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UniBeast: Install OS X El Capitan on Any Supported Intel-based PC

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Thanks for this guide, I got my hackintosh working with El Capitan, to enable audio on my onboard, I used these drivers by toleda, the ones you provided on the guide didn't work for me.


https://github.com/toleda/audio_RealtekALC
 
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I've got a old (circa Fall 2009) original Lifehacker based hack with a Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P (v 1.6) mobo and a Q9550 CPU. I'm currently on OS 10.9 and was contemplating shifting to either 10.10 or 10.11 and the bootloader to Clover. For folks that have an older mobo, I'm interested to know if the process to go to 10.11 was basically as it is stated in the guide? I've got a new larger SSD that I thought I'd try first with a new, clean install. One post I've seen has an USB answer to a loss of audio that seems good. From my reading I was worried about running into USB port issues with this old board but if folks have got them running it gives me hope. I also agree with a previous comment that my old Core 2 hack is as fast, if not faster, than my work i7 iMac and MacBook Pro.

Thanks in advance for any advice.
 
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El Capitan installed and working including iMessage and audio (ALC892).

I had a fully operational Yosemite 10.10.5 clover boot loader r3259. System definition = iMack 14.1. Copied that EFI folder to a flash drive. Followed this guide to create a Unibeast install stick for El Capitan clover and UEFI. Did a clean install of El Capitan.

After install of El Capitan, I mounted the EFI partition and deleted the new EFI/EFI file and replaced with the Yosemite EFI/EFI file. Restarted EL Capitan (using USB ) and updated Clover to r3270. Then copied and pasted the kexts in 10.10 to 10.11. Deleted the Extra folder in El Capitan. Restarted directly into El Capitan.

Everything worked except Audio as expected. Did have to log into iCloud and confirm KeyChain.

Used: https://github.com/toleda/audio_RealtekALC

to install audio.

The reason I replaced the EFI/EFI folder with the old one was to keep all of the system definitions (config plist) that worked with iMessage in Yosemite. I noticed that the Unibeast installed EFI uses a iMac 14.2 definition and requires a magic wand procedure to get new serial numbers, etc.
 
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Thanks for this guide, I got my hackintosh working with El Capitan, to enable audio on my onboard, I used these drivers by toleda, the ones you provided on the guide didn't work for me.


https://github.com/toleda/audio_RealtekALC

Native HDA? :O What audio chipset does your board have ALC1150? Did you have to remove the preinstalled VoodooHDA? If so, how did you do it without breaking the installation?

According to Toleda's read me, I could get my ALC887 to work natively as well. But I've tried uninstalling the VoodooHDA and it bricks my installation of El Capitan. Would love to get native HDA audio, VoodooHDA is... to put it nicely, not_great.
 
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I have native audio with ALC892 on MSI Z77-G43 mobo, I only followed the tutorial and I did not used the audio suggested there, no need.
Same thing for ethernet.
 
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No, AppleHDA was initially from what I saw and I replaced it after with my own AppleHDA.kext which was modified a little by me.
 
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