Archive for May 2020

New build for my hackintosh

Hi! I'm going to build my first hackintosh for rendering and graphics in general (blender, keyshot, Adobe pack etc.), I was thinking of Windows dual boot with different ssd. My first option was a Ryzen 5/7 3000 series but I read that cpu and problems with Adobe Pack, so Intel, specifically i7 9700k or 9600k, is the best compromise for me. I ask for the maximum possible stability (ok stability is in relation to the kexts that I inject, but I'm looking for a consolidated build :)) and I'm open to other configurations with other CPUs. The budget is 500€ max 700€ without considering psu, case, monitor and for now gpu (I was thinking of rx 580 8gb). My current configuration is i5 4590, h97m and r9 280x, I tried to create a hackintosh but it was full of problems, I spent 4 days trying to solve many problems but nothing, the bios of h97m is strange there is not everything is need to continue (tips?) and maybe it's not entirely incompatible, so I let it go. That's all! Ah sorry for my bad english!

submitted by /u/AllIsDustYo
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Catalina 10.15.5 USB not booting.

I followed open core 0.5.8

When I select macOS base system(external) from the open core menu. Then loading something, after loading display go to sleep.

PC Specs:

Motherboard: Gigabyte B360 AORUS GAMING 3-CF (U3E1)

CPU: Intel Core i7-8700 CPU @ 3.20GHz

RAM: 16GB DDR4 GSkil

Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630

Storage : Samsung SSD 860 EVO 250GB (SSD) + TOSHIBA 1TB HDD

Monitor : HP 22fw

submitted by /u/sohagmahin
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Help! Black Screen trying to install Catalina with OpenCore

So I decided to get into Hackintoshing now since I have so much space time on my hands due to the current pandemic, plus I kinda want to see how it feels like to code on mac.

However, I was trying to install MacOS with opencore, but I kept getting a black screen after this line of text: IOConsoleUsers: gIOScreenLockState 3, hs 0, bs 0, now 0, sm 0x0

From what I understand it seems to be an issue with the gpu(?)


- Aorus z390 Pro Wifi

- i7-9700K

- RTX 2070 Super (Using iGpu when booting to MacOS


- AppleALC.kext

- IntelMasui.Kext

- Lilu.kext

- SMCProcessor.Kext

- SMCSuperIO.Kext

- USBInjectAll.Kext

- VirtualSMC.Kext

- WhateverGreen.Kext





- SSDT-PMC.aml


What I have Tried:

- Setting iGPU as default GPU

- adding agdpmod=pikera to launch settings

- plugging another monitor into my motherboard

Here's a [link]( ) to my config.plist, kexts, and SSDTs

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

submitted by /u/BackToReal1ty
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Unable to boot or update to 10.15.5

Has 10.15.5 broke anything crucial? I had a stable and fully working system on 10.15.4, updated all kexts and Clover before installing the latest update. I couldn't get my system to boot, luckily I had a USB installer on 10.15.1 so I was able to rollback, then tried applying the combo update and same scenario. If I select the update partition in Clover the computer restarts right after showing the loading bar. I have tried booting in verbose + debug=0x100 to get an idea of what's causing it, but it still reboots and I don't see any KP information. Any ideas? Thanks


i5 7500

Intel HD Graphics 630

Samsung EVO 850 256Gb

Crucial 16Gb DDR4

submitted by /u/Manuelntf
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Update to Catalina 10.15.5 broke my onboard graphic (black screen) / I5 9600K / Gigabyte Z390M

Update to Catalina 10.15.5 broke my onboard graphic (black screen) / I5 9600K / Gigabyte Z390M


I recently built a working Hackintosh, I had a lot of help from the german Hackintosh Forum. It was really a bit fricky with the graphics. However, it worked perfectly, until now for the update to 10.15.5. Unfortunately, I now get a black screen. It does not matter whether HDMI, DVI or DP. Currently I use DP.

My hardware:

  • Gigabyte Z390M Motherboard
  • Intel I5 9600K CPU
  • Intel UHD 630 with device id: 0x3E98

Bootloader is OpenCore 0.5.8 with WhateverGreen, Lilu, VirtualSMC ... (It's all up to date.)

My current working OC config within 10.15.4:

OC Config 10.15.4

My bios settings: ("Eingeschaltet" is "ON"; "Ausgeschaltet" is "OFF")

This issue seems related:
But for example doesnt work for me.

May someone have an idea? Thanks in advance

submitted by /u/ternes3
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Clover to OpenCore on my accidental buy of Dell Optiplex 9020 USFF instead of SFF

Clover to OpenCore on my accidental buy of Dell Optiplex 9020 USFF instead of SFF

Supposed to buy a Dell Optiplex 9020 SFF (As advertised) for my homelab cluster. When I went down to collect the item, it was an USFF (Specs were also wrong). I didn't confront the seller as I got it for less than 100USD. I brought it home and thinking what to do with it. Decided to install Hackintosh since I have sold off my 2014 MBP last year.

Took me a week to setup clover in Jan and it was pretty stable. Decided to go OpenCore after reading this sub. I would say it was rather complicated for initial start. Many stuffs to read, but it's good as you understand what you trying to configure. Took me 3 days to finish reading and redo my hackintosh. I would say I enjoyed it. Thanks for the detailed explanation at dortania GitHub and this sub for driving me to use OpenCore.


  • i5-4590T
  • 16GB Memory
  • Intel Graphics HD 4600
  • Plextor 256GB SSD
  • BCM94360HMB for Bluetooth and Wifi (Continuity, AirDrop, Wifi) working perfectly. $30USD+ from eBay
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Designaire z390 Clover to OC dual boot error

So I changed the clover setup to OC as OC seems to be better but the problem I'm running into now is really weird. When I'm at the picker screen and I choose windows it gives me a BSOD error with 0x0000000d and says PC/Device needs to be repaired. If i unplug the osx ssd and let it boot it, it boots into windows just fine. Not sure what the issue is. Any ideas? My EFI is here:

submitted by /u/nyichiban1
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help understanding boot issue

I'm making slow progress and making a few mistakes along the way but I think (or hope) Im learning.

I'm getting stuck booting up OpenCore with the USB, does this Log mean anything to anyone? or can I provide anything else to help work out where I'm going wrong?


00:000 00:000 OC: Setting NVRAM 4D1FDA02-38C7-4A6A-9CC6-4BCCA8B30102:rtc-blacklist - Not Found 05:161 05:161 AAPL: [EB|#LOG:INIT] 2020-05-31T18:18:53 05:242 00:081 AAPL: [EB|#VERSION] bootbase.efi 422.100.16~12 (Official), built 2020-02-29T00:59:07-0800 05:281 00:038 AAPL: [EB|#BUILD] BUILD-INFO[310]:{"DisplayName":"bootbase.efi","DisplayVersion":"422.100.16~12","RecordUuid":"FD85960B-6B0F-41D5-8944-A1E80707DC36","BuildTime":"2020-02-29T00:59:07-0800","ProjectName":"efiboot","ProductName":"bootbase.efi","SourceVersion":"422.100.16","BuildVersion":"12","BuildConfiguration":"Release","BuildType":"Official"} 05:324 00:042 AAPL: [EB|`H:IS] Err(0xE) @ GV boot-signature 05:363 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`H:IS] Err(0xE) @ GV boot-image-key 05:403 00:039 AAPL: [EB|#H:IS] 0 05:444 00:041 AAPL: [EB|#WL:MODE] 0 05:484 00:040 AAPL: [EB|#CONFIG:SRC] <default> 05:525 00:040 AAPL: [EB|#CONFIG| 0] boot-save-log : 0x0000000000000002 (0x0000000000000002 < 0xFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF) <default> 05:568 00:042 AAPL: [EB|#CONFIG| 1] wake-save-log : 0x0000000000000002 (0x0000000000000002 < 0x0000000000000002) <default> 05:607 00:039 AAPL: [EB|#CONFIG| 2] console : 0x0000000000000001 (0x0000000000000001 < 0x0000000000000001) <default> 05:650 00:042 AAPL: [EB|#CONFIG| 3] serial : 0x0000000000000000 (0x0000000000000000 < 0x0000000000000000) <default> 05:690 00:039 AAPL: [EB|#CONFIG| 4] embed-log-dt : 0x0000000000000000 (0x0000000000000000 < 0x0000000000000000) <default> 05:729 00:039 AAPL: [EB|#CONFIG| 5] timestamps : 0x0000000000000000 (0x0000000000000000 < 0xFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF) <default> 05:771 00:041 AAPL: [EB|#CONFIG| 6] log-level : 0x0000000000000001 (0x0000000000000001 & 0x0000000000000001) <default> 05:811 00:039 AAPL: [EB|#CONFIG| 7] breakpoint : 0x0000000000000000 (0x0000000000000000 & 0x0000000000000000) <default> 05:852 00:040 AAPL: [EB|#CONFIG| 8] kc-read-size : 0x0000000000100000 (0x0000000000100000 < 0xFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF) <default> 05:895 00:043 AAPL: [EB|#WL|0] 0x01 0x01 0 0x00 05:934 00:038 AAPL: [EB|#BRD:NV] Mac-AA95B1DDAB278B95 05:977 00:042 AAPL: [EB|#WL|1] 0x01 0x01 2 0x00 06:017 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`BST:IDT] { 06:057 00:040 AAPL: [EB|`BST:IDT] } 06:098 00:040 AAPL: [EB|#WL|2] 0x01 0x01 3 0x00 06:138 00:039 AAPL: [EB|#WL|3] 0x01 0x01 4 0x00 06:179 00:040 AAPL: [EB|#BRD:NV] Mac-AA95B1DDAB278B95 06:221 00:042 AAPL: [EB|#WL|4] 0x01 0x01 5 0x00 06:260 00:038 AAPL: [EB|`H:CHK] BM: 0x0000000000000000 06:303 00:042 AAPL: [EB|`H:CHK] Err(0xE) @ GV boot-signature 06:342 00:039 AAPL: [EB|#WL|5] 0x01 0x01 23 0x0E 06:381 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`H:CPM] Err(0xE), (24, 24) @ GV Persistent-memory-note 06:423 00:041 AAPL: [EB|`SB:EN] Err(0xE) @ LocP 24B73556-2197-4702-82A8-3E1337DAFBF2 06:461 00:038 AAPL: [EB|#LIMG:DP] Acpi(PNP0A03,0)/Pci(14|0)/Usb(9, 0)/HD(Part2,SigEA77BE73-E060-46AD-B7D5-7A890F46D1CF) 06:501 00:040 AAPL: [EB|#LIMG:FP] \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi 06:555 00:053 AAPL: [EB|#LIMG:OPT] () 06:592 00:037 AAPL: [EB|#RPS] R?0 P?0 S?0 06:637 00:045 AAPL: [EB|`OPT:LXF] 'LF (\\System\\Library\\CoreServices\\ 06:675 00:038 AAPL: [EB|`LD:LF] FIO: 0, DIR: 1, P: \\System\\Library\\CoreServices\\, DP: 0 06:715 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`LD:OFS] Err(0xE) @ OPEN (\\System\\Library\\CoreServices\\ 06:757 00:041 AAPL: [EB|`OPT:LXF] Err(0xE) @ 'LF 06:796 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`OPT:LXF] 'LF (Library\\Preferences\\SystemConfiguration\\ 06:837 00:040 AAPL: [EB|`LD:LF] FIO: 0, DIR: 1, P: Library\\Preferences\\SystemConfiguration\\, DP: 0 06:883 00:045 AAPL: [EB:#KF] (root-dmg=file:/// 06:920 00:037 AAPL: [EB|#MBA:CL] () 06:963 00:042 AAPL: [EB|#MBA:NV] (-v keepsyms=1 debug=0x100 slide=0) 07:002 00:039 AAPL: [EB|#MBA:KF] (root-dmg=file:/// 07:042 00:039 AAPL: [EB|#MBA:OUT] (-v keepsyms=1 debug=0x100 slide=0 root-dmg=file:/// 07:084 00:041 AAPL: [EB|#LOG:VERBOSE] 2020-05-31T18:18:55 07:124 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`CSR:S] csr-active-config = 0x00000040 07:165 00:040 AAPL: [EB|#OPT:BM] 0x82 07:208 00:043 AAPL: [EB|`OPT:LXF] 'LF (\\System\\Library\\CoreServices\\PlatformSupport.plist) 07:247 00:038 AAPL: [EB|`LD:LF] FIO: 0, DIR: 1, P: \\System\\Library\\CoreServices\\PlatformSupport.plist, DP: 0 07:292 00:045 AAPL: [EB|#B:VAw] 07:330 00:038 AAPL: [EB|`P:DCCPR] Err(0xE) @ GV AAPL,CoProcessorReboot 07:370 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`P:DCMOSP] Err(0xE) @ GV AAPL,PanicInfo0000 (0) 07:412 00:041 AAPL: [EB|`CS:CSKSD] { 07:452 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`CS:CSKSD] Err(0xE) @ GV 8D63D4FE-BD3C-4AAD-881D-86FD974BC1DF:boot-info-payload 07:492 00:040 AAPL: [EB|`G:CS] } Ok(0) 07:536 00:043 AAPL: [EB|`LD:LF] FIO: 0, DIR: 1, P: <null string>, DP: 1 07:601 00:065 AAPL: [EB|`B:SBS] SZ: 617016 07:646 00:044 AAPL: [EB|#B:SHA] 103ea7708e088c76d181d2ec1cc2e188f42c5b53 07:685 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`WL:PWLFNV] Err(0xE) @ GV wake-failure 07:725 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`WL:DT] Err(0xE) @ WL:PWLFNV 07:767 00:042 AAPL: [EB|#WL:DT] 0x42 0x5B 198 0x68 07:807 00:039 AAPL: [EB|`LD:LKC] BPDK -> (System\Library\PrelinkedKernels\prelinkedkernel.development) 07:848 00:041 AAPL: [EB|`LD:OFS] Err(0xE) @ OPEN (System\\Library\\PrelinkedKernels\\prelinkedkernel.developme