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Acer Aspire V3-772G and HighSierra : still waiting for root device

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Hi guys, I tried to install a Hackintosh with High Sierra on my Laptop ACER Aspire V3 772G747a8G75M (Intel Core i7-4702MQ, Board VA73, bios Hyn, 1 SDD with Windows10, 1 HDD for data, onboard HD4600+nvidia 760M ==> attached file with full description).
I followed several tutorials (https://www.aioboot.com/en/clover-boot-disk/, yours about 772G installation).
All was good : creation of the USB Stick, downloading HighSierra image on my partition (partition HFS+ created HDD SATA in the second disk).
No pb encounted during these steps : USB OK, recognized partition, 2 hours download but ok.
But I'm struck during the final HighSierra setup in the partition : the boot on clover is ok, the OSX progress bar started and stops with a sign of prohibited direction.
With verbose mode, i can see "still waiting for root device" (difficult to read because pixelized).
Many search on forums related a USB issue but I don't understand since previous steps were ok (USB install, partition recognition and downloading).
After many and many search and tries, no way, no boot 8-(
I tried :
    - all the arguments (cpus=1 npci=x2000 -v -x -f UseKernelCache=No dart=0 nv_disable=1 USBBusFix=Yes busratio=25 PCIRootUID=0) and variation (PCIRootUID=1 and 2, npci=x3000)
    - starting with options, with kext, without kext
    - change usb2 location
    - add kext (I have these ones for the moment in the Other directory : ACPIBatteryManager.kext, AppleALC.kext, ApplePS2SmartTouchPad.kext, BCM5722D.kext, FakePCIID.kext, FakePCIID_Intel_HD_Graphics.kext, FakePCIID_Intel_HDMI_Audio.kext, FakePCIID_XHCIMux.kext, FakeSMC.kext, IntelGraphicsFixup.kext, IntelMausiEthernet.kext, Lilu.kext, NullCPUPowerManagement.kext, Shiki.kext, USB_Injector.kext, USBInjectAll.kext)
    - usbownership flag
    - Fake Id for ATI set to 0x12040000

Always the same string. Damned !!!!

I need you guys. Any idea ?
Is it because my partition is upon the HDD ans not the SSD ? because the partition is not set as active ? pb with kext version ?...
In attached file : 
- technical config
- config.plist
- Clover's report (F4 key)
- some harcopies to understand

















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Thx Allan for your link. 
I tried but no way for my issue.

.... But i found the pb !!! It's just (!!!) i have to value some fakeID in the clover's options : FakeId=0x12040000 (for my hd4600)  AND set the CPU fakeID with the real value of my cpu. 

HSierra is operationnal.

Some tuning yet to do (i haven't wifi only ethernet, but i read my onboard wifi wasnt supported) and set definitively fakeIDs for a smart boot (my trials to set the gfx FakeId is not successful even if the field in the clover configurator is valued... i dont know why it s not ok, i'm poor experiencedd with plist structure... if anyone knows how to setup this field...) 

But it's great, my Mac works at last !

Thank you for all and hope my feedback could help.


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Guest jane15818

Oh, God, I had similar problem. :(

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Hello, I also have the Aspire V3-772G with the 4702MQ, GT-750M, HD4600 and 8GB RAM but I've changed the wifi card to the AR5B195 and got it working even BT under 10.14.2 :D

As far as I know the only problems I have are sleep and "battery management" because battery life is far worse than on windows. And your original wifi card that was in you laptop won't work, have to swap it out for a supported one ..

Hope this works out for you.


Good luck ! :)


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