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Hi everyone, I'm trying to install High Sierra, but it's more complicate than the first Build.  After Clover GUI I start the installation in Verbose mode and the sys get stuck most of the times at the line: "Please go to https://panic.apple.comto report this panic", I'm attaching the panic point photo.

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HyeYa,

 

Installing High Sierra is actually quite easy. I got X79 as well. 

 

This is how I installed High Sierra (Not a guide, just an insight to how it was done):

 

I first formatted my USB Flash Dongle with HFS Plus Journaled Extended, GUID partition scheme. 

I installed Clover to it specifically doing a customised install the UEFI way, adding only OSXAptioFix2Drv-64-efi from Driver64UEFI. I also added HFSplus-64-efi and APFS.efi (these two drivers are not in the Clover Package from SourceForge, and can be added later In EFI/Clover/Driver64UEFI). 

 

When Clover was installed, I went ahead with CreateInstallMedia (CIM). For this, you would need High Sierra Installer app in the Application folder, installed from the App Store. You can read more about CIM from Apple's website. 

 

When CIM was done, I went to the EFI partition of the USB Flash Dongle, EFI/Clover. I then added the most essential kexts needed. In this case I thought of getting in rather than adding stuff for post install in the USB Installer stick. Keeping the USB Installer stick as clean as possible. So I only added FakeSMC.kext to EFI/Clover/Kext/Other.

 

The stock clover config will of course never work, well if it ever does then you are lucky. Anyhow. To make a clover config.plist, you can read on Clover Wiki. The config needs to be clean, doesn't need to be complex in anyway, keep it simple and easy.

 

You would most likely need 0x67 for CsrActiveConfig in RTVariables. USBfix, SMBIOS Mac Pro 6,1 Boot Arg: npci=0x200

 

Since you got an AMD graphics card, you might also want to add lilu.kext and WhateverGreen.kext. 

 

 

 

So installing MacOS High Sierra is really not difficult at all. I am running MacOS High Sierra 10.13.2 with ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition, Vega 64 graphics card. :)

 

Good luck!

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HyeYa,

 

Installing High Sierra is actually quite easy. I got X79 as well. 

 

This is how I installed High Sierra (Not a guide, just an insight to how it was done):

 

I first formatted my USB Flash Dongle with HFS Plus Journaled Extended, GUID partition scheme. 

I installed Clover to it specifically doing a customised install the UEFI way, adding only OSXAptioFix2Drv-64-efi from Driver64UEFI. I also added HFSplus-64-efi and APFS.efi (these two drivers are not in the Clover Package from SourceForge, and can be added later In EFI/Clover/Driver64UEFI). 

 

​I don't know ho to do a custom install neither where to find the files you mentioned.

 

When Clover was installed, I went ahead with CreateInstallMedia (CIM). For this, you would need High Sierra Installer app in the Application folder, installed from the App Store. You can read more about CIM from Apple's website. 

 

I have an HS installer but I know nothing about CIM

 

When CIM was done, I went to the EFI partition of the USB Flash Dongle, EFI/Clover. I then added the most essential kexts needed. In this case I thought of getting in rather than adding stuff for post install in the USB Installer stick. Keeping the USB Installer stick as clean as possible. So I only added FakeSMC.kext to EFI/Clover/Kext/Other.

 

 

The stock clover config will of course never work, well if it ever does then you are lucky. Anyhow. To make a clover config.plist, you can read on Clover Wiki. The config needs to be clean, doesn't need to be complex in anyway, keep it

simple and easy.

 

I would like to send you my config.plist but the forum can't handle that kind of files.

 

You would most likely need 0x67 for CsrActiveConfig in RTVariables. USBfix, SMBIOS Mac Pro 6,1 Boot Arg: npci=0x200

 

Since you got an AMD graphics card, you might also want to add lilu.kext and WhateverGreen.kext. 

 

 

 

So installing MacOS High Sierra is really not difficult at all. I am running MacOS High Sierra 10.13.2 with ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition, Vega 64 graphics card. :)

 

Thanks a lot, but I need something more precise, can you help me?

 

Good luck!

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Hyeya,

 

You didn't tell much about your install method. What install method did you use? CIM is the proper method Apple uses. Most people here on IM use CIM + Clover manual method. 

 

You are telling me that you need something more precise. What do you call precise? You want me to hand you files so you have no learning experience? Then no, I can't do that. That is not what I do. I encourage learning experiences. 

 

What you need to do is to get into a working MacOS install, format your USB the way I have told you on my first post. Install clover specifically by customising the install.Run the CIM command. For using the CIM command, you need to have the installer app in the Applications folder. 

 

Do at least these few steps, and I could help you more. It is not difficult, but it is not difficult if you read how to do things. 

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HyeYa,

 

Installing High Sierra is actually quite easy. I got X79 as well. 

 

This is how I installed High Sierra (Not a guide, just an insight to how it was done):

 

I first formatted my USB Flash Dongle with HFS Plus Journaled Extended, GUID partition scheme. 

I installed Clover to it specifically doing a customised install the UEFI way, adding only OSXAptioFix2Drv-64-efi from Driver64UEFI. I also added HFSplus-64-efi and APFS.efi (these two drivers are not in the Clover Package from SourceForge, and can be added later In EFI/Clover/Driver64UEFI). 

 

​I don't know ho to do a custom install neither where to find the files you mentioned.

 

When Clover was installed, I went ahead with CreateInstallMedia (CIM). For this, you would need High Sierra Installer app in the Application folder, installed from the App Store. You can read more about CIM from Apple's website. 

 

I have an HS installer but I know nothing about CIM

 

When CIM was done, I went to the EFI partition of the USB Flash Dongle, EFI/Clover. I then added the most essential kexts needed. In this case I thought of getting in rather than adding stuff for post install in the USB Installer stick. Keeping the USB Installer stick as clean as possible. So I only added FakeSMC.kext to EFI/Clover/Kext/Other.

 

 

The stock clover config will of course never work, well if it ever does then you are lucky. Anyhow. To make a clover config.plist, you can read on Clover Wiki. The config needs to be clean, doesn't need to be complex in anyway, keep it

simple and easy.

 

I would like to send you my config.plist but the forum can't handle that kind of files.

 

You would most likely need 0x67 for CsrActiveConfig in RTVariables. USBfix, SMBIOS Mac Pro 6,1 Boot Arg: npci=0x200

 

Since you got an AMD graphics card, you might also want to add lilu.kext and WhateverGreen.kext. 

 

 

 

So installing MacOS High Sierra is really not difficult at all. I am running MacOS High Sierra 10.13.2 with ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition, Vega 64 graphics card. :)

 

Thanks a lot, but I need something more precise, can you help me?

 

Good luck!

 

 

High Sierra will require updating your Clover boot loader if you are trying with the old Clover from a previous build it probably wont work.     There may be some issues with the AMD R9 series cards in High Sierra it may boot to black screen so check into the card and its support or fixes needed for High Sierra.     It is strange because these cards worked very well in El Capitan and Sierra.    Google R9 280x in High Sierra to see if there are problems and how to fix them before you install.

 

Here's a link to TINU created and being tested by a fellow Italiano, maybe he can help you with your setup.   Although it looks like you have already created an installer or have the High Sierra download but sometimes starting a fresh installer works better.     http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/326959-tinu-the-macos-install-media-creation-tool-mac-app/page-1?do=findComment&comment=2491600

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Hyeya,

 

You didn't tell much about your install method. What install method did you use? CIM is the proper method Apple uses. Most people here on IM use CIM + Clover manual method. 

 

You are telling me that you need something more precise. What do you call precise? You want me to hand you files so you have no learning experience? Then no, I can't do that. That is not what I do. I encourage learning experiences. 

 

What you need to do is to get into a working MacOS install, format your USB the way I have told you on my first post. Install clover specifically by customising the install.Run the CIM command. For using the CIM command, you need to have the installer app in the Applications folder. 

 

Do at least these few steps, and I could help you more. It is not difficult, but it is not difficult if you read how to do things. 

Ok, I needed a guide, so I used this:

 

I don't want you to hand me the files, but I never did a procedure like yours so, I need something guide-like, or a least a couple of links on the various topics.

 

I'm trying a fresh install.

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Ok, I needed a guide, so I used this:

 

I don't want you to hand me the files, but I never did a procedure like yours so, I need something guide-like, or a least a couple of links on the various topics.

 

I'm trying a fresh install.

 

 

Applying rules on this forum is not for me to do, but I suggest you read the rules. InsanelyMac doesn't support the website you just linked. I didn't 

 

I didn't link guides because I hinted towards what you could've googled. In this case if you want to know about CIM and Create Install Media (CIM) you could Google search it "Create Install Media Apple". 

 

Clover BootLoader Package is on SourceForge. You can google this too. "Clover SourceForge". I told you to install it specifically by customising it to your USB, by doing it the UEFI way. You then click UEFI. I told you to add OsxAptioFix2Drv-64.efi from Driver64UEFI from the clover installer package, so you click on that. 

 

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Applying rules on this forum is not for me to do, but I suggest you read the rules. InsanelyMac doesn't support the website you just linked. I didn't 

 

I didn't link guides because I hinted towards what you could've googled. In this case if you want to know about CIM and Create Install Media (CIM) you could Google search it "Create Install Media Apple". 

 

Clover BootLoader Package is on SourceForge. You can google this too. "Clover SourceForge". I told you to install it specifically by customising it to your USB, by doing it the UEFI way. You then click UEFI. I told you to add OsxAptioFix2Drv-64.efi from Driver64UEFI from the clover installer package, so you click on that. 

 

:)

I followed your advices and this guide:

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/306828-guida-installazione-mac-os-x-101x-clover-usb/page-1

but I'm not able to install HS. 

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Hyeya,

 

I feel like you are not really trying your best. But I have uploaded a clover folder I set up for you. Let me know how it works out for you. :)

Why? I'm not very knowledgeable about all this, nevertheless I read and studied. You should think before write.

Hyeya,

 

I feel like you are not really trying your best. But I have uploaded a clover folder I set up for you. Let me know how it works out for you. :)

This is the response.

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Why? I'm not very knowledgeable about all this, nevertheless I read and studied. You should think before write.

 

 

 

I apologise if you think I am being rude. But most people on this site succeed with a good hackintosh after an extensive research. Some people take one hour, three hours, some take a day and others take months. Nothing to feel offended about. 

Internet is the biggest learning resource for this, all it really takes is the correct terms and keywords to look up on Google. If not, then you would have to lean towards the most basics, which starts with the question "What is hackintoshing?". 

 

Since there are hackintosh methods out there that are unclean and messy, yet working to some levels, people think hackintoshing is slight more easier than it initially looks like. As I mentioned before, it is only easy when you know what you are doing.

 

Again, I don't mean to be rude. There is no ill intent from my side. I want you to learn. I want to help people on InsanelyMac, learn by them and with them. So there is no ill intent from my side at all. Don't take it the hard way. :)

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Also,

 

If I might suggest something. Use the USB ports on the back I/O, not the USB 3 ports, but the USB 2 ports. Usually the top USB ports close to PS2 port are USB 2 ports. Many X79 boards got generic USB sub chipsets, and therefore, it is better not to use them. :) 

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      Set PXE, Storage and Video to EFI. (for me) , or legacy, as your want. If you have a graphic card non EFI-compliant, you can set video in Legacy, keeping an UEFI boot.
      Don’t forget set thunderbolt policy in Legacy mode.
       

       

       
      And Now, the essential setting for High Sierra: 
       
      -Enable “Legacy ACPI CPU Tables”
       


       

       

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      PART II:
       
      INSTALLATION
       
      7- MEDIA CREATION
       
      (This guide assume you have a MacOs running. I have no idea how do it on PC)
       
      -Important: Download HighSierra dmg only from Apple.Don´t use suspicious dmgs or Isos. It’s not longer available to search in Apple Store, since Mojave release. Go to this link, and click in “Get macOS high Sierra” (at mid of the page). It will open the apple store download link. The dmg is downloaded in /Applications folder. Let the file in Applications folder. (and keep one compressed copy for future attempts)

       
      -Format one USB stick with common settings:
       


       
      Go to erase tab, select GUID partition table in options, and Mac Os Extended (Journaled) as Filesystem. Name the partition as “USB”. Ok to Apply.   
      On a terminal window, type (copy and paste) :  
      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app --nointeraction  
      Enter and type your admin password. It will take 10-15 minutes. (When it finish, you’ll see the prompt again)  
      8. INSTALLING CLOVER.
       
      -Download Clover from here. Version used to make this guide: Clover_v2.4k_r4658.
      -Download Clover Configurator from here. It makes easier edit config.plist file and we can use a lot of clover features easily. Now there is a “global edition”
      -Download plisteditor pro demo for edit info.plist files.
      -Download my High Sierra stuff folder. (at the end of the guide)
      -Additional tools: One tool for install kexts, fix permission and rebuild cache. I use Kext helper from rampage’s dmg, although I need always force quit. I don´t like the rest of utilities. This is a personal option. Also you can download  EFI mounter (from download sections of this site). CloverConfigurator mounts EFI too, but maybe with this utility is easier.
       
      -Install Clover in the USB. On first screen, don’t forget change the install location in order to do not install on your Internal HD. Select your USB stick.
      Click on Customize. Choose “Install for UEFI booting only” and “Install Clover in the ESP” as main options (if your system is UEFI-based) This is optional: choose your favorite Theme. In Drivers64UEFI select: Now is longer section. It´s only because is more exact showing the drivers installed. We have to keep selected the default options and add the same additional drivers. Keep in mind two important things:                   -There is a new driver, APFS driver, for the “new” filesystem. This driver is now essential, in order to allow clover “see” HDs formatted with this FS. It´s activated by default. 
                       -The OSxAptiopnFix2Drv has a new version, v3.
                ... The conclusion of this long explanation, is that we have to add to the default selection of drivers: 
       
                                - EmuVariableUefi-64
                               - OsxAptionFix3Drv
       

      Let the rest of option unselected and Click on Install.
       
       
      9- CONFIGURE CLOVER

      When clover finishes, it will mount EFI partition. Time to modify it. You’ll find all necessary files in my folder. There are three things to modify: config.plist, drivers, and kexts
       
      9.1 Config.plist
       
      The default config.plist is not useful for us. Replace it by mine (folder n.2)
      But take a look to options (with clover configurator) to understand my options in order to be able to adapt them for your specs or your preferences. It’s a basic config.plist. I could add more options or fixes. but is a good idea install with minimum options. 
       
           Acpi section.
          All fixes in ACPI section has been removed except some minor fixes in 2 subsection, smart ups option, etc. SmartUps it’s not important now, but it will be later. So I prefer activate this option. 
          The most important, The rename usb devices patches are included. 
       
          

          Boot section
          Bootflags needed are only -v and npci=0x2000. Of course -v is optional only to see the boot process. You can deactivate it when you finish.
       
          
       
          Any option activated in Boot Graphics/ Cpu/Device/Disable driver
       
          Gui options. These are only personal preferences.
       
          
       
          Graphics. AnyGraphic injection annd any option activated. At least, no needed for my 1080ti card. Check it out for your card video.
       
          
       
          An essential section. Kernels Patches needed.
       
          
       
          RT Variables. BooterConfig, and Csr to deactivate security policy in Sierra. The info values are taken from smbios.
       
          
       
          SMBIOS.  Set it to Mac Pro 6,1. 
       
          
       
                    IMPORTANT—>press “generate new” repeatedly to get one random fresh serial number
       
          System parameter: 
       
          
       
       
      9.2 -Drivers64UEFI folder.
       
      As usual, delete VBoxHfs-64driver and replace it by HFSPlus.efi. (from my folder).

           
       
       
      9.3 Kexts folder:
       
      Add my Kexts from my stuff to /EFI/CLOVER/Kexts/10.13
       
      They are:

           
       
      These are the versions Updated since Sierra´s guide.
       
      FakeSMC.kext. If you remember, I have some unexpected KP due to fake smc sensors. Well, I have searched a bit about this, and testing. The main topic is keep the fake smc version and sensors kext of same version or branch. There are several branchs developing              different versions (slice, rehabman, kozleck, etc), after test, and test, I think the most stables and those which gives me best sensor readings is kozeck version. I attach the v1440 from kozleck. In this step I only use FakeSMC kext, withput sensors kexts. Anyway, if you have a better version, use it. Just, don´t forget no use the sensors Kexts.   
      VoodooTSCync.kext, to avoid boot with -x (from rampagdev, dual cpu dmg). You’ll find several versions into my folder.I haven’t noticed any change using the generic or the specific version. I think that is not important for our platform.                  The customize method is:

       

       
               Anyway, I provided the generic version and customized versions for every cpu.

       
      IntelMausiEthernet.kext . Kext for the ethernet card from rehabman. (2018-0424version). It will allow have internet connection on first boot.  AppleIntelE1000e.kext. Kext for ethernet card from here (2017-10-18 version). (Change of  server if you have problems downloading) <<<< update. Use this better than IntelMausiEthernet.kext
       
      UsbInjectall, for USB2 from rehabman( 2018-0822version)  
      And add to /EFI/CLOVER/Kexts/others
       
       

       
       
      Lilu kext (from here, 1.2.7version) NOTE: The kext for download is available in " LILU-X.X.X-RELEASE.zip" link  
      WhateverGreen.kext (from here, 1.2.2 version) old NvidiaGraphicsFixup proyect has been integrated into this proyect. It's useful for nvidia and amd graphics cards.  NOTE: The kext for download is available in " WhateverGreen-X.X.X-RELEASE.zip" link  
      This couple of kexts avoid black screen booting with 6,1 smbios. Is quite important keep in mind the versions of these kexts keeping the right versions among this kexts. Prior to update some of them, you have to check in original websites if it's is compatible with the rest. These versions are ready to work with 10.13.6. 
       
      Thats all. We have our usb installer ready. Copy in a folder all stuff necessary to repeat the process and copy it to the USB stick. You will have it available after first boot.
       
      Reboot from the USB stick and install High Sierra. 

       
      10- INSTALLATION

       
      Some advices:
           -Use only USB2 ports, preferably the front USB2 port.
           -Don’t use USB hubs, or cable extenders… (personal issues)
           -Unplug any other usb device
           -Be sure that you have plugged your internal sata drive to one of the two internal achi sata controller.
       

       
           -The boot process may be slow, (and with terrible and apocalyptic errors). Be patient
           -Maybe, the boot stucks with the error “consideredRebuildKernel …. blabla”. Just reboot again.
           -If you have two monitors, shutdown one can help with graphical errors.
           -Plug your graphic card in PCI Slot 2.
           -For inexperienced users: On first screen, go to disk utility and erase the Volume. (APFS and GPT). Quit the utility and return to first screen. Choose Install.
           -The process is splitted in two steps. The first step promises take only 4 or 5minutes … and now, it’s true!!!. It will take4 or 5 minutes(with a SSD).
           -After this first reboot, in clover boot screen, you will see more partitions than expected. APFS file system manage more partitions in a more complex way (physical layer, logical layer… bla, bla). Select  the new internal HighSierra boot installer partition, not the usb installer. It will finish the  process. This step, takes 10-15min aprox (using a SSD).
       
      Note.I had some unexpected reboot in this step. Only re-trying if you have it also.
       
      -To boot again after installation, keep booting from USB , ant then choose internal HD as clover boot screen.
       
       
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      PART III:
       
      FIRST BOOT
       
      11. Optional updates.
      Finally, we are on High Sierra's Dektop. The Mac os Version is 17G65. In the date of this guide (oct/2018) is the last version. (there is an optional update only for real macbook laptops). For future security updates, this is the moment to update. Set up the internet options and update the system, but remember check if the Lilu and whatevergreen kexts are compatible or if you need use a new version, or you will geta KP or a black screen on boot. Update using the update app, reboot, and wait for the update installation.
       
      12- Install Clover.
      On first reboot, install clover again on HDD, repeating same process and same options than with the USB installer, but keep in mind you have to add some options on clover’s screen install:
       


       

           -Install RC scripts on target volume
           -Optional RC scripts
           -Install Clover Preference Panel.

      …and install clovermanager.app. This is optional but it’s the best way to manage the themes and find a good theme. I provide of one nice High Sierra Theme and the Bootcamp theme. Of course, left this for later. 
       
      Install clover and add same files used on the USB: config.plist , hfsplus driver and kexts. Reboot. You can now extract the USB installer and reboot from the internal HDD.
      After boot, go to clover preference panel and set it to auto mount EFI partition. It will be useful along this process. Disable this when you finish and you get stable your system.
       
       
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