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How to Create a macOS Sierra Public Beta Installation USB

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What is the difference between (UEFI Mode) and (Legacy Mode)? Thanks
 
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What is the difference between (UEFI Mode) and (Legacy Mode)? Thanks

The difference between UEFI Boot and Legacy boot is the process that the firmware uses to find the boot target.

Legacy Boot is the boot process used by BIOS firmware. The firmware maintains a list of installed storage devices that may be bootable (Floppy Disk Drives, Hard Disk Drives, Optical Disk Drives, Tape Drives, etc...) and enumerates them in a configurable order of priority. One the POST procedure has completed, the firmware loads the first sector of each of the storage targets into memory and scans it for a valid Master Boot Record (MBR). If a valid MBR is found, the firmware passes execution to the boot loader code found in the MBR which allows the user to select a partition to boot from. If one is not found, it proceeds to the next device in the boot order. If no MBR is found at all, the user is presented with the famous "Please insert system disk yadda yadda yadda"

UEFI boot is the boot process used by UEFI firmware. The firmware maintains a list of valid boot volumes called EFI Service Partitions. During the POST procedure the UEFI firmware scans all of the bootable storage devices that are connected to the system for a valid GUID Partition Table (GPT). Unlike a MBR, a GPT does not contain a boot loader. The firmware itself scans the GPTs to find an EFI Service Partition to boot from. If no EFI bootable partition is found, the firmware can fall back on the Legacy Boot method. If both UEFI boot and Legacy boot fail, the famous "Please insert system disk yadda yadda yadda" will be presented.

In general, UEFI boot is more desirable.

Credit goes to PinHedd on Tom's Hardware.
 
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Hey guys, one question:

In this step:

18. Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/ and replace default config.plist with one of the attached config.plist examples.
19. Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/other/ and add FakeSMC.kext
20. (Optional) Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/other/ and add your ethernet kext
21. (Optional) Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/other/ and add NullCPUPowerManagement.kext
Should I replace the CLOVERX64.efi and BOOTX64.efi too? I red it somewhere. But, why? And where I can find them?
 

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Hey guys, one question:

In this step:
18. Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/ and replace default config.plist with one of the attached config.plist examples.
19. Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/other/ and add FakeSMC.kext
20. (Optional) Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/other/ and add your ethernet kext
21. (Optional) Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/other/ and add NullCPUPowerManagement.kext
Should I replace the CLOVERX64.efi and BOOTX64.efi too? I red it somewhere. But, why? And where I can find them?
Why not just follow the steps?

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HI i have tried to follow Xavi16 thread in order to get the perfect result for my setup.

Unfortunately I use Sierra on my MacBook Pro and when I try to install the new Clover EFI bootloader 2.3k i get this warring. "The package is incompatible with this version of Mac OS and may fail to install".



I have tried to ignore the warring but then I get this error "The installation failed".



Can any provide me with a version that support Sierra ? I have tried UniBeast, but the install will not work perfectly like Xavi16 guide. There I hope someone can help me in order to get this clover working on Sierra.
 

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can i use chameleon boot loader
We only support using Clover as it is the modern boot loader. Chameleon is too old and hard to implement which is why tonymacx86 started transitioning to Clover starting with Yosemite.
 
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hei, is there any special bootflag for sierra ??or i just install multibeast ??
 

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If you use UniBeast and MultiBeast as per the tonymacx86 Guide(s), you'll discover what you will need.
 
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none of the attached plist files working. My system is HP au009tx, Intel skylake 6th gen i7 6500U, Nvidia 940mx, Intel HD 520.
Tried Unibeast method and then replaced the default config.plist with the attached ones.
I am getting kernel panic(cpu 0 caller...) at apple logo
kernelpanic.jpg
 
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