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Have you tried installing Public Beta 1 with OC 0.8.2? Some have reported success, but I'm currently visiting family on the other side of the country so haven't verified it myself.
Yes, I’ve tried, but it’s going in a boot loop. It seems for 10 seconds it’s installing but then reboots again and again. Then entering macOS manually again, it’s still on the same version.
 

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Yes, I’ve tried, it’s going in a boot loop. It seems for 10 seconds it’s installing but then reboots again and again. Then entering macOS manually again, it’s still on the same version.
We can refer to the guide below for manually updating OpenCore. The latest pre-release versions can be downloaded by clicking here and choosing items from the pop-up menus (e.g. OpenCorePkg near the bottom of the menu). No need to worry about config.plist at this time -- no changes needed. If you see "OCS Schema" warnings on boot, just ignore them until next version of OpenCore Configurator is released.
 
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@CaseySJ Hi,today I received WD SN850, and I have a question...Is it possible to put 2 NVMe in the Designare with the same bus speed? Or its more slow? (1 for macOS and the other for data)?

thx
 
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We can refer to the guide below for manually updating OpenCore. The latest pre-release versions can be downloaded by clicking here and choosing items from the pop-up menus (e.g. OpenCorePkg near the bottom of the menu). No need to worry about config.plist at this time -- no changes needed. If you see "OCS Schema" warnings on boot, just ignore them until next version of OpenCore Configurator is released.
I did all of this (I think.. :)). Getting a panic. See screenshot.
 

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@CaseySJHi,today I received WD SN850, and I have a question...Is it possible to put 2 NVMe in the Designare with the same bus speed? Or its more slow? (1 for macOS and the other for data)?

thx
Yes we can install two NVMe SSDs and both will operate at full speed. We will, however, lose a couple of SATA ports. There is a table in the Designare User’s Manual that tells us exactly which SATA ports will be affected.
 
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Even Monterey supports FW, the issue seems the DriverKit model was changed, so drivers has to be redone, a task that not many companies are willing to take (spend more resources in legacy hardware)
Yes. RME went the extra mile and wrote another driver.
 
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Yes we can install two NVMe SSDs and both will operate at full speed. We will, however, lose a couple of SATA ports. There is a table in the Designare User’s Manual that tells us exactly which SATA ports will be affected.

OK! I tried and lost a SATA HDD... I prefer to put it in NVMe adapter to PCJe card... I have this:


it runs in PCIe x4 x8 x16 slot, which slot is best for Samsung 970 EVO Plus?
 
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Hello Keith,

Good idea to start fresh with OpenCore and Monterey! To answer your questions:
  1. BIOS F9g and F9i are recommended because they are tried and true. In BIOS F9g the CFG-Lock parameter is disabled by default, which saves a step. BIOS F9g is a bit newer but CFG-Lock must be manually disabled. Both of these are available for download from links provided in the spoiler at the top of Post 1 labeled Quick Reference to Mini-Guides and Micro-Guides (Section 1, 9th and 10th bullets).
  2. I would suggest following this guide, which was originally written for Big Sur, but mentally replace "Big Sur" with "Monterey". I've just updated it a little bit.
  3. We should disable TRIM if we're using Samsung NVMe SSDs and certain models of Samsung SATA SSDs. There's a link at the top of Post 1, just above NOTE 1 that provides more details.
  4. The Replace Clover with OpenCore guide is not ideal for this case because you're doing a fresh installation. After installing Monterey, disable the SmallTreeIntel82576 driver and see if macOS utilizes both Ethernet ports. The new SmallTree driver should only be used if the i211 port fails to connect in latest version of Monterey.

Hi CaseySJ,

Thanks for your great help and prompt reply again. I will try your recommendation this week end.

By the way, where can I edit the value of “SetApfsTrimTimeout” to disable TRIM?

Best regards,
Keith
 
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