Guide: Update OS X Mavericks to OS X Yosemite Using UniBeast and MultiBeast

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  1. tonymacx86

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    Oct 17, 2014 at 4:12 PM #1
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    Save all of your settings, files, apps, etc... by following this simple guide to upgrade OS X Mavericks to OS X Yosemite.

    1. Boot OS X Mavericks
    2. Remove /Extra/modules/FileNVRAM.dylib if present
    3. Remove /System/Library/Extensions/GenericUSBXHCI.kext if present
    4. Edit /Extra/org.chameleon.Boot.plist to remove the following 2 lines if present:

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    5. Create a bootable USB using UniBeast 5
    6. Boot from USB and install OS X Yosemite over your existing Mavericks installation
    7. Reboot from the USB and choose your existing drive
    8. Run MultiBeast 7 and select the following options, and any system-specific Audio and Network drivers.
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    9. Reboot from drive into OS X Yosemite.

    Related:
    OS X Yosemite is Now Available on the Mac App Store
    MultiBeast 7.0 Update

    UniBeast 5.0 Update
    Chimera 4.0 Update
     
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    Oct 17, 2014 at 4:40 PM #2
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    ive been waiting ages for this!!!

    Thanks Tony!
     
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    Oct 17, 2014 at 4:50 PM #3
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    is the kernel flag responsible for the "can't find; mach_kernel" error when I try to boot into the installer using unibeast?

    also; thanks for all the amazing work like always.
     
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    Oct 17, 2014 at 4:51 PM #4
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    PLEASE HELP!!!!!

    i followed All the instructions.. But when I boot from the usb it says cannot find Mach kernal
    or something like that!!!


    PLEASE HELPP MEE!!!!
     
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    Oct 17, 2014 at 5:01 PM #5
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    The same error for me...
     
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    Oct 17, 2014 at 5:02 PM #6
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    Edit:The fix to the missing kernel is already listed in the guide above.
     
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    Oct 17, 2014 at 5:04 PM #7
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    Ok thanks... ill wait!

    also i didnt select laptop support!!

    and that line of code is not in my unibeast file!
     
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    Oct 17, 2014 at 5:08 PM #8
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    Is there really supposed to be a release of UniBeast 5.0.1 later today, or is this how rumors start?
     
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    Oct 17, 2014 at 5:08 PM #9
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    Thanks again guys for working so hard for the community! I'll make sure to try this tonight with the new Unibeast.
     
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    Oct 17, 2014 at 5:12 PM #10
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    There will be an updated release today.
     

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