Just got it running Big Sur 11.3 via OpenCore 0.6.8
AMD Threadripper 3970x
Gigabyte Designare ver 1.0
Sapphire Pulse+ RX5700XT
128GB DDR4 3600
Western Digital 2TB black NVMe SSD
Fenvi T919 for Wifi and BT
Samsung C49G97T Odyssey DQHD 49" curved LCD Display
updated efi with latest...
I switched to OpenCore because
I am known to use beta on my main system ( Windows 98/ME/2000/XP beta tester when you had to be chosen)
The startup feels like apple startup Apple hot keys work
Startup Disk works
Guides for most major desktop chip sets including AMD CPU's,
System fully loads but no display unless in safe mode
I have reinstalled release version
if it is something with my config I could not tell
Time to clone my working system
Found the issue -- WhateverGreen.kext
Beta 2 is working once I took out WEG
I am going to recommend that kexts that are needed to make our systems fully function in macOS Mojave or Catalina be places in the EFI partition only
We place all kexts in EFI Partition/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/other and no longer place them in /System/Library/Extensions - apple can overwrite them or...
I have been using Beta since it was public
Updated my Mojave volume first just to make sure I would not have issues
Installed final to Catalina Beta Volume no issues
Whille the install is in progress it will reboot but no warning it is doing so (not an issue)
Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Pro
Guide on how to update Cover so it works every time.
Note: after Clover builds 2.5 5000, drivers folder layout has changed
Latest Clover release installer package;
USB drive (will be your EFI test partition - I use my Mojave and Catalina Installers USB...
How to get Installer app (not OS installer) to allow a package to be installed
(clover 4972 in this case).
I could not get past not compatible with this version of macOS.
I know there is a way to get the installer app to allow the install anyway but I cant find it.
My solution keep Catalina...
I finally have working
System set as Mac Pro 6,1 (late 2013)
Kexts used Latest releases of Lilu, AppleALC, WhateverGreen,
also IO80211Family for Mojave for WIFI
Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H Motherboard
16GB DDR3-1600 Crucial
Gigabyte nVidia GTX650
Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L ver 2.0 Bios ver FI (newest and last BIOS out for this MB)
CPU Intal Qaud Core Q9550 2.83Ghz (4 threads)
4GB (2 2GB 800Mhz Samsung DIMM's)
Zotac nVidia 8400GS
2 SATA HDD 1TB (Mac OS X GUID) and 500GB - Windows 8 (use the F12 Boot menu to boot windows 8 when...