Unable to complete installation of Yosemite: partition force-unmounted by installer - Hackintosh Yosemite - HackintoshZone Unable to complete installation of Yosemite: partition force-unmounted by installer Jump to content
phineasferb02

Unable to complete installation of Yosemite: partition force-unmounted by installer

Recommended Posts

Hi,

 

So after spending 10 days in succession trying to (unsuccessfully alas!) install yosemite and not finding satisfactory help on other topics, I finally am going to start a new topic.

 

My PC configuration:

Acer Aspire 5750

Intel i3-2310 M Sandybridge processor @ 2.1 GHz

6 GB RAM

Intel HD 3000 Graphics

InsydeHD motherboard v1.21 (downloaded from acer official website)

 

So, I read through Mac Breaker's acticle and many of the articles in tonymacos86 website, for boot flags support, and I have the following error:

No matter what combination of bootflags I use, the installer says 'Cannot install Mac OS X because 'xxxxxx.pkg' could not be installed. Here is the main problem because of that: when i reboot, I do not see the mac OS X partition while booting from the USB installer!! Hence, cannot use multibeast or any other tool.

 

I thought that if i could at least boot into the partition, I could use MultiBeast or some other tool to install the required kexts, but alas - I am helpless!!!

 

In the period of 10 days - I was able to successfully install Yosemite 2 times but each time something or the other was not working (Audio or network or graphics, etc.). While I was trying to fix them using Multibeast, I encountered kernel panics and hence sought to re-install again.

 

While installing, I ensured that I opened terminal and checked the installer for errors using the command: '/sbin/fsck -fy' and then '/sbin/mount -uw /' to check the root partition of the installer and then mount it as read-write. I also 'erased' the partition (on which I am going to install Mac OS X) multiple times using various security levels... but in vain....

 

I am attaching 3 installer logs - each with a minor change in install flags...Installer Log 01-25-15.txtInstaller Log 01-25-15-Second.txt and Installer Log 01-25-15-thirdtry-new-partition.txt...

 

I also got a DSDT.aml from a website for my same motherboard (the first installation used the motherboard's default SSDT tables, for the second and third attempt I used the DropSSDT=Yes and DSDT=/Extra/DSDT.aml flags - i coped the DSDT.aml to the installer's folder using TransMac but still no change in results)

 

My bootflags: The IGPPlatformID is from tonymacosx86's website for intel hd 3000 graphics.I tried with and without PCIRootUID with no change

 

'-v -f ForceHPET=Yes IGPPlatformID=00301000 ahcidisk=1 debug=8 -force64 GraphicsEnabler=No PCIRootUID=1 EnableDualLink=No GeneratePStates=False GenerateCStates=False DSDT=/Extra/DSDT.aml DropSSDT=Yes maxmem=4096'

 

I installed with SMBIOS of Macbook Pro 8.1 since it too uses intel hd 3000...

 

As you can see, I tried all possible boot flags but still unable to boot from OS X itself - Cannot see installed partition.

 

My error (figured it out from installer log): If you go down to the post-install period, you will see that the installer attempts to install the boot loader. Then all of a sudden - it says 

 

./postinstall: Volume WillItWork on disk2s5 force-unmounted

I had become tired and named the supposed boot partition to 'Will-It-Work'....  :(

 

After the partition is unmounted - the installer tries to access it - which results in the error.

 

No matter which packages I disable during the customization, I get an error saying '<insert-some-other-package-name> could not be installed on your computer'

 

@ or @Anyone: Any help????

 

Great job creating this distro!! I never knew until I came across this website that you could install mac os on windows... :)

 

But, I think I am missing something.. :wacko:

 

Can you help me?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You can try my suggestion:

 
I think that there are USB vs Hard disk. it was bad sector therefore, it can not access to install. You can use any partition tool to fix it like Acronis Disk Director home in Hiren BOOT, then format USB and Hard disk. Recreate usb installer
 
Good Luck 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i don't wish to format the hard drive entirely as i have important data in it. Right now, I am creating a new partition in it and then attempting to install mac on it. 

 

I checked for bad sectors using the 'aoemi partition wizard' software and it said that the hard disk was ok.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Not bad sectors but there will be problem while reset many times on hard disk, you should backup data and recreate partitions.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Are you sure that there is no other error in the log file (i do not understand what is logged in there)?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Donation Goals

    Hosting May 2018

    Please donate to support the community.
    We appreciate all donations!

    Thanks



    $22.30 of $100.00 goal reached.
    Donate Now
×