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Guide: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 with ATI 6870 - Clean ML/Lion Install

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Re: Guide: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 with ATI 6870 - Clean Lion Install

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dsmturbo said:
I am not too sure what that means, sorry a real noob here.
I was posting a message to this build thread for general information, not in response to your post(s). Your problems are solved by following the instructions on the first post of this thread.
If I offended you, I apologize
 

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Re: Guide: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 with ATI 6870 - Clean Lion Install

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I am going to do my first hackintosh with the z68 motherboard and core i5-2500k. I want to install os lion but am confused as to if i need a mac or hackintosh already to do this install? Thank you for your help
You need to either have access to a Mac (a friend's? school?) to download the Install Lion app using the tonymacx86 UniBeast Installation Guide or tonymacx86's Simplest Mac OS X Installation Guide.
 
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Re: Guide: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 with ATI 6870 - Clean Lion Install

Since my build is going to be almost identical to yours im studying this guide so i can do this perfect, Im confused at,

"After reboot, put the rBoot DVD back in (or boot to UniBeast Drive)"

If I boot into my unibeast install USB how can I boot into the OS with it?

Because the next step is,

Hover over your new OSX install and then hit enter

Simply can I just after the reboot from installation, pop in iboot and boot that way, what im not understanding is how you can boot the OSX with just the Unibeast USB?
 
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Re: Guide: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 with ATI 6870 - Clean Lion Install

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Hi Gordo 74
Hav you tried the new UEFI bios U1h (rev 1.0 and rev 1.3)
http://www.gigabyte.eu/products/product ... =3973#bios
I took the plunge and applied the UEFI U1h.

Unless you have a machine with dual boot to windows and are running a 32-bit version, you'll need to create a bootable usb with something like windows 98, since you must use the utility FLASHEFI.EXE that comes with the bios upgrade.
In addition, there appears to be no turning back once you upgrade. I tried to re-flash the bios with F12 (which I had previously), and got an error whether I tried with the flash utility or from the flash option in the bios.

The old dsdt.aml I used for the F12 bios version now caused kp (not unexpected). Had to delete it from terminal mode, boot with rboot and build a new dsdt.aml with DSDTSE from evo. Rather than apply audio patches, I used MB and selected ALC88xxHDA, AppleHDA Rollback, and non-DSDT HDAenabler for ALC892.
 
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Re: Guide: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 with ATI 6870 - Clean Lion Install

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Since my build is going to be almost identical to yours im studying this guide so i can do this perfect, Im confused at,

"After reboot, put the rBoot DVD back in (or boot to UniBeast Drive)"

If I boot into my unibeast install USB how can I boot into the OS with it?

Because the next step is,

Hover over your new OSX install and then hit enter

Simply can I just after the reboot from installation, pop in iboot and boot that way, what im not understanding is how you can boot the OSX with just the Unibeast USB?
Whether you use the bootstrap on rBoot or Unibeast, you have the option to select a different volume to boot from. "Hover" over the new OSX is the same as highlighting it with the right or left arrow keys. Once highlighted, hit the Enter key to continue booting from the selected volume.
 
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Re: Guide: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 with ATI 6870 - Clean Lion Install

ghorwith said:
boathouse said:
Since my build is going to be almost identical to yours im studying this guide so i can do this perfect, Im confused at,

"After reboot, put the rBoot DVD back in (or boot to UniBeast Drive)"

If I boot into my unibeast install USB how can I boot into the OS with it?

Because the next step is,

Hover over your new OSX install and then hit enter

Simply can I just after the reboot from installation, pop in iboot and boot that way, what im not understanding is how you can boot the OSX with just the Unibeast USB?
Whether you use the bootstrap on rBoot or Unibeast, you have the option to select a different volume to boot from. "Hover" over the new OSX is the same as highlighting it with the right or left arrow keys. Once highlighted, hit the Enter key to continue booting from the selected volume.
So you are saying unibeast adds a bootloader to the install usb??

because I plan on just using diskutility restore button to put the lion.dmg to my usb

theres no way to boot after the lion install with just the install usb..?
 
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Re: Guide: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 with ATI 6870 - Clean Lion Install

boathouse said:
ghorwith said:
boathouse said:
Since my build is going to be almost identical to yours im studying this guide so i can do this perfect, Im confused at,

"After reboot, put the rBoot DVD back in (or boot to UniBeast Drive)"

If I boot into my unibeast install USB how can I boot into the OS with it?

Because the next step is,

Hover over your new OSX install and then hit enter

Simply can I just after the reboot from installation, pop in iboot and boot that way, what im not understanding is how you can boot the OSX with just the Unibeast USB?
Whether you use the bootstrap on rBoot or Unibeast, you have the option to select a different volume to boot from. "Hover" over the new OSX is the same as highlighting it with the right or left arrow keys. Once highlighted, hit the Enter key to continue booting from the selected volume.
So you are saying unibeast adds a bootloader to the install usb??

because I plan on just using diskutility restore button to put the lion.dmg to my usb

theres no way to boot after the lion install with just the install usb..?
Yes, of course. The USB is formatted with a MBR. When you use unibeast to create a usb to install OS X, Chimera is copied to the usb and that's what bootstraps the installation of OS X. Without that (or some similar bootstrap program), a PC can't install OS X.
Just using the disk utility to restore the lion.dmg to the usb will not work. That's why TonyMac, MacMan and crew created Unibeast.
 
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Re: Guide: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 with ATI 6870 - Clean Lion Install

ghorwith said:
Yes, of course. The USB is formatted with a MBR. When you use unibeast to create a usb to install OS X, Chimera is copied to the usb and that's what bootstraps the installation of OS X. Without that (or some similar bootstrap program), a PC can't install OS X.
Just using the disk utility to restore the lion.dmg to the usb will not work. That's why TonyMac, MacMan and crew created Unibeast.
Thank you soooooo much for clearing that up, I was wondering why no one was just using the restore thing like i thought you could.

I need to borrow my friends snow leopard so I can install that first with i boot, then use unibeast to create the chimera+bootable lion usb. then clean install from there !?
 
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boathouse said:
ghorwith said:
Yes, of course. The USB is formatted with a MBR. When you use unibeast to create a usb to install OS X, Chimera is copied to the usb and that's what bootstraps the installation of OS X. Without that (or some similar bootstrap program), a PC can't install OS X.
Just using the disk utility to restore the lion.dmg to the usb will not work. That's why TonyMac, MacMan and crew created Unibeast.
Thank you soooooo much for clearing that up, I was wondering why no one was just using the restore thing like i thought you could.

I need to borrow my friends snow leopard so I can install that first with i boot, then use unibeast to create the chimera+bootable lion usb. then clean install from there !?
If you're starting from scratch, there's no need to start with SL. Assuming you have a) purchased lion, and have access to a computer with SL or Lion already running, download 10.7.4 and use Unibeast to create the usb installer.
 
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