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

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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..

Make sure to select Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and not Mac OS Extended (Journaled) Encrypted​ when partitioning your USB.
 
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Article: UniBeast: Install OS X Mavericks on Any Supported Intel-based PC

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It appears that Apple has not updated the kernel of the current Mavericks for this CPU / Micro-architecture - I don't think this will happen until the new Mac Pros arrive w their XEON Ivy Bridge CPU's so you have to wait till December.


Thank you for your answer, I was able to install with my hack plus a modified patch.
 
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hey guys can someone tell me if I do this will it update and keep my programs and files or will it be a blanck copy of osx?
 
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HI i seem to be having a problem for the first time. Every time i it tries to load the apple logo flashes up and restarts the system. I have tried -x, GraphicsEnabler=No and GraphicEnabler=Yes PCIRootuid=0, -v npci=0x300.
My system is asus p7p55 mother board, Nivida GT640, sdd.
PLEASE HELP.
 
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Article: UniBeast: Install OS X Mavericks on Any Supported Intel-based PC

IIRC the hardware requirement is a core 2 duo cpu (i.e. 64bit), you only have a core duo cpu. You'd need a newer hardware architecture to be able to run Mavericks. Or, in other words, you can't run it on your old machines because it is not compatible.
Thanks for the response.
 
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I am having OSX ML 10.8.5 installed dual booting with windows 8 using clover efi boot loader disabling secure boot in bios in my ASUS S400CA.
1) When I tried to upgrade to mavericks, it downloaded and started installing and directed for reboot. After reboot, I got another menu item "install mavericks from Hackintosh "(drive where already ML is installed). I used that and it started hanging. With option -v in boot, I saw it stopped after line
Pthread support ABORTS when sync kernel primitives misused.


2) Then I tried making USB installer with unibeast. I could make it successfully. Unibeast USB stick could not be found in bios as a boot device.
How to go about it further.
 
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Article: UniBeast: Install OS X Mavericks on Any Supported Intel-based PC

Success installing Mavericks on MSI P67A-G43 (B3) mobo, i7-2600K Sandy Bridge. Not without a few bumps (easily remedied), but overall this has been the smoothest major upgrade yet, thanks to Tony.


(1) Got Mavericks via App Store. It's a little confusing because it's unclear whether you're downloading the installation file or if the App Store is going to try to update directly, but all that happens is that the installer downloads and then opens. Closed the installer, found the installer app in Applications, then proceeded with the Unibeast instructions.


(2) Created bootable USB stick with Unibeast. Had the usual worrisome issue with the install "hanging" with a minute remaining, but waited it out and it finished successfully after about 20 minutes.


(3) Booted w/ Unibeast and installed over existing Mountain Lion installation (probably not optimal, but didn't want to deal with restoring files, etc.) Installation took noticeably less time than with ML.


(4) Booted into Mavericks drive -- KERNEL PANIC! Rebooted in safe mode, just -x, didn't bother with anything else, booted up fine.


(5) Opened Multibeast 6.0 -- first had to go into System Preferences -> Security & Privacy -> General -> Allow apps downloaded from: and check "Anywhere" in order to run it -- and set options for Realtek ALC892 and Intel ethernet card, USB 3.0, Chimera 2.2.1. Just to be safe, ran Kext Wizard and repaired extension permissions and rebuilt cache.


(6) Rebooted -- KERNEL PANIC! Back into safe mode. I had forgotten to select the "DSDT Free" configuration in Quick Start, which installs things I forgot I needed (like FakeSMC). I had also forgotten to install NullCPUPowerManagement (resolves the AppleCPUPowerManagement kernel panic issue without having to manually delete the kext). Ran Kext Wizard again.


(7) Rebooted -- success! Audio, ethernet working fine. No probs getting into iTunes/App Store or iMessage. Updated iTunes, which did crash initially, but hasn't since then.


Everything seems OK (so far) except for two issues:


(1) Error message popup about unsigned/invalid kexts. Unfortunately I didn't record the message so I can't recall what it says. I believe it's blocking one or more kexts that Multibeast installed, but I don't know what is affected since it came up once and I haven't seen it since. In any case, I haven't noticed any consequences, so I'm not sure if it's something to be worried about or not.


(2) App store will not update iPhoto. The update shows up (version 9.5) as an available update, but when I try to update I get "Update Unavailable with This Apple ID" and "This update is for an app downloaded with a different Apple ID. Sign in with that Apple ID and try again." Other updates (iTunes, Java) went OK.
 
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Article: UniBeast: Install OS X Mavericks on Any Supported Intel-based PC

What this means is that you have software from the Mac App Store installed on your system that is tied to two different MAS accounts.

So before you can update you need to log into the other MAS account and update it's software, then log out and into the original account and then update.

But if it's the same account, how is this possible? And how does one go back to make the adjustment?
 
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