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    'still waiting for root device' error on X99 Mojave installation

    Solved, needed a new USB drive on a USB 2 port
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    'still waiting for root device' error on X99 Mojave installation

    That boot arg is already in place, ty
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    'still waiting for root device' error on X99 Mojave installation

    hey folks, been hackintoshing for quite some time now, but haven't had to do a new install for a while. I followed KGP's guide to create a bootable Mojave USB installer, but keep getting stuck at 'still waiting for root device' before everything on the screen gets garbled and scrambled...
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    Radeon VII - Mojave or Catalina?

    Hey folks, I use an X99 rig (i7-6800k, 32GB Ram, Asus X99-a/USB3.1. GTX 1060) and am looking to upgrade the gpu to a Radeon VII. My research tells me that I'll need to have at least 10.14.6 Mojave to be able to use it. I'd like to avoid Catalina because a lot of stuff I use for imports/exports...
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    recommendation on new hackinotsh

    so i've been in the hackintosh game since X79 days. I've been thinking about upgrading from my current rig, an aging X79 machine. My friend is offering to sell me a PC with an i7-6800k, GTX 1060, 32GB of RAM and an Asus x99 motherboard. I'm wondering if i should purchase it ( the price would be...
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    usb 3.0 error on x99-a / usb 3.1

    hi folks, I'm trying to get onboard USB 3.0 for my ASUS X99-A / USB 3.1. I've tried a bunch of different things but still can't get it working properly. My wall-powered USB hard drive doesn't show up. I've attached my EFI folder for reference. Can someone please help? Thanks...
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    Successful MacOS High Sierra 10.13.3 installation on GA-X79-UP4 +i7 3820+Radeon 5450

    hi there, i tried your settings/configuration as suggested, but was still getting the same kernel panic. I had to reinstall using a DSDT I found for a similar Gigabyte board. My previous installation did not use a DSDT but two SSDT files instead. I made a few other changes, including some of...
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    Success: X79 UD5 + 10.13 High Sierra

    I was finally able to get my system up and running, so here is my efi folder
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    Success: X79 UD5 + 10.13 High Sierra

    hey KS1771, do you have High Sierra installed on your rig: 2013 X79 BUILD 2GA-X79S-UP5-WIFI | i7 3930K | GeForce GT 640 and can you share your efi folder if so? I have the same setup except for GTX 980
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    Successful MacOS High Sierra 10.13.3 installation on GA-X79-UP4 +i7 3820+Radeon 5450

    Thank you for your reply. I have attached my EFI folder and provided the screenshots as requested
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    Successful MacOS High Sierra 10.13.3 installation on GA-X79-UP4 +i7 3820+Radeon 5450

    Thanks for your reply, i've updated my signature to include my specs. For the record, it is GA-X79S-UP5-Wifi. i7-3930k, GTX 980. My issue is that i can't complete the install successfully, i get a MACH_REBOOT and a panic about AppleACPIplatform. With another set of files, I was able to start the...
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    Before You Install Audio - Desktop/Realtek/AppleHDA [Guide]

    thanks for your help, as always, to confirm, I use customized SSDTs and no custom DSDTs. you're saying that, in my scenario, ACPI patches should still work?
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    Before You Install Audio - Desktop/Realtek/AppleHDA [Guide]

    Can I perform an ACPI patch for HDEF to HDAS if I only use SSDTs?
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    No Sound - Realtek ALC AppleHDA [Guide]

    After installing cloverALC with ssdt_hdef-1-x99-alza and the 10.11+ edit for config-audio_cloverALC-x99.plist, audio devices appear in sound prefpane but no audio comes out. I7-6800k Asus X99-A/USB 3.1 with bios 3701 GTX 1070 here are attached files. Thank you!
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