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Samsung RF511 Not Booting Without USB (10.9)

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Hey Guys, first topic post! :thumbsup_anim:


I have a Samsung RF511 (I5 Sandy, 8GB RAM, Intel 3000 graphics) and It will not boot Mavericks without a USB bootloader still inside. :(

I have tried to install Chameleon and Enoch Multiple times to the HDD, but with no apparent luck, however... :)

I think that it has something to do with the F4 Recovery option at the POST or BIOS startup screen B), as when I pressed it,

It booted up chameleon ^_^, I clicked on OS X, and it crashed! :( So I formatted the HDD and tried again, nothing at all this time!

Don't know if this matters but...

When the USB is in it boots up but when its out, it gives me a Error:

"Reboot with proper boot device, or insert boot device and press a key"


If ANYONE knows of a solution, I will be of great appreciation :yes:




I have now followed this guide TO THE LETTER to boot Mavericks:



However the USB still won't work ???


This is what the Chameleon Installer list says:


Chameleon installer log - Sun Apr 20 23:49:33 BST 2014
Installer version: 2.2svn 2258
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *750.2 GB   disk0
   1:                        EFI EFI                     209.7 MB   disk0s1
   2:                  Apple_HFS 750                     749.8 GB   disk0s2
Backup Chameleon files
Backup stage2 file /Volumes/750/boot to /Volumes/750/Chameleon.Backups/2014-04-20-23h49/boot
Backing up /Volumes/750/Extra folder to /Volumes/750/Chameleon.Backups/2014-04-20-23h49/Extra
Clearing options...
Running Standard postinstall script
Target volume = /Volumes/750 on /dev/disk0s2
Target disk already has existing Chameleon stage 0 loader - boot0
Stage 0 loader not written to /dev/disk0.
Written boot1h to /dev/rdisk0s2.
Written boot to /Volumes/750 on /dev/disk0s2.
Preparing to check target disk for previous installations.
Going to check the EFI system partition also.
Mounting /dev/disk0s1 as /Volumes/EFI.
Checking disk0.
Nothing found that could cause any problems.
Disk: /dev/rdisk0 geometry: 91201/255/63 [1465149168 sectors]
Signature: 0xAA55
         Starting       Ending
 #: id  cyl  hd sec -  cyl  hd sec [     start -       size]
 1: EE 1023 254  63 - 1023 254  63 [         1 - 1465149167] <Unknown ID>
 2: 00    0   0   0 -    0   0   0 [         0 -          0] unused      
 3: 00    0   0   0 -    0   0   0 [         0 -          0] unused      
 4: 00    0   0   0 -    0   0   0 [         0 -          0] unused      
Setting /Volumes/750 partition active.
Standard script complete
Running Post postinstall script
Target volume = /Volumes/750
Unmount all volumes named EFI
/private/tmp/PKInstallSandbox.ONXDDT/Scripts/org.chameleon.post.7U062m/UnMountEFIvolumes.sh: line 25: /private/tmp/PKInstallSandbox.ONXDDT/Scripts/org.chameleon.post.7U062m/InstallLog.sh: No such file or directory
/private/tmp/PKInstallSandbox.ONXDDT/Scripts/org.chameleon.post.7U062m/UnMountEFIvolumes.sh: line 26: /private/tmp/PKInstallSandbox.ONXDDT/Scripts/org.chameleon.post.7U062m/InstallLog.sh: No such file or directory
Post postinstall script complete


I am hoping someone knows whats wrong by reading this :angel:

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All of them?

(im now trying ti use clover on 10.8) but getting "[AGPM Controller] unknownplatform

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Use Chameleon. Clover doesn't work well. Your BIOS boot mode should be set to UEFI, and enable AHCI, VT-X and all that.


To solve the AGPM UnknownPlatform message, delete NVDAResman.next from /System/Library/Extensions in single-user mode, refresh kernel cache and reboot. Problem should be solved.

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the reason being that I am trying this whole process again, to get 10.8 up, download 10.9 and chameleon and then I will be on the same level to everyone else:)

and ok, I will try that, but how do I because I cant get on?


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You said you can boot the system with the USB, correct? Boot to the installer, select Terminal and navigate to your OS X installation drive by typing this command:


cd /Volumes/"<Insert partition name between these quotation marks>"/System/Library/Extensions


Then type:


mv NVDAResman.kext NVDAResman.kext.bak


This renames the kext to NVDAResman.kext.bak (to keep a backup). Now, reboot with the boot flags,


-v -f


And then see how it goes.

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