I removed it from the other thread. I finally managed to get it working. While I did the clover install on the USB drive when I was doing the initial Sierra upgrade, I forgot to install Clover the actual HD afterwards.
So after my last fiasco with just getting the grey screen and spinning ball, I followed some instructions and removed all the 10.x folders in the kexts folder. This let me boot from OS X Install, where the installation completed successfully.
After install, I am getting a kernel panic...
The only change I made was DELETING all the 10.x folders except the Other folder (which only contained facesmc.kext). THIS FINALLY WORKED!!!!!!
No idea why having all the 10.X folders was screwing it up!!!
Finally it's installing!!!
I put the kexts in the other folder as well (they're in both places). No difference.
When booting the installer in verbose mode:
I get the usual Sound Assertion in AppleHDADriver
Then it says:
Wed Sep 30 iMac.local com.apple.xpc.launchd (org.ntp.sntp.117) <Warning>: Service exited with...
I have been unable to boot the El Capitan installer. I am upgrading from Yosemite using the app store app. I have put the kexts (fakesmc, powernull) in the 10.11 folder, I've made the adjustments to config.plist to include the booterconfig, and csractiveconfig under rtvariables. When I...
So I completed the steps listed, and when I boot OS X Install, I only get to a grey screen with spinning ball.
I have put the FakeSMC in the kexts folder on EFI partition, and added the arguments to config.plist.
Can't figure out why it's doing it? Using clover 3270. Upgrading from Yosemite.