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Hello!

I'm brand new to installing OS X onto a physical machine, so please pardon my newbishness ^_^

note: I posted this in the wrong place (OSX 10.9 installation), so If this is also the wrong place, could an admin please move me to the right place ;)  thanks!

 

So Here's the build I'd like to install OS X 10.9 (or 10.8 if 10.9 wont work):

Processor: Intel Core i7-4770k

Graphics Card: MSI Twin Frozr GTX 660 Ti (The MSI version of Nvidia's GTX 660 Ti?)

Memory: Patriot Viper 32GB (4x 8GB cards)

Motherboard: MSI MPOWER Z87 Chipet (Does have the UEFI thing)

DVD Drive: ASUS 24x DVD Burner DRW-24B1ST

HDD: 1 or 2 TB (Don't think it matters)

 

I built it with the best that I could get, thinking that it would be better so that OS X would run really fast  :)

 

So will my hardware support? and what boot flags (I read some of the instructions) should I use?

 

Will provide everything necessary to get this baby working xD

 

Thanks!
DustinKazi

 

P.S. Could I also possibly install Xcode and iLife on it (via the DMG files that I found)?

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Wecolme

Fist, We don't give support to tonymac, he's a thief that only steal things from real developers... know more: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/
I only said this because many users came in forum and talking about tony and his tools, so... I waiting you just undestand about it

Yes, this hardware is very good and have support...MV 10.9 support this too

I gave to you a sollution to install OSX by PM...

After did what i said... try boot

After installation comes post-installation(manually post-installation), i'll help on it...
 

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I tried to run it, but my computer just restarts. It says loading kernel cache and then restarts.

What do I do? Must I go to the not-so-nice Tonymacx86 :(...

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Well I did it, and its still doing the same thing. It said not to use UEFI boot, so I changed that, and it still didn't work. I wasn't sure where to find all the settings, but I found the closest thing to it. Still doesn't work is what i'm saying.

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It said not to use UEFI boot

Who said this to you? Your mobo is UEFI, so you must set your mobo to UEFI mode, i gave to you the guide

 

Execute Disable Bit(NX bit or XD bit) must be enabled in your Bios... it fix restart problem... did you enable it?

 

Disable your integrated graphic in Bios, because you need use dedicated... boot with GraphicsEnabler=No

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The second link said to not use UEFI usb boot, and set it to legacy. Either way It didn't work.

Also, I can't find the setting for NX bit or XD bit in my bios setup.

And I have been booting with these flags: -v npci=0x2000 (those were default) GraphicsEnabler=No

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Fist, We don't give support to tonymac, he's a thief that only steal things from real developers... know more: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/

I only said this because many users came in forum and talking about tony and his tools, so... I waiting you just undestand about it

 

What people don't understand is installing MacOSX on x86 Intel Hardware and hacked emulation for AMD is stealing in the first place.

Second InsanelyMac and any kexts or bootloaders that get released are all released under free licensing so anyone can modify, copy, alter people's hack or code.

I understand TonyMac might of just copied someone elses code and released as his own but, when source code is released under free license you don't have to credit it as the originator.

 

Open source is open source, but people, developers on this forum have to understand there is many differences when people argue over stealing when you are hacking and stealing from Apple in the first place? How can any user justify this?

 

I have been a member of this forum for a very long time and Tonymac had been around for a very long time. I just think the OSX community should just quit this stupid argument or the blames left and right of stealing when basically all this news is rubbish in terms of throwing a blame around for using open source code.

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Hello

 

Read entire guide... First part teach how use legacy_boot, second part teach how enable UEFI mode...

 

Try find this option Execute Disable Bit or NX bit or XD bit is the same thing, but with diferents names...

 

If nothing work try boot change to Chameleon bootaloder, when you boot usb bootable press 1 while cursor bliking and you will change bootloader


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@atlee

 

We not stolen the softaware Apple because even to be able to make our bootable usb have a Mac computer running OSX ... And you already know about tonymac ... It is safe to say that when it distributes open source is something for everyone to adjust, but everything under license from the developer ... what I see is that tonymac earn money with your applications iBoo*t and Multi***beast, and in these applications are much things developed by others, an example is FakeSMC (he didn't develop it)

In others words, the developers of these kexts, these scripts, work hard to create them and don't earn and don't charge anything for this, and then appears a guy named tonymac that joins all this material in one application and start making money on it as if he had carried it all ...

I do not think that's fair...
Because of that he is a thief.

 

Excuse for my English...

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@atlee

I do not think that's fair... Because of that he is a thief.

 

Where on earth is he getting money from? He doesn't sell his bootloader, he doesn't sell setup's to businesses so no I don't think he makes money or commission from what he does?

Tony does sell merchandise like stickers and shirts but he doesn't sell kexts, bootloaders or software.

 

So please tell me how Tonymac is making money from an opensource bootloader?

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@atlee

tonymacx86's instructions for people to "contribute" should not lead to a paypal billing page...

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@atlee

 

Okay .. He does not sell the bootloader and not the apps he creates ... He has another system to make money... The system of earning money games it is very simple ...

The iboo * t, the app that lets you install OSX, is very limited ... he says that if you do not have core i CPU you can not install OSX with his tool, he also said if you do not have Gigabyte mobo (which he says are the most compatible ...) you will have a hack 100% and if you do not buy the video card mentioned by them, you will not have a hack with QE / CI ... They put on the same topic that the guides are a link to the shopping site (Amazon. ..)

That is, it practically forces the User to buy that kind of hardware they require ... if not the user won't have a hack 100% because Multibeas ** t tools will not support hardware that user has ... And as user think the Multibeas***t tool is the best there is in the world, and want use it ... he(user) goes there(link of the shopping site) and buys everything the tonymac says, making tonymac make money from it ...

 

Sorry for my English

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@atlee

 

Okay .. He does not sell the bootloader and not the apps he creates ... He has another system to make money... The system of earning money games it is very simple ...

 

He doesn't force anyone to buy anything.

If I spent my hard eanred time researching what hardware works with mac and what doesn't then I would also create a referal link to Amazon and others shops to earn click through money. Remember time = money. This obviously doesn't apply in the open source world but in reality I think recommending hardware and using referals to shops is a good idea to atleast pay for research time.

 

it's no big deal man, everyone should lety him be whoever he wants to be.

 

No point name shaming people in an open source community. Not everyone is perfect! No one is perfect!

 

It's great we can create hackingtoshes. Awsome in fact! saves thousands in your pocket.

 

We are here to help each other not bag each other out.

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Hello

 

The only thing we're doing is wasting time here and messing up the topic of user Dustinkazi... sorry Dustinkazi

If you don't follow the ideas and concepts of the forum, I ask you: What are you doing here?
If we discuss about it in the forum tony, we would be banned at the same time ... The staff there is very ignorant ...

Not to mention that the tool multib***east makes you a zombie ...
and there is plenty of zombie in forum tonymac ... nor a practical response personnel there can give to help users ...Because just think that is enough install Multib***east...

I am user of InsanelyMac and never used the tonymac forum ... I've read a lot of there when it was new to hack world and now I see that nothing I read there help me ... and never will help...

InsanelyMac isn't just any forum, it has a culture, its dogmas and its taboos ...

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Let me be honest with you:

First, I did try ton*y's tools, but it still did the same thing. Right now I just want to get it up and running, without too many non-solvable issues. I get the fact that his tools use other people's software without giving credit, but if it gets the job done, I'm happy with the stuff people made. So here's the problem:

I did what you said, and tried every form of bootloader, software, etc. All of them end the same way: with the computer restarting. I've used -v -f GraphicsEnabler=No npci=0x2000 (also tried 0x3000) -F. I did try safe mode, but it does start, but i dont know where it stops, it still restarts basically.

 

Right before it reboots, its says its loading the kernel with all the dots (...........) and then it restarts.

 

What do I Do? I've tried Nir*esh, i*Atkos, O*laria, UniBe****, and with those boot flags: Still the same thing! I configured my bios with the settings that i could find. I know SATA mode is AHCI and HPET is in 64 bit (even though there is no setting for it, other forums about this Mobo says so).

 

Thanks!

DustinKazi

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@C.Frio, I don't really want to take that risk, especially since MSI isn't on the list. I don't have anything installed on that machine either. The hard drive was already formatted.

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      There seem to be problems while using VMware with version 1.x.x of the driver. In case you are affected use version 2.0.0 or newer.  
      FAQ
      Could you add support of for...? Well, you are probably asking me to add support for one of the older NICs like the 82571/2/3/4L or 82583 and the answer will be no as I dropped support for these chips intentionally. They are broken and I lost more than 2 weeks trying to make it work on the 82574L without success. I was asked to add support for I210, I211 and I350 but as these chips have a completely different architecture, which isn't supported by the underlying Linux driver, this is impossible, sorry. Does it work with Snow Leopard or 32 bit kernels? No and I have no plans to make a version for 32 bit kernels or anything older than Lion. WoL from S5 doesn't work with this driver but under Windows it's working. Is this a driver bug? No it isn't, the driver is working as it should because OS X doesn't support WoL from S5.  
      Installation
      Goto /S/L/E and delete AppleIntelE1000e.kext. Recreate the kernel cache. Open System Preferences and delete the corresponding network interface, e. g. en0. Reboot. Install the new driver and recreate the kernel cache. I recommend to use Kext Wizard or a similar utility for the installation. Reboot Open System Preferences again, select Network and check if the new network interface has been created automatically or create it manually now. Configure the interface.  
      Help - I'm getting kernel panics!
      Well, before you start complaining about bugs after you upgraded macOS and ask me to publish a driver update, you should first try to resolve the issue on your own by cleaning the system caches.
      As the driver uses macOS's private network driver interface, which is supposed to be used by Apple provided drivers only, you might run into problems after an OS update because the linker may fail to recognize that IONetworking.kext has been updated and that the driver needs to be linked against the new version (Apple provided drivers avoid this problem because they are always updated together with IONetworking.kext). As a result, the linking process produces garbage and the driver may call arbitrary code when trying to call functions from IONetworking.kext. This usually results in unpredicted behavior or a kernel panic. In order to recover from such a situation, you should clean the System Caches forcing the linker to recreate it's caches:
      Delete all the files in /System/Library/Caches and it's subdirectories but leave the directories and the symbolic links intact. This is very important! Reboot. Recreate the kernel cache. Reboot again.  
      Troubleshooting
      Make sure you have followed the installation instructions especially when you have issues with certain domains while the others are working fine. Use the debug version to collect log data when trying to track down problems. The kernel log messages can be retrieved with "grep kernel /var/log/system.log" in Terminal. Starting from Sierra use "log show --predicate "processID == 0" --debug" in order to retrieve kernel logs. Include the log data when asking for support or giving feedback. I'm an engineer, not a clairvoyant. Don't copy and paste large amounts of log data to your post. Create an archive with the log data and attach it to your post. In case you don't want to make your log data publicly accessible, contact me via PM and I will provide you a mail address to send it directly to me.  Check your BIOS settings. You might want to disable Network Boot and the UEFI Network Stack as these can interfere with the driver. Double check that you have removed any AppleIntelE1000e.kext from your system because it could prevent the driver from working properly. Delete the following files: /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/NetworkInterfaces.plist /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/preferences.plist Verify your bootloader configuration, in particular the kernel flags. Avoid using npci=0x2000 or npci=0x3000.  In Terminal run netstat -s in order to display network statistics. Carefully examine the data for any unusual activity like a high number of packets with bad IP header checksums, etc. In case auto-configuration of the link layer connection doesn't work it might be necessary to select the medium manually in System Preferences under Network for the interface. Use Wireshark to create a packet dump in order to collect diagnostic information. Keep in mind that there are many manufacturers of network equipment. Although Ethernet is an IEEE standard, different implementations may show different behavior causing incompatibilities. In case you are having trouble try a different switch or a different cable. Changelog
      Version 2.5.0 (2019-10-15) Reworked interrupt throttling code and added new configuration parameters. Version 2.4.0 (2018-04-14) Added support for 300 series versions of I219LM and I219V. Updated underlying Linux source code. Version 2.3.0 (2017-06-20) Added support for 200 series versions of I219LM and I219V. Version 2.2.0 (2016-09-23) Disabled TSO to work around a hardware bug. Version 2.1.0 (2016-05-24) Added support for I219LM and I219V Version 2.0.0 (2015-04-22) First official release which is identical to 2.0.0d2 (only the version number has been changed). Version 2.0.0d2 (2015-04-04) Changed the tx descriptor write back policy for 82579, I217 and I218 to prevent random tx deadlocks. Version 2.0.0d1 (2015-03-14) Uses Apple's private driver interface introduced with 10.8. Supports packet scheduling with QFQ Solves the VMware issue. Version 1.0.0d6 (2015-03-04) Reworked TSO6 support to avoid problems with VMware. Wake-on-LAN now working. Version 1.0.0d5 (2015-02-27) Reworked TSO4 support to eliminate the bug of 1.0.0d4. Added some debug code in order to collect information about the VMware related issue. Version 1.0.0d4 (2015-02-25) Set total length field of the IP-header to zero for TSO4 operations. Report EEE activation state in kernel log message when the link has been established. Version 1.0.0d3 (2015-02-11) Reworked media selection and EEE support (EEE is now activated when both link partners support it. It can be disabled selecting the medium manually). Duplex setting for 10/100 MBit connections is now reported correctly. The number of tx descriptors has been reduced from 2048 to 1024. The code has been cleaned up and obsolete files have been removed. Version 1.0.0d2 (2015-01-31) First development release. Getting the Driver
      The source code can be found on GitHub: https://github.com/Mieze/IntelMausiEthernet There is also a prebuilt binary for 10.11 and above in the download section: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/files/file/396-intelmausiethernet/ Build from Source for 10.8
      Register as a developer on Apple's developer website. A free membership is sufficient. Download a copy of Xcode 5.1.1 and install it on your machine. In the project select 10.8 as the "Base SDK" and the "Deployment Target". Call "Archive" from the menu "Product" and save the built driver. Credits
      Thanks to RehabMan and Yung Raj for running tests and pointing me in the right direction while I was trying to fix TSO. Special thanks to Yung Raj for motivating me when I was about to give up.
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