You should be able to tweak your NVCAP to disable the LVDS port and leave the other ones (hdmi) on.
My Internal Laptop LCD stuffed, so i wanna turn off completely. How Would i do it on Mountain Lion? Any advices? Thanks.
Posted 05 September 2013 - 04:23 PM
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Posted 21 November 2013 - 12:48 PM
Thanks again to bcc9 for all the effort put into making this laptop work with OSX. I recently gave up and went back to Windows 8 but then had some weird issues with a high pitched alternating noise coming from the mainboard. Installed Ubuntu - noise gone and so I decided to go back to OSX now that Mavericks is out. To get it up and running, I used myHack (which I always use) to quickly prepare an installation USB and then applied the patches from the first post where appropriate. Ended up using RehabMans VoodooPS2 Controller and some of his other Kexts (as they seem more up to date) but I think the DSDT.aml from the first post (v8) was the thing that makes it all work smoothly. I'm currently up and running very nicely (again!) with Mavericks thanks to this thread and I really do appreciate all the effort gone into maintaining this.
At the moment, my CPU temps seem a little on the high side, and my fan is pretty much constantly spinning. I haven't been able to figure out why or how and running the DSDT check script said that the original DSDT.aml was the one to use, which I have. I'm also having problems with restart and shutdown. When I choose either from the main menu in OSX it only completes the command about 20% of the time, otherwise it just hangs on a grey screen. Is there anything I can check to fix this? I know I didn't follow the install instructions as specified in the original post and instead used myHack so wondering if others are having the same issues with shutdown and restart and cpu heat on theirs if they followed the original instructions? I've got minimal Kexts (can list if needed) in the Extra folder and in the S/L/E folder the only custom kexts I know of are Fakesmc.kext.
myHack already includes and AppleRTC patched kext so I didn't use the patch listed - I know I'm probably being stupid and this could be causing the issues I describe (I don't know what AppleRTC does) but I wasn't getting CMOS reset issues - is it essential to use the specific AppleRTC patch from the first post?
So I applied the Apple RTC patch from the first post for 10.9 - not made any difference to the shutdown/restart issues. Would a different Fakesmc make any difference?
Also, as I'm just following instructions with all this, I'm wondering if the lspcidrv.kext that is included in the myHack installation is needed or not or even wondering what it's for?
Lastly, and weirdly - I found and applied an updated bios for the XPS M1340 (A15) fairly recently - to try to fix the mainboard squealing - which is odd given how old it is. Could that require a new DSDT? If so, should I export something from MaciASL or just roll back to a previous BIOS?
Would appreciate any ideas with this. Can include more info if needed. Thanks!
Posted 04 December 2013 - 05:55 AM
As for the rest, it is impossible to tell where you may be going wrong. It is easy to make a hackintosh install fail; the instructions in post #1 are in essence what I believe are the minimal necessary steps to have a fully working system. If you elect to not follow the instructions, you may be able to have a fully working system anyways (there are certainly more than 1 path to the same result).
I don't understand why so many users elect to only follow part of post #1, not even going back to those steps when they run into problems.
Short answer: I don't know, ask for help from those whose tools you used instead.
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