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How to extend the iMac Pro to X99 [Successful Build/Extended Guide]

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Yes I have followed your guide for patching and unlocking. Is there any way to verify MSR is unlocked ?
 

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Yes I have followed your guide for patching and unlocking. Is there any way to verify MSR is unlocked ?

Just a few minor and not substantial modifications in your EFI-Folder attached below.

Your issue must be caused by something else. EFI-Folder looks fine, provided that you did not apply yet any post installation procedure.
 

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With your new EFI Folder copied to the USB Stick and the SSD, I've got some new. Instead of getting a KP, I'm stuck at the famous [PCI Configuration begin]. :)
 

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With your new EFI Folder copied to the USB Stick and the SSD, I've got some new. Instead of getting a KP, I'm stuck at the famous [PCI Configuration begin]. :)

Maybe your MSR is still locked. Try to check kernelpm and enable xcpm core scope kernel patch just for testing.
 
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Nope, same results. :(
I just changed the config.plist from the USB stick only, not on the SSD, should I ?

But I got different result with your new EFI Folder, please check attached picts.
 

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Nope, same results. :(
I just changed the config.plist from the USB stick only, not on the SSD, should I ?

But I got different result with your new EFI Folder, please check attached picts.

Still kernel panics.. i am not able to provide further help based in the available inormation.

Try to reformat macOS destination drive.
 
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I'm unable to boot anymore with your version of EFI folder you sent me, I have to add the arg "npci=0X2000" to boot correctly.
I've reformat the macOS destination drive (through my macbook pro, not from the Disk Utility from the installer) and copy the EFI Folder from my USB stick to this disk, do you confirm EFI folders have to be identical both on USB stick and macOS destination drive ?

And I got kernel panic again :(
 

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I'm unable to boot anymore with your version of EFI folder you sent me, I have to add the arg "npci=0X2000" to boot correctly.
I've reformat the macOS destination drive (through my macbook pro, not from the Disk Utility from the installer) and copy the EFI Folder from my USB stick to this disk, do you confirm EFI folders have to be identical both on USB stick and macOS destination drive ?

And I got kernel panic again :(

Yes.. same EFI-Folder for everything.
I don’t understand one thing. If you are able to boot your system with the EFI on the flash USB Flash drive installer durumg the first step of the macOS installation, why you are not able to boot your system with the same EFI on the same USB Flash drive installer also in the second step of the macOS installation?
 
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Do you confirm this process :

1/ Boot from the USB Stick and select USB Stick in Clover
2/ Launch the installer
3/ Reboot
4/ Boot from the USB Stick and select the new macOS drive who appear in Clover
5/ cry...
 

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Do you confirm this process :

1/ Boot from the USB Stick and select USB Stick in Clover
2/ Launch the installer
3/ Reboot
4/ Boot from the USB Stick and select the new macOS drive who appear in Clover
5/ cry...

1.) During boot press F8 during the BIOS splash screen
2.) In the BIOS boot menu select the USB Stick to boot with
3.) In the Clover boot menu select the MacOS Installer on your USB Stick
4.) After successful system boot complete all tasks for initial macOS Installation on your system disk. After installing a macOS Installer partition on your system disk, the system will reboot..
5.) During reboot press F8 during the BIOS splash screen
6.) In the BIOS boot menu select the USB Stick to boot with
7.) In the Clover boot menu select "Install MacOS.." partition on your system disk
8.) After the second part of the macOS installation with the progress bar at 17 min remaining the system will reboot one more time
9.) During reboot press F8 during the BIOS splash screen
10.) In the BIOS boot menu select the USB Stick to boot with
11) In the Clover boot menu select the "MacOS High Sierra" partition on your system disk
12.) After successful system boot and after completion of the last step of the macOS installation procedure you have to sign in to iCloud.
13.) You are done.

I basically just rewrote a complete part of my guide.. :rolleyes:
 
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