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It's the Christmas period so my time is limited ATM so sorry for my lack of replies.

 

22 hours ago, apianti said:

Ugh, I'm out of it. I mean like if there are more entries than appear on the screen, do they work right? And is there a difference between the rows between themes? Because it looks like the second row of icons is lower on raster themes now then vector themes, I think the same issue just vertically.

 

EDIT: I think I mean the reverse but whatever, I have no idea what I'm saying anymore, there just appears to be a difference.

 

Yes. More entries than appear on screen work fine.

I agree, there is a difference between the vertical placement of rows in raster themes and vector themes though I've not looked in to this as of yet. I'm sure this can be worked on in time.

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17 hours ago, luky35 said:

I assume that your vector themes will be 128px very nice, I can not wait to try it.

Great luck in making vector themes 128 px.

 

Yes, from what I can tell, all vector themes should be designed as per Clovy's sizes, which is what I based BGM_SVG on.

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15 hours ago, Ingwar77 said:

Now the value is 32, which one do you suggest?

 

"TileYSpace=N" is an optional layout value that can be used to add vertical spacing to raster themes. Here's an example showing 'not used' (left side), 128px (right side).

 

TileYSpace.thumb.jpg.892e6d70d498498a702674a1faf400fe.jpg

 

As you can see, this pushes the text down by 128px also so that's why there's another optional layout setting exists, TextOffset, which allows you to change it's position. So adding  

            <key>TextOffset</key>
            <integer>-100</integer>

Then moves the text back up.

 

TextOffset.thumb.jpg.a12d5b6d2570bf75274b5fd62951c247.jpg

 

See theme.plist from BGM256 for more examples of what can be set. Feel free to play with the settings to come up with different layouts.

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8 hours ago, Awesome Donkey said:

 

Yes I am using the build you posted yesterday (but I did have to rename CLOVER.efi to CLOVERX64.efi if that makes any difference) along with the current DarkBootX theme (v1.7) with a custom icon for macOS Mojave (doesn't make a difference if I use the original one). Random thought; would forcing screen resolution in Clover cause it to happen? If so, I have mine forced to display at 2560x1440. But yeah, MainEntries are still off-center for me. Second random thought; I also use only custom entries too, perhaps that's why it happens?

 

EDIT: I removed the 2560x1440 screen resolution, and it didn't make a difference so it isn't that.

 

EDIT 2: Switched from custom entries to auto and that doesn't make a difference either, MainEntries are still off-center for me. I'm stumped now.

 

Are you sure you aren't using \EFI\BOOT\BOOTX64.efi as your clover and thats what needed replaced?

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8 hours ago, Awesome Donkey said:

 

Yes I am using the build you posted yesterday (but I did have to rename CLOVER.efi to CLOVERX64.efi if that makes any difference) along with the current DarkBootX theme (v1.7) with a custom icon for macOS Mojave (doesn't make a difference if I use the original one). Random thought; would forcing screen resolution in Clover cause it to happen? If so, I have mine forced to display at 2560x1440. But yeah, MainEntries are still off-center for me. Second random thought; I also use only custom entries too, perhaps that's why it happens?

 

EDIT: I removed the 2560x1440 screen resolution, and it didn't make a difference so it isn't that.

 

EDIT 2: Switched from custom entries to auto and that doesn't make a difference either, MainEntries are still off-center for me. I'm stumped now.

 

screenshot2.thumb.png.9688543b90f755e2cf39970e9d9df94a.png

 

Thanks for this new report and for details of what you've tried. This will need some further testing when I get time.

 

EDIT:

I've just tested again, this time using a new build of Clover with a couple of patches applied. This time I see it too..

 

offset.jpg.b54ed999e62f3c60b1bd1f75302364cc.jpg

 

This gives me something to work on...

 

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9 hours ago, Awesome Donkey said:

 

Yes I am using the build you posted yesterday (but I did have to rename CLOVER.efi to CLOVERX64.efi if that makes any difference) along with the current DarkBootX theme (v1.7) with a custom icon for macOS Mojave (doesn't make a difference if I use the original one). Random thought; would forcing screen resolution in Clover cause it to happen? If so, I have mine forced to display at 2560x1440. But yeah, MainEntries are still off-center for me. Second random thought; I also use only custom entries too, perhaps that's why it happens?

 

EDIT: I removed the 2560x1440 screen resolution, and it didn't make a difference so it isn't that.

 

EDIT 2: Switched from custom entries to auto and that doesn't make a difference either, MainEntries are still off-center for me. I'm stumped now.

 

You were using r4818 (could be from SF release?) instead of blackosx's r4817 which is different, few things were changed from r4785 commit. My attached r4819 below is another "different" bcoz I reverted back r4785 commit to r4784 instead of changed them (I really didn't understand should change to what LoL). Now we have 3 diff. Clover's; I hope you're bit confuse but for testing purpose I guess you could preview them using VM instead of real HW (or via USB FlashDisk).

 

#EDIT: Or you just forgot to copy blackosx's CLOVERX64.efi to \EFI\BOOT\ and rename it to BOOTX64.efi

r4819-Test.zip

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2 minutes ago, blackosx said:

And the icons are centred as you said, before 4785.

Yes, but I'm just afraid if Vector theme layout (that currently I'm working on) would be affected, it looks similar with what SF has but who know; I was reverting it when r4808 arrived BTW (which I believe another few changes were made on those files from r4785).  

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16 minutes ago, Badruzeus said:

Yes, but I'm just afraid if Vector theme layout (that currently I'm working on) would be affected, it looks similar with what SF has but who know; I was reverting it when r4808 arrived BTW (which I believe another few changes were made on those files from r4785).  

The main change for centred icons is down to the line discussed here

 

For designing vector themes, sure, the layout is still new and under development, but I believe as long as you design as per the latest Clovy, then you'll be good. Though I wouldn't rush to create lots of vector themes just yet as I'm sure settings will change as bugs are ironed out and new ideas/settings are implemented. But having said that, it's only by creating new vector themes that bugs and other ideas may arise.

 

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33 minutes ago, blackosx said:

The main change for centred icons is down to the line discussed here

 

For designing vector themes, sure, the layout is still new and under development, but I believe as long as you design as per the latest Clovy, then you'll be good. Though I wouldn't rush to create lots of vector themes just yet as I'm sure settings will change as bugs are ironed out and new ideas/settings are implemented. But having said that, it's only by creating new vector themes that bugs and other ideas may arise.

 

If allowed I'll propose "a key" to disable vector GUI and or SVG support on config.plist (if it' s possible) for user to decide; I got significant performance degradation with (probably, my Nvidia Fermi graphics on 2nd gen?), but no problem with Vesa on a laptop that comes with 4th Gen IntelHD 4xxx (Clovy is well loaded for no more than 2 secs, but mine took about 20-30 secs.. I use 1360x768 for ScreenResolution to get it closer to native res, which on Intel HD I changed nothing to get a proper native res on Clover GUI.. or could bcoz something else which I don't know what is it, dynamic DayLight? I don't use it btw). Yes, apianti has told many times that how icons drawn on GUI were changed since Vector introduced, though.

 

#EDIT: Or bcoz I've installed too many themes (more than 60 items lol), since now I play with VM a lot instead of real HW for preview purpose, I think need to remove them and report later. Thanks anyway.

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19 minutes ago, blackosx said:

@Awesome Donkey

Just to be sure, can you please test try DarkBootX with this version of Clover?

CLOVER.efi.zip

 

EDIT:

And of course rename CLOVER.efi to either CLOVERX64.efi or BOOTX64.efi if you need.

 

We've got a winner! It's nice and center now, thanks!

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19 minutes ago, Badruzeus said:

If allowed I'll propose "a key" to disable vector GUI and or SVG support on config.plist (if it' s possible) for user to decide

I don't think a key is necessary as surely the theme entry in either nvram or config.plist does this?

 

19 minutes ago, Badruzeus said:

I got significant performance degradation with (probably, my Nvidia Fermi graphics on 2nd gen?), but no problem with Vesa on a laptop that comes with 4th Gen IntelHD 4xxx (Clovy is well loaded for no more than 2 secs, but mine took about 20-30 secs..

Can you post a debug log to show timings? This may help identify where any lags are happening.

 

19 minutes ago, Badruzeus said:

I use 1360x768 for ScreenResolution to get it closer to native res, which on Intel HD I changed nothing to get a proper native res on Clover GUI.. or could bcoz something else which I don't know what is it, dynamic DayLight? I don't use it btw

Shouldn't make much of a different which resolution you use. You could always test with BGM_SVG as that contains many of the possible variations of content, for example many icons and day/night versions of each.

 

19 minutes ago, Badruzeus said:

Yes, apianti has told many times that how icons drawn on GUI were changed since Vector introduced, though.

 

Yes, there have been lots of changes to implement vector themes so there may well be bugs that need addressing.

6 minutes ago, Awesome Donkey said:

 

We've got a winner! It's nice and center now, thanks!

 

Great. Thanks for confirming.

 

For ref: diff is

Binary files /Volumes/Data/VCS/SVN/cloverefiboot-code/rEFIt_UEFI/.DS_Store and /Users/blackosx/src/UDK2018/Clover/rEFIt_UEFI/.DS_Store differ
diff -uNr /Volumes/Data/VCS/SVN/cloverefiboot-code/rEFIt_UEFI/Version.h /Users/blackosx/src/UDK2018/Clover/rEFIt_UEFI/Version.h
--- /Volumes/Data/VCS/SVN/cloverefiboot-code/rEFIt_UEFI/Version.h	1970-01-01 01:00:00.000000000 +0100
+++ /Users/blackosx/src/UDK2018/Clover/rEFIt_UEFI/Version.h	2018-12-23 22:58:50.000000000 +0000
@@ -0,0 +1,4 @@
+#define FIRMWARE_BUILDDATE "2018-12-23 22:58:50"
+#define FIRMWARE_REVISION L"4819"
+#define REVISION_STR "Clover revision: 4819"
+#define BUILDINFOS_STR "Args: -D USE_LOW_EBDA -a X64 -b DEBUG -t XCODE8 -n 5 | OS: 10.14.2 | XCODE: 10.1"
diff -uNr /Volumes/Data/VCS/SVN/cloverefiboot-code/rEFIt_UEFI/libeg/VectorGraphics.c /Users/blackosx/src/UDK2018/Clover/rEFIt_UEFI/libeg/VectorGraphics.c
--- /Volumes/Data/VCS/SVN/cloverefiboot-code/rEFIt_UEFI/libeg/VectorGraphics.c	2018-12-23 23:35:46.000000000 +0000
+++ /Users/blackosx/src/UDK2018/Clover/rEFIt_UEFI/libeg/VectorGraphics.c	2018-12-23 21:22:31.000000000 +0000
@@ -107,6 +107,9 @@
         if ((strstr(IconName, "selection_big") != NULL) && (!GlobalConfig.SelectionOnTop)) {
           GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize = (int)(IconImage->width * Scale); //xxx
           row0TileSize = GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize; // + (int)(16.f * Scale);
+          DBG("GlobalConfig.SelectionOnTop = FALSE\n");
+          DBG("row0TileSize=%d\n",(int)row0TileSize);
+          DBG("MainEntriesSize=%d\n",(int)GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize);
           DBG("main entry size = %d\n", GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize);
         }
          if ((strstr(IconName, "selection_small") != NULL) && (!GlobalConfig.SelectionOnTop)) {
@@ -404,10 +407,13 @@
   GlobalConfig.ThemeDesignHeight = (int)SVGimage->height;
   GlobalConfig.ThemeDesignWidth = (int)SVGimage->width;
   if (GlobalConfig.SelectionOnTop) {
+    DBG("GlobalConfig.SelectionOnTop = TRUE\n");
     row0TileSize = (INTN)(144.f * Scale);
     row1TileSize = (INTN)(64.f * Scale);
     GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize = (INTN)(128.f * Scale);
   }
+  DBG("row0TileSize=%d\n",(int)row0TileSize);
+  DBG("MainEntriesSize=%d\n",(int)GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize);
   DBG("parsing theme finish\n");
   return EFI_SUCCESS;
 }
diff -uNr /Volumes/Data/VCS/SVN/cloverefiboot-code/rEFIt_UEFI/refit/menu.c /Users/blackosx/src/UDK2018/Clover/rEFIt_UEFI/refit/menu.c
--- /Volumes/Data/VCS/SVN/cloverefiboot-code/rEFIt_UEFI/refit/menu.c	2018-12-16 19:16:50.000000000 +0000
+++ /Users/blackosx/src/UDK2018/Clover/rEFIt_UEFI/refit/menu.c	2018-12-23 22:58:16.000000000 +0000
@@ -4053,7 +4053,9 @@
       MaxItemOnScreen = (UGAWidth - (int)((ROW0_SCROLLSIZE * 2)* GlobalConfig.Scale)) / (EntriesWidth + EntriesGap); //8
       CountItems(Screen);
       InitScroll(State, row0Count, Screen->EntryCount, MaxItemOnScreen, 0);
-      row0PosX = (UGAWidth + EntriesGap - (EntriesWidth + EntriesGap)
+      //row0PosX = (UGAWidth + EntriesGap - (EntriesWidth + EntriesGap)
+      //            * ((MaxItemOnScreen < row0Count)?MaxItemOnScreen:row0Count)) >> 1;
+      row0PosX = (UGAWidth + (GlobalConfig.TypeSVG ? EntriesGap : 8) - (EntriesWidth + EntriesGap)
                   * ((MaxItemOnScreen < row0Count)?MaxItemOnScreen:row0Count)) >> 1;
       row0PosY = (int)(((float)UGAHeight - LayoutMainMenuHeight * GlobalConfig.Scale) * 0.5f +
                   LayoutBannerOffset * GlobalConfig.Scale);

Time out.. bed time..

 

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17 minutes ago, blackosx said:

I don't think a key is necessary as surely the theme entry in either nvram or config.plist does this?

I didn't check my nvram either; is there any issue if nvram's Clover.Theme="Name" and Theme=Name on config.plist are different?

 

17 minutes ago, blackosx said:

Can you post a debug log to show timings? This may help identify where any lags are happening.

File attached, just not sure why logs are repeated on one debug file.

debug.log_r4819_a43sj.zip

 

#EDIT: Oh yes, they're different:

1:517  0:001  Default theme: Nightwish256
5:344  0:001  theme Apocalypse defined in NVRAM found and theme.plist parsed

 

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7 hours ago, Badruzeus said:

I didn't check my nvram either; is there any issue if nvram's Clover.Theme="Name" and Theme=Name on config.plist are different?

No issue. Any theme entry in nvram will take precedence over a theme entry in config.plist.

 

7 hours ago, Badruzeus said:

File attached, just not sure why logs are repeated on one debug file.

debug.log_r4819_a43sj.zip

 

Weren't you saying you experience long delays with the Clovy theme? Your log shows you only loading your Apocalypse raster theme.

5:209  0:001  === [ InitTheme ] =========================================
5:376  0:001  Chosen theme Apocalypse
9:067  0:424  GUI ready

5:252  0:001  === [ InitTheme ] =========================================
5:421  0:001  Chosen theme Apocalypse
9:189  0:413  GUI ready

5:886  0:001  === [ InitTheme ] =========================================
6:076  0:001  Chosen theme Apocalypse
9:900  0:431  GUI ready

5:930  0:001  === [ InitTheme ] =========================================
6:099  0:001  Chosen theme Apocalypse
9:967  0:432  GUI ready

5:852  0:001  === [ InitTheme ] =========================================
6:032  0:001  Chosen theme Apocalypse
9:811  0:428  GUI ready

 

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33 minutes ago, blackosx said:

No issue. Any theme entry in nvram will take precedence over a theme entry in config.plist.

 

Weren't you saying you experience long delays with the Clovy theme? Your log shows you only loading your Apocalypse raster theme.

Oh yes, I removed it BTW.. last time using it on real HW was with r4784 or earlier. Will do more tests with vector theme. My bad, the issue about slow loading vector GUI probably has been resolved with recent Clover revs.

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28 minutes ago, Badruzeus said:

Oh yes, I removed it BTW.. last time using it on real HW was with r4784 or earlier. Will do more tests with vector theme. My bad, the issue about slow loading vector GUI probably has been resolved with recent Clover revs.

 

Ok. No problem.

 

 

On 12/22/2018 at 1:30 PM, Badruzeus said:

@Slice Sorry for another report.

We have weird scrollbar appearance since r4811, only bar_fill & scroll_fill are shown properly (especially if they contain Alpha). Thanks.

 

scrollbar_r4811.png

 

So is this still an issue?

 

I've just tested your DarkBoot theme on my hack with latest Clover build and see the scrollbar is okay, but then do I need to check on a lighter background?

 

Besides, WTF happened to vertically positioning of logo? Is this another new bug? I see it on all raster themes....

 

image.thumb.jpg.19e52e711b8f6aaff136808dfcbf5753.jpg

 

EDIT:

It seems this only happens if I boot with a default vector theme, then change to a raster theme from within the GUI.

 

time out. gotta go out now.

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35 minutes ago, blackosx said:

So is this still an issue?

 

I've just tested your DarkBoot theme on my hack with latest Clover build and see the scrollbar is okay, but then do I need to check on a lighter background?

About scrollbar currently: Yes. Even if I fill layer with non-transparent color, but drawn on top transparent background; it'll show weird black color over it.

 

35 minutes ago, blackosx said:

Besides, WTF happened to vertically positioning of logo? Is this another new bug? I see it on all raster themes....

I remember have reported this issue before (on vector theme thread): If Vector theme is used by default, then switched to Raster theme; Raster's Banner positioning would follow vector has. No issue if Raster theme is the default (till it changed to vector, then switched back).

 

VirtualBox_Clover Bootloader_24_12_2018_15_50_28.png

Edited by Badruzeus

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@blackosx Weird, on my case with r4820 if Clovy (vector) is used by default, then switched to Raster > Banner positioning for Raster theme will become upper (not lower as seen on your screenshot). Uhmmb, the only diff. from my attached CLOVER below is I just added on ../rEFIt_UEFI/entry_scan/loader.c (for KDE Neon Linux entry):

	...  
	{ L"\\EFI\\neon\\grubx64.efi", L"KDE Neon EFI boot menu", L"neon,linux", "KDE Neon" },
#else
	...
	{ L"\\EFI\\neon\\grub.efi", L"KDE Neon EFI boot menu", L"neon,linux", "KDE Neon" },
#endif

(Screenshot was using 1920x1080 res virtually).

r4820-EDK2.zip

VirtualBox_Clover Bootloader_24_12_2018_16_15_29.png

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2 hours ago, Slice said:

Why


EntriesWidth = GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize + (16 * row0TileSize) / 144;

May be better just

EntriesWidth = GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize;

?

Using your option with bigger than 128px for MainEntries, horizontal allignment issue is back and also cropped when item is highlighted (Selection_big). But Clovy looks better (well centered, no longer has 8px gap to left side)

VirtualBox_Clover-Bootloader_24_12_2018_21_30_36.png

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10 hours ago, Slice said:

@blackosx look

image.png

 

row0width = (EntryWidth + EntryGap) * Num - EntryGap;  // without last entrygap

row0pos = (UGAWidth - row0width) / 2;

So the commit 4785 is right. The issue is somewhere else.

 

8 hours ago, Slice said:

Why


EntriesWidth = GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize + (16 * row0TileSize) / 144;

May be better just

EntriesWidth = GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize;

?

 

This is great for themes with 128px icons.

 

Settings.c has
GlobalConfig.MainEntriesSize          = 128;

 

But other themes use different sizes, for example DarkBootX icon sizes are 160px wide and BGM256 icon sizes are 256px wide.

 

I was thinking maybe the easiest solution is to allow designer to define icon width in theme.plist, but there is already a Theme->Layout->MainEntriesSize setting which I'd forgotten about, though it gives different result.

 

https://clover-wiki.zetam.org/Design

 

MainEntriesSize - The size of the main device icons is set internally in the code to 128. Changing this value will instruct Clover to scale the device icons. For example, using a value of 256 on a theme with 128px icons will show the device icons scaled up to 256px. Note: badges will not be affected and will more than likely need repositioning.
 

So needs more attention.. To be looked at after Christmas
 

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      4. If the AMD graphics card enters Huaping, refer to editing the Clover startup parameters, and add the Boot parameter radpg = 15 (the EFI file that has been configured with this parameter has been uploaded, refer to the following EFI-guided download link)
      5. Using the above NVIDIA graphics card with a normal TN screen 1600x900 or 1920x1080 can not enter the installation interface, please check whether the VBiOS of the graphics card is exclusively for HP, thank you for your test face K1000M
      6. Due to product design defects, the MSata positions of 8570w and 8770w cannot be used as boot disks, so EFI boot can only be placed on the main hard disk (turn the machine over and open the hard disk in the lower left corner of the cover, which is the main hard disk). Put on msata plate
      +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
      Hardware requirements:
      Model: 8470p, 8570p, 8570W, 8770W 1 or more, it is recommended to use another notebook for emergency Hard disk: It is recommended to choose an SSD hard disk of 240g or more. Samsung or Intel SATA hard disk is a good choice. Wireless card: BCM94352HMB, DW1550, BCM94360CD, miniPCIe slot U disk: 1 for 16g and above, another winPE emergency USB disk is recommended If you use a rescue USB flash drive, it means that you read this post carefully
       
      Make and install a USB flash drive:
      Get the mirror: please do it your way Making and installing a USB flash drive: macOS command line production is recommended, whether it is a real macOS model or a virtual machine (although this is not allowed to be discussed in many forums)Or you can choose to use TransMac or ether under Windows. This is not recommended, but it is simple enough for those new to Hackintosh. Make boot U disk: If you know how to put the boot into the installation U disk, unzip the EFI file and put it in the EFI partition, or you can choose a fat32 format U disk to store the EFI file separately Note: EFI is an unzipped folder, not a zip or ISO suffix file.
       
      BIOS settings From RehabMan
      To start, set BIOS to defaults.
      Then insure:
      UEFI boot is enabled (hybrid/with CSM for best result) secure boot is disabled disable fast boot IGPU graphics memory set to 64mb, if available disable the serial port via BIOS option, if available disable "LAN/WLAN switching", if available disable "Extended Idle Power States" if you find it under "Power Management Options" disable "Wake on LAN" and "Wake on USB" disable Firewire/IEEE 1394, if your laptop has it for Skylake and KabyLake laptop, enable "Launch Hotkeys without Fn keypress" Note: If you have a laptop with switchable graphics, leave it enabled. You can still use it on Windows, although the discrete card will be disabled when running OS X by the ACPI patches provided here. If you want to also disable it in Windows (via BIOS option), make sure you read about the DGPU option in your model specific SSDT (source is in SSDT-HACK.dsl), as in the scenario where the DGPU is disabled by BIOS, DGPU should be set to zero.
       
      Install:
      Please modify according to the above BIOS settings: Press F9 after booting, select the boot efi to file option, which is generally the last item. Enter your boot USB disk to find the location of cloverx64.efi, select cloverx64.efi, press Enter, and enter the clover boot interface. Select the location of the install entry and press Enter. Enter the macOS interface, use the disk tool to format the partition you need to install to hfs + or apfs format, do not choose the encryption option, this will make your efforts in vain. Note: The disk must be in gpt format, and the remaining EFI space is greater than 200M, 300mb + is recommended. If it is not, please try to modify it in WindowsPE environment. This may cause you to lose the Windows system boot and disk data. Please prepare for backup.
      After formatting the partition successfully, close the disk tool and select install, you will find the partition you installed, and follow the interface prompts. When the installation reaches a certain progress, it will restart. When restarting, select F9, enter from the boot U disk, select the disk partition where you installed macOS (no longer the U disk installation), the installation will continue, and it may restart 2 ~ 3 times Every time, you need F9 to select the boot. After entering the installation interface, except for the first installation, select the U disk, and then select the disk installation partition. Eventually you will enter the settings interface. After following the interface prompts, you will enter the macOS system interface. Remember the system password and turn off the Find my mac option.  
      Post install:
       
      After the installation is complete, you need to hang the EFI partition of the disk, copy the EFI file of the U disk to the EFI partition of the disk, so that you can directly use the disk to boot, otherwise you need to select the U disk to boot each time. The mount tool can choose cloverconfigurator. If after copying the EFI file to the disk, the computer cannot recognize your clover boot, you can use the custom boot option of bios: set the custom boot path to \efi\clover\cloverx64.efi, and set it as the first boot, Use bootice or easyUEFI to increase the clover boot option under Windows and set it as the first boot. If you do not have a wireless network card available temporarily, you can use the USB binding function of your Android phone to share the network. This may require the HoRndis driver. It is not recommended to use a US wireless network card. If you need Windows or Linux, you can install it normally. Be careful not to let Windows overwrite your boot files.  
      For other uses of macOS and brew, please pay attention to forums and other communities. Hackintosh is just the beginning.
       
      Finally, I would like to thank rehabman, vit9696 and others who contributed to Hackintosh. I also thank Cwen for his efforts to modify files and hardware tests. I hope that Hackintosh will be eternal.
       
      Please comply with the laws and regulations of your country or region. My description may not be clear or professional, but I think it is necessary. I think the existence of Hackintosh is everyone's technical hobby and experience macOS, not as a substitute for macOS cheap hardware.

      EFI_8x70_5103_W7170m_20200116 .zip
    • By StarFighter_77
      I built this hack years ago now. Started with Lion, now on El Cap. I want to update now to High Sierra.

      I think I messed up my Clover when I downloaded the update .pkg and just installed it without taking my time or customizing the install. Was on Clover r3423, now I think I'm on r5104

      I've been searching and reading this site and others for a few days before making this thread, but I need help compiling what I've learned to get my system running correctly again and ready to update to High Sierra. Then, eventually, I want to update my graphics card, switch to UEFI (if necessary) and update to Mojave.

      I couldn't get system to boot. Could get to Clover and all the options, except the Shell... I hit enter on the Shell and I get black screen and nothing.

      The only way I got it to boot was to add -v to boot args, and change smbios from 14,2 to 13,2. Not sure why that worked still. Also I'm running two monitors, but I can only now run one of them off the Intel 3000 Graphics and the second one off my GFX Card.

      So now I'm afraid to shut down or reboot.... I could really use some help with Clover.

      I'm pretty sure my config file in Clover is not right. Also, some of the files in my Clover backups are not in the new Clover install. (2.5k 5104)

      If someone could please take a look at the files I've attached and help me sort this out, I would be grateful. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.

      I've attached
      - The last boot log
      - The current Clover folder from the EFI partition after performing Clover update. (.zip)
      - The Clover backup that was working before Clover update (.zip)
      - Library/Extensions Folder (screen shot)
      - System/Library/Extensions Folder (.zip)

      Here is my current hardware:

      Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3

      CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K

      GPU: GIGABYTE ATI Radeon HD6870 1GB DDR5 2DVI/HDMI/2x

      RAM: Corsair Vengeance Blue 16 GB DDR3 SDRAM Dual Channel Memory Kit CMZ16GX3M4A1600?C9B

      HD0 (for OS and Apps): OCZ Technology 120 GB Vertex Series SATA II Solid State Drive

      HD1 (file storage, Adobe scratch disk): Samsung 1 TB Spinpoint 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA

      BURNER: LG CD/DVD Burner Model GH22NS50

      CPU COOLER: Corsair Cooling Hydro Series H50 All in One High-performanc?e CPU Cooler CWCH50-1

      P/S: Antec CP-850 850 Watt CPX Power Supply Unit

      CASE: Antec Performance One P183 V3 Case
      CLOVER.zip
      CloverBackup.zip
      bootlog.txt

      S_L_E.zip
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