I've got a fully working install of Catalina 10.15.5 using OpenCore 0.5.9 and I've managed to get everything working perfectly. It's my first PC Build ever (Let alone Hackintosh) so I'm pretty pleased that I've managed to get everything up and running so far, including Thunderbolt 3 (with hotplug), Sidecar, onboard HDMI Audio, Wifi/BT pairing across both OS (Windows 10 and MacOS). The only thing that now bugs me is the time taken to boot from the Opencore picker to my login screen. It's not super slow by any means, but with my specs I believe it should be faster. Here is what I'm running:
Windows boot is pretty sharp - Usually under 10secs. MacOS on the other hand usually is in the region of ~70secs. When I first installed Catalina it would boot super quick, but it's gotten more and more sluggish over the last few weeks. Is there anything I can do to speed it up? I can attach my EFI if needed.
spero tu mi possa aiutare ,perche' non riesco piu' a far partire i miei 2 ssd 850 samsung sui quali highsierra funzionava perfettamente da 1 anno e non ce' maniera di farlo ripartire .unica cosa e' che riesco ad arrivare alla console dell'istaller e ho tentato varie volte di ripristinare da una time machine che ho salvato su un altro disco usb .
il mio sistema e' un asus p5qd turbo ed e7500 dual core . grafica gtx1050 chr funzionava con accelerazione e webdriver nvidia .audio voodoo 282. e boot clover che e' sempre stato il 5103 che poi ho aggiornato a 5120 proprio il giorno prima che succedesse il fattaccio .quel giorno ho aggiornato dal sito apple la comboupdate 10.13 .6 da 10.13.4 .e qui al riavvio boom niente diski in clover nn li visualizzava piu .ora sciacciando f3 visualizzo il preboot e lssd con highsierra aggiornato ma arrivato alla console andava in reset loop .
a questo punto riesco a ripartire togliendo l'accelerazione .e installando i nuovi webdriver di nvidia aggiornati all 10.13.6 .
al riavvio non parte piu' con accelerazione e sempre problema in clover dei diski ma riuscivo a partire con f3 e preboot .
ora decido di installare da time machine e tornare alla versione 10.13.4 del giorno prima ..e al riavvio niente piu dischi ne preboot .sono fermo a questo punto ..riesco solo a far partire installer ma nn so i comandi da dare in terminal per aggiustare le cose . ho anche linux su un altro notebook. ti ringrazio anticipatamente per l'aiuto .
I manage to install macOS Catalina on my Gigabyte Computer everything is working great !!
I just have a little issue, if I don't have a monitor plug-in the computer don't start.
Because the computer work as server I don't need to plug a monitor (also I don't have much physical space to mount a monitor) , but when I plug a TV (working as monitor) the computer start just fine.
Is this an issue on Opencore ? anything that can I do to avoid this ? I know the computer not really need a monitor plugin to boot.
If any one can help me with this ...
I using Opencore 0.5.9, macOS Catalina 10.15.4
Hi, I have a small problem with my Open core Hackintosh build.
I actually got EFI from someone on the internet and tweaked it a bit so I could get up and running.
Here is my EFI.
My laptop boots fine but while booting, it shows the apple logo for the first 5 seconds, then goes blank for 2-3minutes and then I see apple login screen.
This happens every time. I tried a few config edits but didn't work.
Can someone look into my EFI and suggest any necessary changes that can improve boot times?
I am really at my wits end here. I am hoping someone on here with more experience with UEFI and boot loaders might be able to provide insight into an otherwise inexplicable problem I am having with a brand-new system built around the ASUS TUF Gaming X570-PLUS. My gut tells me the problem is somehow related to UEFI settings, Secure boot, or some combination, but I really have no idea if that is the case.
The problem is two-fold. First, my system will only boot to a device (e.g., USB stick) under two conditions: 1) no SATA drive is plugged in or 2) when a specific SSD is plugged in (I'll refer to this as SSD1). I have three other hard drives that otherwise work (I have tested them in another system). None of them have Windows installed, though some do have existing data partitions. One of the three is a brand-new, never-been-used 1TB SSD. If I plug in any of these three other hard drives, the system will reboot immediately after POST. However, if SSD1 is plugged in it will boot to a USB stick - UEFI or Legacy, doesn't matter.
Secondly, if I attempt to create a partition, run a surface test, or install an OS to SSD1, the system immediately reboots. I can format SSD1, change volume sizes, run a surface scan, but only in a live linux environment - if I plug SSD1 into another machine as a secondary data drive (i.e., I boot to my primary boot volume), the other machine will blue screen when loading into Windows. If it is attached to this new machine, it will boot to a USB stick just fine.
I have also enabled Hot Plug, which allows me to access SATA drives that I plug in after boot. If I hot plug the brand-new 1TB SSD during a live linux distro, the drive shows up and I can see its properties. However, if I try to do something like create a partition or run a surface test, the machine will also immediately reboot.
Does anyone have any idea as to what might cause this? The only thing that I can think of that explains both problems is some kind of secure boot-like security feature, but I haven't been able to figure out how to confirm whether that is the case. In 20 years of building computers I have never even heard of anything like this. I am new to EFI systems, however, so I'm quite out of my element - this is the first EFI-based system I've set up.