The Dell Optiplex 390, which lacks AHCI: has taken up too much time to attempt to install. If a Dell OptiPlex 3010 is outfitted with HS, isthere any reason why it can not be patched with the AHCI kexts and tranplanted to the Optiplex 390?
The Optiplex 390 does not feature AHCI, the link...
Context (Macbook Air 2011 El Capitan 10.11.6)
The Optiplex 390 does not feature AHCI, the link below indicates kexts must be written to Unibeast's (flash drive) System/Library/Extension
@MacMan: Agreed, not sure why '/Volumes/Install macOS High Sierra' is already mounted when booting without USB-flashdrive. I suspect that this is the mounting point that Apple positions the install files for upgrading a Macbook.
If I were to amount whatever is mounted to...
What are the steps required to make the USB device bootable?
After several cycles of:
Erasing the USB Flash drive with Disk Utility
Applying the Unibeast process
It seems that the Unibeast process remounts the USB device to:
/Volumes/Install macOS High Sierra 1
I am able to list files...
Thanks for the prompt response. I have logged an attempt to follow your instructions, please indicate if I understood it correctly. Steps comprise:
1) reformatting the USB drive
2) rebooting El Capitan macbook
Users-MacBook-Air:~ user$ df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity...
Macbook Air to outfit Sandisk USB with High Sierra via Unibeast 8.3.1.
Boot loader hangs:
11/20/18 20:49:58 - Starting UniBeast 8.3.1-20180412
11/20/18 20:51:49 - Copying Files...
11/20/18 21:10:14 - Installing Bootloader...
11/20/18 21:10:15 - installer: Error...
It may be helpful to eliminate your USB stick and desktop as the source of the problem by demonstrating to yourself that you can outfit the USB with Ubuntu or sysRescueCD and booting it up on your desktop.
Complete the Unibeast 8.3.2 High Sierra 'installation' phase (see screenshot below) and confirm by reaching the 'summary' phase. Unibeast 8.3.2 High Sierra 'installation' phase continues to run after 60+ minutes and has not reached ' summary' phase.
My reading indicates that the...