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[solved] Installing Clover Legacy on HDD Sierra

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Hi RehabMan. I followed the above linked guide but I got confuse at one point and will appreciate your help.
/dev/disk0 (internal, physical):

#: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER

0: GUID_partition_scheme *500.1 GB disk0

1: EFI EFI 209.7 MB disk0s1

2: Apple_HFS Internal 188.9 GB disk0s2

3: Apple_HFS Sierra 119.9 GB disk0s3

4: Apple_Boot Recovery HD 650.0 MB disk0s4

5: Apple_HFS Elementary 190.2 GB disk0s5

The above is my partition map. I have a BIOS motherboard(doesn't support UEFI). You said two things:

Note: If you're using Clover legacy, the USB should definitely be MBR.

And

- select the target of the install to "CLOVER EFI" using "Change Install Location"

And then you said

Installing to the HDD/SSD after installation is very similar to installing to the USB. Refer back to this section when you get to that stage.

Now the problem is I have GPT based partition scheme but BIOS and no UEFI support. When I try to install Clover, the installer gives me the choice of all the partitions except the EFI partition. So I installed Clover on

Apple_HFS Sierra 119.9 GB disk0s3

Which is actually the partition where I have installed Sierra. When I restarted and went into Clover(not from USB but Clover installed on Hard drive), it did list "Boot from MacOs Sierra" and "Sierra Recovery" but when I go to "Boot from Sierra" it only gives a few lines of log in which one line is kernel panic if I'm not mistaken.

Sorry for the long post, now my question is, keeping my setup
Recap: BIOS, Clover Legacy, GPT partition scheme
in which partition should I install Clover? Sorry it's unclear from the guide.

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The USB should be in GPT partition table. Then install Clover in the ESP partition, and update boot0ss or boot0af in the Master Boot Record of the ESP partition , when you install Clover. You should choose you main OS X partition when installing clover, and check for the options of installing in ESP and update boot0 sectors, that will enable a legacy Bios to boot Clover from the EFI partition of a GPT partitioned Hard Drive or USB Drive.
 
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The USB should be in GPT partition table. Then install Clover in the ESP partition, and update boot0ss or boot0af in the Master Boot Record of the ESP partition , when you install Clover. You should choose you main OS X partition when installing clover, and check for the options of installing in ESP and update boot0 sectors, that will enable a legacy Bios to boot Clover from the EFI partition of a GPT partitioned Hard Drive or USB Drive.
What's an ESP partition and how do I create and select it?
 
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ESP partition = EFI partition
It is created automatically when you format a hard drive or usb drive in GPT (same as GUID) partition table
 
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ESP partition = EFI partition
It is created automatically when you format a hard drive or usb drive in GPT (same as GUID) partition table
I tried exactly as you said, the same issue. Please refer to the photo attached the first post
 
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I tried exactly as you said, the same issue. Please refer to the photo attached the first post
Sorry never mind, I had copied the right config.plist in the USB but forgot to copy the same in Clover install on the hard drive, now there's no devices panic and I can boot from my hard disk fine, thanks for your help.
 

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Sorry never mind, I had copied the right config.plist in the USB but forgot to copy the same in Clover install on the hard drive, now there's no devices panic and I can boot from my hard disk fine, thanks for your help.

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