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I don't often blow my own trumpet, but I feel the need!
I'm in my 70's, I HATE change and panic if I think I have to change my routine.
So I'm over the moon that I managed to master Opencore and install Big Sur (though it took me all morning)

Total respect to the people that created that Opencore documentation, excellent, and also to the people that created the tools etc for us to create all the required files/bits/bobs.
The last couple of days reminds me of when I started out on the OSX86 road a long time ago, Leopard I think it was, felt quite a pioneer then :)

There! time for my cocoa and carpet slippers again.
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I switched to OpenCore too for Big Sur. Failed multiple times over a week, until I finally got it.

I can imagine the feeling.

I started with Leopard too, and back then I had no clue as to what I was doing. Coming from Windows, all the Mac stuff made no sense to me but I kept at it for days following one guide after another. Until one night, around 3am, I saw that most beautiful sight: the mac intro (that purple galaxy intro with "welcome" written in multiple languages). And since then it has been a hack all the way.
 
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Excellent, Hackintosh is fun and good for learning. good job man..
 
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Never tried a beta before. I snatched an EFi from a post with similar hardware and did a normal (OC) usb install from the guide. After that I was up and tweaking my new install in no time. I am reading OC guide now to understand things. I don't know/care if that's cheating or just being wise but it saved me a lot of prebuild time. I'm up in age too Gothic and this hobby is nice way to stay sharp. Thanks to all who make OC, the other tools, users who post their EFI's/tips and keep this site humming along. I'v given back where I could.
 
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I don't often blow my own trumpet, but I feel the need!
I'm in my 70's, I HATE change and panic if I think I have to change my routine.
So I'm over the moon that I managed to master Opencore and install Big Sur (though it took me all morning)

Total respect to the people that created that Opencore documentation, excellent, and also to the people that created the tools etc for us to create all the required files/bits/bobs.
The last couple of days reminds me of when I started out on the OSX86 road a long time ago, Leopard I think it was, felt quite a pioneer then :)

There! time for my cocoa and carpet slippers again.View attachment 486951
Absolutely marvelous!!! Love reading posts like this, the reason? I am also a member of the old fogeys club that can show these tech youngsters a thing or two :lol:. Well done on your achievement Sir, I noticed the common denominator here, we all near enough started our OS X journey with Snow Leopard and now look at where we are, moving from Chameleon to Clover and now to OpenCore. For me that was a feat in it self and as an old codger, it gives me a sense of pride that I can still squeeze the old grey matter for a little bit longer.:clap:
 
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To all fellow fossils on this board, I feel great in your company, enjoying technical challenges as much as you do. Generally hacking keeps me busy and out of mischief, in addition it keeps boredom at bay and grey matter agile. :)

Greetings Henties
 
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To all fellow fossils on this board, I feel great in your company, enjoying technical challenges as much as you do. Generally hacking keeps me busy and out of mischief, in addition it keeps boredom at bay and grey matter agile. :)

Greetings Henties
Wellcome to the Fossil Club my friend your membership documentation is in the post. :lol:
 
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Good on you, Gothic! Another Fossil club member about to enter his 8th decade here. Shut down the university's IBM360 in the late '60's and hacked it to get 60 seconds of CPU time on a 5 second job card; patched my Apple II OS to improve it in the late 70's - hey, they gave you an assembly language listing of it; and haven't stopped hacking since. Those were the days. Getting OpenCore working was a brain enhancing experience as the Vanilla Guide didn't work - had to read the entire OC Configuration Guide and test various config settings. Once OC was working with Catalina the Big Sur install was easy. Change is good. The way I see it, the day I wake up and don't see anything changing is the day I'm no longer alive.
 
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