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Bill Sherlock Hedges

Installation time keeps jumping up

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Hi guys,

Anyone had a problem with the time remaining (during installation) going down as it should but then jumping back up?

I've attempted an install on my system a few times now, however must admit I'm using laptop hard drives that I've hooked up externally to my PC that I can't guarantee work 100%.

I managed to get mavericks installed on one of them but got stuck at still waiting for root device and tried all I could to get around it but decided to start again from fresh.

Processor: AMD Phenom II x4

GPU: Asus Nvidia GTX 560Ti and GT520 (I think - can never remember if it's a 420 or 520)

Installation media: USB with Niresh Mavericks (have attempted to rewrite the DMG already to fix the issue)

Might also be worth mentioning that prior to Niresh being recognised when I boot to the USB, I'm given 4 or 5 EBIOS read errors. Have been googling the issue but couldn't find anything too helpful as the USB is new and have already tried burning two different mavericks copies.

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I had a similar issue where the installer wouldnt continue, it would just loop from 21 mins to 16 mins. I tried another USB and it worked ok. If you have another USB, try that. If not, try the ISO and write to a DVD

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@ Thanks for the reply :)

I've got it installed. I bought a new external hard drive today so thought I'd give it a go. Installed fine however now getting an issue when booting.

Getting the following error:

invalid node structure

the volume Mac could not be verified completely

Not really sure where to go from here as I've never seen this error before, any ideas?

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Managed to fix the harddrive issue. Attempted the fsck terminal method however that didn't work - then just did the standard verify disk and repair disk with disk utility.

 

Just gotta' install my Wifi card and configure my onboard 5.1 sound (any suggestions or advice in advance would be really helpful and appreciated) I'm good to go!

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Glad you got it installed.

 

I've never seen this error before. Maybe @ or @Deepak can help you.

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@ USBBusFix=Yes must be used if you have seen any USB Errors in Verbose Mode

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