root device

  1. Aprian0413

    "Still waiting for root device" Asus A455LN

    Hello, i'm trying to install 10.12 on my laptop using a flash drive, but it always end up like attached image, i did the USBBusFix, setting the legacy USB (the flag as well), copied USBInjectAll kext to EFI/Clover/Extension/Other and 10.12, but every single time after the "++++++++++++" the...
  2. itsmeemikee

    No longer able to boot. Circle with line through at boot.

    I'm unable to boot to a previously working hackintosh build running El Capitan. I installed it using clover. When I attempt to boot, verbose mode ends with "still waiting for root device" and a white circle with a line through it; Looks like a cancel sign. I tried using the installer USB to boot...
  3. Dargenfire

    Sierra Installation stuck - "Still waiting for root device"

    Hey guys. I was bored the other day and decided to try to get Sierra running on an old PC i hardly used anymore. Specs: CPU: i5-750 (Lynnfield lga 1136) Mobo: Intel DP55WG RAM: 8GB (4GBx2) Patriot G2 Series 1333MHz GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 512MB I made the bootable USB, plugged in a spare...
  4. Perkz123456789

    Still waiting on Root Device

    So I was following TechFire's dual boot Mac and Windows tutorial, and while installing OS X El Capitan, I stumbled across the error: Still waiting on Root Device It will then say something like Backtrace xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx, and then go back to the root device thing. Any help...
  5. MarkSprain

    Still waiting for root device - macOS Sierra

    Hey guys, I urgently require help. Case: I created a Sierra-Bootstick (finished .raw file, burnt to USB-Stick) I booted from this USB-Stick. Selected Sierra Install In verbose mode it stops at still waiting for root device Tried steps to solve: Try different USB-Port Use a SATA-Drive Another...
  6. hitz2000

    Stuck at "Still waiting for root device" error

    I am trying to do a fresh install of 10.10 and I have tried many different bootflags and keep getting stuck at "Still waiting for root device". I followed the buyer's guide for the customac socket 2011 guide, and don't understand why I cant get past this. UPDATE: I got the USB to mount to the...
  7. Leiprox

    Still waiting for root device (WHY!?!?!)

    Hi, So I have been trying to install OS X Snow Leopard on my Intel-based Dell XPS 420. Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4Ghz 2GB 667Mhz RAM AMD Radeon HD 4xxx (probably 4850) 750GB HDD I have tried the boot flags all at once: -v -x PCIRootUID=1 GraphicsEnabler=No I don't know what I am doing wrong...
  8. shepworth

    Still Waiting For Root Device - (after Yosemite Installation)

    Hi all, I've searched the forums but can't seem to find the same issues. Here's my setup 2*SSD Samsung Evo 840 250Gb 4*3TB Drives split into two 6TB raid 0 arrays. Geforce GTX770OC 4GB Gigabyte z87X-UD5-H 32GB Corsair Ram Eizo CG277 27" Monitor attached via Display Port (also has USB hub)...
  9. MIcahTautkus

    "Still waiting for accelerator to start..." and "Still waiting for root device..."

    Hey guys, I researched this problem online and on these forums with little success, so I'm posting my own thread. This thread is also under Post Installation\Graphics, but I have also placed it here because I am not entirely sure that this is a graphics problem only. Recently I began using a...
  10. PicardsEnkel2

    Waiting for root device - GA-Z87N-WIFI

    Hi @all! I just bought my first hackintosh components which I put together today. But, first of all, the components I used: GA-Z87N-WIFI Intel Core i3-4360 No Graphics Card SATA Harddrive, 500 GB 8 GB of RAM. I bought this components because of the buyers guide and the forum posts pointing...
  11. pmpetros

    still waiting for a still waiting for root device error

    So I have been everywhere in search for a solution to the "still waiting for root device" error. from all the pre boot commands the internet can come up with. the the mystery fix from here...
  12. demiankz

    New Build/Installation, Hangs on "Still Waiting for Boot Device

    GA-X79S-UP5-Wifi Intel Core i7-3930K GTX 680 32GB Vengeance series ram more or less the most recent Socket build I'm using the Unibeast/USB method to do a fresh install of Mountain Lion recently dl from Apple. I've tried the following and each time I hang on "Still waiting for root device"...
  13. punktilend

    gigabyte ga-z77x-up4th

    Hey guys, I have a gigabyte ga-z77x-up4th that I am trying to just have Unibeast boot up onto so I can configure it and run a raid of SSD's. When I load it I either get the circle with a slash or if I run -v before it stalls out and get a message Still Waiting For Root Device. I have tried...
  14. SenorDickWiches

    Fusion Drive Creation Issue - Gigabyte UP5-TH

    Following this guide: http://www.tonymacx86.com/mountain-lion-desktop-guides/79406-guide-fusion-drive-using-tonymacx86-tools-chimera.html#post492275 I've got a Gigabyte UP5-TH mobo, 660TI, Samsung 840 SSD, 3TB Seagate HDD, and a 500GB WD (my starting drive which i clone from). I get the...
  15. jamesdean

    ML 1.8.2 Install on ASUS Z77 "Still waiting for root device"

    Hey guys. First of all i wanted to thank you all. I managed to install SL10.6.8 on my ASUS P8Z77-M Pro board with the i5-3570k Quad Processor. But i want to use ML 1.8.2 because of various features like Mission Control and native Ivy Bridge support. I tried to install it with UniBeast but get...
  16. DaddyM

    Installation problem: Mountain Lion 10.8 on Asus B75 Board

    Dear colleagues! I am trying to install Mountain Lion on ASUS P8B75-M LX with CPU: i3 2105 and Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000. UEFI, SATA mode: AHCI 1 SATA HDD 160 GB plugged into 3GB SATA switch 1 (numbering starts from 1 on this board). Mountain Lion retail + Unibeast method...
  17. derhelle

    Still waiting for root device

    Hello everyone I got this error by booting from a unibeast stick with mountain lion. Has some one got a solution for that?
  18. bpavlakis

    Still waiting for root device, Prohibited sign

    SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP ME OUT! I have been trying to install Mountain Lion on my Samsung Laptop and i have run into many dead ends. Either i get still waiting for root device or there is a prohibited circle sign with the apple logo when i try to boot into the installer. I havent even installed...
  19. gregvitale

    Still waiting for root device UD5H

    Lets start off with my setup motherboard - Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H CPU - Intel Core i7-3770K Quad-Core HDD - 1 SanDisk Extreme SSD 120 GB SATA 6.0 Gb-s2.5-Inch Solid State Drive SDSSDX-120G-G25 - 2 Western Digital Caviar Black 2 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Internal Desktop...
  20. jheulot

    GA-Z77X-UP4,i7-3770K,GTX 670 - Error "Still Waiting for root device"

    GA-Z77X-UP4,i7-3770K,GTX 670 - Multibeats Error Hi, at first excuse me for my english, I use 1.5.3 and Unibeats montain lion My error is "Still Waiting for root device" :banghead: my bios is set to AHCI and SMART AUTO to solve my problem I tried: PCIRootUID=0 GraphicsEnable=No arch=I386 -v...
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