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

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Yes, I know -- it's because I haven't yet been smart enough to get the SSDT correctly patched -- but your reply encourages me to try that again, so that the next OS-X update doesn't break things again ...
Many thanks!
You can do it.
 
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This is my experience so far with this driver, and I'm running Yosemite 10.10.5 on X99 Deluxe i7 5960X. I boot up to my desktop and I'm using my Samsung XP941(AHCI) m.2 on my PCI-e extension card, Then instal my Samsung 950Pro nvme to my m.2 slot bouts to my desktop and I wasn't recognize not where in OS X, but as soon as I crack open kext wizard and install the kext, a pop up message of TIME Machine asking me to use the new drive was available. So I have full access to my Samsung NVMe 950Pro M.e version of SSD. I haven't test if will be able to be bootable. I will use CCC to test and post later results.
what kext did you use and was it bootable
 
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Is there a tutorial anywhere for how to boot from NVME on High Sierra using the new drivers it comes with? thanks

edit couple weeks later: I found out that NVME works out of the box on Sierra using SSDs that support 4096 bytes block size (not Samsung those are fixed 512 bytes) so got a THNSN5512GPU7 a great MLC drive and used OZC SSD utility to format it to 4096 and all good on Sierra don't need to use High Sierra after all :)
Hello. i like to buy toshiba ssd (THNSN5512GPU7 ) next week. Mac pro 4.1 High sierra. You use with oem or hackintos?

Thanks! :)
 
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Hi
I'm getting this error after the M2 drive has been formatted for a week. - Its not the boot drive

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Using SSD M.2 2280 Samsung 960 Evo 500GB with MB Card Asus Hyper M.2 X4 Mini for the full Speed.

10.10.5 with the NVMeGeneric.kext



Any suggestions for what's the cause?
 
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Coming in late on this topic early 2018 I found this article took out some complexity on Sierra 10.12.6: https://nickwoodhams.com/getting-your-nvme-ssd-working-on-macos-sierra-10-12-2/
Following it enabled a Samsung 960 EVO M.2 500GB on GIGABYTE GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 microATX.
Problem with that article is that it doesn't follow current guidelines for using patch_nvme.sh.
And a later system update will cause the system to crash (KP after update) due to the fact that without the class-code spoof technique, native IONVMeFamily.kext cannot co-exist with HackrNVMeFamily*.kext.
The correct procedures are detailed in the class-code/HackrNVMeFamily guide as @Stork mentions above.
 
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