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  1. Dress for the #cyberpunk dystopia you want, not the dystopia you have. https://t.co/5k0ERRefWF

  2. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    @tluck That's not what I get. Seems like my T420 might have faulty antennas or something. Also the 2.4/5 problem is because the wireless network has both under the same SSID - so there is a 2.4GHz station and a 5GHz station.
  3. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Anybody else notice their Wi-Fi being pretty slow? I noticed recently that my T420 (OS X Yosemite) practically crawls compared to my X1 Carbon 3rd Generation (Fedora 26). Checked both of the Wi-Fi modules I own - DW1510, and DW1550 - both are slow. Does not seem to be a Hackintosh issue specifically, as speeds are still really meh when on an Ubuntu live USB - but I have not done a lot of testing on this. I noticed that when I connect to a 5GHz network (channel 36), I do not have any issues. The bad news is that no matter what I do, OS X is just dead set on connecting to 2.4GHz networks. The network setup in my example has multiple stations broadcasting under one SSID - with both 2.4 and 5GHz BSSIDs. The dream solution is to somehow fix my Wi-Fi - but I can settle just for a sure-fire way to force my little ThinkPad to prefer 5GHz networks (I'd go as far as just knocking out all the 2.4GHz channels on my Wi-Fi if I have to). On Linux there's actually a graphical option to pick my preferred BSSID, but on OS X I can't really find anything. The only thing I found was an utility called airport-bssid, but even if it does connect me to the 5GHz BSSID, the OS will automatically switch to the 2.4GHz one in a few minutes.
  4. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Putting the laptop to sleep and then waking it up fixes the TrackPoint for me.
  5. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Oh wow! The trackpoint middle click issue is fixed. You're a hero, tluck - it was the only thing that bothered me about my setup. Really dreading the day I'd have to move on from my T420, never had a computer work this well before, and probably never will again...
  6. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Here's some info on Coreboot on the T420: https://www.coreboot.org/Board:lenovo/t420 Beyond that, the talk is kind of spotty. There's this thread discussing Ivy Bridge (IVB) on the T420: https://www.bios-mods.com/forum/Thread-Lenovo-T420-Ivy-Bridge-Support-i7-3540M There are multiple sources speaking of Ivy Bridge support, including this: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.bios/81825- but not a lot of people appear to have actually done the mod.
  7. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    So apparently T420 supports a third party BIOS, which in turn supports Ivy Bridge chips. Anybody feeling adventurous enough to try it out and see if OS X works? I am trying to prolong this laptop's life for as long as I can, and a new CPU with a graphics boost would definitely be nice. Was also thinking I could get an i7 chip + do eGPU.
  8. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    I replaced the motherboard, got 4K now! However, OS X for some reason wouldn't detect that it's 4K, limiting me to 1440p tops. I made a custom resolution with SwitchResX, and it works, but I don't get the scaling options, which is really lame.
  9. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Does DisplayPort work for you guys? I seem to be unable to use it in Integrated Graphics mode at all. Even tried Linux live USBs, doesn't show up in xrandr unless I use Optimus. EDIT: T420 with NVS4200m can only use the DisplayPort with the Nvidia chip running. In that case, before I drop some money to replace the motherboard with one without the Nvidia chip, has there been any progress to get that working?
  10. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Careful with links like that, the Big Brother will get you.
  11. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Well, I downgraded back to Yosemite, no more glitches, and I get to use XtraFinder again, woop. For whatever reason iMessage broke for me, though, wrote more about it here: https://www.reddit.com/r/hackintosh/comments/4bldsk/downgraded_to_yosemite_broke_imessagefacetime/ Interesting! I wonder if it'll help get the Clover boot menu to go at native res?
  12. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    My res is 1600x900, and the bootloader was 960x600. To be honest, I now have a good reason to downgrade to Yosemite. I actually didn't have many Hackintosh-specific issues (until now), but some annoyances with the OS itself were quite irritating. Also, I miss Helvetica :v Do you by any chance have any tips on downgrading, or should I just follow the new installation process?
  13. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    10.11.4 final is out. For some reason I no longer get a logo on boot (black screen instead of Apple logo + loading bar), and I'm getting graphics glitches, mostly in Chrome, with tluck's latest pack. - Hm, I put my old config.plist back (not sure what it's dated - I used my config for a while even with newer packs, since I have all that iCloud stuff in it), and I got the boot logo back, and glitches disappeared. - Ah, nevermind, still some graphical glitches, but less than with the pack plist. At least I have the boot logo back ;_; - The glitches actually show up on screenshots, isn't that interesting. Just random grey lines sometimes. - Oh, and I also get flat black lines somehow, welp :V - Should've stayed on 10.11.3 :u
  14. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    I'd like to do this patch, but I have no idea how to work with the whole dsl thing. Could you maybe share the compiled file, if that's even something that people can do with SSDT?
  15. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    What a silly thing to say.