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Article: OS X 10.8.5 Update

Updated
I recommend the Combo update instead of the store incremental update. My procedure is to
  1. Repair Permissions using the Disk Utility on the drive to be updated;*
  2. Backup your current system with Time Machine or Carbon Copy Cloner or SuperDuper;
  3. If you're using the "USB 3 - Universal" (Zenith432's GenericUSBXHCI.kext), remove it from S/L/E folder**;
  4. Run the Combo Update - don't reboot yet;
  5. Run MultiBeast to reload only the audio driver;
  6. Download the GenericUSBXHCI.kext and install using Kext Utility;
  7. Reboot; and
  8. Repair Permissions again.*

NOTICE: Hawell owners are not having success with this update. Before trying to update, backup your 10.8.4 Haswell Helper system. If the update doesn't work, try a fresh install by
  • restoring your 10.8.4 Haswell Helper installation;
  • go to the MAS and download the Install Mountain Lion app (it's now 10.8.5), using Option-Click on the Purchase menu item;
  • prepare a UniBeast USB thumb drive with the updated UniBeast v2.1; and
  • making sure your backup is current, do a fresh install.
If this doesn't work, restore your 10.8.4 Haswell Helper installation and wait for updating news. Being an early adapter is hell sometimes. One user had success with a fresh install.


* You can use the Terminal instead of Disk Utility if you feel comfortable with a UNIX command:
Code:
sudo diskutil repairPermissions /
** Zenith432's GenericUSBXHCI.kext has been reported to cause Kernel Panels on some motherboards after the update.
Sage advice.

I'm not taking any chances this time around. I'll backup to a HDD or clone to an SSD.
 
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Just updated via Stork's method on Gigabyte z77x up4 th. Now none of my USB 3 ports are working. I tried reinstalling the multibeast USB 3 Universal driver but still no luck. All help is appreciated.
 

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Installation of the combo update fails for me - error just says "installation failed, contact the software manufacture". Tried 2 downloads and several attempts...

GIGABYTE GA-P55A-UD3 "MacPro3,1" ....
 
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Article: OS X 10.8.5 Update

So.. What's the status of Fermi cards? Still need the FreezeFix.app running in the background?
 
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it is stuck to [PCI Configuration Begin]. I can boot on the safe mode, but, there is a little problem. In "About this Mac" (my I5 Haswell 4670K 3,4ghz), it is writing 3,79GHz ...

Z87-HD3
i5 4670k
MSI Geforce GTX 660
 
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hd4600 work vga?10.8.5?
 

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How to even get from the article to the actual thread in the forum, which has more posts than the article has appended to it? It is not really obvious.

I know, I can go via Forum > click > click > click probably, but many news site with message board have a DIRECT and OBVIOUS link to its discussion thread.

I am probably a bit too daft to see it?

Ah, clicking GO ADVANCED brings one the discussion via one additional click on the thread title.
 
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