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    Broadcom Bluetooth Injector

    BCM2045A0: Product ID: 0x21ff Vendor ID: 0x0a5c (Broadcom Corp.)
  2. I have a 2008 Core 2 Duo Penryn Unibody MacBook Pro. The latest software it officially supports is El Capitan, but there's no real technical reason it can't run Sierra, and there's a simple patch utility that will allow the install on older Macs like mine that aren't officially supported but have the right CPU architecture. Now, the problem is that my PC Express slot stops working on Sierra - I'm guessing the kexts aren't included because no real Mac that can "officially" run Sierra has these old ports. I bought this Mac used & it came with a PC Express WiFi module because the internal wireless is broken (opening up it looks like the previous owner physically tore the connector pins out of the motherboard somehow) and it's pretty vital for me that I have WiFi. I would never care about a PC Express card otherwise & I doubt that many more people have been in this exact situation. How can I do to track down what kext / services are using the PC Express card so that I can try to get them working on Sierra?
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    Intel HD 3000 - VGA HELL

    I can only suggest trial and error my man, but someone else in this thread may be able to help out
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    Intel HD 3000 - VGA HELL

    Just curious, why would you want to patch it with Clover when you can just patch it with Hex Fiend etc
  5. Exactly the kind of expertise I was hoping for, thanks a million mrintegra. So you recommend using exact variables from a real Mac aside from UUID, serial number, ROM and year/week of manufacture as the ideal way to set this up?
  6. So I'm running Yosemite on an HP Sandy Bridge laptop with MacBook 8,2 system definition, and I just picked up the same year(2011) Sandy Bridge MacBook Pro 8,2 that is ridiculously close to the end of it's life. I don't plan on using iMessage or FaceTime if I even use the MBP at all (it's screen is cracked, missing keys, aluminum falling apart, it's had a rough life). So I've taken the SMBIOS variables using iMessage_debug V2, but I'm not sure on what the best way to apply these is and I've seen a lot of conflicting information in the many forums I've checked out. I've seen people imply that MLB and ROM are the only really important variables here, and that if you're taking these values from a real mac that these ones are the only ones you should take while separately generating a serial number, smUUID etc from Clover Configurator or uuidgen. I've also seen people recommend to simply make sure the output of iMessage_debug exactly replicates your hack and real Mac (in the case where the system definition matches the Mac that you're getting the variables from). I've seen people say that you shouldn't take any variables, ever, at all, even from a retired Mac that you already own. A good chunk of the material I've found on this subject is over 5 years old, which is why I think I'm finding a lot of conflicting information. In addition to that most guides etc are written from the standpoint of someone that does not have another mac to take the variables from, and if they do mention scenarios like this it's so briefly touched that I'm still left unsure. Does anyone more experienced have any personal recommendations for someone specifically in my case, where I own a Mac that matches the system definition I'm using for my hack?
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    DSDT Disabling discrete AMD switchable graphics - 6770m

    The actual battery mount somehow came off the motherboard and I don't have my soldering iron down here with me in college. I'm sure any small electronics store could fix it for sub 50$, but it's not difficult to work around and I'm not particularly annoyed with it.
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    DSDT Disabling discrete AMD switchable graphics - 6770m

    There's no way? Did not realize... I wanted to because my CMOS battery is super loose on my actual motherboard, so it's having some issues consistently using non-default settings. It would revert back to defaults every few boots and I was hoping to avoid that.
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    DSDT Disabling discrete AMD switchable graphics - 6770m

    Glad to see I wasn't the only one - I initially created these DSDT's with my 6770m turned off in my BIOS; I realized my potential mistake, turned on my 6770m and extracted them in Ubuntu again(these are the ones I posted, actually). They were exactly the same, still no mention of my 6770m. It's currently turned on - I can see it in System Report. I've attached the darwin dumps. Really appreciate you taking the time to go through these... 001_2015-09-20_17-01-18_MacBookPro8,1.zip
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    DSDT Disabling discrete AMD switchable graphics - 6770m

    Here ya go... DSDT.zip
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    DSDT Disabling discrete AMD switchable graphics - 6770m

    I just checked my DSDT and all 5 of my SSDT's for DGPU and _OFF; neither of these were found in any of the files. I looked for these too, and once again nothing in neither my DSDT or my SSDT's. Does anyone know what else these methods could be called? This is a 6770m, I haven't found much information for this card as far as DSDT's go...
  12. I'm trying to disable my discrete graphics card and the consensus seems to be that it should be disabled through an SSDT, not necessarily in the DSDT itself. So I extracted my DSDT and SSDT's using Ubuntu, added the .aml extension and using maciASL I can't find the area the area that I need to turn off. All of my knowledge I have on this comes from the guides and forum posts I go over, I don't have any prior experience with DSDT's. Here is the most precise guide I can find on the subject, and it specifically states that it's for Radeon cards. Here's the issue: it says to look for \_SB.PCI0.PEG0.PEGP function. I don't have this function anywhere in my SSDT's; most of them look like they're for the processor. I do, however, have SB.PCI0/PEG0/PEGP in my DSDT but it's in subdirectories and not all on one line. I also can't find the _OFF or _ON methods that it states that it would have neither anywhere in my DSDT or in any of my SSDT's. I think that PEGP is definitely something to look at, but there doesn't seem to be anything there that I would need to go forward. Does anyone have any suggestions? I'm using Clover on Yosemite 10.10.5. This is an HP DV6t 6100 i7 + HD3000. My DSDT has already been modified a few times to get brightness, battery, etc.
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    Intel HD 3000 - VGA HELL

    I thought that 0602 was always VGA on HD 3000? Maybe the port number could be wrong? Thanks for the guidance man, I'm just not sure where to proceed here... Edit: this link to OSX Latitude http://forum.osxlatitude.com/index.php?/topic/1969-guide-for-enabling-vga-and-hdmi-in-intel-hd3000-gpu/states that Intel Registry Dump in Linux could produce the VGA port number. Doing some Googling, I don't find any evidence that a program like this exists! This is the only guide of the over ten guides on this exact process I've found that states anything at all about how to actually find that port number, even though they all reference it.
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    Intel HD 3000 - VGA HELL

    Hey Allan, thanks for the suggestion. I installed the kext using Kext Wizard after deleting the previous one from System/Library/Extensions and I put that DSDT in EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/Patched as well. This one's not working either... looking at the files you sent I can see the connector that's there and I think that it SHOULD be working. I really am not sure what's going on here, this one has got me stumped. Any further ideas?
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    Intel HD 3000 - VGA HELL

    Hey guys, so I am having a terrible time trying to get VGA up and running on this machine. You can see my specs in my signature, but it's an HP Laptop on 10.10 with Intel HD 3000 graphics. So I've followed a couple guides... https://insanelydeepak.wordpress.com/2015/03/10/guide-vga-hdmi-intel-hd3000-gpu/ http://forum.osxlatitude.com/index.php?/topic/1969-guide-for-enabling-vga-and-hdmi-in-intel-hd3000-gpu/ http://www.osxlatitude.com/how-to-enable-vga-and-hdmi-on-intel-hd-3000/ They're all the same. but no matter what I do I can't seem to enable VGA output on this machine. I've got full QE/hardware acceleration, 1080p screen, HDMI working great, but I really need VGA on this thing. I'm not sure I'm doing all of the steps correctly - for instance, in the above guides it will list the VGA code and then have 'xx' where it says the 'port number for VGA' should go. What would I put there..? I've tried quite a few things, and I'll end up messing with it so much that it either boots in like 600x800 with no QE, or it doesn't show video at all. I've uploaded both my DSDT as well as my AppleIntelSNBGraphics.kext in a zip file, if possible could someone look over these to see what my deal is? I've been stuck on this one for a while now, feel like I've hit a wall here.. Archive.zip
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