumper by running the following script directly.
       
       
       
      /DarwinDumper.app/Contents/Resources/public/bash/script.sh To help with this, the UI has a Symlink option which you can click to create a symbolic link which points to the above script. DarwinDumper can then be subsequently run from the command-line by loading a new Terminal window and typing darwindumper followed by return.

      Credits (in alphabetical order):
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      DarwinDumper was originally inspired as an open project by Trauma, it has remained an open project and please keep it an open project, so if you make any changes or additions to it then please share your work here.
       
      Please report any feedback, requests or bugs.
       
      Please note:
      DarwinDumper v3 requires OS X 10.9 and newer to run in the Finder, though it should work from the command line okay on older OS versions.

      The following link retains the download for v2.9.9.2 for older OS versions.

      DarwinDumper Download
    • By miliuco
      Install macOS 10.15 Catalina on Gigabyte P55-USB3 with Radeon RX 580 graphics card using a USB device created with the createinstallmedia command and Clover as bootloader. Instructions to install macOS 10.14 Mojave on this computer are almost identical, replacing Catalina app with Mojave, so this article is suitable for both versions of macOS. The Gigabyte P55-USB3 motherboard (and some others from the same brand with the P55 / H55 chipset) have made it easy to build a hackintosh and install macOS since 10 years ago. Although it is an old motherboard, the behavior with Mojave or Catalina is very good after changing the classic hard drive (HDD) for a solid state drive (SSD).

      Components of the hackintosh
      Gigabyte GA-P55-USB3 motherboard: P55 chipset, 1156 socket, ALC892 audio, Gigabit RTL8111D network, DDR3 RAM Intel Core i5-750 processor for socket 1156: 4 cores, 8MB cache, clock rate 2.66 GHz Fenvi FV-T919 wireless + Bluetooth card: PCI-Express, wifi is ac type, detected by macOS as Airport and Apple Bluetooth Radeon RX 580 8 GB graphics card: works OOB but with a few details to be considered, it has its own article.  
      Previous requirements
      Install macOS Catalina app in /Applications folder USB flash drive with at least 16GB prepared from Disk Utility with MBR partition scheme and formatted as Mac Os Plus (on older Gigabyte boards like mine, USB sticks partitioned with GUID scheme instead of MBR usually hang the system when booting) Recent version of Clover (I have used r5117) Recent versions of Lilu (at least 1.4.4) and WhateverGreen (at least 1.3.9) to fine-tune the behavior of the graphics card Recent version of RealtekRTL8111 (I have used 2.2.2) FaceSMC version 6.26-322 (newer versions disable automatic mounting of USB devices on my system).  
      Create install USB
      Run this command from Terminal (assuming the target device is called USB):
      Bash: sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Catalina.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Catalina.app
      Clover must be installed on the USB memory, I choose the following options:
      Bootloader > Install boot0af on the MBR CloverEFi > CloverEFI 64-bit SATA BIOS Drivers, 64 bit > Recommended drivers > FSInject + SMCHelper + XhciDxe BIOS Drivers, 64 bit > File System drivers > ApfsDriverLoader Install RC scripts on selected volume Optional RC scripts > Disable sleep proxy client.  
      You have to copy 4 kexts to the EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other folder of the USB device: FaceSMC 6.26-322, Lilu 1.4.4, WhateverGreen 1.3.9 and RealtekRTL8111 2.2.2. Regarding the config.plist file, the most significant is:
      Boot > kext-dev-mode = 1 in Boot arguments GUI > Theme embedded, EmbeddedThemeType Dark, Screen Resolution 1920x1080, Preboot in Hide Volume Graphics > blank, nothing is checked except if foxbox solution is used to have more than 2 connectors enabled RT Variables > 0x28 in BooterConfig and 0x67 in CsrActiveConfig SMBios > iMac14,2 Sytem Parameters> Yes in Inject Kexts and check Inject System ID.  
      Install macOS Catalina

      Boot from the USB device and choose Install macOS from Install macOS Catalina. The installation program runs until the PC restarts. Here choose Install macOS from HDD (the name of the volume you are installing macOS on). With RX 580 graphics card, the screen goes black in this second phase of the installation, it is a phase in which the user has nothing to do until the PC is restarted so you can let it work until the Clover menu again. You have to choose Boot macOS from HDDto boot the installed system from the hard disk, the screen is recovered and you can configure the account and the initial options. From this moment the screen works fine.

      In summary:
      Boot from USB > Clover menu > Install macOS from Install macOS Catalina > screen works fine Boot from USB > Clover menu > Install macOS from HDD > black screen Boot from USB > Clover menu > Boot macOS from HDD > screen works fine.  
      Install Clover and kexts on the hard drive

      Clover needs to be installed on the disk where we just installed macOS. Options are the same as when installing it on the USB memory. You also have to copy the 4 kexts (FaceSMC 6.26-322, Lilu 1.4.4, WhateverGreen 1.3.9 and RealtekRTL8111 2.2.2) into the EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other folder on the EFI partition of the disk. And review the config.plist file remembering the comments for the USB.

      If everything goes well, the computer starts from the hard disk with a running copy of macOS Catalina.
       
       

    • By miliuco
      Radeon RX 580 8 GB graphics card on macOS High Sierra (as of 10.13.6), Mojave and Catalina on the P55-USB3 board: excellent performance with acceleration (Metal) OOB, no need for drivers (kexts), with 3 drawbacks, one has to do with the boot of the operating system (a solution is proposed), another with the number of rear connectors enabled (a solution is proposed) and another that only affects to one phase of the Mojave or Catalina installation (without clear solution for now).

      I have placed the XFX AMD Radeon RX-580 P8DFD6 8GB Triple X Edition GDDR5, 256BIT, DVI + HDMI + 3DP graphics card on a 10 year old motherboard (Gigabyte P55-USB3) in order to update the hackintosh to 10.14 Mojave and 10.15 Catalina because the card that I have used in past years, Nvidia Geforce GTX 750 1GB, has stopped working after 10.13.6 High Sierra since this was the last version for which Nvidia published the alternate web drivers that were necessary for the card to work well with graphic acceleration.

      The new RX 580 card needs considerably more space than the old one although it fits perfectly in an ATX case, and requires an additional power connector. It has 2 big fans that most of the time are stopped, at least in my case. In macOS it works perfectly, even with Metal acceleration, without additional drivers and without extra settings in Clover. But it has drawbacks that I comment below.

      Alterations during startup

      During the boot of the operating system, when the screen goes from the basic driver to the AMD driver, 2 artifacts appear randomly, they are very short in duration (from one to a few seconds):
      Very short flashing white screen that may or may not be accompanied by purple lines The fans runs for a few seconds (the noise is clearly audible). This behavior is solved with the installation of 2 kexts, Lilu and WhateverGreen. Lilu is an extension created by acidantheraand vit9696 among others whose function is to help to patch kexts, processes and libraries during macOS boot. It is accompanied by specific plugins for the task required, for example WhateverGreen that injects necessary patches for certain AMD, Intel and Nvidia graphics cards. It is mandatory to have both extensions together, one of them separately does not correct the problem.
      I have installed Lilu 1.4.4 and WhateverGreen 1.3.9 in the EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other folder of the EFI partition and artifacts have disappeared. Remember that these 2 extensions are not necessary for the card to work properly, if you tolerate those very brief distortions of the screen or the noise of the fans running for a few seconds, you can live without Lilu and WhateverGreen.

      Note: authors recommend that when using Lilu and WhateverGreen with Radeon cards, NO graphic settings have to be added to Clover (Inject ATI, etc.).

      Note: these alterations, especially the brief white screen and less frequently purple lines and fan noise, are also seen in Windows and some real Macs with the same card.

      Alteration during macOS installation

      Boot from USB > Clover menu > Install macOS from Install macOS Catalina > screen works fine
      Boot from USB > Clover menu > Install macOS from MacintoshHD > black screen
      Booting from USB > Clover menu > Boot macOS from MacintoshHD > screen works fine.

      In the first and third stages, screen works fine. In the second stage the screen goes black although the installation continues. The user has nothing to do at this moment so you can leave the PC working until the Clover menu is shown again, the screen is recovered, the initial account options can be configured and you can enter into the newly installed system with correct resolution and acceleration.
      This behavior is not corrected even by placing Lilu and WhateverGreen into the USB device. At least in my case I have not found a solution for it. Yo can install macOS perfectly with that drawback of not seeing how it progresses during the second phase of the installation.

      Only 2 connectors of the 5 available work

      This card has 3 Display Port (DP) ports, 1 HDMI port and 1 DVI port. In my case, only 2 DP work, those that are further from the HDMI connector. It is enough if you use a single monitor or 2 monitors that can be connected by DP. But if you want to have 3 or more connected devices or some of them only have HDMI, it is necessary to enable the 5 connectors or at least 4 of them since the DVI is obsolete and does not allow resolutions as high as DP and HDMI.
      User foxbox has proposed a solution in a thread titled [Solved] Sapphire RX 580 Nitro + SE | black screen on HDMI and DVI. Must inject from Clover a modification to the Orinoco framebuffer (which is used in the RX 580 card) so that the 5 connectors lack a fixedly assigned address and, instead, receive it dynamically. This change is made from the KextsToPatch section of Clover. Read the post from foxbox.
      This has to be accompanied by 3 changes in the Graphics section of Clover: Orinoco in FB Name / Inject ATI / 5 in Video Ports. I have tested this solution in macOS Catalina and it effectively enables the 5 ports of the card but, since I only use 1 monitor, I have removed it and I am with Lilu and WhateverGreen.
       

    • By zazman
      Bonjour,
       
      Je rencontre un souci depuis la dernière maj supplémentaire catalina 10.15.4, même chose pour la 10.15.5 aujourd'hui : après le début de l'update, lorsque le pc redémarre, je ne vois pas le volume d'installation dans les volumes de l'écran de boot clover (v5118). j'ai juste Preboot dans les volumes cachés au démarrage, et j'ai essayé de les afficher, le préboot de l'install apparait bien mais le boot n'aboutit jamais par ce biais. du coup, je suis bloqué en 10.15.4. Auriez-vous une idée du problème ?
    • By y010204025
      Perhaps it was the first NEC (Lenovo) Lavie Z HZ550 to install hackintosh. I hope more people who like Lavie Z series can experience Hackintosh at HZ550. She is really great.
       
      I found HZ550 & HZ750 on the Chinese website, which is amazing. It weighs only 790g, 13.3 inches, and the standard 2k screen, which is too attractive to me. I am a Hackintosh enthusiast. I think HZ550 or HZ750 with MacOS is the best Unfortunately, the Lavie Z series is not listed in China, only exists in the Japanese and American markets, and in the Japanese market is the NEC brand, while the American market uses the Lenovo logo.
       
      Fortunately, I got an HZ550 from Taobao. Yes, not HZ750. In comparison, HZ750 has more touch screens and 360 ° flip. These are hard to attract me. More importantly, HZ750 is about 200g heavier than HZ550 That's why I chose HZ550. Well, because he is only 2,000 RMB.
       
      The specific introduction can refer to NEC Japan official website:http://nec-lavie.jp/products/hz13b/
       
      The HZ550 hardware list I obtained:
                                    
                       -/+:.          ningnan@ningnandeMacBook-Air
                      :++++.          OS: 64bit Mac OS X 10.15.5 19F96
                     /+++/.           Kernel: x86_64 Darwin 19.5.0
             .:-::- .+/:-``.::-       Uptime: 19m
          .:/++++++/::::/++++++/:`    Packages: 1
        .:///////////////////////:`   Shell: zsh 5.7.1
        ////////////////////////`     Resolution: 3840x2160
       -+++++++++++++++++++++++`      DE: Aqua
       /++++++++++++++++++++++/       WM: Quartz Compositor
       /sssssssssssssssssssssss.      WM Theme: Blue (Dark)
       :ssssssssssssssssssssssss-     Disk: 11G / 108G (12%)
        osssssssssssssssssssssssso/`  CPU: Intel Core i7-5500U @ 2.40GHz
        `syyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy+`  GPU: Intel Iris Graphics 6100
         `ossssssssssssssssssssss/    RAM: 4376MiB / 8192MiB
           :ooooooooooooooooooo+.    
            `:+oo+/:-..-:/+o+/-     
       
       
      Advantages: small size, light weight, 2K screen, 8G memory, 512g SSD, keyboard feels good, and wireless network card can be replaced, which is unimaginable in today's thin and light books.
      Disadvantages: The sound is small, almost the same as the mosquitoes.
       
      Ok, bragging is over!
      In order to use the wireless network, I changed the wireless network card from inter 7265 to BCM94352ZAE. Some people called it DW1560. It is uncomfortable that in China, this card and his elder brother DW1830 were hyped to a high price of 480RMB. of. Fortunately, I bought it early, and this card is also very stable under win10, and there is no high delay and outage. The hard disk should be PM951 of Samsung, not PM981, which is lucky.   Before installing Hackintosh: You need to prepare a 16G U disk, SanDisk is not a rough choice for making MacOS installation disk, I used the latest MacOS Catalina 10.15.5, got config.plist from Rehabman, and put together an EFI, the latest version of clover and kext drivers. Thanks to Rehabman and the developers of the Black Apple community. I do n’t like that OC team very much.
      Make an installation disk: If you have a computer running MacOS, you can use the command line to make it, if you do n’t have a computer running MacOS, you can try VMware, I know that the insanelymac forum allows discussion, or use ether to write the image to U disk, use the EFI I provided to boot into the installation process.   BIOS setting: Press F12 at boot to enter the BIOS settings, Tab switches to "Security-Secure boot", set to "DISable", this is what we need, and switch to "Boot -Boot devices", set the U disk as the first boot item You can directly enter the clover guide interface, please follow it for google it.
      It is worth noting that the remaining space of your EFI partition needs to be greater than 200M, otherwise, the disk format will be wrong. In addition, the format partition format is APFS, do not choose to encrypt, your data is not valuable, at least you must have this awareness of Hackintosh, the file safe is also the same, do not enable, do not use to find your mac, otherwise, change the machine, OK .   Fortunately, no additional ssdt patch is required. All the patch functions are implemented through clover. The flat Apple is turned on. This is to solve the problem of the flower screen. You can find a solution yourself.
      Experience your black apple, this will bring a better experience than MacBook Pro. EFI_HZ550.zip
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