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@okcakep - well not sure about your VGA issue. i presume you are either using a patched AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext or letting clover do it via the kext patch feature like the one i put in my config.plist

 

if the vga port buffer was not enabled (configured) you would not get anything at all. i just re-tested with 10.8.5 and it VGA works to my HP 24 in monitor. 

 

not sure the link you have above will work -  as that seems to be for MBR disks.

The way I built a dual boot UEFI with Clover, is I created a new UEFI Windows 7 x64 install USB. then i could directly install to my GPT disk with OSX and configured it for UEFI boot. you can create a 3rd partition and format it exfat for now (1st is ESP, 2nd is OSX and 3rd is for Windows). when in the windows installer you can reformat the exfat partition as NTFS. when you are done you should have an ESP that looks something like this:

 

post-954945-0-27829600-1379622915_thumb.png

 

then Clover GUI should look like this - Windows is the first one.

 

post-954945-0-59565100-1379622927_thumb.png

 

P.S. i forgot what a pain it was figuring out how to make a UEFI Win7x64 USB. here is how i did it on my MAC. i think there are plenty of other recipes out there:

  1. Download/obtain a Win7x64.ISO - then mount (open) it.
  2. Disk Utility create GPT/USD USB with free space
  3. command line: remove ESP/EFI partition
         sudo gpt delete -i 1 /dev/diskX 
  4. command line: add 1 partition for content
         sudo gpt add -i 1 /dev/diskX 
  5. Disk Utility: format single partition as msdos (fat32)
  6. copy everything from ISO to USB partition
         rysync -avr /Volumes/ISO/ /Volumes/USB
  7. add boot/bootx64.efi to /efi folder on USB (this came from /Windows)
    see Win7-UEFI-boot.zip
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@okcakep - well not sure about your VGA issue. i presume you are either using a patched AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext or letting clover do it via the kext patch feature like the one i put in my config.plist

 

if the vga port buffer was not enabled (configured) you would not get anything at all. i just re-tested with 10.8.5 and it VGA works to my HP 24 in monitor. 

 

not sure the link you have above will work -  as that seems to be for MBR disks.

The way I built a dual boot UEFI with Clover, is I created a new UEFI Windows 7 x64 install USB. then i could directly install to my GPT disk with OSX and configured it for UEFI boot. you can create a 3rd partition and format it exfat for now (1st is ESP, 2nd is OSX and 3rd is for Windows). when in the windows installer you can reformat the exfat partition as NTFS. when you are done you should have an ESP that looks something like this:

 

attachicon.gifScreen Shot 2013-09-19 at 4.28.09 PM.png

 

then Clover GUI should look like this - Windows is the first one.

 

attachicon.gifscreenshot0.png

 

Ok bro..i will try ...:)

Thanks for your support

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Thanks for the last pack

i have some blinking image when using safari (top sites page) or with page using flash

due to AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext ? don't know

any idea?

 

pfff 1024x768..

grr

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@Tetonne

 

hmm sounds kinda like the well known HD3000 artifacts? The SNBGraphicsFB has 4 ports when using the clover config.plist patch.

 

LCD

DisplayPort

DVI

VGA

 

i have not seen artifacts/shimmering since i began using a different EDID. I noticed you are using an EDID in your config.plist? 

what changed - other than 10.8.5 which does have new gfx drivers?

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@Tetonne

 

hmm sounds kinda like the well known HD3000 artifacts? 

 

i have not seen artifacts/shimmering since i began using a different EDID. I noticed you are using an EDID in your config.plist? 

what changed - other than 10.8.5 which does have new gfx drivers?

@ all :back to new tluck config (DualLink to 0), in fact the issue described here is not worth with my config vs tluck. But i when back to tluck config because i'm not able to correct resolution and blinking image on my own. (Not so easy to learn). The aim of my config is to learn not to make a alternative.

 

 

@tluck can't find AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext in 10.8.5 (S/L/E). Do u?

I'm sure it was present in 10.8.4 lol

 

-----

 

For the moment : resolution is 1024x768 only grrr

 

try to solve with this with no success DisplayProductID DisplayVendorID are not the same now??

try genEDID_3c.zip too without success for the moment

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@Tetonne

 

- not sure what you mean about that kext missing in 10.8.5. These are Intel kexts that load - same as before in 10.8.4.

- so are which config.plist are you using - are you using one of the ones i posted? meaning if the one in 4236Y33 i posted does not work then lets get one that does for 1366x768 resolution. 

 

Before clover with Chimer/Chameleon, I would do a binary patch on the AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB to replace the 4th port with VGA. I am just letting clover do the patching.  your native resolution is 1366x768 right? can you change your display res to that? you can certainly 

 

$ kextstat|grep Intel
   15    0 0xffffff7f81a3c000 0x2e000    0x2e000    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement (214.0.0) 
   23    0 0xffffff7f81a37000 0x3000     0x3000     com.apple.driver.AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient (214.0.0) 
   38    0 0xffffff7f80ef6000 0x19000    0x19000    com.insanelymac.driver.AppleIntelE1000e (2.4.14) 
   72    0 0xffffff7f81949000 0x2e000    0x2e000    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB (8.1.6) 
   74    0 0xffffff7f819af000 0x62000    0x62000    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelHD3000Graphics (8.1.6) 

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@tluck thanks for feed back and help.
before i had native resolution 1366x768 on 10.8.4
now i use your config except : dual link=1 cos 0 is needed for my T420, CustomEDID and inject EDID.
I'm not using the one i provide u.
kextstat|grep Intel
   16    0 0xffffff7f81a12000 0x2e000    0x2e000    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement (214.0.0) <7 6 5 4 3 1>
   39    0 0xffffff7f819e3000 0x19000    0x19000    com.insanelymac.driver.AppleIntelE1000e (2.4.14) <37 10 5 4 3 1>
2 ligns here only some are missing???
I confirm that for unknown reason AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB is missing in S/L/E???
 
after 10.8.5 combo reinstall, add kexts, repair :
kextstat|grep Intel
   16    0 0xffffff7f81a0d000 0x2e000    0x2e000    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement (214.0.0) <7 6 5 4 3 1>
   43    0 0xffffff7f819de000 0x19000    0x19000    com.insanelymac.driver.AppleIntelE1000e (2.4.14) <37 10 5 4 3 1>
   68    0 0xffffff7f818f0000 0x2e000    0x2e000    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB (8.1.6) <67 10 9 7 6 5 4 3 1>
   70    0 0xffffff7f81956000 0x62000    0x62000    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelHD3000Graphics (8.1.6) <69 67 10 7 5 4 3 1>

com.apple.driver.AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient is still missing

 

I still don't understand why AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB had disappeared before???? that was the first time i update via apple store vs combo method. I'll not do this next time lol.

 

Thanks to tluck
 
You will find my config totally based on tluck one but customized for 4236Y33.
Inside :

/4236Y33/ACPI/patched/

/4236Y33/ACPI/patched/dsdt.aml           based on tluck's one but dual ink set to 0

/4236Y33/ACPI/patched/ssdt.aml tluck's one

/4236Y33/config.plist based on tluck's one

/4236Y33/Configuration-GUI.webloc FYI

/4236Y33/DisplayVendorID-6af/DisplayProductID-313c    screen profile

 
 
This config is based on tluck'one and customized for 4236Y33 on 10.8.5.

4236Y33.zip

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Dear Expert,

 

Im installing broadcom 94312hmg with adding 4315 in info.plist. And....wifi detected..

But, i have problem. I cant using WPA2 ??

What the problem ?

 

Thank you

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Dear Expert,

 

Im installing broadcom 94312hmg with adding 4315 in info.plist. And....wifi detected..

But, i have problem. I cant using WPA2 ??

What the problem ?

 

Thank you

 

After searching, this card not support WPA2 encryp

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Do you guys still get shutdown issues with UEFI Clover?

Thanks to some one else's observation we have apparently solved the issue, at least the infamous shutdown hang hasn't happened during past 20+ shutdown attempts. I've decided to try and share the solution by downloading your guys' (T420) patched DSDT and try to incorporate the fix. I was baffled when I got hold of your DSDT as it already contained the fix I was attempting to implement, with one minor hiccup... the length of SystemIO filed is set to One, whilst it should be at least 0x08, otherwise SLPE won't get preserved.

 

So I'm asking, is the shutdown still randomly broken on your machines?

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Do you guys still get shutdown issues with UEFI Clover?

Thanks to some one else's observation we have apparently solved the issue, at least the infamous shutdown hang hasn't happened during past 20+ shutdown attempts. I've decided to try and share the solution by downloading your guys' (T420) patched DSDT and try to incorporate the fix. I was baffled when I got hold of your DSDT as it already contained the fix I was attempting to implement, with one minor hiccup... the length of SystemIO filed is set to One, whilst it should be at least 0x08, otherwise SLPE won't get preserved.

 

So I'm asking, is the shutdown still randomly broken on your machines?

Hi there, yes, it is still broken...

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Actually, now I see why it's broken .. because people keep adding patches that they don't know the purpose of, particularly this one that is meant for socket LGA775 Asus desktop boards .. 

    Method (_PTS, 1, NotSerialized)
    {
        If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05)) {}
        Else
        {

        }
    } 

 

Essentially receiving method argument that is equal 0x05 mens shutdown command was issued.. but it's is requested to do nothing  {} if shutdown was requested.
While the actual _PTS code had had the proper action for shutdown in place, you have cancelled it out by applying the shutdown patch from auto patchers.. (Clover/ MacIASL/napalm's DSDT Editor and patcher).. see, the proper action is there, but it gets suppressed but If/Else statements:
                If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
                {
                    Store (Zero, SLPE)
                    Sleep (0x10)
                }
Your _PTS should be the following I reckon .. for shutdown to actually work.
    Method (_PTS, 1, NotSerialized)
    {
        Store (One, Local0)
        If (LEqual (Arg0, SPS))
        {
            Store (Zero, Local0)
        }

        If (LOr (LEqual (Arg0, Zero), LGreaterEqual (Arg0, 0x06)))
        {
            Store (Zero, Local0)
        }

        If (Local0)
        {
            Store (Arg0, SPS)
            \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HKEY.MHKE (Zero)
            If (\_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.KBLT)
            {
                UCMS (0x0D)
            }

            If (LEqual (Arg0, One))
            {
                Store (\_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HFNI, FNID)
                Store (Zero, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HFNI)
                Store (Zero, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HFSP)
            }

            If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x03))
            {
                VVPD (0x03)
                TRAP ()
                Store (\_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.ADP1._PSR (), ACST)
            }

            If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x04))
            {
                \_SB.SLPB._PSW (Zero)
                TRAP ()
                \_SB.PCI0.LPC.TPM.CMOR ()
                AWON (0x04)
            }

            If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
            {
                Store (Zero, SLPE)
                Sleep (0x10)
            }

            \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.BPTS (Arg0)
            If (LGreaterEqual (Arg0, 0x04))
            {
                Store (Zero, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HWLB)
            }
            Else
            {
                Store (One, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HWLB)
            }

            If (LNotEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
            {
                Store (One, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HCMU)
                Store (\_SB.PCI0.EXP4.PDS, \_SB.PCI0.EXP4.PDSF)
                Store (\_SB.PCI0.EXP5.PDS, \_SB.PCI0.EXP5.PDSF)
            }

            \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HKEY.WGPS (Arg0)
        }
    }

Please try that and report back!

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@TimeWalker75a

 

yes i still get occasional hangs on shutdown. the last 3 times (in recent memory) no problem - but it is random. i was traveling this week so i usually shutdown vs sleep - as random hang (fast blinking power) with sleep is a bigger problem that shutdown hang. i usually boot with chameleon on USB when traveling/working and i know i will want to sleep the system. my system starts in 15 seconds from cold boot since i am using a momentus XT so start up is not a huge problem.

 

hmm...

which dsdt.dsl are you looking at?  the dsdt.dsl i use is in the clover zip in post             #397            

where did you get the _PTS code that does nothing?

this is what i found in my dsdt.dsl

 

 

    Method (\_PTS, 1, NotSerialized)
    {
        If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05)) {}
        Else
        {
            Store (0x01, Local0)
            If (LEqual (Arg0, \SPS))
            {
                Store (0x00, Local0)
            }
            If (LOr (LEqual (Arg0, 0x00), LGreaterEqual (Arg0, 0x06)))
            {
                Store (0x00, Local0)
            }
            If (Local0)
            {
                Store (Arg0, \SPS)
                \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HKEY.MHKE (0x00)
                If (\_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.KBLT)
                {
                    \UCMS (0x0D)
                }
                If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x01))
                {
                    Store (\_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HFNI, \FNID)
                    Store (0x00, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HFNI)
                    Store (0x00, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HFSP)
                }
                If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x03))
                {
                    \VVPD (0x03)
                    \TRAP ()
                    Store (\_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.ADP1._PSR (), \ACST)
                }
                If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x04))
                {
                    \_SB.SLPB._PSW (0x00)
                    \TRAP ()
                    \_SB.PCI0.LPC.TPM.CMOR ()
                    \AWON (0x04)
                }
                If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
                {
             Store (Zero, SLPE)
             Sleep (0x10)
                 }
                \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.BPTS (Arg0)
                If (LGreaterEqual (Arg0, 0x04))
                {
                    Store (0x00, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HWLB)
                }
                Else
                {
                    Store (0x01, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HWLB)
                }
                If (LNotEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
                {
                    Store (0x01, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HCMU)
                    Store (\_SB.PCI0.EXP4.PDS, \_SB.PCI0.EXP4.PDSF)
                    Store (\_SB.PCI0.EXP5.PDS, \_SB.PCI0.EXP5.PDSF)
                }
                \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HKEY.WGPS (Arg0)
            }
        }
    }
Edited by tluck

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That's the one...

All I've shown you was the structure of the method you currently have. as it is right now, your PTS code does nothing when shutdown command is received  -- If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05)) {} followed by the Else statement. Which means nothing  has to be done if prepare to sleep case is shutdown, and the rest has to be done if sleep was requested.. 

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@TimeWalker75a

 

Ah! i see. yes, months ago I used clover to auto patch the dsdt and then i manually added a bunch of other stuff. and never looked closely at that section. here is the original dsdt _PTS method vs broken.

orig

 

            If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
            {
                \TRAP ()
                \_SB.PCI0.LPC.TPM.CMOR ()
                \AWON (0x05)
            }


vs cloverpatch
 
i see the no-op on top level if-then.
and then the autopatcher must have put in
 
        If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05)) {}
        Else
        {
 
......
               If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
                {
             Store (Zero, SLPE)
             Sleep (0x10)
                 }
....
}
 
 
but then again it never got to the inner logic
which actions should work? 

 

 

 

original DSDT

    Method (\_PTS, 1, NotSerialized)
    {
        Store (0x01, Local0)
        If (LEqual (Arg0, \SPS))
        {
            Store (0x00, Local0)
        }
        If (LOr (LEqual (Arg0, 0x00), LGreaterEqual (Arg0, 0x06)))
        {
            Store (0x00, Local0)
        }
        If (Local0)
        {
            Store (Arg0, \SPS)
            \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HKEY.MHKE (0x00)
            If (\_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.KBLT)
            {
                \UCMS (0x0D)
            }
            If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x01))
            {
                Store (\_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HFNI, \FNID)
                Store (0x00, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HFNI)
                Store (0x00, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HFSP)
            }
            If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x03))
            {
                \VVPD (0x03)
                \TRAP ()
                Store (\_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.AC._PSR (), \ACST)
            }
            If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x04))
            {
                \_SB.SLPB._PSW (0x00)
                \TRAP ()
                \_SB.PCI0.LPC.TPM.CMOR ()
                \AWON (0x04)
            }
            If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
            {
                \TRAP ()
                \_SB.PCI0.LPC.TPM.CMOR ()
                \AWON (0x05)
            }
            \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.BPTS (Arg0)
            If (LGreaterEqual (Arg0, 0x04))
            {
                Store (0x00, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HWLB)
            }
            Else
            {
                Store (0x01, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HWLB)
            }
            If (LNotEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
            {
                Store (0x01, \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HCMU)
                Store (\_SB.PCI0.EXP4.PDS, \_SB.PCI0.EXP4.PDSF)
                Store (\_SB.PCI0.EXP5.PDS, \_SB.PCI0.EXP5.PDSF)
            }
            \_SB.PCI0.LPC.EC.HKEY.WGPS (Arg0)
        }
    }

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Lenovo uses SMI protocol on their thinkpads since it's all about security and stuff (hence you see a lot of TPM (Trusted Platform Module) related operations. Just to do that  in _PTS ... I believe it should solve the issue:

            
            Scope (\)
            {
                OperationRegion (SLPR, SystemIO, 0x0430, 0x01)
                Field (SLPR, ByteAcc, NoLock, Preserve)
                {
                        ,   4, 
                    SLPE,   1
                }
            }
 
            If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
            {
                \TRAP ()
                \_SB.PCI0.LPC.TPM.CMOR ()
                \AWON (0x05)
                Store (0x00, SLPE)
                Sleep (0x10)
            }

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Well huge thank you to TimeWalker75a!!! It seems we have a fix to the Shutdown hang. Maybe it will fix the random sleep hang too?!

... the old DSDT had some extra bogus logic in the PTS method which essentially resulted in some no-ops.

 

Anyway I updated the Clover bundle in post: #397  

 

At the minimum, extract and replace REPLACE your DSDT.aml with this one! There is one for both LCD sizes.

 

 

Update 26-Sep-2013

  • Revised DSDT for Shutdown hang (big thanks to TimeWalker75a)
  • Updated Clover to b2133  (Thanks to Slice and Team of course)
  • Updated FakeSMC - (Kozlek's ver)
  • Updated VoodooPS2Controller (RehabMan's ver)
  • Added Patched AICPUPM kext for Chameleon compatibility.

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Glad I was of a help. Actually could have looked at some more things, will do if I get bored one evening. I was actually pointed out to that fix by a person named endless. And to be absolutely fair, I was really dumbfounded when I recalled I have been using this fix on my old P35-DS3 based rig for well over 4 years .. 

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Hm... for me when the shutdown used to hang everything except power and keyboard illumination, well and fan (obviously) got turned off, including Wi-Fi indicator. Try leaving just the Store (0x00, SLPE) and Sleep (0x10) in the If (Arg0, 0x05) statement, perhaps something is interfering with shutdown process.

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Well huge thank you to TimeWalker75a!!! 

Anyway I updated the Clover bundle in post: #397 

 

At the minimum, extract and replace REPLACE your DSDT.aml with this one! There is one for both LCD sizes.

 

Update 26-Sep-2013

  • Revised DSDT for Shutdown hang (big thanks to TimeWalker75a)
  • Updated Clover to b2133  (Thanks to Slice and Team of course)
  • Updated FakeSMC - (Kozlek's ver)
  • Updated VoodooPS2Controller (RehabMan's ver)
  • Added Patched AICPUPM kext for Chameleon compatibility.

 

Thanks TimeWalker75a and tluck

 

i ve tested with success   :)

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      And last but not least
       
      I would like to thank the following community members, by making these dream possible:
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      128MB_DRAM-prealloc_config.plist.zip
      SSDT-L440.aml
      VoodooHDA.kext.zip
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