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On 10/30/2018 at 8:46 PM, goodguess said:

Thanks tluck.

As I was uncertain how to get back the trackpad function, installed from scratch again on the USB2 volume.

Until right now trackpad, trackpoint and keyboard do work. Same for sound, volume keys and camera.

Why the kexts were no loaded last time remains the question.

I´ll try some more, than replacing HS with Mojave will be on schedule.

 

I´m getting system crashes in an early stage, three out of four times.

I´ll try with my other T420, as there may be a ACPI issue as seen before.

The crash report (first lines) is attached.

 

For the lost trackpad and sound, could HWSensors be the culprit?

The devices did work on my second trial until installation.

Afterwards Trackpad and sound are missing and HWSensors are not loaded either - strange.

panic_report.rtf

 

I've got the same problem, after HS/Mojave install laptop keyboard/trackpad/sound/network was working, but on some subsequent boot not anymore.. I only realized this later at some point, since I'm using usb keyboard/mouse while docked, and usb speakers..

Gonna try a reinstall also, and try to pay attention at when/what's happening.

 

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@davidian: Did you install the HWSensors package too, from tluck´s repository?

Is 10.14 booting flawlessly on your side - without KP?

I could not make HiDPI work either, not that I would need it actually.

 

@Tetonne: I seem to recall that there was no valid whitelist removal after 1.46, things may have changed meanwhile.

Downgrading BIOS from Windows did not work for me back in the days either.

The DOS flash solution did work as described, see my txt file included with the upload.

Best stay with the patched 1.46 with WL removal, I think that the spyware Intel AMT function is disabled that way too. ;)

 

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3 minutes ago, goodguess said:

@davidian: Did you install the HWSensors package too, from tluck´s repository?

Is 10.14 booting flawlessly on your side - without KP?

I could not make HiDPI work either, not that I would need it actually.

 

@Tetonne: I seem to recall that there was no valid whitelist removal after 1.46, things may have changed meanwhile.

Downgrading BIOS from Windows did not work for me back in the days either.

The DOS flash solution did work as described, see my txt file included with the upload.

Best stay with the patched 1.46 with WL removal, I think that the spyware Intel AMT function is disabled that way too. ;)

 

 

I did install it, yes. Are you suggesting not to install it after a fresh install? I like having that, would be good to know if that affects things somehow.

 

Another thing that I noticed with HS was that I could not boot a lot of times. After selecting to boot HS in clover, my laptop would reboot as soon as the boot process started. Then I would switch on verbose logging, and it would boot all the way.. This seems sporadic, because sometimes I could boot normally. I did not have this issue with Mojave though.

I didnt check back the logs, so I do not know for sure if I had KPs or not.

I also need to do a compare between tluck's patched DSDT and my own, as some things (addresses) might be different, so I need to keep only the patched bits. I assume (maybe wrongly) most people don't do this if things work out of the box, but sometimes the problem lies there, some things might not work, because someones T420 DSDT is a bit different than the patched one posted in the guide. A compare of the decompiled DSDT's would show of there's some difference there besides the patches.

 

 

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@davidianI have not been installing kexts to my HD OS for awhile now - I just leave them in the ESP. so the _kext-install.command is optional in that regard. in fact needs to be updated for use with Mojave to perhaps install gfx kexts in /S/L/E vs /L/E. 

 

i compared the 1.52 DSDT to the 1.46 DSDT and i could not find any differences that would matter for macOS. The fix-region clover patch may make a change so i always use that option.

 

My 8GB/AUO LCD system has 2 disks, Disk0 (main disk) is Mojave and Windows10 and Disk1 (in my expansion bay) is a backup Mojave and HighSierra. So in essence has 3 OS.

i use the same config.plist kexts to boot Mojave and HighSierra - and I cannot see any difference in performance etc. otherthan some minor issues with Mojave LightMode etc.

both 10.13 and 10.14 have random glitches.

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@tluck thanks for the info!

I have not run the kext install command either, just wondering.. I know that I did when installing El Capitan, but it was not written as mandatory in the current guide, so I didn't.

 

What I meant about the DSDT file, was sthing like this:

OperationRegion (MNVS, SystemMemory, 0xDAF9D018, 0x1000)

vs

OperationRegion (MNVS, SystemMemory, 0xBAF9D018, 0x1000)

 

On my Fujitsu Laptop I had differences like this in my old and new DSDT after a motherboard replacement.

I only checked for that because some of the things did not work after mobo replacement, like battery, sound...

Maybe it was because it came with a newer BIOS, but I didn't check.

Is it correct to assume that if people use the same BIOS like yours, differences like this one should not be present?

It might not be relevant here, I don't know, but since then, I check for things like this :)

 

I just tried to boot now with the mojave plist in high sierra, and it worked. First time I tried it didnt, donno why.

 

EGPU also works in High Sierra with the appropriate nvidia web drivers, and reverting your SLOT1 modification in DSDT for EXP4, thats where is connected. Unfortunately no web drivers yet for Mojave..

 

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Comrades, I got a fresh small SSD today and let CCC do its job to clone from my USB-2 external.

10.14 is booting without crashing/lagging now. Could have very well been the old pATA drive via USB having issues.

 

The 10.14.1 upgrade did work without issues, a couple of boot trials were needed though.

GPU support did persist after upgrading.

 

Thanks all for keeping the T420 alive and updated!

 

Edit: KP got even worse now. I can boot MJ maybe 1 out of 8 times.

Don´t know whether I´d better give up and be content with Windows 10 / Sierra / HS.

The few times 10.14 boots, everything seems to be OK (except Preview) but a OS not booting can really become annoying. :(

 

I´m attaching my latest KP, hoping that someone finds the issue.

KP_MJ_10-14-1.rtf

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@goodguess Does it happen also if you boot with -v flag (verbose)? It's just a curiosity, shouldn't have any effect unless it's maybe a timing issue or sthing I have no idea about. Everytime I couldn't boot and I tried to do a verbose boot after, to see what's what, it booted (for me it was High Sierra, Mojave didn't do this so far)..

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I tried with both my T420, the usual 16GB rig and the 8GB Windows machine.

As expected its not a -v issue. Both Thinkpads do have kernel panics, the Windows flavour maybe a bit less.

The KP always is like this, cpu 1 caller or cpu 2 caller do change. I never saw such in Sierra or HS.

 

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*** Panic Report ***
panic(cpu 1 caller 0xffffff80084d84dd): Kernel trap at 0xffffff8008a067a0, type 14=page fault, registers:
CR0: 0x000000008001003b, CR2: 0xffffff8008f6342d, CR3: 0x000000000bfb6000, CR4: 0x00000000000626e0
RAX: 0x0000000000000000, RBX: 0xffffff801997a8c0, RCX: 0x0000000000000000, RDX: 0x000000000000c7c8
RSP: 0xffffff81093abb10, RBP: 0xffffff81093abb10, RSI: 0xffffff8008fb46ea, RDI: 0xffffff8008f6342d
R8:  0x0000000000005cee, R9:  0x000000000000b9dc, R10: 0x0000000000000001, R11: 0x0000000000000000
R12: 0x0000000000000853, R13: 0x0000000000000853, R14: 0xffffff801997a968, R15: 0xffffff801997a968
RFL: 0x0000000000010246, RIP: 0xffffff8008a067a0, CS:  0x0000000000000008, SS:  0x0000000000000000
Fault CR2: 0xffffff8008f6342d, Error code: 0x0000000000000000, Fault CPU: 0x1, PL: 0, VF: 2


Edit1: I´m booting with -v in the config.plist meanwhile, and don´t see KP right now.

Whether this is some voodoo, or related to swapping SSD/HDD I can´t tell.

Maybe the T420´s sATA connectors degrade too over decades.

 

Edit2: Does anybody else have the issue with Preview (Mojave HD3000) not opening .jpg files?

PNG files do work as expected. Not a big issue, just wondering whether it´s a problem on my side.

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Hi, 

Finally got Mojave working on the T420 (HD300 1600X900).

Noticed that the Brightness keys were not working. But then I see that the brightness slider is missing from the System Pref --> Display option. I thought we did have a brightness slider there.

 

Not sure where to look, is it a problem with the keyboard mapping or is some kext not working as it should.

 

I have done the Mojave Hack and also updated to the 10-31 zip. 

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Hey, 

 

i have a question again... i am running 10.13.6 and just bought a new wifi card: AR9280 AR5BHB92. it should be able to do 5GHZ, but i cannot see any network! The only think wich looks strange to me is, that the profiler just sais it can do up to channel 140 - and shuldnt be there 160 channels for 5GHZ? So if anyone knows how to fix that it would be just awesome!!!!

 

So my goal is to have it running in 300mbit 5hgz. Any chance to do that?

 

Cheers,

 

Pcace

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Hi,

 

Im kinda new to the hackintosh community and i have been trying to get OS X High sierra 10.13.6 to work on my T420 (2436)

So the problem that im facing is the graphics, i cant seem to get any higher resolutions than 960x600 with HD3000.

I have done everything as instructed in the tutorial, yet cant make it work?

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@goodguess I also have problems with Preview (Mojave) opening pictures, don't know why and didn't think to mention it here or check for different formats, but glad that you did!

 

As for the sATA connector degrade hunch, my gut tells me it can't be that, because then ElCapitan should do that too.. and for me it never did, it's the most stable Hackintosh I had so far on T420.

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@ snike: Not sure what you did, actually. The Mojave Hack is for Macs afaik.

Are you using the pre-build EFI folder, tluck posted at GitHub?

I have the slider and the brightness keys with my T420.

603007708_Screenshot2018-11-15at17_33_00.png.f689f1ef02fdebf646d58d042b7d8803.png

 

@ pcace: Thats really weird. You will hardly need channels above 140 though. :)

Ch 100 to 140 may run with 1000 mW, Ch 149 to 165 may only output 25 mW !

As a lazy guy, I´m using a DELL 1510 WiFi card, as I wanted a Broadcom chip.

 

345703376_Screenshot2018-11-15at17_41_25.png.63f53635084ba7b24309a1961da9cf8d.png

 

@Arttu: Did you select the correct config.plist in EFI/EFI/Clover from the package tluck offers?

A small screen lets me assume that your HD3000 kexts did not load correctly and/or that your T420 is running without GPU hardware acceleration.

Does Alt-Shift-3 work for taking a screenshot on your side?

Does your Graphics/Display section look like this?

 

2029603044_Screenshot2018-11-15at17_43_08.png.4a13bf389724f149c00a2eed56676bd8.png

 

 

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On 11/15/2018 at 12:20 PM, goodguess said:

@ snike: Not sure what you did, actually. The Mojave Hack is for Macs afaik.

Are you using the pre-build EFI folder, tluck posted at GitHub?

I have the slider and the brightness keys with my T420.

603007708_Screenshot2018-11-15at17_33_00.png.f689f1ef02fdebf646d58d042b7d8803.png

 

@ pcace: Thats really weird. You will hardly need channels above 140 though. :)

Ch 100 to 140 may run with 1000 mW, Ch 149 to 165 may only output 25 mW !

As a lazy guy, I´m using a DELL 1510 WiFi card, as I wanted a Broadcom chip.

 

345703376_Screenshot2018-11-15at17_41_25.png.63f53635084ba7b24309a1961da9cf8d.png

 

@Arttu: Did you select the correct config.plist in EFI/EFI/Clover from the package tluck offers?

A small screen lets me assume that your HD3000 kexts did not load correctly and/or that your T420 is running without GPU hardware acceleration.

Does Alt-Shift-3 work for taking a screenshot on your side?

Does your Graphics/Display section look like this?

 

2029603044_Screenshot2018-11-15at17_43_08.png.4a13bf389724f149c00a2eed56676bd8.png

 

 

I mean the hack for getting the HD3000 kexts. I am using the Pre built folder from Tluck's Github. This is how it looks for me 

 

Screen Shot 2018-11-17 at 10.09.02 PM.png

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Hi, I don't know how but I'm just fresh install my hack 10.13.6, but even install all install*.command in Utilities, my Hack still got Sleep Wake Failure after wake from sleep, bluetooth, wifi and usb port is not working, and a few moment later my hack got panic!!

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SuperReaper, are you talking about Conti´s MyHack?

AFAIK Conti did stop development of his repository years ago.

Conti was using a Chameleon boot loader, fundamentally different from Clover, which is common grounds in this thread.

For a working T420 Hackintosh, you should install with Clover and use the repo tluck posted at GitHub.

There are many guides how to create a USB installer, every search engine will come up with some.

As you already seem to have a High Sierra OS installer, I would strongly recommend to go the Clover way.

After preparing the USB stick for the macOS installer, copy the EFI folder from tluck into the EFI partition of the stick. 

Select the config.plist from EFI/EFI/Clover that matches your T420´s screen, rename it to config.plist.

Boot from the USB device, set up your macOS volume and install - thats all.

 

On a side note, Chameleon was great work, back in the days.

I´m still using it with Snow Leo on my T60 - installed with Nawcom´s Mod CD. :)

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@SuperReaper - hard to know what is going on in your situation. i was able to install Sierra, HighSierra and Mojave with the same configuration i posted... 

 

 

@snike - where did you install the GFX kext in /L/E or /S/L/E? - i cant figure out how to not get the slider!? 

 

run these commands to see what you get:

 

ioreg -l|grep -v Diag |grep IODisplayPar

    | |   | | |   "IODisplayParameters" = "IOFramebufferParameterHandler is not serializable"

    | |   | | |       "IOMatchCategory" = "IODisplayParameters"

    | |   | | |       "IODisplayParameters" = {"commit"={"reg"=0},"fade-time2"={"min"=0,"max"=10000,"value"=4000},"linear-brightness-probe"={"min"=0,"max"=4866,"value"=4866},"ggsc"={"min"=0,"max"=65536,"value"=65536},"vblm"={"min"=0,"max"=196608,"value"=65536},"dsyp"={"min"=0,"max"=2,"value"=2},"rgsc"={"min"=0,"max"=65536,"value"=65536},"fade-style"={"min"=0,"max"=10,"value"=0},"fade-time1"={"min"=0,"max"=10000,"value"=500},"bgsc"={"min"=0,"max"=65536,"value"=65536},"brightness-probe"={"min"=0,"max"=1024,"value"=1024},"fade-time3"={"min"=0,"max"=10000,"value"=500},"bklt"={"min"=0,"max"=4882,"value"=4866},"linear-brightness"={"min"=0,"max"=4866,"value"=4866},"brightness"={"max"=1024,"min"=0,"value"=1024},"brightness-fade"={"min"=0,"max"=1023,"value"=0},"usable-linear-brightness"={"min"=1220,"max"=4866,"value"=4866}}

    | |   | | |   "IODisplayParameters" = "IOFramebufferParameterHandler is not serializable"

    | |   | | |       "IOMatchCategory" = "IODisplayParameters"

    | |   | | |   "IODisplayParameters" = "IOFramebufferParameterHandler is not serializable"

    | |   | | |       "IOMatchCategory" = "IODisplayParameters"

    | |   | | |   "IODisplayParameters" = "IOFramebufferParameterHandler is not serializable"

    | |   | | |       "IOMatchCategory" = "IODisplayParameters"

    | |       "IOMatchCategory" = "IODisplayParameters"

    | |       "IODisplayParameters" = {"brightness"={"max"=255,"min"=40},"commit"={"reg"=0}}

 

 

$ ioreg -l|grep -v Diag |grep ApplePanel

    | | |   "ApplePanelRawBrightness" = 4882

    | |       "ApplePanel" = {"F10T02e3"=<00110000008c00d80136018f01fe02a3034503e704c70535075a091c0b130d9b10591312>}

 

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@pcace on your wifi -- i have the same card. but i wonder if the range of values has to do with the locale set? mine is set to FCC... a long time ago i remember re-flashing the chip. i connect at 300 at 5 Ghz on channel 48

 

 

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  Software Versions:

  CoreWLAN: 13.0 (1370.8)

  CoreWLANKit: 13.0 (1370.8)

  Menu Extra: 13.0 (1376.2)

  System Information: 12.0 (1300.2)

  IO80211 Family: 12.0 (1200.12.2)

  Diagnostics: 1.0 (805)

  AirPort Utility: 6.3.9 (639.7)

  Interfaces:

en1:

  Card Type: AirPort Extreme  (0x168C, 0x1081)

  Firmware Version: Atheros 9280: 4.0.74.0-P2P

  MAC Address: xxxxxxxxxxxx

  Locale: FCC

  Country Code: US 

  Supported PHY Modes: 802.11 a/b/g/n

  Supported Channels: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 100, 104, 108, 112, 116, 120, 124, 128, 132, 136, 140, 149, 153, 157, 161, 165

  Wake On Wireless: Supported

  AirDrop: Supported

  Status: Connected

  Current Network Information:

LuckyDog:

  PHY Mode: 802.11n

 Current Network Information:

LuckyDog:

  PHY Mode: 802.11n

  BSSID: xxxxxxxxxxxx

  Channel: 48,-1

  Country Code: US 

  Network Type: Infrastructure

  Security: WPA2 Personal

  Signal / Noise: -45 dBm / -96 dBm

  Transmit Rate: 300

  MCS Index: 15

 

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On 11/15/2018 at 6:20 PM, goodguess said:

 

@tluck Hey, Thank you for your quick response! I originally looked for the channels, because i cannot see my 5Ghz network, (which runs at channel 140 ?!)  - but with my proper MacPro i can see it. The second strange thing is, that it only uses a single channel, even if it is dualchannel - wich should allow connections up to 300mbit even in 2,4ghz. 

That was the reason why i imagined that there might be a problem related to the channels the card can see? But probably i am wrong. 
What exact chipset are you using? Or can you suggest one wich fits in the T420 and maybe also does triplechannel wifi on 5GHZ + runs out of the box? ?

If you have any idea... ....that would be just awesome!

Oh, there is no way to tell you how much i appreciate your work, support and help here! Just amazing!!! Thanks!

 

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@ pcace: Thats really weird. You will hardly need channels above 140 though. :)

Ch 100 to 140 may run with 1000 mW, Ch 149 to 165 may only output 25 mW !

As a lazy guy, I´m using a DELL 1510 WiFi card, as I wanted a Broadcom chip.

  

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EDIT: 

@tluck

i just saw your second post! Thats what i was reading around but i never really found a definite answer, nor a definite way to reflash it.
I Guess i would have to reflash Vendor, Device and subvendor ID, + Vendor name? Do you know of any working tutorial for this?

I got the card working by just adding  "                <string>pci168c,2a</string>
" to "/System/Library/Extensions/IO80211Family.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AirPortAtheros40.kext/Contents/Info.plist 

 

Soooo if you know of any method... ...let me know!! Or maybe you could let me know what exact values your card runs on... ...ill figure out a way to flash it ;)

 

EDIT2: i guess i found a method. At least i dumped the Firmware as hex from the Atheros... did this with a tool i found here: https://github.com/andyvand/AtherosROMKit

 

But i just cannot find the appropiate hex to change.. is anyone clever enough to find it? It is attached...

 

Thanks!!

hex_dump2

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@pcace do you have windows to test this card? the macOS atheros driver does not seem to be as "good" as the atheros windows drivers.
meaning i recall connecting at like 450 on windows, but just 300 for macOS? Note: i didnt have to edit/modify any atheros kexts drivers (other than adding in Mojave), it just works out of the box for that same card.

 

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Hi,

running 10.13.6 on my Lenovo W520 i7, 32 GB RAM, IntelHD3000 since 2 months or so.

Everything fine so far ... till last system update, maybe two weeks ago. Probably minor security update or so.

Since then I am not able to open some preference panes any more (keyboard, mouse, trackpad, accessibility)

Regarding the first three i get a message that it's not possible to open the panel because I am on an intel machine, with accessibility its's just a 'could not be loaded' message.

 

...added screenshots

 

Anybody having the same problem ?

Clue of a solution ?

 

 

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On 11/20/2018 at 10:56 PM, goodguess said:

i bought this cos the one i had wasn't compatible

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      - 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
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