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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Mobo: GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5
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...