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I suspect that the annoying reboot of the USB flash disk (just after DSMOS has arrived) has to do with Clover not supporting my Maxwell GPU (970 GTX).

In the config file, I tried using:
- No injection
- Nvidia Injection
- nvda_drv = 1

On the verbose text at boot time, I can clearly see a line resembling this : Using Nvidia Official.
Soon After, I get a black screen and a reboot.

Is there a way to use Nvidia's newly released web driver in Clover Flash drive?

FYI, I tried copying the NVDAGM100HalWeb.kext from S/L/E to Clover's USB kext directory without success. Maybe there is a way to do it more securely that I'm not aware of?

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Which NVDIA WebDriver Package did you use?
 
The one from downloaded from NVDIA's Support Site, requires your SMBIOS to be configured to Mac Pro 5,1, 4,1 or 3,1:
 

This driver update is for Mac Pro 5,1 (2010), Mac Pro 4,1 (2009) and Mac Pro 3,1 (2008) users only.

This one has been modified to be compatible with all SMBIOS's..
http://www.hackintoshosx.com/files/file/4268-nvidia-webdrivers-installer-nvda4all-for-yosemite-10100/

I notice the extracted Web Driver pkg contains 9 Standard kext and 4 bundled kexts.

 

 

GeForceGLDriverWeb.bundle
GeForceTeslaGAWeb.plugin
GeForceTeslaGLDriverWeb.bundle
GeForceTeslaVADriverWeb.bundle
GeForceTeslaWeb.kext
GeForceVADriverWeb.bundle
GeForceWeb.kext
NVDAGF100HalWeb.kext
NVDAGK100HalWeb.kext
NVDANV50HalTeslaWeb.kext
NVDAResmanTeslaWeb.kext
NVDAResmanWeb.kext
NVDAStartup.kext
NVIDIA_Web_Kext.txt

 

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Which NVDIA WebDriver Package did you use?

 

The one from downloaded from NVDIA's Support Site, requires your SMBIOS to be configured to Mac Pro 5,1, 4,1 or 3,1:

 

This one has been modified to be compatible with all SMBIOS's..

http://www.hackintoshosx.com/files/file/4268-nvidia-webdrivers-installer-nvda4all-for-yosemite-10100/

 

I notice the extracted Web Driver pkg contains 9 Standard kext and 4 bundled kexts.

 

 

GeForceGLDriverWeb.bundle

GeForceTeslaGAWeb.plugin

GeForceTeslaGLDriverWeb.bundle

GeForceTeslaVADriverWeb.bundle

GeForceTeslaWeb.kext

GeForceVADriverWeb.bundle

GeForceWeb.kext

NVDAGF100HalWeb.kext

NVDAGK100HalWeb.kext

NVDANV50HalTeslaWeb.kext

NVDAResmanTeslaWeb.kext

NVDAResmanWeb.kext

NVDAStartup.kext

NVIDIA_Web_Kext.txt

 

 

I was not aware of that. Thank you!

 

Do you think I can put all of those files inside my Clover's Kext folder? Is it the only thing to do for it to use these drivers? Do I need to put everything there (.bundle too?)

 

UPDATE:

I tried it and I have an allocation issue now in Clover which makes it impossible to boot. I tried setting the "dart" to 0 to map the extended memory but it does not change a thing. Tried also "nvda_drv=0" to bypass hardware rendering at all but still I have that "using Nvidia Official" line that still persist... I have no clue whatsoever what to do now.

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dart=0 is to disable VT-D. The correct flags you are looking for are slide=0 for memory allocation, and nv_disable=1 to disable graphics.

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dart=0 is to disable VT-D. The correct flags you are looking for are slide=0 for memory allocation, and nv_disable=1 to disable graphics.

Thanks, I used successfully nv_disable=1 and got into the Yosemite installer in software mode. Then, rebooted using the same USB flash into the HDD and KP unfortunately.

 

Do you have any clue on why I get KP with the HDD and not the flash Installer (using the same boot inside the USB flash)? I tried putting many other kexts in Clover without success (AHCI_3rdParty_SATA, AppleIntelE1000e, NullCPUPowerMangement).

 

FYI, my Z87X-UD5H and everything worked fine with Chimera on Yosemite.

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What does the kernel panic say? If it reboots before you can see it, use debug=0x100.

Woah, thanks for that spoiler!

Here is what is says:

Panic(CPU 0 caller ...) : "imageboot_mount_image: dl_root_image failed: 2\n"@/SourceCache/xnu/xnu-2782.1.97/bsd/kern/imageboot.c:142

 

Do you think it has to do with the installation on the HDD, maybe it's corrupt? The Yosemite image I used comes directly from my own App store account (legit).

 

UPDATE:

Gonna try installing again & see.

 

UPDATE2:

It was corrupt (SSDs are delicate..). So it went well the second time, and I got to the desktop. At long last.

 

Well.. all of this was to test out a theory of mine. I already had a working Yosemite installation using Chameleon bootloader (working perfectly fine except for iMessages) that I migrated to Clover. Now this particular setup has a very annoying issue which I describe here:

 

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/301792-kp-report-at-login-everytime/

 

My theory since a few days was that it had to do with the migration process and that a full Clover install from scratch wouldn't have that behaviour.

Apparently, I was wrong all along:

 

Now I've got the exact same reports on every login, even with the very first one when I just had my first boot into Yosemite. This is even without installing the web driver from Nvidia, I'm still talking about software mode (nv_disable=1).

So I installed the web driver hoping for a change. No luck on that either.

 

Please, tell me you've got an idea? You've been a BIG help already and I thank you for that.

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      The new RX 580 card needs considerably more space than the old one although it fits perfectly in an ATX case, and requires an additional power connector. It has 2 big fans that most of the time are stopped, at least in my case. In macOS it works perfectly, even with Metal acceleration, without additional drivers and without extra settings in Clover. But it has drawbacks that I comment below.

      Alterations during startup

      During the boot of the operating system, when the screen goes from the basic driver to the AMD driver, 2 artifacts appear randomly, they are very short in duration (from one to a few seconds):
      Very short flashing white screen that may or may not be accompanied by purple lines The fans runs for a few seconds (the noise is clearly audible). This behavior is solved with the installation of 2 kexts, Lilu and WhateverGreen. Lilu is an extension created by acidantheraand vit9696 among others whose function is to help to patch kexts, processes and libraries during macOS boot. It is accompanied by specific plugins for the task required, for example WhateverGreen that injects necessary patches for certain AMD, Intel and Nvidia graphics cards. It is mandatory to have both extensions together, one of them separately does not correct the problem.
      I have installed Lilu 1.4.4 and WhateverGreen 1.3.9 in the EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other folder of the EFI partition and artifacts have disappeared. Remember that these 2 extensions are not necessary for the card to work properly, if you tolerate those very brief distortions of the screen or the noise of the fans running for a few seconds, you can live without Lilu and WhateverGreen.

      Note: authors recommend that when using Lilu and WhateverGreen with Radeon cards, NO graphic settings have to be added to Clover (Inject ATI, etc.).

      Note: these alterations, especially the brief white screen and less frequently purple lines and fan noise, are also seen in Windows and some real Macs with the same card.

      Alteration during macOS installation

      Boot from USB > Clover menu > Install macOS from Install macOS Catalina > screen works fine
      Boot from USB > Clover menu > Install macOS from MacintoshHD > black screen
      Booting from USB > Clover menu > Boot macOS from MacintoshHD > screen works fine.

      In the first and third stages, screen works fine. In the second stage the screen goes black although the installation continues. The user has nothing to do at this moment so you can leave the PC working until the Clover menu is shown again, the screen is recovered, the initial account options can be configured and you can enter into the newly installed system with correct resolution and acceleration.
      This behavior is not corrected even by placing Lilu and WhateverGreen into the USB device. At least in my case I have not found a solution for it. Yo can install macOS perfectly with that drawback of not seeing how it progresses during the second phase of the installation.

      Only 2 connectors of the 5 available work

      This card has 3 Display Port (DP) ports, 1 HDMI port and 1 DVI port. In my case, only 2 DP work, those that are further from the HDMI connector. It is enough if you use a single monitor or 2 monitors that can be connected by DP. But if you want to have 3 or more connected devices or some of them only have HDMI, it is necessary to enable the 5 connectors or at least 4 of them since the DVI is obsolete and does not allow resolutions as high as DP and HDMI.
      User foxbox has proposed a solution in a thread titled [Solved] Sapphire RX 580 Nitro + SE | black screen on HDMI and DVI. Must inject from Clover a modification to the Orinoco framebuffer (which is used in the RX 580 card) so that the 5 connectors lack a fixedly assigned address and, instead, receive it dynamically. This change is made from the KextsToPatch section of Clover. Read the post from foxbox.
      This has to be accompanied by 3 changes in the Graphics section of Clover: Orinoco in FB Name / Inject ATI / 5 in Video Ports. I have tested this solution in macOS Catalina and it effectively enables the 5 ports of the card but, since I only use 1 monitor, I have removed it and I am with Lilu and WhateverGreen.
       

    • By zazman
      Bonjour,
       
      Je rencontre un souci depuis la dernière maj supplémentaire catalina 10.15.4, même chose pour la 10.15.5 aujourd'hui : après le début de l'update, lorsque le pc redémarre, je ne vois pas le volume d'installation dans les volumes de l'écran de boot clover (v5118). j'ai juste Preboot dans les volumes cachés au démarrage, et j'ai essayé de les afficher, le préboot de l'install apparait bien mais le boot n'aboutit jamais par ce biais. du coup, je suis bloqué en 10.15.4. Auriez-vous une idée du problème ?
    • By y010204025
      Perhaps it was the first NEC (Lenovo) Lavie Z HZ550 to install hackintosh. I hope more people who like Lavie Z series can experience Hackintosh at HZ550. She is really great.
       
      I found HZ550 & HZ750 on the Chinese website, which is amazing. It weighs only 790g, 13.3 inches, and the standard 2k screen, which is too attractive to me. I am a Hackintosh enthusiast. I think HZ550 or HZ750 with MacOS is the best Unfortunately, the Lavie Z series is not listed in China, only exists in the Japanese and American markets, and in the Japanese market is the NEC brand, while the American market uses the Lenovo logo.
       
      Fortunately, I got an HZ550 from Taobao. Yes, not HZ750. In comparison, HZ750 has more touch screens and 360 ° flip. These are hard to attract me. More importantly, HZ750 is about 200g heavier than HZ550 That's why I chose HZ550. Well, because he is only 2,000 RMB.
       
      The specific introduction can refer to NEC Japan official website:http://nec-lavie.jp/products/hz13b/
       
      The HZ550 hardware list I obtained:
                                    
                       -/+:.          ningnan@ningnandeMacBook-Air
                      :++++.          OS: 64bit Mac OS X 10.15.5 19F96
                     /+++/.           Kernel: x86_64 Darwin 19.5.0
             .:-::- .+/:-``.::-       Uptime: 19m
          .:/++++++/::::/++++++/:`    Packages: 1
        .:///////////////////////:`   Shell: zsh 5.7.1
        ////////////////////////`     Resolution: 3840x2160
       -+++++++++++++++++++++++`      DE: Aqua
       /++++++++++++++++++++++/       WM: Quartz Compositor
       /sssssssssssssssssssssss.      WM Theme: Blue (Dark)
       :ssssssssssssssssssssssss-     Disk: 11G / 108G (12%)
        osssssssssssssssssssssssso/`  CPU: Intel Core i7-5500U @ 2.40GHz
        `syyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy+`  GPU: Intel Iris Graphics 6100
         `ossssssssssssssssssssss/    RAM: 4376MiB / 8192MiB
           :ooooooooooooooooooo+.    
            `:+oo+/:-..-:/+o+/-     
       
       
      Advantages: small size, light weight, 2K screen, 8G memory, 512g SSD, keyboard feels good, and wireless network card can be replaced, which is unimaginable in today's thin and light books.
      Disadvantages: The sound is small, almost the same as the mosquitoes.
       
      Ok, bragging is over!
      In order to use the wireless network, I changed the wireless network card from inter 7265 to BCM94352ZAE. Some people called it DW1560. It is uncomfortable that in China, this card and his elder brother DW1830 were hyped to a high price of 480RMB. of. Fortunately, I bought it early, and this card is also very stable under win10, and there is no high delay and outage. The hard disk should be PM951 of Samsung, not PM981, which is lucky.   Before installing Hackintosh: You need to prepare a 16G U disk, SanDisk is not a rough choice for making MacOS installation disk, I used the latest MacOS Catalina 10.15.5, got config.plist from Rehabman, and put together an EFI, the latest version of clover and kext drivers. Thanks to Rehabman and the developers of the Black Apple community. I do n’t like that OC team very much.
      Make an installation disk: If you have a computer running MacOS, you can use the command line to make it, if you do n’t have a computer running MacOS, you can try VMware, I know that the insanelymac forum allows discussion, or use ether to write the image to U disk, use the EFI I provided to boot into the installation process.   BIOS setting: Press F12 at boot to enter the BIOS settings, Tab switches to "Security-Secure boot", set to "DISable", this is what we need, and switch to "Boot -Boot devices", set the U disk as the first boot item You can directly enter the clover guide interface, please follow it for google it.
      It is worth noting that the remaining space of your EFI partition needs to be greater than 200M, otherwise, the disk format will be wrong. In addition, the format partition format is APFS, do not choose to encrypt, your data is not valuable, at least you must have this awareness of Hackintosh, the file safe is also the same, do not enable, do not use to find your mac, otherwise, change the machine, OK .   Fortunately, no additional ssdt patch is required. All the patch functions are implemented through clover. The flat Apple is turned on. This is to solve the problem of the flower screen. You can find a solution yourself.
      Experience your black apple, this will bring a better experience than MacBook Pro. EFI_HZ550.zip
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