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@Smith@@ -- bummer. too bad that this EDID does not work for 17" HP.  

 

to answer the question. the comment in the Graphics config.plist is just a convenience to remind one what the EDID is for. as far as i can tell, the system will use the contents of the file /S/L/Displays/Override/Vendor-X/Product-Y by matching what vendor/product is in the EDID. but it gets the EDID first by looking at the LCD/Display HW if found then it will use it if it is a complete/valid EDID and then ignore anything in the same file i.e. EDID in the file.

 

the only way i found that system would use a different EDID was to use Clover to inject (overwrite) the EDID or put in DSDT in IGPU as AAPL00,override-no-connect property. i guess i just got lucky to find an EDID that works. TimeWalker mentioned he used SwitchResX to rework his EDID to a glitch-free state.

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TimeWalker mentioned he used SwitchResX to rework his EDID to a glitch-free state.

 

Do you know which parameters he use?

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i am doing many tries with switchresx but no lucky. For example if i boot always with

 

 

i have lowered pixel clock and tried many combination, more soft, more hard, but nothing, problem is always the same, the same always.

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I have officially abandoned clover on my hp, and stop. With chameleon i have not these fu cking artifacts, so i don't know why on clover them come back always..  thanks for all buddy;)

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Hi everyone, 

I had created my USB installer (10.8.3) with the Kogen's tutorial of the first post and yesterday I've installed the tluck's ZIP files to the ESP of my USB, then I've re-installed the system (10.8.3).

As I already had downloaded the 10.9 to an external HD, all that I did was to double click on it, right from the external HD, after check the files, it restarted the computer and I choose the 10.9 installer at the boot.

 

For my surprise, this worked pretty much better. 

 

Now, I have all the applications which require Apple ID working fine. The only things that didn't work yet was the sound, the USB 3.0 and Flash videos just play some seconds and freeze.

What do you recommend for solving that?

I'm afraid to install Extra folder with AppleHDA and things go wrong after reboot... 

 

 

Thanks, Kogen and tluck, and all for the hard work!

 

p.s.: almost forgot to tell you, Brightness control are working perfect with ScrLk to decrease and Pause to increase. I had an issue before, when the screen came off, it always came so bright to the point I should restart to control again. Now, with your help, it's working fine! :D

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@Fabiano_Nomad - it sounds like you did not install the custom kexts from my zip file to your /System/Library/Extensions folder. 

the zip contains kexts for 10.8.5 - i would upgrade to this level and then install the kexts to your HD according to the instructions (kext wizard is a good way). /Extra is not used by clover.

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Clover will inject kexts if they don't exist in /S/L/E but they may conflict and not actually be used. you can certainly leave kexts on ESP and have Clover inject them. There are 2 that conflict with existing kexts: AppleHDA and BroadcomBluetooth.  you can just move these out of /S/L/E to say /Temp and test clover is injecting the alternative kexts. you should have sound then!

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Clover will inject kexts if they don't exist in /S/L/E but they may conflict and not actually be used. you can certainly leave kexts on ESP and have Clover inject them. There are 2 that conflict with existing kexts: AppleHDA and BroadcomBluetooth.  you can just move these out of /S/L/E to say /Temp and test clover is injecting the alternative kexts. you should have sound then!

YEAH!! \o/

 

You're the man! 

 

Now, only left to work USB 3.0, the mini wi-fi card DW 1510 I gave up to try to make it work... Lenovo put some kind of locking which verifies the wi-fi as not original and don't let it work.

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Hmm,

I just updated to Mavericks and now I have some problems. (Using the dsdt from tlucks bundle)

The first one: When I press the "Mute Vol" button, the system freezes. (Manually turning down volume to 0 works)

 

The second one: Sleep does not really work, the Power LED flashes but nothing happens.

 

I looked through the latest posts, but I havent really seen anyone else with this problem.

I installed OSX on my 2nd HDD, maybe that is the problem?

 

Another annoying problem is scrolling. In most apps scrolling works like on windows. But using firefox it doesnt really work, I get this thing, that you also have in windows without drivers. http://0.tqn.com/d/webdesign/1/0/r/H/1/cursor_all-scroll_ie.gif

PS: Does anyone know how this guy got multitouch?

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Yeah i believe there is more multi gesture support than we are taking advantage in the default configuration. Rehabman changed the implementation to be more flexible in the later revs but it may require some mapping changes? I would particularly like to use the swipe left/right thing. i hope someone can figure it out! 

 

Anyway, I reposted a zip today that has a few minor changes since the October version.

 

10-Nov-2013

  • Updated Clover to b2293
  • Made high-res vs low-res config.plist and DSDT more consistent - difference is EDID and DualLink
  • Revised EDID and DSDT for 1600x900 - added 50Mhz option
  • Added folder for Displays/Overrides (for more natural color gamma curves and more screen size options) in this zip

One thing i suggest folks try ... boot with MBR USB instead of UEFI on HD

I have been booting CloverEFI MBR on a USB vs the HD for the last week or so and this seems to resolves a number of the very annoying UEFI issues - but i still get all the benefits of Clover. For example, my system always sleeps vs somes goes in limbo land. It always shuts all the way down. and the mute doesn't total hang it.

 

No other changes as the same EFI/Clover folder is copied to the USB EFI folder... takes about 2 seconds longer but i have a much more stable system. here is how i built the USB: 

 

1) format USB MBR with 1 fat32 partition 

2) install clover like in picture (below)

3) copy/replace /Volumes/USB/EFI/CLOVER with same folder from HD - that is the ESP/EFI/CLOVER

4) in bios, make boot from USB 1st choice - instead of UEFI Cloverx64.efi (2nd choice)

post-954945-0-90674700-1384106919_thumb.png

 

I did a lot of fiddling the EDIDs over the last week. So i think i know definitively why the 1600x900 default EDID was broken. i spent too much time looking at detailed timings and in the end found out what was causing the drastic VRSYNC/buffer hang messages. The problem was  in the EDID "basic timings" section - the built-in AUO EDID had a bogus string. i looked at MAC EDID and the one Lenovo installs for Windows... and could see a pattern!

 

the symptoms were sometime it boots up with white/blank screen. GFX splotches, glitches and stalls were common. Especially when using mission control or moving windows around it would really hang up - sometimes never to recover. well the EDID from LGD for 1600x900 fixed all that --- but know i know why!!! To prove it (3rd Take!) I was able to take the built-in EDID and just change 90 to 80 and everything worked fine - which happened to have 2 sets of detailed timings. So then i decided to rebuild the EDID and add a 2nd set of detailed timings. so now it has 60 and 50 Hz

 

post-954945-0-38229800-1384106648_thumb.png

Built-in EDID from AUO (mfg)

Extracted contents:
header:          00 ff ff ff ff ff ff 00
serial number:   06 af 3e 21 00 00 00 00 21 14
version:         01 04
basic params:    90 1f 11 78 02
 
Lenovo EDID from LCD driver for windows:
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
 
Final working EDID for 14" 1600x900 based on LGD:
 
Extracted contents:
header:          00 ff ff ff ff ff ff 00
serial number:   30 e4 e2 02 00 00 00 00 01 14
version:         01 03
basic params:    80 1f 11 78 ea
chroma info:     33 85 99 56 55 91 27 17 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 18
descriptor 2:    40 1f 40 80 60 84 1a 30 30 20 35 00 36 ae 10 00 00 18
descriptor 3:    00 00 00 fe 00 4c 65 6e 6f 76 6f 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20
descriptor 4:    00 00 00 fe 00 31 36 30 30 78 39 30 30 0a 20 20 20 20
extensions:      00
checksum:        c7
 
Manufacturer: LGD Model 2e2 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 96.000 MHz, 310 mm x 174 mm
               1600 1648 1680 1728 hborder 0
                900  903  908  926 vborder 0
               -hsync -vsync 
Detailed mode: Clock 80.000 MHz, 310 mm x 174 mm
               1600 1648 1680 1728 hborder 0
                900  903  908  926 vborder 0
               -hsync -vsync 
ASCII string: Lenovo
ASCII string: 1600x900
Checksum: 0xc7 (valid)
EDID block does NOT conform to EDID 1.3!
Missing name descriptor
Missing monitor ranges
 
 
 

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I just installed your new package and it looks like the sleep issues are gone. :o

Also Volume-Mute does work again.

 

But RehabMans Kext doesnt seem to work for me yet.

It seems to recognise inputs with 3+ fingers, but it only beeps. :D

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@vapayo - great.  thanks for feedback.

 

the VoodooPS2controller works for 2 finger scrolling by default. but for 3+ fingers, i think there is some keyboard mapping that may have to happen? 

look in the VoodooPSController Plugins folder and there are 3 kexts - the keyboard Info.plist has some swipe settings.

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last pack install without issue

i test : resolution 1366 and 1600 without problem

and the last provided DisplayProductID-313c

Thanks for this pack again. :)

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@tluck-

I installed latest pack and used your suggestion about MBR USB, and the sleep is much better (perfect so far). The mute problem was resolved with the latest pack, even without MBR USB boot.

Why would this make a difference, booting from an USB? It is loading the same Clover and configuration, right?

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usb3? do you have a PCI card?  for the the dell wifi you need to install a white-list modded biios. 

Yep, I have three USB ports: one at the left side and two at rear, one of that is 3.0; I couldn't find yet a way to have it working.

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@fabiano_Nomad - do you have T420S vs T420? i think there is a GenericUSBXHCI  kext or patched AppleUSBXCHI that may get your USB3 working. look in the downloads area.

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@tetonne - that EDID is 60Hz - same as the original. the change for that one compared to the original was just to change panel size to 310 instead of 309

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@tetonne - that EDID is 60Hz - same as the original. the change for that one compared to the original was just to change panel size to 310 instead of 309

oups did not understood sorry

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Yeah i believe there is more multi gesture support than we are taking advantage in the default configuration. Rehabman changed the implementation to be more flexible in the later revs but it may require some mapping changes? I would particularly like to use the swipe left/right thing. i hope someone can figure it out! 

 

Anyway, I reposted a zip today that has a few minor changes since the October version.

 

10-Nov-2013

  • Updated Clover to b2293
  • Made high-res vs low-res config.plist and DSDT more consistent - difference is EDID and DualLink
  • Revised EDID and DSDT for 1600x900 - added 50Mhz option
  • Added folder for Displays/Overrides (for more natural color gamma curves and more screen size options) in this zip

One thing i suggest folks try ... boot with MBR USB instead of UEFI on HD

I have been booting CloverEFI MBR on a USB vs the HD for the last week or so and this seems to resolves a number of the very annoying UEFI issues - but i still get all the benefits of Clover. For example, my system always sleeps vs somes goes in limbo land. It always shuts all the way down. and the mute doesn't total hang it.

 

No other changes as the same EFI/Clover folder is copied to the USB EFI folder... takes about 2 seconds longer but i have a much more stable system. here is how i built the USB: 

 

1) format USB MBR with 1 fat32 partition 

2) install clover like in picture (below)

3) copy/replace /Volumes/USB/EFI/CLOVER with same folder from HD - that is the ESP/EFI/CLOVER

4) in bios, make boot from USB 1st choice - instead of UEFI Cloverx64.efi (2nd choice)

 

I did a lot of fiddling the EDIDs over the last week. So i think i know definitively why the 1600x900 default EDID was broken. i spent too much time looking at detailed timings and in the end found out what was causing the drastic VRSYNC/buffer hang messages. The problem was  in the EDID "basic timings" section - the built-in AUO EDID had a bogus string. i looked at MAC EDID and the one Lenovo installs for Windows... and could see a pattern!

 

the symptoms were sometime it boots up with white/blank screen. GFX splotches, glitches and stalls were common. Especially when using mission control or moving windows around it would really hang up - sometimes never to recover. well the EDID from LGD for 1600x900 fixed all that --- but know i know why!!! To prove it (3rd Take!) I was able to take the built-in EDID and just change 90 to 80 and everything worked fine - which happened to have 2 sets of detailed timings. So then i decided to rebuild the EDID and add a 2nd set of detailed timings. so now it has 60 and 50 Hz

 

attachicon.gifScreen Shot 2013-11-10 at 12.47.56 PM.png

Built-in EDID from AUO (mfg)

Extracted contents:
header:          00 ff ff ff ff ff ff 00
serial number:   06 af 3e 21 00 00 00 00 21 14
version:         01 04
basic params:    90 1f 11 78 02
 
Lenovo EDID from LCD driver for windows:
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
 
Final working EDID for 14" 1600x900 based on LGD:
 
Extracted contents:
header:          00 ff ff ff ff ff ff 00
serial number:   30 e4 e2 02 00 00 00 00 01 14
version:         01 03
basic params:    80 1f 11 78 ea
chroma info:     33 85 99 56 55 91 27 17 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 18
descriptor 2:    40 1f 40 80 60 84 1a 30 30 20 35 00 36 ae 10 00 00 18
descriptor 3:    00 00 00 fe 00 4c 65 6e 6f 76 6f 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20
descriptor 4:    00 00 00 fe 00 31 36 30 30 78 39 30 30 0a 20 20 20 20
extensions:      00
checksum:        c7
 
Manufacturer: LGD Model 2e2 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 96.000 MHz, 310 mm x 174 mm
               1600 1648 1680 1728 hborder 0
                900  903  908  926 vborder 0
               -hsync -vsync 
Detailed mode: Clock 80.000 MHz, 310 mm x 174 mm
               1600 1648 1680 1728 hborder 0
                900  903  908  926 vborder 0
               -hsync -vsync 
ASCII string: Lenovo
ASCII string: 1600x900
Checksum: 0xc7 (valid)
EDID block does NOT conform to EDID 1.3!
Missing name descriptor
Missing monitor ranges
 
 
 

 

Hi, i want make another try, can you pass me a new edid with these fixes?

Do you have changed only panel size and timing? Because i think to have make already these tries..

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ok so to make use of 3+ finger swipes was very easy. the swipes will send certain key strokes and all you have to do is map them to something using the system keyboard prefs. it took me longer to finger out how to swipe on the small pad. left/right swipe are best detected by touching 3 fingers and swipe in the direction fingers are pointing vs sliding hand sideways.  from his notes:

  • Swipe Up, Down, Left, Right are now assigned by default to the following keyboard combinations: Control+Command+UpArrow, Control+Command+DownArrow, Control+Command+LeftArrow, Control+Command+RightArrow. This should work better with international keyboards. You will need to use System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Keyboard Shortcuts to adjust to assign these keys to your desired actions. If you were using three finger swipe left and right for back/forward in your web browser, you will need to reconfigure these actions via the Info.plist or use a program like KeyRemap4MacBook to remap the keys generated to the keys used by your browser for forward/back (that's what I plan to do).

I chose to change what keys the swipes send in Info.plist. i just changed left/right swipe to match Command+[ and Command+] which are what Safari and Finder use for Back/Forward.

i changed Info.plist here: 

/System/Library/Extensions/VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Keyboard.kext/Contents

from

$ diff Info.plist Info.orig.plist 

56c56

< <string>37 d, 21 d, 21 u, 37 u</string>

---

> <string>3b d, 37 d, 7b d, 7b u, 37 u, 3b u</string>

58c58

< <string>37 d, 1e d, 1e u, 37 u</string>

---

> <string>3b d, 37 d, 7c d, 7c u, 37 u, 3b u</string>

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      4.  After 20-30 min (depending on how fast your system is), the installation will complete.  At this point, unmount the El Capitan ISO by clicking the Devices menu from the VM window, click Optical Drives, then choose Remove disk from virtual drive.  The VM is now ready to reboot into OS X from the virtual hard drive.
      5.  At the welcome screen, choose your country and keyboard layout.  You can skip transfer information, location services and logging in with your Apple ID if you wish…
      6.  Create a User Account and select your Time Zone.  You can skip sending diagnostics and usage data to Apple….
      7.  Finally, you will arrive at the El Capitan Desktop.
       

       
      8.  Network/internet and audio should work OOB but on my system, the sounds were distorted.  Unfortunately, there is no QE/CI and the VM resolution will be fixed without the ability to dynamically resize the VM window (no VirtualBox additions for OS X guests atm). 
       
       
      Customization with VBoxManage
      1.  You can change the default resolution of 1024*768 (after shutting down the VM) with the VBoxManage command from the Windows Administrative Command Prompt:
      cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" VBoxInternal2/EfiGopMode N (Where N can be one of 0,1,2,3,4,5) referring to the 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1920x1200 screen resolution respectively.
       
      Update:  For VirtualBox 5.2.x, the command for changing screen resolution has changed...
       
      VBoxManage setextradata "<MyVM>" VBoxInternal2/EfiGraphicsResolution XxY (where X=Horizontal screen resolution, Y=Vertical screen resolution)
      eg
      VBoxManage setextradata "<MyVM>" VBoxInternal2/EfiGraphicsResolution 1280x1024 2.  Adding serials and other SMBIOS details for the System Information Screen
      VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemSerial" "W8#######B6" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardSerial" "W8#########1A" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVendor" "Apple Inc." VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemFamily" "iMac" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBIOSVersion" "IM112.0057.03B" A listing of known issues with Mac OS X guests can be found in the VirtualBox Manual - link https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch14.html.
       
      Vanilla Mavericks and Yosemite, Snow Leopard from Retail DVD
      The same VM settings for El Capitan will also boot and run vanilla installations of OS X Mavericks and Yosemite .  Attached to this post are installer scripts to create bootable Mavericks (CMI.tool) and Yosemite (CYI.tool) ISOs for VirtualBox and VMware.
       
      With the respective OS X installer apps in the Applications folder, download and run the installer tools using terminal ie
       
      To create a Mavericks ISO on your desktop
      cd downloads chmod +x CMI.tool ./CMI.tool To create a Yosemite ISO on your desktop
      cd downloads chmod +x CYI.tool ./CYI.tool Here is a screenshot of the VM running Mavericks 10.9.5...
       

       
      Finally, those without a Mac/Hack to prepare the install media can purchase a retail Snow Leopard DVD directly from Apple and install OSX 10.6.3 on their virtual machines (Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion run quite happily in VirtualBox with 1 CPU, 1-2 GB of RAM and the rest of the settings unchanged from above).  Once you update by combo update to SL 10.6.8, you can directly download El Capitan from the App Store for free .
       

       
      UPDATE macOS Sierra 10.12 to 10.12.6: For macOS Sierra, use CSI.tool in post#51.
      UPDATE macOS High Sierra 17A365:  For macOS High Sierra, use CHSI.tool in post#73.
      UPDATE macOS Mojave 18A391:  For macOS Mojave or High Sierra, use macOS_iso_creator.tool on page 4 of thread.
       
      Good luck and enjoy
      CECI.tool.zip
      CYI.tool.zip
      CMI.tool.zip
    • By Masha24
      Hi guys, I've been lurking in the shadows for months trying to learn how to hackintosh this laptop.  Perhaps if anyone has the time, I could use some help getting it to install 
       
      Trying to install High Sierra on this Laptop:
       
      Lenovo Ideapad 110-171KB-80VK (2017)
      Intel Core i5 7200U
      Intel HD 620 Graphics
      Resolution: 1600x900
       
      Elan PS2 Track Pad - [ACPI\VEN_ETD&DEV_0675 - system device -PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D23&SUBSYS_383117AA&REV_21]
      Realtek Network    - [PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8136&SUBSYS_383317AA&REV_07]
      Realtech audio
       
      SATA Controller    - [PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D03&SUBSYS_382F17AA&REV_21]
      USB 3.0 XHC        - [PCI\VEN_808
       
      --- Using Clover *
      --- I'll attach it below.
       
      I can't quite get it to install, and i've been going in circles for months now ...
      I'll attach everything I have so far including, verbose pics, clover preboot, Clover folder, etc.
       
      Here are some photos of the verbose text leading up to the installer, if maybe there is something useful in here?
       

       
       
       
      And now photos of the installer
       
       
       

       
       

       
       
      Above is an image of the Installer log, (the main pop up window loads from about 10 mins and stops arbitrarily at 2 minutes left, every time) of the nearly hundred attempts i have made, this is the final screen i get, pretty much no matter what i do.
      Sometimes the the order of what it says is different , but the main things of interest are:
       
      "Target is not convertible to APFS: This volume is not formatted as Mac OS Extended journaled."
      "Warning: Couldn't find Board ID, Chip ID, & ECID in new namespace, falling back"
      "Unable to get fs for null"
      " NO native mechanism to verify Applediagnostics.chunklist"
      " NO native mechanism to verify Installfa.plist"
      " NO native mechanism to verify Basesystem.dmg"
      " NO native mechanism to verify AppleDiagnostics.dmg"
      " NO native mechanism to verify InstallESD.dmg"
      " NO native mechanism to verify Basesystem.chumklist"
       
      I have tried many many ... many .. different combinations of kexts, drivers, copies of clover, forks of clover - different copies of drivers and kexts from different sources.. including from all the official repositories.
       
      * I am not trying to install with APFS - the drive i am using is a spinning HDD - so i don't understand the first line quote above.
      * I am using a usb2 slot - there is only two on this machine - 1- usb2 and 1- usb3
      * As you'll see in the Clover folder i'm using APFSdriverloader. - so the installer should detect the installer-APFS-thing - and see it should be HFS+ ?? no?
       
      I'll detail the procedures:
       
      I wiped the Target HDD drive with a live linux USB.
      i prepair the USB with Createinstallmedia method, install clover to the EFI on usb, load kexts and drivers (I've been recently attempting with the Plist from a 'certain other site' Ton*****86) As it has the dvmt preallocation patch and other bits - i'm of course open to ANY other files/pLists .. this is just the one i've been experimenting with lately.)
      Add ' -v ' in clover options to see the verbose output
      in the installer (acts sketchy sorta, delayed and sluggish) i use DiskUtility to erase the drive 'Macos extended journaled'
      Make initial selections, agree to license and begin install.
      it proceeds to 2 minutes left every time, and hangs. many times i've left it for hours, and even overnight.
      I'm honestly not kidding, it's nearly 100 times ive' tried this, i've downloaded high sierra from the app store 5 times to rule out that, i've used countless combinations of everything .. i'm almost completely burned out.
       
       
      If anyone can shed some light i'll be VERY thankful!... I'm ready to go in a completely new direction...please please please help
       
      I'll put the Clover in the next post because i ran out of space in this one......
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      Here is the latest clover i've been using, with the preboot, and DSDT/SSDT (F2 & F4) in it.
       
      CLOVER-Oct15.zip
       
      Thank you very much for ANY help you can provide
    • By tluck
      Lenovo T460 macOS with Clover Guide
      Release v2018.10.12 on GitHub Updated to Clover r4703 Updated Kexts SSDT updates for T460 Added Frank's T470p DSDT files Added T470 DSDT
        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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