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OS X 10.8.5 Halting On Boot
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Hello,
 
I am trying to install 10.8.5 on my PC. However, I am having issues getting it to boot it is just stopped at FakeSMC and also giving a bunch of "could not find" errors. I am using bootable USB dmg as installation method via Clover.
 
 
My hardware;
AMD FX-8150
M5A99X Evo motherboard
16GB RAM
Radeon HD 6950
SSD is an Intel 520 Series 120gb

Booting with flags: kernel=amdfx USBBusFix=Yes -v
 
Image of the error: http://i.imgur.com/ySHkNgl.jpg
 
 
 
Could somebody help me out with this? I am trying to get to use the Disk Utility so I can install Mavericks on a partition. However, having issues installing Mavericks too (see: http://www.hackintosh.zone/forums/topic/887-ssd-is-not-being-recognized/ ) so I thought I'd try to boot 10.8.5 to see if it'll recognize my SSD, however it seems it doesn't want to even boot. :(

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You need help with 10.8.5 or 10.9 ?

10.8.5Trying to get the installation for 10.8.5 running to see if it can detect my SSD because Mavericks wouldn't. However, 10.8.5 won't even boot to installation

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Even if you partition the solid state drive with a third party application/software it does not get reconize ?

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Even if you partition the solid state drive with a third party application/software it does not get reconize ?

No, just on OS X it's failing to recognize.

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Wow i wonder what the issue could be..il check for a solution and get back to you

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Im having the same problem with my ssd intel 80gb and i just can't it to show up at all :-(

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I came across the same problem.

My solution was to change the SSD SATA cable to a higher speed SATA port on my motherboard. (3GBs works)

The drive was then recognized.

 

Hope this helps

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