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i upgrade right on top of the current /EFI. The installer first will make a backup of the current stuff. it leaves the config files as is. and then will update (replace) the various .efi files. if your GUI only has blue dots - maybe the theme is missing? did you select/install the ThinkPad theme? i manually trim out (remove) any files/folders for 32bit. 

 

if you diff -r the current /EFI and the backup (previous) /EFI the different files list should show the Clover_install.txt and .efi files (BOOTx64.efi, CLOVERX64.efi and the drivers64UEFI folder files.

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@aj - I can post a new bundle. but not much has changed since I posted the bundle using Clover b1888. i tried a number things on Clover - tweaks to config.plist and and playing with dsdt... but sad to say nothing seems to make much difference. i still get random sleep/wake issues with PS2 going away. and i hit the mute/unmute total freeze thing 2 times. sorry to admit that i have no ideas... frankly i kinda gave up and now I just boot with Chameleon on a USB and then eject it until I restart.  

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@aj - I can post a new bundle. but not much has changed since I posted the bundle using Clover b1888. i tried a number things on Clover - tweaks to config.plist and and playing with dsdt... but sad to say nothing seems to make much difference. i still get random sleep/wake issues with PS2 going away. and i hit the mute/unmute total freeze thing 2 times. sorry to admit that i have no ideas... frankly i kinda gave up and now I just boot with Chameleon on a USB and then eject it until I restart.  

my preference lol : i prefer waiting for a real new pack lol

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Hi guys, good news.

Today I updated Rehab's VoodooPS2Controller (1.8.5), and guess what?

Sleep works great and PS2 works fine after wake!! 

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@aj - great minds.... i did the same - installed/updated voodoops2 and fakesmc from rehabman. the last clover challenge I am finding is a total system freeze when i push mute/unmute.  will continue to test and report.

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I've tried the installation on a T430 - but i get the same error like DirtyMetis,

"Error Loading Drivers " after selecting the OSX Installation.

 

If I try to use the old package like you've written, it fails to start to boot by the stick.

 

Any hints?

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@plan_b 

 

do you have a dsdt?

 

are which old package are you using? i take it you stuck in trying to get an installer to boot up to install OSX?

if you are trying to get the install working. you could try boot args -x PCIRootUID=1

 

or are you trying to boot up after the install?

do you have the basic kext installed? i.e. FakeSMC , ethernet, PS2. 


@ag6952563 (and others!)

 

 

as you mention VoodooPS2Controller v1.8.5 seems to fix the problem of loosing keyboard and trackpad after sleep. i did only a few tests in the last days but waking it up after sleeping for about an hour works. i updated to Clover b1928 and I will repost a new Clover bundle soon if it continues to work well.

 

changes since i posted 1888 are:

new FakeSMC

new VoodooPS2Controller

tweaks in DSDT

tweaks in config.plist (drop HPET table, boot arg darkwake=11, InjectClockID=false)

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I updated to latest clover 1928 and used rehabs voodoo - and yes it does resume from sleep better.

 

I have mixed results in going into sleep however - ie, sometimes sleep works well, sometimes it stays in fast flashing power button.

 

Shutdown is still mixed results too - sometimes powering all the way off, however sometimes fan still running - ie 'on'.

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new FakeSMC & new VoodooPS2Controller under 1928 sleep and wake ok here to as tluck.


 

Please write down your config in signature, it can help others to understand or to join this community with a working machine.

for example copy my signature and personalize it for your T4x0 config (type is under your computer on the sticker)

 

 

have a good sunday

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Updated and posted Clover pack (b1928) for T420 -- see post  #241 for information -  ESP/EFI pack with kexts. 

 

Notes issues observations:

  • Sleep/wake so far has not lost trackpad - have not had fast blinking lights. 
  • have not touched mute button on system - use bluetooth keyboard (or toolbar to control volume level) - mute could freeze system (works fine on chameleon)
  • sometimes shutdown does not power off box. osx shuts down but remains with black screen.

 

 

Key changes since 1888: 

  • updated FakeSMC.kext (thanks to RehabMan)
  • updated VoodooPS2Controller.kext (thanks to RehabMan) 
  • minor tweaks in DSDT
  • minor tweaks in config.plist (drop HPET table true, boot arg darkwake=11, InjectClockID=false)

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Hi,

maybe this is discussed already.

Why should I install the kexts to /S/L/E with clover. I thought this is the trick of clover to do that by injection.

 

Sorry for this question, but I am trying to get my 4174NEG running with no luck with 10.8.3 so far, by not installing the kexts to /S/L/E.

I would like to keep the installation clean. So, maybe I don't need to ask further questions concerning this, because of my approach.

 

Thanks a lot

Regards,

em

 

P.S.: My current problem seems to be connect with a not starting windows-server. I think this has something to do with my HD3000 graphics card.

 

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@emueler - sure you can have your custom kexts in your ESP partition.  clover will load ones from the ESP to complement your OS. Clover can also patch some of the kexts on the fly. if there are conflicts you may need to remove them. for example, AppleHDA will conflict so you may need to remove (or replace) the one in /S/L/E. personally i was interested in a disk that could boot with Clover and Chameleon without changes so i put the custom kexts in /S/L/E. some folks prefer to keep the mods etc on the ESP. so its largely a matter of personal style.

 

 

InjectKexts
<key>InjectKexts</key>
<true/>

Loads additional kexts from EFI/CLOVER/kexts/.../.

Disabled by default.

Requires FSInject.efi driver.

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Updated and posted Clover pack (b1928) for T420 -- see post  #241 for information -  ESP/EFI pack with kexts. 

 

Notes issues observations:

  • Sleep/wake so far has not lost trackpad - have not had fast blinking lights. 
  • have not touched mute button on system - use bluetooth keyboard (or toolbar to control volume level) - mute could freeze system (works fine on chameleon)
  • sometimes shutdown does not power off box. osx shuts down but remains with black screen.

 

 

Key changes since 1888: 

  • updated FakeSMC.kext (thanks to RehabMan)
  • updated VoodooPS2Controller.kext (thanks to RehabMan) 
  • minor tweaks in DSDT
  • minor tweaks in config.plist (drop HPET table true, boot arg darkwake=11, InjectClockID=false)

 

Awesome! Could you update the Chameleon pack with this stuff too? Thanks!

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hi guys...
nice works on clover for thinkpad :)

i tried to install ML on my T430 2349A17 using clover. i've sucessfully boot using usb with clover as bootloader.
i even sucessfully pass through the installation.

When installation process using usb completed, the system restart and went to clover GUI (from usb).
then i picked the ML at my SSD. it then hung on '++++++'.
9405629610_31216b7448.jpg

below is the debug.log on clover.
 

 

121:541  0:140  HDA Controller [8086:1E20] :: PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x1B,0x0) => detected codec: 10EC:0269, setting layout-id=269 (0x10D)
121:824  0:283  stringlength = 1844
121:918  0:094  CurrentMode: Width=1600 Height=900
122:013  0:094  FSInjection:, skipping kext injection (not requested)
122:202  0:189  OnSimpleFileSystem occured
122:310  0:107   - done!
122:431  0:121  Closing log
122:525  0:093  SetStartupDiskVolume ...
 Volume: 'MacOSHD', LoaderPath: '<null string>'

122:619  0:094   DevPath: MacOSHD
122:713  0:094   GUID = 929EAB34-3174-48B6-BB44-4E91FE433114
122:821  0:107   efi-boot-device: <array><dict><key>IOMatch</key><dict><key>IOProviderClass</key><string>IOMedia</string><key>IOPropertyMatch</key><dict><key>UUID</key><string>929EAB34-3174-48B6-BB44-4E91FE433114</string></dict></dict></dict></array>
122:915  0:094  Starting boot.efi
123:014  0:099  Using load options 'boot.efi -v GraphicsEnabler=No PCIRootUID=0 slide=0 arch=x86_64 '

is there anything i can do to be able to continue my installation?

my clover version is v2_r1942.
 

 

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@gendalo76...

 

not sure about how you are installing OSX. you will need to have some kexts injected/loaded... the message you show usually is when you have all the custom kexts installed already - not for installation, when i install a fresh OS. i have FakeSMC.kext and VoodooPS2Controller injected installed in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.8..

the boot args i use are:

-v slide=0 WithKexts NoCaches

 

update:

 

seems that was the old way... looks like you specify

InjectKexts
<key>InjectKexts</key>
<true/>

Loads additional kexts from EFI/CLOVER/kexts/.../.

Disabled by default.

Requires FSInject.efi driver.

NoCaches
<key>NoCaches</key>
<false/>

Use if a recreation of system caches is needed, for example after the installation of new drivers. In contrast to ignoring caches, kext patches will be applied in this case.

It makes no sense to leave this paramater permanently in the configuration file. Instead, chooseBoot ... without caches in the OS option menu by pressing O after having selected the OS entry.

Requires FSInject.efi driver.

 

without a dsdt.aml installed, I set PCIRootUID=1 in config.plist 

also wonder why you have GraphicsEnabler=No as a boot  arg?

 

if you take a look at the bundle i posted, the /EFI/CLOVER/config.plist may help you get going.

 

good luck

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@gendalo76...

 

not sure about how you are installing OSX. you will need to have some kexts injected/loaded... the message you show usually is when you have all the custom kexts installed already - not for installation, when i install a fresh OS. i have FakeSMC.kext and VoodooPS2Controller injected installed in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.8..

....

without a dsdt.aml installed, I set PCIRootUID=1 in config.plist 

also wonder why you have GraphicsEnabler=No as a boot  arg?

 

if you take a look at the bundle i posted, the /EFI/CLOVER/config.plist may help you get going.

 

good luck

hi tluck,

 thanks so much... i finally made it to boot into my sdd plugged-into usb port.

 what i did is boot with '-v PCIRootUID=0 slice=0 InjectKexts NoChaces'

 i did put GraphicEnabler=No because when i install to this SSD, i sucessfully did it with that boot flags. that's also the case when i use chameleon.

 no i put injectkexts and nochaces into config.plist.

 

 but when i put SSD into my ultrabay, the installation won't boot and wrote many error regarding unable to read many .kext.

 i tried to change PCIRootUID from 0 to 1, even delete it, but still has the same error.

 any idea with how to solve this? before i tried to reinstall with ssd put in its bracket/ultrabay.

 

i tried to clean-up my extra folder (for myHack) and clean some kext in SLE that showing error message in log (AppleRTC.kext and AppleSmartBatteryManager.kext).

I had Patched_10.7_AppleRTC.kext and AppleSmartBatteryManager.kext at my kext/10.8 in clover.

then updated to 10.8.4. my system working ok. 

then move my ssd to ultra bay sucessfully (previously on USB). don't know why now it works. :D

 

i'll share my configuration on different reply to keep it clean and edited as i have progress.

 

thanks tluck.

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hi friends,

 i wanna share my T430 configuration with clover.

 T430 info:

  Intel HD4000 only, 1600x900 screen resolution.

  board version: 2349-A17. (corrected from my previous post, not 2439-A17)

  BIOS version: 1.16 (G1ET41WW)

    I flashed the bios to remove wifi card restriction, so i can install Broadcomm card.

  RAM: 16GB, SSD Sandisk Extreme 256MB.

  audio chip: ALC269
 Clover version: r1942

 my clover folder can be found here.
works:

  - got 1600x900 resolution since the first installation

    sometimes when booting, in log-in screen show stretched/scrambled screen, shown only white.

    this is also happening when i use chameleon. simply shutdown with power button and boot again.

  - detected as macbook air 5,2 (13" mid 2012) with 16GB (3 slots ???, 1 empty), 

    manually set to MacbookPro9.2 and some setting to SMBIOS part in config.plist

      VRAM for HD4000 detected as 384MB. prior update to 10.8.4 (10.8), it was detected as 512MB.

  - wifi ok. 

  - usb3 port, accepts usb2 eksternal harddisk (WD element) and  works on Hi-Speed. 
      accepts usb3 external harddisk (WD my book essential) and works on superspeed.

  - bluetooth is working not OOTB (BCM20702A0). need to edit a kext. 

     follow instruction on this site. my product-id a bit different with the one on the site. 
     i can connect my magic trackpad to thinkpad.

  - front camera works ootb.

  - imessage, able to login and set which account should be used. but not yet tested to send and received message.

    not working.

  - icloud is wokring. I can sign-in and syncronize my notes and contacts, even registering the laptop for 'find my mac'.

  - trim enabled. (using kext patching in config.plist)

  - sleep works.

       - tried to make it sleep with closing the lid. then waking-up with opening the lid.

            keyboard and touchpad working.

         no eksternal harddisk connected prior sleep.

       - tried to make it sleep with fn+F4. then waking-up with fn.

            keyboard and touchpad working.

         attached usb3 eksternal harddisk prior sleep is not reconnected when woke up.

  - battery is working. use Rehabman's AppleSmartBatteryManager.kext.

     i need to patch my initial dsdt to make it works based on this link.

  - sound is working. not perfect, but enough for me.

     use VoodooHDA ver 2.8.4, just install, no need to touch its pref pane.

     works with internal speaker and headphone. when plugging headphone jack, need to switch manually at OSX's sounds setting.

not working yet:

  - icloud, unable to login.

  - imessage won't let me sign-in. registration failed.

  - battery is not detected using internal batterai icon, but with istat menu, shown when charged. 

      but only show nan%.

  - audio. 

 

anyone has appleHDA patch for T430??  :D


Trying to attempt this on my T530, but running into problems when trying to boot off the USB with Clover - I'll get the initial boot menu, select the option to boot from the usb, and be prompted with the following screen:

install_zpsa04c8484.jpg

This is after attempting the "boot in safe mode" from the right click menu in Clover - previous attempts would lock up at the "root device uuid is..." prompt.

I've managed to get ML installed previously using the ##### method, but would much rather go the UEFI route with a clean install. I can boot into the previous ML installation with the Clover usb if I select the safe mode option, but otherwise it gets aways into loading drivers and then reboots.

Any suggestions?

i have same problem during my installation.

i replace VboxHFS.efi to HFSPlus64.efi.

it solved my problem.


@Kogen,

you don't need to desolder the chip. just use SOIC clip and hardware flash programmer. the chip is located below touchpad.
if you have the same bios version as mine,1.16 (G1ET41WW), then you can get the nonwhitelist BIOS here.
i share my tools and the process on another forum. you can get the link on the last reply on previous link (bios).
 

Try again using my older custom package from post #117 and report back.

 

BTW: I guess I'll be switching from T420 to T430 soon. Right now I have both machines to decide witch one to sell. The T430 is a stronger model (i7) with optimus graphic card that I've always wanted to play with in OSX. To bad I still have very little time lately to do some serious hackintoshing, but I can report this about the new T430:

- I can boot successfully with older clover r1229 (I didn't had the time to investigate why Clover newer releases wont boot)

- USB3 works excellent OOB (booting from 32GB USB3 pen-driver - super fast)

- the NVIDIA NVS 5400M - works with graphic enabler (I have black screen with HD4000)

- too bad the whitelist bios can't be flashed to this device (no WiFI swapping for broadcome model) and I don't want to solder the eprom and flash it outside using phoenix flasher. - Can you guys suggest USB wifi that works OOB?

- T430 boots clover in full resolution (1600x900 and looks gorgeous) so I guess I'll update the ThinkPad theme background for high res in free time :)

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@gendalo76 :

your config (config.plist, ACPI folder, kexts folder)

shoud be in /efi/clover/oem/2437A17

 

SystemProductName should be renamed to 2437A17

happy to see T430 (great config) is ok now.

for icloud, iMessage have a look here

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@gendalo76

 

excellent update on your progress. a few notes:

 

you will not need patched_10.7 _AppleRTC.kext as Clover will patch the standard version.

you may be able to use the AppleHDA.kext i put in my bundle as i think 430 uses the same codec/chip.

if so, then you need to add custom dsdt.aml which defines the audio capability. clover can do a pretty good job on patching the DSDT but a few things are missing/messed up. (i provide the source dsdt.dsl with comments the ACPI/patched folder in the zip -  search tjl for what i changed. (thanks to manwe150 who did a lot of the early work to make things happen!) 

 

i use rollback AppleACPIPlatform + VoodooBattery for battery. i am not sure about AppleSmartBattery - i think it needs some fancy dsdt mods. note: sleep works better with this rollback ACPI kext too.

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@gendalo76 :

your config (config.plist, ACPI folder, kexts folder)

shoud be in /efi/clover/oem/2437A17

 

SystemProductName should be renamed to 2437A17

happy to see T430 (great config) is ok now.

for icloud, iMessage have a look here

thanks Tetonne.

i'l move to OEM folder as suggested.

i'll report with icloud and imessage later on.

@gendalo76

 

excellent update on your progress. a few notes:

 

you will not need patched_10.7 _AppleRTC.kext as Clover will patch the standard version.

you may be able to use the AppleHDA.kext i put in my bundle as i think 430 uses the same codec/chip.

if so, then you need to add custom dsdt.aml which defines the audio capability. clover can do a pretty good job on patching the DSDT but a few things are missing/messed up. (i provide the source dsdt.dsl with comments the ACPI/patched folder in the zip -  search tjl for what i changed. (thanks to manwe150 who did a lot of the early work to make things happen!) 

 

i use rollback AppleACPIPlatform + VoodooBattery for battery. i am not sure about AppleSmartBattery - i think it needs some fancy dsdt mods. note: sleep works better with this rollback ACPI kext too.

thank tluck.

i'll try you suggestion and back with report.

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 Hi all,

 

Just preparing my T420 so that I can follow through this guide and hopefully contribute some of my findings too.

 

However first thing's first - I bought a Dell WLAN card to replace the stock wireless card so that I could get Wireless support in OS X. To make this work obviously you need to flash the BIOS with a non-whitelist BIOS. So I downloaded the version 1.43 version one from the first post in this thread.

 

Now everything went as planned - I updated with the stock 1.43 BIOS image, rebooted, then flashed with the NWL file and rebooted. I haven't replaced the WLAN card yet but I have noticed that on boot the screen stays black for longer and I get a POST beep code (4 beeps, pause, 4 more beeps). I thought that I had somehow bricked the laptop but it proceeds to then POST and boot perfectly normally. I've tried resetting the BIOS to defaults but the beep codes persist. It's not the end of the world - but I like things neat and tidy and it bugs me that this hasn't worked quite right.

 

Is there something I've missed or done wrong? Any help appreciated.

 

Thanks!

 

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 Hi all,

 

Just preparing my T420 so that I can follow through this guide and hopefully contribute some of my findings too.

 

However first thing's first - I bought a Dell WLAN card to replace the stock wireless card so that I could get Wireless support in OS X. To make this work obviously you need to flash the BIOS with a non-whitelist BIOS. So I downloaded the version 1.43 version one from the first post in this thread.

 

Now everything went as planned - I updated with the stock 1.43 BIOS image, rebooted, then flashed with the NWL file and rebooted. I haven't replaced the WLAN card yet but I have noticed that on boot the screen stays black for longer and I get a POST beep code (4 beeps, pause, 4 more beeps). I thought that I had somehow bricked the laptop but it proceeds to then POST and boot perfectly normally. I've tried resetting the BIOS to defaults but the beep codes persist. It's not the end of the world - but I like things neat and tidy and it bugs me that this hasn't worked quite right.

 

Is there something I've missed or done wrong? Any help appreciated.

 

Thanks!

Were you on 1.43 before you flashed 1.43 whitelisted? If not, that's probably the problem. Not sure on how to go about fixing it though.

 

Edit: Sorry i just reread it and you were. No clue what's wrong, sorry.

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Finally got my display port VGA adapter but it doesn't seem to work when I use it on the Laptop (Left hand side).  How do I check the SNBGraphicsFB.kext.  When I show packages I don't see a config.plist?

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@fdandy006

 

the config.plist I put in the OEM folder (see my uploaded) will make clover patch the 4th buffer of the AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext to be VGA. the kext in EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.8-SLE is permanently edited in the same way. make sure you do your testing with your laptop undocked. if you attach to the VGA port on the left side you will need sleep/wake or restart with the cable plugged in to see the VGA device. i had trouble with some devices (like projectors) so i use a DisplayPort to VGA adapter which is a bit more automatic and consistent in device detection.

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      I have already used the itakos image, I have already used several images that could be installed normally and that after installing the image I do not have internet via cable or wireless.
      And another, I already looked in other forums and I know that I will be called a donkey in the logical question but I have not been able to install the [url=&quot;http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/&quot;]#####[/url] or clover to start from the Hard Disk, so I do not know what to do.At the moment I still do not know if there has already been someone who has already installed the High Sierra or just the Sierra in this notebook model and obtained permanent success.
      If anyone can help me, I'll be grateful.
      Installations without success, but with the system already installed in ACER;
      SIERRA
      HIGH SIERRA
      MOJAVE
      All with the same symptom. Starting only by the bootable USB stick and without internet connection via cable and wireless.
      Appreciate ! Acer 5750 Official Page
    • By Slice
      Since rev 4844 Vector Themes are supported and there are ready-to-use Clovy by Clovy, cesium by Slice and BGM_SVG by Blackosx.
      You may see it's structure to create own theme
      -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
       
       
      Now I want to add vector graphics support in Clover. See rev 4560 and later.
      It is not working yet but designers may begin to create Vector Themes.
      It supposed to consist of SVG elements and has design size. It will be rendered to any screen size scaled from design size.
       
      What application in macOS can create SVG graphics?
      Inkscape is not working in macOS 10.11+. Pity.
      LibreOffice Draw works with SVG but buggy.
      Boxy SVG cost 10$ but looks good enough. It creates the best in simplicity files and have more then enough features.
      Illustrator is good but expensive.
       
      How to improve SVG file?
      Clover has restricted support for SVG. It is your job to make compatible file and as small as possible to speedup rendering.
      Some helps:
      Help:Inkscape – From invalid to valid SVG Inkscape files
      From invalid to valid SVG Adobe Illustrator files
      From invalid to valid SVG files of other editors: BKchem, ChemDraw and CorelDRAW
      Help:Illustrator – Assistance with creating and saving SVG images in Adobe Illustrator that will pass W3C validation
      User:Quibik/Cleaning up SVG files manually
      Later I will write own instructions specific to Clover abilities.
       
      How to create SVG fonts?
      You can google to find ready-to-use SVG fonts.  I found some problems with too beaty fonts: slow rendering and overflow crash. Be careful.
      You can get ttf or otf fonts and convert them into svg by using online WEB services. Not a problem to google.
      But then I want to find a way to simplify the font to reduce a size and speedup rendering.
      You can create own font by FontForge It is opensource and available for Windows, Mac and GNU+Linux. It creates otf font which you can convert to svg font.
       
      Pictures from Badruzeus
      https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/applications/core/interface/file/attachment.php?id=301597
    • By ludufre
      Installing macOS Mojave on Lenovo ThinkPad L440

       
      There are two version of this laptop:
      - 20AS = Chipset QM87, without Express Card (mine).
      - 20AT = Chipset HM86, with Express Card.
      I strong believe is the same thing...
       

      Changelog:
       
      02/05/2019 18:47h GMT-0
      - Updated info about CPU replacement and 4G LTE modem.
       
      02/04/2019 15:24h GMT-0
      - Sometimes the VoodooHDA.kext doesn't work.
      - Added AppleHDADisabler.kext to fix that (attached bellow).
       
      01/24/2019 14:42h GMT-0
      - Added more adjustments to use of VoodooHDA.
      - Updated VoodooHDA links to 2.9.1 official (without installer).
      - Changed PCM volume from 90 to 180 in Info.plist (attached modified VoodooHDA.kext bellow)
      - Updated SSDT-L440.aml (Removed HDEF and HDAU, not needed).
      - Updated config.plist (Changed to user Audio layout to 1).
       
      01/22/2019 20:47h GMT-0
      - I gave up on the AppleALC.
      - Headset does not work.
      - Now with VoodooHDA is perfect and the sound even louder.
       
      01/22/2019 14:37h GMT-0
      - Add info about update 10.14.3. 
       
      01/22/2019 13:46h GMT-0
      - Add link to BIOS reassing guide.
       
      01/20/2019 11:49h GMT-0
      - First version.
       
      What works and what does not
       
      - Processor: Intel Core i5-4300M ->  Work. All SpeedStep stages.
      - Video Card: Intel HD4600 ->  Work. QE/CI and Metal.
      - Chipset: Intel QM87 ->  Work.
      - Mini DisplayPort ->  Work. But no audio, yet.
      - VGA ->  Not work. Normal.
      - Audio: ALC292 ->  Work.
      - WiFi/Bluetooth: Intel AC 7260 ->  Not work. Replaced with DW1560 (need whitelist removal).
      - Ethernet: Intel I217-LM ->  Work.
      - Card Reader: Realtek RTS5227 ->  Not work.
      - Keyboard and Touchpad ->  Work.
      - Webcam ->  Work.
      - Fingerprint Reader ->  Not work. Normal.
      - USB3.0 ->  Work.
      - Sleep ->  Work.
      - Airdrop, Handoff, Instant Hotspot and Continuity ->  Work after replaced wireless.
       
       
      Extras
       
      - FullHD 1920x1080 display upgrade: 
      Replaced with AU Optronics B140HAN01.1 30pin eDP (B140HAN01.2 and B140HAN01.3 also compatible)
      Apparently same screen as Dell Latitude E6440, E7440, Lenovo Ideapad U430 and E129.
       

      Todo
       
      - Make DP audio work.
      - Make Card Reader work.
      - Upgrade CPU to i7-4712MQ (Ordered. It's on the way) Done, but received i7-4700MQ (47w TDP and I have overheating issues)
      - Replace touchpad with T460 model (Ordered. It's on the way)
      - Sierra Gobi5000 4G LTE modem EM7355 (Ordered. It's on the way. I hope works. ) Done, but not work. Do not even recognize in LSPCI...
      - Upgrade to 16GB RAM Done
       
       
      What you need to install

      - Running install of macOS
      - One USB flash drive of 8GB or bigger
      - macOS Mojave install app
      - Clover EFI
      - Clover Configurator
      - Some KEXTs and SSDT patches


      How create create the install flash drive
       
      Prepare install flash drive

      Format the flash drive with GUID partition mapping and name it "Install".

      - Open Disk Utility.
      - Click in View, then "Show All Devices".
      - Select the destination flash drive, then Erase.
      - Name: Install, Format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and Scheme: GUID Partition Map
       
      Create install flash drive

      Open terminal and run this command:
      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ .app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Install --nointeraction This will take about 30 minutes.
       


      Install bootloader

      Download the RehabMan's CloverEFI fork (used 4701) and install with this options on "Install macOS Mojave":
       
      - Install for UEFI booting only
      - Install Clover in the ESP
      - UEFI Drivers - ApfsDriverLoader-64
      - UEFI Drivers - AptioMemoryFix64


       
       
      Make things works

      Will be created a partition named EFI and mounted in Desktop.
      - Replace the /Volumes/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist with mine attached below
                    If you have modded BIOS with Advanced Menu and enabled 128MB DRAM-prealloc use 128MB_DRAM-prealloc_config.plist.zip
                    If no, then use 32MB_DRAM-prealloc_config.plist.zip
      - Put SSDT-L440.aml attached below in /Volumes/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/
       
      Generate your Serial, MLB and SmUUID
       
      - Open the replaced config.plist with Clover Configurator (used 5.3.2.0)
      - Go to SMBIOS, click few times in "Generate New" in Serial Number and SmUUID.
       
      Download those Kexts and put in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/
       
      - Download the FakeSMC.kext from here. I used the version 2018-0915.
      - Download the VoodooPS2Controller.kext from here. I used version 2018-1008.
      - Download the IntelMausiEthernet.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1031.
      - Download the Lilu.kext from here. I used the version 1.3.1.
      - Download the AppleALC.kext from here. I used the version 1.3.4.
      - Download the VoodooHDA from here. I used the version 2.9.1.
      - Download the WhateverGreen.kext from here. I used the version 1.2.6.
      - Download the AppleBacklightFixup.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1013.
      - Download the USBInjectAll.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1108.
      - Download the ACPIBatteryManager.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1005.
       
       
      Wifi and Bluetooth (DW1560 / BCM94352Z)
       
      Unfortunately, some notebook manufacturers are currently blocking the replacement of wireless cards. They want you to only use the models sold by them. And of course, none of them from Lenovo for this notebook model is compatible with MacOS.
       
      If you try to start with an unauthorized wifi card for them, you will receive a screen error:
      1802: Unauthorized network card is plugged in - Power off and remove the network card. Since this check is done directly in the BIOS, the only solution is to modify it.
      But since nothing is easy in this life, there is one small big problem:
      - The BIOS update procedure does not allow you to use modded files as it used to be.
      - You will need to physically reach your BIOS on the motherboard and make use of a USB BIOS reader/writer.
       
      So what you need to do:
      1. Disassembly your laptop;
      2. Dump your BIOS with an USB BIOS reader with SOIC8 clip (to not desolder from the motherboard);
      3. Patch it (In addition to removing the whitelist, add the advanced menu);
      4. Fix RSA signature;
      5. Reflash BIOS;
      6. Replace wireless card;
      7. Remount your laptop;
      8. Done.
       
      Soon, I'll provide step by step in this process. Probably until end of this week.
      In the meantime, if you need to, send me your dump that I do steps 3 and 4 for you.
      I also add the Advanced Menu so you can increase to 128MB the DRAM-prealloc.
       
      To fix a Modded BIOS to remove the 5 beeps on boot, you need this guide: https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/337333-guide-fix-insyde-h2o-bios-signature-5-beeps-on-lenovo (traduzido: pt-BR)
       
       
      After replaced the wireless card. Download those Kexts and put in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/
       
      - Download the AirportBrcmFixup.kext from here. I used the version 1.1.9.
      - Download the BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext and BrcmPatchRAM2.kext from here. I used the version 2018-0505.
      - Download the BT4LEContinuityFixup.kext from here. I used the version 1.1.2.
       
       
      Now you can start the instalation without problem (I guess).
       
       
      How install
       
      UEFI Setup Configuration and Installation

      UEFI configuration
       
      My BIOS is the latest: 1.93 (J4ET93WW) 

      - Shutdown and insert the flash drive.
      - Power on with F1 pressed to enter BIOS setup.
      - Change value: Config - Intel(R) AMT - Intel(R) AMT Control to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Security Chip to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Anti-Theft - Intel(R) AT Module Activation to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Anti-Theft - Computrace to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Secure Boot to DISABLED
      - Change value: Startup - UEFI/Legacy Boot to BOTH, Legacy First and CSM Support = Yes
      - Save & Exit Setup (F10)
       
      - Now, hold the F12
      - In the list, select your flash drive.
       
      The installer will start. 
      
      Format destination disk

      Format the disk with GUID partition mapping and name it "Macintosh".

      - Select Disk Utility in the list, then press Continue.
      - Click in View, then "Show All Devices".
      - Select the destination Disk, then Erase.
      - Name: HD, Format: APFS and Scheme: GUID Partition Map

      Close Disk Utility.
      
      Select "Install macOS", then Continue.
      Follow instructions in screen.

      After install

      After first part install the system will reboot. Maybe you have to press F12 again and select the flash drive.
      
      The second part of the installation will begin. This will take 16 minutes.
       

      Post installation

      Install bootloader
       
      When the second part of install finish, the system will reboot again.

      After performing the user initial setup and go to the desktop, you need to install Clover on internal disk.

      Open the Clover installer inside flash drive that you copied before.

      Use same options above but choose the system partition this time.

      Now you need to replace the config.plist inside your destination disk EFI parittion with config.plist inside flash card EFI partition.

      The flash drive EFI partition is unmounted. Mount with terminal "sudo diskutil mount /dev/rdiskXs1". To know what X is, use "diskutil list", most likely is 1.
       
      Last step
       
      Copy all Kexts from flash drive to /Library/Extensions, with those commands in Terminal:
      sudo cp -R /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/* /Library/Extensions/ sudo chmod -R 755 /Library/Extensions sudo chown -R root:wheel /Library/Extensions sudo kextcache -i / Restart the system.
       
       
      It's done!
       
       
      Updates
       
      System update 10.14.3
       
      - Updated with success;
      - Everything works perfectly after reboot;
       

       
       

       
      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, @LexHimself, @brumas, @Shiki and all others members involved directly or indirectly.
       
       
       
       
       
       
      32MB_DRAM-prealloc_config.plist.zip
      128MB_DRAM-prealloc_config.plist.zip
      SSDT-L440.aml
      VoodooHDA.kext.zip
      AppleHDADisabler.kext.zip
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