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Hello, after installed 10.13.1 Beta 2 (17B35a) with APFS I always get this messages on verbose logs:

1. "considerRebuildOfPrelinkedKernel org.netkas.FakeSMC triggered rebuild (I placed FakeSMC v3.5.0 on /kexts/10.13 dir)

2. "kextd stall(0), (60s): 'NVDAHal', 'NVDAgl', 'NVDA,Display-A' (I patched my DSDT - GFX0 using this)

3. (this one appears before verbose; I'm not sure related to Clover or not, sorry):

RegisterRestartDataProtocol called. 0x12345678
RestartData protocol installed successfully.
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

FYi, I'm using Legacy r4244 (with @cecekpawon patch). Thanks.

bootlog.log_a43sj_r4244.txt.zip

EFI_r4244_boot7.zip

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Hi guys, can we fix this:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tf4HkjaiOi8

 

look at second 2... there are messages...

 

Happens on all my Hackintoshes with apfs...

 

Im hoping its not already answered :-)

 

Cheers :-)

It's just a debug log of such for apfs. There is a modded apfs floating around from cecekpawon that gets rid of / reduces the lines that you see.

 

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Hi Allan, good morning :)

 

I have a rig with dual booting Windows 10 and macOS (El Cap, Sierra, High Sierra) and I don't use NTFS.efi, So I guess having it is not mandatory. I never used it.

Thank you buddy.  ;)

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tbh, that's a bug, isn't it? Checked the Memory Maps of both? Maybe restoring the kernel to its original position on entry is what screws it up?

 

They just behave differently, but AptioFix breaking NVRAM is why AptioFix2 exists. AptioFix2 however is not as reliable for some reason... The memory maps are similar but obviously different, I've done a ton of debugging using both those drivers, I can't figure out why... And yes I think probably the relocation is what messes it up, or what I finally resigned to believe....

 

Is this fully accurate? I've been booting with SIP enabled for a while now (on another machine), and haven't had any issues with kext injection working. FakeSMC/etc are still loading (with kext injection and with SIP enabled).

 

I'm pretty sure, I cannot boot if I have a value of 0x0, the lowest value I can boot with is 0x3. I know that it checks the kext just like loading it because if you don't have a prerequisite kext loaded it drops the kext without attempting to do anything, like initialize it or load the other kexts.... I'm willing to admit that's not right if someone sets 0x0, reboots twice and still boots while injecting FakeSMC. You can't inject it and have it installed in /L/E as the already installed prelinked version will be used and the injected dropped.

 

EDIT: You know I'm not sure I have ever actually tried just 0x1....

Thank you buddy.  ;)

 

Windows boots from the FAT32 EFI partition, there is no need to read the NTFS volume.

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Without proper knowledge, I have done some test regarding SIP while ago, within these 2 ways:
(1) With NVRAM "csr-active-config" already used by Clover for long time.
(2) To set bootargs->csrActiveConfig when boot.efi loaded (like macosxbootloader).
They are both work/result differently. We can test it with CSR_ALLOW_APPLE_INTERNAL & check its value after reaching the desktop.

 

In contrary, boot.efi seems preferred to read NVRAM "boot-args" instead of LoadOptions. So storing LoadOptions to loaded boot.efi get ignored because its too late?

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Without proper knowledge, I have done some test regarding SIP while ago, within these 2 ways:

(1) With NVRAM "csr-active-config" already used by Clover for long time.

(2) To set bootargs->csrActiveConfig when boot.efi loaded (like macosxbootloader).

They are both work/result differently. We can test it with CSR_ALLOW_APPLE_INTERNAL & check its value after reaching the desktop.

 

In contrary, boot.efi seems preferred to read NVRAM "boot-args" instead of LoadOptions. So storing LoadOptions to loaded boot.efi get ignored because its too late?

Some years ago other clover developers excluded boot-args from NVRAM because of some issues.

I think the question should be revised.

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Yeah, don't change SIP restrictions. Change it back to 0x67.

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What would be the problem with keeping SIP enabled?

It's seems that everything working fine and you don't need NVWebDriverLibValFix for nvidia drivers.

 

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What would be the problem with keeping SIP enabled?

It's seems that everything working fine and you don't need NVWebDriverLibValFix for nvidia drivers.

 

Sent from my ONEPLUS A5000 using Tapatalk

 

He couldn't boot anymore.......

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Hi WinstonAce

I was curious about your post..and in my system I can't boot with system parameters set to 0x0 for both

I discovered a way with some try

I have memory allocation error and I can solve this with OsxAptioFix2Drv-free2000.efi in drivers64uefi

 

adding this deleting the old one I was using from Sierra old installation I can boot without memory allocation error and with 0x0 for system parameters

 

I can also enter recovery partition and boot from there..

before it was impossible

 

Thank you for some inspiration!

Well, any real reason?

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Hi WinstonAce

I was curious about your post..and in my system I can't boot with system parameters set to 0x0 for both

I discovered a way with some try

I have memory allocation error and I can solve this with OsxAptioFix2Drv-free2000.efi in drivers64uefi

 

adding this deleting the old one I was using from Sierra old installation I can boot without memory allocation error and with 0x0 for system parameters

 

I can also enter recovery partition and boot from there..

before it was impossible

 

Thank you for some inspiration!

which OsxAptioFixDrv do you use? If I use OsxAptioFix2Drv I can set 0x0 and system can boot normally (IvyBridge) but it won't work on OsxAptioFixDrv.  

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this in attachment 

Sorry what I meant is beside this OsxAptioFix2-free2000.efi. OsxAptioFixDrv.efi in combination with CsrActiveConfig=0x0 will end up with memory allocation errors.

 

It works with OsxAptioFix2Drv for me, but not with OsxAptioFixDrv.

Exactly, this is how @apianti explained it here which made things much more clear for me.

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with my x99 this OsxAptioFixDrv.efi produces memory allocation error with SIP enabled

haven't tried this OsxAptioFix2

​I will try

edit tried

with this OsxAptioFix2 system boots normally with 0x67 and 0x28

put these value to 0x0 produces  error

 

 

Sorry what I meant is beside this OsxAptioFix2-free2000.efi. OsxAptioFixDrv.efi in combination with CsrActiveConfig=0x0 will end up with memory allocation errors.

 

Exactly, this is how @apianti explained it here which made things much more clear for me.

Edited by fabiosun

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OMG. Do not use that driver. That driver is not for production use, it was only meant as a diagnostic tool to determine why the memory allocation was failing, it literally frees like all your firmware's allocations.... But, X99 is terrible so you probably have no choice... 0x28?? That's unrestricted dtrace and kernel debugger... That doesn't really make sense unless the problem is with dtrace as that's the only one that's disabled in both those values....

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@apianti

Thank you

Can you advice a way to enter in recovery partition on an X99 system?

In post above I meant

BooterConfig 0x28

CsrActiveConfig 0x67

 

and in this condition system boots fine but only recover partition works with that "bad" driver

 

for me it is important to have a chance to boot in some way because with HighSierra, Nvidia Web driver and maybe clover have no chance to boot in VESA mode if somethings goes wrong with Nvidia Web driver (and this is happens often with High Sierra)

 

so it is a last chance to recover without having another osx drive to solve

 

Thank you again for your clarification...

Edited by fabiosun

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I'm not sure, why is it failing to boot recovery? I don't understand what change to VESA mode means. If the driver doesn't work, then you aren't going to have graphics because the vendor/device ids are used to load that driver...

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for Vesa mode I mean like system boots without any Nvidia driver (only default osx driver ) so for new Nvidia Graphics card (unsupported from apple driver) no acceleration, no right resolutions and so on

 

I take in great consideration your advice to not use that driver, but for me it useful to have this way till someone find a way to disable a not working Nvidia driver installation (before was a simple clover boot arg like nv_disable=1 or unflagging nvidiaweb from config.plist)

 

 

Thank you again

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In recovery it hangs with OsxAptioFixDrv

It works with OsxAptioFix2Drv

in -s I thought it was hanging with HID legacy line

hitting enter I enter and I can run command..and maybe in case I can also remove web driver..that is my goal

 

Now I am very confused and I am not able to debug better.

Thank you for your help

I think now is it possible to me to delete some kext without having another working OSX installation

 

If I could I would like to ask

nv_disable=1 is not working due clover or due new Nvidia web driver or High Sierra system?

 

thank you again

 

 

Have you tried just single user mode? No need for graphics for that.

 

EDIT: Also, why is it not booting recovery?

 


till latest beta for me was working well only unflag nvidiaweb parameter in config.plist

but I think it was working before we were usingg hacked Nvidia driver

Nvidia new driver and final high Sierra  create the problem of not chance to disable that driver

 

FYi only, here's with Legacy have no issue with nv_disable=1 since 10.13 DP1 few months ago, whichever Clover revs used.. it just works properly on every pre~ / post-install on my mach, also with Nvidia GFX (though it' s different model). I'm not sure it' s bootloader related then, even with Enoch/Chameleon for booting hSierra nv_disable=1 also works. Nvidia driver bugs or Apple but on few models only? IDK. (Yes, Legacy sorry.. I never tried UEFI with it' s drivers).

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RegisterRestartDataProtocol called. 0x12345678
RestartData protocol installed successfully.
FYi, I'm using Legacy r4244 (with @cecekpawon patch). Thanks.

 

 

I also have this message but only since I installed 10.13.1 beta 2 - I'm using Clover r4207 so it is maybe something related to macos and not to Clover?

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Stop at this point means 

1. Absent needed kernel patches, for example KernelPM=YES.

2. Present unneeded kernel patches, if you took some "universal" config.plist.

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@fabiosun,

 

Once you get to the prompt you are the root user, type this to mount the root filesystem read/write:

fsck –fy
mount –uw /

Then you can run any commands like you would in the terminal, such as removing or fixing kexts. You can't use things like diskutil though, and you are already root so don't use sudo.

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      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 ciriousjoker
      TLDR:
      I'm trying to boot MacOS on a Chromebook without UEFI. I'm stuck at getting the bootloader (Chameleon/Clover) to work.  
      My setup / context:
      I have an Acer Chromebook Spin 13.
      Available ports:
      2 x USB-C 1 x USB-A 3.0 MicroSD Slot No USB A 2.0 (I've read that Clover has problems with USB 3.0) Firmware:
      There's no UEFI firmware available and by default, it doesn't even allow booting anything other than ChromeOS. Thanks to MrChromebox (big shoutouts!), I flashed a custom legacy bios that allows me to boot anything linux related. This bios is flashed into the RW_LEGACY section of the existing bootloader (coreboot afaik) and doesn't have any configuration options. If I have to change a setting, I could try compiling his bios payload myself with the specific setting enabled.  
      What I've tried so far:
      Chameleon attempts:
      Only selected setting was "Install chameleon on the chosen path", rest was unselected.
       
      1 - Install chameleon first without restoring the basesystem:
      Output:
      > boot0: GPT
      > boot0: done
      (hangs; pressing power button once shuts down
      Chameleon installation log is attached as "Chameleon_Installer_Log_BEFORE".
       
      2 - Install Chameleon after restoring the base system:
      Output:
      > boot0: GPT
      > boot0: GPT
      > boot0: doneboot1: /boot       <- Exactly like that, no line break in between
      (hangs; pressing power button once shuts down)
       
      I haven't been able to reproduce #2 after wiping the drive and doing the same thing again. Subsequent attempts have resulted in either #1 of either Chameleon or Clover.
      Chameleon installation log is attached as "Chameleon_Installer_Log_AFTER".
       
      Clover attempts:
      I tried multiple settings and configurations, but all of them boiled down to either one of these.
       
      1 - Doesn't do anything, just hangs at "Booting from usb..."
      2 - Boots into the blue/grey mode as shown in the attached images.
      According to MrChromebox, this could be an old Tianocore DUET It doesn't detect anything (cpu frequency, ram, partitions or disks)  
      I've read pretty much every article, github readme and other types of documentation for coreboot, tianocore, clover, chameleon and MrChromebox' rw_legacy payloads and right now, I'm totally clueless as to what to try next...
       
      A few questions that came up:
      Why does chameleon hang? What is it looking for, /boot was clearly written to the disk by the Chameleon installer? What exactly is the blue/grey image? According to MrChromebox, it could be Tianocore DUET Where does it come from? Clover? The mainboard itself? Why does the blue/grey thing not detect my processor frequency or any partitions/drives? Can I use some sort of DUET bootloader to chainload Clover?  
      If you guys could answer any of them or if you have any other guesses or information as to what's happening, I'd be really happy!
      Chameleon_Installer_Log_BEFORE.txt
      Chameleon_Installer_Log_AFTER.txt





    • By outdoormagic
      Short Version:
      I have two drives with the exact same EFI folder (and I can boot into Clover from either one), shouldn't I be able to boot into MacOS from either one?
       
      More Detail:
      I've done a few hacks so far and this never happened. (Gigabyte z370 / 8700k / Vega, Asus z390 / i5-9600k / 1080). Now, I'm setting up a ThinkPad X1 Gen 6. (Yes, I do expect problems on laptops, but that's not the question).
       
      Mojave 10.14.4 now boots from the internal SSD. So far, so good. Here's the problem.
       
      I installed Mojave on a USB drive (for backup / rescue) and copied the entire EFI partition of my boot drive to the EFI partition on the USB drive. So... I should be able to boot from the USB drive, right? Wrong. Ran Clover installer on the USB itself. Same outcome.
       
      With F12, I can boot from the USB into Clover and select the OS on the USB. The boot sequence hangs on End Random Seed, but before the usual '++++++++' line.
      So, boot into Clover on internal boot drive, then select OS on USB. Same thing.
       
      Read the forums, I saw the posts about AptioMemoryFix, so I tried the various other drivers on the USB. No go.
       
      I haven't found the solution yet to the USB boot issue, but what puzzles me is that if I have two drives with the exact same EFI folder (and I can boot into Clover from either one), shouldn't I be able to boot into MacOS from either one?
       
       
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