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OS X Driver for NVMe M.2 Solid State Drives Released

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Anyone know how to hack the nvme driver kext so the drives show as internal?

Going to see if I can boot from one now..

Mine shows as internal
 
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I managed to boot Yosemite, but only with twice reboots. Booting now stucks again at "Configuration begin"

Samsung 950 Pro on a Asus X99 Deluxe Board with 5960x processor. SMBIOS set to Mac Pro 6.1.

This changings brought me to boot, but only twice:
Used latest Clover_v2.3k_r3330
Extracted "NvmExpressDxe-64.efi" from Clover package and put it in drivers64UEFI - folder
Put NVMeGeneric.kext in EFI 10.10 folder (tried that before without success) and S/L/E
Changed "Inject keys" in Clover settings from Auto to Yes

Before "Configuration begin" this entrys are missing in NVMe verbose log, maybe the reason why it stucks here
BSD root:...
hfs:...
VM Swap Subsystem is ON

Anybody an idea how to fix this?

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I'm actually not sure what was not clear, because each step was in my post? Do you have a specific part you don't understand?

thanks UNOE for the quick reply,
I was wrong, I did not know what was the clover ...etc, you are using MAC, any similitude regarding win ??? I hope that the NVME will be reconized by the rampage IV E, and bootable

Thanck you again.
 
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I guess these figures are from the 256GB version?

And congrats on the excellent writeup UNOE (i.e. #60)!

Yes 256gb version
 
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I had something like that happen on ElCapitan. I'm booting Yosemite with my 950 pro because I prefer it. I could not get monitor overlocking to work on El Capitan.

But when I was booting El Capitan with the 950 and 840. The issue l had was for some reason one of the SMBios I generated would not boot. I have no idea what I used the same one with Yosemite with no issues. I tried every setting in clover and I traced it back to the SMBIOS. I'm using another Smbios generated with new numbers and it boots fine.

Probably not what your dealing with just sharing that with you incase. Try a different config file.
 
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I am considering switching my boot drive from SATA III SSD to M.2.
I would appreciate any tips, insight, feedback, advice, etc. from anyone who has experience with a configuration similar to mine, especially the Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H motherboard.

My system:
El Capitan installed with Unibeast and Multibeast (thanks tonymac)
Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H motherboard
Intel 4790k CPU
16GB Crucial Ballistix RAM
Currently using onboard graphics

The M.2 drive I am considering is the Samsung 950 PRO PCIe 3.0 M.2 (256 or 512GB).

Thanks,
Mike C.
 
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I am considering switching my boot drive from SATA III SSD to M.2.
I would appreciate any tips, insight, feedback, advice, etc. from anyone who has experience with a configuration similar to mine, especially the Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H motherboard.

My system:
El Capitan installed with Unibeast and Multibeast (thanks tonymac)
Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H motherboard
Intel 4790k CPU
16GB Crucial Ballistix RAM
Currently using onboard graphics

The M.2 drive I am considering is the Samsung 950 PRO PCIe 3.0 M.2 (256 or 512GB).

Thanks,
Mike C.
What I wrote up should work perfectly for you if you already have a clover install, you will need only the nvme kext and the nvme efi driver. You can use OS X boot disk with disk utility to clone the oldssd. Then boot with oldssd efi for first boot install clover and then clone clover folder from oldssd to 950 pro, after that should run just like your oldssd did.

Edit : in fact there should be a link to NvmExpressDxe-64.efi in the first post that would be helpful.
 

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I am considering switching my boot drive from SATA III SSD to M.2.
I would appreciate any tips, insight, feedback, advice, etc. from anyone who has experience with a configuration similar to mine, especially the Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H motherboard.

My system:
El Capitan installed with Unibeast and Multibeast (thanks tonymac)
Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H motherboard
Intel 4790k CPU
16GB Crucial Ballistix RAM
Currently using onboard graphics

The M.2 drive I am considering is the Samsung 950 PRO PCIe 3.0 M.2 (256 or 512GB).

Thanks,
Mike C.

I did a successful migration by:
1. installing the nvme kext to my clover 10.11 folder
2. Install the M.2 SSD then reboot
3. Format the M.2 Drive
4. Use CCC to clone my boot drive to the m.2 drive
5. installing Clover to the m.2 drive
6. Copying the entire contents of /EFI/CLOVER from my old ssd to the new ssd's /EFI/CLOVER
 
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I did a successful migration by:
1. installing the nvme kext to my clover 10.11 folder
2. Install the M.2 SSD then reboot
3. Format the M.2 Drive
4. Use CCC to clone my boot drive to the m.2 drive
5. installing Clover to the m.2 drive
6. Copying the entire contents of /EFI/CLOVER from my old ssd to the new ssd's /EFI/CLOVER

So, no need for NvmExpressDxe-64.efi? And you're booting from M.2 I understand.
 
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