1. gabi256

    SATA drives not detected at all

    Hello, I am trying to install macOS Catalina and no matter what I do, Disk Utility (I've also verified with diskutil list in Terminal) does not detect any SATA drives. AHCI is enabled in the BIOS. I followed the Dortania OpenCore Install Guide. I tried: - a lot of kexts (SATA-Unsupported...
  2. Nader70

    HDD (SATA) Unpluged in Bigsur

    I use SSD in main bay and use HDD (SATA) in dvd-driver bay. I just use CtlnaAHCIPort.kext. (HDD is samsung from 2015) I disabled "put hdd on sleep on any situation" I used command line "sudo pmset -c spindown 0" Prolem : After doing all above, when it is not in use, it will un-plug...
  3. miliuco

    AHCI Changes in Big Sur: Generic AHCI Controller and SATA Hot Plug

    Big Sur has removed the AppleIntelPchSeriesAHCI class in AppleAHCIPort.kext so the Intel family AHCI drivers are no longer recognized as such and are shown as generic. Some users dislike seeing the Intel driver for a certain family come out as generic although this is a purely cosmetic issue...
  4. code4power

    doesn't see my internal SATA interface, on external USB my macOS works perfectly.

    Hello guys! it doesn't see my internal SATA interface, on external USB my macOS works perfectly. Can you help me please, how to fix this error, what I did wrong?
  5. sergi.color

    Motherboard with 10 SATA ports?

    Hi all, First time I write, although I have been a follower of this forum for a few months already. Thanks to all the advice here so far. Sorry if this question is repeated, I have searched but found it nowhere answered. Also the buyer's guide didn't help me on that: Is there a motherboard...
  6. aviwad

    Catalina installer can't find SSD in laptop

    Hello all! First post here. Sorry if something is wrong. My laptop (Acer Swift 3, 14-51), is generally working I think, because besides the Wi-Fi chip not working in macOS, everything else was supposed to work, but the installer cannot find my SSD! I created a Catalina installer using...
  7. stevenmunro

    << Solved >> Unable to detect other internal sata drives

    Hello I'm attempting to install Catalina on my HP Z240 workstation. ( So far I have been fairly successful, installed on NVMe drive, with Clover 5103. Boots fine, got sound, running an RX580 with dual displays. Happy as. But, I connected...
  8. joaopastor

    Gigabyte x58a bios - can't boot clover from disk

    Hi there, I've successfully installed my Mac Pro 5.1 with UniBeast. I can boot it successfully from USB drive, but I can't get it to boot from the hard drive. I have installed Clover in the HD EFI folder. My approach was, rather than run Multibeast, clone the USB EFI folder to the HD EFI...
  9. Jesperitto

    SATA with preinstalled Mac OS on a NUC?

    Hi all, first time poster. I have an OWC SATA SSD previously used as the only hard drive on a 2011 Macbook pro. The Macbook no longer works due to GPU issues, but the SSD still works, usable on my 2012 Mac Pro tower. If I were to buy a NUC and use the SATA SSD as my hard drive, would it just...
  10. Vanchanto

    Mojave boots on SSD using USB port, but boot fails with same SSD on SATA

    This is my first Hackintosh project, and I was getting pretty far (steep learning curve though!!) But now I have been trying to solve the following problem for the past week and would really appreciate any tips that could lead a solution. After much trial-and-error, I successfully installed OSX...
  11. freesby

    NVMe vs SATA M.2 2280 SSD Mojave

    I was thinking about getting a 1TB SSD for my laptop. The question is what's better for Mojave, SATA or Nvme? What are the pros and cons?
  12. raultaboraz

    [Solved] stuck 4 minutes at Gigabyte bios screen

    Hi all, I have a strange problem when I turn on my hackintosh. I am stuck about 4 minutes at this screen before showing Clover. Since now my Sierra build was absolutely perfect. I had sleep / wake up, cpu states, audio after sleep, NvMe full speed and it was perfect. If I wait these 4...
  13. AaronVey22

    [HELP] SSD not booting

    So, my Toshiba Satellite C650-06E will not boot from my SSD when i have clover installed on it. It will just completely skip booting from my SSD and go to NetBoot. So i have to insert my USB drive, which REALLY annoys me. also my ssd is formatted as gpt with apfs
  14. Nyak

    Architecture Couldn’t Be Recognized (PMC_BOOT_42 = 0x00000013)

    I’m doing a fresh install on new NAND M.2 drive, running on the Rehabman branch of Clover v2.4k r4444 due to a previous kernel cache error I just resolved. Another post indicated disabling SATA in the peripherals tab of my BIOS would solve the problem, but it just resulted in a different cause...
  15. Bz16

    [Solved?] i5-8400 on H310 M-ITX: Advices appreciated on First Build

    Hi, I decided that I will try to build a medium-duty machine (no gaming/intensive job/OC) that can fit into a Mac Mini enclosure to replace my veteran mid-11 MBA. Let's not talk about Mac Mini enclosure for a while (cooling is rather hard XD) but the key components themselves. I will use this...
  16. sluisga

    USB SSD install not working when moved to SATA port

    Hi I managed to install a working High Sierra install using an SSD drive connected by USB. When I moved the SSD to the SATA port to run the system faster, the drive is visible in the BIOS and even loads the clover boot loader, however once loading after a while the apple boot logo changes to a...
  17. charlesbelisle

    [SOLVED] Internal SATA HDD sometimes not recognized by Disk Utility

    Hi, I'm on Sierra 10.12.6 and am pretty much impressed by the capabilities of a Hackintosh. I have a major problem though : my second drive (HDD 4 TB WD Black) is some times recognized by the OS / Disk Utility, but sometimes it isn't.. When it's connected, it often disconnect itself all by...
  18. dreamtuned

    Internal Sata Drives Not Recognized After Installation

    I did fresh install of Sierra 10.12.6 yesterday and now my internal drives are not recognized, they are Sata 2 and Sata 3 connected. A friend of mine came by and adviced me to disable all boot priorities in BIOS except the first two. Could this be the problem? All was fine previously on 10.12.6...
  19. Ilikecheese789

    Prohibited symbol and corrupt text

    Ok so i recently learned about hackintoshes and decided to make one myself. Here's the problem... When i first tried installing MacOS (after activating USB injection and ownership) i got a ''prohibited logo appearing''. Did a bit of research (correct me if im wrong) but apparently that can be...
  20. falls

    USB External - Mac freezes on multi file copies from SATA to USB

    Hey, So my hackintosh completely freezes if I copy gigs of files or a few files from an internal SATA to an external USB drive. I notice if it's like 20 small pictures, no prob but if it's a bigger file or a lot of files it freezes the whole mac. No spinning ball... just nothing moves, time...