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Hi All,
I have a multiboot system (macOS-Win10-Linux) with different drives, operating systems and backup disks and of course this is reflected in the clover menu on startup. For this reason I have tried to eliminate unwanted entries but I have not been able to do it completely, in particular as regards two unnamed entries
"boot from EFI"
and
"boot from "
with the windows symbol.
Pressing the space bar on both entries, however, I do not get any information to help me identify them, only two boot and return menu choices.
This is the "diskutil list" output on my system:
Code:
Last login: Mon Jun 22 10:58:19 on console
Andreas-iMac:~ andrea$ diskutil list
/dev/disk0 (internal):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                         512.1 GB   disk0
   1:           Windows Recovery                         554.7 MB   disk0s1
   2:                        EFI NO NAME                 104.9 MB   disk0s2
   3:         Microsoft Reserved                         16.8 MB    disk0s3
   4:       Microsoft Basic Data                         511.4 GB   disk0s4

/dev/disk1 (internal):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                         500.1 GB   disk1
   1:                        EFI EFI                     209.7 MB   disk1s1
   2:                 Apple_APFS Container disk4         250.0 GB   disk1s2
   3:                  Apple_HFS Senza titolo            249.7 GB   disk1s3

/dev/disk2 (internal, physical):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *525.1 GB   disk2
   1:                        EFI EFI                     209.7 MB   disk2s1
   2:                  Apple_HFS macOS Sierra            299.5 GB   disk2s2
   3:                 Apple_Boot Recovery HD             650.0 MB   disk2s3
   4:                  Apple_HFS macOS High Sierra       224.1 GB   disk2s4
   5:                 Apple_Boot Recovery HD             650.0 MB   disk2s5

/dev/disk3 (internal, physical):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *500.1 GB   disk3
   1:                        EFI NO NAME                 510.7 MB   disk3s1
   2:           Linux Filesystem                         100.0 GB   disk3s2
   3:           Linux Filesystem                         50.0 GB    disk3s3
   4:                 Linux Swap                         8.0 GB     disk3s4
   5:           Linux Filesystem                         52.4 GB    disk3s5
   6:           Linux Filesystem                         52.4 GB    disk3s6
   7:           Linux Filesystem                         52.4 GB    disk3s7

/dev/disk4 (synthesized):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      APFS Container Scheme -                      +250.0 GB   disk4
                                 Physical Store disk1s2
   1:                APFS Volume macOS Mojave            149.2 GB   disk4s1
   2:                APFS Volume Preboot                 45.2 MB    disk4s2
   3:                APFS Volume Recovery                510.5 MB   disk4s3
   4:                APFS Volume VM                      2.1 GB     disk4s4

/dev/disk5 (internal, physical):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *1.0 TB     disk5
   1:                        EFI EFI                     209.7 MB   disk5s1
   2:                 Apple_APFS Container disk7         500.0 GB   disk5s2
   3:       Microsoft Basic Data macOS Data              499.9 GB   disk5s3

/dev/disk6 (internal, physical):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:     FDisk_partition_scheme                        *1.0 TB     disk6
   1:               Windows_NTFS Windows 10 Pro          534.8 GB   disk6s1
   2:               Windows_NTFS Windows Data            262.1 GB   disk6s2
   3:               Windows_NTFS Virtual Machines        203.2 GB   disk6s3

/dev/disk7 (synthesized):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      APFS Container Scheme -                      +500.0 GB   disk7
                                 Physical Store disk5s2
   1:                APFS Volume macOS Mojave BAK        129.5 GB   disk7s1
   2:                APFS Volume macOS Catalina BAK      1.3 MB     disk7s2
   3:                APFS Volume PreBoot                 44.0 MB    disk7s3
   4:                APFS Volume Recovery                523.7 MB   disk7s4
   5:                APFS Volume VM                      8.6 GB     disk7s5

/dev/disk8 (internal, physical):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:                                                   *2.0 TB     disk8
This is the GUI config.plist section:
Code:
<key>GUI</key>
    <dict>
        <key>Hide</key>
        <array>
            <string>Windows</string>
            <string>\EFI\BOOT\BOOTX64.EFI</string>
            <string>Preboot</string>
            <string>Recovery HD</string>
            <string>Recovery</string>
            <string>207515**-****-****-****-7DD*******40</string>
        </array>
        <key>Scan</key>
        <dict>
            <key>Entries</key>
            <true/>
            <key>Linux</key>
            <true/>
            <key>Tool</key>
            <true/>
        </dict>
I have deleted the "windows recovery" partition entry inserting the partition UUID, but I cannot delete the other two unnecessary windows menu entries.
I tried to overcome the problem by creating custom entries by disabling the scan options but I can't create the menu entry related to macOS Mojave inserting the macOS Mojave Volume UUID.
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What problem could it be?
Thanks in advance for Your help
 
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Motherboard
Gigabyte Z390 Designare
CPU
i9-9900K
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RX 580
For some reason, although the "Legacy" option was unchecked in Clover, the "Legacy = false" option in the "scan" section was missing from the GUI section of the config.plist file.
Using a plist editor I tried to add it:
Code:
    <key>Scan</key>
        <dict>
            <key>Entries</key>
            <true/>
            <key>Legacy</key>
            <false/>
            <key>Linux</key>
            <true/>
            <key>Tool</key>
            <true/>
        </dict>
and this solved the problem.
 
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