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macOS Catalina Public Beta is Now Available

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Wow that's not cool for the time being. I'll need to figure out what apps I use that are 32 bit and decide if it's worth ditching them.
In the builtin System Information application, there is a Software section in the list, with Legacy Software option. You can check what applications you use that is 32 bit.
 
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Latest Lilu & WEG with -wegbeta -lilubetaall radpg=15
 
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Do you guys install the kexts (lilu, WG, etc.) to your S/L/E or directly on EFI/Clover/kexts ?
 

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Do you guys install the kexts (lilu, WG, etc.) to your S/L/E or directly on EFI/Clover/kexts ?
I've been using /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/ for a few years with no ill effects.
  • Keeps my system drive clean of anything hackintosh so the system drives can be pulled and used on real Macs without modification.
  • Allows Lilu and its plugins to load early as they are intended to do.
  • Allows Recovery partition to work with everything enabled.
  • Allows me to enable SIP.
 
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Is extension folder in mode ready only? I can't apply patched AppleHDA
 

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Dedicated system volume
macOS Catalina runs in a dedicated, read-only system volume — which means it is completely separate from all other data, and nothing can overwrite your critical operating system files.
 
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Dedicated system volume
macOS Catalina runs in a dedicated, read-only system volume — which means it is completely separate from all other data, and nothing can overwrite your critical operating system files.
Yes. Essentially there are 2 partitions. One for system files (system applications, kexts etc) and a Data partition with user data. APFS allows contraction and expansion in real-time with no performance loss unlike HFS+, so basically Apple sandboxed the user partition away from the system. Going beyond what they did with SIP.

For example if you drag an app into Application, it will show up as normal and user does not see that it’s on a different partition. However you can’t delete system apps but you can delete your installed apps.

Same with user data. It’s on its own partition.

There is a good video during WWDC2019 that explains this. It’s in the developers video section.

I don’t see this as much of a problem for Hackintosh for now. I’m sure someone will figure out how to reverse engineer this like they did with SIP. Anyway it’s always best to install kexts in the efi partition for a cleaner setup as previously mentioned.
 
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