Greetings Thinkpad users, BSD and Hackintosh enthusiests alike,
I have OS X 10.9 Mavericks 13A603 GM (App store version) working on the X220T.Here is an easy guide to the steps I followed (with pictures!)>> Please critique this so we can build upon this to determine what is/not required <<Table of Contents
1.0 USB Installation Boot Media Preparation0.1) Prerequisites
1.1 App Store Download2.0 Installation
1.2 Unibeast Download
1.3 Initialising the USB media
1.4 Running Unibeast
1.5 Patching the installer for MBR support
1.6 Adding ktexts
2.1 USB Media Insertion
2.2 Accessing the Boot Menu
2.3 Selecting Boot Device
2.4 Booting the Installer in Safe Mode
2.5 Vanquishing the Bluetooth Dialogue
2.6 Accessing Disk Utility and Partitioning the Internal Drive
・Existing Mac, Hackintosh or Virtual Machine0.2) Required BIOS Settings
・Lenovo Thinkpad X220 or Lenovo Thinkpad X220T
・USB (Flash) Drive that is at least 5.7GB in volume for installation media.
・A working internet connection
・A few hours of free time and perhaps a coffee/beer or two or six
・SATA Controller Mode Option: AHCI1) USB Installation Boot Media Preparation
・Execution Prevention: Enabled
・Intel Virtualization Technology: Enabled
・Intel VT-d Feature: Disabled
・UEFI/Legacy Boot: Both
・UEFI/Legacy Boot Priority: Legacy First
・Boot Mode: Diagnostics
Do the following on an existing Mac, Hackintosh or Virtual Machine:
1.1. Download OS X 10.9 Mavericks from the App Store2) Installation
1.2. Download Unibeast from tonymacx86 (You must create an account first).
1.3. Open Disk Manager on your existing Hackintosh
1.3.1. Find your USB Drive, go to the Partition tab.
1.3.2. Select '1 Partition'
1.3.3. Enter 'Installer' as the name
1.3.4. Select 'Mac OS Extended (Journaled)'
1.3.5. Click the 'Options' button, select 'Master Boot Record'
1.3.6. Make sure there are no applications using the USB drive, now click 'Apply'. If successful, proceed.
1.4. If step 1.1. has completed downloading, run Unibeast.
1.4.1. Select your USB drive used in step 1.3.
1.4.2. Check the boxes for 'Mac App Store Mavericks - 10.9' and 'Laptop Support'
1.4.3. Proceed, enter your password when prompted. This will take about 5-10 min or more despite the incorrect estimated time, wait for it.
1.5. Download the Mavericks 13A603 MBR Patch
1.5.1. Extract this in your Downloads directory.1.6. Download the Extras provided by fraisdos125 in the Lion thread. Please report on what is not needed/which updates have been tested to work.
1.5.2. Open the Terminal application.
1.5.3. Change directory into where your USB drive is mounted. Enter into Terminal:
1.5.3. Enter into Terminal:
cp ~/Downloads/System/Installation/Packages/OSInstall.mpkg System/Installation/Packages/
1.5.4. Enter into Terminal (after, leave the terminal open for the next step 1.6.):
cp ~/Downloads/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Install.framework/Frameworks/OSInstall.framework/Versions/A/OSInstall System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Install.framework/Frameworks/OSInstall.framework/Versions/A/
1.6.1. Extract this in your Downloads directory.
1.6.2. Enter into Terminal (that you left open from step 1.5.):
cp -r ~/Downloads/Extra/Extensions/AppleACPIPS2Nub.kext Extra/Extensions/
1.6.3. Enter into Terminal:
cp -r ~/Downloads/Extra/Extensions/ApplePS2Controller.kext Extra/Extensions/
1.6.4. Enter into Terminal:
cp -r ~/Downloads/Extra/Extensions/EvOreboot.kext Extra/Extensions/
1.6.5. Enter into Terminal (I have not tried the newer FakeSMC linked by fraisdos125, please report on this):
cp -r ~/Downloads/Extra/Extensions/FakeSMC.kext Extra/Extensions/
1.6.6. Enter into Terminal:
cp -r ~/Downloads/Extra/Extensions/Patched_10.7_AppleRTC.kext Extra/Extensions/
1.6.7. Enter into Terminal:
cp -r ~/Downloads/Extra/Extensions/NullCPUPowerManagement.kext Extra/Extensions/
1.6.8. OS X Mavericks 10.9 USB Installation Boot Media preparation is finished. Eject the disk.