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Ok, fixed and tested in 10.7.5, plus I've added the possibility of adding custom keys while dumping the nvram:

attachicon.gifbeta1.png

 

You can add what you like with Data, String and Number tags. Like a plist Data tag must contains a valid hex datas, Number means integers (floats/double are converted to max 32 bit int). String can be what you like. If you type invalid characters for Data/Numbers, the app will continue beebing until you fix it. Keys with lenght 0 will not be saved.

Actually there's no check for duplicate keys, so in the case, the higer index is what will finish to nvram.plist.

 

This is a new version and the first time will require to reinstall the helper tool, and you have to restart the app manually (later will be sutomatic). Before try this new one uncheck "run at login" from the old one, otherwise you will have two apps loaded..

Tested with sleep to hibernatemode 25.

Yes, there is boot0082 saved!

	<key>8BE4DF61-93CA-11D2-AA0D-00E098032B8C:Boot0082</key>
	<string></string>

This is the great application in this case!

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But why I see no decryption key? The application works before it set?


And boot0082 is fake

42:436  0:003  DeleteBootOption: Boot0082
42:440  0:003   Error del. variable: Boot0082 = Not Found
42:451  0:010  Options 0082 was not deleted: Not Found

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Hi Slice. Sorry really short time now, but with a quick look at the source I've lost where Clover handles the separator ':', can be this the problem?

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The part that couldn't be adapted to in WorkspaceDatabase.py was a regression.  It's now been fixed in this commit.

Good luck figuring out how...  I tried and gave up - reverted the EDK2 change instead.

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I have poor references about that sorry, except some from xnu/macosxbootloader/chameleon/revoboot which still counfusing. You may want to read what people talk earlier in this thread. Clover appear to have new settings under "BootGraphics". Have you tried it? They store "UIScale" value into nvram like described in this blog.

 

 

Thank you—

 

I tried compiling that person's EFI script (ended up having to install an Ubuntu VM, because I could not get it to work in OS X). Unfortunately the script does not work for me; I tried adding some "debug" printout lines but I don't see an easy fix. (A simple "Hello, world" EFI script does work.)

 

Do you know how I can manipulate Clover BootGraphics settings instead? Would I have to edit Settings.c and build the entire Clover package locally?

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My xps 15 9550 have suffered from OSXAptioFixDrv2 and i tried many ways but no use.

Type       Start            End              # Pages          AttributesRT_Data    0000000000000000-0000000000000FFF 0000000000000001 800000000000000FAvailable  0000000000001000-0000000000057FFF 0000000000000057 000000000000000FReserved   0000000000058000-0000000000058FFF 0000000000000001 000000000000000F Available  0000000000059000-000000000009CFFF 0000000000000044 000000000000000FReserved   000000000009D000-000000000009EFFF 0000000000000002 000000000000000FRT_Data    000000000009F000-000000000009FFFF 0000000000000001 800000000000000FAvailable  0000000000100000-000000000421BFFF 000000000000411C 000000000000000F BS_Data    000000000421C000-000000000425BFFF 0000000000000040 000000000000000FAvailable  000000000425C000-0000000021D53FFF 000000000001DAF8 000000000000000F 32 270LoaderCode 0000000021D54000-0000000021EEAFFF 0000000000000197 000000000000000FACPI_Recl  0000000021EEB000-0000000021F1CFFF 0000000000000032 000000000000000FBS_Data    0000000021F1D000-0000000023970FFF 0000000000001A54 000000000000000FACPI_NVS   0000000023971000-0000000023971FFF 0000000000000001 000000000000000FRT_Data    0000000023972000-00000000239BBFFF 000000000000004A 800000000000000FBS_Data    00000000239BC000-0000000023A12FFF 0000000000000057 000000000000000FRT_Data    0000000023A13000-0000000024203FFF 00000000000007F1 800000000000000FBS_Data    0000000024204000-000000002420BFFF 0000000000000008 000000000000000FAvailable  000000002420C000-000000003128AFFF 000000000000D07F 000000000000000F 288 392BS_Data    000000003128B000-0000000036A89FFF 00000000000057FF 000000000000000FAvailable  0000000036A8A000-0000000036C2FFFF 00000000000001A6 000000000000000F 436 437BS_Code    0000000036C30000-0000000037298FFF 0000000000000669 000000000000000FReserved   0000000037299000-0000000037645FFF 00000000000003AD 000000000000000FACPI_Recl  0000000037646000-0000000037667FFF 0000000000000022 000000000000000FAvailable  0000000037668000-0000000037CB9FFF 0000000000000652 000000000000000F 442 445ACPI_NVS   0000000037CBA000-000000003800EFFF 0000000000000355 000000000000000FRT_Data    000000003800F000-000000003A48BFFF 000000000000247D 800000000000000FRT_Code    000000003A48C000-000000003A4FEFFF 0000000000000073 800000000000000FBS_Data    000000003A4FF000-000000003A4FFFFF 0000000000000001 000000000000000FAvailable  0000000100000000-00000004BDFFFFFF 00000000003BE000 000000000000000F 2047 9711Reserved   000000003A500000-000000003A5FFFFF 0000000000000100 0000000000000000MMIO       00000000E0000000-00000000EFFFFFFF 0000000000010000 8000000000000001MMIO       00000000FE000000-00000000FE010FFF 0000000000000011 8000000000000001MMIO       00000000FEC00000-00000000FEC00FFF 0000000000000001 8000000000000001MMIO       00000000FEE00000-00000000FEE00FFF 0000000000000001 8000000000000001MMIO       00000000FF000000-00000000FFFFFFFF 0000000000001000 8000000000000001   Reserved  :          1,200 Pages (4,915,200 Bytes)  LoaderCode:            407 Pages (1,667,072 Bytes)  LoaderData:              0 Pages (0 Bytes)  BS_Code   :          1,641 Pages (6,721,536 Bytes)  BS_Data   :         29,427 Pages (120,532,992 Bytes)  RT_Code   :            115 Pages (471,040 Bytes)  RT_Data   :         11,450 Pages (46,899,200 Bytes)  ACPI_Recl :             84 Pages (344,064 Bytes)  ACPI_NVS  :            854 Pages (3,497,984 Bytes)  MMIO      :         69,651 Pages (285,290,496 Bytes)  MMIO_Port :              0 Pages (0 Bytes)  PalCode   :              0 Pages (0 Bytes)  Available :      4,117,798 Pages (16,866,500,608 Bytes)  Persistent:              0 Pages (0 Bytes)              -------------- Total Memory:         16,256 MB (17,046,634,496 Bytes)
Here is my memmap from uefishell command "memmap > mem.txt" and i have get all the Available slide data such as 32,270 and so on,

 

I have tried all this data "32 270 288 392 436 437 442 445 2047 9711"but still can't boot into the osx and saying "Error allocating xxxx pages at xxxxx".

 

I have also tried to delete all the kext expect fakesmc.kext but still same error.

 

Then i tried to delete the addtional efi drivers such as DataHub.efi but still same error.

 

I want to know does any other problem can cause this allocating error happen?

 

 

Edit1:I have tried this files with slide=0 and can boot into the osx fine.

https://sourceforge.net/p/cloverefiboot/tickets/125/#fd2c/6d91/539a

 

I noticed the h4x said "I merged test2.efi into OsxAptioFix2Drv.efi. You can delete ALL aptio fixes, test2.efi, and even LowMemFix and place this binary in your driverUEFI64 folder and have a try."

So does this problem can be sloved by this way?

 

Edit2:I found a solution here with edited OsxLowMemFixDrv-64.efi together with OSXAptioFixDrv2 and add "slide=32"and boot fine with no error.

https://nickwoodhams.com/x99-hackintosh-solving-osxaptiofixdrv-allocaterelocblock-can-not-allocate-relocation-block/

What I needed to do was recompile Clover from source with an edited OsxLowMemFixDrv-64.efi memory allocation file. I then included that file along with the regular OsxAptioFixDrv2-64.efi file in the /EFI/ClOVER/drivers64UEFIfolder.

Changes to OsxLowMemFixDrv-64.efi were simply editing 0x10000000 to 0x20000000.

The way it works is that it loads the edited OsxLowMemFixDrv-64.efi file first and wipes out the entire memory allocation table up to 0x20000000. I renamed the recompiled version to Test2.efi to avoid the confusion.

So i use OsxAptioFixDrv2-64.efi from clover4012 and modified Test2.efi together and use "slide=32"and boot fine with no error.

But i use OsxAptioFixDrv2-64.efi and OsxLowMemFixDrv-64.efi together from clover4012 and use "slide=32" and boot with error.

 

I think this can be commit to clover or just commit to OsxLowMemFixDrv-64.efi with 0x40000000 or higher instead of 0x10000000 just like the Test2.efi because the 0x10000000 or 0x20000000 is small with the latest macOS.

 

Thanks slice.

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Hi there folks, just wanted to report a problem with patching on Clover, while some patches works right away, some others don't....

Here the description of the issue happening for me on two kexts on two different systems:

 

The AGDP Patch that "don't disable GFX0" when using MacPro Smbios, this one:

AppleGraphicsDevicePolicy Find: 626F6172642D6964 Replace:626F6172642D6978

Does not apply, but after editing the binary manually and installing the kexts doing a reboot and reinstalling the original, the patch works!

 

The same thing happens when using the Disable minStolenSize less or equal fStolenMemorySize assertion 10.12 patch:

AppleIntelSKLGraphicsFramebuffer Find: 8945C839C67651 Replace: 8945C839C6EB51

 

Why is this happening?

I understand is a cache problem but is there a solution?

 

Hoping to be helpful somehow!

 

THX

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@Zenith Did you get any other error like: 'error 3000: Global macro ARCH is not permitted' since that commit

Yes. There were 2 problems with edk2 commit dc4c77

  • Get error "global macro arch is not permitted' in refit.inf.  This is result of change in MetaFileParser.py.  Can fix this by either using reversion checked in by Slice, or as Fritz suggested - edit refit.inf and change CLOVER$(ARCH) to just CLOVER.
  • The change in WorkspaceDatabase.py caused unfixable breakdown - a regression in edk2 build process.  It was fixed by edk2 commit 1d8ceb.  So after 1d8ceb, it is possible to use WorkspaceDatabase.py from edk2 tree or the reversion checked in by Slice.

Hope this clarifies.

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My xps 15 9550 have suffered from OSXAptioFixDrv2 and i tried many ways but no use.

 

 

Reminds me of a similar problem I had. I always had KPs after wake and reboot (with type 14 page fault errors). At first I thought it was bad RAM, but that wasn't the case. My solution back then was to use a recompiled AptioFixDrv (not "2") with increased memory allocation. Curiously, with my current clover version (3961) the problem has apparently vanished - but I also changed my GPU in the meantime so I am not 100% sure what exactly fixed that problem. But it seems that maybe PCI configuration (i.e. how many and which cards you have installed and maybe also in which slots they reside) might play a role here.

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Thanks @Zenith, what I need to do is just hardcoded that BASE_NAME since I never built other but X64, and problem solved. In fact they not only reject global macros to be used in INF, but also all of our defined variables / passed from commandline.

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Hi Slice. Sorry really short time now, but with a quick look at the source I've lost where Clover handles the separator ':', can be this the problem?

I will look about GUID:Name records in nvram.plist interpretation by Clover. Anyway there is no value for boot0082 and no decryption key at all.

Looks like this application didn't do the main work, it can't save new variables during sleep event.

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@Slice

 

i have a question.

I used Clover Configurator and Cloud Clover Editor

I'm not trying to compare the two apps. I want to know which one is correct and want to report it to the creator.

 

CC use this

 

<key>Memory</key>

<dict>
<key>Channels</key>
<integer>2</integer>
<key>Modules</key>
<array>
<dict>
<key>Frequency</key>
<string>1066</string>
<key>Size</key>
<string>8192</string>
<key>Slot</key>
<string>1</string>
<key>Type</key>
<string>DDR4</string>
<key>Vendor</key>
<string>Samsung</string>
</dict>
</array>
<key>SlotCount</key>
<integer>4</integer>
</dict>

 

CCE use

 

<key>Memory</key>

<dict>
<key>Channels</key>
<integer>2</integer>
<key>Modules</key>
<array>
<dict>
<key>Frequency</key>
<integer>1066</integer>
<key>Size</key>
<integer>8192</integer>
<key>Slot</key>
<integer>1</integer>
<key>Type</key>
<string>DDR4</string>
<key>Vendor</key>
<string>Samsung</string>
</dict>
</array>
<key>SlotCount</key>
<integer>4</integer>
</dict>

 

What is correct?

 

additionally report it

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/284656-clover-general-discussion/?p=2369526

 

Do you have this problem?

 

thanks in advance

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@Slice

 

i have a question.

I used Clover Configurator and Cloud Clover Editor

I'm not trying to compare the two apps. I want to know which one is correct and want to report it to the creator.

 

CC use this

 

CCE use

 

What is correct?

 

additionally report it

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/284656-clover-general-discussion/?p=2369526

 

Do you have this problem?

 

thanks in advance

I think they should be 'integer'.

Please check the latest (currently r4017) Settings.c in src/edk2/Clover/rEFIt_UEFI/Platform/Settings.c at the start of LINE 5008.

(Sorry the code is too much !)

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I think they should be 'integer'.

Please check the latest (currently r4017) Settings.c in src/edk2/Clover/rEFIt_UEFI/Platform/Settings.c at the start of LINE 5008.

(Sorry the code is too much !)

Line206 is the explanation.

GetPropertyInteger allows both "Integer" or "String" including HexString.

Any idea about the patching problem I reported here?

No ideas.

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@sherlocks , philip_petev

 

Good report. I also reported other issue.

1.5 still has issues. Spin wait and metadata never index can't help failure case in my case and your case.

I will report it to syscl.
Now, he is busy. Because he has exams.

Thank you

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syscl and I had a brief chat about this issue and why there could be nvram.plist in / some times. 

 

Note: we did not have a such an occurrence (file in /)

 

However, the difference is likely because we are NOT running the nvram_script as part of the standard CloverDaemon shutdown process. we suspect this is the reason for random failure:

 

why not? Running the nvram save script as a result of shutdown kill (in the standard CloverDaemon), is not going to be 100% reliable as there is a race to kill all processes and unmount all filesystems to shutdown gracefully. So sometimes it will work (mount ESP and complete the write) and every now and then it will not.

 

A more reliable method (and endorsed by apple) has proven to be: use a LogoutHook.

 

So I split CloverDaemon into 2 scripts

- first one runs all startup scripts in /etc/rc.boot.d invoked by launchd 

- the 2nd one does NOT sit in a spin wait loop - BUT is ONLY run as a LogoutHook - which then runs all scripts in /etc/rc.shutdown.d

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CC use this

 

CCE use

Pandora's Box do that: 

 

post-674334-0-07257500-1487962800_thumb.png -->post-674334-0-48275600-1487962808_thumb.png

 

for me CCE is right

I will look about GUID:Name records in nvram.plist interpretation by Clover. Anyway there is no value for boot0082 and no decryption key at all.

Looks like this application didn't do the main work, it can't save new variables during sleep event.

Tomorrow will do extensive tests. As I said there is a bug typing values with "String" tag

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@sherlocks , philip_petev

 

 

syscl and I had a brief chat about this issue and why there could be nvram.plist in / some times. 

 

Note: we did not have a such an occurrence (file in /)

 

However, the difference is likely because we are NOT running the nvram_script as part of the standard CloverDaemon shutdown process. we suspect this is the reason for random failure:

 

why not? Running the nvram save script as a result of shutdown kill (in the standard CloverDaemon), is not going to be 100% reliable as there is a race to kill all processes and unmount all filesystems to shutdown gracefully. So sometimes it will work (mount ESP and complete the write) and every now and then it will not.

 

A more reliable method (and endorsed by apple) has proven to be: use a LogoutHook.

 

So I split CloverDaemon into 2 scripts

- first one runs all startup scripts in /etc/rc.boot.d invoked by launchd 

- the 2nd one does NOT sit in a spin wait loop - BUT is ONLY run as a LogoutHook - which then runs all scripts in /etc/rc.shutdown.d

 

okay. i understand it

If there is a way to improve the problem, I am ready to test it.

thank you

Pandora's Box do that: 

 

 

for me CCE is right

Tomorrow will do extensive tests. As I said there is a bug typing values with "String" tag

 

thanks micky

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Hi folks, would anyone know if I can use Clover in any way to select the default audio device (Mine recently started reverting back to Headphone after a reboot)?

 

If not, would anyone know where I might start to look?

 

Sherlocks did mention trying Clover version r3974 but I don't think that had the fix to allow the latest Sierra betas to boot?

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@sherlocks (and others) - nvram save via logouthook only

 

- here is a zip with a script to convert to the "dual script" CloverDaemon with LogoutHook.

it is essentially using the same /etc/rc.shutdown.d script - but will be initiated by LogoutHook

 

- unzip and run nvram_save_patch.command script

- reboot

 

 

 

nvram-logouthook.zip

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@sherlocks (and others) - nvram save via logouthook only

 

- here is a zip with a script to convert to the "dual script" CloverDaemon with LogoutHook.

it is essentially using the same /etc/rc.shutdown.d script - but will be initiated by LogoutHook

 

- unzip and run nvram_save_patch.command script

- reboot

I will test your script for weeks

 

Thank you

 

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    • By oldman20
      Hi all, i just want to know how can use mouse & keyboard USB with USB port when Cloverbootloader startup? I installed Ps2MouseDxe.efi and UsbMouseDxe.efi but not work, while touchpad and keyboard integrated laptop working!!
      thanks all!
      and 2nd question is: i installed success Catalina with APFS format, in Disk Utility show 2 partition is Catalina SSD and Catalina Data?? what is it?

      more and last, sorry cause it's short question: which most right, in 2 ways create USB installer Catalina,
      sorry my bad english!

      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Catalina.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Untitled && echo Catalina Boot Drive Created

      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Catalina.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Untitled --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Catalina.app --nointeraction

      thanks and regards    
    • By kushwavez
      Acer Aspire V15 V5-591G - Catalina 10.15.1
      Original link:
      https://osxlatitude.com/forums/topic/11355-acer-aspire-v-15-v5-591g-catalina-windows-10/
      (Note: mine is 55TU version, but the bootpack will work fine with another versions of 591G, for example: V5-591G-71K2, -764Z, -59PU, etc.)
      Specifications:
      - Motherboard: USOPP_SLS (Skylake-H PCH)
      - BIOS: Insyde Corp. v 1.15
      - CPU: Intel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz (Skylake)
      - GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 2 GB (Optimus) & Intel HD Graphics 530
      - RAM: SK hynix 4 GB DDR4 (Later I bought + KINGSTON 4 GB) 2133 MHz
      - WiFi + Bluetooth: Qualcomm Atheros QCNFA344A 5 GHz (Later -> Broadcom BRCM94352Z M.2 5 GHz WiFi + 4.0 Bluetooth)
      - Audio: Realtek HD Audio: ALC 255 
      - Ethernet: Realtek RTL8168/8111
      - Card Reader: Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader (USB2.0-CRW)
      - Webcam: HD Webcam
      - HDD: TOSHIBA MQ01ACF032 320 GB HDD
      - SSD: SPCC M.2 230 GB SSD
      - Display: 1366x768 (15.6", Matte)
      - Battery: 6 cell 56Wh / 5040mAh
      - Connectors: 
      1x SD Card Reader 2x USB 3.0 (1x USB Charging), 1x USB 2.0 1x VGA 1x HDMI 1x 3.5mm microphone/audio combined jack connector 1x Ethernet (Rj-45) - Keyboard & Touchpad: Multi-Touch & Multi-gestures ELAN 501 Touchpad, Backlight Keyboard.
      Working:  
      - Wi-Fi (with BCM94352Z)
      - Bluetooth hand-off (With BCM94352Z)
      - Full Graphics enabled on HD 530: ig-platform-id: 0x191b0000 (HD 530 Mobile)
      - Display: if default colour profile is corrupted (blue is not actual blue but purplish) Use "Rec. ITU-R BT. 709-5" Color Profile (System Pref. -> Displays -> Color)
      - HDMI & VGA Outputs: AppleGraphicsDevicePolicy.kext Clover patch
      - Audio (ALC 255): (Internal Speakers, Internal Microphone, Headphone jack with AppleALC, ALCPlugFix -> layout-id=17)
      - Ethernet Realtek 8168/8111: RealtekRTL8111.kext
      - App Store, Messages, FaceTime, Siri, iCloud (native)
      - Integrated webcam (native)
      - 3.0 USB (native)
      - Touchpad and Keyboard (ELAN501): Fn keys are good, the weird thing is the Brightness key. On my keyboard it's Pause Break:Br-up, Fn+F12:Br-dwn-> To fix this try Karabiner (VoodoPS2Controller.kext), - for gestures try SmartTouchpad drivers
      - Battery info: Install ACPIBatteryManager.kext with Kext Utility or other installer.
      - Sleep Mode
      - SSD with TRIM enabled (to enable trim, open Terminal and write "sudo trimforce enable")
      Not working:
      - Original Wi-Fi (Qualcomm Atheros QCNFA344A):  unsupported, you need switch to BCM94352Z or just use a mini usb wifi dongle.
      - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M: Optimus not supported.
      - Card Reader: Unsupported -> Can't really fix because I don't have any SD Card at the moment, maybe can be fixed by adding Prod & Ven IDs to AppleStorageDevices.kext, I never used it anyway. name: "USB2.0-CRW" Prod ID: "0x0129" Ven ID: "0x0bda  (Realtek Semiconductor Corp.)"
      For Wi-Fi:
      - 1st method: You can choose an external USB wifi dongle (I used TP-Link Archer T1U (5GHz support), TP-Link has official macOS drivers, you just need to install it
      - 2nd and I think the best method: Replace your M.2 Qualcomm Card with a compatible BCM94352Z card (you will have hand-off Bluetooth too), just install the kexts (enabled with BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext, BrcmPatchRAM2.kext, FakePCIID.kext, FakePCIID_Broadcom_WiFi.kext, they're all in my attached zip). You could buy this card from ebay, aliexpress, or amazon
       
      Issues:
      - None
      BIOS Settings:
      - BIOS version 1.15 (irrelevant)
      - Secure Boot: Disabled
      - Touchpad: Advanced
      - Boot mode: UEFI
      Getting ready for Installation:
      - Download the Catalina install zip (bootpack & postinstall): acer_aspire_V591G-55TU_cata.zip
      Installation:
      - Create an installer with any method you know (- Mac: createinstallmedia - Windows: Transmac, Vmware, Win32diskimager)
      - Copy my Clover folder to the USB's EFI folder
      - Boot with the Installer USB
      - If you stuck in boot, reboot and in the Clover bootloader select "config_debug.cfg" -> you'll have more informations about the freeze
       
      Please open the README.rtf in my install zip for more informations about the USB Installer & Post installation!
      On Catalina the System folder is read-only, so you need to remount in rw to modify System/Library. 
      If you have a single RAM and getting panic at boot, then you need to edit the "config.plist" with these (SMBIOS->after "Version 1.0"):
      ->Edit "Frequency" and "Size" to match your RAM values
      <key>Version</key> <string>1.0</string> <key>Memory</key> <dict> <key>Channels</key> <integer>1</integer> <key>SlotCount</key> <integer>1</integer> <key>Modules</key> <array> <dict> <key>Slot</key> <integer>0</integer> <key>Size</key> <integer>8192</integer> <key>Frequency</key> <integer>2133</integer> <key>Type</key> <string>DDR4</string> </dict> </array> </dict> </dict>  
      PowerManagement  fix:
      Set HWPEnable=YES in Clover (already set), CPUFloor to "700", Frequency to "2300" and "3200"(Normal and Turbo, if you have i7-6700HQ version then it should be "2600", "3500") and "FrequencyVectors" from "0x0d000000" to "0x07000000" in "S/L/E/IOPlatformPluginFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/X86PlatformPlugin.kext/Contents/Resources/Mac-A5C67F76ED83108C.plist", MSR _xcpm_idle Patch to KernelToPatch in Clover (If you have High Sierra, change "MatchOS" to 10.13):

      <key>KernelToPatch</key> <array> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>MSR 0xE2 _xcpm_idle instant reboot(c) Pike R. Alpha</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> ILniAAAADzA= </data> <key>MatchOS</key> <string>10.14</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> ILniAAAAkJA= </data> </dict> </array> Reboot, and it's 800MHz in idle state, same on Windows.
       

      Elan SmartTouchpad
      I only use scrolling, one-, double- & tripletap
      If you want to try other gestures go to this link for more informations, options (v4.6.5) ->  DETAILS ABOUT THE SMART TOUCHPAD DRIVER FEATURES
      Fn Brightness keys not working with this, tried several things without success. With VoodoPS2Controller it's working, but you'll have no gestures (neither scrolling).
       
       
      Before updating to a new version of Catalina please update kexts (and clover if necessary) to newer versions to avoid kernel panics.
      Generate a serial number with Clover Configurator.app (open up your config.plist with CC then -> SMBIOS -> Serial Number -> Generate New)
       
      Catalina & Windows 10 Dual-Boot:
      Dual-boot clean install (on one drive), UEFI Only:
       
       Boot into your Mac installer, Create 2 partitions in GUID table (1 for Win (I used FAT32 but I think it doesn't matter what you choose), 1 for Mac),   Install Mac, boot with your USB, mount your EFI partition (use terminal or an EFI mounter app), create an EFI folder (if there is no folder), copy the CLOVER folder I attached to the EFI folder, restart,  Boot into your Win installer, Format the partition you created for Win, install.   Now, it's automatically booting into Windows. To use Clover open cmd in administrator, type:  bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\CLOVER\CLOVERX64.efi       5.  You're done! It will booting into Clover when you start the system, and you can select Win or Mac (or another OS if installed on a 3rd partition).
       
      Dual-boot with Windows installed first (on one drive), UEFI Only:
      If you already have Windows and you don't want to lose all your data there is a hope:
      I created a video from this restore method: [Hackintosh] Dual-Boot High Sierra & Windows - when Windows already installed - no data waste - UEFI
      You need bootable Mac Installer and a full system restore image (link is in my video's description).
      (You may see errors if your EFI partition is not 200 MB)
       Boot into your Windows, resize your partition or create one for Mac.  Boot into your Mac installer and in Disk Utility format the partition you created.  Restore from image: select your full system restore image.  When it's finished restoring you just need to restart, then boot to the system with your usb.  When you successfully booted to Mac desktop, mount your EFI partition (use terminal or an EFI mounter app), open EFI, you will see there is a Microsoft folder already (don't touch that!). Copy my CLOVER folder to the EFI folder then Restart.  Now, it's automatically booting into Windows. To use Clover open cmd in administrator, type:  bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\CLOVER\CLOVERX64.efi       7.  You're done! You can select your old Windows and your new macOS!
      (Only tried with Windows 8/8.1/10. I don't know Windows 7,etc.)
       
      IF YOU GETTING ERRORS DURING MAC RESTORE:
      - Make sure you have partitions in GPT
      - Windows using 100 MB EFI and will annoy the Mac restore. Don't worry, just ignore the errors.
       
      IF YOU GETTING ERRORS DURING WINDOWS INSTALLATION (could not be formatted, etc):
      - Make sure you have GPT partitions, and GPT (UEFI) installer, also disconnect all external storage drives (except the installer USB)
       
      IF YOU USED RESTORE METHOD THEN CAN'T MOUNT YOUR EFI PARTITION (No EFI partition found):
      - It's because your EFI is not 200 MB or not an "Apple" original EFI,  but do not worry, try another EFI mounter, or mount from terminal (I used EFI mounter v3: Getting errors, but you can mount and use without problem)
      - You also could "mount" the EFI from Windows:
      1st method: open cmd in administrator mode and type:
      diskpart list vol (Now select the "System" volume,(FAT 32) For example I select 4) sel vol 4 list part (Select System type partition, for example 2) sel part 2 assign letter=b (This will "mount" your EFI partition) Open Explorer++ or TotalCommander in administrator mode to manage EFI remove letter=b (This will "unmount" your EFI) 2nd method: open cmd in administrator mode and type:
      mountvol b: /s (This will mount your EFI) Open Explorer++ or TotalCommander in administrator mode to manage EFI mountvol b: /d (This will unmount your EFI) Thanks to all OSXLatitude members for helping me out! (Jake Lo, Hervé, Bronxteck, black.dragon74)!
      Notes:
      2019.11.03: Enabled SIP caused a lots of issues so now it's disabled -> updated bootpack
      2019.11.02: Updated to 10.15.1 -> no problem when/after installing
      2019.10.09: Installed macOS Catalina 10.15 -> Updated Clover, kexts & config.plist -> no problem so far
      2019.08.18: Updated to 10.14.6 -> no problem when/after installing
      2019.06.01: Updated to 10.14.5 -> no problem when/after installing
      2019.04.25: Optimized touchpad scrolling -> updated install files
      2019.03.30: Fixed USB 3.0 ports, fixed Bluetooth crashes after sleep -> updated bootpack
      2019.03.28: Updated to 10.14.4. Unexpected crashes while updating to 10.14.4 -> fixed by updating Clover to the latest (v4910) version. Bluetooth crashes appeared -> fixed by downgraded Brcm*.kexts. Updated bootpack.
      2019.02.24: Bluetooth crashes after sleep -> fixed, updated bootpack. 
      2019.02.22: Updated to 10.14.3. Fixed HDMI Audio by installing "FakePCIID_Intel_HDMI_Audio.kext" -> fixed freezing during boot. Fixed brightness levels by installing "AppleBacklightFixup.kext". Also updated bootpack & postinstall zip down in attachments.
      2019.01.21: Removed FakeSMC.kext, SMCHelper-64.efi, replaced by VirtualSMC.kext, VirtualSMC.efi because I got random freezes when booting system (kextd stall[0], (120s): 'AppleACPICPU' -> CPU is at 100%, fans are spinning fast), also updated bootpack in the attachments "acer_aspire_v591g-55tu_clover.zip" -> Freeze continued, brought back FakeSMC, deleted VirtualSMC (caused BT crashes).
      2019.01.18: HDMI Audio is fixed, I didn't do anything HDMI Audio is not fixed, sometimes it worked but most likely not. (no idea why)
      2018.12.09: Updated to 10.14.2 -> did without any complication
      2018.11.28: Fixed combo-jack garbage sound output by installing ALCPlugFix and CodecCommander.kext
      2018.11.01: Updated to 10.14.1 -> HDMI & VGA ports are gone again. -> Fixed by "AppleIntelSKLGraphicsFramebuffer.kext" rollback from 10.14.
      2018.09.28: Updated to Mojave 10.14 -> Fixed HDMI & VGA Outputs by adding "AppleGraphicsDevicePolicy.kext" patches to config.plist, HDMI audio not working
    • By e97
      HackPro X99 System
      Until Apple blesses us with the MacPro7,1 – this is for those that require tools to do their work.
      An appropriate bicycle for the mind.
       
       

       

       

       
      Specs:
       
      CPU: Intel Xeon E5-2678 v3 (12 core, 2.5 GHz / 3.3 GHz Boost)
      Motherboard: SZMZ X99-8D3
      RAM: 16GB DDR3-14900R 1866Mhz ECC RDIMM modules
      GPU: Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB
      Storage: Phison E12 m.2 NVMe PCI-E 3.0 x4 SSD
      Water blocks: BARROW CPU + GPU
      Radiator: 360mm x 25mm slim
      Pump: DDC
       
      Case dimensions: 431 mm x 342 mm x 177 mm
       
       
       
      XCPM OFF
       

       
      XCPM ON
       

       
      OpenCL
       

       
       
       
      iMacPro1,1
       

       
       

       
      OpenCL
       

       
       
      NVMe
       

       
       
      Win 10 x64 v1809
       
      AIDA64 - Cache & Memory
       

       
       
      EFI-Clover-X99.zip
       
       
       
       
       
       
      Anyone else I forgot
       
       
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