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First time trying an hackintosh, and I've been stuck like this for days now, nothing I try seems to have any effect. I can't even get the installer to launch..

My build:

 

  • Intel i7 8700K
  • Gigabyte Aorus Z370 Ultra Gaming 2.0-OP
  • Gigabyte Aorus Radeon RX570 4G
  • Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB (2x 16GB)
  • Samsung 970 Evo 500GB
  • be quiet! Silent Base 600
  • be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4
  • be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 550W

I've tried creating an install USB using this vanilla guide: https://hackintosh.gitbook.io/-r-hackintosh-vanilla-desktop-guide/
I seem to get to about 50% loading the installer. Then it will get kernel panic.

Trying with macos 10.14.2.

Here's a video of what happens: https://nizzlay.stackstorage.com/s/4r71CXWCenNCgX9

 

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Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

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Thanks. I have updated my profile and signature. Also have updated opening post to include clickable links.

 

Will upload clover folder when I get home. Also I will check which settings I've changed in BIOS, to provide some more information about that.

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Attached is my EFI folder from USB stick.

 

As for BIOS I've done this:

  • Save & Exit >Load Optimized Defaults
  • M.I.T. >Advanced Memory Settings Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.) : Profile1
  • BIOS > FastBoot: Disabled
  • BIOS > LAN PXE Boot Option ROM: Disabled
  • BIOS > Storage Boot Option Control: UEFI
  • Peripherals > TrustedComputing > Security Device Support: Disabled
  • Peripherals > Network Stack Configuration > Network Stack: Disabled
  • Peripherals > USB Configuration > Legacy USB Support: Auto
  • Peripherals > USB Configuration > XHCI Hand-off: Enabled
  • Chipset > Vt-d: Disabled
  • Chipset > Wake on LAN Enable: Disabled
  • Chipset > IOAPIC 24-119 Entries: Enabled
  • Peripherals > Initial Display Output: PCIe 1 Slot
  • Chipset > Integrated Graphics: Disabled

 

All of that was what Google-fu told me. As an extra I disabled SATA, because I don't have anything attached to that anyway. But with either SATA enabled or disabled, didn't make any diffrence in booting.

 

EFI.zip

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Attached is my EFI folder from USB stick.
 
As for BIOS I've done this:
  • Save & Exit >Load Optimized Defaults
  • M.I.T. >Advanced Memory Settings Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.) : Profile1
  • BIOS > FastBoot: Disabled
  • BIOS > LAN PXE Boot Option ROM: Disabled
  • BIOS > Storage Boot Option Control: UEFI
  • Peripherals > TrustedComputing > Security Device Support: Disabled
  • Peripherals > Network Stack Configuration > Network Stack: Disabled
  • Peripherals > USB Configuration > Legacy USB Support: Auto
  • Peripherals > USB Configuration > XHCI Hand-off: Enabled
  • Chipset > Vt-d: Disabled
  • Chipset > Wake on LAN Enable: Disabled
  • Chipset > IOAPIC 24-119 Entries: Enabled
  • Peripherals > Initial Display Output: PCIe 1 Slot
  • Chipset > Integrated Graphics: Disabled
 
All of that was what Google-fu told me. As an extra I disabled SATA, because I don't have anything attached to that anyway. But with either SATA enabled or disabled, didn't make any diffrence in booting.
 
EFI.zip


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IOAPIC 24-119 Entries: Disabled
Integrated Graphics: Enabled
The second one will help fix quicklook and preview once you get it installed.
I’ll take a look at your EFI when I can if the above doesn’t work.


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Thanks! This EFI is to be used in combination with the BIOS settings change? Or are they 2 seperate things to try?

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Not sure it's a diffrent error now, but still stuck before even getting into the installer.

 

All I changed is boot option to include debug=0x100, to get better photo of error.

 

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Edit: I noticed it says VirtualSMC EFI module is broken. Could that be the problem?

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2 hours ago, Nizzlay said:

Not sure it's a diffrent error now, but still stuck before even getting into the installer.

 

All I changed is boot option to include debug=0x100, to get better photo of error.

 

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Edit: I noticed it says VirtualSMC EFI module is broken. Could that be the problem?

Keep my EFI but replace config.plist with this one.

config.plist

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Same problem still.

 

I can still see it says VirtualSMC EFI module is broken.

 

Not sure what else you want to see. These are some photos:

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Do you have access to a Mac or hack to replace virtualsmc with FakeSMC? Don’t worry about sensors l. Make sure you also remove the other SMC related kexts (I think there’s 2).


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Yes I have access to my old MacBookPro9,2.

 

Replaced VirtualSMC with FakeSMC. No sensors. New EFI attached.

 

Still error :(

 

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I've read that before somewhere, but the option isn't available :(

 

Tried both of these options, didn't change anything.

I've also tried to disable CSM Support, didn't change anything either.

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I've read somewhere that Intel Optane is not compatible with hackintosh. The only way to get hackintosh working would be to remove it physically from your motherboard.

 

Is that something I should try?

 

And if I remove it. Should I put my Samsung 970 NVME in that slot?

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5 minutes ago, Nizzlay said:

I've read somewhere that Intel Optane is not compatible with hackintosh. The only way to get hackintosh working would be to remove it physically from your motherboard.

 

Is that something I should try?

 

And if I remove it. Should I put my Samsung 970 NVME in that slot?

I'm unsure of compatibility of optane. Yes you could try physically removing it.

Changing slots for the nvme drive shouldn't be necessary but you never know.

Then try this one.

Nizzlay.zip

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It seems Optane really might be the issue.

 

I have changed boot arguments to include: nvme=-1

Now I got into the installer!

 

Ofcourse I can't install anything yet because my actual storage is NVME also, so Disk Utility doesn't have anything useful to show.

 

I will go unscrew everything, and get that Optane thing removed. Will try again without it, and without the boot argument.

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Intel Optane has been removed from motherboard.

 

Used my own original EFI. Installer seems to work flawlessly so far.

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Intel Optane has been removed from motherboard.
 
Used my own original EFI. Installer seems to work flawlessly so far.

That’s good news. Once your all installed you will need to work out what works and what does not and optimise as needed.


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Is installed now. Everything works.

 

Waiting for my Fenvi card for bluetooth and wifi, but I've read that one should work natively :)

 

Thanks for your help!

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Is installed now. Everything works.
 
Waiting for my Fenvi card for bluetooth and wifi, but I've read that one should work natively
 
Thanks for your help!

That’s what we’re here for.
Can you post link to that card?


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      - Video Card: Intel UHD 630 ->  Work. QE/CI and Metal.
      - Chipset: Intel Z370 ->  Work.
      - HDMI 2.0 (1st) ->  Work.
      - HDMI (2nd) ->  Work.
      - DP ->  Not tested yet.
      - Audio: ALC1220 ->  Work.
      - HDMI Audio ->  Work.
      - WiFi/Bluetooth ->  Not work. Replaced with BCM94360CS2.
      - Ethernet (1st) ->  Work.
      - Ethernet (2nd) ->  Work.
      - USB3.0 ->  Work.
      - Sleep ->  Work.
      - Airdrop, Handoff, Instant Hotspot and Continuity ->  Work after replaced wireless.
       
       
      Todo
       
      - Make audio work.
      - Make HDMI audio work.
      - Test DisplayPort.
      - Make second ethernet work.
      - Replace Wifi/Bluetooth.
      - Test DP.
       
      What you need to install

      - Running install of macOS
      - One USB flash drive of 8GB or bigger
      - macOS Mojave install app
      - Clover Configurator
      - Clover EFI
      - Clover Configurator
      - Some KEXTs and SSDT patches


      How create create the install flash drive
       
      Prepare install flash drive

      Format the flash drive with GUID partition mapping and name it "Install".

      - Open Disk Utility.
      - Click in View, then "Show All Devices".
      - Select the destination flash drive, then Erase.
      - Name: Install, Format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and Scheme: GUID Partition Map
       
      Create install flash drive

      Open terminal and run this command:
      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Mojave.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Install --nointeraction This will take about 30 minutes. / 8 minutes with USB 3.0
       
       

      Install bootloader

      Download the CloverEFI (used 5058, from Automated Clover Builds) and install with this options on "Install macOS Mojave":
       
      - Install for UEFI booting only
      - Install Clover in the ESP
      - UEFI Drivers - Recommended drivers (check all)
      - UEFI Drivers - Human Interface Devices (check all)
      - UEFI Drivers - FileVault 2 UEFI Drivers (check all, If you are going to use FileVault)
      - UEFI Drivers - Additional drivers - NvmExpressDxe (if you are going to use NVMe)


       
       
      Make things works
       
      We'll make a full working flash drive, so follow these instructions:
       
      Will be mounted the EFI partition of the flash drive.
       
      Open the the /Volumes/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist inside this new partition with Clover Configurator (used 5.5.0.0)
       
      Important modifications
       
      config.plist
       
      ACPI Page
       
      - Check: SSDT - PluginType
       
      BOOT Page
       
      - Add: Arguments - darkwake=2
      - Check: Legacy - XMPDetection=Yes
       
      KERNEL AND KEXT PATCHES Page
       
      - Check: KernelPm
       
      RT VARIABLES Page
       
      - Change: CsrActiveConfig - 0x3E7
       
      SMBIOS Page
       
      - Change: Macmini8,1 - Mac mini (Late 2018) | Intel Core i7-8700B @ 3.20 GHz

       
      - Click: Generate New (few times in the two buttons)

       
       
      Need some Kexts in the folder /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/
       
      - Download the HWSensors 3 from here. I used the FakeSMC.kext, ACPIMonitor.kext, ITEIT87x.kext and IntelCPUMonitor.kext inside of DMG version r240.
      - Download the Lilu.kext from here. I used the version 1.3.8.

       
      Intel UHD 630
       
      ACPI Page
      - Uncheck: Fixes - AddHDMI
      - Uncheck: Fixes - FixDisplay
      - Uncheck: Fixes - FixHDA
       
      GUI Page
      - Change: Screen Resolution - 3840x2160 (My monitor is 4K)

      Need a Kext in the folder /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/
       
      - Download the WhateverGreen.kext from here. I used the version 1.3.1.

       
      Audio ALC 1220 and HDMI audio

      BOOT Page
      - Add: Arguments - alcid=11

      DEVICES Page
      - Change: Audio - Inject - 11
      - Uncheck: Audio - AFGLowPowerState
      - Uncheck: Audio - ResetHDA

      Need a Kext in the folder /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/
       
      - Download the AppleALC.kext from here. I used the version 1.4.0.

       
      All USBs (2.0, 3.0, Type-C, internal)
       
      KERNEL AND KEXT PATCHES Page - KextsToPatch
       
      - Name*: com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHostFamily
      - Find* [HEX]: 83FB0F0F
      - Replace* [HEX]: 83FB3F0F
      - Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 1 PMHeart/DalianSky
      - MatchOS: 10.14.x
       
      - Name*: com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHostFamily
      - Find* [HEX]: 83FB0F0F
      - Replace* [HEX]: 83FB3F0F
      - Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 2 PMHeart/DalianSky
      - MatchOS: 10.14.x
       
      - Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI
      - Find* [HEX]: 83FB0F0F
      - Replace* [HEX]: 83FB3F0F
      - Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 3 PMHeart/DalianSky
      - MatchOS: 10.14.x
       
      - Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI
      - Find* [HEX]: 83FF0F0F
      - Replace* [HEX]: 83FF3F0F
      - Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 4 PMHeart/DalianSky
      - MatchOS: 10.14.x
       
      Need a Kext in the folder /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/
       
      - Download the USBInjectAll.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1108.
       
      Need SSDT patch in the folder /EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/
       
      - Download the SSDT-EC.aml, SSDT-UIAC.aml and SSDT-USBX attached bellow.
       
      Wifi and Bluetooth (BCM94360CS)
       
      Works out of box (plug 'n' play).
       
       
      LAN Cards
       
      Need a Kext for feach card in the folder /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/
       
      - Download the IntelMausiEthrenet.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1031.
      - Download the SmallTreeIntel82576.kext attached bellow. I do not remember where I found it.

       
      Now you can start the instalation without problem (I guess).
       
       
      How install
       
      UEFI Setup Configuration and Installation

      UEFI configuration
       
      - Shutdown and insert the flash.
      - Power on with DEL pressed to enter BIOS setup.
      - Change value: Periphelrals - Initial Display to IGP
      - Change value: Periphelrals - USB Configuration - XHCI Hand-off to ENABLE
      - Change value: Chipset - VT-d to DISABLE
      - Change value: Chipset - Internal Graphics to ENABLE
      - Change value: Chipset - DVMT Pre-Allocated to 128M
      - Save & Exit Setup
       
      - Now, hold the F12
      - In the list, select your flash drive.
      - It will show twice. One with UEFI prefix and another without.
      - Select with UEFI prefix. Ie.: "UEFI: Sandisk Cruzer"
       
      The installer will start. 
      
      Format destination disk

      Format the disk with GUID partition mapping and name it "HD".

      - Select Disk Utility in the list, then press Continue.
      - Click in View, then "Show All Devices".
      - Select the destination Disk, then Erase.
      - Name: HD, Format: APFS and Scheme: GUID Partition Map

      Close Disk Utility.
      
      Select "Install macOS", then Continue.
      Follow instructions in screen.

      After install

      After first part install the system will reboot.
      
      The second part of the installation will begin. This will take 16 minutes.
       

      Post installation

      Install bootloader
       
      When the second part of install finish, the system will reboot again.

      After performing the user initial setup and go to the desktop, you need to install Clover on internal disk.

      Open the Clover installer inside flash drive that you copied before.

      Use same options above but choose the system partition this time.

      Now you need to replace the EFI folder inside your destination disk EFI parittion, with EFI folder inside flash card EFI partition.

      If the flash drive EFI partition of your destination disk or flash drive is unmounted:
      Mount with terminal "sudo diskutil mount /dev/rdiskXs1". To know what X is, use "diskutil list", most likely is 0 for destination disk and 1 for flash drive.
       
      Then, eject the flash drive.
       
      Last step
       
      Move all Kexts from EFI partition to /Library/Extensions, with those commands in Terminal:
      sudo cp -R /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.14/* /Library/Extensions/ sudo chmod -R 755 /Library/Extensions sudo chown -R root:wheel /Library/Extensions sudo kextcache -i / Restart the system.
       
       
      It's done!
       
       
      Updates
       
      System update 10.14.6
       
      - Download and open latest CloverConfigurator
      - Open Mount EFI and click in Mount Partition in EFI Partitions list
      - Click in Open Partition that appears
      - Go to EFI -> CLOVER
      - Backup config.plist and ACPI folder to desktop
      - Go back and delete CLOVER folder
      (If you restart now you can't boot in macOS - DON'T RESTART)
      - Download latest Clover and install (link and config above)
      - Replace config.plist and ACPI folder from your desktop
       
      - Update Lilu.kext, AppleALC.kext, WhateverGreen.kext, HWSensors kexts (FakeSMC, ACPIMonitor, IntelCPUMonitor, ITEIT87x) in /Library/Extensions/
      - Run:
       
      sudo chmod -R 755 /Library/Extensions sudo chown -R root:wheel /Library/Extensions sudo kextcache -i /  
       
      - Install macOS Update 10.14.6 and restart
       

       
      And last but not least
       
      I would like to thank the following community members, by making these dream possible:
      @crushers, @snatch, @apianti, @blackosx, @blusseau, @dmazar, @slice2009, @autumnrain, @phpdev32, @EMlyDinEsH, @RehabMan, @Scellow, @mitch_de, @Shailua, @Andy Vandijck, @maxfierke, @ArturXXX, @LexHimself, @brumas and all others members involved directly or indirectly.
       
       
       
      Z370N-WIFI v2.zip
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