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Kynyo what do you mean by bios date time, the main bios of the board i'm using or the bios date of the Apples firmware emulated?

 

 

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Bios board, not SMBIOS. Is also important to update SMBIOS data especially:

 

-Bios Version

-Bios Release Date

-Firmware Features

-Firmware Features Mask

If those 5 are updated you'll not receive OSXinstall mpkg error.

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Ok, SMBios already updated to 08/08/2017, and i'll check now if the bios date is up to date!

 

 

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It's done now, thanks Kynyo, after that Install High Sierra.app was downloaded from the AppStore, the command worked! 

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I told you! :D

An easy way to add High Sierra in bootmenu when you're running in APFS mode is by using Clover with AptioFixV2 and System preferences Startup selector.

Keep in mind that you have to integrate APFS.ffs into BIOS firmware.

Patch APFS.efi first to remove verbose messages with this script

 

 

Yep! easy way....

sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x00\x74\x07\xb8\xff\xff|\x00\x90\x90\xb8\xff\xff|sg' /path/to/your/APFS.efi
ErmaC

and then use Kext2FFS to convert .efi into .ffs. Integrate it with UEFITool and you're good to go. 

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Hi guys, I'm back :) 

I killed my Z87 and i5, so as temporary resolve (until 10 nm upgrade) I bought z97HD3 (2.0 guess) and Intel Xeon e3-1245 v3 (it went horrible cheap, and work as i7 4770) and currently trying to assemble Oz BIOS, but having a lack of apple/mac accessible devices, so can someone look inside this bios i found online and make a screen about what's in it, thank you:

https://fex.net/get/419594826057/276012037

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Dumb question time: 

Past couple hours struggle eventually went to result of installing HS on apfs vol, but after I made first changes to Oz config decision been made, that I need to reset NVRAM. So i did, and Oz lost boot sector when i hit f12, i see only SSD name and nothing else, when i hit boot from SSD, the message about adding bootable device appears. 

I never had mobo with OZ that had space for GUI or anything else, so can someone help me how to bring back the boot record without installing HS again? 

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boot into a install usb drive open disk utility and repair permissions on ssd. drive. close disk utility. and then choose ssd as start up disk

Eventually I reinstalled the OS, because after nvram there is nothing, even recovery visiable. Dunno why no recovery after install with apfs, maybe I should try old good hfs+.

 

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Oz cannot populate the Boot Entries for APFS Volumes, you have to set them in Shell

 

 

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Yes, I remember that, but couldn't find how to bring them from phone.

 

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Posted (edited)

Hi guys.
Someone please help me. Im running very wierd problem with Oz. Updated bios with High Sierra rom, choose F12, bootable OSX, but after that motherboard USB and SATA are stopped and screen remains black. Help patch my clean DSDT aslo.

Ga-Z97-HD3 rev.1.0, i5-4690 3,5ghz Haswell.

Thank you.

DSDT_ori.aml

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6 hours ago, tarvi said:

Hi guys.
Someone please help me. Im running very wierd problem with Oz. Updated bios with High Sierra rom, choose F12, bootable OSX, but after that motherboard USB and SATA are stopped and screen remains black. Help patch my clean DSDT aslo.

Ga-Z97-HD3 rev.1.0, i5-4690 3,5ghz Haswell.

Thank you.

DSDT_ori.aml

Try this on the rom

InjectorKext v1.3.zip

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Hi!

 

Thank you, it helped me a lot. Now I'm able to install HS. Last thing is to modify my DSDT for correct audio and video settings.

 

Best!

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Hi!

 

Im very grateful, thank you. You helped me a lot. :yes:

 

 

Best!

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Good day/night Oz.
Recently I’ve purchased gtx 1050 ti (msi gaming x) and run into a problem.
My current rig is z97hd3 (rev 2.0) intel Xeon 1245 v3 + gtx 1050 ti.
The problem is, that I can’t boot with Bios modes with oz. if I flash stock bios, it working okay, little bud slower than usual, but boots and works.
When I flash OZ modes bios - it freezes on boot screen, if I trying to login into bios - freezes.
If I press f12 on fresh boot - I can get the boot menu, but nothing boots.
If I go into flash utility (del)- I can reflash bios.
If I reset nvram- same freeze fire it implements.
I thought that this might be a psu, so I took 650w ( had 450). Nothing changed. Thought that faulty graphics card - other pc working with windows without a problem. I don’t have any intel pc to confirm more , but I guess that card is working.
If anybody encountered something similar , or know where to dig for fixing it - please help.
Thank you.


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To be able to enter in bios reset system than spam rapidly esc button to deactivate ozmosis bios (screen  it will flash red) temporarily than hit del rapidly and you'll be able to enter in bios.

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To be able to enter in bios reset system than spam rapidly esc button to deactivate ozmosis bios (screen  it will flash red) temporarily than hit del rapidly and you'll be able to enter in bios.

Will try after new install. Currently trying to install os without gpu, and after add it.
P.s. kinda strange thing.


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Firefly,
Could it be your cpu microcodes? Have they been updated? Roll them back.. or forward.

Well, I guess only with bios update or windows, because I’m definitely didn’t patched micro codes by myself.
Before I had rx460, it didn’t worked with Mac , but didn’t do any kind of shinanigens I have with gtx 1050 ti.
How can I check micro codes and roll them back ?
This is totally new situation, never had such response of any kind of hardware.


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I know how to do it in Windows. You run HWinfo. I don't know about Mac OS and if they force microcodes but if your not able to even load the bootloader and never updated your microcodes before it may not be the reason. Would not hurt to update the Microcode within the bios rom and see if the situation improves. Also there are two ways your microcodes get updated. 1. Via the OS as a software patch. 2. From the bios itself. I would use Uefitool NE44 to load your rom and see what version it says you have and then find the intel advisory on Spectre/Meltdown and make sure your not using a bad microcode.

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