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lightskreen last won the day on August 26 2013

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  1. Dell XPS 13 9343 Touch thread

    I did, I only fixed errors and added PNLF and DTGP as well as the battery fix for my model in rehabman's repo. This time by brightness keys DON'T work for some reason. They definitely did at one time. Weird.
  2. Dell XPS 13 9343 Touch thread

    So, I'm alive. But, more to the point. I got a fresh install of 10.11.2 going on my xps and it's running well. The only things that don't work still are the webcam and the touchscreen. Both seem to be connected via usb and they used to work in Yosemite via GenericUSBXHCI.kext but of course that doesn't work anymore. Any ideas on the webcam and touchscreen? Side note: The brightness keys work if you add PNLF.
  3. Dell XPS 13 9343 Touch thread

    neither brightness keys or native audio work yet. But, I will update my original post with some links to things required for this laptop to function. I've also been working on El Capitan on this thing as it improves the graphics performance due to metal.
  4. Dell XPS 13 9343 Touch thread

    I'll update with a tutorial when I work out native audio and the brightness keys. This morning I tried a different faksmc kext and it fixed the gpu crashes somehow. The QHD+ display is probably not the issue, I'm 95 percent certain it was the gpu causing these issues. I could post the kernel extensions I'm currently using. The only DSDT patches I've needed are miscellaneous error fixes and adding the device PNLF for a brightness slider. Eventually I will patch for audio too but I've never done a patch for Realtek audio chipsets before.
  5. Dell XPS 13 9343 Touch thread

    Specs: Intel i5-5200u Processor 8 GB's of Memory Intel HD 5500 Graphics 3200x1800 Display 256 GB SSD Dell DW1560 (BCM4352) Wireless with builtin bluetooth Dell Precision Trackpad Touchscreen (HID device) 6 Cell battery (?) What's working: Everything mentioned above aside from some quirks. What's not working: Screen freezes after 5ish minutes of usage. It varies from reboot to reboot. Looks like it's graphics-related because if I wait to reboot the system, the graphics get garbled after the freeze. ​Brightness keys. I'm using rehabman's voodoops2controller kext and it works well but the brightness keys are not working yet because I have yet to figure out how to apply it. It seems like it's similar to how it works on Haswell HP Envy's where it uses 1 method for both keys but the patch doesn't work even after changing the method name to _Q66 and it still results in an error.
  6. VIZIO CT14-A4

    For those who are interested, I updated to DP7 on this laptop without a hiccup. Needed to re-enable trim and that's it. My boot times went down a little bit, though. When the final release rolls in I'll do a fresh install for cleanliness' sake.
  7. VIZIO CT14-A4

    Time to upload stuff! My system is 95% functional to the point where I use OS X as the daily driver on this laptop. I use clover only as it is much easier with this laptop by far. If you don't already use it, I would recommend it with this laptop. With my current DSDT, they are recognized but they don't change brightness so there surely is a way. I was thinking it was similar to my old HP where it calls to WMI but I don't know exactly where I would start with this model yet so I'll be investigating further. Audio keys function perfectly, as well as play pause rewind fastforward and the button for turning off backlight (I believe this is purely a hard wired button.) If you are using clover, the easiest way to get the installer to boot without still waiting for root device is to use the kernel extension GenericUSBXHCI. I'll post it in the original post for everyone as well as my kexts that I personally use, current DSDT, SSDT, and clover config. Feedback on edits are always appreciated! Not all of them are really mine though. Definitely a bit of copy/paste work happening. For the record: -I use maciasl for editing my dsdt. -I will probably not make my own chameleon guide but I won't hate you if you create your own. -I currently run 10.10 DP6 regularly so there may be some variation in results with different OS versions.
  8. VIZIO CT14-A4

    And yet another update! Brightness slider in system prefs works! No brightness keys though. Not sure where to start with them either.
  9. VIZIO CT14-A4

    Further updates! Regardless of whether or not anyone is reading this. VoodooTSCsync.kext is required for this laptop, otherwise you get a massive slowdown on the desktop unless you sleep the machine. Battery works as before perfectly. I created an SSDT with ssdtprgen which you can inject into clover. Barely noticeable but might as well. P and C states work. I will be reworking the DSDT from scratch as soon as I figure out my audio dilemma. It uses Cirrus Logic CS4210 and I am receiving plenty of help from Mirone. Thanks for the patience if you read this! The current workaround is to simply use voodoohda. Any version higher than 2.8 seems to work perfectly. Brightness keys nor backlight control DO NOT work. I'm not sure how I am to fix this as I have added PNLF to my DSDT which gives me the slider but it DOES NOT control the brightness. A finger in the right direction would be nice on this one as my previous laptop's method doesn't work with this one. Graphics work perfectly as before. Processor is snappy as usual. Mavericks and Yosemite are now installable because whatever problems I was having with booting into them is gone with the addition of VoodooTSCsync.kext. Just make sure it is injected or in s/l/e. Wifi was changed to AR9285 which severely increased my boot times. Swapped again for an AR928x and boot times are reduced yet again. No wifi whitelist on this thing so anything that's compatible with os x and is a half-size card should do just fine. Sidenote: From ML and mavericks to yosemite i noticed that yosemite assigned more vram to my HD 4000 graphics. Other than audio and brightness, this is turning out to be an exceptional hackintosh!
  10. Unique problem

    I FIXED IT! Seems like it was processor-related. I injected the kernel extension "VoodooTSCsync.kext" and I was able to successfully boot into mountain lion without any startup lag. Not sure how sleep substitutes this at all though. But, also this fixed my mavericks and yosemite problem as i was able to install both and successfully get to the desktop with native power management. I'm writing from the Yosemite beta as we speak!
  11. Unique problem

    Didn't change anything. AGPM is loaded as far as I can tell. Even without sleeping I can manage to get into a terminal and run kextstat and it says its loaded.
  12. Unique problem

    I wonder if I could just make a script to sleep the computer and then wake it real fast on startup. I tried blink screen from rehabman and it didn't really work.
  13. Unique problem

    Ohhhhhh okay, from looking at my ioreg it seems to be loaded. Not sure what could be causing this issue though. It works perfectly fine after I sleep it!
  14. Unique problem

    I use the latest revision of clover, I use a macbook air 5,2 smbios, I have dual link enabled. I don't think AGPM is loaded. How would I double check that, though? I just checked kextstat.
  15. Unique problem

    So, currently I'm running Mountain Lion 10.8.5 on the laptop in my signature. It is able to boot and most everything works so far. One of those things is sleep, but it acts kind of strange. When I boot and make it to the desktop, it's quite slow and the graphics are laggy to the point of where the thing is unusable, but when I close the lid or somehow reach the menu and hit sleep and then wake, everything is fast again. I want it to just be fast on startup. Any ideas? I've google'd quite a lot and haven't the slightest clue what's wrong.