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Problem installing OS X on SSD NVMe

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Hello!

I have MacMini Late 2014 with HDD drive with El Capitan.
I bought SSD Samsung Evo 970 M2 and NGFF Adapter.
I have added patch-nvme by RehabMan. After that Mac showed my SSD.
I tried to erase it with DiskUtility, but had an error:
Bash:
diskutil eraseDisk JHFS+ UntitledUFS /dev/disk0
Started erase on disk0
Unmounting disk
Error: -69825: Wiping volume data to prevent future accidental probing failed
I tried to format it using fdisk and had success:
Code:
sudo fdisk -f boothfs /dev/disk0
sudo fdisk -i -a boothfs /dev/disk0
diskutil list

/dev/disk0 (internal):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:     FDisk_partition_scheme                         250.1 GB   disk0
   1:                 Apple_Boot                         8.4 MB     disk0s1
   2:                  Apple_HFS                         250.1 GB   disk0s2
After that DiskUtility had the same error.

How can I format it to HFS with GUID partition scheme?

What should I do next to install El Capitan on SSD?
I think it will be some problems with installation because new instance of El Capitan on ssd won't have patched kext. How can I solve this problem?

I know that everything will be ease if I install High Sierra, but I need El Capitan.
 
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