EC Patching – Dealing with AppleACPIEC on a Catalina Hackintosh

An EFI folder that could boot macOS Mojave cannot necessary boot macOS Catalina due to changes in the way AppleACPIEC behaves which require it to be either disabled, renamed or spoofed to boot macOS Catalina on most hackintosh motherboards. Not addressing EC in Catalina can cause hagging with verbose outputs such as Waiting on root deviceā€¦ or AE_NOT_FOUND that will prevent you from booting Catalina. Hackintosh Catalina EC Patching The option to disable AppleACPIEC currently has issues and is only for those using the OpenCore method of hackintoshing and not Clover, leaving us with the option to fake or rename … Continue reading EC Patching – Dealing with AppleACPIEC on a Catalina Hackintosh