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After booting OS X install from Install macOS High Sierra, I am greeted with a blank menu.  I have tried reformatting my USB drive and reinstalling macOS High Sierra and I still get the same result.  Open to any suggestions.  Thank you. 

 

Hardware:

  • Asus ROG Strix Z370-G Gaming (Wi-Fi AC) ( Micro ATX ) 
  • i7 8700 3.2GHz 
  • Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 DRAM 2400MHz 
  • Samsung Evo 960 250GB NVMe SSD 
  • Sapphire RX 580 8GB

 

 

Update:

Apparently I needed to enter the following command into terminal after creating my USB installer in [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]...

rm -f /Volumes/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra/.IAPhysicalMedia

 

Deleting the hidden .IAPhysicalMedia file got my macOS High Sierra installer to show when I boot now :)

Keeping fingers crossed until the install is complete.

 

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On 8/18/2018 at 7:57 AM, mkonovalov said:

Hi guys! I have next spec:

ASUS ROG STRIX H370-I GAMING
Radeon RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+
Intel Core i7 - 8700
SSD Samsung 860 EVO Series

 

And when I tried to instal macOS High Sierra I faced with system install stuck on ''2 minutes remaining".

Did anyone have that problem?

 

My EFI folder in attachmen.

EFI.zip

I'm having the same problem on the same system, except I have a GTX1070 gfx.

 

 

 

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Hi, 
 
Im getting these errors when i try and install. Any ideas what the problem is? i have the same board and CPU, using corsair platinum with a RX 580.
 
 My build has a Intel Optane stick which i turn off in the Bios when i attempt my install. 
 
 Ive swapped boards from the Msi z370m Carbon AC to the ASUS seems to be a similar problem...its doing my head in. Had no problems when I used an Asrock board.

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Hello! Very nice guide. Everything works fine for me. I've got ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-H MB. Theres only one question about DSDT. Your link forwards to another forum. Do you have DSDT file for this chipset (if MB vendor not matters)? Or I shouldn't try this and request a personal DSDT?))) 

Oh I forgot) One more question. 

Do I need "Inject Intel" checked in graphics section if i using GTX1080Ti? Have some issues with this moment. 

 

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17 hours ago, linkin174 said:

Hello! Very nice guide. Everything works fine for me. I've got ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-H MB. Theres only one question about DSDT. Your link forwards to another forum. Do you have DSDT file for this chipset (if MB vendor not matters)? Or I shouldn't try this and request a personal DSDT?))) 

Oh I forgot) One more question. 

Do I need "Inject Intel" checked in graphics section if i using GTX1080Ti? Have some issues with this moment. 

 

 

Hi,

 

Definitely, only use a DSDT for your specific Motherboard (ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-H ) and ensure it has the correct BIOS version, see Maldon for DSDT and other info. 

 

Yes ensure inject intel is set to true.

 

For Intel and GTX1080TI

  1. Graphics / ig-platform-id = 0x59120003 ( Intel & Nvidia )
  2. Graphics / Inject Intel = True ( tick )

 

Best and thanks!!!

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3 hours ago, glasgood said:

 

Hi,

 

Definitely, only use a DSDT for your specific Motherboard (ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-H ) and ensure it has the correct BIOS version, see Maldon for DSDT and other info. 

 

Yes ensure inject intel is set to true.

 

For Intel and GTX1080TI

  1. Graphics / ig-platform-id = 0x59120003 ( Intel & Nvidia )
  2. Graphics / Inject Intel = True ( tick )

 

Best and thanks!!!

Thanks man. I've tried with Inject Intel and without and saw the same result in tests, so I left your settings. I've used cinebench. Is DSDT patches critical at this moment? I've made exact same changes to DSDT as you.

Do you have hibernation setup in setting? I don't just got one. I can only change monitor sleep time and some options like PowerNAP, but can't change hackintosh sleep time at all. I've used some commands in terminal for hibernation setup, and it worked, hackintosh go to sleep 5 mins after monitor gone . But no opportunities to change it in Settings. 

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Very interesting moment is the SSDT. 
I've tried to make SSDT file using script, and its worked, my CPU stopped overheating at idle, and got really smooth load graphics, whole PC is silent right now. Then I tried your setup without SSDT file and  2 checkboxes in clover. And it works too, but kext showing different results. With SSDT file I have less power states, but no visible changes) So I thought - bigger is better and left it like this) 

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would you be kind enough to link me the dsdt for your strix z370-g? I am having trouble finding it on the Mald0n's DSDT page. Thank you

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glasgood, Thank you for your guide. Somehow I Installed it.

My spec:

i7 8086K + ASUS Maximus X Formula + EVGA 1080ti Hybrid. Everything is ok except keyboard. F1-F12 don't work. Ctrl+Key don't work too. I tried to remap keys but it didn't help me.

My keyboard: Corsair Gaming K70 LUX RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Cherry MX RGB Red

 

Please, help.

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Hello

Before I start I have to thank you for the tutorial.. Its really Helpfull..

I have one problem thought..

I do everything as you say but after the instalation begin my pc stop on the apple logo and do nothing.. What is the problem?? Im trying to fix but two days trying and nothing..

Can someone help please??

My Spec:

I7 6700 Skylake

Msi 1080 ti

ASUS Maximus X Formula

 

Please help me..thanks a lot..

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2 hours ago, fumiko_68 said:

Hello

Before I start I have to thank you for the tutorial.. Its really Helpfull..

I have one problem thought..

I do everything as you say but after the instalation begin my pc stop on the apple logo and do nothing.. What is the problem?? Im trying to fix but two days trying and nothing..

Can someone help please??

My Spec:

I7 6700 Skylake

Msi 1080 ti

ASUS Maximus X Formula

 

Please help me..thanks a lot..

Your spec is pretty close to mine. Are you sure you set your BIOS? Is it stop after installation or before?

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Hi! Thanks for this guide.

 

Everything works well on:

- i5 9600k

- Z370-G

- GTX 1070Ti

 

I have changed my graphics card to RTX2060 (to play on Windows) so now I need to use iGPU in 9600k. I have changed my EFI to EFI_INTEL but my graphic is glitching (no acceleration?). I'm using DP port from motherboard and my monitor is 4k60Hz. GeForce is disconnected.

Can someone help me with this?

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15 hours ago, jacente said:

Hi! Thanks for this guide.

 

Everything works well on:

- i5 9600k

- Z370-G

- GTX 1070Ti

 

I have changed my graphics card to RTX2060 (to play on Windows) so now I need to use iGPU in 9600k. I have changed my EFI to EFI_INTEL but my graphic is glitching (no acceleration?). I'm using DP port from motherboard and my monitor is 4k60Hz. GeForce is disconnected.

Can someone help me with this?

 

 

 

 

For iGPU i5-9600K try change SMBIOS setting in config.plist to iMac18,1 and try the following settings below: 

 

 

 

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Add the following to boot arguments: -disablegfxfirmware and change Graphics configuration in BIOS to iGPU Multi-monitor enabled.

 

>>>>For more info on intel Framebuffer patching

 

 

 

 

 

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Hi guys...

I need your help!!

These are nights I don't sleep... :(:( 

I'm going crazy!! :wallbash::wallbash:

I can't understand where I'm wrong...

After creating the USB installer and properly configuring the BIOS (literally following your guide), restart the PC, the apple appears and the progress bar below, but at 1/3 the PC is reboot (I used your pre packaged EFI).

Even at the hardware level I did the following tests WITHOUT success:
- disconnect the USB cable from the Corsair Hi150 pump
- booting the installer with the 2 memory banks in position A1 and A2 (normally they are in A2 and B2)
- use the USB 2.0 ports for the USB installer

 

I do not know what to do...

 

Is it possible that my RAM is incompatible with HACKINTOSH?

 

This is my configuration:
- Mainboard: Asus Rog Maximus X Code
- CPU: Intel i7-8700K
- Cooler: Corsair H150i PRO
- RAM: 2 x Crucial Ballistix Elite 8GB Ddr4 2666 8Gb (BLE8G4D26AFEA)
- HD: Samsung 960Evo M2 Nvme (with windows 10 and I don't want to involve it)
- HD: Samsung 850Evo SSD SATA (HERE I WOULD LIKE TO INSTALL HACKINTOSH!!)
- HD: Seagate SATA 2TB + Intel Optane Series 32GB SSD on M.2 slot
- DVD-RW: iHAS 124 b
- NO other dedicated card like video, audio, wifi, etc.  I ONLY USE THOSE ONBOARD !!
- Monitor: MSI Optix MAG27CQ

 

I hope you can help me!!!

Many thanks in advance...

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      OPTIONAL - ALTERNATIVE SSDT 3 – Create your own SSDT
       
       
       
       
       
      FRAMEBUFFER PATCHING  – For working Intel UHD 630 Graphics, working HDMI Port, working HDMI Audio on Aorus Z390 Pro
       


       
       
       
       
       
       
      AORUS PRO Z390 WIFI version with Intel CNVi  – Disable Bluetooth on HS14
       
      Resolve bluetooth issue  reported by @eSaF 
       
       
       
       
       
       
      CLOVER  – Updating / Upgrade Clover boot loader 
       
       
       
       
       
      RECOMMENDED READING  – Excellent Hackintosh Vanilla guide created by CorpNewt with in depth tutorial on Clover.  
       
      https://hackintosh.gitbook.io/-r-hackintosh-vanilla-desktop-guide/config.plist-per-hardware/coffee-lake
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      FOR MORE HACKINTOSH INFORMATION SUCH AS USB PORTS FIX, CLOVER CONFIGURATOR, HACKINTOSH BACKUP WITH CARBON COPY CLONER .....   THEN SEE MY PREVIOUS GUIDE FOR ASUS Z370-G Strix
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      SSDT-UIAC.aml.zip
      SSDT-UIAC.dsl.zip
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
    • By glasgood
      CLOVER DUAL BOOT MOJAVE & WINDOWS 10 GUIDE 
       

       
       
      INCLUDES  MBR / LEGACY BIOS  TO  GPT / EFI CONVERSION
      USING MBR2GPT TOOL
       
       
      PREREQUISITE: Two physical discs ( SSD’s or HDD’s )
       
       
       
       
       
      STEP 1 - Clover dual boot configuration 
       
      Open config.plist with Clover Configurator
       
      Boot
       Legacy = PBR Timeout = True ( will remove the Timeout countdown, from Clover boot menu)  

       
      GUI 
      Scan / Custom
       Entries = True  Tool = True  Legacy = False ( removes extra Windows 10 entries )  
      Hide Volume
      - Preboot ( macOS Preboot )
      - Recovery ( macOS Recovery )
       

       
      So at boot you will have two options: boot macOS Mojave or Windows 10 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      ————————————————————
       
       
      STEP 2 - Using a drive without Windows 10 installed
       
      Disconnect system drive that contains your macOS Mojave install from computer ( This is so that Windows does not overwrite existing macOS Mojave boot loader )
       
      Proceed with a Windows 10 UEFI install.  
      After installation reconnect macOS Mojave Drive, the Windows installation should now be detected and usable in Clover. 
      If Windows 10 is not detected or able to boot,  then verify you installed Windows 10 as UEFI and not MBR ---->  ( Read step 2 - For a drive with Windows 10 installed )
       
       
      OR
       
       
       
      STEP 2 - Using a drive with Windows 10 already installed
       
      Verify your Windows install is  GPT / UEFI or MBR / Legacy BIOS.   
      If Windows install is GPT UEFI then Windows 10 install is ready to use at Clover boot menu, you should be able to boot into Windows directly from Clover boot screen. 
       

       
       
      But if  Windows drive is detected at Clover boot screen, but when booting Windows you get a black screen with a cursor on the top left,
      then this is most likely because Windows drive is MBR ( Legacy BIOS ).  You can easily convert MBR to GPT using  Windows MBR2GPT tool ( this saves hours work having to reinstall Windows 10 and setting up all your applications again  ) 
       
      If Windows 10 install is MBR / Legacy BIOS  then simply convert to GPT / UEFI  following instructions below ( read video summary and view video )
       
       
      ** To use Windows 10  MBR2GPT tool  you must have Windows 10 version 1703 ( creators update  ) or later and less than 3 partitions on 
      the Windows 10 drive **
       
      Video summary:
       
      Confirm Windows 10 drive is MBR Legacy BIOS ( in Windows Disk Management ) Reboot into Windows PE ( Advanced Startup ) Convert from MBR Legacy BIOS to GPT UEFI ( using commands below ) mbr2gpt /validate mbr2gpt /convert Restart Verify Windows 10 drive has changed to GPT UEFI ( in Windows Disk Management )  
       
       
       
      After conversion Windows 10 is ready to use at the Clover boot menu 
       
       
       
      STEP 3 - Stop Windows Boot manager from overriding Clover boot manager
       
      How to stop Windows boot manager from overriding your Hackintosh Clover boot manager when using dual booting between macOS and Windows
       
       
       
       
       
       
    • By AppleBytes
      OK, I've searching for days trying to gather up the tools to make my current install work correctly. I'm well on my way. But all the links to the things I currently must have were apparently nuked "during a forum upgrade". :(
      As far as EFI Studio goes; I can find many links to it. But for Insanelymac, they're broken (due to the upgrade), or for the Netkas site, they're links to either Rapidshare, or Mediafire that also no linger exist. I see many users here indicating that they used it to tweak their DSDT. But the web (google/duckduckgo), Instanelymac, and Netkas seem to have no idea where it's gone.
      Could some kind soul please share a copy, or a link? I'm a loooong time hacker, and would love to bring it back to life. In fact, I'd love to improve it -- or at least bring it up to current times. If only I knew where it was.
      Thank you for all your time, and consideration.
       
      --Chris
       
    • By SoThOr
      This was spurred on from a discussion in the Clover General thread. Where there was a debate on bcdedit being able create/read/edit (U)EFI Boot entries. I didn't think it appropriate to post all this information there and somebody may want to make use of this and its likely to get lost in that massive thread.
       
      Out of curiosity I decided to see if I could create an EFI entry using bcdedit. What can I say I like a challenge.  Whilst is not a documented method by Microsoft, as it turns out in a round about way it IS possible to create an EFI entry using bcdedit and these are the steps I went through to add UEFI Shell located on a USB stick to the EFI entries. 
       
      Third party software is available that can create and edit UEFI entries from Windows with better support and more features. I'm just making this information available in case those options are unavailable. 
       
      DISCLAIMER - This is not a supported method. Use at your own risk. I recommend backing up your BCD/Firmware variables/settings beforehand.
       
      1) Copy {bootmgr} entry.
      C:\Windows\System32>bcdedit /copy {bootmgr} /d "UEFI Shell" The entry was successfully copied to {34e8383c-73a7-11e9-9cb0-94de8078a7b5}. 2) Edit the new entry using the new GUID bcdedit generated in the copy step.
        a) Set the device and path for UEFI shell on my USB stick.
      bcdedit /set {34e8383d-73a7-11e9-9cb0-94de8078a7b5} device partition=G: bcdedit /set {34e8383d-73a7-11e9-9cb0-94de8078a7b5} path \EFI\SHELL\SHELLX64.efi   b) Clean up some of the stuff that was copied from {bootmgr} (optional as far as I can tell, just makes things tidier in bcdedit)
      3) Put the new EFI entry first in boot order. (optional)
       
      After completing the steps above, here is what "bcdedit /enum firmware" shows:
       
      I shutdown my computer and when I turned my computer back on it booted up into UEFI Shell. After exiting the shell my PC went on to boot Windows.
      Here is the resulting dump using "bcfg boot dump -v" from that shell:
       
      You may notice that the shell shows as "Windows Boot Manager" in the bcdedit output. This I believe is because of the "WINDOWS" at the beginning of the option data that bcdedit added to the EFI Boot entry. I also believe this why bcdedit shows my Windows 8 installation as "Firmware Application" because it has no option data. I don't know how to remove this data using bcdedit nor do I know how the option data, that bcdedit adds, will affect other EFI applications.

      There might be a way to create the EFI entry without copying the Windows entry but if there is I'm unable to find any documentation on how one would do so. If you use the create command then it just puts it in the BCD and I'm unaware of a way to tell it to create it in EFI instead, other than by doing the above.
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