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@Sherlocks Grazie! :-)

 

Could it be possible to use a your commits (I think 4081) with high Sierra?

For simple user as I am often it is difficult to explain problem to help coder in they efforts..but ie in this thread:

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/316516-macos-sierrahigh-sierra-on-broadwell-eep-not-a-guide-but-maybe-a-working-in-progress/page-1

with previous clover without auto patch functionality I can try all that solution..which were fully working for different people

with auto patch simple user do not know which patches are on or less..

The only problem was to find exact new kernel location if OSX kernel changed.

 

Thank you

i prefer to use manual patch for kernel. Now, sorry i can't. Already suggested it before. But not accepted autopatch disable option. I don't have permission above. Reason that i mentioned. Maybe Slice can.

 

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i prefer to use manual patch for kernel. Now, sorry i can't. Already suggested it before. But not accepted autopatch disable option. I don't have permission above. Reason that i mentioned. Maybe Slice can.

 

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Maybe you missed an old post where apianti said to a my request to ask @sys and@Sherlocks if I find I repost it

in my case was perfect 4081 release with previous OSX but it seems to have problem with High Sierra.I will try again

thank you again 

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@Slice KernelPM->False is the old style patch for a single MSR that used to not work even under Haswell-E if I recall from memory. So unless the new Broadwell-E patches depend on this flag, which I believe they don't, I doubt it would be of any help. But maybe we can redefine its meaning, and make the new patches dependent on it too!

 

 

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Maybe you missed an old post where apianti said to a my request to ask @sys and@Sherlocks if I find I repost it

in my case was perfect 4081 release with previous OSX but it seems to have problem with High Sierra.I will try again

thank you again

On 4081, you dont have any issue. Because r4081 dosnt have autopatch. Upto 4128, there is no autopatch.

 

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4081 is compatible with latest High Sierra?

 

On 4081, you dont have any issue. Because r4081 dosnt have autopatch. Upto 4128, there is no autopatch.

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4081 is compatible with latest High Sierra?

I dont know. You have to test.

I know sure one, old clover had old firmwareinfo for high sierra. I can't remember exact info. I used r4245.

 

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that's why I could boot with anything up 4128 in Sierra!!! in High Sierra all ok with 4233

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no it doesn't work for me..and also it did some confusion if you have two or more disk with efi..a sort of mix

I will try to escalate clover version before the auto patch implementation

thank you

I dont know. You have to test.
I know sure one, old clover had old firmwareinfo for high sierra. I can't remember exact info. I used r4245.

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I knew for Skylake and above...not for  Broadwell ep

 

if you have some link I will study! :-)

 

This is from 10.12 System :) and old Clover. Also on my motherboard I can select HWP as Native or OOB so ...

IA32_TSC_DEADLINE................(0x6E0) : 0xB36F46C0344

IA32_PM_ENABLE...................(0x770) : 0x1 (HWP Supported and Enabled)

IA32_HWP_CAPABILITIES............(0x771) : 0x65397FF
-----------------------------------------
 - Highest Performance.................. : 255
 - Guaranteed Performance............... : 151
 - Most Efficient Performance........... : 83
 - Lowest Performance................... : 6

IA32_HWP_REQUEST................(0x774) : 0xFF00
-----------------------------------------
 - Minimum Performance................. : 0
 - Maximum Performance................. : 255
 - Desired Performance................. : 0
 - Energy Efficient Performance........ : 0
 - Package Control..................... : 0

IA32_HWP_STATUS..................(0x777) : 0x0
-----------------------------------------
 - Guaranteed Performance Change....... : 0 (has not occured)
 - Excursion To Minimum................ : 0 (has not occured)

Also is there a way to disable all XCPM patches inside the clover? The sleep is broken on our CPUS (reboot on the wake) so I wanted so see if the XCPM had any effect on it?

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This is from 10.12 System :) and old Clover. Also on my motherboard I can select HWP as Native or OOB so ...

IA32_TSC_DEADLINE................(0x6E0) : 0xB36F46C0344

IA32_PM_ENABLE...................(0x770) : 0x1 (HWP Supported and Enabled)

IA32_HWP_CAPABILITIES............(0x771) : 0x65397FF
-----------------------------------------
 - Highest Performance.................. : 255
 - Guaranteed Performance............... : 151
 - Most Efficient Performance........... : 83
 - Lowest Performance................... : 6

IA32_HWP_REQUEST................(0x774) : 0xFF00
-----------------------------------------
 - Minimum Performance................. : 0
 - Maximum Performance................. : 255
 - Desired Performance................. : 0
 - Energy Efficient Performance........ : 0
 - Package Control..................... : 0

IA32_HWP_STATUS..................(0x777) : 0x0
-----------------------------------------
 - Guaranteed Performance Change....... : 0 (has not occured)
 - Excursion To Minimum................ : 0 (has not occured)

Also is there a way to disable all XCPM patches inside the clover? The sleep is broken on our CPUS (reboot on the wake) so I wanted so see if the XCPM had any effect on it?

I am trying by now clover rev 4128 as @Sherlocks advice me (no auto patch inside I think)

Disable all clover patches for unsupported CPU as our in latest clover  is not possible as @slice said few post ago

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@Slice

to solve some problem from automatic patch applied for unsupported CPU by clover I am trying old clover version

with your commit rev 4128 I have a strange behaviour

I apply like it is useful for my cpu this kextsToPatch (I know it like 5960x Brumbaer patch)

IOPCIFamily

find

4881fb00 000040

replace

4881fb00 000080

 

If I use it inside KextsToPatch config.plist section my system reboots on PCI configuration begin

if I put it in wrong section KernelToPatch system starts fine as always

 

I know it is an old version but I don't know if there is another newer version to try without automatic unsupported cpu patching applied by default

 

Thank you

 

by the way

above problem apart my system seems to not suffer of strange reboot.so this clover release is fully working for me

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every time I update clover, I have on boot a new entry. I have 4 in total. Is it an issue that will be fixed in future or it has been fixed? I'm on clover 4220 right now

 

forgot to tell you: running on high Sierra 10.13 directly updated from 12.6 with APFS conversion

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every time I update clover, I have on boot a new entry. I have 4 in total. Is it an issue that will be fixed in future or it has been fixed? I'm on clover 4220 right now

 

forgot to tell you: running on high Sierra 10.13 directly updated from 12.6 with APFS conversion

It isn't an issue. Clover is detecting properly. You can hide the entry/ies you don't want.

 

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I've tried to install Clover(r4243) on High Sierra to make bootable USB along with High Sierra installation image. But PKG installation is failed without any detailed information. When I tried to install Clover PKG, High Sierra shows a warning that this pkg might not be compatible to HS.

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I've tried to install Clover(r4243) on High Sierra to make bootable USB along with High Sierra installation image. But PKG installation is failed without any detailed information. When I tried to install Clover PKG, High Sierra shows a warning that this pkg might not be compatible to HS.

You need to have SIP Security disable and the Gatekeeper for using a package in Sierra and also High Sierra

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I am trying by now clover rev 4128 as @Sherlocks advice me (no auto patch inside I think)

Disable all clover patches for unsupported CPU as our in latest clover  is not possible as @slice said few post ago

I didn't say "it is impossible", I just wonder why it is not done.

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Sorry You say for some patches is possible for other not

 

I don't know things about gerarchy in clover devs decision, but Automatic patches for unsupported cpu cause some problem @different users using unsupported cpu (in my case a xeon 2696 V4)

this is not a complaint to yours great help to Hackintosh community and I know it is impossible to listen all users wishes because often are no sense requests

 

However I can solve this problems using old clover compatible release with High Sierra and for me it is enough!

Thank you again to you and all clover devs :)

 

I didn't say "it is impossible", I just wonder why it is not done.

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      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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