Upgrading to High Sierra without AFPS?

celebi23

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So, I'm finally upgrading to High Sierra from Sierra (got a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015))
and have heard of the issues with Boot Camp and AFPS (not being able to select a Mac partition from the Boot Camp tool within Windows).

I just wanted to make sure that these are the proper commands to accomplish this:

sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/startosinstall --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app --agreetolicense --converttoapfs NO --nointeraction

Am I missing anything or am I good to go?
 

CoastalOR

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AlexMaximus

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So, I'm finally upgrading to High Sierra from Sierra (got a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015))
and have heard of the issues with Boot Camp and AFPS (not being able to select a Mac partition from the Boot Camp tool within Windows).

I just wanted to make sure that these are the proper commands to accomplish this:

sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/startosinstall --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app --agreetolicense --converttoapfs NO --nointeraction

Am I missing anything or am I good to go?

This is exactly why I did postpone my upgrade to High Sierra so far. El Capitan is really the most functional OS I ever had. Is there any safety issue I need to be aware of by NOT switching to High Sierra in the long run?
Why does Apple trash boot camp functionality in High Sierra?
 

Tesla1856

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Jul 25, 2017
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1. So, I'm finally upgrading to High Sierra from Sierra (got a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015))

2. and have heard of the issues with Boot Camp and AFPS (not being able to select a Mac partition from the Boot Camp tool within Windows).
1. No problems with APFS here:

https://quadcopter-robotics.blogspot.com/2018/08/apple-macos-high-sierra-upgrade.html

2. Not sure why you want macOS partition available in BootCamp. Seems like any data-files (you wish to be share-able) would be stored in a more appropriate location.
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1. Is there any safety issue I need to be aware of by NOT switching to High Sierra in the long run?

2. Why does Apple trash boot camp functionality in High Sierra?
1. I think this covers it:

https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/any-reason-to-upgrade-to-high-sierra.2157862/

2. Not here, BootCamp still work fine:

https://quadcopter-robotics.blogspot.com/2018/08/apple-macos-high-sierra-upgrade.html
 
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