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  1. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    I´m getting occasional KP the last weeks, I never saw that frequent before with Hackintosh. This is the backtrace: Does anybody have similar issues with a T420 Sierra recently? I´ll try with my other T420, which usually has W10 installed, to rule out a hardware error, but I don´t think its the hardware. Off topic: Did any of you hear from René Trost maybe? Many will know Rene as one of the kind admins over at OSX86.com / kexts.com or from other hackintosh forums.
  2. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Hi, just wanted to say thank you so much to tluck and all others making Release v2018.02.11 happen! The new EFI runs very well with my Sierra T420, minor graphic glitches with Firefox are gone too. I´m not upgrading to HS as long as possible. HS won´t talk to my vintage DSL router any more due to Apple´s new security policy. A pity no being able to use APFS with my SSD therefore.
  3. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Comrades, I want to thank you so much for your work on the T420 Hackbook! Especially you tluck, for keeping things working and updated. I did upgrade a Sierra clone to High Sierra and found APFS a really great improvement. Much faster than HFS+ and a real space saver too. On the downside, CS5.5 is not really running flawlessly any more and I do see a high battery drain. Sleep or better wake is not working as it was in Sierra. The bummer however is, that my routers web interface is unreachable from Safari or Firefox. The router is kind of old I know, Fritz!Box 7270, but I need that one due to my 3.5 km bell wire to the DSLAM. My SSD layout looks like this, is there something odd with it? Preboot volume and synthesised devices, is that the way its supposed to be?
  4. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Hi folks! Sorry for not following this thread all the time. Not being an early adopter at all, were there any caveats with the 10.12.6 upgrade? Is it safe to install from App store and just let it do its thing? 10.12.5 is running just fine.
  5. Thanks MacPeet, updated to 4061 and Sierra is running again! A rather easy fix, I just did not update Clover as things were working so far.
  6. Thanks for your ongoing improvements to macOS on Optiplex! I did hit the black screen too today after running Combo update 10.12.4 from 10.12.3. Is there an easy fix for that or should I fall back to 10.12.3 and try again with Clover updated? Clover is 2.3k rev. 3974, HD4550 ID is 0x68e0
  7. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Thanks for keeping this thread updated, comrades! I ended up with a black screen after upgrading 10.12.4, but all is well again thanks to the new (17-03-10) T420 package. Always have a bootable backup. I could not find Clover r4037, but r4035 seems to do the job fine.
  8. For those who did not try. Its save to upgrade to 10.12.3 no issues so far.
  9. One more thing about the HD6350. This is HWinfo´s output. Seems there are a few HD6XXX cards with a Cedar (pro) chipset. Can someone please confirm about the Asus WL-138G V2 aka BCM 4318? I was using the card up to 10.9 as my LAN for one of the Optiplex 780 does work or not. (Bad cabling and not much I can do about it.) Was the BCM 4318 support finally dropped with Sierra or is there a workaround?
  10. Made my 10.12.2 clone finally and tried it with the backup Optiplex 780. It took a little time to get to the desktop but is working fine. If some body is wanting to buy such a card, here it is. Definitely not high end, but all right for the money. A DMS59 twin port cable is needed to use it though. http://www.ebay.de/itm/AMD-ATI-Radeon-HD-6350-Low-Profile-512MB-DDR3-DMS-59-/361835553800?hash=item543f146408:g:t0AAAOSw-0xYNGoB I am suspecting that such cards are rebranded 5450s. Same specs, same frame buffer. The marketing guys probably just needed a higher HD6XXX number to offer their customers.
  11. Works like a charm again thanks to your hint. I must have over read the kext inject thing. I´ll clone the Sierra instance and try it with the backup 780 one of these days. Won´t be a big thing to swap the graphics card eventually, it was good enough for 10.9 and W10 though.
  12. Thanks a lot my friend. Obviously I did miss something obvious. My backup Dell 780 has a HD 6350 which seems to be akin to the 5450 using the same frame buffer. El Cap did not like the 6350 at first shot and I soon gave up, as that box is just seldom running and with W10 usually. Do you have any insight about a 6350 and Sierra? 10.9.5 finds this device:
  13. Thanks folks for this very profund guide. I did upgrade my Dell 780 El Cap backup drive with Sierra with the files provided in the first post. Things are looking good except for the TP-Link TL-WN851ND WLAN. Of course I added the strings in the plist and let Kext Utility do its thing. The Dell´s WLAN is on, but it it does not see my WLAN hotspots. Am I missing something obvious? El Cap and earlier do work with equal hardware of course.
  14. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    @149113: Same here for startup and idling. This is what HW-Monitor tells - the Intenso SSD sensor is wrong though, as the hardware can hardly be below ambient temp (21ºC).
  15. Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    HD300 software "upgrade"? As many here are using the unlocked T420 BIOS, did anybody manage to assign 512MB RAM to the HD3000? There is a setting for it in UEFI/BIOS, but I´m clueless how to tell the OS to grab 512MB instead of 384. Could be a Clover tweaking as well. Just curiosity on my side, whether 512MB would somehow better things compared to 384.