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  1. Nald0z

    Update Directly to macOS Big Sur

    Late to the Big Sur party, but just completed successful upgrade from Catalina (Clover) to Big Sur (OC 0.6.6) My process was as follows: * Create OC EFI folder (Kexts, ACPI, config.plist, etc) using Kaby Lake Guide * Delete Clover EFI on my Catalina installer USB, replace with new OC EFI...
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    SSDTs or no SSDTs, that is the question

    Success!!! Thanks again
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    SSDTs or no SSDTs, that is the question

    Meh, just ended up enabling SSDT-PLUG and SSDT-EC-USBX as recommended in the Kaby Lake guide. Can't hurt. Going to do a CCC backup, and go for it w/ the Big Sur upgrade.
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    SSDTs or no SSDTs, that is the question

    If sleep / wake is working, would this still be necessary? Trying to keep things as "vanilla" as possible to make future upgrades simpler.
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    SSDTs or no SSDTs, that is the question

    Getting ready to do a direct upgrade to Big Sur from Catalina. Completed migration from Clover to OC 0.6.6. Everything working as expected. My question is around SSDTs. Currently I do not have any SSDTs in use. Are these required for Big Sur, or if I am running hardware that is natively...
  6. Nald0z

    macOS 10.15.5 Update

    Done! Another successful update. Followed usual process. Update Kexts w/ Hackintool. Created bootable backup w/ CCC. Skipped Clover update (running Clover 5107). Ran update from Apple Software Update. No problems.
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    macOS 10.15.4 Supplemental Update

    Success! Same process as usual. Did not update Clover, running Clover version 5107 Update Kexts Create bootable backup w/ CCC Upgrade via Apple Software update
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    macOS 10.15.4 Update

    Another successful update! But not without incident this time... 1st attempt: Update kexts (Hackintool) Reboot to test kext updates Create Bootable Backup (CCC) Apple Software Update to kick off upgrade Install stuck at Apple Logo, no progress bar, recovered from CCC backup Was running...
  9. Nald0z

    macOS 10.15.3 Update

    When adding Kexts to /EFI/CLOVER/Kexts/Other, I just mount my EFI partition, and copy them into the "Other" folder manually. For this upgrade, I deleted all Hacintosh related kexts from /Library/Extension, and rebuilt cache as instructed in Stork's post.
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    macOS 10.15.3 Update

    It's a pretty vanilla installation, not doing anything special. Using the following Kexts (latest release versions) in /EFI/CLOVER/Kexts/Other: AppleALC, AtherosE2200Ethernet, FakeSMC, Lilu, USBInjectAll, WhateverGreen, XHCI-200-series-injector (not sure if I still need this one??) Here's my...
  11. Nald0z

    macOS 10.15.3 Update

    Another painless upgrade, Thanks again! Same process as usual for the most part. Backup w/ CCC. Update Kexts (WEG, LILU, Apple ALC) in EFI/CLOVER/Kexts/Other. Upgraded Clover to 5102 (TonyMac x86 build). Ran the upgrade from Software Update. Took about 30 minutes for upgrade to complete. Only...
  12. Nald0z

    macOS 10.15.2 Update

    Another smooth upgrade. Thanks again! Steps I used: CCC backup, Updated Lilu, Apple ALC, WEG, Ran update direct from Software Update System Preference. Still running Clover Bootloader 4961.
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    Catalina 10.15.1 Update Doesn't Install and Can't Boot Catalina

    Just ended up re-installing from scratch. 1st time I have taken this step since originally setting up my hackintosh 4-5 years ago, so not a big deal. Had everything backed up. Now I know that my install is clean, no junk kexts, etc.
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    Catalina 10.15.1 Update Doesn't Install and Can't Boot Catalina

    I just updated kexts (WEG, LILU, Apple ALC, Fake SMC) using Hackintool, then rebooted. Computer no longer boots, just Apple logo, progress bar, and then reboots on its own. From Clover boot menu, can I downgrade the kexts if I have the older versions on a USB? For some reason, my back up HD...
  15. Nald0z

    Questions About Updating to Catalina

    Latest WhateverGreen Kext fixed this for me.
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    macOS 10.15 Catalina is Now Available on the Mac App Store

    Just noticed something, not sure if this has been discussed, but Clover EFI backups have been moved to the "Relocated Items\Security" folder. Will Clover back up to this location moving forward??
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    macOS 10.15 Catalina is Now Available on the Mac App Store

    Direct upgrade from Mojave to Catalina using App Store. No issues so far. Took about 30 minutes total, of which about 20 minutes was just a black screen with HDD activity lights blinking. Patience is the key. Only preparations made were the usual create a bootable backup (I use CCC), update...
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    Random crashes as of today? No idea why

    Not sure what / why this started. Nothing has changed today that I know of? Crash report attached. This has happened multiple times today. Mac OS X 10.14.5 CPU: i7 7700 RAM: 32 GB RAM Graphics: Sapphire Vega 56 Main board: Gigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming 5
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    Nvidia Drivers Release for Mojave?

    Are these the Nvidia drivers we have been waiting for? Released today.
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    Tired of waiting for NVidia drivers, RX580 or Vega 56?

    Trying to decide which ATI card to go with, currently have 6GB GTX 1060, wondering if it's really worth the extra 200 for Vega 56 compared to RX580? I do have a Win10 partition for gaming, some recent games, but not hardcore gaming. I have dual 1440p monitors. How quiet are the ATI cards? My...