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  1. So apple has presented a new and updated mac mini a few days ago, and the great news seems to be the use of desktop processors in it, in fact, all the specs seems to match a typical desktop socket 1151 v2 coffeelake system without a dedicated gpu, so i am wondering if the smbios of this machine could be our new smbios of preference for coffeelake desktop machines. So i have created this new topic to discuss about it. Of course we will have to wait to do tests using the first public version of mac os which integrates this smbios, because when every new mac is released it's smbios is available initialy just in a purpose made mac os build and then it's added for all the os builds in the following releases. So what do you think about the possibility of using this new smbios for desktop coffeelake machines instead of the imac 18.3/18.2 ones? https://www.apple.com/mac-mini/specs/
  2. Hi guys, this thread is to show you a new and open source app, created by me, that I called TINU: The name means: TINU Is Not #####, the U refers to a popular software that is used to create macOS hackintosh installers (that for good reasons is banned on this forum), but the aim of the name is to explain that this app is a totally different thing from that software and works in a totally different way. This app basically is a graphical interface for the createinstallmedia executable that is inside the macOS and Mac OS X installer apps, it is capable to create a bootable installer completely vanilla like what you do using the command line method, and also this method is recommended by apple itself. In addition to this, this app provvides to you simplicity and flexybility, and lets you to avoid most of the steps needed with every other app. TINU allows you to create easily a bootable macOS installer without messing around with command line stuff and without using disk utility, all you need to do is use the app and then install clover on the usb drive once TINU has finished or leave it as is if you want to use it on a real Mac. Features: - Simple to use UI that allows you to easily start the bootable macOS installer creation process - It can work with every macOS installer app that has the createinstallmedia executable inside of its resources folder (including also beta and newly released installers) - You can use any volume you want that can be erased and is at least 7 GB of size (if the volume's drive is not in GUID format, TINU will format it to make it GUID!) - Works on Mac OS recovery, so you can create a bootable macOS installer from the macOS installer itself or from the macOS recovery, and you can use TINU to install macOS too. - All vanilla, the bootable macOS installers created with this tool are 100% vanilla, just like you created them using the command line "createinstallmedia" method in the terminal - Open source, you will know what this program does on your computer and also you can create your own version by downloading and playing with the source code - Does not require to do anything of special first, just open the program, and make sure you have a USB drive pulugged in and that you have a macOS installer app in the system. - No need to go in disk utility first, TINU can format your drive/partition for you - Uses recent and more modern APIs and SDKs and Swift 3 language - Transparent graphics style available (use alt + s on the keyboard or View->Use transparent style) - Works using the latest versions of macOS and will also support newer Mac installers out of the box without needing for an update - Advanced section, to customize your bootable macOS installer Features that are planned for some future versions: - Integrated EFI partition mounter tool (TINU can already mount EFI partitions from version 2.0, but a dedicated section which allows to mount every EFI partition in the system will be added) - Install clover and configure clover - Install kexts inside the kexts folder of clover - Clover drivers customization - Use custom dsdt in clover - integrated pre-made clover config templates database from a remote and open repository - Support for other languages, at least Italian Rquirements: - A computer that runs Mac OS X Yosemite or a more recent version (Mac OS X El Capitan is required to use TINU in a macOS recovery or installer) - A drive or a free partition (on a drive which already supports GUID) of at least 7 GB that you want to turn into a macOS/Mac OS X installer - A copy of a macOS/Mac OS X installer app (Maveriks or newer versions are supported) in the /Applications folder or in the root of any storage drive in your machine (excepted the drive or volume you want to turn into your macOS install media) Download: - You can download the pre-made and code signed binary from the releases section of the github repo: https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU/releases - Or you can just build your own copy by just downloading the source code and then using Xcode (requires Xcode 8): https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU Frequently asked questions: https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU/wiki/FAQs Useful links: Thread (english) on insanelymac.com: - http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/326959-tinu-the-macos-installer-creator-app-mac-app/ Thread (italian) on insanelymac.com: - https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/333261-tinu-app-per-creare-chiavette-di-installazione-di-macos-thread-in-italiano/ Thread (english-german) on hackintosh-forum.de: - https://www.hackintosh-forum.de/index.php/Thread/33630-TINU/ Facebook hackintosh help and beta testing (Italian only): - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Italia.hackintosh/?fref=ts Contact me (project creator): - Insanelymac.com profile: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/user/1390153-itztravelintime/ - email: piecaruso97@gmail.com Note that: - This software is under GNU GPL v3 license so any new branch/mod/third party release must be open source and under the same license - I (project creator) assume no responsibility for any use of this app and this source code, and also for any kind of hardware and software damage to any computer and any device or peripheral that may come from this app or source code during it's use and outside it's usage - I (project creator) do not guarantee support to you, this is only an open source project, not a product released by a company! - This project is born only for educational and demonstrative purposes, it's not intended to be used for commercial purposes and it will never be, don't use source code from this project to create apps or software for that aim. - This is a no-profit project, born only to let people to create macOS install medias in a more simple way and also to learn how to create this kind of apps. Credits: - Apple for macos and installer apps and scripts - People that helped me a lot: Francesco Perchiazzi, Nicola Tomarelli, Roberto Sciortino, Raffaele Sonnessa, Ermanno Nicoletti, Tommaso Dimatore, Michele Vitiello Bonaventura, Massimiliano Faralli, Davide Dessì, Giorgio Dall'Aglio, Thomas Tempelmann, Peter Paul Chato. - Special thanks to Italian Hackintosh group!! for help (https://www.facebook.com/groups/Italia.hackintosh/?fref=ts) - Pietro Caruso (ITzTravelInTime) for creating, maintaing and developing this project I leave also some screenshots as well
  3. #UPDATE AS OF APRIL 27, 2018 Thursday, 3:53 PM ESTSIMPLE INSTRUCTIONSAfter you figure out how to get High Sierra 10.13 or 10.13.4 installed to a USB with Clover Bootloader, and you're loaded onto MacOS High Sierra:Download Clover Configurator and MOUNT your partition and OPEN it to reveal your EFI folder. Delete it.Simply download the attached ZIP and unzip it by double clicking it. Then copy and paste the EFI folder you unzipped to the location of your mounted partition.Done. Enjoy. Special thanks to Jake Lo !WORKING [Dell M6800 - High Sierra 10.13.4]Sleep/Wake WHILE THE POWER CORD IS PLUGGED IN (Not from closing the screen down, but from clicking the Apple logo and sleep or by timer).Wi-Fi (AirPort Extreme) via Broadcom BCM43xx.2 USB ports on the LEFT side as USB 2.0/3.0 and the 1 USB 2.0/eSATA on the back.KeyBoard.TouchPad (With MultiTouch - Fully functional)iMessage, iCloud, FaceTime, AppStore work perfectly.NVIDIA Graphics work perfectly thanks to the Lilu and NvidiaGraphicsFixUp kext. THIS FIXES THE BLACK OR BLANK SCREEN PROBLEM.DVD-Drive/Burning if you even care to use CD, DVD disk.Bluetooth (Works even with Apple HomePod =] )Ethernet/RJ-452 USBs on right side as USB 2.0/3.0Native Sound (On board Speakers and can adjust sound with buttons)SD Card ReadersAdjusting Brightness (Download an app from the AppStore called Brightness Slider -OR- use Night Shift [will not adjust brightness, but will be bearable]).NOT WORKING [Dell M6800 - High Sierra 10.13.4]Headphone Jack (Excessive Static)
  4. With the purpose of running the beloved Apple Mac OS X on our Intel ASUS laptop I am writing this guide to share my experience and knowledge about this Hackintosh. This tutorial applies to running versions between 10.9 and 10.11.6, focusing specially in El Capitan. This method applies also for Sierra but at the moment my WiFi Card doesn't work well with 10.12 so I chose to remain in a stable Mac OS X I have 99% functionality: What Works : WiFi, Bluetooth, Airdrop, HandOff, FindMyMac (WiFi card has to be replaced, I put a BCM94352HMB) Full QE/CI acceleration with integrated HD4400 graphics Trackpad with 1finger, 2finger, 3finger and 4finger gestures Keyboard (Perfect with Volume, Brightness, Play/Pause, Numpad working) Battery Percentage Sleep, Shutdown and Reboot Internal Speakers, Internal Microphone, Headphone Jack, HDMI audio DVD Drive HDMI audio and video VGA out iMessage and FaceTime Recovery Partition What is not working Internal SD Card Reader When you install Clover Bootloader to your USB media or HDD you should select the following options: - Install for UEFI booting only - Install Clover in the ESP - Drivers64UEFI (Fat-64, OSxAptioFix2Drv) After installation is complete, the EFI partition we want to configure will already be mounted, so we proceed to open it and do the following Install HFSPlus.efi and NTFS.efi in drivers64UEFI folder and remove VboxHFS.efi Open the folder /EFI/Clover/kexts and delete all the folders starting by 10 and leave only the “other” folder In the above mentioned “other” folder place the kexts that I will quote next, please note that the kexts marked in red are the absolute necessary ones for booting Mac OS X installer , the rest should only be installed afterwards, after having Mac OS X installed to your hard drive and directly to /System/Library/Extensions : ACPIBatteryManager.kext AppleALC.kext ApplePS2SmartTouchpad.kext BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext BrcmPatchRAM (Mavericks) or BrcmPatchRAM2 (Yosemite or later) CodecCommander.kext DisableTurboBoostBattery.kext FakePCIID_XHCIMux.kext (Only for El Capitan) FakePCIID_IntelHDMIaudio.kext FakePCIID_BroadcomWiFI.kext (makes my BCM94352HMB work) FakePCIID_IntelHDGraphics.kext FakePCIID.kext FakeSMC, HWInfo, IntelCPUMonitor (HwSensors3 from Slice) IntelBacklight.kext RealtekRTL8111.kext USBInjectAll.kext (Only for El Capitan) After all the kexts necessary are in the correct folder, proceed to mimic my config.plist Note that the Kext patches included only work for El Capitan. If you want older version support, post here and I can help. I recommend using Clover Configurator App config.plist.zip For your SMBIOS choose MacbookPro11,2 and shake those serial numbers to really get a genuine one. In order to get everything working properly , follow these guidelines for ACPI tables patching. Firstly, press F4 at Clover GUI in order to dump the native ACPI tables. You will most probably get a crash, a red screen full of weird black numbers and strange symbols, do not worry, just force shutdown. At the next boot if you look in /EFI/Clover/ACPI/origin in your USB you should have a bunch of files. After getting MaciASL and acpica tools from RehabMan (always updated) and installing them, and adding rehabman’s laptop dsdt patch repository, which is this: https://github.com/R...ptop-DSDT-Patch I recommend patching these tables before installing Mac OS X in order to have a better user experience and better functionality as well as a cleaner and smoother install. Your computer may not even reach the installer since we have no way of disabling our discrete NVIDIA Geforce 820m without getting our hands dirty in DSDT patches. Delete all files that don’t start with DSDT or SSDT- If you have an SSDT with an x just delete it because it is dynamically loaded and so does not need our attention. Place the files in our interest in a folder and: cd /path/to/a/folder iasl -da -dl *.aml After obtaining the .dsl files you should open them and check for errors. In the latest BIOS we have the following errors: DSDT- We will find 4 errors The parse op Zero errors can be fixed by deleting all the “Zero” you find in the conflicting place The remaining two errors are fixed by applying the ADBG fix from RehabMan repo SSDT-1- We find many errors and all can be fixed by applying the patch “Remove _PSS placeholders” SSDT-12- We find an error related to a specific sector of a cryptic DOS device, we can safely delete these following lines from the SSDT Now that all our ACPI tables are nice and clean we can proceed to patching First of all, open all the tables at the same time and hit Command + F to bring up the Find Replace dialog box and Find:GFX0 and Replace it with: IGPU Find:B0D3 and Replace it with HDAU Do this in all the tables, so the renames are the same in all your tables When that is done, apply the following patches to the DSDT: Use the patch "DTGP" (you can easily find it with our friend Google ) Use the patch "Fix _WAK Arg0 v2" Use the patch "HPET Fix" Use the patch "SMBUS Fix" Use the patch "IRQ Fix" Use the patch "RTC Fix" Use the patch "OS Check Fix Windows 8” Use the patch "Add IMEI" Use the patch “7-8 Series USB” Use the patch "USB PRW 0x0D" Use the patch "Igpu Brightness Fix" Use the patch "Audio Layout id 3" When you have applied the Audio Layout Patch just Find: layout and it should show the only result, then make that part look like mine, so that you can use AppleALC for native on the fly audio If you want HDMI audio you should open SSDT-10 and find layout again and make it look like the one you just edited in DSDT, we do this because we want layout-id 29 instead of layout-id 3 For battery percentage you should use the ASUS N55SL/Vivobook patch Finally when you did all that you should follow RehabMan’s tutorial for Disabling Discrete Graphics Cards, on a web which I am not allowed to mention. This will give you much more battery life and a lot less heat. You should read it properly and you will notice there is close to no difference between his example and our laptop so it will be easier than it looks like. Make sure you also use the patch he posts to fix shutdown and sleep when our NVIDIA is disabled. After all the ACPI tables are properly patched save them all and cd /path/to/where/your/patched/tables/are Then delete all the original aml files And then iasl *.dsl After getting the resulting patched aml files, place them in /EFI/Clover/ACPI/patched for Clover to load it Place them all together in /EFI/Clover/ACPI/patched and in the ACPI section of your config.plist make sure to "Drop OEM" tables and set the "Sorted Order" as I did in the attached config.plist. Before installing Mac OS X make sure in your BIOS you have legacy mode disabled and you have secure boot and fast boot also disabled, so that Clover works well. Also make sure the controller is set to AHCI mode. Remember to use a GUID partition table on your Hard Drive and if you plan to dual boot just create two Mac OS Extended Journaled partitions, don't create any Fat partition using Disk Utility cause that will leave you unable to install Windows in UEFI mode. Post-Install Finally you will need to generate an SSDT using ssdtPRGen.sh (this can only be done when you have installed Mac OS X) https://github.com/P...ha/ssdtPRGen.sh Add it to the Sorted Order and you are done Make sure to set the hibernate mode to either 0 or 2 . ​You can copy the colour profiles from ASUS Splendid Utility and use them in Mac OS X, but for my eyes, I prefer the default LCD one This is the first fully functional Hackintosh I ever accomplished and it took me a few months of learning… I am using Mac OS X for about two or more years in this Hack and I am still in love like the very first boot hihihi This is almost the perfect HackBook and has worked since Mountain Lion until now Hope you enjoyed!
  5. MikixIT

    Problemi DUALBOOT Con Clover

    Ciao ragazzi! Grazie a questo forum con gente fantastica, sono riuscito a installare OS X e in seguito Win 10 su Clover SULLO STESSO HARD DISK Ho un problema, di solito utilizzo Kali Linux, la famosa versione di linux in usb in live Ora avrei la necessita di dedicargli 15gb di partizione del mio Hard Disk PER INSTALLARLA, e l'ho fatto effettivamente creando una partizione VUOTA tramite utility disco di Sierra. Il problema sorge quando io vado a riavviare il pc e quindi ritrovandomi nella schermata di clover, e vedo sempre il solito OSX e il recovery Osx e al posto di Windows 10, mi trovo la partizione di 15gb che avevo creato per windows(con l'icona di windows) Siccome ho paura di perdere i dati importanti che avevo su windows, non ho continuato installando Kali, ma mi sono fermato e ho eliminato la partizione sempre da utility di Sierra e come per magia, riavvio e Win10 è di nuovo lì dove dovrebbe stare Appena creo la partizione vuota, clover me la sostituisce Che devo fare raga? Io voglio OSX,Win10 (Che già ho) e Kali(Solo 15gb) sullo stesso hard disk Senza perdere dati di Win o Mac Gengik ho visto in precedenti discussioni tue, di andare in GUI da clover config . e togliere Windows da quelli nascosti e l'ho fatto, ma il risultato non cambia. Grazie per la lettura
  6. Hey guys, I have a ridiculously convoluted issue. Take a seat. I am trying to use Logic Pro X on a 2012 Mac Mini I have, but I currently have Snow Leopard OS X 10.6.8, and will need to update to Sierra 10.12. However, I realize I need to update to a newer OS such as El Capitan in order to be able to update to Sierra. Except I cannot sign into the App Store. I am greeted with an error message along the lines of "this computer or device cannot be verified." So I did some digging and it seems to be because my Ethernet port and Wifi don't work. I use a USB Wifi adapter to get around this but now it seems like I finally have to fix it for good so I can get into the App Store to get these updates I need. In System Preferences > Network, I do not see Ethernet or Wifi listed. Only my USB Wifi Adapter and Firewire. In System Profiler > Hardware > Ethernet Cards, it says, "This computer does not appear to have any PCI Ethernet cards installed." I'm pulling my hair out over here to get Logic Pro X on this computer, that's all that I really want, and that's all I want this computer to do. If you can help, God bless your soul.
  7. Lenovo Thinkpad L420 macOS Sierra Guide Thanks to the good old mighty Clover Bootloader, we have so much better support for laptops and different alternative hardware. I have made a few HackBook Pros but without a shadow of a doubt this Lenovo L420 is almost a perfect Apple computer. Even better in some aspects if you ask me about it. Lenovo theme on Clover in my L420 I will be quoting a good fellow of the community, tluck , who made an awesome guide for his Lenovo T420, and he also helped me achieve better functionality. Regards to you my friend. I have already written a guide for installing and perfecting Mac OS X El Capitan on this PC, but I wanted to see how good Sierra could run, and OH BOY it is running like a charm. Here are the specs of the machine. In my case I added 8GB of RAM. I understand this is not a highly popular laptop outside corporations, I don’t even know if it was ever sold to the general public, so I guess this post will help me know that hahah anyway a friend of mine gave me two of them, one with i5 another with i3. This tutorial applies to any of those models. It should also apply to older versions of Mac OS X all the way until Snow Leopard (little modifications required as well as appropriate kexts) What is working WiFi , Bluetooth, Airdrop (Wifi replaced with Atheros AR9285) Full QE/CI acceleration with integrated Intel HD3000 graphics Trackpad with 1 finger , 2 finger and 3 finger gestures keyboard as well as function keys (brightness, volume) Battery percentage Sleep, Shutdown and Reboot Sound working on ALC269 mobile DVD Drive DisplayPort audio and video VGA out USB 3.0 ExpressCard (Renesas) iMessage and Facetime Recovery Partition What is not working You tell me 1. Creating the install media The best way to install macOS to our Hackintosh is definitely to create a USB with the latest version of macOS Sierra (10.12.5 as of writing this guide) and to use the createinstallmedia method. For that you will need either a Macintosh computer, an existing Hackintosh or a Virtual Machine running OS X 10.6 or above. This way you will end up with a clean vanilla install , and with a recovery partition capable of booting and capable of using FindMyMac / FindMyiPhone I won’t go into too much details about this since this is one of the first things you should know when attempting to Hackintosh. This procedure is for a new macOS installation using a USB Installer. Download macOS from the App Store - it is freely available One can build a macOS USB installer with the standard macOS installer app downloaded from the "App Store". Download and extract the zip file from this post to build a Clover-based USB installer. This same bundle will be installed later on HD. Install macOS to a GPT formatted disk using the standard Install macOS.app downloaded from the Apple Store. Create a macOS USB installer Partition an 8GB (or larger) USB formatted with GUID Partition Table (GPT) - use the Partition Options... menu to change from MBR to GPT - Name the partition USB - the install process will rename it, but it matches the script below. - Use format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled) (formerly OS X Extended) Note: if you have a larger USB (say 16GB) you can split into 2 8GB partitions, so you can have 10.12 and 10.11 installers on the same USB key Run this command to copy the bits to the USB key: Note: if using an older version of macOS, replace with the corresponding app name. sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Sierra.app --nointeraction 2. Install bootloader (Clover) to install media You should select your USB in the Clover installer and then hit “Customize” Select the next options: Install Clover in the ESP Install boot0ss in MBR Clover EFI 64bits SATA CSMVideoDxe-64 EmuVariableUEFI-64 OsxAptioFix2Drv-64 Fat64 3. Configuring the bootloader After installation is complete, the EFI partition we want to configure will already be mounted, so we proceed to open it and do the following Install HFSPlus.efi and NTFS.efi in drivers64UEFI folder and remove VboxHFS.efi. Because this PC doesn’t have any UEFI you should also install HFSPlus.efi and NTFS.efi to the drivers64 folder. Open the folder /EFI/Clover/kexts and delete all the folders starting by 10 and leave only the “other” folderIn the above mentioned “other” folder. Place the kexts that I will quote next (you can download the ones attached to the post, but I always recommend the latest versions) : ACPIBatteryManager.kext AppleALC.kext CodecCommander.kext FakePCIID_XHCIMux.kext FakePCIID.kext FakeSMC, HWInfo, IntelCPUMonitor (HwSensors3 from Slice) GenericUSBXHCI.kext (only if you use an USB3.0 ExpressCard) RealtekRTL8111.kext USBInjectAll.kext VoodooPS2Controller.kext (tluck's version) L420 kextpack.zip Notes on VoodooPS2 (tluck) VoodooPS2Controller.kext (v1.8.25f) - New custom T420 version of RehabMans's PS2 Keyboad/TouchPad/TrackPoint - This version has extra T420 definitions in the Info.plist files. Tweaks to help with TrackPoint on startup Jakibaki's cut/paste fix for middle button + scrolling fix. if MiddeMouseScroll is set to true scrolling TrackPoint works. Sierra PrefPane integration and other fixes (smoothness and caps-lock) by usr-sse2 (see this post on GitHub) Modified Info.plist(s) to add LENOVO T420 override settings. ​TrackPad pressure FingerZ value set to 47 - up from default of 30 - change to suite your touch in VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2TrackPad.kext/Contents/Info.plist Various Default overrides such as MouseMultiplier X and Y for TrackPoint. Note: VoodooPS2Controller keyboard mappings have 3 or 4 finger swipe left/right to back/forward configured for Safari browser vs space swipe Optional Key Map: This map works in El Capitan. Since the NX keys are in a state of flux for Sierra - it is disabled by default now. If you would want to use this new map, edit the Info.plist file and rename the T420 key map entry. The F1-F15 key mappings are VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Keyboard.kext/Contents/Info.key.plist: F1 - LCD Brightness Down F2 - LCD Brightness Up F3 - Mission Control App Selector F4 - Launchpad F5 - F6 - F7 - Mirror Displays F8 - Disable/Enable TouchPad F9 - F10 - Mute Volume F11 - Volume Down F12 - Volume Up PrtSc - Scan Previous Track ScrLck - iTunes Play/Pause Pause - Scan Next Track Insert - Eject After all the kexts are in the correct folder you should tweak your config.plist as follows, I recommend using a proper plist editor , the best is Xcode. config.plist.zip Lenovo mostly whitelist the Wifi cards on their laptops (and some desktops) so you will have to use a custom BIOS for this. There is one here luckily. If you need me to explain how to flash it then you shouldn’t really be Hackintoshing in the first place. After you have flashed the BIOS make sure you set the SATA controller to AHCI. You should be able to boot from the Clover USB and install Mac OS X Remember to use a GUID partition scheme for the drive you will use. Recovery partition should be generated automatically by the OS X installer. 4. Hopefully you boot and get to install macOS well. Boot Clover from USB Installer and select Install macOS Install the OS on your GPT disk on the macOS partition. Make sure the drive is formatted using: Scheme: GUID Partition Map (GPT) Partition Name: macOS Format: macOS Extended (Journaled) Dual BOOT tip: If you plan to dual boot Windows from the same HD - DO NOT make the 2nd partition NTFS or ExFAT with the Disk Utility app. Make them both "Mac OS Extended (Journaled)" Size the 2 partitions appropriately - but later you will delete/reformat the 2nd partition for Windows. Click through GUI Install menus and wait for the installation to fully complete - on a spinning disk takes about 30-45 minutes. Follow these Notes and Tips: When the installer screens shows: "To pair a Bluetooth keyboard, turn it on and wait for your computer to connect to it.” Hit the Space Bar to get past this step. When installer seems to hang at: "About a second remaining” Don’t Panic, this "second" may take about 10 minutes or more to finish. Just wait for the installer to reboot the computer and continue the installation. The whole install process takes about 1 hour to complete. On the first boot from the HD when asked: "How Do You Connect?” Select: “My computer does not connect to the Internet” You can set up the network later after installation of the NIC driver kext. Your Intel WiFi will not work. Period. 5. Next you have to install the boot loader to the HDD You should select your USB in the Clover installer and then hit “Customize” Select the next options: Install Clover in the ESP Install boot0ss in MBR Clover EFI 64bits SATA CSMVideoDxe-64 EmuVariableUEFI-64 OsxAptioFix2Drv-64 Fat64 Install all RC scripts to target partition After installation is complete, the EFI partition we want to configure will already be mounted, so we proceed to open it and do the following Again we install HFSPlus.efi and NTFS.efi in drivers64UEFI folder and remove VboxHFS.efi. Because this PC doesn’t have any UEFI you should also install HFSPlus.efi and NTFS.efi to the drivers64 folder. Also copy your ACPI files and config.plist at the right places. 6. In order to get everything working properly , follow these guidelines for ACPI tables patching. Firstly, press F4 at Clover GUI in order to dump the native ACPI tables. You will most probably get a crash, a red screen full of weird black numbers and strange symbols, do not worry, just force shutdown. At the next boot if you look in /EFI/Clover/ACPI/origin you should have a bunch of files. After getting MaciASL and acpica tools from RehabMan (always updated) and installing them, and adding rehabman’s laptop dsdt patch repository, which is this: https://github.com/RehabMan/Laptop-DSDT-Patch Delete all files except DSDT, SSDT-0 and SSDT-1 in /EFI/Clover/ACPI/origin You should decompile the DSDT , SSDT-0 and SSDT-1 using the following commands (make sure you create a .txt document containing the following external references and place it in the same place where the ACPI files are) External(MDBG, MethodObj, 1)External(_GPE.MMTB, MethodObj, 0)External(_SB.PCI0.LPCB.H_EC.ECWT, MethodObj, 2)External(_SB.PCI0.LPCB.H_EC.ECRD, MethodObj, 1)External(_SB.PCI0.LPCB.H_EC.ECMD, MethodObj, 1)External(_SB.PCI0.PEG0.PEGP.SGPO, MethodObj, 2)External(_SB.PCI0.GFX0.DD02._BCM, MethodObj, 1)External(_SB.PCI0.SAT0.SDSM, MethodObj, 4)External(_GPE.VHOV, MethodObj, 3)External(_SB.PCI0.XHC.RHUB.TPLD, MethodObj, 2) Then do: cd /path/to/your/filesiasl -da -dl -fe refs.txt *.aml After obtaining the .dsl files you should open them and check for errors.The only error you will find will be in one of the SSDTs and it can be fixed using the Remove _PSS placeholders patch to fix that SSDT that only contains info about the CPU and is full of “Package (0x06)” When your files are nice and clean and in .dsl format you can happily apply the following patches to DSDT Use the patch “Rename GFX0 to IGPU” Use the patch “Rename B0D3 to HDAU” Use the patch "DTGP" (easy to find with our buddy Google) Use the patch "Fix _WAK Arg0 v2" Use the patch "HPET Fix" Use the patch "SMBUS Fix" Use the patch "IRQ Fix" Use the patch "RTC Fix" Use the patch "OS Check Fix" Use the patch "Fix Mutex with non-zero SyncLevel" Use the patch "Add IMEI" Use the patch “6 Series USB” Use the patch "USB PRW 0x6D" Use the patch "Audio Layout id 3" Use the patch "L420 battery patch" For Brightness keys (Q14 and Q15 in DSDT) In Method _Q14 add at the end: Notify (PS2K, 0x0206)Notify (PS2K, 0x0286) In Method _Q15 add at the end: Notify (PS2K, 0x0205)Notify (PS2K, 0x0285) If you are lost with ACPI here is how you should place the code: Little bonus, since the ThinkVantage key does absolutely nothing, I patched the DSDT so that when you hit that key, the fans will remain at 100% speed all the time. Hit it again and they go back to auto mode Cool Right? Replace your _Q19 method with this (credits to tluck) Method (_Q19, 0, NotSerialized) // _Qxx: EC Query { Name (FANS, One) Store (HFSP, FANS) XOr (FANS, 0x80, Local0) If (Local0) { Store (0x80, HFSP) } Else { Store (0x07, HFSP) } } After all the ACPI tables are properly patched save them all and compile your tables cd /path/to/patched/tablesiasl *.dsl After getting the resulting patched aml files, place them in /EFI/Clover/ACPI/patched for Clover to load itFinally you will need to generate an SSDT using ssdtPRGen.sh Note: - If you want working brightness in Sierra make sure to download my ACPI files pack and use the provided SSDT-PNLF - Also if you use Atheros AR9285 like me you can use the attached SSDT-2 and see if it works, otherwise provide here your DSDT 7. After you have your DSDT, SSDT-0, SSDT-1 and SSDT (the one generated by the script) , along with SSDT-PNLF and SSDT-2 if you need them, place them all together in /EFI/Clover/ACPI/patched and in the ACPI section of your config.plist make sure to "Drop OEM" tables and set the "Sorted Order" Overall I would say this laptop is quite perfect for a Hackintosh , I use it for a few months and I love it, hope you do too. This Hack is functioning almost 100% in Mac OS X and certainly it performs so much better than in Windows Enjoy our fully functional Hack General Notes and Random Fixes The stock Intel WiFi will not work. The common approach is use a modded BIOS and replace the WiFi with a Broadcom or Atheros chip (I went for AR9285). Enable (turn on) Bluetooth so the green light is showing on the LCD bezel (do from Windows or Ubuntu). Also make sure the side switch is set to green too! When using external headphones or speakers, may need to plug and unplug 1 or 2 times for recognition. iMessage/Facetime may not register without overriding the Clover generated values with real ROM and MLB values from a real Apple Mac. Search thread for ROM to get more info. ​Clover can possibly generate proper values and inject using RtVariables - use mac address -- see wiki for details. Hibernation - Use OsxAptioFix2Drv-64.efi instead of OsxAptioFixDrv-64.efi UEFI driver for restart from hibernation. Suggested settings if you don't want or use hibernation: sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0 rm /var/vm/sleepimage if you want hibernation, then set hibernate mode to 7 (mode 7 is like mode 3 but without encryption) - may need to manually edit this value into the plist file now. sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 7 Note: Booting up from the hibernated image may have jumbled or blank LCD until you do a sleep/wake cycle to reset the LCD. Add boot option darkwake=0 if you would like to disable power nap and have the lid wake the gfx instead of hitting extra key. TrackPoint may not be responsive on startup (random occurance) - a sleep/wake cycle should revive it. Here are my patched tables if you need them L420 patched ACPI Sierra.zip
  8. OPENSTEP was an operating system created by NeXT Software Inc. It served as the basis for Mac OS X after Steve Jobs came back to Apple after Apple acquired NeXT. This is simply to show computer history. Guest OS: (Next) OpenSTEP 4.2 Virtualization: VirtualBox 5.2.18 Host OS: Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 (15G22010) Credit for installation guide: http://openstep.bfx.re/
  9. Good afternoon. I would like to ask about my iron. Will Mac OS X go to it? amd athlon(tm) ii x2 245 Nvidia GeForce GT 630 If so, can you give a link to the iso file? Thx ♥
  10. Sorry, but question from a newbie... Is there a current download for SoundSwitch for Mac so I can toggle between Mac speakers & headphone? Thanks!
  11. Hi, Can Anyone suggest how to disable USB mass Storage in High Sierra, iam currently running 10.12.6 version, I have Tried the Following steps which came across search in google, I Have deleted, IOUSBMassStorageClass.kext IOUSBMassStorageDriver.kext from /System/Library/Extensions folder and tried sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions But still My USB Pendrive is detecting. Can anyone please help me...
  12. So is anyone planning on getting this to Hack it as its the perfect mix of intel and amd in the perfect size https://www.pcworld.com/article/3267074/computers/intel-hades-canyon-nuc-nuc8i7hvk-review.html
  13. adamisapple

    Get GTA V on Mac

    Hello, I am a fellow Mac user and would love to see Grand Theft Auto V (5) on Mac. It is coming to PC, so why not to Mac? Vote for GTA V to come to Mac here: https://www.change.org/p/rockstar-games-bring-gta-v-to-mac?just_created=true I hope together, we can find a way to bring GTA V to Mac. Cheers, Adam
  14. Hey Guys, can anyone please suggest me any good mac apps for managing files because lots of my important data have been moved to the trash unknowingly.
  15. Olá pessoal boa tarde eu tenho um pc que tem 2 hds um hd sata e outro ide eu gostaria de instalar o mavericks (niresh) no hd ide porém não consigo, acho que o problema e causado pelo motivo de que hd flat não ter modo ahci e este meu pc também não tem driver de dvd sabendo disto alguém me recomendaria alguma distro mavericks que consiga ser instalada sem complicações e de um jeito bem fácil e por favor se puderem mandem algum tutorial de como fazer isto muito muito muito obrigado mesmo caso alguém queira me mandar um e-mail o meu é mavi201120@hotmail.com
  16. hey guys my dell inspiron 13 laptop (with windows 8) wont boot to the installer, i tried everything first i tried using ##### the it was stuck at the apple logo and woudnt show a little progress bar and the usb isnt flashing then it didnt even show like the boot options it just boots directly to os x as i have remembered then i tried clover which shows nothing at all even when i used verbose, single user and graphicsenabler=no and i was using mac os x 10.10.3 which has some support for broadwell so hope you guys reply soon laptop specs: Intel Core i7 5500u (broadwell) intel HD Graphics 5500 8GB DDR3 RAM 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive 1920x1080 display (with foldback hinge) i checked the specs they seem to be compatible with the latest mac os x release
  17. I have an iMac 5K i7 4GHZ 8GB ram m295x 3TB Fusion drive. Installed El Capitan Public Beta and ran SunSpider Benchmark on it. My computer is MUCH faster than before when i was using Yosemite. The question is: Does this improvement shows on Hackintosh as well or only on the original supported Apple hardware? Does "Metal" speed improvement will be noticeable on any build? Here are the results of the Benchmark Before and After El Capitan upgrade using the same hardware. Any answer would be welcome! Thanx.
  18. I want to edit a kernel file I've downloaded off the internet but I can't open it what program do I need
  19. EXCITING NEWS !!! INTERACTIVE BOOK FINALY AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ON APPLE IBOOKSTORE ! PLEASE SHARE LINK FOR OTHER PARROT LOVERS ;-) ALL ABOUT PARROTS is a unique interactive book to hit the market, with rich content that will on first glance move you to peek into the world of parrots and learn everything about these heavenly creatures. This interactive book describes, in 16 chapters and 300 pages, more than 110 of the most well-known and most often kept parrots. I have described in detail the most striking characteristics of the breed and explained everything there is to know about purchasing, accommodation, habits and behavior, with special emphasis on accommodation, feeding and breeding. In order to bring the parrots’ life close to all breeders and fans of these magnificent feathered creatures, I have complemented this educational text with more than 220 high-resolution photos. You can see a detailed description of the book on its official link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/all-about-parrots/id963571620?mt=13 You can also watch a Quick Preview Video on the link:
  20. cleidsonalmeida

    Erro PCI Configuration Begin

    Olá, eu estou tentando instalar o Niresh Mavericks 10.9.x e estou com o seguinte problema: Hello, I'm trying to install Niresh Mavericks 10.9.x, and I am with the following problem: Fica preso nessa tela Gets stuck on this screen IMG_20140924_195848154_HDR.jpg Configuração: -Model: Notebook Samsung NP305E4A-AD1BR -Proc: AMD Quad Core A6-3420M Clock: 1.5GHz (Turbo Boost: 2.4GHz) -Mobo: Samsung Modelo: ? -Bios: American Megatrends (AMI) 03QU.MI22.20120103.SKK (DATE: 01/03/2012) -Memory: 4GB DDR3 -HD: 500GB S-ATA 5400 rpm -Video: AMD Radeon™ HD6520G -Wireless: Gigabit (10/100/1000) LAN Alguém pode me ajudar ? Someone can help-me ? Thanks
  21. I have a late 2012 Mac Mini i5 Dual Core which came with 4GB RAM, been using it since December '13. I decided to Upgrade the RAM (Memory) to 8GB and bought 'Two Corsair Value Select 1600 MHz' 4GB RAM sticks and upgraded it to 8GB about a week and half back. Currently Running Mavericks 10.9.3 Since then I have experienced that the Mac during some youtube videos, hangout video calls (Chrome Browser) etc crashes and I get the 'Grey Screen asking me to press any button to Restart screen'. It happens atleast once daily sometimes twice. today it happened a lot. I've checked the 'About Mac' memory tab says 8GB with both sticks working fine. Even ran a Apple Hardware Test this morning and got a clean result. Can anyone help me with this? thanks
  22. peppepa91

    Lenovo z510 - Mac OS X

    Excuse me, I would buy this laptop, it is compatible with mac os x maverick?? Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 Intel® Core™ i7-4702MQ NVIDIA® GeForce GT-740M
  23. Estavamos falando de vicios, agora trago mais um pra quem gosta de jogos antigos. O clássico emulador de jogos de fliperama tem versão para Mac, e não é das mais fáceis de instalar – veja como fazer. Para quem gosta de jogos clássicos mas não deseja se incomodar com complexidades tecnológicas, a sugestão é sempre o OpenEmu, um emulador fácil de instalar e de usar: basta arrastar suas ROMs (de NES, SNES, Master System, Mega Drive e outras plataformas) para a janela dele e jogar. Mas algumas das plataformas mais interessantes dos jogos das décadas de 1970 a 2000 ficam de fora: estou falando das máquinas de arcade, ou máquinas de fliperama – muitas delas com circuitos eletrônicos únicos, feitos especialmente para o jogo que rodava em cada uma delas, e outras, mais recentes, trazendo hardware mais avançado que os videogames domésticos da sua época. O MAME permite rodar as melhores versões de clássicos de diversas épocas, como Pac Man, Asteroids, Out Run, Afterburner, Mortal Kombat e mais. Ao contrário do OpenEMU, instalar uma versão recente do MAME no Mac não é tarefa das mais simples. Entretanto, como é um software voltado para usuários mais avançados, me permito oferecer as instruções sem muitos detalhes. Vamos a elas: Instale a versão do framework SDL que funciona bem com o MAME (download direto). Para instalar, abra o arquivo DMG normalmente e arraste a pasta SDL.framework para dentro da sua pasta /Library/Frameworks. Instale o MAME com suporte a SDL. O site do SDLMAME tem as versões mais recentes, e é provável que a que você deseja seja a que o site menciona ser para x86_64. Após fazer o download do arquivo Zip, basta descompactá-lo na pasta em que você desejar mantê-lo. Com os passos acima você já terá o MAME instalado, e para rodar basta acessar via Terminal a pasta na qual ele está, e rodar o arquivo mame64 que estiver dentro dela. É provável que antes você deseje criar uma pasta chamada roms dentro da pasta do MAME, e mover para ela os arquivos da sua coleção de ROMS de jogos. E na primeira vez que você executar o MAME, pode fazê-lo com o parâmetro -createconfig para criar automaticamente um arquivo mame.ini que você pode abrir no editor de texto para configurar. Ele tem bom suporte a hardware, permite controlar pelo teclado, mouse ou joystick – meu controle do PS3 funcionou de primeira, por exemplo Fora isso, a pasta docs que acompanha o MAME tem instruções detalhadas. Bons jogos!
  24. Eu já tinha lido essa matéria a algum tempo, mas em inglês, e quando eu pesava em traduzir, os caras do Br-Mac.org já fizeram isso, e melhor do que traduzir, eles deixaram bem fácil de entender. Vejam que demais. Após 9 meses de torturante teste de uso contínuo, um laboratório demonstrou a durabilidade de uma amostra do mercado de SSDs – enquanto isso, o próprio mercado demonstra quais as marcas que merecem o seu investimento. “Como prever a durabilidade de um SSD?” Um aspecto me despertava a curiosidade, e até certa preocupação: a durabilidade dos SSDs. Enquanto um HD mecânico tradicional frequentemente encontra o seu final de vida dando vários sintomas, como ruídos e erros cada vez mais frequentes, com os SSDs eu não tenho experiência prévia e não sabia o que esperar. Mas, graças aos testes feitos pelo Tech Report, fiquei bem mais tranquilo. Eles pegaram SSDs da Corsair, Intel, Kingston e Samsung, todos na faixa dos 250GB de capacidade e voltados ao consumidor final, e colocaram eles para funcionar em um regime de tortura, com uso contínuo. O teste durou meses (começou em agosto do ano passado...), e todos os drives ultrapassaram o limite de falhas divulgados pelos fabricantes – todos passaram de pelo menos 700TB (700.000.000.000.000 bytes, na escala decimal adotada) de escrita antes de falhar. Como eram drives de 250GB, calcule quantas vezes eles foram completamente escritos e reescritos até chegar a esse número... “Ultrapassando a barreira dos petabytes” Além disso, 3 dos drives testados (Corsair Neutron GTX, Samsung 840 Pro e Kingston HyperX 3K) ultrapassaram a barreira de 1 PB (petabyte - equivalente a 1.000.000.000.000.000 bytes na escala decimal utilizada) de escrita. Além dessas informações interessantes para orientar escolhas de compra, os testes também indicaram o que cada drive apresentou como indicativo de que estava prestes a falhar, resolvendo a minha dúvida inicial. “SSD não é tudo igual: é preciso conhecer as marcas” Além do aspecto da durabilidade, é necessário considerar mais algumas informações sobre os diversos fornecedores de SSD do mercado atual. No começo do mês, o site StorageReview publicou uma síntese sobre as marcas de SSD que oferecem algum diferencial: Samsung, Crucial/Micron, OCZ (Toshiba), SanDisk, Intel e (em breve) Seagate. Segundo a análise, só essas marcas valem o investimento, porque produzem ou têm acesso a algum recurso superior aos dos outros: a SanDisk tem tanta confiança nos seus SSDs que começou a oferecer 10 anos de garantia em alguns deles, a Samsung, a OCZ e a Micron dominam recursos que permitem oferecer os menores preços por GB e manter bom desempenho nos produtos, e os processos da Intel são garantia de qualidade. E os outros? São a segunda categoria, cada vez mais espremida para baixo. Alguns copiam (mal e com atraso) o projeto dos líderes, outros incluem controladores de baixa qualidade em seus SSDs para conseguir reduzir o preço, etc. A lista de marcas mencionada nessas categorias de indesejáveis inclui: ADATA, Kingston, Corsair, Mushkin, PNY, WD, HSGT, e Plextor. “Truques sujos apontados nas práticas da Kingston e PNY” Notou que a Kingston figura tanto na lista dos drives que aguentaram até o limite de 1PB quanto na das marcas de segunda linha? Essa aparente contradição pode ter uma explicação simples: a Kingston e a PNY estão sendo acusadas de um truque sujo: lançar os primeiros produtos de cada modelo de SSD com componentes de qualidade superior, aguardar os testes e reviews independentes atestando a sua qualidade e desempenho, e aí mudar profundamente a lista de componentes e processos de fabricação sem mudar a identificação do modelo, para reduzir seus custos e aproveitar a boa reputação das fornadas iniciais. Isso não significa que todos os produtos dessas marcas são ruins, ou que alguma ilegalidade foi cometida, mas as decisões do consumidor tendem a ficar melhores quando ele conhece as práticas dos fornecedores. Com esse conjunto de informações, vai ficar mais fácil escolher meus próximos SSDs! Fonte: Br-Mac.org
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