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  1. sappdb

    High Sierra to Mojave issue - Now won't boot

    I fixed it. In case anybody comes across a similarly "bricked" machine, the solution I was able to implement involved resetting the BIOS. In order to do this, I "reseated" all the major hardware components (excluding the fans and USB ports) by unplugging them and their connectors to the...
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    High Sierra to Mojave issue - Now won't boot

    Hoping I didn't brick my desktop build. Here are the steps I took. I had a clean working High Sierra build last year. I moved and have been using my Macbook Pro since. I finally got around to setting up the hackintosh again a couple of days ago, well after Mojave was introduced. Apparently...
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    OS X 10.11.1 Update

    I updated via App Store before the Nvidia web drivers were updated. After installing new web drivers, I was only able to boot via nv_disable=1, but still had graphics issues. This resolved it.
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    Broke my 4K newbie build. Need help

    Posting this from the build mentioned above. Not sure exactly how, but I was able to boot into the installer using the default and nv_disable=1 to sidestep the GPU, format, and reinstall.
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    Broke my 4K newbie build. Need help

    OK, I made some progress. I flashed the BIOS to the newest version and followed the BIOS settings on here. One of the steps removed the nvda boot arg allowing the boot sequence to pass the ++++++++... error. I believe "Set the Initial Display Output to IGFX" and/or flashing bios removed the...
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    Broke my 4K newbie build. Need help

    I would have done this if I could boot to USB. This is why I asked if I should flash the BIOS.
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    Broke my 4K newbie build. Need help

    Yes, I successfully installed El Capitan using the general guide. I did not troubleshoot the typical issues, like audio after sleep, but it was running and booted with no issues. At first, my bootable drive couldn't find the /Systems/Library/Kernels/Kernel so I reformatted and reinstalled via...
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    Broke my 4K newbie build. Need help

    I cannot access any of the 3 boot drives, with any of the boot options. I have tried almost all combinations of boot options, boot flags, etc. but it still reboots. It won't boot from the USB even if there is no SSD plugged in and the only boot sequence listed is the USB. All boot drives...
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    Broke my 4K newbie build. Need help

    I have the option to boot to the recovery, but it doesn't boot. It get's stuck in a restart loop directly after this error: OsxAptioFixDrv: Starting overrides for com.apple.recovery.boot\boot.efi Using reloc block: no, hibernate wake: no Using Safe Mode ERROR!!! Recovery Image verification fail...
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    Broke my 4K newbie build. Need help

    Mobo: GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 CPU: i7-4790K Mem: G Skill Ripjaw X 16GB DDR3-1866MHz SSD: Crucial MX200 250GB GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 SC Wireless: Apple Broadcom BCM94360CD Keyboard: Logitech K750 Mouse: Apple Trackpad Clover config: Mac Pro 3,1 Yosemite on Chimera ran well at 1080p. I only ran into...
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