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    The card did work from the USB? Did you also use one with the BCM94352Z chipset? And do you remember if it had the same form factor?

    After an annoying time using a wifi dongle I decided to switch to a new wifi card. Unfortunately the link MacTabletMan posted in his first post isn't working anymore and you can't see the name of the mentioned card ( https://partstore.com/Part/Lenovo/Lenovo/20200480/Refurbished.aspx ) His blog seems to be down too ( http://thinkinginteraflops.blogspot.com/ ) The same for a chart ChuppieJones mentioned for choosing the right card ( https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Wg4xt_k_fv9UfucFyCJy0Nt-kUe9MMuWYiD2aCD80DU/pub?gid=1 ) BUT lucky enough ChuppieJones also mentioned, that E NGFF 2230 seems to be a good choice, which uses a BCM94352Z chipset. I found this one on AliExpress which has the same chipset. Can someone confirm this one could at least fit the Cintiq Companion?

    To be honest I never tried it, but last week I didn't noticed that the plug wasn't inserted and worked using the battery. If I remember correctly I already worked two hours, till I noticed the battery icon showing me that I used half of the battery, so I guess 3 to 4 hours. But I guess I would need to test it to be completely sure. I can do a test today evening.

    I would like to help you, unfortunately I don't know how. Did you follow Bertolins guide?

    I'm struggling with the rotation of the Companion, which doesn't matter if I draw on it, since I'm right handed, but is a bit annoying if I put it on a stand and connect a second display. Cause all connectors would need to be on the wrong side. Since my Companion didn't allow me to rotate the screen through system preferences I use Display Rotation Menu which works like a treat. The only downside is that I can't choose any screen resolution except of 2560x1440, which is pretty tiny if you're 50cm away from the screen. I've I remember correctly I already tried some EDID injection some time ago, to make retina work, which I never managed to figure out. Is this the way to go? Sorry to ask something that specific here, but there aren't a lot of places where someone needs to rotate the screen of his hackintosh.

    Sounds like my current status. Weird, that your Companion seems to react differently on the same files. Does your USB 3 ports work properly?

    Is now everything working?

    Sorry for my late reply, I was pretty busy with some jobs. Yea, basically I stuck to your tutorial, except of the changes you mentioned and another config.plist (which I should clean up). I attached the files from my EFI/Clover directory. Maybe they could be helpful for someone with the same Companion. I've also installed this kexts ACPIBatteryManager.kext FakePCIID_XHCIMux.kext FakeSMC.kext IntelBacklight.kext VoodooHDA.kext XHCInjectorCC2.kext Some things still doesn't work: internal WIFI (as expected) SD card reader (as expected) volume buttons (as expected) only one USB port is a true USB 3 port the audio drivers doesn't load most of the time. CLOVER.zip

    I've removed USBInjectAll.kext and installed your XHCInjectorCC2Test.kext again. This time everything looks great in the IORegistryExplorer. HS01-HS03,HS05-HS08 and SSP1-SSP3. Everything seemed to work, but as I connected some external USB 3.0 drive I noticed it's LED was white, instead of blue, which is an indicator that the drive is only connected through USB 2.0. I checked IORegistryExplorer and noticed that all HS ports are used, but only SSP1 (the bottom USB 3.0 port) actually works. The top and middle port only using USB 2.0. I have no idea why, cause everything seems to be in the 15 ports limit. Two other things I noticed: 1. If I boot into El Capitan the mouse cursor is responsive for about 3-4 seconds, becomes unresponsive/slow/laggy for ca. 20 seconds and then back to normal. Could be fixed through correct/better ig-platform-id. In my case 0x162b0000 instead of 0x16260006 2. I can restart the Companion, but shutdown doesn't work. It seems to shut down, but even after the screen turns black the LEDs are still on and you can hear the fans spinning. It seems this is a common problem with El Capitan, but it also seems like there are a ton of possible solutions, so I thought I could maybe ask you first. Maybe you had this problem too. Could be fixed through config.plist > ACPI > DSDT > Fixes > <key>FixShutdown_0004</key> <true/>

    I started by checking which ports are in use and which not. HS01 : USB3 (bottom) HS02 : NOT USED HS03 : USB3 (center) HS04 : USB3 (top)! HS05 : cam 1 HS06 : cam 2 HS07 : bluetooth HS08 : Cintiq HS09 : NOT USED HS10 : NOT USED HS11 : NOT USED SSP1 : USB3 (bottom) SSP2 : USB3 (top) SSP3 : USB3 (center) Then I installed Rehabmans USBInjectAll.kext and added this to the boot arguments in my config.plist uia_exclude=HS02;HS04;HS09;HS10;HS11 But since you mentioned I should create a SSDT-UIAC and cause it seemed like the more future proof and "clean" approach I tried to create one, removed the boot argument and added my SSDT-UIAC.aml to the SortedOrder. Unfortunately some of the ports behave kinda weird: the USB3-port I've using for my boot-stick doesn't detect the stick anymore if booted in El Capitan. If I unplug and replug the stick it get's detected. And after pluging in the wifi-dongle I get a message, that the device needs more power. After restarting the same port seems be ok for the dongle. I've attached my SSDT-UIAC, it would be great if you could take a look at it. SSDT-UIAC.zip

    I did the changes you mentioned in my config.plist. Thank you. Unfortunately XHCInjectorCC2.kext doesn't seem to fix the problem. I guess I have to read RehabMans readme to his USBInjectAll a few times more. Till it starts to make any sense to me. If I understood it right it activates all ports, but isn't meant to be used constantly. So I should use it to see which ports needs to be activated/fixed. Is this right?

    I sticked pretty much to your guide and installed El Capitan. The graphics seem to instantly detected in some way, cause it was a lot faster than Yosemite only the image was kind of darken. After generating a new SSDT.aml and patching new DSDT and SSDT files this issue was gone. Now my graphic card is kind of detected, not by name, but OS X seems to understand it uses 1536MB. I hope this missing name is only cosmetics, like you mentioned in your guide. Battery, bluetooth, wifi (dongle) and app store works, audio doesn't work. But my biggest problem at the moment is that OS X doesn't seem to detect the Cintiq itself. Something which seems weird, since the Cintiq-part was always something which does work from the beginning. Could it have something to do with the different USB support? I don't have any problems with my USB ports on the outside, but I remember I read something about the Companion using some USB-ports internally? I attached my config.plist (a simple one from Rehabman, with some tiny changes) and my IOReg. It would be great if you could look at it, if you find the time. config_ioreg.zip

    From what I've read in different threads it could be a better choice to install El Capitan, instead of Yosemite, if you're using Broadwell graphics. At the moment I can't use Sierra, since a lot of the software I'm using has still problems with it, but maybe it would be a future proof choice to use El Capitan? Would there be something I need to take care of accept of removing kext-dev-mode=1 and adding the RtVariables?

    Thank you for the platform-ids, I'll check them tomorrow. I already checked these ids today (some are in your list too): A = it boots into Yosemite, but I get an error message while booting and the card isn't recognized. Probably just an invalid ID. B = no error while booting, but I only get the black screen with a mouse-cursor, instead of Yosemite 0x162b0000 B 0x162b0002 B 0x162b0004 B 0x162b0006 A 0x162b0008 A 0x16260006 B 0x162B8086 A 0x0a160000 A 0x0a16000c A 0x04160000 A 0x0c160000 A 0x04002B16 A Since the B ones are in your list too, I get the impression they could be useable, but I have to fix something else first. I just don't know what it could be, since I finally included all SSDT and DSDT files. Oh and I attached an IOREG. It's the first time I tried to export this, so I hope I did the right thing. Klumpen.ioreg.zip

    Yesterday I finally received my Tontec wifi dongle. Surprisingly it uses the Realtek RTL8188CUS, the same as the Edimax EW-7811un, my previous dongle. Kind of luck, cause the Tontec drivers are out of date, but I could use the drivers from Edimax. Now I was able to run Piker's script to generate the SSDT.aml. The only thing I noticed, was the disappearing of the "unknown CPU" message. while booting. The biggest problem are the graphics. I tried a bunch of ig-platform-ids and can divide them into two groups: While booting I get [iGPU] Graphics driver failed to load: could not register with Framebuffer driver! two times in a row. Then it boots into Yosemite. The graphics are extremely slow and aren't recognized in "About this Mac" (Graphics Intel Unknown 14 MB) It boots a lot faster and I get no error-messages about my GPU, while booting. It seems to boot into Yosemite and the mouse-cursor is a lot more responsive, but all I see is a black screen and the mouse-cursor. Even if I can't use the companion with ig-platform-ids from group 2, it seems to be the better choice in some way, since I don't get error messages while booting and the more responsive cursor.