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Chimera has been updated to version 4.0 with support for OS X Yosemite. Chimera is recommended for all users, and will be included by default in the next MultiBeast and UniBeast releases.

Chimera v4.0 Changes:
  • Based on Chimera v3.0.1 with lzvn support from Chameleon 2.2 r2400.
  • Added general OS X Yosemite fixes by viv xix
  • Added OS X Yosemite reboot loop fix by Piker Alpha
  • Added additional OS X Yosemite fixes
Chimera is an official branch of the Chameleon open-source bootloader project.

We all owe a great deal of gratitude to Piker Alpha, who came up with the lzvn compression code, a fix for Yosemite reboot loop, and more. Chameleon LZVN decompression routine by MinusZwei "C Conversion" based on works from Piker Alpha and AnV Software (Andy Vandijck).

A standalone installer including updated themes for Yosemite is now available at tonymacx86.com/downloads. To update from any earlier version of Chimera, simply run the .pkg and reboot. For bug reporting, feature requests, and general feedback please use the Chimera Forum.

Related:
Chimera 3.0 Update
Chimera HD Graphics Bootflags: IGPEnabler, IGPlatformID, and IGPDeviceID
How to Use HDAEnabler module with Chimera
Chimera 2.2 Update
Chimera 2.1 Now Available
Chimera 2.0 Now Available
Chimera 1.11.1 Update

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Article: Chimera 4.0 Update

I'm assuming that the focus on any potential future OS X release is just in the event Apple announces such a release, and that this is fine to install on Mavericks?
 

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Article: Chimera 4.0 Update

I'm assuming that the focus on any potential future OS X release is just in the event Apple announces such a release, and that this is fine to install on Mavericks?
This release is backwards compatible, I'm running it on my main hack which is running Mavericks.
 
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I hope this doesn't violate the terms and excuse me if it does but is this update coinciding with the new beta or just pre-released for Thursday?
 

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Article: Chimera 4.0 Update

I hope this doesn't violate the terms and excuse me if it does but is this update coinciding with the new beta or just pre-released for Thursday?
Hurry up and wait and see. :thumbup:
 

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Article: Chimera 4.0 Update

I hope this doesn't violate the terms and excuse me if it does but is this update coinciding with the new beta or just pre-released for Thursday?
This release is to support Yosemite whenever it gets officially released.
 
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