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ASUS Sabertooth 990FX + AMD FX 8350 + NVIDIA GTX 970 Setup

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So I've been fighting this for awhile, and I've had really really really weird outcomes..

 

So first time installing, had to install with            /amd -v npci=x2000  to make the installer even work. Rebooted, got a boot0ss: Error - Okay whatever. Reinstall time

 

Second time installing, same arguments, switched bootloaders to the other one with UEFI and rebooted. Got to try booting into OSX! Had to do the backup of the kexts for the graphics and tada I was at my desktop, with no mouse at all. Crap. The mouse would be literally shut off right after selection of OSX to boot.

 

Fine, install again, back to original bootloader. We have boot! Except, I forgot to specify npci=x2000 again and so it hung. I reboot with the reset switch and then it won't boot anymore because it can't find the kernel.

 

Where am I going wrong here? I've followed all the guides? When I had no mouse I had keyboard, but I got to the part of the initial setup after creating the user to tell it if I want to send reports to Apple, and I can't get past that because Tab won't move me off the checkbox anymore there. I also know I have no networking because it couldn't grab a DHCP address...

 

I'm kind of ripping my hair out? I'm trying on a single hard drive for a quick and dirty setup so I can at least know how to get it functioning ONCE. What should I do or try?

 

I was browsing newegg for a new motherboard and processor and thinking of just jumping ship to Intel, but I can't find a motherboard with as many USB ports as this one has... I don't want to downgrade considering I just built this machine.

 

I hope I'm not just screwed for loading up OSX... it works great in vmware haha

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This place is just mighty dead isn't it? Am I to believe there is just absolutely nothing that can be done and I'm basically screwed? Jeez. I've gone through the installation 10 times now at least. All I end up with is boot0ss: Error and when I boot from the Yosemite-Zone drive, I select my drive with OSX on it and I get that it can't find the kernel.

 

Nothing? Nobody? No help? I've found 4+ topics on this with NO replies at all...

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I have an 8350 fx myself with an asus 990x board.it will only boot to safe mode with ncpi boot flag.I feel your pain.I am using mavericks...it's perfect 

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Hi, same Mobo here, if you select Uefi Clover boot loader you must change options in boot 

Clover Options - PCI Devices unselect USB Ownership and USB Injection.

 

I installed with /amd npci=0x2000 

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Hi, same Mobo here, if you select Uefi Clover boot loader you must change options in boot 

Clover Options - PCI Devices unselect USB Ownership and USB Injection.

 

I installed with /amd npci=0x2000 

 

So, using the above advice, I got into Yosemite, the install finished, I installed NVIDIA drivers and rebooted. Now it says a box about how I shutdown because of a problem and it can open my apps again, but it just sits there with a spinny wheel. I can't get past it. What do I do here? REALLY confused...

 

I can't use Chameleon to boot either because it says it can't find /System/Library/Kernels/kernel to boot my system. I tried typing mach_kernel etc etc and nothing works, so I believe I'm stuck with Clover.

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Me too, installed with same flag, even with npci=0x3000 it works, but no idea on what flag to select, absolutely.so i try to install myself, complete installation, but no luck at reboot, unable to load any kind of kernel, Always " Can't find AMD, amd64, amdfx", absolutely nothing and no chance to fix it by terminal because it says it can't find /System/Library/Extension/Kernels/kernel, but it's there!!

WTF

Any idea on how to arrive at desktop?

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So, using the above advice, I got into Yosemite, the install finished, I installed NVIDIA drivers and rebooted. Now it says a box about how I shutdown because of a problem and it can open my apps again, but it just sits there with a spinny wheel. I can't get past it. What do I do here? REALLY confused...

 

I can't use Chameleon to boot either because it says it can't find /System/Library/Kernels/kernel to boot my system. I tried typing mach_kernel etc etc and nothing works, so I believe I'm stuck with Clover.

hi,

if you use nvidia driver you must add to boot flag nvda_drv=1 kext-dev-mode=1 or edit your config.plist in clover configurator to do this.(you should find a guide how to use clover configurator)

 

Before installing the graphics card drivers yosemite worked well? why you install the nvidia drivers? 

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On 1/19/2015 at 9:53 PM, kaya80 said:

Me too, installed with same flag, even with npci=0x3000 it works, but no idea on what flag to select, absolutely.so i try to install myself, complete installation, but no luck at reboot, unable to load any kind of kernel, Always " Can't find AMD, amd64, amdfx", absolutely nothing and no chance to fix it by terminal because it says it can't find /System/Library/Extension/Kernels/kernel, but it's there!!

WTF

Any idea on how to arrive at desktop?

hi,

what steps do you follow? in the customize menu do you select the right flags? look here 

https://www.hackintosh.computer/37/yosemite-zone-amd-guide/

after installation you don´t need any more de flag /amd.

 

You can use the installer to use terminal after the language selection and copy a new kernel from terminal if you want.

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hi,

what steps do you follow? in the customize menu do you select the right flags? look here 

https://www.hackintosh.zone/page/hackintosh/articles/yosemite-hackintosh-installation-instructions-guide-and-videos-for-amd-amdfx-intel-haswell-hp-laptops-common-pc/

after installation you don´t need any more de flag /amd.

 

You can use the installer to use terminal after the language selection and copy a new kernel from terminal if you want.

Unfortunately i have no idea on what kernel to use and the terminal, with the command cp -f, does not let me copy the kernel i want.

After this, now i'm able to reach the desktop, after i installed enoch on hdd from another mac with the right flag, but the video is full of glitches, artifacts, i don't know how to explain :)

Maybe the problem is the kernel itself

Have no sound, no ethernet, no correct video, no reboot...and no right kernel i think, but it starts

My specs are:

AMD 1090T Phenom II

16gb Ram Corsair Geil

Gigabyte 990XA-UD3

I'm booting from pen drive, because i'm not able to boot from hdd at the moment...any suggestions?I would like to start from kernel

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Unfortunately i have no idea on what kernel to use and the terminal, with the command cp -f, does not let me copy the kernel i want.

After this, now i'm able to reach the desktop, after i installed enoch on hdd from another mac with the right flag, but the video is full of glitches, artifacts, i don't know how to explain :)

Maybe the problem is the kernel itself

Have no sound, no ethernet, no correct video, no reboot...and no right kernel i think, but it starts

My specs are:

AMD 1090T Phenom II

16gb Ram Corsair Geil

Gigabyte 990XA-UD3

I'm booting from pen drive, because i'm not able to boot from hdd at the moment...any suggestions?I would like to start from kernel

Maybe kernel, maybe graphics.

 

To ethernet install all in one solution https://www.hackintosh.zone/file/118-all-in-one-network-solution-wireless-ethernet/

Try to find what is your sound card and search for kexts and install, and the same for graphic card.

 

Do you install the 10.10.1 version of niresh? i think that /amd kernel is the last kernel. i suggest to try install over again and follow de guide from niresh step by step it works.

 

Cheers 

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I installed Niresh Distro from this site.

I try to copy kernel from terminal rebooting from usb after installation, but won't let me use cp -f command to copy the kernel.

If i try to boot from hdd using /amd, it says can't find amd, or any other, of course because never copied a kernel.....what kernel i've to use and why the command in terminal doesn't work?

No suggestions on what flags to use on installation guide, i made by myself, selecting mac pro 3,1 as SMBIOS, maybe i forget to select evoreboot, this is the reason why i can't reboot.

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