MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 reboots at "Pausing 5 secs..." (clover 5123) or at "[EB|#WL|8] 0x01 0x03 22 0x0E" (OpenCore).

Motherboard: H61MLV2 VER.9.0
CPU: Intel E3-1230 v2
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series
The attached screenshot shows the clover log. I am using clover 5123 because a higher version of clover results in a blank screen. Can someone please help me?

Author: CuitePiglin

1 comment :

  1. It seems like you're experiencing issues with your Hackintosh when booting macOS Catalina. Here are a few steps you can try to troubleshoot the problem:

    1. Check BIOS settings: Make sure that your BIOS settings are properly configured for Hackintoshing. Ensure that you have the correct settings for your motherboard, such as enabling UEFI boot mode, disabling secure boot, and setting SATA mode to AHCI.

    2. Update Clover or OpenCore: Although you mentioned having issues with newer versions of Clover, it's worth trying to update to the latest version to see if it resolves any compatibility issues. If you're using OpenCore, ensure that you're using the latest stable release and that your configuration is properly set up.

    3. Check kext and driver compatibility: Verify that you have the correct and up-to-date kexts (kernel extensions) and drivers for your hardware. In particular, check for any updates or patches specific to your CPU, GPU, and motherboard model.

    4. Try different boot flags: Experiment with different boot flags in Clover or OpenCore to see if it helps with the booting issue. Common boot flags to try include "-v" (verbose mode for detailed boot logs), "-x" (safe mode), "-f" (force cache rebuilding), and "-npci=0x2000" or "-npci=0x3000" (PCI configuration fix).

    5. Test with different SMBIOS: Try using different SMBIOS configurations in Clover or OpenCore. This can be done by changing the "SystemProductName" value in your config.plist. Experiment with different Mac models to see if it improves stability during boot.

    6. Check for hardware compatibility: Ensure that your hardware is compatible with macOS Catalina. Verify that there are no known issues or incompatibilities with your specific CPU, GPU, or motherboard.

    7. Seek help from Hackintosh communities: If you've tried the above steps and are still experiencing issues, it can be helpful to seek assistance from Hackintosh communities or forums. Other users with similar hardware configurations may have encountered the same issue and found a solution.

    Remember to always back up your data before making any changes to your Hackintosh configuration or attempting any updates. Additionally, keep in mind that Hackintoshing can be a complex process, and it may require some trial and error to achieve a stable and functioning system.