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[Guide] Installing macOS Mojave (10.14.2) on Intel NUCi5BEH using Clover UEFI

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I am trying to connect the nuc to the apple thunderbolt monitor using the Apple adapter.
Obviously using my MacBook pro 2016 it works but for some reason, the nuc doesn't like the Thunderbolt 3 to DP adapter.
I tried other adapters in the Thunderbolt 3 ports and they all work (not as hot-swap only if plugged in before turning on the machine), only the apple one does not.
Any idea?
 
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How do you add the MBR to the drive once you have installed?
 
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How do you add the MBR to the drive once you have installed?
So just to double check, you have been able to install the system and was running properly, then you shut down the machine removed the USB drive tried to boot up and the system it's stuck to the apple logo correct?
 
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Used the clover config made some changes but still same can't install Mojave.
try to use this config

Make sure also that all the settings on the bios are as mentioned in the first post
 
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Nope, I got a BIOS message that there was no bootable drive. Put my thumbdrive back in, booted to Clover and everything works great.

I tried running Multibeast to resolve the issue and it looks like it installed Clover to my drive but it installed an older version. I think I need to manually install Clover to the harddrive as per this thread.
 
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Nope, I got a BIOS message that there was no bootable drive. Put my thumbdrive back in, booted to Clover and everything works great.

I tried running Multibeast to resolve the issue and it looks like it installed Clover to my drive but it installed an older version. I think I need to manually install Clover to the hard drive as per this thread.
If you follow the steps on the first post and install the pen drive as instructed it will be fine.
Make sure to download the latest version of clover and once installed on the pen drive replace the EFI folder.
You can find all the links at my post.
 
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Clover 4950 + 10.14.5 with EFIs from here https://github.com/dongyubin/nuc8i5beh/tree/master/4950EFI/CLOVER

Tried on BIOS 0071, finished installation without any issue, but my unit could not sleep properly, wake up immediately after sleep.

I tried re-patching ACPI as described in OP, but my bluetooth was no longer recognized (native apple card, WiFi through M.2 adapter, BT via internal USB header).

Thinking about issue about ACPI patches and USB mapping, any suggestion about how to troubleshoot?

BTW, should I manually add RTC patches after I got the config by running the script?
 
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Clover 4950 + 10.14.5 with EFIs from here https://github.com/dongyubin/nuc8i5beh/tree/master/4950EFI/CLOVER

Tried on BIOS 0071, finished installation without any issue, but my unit could not sleep properly, wake up immediately after sleep.

I tried re-patching ACPI as described in OP, but my bluetooth was no longer recognized (native apple card, WiFi through M.2 adapter, BT via internal USB header).

Thinking about issue about ACPI patches and USB mapping, any suggestion about how to troubleshoot?

BTW, should I manually add RTC patches after I got the config by running the script?
BTW, should I manually add RTC patches after I got the config by running the script?
Yes give it a try and see if it helps.
The system works perfectly for me, the only difference I can see right now is the ssd but it should cause that many problems
 
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To new users trying to load Mojave on an NUC8x please be aware this guide is no longer being maintained.
With recent bios updates being pushed out by Intel above version 56 as well as updates by Apple to Mojave beyond 14.2 the guide has become outdated and no longer works as is.

Two things additional things are needed at a minimum to be able to reach the Mojave install window.

1. An updated version of the Clover bootloader must be installed, I suggest version 4290 or higher, although slightly older versions will probably work but have not been tested. Rehabman’s version available through the terminal commands in his original guide on Github will cause the installer to halt.

2. An updated config.plist containing an ACPI/DSDT/Patch for an RTC issue that will also cause the installer to stall if your bios is a version higher than 56

***Some users are also apparently unaware that their Samsung 970 EVO plus SSD will also cause install failure if the firmware is not updated first. Visit the Samsung Website for instructions on how to create a bootable USB drive for firmware updates.

The attached EFI folder has all of the above as well as some fixes for onboard Audio and USB C functionality.

If you decide to use it it’s as simple as creating a bootable USB drive using UniBeast and then replacing the EFI folder with the attached.

Once Mojave install is complete and you have then installed an updated version of Clover to your hard drive replace the EFI folder on your hard drive with the same attached folder should finish the job. Afterwards I highly suggest you use Clover Configurator to create a unique serial number (although “continuity” is not an issue unless you have gone the route of adding a Wireless/ Bluetooth card in the one available M2 slot with the appropriate adapter mentioned in various NUC posts). Cheers
 

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