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Bill Sherlock Hedges

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Trying to boot to the installer but I get instant reboot after the following:


Setting Legacy USB Off on controller
Legacy USB Off Done

I am using the following flag (I tried a variation - I need USBBusFix=Yes otherwise it fails even earlier):


-v kcsuffix=amd USBBusFix=Yes
-v kcsuffix=amd USBBusFix=Yes USBLegacyOff=Yes
-v kcsuffix=amd USBBusFix=Yes USBLegacyOff=No
-v kcsuffix=amd USBBusFix=Yes USBLegacyOff=No PCIRootUID=1
-v kcsuffix=amd USBBusFix=Yes USBLegacyOff=No PCIRootUID=1 npci=0x2000
-v kcsuffix=amd USBBusFix=Yes USBLegacyOff=No PCIRootUID=1 npci=0x3000

All my USB devices turn off just before it reboots, so I'm guessing it loses connection to the USB install media - but I can't work out why it's disabling all the USB's.

CPU: AMD FX 8350 (8-core)
RAM: 12GB HyperX Fury
Motherboard: AsRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer
GPU: Gigabyte 4GB NVIDIA GTX 960

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Disabled all USB 3.0 Ports

Tried Enable and disable Legacy Support on off for USB 3.0 (XHCI).

And all possible all USB Settings.

Booted with Clover

with kcsuffix=amd npci=0x3000 dart=0 -v

tried dart=0 and USBBusFix=Yes with same result.

At Language selection screen only first USB port is working, so cannot use keyboard and mouse at a time. Have to use one at a time.

Used Apple Magic Keyboard with Mouse Connected

Then two error line rolling and rolling fast stating "Apple USB....<Can't Read>.....USBSTS Set USB not working as expected".

Cannot take pictures as it's rolling too fast.


AMD FX 9590

ASUS Sabertooth R2.0

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