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  1. I start this topic to make my Lenovo Thinkpad W540 usable with High Sierra I followed many guides but this one started by @tluck made me most progress: My setup as in signature I will update first post with statuses of working features: Graphics: Nvidia Quadro - disabled Intel HD 4600 - working @ 1920x1080 and 1,5GB RAM (had to set ig-plaform-id as Haswell desktop, mobile do not work) using intelGraphicsFixUp.kext Sound: internal speakers and mic works with AppleACL.kext and profile 28 USB: i boot MacOS from USB drive and it works, mouse and pendrive also works USB power not work yet, so USB WiFi dongle and iPhone connection not work (no power @ USB) IOReq finds only USB 3.0 controller not USB 2.0 even though I have 2 ports USB 3.0 and 2 ports USB 2.0 Integrated Camera: recognised in IOReq but not working now (probably due to USB) Bluetooth: as USB but works without problem Ethernet: works with intelMausiEthernet.kext Keyboard: internal is PS2 so VoodooPS2Controller.kext is needed - some mappings I would like to have different but works Touchpad: works with VoodooPS2Controller.kext from @tluck topic Trackpoint: One time works mostly not - debugging in progress Batery Status: not working Integrated WiFi: intel - not working Sleep / Hibernate: not working Backlight: not working Other found issues: besides that graphics works @ 1920x1080 and have a lots of ram window shadows (especially dock shadow) looks bad External VGA: not tested yet External Mini Display Port / Thunderbolt: not tested yet I will post my clover / debug config later
  2. Hackintosh High Sierra 10.13.3 USB Installer Boot Into USB DIrectly Enter Exit Option Menu. Clover Boot Menu Not Showing. Plz Help ................. My System Specification : CPU : Core i5 6400 MB : Asus H110M-CS RAM : 8GB DDR 4 HDD : WD 1TB For Windows And WD 500 GB For Hackintosh Bootloader : Clover
  3. 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!
  4.  OS X 10.11 El Capitan UEFI Clover on Sony VAIO S PLEASE REFER TO THE GUIDE. I WILL NOT ANSWER QUESTIONS IF ALREADY ANSWERED IN THE GUIDE! BY FOLLOWING THIS GUIDE YOU AGREE TO TAKE THE RISKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF LOSING DATA. ALWAYS BACKUP! This guide will give you step-by-step instructions on How to Install OS X 10.11 El Capitan on Sony VAIO SVS13. Sony VAIO S13p (SVS13A2C5E) Specs: Intel Core i7-3520M 12GB SDRAM Intel HD Graphics 4000 NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M Samsung 850 Evo 250GB What's working? Intel HD4000 Graphics with QE/CI Acceleration HDMI Sound (Speakers, Microphone, Headphone Jack, HDMI, USB) Keyboard, Touchpad USB 2.0/3.0 Webcam Optical Drive Ethernet Bluetooth (Intel) Brightness Power button Sleep/Wake UEFI/NVRAM *WiFi (Broadcom/Atheros) *Airport Extreme 2,4GHz/5GHz *802.11ac/n/g/b/a *Bluetooth (Broadcom/Atheros) *Airdrop *Handoff & Hotspot with BT4LE What's partially working? Bluetooth Intel BT worked OOB but does not feature Handoff since it's not a BT4LE. Replace your chip with an Atheros or Broadcom one. Webcam Since the Exmor sensor built in is not the best, you get a dark image in OS X. Windows uses software/drivers to increase the brightness. What's not working? Intel WiFi Apple doesn't use Intel WiFi. Replace your chip with an Atheros or Broadcom one. Discrete graphics card NVIDIA GeForce 640M uses NVIDIA Optimus for dual-configuration which is not supported the same way on OS X. VGA Apple removed this feature in OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion SD-Card/Memory Stick Reader (no drivers for OS X) Speed/Stamina switch Fingerprint sensor (no drivers for OS X) Disc Eject/Assist/Web/VAIO buttons You need… ... an empty USB flash drive or an external hard drive (8gb at least) ... a Mac or a virtual machine with OS X (10.6.8 or later) On your Mac/OS X VM Download OS X 10.11 El Capitan from the App Store Create the OS X Installer You can actually create the OS X installer on the (external) hard drive but to keep things simple from now on I will refer to ‚USB‘. IF YOU HAVE IMPORTANT DATA ON YOUR USB, PLEASE MAKE A BACKUP! THE USB WILL BE FORMATTED AND EVERYTHING WILL BE DELETED! You can create the USB with either a MBR or a GPT partition scheme. If you select MBR, you will have to manually create a FAT partition for CLOVER EFI and a separate HFS+J partition for the OS X Installer. With GPT you just need 1 HFS+J partition and Disk Utility creates a hidden EFI partition. Since we will use this USB with a UEFI system, we can use GPT. On legacy system you need a MBR USB. Create Partition(s) on USB Open Disk Utility under /Applications/Utilities. Select the USB. Click on the Partition tab. Click on Partition Layout > 1 partition. Click on Options. Select GUID Partition Table. Apply with OK. Under Format select Mac OS Extended (Journaled). Under Name rename the partition to „install_osx“. Click on Apply. Click on Partition. When it’s finished creating the USB partition(s) close Disk Utility. Make OS X Installer on USB*1 Open Terminal and type this command, then press Enter: sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/install_osx --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app --nointeraction You need a password for this command*2. Type your password and press Enter. This process can take several minutes, depending on the USB write speed. Mine took 5 minutes to finish. Close Terminal. You now have a OS X installer for real Macs. We need the Clover bootloader to actually boot the OS X Installer on a non-Mac system. *1 The createinstallmedia method is not supported under OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. Use alternative methods. *2 If you don't have a password (blank), you need to set one under System Preferences > User & Groups > Change Password Install Clover to USB Download Clover EFI bootloader. http://sourceforge.net/projects/cloverefiboot/ Open the Clover installer package. Click on Continue, Continue. Click on Change Install Location. Select your USB drive now called ‚Install OS X El Capitan’. Don't select the internal Hard Drive on your real Mac/VM! Click on Continue. Click on Customize. Check ‚Install for UEFI booting only‘. ‚Install Clover in the ESP‘ will be selected automatically and installed to the hidden EFI partition. Under Drivers64UEFI check ‚OsxAptioFixDrv2-64‘. Optional: Install BlueMac under Themes. Click on Install. Type your password. Click on Install Software. When it’s finished, press Close. Since the EFI partition is hidden, we need to mount it to copy some files. But the Clover installer already mounted it.*3 Go to the EFI partition (on your Desktop). Open the folder /EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI Delete VBoxHFS.efi Download HFSPlus.efi https://github.com/JrCs/CloverGrowerPro/blob/master/Files/HFSPlus/X64/HFSPlus.efi?raw=true Copy HFSPlus.efi to /EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI Go to the folder /EFI/CLOVER/kexts Delete all the folders inside /EFI/CLOVER/kexts except for ‚Other‘. Download FakeSMC https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-fakesmc-kozlek/downloads Copy FakeSMC.kext to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other Download VoodooPS2Controller https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-voodoo-ps2-controller/downloads Copy VoodooPS2Controller.kext (Release) to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other Download RealtekRTL8111.kext. https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-realtek-network/downloads Copy RealtekRTL8111.kext to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other If you have a RAID configuration, you will need HPRAIDInjector.kext Download HPRAIDInjector.kext Copy HPRAIDInjector.kext to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other Download a config.plist for your system with appropriate frame buffer for your display resolution. 1366x768 config_HD4000_1366x768.plist 1600x900/1920x1080 config_HD4000_1600x900.plist To download, select File > Save As Under Format select Page Source. Select Desktop as your location. Click Save. Click Don’t Append. Rename the config file on your desktop to ‚config.plist‘. Copy config.plist from your Desktop to /EFI/CLOVER and replace the default one. Make a backup of your /EFI/CLOVER folder to the other USB partition (‚Install OS X El Capitain‘). You’ll need it later. Create a folder for that. Eject the EFI partition. Eject the USB. *3 If you unmounted/ejected the EFI partition of the USB, read the Mouning EFI section under Post Installation of this guide. On the Sony VAIO S BACKUP ALL YOUR IMPORTANT DATA BEFORE PROCEEDING. THE HARD DRIVE WILL BE FORMATTED AND EVERYTHING WILL BE DELETED! BIOS Settings Shut down your laptop. Press the Assist button. Press F2 to boot into BIOS. Restore default settings under the Exit tab. Make sure ‚UEFI‘ is on. Make sure ‚Booting from external device‘ is on.*4 Save settings. Shut down your laptop. *4 This option External Device Boot applies when you set the external device to first boot priority. it doesn't affect pressing F11 to boot from External Device. Boot the OS X Installer Plug in your USB into a USB 3 port. The USB 2 port will not work without GenericXHCI (GenericXHCI does not work in OS X 10.11 El Capitan anyway). Press the Assist button. Press F11 to boot from external device.*5 Press ENTER to boot the OS X Installer. *5 If you have set the External Device as first Boot Priority you don't have to boot from Rescue Mode (Assist Button). Just connect the USB and boot your Laptop. Installing OS X El Capitan Select language. Continue. Launch Disk Utility. Erase your hard disk. Rename your partition and apply. Exit Disk Utility. Install OS X. Continue. Select your hard drive partition. Install. This process creates the Recovery partition. After a while the OS X Installer will automatically restart and beging the real installation. The real installation can take several minutes, depending on read/write speeds. When it’s finished you will again boot into your USB’s Clover Menu. Select your partition in Clover Boot Menu and boot into OS X. Configure OS X. Installing Clover to the Hard Drive To boot without USB you need to install Clover again - this time your Hard Drive. It’s a similar process to installing it to USB. Download Clover EFI bootloader. http://sourceforge.net/projects/cloverefiboot/ Open the Clover installer package. Click on Continue, Continue. Click on Change Install Location. Select your Hard Drive partition. Continue. Don't select your USB. Click on Customize. Check ‚Install for UEFI booting only‘. ‚Install Clover in the ESP‘ will be selected automatically. Under Drivers64UEFI check ‚OsxAptioFixDrv2-64‘. Check ‚Install RC scripts on target volume‘ (Optional) Check ‚Install Clover Preference Pane‘ Click on Install. When it’s finished, press Close. Enable ‚Hard disks’ under Finder > Preferences > General > Show these items on the desktop. You can disable it later. Open the folder /EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI Delete VBoxHFS.efi Open your USB drive. Copy the contents of the EFI-backup to EFI partition of your hard drive. Replace the files. Open the folder /EFI/CLOVER/kexts. Rename ‚Other‘ to ‚10.11‘. Restart your laptop without the USB and boot into OS X. Post Installation Mounting EFI Whenever you install something to the EFI partition, you will need to first mount it. Download Clover Configurator. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/182149214/cloverconf/app/10.10/CCV.zip Launch Clover Configurator. Mount EFI partition. Select diskXsY for your hard drive. Patching DSDT & SSDTs Extracting native ACPI files Boot into Clover bootloader menu. Press F4 on your keyboard. This will dump your native DSDT/SSDT files to /EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/origin. You will get no feedback. Proceed. Boot into OS X. Mount EFI. Patching ACPI files Download MaciASL. http://sourceforge.net/projects/maciasl/ Launch MaciASL. Go to MaciASL > Preferences > iASL. Set ACPI 5.1 under Compiler Options > ACPI Specifications. I created an automated terminal command to patch your DSDT/SSDTs. Either follow this method or the manual way. Automatic Patching with Terminal Manual Way Compiling ACPI files Open DSDT.dsl in MaciASL. Save as ACPI Machine Language Binary (aml) „DSDT.aml“. Open SSDT-2.dsl in MaciASL. Save as ACPI Machine Language Binary (aml) „SSDT-2.aml“. Including patched ACPI files in Clover Use this Terminal command or follow the manual way: Automatic with Terminal ​ Manual way: SSDT/Power Management Use ssdtPRGen to create a SSDT for your system. https://github.com/P...ha/ssdtPRGen.sh Open Terminal and type: curl -o ~/ssdtPRGen.sh https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Piker-Alpha/ssdtPRGen.sh/master/ssdtPRGen.sh chmod +x ~/ssdtPRGen.sh Type this command to generate an SSDT for your system: ~/ssdtPRGen.sh Including created SSDT in Clover Use this Terminal command or follow the manual way: Automatic with Terminal ​ Manual way: Restart. Power Management Verification Download ApplteIntelInfo.kext (built by pokenguyen #284 Verify Speedsteps in terminal: cd ~/Downloads sudo chown -R root:wheel ./AppleIntelInfo.kext sudo chmod -R 755 ./AppleIntelInfo.kext sudo kextload AppleIntelInfo.kext cat /var/log/system.log | grep "AICPUPMI:" sudo kextunload AppleIntelInfo.kext Sleep/Wake Real Macs use Hibernation Mode. You need to deactivate hibernation mode. Open a Terminal window. Type these commands and enter: sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0 sudo rm /var/vm/sleepimage sudo mkdir /var/vm/sleepimage Backlight The backlight patch and kext in OS X El Capitan has changed. If you use an older DSDT with patches already applied, you need to re-apply the backlight patches. Download ACPIBacklight.kext https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-acpi-backlight/downloads Copy ACPIBacklight.kext to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.11 Battery Download ACPIBatteryManager.kext https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-acpi-battery-driver/downloads Copy ACPIBatteryManager.kext to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.11 USB USB in El Capitan has significantly changed. We can no longer use GenericXHCI or USB 3 Multiplex patch. Download FakePCIID_XHCIMux.kext https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-fake-pci-id/downloads Copy FakePCIID_XHCIMux.kext and FakePCIID.kext to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.11 Clover method: DSDT patch method: Audio Download KextUtility. http://cvad-mac.narod.ru/index/0-4 Download DummyHDA.kext. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/u22fjjv499gax1u/AABuJriY_0xEA4fBmIswAFYka?dl=1 Install DummyHDA.kext with KextUtility. DummyHDA only works in /System/Library/Extensions Download CodecCommander.kext. https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-eapd-codec-commander/downloads Install CodecCommander.kext with KextUtility. CodecCommanders (in OS X 10.11 El Capitan) only works in /System/Library/Extensions Add these patches to Clover under Kernel and Kext patches section: Name: AppleHDA Find: 8508EC10 Replace: 00000000 Comment: AppleHDA #1 of 3 Name: AppleHDA Find: 8419D411 Replace: 7502EC10 Comment: AppleHDA #2 of 3 AppleHDA #3 of 3 is not necessary in El Capitan anymore. It’s only for Yosemite/Mavericks. In El Capitan there is a new codec 0x11D41983 which must not be loaded. Otherwise AppleHDA has no sound output. Name: AppleHDA Find: 8319D411 Replace: 00000000 Comment: Disable the new codec 0x11D41983 (El Capitan) Under Devices in Clover use Audio Layout 3. Additional steps after OS X 10.11.4: Copy DummyHDA.kext from System/Library/Extensions to your Desktop. Right click on DummyHDA.kext and Show package content. Open the file Info.plist inside the folder Contents with a Text Editor. Search these lines: <key>OSBundleLibraries</key> <dict> Add this below the lines: <key>com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily</key> <string>1.1</string> <key>com.apple.iokit.IOACPIFamily</key> <string>1.2.0a1</string> Save and exit. Install DummyHDA.kext with KextUtlity. Rebuild Cache for Audio.*6 *6 Necessary if even after a reboot there is no sound. Look at Tuning/Tips section at the end of this guide. HDMI Depending on the IGPlatform ID you use, you may already have partial HDMI output. If you use IGP=3, you already have HDMI video but no audio. IGP=4 has no HDMI at all. Add these patches to Clover under Kernel and Kext patches section: Name: AppleIntelFramebufferCapri Find: 020500000004000007040000 Replace: 020500000008000006000000 Comment: HDMI-audio HD4000, port 0205 Name: AppleIntelFramebufferCapri Find: 030400000004000081000000 Replace: 030400000008000006000000 Comment: HDMI-audio HD4000, port 0304 Name: AppleIntelFramebufferCapri Find: 040600000004000081000000 Replace: 040600000008000006000000 Comment: HDMI-audio HD4000, port 0406 For HDMI-Video on IGP=4 you’ll need additional patches: Under Clover > Devices check ‚UseIntelHDMI‘. Restart. You may have to rebuild cache. Check "Rebuild Cache (for AppleHDA)" under Tuning & Tips section. WiFi & Bluetooth The Intel Wireless Card is not compatible with OS X. Only Bluetooth will partially work. Replace it with a compatible one. Atheros AR5B195 For compatible Atheros cards download toledaARPT. https://github.com/toleda/wireless_half-mini/blob/master/Deprecated%20Files/airport_kext_enabler/toledaARPT.kext.zip?raw=true This method is deprecated. If you wish to use a new method, follow the Airport - PCIe Half Mini guide http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/292542-airport-pcie-half-mini/ For Bluetooth download and install IOath3kfrmwr.kext. https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-atheros-3k-firmware/downloads Broadcom BCM94352 HMB (AzureWave AW-CE123H) For BCM94352 download FakePCIID_BCM94352Z_as_BCM94360CS2.kext or Broadcom.kext (2015-11-02 and later versions) Copy FakePCIID_BCM94352Z_as_BCM94360CS2.kext or Broadcom.kext to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.11 Restart. Bluetooth/Handoff Patch Name: IOBluetoothFamily Find: 4885FF7447488B07 Replace: 41BE0F000000EB44 Comment: 10.11 BT4LE Handoff Hotspot 5GHz AirPort Patch Select only one patch appropriate for your country. Name: AirPortBrcm4360 Find: 4183FCFF742C48 Replace: 66C7065553EB2B Comment: 10.11-BCM94352-5GHz-US-FCC-dv Name: AirPortBrcm4360 Find: 58 54 00 25 18 2B 21 00 20 Replace: 58 54 08 0A 32 1B 43 00 0A Comment: 5 GHz Fix for BCM94352HMB with XT country Name: AirPortBrcm4360 Find: 4183FCFF742C48 Replace: 66C7064445EB2B Comment: 10.11-BCM94352-5GHz-de You can change the country code as you like. Read this post to. #329 Tuning & Tips Bootscreen Glitch Fix Name: IOGraphicsFamily Find: 0100007517 Replace: 010000EB17 Comment: OS X10.10.x/10.11.x Boot graphics glitch Alternative patch: Name: IOGraphicsFamily Find: 0100007517 Replace: 0100007417 Comment: OS X 10.11 Second Stage Boot Glitch fix SSD TRIM If you have an SSD, be sure to enable TRIM. SSHD doesn't count as an SSD. See below. Clover method Terminal method Verify under System Information SSD Check TRIM Support: Yes SSHD As you can see, it's not like the SSD above. It (Seagate SSHD 500GB) uses an HDD and has it own access to the SSD inside. The controller probably has TRIM support. No need for TRIM patch for SSHD. TurboDisable/DisableTurboBoostBattery.kext (deprecated) This kext will increase battery life by disabling TurboBoost speeds on battery. Increases battery life by disabling TurboBoost speeds on battery. Since Clover Rev. 3350 there is an option TurboDisable. You can find it in CloverConfigurator 4.28.0+ under CPU Section. Rebuild Cache (for AppleHDA) Boot into Clover Press Spacebar. Boot without Caches. Run KextUtility. Reboot. Modding VoodooPS2Controller Sources http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/282787-clover-v2-instructions Booting the OS X installer on LAPTOPS with Clover - Guide by RehabMan 10.11+ USB changes and solutions - Guide by RehabMan [Fix] 10.11.4 broken audio with AppleHDA injector (dummyHDA) - Guide by RehabManhttp://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/295587-power-management-for-sandyivy-bridgehaswell-cpus/ http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/292542-airport-pcie-half-mini Updated: 19:08 Tuesday May 10, 2016
  5. Hello! I'm trying to install El Capitan on my Lenovo Yoga 300 but I can't even get any bootloader to show up after turning on the computer... I tried Enoch, Chameleon and Clover and neither of them works. My BIOS can't see Enoch USB, but sees Clover. Unfortunately, when I try to boot them I can see nothing... I tried Clover in UEFI only mode, with Legacy mode, but no success. Please help me! My laptop has Intel Celeron N3050 with Intel HD.
  6. Hi, so this is an issue I have put off for a while by just selecting the windows drive to boot. My Clover bootloader, UEFI, cannot load my Windows installations. Those are set to boot legacy, so I can understand that. But I cannot get legacy Clover working! When I install it to my drive and set that to boot, it just goes straight to the Windows installation. I think it has to do with the boot1 / 6 type error where it's just redirecting it to Windows, because that's all that happens. In Summation- UEFI Clover-can't boot Windows Legacy Clover-forwarded to another boot drive Something something active partition? Happy new year and thank you for your time, I appreciate any help!
  7. ASUS N550JV I'd been working on this computer since of the beginning of 2014 and I can say that OS X is pretty stable on it with El Capitan 10.11.4 [EDIT] Some news about Sierra Well... In June 2017 I finally cross the line and I bought the MacBook Pro 14,3 dropping my N550JV, that's why I'm not gonna help you with Sierra. However, since Apple hardware seems to be buggy sometimes (or bad luck ?), my MacBook Pro motherboard died after only 3 months. Not so good for a 3000€ laptop... Student, but also freelance web developper, I need my (working) laptop everyday. But Apple seems to considerate that paying a product 3000€ is not enough to get a free replacement device ASAP when a failure happens. The warranty will take the motherboard replacement fees, but my MacBook won't be available during 6 or 7 days : what a loss of income ! That's why I told the vendor that I have no choice but returning to Hackintosh to be able to work. And I decided to try to boot my Time Machine backup on my N550JV. After some ajustements, it worked and I'm now running my MacBook image on the N550JV. I fixed QE/CI, touchpad and wireless, but I still miss the TouchBar... I have no time to explain the steps to make it work but you can find the clover folder I used to run 10.12.6 right here. You just have to install the updated versions of BrcmPatchRam and VoodooHDA in /S/L/E to have Bluetooth and Audio. This work is dirty but I hope it will help you to get Sierra running on the N550JV. Components (submodel N550JV-CM193H) CPU : Intel i7-4700HQ IGPU : Intel HD 4600 DGPU : Nvidia Geforce 750M 4GB DDR3 Chipset : Intel HM86 Express WLAN + Bluetooth : Qualcomm AR9485 b/g/n 1x1x1 Mimo (HalfMiniPCIe) + AR3012 Bluetooth 4.0 (USB interface) LAN : Realtek RTL8168/8111 Sound : Realtek ALC 668 Touchpad : Elan Touchpad (v4 ?) Screen : 15.6" - 16:9 Resolution 1920 x 1080 + Touchscreen (Elan) Webcam : USB 720p by AzureWave SD Card reader : RTS 5139 Optical : Blu-Ray reader / writer Notes : I replaced the optical drive with an SSD (Crucial M550 512Gb) I replaced the AR9485 with the BCM94352 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4/5Ghz Wifi 2x2x2 Mimo -> needed to get WLAN working and after all, 2.4Ghz + 802.11n sucks when you try 802.11ac + 5Ghz Current State Working : Intel i7-4700HQ (near all P-States) Intel HD 4600 with native screen resolution and GFX acceleration Sound - Realtek ALC668 Sleep USB ports Ethernet WLAN with BCM94352 Bluetooth Elan touchpad Keyboard Battery (about 2h30 but my computer is near 3 years old) Touchscreen Webcam Not Working : Nvidia Geforce 750M (disable by DSDT because the card is not connected to the screen or external ports) SD Card reader (no drivers but passthought with VMware Fusion and Windows is working) Not checked : Sound on HDMI Bluetooth Handoff (should be working) Installation process (to complete) prepare OS X installer (Vanilla) install Clover EFI and use my clover folder (config + dsdt + kexts..) after installation, install BrcmFirmwareRepo and patchRam2 + VoodooHDA on /S/L/E config.plist is not completed. You have to add the serial number to get iCloud, iMessage, etc.. to work. I cannot share mines. Looks for TODO in the plist. CPU Section near all P-States are working (800Mhz to 3.4 Ghz in Turbo Boost) all cores work properly OEM CPU SSDT are dropped by clover SSDT is generated at boot by clover DMAR table is dropped so you can let VT-d activated IGPU Section Full QE/CI at native resolution thought internal screen (LVDS or eDP ?) Handled correctly my 2560 x 1440 monitor throught the Mini Display port HDMI is working fine to but seems to lock at max 1920 x 1080 Brightness is working (levels are defined in PNLF Device of DSDT) Config : ig-platform-id : 0x0a260006 FakePCIID_IntelHD to get the drivers attached to the device _DSM Method in DSDT Inject Intel : true (redondant) Bugs : Glitch at boot Glitch on installer screen : close and open the lid Glitch on external display connection : close and open the lid or put the computer to sleep at least once before connecting the external display DGPU Section The Nvidia card is connected to the IGPU (Optimus setup), but this configuration is not supported by OS X, so we can't use this card. disabled at boot and on wake by the DSDT no problems for the moment Sound Section 4 speakers with an EADP + 1 subwoofer I'm not convinced by AppleHDA sound quality at this time I'm using VoodooHDA 2.8.8 with a custom config and all is working great I'm not using the subwoofer so I can't say if it is working Bugs : sound stops for 3 seconds sometimes (quite rarely) There is no sound from internal speaker is you reboot from Windows or shutdown with fastboot enabled. -> can be fixed with codec Commander (mandatory kext if you choose to use AppleHDA) I didn't check sound on HDMI or DP USB Section USB ports take me a lot of time after the El Capitan update USB setup : 3 external USB 2 ports (inside USB 3) 3 external USB 3 ports 4 internal USB 2 ports : Webcam Touchscreen SD Card Reader USB interface for bluetooth on the MiniPCIe port With 10 ports we are under the 15 limit, so I decided to get away FakePCID_XHCmux EHCI drivers are not loaded by OS X, all is handle by the stock XHCI drivers : there is no EHCI routing at all, like we are used to see these time. All is handle in the DSDT, on the XHC section with a complete rewrite of the _UPC name, following the ACPI specs No mods are needed in Apple files Stay away from Android File Manager or patch it because it have a bad effect on USB drivers, even on real Macs Battery Section Battery registers are patched on DSDT following the Rehabman post AppleSmartBatteryManager kext to read the values from ACPI Sleep Section sleep works fine by closing the lid or waiting for the laptop to sleep I disabled the wake from network option because I'had some problems with it, and I don't use it Power nap is disabled too for me but it should work I didn't check sleeping with Apple Icon -> sleep Stay away from Android File Manager or patch it because it have a bad effect on USB drivers and this can affect sleep WLAN + Bluetooth AzureWave AW-CE123H HMB (Broadcom BCM94352 chipset) _DSM method to enable it 5 ghz working with clover patch + cosmetic patch Bluetooth enabled using BrcmFirmwareRepo and BrcmPatchRAM2 (installed on /S/L/E for best results) to upload the proprietary firmware at boot and on wake bluetooth works most of the time but sometimes the firmware upload fails and you have to restart to fix it BT Handoff should be supported but hasn't been checked ACPI Section I used Bios v208 (latest) DSDT and SSDT(s) are merged together because I'm too lazy to edit them separately All oem ssdts are dropped at boot -> could be change later Patchs (some of them) : add DTGP, B1B2 (for battery) rename GFX0 to IGPU rename EHC1 and EHC2 to EH01 and EH02 (not useful) patch XHC section to match the hardware (_UPC) replace _Q0E and _Q0F + add SKBL and GKBL for the touchpad and the FN keys -> see the EMlyDinEsH post add _DSM to IGPU, ARPT (BCM94352), PS2K, LPCB, EHC1, EHC2, XHC add MCHC, IMEI, SMCD, BUS0, PWRB patch HPET, RTC, TIMR, HDEF, HDAU 's IRQ disable DGPU at boot and at wake patch OS detection patch battery register -> see Rehabman post (B1B2, etc...) ​fix some warnings errors and warnings : WMI device and OEM _BCM method remarks : method serialized, _T_x to T_x TO DO complete the guide clean DSDT switch to AppleHDA bios patch to enable Haswell Lake Tiny Thanks A big thanks to all the people who have worked on it, like amokk - he has done most of work on the DSDT to get it fine for Mavericks. I edited it for Yosemite and El Capitan. I'm not the creator of the kexts or dsdt patch I used. We have to thank : - Rehabman - PikerAlpha - EMlyDinEsH - slice - Mieze - and all the others N550JV-OSX.zip
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My original Software/Hardware: "Dock station: Windows 8" + "Unplugged Tablet|LCD: Android"; "LCD 10.1 FHD"/i5-4200U/HD4400/4 GB; Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260HMWAN Mini PCI-E half-card; HDD Toshiba; BIOS v.213; My current Software/Hardware: "Dock station: Windows 10 + OS X Siera 10.12.6 + Ubuntu" + "Unplugged Tablet|LCD: Android"; "LCD 10.1 FHD"/i5-4200U/HD4400/4 GB; SSD Crucial; PCI-E Wi-Fi BCM94352HMB; BIOS v.216; Ports: USB3.0 x2, microHDMI x1,miniDP x1, comboJackMicrophone x1, comboport for Tablet|LCD (LCD, Touchscreen, Web camera) x1. ================================ HARDWARE (What works and doesn’t work): ================================ Processor/Chipset: Intel Core i5-4200U – SpeedStep Works [sSDT] (but there're some issues,see below); Graphics: Integrated Intel 4400 HD Graphics HDMI/DisplayPort(DP) – Works full QE/CI [FakePCIID.kext & FakePCIID_Intel_HD_Graphics.kext, DSDT/SSDT pathes, Clover Config.plist patches]; DisplayPort (DP) - Works; HDMI - Works; (but there're some issues,see below). LCD: Touchscreen Atmel maXTouch Digitizer USB - Works [OOB] detected as ink; LCD resolution (1280x720, 1600x900, 1920x1080)- Works [after Graphics setting]; Brightness: Keyboard Fn brightness keys - Works [after Graphics and Keyboard settings]; SysPref brightness slider - Not Works (see issues below); Unplug built-on LCD from dock and plug it to dock-station again - Works (but there're some issues, see below). Audio: Sound: Context CX20751/2 - Works [AppleALC.kext, DSDT]; Keyboard Fn volume keys (F10, F11, F12) - Works [after Graphics and Keyboard settings]; HDMI Sound - Works [AppleALC.kext, Clover Config.plist patches and SSDT patches]; Built-in microphone - Works [after Sound settings] ; Headphone's line-in microphone - Not Works (see issues below). Keyboard/Touchpad: ASUS Wireless Input Receiver USB(Keyboard/Elan Touchpad) – Works [Elan AppleSmartTouchPad.kext]; Touchpad – Works [Elan SmartTouchPad.kext] (but there isn't TouchPad Panel in SysPref, see issues); Wifi/Bluetooth: Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260HMWAN Mini PCI-E half-card - not supported can be replaced with a supported card. I replaced with Broadcom BCM943225HMB card: Wifi 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth BCM20702A0 - Works [bT kexts, Clover Config.plist patches]; SSD: Crucial SSD – Works [Trim support Clover Config.plist patches]; USB 3.0: Works [OOB] (incorrect works after sleep, see issues); Webcam: ASUS UVC 2.0 - Front cam Works [OOB with LED]; Battery: Battery management, battery status – Works [ACPIBatteryManager.kext, DSDT patch]; Sleep: Sleep mode - Works [after DSDT patches]; Sleep on clamshell close – Not Works (I don't need it); ================================ INSTRUCTIONS: ================================ Hardware installation (to change the wi-fi cards or HDD) - To remove the back aluminum plate of the dock-station, use a plastic spudger(there are 2 hidden screws under the rubber foots. The rubber foots is necessary to remove); -------------------------------- A) FOR INSTALL (this is my experience of installation OSX, you may install OSX other ways as you like): A.1) Update Bios version to v.216; CSM = disable (with enable option OS X boots and works too but see issues); Security Boot = Disable; A.2) Create Clover USB OS X installer (I used BDU app from Windwos - BootDiskUtility.exe, see links); Kexts - Place these kexts in Flash/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other: FakeSMC [system]; FakePCIID.kext [Graphics] FakePCIID_Intel_HD_Graphics.kext [Graphics] ApplePS2SmartTouchpad.kext [Keyboard + Touchpad] Clover Config.plist - attached below (without SMBIOS), replace the one in EFI/CLOVER/ Boot options: -v kext-dev-mode=1 rootless=0; KernelPM = true; Also I use pre-configured SMBIOS for MacBookPro 11,1 (I don't know whether the pre-configured SMBIOS somehow affects to the installation of Sierra, it just copied from my El Captain last installation); A.4) Extract original DSDT/SSDT's (push Clover F4 key); A.3) Prepare HDD/SSD partitions for OS and Install OS X and Windows (I used MultiBooting UEFI Guide, see links). Need to download beforehand: Clover app last version; Clover Configurator app (I use it only for mount EFI partition and configure SMBIOS); Kext Utillity app; IORegistery 2.1 app; DPCIDevice app; iasl dissembler; MaciASL app; Piker-Alpha ssdtPRGen scripts; RehabMan Laptop DSDT/SSDT Patches; All needed kexts; -------------------------------- POST INSTALL: B.1) Install latest Clover(I use Clover ver4268) with options: install Clover only for UEFI; install Clover on EFI partition; Drivers64UEFI: EmuVariableUefi-64; OsxAptioFix2Drv-64; OsxAptioFixDrv-64; PartitionDxe-64. B.2) DSDT/SSDT patching (for details see links): Create new folder, copy extracted DSDT/SSDT's(non-x) from usb-flash and downloaded iasl in folder, open console, cd to folder, type ./iasl -da -dl DSDT.aml SSDT*.aml Edit DSDT/SSDT via MaciASL app(use ACPI 6.1) (and DON'T use 'DSDT Editor' app, use MaciASL app!!!): You need DSDT.dsl, "Cpu0Ist" SSDT(my SSDT-0.dsl), "SaSsdt" SSDT(my SSDT-7.dsl); DSDT apply the following patches in the following order(!!!): [syn] Fix ADBG Error; [bat] ASUS G75VW; [audio] Audio Layout 12 (I use 28, change 12 to 28); [igpu] Rename GFX0 to IGPU; [sys] Add MCHC; [sys] Add IMEI; [sys] Haswell LPC; [sys] SMBUS Fix; [sys] RTC Fix; [sys] IRQ Fix; [sys] OS Check Fix (Windows 8); [usb] USB3_PRW(0x6D); Save as DSDT.aml file. SSDT: Generate SSDT.aml usingssdtPRGen.sh; Save as SSDT.aml file. SSDT-0 "Cpu0Ist" Patches: [syn] Remove _PSS Placeholders Save as SSDT-0.aml file SSDT-7 "SaSsdt" should contain GFX0 apply the following patches in the following order(!!!): [igpu] Rename GFX0 to IGPU [igpu] Rename B0D3 to HDAU [igpu] Haswell HD4600 Yosemite - change 4600 to 4400; [igpu] change in HDAU layout to 28 Save as SSDT-7.aml file Place only the DSDT.aml, SSDT.aml, SSDT-0.aml, SSDT-7.aml in /EFI/Clover/ACPI/Patched; B.3) Clover kexts and settings: boot options: -v dart=0 kext-dev-mode=1 rootless=0 kexts (Place these in EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other): FakeSMC [system]; CPUSensors.kext [HWMonitor app]; LPCSensors.kext [HWMonitor app]; ACPISensors.kext [HWMonitor app]; FakePCIID.kext [Graphics]; FakePCIID_Intel_HD_Graphics.kext [Graphics]; ApplePS2SmartTouchpad.kext [Keyboard + Touchpad]; ACPIBatteryManager.kext [battery]; BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext [bluetooth] BrcmPatchRAM2.kext [bluetooth] BTFirmwareUploader.kext [bluetooth after sleep] (The author BTFirmwareUploader specifies to use it in /S/L/E/ , but at me It works in E/C/k/O/); AppleALC.kext [Audio] I don't Use VoodooPS2Controller.kext (see issues); Config.plist patches and options (You may use my config.plist, but it without SMBIOS info): [HD4400 and reduce some video glitches] <key>KextsToPatch</key> <array> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>Enable 1536MB for Azul framebuffer 0A260000</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> AADwAAAAAEDZCgAA </data> <key>Name</key> <string>AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> AADwAAAAAGDZCgAA </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>Enable 9MB cursor bytes, 0x0a260006</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> BgAmCgEDAwMAAAACAAAwAQAAYAA= </data> <key>Name</key> <string>com.apple.driver.AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> BgAmCgEDAwMAAAACAAAwAQAAkAA= </data> </dict> </array> [HDMI Audio] <key>KextsToPatch</key> <array> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>HDMI-Audio Port_0x6 DP2HDMI, 0A260000</string> <key>Find</key> <data>AgQJAAAEAACHAAAA</data> <key>Name</key> <string>AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string> <key>Replace</key> <data>AgQJAAAIAACCAAAA</data> </dict> </array> [sSD Trim] <key>KextsToPatch</key> <array> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>Trim Enabler for SSD</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> QVBQTEUgU1NE </data> <key>Name</key> <string>IOAHCIBlockStorage</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> AAAAAAAAAAAA </data> </dict> </array> [Wifi, Bluetooth] <key>Fixes</key> <dict> <key>AddDTGP_0001</key> <true/> <key>FixAirport_4000</key> <true/> </dict> <key>FakeID</key> <dict> <key>WIFI</key> <string>0x43a014E4</string> </dict> <key>KextsToPatch</key> <array> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>10.12-BCM94352-fvco-darkvoid</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> gflSqgAAdSk= </data> <key>Name</key> <string>AirPortBrcm4360</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> gflSqgAAZpA= </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>10.11+-BCM94352-5GHz-US-FCC-darkvoid</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> QYP8/3QsSA== </data> <key>Name</key> <string>AirPortBrcm4360</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> ZscGVVPrKw== </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>10.11+-BCM94352-Airport-Extreme-skvo</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> axAAAHUN </data> <key>Name</key> <string>AirPortBrcm4360</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> axAAAJCQ </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>10.12-BCM94352-0x43b114e4-Info.plist-bpresles</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> PHN0cmluZz5wY2kxNGU0LDQzYmE8L3N0cmluZz4= </data> <key>Name</key> <string>AirPortBrcm4360</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> PHN0cmluZz5wY2kxNGU0LDQzYjE8L3N0cmluZz4= </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>10.11-BCM94352-CC=#a-Ramalama</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> QYP8/3QsSA== </data> <key>Name</key> <string>AirPortBrcm4360</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> ZscGI2HrKw== </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>10.11+-BCM94352-Whitelest-0x4331-iMac14,3-skvo</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> TWFjLUM2RUZBNjM5NjJGQzZFQTA= </data> <key>Name</key> <string>AirPortBrcm4360</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> TWFjLTI3QURCQjdCNENFRThFNjE= </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>10.11+-BCM94352-Whitelest-0x4353-MacBoolAir5,2-skvo</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> TWFjLUM2RUZBNjM5NjJGQzZFQTA= </data> <key>Name</key> <string>AirPortBrcm4360</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> TWFjLTI3QURCQjdCNENFRThFNjE= </data> </dict> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>10.11+-BT4LE-Handoff-Hotspot-lisai9093</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> SIX/dEdIiwc= </data> <key>Name</key> <string>IOBluetoothFamily</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> Qb4PAAAA60Q= </data> </dict> </array> SMBIOS Serial# is not configured in the attached Config.plist file (you may generate it via Clover Configurator. I use Makbook Pro 11,1 2013 late info. ================================ ISSUES : ================================ 1) Different Mac OS behaviour at boot time and work time with the BIOS option CSM=enabled/CSM=disabled: For example, - when CSM=disabled Mac OS boots normally with Built-on LCD + DP/HDMI plugged monitor (both monitors work well during boot and after boot), but I can't unplug built-on LCD and plug it again, glitches appears on built-on LCD, helps only reboot; - when CSM=enabled Mac OS boots only with one plugged monitor(only built-on LCD or only DP/HDMI monitor), the second monitor can be plugged after OS fully loaded and both monitors work well. And I can plug and unplug built-on LCD at any time, it works well without glitches. 2) CPU turboboost only to 2,3Ghz although it should be up to 2.6Ghz; 3) USB ports work incorrect after sleep mode (usb-flashs shout be replugged); 4) The built-in notebook microphone stops working when I insert the headphones with a built-in microphone (Both microphones don't work. OS X recognizes headphone's microphone as line-in). 5) I can't get to work AppleBlackLight.kext (There isn't brightness slider in SysPref -> monitor panel); 6) There isn't "Touchpad panel" in SysPref when I use ApplePS2SmartTouchpad.kext (I can't use VoodooPS2Controller.kext as touchpad has mad cursor motion with it), but SysPref -> Touchpad panel appears with it. - Use AsusNBFnKeys.kext (It makes all Fn keys working - enable/disable touchpad, enable/disable bluetooth, switch to Android tablet and other) carefully because some issues appear with brightness control. For the present moment I don't use the AsusNBFnKeys.kext. Clover doesn’t see any ext4 Volumes in Hard drive (Done, copy VBoxExt4-64.efi in /CLOVER/drivers64UEFI/). ================================ Links: ================================ Bios 216 - https://www.asus.com/ru/support/Download/3/587/0/1/afd86D69CMWsUhle/32/; Create Clover USB OS X installer with BootDiskUtility.exe - https://applelife.ru/threads/mac-osx-i-clover-iz-windows-izgotovlenie-zagruzochnoj-flehshki.37189/; Clover install options - https://ddr5.ru/ustanovka-i-nastroyka-zagruzchika-clover-na/; Guide: MultiBooting UEFI. Install OS X, Windows 10 and Linux - https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/guide-multibooting-uefi.197352/; [Guide] Patching LAPTOP DSDT/SSDTs - https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/guide-patching-laptop-dsdt-ssdts.152573; Generate SSDT.aml using ssdtPRGen.sh - https://github.com/Piker-Alpha/ssdtPRGen.sh , http://osxpc.ru/zavod/cpu-zavod/speedstep/; HWMonitor.app, CPUSensors.kext, LPCSensors.kext, ACPISensors.kext, FakeSMC.kext (I use 20171017) - https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-fakesmc-kozlek/downloads/; FakePCIID.kext, FakePCIID_Intel_HD_Graphics.kext (I use 20170527) - https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-fake-pci-id/downloads/; ApplePS2SmartTouchpad.kext (I use 4.6.5)- http://forum.osxlatitude.com/index.php?/topic/1948-elan-focaltech-and-synaptics-smart-touchpad-driver-mac-os-x/; Clover patches Wifi and Bluetooth - https://github.com/toleda/wireless_half-mini; BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext, BrcmPatchRAM2.kext (I use 20160705) - https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-brcmpatchram/downloads/; BTFirmwareUploader.kext (I use 3.1.5_10.11) - http://forum.osxlatitude.com/index.php?/topic/2925-bluetooth-firmware-uploader/; AppleALC.kext - https://github.com/vit9696/AppleALC; Piker-Alpha ssdtPRGen scripts - https://github.com/Piker-Alpha/ssdtPRGen.sh; RehabMan Laptop DSDT/SSDT Patches - https://github.com/RehabMan/Laptop-DSDT-Patch; ================================ Many Thanks for: ================================ Maromi for the guide T300LA (http://www.tonymacx86.com/yosemite-laptop-guides/156756-guide-asus-transformer-book-t300la-using-clover-uefi.html), thespanky for the guide T300LA (http://www.tonymacx86.com/yosemite-laptop-guides/166461-guide-asus-t300la-using-clover.html), Going Bald for MultiBooting, RehabMan, toleda, Mirone for kexts and helps, and others RESERVED TX201LA_20171102.zip
  9. uglyJoe

    rEFInd feat. Ozmosis

    Hello everybody, I’m using Ozmosis with a Gigabyte H81M-HD3 but unfortunately this board hasn’t enough space in it’s ROM to store the apfs.efi, too. Than I have a second machine, my ZBox-Nano that not even has the space for the really necessary stuff. Sure, Clover is able to solve all this problems but I want to go with Ozmosis Here comes rEFInd into the game: http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/ This boot loader could be installed into the ESP. rEFInd is not only able to detect apfs formatted partitions but also to load uefi drivers! And after some weeks of testing, I claim that rEFInd is doing his job very well. rEFInd is open source so I take a look into it and found a good starting point to learn a little more about the UEFI. The result is a rEFInd version with some additions, that should make life easier and more colorful …. I’m using this „enhanced“ version in two different setup’s. First the H81M, that comes with ozmosis, hfsplus, fakesmc and a patched dsdt inside the ROM. Here rEFInd is only loading apfs.efi and scanning for macOS. The Oz directory on the ESP is not in use. Second the ZBox. I only replaced the FileSystem driver with EnhancedFat and patched the ROM to unlock the MSR. rEFInd is loading hfsplus, apfs and ozmosis and is scanning for macOS. Ozmosis is loading dsdt, ssdt, kext and defaults from the Oz directory on the ESP. If you like to test it: Installation is easy but do it at your own risk! Unzip the download and open the directory in Finder. It comes with rEFInd, ozmosis.efi, apfs.efi, hfsplus.efi and a Oz directory with mac mini defaults and fakesmc.kext. Goto Efi/Oz and adapt it, to suit your needs. Goto Efi/Boot/drivers_x64, if you have ozmosis or hfsplus installed into your ROM, delete it from the drivers directory because you don’t need to load it again. If you are ready to go, mount your ESP and copy shellX64.efi and the Efi directory into the ESP root. Btw.: This is a EDKII shell, that comes with some functions, which are needed by the nsh scripts I used for changing rEFInd’s configuration from the boot menu. This is a round up of the changes I made, but after some more testing I will create a fork on GitHub. Until then I can provide a patch against the current refind source, if someone is interested. rEFInd 0.11.2-enhanced Changes / Additions A. Configuration rEFInd is showing a message while scanning for devices. To disable this message use: hide_scan_msg 1 Boot Splash is an extra banner used only with timeout -1 This banner is splashing centered at the boot screen. boot_splash banners/banner-black.png Color Mode can be any combination from the following 0=off 1=icon_auto, 2=icon_value 4=font_auto, 8=font_value 16=menu_auto, 32=menu_value 64=back_value color_mode 0 <- function is disabled (default) color_mode 21 <- icons, text and selections are tinted automatic background color from the banner color_mode 85 <- icons, text and selections are tinted automatic background color from value (for transparent banner) color_mode 101 <- icons, text are tinted automatic menu / selection color from value background color from value (for transparent banner) *_auto generates the color from the current background color *_value enables the corresponding rgb(a)_color rgba colors are in hex RED, GREEN, BLUE, ALPHA rgb colors are in hex RED, GREEN, BLUE rgba_color_icon f3,f3,f3,5e rgba_color_menu d3,d3,d3,5e rgba_color_font d3,d3,d3,5e rgb_color_back 0c,6f,b8 Space between icons in pixel # big-icons(0-256) small-icons(0-64) y-spacing(0-64) icon_spacing 64 32 24 B. Behaviour The unmodified rEFInd is scanning all devices at start. Then it loads the drivers if any detected and scans the devices again. This is good for Mac's but we want to load the drivers for sure, so I change this a little. Now rEFInd only scans for the ESP to know it's location. Then it reads the config, load the drivers and start scanning devices. Also this version is able to detect the 'macOS Install Data'. This is necessary for installing and updating macOS on partitions formatted with apfs. New embed banner, arrows and selections. New embed font (Ubunutu-Mono 18pt and 28pt). New os_icons from https://github.com/munlik/refind-theme-regular New tool and function icons. Visual changes for creating the boot entries. Changed icon spacing And some more ... Update (14.12.07): - adaptable icon spacing - apfs.efi from macOS 10.13.2 Have Fun! rEFInd-0.11.2-enhanced.zip
  10. Hello all, I have three hard drives in my setup: two dedicated to Mac OS X and its backup, and one for Windows. I'm trying to get both OSes (Ubuntu boots via USB) to play nicely. Clover is installed to the EFI partition of the Mac OS X hard drive. It's also set as the default boot device. Mac version here shouldn't matter, and I run Windows 8.1 Pro. I have also applied SSDT and DSDT patches via aml files. I don't know if Clover injects those into non-Mac OSes. When I did a fresh UEFI reinstall of Windows, both the USB installer and the resulting Windows hard drive booted fine from Clover's menu. BUT, once I installed Nvidia's 337.88 WHQL driver or the CUDA 6 driver, Clover boots Windows into a black screen. The spinning wheel is there, but after that the desktop does not load. Booting via the UEFI boot device selection in the BIOS into the Windows Boot Manager makes the graphics work, but then what's the point of installing Clover? What's interesting is that Clover boots Windows not from Clover's EFI file but the Windows's bootmgfw.efi file (or at least that's the theory). So to Windows, it should be the same as booting natively without a Clover layer. But obviously it's not. The screen doesn't work. Anyone know a fix to this? Thanks! *Addition* Monitors are running through a Gigabyte GTX770 4GB, dual display on both DVI slots. Since Windows is going to be mainly for gaming use, I'd prefer if these monitors stay in these slots...
  11. This guide will discuss the process of getting OS X Mavericks or Yosemite to run on Vostro 3450 / Inspiron N4110 / XPS L702x using UEFI Clover, no other discussions please. I should start by saying that I'm not responsible for any bricks that may happen if you follow this guide and I'm not saying I will be updating this with every bit of changes I do to my personal system after every minor OSX upgrade. Though, with this kind of setup you shouldn't have to lift a finger after installing OSX updates... Also, don't mirror my files! This is your goal: I'm sure if you ended up here you probably know the majority of limitation that Phoenix SecureCore Tiano firmware applies to this system, but I'll mention them none the less: - Can't boot GPT formatted disk with legacy bootloader such as XPC, Chameleon, Chi*mera - Can't boot UEFI OS or bootloader as UEFI is locked down from the factory - Cardreader is not bootable - Secondary disk installed in place of DVD drive is not bootable either - BIOS doesn't let you disabled Turbo Boost or Hyper Threading So, let's get to the point, shall we? 1. Flashing a UEFI-capable modified BIOS BIOS images are meant only for Dell Vostro 3450, Inspiron N4110 and XPS L702x (both Intel model and AMD/nVidia models) and no other! Vostro 3350 and 3550 use AMI Aptio BIOS, not SecureCore Tiano! Modified BIOS images includes the following changes: - Unlocked write access to MSR 0xE2 - credits to RevoGirl; - Unlocked Advanced Setup options (includes UEFI Boot option) - credits to jkbuha, HairyCube and myself; - CPUID 206A7h microcode updated to V28 - credits to jkbuka (again) and Florin9doi; - Video BIOS for Intel updated from 2098 to 2170 with GOP protocol support (bring 1366x768 resolution to GUI) - credits to Ash; - BIOS DSDT modified to fix Dell's ACPI syntax screw-up while checking for MBT (media buttons) - credits for PhoenixTool fix in 2.14 to AndyP. In order to flash the modified BIOS image you have to obtain it first. Make sure to read the enclosed readme. - Vostro 3450 A13-C4: LINK - Inspiron N4110 A12-C4: LINK - XPS 17 L702x A19-C4: LINK Use WinFlash method if you are on stock DELL BIOS. If you already have UEFI capable BIOS I recommend using PFlash method to prevent BIOS settings from being reset. When you are done flashing go to your BIOS Setup and navigate to Advanced tab, go to Boot Configuration section and enable UEFI Boot. 2. How to install OSX In case you want to boot Legacy Windows from primary HDD (because let's face it, Dell made it pretty hard to use UEFI Windows with all the freezing issues caused by their proprietary software while having a UEFI installation) and you have a caddy in place of your DVD drive with a disk you want to dedicate to booting OSX simply put you can't do that by default BIOS means as caddy is not bootable. You can only make it bootable as a UEFI medium and there is why this guide was even put together. Also I should mention that booting Legacy Windows from UEFI Clover is a big no go with Tiano firmware, so don't expect that. The only way to access Legacy Windows is to either use F12 and choosing Hard Disk or exiting Clover. Now go ahead and download Clover bootloader that you will need for this guide : Required Pre Installation files: LINK 2.1. You have to have a flash drive prepped with UEFI Clover (no need to prepare it in some weird way, just copy the files to it). Just format the flashdrive to FAT32 and put the contents of "UEFI Clover USB" onto it. N.B. Make sure to rename EFI/CLOVER/config-17 or config-14 (depending on the computer model) to just config.plist, EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched-17 and patched-14 to just patched respectively! 2.2. You need a second flash drive as well as an access to a genuine Apple computer (or a VM) that is capable of accessing Mac AppStore in order to download the free Mavericks installation app. Then, using DiskMakerX application you have to make a bootable OSX drive. 2.3. When that's done use UEFI Clover USB drive to boot your OSX medium and partition your HDD in the DVD caddy as you desire, but make sure partition map is GPT. You can then install OSX to that target disk while you are at it. The installation process is usually subdivided into 2 stages. 3. Post installation I've put together a convenient installer that allows you to put some needed finishing touched to your OSX installation on your supported DELL laptop. Go ahead and download the installer (only OSX 10.9 & 10.10 is supported): DELL SCT OSX Support Package v1.1.3 - HERE | - PREV - When you run the installer you will need to select the destination disk you are installing it to. Please note, the files will be copied to EFI System Partition of active boot disk. - Select laptop model - Select motherboard type - Select daughterboard type - Select wireless module (limited support available) - Select "About This Mac" customizations for either Vostro, Inspiron, XPS - Select applications to install If you are installing Support Package for the first time new serial numbers for MBP8,1 model identifier will be generated automatically, if you are reinstalling and already have your config in EFI partition serial numbers will be retained. The installer will put CLOVER onto your system partition and install all the necessary kernel extensions (preconfigured) to support your hardware. 4. Adding Clover to your F12 Boot Manager When you have installed the Dell SCT OSX Support Package package remove your Clover USB drive, reboot your laptop and boot into Clover GUI, press F3 and start the Shell entry that has appeared. While in shell you first need to determine what is the number of file system of the EFI System Partition on your DVD caddy drive. Perform the command: map fs* The ESP on the GPT disk will be marked as GPT,1 and is usually either fs2 or fs3. Let's assume fs3 is ESP. We don't want the BOOT folder as it won't ever be bootable with HDD sitting in DVD caddy, so we get rid of that: fs3: cd \EFI rm -r BOOT Then, to add custom Clover Boot Manager entry you need to do the following: bcfg boot add 3 fs3:\EFI\CLOVER\CLOVERX64.efi "Clover" We used 3 here as by default in BIOS 0 is diagnostics, 1 is Bios Setup and 2 is Boot Manager. Now, go to your BIOS Setup and just for emergency set the boot order as follows: - USB - CD/DVD Drive - Clover - Hard Disk - eSata - Network - Removable Disk Having this boot order configuration first off will be as a precaution if something ever happens and you can't start the laptop normally, so USB as the first device will allow you to boot a crisis bios recovery PFlash.efi with a BIOS capsule. Also, this kind of boot order will allow you to boot legacy Windows installed on your primary HDD by just exitting Clover, so there won't be a need to go to boot menu (F12) to select HDD when you need to boot Windows. You can add Shell binary to boot menu the same way, you just have to point it to the other EFI application: bcfg boot add 9 fs3:\EFI\CLOVER\tools\Shell64U.efi "Shell" That's it. If you followed the guide at this point you should have a fully working OS X Mavericks installation. 5. Known issues If anyone has any insights on fixing these remaining problems on this range of machines I would be very grateful. So far the problems are as follows: 1. Wireless interface toggle hotkey (Fn+F2) doesn't work in UEFI mode and causes system to freeze, hence it was disabled in OSX ACPI using a custom patch. This is caused by a buggy UEFI implementation by DELL, which is the reason they originally locked it down from the factory. Use software toggles to control status of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. 2. HD3000 still has the ability to utilize VGA port with some minor annoyances, namely - no hotplug support. You have to connect the monitor before you start OSX and when you unplug the monitor in running system, OSX will still think it's connected until you reboot. 3. No support for docking mode for HDMI connector (works ok with VGA), meaning if you close the LID when HDMI screen or projector is connected laptop will enter sleep. 4. Having HDMI screen connected during shutdown and restart will cause the system to stall. Turn of the screen and unplug from laptop before shutting down or restarting. 5. On XPS L702x HDMI connector is physically linked to NVIDIA chip and therefore will not work in OSX due to Optimus being unsupported. DisplayPort connector is linked with Intel graphics and is known to work. 6. Soft rebooting from Windows into OSX will leave the headphone socket non-operational until you cold boot OSX. Credits to @Dokterdok for providing detailed research and solution for Handoff & Continuity support. Tested with BCM943225HMB card. Table design courtesy of OSX Latitude. I hope they are ok with me borrowing the canvas. Updated - 14th Jun 2015: - DELL SCT OSX Support package updated to v1.1.3 Updated - 14th Feb 2015: - DELL SCT OSX Support package updated to v1.1.2 Updated - 28th Sep 2014: - DELL SCT OSX Support package updated to v1.1.1 - No reports from L702x Optimus users to this day... Updated - 5 Sep 2014: - DELL XPS 17 L702X Optimus support added - Major update to SCT OSX Support package bringing it's version to 1.1.0 (active testing needed!!) Update - 26 Jul 2014: - DELL SCT OSX Support Package updated to v1.0.4, includes Yosemite Beta support Update - 1 Jul 2014: - DELL SCT OSX Support Package updated to v1.0.3 Update - 8 Mar 2014: - Mandatory BIOS updates have been posted. See enclosed readme for changes and installation information. - DELL SCT OSX Support Package updated to v1.0.2 Update - 3 Mar 2014: - Clover updated to 2638 - Post installation files packaged into .pkg installer v1.0.1 for convenience - Guide partially rewritten to be less confusing Update - 25 Feb 2014: - Clover updated to 2608 - Updated grand majority of kernel extensions - Added fully remapped keyboard profile, all the keys can now be toggled to either use Fn or not .. straight from OSX (kudos RehabMan) - Added memory compartment temperature monitoring sensor - Added subtle brightness control using ACPIBacklight, levels adjust gradually and not in rough steps (kudos RehabMan, again) - Added fan control profiles - choose between automatic, audible (~3000 rpm) or passive modes from HWMonitor menu - Got rid of IOWMIFamily for display backlight control, now VoodooPS2 handles these too (1.8.11 and later)
  12. Hello everyone, I've finally managed to install Windows 10 in the same HDD as macOS Sierra, the problem is that my laptop boots directly into Windows, it won't let me go to clover. However, if I boot from my installation usb i can boot into clover and choose Windows or Sierra. I have already tried to reinstall Clover but it will keep booting into Windows. I have also tried to rename bootmgfw.efi to bootmgfw-orig.efi and copy the clover efi into the Windows efi folder and renaming as bootmgfw.efi. It will only work until I boot Windows, next time it will boot into Windows directly again. Please help
  13. Hello everybody, I just passed the full progress from a Windows 10 to a Dual Boot Hackintosh. After a few stupid mistakes it's working now absolutely fine. I have a Radeon 380X I set my iGPU as primary in BIOS. But I experience some issues with sleep mode. The thing is, in OSX it will just stop the video output, when pressing a key it will activate it again, but the PC itself just stays on as in normal mode (no affect). In Windows 10 there isn't the energy saver button in Start Menu. So there's no way of pressing it. By the way Shutdown and Restart work perfect. But, now it's getting interesting, when I boot my Windows through BIOS boot menu, this option is available (if I boot Windows through Clover it's not). I think it's (hopefully) not a big deal, as it's actually working in "pure Windows 10" which I think boots through legacy. I just read through all the "Sleep Issues" Thread and also used the search function but none of them fits to the issues I am experiencing. I was thinking about the "darkmode" bootflag or something with DSDT but as I'm absolutely new I'm really unsure what to do and don't want to destroy my actually running system. Thank you very much for your help! P.S. If any other informations are necessary I'm glad to provide them to you.
  14. Greetings, I had a fully working 10.11 installation via Clover on an SSD along with Windows 8.1 (dual boot). Today I was having many issues with Win (nothing unusual, sod it!) so I decided to install Win10 on another SSD and because of yet another plethora of Windows-related problems, I had to unplug my main drive (the one with OS X and Clover on it) from the motherboard to make the installer work. When I re-attached it, Clover did not show up. I figured it might be due to changed boot order but there is no UEFI option in the boot menu either (it's usually something like UEFI: P1 Samsung PRO 512GB, now it's without the UEFI bit). The partitions are intact and I can still boot into Windows, yet when I try to boot from the OS X partition, it does not work (normal black screen, insert media, press any key). I did not change any UEFI /“BIOS”/ settings, swap the SATA port, or make any alterations to the drive whatsoever. As my next step, I installed Clover on a USB drive and successfully booted into the main OS X partition on the SSD through it. I successfully mounted the EFI partition and confirmed that all files on it are intact. I then re-installed Clover to the OS X partition (the installer considered it an upgrade), but to no avail—nothing has changed after a reboot. Now I'm sitting here and wondering what could have caused this and how to fix it. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find another person with the same problem so far. Any help will be appreciated. Cheers! For what it's worth, the board is a GA Z97X Gaming 7 and here's a part of the Clover install log: Clover EFI installer log - Sun Oct 9 21:17:51 CEST 2016 Installer version: v2.3k r3793 EFI bootloader ====================================================== /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme *512.1 GB disk0 1: EFI EFI 209.7 MB disk0s1 2: Apple_HFS OSX 255.5 GB disk0s2 3: Apple_Boot Recovery HD 650.0 MB disk0s3 4: Microsoft Reserved 134.2 MB disk0s4 5: Microsoft Basic Data 255.6 GB disk0s5
  15. Good morning my freinds , i want to instal OS X el-captain in my tour : -motherboard : - msi Z97 gaming 3 -intel core I5 4670K -graphic card : msi nvidia gtx 960 100ME 2go ddr5 -SSD 250Go adata RAM : 16Go DDR3 ADATA i have a macbook pro for the instalation , please forgive me for the bad english i speak french Can You help Me for this instalation and thank's
  16. Hi everyone, I've another problem, now all work but I've a problem with Clover, I can't make it works, I've formatted the EFI partition in FAT32 and installed Clover in the EFI partition, I marked the partition as active and when I boot it up I get this. Any ideas? - ASUS P8P67 (REV 3.0) - Intel Core i7-2600 - Kingston DDR3 8GB - Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB GDDR5
  17. Hi, I have Yosemite running well with Clover bootloader. Clover is installed in an EFI partition. I see my Windows OS at the Clover start screen, but none of the Windows options boot into the Windows 8 OS. I get a black screen or a logo which just sits there. Windows 8 boots fine if I change the device boot order in bios. Looking at other posts, I'm guessing that this is because Windows is not installed in UEFI mode. I don't know enough about this to know if it is fixable in my case. The motherboard is quite old - see my sig. How should I go about enabling Windows booting with Clover? Here's the output from diskutil list: /dev/disk0 #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: FDisk_partition_scheme *500.1 GB disk0 1: Windows_NTFS Untitled 500.1 GB disk0s1 /dev/disk1 #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme *512.1 GB disk1 1: EFI EFI 209.7 MB disk1s1 2: Apple_HFS MacOS 511.3 GB disk1s2 3: Apple_Boot Recovery HD 650.0 MB disk1s3 /dev/disk2 #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: FDisk_partition_scheme *1.0 TB disk2 1: Windows_NTFS Media 1.0 TB disk2s1 /dev/disk3 #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme *500.1 GB disk3 1: EFI EFI 209.7 MB disk3s1 2: Apple_HFS MacBackup 499.8 GB disk3s2 disk0 is Windows 8, disk1 is Yosemite. I have also attached my Clover config.plist Many thanks for advice.
  18. Edit: Updated to Beta 4 just fine, BTW I love this board! It takes a bit of work to get going, but the GA-Z97MX Gaming 5 is a wonderful board for your own, bulkier version of the iMac. Indeed, I just taped mine to the back of my Cinema Display and I can't see the difference. From the front, at least. It's not perfect, at least not yet. I have issues with kernel panics at boot (related to kernel cache and/or patching—I welcome any thoughts or suggestions). I'm not sure if I can fully utilize Apple's online services. And perhaps most importantly for the novice, Yosemite throws in some instability issues and graphical glitches (I didn't experience them in Mavericks). It's not the easiest or most welcoming build and will require patience. But if you can stomach those things it's a superb choice of quality and features. Let's just hope we get full support and stability when Yosemite is released, and that OS X will see official 9-series chipset support before Apple switches everything to ARM or some craziness. The Specs Haswell Core i5 3.5 Ghz CPU 16 GB Corsair 1866 Mhz RAM GeForce 760 MSI ITX Gaming GPU The Features Z97 chipset (As of writing, not used in any Mac but seems to work like a Z87) ALC1150 audio with swappable op-amp Atheros Killer E2201 (I think) gigabit networking 6 SATA III ports, a SATA Express port and I think an M.2 port as well My UEFI BIOS Settings Load optimized defaults (unless you really know what you're doing) XMP #1 Enabled (enabling my 1866 RAM) All boot options set to UEFI or UEFI Only Optional: Enable ErP, ASPM and other features if desired, but only after you've successfully installed and booted (save yourself the headache ) None of what follows is my original work, so I'll be sure to credit the source and provide relevant links. Preparation Obtain the latest version of Clover, the wonderful UEFI boot loader that makes the rest possible. Follow the directions in any Yosemite guide to prepare a USB drive for installation. Install Clover to that drive, following the "For UEFI Motherboards" instructions. Use my config.plist.zip, or take care creating or modifying your own. Store Mieze's superb AtherosE2200Ethernet.kext, toleda's clever CloverALC script, rampagedev's SSDT and of course FakeSMC.kext from HWSensors on your drive. You'll recall the last from the Yosemite guide, no doubt! Build and boot your machine to UEFI/BIOS, and configure your settings (note mine above). Boot your USB drive to the OS X Installer. Refer to Clover's documentation on fixes and kernel boot options if you're having trouble. Post-Installation Installation should run without issue. I recommend partitioning your drive with Disk Utility first, using GPT. After installation, feel free to reboot. Keeping your installer USB attached should allow you to boot your newly installed OS, but... ... You'll need to install Clover on the system drive, so be sure to do so and remember to include your FakeSMC and netwokring kexts for injection. toleda's script should take care of everything for you regarding audio, except he currently requires a manual patch for this particular CODEC. It isn't hard, and the necessary patch is in my config.plist.zip. And you're done! Or at least you're as far as I am . Enjoy.! Troubleshooting I still get kernel panics that I cannot attribute to any particular source (likely audio—it was a pain to get working in Yosemite for me). Sometimes networking doesn't come up. Don't even ask me about Messages, "Convection" or whatever new Apple services are coming out. No guarantees that this build will be easy or worth your time, but I sure enjoyed getting it running. That said, a few considerations for troubleshooting: I start by trying to Safe Boot (hit spacebar in Clover with proper OS selected). Does that work? If not, where are you getting stuck? Check your kernel boot options and other Clover settings, and make sure your kexts are present and in the appropriate directory on your boot drive. Can't get audio to work? I often have to rebuild the kernel cache then reboot. sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions sudo kextcache -Boot -U / Networking is pretty solid thanks to Mieze's kext. But I do sometimes have issues that a reboot or reloading of the kext seems to resolve. Go figure.
  19. Ingwie Phoenix

    Sony Vaio Duo 11

    Hello everyone! First of all, I'd really like to say thanks to all these that contribute to this "scene" - or as it was said int he quiz, "hobby". Yestarday, I bought a Vaio duo 11 to side with my MacBook and I knew about hackintosh, so I had all the resources - especially, a real mac - just at hand, and tried everything out. Here are my results: Prepairing a usb device with myHack: Works like a charm. But you seriously must make sure you use MBR. Otherwise, it's acting funny. Thus, make sure you DISABLE intel VT and XHPI mode in BIOS. But once that is done, it just...boots. Installing Clover to a GPT formatted drive: Yes, works, but not OOB. To get Clover to boot, do this: 1. Download the Clover EFI package. 2. Start the installer, click "Select volume" and then your volume, then click next. 3. Now click customize. Here, you gotta check "Install to ESP", "Drivers64" and under themes, check the "metal" theme - it's the default. You may check another theme as well so you have an option later. I recommend bootcamp, its very nice for your eyes and if you used a mac before, its just like "Aha!". 4. Now we gotta edit the EFI files. Since a sort of "bug" in the clover installer, it lets the EFI partition stay mounted...which it actually shouldn't imo. Anyway, we can use that fact for something good. ( In case it didn't stay mounted, read my footnotes below. ) Open your Finder, and open the EFI partition. Or, press CMD+SHIFT+G and type /Volumes/EFI and hit ENTER. In there, open the EFI folder and create a new folder called BOOT. In this folder, you'll copy the files CLOVERX64.efi, CLOVERIA32.efi AND the config.plist file. Now rename the CLOVER files into boot - i.e.: BOOTX64.efi. If you installed a different theme, like the bootcamp one, open config.plist BEFORE you copy your files, edit the Theme setting and THEN copy the file into the BOOT folder. 5. You should end up with a structure like this: /Volumes/EFI/ /Volumes/EFI/EFI/ /Volumes/EFI/BOOT/ /Volumes/EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.efi /Volumes/EFI/BOOT/BOOTIA32.efi /Volumes/EFI/BOOT/config.plist /Volumes/EFI/CLOVER /Volumes/EFI/CLOVER/......... Now, plug the device into your Vaio, press the ASSIST key, select "Boot from external" and Clover should pop up. However, when I use clover to boot, I get stuck at a "Waiting for root device" message - it obviously waits for a device. Its the same error that occured to some other people, and it is actulyl the only message in which you'll see a piece of XML! However, it looks like it has troubble with some drivers. I sadly don't have all the myHack drivers at hand, nor do I know how to install them myself. By the way, I used an entirely vanilla install of OS X. I used the one I bought from the App Store. Thus, I placed the Extras folder that is put into the drive's root by myhack into my clover folder into kexts/10.8 - of course, i moved the contents of the folder into the one i just mentioned, otherwise it wouldnt work...afaik o.o; As soon as I manage to get this working, Ill inform you. Again, when I legacy-boot Mac with chamelion and the image created by myHack, it works like a charm. I just didnt install it because I dont want to wipe my windows just yet Regards, Ingwie Phoenix EDIT 1 I managed to determine how myHack installed the image...and what mistake I did. You have to restore from InstallESD.dmg/BaseSystem.dmg first - then copy al the files fromt he root of InstallESD.dmg into the device as well. In other words, merge InstallESD and BaseSystem. Also, use myHack and run myFix to integrate all the missing kexts. that totally worked for me. I am now EFI booiting OS X. Touchscreen - who didnt expect it? - doesnt work. Stylus does, but with some oddities. Wifi isnt recognized yet. I dont know about the rest yet. Also, to boot up, you need to use Safe Mode (3rd entry in Clover when hiting spacebar on the OS X icon.)
  20. Hi there, my iCloud works and my AppStore works and my Facetime apparently works only iMessage doesn't work. This is the message I get every time it tries to setup: http://d.pr/i/WQsV/1gJcBwPP I'm using Clover 1208 I'm at a loss right now and I'm not sure what else to try. I even generated an new serial number and SMBIOS and that won't work either. Here is my config.plist: http://d.pr/n/E5hd/4OYOukQV Things I've tried: http://blog.stanhutc...ixing-imessage/ http://d.pr/ZAoO/8RDIsYb4 http://www.macbreake...problem-on.html http://www.insanelym...ges-fix-how-to/ http://d.pr/QEGb/Sz8FHwEa My build is inside my signature. Let me know if you guys need any more information that would help you help me.
  21. Hello everyone, I've currently got a fresh install of OSX Mavericks on a SATA lll internal drive connected to my PC but i can't get it to boot. Does anyone know of the process that i need to follow? I've tried disabling my windows boot default drive and i can hear it reading the WD drive but for an unknown reason (to me) it doesn't like it. Can anyone help? Many thanks, Danielt My PC: Asus vanguard B85 Motherboard Intel i7-4770k Asus GTX 780 WD 1tb SATA lll (Mavericks) Samsung SATAlll SSD 250GB (Windows) Corsair 16GB RAM
  22. I decided to update my Hackintosh from 10.12 to 10.12.5 today. The update went fine but after rebooting, my hackintosh hdd was not showing up in the BIOS. I could boot into it through my original install USB however. I tried updating clover, replacing it with the one on the USB, and copying it to the Mac HD from the EFi partition to be safe. Nothing seems to be working. Any ideas on how to get my Clover up and running again?
  23. I'm trying to install yosemite using Clover and the Rampage GUIDE but I'm stuck on the OSX installer screen, I've tried several boot flags so far. Using -v cpu=1 I experienced a mem map issue. Using the default boot flag in verbose mode -v ncpi=0x2000 kext-dev-mode=1 nv_disable=1 along with CSM disabled I could reach OSX Installer screen but gets stuck there. https://flic.kr/s/aHskxmbG57 Any clue or advice? System config; Asus x99 Deluxe USB 3.1 Xeon 1650v3 Corsair H80iGT G.Skill Ripjaws V 2133Mhz C15D 32GVR (2x16GB) Sandisk Extreme Pro 480GB (OSX) WD Caviar Black 1TB (Win 8.1 Pro) Asus GTX 780 Strix 6GB Cooler Master GX 750 Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced
  24. Hello, I installed Yosemite-Zone successfully into my Laptop without custom arguments, or kernel. Just the Clover's default args. So I restarted, and choose to boot OSX (through Clover) it restart without errors, same story with -v, -x, "no kext inject" and "ignore cache" (or something like that) always through Clover configuration menù. IDK if it has been removed but I never saw the Darwin Boot Loader not even in the installation. (I copied the Extra folder and the kernel from the Installation USB key to the Installed OSX) My spec: APU: AMD A6-4455M GFX: AMD Radeon HD 7500g MSB: Acer Havok V5-551 (UEFI Mode Enabled)
  25. Hola, les pido ayuda con clover, Tengo windows 10 instalado en UEFI y instale yosemite 10.10 con Clover_v2.3k_r3253. Mis particiones ( 1 disco de 1tb) 566 mb EFI 299.45 GB Windows 10 199.39 GB YOSEMITE 620 MB RECOVERY HD(YOSEMITE) 431.51 GB Datos MI pc z87x-ud3h 4770k RAM KINGSTON 8GB 1 TB hdd ASUS gtx 970 Despues de instalar yosemite y en la primera reiniciada yosemite modifico mi BIOS para que no me reconociera los usb UEFI, ademas se agrego una entrada de nombre MAC OSX a las opciones de booteo, la unica manera que encontre para solucionarlo fue flasheando la Bios. Volvi a instalar yosemite esta vez solo se agrego a la entrada de booteo. Al entrar al escritorio de Yosemite hice la post instalacion. El problema ahora es que no consigo que windows me inicie con clover, elijo la particion de windows y aparece la animacion de cargar, acto seguido la pantalla se pone negra y no detecta ninguna coneccion pero la pc sigue prendida, ni siquiera arranca Windows eligiendo bootear desde "WINDOWS BOOT MANAGER" en la bios, tengo que eliminar clover de la bios y recien me inicia Windows normalmente. Gracias.