Possibly as one last favour before I leave for a few days, here's a request that Pike has made. Can anyone with El Capitan installed on a real COMPATIBLE Mac (NOT an old Mac Pro) comment on the results of the following procedure?
1.) boot into El Capitan and run csrutil status
2.) nvram -xp and look for csr-data and csr-active-config
3.) nvram 7C436110-AB2A-4BBB-A880-FE41995C9F82:csr-data
4.) nvram 7C436110-AB2A-4BBB-A880-FE41995C9F82:csr-active-config
5.) run csrutil disable and before rebooting recheck the above.
6.) reboot and check the above once again.
What I need to know is if and when csr-data and/or csr-active-config can be found in NVRAM. Check with the above commands.
Presumably, my last build for several days until my return.
Attempted to create a USB installer for the GM candidate. The installer boots to a kernel panic stating no driver for this platform "AHCPI". Can't perform kext scan: no kext summary. BSD process name corresponding to current thread: Unknown.
Dear Fellow Forum Members,
Due to family reasons, starting this coming Tuesday or this coming Wednesday at the latest, I will be away from my computer for several days (perhaps up to one entire week), so, even if I follow the progress of this project on my iPhone, I'll be unable to do any compiling for some time. It would be great if some other person, perhaps Hennesie2000 or other equally knowledgeable colleagues, can compile Pike's source code for mikeboss's crucial tests.
Many thanks. It appears that, unknowingly, we both were compiling at the same time.Here's the latest, per your request.
Successfully boots ElCap and the 10.11 RecoveryHD
I finally have the Dell T5500 Win7 system up for VS compiles, and the GM Candidate installed (gah, but that was a horrendously-awful lot of trouble)--all on the same network.
I'll try to be of further help....
yes, that is correct. in order to get a working Recovery HD in the end, it is mandatory to modify the BaseSystem.dmg. but AFAIK there (in Yosemite) are only the usual two copies of boot.efi, not three. I've never seen or heard about this bootbase.efi before yesterday. a search on Google for "bootbase.efi" gives zero results...
Thanks for the contribution @splifingate the community needs more people
A quick question to you and also @PeterHolbrook:
How I edit the Recovery partition to add your new boot.efi files?
ATM I have on my Mac Pro:
SSD with Yosemite
HDD with Mavericks
HDD with El Capitan
I see 3 recovery partitions ( 10.10 / 10.10.3 and 10.11).
None of them boot because I don't know how to edit them and add the right boot.efi files.
Thanks in advance!
Make sure Disk Utility is closed, then enter this at the Terminal prompt:
defaults write com.apple.DiskUtility DUDebugMenuEnabled 1
You will then be able to choose the Disk Utility menu > Debug > 'Show every partition' to be able to Mount the Recovery HD partition.
There is one boot.efi in the com.apple.recovery.boot folder, and two inside BaseSystem.dmg (three (including the bootbase.efi) in the one delivered with ElCap)
2006/2007 Mac Pro (1,1/2,1) and OS X Yosemite
I replaced the one in c.a.r.boot on my 10.11 Recovery partition, and can enter it easily; I had to replace the ones inside BaseSystem.dmg (per the steps, above) in my 10.9/10.x partitions before I could boot them.