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i wonder if there is a problem with FakeSMC. verleihnix had problem a while back and went back to Rehabmans build RehabMan-FakeSMC-2013-0706.zip

 

here is rehabman's site https://code.google.com/p/os-x-fake-smc-kozlek/downloads/list

tuck-

I tried this version of FakeSMC but get the same problems, if I use a vanilla AppleACPIPlatform (v1.7 or v1.8) I get SMC errors...

So, I am back to the custom version.

Thanks,

AJ

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@AJ - ErmaC has provided a patch to 10.8.5 v1.8 AppleACPIPlatform.kext 

           hit download button and get AppleACPIPlatform.12F45.zip

 

 

Note: I am writing this from Safari 7 on 10.9 GM - thanks Tetonne! - everything works great. 10.9 is should be a fairly easy upgrade. I was able to patch AppleHDA (including manwe150's input fix).

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Note: I am writing this from Safari 7 on 10.9 GM - thanks Tetonne! - everything works great. 10.9 is should be a fairly easy upgrade. I was able to patch AppleHDA (including manwe150's input fix).

 

Here you could put AppleHDA.kext to 10.9 Mevericks ??

 

Thanks

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@AJ - ErmaC has provided a patch to 10.8.5 v1.8 AppleACPIPlatform.kext 

           hit download button and get AppleACPIPlatform.12F45.zip

 

 

Note: I am writing this from Safari 7 on 10.9 GM - thanks Tetonne! - everything works great. 10.9 is should be a fairly easy upgrade. I was able to patch AppleHDA (including manwe150's input fix).

Thanks tluck, will download and install it.

10.9! great. What process did you follow to install? Did  you upgrade your 10.8 or did a fresh install?

Using clover and the same kexts?

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Hi,

I had a head crash a few days before, today the replacement HD arrived.  :)

I like to go for clover this time. Maveriks is already installed.

It sems to boot fine, but not into graphics.

Framebuffer messages is coming up: "SNB Framebuffer did not show up, unload"

dsmos arrives. HD led is still flashing in background. Has 1600x900 LCD

 

any suggestions

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@verleihnix - do you have FakeSMC (and other kexts) installed  to HD  /S/L/E? there were some problems with kext injection until b2217 


 


I just reposted with Clover b2217 - this might make it easier for folks to make either a 10.8 or 10.9 USB installer as well sort out the OEM section.


The top level config.plist will inject the kexts which are good for an installer or so that a virgin installation will work. i


 


Note: currently i prefer to install custom kexts on my HD /S/L/E versus  just leave on clover ESP. 


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Hello tluck sorry if this is off topic ,  i'm using your patched applehda from 10.8.5 with the same dsdt edits as your laptop (mine is x220) and works great when i'm using unpatched acpiplatform 10.8.4 kext but when i'm using unpatched acpiplatform from 10.8.5 the sound works alright but after sleep/wake i lose the sound from the speakers but the headphones work! (that's weird) , the sound from the speakers comes back only if i shutdown the laptop and turn it on again, if i restart i still have no sound from speakers , ( if i use the patched files from ErmaC it works ok but i'm preparing my dsdt for Mavericks too and want to stay native :) ) , its weird that headphones works perfect always and only the speakers dont work 

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@sot_22 - i did a quick test on 10.9 with unmod ACPI kext and same thing?! laptop speaker is dead but lineout/headphones still work after wake? maybe we need ErmaC to patch one for 10.9 too! good to know that his patching seems to help us (as well as others). not quite sure what his patch is all about at this time.

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thanks for confirming this problem, it seems apple changed something in acpi kext on 10.8.5 and onwards which broke first for them (now it seems fixed) HDMI audio after waking from sleep as stated by their supplemental update and second our speaker audio ... if ErmaC can patch the 10.9 will be great , i'm searching for a fix or the cause of disabled speakers but i didnt find any info yet

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not to take anything away from ErmaC,  but I looked closer at his patched AppleACPIPlatform.kexts. Well it seems he is more or less just leveraging the Snowleopard v.1.3.5 binaries in his 10.8.x kexts. in other words it seems as if is the same as what we were using in earlier on when we replaced AppleACPIPlatform with 1.3.5. 

 

But I wonder why some can use the actual native AppleACPIPlatform from 10.8.5 and 10.9 and some can't. i am on Bios 1.46 with embedded controller v 1.20.

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(for the ones having smc errors) remove the ACPISensors plugin from fakesmc and see if the errors go away or maybe wrong ssdt or dsdt, i read that some errors are normal (like SMC reverting to old mode etc...) i have them too and they dont do anything wrong

 

another one setting to blame is if they have virtualization vt-d enable in bios (it must be disable for osx to boot) but this info is on this thread already :)

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(for the ones having smc errors) remove the ACPISensors plugin from fakesmc and see if the errors go away or maybe wrong ssdt or dsdt, i read that some errors are normal (like SMC reverting to old mode etc...) i have them too and they dont do anything wrong

 

another one setting to blame is if they have virtualization vt-d enable in bios (it must be disable for osx to boot) but this info is on this thread already :)

Hi guys, I do get the errors... and I think I recently enabled the vt-d virtualization in the BIOS. I will check the computer tomorrow and try again. I think this could be the reason...

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if ErmaC patch is basically a rollback to v.1.3.5 binaries (i don't know if thats the case) then its better to find a way for the speakers sound to work with the native kexts now that there isn't a problem with the battery anymore , this blog : https://digitaldj.net/blog/   if you scroll a little down the posts has some info on applehda , i don't know if this helps or can help if there is some detail in applehda which needs tweaking now cause if there is something wrong in acpiplatform kext and disables the speakers after sleep why it doesn't happen on real macs too

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Hi guys, just confirming that I had the vt-d virtualization enabled in the BIOS, and that was causing the SMC errors with vanilla AppleACPIPlatform from 10.8.5.

I have disabled this option in the BIOS and now all runs good with the vanilla kext.

I think somebody else had this issues as well. If so, please check your vt-d virtualization.

 

Thanks a lot tluck and sot_22 for your help.

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@ag695263 - great news. glad the new DSDT etc is working fine for you too.

 

@sot_22 - excellent article -  I added the Max Beep thing into the DSDT and no assertion now. don't think i will get into any detailed size patching as it works fine as is. 

the speaker thing seems to be broken with 1.8 ACPIPlatform (from 10.8.5) and later. The v1.7 from 10.8.0-10.8.4 works fine - even with 10.9. Although my esata disk does not alway wake from sleep with this older version; the later versions seem to do better job here.

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Hey,

today I tried installing 10.8 on my T420 (4236-C32, HD+, i5, 2.5GHz) without WWAN and with SSD.

I tried all of the bundles from this thread, but non of them works for me.

With the clover bundle from the first post I was able to successfully boot into the installer and install OSX to my hard drive.

But whenit reboots it only shows "Installing" and a "progressless progressbar". (Dont know how it is called :D)

Waited for hours, but nothing happens.

 

Using other clover bundles I only got "waiting for AppleSMC".

 

Using the latest bundle from tluck I can boot too if I set InjectKexts to true, but it also hangs in the installer screen after rebooting.

 

Of course I tried different DSDTs/no DSDT, etc.

I have no idea what I can do.

Does anyone have another idea? :-)

 

Greetings,

Simon

 

Edit: BIOS settings are like mentioned on the first pages.

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@vapayo -- i am not sure i understand what state you are in after you install. i use LionDisk maker to make a 10.8.5 installer and when done - you reboot.  then it there isn't any progress bar? how did you make the installer? the bundle i built is good for the installer and the HD after install.   

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Hey,

thanks for your answer.

I also created my usb stick using Lion Disk Maker using an Installer.dmg.

 

But I also have never seen such a result. I boot the usb stick, format my drive using the disk utility and after installing clover calls my hdd "OSX Installer".

When booting it looks like shown in this video:

 

Edit: I just redownloaded the installer app and reinstalled but nothing changed. :(

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@vapayo - thats an odd thing to happen. the LionDisk Installer after boot up should put into a panel that asks what Language etc.  is this on a fresh HD? if not maybe you have some left over .IAbootfile folder in the root?

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Hey,

thanks for your answer.

The language dialog comes when I boot the installer usb. (I select german, the setup is german, but when rebooting the "installing"-screen is english)

 

I have 3 Partitions on my harddrive, EFI, Windows, OS X.

Before installing I always formatted the OS X partition using the disk utility, so I think there shouldnt be some left files, right?

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well. if OSX is installed on your HD, then Clover should NOT be giving you this option: Boot OS X Install from Machintosh HD. some how you have an installer option and not the "regular OS" ... for it should be give you option: Boot Mac OS X from Machintosh HD 

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Hmm,

is there something I can do about that?

 

I have not done anything special except the windows partition, but I do not see why this should make my fresh installation an installer. O.o

 

Edit: And it is 100% on the harddrive, I can boot it when I remove the installer usb stick.

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        Various Tweaks over Last months The zip file is a complete Clover ESP (/EFI) bundle and kext pack for the Lenovo T460. The current file bundle is tested on Sierra. 
      Note: I never got the GFX fully working on El Capitan. 
      Full Clover file set - config.plist etc. Includes all custom kexts Includes custom DSDT/SSDT scripts and patches Utility scripts The zip bundles are posted to GitHub: https://github.com/tluck/Lenovo-T460-Clover/releases
      Caveat: The T460 systems used here was configured with: i5-6300U, Intel HD Graphics 520, 1920x1080 touch screen. If you have a different system model, then extract the ACPI files and use the included scripts to create a set of files consistent with your system type and BIOS version. See below for details.
      Credits: RehabMan, Shmilee, vusun123, TimeWalker, Mieze from which, much of their work and help is/was was used to get the T460 to this point.
      Devices and aspects working:
      Ethernet -  Intel I219LM is enabled via IntelMausiEthernext.kext WiFi/BT - substitute the Intel WiFi/BT with a compatible Broadcom or Atheros chip Audio - ALC293 codec implemented via AppleALC.kext (old AppleHDA_ALC293 and CodecCommander kexts are not needed) PS2 - ClickPad + TrackPoint + all 3 buttons - using a modified VoodooPS2Controller to support new layouts - and added some custom Fn key maps based on 440/450 dsdt USB - implemented via custom SSDT + USBInjectAll kext. All USB3/USB2 ports are intel-based and work -  3 external USB and internal Camera, BT, etc  Sleep/Wake - the sleepwatcher package and custom sleep/wake scripts are used to help with sleep/wake for BT and PS2 devices. Note: have not tried to implement the SD card reader - no driver found.
      ACPI Files
      New Installation - Steps and Details
      Part 1 - OS Installation
      Part 2- Post OS Installation and Setup
      Notes on Custom Kexts
       
    • By gengik84
      Ciro82==>>Thanks
      Uno dei tre Requisiti:
      Hack funzionante Mac vero Macchina virtuale Impostazioni Bios per il boot:
      Cercate una voce  del tipo “Sata Mode”e settatela  in AHCI
      Secure Boot: disabilitare o altri sistemi operativi
      CSM: UEFI o LEGACY, oppure a secondo del tipo di installazione
      VT-x / VT-d disable
      *Nota: Secure boot e csm valido solo per bios UEFI
      Materiale Occorrente 
      "OS X (Versione App.Store)”
      USB 8GB  *nota: nel caso di usb superiori dovrà essere partizionata, in modo da avere una partizione su cui "lavoreremo,di questa dimensione
      ShowAllfiles 
      kext Wizard 
      Bootloader Clover_2.3k_r xxx:                   http: //sourceforge.n.../cloverefiboot/
      Clover Configurator:                                    http: //mackie100proj...a.org/download/
      FakeSmc.kext:                                            https://github.com/kozlek/HWSensors/releases
      In allegato,a fondo pagina troverete un "pacchetto" contenente : ShowAllfiles, Kext Wizard, FakeSmc.kext: 
      App alternative:
      ESP Mounter Pro: per montare la partizione EFI
      Vi illustrerò tre metodi per creare la usb, ma sono ben distinti… quindi usatene soltanto uno
      Metodo 1: “Install Mac_OS_X.command” Metodo 2: “Create Install Media di Apple” Metodo 3:  Metodo Manuale Alla fine delle preparazione dell’installer, tutti i metodi necessitano l’installazione del Bootloader Clover sulla a vostra USB.
      “CONDIZIONI OBBLIGATORIE”
      PUNTO 1: che la vostra usb sia stata preventivamente nominata USB (caratteri maiuscoli) Tabella di partizione GUID e la formattazione in  Mac esteso Journaled.
      PUNTO 2: che l’installer di OSX si trovi in Applicazioni
      Utility Disco 
      Selezionate la pendrive, andate su “partizione”, selezionate “1 partizione”, impostate Mac OS esteso journaled e date il nome USB, poi in basso cliccate su opzioni e scegliete Tabella partizione (GUID), poi “applica”.
      Immagine 
      Riporto nuovamente l’operazione sopra citata adoperando dal nuovo Utility Disco introdotto su El Capitan.
      Rimane ovviamente invariato nome della usb in ==>> USB (maiuscolo), la formattazione in Mac esteso Journaled e sia la mappa partizione in GUID
      Da utility disco selezionate la usb, cliccate su inizializza.
      dal menù a tendina scegliete la relative impostazioni
      Immagine  
      Procedura effettua da High Sierra è la stessa della precedente, l'unica attenzione e operazione da aggiungere in primis  è cliccare nel menù a tendina in alto sulla sinistra di utility disco e selezionare "mostra tutti i dispositivi"
      Immagine 
       
      =====================
        METODO 1: "Install_Mac_OS_X.Command" Lo script che trovate allegato in fondo alla guida permette la creazione dell’installer in maniera automatica
      Include la possibilità di scelta di tre versioni di osx
      Yosemite El Capitan Sierra Il risultato finale è come quello del metodo "manuale" descritto nella guida, per cui l'installazione avverrà in un solo passaggio, non in due come con il metodo createinstallmedia. 
      Offre inoltre la possibilità di inserire un kernel patchato, utile, per esempio, per chi usa AMD.
      Rimane invariato il nome dato alla usb in USB, mappa partizione e tipo di formattazione
      Se la vostra usb non sarà rinominata nel modo corretto, verrete avvisati dal terminale, quindi non dovrete far altro che apportare la relativa modifica e rilanciare nuovamente lo script
      Esempio
      ===========================
      Metodo 2 
      L'intento è quello di usare la procedura fornitaci direttamente da Apple, "createinstallmedia", introdotta  con Mavericks. 
      Tale metodo prevede l’uso del terminale che via via se ne sta perdendo il “valore e l’uso”
      Inizialmente per i neofiti potrà sembrare problematico ma alla fine non è così.
      Durante il post installazione alcune operazioni ne richiedono l’ uso.
      Perciò mi sono chiesto perchè, qualora uno volesse, non far conoscere da subito un po’ questo “strumento”???
      Per favorirvi vi ho allegato i comandi già  “pronti”, i quali li potrete copiare ed incollare sul terminale.
      A questo punto aprite il terminale, copiate ed incollate il comando sottostante e premete invio, digitate la vostra password e premete nuovamente invio.
      Comando per creare USB con Yosemite:
      sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Yosemite.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Yosemite.app --nointeraction  
      Comando per creare USB con El Capitan
      sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app --nointeraction Comando per creare USB con Sierra 
      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Sierra.app/ --nointeraction Per creare USB con Hight Sierra o Mojave usate --> C_I_M (aggiornato per 10.14)
       
      Funziona con il drag & drop sul terminale, in questo caso non vi è necessità che la usb sia nominata in un determinato modo ed essendo basato su create install media ovviamente funziona da 10.9 a 10.14.... 
      BENE…IL PROCESSO DI CREAZIONE E’ INIZIATO…
      AVREMO CIRCA 20/30 MINUTI DI TEMPO LIBERO A CUI DEDICARSI A CIO’ CHE VOGLIAMO………………………………………..  
      COLGO L’OCCASIONE PER FARVI NOTARE LA VELOCITA’ E LA SICUREZZA DI QUESTO METODO
      CONFRONTATE QUESTO CON IL TERZO METODO E NOTERETE CHE CON UN SOLO PASSAGGIO, OSSIA IL COMANDO DATO AL TERMINALE, FACCIAMO IN UNA SINGOLA OPERAZIONE TUTTI I VARI STEP DESCRITTI SULL’ ALTRO METODO.
      DETTO QUESTO, MOLTO IMPORTANTE E’ SOTTOLINEARE CHE COSI’ FACENDO EVITEREMO ERRORI  DI DISTRAZIONE RIGUARDO AI PASSAGGI O FRAINTENDIMENTI.
      Immagine 
      Potete adesso passare ad installare il bootloader Clover sulla vostra usb.
      *NOTA*:
      Avendo usato questo metodo l'installazione si dividerà in due fasi, perciò dopo il primo riavvio e necessario far partire nuovamente l'installer, selezionare lo stesso disco senza formattarlo.
      Finita questa ulteriore fase , l'installazione sarà terminata
      =========================
      METODO "MANUALE"....  (lascio per futura memoria-Compatibile fino a 10.12)
      ==========================
      Bootloader
      **Nota:** Installazione in UEFI  dipenderà dalla scheda madre in vostro possesso, quindi se non supporta tale opzione , il bootloader dovrà essere installato in  modalità Legacy.
       Vi invito, qualora non sapeste questa informazione, a recarvi nel sito ufficiale del produttore e controllare le informazioni a riguardo
      Fatto questo dobbiamo installare  Clover sulla usb.
      A seconda del tipo di Bios o al tipo di installazione che vogliamo fare UEFI o Legacy avremo ovviamente configurazioni diverse in questa fase.
      Lanciate il pkg.
      Immagine 

       
      Cambiate la destinazione di installazione ad USB oppure Install Mac_OS_X (a secondo del tipo di creazione eseguita)
      Successivamente clicchiamo su "Ad Hoc"
      Per Installazione UEFI
      Mettete i flag   : Installazione solo per avvio UEFI
                               : installare Clover nella ESP
                               : Driver64UEFI  selezionate OsxAptioFixDrv-64
                             *  :Se nel vostro sistema è presente una scheda grafica (discreta) della serie 9xx nVidia selezionate OsxAptioFix2Drv-64 al posto di  OsxAptioFixDrv-64 *
      ** OsxAptioFix2Drv :E' necessario per poter impostare CsrActiveConfig= 0x3 **
      ***OsxAptioFix3Drv oppure AptioMemory --> (consigliato) devono essere usati su hardware Skylake o successivi perché permettono alla nvram di lavorare correttamente
           (mi raccomando o uno o l'altro)
      Proseguite con l’installazione.
      Immagine 
      ** Ricordate che avrete accesso a questa cartella dopo aver montato la partizione EFI**
      ===========================
      Per installazione Legacy
      Immagine 
      ===========================
      Impostazione per config.plist:
      Con clover configurator “montate” la partizione EFI della usb.
      1) Per fare questo nel menù di sinistra, cliccate su “Mount EFI”
      2) individuate la partizione relativa alla vostra usb, a questo punto montiamo la relativa partizione EFI  selezionando l’apposito pulsante “Mount Partition”
      Immagine 
      3) Successivamente cliccate su “Open Partition”.. recatevi in EFI/Clover ed aprite il config.plist
      4) Sezione ACPI: Disabilitate tutti i fix sia del menù 1 che del menù 2
      Immagine 
      5) Sezione BOOT: Sole se si sta installando Yosemite mettete il flag su kext-dev-mode=1
      Immagine 
      6) Sezione RT Variables: Se si sta installando El Capitan oppure Sierra, aggiungere i valori: BooterConfig= 0x28, CsrActiveConfig= 0x67
      Immagine 
      7) Sezione System Parameters: Su inject kext mettete YES
      Immagine 
      ===========================
      Nota: Su El Capitan, è stato introdotto SIP (System Integrity Protection)
      Info:
      ===========================
      Recatevi in EFI/Clover/kext/10.x 
      X= alla versione di osx che state installando. Per esempio se installerete Yosemite dovrete recarvi nella cartella 10.10, con El Capitan in 10.11….ecc
      Se non ci fosse tale cartella, createla e nominatela voi a “modo”.
      Copiatevi all’interno FakeSmc.kext
      *Nota se venite già da altre vostre configurazioni, oltre kext sopra citato ,potete mettere gli altri necessari per il vostro hardware
      Stessa cosa se avete DSDT e/o SSDT potete copiarli in EFI/Clover/Acpi/Patched
      Immagine 
      
      Per High Sierra:
      Scaricare il driver apfs.efi a fine guida, collocarlo:
          --> EFI/clover/Driver64UEFI se stiamo usando UEFI
      --> EFI/Clover/Driver64 se stiamo usando Legacy
       
      Per chi volesse continuare ad usare HFS vi rimando a questo post:
        Come installare High Sierra in HFS direttamente dalla usb  
      Utenti Laptop:  Nel 99% è obbligatorio disattivare la grafica discreta Nvidia/Amd per installare questo nuovo osx
                                     Quindi aggiungete --> SSDT-Disable_DGPU.aml.zip
                                     in EFI/Clover/acpi/Patched della usb
      --------------------------------------------------------------------
      Per Mojave:
      Scaricare il driver apfs.efi per 10.14 a fine guida, collocarlo:
          --> EFI/clover/Driver64UEFI se stiamo usando UEFI
      --> EFI/Clover/Driver64 se stiamo usando Legacy
      Versione di clover non antecedente a V_4015
      Volete usare HFS?
      E' possibile fare un installazione diretta su altro disco o partizione, nel caso può essere usato anche per effettuare aggiornamenti...
      nel caso guardate...
       Mojave in HFS 
       
       
       
      Fatto questo avrete la vostra USB bootable per installare OSX.
      ………Non scordatevi Fakesmc.kext da mettere nella relativa cartella…. senza il quale non farete mai il Boot......
      *NOTA: se usato il terminale per la creazione della usb, l'installazione si dividerà in due fasi, perciò dopo il primo riavvio e necessario far partire nuovamente l'installer, selezionare lo stesso disco senza formattarlo.
      Finita questa ulteriore fase , l'installazione sarà terminata
      **NOTA** Se avete processori Broadwell,Skylake o Kabylake...usate FakeSmc.kext e relativi sensors che trovate all'interno del secondo pacchetto.. (potete usarlo anche sui precedenti senza problemi, essendo una versione più aggiornata ha ulteriore supporto per le cpu più recenti)
      Update: Fakesmc e sensors versione 6.26
      Post installazione... post #2           
       Buon Hack….. 
      Aggiornamento:Install_Mac_OS_X.command.zip (compatibile da 10.10 a 10.12)
      le info le trovate a questo post
      Ringrazio @Ciro82 che mi ha aiutato nel preparare questa guida.
      Pacchetto.zip
      Pacchetto-2.zip
      apfs.efi-10.13-NoLog.zip
      Pacchetto-Fake+Sensors 6.26.1440.zip
      apfs.efi-10.13.1-No_LOG.zip
      apfs.efi-10.13.2_No_Log.zip
      apfs.efi-10.13.3-No_Log.zip
      apfs.efi-10.13.4-No_Log.zip
      apfs.efi-10.13.5_No_Log.zip
      C_I_M.zip
       
      apfs.efi-10.14-beta1_No_Log.zip






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