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Hi 

I'm new to this forum and I'm trying to install a Niresh Maverick 10.9 using a DVD on an Alienware M17x r5.

 

These are the specs of my laptop

 

CPU- Intel Core i7 4800MQ @ 2.70GHz Haswell
SSD1- 238GB Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series
HDD1- 698GB Western Digital WDC WD7500BPKT-75PK4T0 
mSATA- 59GB SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 64GB 
RAM- 16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz (11-11-11-28)
GPU- 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M (Dell)
Monitor 1920x1080
BIOS- Alienware A09
Motherboard- Alienware 068R5X (U3E1)
CD- HL-DT-ST DVDRWBD CA40N
Audio- Realtek High Definition
CAMERA- Integrated camera
WiFi- Broadcom 802.11ac (chip 4352)
Ethernet- Killer e2200 Gigabit ethernet 

 

Nvidia Optimus based machine and i cannot disable nor force it to use one graphic processor

 

 

THese are my bios settings for the installation

 

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Trying to boot the installation normally, I get it rebooting always after the apple logo.
 
Booting using: -x -v  gives the same problem.
 
Booting using: amd64 -v    gives me this error:   BootCacheControl: Unable to open /var/db/BootCache.playlist: 2 no such file or directory
 
Booting using: amd64 -vx still give the same error 
 
If i use an external HDMI monitor;  it get stuck immediately after choosing to boot DVD.
 
I made sure every devices is unplugged from the laptop but still no luck.
 
Anyone?

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Try to boot with GraphicsEnabler=No , xpcm-free -v , -s / combine them maybe

Or Google for bootdisk utility and macpwn , don't use distro ... Make the installer on 2 usb (1gb and 8gb) , it should work . If this doesn't work try with an iAtkos distro or google for your problem . Succes/Cheers :)

 

P.S :http://www.macbreaker.com/2012/01/list-of-common-hackintosh-boot-flags_29.html

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