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[Guide] The all-in-one guide to Vanilla OS X (including Chameleon + DSDT) for beginners (updated for Yosemite!)

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Excellent guide. However, I would make one edit: using a more updated version of FakeSMC. The one you linked to was version 2.5. The latest one is 4.2, which is available here: http://www.projectos...?showtopic=1643

 

Thanks for this, been wondering where the home of fakeSMC was, guide updated accordingly

 

 

 

His guys I'm following this guide to update my working 10.7.2 build on an ASUS P5W-DH but I'm having the usual graphics card problems. I have a 6870 and it's causing annoying problems shunting everything down to the lower quarter of the monitor meaning I have to guess where the buttons are in order to progress the installation. This also means I can't customise it to my system properly either. Anyone know what causes this?

 

Relatedly once it is installed I get the hang at 'DSMOS has arrived'. I know this is something to do with boot.plist and editing my graphics kexts but I can't seem to find a guide telling me exactly what to edit and how to do it.

 

Any ideas ?

Check this thread for the HD6870 issues http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=280582&hl=&fromsearch=1

(i've described the general fix in post #23 on this thread)

If that doesn't help you I suggest posting to the forum as I've personally not seen this problem so can't help you further

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Hi Ron,

 

Would you be able to tell me which SMBIOS I sshould use for my HP Pavilion dv6000?

 

Specs are in my signature.

 

Thanks.

 

NSCXP2005

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I have a 950GMA Kext that makes ML work with my Graphics Chip.

 

I don't know if it gives me QE/CI but, I'll see if I can get a kext that makes that work.

 

I did have DP2 working but, when I tried to upgrade to DP3 it wouldn't boot the system after install.

 

I want to try your guide but, just want to make sure I am using the correct SMBIOS.

 

All the best,

 

NSCXP2005

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Try the macbook 4.1 one or the macbookpro 4.1. They're probably closes to your system. Typically the smbios helps with graphics problems and since your gonna run into that anyway I wouldn't worry about it too much.

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Just wanted to chime in and say using MBR resolved my issue with my post screen getting stuck. I have the EP45T-UD3LR mobo and now the install is working like a charm. Thanks for the great guide!

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So after installing, and booting solely off of the OS X HD itself, I get the following below. Any idea what kext I need to remove/modify/update to fix this? Any help would be appreciated!

 

post-549451-0-24015700-1344034574_thumb.jpg

 

EDIT/UPDATE: So for some reason the install decided not to put in the SMbios I created in the Extra folder. Moved this there myself in that resolved the issue. Woop!

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So after installing, and booting solely off of the OS X HD itself, I get the following below. Any idea what kext I need to remove/modify/update to fix this? Any help would be appreciated!

 

IMG_2332.JPG

 

What your seeing is a kernel panic with ApplePolicyControl causing the panic. To fix this you need to delete it so:

Boot back into the installer, goto utilities -> terminal and type the following:

 

rm -rf /Volumes/*name_of_OS_X_Partition*/System/Library/Extensions/AppleGraphicsControl.kext/Contents/PlugIns/ApplePolicyControl.kext

 

Note: if you've given the name of your OS X partition a name with a space in it must be written in quotes, eg if you called the partition OS X you would replace *name_of_OS_X_Partition* with "OS X" so it would become literally:

rm -rf /Volumes/"OS X"/System/Library/Extensions/AppleGraphicsControl.kext/Contents/Plugins/ApplePolicyControl.kext

if there's no space in the partition name then don't worry about it

 

If the terminal gives you an error when you type that let me know, I may have made a spelling mistake, also note that the terminal is case sensitive.

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Hello! If anyone could assist me in my issue ..would be great! here or @ lov3som3@gmail.com

 

My pc is:

Mobo -Intel Foxconn dg31pr

Proc : E6550 - 2,33 ghz 2 mb l2 cache

dvd-wr lg i think

2x 2gb kingmax ddr2 800 mhz

nvidia 550 ti 1gb ddr5/192 bit

I am using a KIngston 8GB usb stick

 

I have followed the tutorial ( GREAT JOB btw !! ) and have managed to install yesterday OS X 10.8 on a separate HDD. Though I couldn't get it to boot from OS X HDD because of missing kext etc. Today I decided to take a fresh start. Followed the tutorial by letter:D

and created the USB installation again, this time more carefuly with all kext and smbios and dsdt all in extra folder. I had no error while booting into the installation ( like before, no kext missing nothing) - the only flags were -v & -USBBusFix=Yes

But when the installer starts up I get Exclamation mark error saying it can;t install on this computer. [ I used the same image as before to create the usb installation disk]. I tried clicking restore and then disk utility-fix-repair etc. All went well , no errors etc. I formated the {censored} again -extended guid partitioned. but after another attempt I get the same error !

 

Googleing has got me nowhere as a lot of people have this error because they are trying to restore with another mac disk on another pc. This is not the case for me. The image I used was the same as before, and I 've installing and reinstalling that old one since monday in the hope that it will eventually boot.

 

Anyway, please help me on this issue. I am a begginer in hackintoshing :) or how it's called :P but I work in IT service..so get techy with me.. If i don't understand something I'll ask! Thank you!!!!

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Ok I've seen people with this error a couple of times and I'm not sure what causes it but I'll help you where I can so:

 

Go into the BIOS of your motherboard, look for a setting that looks like "SATA Configuration" or "SATA AHCI mode" (or similar) and check it is set to AHCI (it may be set to IDE at the moment).

Ensure you have formatted the partition in hfs (mac os extended journeled) in disk utility.

Check that when you chose your smbios you chose one that is closest to your PC (not too important) but that is definitely a model that is compatible with ML; supported models list here:

http://en.wikipedia....em_requirements

 

Edit: also if none of the above suggestions work get back to me and if you find how to solve the issue please let me know so I can update the guide and help others who ma experience similar problems

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Hello Rockinron_1..

 

Thanks for the suggestions. From these I can surely say now that:

1. Am very sure that the HDD is formated in HFS journeled extended guid mode ( twice :D )

2. The smbios I picked was 8,1 I think , cause 9.1 (Imac) was with ddr3 and I think ati instead of Nvidia which I have. So the bios had my ram, processor.and pretty much ok with it. It is the same smbios I used for previous instalation this week (and worked).

3. I am going to go into bios now and edit when I get back, but the settings that are now enabled are the same that I had when I managed to install ML..so :| i don't know:(

 

I'll be back..going into BIOS NOW

 

p.s. Thank you very much for the support.and sorry about spelling but i'm very tired ..it;s 5 o;clock in the morning here:(

 

EDIT:

I went into BIOS but there isn't much I can change. I have no AHCI mode. It is set to automatic. I switched it to manual and tried with Legacy mode on and still I get the same error: can't install on this computer. I turned SATA off and the chameleon loads but then just boosts up a blank screen no lcd signal(video). So I turned SATA back on, switched to Native mode and ran again chameleon from usb and OS installer starts but same error appears.

 

I'm left clueless. I used the same image as before, paid even more attention. Used newer 4.5 fakescm version nullcpupowermanagement.

Hope you have another hint for me to try..

 

EDIT 2

Also I have found some info on MOBO:

 

Apparently Sata mode is AHCI according to Intel

http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/CS-020811.htm#modes

it's Native, allows all SATA devices (4) and 0 IDEs

DG31PR Intel GMAX3100

Best Motherboard For MAC OS X!!!!!! Everything Works After Patching Sound & Video Card. On Install Use Cameleon 2.0 RC3 658 Package From Chameleon_2_RC3.zip

  • Sound (ALC889) works with AppleHDA.kext, HDAEnabler.kext from dg31pr_snow.zip. Install with Kext Helper Kext Helper b7.zip
  • Network works out of the box
  • nVidia Cards work after adding EFI Strings with OSX86Tools OSX86Tools_1.0.150.zip
  • QE/CI Supported with my Asus EN9400 GT 512mb

Kexts Used:

  • fakesmc
  • NullCPUPowerManagement
  • IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector
  • OpenHaltRestart
  • PlatformUUID
  • AppleHDA.kext
  • HDAEnabler.kext
  • AppleRTC.kext

So much for being a AHCI failure :(

Edited by lov3som3

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Ok the last thing I can suggest is to download a fresh copy of ML from the app store and make the installer one last time (The fact that it boots means you've most likely made it right but the image you're using could be faulty). Failing that then post to the forum asking for help, more people will see your post that way so you've a better chance of someone knowing the fix

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Just got my system to work thanks to your guide. One addition for people with an NVidia card, if your screens go black, sometimes it is because you need to boot with:

 

GraphicsEnabler=Yes PciRoot=1

 

Apparently you can use the tool called 'Lizard' to obtain this, but I just guessed..

 

(the GraphicsEnabler=Yes is something needed for some older nvidia cards I think, I have a GTX 260 TOP, the PciRoot thing probably has to do with either my placement on the motherboard, or the motherboard itself, I have an EX58-UD4P)

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I'm getting instant reboots with the USB stick. The verbose mode simply doesn't show anything, it loads all kexts and then reboots fast and cold. Now i'm trying the good old mpkg method, but have to use Pacifist - with OsX default installer app, i got a "no software to install" error, like the mpkg couldn't point to the other packages. I'll report my results.

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Hi all,

I am new to the forum and would like help. I get to part 3 of the usb boot and I just get a stuck on a white screen. I've searched the forum on how to get my ATI 6970 working with ML. Please let me know what files I need and how to install. Thanks

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Hey. I followed this guide and, after all the boot-up-to-installer text from Chameleon, it gets stuck on a blank gray screen for about 10 minutes, then the screen just shuts off completely, but the computer is still on. Any thoughts? I'm trying to install to a Vaio laptop with a i5-430M

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Hi all,

I am new to the forum and would like help. I get to part 3 of the usb boot and I just get a stuck on a white screen. I've searched the forum on how to get my ATI 6970 working with ML. Please let me know what files I need and how to install. Thanks

ATi6970 has known issues with ML, I'm not even sure people have got it working yet. If you search the forum you'll find threads about it.

 

Hey. I followed this guide and, after all the boot-up-to-installer text from Chameleon, it gets stuck on a blank gray screen for about 10 minutes, then the screen just shuts off completely, but the computer is still on. Any thoughts? I'm trying to install to a Vaio laptop with a i5-430M

Boot with -v and post a screenshot of where it stops. What graphics is in the laptop or is it on-board only?

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hello

thank you for the wonderful and thourough explanations and the files too !!

i was able to get lion and mountain lion up and ready on my laptop but in an another crappy way !!

i am going to try your way to the letter

thanks again

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Wondering why I can boot into the fine and then 20 seconds into it (able to navigate fine) it KP regardless of what menu I'm in or doing at the time like clockwork. Note this is happening with my ATI card. With the 8800GT it loads through fine then just goes to black screen.

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CPU 3 has no HPET assigned to it

 

Kernel Extension backtrace:

com.apple.driver.AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement

 

Thinking this is a NullCPUPowerManagement fix but I have the kext in my extra folder and extension folder of the USB install drive.

 

This is the panic thats happening with my Ati 5770 I doubt this has something to do with card choice and if I could see the screen with my 8800gt it would probably deliver the same error. Any idea's?

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Would just like to thank rockinron_1 for the time to write the tutorial, which i used, and it worked for me, not without some troubles though, i was stuck while booting from the install USB on DSMOS has arrived, i finally managed to fix it easly, by using the latest chimera, instead of chameleon, and everything is fixed, i just need to fix the GPU (if that ever is going to happen)

 

So congrats rockinron_1 for the awesome tutorial.

 

specs CPU Core i5 GPU ATI 5650m RAM 4gb ram HDD 500GB (sony vaio vpceb1s1e)

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Hello,

 

Many thanks for your tutorial! I've gone through all the steps and boot from the USB drive, select the install USB and it goes into the apple screen with the rotating circle then just goes dark and monitor losses signal. Have tried all the suggestions on this thread with no success. I have an Asus P5W DH motherboard. I think I have all the setting correct in the BIOS (I am running 10.6.3 on this motherboard), just can't figure what I'm doing wrong.

 

Any help would be great!

 

Miro

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      - Graphics - Inject - Intel - <true/>
      - Graphics - ig-platform-id - 0x01660003
      - KernelAndKextPatches - AsusAICPUPM - <true/>
       
      P.s.: I will provide below my config.plist as attachment.
       
      Now you will capable to boot in installation, but your keyboard and mouse will not work. Let's fix that:
       
      - Download the Smart Touchpad kext from here. I used the version 4.3. This also enable the touchscreen.
      - Download the FakeSMC kext from here. I used the version 6.9.1315. This is very important. Can't boot without it.
      - Put the Kexts inside /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.10/
       
      Now you can start the instalation without problem (I guess).
       
       
      BIOS Setup Configuration
       
      - Intel Virtualization Technology: Disabled
      - VT-d: Disabled
      - USB Configuration - XHCI Pre-Boot Mode: Disabled
       
      P.s.: BIOS version 210.
       
       
      Installing indeed
       
      - Plug in the two flash drives.
      - When appear the Asus logo, press ESC once to enter Boot Menu.
      - Select the flash drive name with UEFI prefix. In my case "UEFI: KingstonDataTraveler 2.0PMAP".
      - On CloverEFI menu, use arrow to mark the flash drive with de OS X install, press Space on keyboard and select: "Boot Mac OS X in verbose mode".
      - As usual, format your HDD or SSD as GUID and Journaled. Make more partitions if you need. Take a note of the OSX partition name you entered on Disk Utillity.
      - After that, go ahead as always and start the instalation.
      - Go in the kitchen grab some lunch. You deserve it.
       
       
      Post installation
       
      What we have so far? The system installed on your ultrabook. Now you need to get rid of bootable flash drive installing the bootloader on HDD or SSD.
       
      Installing the bootloader in internal HDD or SSD:
       
      - Boot again selecting the flash drive on Boot menu. Same you did before.
      - Now select the partition you noted early.
      - If you do everything wright, the system will start normally.
      - Now you will use the CloverEFI install package again (same options from above). This time, the target will be your OS X installed partition.
       
      Our adorable ultrabook don't boot EFI if partition on the HDD or SSD if isn't MS-DOS. We will need to format and install Clover again.
       
      - Open the Terminal and enter "sudo -s".
      - Run the command: "diskutil list".
      - Take note of what location is your EFI. Usually it is "rdisk0s1". Make sure it's correct or you loose your data.
      - Now, let's format it, now execute: "newfs_msdos -v EFI -F 32 /dev/rdiskXsX". rdiskXsX is your EFI partition location from line above.
       
      Now you need to copy all data of your flash card bootloader to the root of your new created EFI partition on internal disk.
      This EFI partition is unmounted. Mount with "diskutil mount /dev/rdiskXsX".
       
      Just restart without flash drives to test.
       
      Others Kexts:
       
      Download the kexts from the links below. I strongly recommend always use newest versions. If you are too lazy, I attach on end of the post.
       
      Ethernet: ALXEthernet
      Sound: VoodooHDA (You may have to select the output there in System Preferences)
      Battery: ACPIBatteryManager
      Bluetooth: BTFirmwareUploader
      Integrated Camera: AnyiSightCam
       
      All kexts will be placed inside /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.10/, mount again this partition (diskutil mount /dev/rdiskXsX) for it.
       
      Now we need to add Battery patch to a new DSDT:
       
      #Maintained by: RehabMan for: Laptop Patches #battery_ASUS-N55SL.txt # created by RehabMan 8/12/2013 # created originally for jesselid # works for: # ASUS N55SL, BIOS rev. 204 # ASUS VivoBook series # ASUS Zenbook UX31A # ASUS UX301LA # ASUS X553E-SX399V # ASUS F501A # ASUS K55VM # ASUS U46SV, BIOS rev. 2.04 # ASUS N43 # ASUS PU500CA (90NB00F1-M01120) # ASUS N73SV # ASUS X401A-WX108 # ASUS F551CA Bios rev. 207 # ASUS S551LB VivoBook # ASUS ZenBook UX32VD # ASUS F550L-X455H # ASUS X53S # ASUS K550JD-XX003H # ASUS G53SX # ASUS K56CB # ASUS UX305 into method label B1B2 remove_entry; into definitionblock code_regex . insert begin Method (B1B2, 2, NotSerialized) { Return (Or (Arg0, ShiftLeft (Arg1, 8))) }\n end; # not really for battery, but might come in handy to read fan speed(s) into device label EC0 code_regex TAH0,\s+16 replace_matched begin TH00,8,TH01,8 end; into device label EC0 code_regex TAH1,\s+16 replace_matched begin TH10,8,TH11,8 end; into method label TACH code_regex \(TAH0, replace_matched begin (B1B2(TH00,TH01), end; into method label TACH code_regex \(TAH1, replace_matched begin (B1B2(TH10,TH11), end; into method label GFAN code_regex \(\\_SB\.PCI0\.LPCB\.EC0\.TAH0, replace_matched begin (B1B2(\\_SB.PCI0.LPCB.EC0.TH00,\\_SB.PCI0.LPCB.EC0.TH01), end; # battery EC into device label EC0 code_regex B0SN,\s+16 replace_matched begin B0S0,8,B0S1,8 end; into device label EC0 code_regex B1SN,\s+16 replace_matched begin B1S0,8,B1S1,8 end; into method label BIFA code_regex \(B0SN, replace_matched begin (B1B2(B0S0,B0S1), end; into method label BIFA code_regex \(B1SN, replace_matched begin (B1B2(B1S0,B1S1), end; into device label EC0 code_regex DT2B,\s+16 replace_matched begin T2B0,8,T2B1,8 end; into method label SMBR code_regex \(DT2B, replace_matched begin (B1B2(T2B0,T2B1), end; into method label SMBW code_regex Store\s+\(([^,]*),\s+DT2B\) replace_matched begin Store(%1,T2B0) Store(ShiftRight(%1,8),T2B1) end; into device label EC0 insert begin Method (RDBA, 0, Serialized)\n {\n Name (TEMP, Buffer(0x20) { })\n Store (BA00, Index(TEMP, 0x00))\n Store (BA01, Index(TEMP, 0x01))\n Store (BA02, Index(TEMP, 0x02))\n Store (BA03, Index(TEMP, 0x03))\n Store (BA04, Index(TEMP, 0x04))\n Store (BA05, Index(TEMP, 0x05))\n Store (BA06, Index(TEMP, 0x06))\n Store (BA07, Index(TEMP, 0x07))\n Store (BA08, Index(TEMP, 0x08))\n Store (BA09, Index(TEMP, 0x09))\n Store (BA0A, Index(TEMP, 0x0A))\n Store (BA0B, Index(TEMP, 0x0B))\n Store (BA0C, Index(TEMP, 0x0C))\n Store (BA0D, Index(TEMP, 0x0D))\n Store (BA0E, Index(TEMP, 0x0E))\n Store (BA0F, Index(TEMP, 0x0F))\n Store (BA10, Index(TEMP, 0x10))\n Store (BA11, Index(TEMP, 0x11))\n Store (BA12, Index(TEMP, 0x12))\n Store (BA13, Index(TEMP, 0x13))\n Store (BA14, Index(TEMP, 0x14))\n Store (BA15, Index(TEMP, 0x15))\n Store (BA16, Index(TEMP, 0x16))\n Store (BA17, Index(TEMP, 0x17))\n Store (BA18, Index(TEMP, 0x18))\n Store (BA19, Index(TEMP, 0x19))\n Store (BA1A, Index(TEMP, 0x1A))\n Store (BA1B, Index(TEMP, 0x1B))\n Store (BA1C, Index(TEMP, 0x1C))\n Store (BA1D, Index(TEMP, 0x1D))\n Store (BA1E, Index(TEMP, 0x1E))\n Store (BA1F, Index(TEMP, 0x1F))\n Return (TEMP)\n }\n end; into device label EC0 insert begin Method (WRBA, 1, Serialized)\n {\n Name (TEMP, Buffer(0x20) { })\n Store (Arg0, TEMP)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x00)), BA00)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x01)), BA01)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x02)), BA02)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x03)), BA03)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x04)), BA04)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x05)), BA05)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x06)), BA06)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x07)), BA07)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x08)), BA08)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x09)), BA09)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0A)), BA0A)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0B)), BA0B)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0C)), BA0C)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0D)), BA0D)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0E)), BA0E)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0F)), BA0F)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x10)), BA10)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x11)), BA11)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x12)), BA12)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x13)), BA13)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x14)), BA14)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x15)), BA15)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x16)), BA16)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x17)), BA17)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x18)), BA18)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x19)), BA19)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1A)), BA1A)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1B)), BA1B)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1C)), BA1C)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1D)), BA1D)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1E)), BA1E)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1F)), BA1F)\n }\n end; into device label EC0 code_regex BDAT,\s+256 replace_matched begin //BDAT, 256,\n BA00,8,BA01,8,BA02,8,BA03,8,\n BA04,8,BA05,8,BA06,8,BA07,8,\n BA08,8,BA09,8,BA0A,8,BA0B,8,\n BA0C,8,BA0D,8,BA0E,8,BA0F,8,\n BA10,8,BA11,8,BA12,8,BA13,8,\n BA14,8,BA15,8,BA16,8,BA17,8,\n BA18,8,BA19,8,BA1A,8,BA1B,8,\n BA1C,8,BA1D,8,BA1E,8,BA1F,8\n end; into method label SMBR code_regex \(BDAT, replaceall_matched begin (RDBA(), end; into method label SMBR code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDAT\) replaceall_matched begin WRBA(%1) end; into method label SMBW code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDAT\) replaceall_matched begin WRBA(%1) end; into method label ECSB code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDAT\) replaceall_matched begin WRBA(%1) end; into method label ECSB code_regex \(BDAT, replaceall_matched begin (RDBA(), end; into device label EC0 insert begin Method (RDBB, 0, Serialized)\n {\n Name (TEMP, Buffer(0x20) { })\n Store (BB00, Index(TEMP, 0x00))\n Store (BB01, Index(TEMP, 0x01))\n Store (BB02, Index(TEMP, 0x02))\n Store (BB03, Index(TEMP, 0x03))\n Store (BB04, Index(TEMP, 0x04))\n Store (BB05, Index(TEMP, 0x05))\n Store (BB06, Index(TEMP, 0x06))\n Store (BB07, Index(TEMP, 0x07))\n Store (BB08, Index(TEMP, 0x08))\n Store (BB09, Index(TEMP, 0x09))\n Store (BB0A, Index(TEMP, 0x0A))\n Store (BB0B, Index(TEMP, 0x0B))\n Store (BB0C, Index(TEMP, 0x0C))\n Store (BB0D, Index(TEMP, 0x0D))\n Store (BB0E, Index(TEMP, 0x0E))\n Store (BB0F, Index(TEMP, 0x0F))\n Store (BB10, Index(TEMP, 0x10))\n Store (BB11, Index(TEMP, 0x11))\n Store (BB12, Index(TEMP, 0x12))\n Store (BB13, Index(TEMP, 0x13))\n Store (BB14, Index(TEMP, 0x14))\n Store (BB15, Index(TEMP, 0x15))\n Store (BB16, Index(TEMP, 0x16))\n Store (BB17, Index(TEMP, 0x17))\n Store (BB18, Index(TEMP, 0x18))\n Store (BB19, Index(TEMP, 0x19))\n Store (BB1A, Index(TEMP, 0x1A))\n Store (BB1B, Index(TEMP, 0x1B))\n Store (BB1C, Index(TEMP, 0x1C))\n Store (BB1D, Index(TEMP, 0x1D))\n Store (BB1E, Index(TEMP, 0x1E))\n Store (BB1F, Index(TEMP, 0x1F))\n Return (TEMP)\n }\n end; into device label EC0 insert begin Method (WRBB, 1, Serialized)\n {\n Name (TEMP, Buffer(0x20) { })\n Store (Arg0, TEMP)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x00)), BB00)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x01)), BB01)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x02)), BB02)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x03)), BB03)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x04)), BB04)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x05)), BB05)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x06)), BB06)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x07)), BB07)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x08)), BB08)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x09)), BB09)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0A)), BB0A)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0B)), BB0B)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0C)), BB0C)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0D)), BB0D)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0E)), BB0E)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0F)), BB0F)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x10)), BB10)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x11)), BB11)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x12)), BB12)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x13)), BB13)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x14)), BB14)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x15)), BB15)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x16)), BB16)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x17)), BB17)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x18)), BB18)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x19)), BB19)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1A)), BB1A)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1B)), BB1B)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1C)), BB1C)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1D)), BB1D)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1E)), BB1E)\n Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1F)), BB1F)\n }\n end; into device label EC0 code_regex BDA2,\s+256 replace_matched begin //BDA2, 256,\n BB00,8,BB01,8,BB02,8,BB03,8,\n BB04,8,BB05,8,BB06,8,BB07,8,\n BB08,8,BB09,8,BB0A,8,BB0B,8,\n BB0C,8,BB0D,8,BB0E,8,BB0F,8,\n BB10,8,BB11,8,BB12,8,BB13,8,\n BB14,8,BB15,8,BB16,8,BB17,8,\n BB18,8,BB19,8,BB1A,8,BB1B,8,\n BB1C,8,BB1D,8,BB1E,8,BB1F,8\n end; into method label SMBR code_regex \(BDA2, replaceall_matched begin (RDBB(), end; into method label SMBR code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDA2\) replaceall_matched begin WRBB(%1) end; into method label SMBW code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDA2\) replaceall_matched begin WRBB(%1) end; into method label ECSB code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDA2\) replaceall_matched begin WRBB(%1) end; into method label ECSB code_regex \(BDA2, replaceall_matched begin (RDBB(), end; # additional work for _BIX method present in some ASUS laptops into device label EC0 code_regex B0C3,\s+16 replace_matched begin XC30,8,XC31,8 end; into device label EC0 code_regex B1C3,\s+16 replace_matched begin YC30,8,YC31,8 end; into_all method label _BIX code_regex \(\^\^LPCB\.EC0\.B0C3, replaceall_matched begin (B1B2(^^LPCB.EC0.XC30,^^LPCB.EC0.XC31), end; into_all method label _BIX code_regex \(\^\^LPCB\.EC0\.B1C3, replaceall_matched begin (B1B2(^^LPCB.EC0.YC30,^^LPCB.EC0.YC31), end; # or could remove the _BIX method if it turns out not to work #into_all method label _BIX remove_entry; And the Brightness:
       
       
       
       
       
      #Maintained by: RehabMan for: Laptop Patches #graphics_PNLF_ivy_sandy.txt # This patch enables the brightness slider in SysPrefs->Displays # and will also enable activation of sleep mode by closing # the laptop lid. # # This particular version is intended to be used with ACPIBacklight.kext # although it can also be used with AppleBacklight.kext, # provided AppleBacklight.kext is patched to recognize your # display or an injector is used to set brightness levels. # # See this thread for more information: # http://www.tonymacx86.com/hp-probook-mavericks/121031-native-brightness-working-without-blinkscreen-using-patched-applebacklight-kext.html # (also read any linked threads) # # # Note: This patch should be applied to the DSDT or SSDT that defines # your integrated graphics device (always at _ADR 0x00020000) # into_all device label PNLF remove_entry; into_all device name_adr 0x00020000 code_regex (OperationRegion\s\(RMPC,\sPCI_Config[^\}]*\}) remove_matched; into device name_adr 0x00020000 insert begin OperationRegion (RMPC, PCI_Config, 0x10, 4)\n Field (RMPC, AnyAcc, NoLock, Preserve)\n {\n BAR1,32,\n }\n Device (PNLF)\n {\n // normal PNLF declares (note some of this probably not necessary)\n Name (_ADR, Zero)\n Name (_HID, EisaId ("APP0002"))\n Name (_CID, "backlight")\n Name (_UID, 10)\n Name (_STA, 0x0B)\n //define hardware register access for brightness\n // lower nibble of BAR1 is status bits and not part of the address\n OperationRegion (BRIT, SystemMemory, And(^BAR1, Not(0xF)), 0xe1184)\n Field (BRIT, AnyAcc, Lock, Preserve)\n {\n Offset(0x48250),\n LEV2, 32,\n LEVL, 32,\n Offset(0x70040),\n P0BL, 32,\n Offset(0xc8250),\n LEVW, 32,\n LEVX, 32,\n Offset(0xe1180),\n PCHL, 32,\n }\n // DEB1 special for setting KLVX at runtime...\n //Method (DEB1, 1, NotSerialized)\n //{\n // Store(Arg0, KLVX)\n //}\n // LMAX: use 0x710 to force OS X value\n // or use any arbitrary value\n // or use 0 to capture BIOS setting\n Name (LMAX, 0x710)\n // KMAX: defines the unscaled range in the _BCL table below\n Name (KMAX, 0x710)\n // KPCH: saved value for PCHL\n Name(KPCH, 0)\n // _INI deals with differences between native setting and desired\n Method (_INI, 0, NotSerialized)\n {\n // save value of PCHL for later\n Store(PCHL, KPCH)\n // determine LMAX to use\n If (LNot(LMAX)) { Store(ShiftRight(LEVX,16), LMAX) }\n If (LNot(LMAX)) { Store(KMAX, LMAX) }\n Store(ShiftLeft(LMAX,16), KLVX)\n If (LNotEqual(LMAX, KMAX))\n {\n // Scale all the values in _BCL to the PWM max in use\n Store(0, Local0)\n While (LLess(Local0, SizeOf(_BCL)))\n {\n Store(DerefOf(Index(_BCL,Local0)), Local1)\n Divide(Multiply(Local1,LMAX), KMAX,, Local1)\n Store(Local1, Index(_BCL,Local0))\n Increment(Local0)\n }\n // Also scale XRGL and XRGH values\n Divide(Multiply(XRGL,LMAX), KMAX,, XRGL)\n Divide(Multiply(XRGH,LMAX), KMAX,, XRGH)\n }\n // adjust values to desired LMAX\n Store(ShiftRight(LEVX,16), Local1)\n If (LNotEqual(Local1, LMAX))\n {\n Store(LEVL, Local0)\n If (LOr(LNot(Local0),LNot(Local1))) { Store(LMAX, Local0) Store(LMAX, Local1) }\n Divide(Multiply(Local0,LMAX), Local1,, Local0)\n //REVIEW: wait for vblank before setting new PWM config\n //Store(P0BL, Local7)\n //While (LEqual (P0BL, Local7)) {}\n If (LGreater(LEVL, LMAX))\n { Store(KLVX, LEVX) Store(Local0, LEVL) }\n Else\n { Store(Local0, LEVL) Store(KLVX, LEVX) }\n }\n }\n // _BCM/_BQC: set/get for brightness level\n Method (_BCM, 1, NotSerialized)\n {\n // initialize for consistent backlight level before/after sleep\n If (LNotEqual(PCHL, KPCH)) { Store(KPCH, PCHL) }\n If (LNotEqual(LEVW, 0x80000000)) { Store (0x80000000, LEVW) }\n If (LNotEqual(LEVX, KLVX)) { Store (KLVX, LEVX) }\n // store new backlight level\n Store(Match(_BCL, MGE, Arg0, MTR, 0, 2), Local0)\n If (LEqual(Local0, Ones)) { Subtract(SizeOf(_BCL), 1, Local0) }\n If (LNotEqual(LEV2, 0x80000000)) { Store(0x80000000, LEV2) }\n Store(DerefOf(Index(_BCL, Local0)), LEVL)\n }\n Method (_BQC, 0, NotSerialized)\n {\n Store(Match(_BCL, MGE, LEVL, MTR, 0, 2), Local0)\n If (LEqual(Local0, Ones)) { Subtract(SizeOf(_BCL), 1, Local0) }\n Return(DerefOf(Index(_BCL, Local0)))\n }\n Method (_DOS, 1, NotSerialized)\n {\n // Note: Some systems have this defined in DSDT, so uncomment\n // the next line if that is the case.\n //External(^^_DOS, MethodObj)\n ^^_DOS(Arg0)\n }\n // extended _BCM/_BQC for setting "in between" levels\n Method (XBCM, 1, NotSerialized)\n {\n // initialize for consistent backlight level before/after sleep\n If (LNotEqual(PCHL, KPCH)) { Store(KPCH, PCHL) }\n If (LNotEqual(LEVW, 0x80000000)) { Store (0x80000000, LEVW) }\n If (LNotEqual(LEVX, KLVX)) { Store (KLVX, LEVX) }\n // store new backlight level\n If (LGreater(Arg0, XRGH)) { Store(XRGH, Arg0) }\n If (LAnd(Arg0, LLess(Arg0, XRGL))) { Store(XRGL, Arg0) }\n If (LNotEqual(LEV2, 0x80000000)) { Store(0x80000000, LEV2) } \n Store(Arg0, LEVL)\n }\n Method (XBQC, 0, NotSerialized)\n {\n Store(LEVL, Local0)\n If (LGreater(Local0, XRGH)) { Store(XRGH, Local0) }\n If (LAnd(Local0, LLess(Local0, XRGL))) { Store(XRGL, Local0) }\n Return(Local0)\n }\n // Use XOPT=1 to disable smooth transitions\n Name (XOPT, Zero)\n // XRGL/XRGH: defines the valid range\n Name (XRGL, 40)\n Name (XRGH, 1808)\n // KLVX is initialization value for LEVX\n Name (KLVX, 0x7100000)\n // _BCL: returns list of valid brightness levels\n // first two entries describe ac/battery power levels\n Name (_BCL, Package()\n {\n 1808,\n 479,\n 0,\n 53, 55, 57, 59,\n 62, 66, 71, 77,\n 83, 91, 99, 108,\n 119, 130, 142, 154,\n 168, 183, 198, 214,\n 232, 250, 269, 289,\n 309, 331, 354, 377,\n 401, 426, 453, 479,\n 507, 536, 566, 596,\n 627, 660, 693, 727,\n 762, 797, 834, 872,\n 910, 949, 990, 1031,\n 1073, 1115, 1159, 1204,\n 1249, 1296, 1343, 1391,\n 1440, 1490, 1541, 1592,\n 1645, 1698, 1753, 1808,\n })\n }\n end;  
       
      It's done! Now go brush your teeth!
       
       
      To do list
       
      - Turn AppleHDADisabler in CloverEFI path.
      - Fix FN keyboard keys.
      - Turn Battery DSDT patch in CloverEFI path.
      - Test Cardreader.
      - Test USB3 port.
       
       
      And last but not least
       
      I would like to thank the following community members, by making these dream possible:
      @crushers, @snatch, @apianti, @blackosx, @blusseau, @dmazar, @slice2009, @autumnrain, @phpdev32, @EMlyDinEsH, @RehabMan, @Scellow, @mitch_de, @Shailua, @Andy Vandijck, @maxfierke, @ArturXXX and all others members involved directly or indirectly.
       
       
      EFI.zip
    • By kylon
      ACPI and Clover config for Acer Aspire v5-571PG
       
      Tested on Catalina 10.15.1 and Clover EFI 5098 (Should work on MacOS 10.9.x - 10.15.x)
       
      Not Working:
      - sd card reader
      - Atheros AR9462 (use a compatible USB wireless adapter, see below)
      - Touchscreen (MacOS 10.15 only)
       
       
      Notes:
      Disable Secure Boot and enable Legacy Boot. Legacy Mode is recommended.  
      **To reset your BIOS, power on the pc and hold the power button for about 30-40 seconds or you can short G2101 (RAM SLOT 1)**
       
       
      About the Atheros card:
      You can install ATH9KFixup (you will also need additional patches on 10.14+ to restore Atheros support) to enable this card, however,
      it will break sleep on MacOS 10.14+, it can freeze your OS at any time and it can freeze your network settings.
      Because of its instability it is highly recommended to buy a USB wireless adapter.
       
      You can find a list of working adapters, and the drivers, here.
       
       
      Additional things you will need:
      Latest Clover config (AcerAspireV5-571pg - CCE Bank) from here CloverEFI (download) or OpenCore (download - Untested) WhateverGreen (download) VoodooPS2 (download) VirtualSMC + SMCBatteryManager (download) AppleALC (download) Lilu (download) Mieze Realtek RTL8111 (download)  
      CloverEFI drivers you will need:
      ApfsDriverLoader EmuVariableUefi FSInject DataHubDxe VBoxHfs (if you have hfs partitions)  
      Remember to install BIOS drivers if you enable Legaby Boot.
       
       
       
      Feel free to ask for help.
      Please send me a PM if you have fixes or improvements, thanks.
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