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if i roll back to AppleACPIPlatform.kext from 10.8.4 (v1.7) the speaker works fine after sleep. 

 

not sure what node you  are looking for in your kext.

 

i think the speaker output node is 0x1f (31)

headphone node is 0x19 (25)

 

Codec: Conexant CX20590
Address: 0
AFG Function Id: 0x1 (unsol 1)
Vendor Id: 0x14f1506e
Subsystem Id: 0x17aa21ce
Revision Id: 0x100002
No Modem Function Group found
Default PCM:
    rates [0x160]: 44100 48000 96000
    bits [0xe]: 16 20 24
    formats [0x1]: PCM
Default Amp-In caps: N/A
Default Amp-Out caps: N/A
GPIO: io=4, o=0, i=0, unsolicited=1, wake=0
  IO[0]: enable=0, dir=0, wake=0, sticky=0, data=0, unsol=0
  IO[1]: enable=0, dir=0, wake=0, sticky=0, data=0, unsol=0
  IO[2]: enable=0, dir=0, wake=0, sticky=0, data=0, unsol=0
  IO[3]: enable=0, dir=0, wake=0, sticky=0, data=0, unsol=0
Node 0x10 [Audio Output] wcaps 0xc1d: Stereo Amp-Out R/L
  Control: name="Speaker Playback Volume", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=Out, idx=0, ofs=0
  Control: name="Speaker Playback Switch", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=Out, idx=0, ofs=0
  Device: name="CONEXANT Analog", type="Audio", device=0
  Amp-Out caps: ofs=0x4a, nsteps=0x4a, stepsize=0x03, mute=1
  Amp-Out vals:  [0x43 0x43]
  Converter: stream=0, channel=0
  PCM:
    rates [0x560]: 44100 48000 96000 192000
    bits [0xe]: 16 20 24
    formats [0x1]: PCM
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
Node 0x11 [Audio Output] wcaps 0xc1d: Stereo Amp-Out R/L
  Control: name="Headphone Playback Volume", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=Out, idx=0, ofs=0
  Control: name="Headphone Playback Switch", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=Out, idx=0, ofs=0
  Amp-Out caps: ofs=0x4a, nsteps=0x4a, stepsize=0x03, mute=1
  Amp-Out vals:  [0x43 0x43]
  Converter: stream=0, channel=0
  PCM:
    rates [0x560]: 44100 48000 96000 192000
    bits [0xe]: 16 20 24
    formats [0x1]: PCM
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
Node 0x12 [Audio Output] wcaps 0x611: Stereo Digital
  Converter: stream=0, channel=0
  Digital:
  Digital category: 0x0
  PCM:
    rates [0x160]: 44100 48000 96000
    bits [0xe]: 16 20 24
    formats [0x5]: PCM AC3
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
Node 0x13 [beep Generator Widget] wcaps 0x70000c: Mono Amp-Out
  Control: name="Beep Playback Volume", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=1, dir=Out, idx=0, ofs=0
  Control: name="Beep Playback Switch", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=1, dir=Out, idx=0, ofs=0
  Amp-Out caps: ofs=0x07, nsteps=0x07, stepsize=0x0f, mute=0
  Amp-Out vals:  [0x00]
Node 0x14 [Audio Input] wcaps 0x100d1b: Stereo Amp-In R/L
  Control: name="Dock Mic Capture Volume", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=In, idx=0, ofs=0
  Control: name="Dock Mic Capture Switch", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=In, idx=0, ofs=0
  Control: name="Mic Capture Volume", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=In, idx=1, ofs=0
  Control: name="Mic Capture Switch", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=In, idx=1, ofs=0
  Control: name="Internal Mic Capture Volume", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=In, idx=2, ofs=0
  Control: name="Internal Mic Capture Switch", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=In, idx=2, ofs=0
  Device: name="CONEXANT Analog", type="Audio", device=0
  Amp-In caps: ofs=0x4a, nsteps=0x50, stepsize=0x03, mute=1
  Amp-In vals:  [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x4a 0x4a] [0x4a 0x4a]
  Converter: stream=0, channel=0
  SDI-Select: 0
  PCM:
    rates [0x160]: 44100 48000 96000
    bits [0xe]: 16 20 24
    formats [0x1]: PCM
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 4
     0x17 0x18 0x23* 0x24
Node 0x15 [Audio Input] wcaps 0x100d1b: Stereo Amp-In R/L
  Amp-In caps: ofs=0x4a, nsteps=0x50, stepsize=0x03, mute=1
  Amp-In vals:  [0x80 0x80] [0x4a 0x4a] [0x4a 0x4a] [0x4a 0x4a]
  Converter: stream=0, channel=0
  SDI-Select: 0
  PCM:
    rates [0x160]: 44100 48000 96000
    bits [0xe]: 16 20 24
    formats [0x1]: PCM
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 4
     0x17* 0x18 0x23 0x24
Node 0x16 [Audio Input] wcaps 0x100d1b: Stereo Amp-In R/L
  Amp-In caps: ofs=0x4a, nsteps=0x50, stepsize=0x03, mute=1
  Amp-In vals:  [0x80 0x80] [0x4a 0x4a] [0x4a 0x4a] [0x4a 0x4a]
  Converter: stream=0, channel=0
  SDI-Select: 0
  PCM:
    rates [0x160]: 44100 48000 96000
    bits [0xe]: 16 20 24
    formats [0x1]: PCM
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 4
     0x17* 0x18 0x23 0x24
Node 0x17 [Audio Selector] wcaps 0x30050d: Stereo Amp-Out
  Control: name="Dock Mic Boost Volume", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=Out, idx=0, ofs=0
  Amp-Out caps: ofs=0x00, nsteps=0x04, stepsize=0x27, mute=0
  Amp-Out vals:  [0x00 0x00]
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 4
     0x1a* 0x1b 0x1d 0x1e
Node 0x18 [Audio Selector] wcaps 0x30050d: Stereo Amp-Out
  Control: name="Mic Boost Volume", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=Out, idx=0, ofs=0
  Amp-Out caps: ofs=0x00, nsteps=0x04, stepsize=0x27, mute=0
  Amp-Out vals:  [0x00 0x00]
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 4
     0x1a* 0x1b 0x1d 0x1e
Node 0x19 [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x400581: Stereo
  Control: name="Headphone Jack", index=0, device=0
  Pincap 0x0000001c: OUT HP Detect
  Pin Default 0x042110ff: [Jack] HP Out at Ext Right
    Conn = 1/8, Color = Black
    DefAssociation = 0xf, Sequence = 0xf
  Pin-ctls: 0xc0: OUT HP
  Unsolicited: tag=01, enabled=1
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 2
     0x10 0x11*
Node 0x1a [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x400481: Stereo
  Control: name="Dock Mic Jack", index=0, device=0
  Pincap 0x00001324: IN Detect
    Vref caps: HIZ 50 80
  Pin Default 0x21a190f0: [Jack] Mic at Sep Rear
    Conn = 1/8, Color = Pink
    DefAssociation = 0xf, Sequence = 0x0
  Pin-ctls: 0x24: IN VREF_80
  Unsolicited: tag=04, enabled=1
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
Node 0x1b [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x400581: Stereo
  Control: name="Mic Jack", index=0, device=0
  Pincap 0x00011334: IN OUT EAPD Detect
    Vref caps: HIZ 50 80
  EAPD 0x2: EAPD
  Pin Default 0x04a11060: [Jack] Mic at Ext Right
    Conn = 1/8, Color = Black
    DefAssociation = 0x6, Sequence = 0x0
  Pin-ctls: 0x24: IN VREF_80
  Unsolicited: tag=03, enabled=1
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 2
     0x10* 0x11
Node 0x1c [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x400581: Stereo
  Control: name="Dock Headphone Jack", index=1, device=0
  Pincap 0x00000014: OUT Detect
  Pin Default 0x212140ff: [Jack] HP Out at Sep Rear
    Conn = 1/8, Color = Green
    DefAssociation = 0xf, Sequence = 0xf
  Pin-ctls: 0x40: OUT
  Unsolicited: tag=02, enabled=1
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 2
     0x10 0x11*
Node 0x1d [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x400581: Stereo
  Pincap 0x00010034: IN OUT EAPD Detect
  EAPD 0x2: EAPD
  Pin Default 0x40f001f0: [N/A] Other at Ext N/A
    Conn = Unknown, Color = Unknown
    DefAssociation = 0xf, Sequence = 0x0
    Misc = NO_PRESENCE
  Pin-ctls: 0x40: OUT
  Unsolicited: tag=00, enabled=0
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 2
     0x10* 0x11
Node 0x1e [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x400481: Stereo
  Pincap 0x00000024: IN Detect
  Pin Default 0x40f001f0: [N/A] Other at Ext N/A
    Conn = Unknown, Color = Unknown
    DefAssociation = 0xf, Sequence = 0x0
    Misc = NO_PRESENCE
  Pin-ctls: 0x00:
  Unsolicited: tag=00, enabled=0
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
Node 0x1f [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x400501: Stereo
  Control: name="Speaker Phantom Jack", index=0, device=0
  Pincap 0x00000010: OUT
  Pin Default 0x90170110: [Fixed] Speaker at Int N/A
    Conn = Analog, Color = Unknown
    DefAssociation = 0x1, Sequence = 0x0
    Misc = NO_PRESENCE
  Pin-ctls: 0x40: OUT
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 2
     0x10* 0x11
Node 0x20 [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x400781: Stereo Digital
  Pincap 0x00000010: OUT
  Pin Default 0x40f001f0: [N/A] Other at Ext N/A
    Conn = Unknown, Color = Unknown
    DefAssociation = 0xf, Sequence = 0x0
    Misc = NO_PRESENCE
  Pin-ctls: 0x00:
  Unsolicited: tag=00, enabled=0
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 1
     0x12
Node 0x21 [Audio Output] wcaps 0x611: Stereo Digital
  Converter: stream=0, channel=0
  Digital:
  Digital category: 0x0
  PCM:
    rates [0x160]: 44100 48000 96000
    bits [0xe]: 16 20 24
    formats [0x5]: PCM AC3
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
Node 0x22 [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x400781: Stereo Digital
  Pincap 0x00000010: OUT
  Pin Default 0x40f001f0: [N/A] Other at Ext N/A
    Conn = Unknown, Color = Unknown
    DefAssociation = 0xf, Sequence = 0x0
    Misc = NO_PRESENCE
  Pin-ctls: 0x00:
  Unsolicited: tag=00, enabled=0
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 1
     0x21
Node 0x23 [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x40040b: Stereo Amp-In
  Control: name="Internal Mic Boost Volume", index=0, device=0
    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=In, idx=0, ofs=0
  Control: name="Internal Mic Phantom Jack", index=0, device=0
  Amp-In caps: ofs=0x00, nsteps=0x04, stepsize=0x2f, mute=0
  Amp-In vals:  [0x00 0x00]
  Pincap 0x00000020: IN
  Pin Default 0x90a60170: [Fixed] Mic at Int N/A
    Conn = Digital, Color = Unknown
    DefAssociation = 0x7, Sequence = 0x0
    Misc = NO_PRESENCE
  Pin-ctls: 0x20: IN
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
Node 0x24 [Audio Mixer] wcaps 0x20050b: Stereo Amp-In
  Amp-In caps: ofs=0x4a, nsteps=0x4a, stepsize=0x03, mute=1
  Amp-In vals:  [0x00 0x00] [0x00 0x00]
  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 D3cold EPSS
  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
  Connection: 2
     0x10 0x11
Node 0x25 [Vendor Defined Widget] wcaps 0xf00000: Mono

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@pokenguyen - misunderstood your model is a T420S and not plain T420. here is a zip of the original dsdt and current dsdt.dsl (with comments) - you can diff them to see what was add/changed. 

 

attachicon.gift420_dsdt.zip

 

@okcakep

 

1) the sound loss from laptop speaker is known to be result of changes in 10.8.5 v1.8 AppleACPIPlatform.kext. laptop will lose speaker after wake from sleep. if you rollback to 10.8.4 v1.7 AppleACPIPlatform.kext this will not happen. 

 

@tluck --> sound now working after unplug my battery, im still using v1.8 AppleACPIPlatform.kext, i dont know way ? :)

 

2) EDID and glitches. is your native EDID different than the one Tetonne provided. is it v1.3? look for 0103 string vs 0104 string. i am injecting a different EDID (v1.3 seems work) than what was native/built-in to fix the glitches. 

 

in reality i never figured out why one EDID worked and another didn't. here were 2 v1.3 EDIDs for LCD 1600x900 - one was native (from windows) - i suspect it is the diff in detail clocking timings info? works is 96 Mhz and the glitchy one is 110 Mhz

 

works:

 

Extracted contents:
header:          00 ff ff ff ff ff ff 00
serial number:   30 e4 e2 02 00 00 00 00 00 14
version:         01 03
basic params:    80 1f 11 78 0a
chroma info:     43 45 97 59 57 8e 28 21 50 54
established:     00 00 00
standard:        01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01
descriptor 1:    80 25 40 80 60 84 1a 30 30 20 35 00 36 ae 10 00 00 19
descriptor 2:    00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
descriptor 3:    00 00 00 fe 00 4c 47 20 44 69 73 70 6c 61 79 0a 20 20
descriptor 4:    00 00 00 fe 00 4c 50 31 34 30 57 44 32 2d 54 4c 42 31
extensions:      00
checksum:        38
 
Manufacturer: LGD Model 2e2 Serial Number 0
Made week 0 of 2010
EDID version: 1.3
Digital display
Maximum image size: 31 cm x 17 cm
Gamma: 2.20
Supported color formats: RGB 4:4:4, YCrCb 4:2:2
First detailed timing is preferred timing
Established timings supported:
Standard timings supported:
Detailed mode: Clock 96.000 MHz, 310 mm x 174 mm
               1600 1648 1680 1728 hborder 0
                900  903  908  926 vborder 0
               -hsync -vsync 
 

 

 

glitches:

 

Extracted contents:
header:          00 ff ff ff ff ff ff 00
serial number:   30 ae a1 40 00 00 00 00 01 14
version:         01 03
basic params:    80 1f 11 78 ea
chroma info:     cc ce 99 58 50 8e 26 24 4b 53
established:     00 00 00
standard:        01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01
descriptor 1:    f8 2a 40 9a 61 84 0c 30 40 2a 33 00 35 ae 10 00 00 18
descriptor 2:    cf 23 40 9a 61 84 0c 30 40 2a 33 00 35 ae 10 00 00 18
descriptor 3:    00 00 00 0f 00 a9 09 32 a9 09 32 19 09 00 06 af 56 31
descriptor 4:    00 00 00 fe 00 42 31 34 30 52 57 30 32 20 56 31 20 0a
extensions:      00
checksum:        7b
 
Manufacturer: LEN Model 40a1 Serial Number 0
Made week 1 of 2010
EDID version: 1.3
Digital display
Maximum image size: 31 cm x 17 cm
Gamma: 2.20
DPMS levels: Standby Suspend Off
Supported color formats: RGB 4:4:4, YCrCb 4:2:2
First detailed timing is preferred timing
Established timings supported:
Standard timings supported:
Detailed mode: Clock 110.000 MHz, 309 mm x 174 mm
               1600 1664 1706 2010 hborder 0
                900  903  906  912 vborder 0
               -hsync -vsync 
Detailed mode: Clock 91.670 MHz, 309 mm x 174 mm
               1600 1664 1706 2010 hborder 0
                900  903  906  912 vborder 0
               -hsync -vsync 

@Tluck, ok..i will try again for EDID

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Hi all,

 

i use this for X220 and 10.9 GM

 

I've got the same issue with no sound after sleep

 

If i reboot to osx or windows still no speaker.

 

I need to shutdown the computer to make it work.

 

i dont know if it's a codec issue (EAPD) or an appleacpiplatform issue

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ovof - thanks for adding your observation. seems to me appleacpiplatform since the v1.7 does not do this? but it is very weird that even that even windows can't revive the audio without a power down in between. i tested on my box and got no sound with win7. 

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Hi all,

 

i use this for X220 and 10.9 GM

 

I've got the same issue with no sound after sleep

 

If i reboot to osx or windows still no speaker.

 

I need to shutdown the computer to make it work.

 

i dont know if it's a codec issue (EAPD) or an appleacpiplatform issue

Back to AppleACPIPlatform 1.3.5 > Sound and sleep are working again

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System: 10.8.5

After upgrade from apple, no sound :hysterical:

Replace AppleHDA to old ( before ) working again sound

 

Sound after sleep, not tested..will be update again :D

 

Updated:

After sleep still no sound...

 

How to fix imessages ? i get msg : Your Apple ID "xxx@gmail.com" cant be used to set up IMessages at this time

 

If this is a new Apple ID you do not need to create another one. To use this Apple ID with iMessage, contact iMessage support with the code below :

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@okcakep 

 

10.8.5 updates 3 kexts we care about: AppleHDA, AppleACPIPlatform and AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.

 

Last one is easy as Clover automatically patches it.

AppleHDA patched for 10.8.5 is in the latest zip, so you can replace the unmodified one.  

AppleACPIPlatform v1.8 (or 10.9.0 GM) seems to be problematic as it seems to nuke the speaker after sleep.  you can either live with it (a power off/on will reset it) or rollback to v1.7 from 10.8.4.

 

iMessage - there are lots of recipes to fix it... one key thing is to make sure ethernet is using en0 (first interface) - common problem since we have to add the ethernet driver and sometimes wifi or bluetooth picks it up.

 

@ovof - FYI, i found that rollback to AppleACPIPlatform v1.7 from 10.8.0-10.8.4 works too. 

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@okcakep 

 

10.8.5 updates 3 kexts we care about: AppleHDA, AppleACPIPlatform and AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.

 

Last one is easy as Clover automatically patches it.

AppleHDA patched for 10.8.5 is in the latest zip, so you can replace the unmodified one.  

AppleACPIPlatform v1.8 (or 10.9.0 GM) seems to be problematic as it seems to nuke the speaker after sleep.  you can either live with it (a power off/on will reset it) or rollback to v1.7 from 10.8.4.

 

iMessage - there are lots of recipes to fix it... one key thing is to make sure ethernet is using en0 (first interface) - common problem since we have to add the ethernet driver and sometimes wifi or bluetooth picks it up.

 

@ovof - FYI, i found that rollback to AppleACPIPlatform v1.7 from 10.8.0-10.8.4 works too. 

@Tluck thank you for your advise...

 

Updated

For imessage, after add credit card number in app store, solved

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@okcakep 

 

10.8.5 updates 3 kexts we care about: AppleHDA, AppleACPIPlatform and AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.

 

Last one is easy as Clover automatically patches it.

AppleHDA patched for 10.8.5 is in the latest zip, so you can replace the unmodified one.  

AppleACPIPlatform v1.8 (or 10.9.0 GM) seems to be problematic as it seems to nuke the speaker after sleep.  you can either live with it (a power off/on will reset it) or rollback to v1.7 from 10.8.4.

 

iMessage - there are lots of recipes to fix it... one key thing is to make sure ethernet is using en0 (first interface) - common problem since we have to add the ethernet driver and sometimes wifi or bluetooth picks it up.

 

@ovof - FYI, i found that rollback to AppleACPIPlatform v1.7 from 10.8.0-10.8.4 works too. 

 

Are there any key tips I should follow to do an upgrade from 10.8.5 to 10.9? Now that it is released and I use this actually as a work machine with 2 monitors I would love to get the enhanced multi-moniter support

 

Also: T420, i5, lower res screen, sound just never ever works :=)

 

Thanks!

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Hi!

Sorry for newbe question, but i try create first hackintosh in my life.

I have laptop Lenovo T430.

I download package for T420 from this manual: Clover UEFI on T420 Guide

Can i use this clover for install Mac OS as second OS (after licens Windows 8)?

Maybe i must change something? Kexts, DSDT?

Please help me.

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10.9 release.

Speaker still dead after sleep using current acpiplatform

 

@fungflex. The update will replace custom kexts in SLE. So the kext bundle in my zip will be needed to reinstall . There is a patched 10.9 applehda kext that when using the dsdt in the zip will give you sound. The layout id is set to 12 in the dsdt

 

@werewolfgsm. Yes u can. I dual boot. Not sure which of the t420 kexts apply. There are some 430 users on this thread and maybe they can supply a dsdt and info. Clover dsdt autopatch will make it work mostly But custom dsdt is generally better.

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10.9 release.

Speaker still dead after sleep using current acpiplatform

 

@fungflex. The update will replace custom kexts in SLE. So the kext bundle in my zip will be needed to reinstall . There is a patched 10.9 applehda kext that when using the dsdt in the zip will give you sound. The layout id is set to 12 in the dsdt

 

Thanks so much for the great help in this thread. I've got a fairly stable 10.8.5 build running now and my key plan for upgrading was:

  • Download release from App store on my other mac (already did this step)
  • Create bootable USB via new version of Lion Disk Maker (did this step too)
  • Install latest version of clover to the USB drive
  • Replace EFI folder on USB drive with one downloaded from your ZIP

 

At that stage, do I boot from the USB drive and select upgrade or do I need to wipe and do a fresh install. I've also never tried before, does the hackintosh community support usage of a time machine so I could back up my current environment and restore if I need to do a clean install from the flash drive.

 

Post install of 10.9 I just install the latest build of Clover? Also what is the best method to quickly install custom kexts post install?

 

Thanks!

 

 

 

Also has anyone else encountered a strange bug on their machine where the clock slowly over time becomes inaccurate? For example mine was showing 1:51 at 2:00 and if I open the preferences for time it connects and fixes itself.

 

Strange bug I just noticed.

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Well the actual clover package installation is good for stuff outside of the ESP. You can pretty much replace the EFI/Clover folder with the zip.yes time machine works. I updated my 10.8 install vs fresh

 

I used to have time issues with an old version of clover that did not compute the bus speed right. But now it does

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Thanks so much for the great help in this thread. I've got a fairly stable 10.8.5 build running now and my key plan for upgrading was:

  • Download release from App store on my other mac (already did this step)
  • Create bootable USB via new version of Lion Disk Maker (did this step too)
  • Install latest version of clover to the USB drive
  • Replace EFI folder on USB drive with one downloaded from your ZIP

 

At that stage, do I boot from the USB drive and select upgrade or do I need to wipe and do a fresh install. I've also never tried before, does the hackintosh community support usage of a time machine so I could back up my current environment and restore if I need to do a clean install from the flash drive.

 

Post install of 10.9 I just install the latest build of Clover? Also what is the best method to quickly install custom kexts post install?

 

Thanks!

 

 

 

Also has anyone else encountered a strange bug on their machine where the clock slowly over time becomes inaccurate? For example mine was showing 1:51 at 2:00 and if I open the preferences for time it connects and fixes itself.

 

Strange bug I just noticed.

It is better to do a clone of your 10 8.5 installation then doing a timemachine backup. Use CarbonCopyCloner for this task. If you have also Chameleon installed, you have to install it once again to your clone. The best bet for this task would be using an other hd for the clone.

 

Have fun.

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Thanks so much for the great help in this thread. I've got a fairly stable 10.8.5 build running now and my key plan for upgrading was:

  • Download release from App store on my other mac (already did this step)
  • Create bootable USB via new version of Lion Disk Maker (did this step too)
  • Install latest version of clover to the USB drive
  • Replace EFI folder on USB drive with one downloaded from your ZIP

 

At that stage, do I boot from the USB drive and select upgrade or do I need to wipe and do a fresh install. I've also never tried before, does the hackintosh community support usage of a time machine so I could back up my current environment and restore if I need to do a clean install from the flash drive.

 

Post install of 10.9 I just install the latest build of Clover? Also what is the best method to quickly install custom kexts post install?

 

Thanks!

 

 

 

Also has anyone else encountered a strange bug on their machine where the clock slowly over time becomes inaccurate? For example mine was showing 1:51 at 2:00 and if I open the preferences for time it connects and fixes itself.

 

Strange bug I just noticed.

Download release from App store on my other mac (already did this step) >> your sound will be death after upgrade from appstore. Restore your AppleHDA.kexts

No glitch in LCD

Replace /System/Library/Display/

 

Get your EDID using this

And I get EDID from Kogen Mantis from this post

 

My vendor id 0x30e4

convert to decimal > 16544

 

My product id 0x40A0

convert to decimal > 12516

 

And...configuration will be :

 

        <key>DisplayProductID</key>

        <integer>16544</integer>

        <key>DisplayProductName</key>

        <string>Color LCD</string>

        <key>DisplayRedGamma</key>

        <real>2.329986572265625</real>

        <key>DisplayRedPointX</key>

        <real>0.6454925537109375</real>

        <key>DisplayRedPointY</key>

        <real>0.337493896484375</real>

        <key>DisplayVendorID</key>

        <integer>12516</integer>

 

Ok..lets to AGPM eventhough my AGPM working without change Vendor ID.

 

go to sh-3.2# cd /System/Library/Extensions/AppleGraphicsPowerManagement.kext/Contents/  and edit Info.Plist

In here im edit Under

 

:                                <key>MacBookPro8,1</key>

                                <dict>

                                        <key>Vendor8086Device0116</key>  ---------------------------------> my device

                                        <dict>

                                                <key>BoostPState</key>

                                                <array>

                                                        <integer>0</integer>

                                                        <integer>1</integer>

                                                        <integer>2</integer>

                                                        <integer>3</integer>

                                                </array>

                                                <key>BoostTime</key>

                                                <array>

                                                        <integer>3</integer>

                                                        <integer>3</integer>

                                                        <integer>3</integer>

                                                        <integer>3</integer>

                                                </array>

                                                <key>Heuristic</key>

                                                <dict>

                                                        <key>BusyDownThresholdPercent</key>

                                                        <integer>65</integer>

                                                        <key>BusyUpThresholdPercent</key>

                                                        <integer>80</integer>

                                                        <key>DiagnosticModeDefault</key>

                                                        <integer>0</integer>

                                                        <key>EvaluateDownInterval</key>

                                                        <integer>350000</integer>

                                                        <key>EvaluateUpInterval</key>

                                                        <integer>66000</integer>

                                                        <key>ID</key>

                                                        <integer>2</integer>

                                                        <key>SensorOption</key>

                                                        <integer>1</integer>

                                                </dict>

                                                <key>HeuristicOld</key>

                                                <dict>

                                                        <key>ID</key>

                                                        <integer>1</integer>

                                                        <key>IdleInterval</key>

                                                        <integer>100</integer>

 

                                                        <key>SensorOption</key>

                                                        <integer>1</integer>

                                                        <key>Threshold_High</key>

                                                        <array>

                                                                <integer>50</integer>

                                                                <integer>75</integer>

                                                                <integer>96</integer>

                                                                <integer>100</integer>

                                                        </array>

                                                        <key>Threshold_High_v</key>

                                                        <array>

                                                                <integer>70</integer>

                                                                <integer>85</integer>

                                                                <integer>94</integer>

                                                                <integer>100</integer>

                                                        </array>

                                                        <key>Threshold_Low</key>

                                                        <array>

                                                                <integer>0</integer>

                                                                <integer>40</integer>

                                                                <integer>55</integer>

                                                                <integer>92</integer>

                                                        </array>

                                                        <key>Threshold_Low_v</key>

                                                        <array>

                                                                <integer>0</integer>

                                                                <integer>50</integer>

                                                                <integer>60</integer>

                                                                <integer>92</integer>

                                                        </array>

                                                </dict>

                                                <key>control-id</key>

                                                <integer>16</integer>    --------------------------> someone in forum suggest for macbookpro8,1 control-id should be 19

                                                <key>max-power-state</key>

                                                <integer>15</integer>

                                                <key>min-power-state</key>

                                                <integer>0</integer>

 

 

And..wow.....more bright ( in my opinion :thumbsup_anim: )

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Ok guys, I am at an odd stand still that I didn't experience at all when I put 10.7 or 10.8 on here....

 

I've been using LionDiskMaker and now Disk Maker X since they just pushed a brand new version tonight it seems. Even tried MyHack and I simply cannot get my Mavericks USB stick to be considered bootable. At the UEFI boot menu it doesn't show up at all.

 

If I try to do the installer from the 10.8.5 it tries to verify and fails saying contact AppleCare.

 

So for tonight, I remain on lowly Mountain Lion.

 

Thanks so much for that display tip above, once I'm in 10.9 I'll go through those steps too

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reread my instructions in this post #486  - it covers making USB, install and Post install. 

 

partition your USB stick GUID (use option) with 1 partition called USB

then run:

sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Mavericks.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Mavericks.app —nointeraction

 

EDID and glitches - the zip i posted has 2 configurations:

1) High Res 1600x900 - clover injects EDID inject that is glitch free - it is also in the DSDT

2) Low Res 1366x768 - need EDID that works for Low-res

 

the post 486 has a link that has DisplayOverride file to match the device ID 2e2 for High-Res - 

 

graphicsPM -  the DSDT now used IGPU instead of VID - so it looks up MacbookPro8,1 and sees IGPU - i don't have my system with me now so i can't test changing the control effects brightness. but the latest bundle edits the SNBFramebuffer kext to increase the LCD brightness. your profile looks like the one for HD Graphics (gen. 1) perhaps thats ok. 

 

                                <key>MacBookPro8,1</key>

                                <dict>

                                        <key>IGPU</key>

                                        <dict>

                                                <key>Heuristic</key>

                                                <dict>

                                                        <key>BusyDownThresholdPercent</key>

                                                        <integer>70</integer>

                                                        <key>BusyUpThresholdPercent</key>

                                                        <integer>90</integer>

                                                        <key>DiagnosticModeDefault</key>

                                                        <integer>0</integer>

                                                        <key>EvaluateDownInterval</key>

                                                        <integer>350000</integer>

                                                        <key>EvaluateUpInterval</key>

                                                        <integer>66000</integer>

                                                        <key>ID</key>

                                                        <integer>2</integer>

                                                        <key>SensorOption</key>

                                                        <integer>1</integer>

                                                </dict>

                                                <key>control-id</key>

                                                <integer>16</integer>

                                                <key>max-power-state</key>

                                                <integer>15</integer>

                                                <key>min-power-state</key>

                                                <integer>0</integer>

                                        </dict>

                                </dict>

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reread my instructions in this post #486  - it covers making USB, install and Post install. 

 

partition your USB stick GUID (use option) with 1 partition called USB

then run:

sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Mavericks.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Mavericks.app —nointeraction

 

EDID and glitches - the zip i posted has 2 configurations:

1) High Res 1600x900 - clover injects EDID inject that is glitch free - it is also in the DSDT

2) Low Res 1366x768 - need EDID that works for Low-res

 

the post 486 has a link that has DisplayOverride file to match the device ID 2e2 for High-Res - 

 

graphicsPM -  the DSDT now used IGPU instead of VID - so it looks up MacbookPro8,1 and sees IGPU - i don't have my system with me now so i can't test changing the control effects brightness. but the latest bundle edits the SNBFramebuffer kext to increase the LCD brightness. your profile looks like the one for HD Graphics (gen. 1) perhaps thats ok. 

 

                                <key>MacBookPro8,1</key>

                                <dict>

                                        <key>IGPU</key>

                                        <dict>

                                                <key>Heuristic</key>

                                                <dict>

                                                        <key>BusyDownThresholdPercent</key>

                                                        <integer>70</integer>

                                                        <key>BusyUpThresholdPercent</key>

                                                        <integer>90</integer>

                                                        <key>DiagnosticModeDefault</key>

                                                        <integer>0</integer>

                                                        <key>EvaluateDownInterval</key>

                                                        <integer>350000</integer>

                                                        <key>EvaluateUpInterval</key>

                                                        <integer>66000</integer>

                                                        <key>ID</key>

                                                        <integer>2</integer>

                                                        <key>SensorOption</key>

                                                        <integer>1</integer>

                                                </dict>

                                                <key>control-id</key>

                                                <integer>16</integer>

                                                <key>max-power-state</key>

                                                <integer>15</integer>

                                                <key>min-power-state</key>

                                                <integer>0</integer>

                                        </dict>

                                </dict>

 

 

@Tluck, before i change, i still get AGPM natively :) with IGPU detected.

I just try :)

 

No, my vga using HD3000 2nd gen Tluck :)

 

FYI, im still only get 69Hz for LCD Display

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Hey all,

 

I've been following this thread since I got my T530 at the beginning of September. Seems almost nobody has these / not much info on installing. I have it up and running with Mavericks right now via [url=&quot;http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/&quot;]#####[/url] method, but would much rather use proper UEFI and clover to do this, with a dsdt file. If I provide all pertinent information / dsdt / acpi dumps can someone help me patch a dsdt and get one going? i've tried before but can't get one to work. 

 

Just let me know what I need to provide and then we can try to get a solution. I'll be the first T530 guy and then we can have the dsdt etc posted for everyone to see / use

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Sorry, this is a dense question but I am suffering from too many TLAs (three letter acronyms)

 

Can I ask one of the wonderful ninjas here to help explain what these are?

 

ESP

SLE

AGPM

 

Status Update: I'm running Mavericks like a champ now and just trying to fix up my display issue now

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@FungFlex - sorry!

 

ESP - EFI System Partition - its the first (hidden/protected) partition on a GUID Partition Table formatted disk containing EFI files. where you put the Clover zip!

GUID - Globally Unique Identifiers

EFI - Extensible Firmware Interface

UEFI - Unified EFI

SLE - /S/L/E - /System/Library/Extensions

AGPM - AppleGraphicsPowerManagement

 

@humm3r - since you have it running using chameleon or chimera - a beast method right? then you are more than half way there! 

you can convert your MBR formatted disk to boot with Clover. Clover supports MBR/boot style as well as EFI/boot.efi style start up.

 

for EFI style then (which is what most of us are doing here) then you partition your disk with GPT/GUID and the OSX installers are happy.

Clover can auto-patch the built in DSDT to make it about 90% working for laptops. I don't know what audio the 530 may require a custom dsdt.

ages ago it seems, manwe150 posted a guide on what he did to patch the dsdt for the T420. the T420 DSDT has evolved a bit from there - mostly with tweaks for Audio/Video.

 

one thing you can do is use clover patching and then extract the patched DSDT (clover can do this too!) to then build upon that. i booted with a bunch of DSDT patch flags with virgin OS. i don't have my system with me now so i can't remember the so called DSDT mask or which ones to avoid etc.  you can test this pretty easily but using a USB to boot up clover.

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HI, I did my USB using the method at the first post at this topic and it runs very smooth when using Intel HD3000;

The first time I installed 10.8.3 in my Lenovo T420s, I used myHack method, I have a disk image of this installation.

I had some issues after updating to 10.8.5 and had to wipe out everything and reinstall. But the reinstallation came up without sound and USB 3.0; Then I restored my previous backup (from myHack method). Worked fine. Even iMessage and Face Time, with no issues!!

Yesterday, I downloaded 10.9 and installed as update, directly from Launchpad.

The boot became faster (12 sec)!! But then, follow the list:

1. Sound is working, but just after start playing something, the sound became sizzle

2. All applications that uses Apple ID is not working, can't log in;

 

I'm afraid to update the kexts with [url=&quot;http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/&quot;]#####[/url]. 

 

What yous guys suggest?

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2. All applications that uses Apple ID is not working, can't log in;

 

 

Try removing all your account settings completely and then adding it back. Also deleting your credit card on file and re-adding it could help. That worked for me back on 10.8

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Ok I seem to be stuck so I wanted to see if what I am doing is even correct to be honest. When I look at Finder I have two main hard drive volumes for my system EFI and Mac. I’ve been updating the files and dropped everything into the folders on EFI from the zip tluck provided.


 


This has everything working perfectly besides the display which is still showing up as quadrants.


 


When I attempt to install Clover again on the desktop it fails, and previously what made my display show up correct on 10.8.5 was simply selecting UEFI and then my Mac install during the boot process, that made everything boot properly. Now when I select UEFI it doesn’t seem to work, it just essentially refreshes the window so I can select UEFI endlessly or I can select my Mavericks install.


 


It seems like something is wrong with my Clover install but I can’t figure out what or how to fix it.


 


I went through all the steps on post #486 and it didn’t seem to resolve my issue, I even went and edited the .plist and turned dual link off as that was mentioned earlier in this thread. I’m trying to fix it now via my macbook air using splashtop so I can edit things without having to squint :-)

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      I used to use a ThinkPad T42p and loved it when it was new. So fast forward to now and the release of the ThinkPad X1 Extreme. It’s a truly tempting machine for an artist, given that the 4K UHD version offers just about the best color gamut available on any laptop panel. I get back the USB-A ports, get one of the fastest SD slots on any laptop, and get one of the best laptop keyboards on the market. That’s before even considering power management and modularity. I’ve been dabbling in learning Machine Learning, so a system with an nVidia GPU (CUDA) is a bonus on that front as well.
       
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      The only thing I’m compromising is losing the big beautiful haptic touchpad and a bit more refined hardware aesthetic. Though, to be honest, I’ve kept a big thick dual-layer Tech21 case on my 2015 MBP. So I’ll actually be going down in volume and weight by moving to the more rugged ThinkPad. I think I can live without the touchpad.

      Oh, by the way, the 4K UHD panel of the X1 Extreme has touch and decent pen support! Another bonus vs. the MacBook. Though I keep a 12.9” iPad Pro around for my pen work and can’t imagine using a laptop similarly. It’s still nice to have a laptop screen actually respond when I go poke at it accidentally after switching back and forth between laptop and iPad.
       
       
      TOPIC
       
       
      So I want macOS with proper discrete GPU support on a 2018 MacBook class laptop.  That’s not possible on a pure Hackintosh as things stand, but via a macOS virtual machine it looks like it could work with what looks like some relatively bleeding edge support of PCIe UEFI passthrough.

      People have been doing this on Linux hosts to Windows VMs with some great success recently: https://gist.github.com/Misairu-G/616f7b2756c488148b7309addc940b28
      And it looks like that’s coming for macOS VMs as well: https://github.com/kholia/OSX-KVM/blob/a4fb2fd5aae871bdbc371b0cd31d4d8129d0f9ac/UEFI/README.md

      The X1 Extreme, XPS 15 9570, and Razer Blade 15 (2018) are essentially direct competition to the 2018 15” MBP. I would really like to see these three systems get some nicely fleshed out guides for getting maxed out compatibility and performance in macOS running in a VM for these systems. When I get my X1 Extreme I’ll start working on it for that one. I will post updates here. I hope to inspire others with the other two systems (or looking to get them) to do similarly.
       
       
      15” MACBOOK CLASS LAPTOP COMPARISON
       
      I chose the X1 Extreme largely because of the excellent 4K UHD HDR panel (100% of 2D AdobeRGB and 85.5% of 3D AdobeRGB, basically unparalleled), good mix of thermal performance and noise management, and overall ruggedness and connectivity.  If I were a gamer I would go with the Razer 15, but the fast low-gamut 1080p panel just doesn’t work for my purposes. If I were most concerned with aesthetics or battery life (97Wh battery for it vs 80Wh for X1E) I would go with the XPS 15.
       
      I am aware that the second 2018 refresh of the MBP is coming ~Nov 14, with the new AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 and Vega 20 GPUs, and it looks like the latter might offer up to a 60% performance boost over the Radeon 560X. Maybe it has even given Apple enough time to update the CPU VRM along the way. This could make the performance picture more comparable for the 1050 Ti based X1E and XPS 15. I believe the 1070 Ti based Razer 15 will still win out though.
       
      Still, if you compare the fan and heat pipe solution put into the X1E vs the MBP the MBP just looks wimpy in comparison. MBP has smaller fans, less venting, and only one (smaller, thinner) heatpipe. It’s also more difficult to access if you want to put a better thermal paste or liquid metal on it.  Put simply, the thermal hardware on the MBP is basically the same design for the last 3 years and it can’t keep up with the hex-core processors. So even with the Volta 20 GPU making the MBP competitive again on the graphics end, the MBP will still be falling short on the CPU performance plane. This is before we even look at tuning options.
       
      Getting into tuning, it’s possible to improve thermal performance of all the laptops in this class by around 15-20% by using either a best in class thermal paste like Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut or (if you’re willing to deal with all the caveats that come with using a conductive fluid that permeates other metals) a liquid metal interface like Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut. The liquid metal gives you the best possible conducting interface, and the paste is more forgiving and easier to apply.  Further, it is often possible to stably undervolt the Coffee Lake i7/i9 available in this class of systems to further improve performance, thermals, and power consumption (generally another 10+%).
       
      Apple has deliberately made it impossible to undervolt the CPU on the MBP! This has been true since the first Skylake CPUs a few years ago. You used to be able to use a program called Volta to undervolt your CPU on macOS. This is a huge peeve for me and, combined with the general power and thermal underdevelopment, is one of the main reasons I want to get a competitor’s hardware. As a primer, the default voltage of modern CPUs is typically set conservatively high for the sake of production efficiency.  With the current generation Coffee Lake CPUs it is commonly possible to set the CPU voltage about 100 to 150mv lower safely.  This allows the CPU to run cooler and consume less power. For laptops which are thermally limited (basically everything in this new 6-core 14nm era), this also translates into better performance. It’s a tweak that actually improves reliability of your CPU. So it’s just stupid that Apple has deliberately made this impossible. Shame on them, someone else take my money.
       
      Wrapping up, my biggest quibbles with the X1E (before actually getting it) are that the 4K panel’s responsiveness is about the slowest I’ve seen on a modern panel, and it’s just really not suitable for gaming. There’s also what I consider an annoyingly high level of backlight corner bleed that I’m sure will be distracting during blackboxed video viewing. Hopefully these two issues will be fixed in next year’s iteration.
       
       
      FOOTNOTES
       
      MacBook i9 Thermal / VRM (below-baseline throttling/thrashing) Issue:
      https://www.macrumors.com/2018/07/24/throttling-i9-macbook-pro-power-delivery-chip/
      https://www.kitguru.net/lifestyle/mobile/apple/matthew-wilson/macbook-pro-2018-throttling-fix/
      This was mitigated with software that works around the poor hardware design, but the system would still ultimately perform better if the CPU VRM were redesigned. Non Mac systems with the similar CPUs don’t have this issue and get better sustained performance.
       
      MacBook Nov 2018 Refresh with Radeon Vega 16 and Vega 20:
      https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/11/05/apples-macbook-pro-gets-the-amd-vega-treatment.aspx
       
      MacBook Class Laptop Reviews:
      Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme, 4K: https://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-ThinkPad-X1-Extreme-i7-4K-HDR-GTX-1050-Ti-Max-Q-Laptop-Review.335608.0.html
      https://www.ultrabookreview.com/23223-lenovo-x1-extreme-review/
      https://youtu.be/vOPeXe1ZE74
      https://youtu.be/JgWyGKf_WlM
      Dell XPS 15 9570, 4K: https://www.notebookcheck.net/Dell-XPS-15-9570-i7-UHD-GTX-1050-Ti-Max-Q-Laptop-Review.332758.0.html
      Razer Blade 15 2018, 1070 Ti FHD 144Hz: https://www.notebookcheck.net/Razer-Blade-15-i7-8750H-GTX-1070-Max-Q-FHD-Laptop-Review.305426.0.html
       
      Best Undervolting Guide (keywords: ThrottleStop, Intel XTU):
      https://www.ultrabookreview.com/10167-laptop-undervolting-overcloking/
       
      Undervolting Coffee Lake i7/i9 (2018 MacBook class CPU):
      https://youtu.be/nobnPDtMs-E
      https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/923876-any-information-about-how-coffee-lake-h-series-undervolts/
       
      Replacing Thermal Paste with Liquid Metal on 2018 MBP:
      https://youtu.be/iw4gqfrBN4c ... and follow up: https://youtu.be/JNoZNzOQpVw
       
      Replacing Thermal Paste with Kryonaut on X1E:
      https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comments/9fyww7/x1_extreme_repaste_undervolt_tdp_limiter_removed/
       
      Replacing Thermal Paste and Undervolting X1 Carbon:
      https://youtu.be/FXR5-HwIre8
       
      Replacing Thermal Paste and Undervolting XPS 15 9570:
      https://youtu.be/ZnFdNGUETSI
       
      Possibly over-conservative BIOS update for thermal throttling on X1E:
      https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comments/9oqax2/xtu_results_with_x1_extreme_with_liquid_metal/
       
      High Sierra (10.13) drivers only for now:
      https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/324195-nvidia-web-driver-updates-for-macos-high-sierra-update-11032018/
      nVidia “waiting for Apple’s approval” for Mojave (10.14) macOS driver web release:
      https://www.macrumors.com/2018/11/01/nvidia-comment-on-macos-mojave-drivers/

      Breadcrumb Links (other things I found researching this):
      https://forums.servethehome.com/index.php?threads/esxi-6-5-osx-with-gpu-passthrough.12680/
      https://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=1432071
       
      https://www.notebookcheck.net/The-Best-Notebook-Displays-As-Reviewed-By-Notebookcheck.120541.0.html
    • 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 
       Oppure direttamente da usb  
       
      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






    • By fagner_sbs
      Hello! Sorry for the way of writing in English, I'm using google translator.
      I am several days trying to make my Mojave hakintosh work perfectly. However, I have reached a point where I can no longer proceed without help.
      Almost all hardawares were installed and recognized (using the clover). However, still have a panic kernel (capture attached). Every time, when connecting the MAC it restarts 2 or 3 times to be able to show the dekstop and to function normal. I also think that having problem with video graphics sometimes freezes the entire display system if video appears on a web page.
      I've attached a file with used files: clover, bios capture, complete hardware information, error capture(https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvhW45_HBY8zgfsySZPWZ-SZXFiMfA). Can someone help me?
       
      Notebook:
      Mobile DualCore Intel Core i7-3537U, 2000 MHz (20 x 100), 4 threads
      Asus K46CB Series Notebook
      Intel Panther Point HM76, Intel Ivy Bridge-MB
      16269 MB  (DDR3 SDRAM)
      BIOS AMI (05/17/2013)
      Vídeo:
      Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000                         10.18.10.4358
      NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M                            25.21.14.1634
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