Hello! My internal SSD lifetime is running out so I'm thinking how to upgrade it. I don't want to replace it with slow Sata SSD so I want to buy OWCMercury Helios and install new nvme fast ssd, but I won't be able to boot from it using standard boot loader.... Is it possible to boot nvme ssd using Clover on real iMac?
I am asking you with a great request for help with a problem I can not deal with.
I hope I have chosen a good section on this topic
I have been using my Hackintosh for some time now
it does not cause me any more problems except for the one that irritates me
the system does not recognize my monitor and detects it as a
monitor monitor VGA
13,9'' (800 x 600)
Gigabyte GeForce 9600 GT 512 MB
My monitor model: LG Flatron W2243S
As you can see in the attached picture, the system does not recognize the monitor as a built-in screen
My main problem is that when the screen resolution is set to 1920x1080, black bars appear on the sides of the screen
It is not very comfortable, that's why I would like to change it and make the image look the whole width of the monitor
The monitor is connected to the graphics card with an adapter from the VGA connector to the DVI connector
this is my conifig.plist
I hope that I described my problem in a comprehensible way, thank you very much for your help
I've an early 2006 iMac (4,1) that I updated with Core2Duo. I then upgraded the firmware to 5,1 and everything works without issues. It is currently running 10.6.8. System profile reports it correctly as an iMac5,1.
I wanted to update it to El Capitan (or Mavericks at the very least) because most apps are in dire need of upgrade. The problem is that the MPF and macOS extractor guides have a prerequisite that you start at Lion (10.7) and I just can't get it installed.
I've followed the procedure described in this post: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/249877-how-to-install-lion-on-any-coreduo-mac-upgraded-to-a-core2duo/, specifically post#8. In a nutshell, I've:
created an "InstallLion", restoring it to the contents of the BaseSystem.dmg file found inside the installer volume.
removed the symlink and copied the installation packages.
deleted the PlatformSupport.plist and copied the new OSInstall.mpkg.
It doesn't even boot from the image. I've also tried in an external USB drive and no dice. It starts booting and immediately shuts down.
Does anyone have any clue where to trouble shoot? Is there an updated procedure that has a better success rate? Is it possible to get a bare system image from someone with an upgraded iMac5,1 that has it working?
I was given an imac 4,1. I upgraded the FW to 5,1 and am waiting to get a c2d cpu.
I understand that you can install ML mavericks yosemite etc with macpostfactor but that the GFX is an issue, this is also written in the macpostfactor ws.
However I see videos on youtube of ppl running ML with x1600 working. I checked some files in the mpf package and it seems it takes care of the gfx.
Now the question is, will x1600 work with let's say mavericks or yosemite or not? There should be no difference from ML as it seems the hack is using some x1000 kexts etc.