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10gbe Intel X550 10 Gigabit Ethernet Clover Kext Hackintosh Guide

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Adding 10 gigabit ethernet networking to your hackintosh is now extremely easy. You simply need to add these three kexts to your EFI/CLOVER/KEXTS/OTHER folder and you will have a working card! This method works so far on the following cards:

Supported devices for SmallTreeIntel8254x.kext:

  • 8086:1010 82546EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
  • 8086:1011 82545EM Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Fiber)
  • 8086:1012 82546EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Fiber)
  • 8086:101d 82546EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • 8086:1026 82545GM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • 8086:1027 82545GM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • 8086:1028 82545GM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • 8086:105e 82571EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Also covered by AppleIntel8254XEthernet.kext)
  • 8086:105f 82571EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • 8086:1079 82546GB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • 8086:107a 82546GB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • 8086:107b 82546GB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • 8086:107c 82541PI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • 8086:107d 82572EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
  • 8086:107e 82572EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Fiber)
  • 8086:10a4 82571EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • 8086:10b5 82546GB Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
  • 8086:10b9 82572EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
  • 8086:10bc 82571EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)

SmallTreeIntel82576.kext:

  • 8086:1521 I350 Gigabit Network Connection
  • 8086:1522 I350 Gigabit Fiber Network Connection
  • 8086:1533 I210 Gigabit Network Connection (Also covered by AppleIntelI210Ethernet.kext)

SmallTreeIntel8259x.kext:

  • 8086:10c6 82598EB 10-Gigabit AF Dual Port Network Connection
  • 8086:10c7 82598EB 10-Gigabit AF Network Connection
  • 8086:10c8 82598EB 10-Gigabit AT Network Connection
  • 8086:10ec 82598EB 10-Gigabit AT CX4 Network Connection
  • 8086:10d8 82599EB 10 Gigabit Network Connection
  • 8086:10fb 82599ES 10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+ Network Connection
  • 8086:10f1 82598EB 10-Gigabit AF Dual Port Network Connection
  • 8086:151c 82599 10 Gigabit TN Network Connection
  • 8086:150b 82598EB 10-Gigabit AT2 Server Adapter
  • 8086:1528 Ethernet Controller 10-Gigabit X540-AT2
  • 8086:10fc 82599 10 Gigabit Dual Port Network Connection
  • 8086:1560 Ethernet Controller X540

Gigabyte Brix Pro Hackintosh Guide OS X Sierra Clover

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Gigabyte Brix Pro Hackintosh Guide OS X Sierra Clover

Step 1. Create USB Installer

Step 2. Install Clover to USB

Step 3. Add Motherboard Specific Kexts

Step 4. Update config.plist

We need to add the “ig-platform-id” to config.plist so that the Video driver is injected automatically.

ig-platform-id

0x0d220003

Step 5.  Additional Notes – Audio.

To prepare the Brix for Audio, let’s first mount the EFI partition with Clover Configurator

For Audio, the easiest solution (since Brix is quite old now) is to run Audio_ALCinjection.command

 

How to Build a Hackintosh – General Overview

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Those who are unfamiliar with Hackintosh will appreciate this overview of general steps to preparing a machine and running a Hackintosh!  First, always start by resetting your BIOS to default settings.  You want to make sure C-States/Power States are disabled and Disable Frequency Scaling.  Additionally, do not use Intel Raid on your motherboard, as this will not work when trying to install.

Clover Location Choice:

Choosing where to install Clover is critical.  You must decide if you want to boot from a USB key every time or install directly to your Hard Drive.  When installing to your Hard Drive be careful that you know where your Kexts are loading from.  I personally prefer booting off a USB key and the guides are built around this.  Our Install Guides will work without changing your /S/L/E – and should boot perfectly.

Step 1.  Create a bootable installer for macOS

Here we setup macOS Sierra and install it onto the USB key.

Step 2.  Clover Install USB key

Clover is the Bootloader which will allow us to see our hard drive that has OS X installed to it.  We add this after we have created a USB installer in step 1, otherwise it would be overwritten.

Step 3. Add Kexts to the EFI Partition of the device you’ve installed Clover to (USB most likely) for Motherboard

Kexts are like Drivers.  We need these to access certain hardware such as ethernet cards or audio cards.

Step 4.  Install

Configuration after Install

Clover Configurator is used to configure Clover config file easily with a GUI.  First Download and launch Clover Configurator.  Mount your Boot drive that has Clover installed on it.  Click the import button in the bottom left to open you config.xml from /EFI/Clover/

Kext Utility will help you easily install additional Kexts.  After the kext is installed the directory permissions will be re-written automatically.

Asus X99M-WS Hackintosh Guide Sierra OS X

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X99M-WS Hackintosh Guide Sierra OS X

Step 1. Clover Install USB key

Step 2. Create a bootable installer for macOS

Step 3.  Set Bios Options

Secure Boot = Disabled / Other OS

CSM Compatibility Mode = Disabled

for eXHCI handoff – set to Auto

if you don’t you will have boot issues even after restoring optimized defaults.

Sep 3.  Add NVME Kexts to patch to config.plist to allow installer to use NVME drive.

Step 3. Add Asus-X99m-ws-PERFECT-KEXTS

Step 4. Add Audio

To prepare the X99M-WS for Audio, let’s first mount the EFI partition with Clover Configurator

Lenovo Thinkpad X230 Hackintosh Guide Sierra OS X

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Lenovo Thinkpad X230 Hackintosh Guide Sierra OS X

Step 1. Clover Install USB key

Step 2. Create a bootable installer for macOS

Step 3. Add Lenovo-Thinkpad-X230-PERFECT-KEXTS

os-x-voodoo-ps2-controller – required for usage of keyboard/mouse

Step 4. Add Audio

To prepare the X230 for Audio, let’s first mount the EFI partition with Clover Configurator

Edit config.plist to Inject Audio ID = “1” – this will allow the Audio_ALCinjection script to inject.

For Audio, the easiest solution (since Brix is quite old now) is to run Audio_ALCinjection.command

Inject Intel = true

Video Ports = 3 (or leave blank if you’re not messing with external monitors, I’m not sure if this does anything with intel and/or with detection but I have it)

ig-platform-id = 0x01660003

Create a bootable installer for macOS

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https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201372

Open Disk Utility and Format/Partition your USB key with a GPT partition table and Untitled as the name.

Then run the following commands in a Terminal:

Example for Sierra:

sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Untitled --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Sierra.app

Example for El Capitan:
sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Untitled --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app

Now you are ready to run Clover!

h87n wifi mackintosh guide

Gigabyte H87N-WiFi Hackintosh Guide OS X Sierra Clover

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Gigabyte H87N-WiFi Hackintosh Guide OS X Sierra Clover

BIOS Settings: Restore to Default and match the following settings:

Choose OtherOS, UEFI ONLY, and Disable Secure Boot.  You should be good to go!

Step 1. Clover Install USB key

Step 2. Create a bootable installer for macOS

Step 3. Add Gigabyte-H87n-WIFI-PERFECT-KEXTS

Step 4. Add Audio

To prepare the Gigabyte H87n-WiFi for Audio, let’s first mount the EFI partition with Clover Configurator

Edit config.plist to Inject Audio ID = “1” – this will allow the Audio_ALCinjection script to inject.

For Audio, the easiest solution (since Brix is quite old now) is to run Audio_ALCinjection.command

 

 

Fix OsxAptioFixDrv Error Requested memory exceeds our allocated relocation block

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I encountered the dreaded “Error requested, memory exceeds our allocated relocation block error” during a recent upgrade from 10.10 to 10.11 on my OS X Hackintosh. The fix was much simpler than imagined.

For OS X El Capitain, you must disable the existing “OsxAptioFixDrv” and enable “OsxAptioFix2Drv”

You cannot use both at the same time, so be sure to disable one – then enable the other.

Also, a bonus tip – during the upgrade if you’re using the nvidia drivers, you should boot with nv_disable=1 until you have a chance to upgrade the driver to the El Capitain version, then re-enable with nv_drv=1

Hackintosh 10.11.5 Update Instructions

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For the latest 10.11.5 here is the recommended upgrade procedure.  There are no known compatibility issues at this time for upgrading directly from the AppStore.

Download and Install the update from the AppStore.  Allow your machine to restart.

In clover, change your boot options to set


nv_disable=1

Boot.  Allow the update to continue and wait for it to install.  If you’re using -v boot flag don’t expect to see the normal progress indicator however the update will install in the background so be patient.

Once booted – download the latest NVIDIA Drivers.  Reboot after installing and use the standard


nvda_drv=1

z87n-wifi Haswell Mavericks Hackintosh Install Guide GTX760

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This guide covers how to install the latest OS X Mavericks General Master seed on a Gigabyte z87-N wifi motherboard with a 4870k Haswell processor and Gigabyte GTX760.

Files Required:

OS X Mavericks GM Seed – http://apple.com/developer

myHack Beta 8

Multibeast 5.5.2

Z87n-wifi mavericks 10.9 gtx760 install guide hackintosh

Geek bench score : 18885

Spheroid case
I’m using an H55 water cooler mounted with the radiator and fan above

Format drive mbr
Download mavericks gm master
Run my hack selecting gm master from applications folder
Create 10.9 install disk
Answer no to mbr support

Bios – default, disable secure boot, disable uefi , disable integral graphics
Boot flags installer
GraphicsEnabler=0 dart

Boot flags first boot

GraphicsEnabler=0 dart=0 -v -x -f

Setup account

Reboot with
GraphicsEnabler=0 dart=0 -v -f

Install multibeast 5.5.1 with
Dust free
Audio
Networking
GraphicsEnabler No

Reboot with

dart=0 -v -f

Add dart=0 to smb

Graphic

Switch to second display port