Discuss OSX won't start up at the Installation - Hackint0sh.org; I installed OS X on my custom PC using iAtkos, and the install went through ...
OSX won't start up
I installed OS X on my custom PC using iAtkos, and the install went through without a problem. When I restart it, though, it hits the Apple screen with the spinning lines below it, but it gets stuck on that screen. After awhile a little circle with a line through it appears, though the spinning wheel thing is still there.
When I start up with diagnostic messages, it eventually hits "Still waiting for root device" and stops. Here's my specs:
Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R/UD3 Motherboard
Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 Wolfdale 2.66GHz 3MB L2 Cache LGA 775
SAMSUNG SpinPoint T Series HD501LJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
Crucial 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800
EVGA 01G-P3-N959-TR GeForce 9500 GT 1GB 128-bit GDDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16
LG Black 22X (CAV) DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X
Thanks for the help.
EDIT: After looking at some of the FAQs and guides, I'm still stumped. The "Still waiting for root" was supposed to be caused by either not having a supported chipset or not getting the right drivers. Well, I have an Intel chipset, which is supported, and I have downloaded all the available SATA drivers. I've also switched from SATA mode to ACHI. Still the same problem. Well, that's not entirely true - once it switched from the (\) to a screen that says "You need to shut down the computer", but I forget what I did to make that happen. I'm going crazy, please help!
Last edited by bbroman; 01-11-2009 at 11:44 PM.
Read here to know everything to get iatkos working, this mobo is fully supported.
HP Pavilion Elite m9250f
Snow Leopard 10.6.6, Asus IPIBL-LB MOD BIOS, Intel Quad Core Q6600, 4GB RAM (800mhz), 2x500GB, nVidia 8600GT (Works), ALC888S (Works), Wireless RT73 (Works), LAN (Works) - How to Install
- Hardware Combos
- FAQ by TJ2K7 Macbook Pro 13" iPhone 4
Follow meh: @icchansan If you just want to support hackint0sh.org with a donation click here
By weezo in forum Hardware
Last Post: 02-08-2010, 04:59 PM
By andybno1 in forum Installation
Last Post: 09-19-2009, 08:50 PM
By Xandu in forum Installation
Last Post: 05-04-2009, 03:31 PM
By elDiego in forum iPhone "2G" (Rev. 1)
Last Post: 06-16-2008, 05:14 PM
By realindoor in forum iPhone "2G" (Rev. 1)
Last Post: 02-16-2008, 10:17 PM