I think the days of the Hackintosh may be numbered...

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Bruce

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@eli I thought it was possible to turn Secure Boot off and have the boot process be the same as non-T2 Macs?

No Security

The No Security setting doesn't enforce any of the above security requirements for your startup disk.

eli

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@Bruce You can indeed, but it looks like that doesn't allow you to install Linux: unix.stackexchange.com/a/471124

Windows 10 is a-okay. I imagine they're doing some sort of fingerprinting, even with Secure Boot disabled.

Bruce

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@eli Ah, I'm guessing the issue is the T2 chip creates a fictional internal drive; the flash storage is actually a RAID. If that's the issue, booting to Linux off an external drive may be possible.

eli

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@Bruce it is certainly interesting -- luckily for me I don't boot linux off of Apple hardware, but I do have a machine that I used to run as a Hackintosh. I think it is an interesting space, but it feels like one which may be evaporating within the next decade or so as they phase out computers without the T chips in them.

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