My PROBLEM: I followed the Plain Vanilla guide (https://hackintosh.gitbook.io/-r-hackintosh-vanilla-desktop-guide/) to a T in creating the OS X Catalina installer USB. I'm totally new to Hackintosh, and just want an Apple environment to Time Machine migrate my files and system from my ageing MacBook Pro. When I start to use the USB on the target PC (Dell Inspiron 3847 desktop), I ONLY see the Microsoft (which is the original OS, and on a SEPARATE Hard drive from where I want to install Mac OS), ZERO option for installing the OSX Catalina! Please SEE PICTURE link: https://imgur.com/a/FnLB2Q9
I'm a beginner, but I tried to google my problem. The answers were either incomplete, hard for me to understand and put into action, or were outdated and applied to older OSXs. I appreciate any help in diagnosing and solving this problem!
Clover USB specs
OS installer used: Catalina (10.15)
Clover revision: 5103
config.plist: see attached
Target Desktop specs: Dell Inspiron 3847 (64 bit)
CPU: Intel Core i5-4460, 3.2 GHz, 4 cores
GPU: Intel HD 4600
Motherboard: Dell 088DT1 (version A01)
Chipset: Intel H81
Install method: with USB, configured with Clover, 100% following Plain Vanilla guide for Desktops
RAM: 12 GB, 2 slots
Hard drive for installation: SATA HDD 4TB, by HGST
WLAN: AR9565 (atheros)
Audio: Realtek ALC661 (not 100% sure this is correct)
Screenshot of Clover installer not showing the Mac OSX option
config.plist of my installer USB
Clover_Install_Log.txt (not sure if this is relevant)
THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Hi, I'm kind of lost when scrolling to Clover Configurator, so I decided to use an EFI from the web and just configure the most basic stuff. But that sadly didn't work, im always getting the attached screen IMG_0054.HEIC (and I don't know whether all the errors are listed, as I can't scroll).
Anyways I thought it'd be better to do a custom setup. Can anyone give me some help with what to choose in the settings? Here's my rig:
Asus z370-G (Rog Strix)
gtx 1060 6gb
samsung ssd (SATA)
WD hard drive
A big thanks to wegface for teaching me a lot of things.
Tested on Catalina 10.15.4 and Clover EFI 5104 (Catalina Patcher)
- realtek sd card reader (pm me if you have a fix)
**CPU patches are disabled, if you are using a locked BIOS you must enable them**
- Install it in UEFI Mode and change your hdd partition table to GPT.
- You will be able to install ANY OS in EFI mode, even if this pc does not support EFI at all! (No guide available for this)
You will need:
My unlocked BIOS (OPTIONAL) (here)
Latest Clover config from CCE Bank (here) (asus k53sj-kylon)
Rehabman Voodoo PS2 Controller (here)
acidanthera AppleALC (here)
acidanthera Lilu (here)
acidanthera VirtualSMC (here)
acidanthera SMCBatteryManager (here)
acidanthera SMCLightSensor (here)
acidanthera WhateverGreen (here)
Mieze Realtek RTL8111 (here)
I don't even know from where to start cuz i did everything that i could and nothing to solve this problem. The problem is, i have a extreme lag in my Hackintosh with High Sierra build 17G65, at first i thouthg it could be my Graphic Card, but was not (i think), but now that my Graphic Card is with the correct Web Driver and CUDA version and i'm still with this lag, i think it is not the problem. So i tried other things to solve this, VoodooTCSync.kext, SSDT with a custom power management, AGPM Inject, change config.plist SMBIOS ant a lot other things like, Plugin Type on and off, Plugin Type=1 (with that i could enable speedstep on in my cpu), literally, i tried everything that most people can try, but i'm still with this lag. I made a full dump of my system with RunMe from Olarila and i'm uploading to Filebin with my EFI folder and a IOReg too, if anyone know how i can fix it, please, help me, i don't wanna leave this system because of a lag, everything is working fine, just this lag is the problem.
System: High Sierra build 17G65 (dualboot with Windows 10)
CPU: Xeon x5450
GPU: GTX 750 Ti
RAM: 8Gb 4x2 800Mhz
SSD 120GB SanDisk
I recored two videos, one is from the lag and other is my verbose boot.
Cloover verbose boot (slow): https://youtu.be/ng6S9w29TAY
EFI Folder, RunMe and IOReg: https://filebin.net/elfqwjqeh7n3cwq0