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Article: UniBeast: Install OS X Mavericks on Any Supported Intel-based PC

I just bought a GA-Z87-HD3 and a i5-4670 (using internal GPU and 8GB Ram) last week after looking at the recommended CustoMac hardware. It is running 10.8.5.1 OK (albeit without QE/CI) after a lot of effort. But I cant even get the installer to launch on this one using the recommended settings and trying all combinations of the boot flags.

I updated the Bios to F6 tried installing to a fresh disk but no luck yet I had hoped that this would have been an easier build. :(

Oh well I'll keep trying

I kept trying and eventually almost am there!

Installation with Unibeast required dart=0 ncpi=0x3000 -x -v

First Boot after install required
dart=0 ncpi=0x3000 PCIRootUID=No GraphicsEnabler=No -x

Finally My boot plist is
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
<key>EthernetBuiltIn</key>
<string>Yes</string>
<key>GraphicsEnabler</key>
<string>No</string>
<key>IGPEnabler</key>
<string>No</string>
<key>Kernel</key>
<string>mach_kernel</string>
<key>Kernel Flags</key>
<string>dart=0 npci=0x3000</string>
<key>Legacy Logo</key>
<string>Yes</string>
<key>Timeout</key>
<string>2</string>
<key>GenerateCStates</key>
<string>Yes</string>
<key>GeneratePStates</key>
<string>Yes</string>
<key>UseKernelCache</key>
<string>Yes</string>
<key>Graphics Mode</key>
<string>"1440x900x32"</string>
/dict>
</plist>

and I am using the default MacPro 3,1 system definition

no sound or QE/CI Yet but I will work on that later.

I hope this helps anyone else with a similar setup
 
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Awesome guide, pretty much all I need for my upcoming Haswell build :)

Sorry to be a complete noob though, but in the Mavericks requirements it said you already need a working Mac. Does this mean I cannot use this to do a clean install on new computer build that isn't a Hackintosh yet? :s
 
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Article: UniBeast: Install OS X Mavericks on Any Supported Intel-based PC

After booting in with USB, i get this:

boot0 done
boot1 /boot

and nothing happens after that, any recommends?
 
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Thats's just awesome! Thank you!. This might be a stupid question but does the USB stick have to be made on a real mac?
I tried last night on my ML Custo Mac and it wouldn't boot. Right now making the USB instal stick with my Macbook Pro to see it that makes a difference.

Thanks for getting this guide and Unibeast up for your members so fast! You guys rock!

- - - Updated - - -

Thats's just awesome! Thank you!. This might be a stupid question but does the USB stick have to be made on a real mac?
I tried last night on my ML Custo Mac and it wouldn't boot. Right now making the USB instal stick with my Macbook Pro to see it that makes a difference.

Thanks for getting this guide and Unibeast up for your members so fast! You guys rock!


EDIT: I guess RTFM comes into play here. I didn't see the MBR choice instead of GUID for Unibeast 3.0 :crazy:
 
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I'm trying to install Mavericks on a GA-P55M-UD2 F11 with an Nvidia GeForce 9500 GT 512 MB card. After the apple logo appears, the screen goes black and the monitor is going to sleep. I tried the boot flags writing them as outlined above (with no "-" in front) and did not work

GraphicsEnabler=Yes PCIRootUID=1

Let me know if I'm doing something wrong.
 
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Thanks very much !!

Just 2 questions:

when:
14. If using a Socket 1156 system without Rate Matching Hub (RMH) USB choose Legacy USB Support
15. If using a laptop, choose Laptop Support

Do you speak about where we download mavericks (for me macbook pro 2009, so laptop support)
or were we'll install this (have not yet but probably a haswell I5 etc...)

and:
18. Drag MultiBeast to your completed USB drive.

I assume it's the 6.0.0 Mavericks version but i need to be sure :)

Thx.
 
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Ugh, I'm sure it's a dumb question, but theres no way to just update my current ML install/boot loader? It has to be a clean install, correct?
 
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Article: UniBeast: Install OS X Mavericks on Any Supported Intel-based PC

Just downloaded Mavericks and Unibeast 3.0.0 and get "Installation Failed" after about 2 minutes of writing to my USB thumb drive.. Any ideas? Nothing has been modified and I'm following the instructions to the letter.. Thanks..

Try downloading the Mavericks installer again from the store then it will work, I had the same problem.

Good luck!
 
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I´ll test it on mine - Gigabyte GA55 and i5 with ATI graphix and let you know how it will work!
 
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Article: UniBeast: Install OS X Mavericks on Any Supported Intel-based PC

Just downloaded Mavericks and Unibeast 3.0.0 and get "Installation Failed" after about 2 minutes of writing to my USB thumb drive.. Any ideas? Nothing has been modified and I'm following the instructions to the letter.. Thanks..

I'm having the same problem, except it only takes about 15 seconds. Have tried clearing the partition and making a new one a couple of times and keep getting the same result.
 
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