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[SUCCESS] Gigabyte Designare Z390 (Thunderbolt 3) + i7-9700K + AMD RX 580

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Hello @niquau,

Are you following the procedure shown here?

View attachment 517752
No, I hadn't seen it. That's it now.
Resolve my problem, it's the CFG-Lock in my F9i Bios. Grrrrr.... I'm so stupid. :oops:

I can boot on my Mojave Hackintosh or launch install Big Sur, all is OK ! :thumbup:

Many many many many many many thanks CaseySJ.
 
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Just getting around to trying the "Radeon Speed Boost" kext on my z390 designaire, Vega 64, OC 0.69, MacOS 11.3 build. So far so bad. My machine refused to boot w/ SSDT-Z390-Vega64-Slot-1.aml & RadeonBoost-v1-4+Vega.kext and WEG enabled. I did add entries to my OC config.plist to the best of my abilities (which I assume where correct).

My question is pretty basic: Which Slot on the board is considered 1 or 2 for the .aml?
This is what my Z390 Manual looks like. I'm GUESSING the (PCIEX16) Slot is labeled "1" somewhere that I'm unaware of?

Thanks,
 

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Hey guys,

Is the Fully Bootable Backup Procedure for BIG SUR identical to the Catalina version as stated in the Mini Guide or is there some changes to be aware of? I searched but could not find anything related.

Trying it ATM. Cant break anything I guess.

Thank you
The backup procedure for Big Sur is the same as for Catalina. There is one weird thing to note about Big Sur, however:
  • The first backup of Big Sur uses Apple's "APFS Replication" tool to duplicate both the System and User volumes.
  • The second and all subsequent backups will only clone the User volume.
  • So if the first backup was done with Big Sur 11.3, for example, and you make another backup after installing Big Sur 11.4, the System volume on the backup disk will still be 11.3.
    • If you would like to backup 11.4 to the same backup disk, it will be necessary to erase the backup disk in Disk Utility and then run CCC again.

Update: Modified the Carbon Copy Cloner guide:

Screen Shot 2021-05-06 at 9.30.52 AM.png
 
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Just getting around to trying the "Radeon Speed Boost" kext on my z390 designaire, Vega 64, OC 0.69, MacOS 11.3 build. So far so bad. My machine refused to boot w/ SSDT-Z390-Vega64-Slot-1.aml & RadeonBoost-v1-4+Vega.kext and WEG enabled. I did add entries to my OC config.plist to the best of my abilities (which I assume where correct).

My question is pretty basic: Which Slot on the board is considered 1 or 2 for the .aml?
This is what my Z390 Manual looks like. I'm GUESSING the (PCIEX16) Slot is labeled "1" somewhere that I'm unaware of?

Thanks,
Correct -- the PCIEX16 slot is Slot 1.
 
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Good job!


Unfortunately we're not aware of any solution for this (yet) with the Intel Bluetooth module. But if you connect Apple Mouse and Keyboard via USB cable, then they should work.

I use Logitech wireless mouse and keyboard, which work in BIOS and OpenCanopy with no issues.
If you're using an Apple Magic Mouse 2, which has a lightning port on it, you can use the keyboard in BIOS if you connect a lightning cable to it from your computer. It will work as a USB keyboard.
 
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@casey Can you please add a working to the database?? Ive searched all over and nothing for big sur 11.3 My keyboard layout is not working now. I have a 0.66 build but im not that technical to get the usb ports working and i think its a miss moss of stuff

GIGABYTE Z370 Gaming 7 for build intel gfx​

 

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@casey Can you please add a working to the database?? Ive searched all over and nothing for big sur 11.3 My keyboard layout is not working now. I have a 0.66 build but im not that technical to get the usb ports working and i think its a miss moss of stuff

GIGABYTE Z370 Gaming 7 for build intel gfx​

We need someone with a solid, reliable OpenCore EFI for this motherboard to request admin privileges for HackinDROM App.

Also note that we won't be able to add every motherboard to HackinDROM App.
 
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The backup procedure for Big Sur is the same as for Catalina. There is one weird thing to note about Big Sur, however:
  • The first backup of Big Sur uses Apple's "APFS Replication" tool to duplicate both the System and User volumes.
  • The second and all subsequent backups will only clone the User volume.
  • So if the first backup was done with Big Sur 11.3, for example, and you make another backup after installing Big Sur 11.4, the System volume on the backup disk will still be 11.3.
    • If you would like to backup 11.4 to the same backup disk, it will be necessary to erase the backup disk in Disk Utility and then run CCC again.

Update: Modified the Carbon Copy Cloner guide:

View attachment 517771


I ran the Big Sur Backup according to the Catalina Mini Guide. All went well except a warning after completion regarding the post shell script.

Screen Shot 2021-05-06 at 19.35.00.png


I was able to boot from the Backup SSD without problems though.
 
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We need someone with a solid, reliable OpenCore EFI for this motherboard to request admin privileges for HackinDROM App.

Also note that we won't be able to add every motherboard to HackinDROM App.
Let me see what I can do. My secondary system (Z370 -see sig) was boxed-up months ago. It's running Clover and Big Sur because I couldn't get OC and Mojave to work on it after several attempts.

UPDATE: I still can't get any version of OC to work with Mojave on the Z370. I've used BIOS F14, F14n, and F15b. No dice and a frozen boot screen. Clover is fine with any of these BIOS versions.
 
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