Archive for July 2020

Is it now possible to get MacOS on Intel NUC NUC6i7KYK/Skull Canyon?

Thing is sitting on the shelf. Windows is a waste of space to install on. Is it possible to get any MacOS installed on it? It doesn't have to be Catalina. As long as I can get some use out of it.

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/89187/intel-nuc-kit-nuc6i7kyk.html

It has 32Gb mem, 512Gb nVME primary, and 1Tb SSD secondary drive. Everything else is stock.

thank you!

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Clarification: should I install Linux first then macOS on my build?

Just looking to clarify. I am finally building my PC. Putting two nvmes in with the intention of dual booting POP!_OS and macOS. Based on my understanding of Open Core, it seems I am best severed installing POP! first. Am I correct in my understanding?

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best YouTube guild??

i dont know anything about hackintosh, and i was wondering if there is a yt vid that shows you how to build a hackintosh step by step

my build is

Operating System

 Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU Intel Core i5 @ 3.70GHz Kaby Lake 14nm Technology RAM 16.0GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1330MHz (16-18-18-38) Motherboard Micro-Star International Co. Ltd. B365M PRO-VH (MS-7C31) (U3E1) Graphics VX2458 Series— (1920x1080@144Hz) 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Gigabyte) Storage 465GB Western Digital WDC WDS500G2B0C-00PXH0 (Unknown (SSD)) 1863GB Western Digital WDC WD20EZAZ-00GGJB0 (SATA (SSD)) 
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Dell Inspiron 15 3558 Opencore Catalina, Triple Boot (Win10, Ubuntu, OSX)

Dell Inspiron 15 3558 Opencore Catalina, Triple Boot (Win10, Ubuntu, OSX)

https://preview.redd.it/cr1u94y1pbe51.png?width=1366&format=png&auto=webp&s=85206c99006487c45248b4438feb29ba74f2eed8

Specs:

CPU: i5 5200U

GPU: nVIDIA 920M (disabled), Intel HD 5500

RAM: 12GB (4+8)

WiFi/Bluetooth: Intel AC 3160 (itlwm/HeliPort)

Storage: 1 TB HDD

Laptop model make: Dell Inspiron 15 3558

Motherboard: Dell Inc. 0G1TDD

Bios version: A19

Audio Codec: ALC3234/ALC255

System(not OSX) Boot Manager: grub2

Works:

Pretty much everything that I wanted, don't really care about SD card reader.

Issues:

Brightness keys of keyboard don't work (DSDT patching didn't work, but please do recommend if any guide/ resource worked for you, including DSDT)

Missing System Fan RPM and CPU clock speeds in HWMonitor/HWMonitorSMC2 (they worked in my Clover High Sierra build)

Side notes:

For a working storage ecosystem, using one big partition~500GB as NTFS (using ntfs-3g/OSXFUSE)

Guides used: Primarily Dortania, occasional support from Opencore configuration PDF, and few here and theres

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Help! I just booted into my Hackintosh USB stick and got this error

Hi. I just finished creating a usb drive using the Dortania desktop guide for the first time in my life. When I booted in, however, the text going down the screen stopped and it said plist kexts\lilu.kext\contents\Info.plist is missing for kext Lilu.kext. Has anyone got this error before and fixed it? Please help me. Thanks

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Comet Lake Kernel Panic Help

Hello All,

I managed to get my build almost completely stable. I have a GIGABYTE Z490 VISION G with an i7-10700k and a RX 5700 XT running OpenCore 0.5.9 on 10.15.6. Originally 0.5.8 10.15.5 but updated both. I did USB mapping, power management works without modification, running headless iGPU and VDA decoder works, built my own custom SSDTs, audio works, ethernet works, and yet I still get random kernel panics every 10 reboots or so. I've had this problem since I first installed macOS about 2 months ago with 10.15.5 OC 0.5.8. The OS either crashes when it's reaching the lock screen or once I input my password and the wheel starts spinning. Here is the text of the kernel panic. I'd really appreciate any help. I'm happy to share my config.plist if anyone needs it as well.

{"timestamp":"2020-07-31 20:57:02.63 -0700","bug_type":"210","os_version":"Mac OS X 10.15.6 (19G73)"}

{"macOSProcessedStackshotData":"bm8gb24gZGlzayBvciBzbGVlcC93YWtlIGZhaWx1cmUgcGFuaWMgc3RhY2tzaG90IGZvdW5k","macOSPanicString":"panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff800b53c61a): \"thread_invoke: preemption_level 1, possible cause: blocking while holding a spinlock, or within interrupt context\"@\/AppleInternal\/BuildRoot\/Library\/Caches\/com.apple.xbs\/Sources\/xnu\/xnu-6153.141.1\/osfmk\/kern\/sched_prim.c:2205\nBacktrace (CPU 2), Frame : Return Address\n0xffffff8205f7b730 : 0xffffff800b51a65d mach_kernel : _handle_debugger_trap + 0x49d\n0xffffff8205f7b780 : 0xffffff800b654a75 mach_kernel : _kdp_i386_trap + 0x155\n0xffffff8205f7b7c0 : 0xffffff800b6465fe mach_kernel : _kernel_trap + 0x4ee\n0xffffff8205f7b810 : 0xffffff800b4c0a40 mach_kernel : _return_from_trap + 0xe0\n0xffffff8205f7b830 : 0xffffff800b519d27 mach_kernel : _DebuggerTrapWithState + 0x17\n0xffffff8205f7b930 : 0xffffff800b51a117 mach_kernel : _panic_trap_to_debugger + 0x227\n0xffffff8205f7b980 : 0xffffff800bcc1abc mach_kernel : _panic + 0x54\n0xffffff8205f7b9f0 : 0xffffff800b53c61a mach_kernel : _thread_unstop + 0x187a\n0xffffff8205f7ba60 : 0xffffff800b53ad0f mach_kernel : _thread_block_reason + 0xaf\n0xffffff8205f7bab0 : 0xffffff800b52b8d0 mach_kernel : _lck_mtx_sleep + 0x70\n0xffffff8205f7baf0 : 0xffffff800b57234d mach_kernel : _zalloc_async + 0x98d\n0xffffff8205f7bc20 : 0xffffff800b635a5f mach_kernel : _fpnoextflt + 0x9f\n0xffffff8205f7bc70 : 0xffffff800b4c0a40 mach_kernel : _return_from_trap + 0xe0\n0xffffff8205f7bc90 : 0xffffff7f9253ed01 ru.joedm.SMCSuperIO : __ZN10SMCSuperIO15quickRescheduleEv + 0x3a21\n0xffffff8205f7bd80 : 0xffffff7f9253d78e ru.joedm.SMCSuperIO : __ZN10SMCSuperIO15quickRescheduleEv + 0x24ae\n0xffffff8205f7bda0 : 0xffffff7f9253b4bf ru.joedm.SMCSuperIO : __ZN10SMCSuperIO15quickRescheduleEv + 0x1df\n0xffffff8205f7bdf0 : 0xffffff7f9253ab7f ru.joedm.SMCSuperIO : __ZN10SMCSuperIO12detectDeviceEv + 0x22f\n0xffffff8205f7be20 : 0xffffff800bc32329 mach_kernel : __ZN18IOTimerEventSource15timeoutSignaledEPvS0_ + 0x89\n0xffffff8205f7be90 : 0xffffff800bc32249 mach_kernel : __ZN18IOTimerEventSource17timeoutAndReleaseEPvS0_ + 0x99\n0xffffff8205f7bec0 : 0xffffff800b55c605 mach_kernel : _thread_call_delayed_timer + 0xec5\n0xffffff8205f7bf40 : 0xffffff800b55c131 mach_kernel : _thread_call_delayed_timer + 0x9f1\n0xffffff8205f7bfa0 : 0xffffff800b4c013e mach_kernel : _call_continuation + 0x2e\n Kernel Extensions in backtrace:\n ru.joedm.SMCSuperIO(1.1.4)[E685228B-ECE0-3AEF-BC2F-A564771811D7]@0xffffff7f92539000->0xffffff7f92548fff\n dependency: as.vit9696.Lilu(1.4.5)[97E8E5AE-79EF-303D-879A-CDD2C78FA922]@0xffffff7f92395000\n dependency: as.vit9696.VirtualSMC(1.1.4)[06AB539D-E177-395A-9741-87367BAD19ED]@0xffffff7f923be000\n dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOACPIFamily(1.4)[68557A36-4EE1-372A-983B-BB2769FDB8E0]@0xffffff7f8c64d000\n\nBSD process name corresponding to current thread: kernel_task\nBoot args: keepsyms=1 alcid=1 agdpmod=pikera \n\nMac OS version:\n19G73\n\nKernel version:\nDarwin Kernel Version 19.6.0: Sun Jul 5 00:43:10 PDT 2020; root:xnu-6153.141.1~9\/RELEASE_X86_64\nKernel UUID: 783946EA-6F11-3647-BF90-787AEA14B954\nKernel slide: 0x000000000b200000\nKernel text base: 0xffffff800b400000\n__HIB text base: 0xffffff800b300000\nSystem model name: iMac19,1 (Mac-AA95B1DDAB278B95)\nSystem shutdown begun: NO\nPanic diags file available: YES (0x0)\n\nSystem uptime in nanoseconds: 307542363312\n\n\n"}

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This version of mac os isnt supported on this platfourm - opencore

I keep getting this incredible annoying message when ever i try to boot inneith open core that my version of mac os isnt supported on this platfourm. And since this isnt clover i cant set boot flags to -no_check

I was fallowing this, https://dortania.github.io/OpenCore-Install-Guide/troubleshooting/troubleshooting.html#stuck-on-this-version-of-mac-os-x-is-not-supported-reason-mac And i already have it set to automaticl, and i still keep getting the same message.

My computer is nitro 5 with 8300h and gtx 1050 16gbs of ram. And im trying 10.13

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Hackintosh will work on (AMD A8-7410 APU with Radeon R5 Graphics)

guys i need help i want mac os on my laptop which is running on soc amd a8-7410 with Radeon R5 Graphics 1Gb and secondary discrete graphics is R7 M360 2Gb i tried ryzen hackintosh process but at booting it shows prohibited sign is there any way to run on amd a8-7410

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big sur - open core - so far everything works

Hardware:

  • CPU: Intel i5-9600k @ 3.7Ghz
  • GPU: Gigabyte Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8G, Intel UHD Graphics 630
  • RAM: 2x16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V Series DDR4 2666
  • Motherboard model: Gigabyte B365M DS3H
  • Audio Codec: Realtek ALC887*
  • Wifi/BT Card: Fenvi T919
  • Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe 256GB for Catalina 10.15.5
  • SPCC SSD 240GB for Windows 10
  • Samsung 860 EVO SSD 500GB for Storage
  • Old WD 2TB HDD for Time Machine and Windows backups

What guide I followed: OpenCore Desktop Guide

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Hey guy, I install to the ssd then this error happens.

Hey guy, I install to the ssd then this error happens. submitted by /u/chadharnav
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Problems Switching From Gigabyte Z370M to Gigabyte H370N

My Hackintosh was working more or less perfectly when I was using a Gigabyte Z370M but was having hanging issues on boot after switching to a h370n. I was able to boot a couple of times, and stupidly switched out the EFI Folder with one I found online, and now it won't boot at all.

I'm essentially going to have to start from scratch. I'm having difficulty finding successful builds with an h370n motherboard that provide enough information to help me.

Are there major differences between the two motherboards that would cause my Hackintosh to stop working? I've previously used the Catalina installed that I found on Hackintosher. Would this work for an h370n?

My cpu is an i5 8400 and my gpu is a reference power color 5700 xt.

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big sur - opencore - everything works so far

big sur - opencore - everything works so far

Hardware:

  • CPU: Intel i5-9600k @ 3.7Ghz
  • GPU: Gigabyte Radeon RX 580 Gaming 8G, Intel UHD Graphics 630
  • RAM: 2x16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V Series DDR4 2666
  • Motherboard model: Gigabyte B365M DS3H
  • Audio Codec: Realtek ALC887
  • Wifi/BT Card: Fenvi T919
  • Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe 256GB for macOS
  • SPCC SSD 240GB for Windows 10
  • Samsung 860 EVO SSD 500GB for Storage
  • Old WD 2TB HDD for Time Machine and Windows backups

What guide I followed: OpenCore Desktop Guide

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Hackintosh no longer dual boots and goes straight to Windows

Hackintosh no longer dual boots and goes straight to Windows

https://preview.redd.it/5flshfts3be51.jpg?width=3648&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=c0d1c38014f62a6bb542553458f05d732c168d67

Hi,

My opencore Hackintosh no longer boots into Mac OS and goes straight to Windows even when selected in the F12 startup menu.

I have 2 NVMe drives, one Windows and the other Mac OS, both show up in the BIOS but unless I physically remove the Windows drive it will not boot into Mac OS.

Both drives show in the Boot Option Priorites but only one in the Boot Sequence

Is there a way to disable a NVMe in the BIOS rather than taking it out altogether?

Any ideas?

Thanks

https://preview.redd.it/5lrf07fu3be51.jpg?width=3648&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=4f7ffa287128ada5bb662969aa5582f72e83e422

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Coffee Lake - Full Functionality from Initial Boot

Coffee Lake - Full Functionality from Initial Boot submitted by /u/waldoboro
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Importing To Premiere Causes Lock Up

I have never had issues importing into Premiere until recently where every time I import HEVC video from iphone, it freezes the entire computer forcing a restart. Any other hackintosh video editors experiencing this?

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ALC1220 not working on Z490

ALC1220 not working on Z490

Followed the guide, currently using alcid=1 boot-arg and the same under layout-id (within the PCI entries portion of config.plist).

Using an ASRock Z490 Phantom Gaming ITX/ac. Has the same ALC1220 found on the Z390 Phantom Gaming ITX/ac and found on many other boards. Audio over DisplayPort, HDMI, and USB is flawless. Any ideas on how I can get internal audio working?

Thanks!!

https://preview.redd.it/1ua8qr3opae51.png?width=1560&format=png&auto=webp&s=9fc153625503eac86b881be52e4147f6fc8f7fa1

https://reddit.com/link/i1jzhk/video/vot4fuwopae51/player

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Building for general internet use and Logic Pro X

Hi all,

Looking for a parts check on my build here!

Use case: (1) General internet browsing, (2) Logic Pro X (for audio recording/editing/mixing. No video).
No gaming, no dual-boot, no virtualization/containers for software development.

Desired lifespan: As long as possible. I understand some of these parts are overkill for what I need, but I'd rather pay more now to squeeze a few more months before the next build needed.

Boot/chain loader: I plan to use OpenCore.

Experience: I have never built a Hackintosh before but am well versed in building Windows machines, overclocking Intel chips, Linux (in general), and software development, professionally.

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The Shopping List:

CPU: Intel Core i9-9900K Coffee Lake 3.6GHz Eight-Core LGA 1151 Boxed Processor

MOBO: ASUS Z390-E ROG Strix Gaming Intel LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

GPU: Sapphire Technology Radeon RX 580 Overclocked Pulse Dual-Fan 8GB GDDR5 PCIe 3.0

BOOT DRIVE: Samsung 970 EVO+ 500GB SSD V-NAND M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 Internal Solid State Drive

MEMORY: Crucial Ballistix Gaming 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 CL16 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit BL2K16G32C16U4B

PSU: Corsair RM650 650 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX

COOLING: Enermax ETS-T40 CPU Cooler

CONNECTIVITY: TP-LINK AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 Dual Band PCI-e Bluetooth 5.0 AdapterI will be hardwired to lan but may choose to setup wifi because why not? Will this card work for both? Just bluetooth? Are there any Bluetooth only options?

CASE: Lian Li 205 Tempered Glass ATX Computer Case - Whi...

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Any advice would be greatly appreciated! I'm most concerned about the bluetooth/wifi selection and I wonder if there is an alternative Mobo that makes more sense considering. I do not plan on overclocking in the short term but in 3-5 years when the system starts showing its age, I would like the option to do so to squeeze more life out of it.

I also have a question about using OpenCore versus Clover considering my relatively simple use cases. I'm a tech person and I like to stay on the cutting edge when possible, but I wonder if the benefits of OpenCore really outweigh the time cost it would take to use it over Clover. This is really a question for another post (which I am sure there are tons of similar threads already here I can find) but if you have an opinion on this, please chime in as well!

Thanks!

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Best ITX boards for 9th gen i5s that will output 2 displays from the iGPU?

I've been looking at the Z390 ITX, which looks like it has pretty well established compatibility, but I cant confirm its ability to output to two displays at once from the iGPU (I'm a Nvidia user, so I cant use dedicated graphics).

Another one I've been looking at is the ROG Strix B360-I... But I cant get any confirmation that both display outputs work off of the iGPU on that one. Its really important that I can use two displays with this setup.

Apparently it involves patching the frame buffer?

Any perspective on this would be greatly appreciated.

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Anyone know what to do? I created a USB installer with full Mac os High Sierra in gibmacos windows. Recovery installer works but I don't have Ethernet so I'm going with full installer.

Anyone know what to do? I created a USB installer with full Mac os High Sierra in gibmacos windows. Recovery installer works but I don't have Ethernet so I'm going with full installer. submitted by /u/SonarProof
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[Help] Nvidia Drivers

spent more than week trying to solve nvidia drivers problems on High Sierra and all i got is a dead end , i googled a lot and tried a lot of guides but a didn’t figure it out well , i got a lot of problems one after another , if i fixed the black screen issue i got a problem with 0x0 at the end If it’s fixed a got a kernel cache problem , if i fix any problem i get another one and all because i want to make my 1050 ti just to work Tried mojave but i know that it didn’t support nvidia so i downgrade to High Sierra with these issues , now i’m really upset because of all that and i want a final solution to make my hackintosh work properly. My setup is : MSI B350M bazooka Ryzen 5 1600 Nvidia 1050 ti Any help or a working guide are very appreciated. Sorry for lot of talking

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Kabylake OpenCore not booting

I have tried to boot off both the Big Sur installer and existing Catalina on the hard drive, both no avail. I have just tried OpenCore for the first time, and I've tried all of the troubleshooting guides and looked up the issue many times, but nothing has really worked. The error that I get every time is

AAPL: [EB|#LOG:EXITBS:START]

I have also disabled things like CFG lock in the BIOS and all of the other options found in the OpenCore guide. I have been able to boot Catalina with Clover though. My specs are as following:

  • i3 7100
  • ASRock B250M Pro4
  • 2x4GB Ram
  • AMD Radeon HD 6870 (for windows only)
  • 120GB Intel 600p NVMe SSD

https://drive.google.com/file/d/13z1i64jxGqxUehUazlOR1YGj0YfLo11R/view?usp=sharing is my EFI.

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What GPU can I get? Nooby question.

Hello, I just built a rig, no graphics card yet. I want to know what GPU you recommend for low budget on Catalina. Also, can I purchase any XFX RX 580? This GPU is very affordable. Thanks for the help.

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Sleep issues with USB and PCIe on Catalina Intel OC Hack. Help really appreciated

Sleep issues with USB and PCIe on Catalina Intel OC Hack. Help really appreciated

Hey everyone,

This post is very long, so here's a TLDR:
Wasn't happy with USB so bought a PCIE expansion card and now I get instant wake, but don't think it's usb related but rather pcie.

And here we go. Everything in detail:

first of all, I'm really grateful for all the great help everyone's giving out for free over here. And all the developers and people updating the documentation. Only this allowed me to build my dream Hack Pro. Now I'm only left with a few very weird issues and the discord couldn't help me. I looked all over the internet but couldn't find anything so this is my last help.

So first thing: USB is fucked.

I'm working with an AsRock X299 Creator MB and besides the terrible bios it's pretty great. But the intel usb interface doesn't play nicely. The AsMedia USB interface however does (used for the front usb c port). So when I plug in hard drives into a USB slot they will always be detected as internal and when the computer is put to sleep they disconnect. The OC guides say AsRock requires USBInjectAll and XHCIunsupported, but nothing changes when I use them. All ports work without the kexts, but port mapping doesn't work if I use them. The hs and ss boot arguments don't do anything either. (I do have emulated nvram, so I add them manually in config). Only thing that does change anything is the portlimitpatch (works flawlessly).

So my workaround was to get a usb pcie expansion card. Now all external usb devices get detected as such and they don't disconnect on sleep, because SLEEP DOESN'T WORK ANYMORE. Like not at all. Tried the instant wake solutions from the OC guide. Tried the usb mapping again (didn't do anything), my pcie card's ports don't even get detected from the script, neither does the front usb c.

I don't think it's a usb issue really, but rather pcie. Previously tried a different pcie card that also broke sleep.

The log on sleep and wake shows this:

12:15:34 +0200 Sleep Entering Sleep state due to 'Software Sleep pid=210':TCPKeepAlive=active Using AC (Charge:0%) 27 secs

12:16:01 +0200 DarkWake DarkWake from Normal Sleep [CDN] : due to GBE1/ Using AC (Charge:0%) 3 secs

12:16:04 +0200 Wake DarkWake to FullWake from Normal Sleep [CDNVA] : due to HID Activity Using AC (Charge:0%)

I didn't put my pc to sleep because of this. And tho usb mapping would be cool, sleep is more important for me. Would be really cool if someone could help me with this, as I'm running out of ideas.

MB: AsRock X299 Creator
CPU: Intel Core i9-10920X (Cascade Lake) 12-Core
GPU: MSI Radeon RX 5700 (Too broke for XT)
PCIE USB CARD: SilverStone PCIE USB 3 Card
OC Version: 0.5.9
Install Method: Vanilla (of course)
SMBIOS: MacPro 7,1
DSDT: Google Drive Link
CONFIG.PLIST: Google Drive Link (without serial)
I can also include a save from my ioregistry if that helps...

And here is my efi folder:

My efi folder

Again, any help would be greatly appreciated. Hope I included enough infos (probably too much), but if you're still reading this sorry for such a long post and thanks for spending time trying to help me (or avoiding work man idk)

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hlep with macOS Catalina usb prepare

Hi guys i need some help to make a usb with macOS Catalina for my pc

specs:

cpu:i5 2400

mbo:dell inc. idk model

ram:6gb ddr3

more specs by my pc name : Dell optiplex 790SFFif can some one make me a usb on my computer i give him my anydesk id to connect.

help me pls! my discord is !^_^RZWSCOOB^_^!#5827

View Poll

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Weak keyboard signal strengt in macOS?

Hi folks.

I have this weird issue where my keyboard signal strengt is significantly weaker in macOS.

It seems to be a OS dependent issue, as I have a unRAID setup with a macOS VM and a Windows 10 VM. Both VM's have the same hardware passed to them, the same USB controller with the same wireless keyboard dongle attached (a Microsoft Sculpted keyboard). However, in Windows I have no issues, and can take the keyboard of my desk and into my lap no problem. Doing the same while in macOS result in extreme lag, we are talking 10-20 seconds before a keypress is registred - if ever.

Obviously I don't understand what the problem is, can I change some setting? (this is not a bluetooth keyboard, it have it's own dongle). Or is this just how it is for some reason?

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Easiest way to add a new kext into OpenCore?

Hi,

If I want to add a new kext into my EFI > OC > Kexts - is the easiest way to place the kext into EFI > OC > Kexts and then use Propertree to perform a File > OC Snapshot ?

It feels right but I wondered if this would duplicate all my existing Kexts found in the snaphot process or it would simply appended the newly added one.

Thanks,

Steve

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OpenCore Vanilla, AMD Ryzen, Catalina - Sleep & Handoff Issues

I've had a Clover/Mojave installation running well for the last year on my Ryzen/x570 build, with everything working well, including iMessage/App Store/AirDrop/Handoff/Sound/Fenvi Wifi/BT/Ethernet, except for sleep (doesn't work at all) and Apple Watch unlock (the watch gets added, but doesn't actually unlock).

I wanted to try a new build with Catalina and OpenCore, and I seem to once again have everything working - except for sleep and Apple Watch unlock. I wanted this clean, so I didn't transfer anything over from Clover. Being a newbie and completely new to OpenCore, I followed the vanilla guide and build a custom DSDT using SSDTTime in Win (didn't use a pre-made). I have not changed any USB mappings, as I don't have the slightest idea how to start with this. I never did this with Clover either.

I've read conflicting things on whether sleep even works on AMD builds, with some saying it does and others saying it doesn't. I don't know how to get it to work though. I assume AMD power management is non-existent as well, and perhaps this could have something to do with sleep not working. I tried adding SMCAMDProcessor kext, but had a kernel panic on boot from it, and haven't messed with it again. Any suggestions on how to get sleep working?

Handoff seems much slower than on the Clover/Mojave install, with handoff and AirDrop showing up but taking a long time to function. Any idea how to fix? Also, turning on Unlock by Apple Watch seems to work (it checks), but it doesn't seem to actually work. Any idea how to fix this?

Thanks for any help and suggestions!

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Installed 2nd GPU (RTX 2080 for Windows), Windows boot Manager does not show up in the boot options (F11)

Hello, i've just installed a 2nd GPU (Zotac RTX 2080) on my 2nd PCIE slot on my Motherboard, MSI Z390A-PRO. Prior to the install, i could still boot into Windows. But after booting it up, the windows boot manager did not show up. However in Mac OS, i could see my Windows SSD drive being mounted

I did not do anything post installing the GPU into my motherboard..

Please help!

Opencore 0.5.9
Mojave OS
Mobo: MSI Z390A-PRO + i9 9900k
GPU: RX580 (First PCIE Slot)
2nd GPU: Zotac RTX2080
Ram:32Gb Corsair Vengeance

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Hackintosh HELP!

I'm not at all tech savvy, so trying to install hackintosh has been very difficult for me. If someone would be polite enough to give me the files needed for my hardware (CPU: i3-9100F and my mother board: B365 PRO-VDH) that would be appreciated. Otherwise I think I might be able to figure out my EFI files.

EDIT: I just found an iso for 10.15.5 from "https://www.wikigain.com/download-macos-catalina-iso-image/" I'll try to use this and my transmac trial.

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First boot keeps getting stuck here. Have waited a total of 20 min.

First boot keeps getting stuck here. Have waited a total of 20 min. submitted by /u/Chance-Starkweather
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Broke my Clover hack, recommendations for next steps?

So I've been running a Catalina Hackintosh (dual-boot with Windows 10) with Clover for quite some time now, it's been useful as a work computer during the pandemic. Recently I decided to add another SSD to the system, in the hopes both OSs could access it. Unfortunately the Mac drive could read, not write, seemingly due to NTFS formatting. I opted to try and reconfigure MacOS to allow it, and as part of that process, disabled SIP by setting the appropriate CsrActiveConfig value - something I've done before. Simply launch Clover Configurator, change value, save, and restart. Except this seems to have completely broken my system. It no longer boots all the way into MacOS, instead stalling almost immediately - there's no kernel panic when logging the output, everything looks exactly as it would normally, except it doesn't start up. Additionally, Clover is now loading a couple of different wacky visual themes each launch, and it also lost the default verbose setting. However even when I launch Clover with a USB running my old Mojave settings, I get the same stalling out issue (though not the themes/default verbose issues). Honestly at this point I'm not sure what I can try - if an old working config also doesn't work, what can I do? And why did just saving a change to a single value break Clover so badly?

My system's a Giagbyte H370N Wifi, Intel i5-8400 and RX580, with three drives - an 860 Evo with Catalina, an 850 Evo with Windows 10, and a newly-installed 970 Evo Plus (note MacOS had launched a few times with this drive in place, though). Log output available here, and also the backup config I'm trying is available on request if people need.

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Somehow for some reason on first boot I keep getting stuck on

Somehow for some reason on first boot I keep getting stuck on <Error>: Failed to bootstrap path: path = /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/CoreEmoji.framework/Versions/A/CoreEmoji, error = 2: No such file or directory submitted by /u/Chance-Starkweather
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Successful Hackintosh "8 Year old Computer" running Catalina

Successful Hackintosh "8 Year old Computer" running Catalina

My First successful Hackintosh machine using OpenCore

MotherBoard : Asrock H61M-S1 Plus

Processor : i3-3220 (Ivy Bridge)

Ram 4 GB ddr3 1600 mhz

GPU: Msi GT710

HDD : 1TB seagate Barracuda

Thanks to the Hackintosh (OpenCore) Discord Friends for helping me!!

https://preview.redd.it/31luqn5aj4e51.png?width=1360&format=png&auto=webp&s=b95583ad976c1f26a3cae27a00ced059f352733d

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10700K Working build - Hackintosh dual boot! WIFI question

10700K Working build - Hackintosh dual boot! WIFI question

I got my Hackintosh working after 4 days of messing around. I am very excited.

Running on Catalina 10.15.6 with Opencore 0.5.9

Below are the PC Specs. If anyone needs I can post my EFI Folder if it will be of help to some people.

  • Intel Core I7-10700K (8 Core CPU)
  • ASUS TUF Gaming Z490-PLUS (WI-FI) LGA 1200
  • AMD Sapphire Nitro+ 5700 XT
  • G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16 GB RAM - 3200 MHZ
  • Intel 660p Series M.2 512GB NVMe SSD (Windows 10 Drive)
  • WD Blue 500 GB SSD (Mac OS Drive)
  • DEEP COOL Castle 240EX Liquid CPU Cooler
  • APEXGAMING AG-750M Gaming Power Supply
  • DIYPC Vanguard RGB Case

The only thing now that is not working is WIFI which is from my onboard motherboard it has an Intel WiFi 6 AX201 adapter built in. Does anyone know if I can get it working? Or do I need to buy another Wifi adapter?

https://preview.redd.it/e66e6bt8g4e51.jpg?width=1080&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=257a47cb41a94e3331dc4f9379ebabc2dcc924d1

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Double MINIs: Two little HP Beauties!

Double MINIs: Two little HP Beauties!

EliteMini running on Catalina 10.15.6 (similar for ProMini)

HP Elite Slice g1 (left) and HP ProDesk 600 g2 Mini (right)

I have always been interested in SFF builds, but to get something close to MacMini (or even better) is a dream come true! And it's a double treat! Got both these devices on eBay for a total of about $400 and they are perfect! Maybe a few years later I'll look for more recent hardware with similar build styles!

EliteMini (HP Elite Slice g1)

CPU: Intel Core i5 6600T GPU: Intel HD Graphics 530 RAM: 16GB (2x8GB) Motherboard model: Q170 (HP) Audio Codec: 3 (Conexant CX2072) Ethernet Card: Intel i219LM GbE LOM Wifi/BT Card: BCM94360NG m.2 (from eBay) What guide/tool followed: Vanilla Desktop from Install Guides with Clover 

ProMini (HP ProDesk 600 g2 Mini)

CPU: Intel Core i5 6500T GPU: Intel HD Graphics 530 RAM: 8GB (2x4GB) Motherboard model: Q170 (HP) Audio Codec: 3 (Conexant CX2072) Ethernet Card: Intel I219LM Gigabit Ethernet Controller Wifi/BT Card: Ordered a BCM94360CS2 with m.2 key adapter. What guide/tool followed: Vanilla Desktop from Install Guides with Clover 

What guide/tool followed: Vanilla Desktop from Install Guides with Clover

What part I got an issue with: Most difficult was to get to boot to Catalina. I tried with both OpenCore and Clover but neither booted. Using OpenCore even caused a weird mobo RTC failure which went away when switched to Clover. Then I found an SKL+ DSDT patch mentioned in Olarila's guide, which solved the Catalina boot issue with Clover (only took the DSDT patch, nothing else). AppleALC worked partially and only for the built in speaker. VooDooHDA enables all audio out (buit-in, headphone, DP, HDMI).

What files/config I am using: Vanilla config with Clover, Kexts: IntelMausi, Lilu, USBInjectAll, VirtualSMC, WHateverGreen, VooDooHDA (and no other kexts!).

Extra Info: I still haven't figured out the Sleep issue. Tried Hackintosher's sleep fix guide but did not work. Still trying to fix on both the machines. Any suggestion or help would be highly appreciated!

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Anyone had any experience with the Intel Quartz Canyon NUC 9i7QNB?

Hi All,

I've had great success hackintoshing older Intel NUCs, but now I've obtained the new "Quartz Canyon" one (https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/199871/intel-nuc-9-extreme-compute-element-nuc9i7qnb.html). For what it's worth it's very similar to the "Ghost Canyon" NUC, the latter being more gamer-oriented.

Has anyone successfully put Catalina/Big Sur/Mojave on one of these?

Hardware:

  • CPU: Intel i7-9750H
  • GPU: Intel UHD 630, ven_8086&dev_3E9B
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Motherboard/Laptop model: Mobile Intel CM246 chipset
  • Audio Codec: Intel Display Audio / Realtek ven_10EC&dev_0256
  • Ethernet Card: Intel i219-LM
  • Wifi/BT Card: Intel WiFi6 AX200 (but I already know that won't work with MacOS)

I've used Clover in the past; tried OpenCore once and just sank into a swamp of DSDT ACPI tables and the like, so gave up. However I'm open to using either method for this new NUC.

Any thoughts or recommendations (e.g. kexts/drivers I will need)?

Thanks!

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Octane x on hackintosh??!

Hey Does octane x work with hackintosh? Precisely a all amd opencore hackintosh?

Spec B450 3700x 5500xt

Thanks 🐾

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