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macOS 10.15 Catalina is Now Available on the Mac App Store

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Your hardware is fully compatible. If you've got a relatively new Polaris AMD RX580 the rest has to be really old, circa 2009 or older not to be. Basically if it can run Mojave it can run Catalina. Even older 2012 MBPs, Mac Minis and iMacs can run Catalina. Some of those have Nvidia graphics cards 6-7 years old.
Thanks for that. I'm pretty sure the GPU is fine, it's this https://www.newegg.ca/sapphire-radeon-rx-580-100411p8gocl/p/N82E16814202278?Item=N82E16814202278
 
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success with macos Catalina patcher v1.1.7, just did an upgrade from mojave :headbang:
 

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I have a similar system I am looking to upgrade (P55A-UD4P), would you mind posting which Kexts and Patches were required.

Thanks in advance. Hard to believe these old systems can still run the latest Mac OS
I am not surprised. It's not the board that matters as much as the GPU now a days. Even the OG i7 CPUs are powerful enough for modern workloads. The i7-970 Hexa-Core chips are phenomenal even till today. The only reason I don't have the old X58A board is that I didn't want to stay with older BIOS, SATA2, and etc... A more modern board with Z77 and X79 are better for our modern workloads. Good Luck and Happy Hackintosh.
 
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Anyone got it working with FileVault enabled? I had FileVault enabled on Mojave, installation completed but after that it stopped showing the disk in Clover only Preboot and Recovery. If I select Preboot, it gets stuck at the Apple Logo without any indicator. Tried with -v as well, just get a blinking cursor along with Apple Logo. If I go into recovery and decrypt the drive, everything works.

I have the r5070 in Clover and updated drivers in the drivers/UEFI folder and kexts. Any ideas? Thanks!

I have FileVault but haven't updated yet.

Your stuck at Apple logo maybe fixed by SSDT-EC in ACPI/patched. I'm curious to know if that works for you
 
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I have FileVault but haven't updated yet.

Your stuck at Apple logo maybe fixed by SSDT-EC in ACPI/patched. I'm curious to know if that works for you

No it didn't work. I am not sure if that patch is only if your installation gets stuck. I have verified (by booting into recovery and decrypting the drive) that the installation completed. Clover also works in non-FileVault mode. Did a couple of reboots as part of updating Clover and drivers to the latest.

I think both EC0 to EC and the SSDT-EC fixes are for partial or failed installations.

Everything works fine in Catalina without FileVault. Re-enabled FileVault, back to the stuck Apple Logo screen.
 
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I have an Asus Sabertooth M.1, i5... mojave purrs on this, but Catalina install, I can’t even get past this: (apfs_module_start: 1683)
 

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