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special bootloader for amd FX machines

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I use Qemu in linux to load Mac OSX and I do it with Conroe processor support . I have an AMD FX 8350 and the Conroe profile works without a hitch. I can load the Intel kernels without a problem. I dont need to use patched kernels.

 

question: is there a way to make a bootloader use this Conroe profile to load an un-patched kernel on a regular machine?

  Maybe this is something new ? I dont know.

 

altering clover to make you AMD FX machine look like a Conroe might be easy?

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For testing purpose I install QEMU 2.2 and boot it by Clover. It is the fast and safe way for testing Clover.

QEMU can be started with SeaBIOS by legacy Clover or with OVMF by UEFI Clover.

I know nothing about AMD FX.

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Hey shaggymane,

 

Is it while booting eg something like this? Can't find kernel in System\Library\Kernels\kernel. If so the method you are using on the installer doesn't place the kernel in the directory, manual extract it and place it in place.

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vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000002/eax 0x65746e49
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000002/ebx 0x2952286c
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000002/ecx 0x726f4320
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000002/edx 0x4d542865
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000003/eax 0x43203229
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000003/ebx 0x20205550
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000003/ecx 0x20202020
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000003/edx 0x20202020
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000004/eax 0x30303636
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000004/ebx 0x20402020
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000004/ecx 0x30342e32
vboxmanage setextradata VMname VBoxInternal/CPUM/HostCPUID/80000004/edx 0x007a4847

 

 

 

this will make your VM see your computer as a Core2.. but my AMDFX will not do some of the cpuset. I get a crash

 

I need to change this to a Conroe xeon 3000 series but I am unsure as to what numbers to put in to do this

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