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  1. whodiini

    El Capitan on HP Mediasmart EX490

    Can you expand step by step how you did it? I would like to update to Mojave, as El Capitan is a bit out of date.
  2. whodiini

    Install Mavericks (+ server) on HP Mediasmart EX490

    See El Capitan thread I created for install instructions. I found Yosemite install flaky and the instructions here not correct. (had to add drop DDST and generate CPU states.) But El Capitan is much more stable, so I would skip Yosemite and go straight to El Capitan. Sierra UniBeast crashed...
  3. whodiini

    El Capitan on HP Mediasmart EX490

    After running 10.8 for a few years, its now a bit out of date, so I hunkered down over memorial day and worked to get a more up to date system running on this old but nice box. Since I owe a debt of gratitude for the various guides, here is the result of a lot of hard work First, I tried to...
  4. whodiini

    cannot boot GPT error

    I am trying to boot into my HPMediaserver 495. I installed the Lion OS from a macmini onto a 2 TB external drive, then booted into the external drive, updated to 10.7.2 and then installed easybeast with Ln2lnx realtec ethernet drivers. When i reboot, it hangs and the second reboot boots up...
  5. whodiini

    Lion Server on an HP Mediasmart EX485

    ok finally got a KVM and looked at the boot screen boot0:GPT boot0: test boot0: test boot0:GPT boot0: test boot0: test boot0: error Any idea what is happening? It doesnt seem to be able to boot. The drive was set up with easy beast and lion.
  6. whodiini

    Lion Server on an HP Mediasmart EX485

    Thanks that helps. How did you modify the bios without a KVM? And what did you modify in the bios? I searched the forum and couldnt find what bios settings need to be changed. I think that is my problem as I didnt change the bios settings.
  7. whodiini

    Lion Server on an HP Mediasmart EX485

    Can be specific what you did? e.g. 1) Using mac mini (or whatever PC) installed lion onto hard disk via USB (not lion server??) 2) Rebooted into hard disk and set screen sharing, updated system 3) installed multibeast using easybeast and ethernet (which one???) 4) Rebooted and verified it was...
  8. whodiini

    Lion Server on an HP Mediasmart EX485

    Hmm. I started with a new hard drive. Did you use use a cable to change bios settings or did you do it "blind" with a standard EX490? THX
  9. whodiini

    Lion Server on an HP Mediasmart EX485

    I tried on an CPU upgraded ex490 (E6500 CPU) and failed. Installed Lion, then easybeast w/ Realtek 2.06 drivers using a macmini with lion installed (hard disk thru USB) . After reboot, the mac mini doesnt restart after installing easybeast, just hangs. restart, set screen and file sharing, auto...
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