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[GUIDE] Lenovo T460 macOS with Clover

18 September 2016 - 02:11 PM

Lenovo T460 macOS with Clover Guide

  • Release v2017.05.28 on GitHub
    • Updated to Clover r4078
    • Updated SSDT-XHC for Sierra method for USB power and current
    • Updates on misc scripts for esp mount and esp cleanup


Various Tweaks over Last months



The zip file is a complete Clover ESP (/EFI) bundle and kext pack for the Lenovo T460. The current file bundle is tested on Sierra. 

Note: I never got the GFX fully working on El Capitan. 

  • Full Clover file set - config.plist etc.
  • Includes all custom kexts
  • Includes custom DSDT/SSDT scripts and patches
  • Utility scripts

The zip bundles are posted to GitHub: https://github.com/tluck/Lenovo-T460-Clover/releases


Caveat: My system is a T460 with i5-6300U, Intel HD Graphics 520, 1920x1080 touch screen. If you have a different system model, then extract the ACPI files and use the included scripts to create a set of files consistent with your system type and BIOS version. See below for details.


Credits: RehabMan, Shmilee, vusun123, TimeWalker, Mieze from which, much of their work and help is/was was used to get the T460 to this point.


Devices and aspects working:

  1. Ethernet -  Intel I219LM is enabled via IntelMausiEthernext.kext
  2. WiFi/BT - substitute the Intel WiFi/BT with a compatible Broadcom or Atheros chip
  3. Audio - ALC293 codec implemented via AppleALC.kext (old AppleHDA_ALC293 and CodecCommander kexts are not needed)
  4. PS2 - ClickPad + TrackPoint + all 3 buttons - using a modified VoodooPS2Controller to support new layouts - and added some custom Fn key maps based on 440/450 dsdt
  5. USB - implemented via custom SSDT + USBInjectAll kext. All USB3/USB2 ports are intel-based and work -  3 external USB and internal Camera, BT, etc 
  6. Sleep/Wake - the sleepwatcher package and custom sleep/wake scripts are used to help with sleep/wake for BT and PS2 devices.

Note: have not tried to implement the SD card reader - no driver found.


ACPI Files


New Installation - Steps and Details


Part 1 - OS Installation


Part 2- Post OS Installation and Setup


Notes on Custom Kexts

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