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Hi all

 

i've updated my T430s to Yosemite Final release in my "production" environment, in the link attached you can find updated kexts.

In the config plist i've added the TRIM patch and selected kext-dev-mode for properly Yosemite boot.

Before the update, i removed the EmuVariableUEFI and now use the native NVRAM of Lenovo (refer to Tluck post on http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/285678-lenovo-thinkpad-t420-with-uefi-only/?p=1952283

i've installed the kexts in my SLE folder after update directly from App Store application (without the creation of USB installer).

Use this sequence:

  • Update Clover at latest release
  • Download Yosemite from app store
  • Backup modded kext from your SLE path (in case of rollback...)
  • backup your EFI/ESP folders
  • insert 10.10 folder from pack in your EFI/CLOVER/kexts folder
  • use config.plist in package or edit your, with kext dev enabled.
  • Restart to test the edits.

After reboot, launch Yosemite Installer, the computer ask you to reboot, now at Clover Boot:

  1. Select Install Mac OS X from <Your Boot Partition Name>
  2. press O and use Clover graphics FakeID with 0x01660003 to enable the display and see the installation progress
  3. Boot with injected cache( press space at clover boot selector with your install macosx highlighted)
  4. After installation End repeat the steps 2 and 3 to boot.
  5. Your system start with slow graphics, don't care  it's normal
  6. Install the kexts from package with iKext Tools and restart system after 2 minutes ( open activity monitor  with all process view enabled and reboot only when kextcache process disappear, you system is ready)
  7. Your system is updated (probably  :P )

The pack contains:

  • my DSDT and ssdt tables
  • my config.plist (without serial, MLB, ROM, SmUUID,CustomUUID)
  • uefi64 drivers (without EmuVariableUefi driver!)
  • 10.10 kexts folder contain:
    • ACPIBatteryManager, ACPIBacklight,GenericUSBXHCI, VoodooPS2Controller from Tluck post on T420 thread
    • AppleFrameBufferCapri and IOBluetoothFamily patched by me for my system.
    • AppleHDA, IOAudioFamily, IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector from my existing 10.9 SLE folder
    • Latest FakeSMC

 

You can download the new pack from here: https://mega.co.nz/#!0oQFTCBD!mbC7sdM9OnVB4KzFFE8zHUrCOvXFrHW_Ppj_Vf2pxms

 

sorry for bad english.. :rolleyes:

 

have a nice day! :)

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@RehabMan

   I am using your ACPIBatteryManager.kext for my thinkpad t430 to correct the display brightness and it works well. but have an issue when i boot the laptop with lid closed and connect to external monitor. After logging into the desktop if i open up the laptop lid the laptop screen stays black . This doesn't happen if i boot the machine with the lid in open state. Then both the displays work well. 

   So i deleted the ACPIBatteryManager.kext and the above issue is resolved but yes brightness fix is lost. Anyway we can correct this issue. 

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@RehabMan

   I am using your ACPIBatteryManager.kext for my thinkpad t430 to correct the display brightness and it works well. but have an issue when i boot the laptop with lid closed and connect to external monitor. After logging into the desktop if i open up the laptop lid the laptop screen stays black . This doesn't happen if i boot the machine with the lid in open state. Then both the displays work well. 

   So i deleted the ACPIBatteryManager.kext and the above issue is resolved but yes brightness fix is lost. Anyway we can correct this issue.

Hmmm... weird that somehow brightness is affected by a kext for battery status!?

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i have patched the AppleHDA.kext from Yosemite for ALC269 for my T430.

It is working a way better than the old Mavericks AppleHDA.kext.

Maybe someone wanna give it a try.

 

You need Layout-28 DSDT edit!

 

Details from codec dump:

 

Codec: Realtek ALC3202
Address: 0
AFG Function Id: 0x1 (unsol 1)
Vendor Id: 0x10ec0269
Subsystem Id: 0x17aa21f3

Revision Id: 0x100203 

 

//EDIT: Made some changes to the kext and uploaded new version.

AppleHDA.kext.zip

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I have mavericks and yosemite isntalled and all working except for the bluetooth devices. The magic mouse is jumping around when i loginto the desktop after a reboot. So i have to physically switch off the BT switch on and off to have it working normally again. If i shutdown and start the computer also i dont have this problem and all is fine. I have clover as the bootloader. Any help here would be helpful.

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I have mavericks and yosemite isntalled and all working except for the bluetooth devices. The magic mouse is jumping around when i loginto the desktop after a reboot. So i have to physically switch off the BT switch on and off to have it working normally again. If i shutdown and start the computer also i dont have this problem and all is fine. I have clover as the bootloader. Any help here would be helpful.

who kext you use now?

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Hmmm... weird that somehow brightness is affected by a kext for battery status!?

@Rehab,

   I used your latest ACPIBatteryManager.kext and kext works well but the option "acwake" doesn't get displayed when i issue the command "pmset -g disk". I intended to have my laptop wake up when the power source is changed. Sleep and wake currently works well. 

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who kext you use now?

 

Hi, eilatuno, just as you suggested, i bought an express wifi card "WEC600N", but if i plugin it before i start my laptop, then the it will causes the Kernel Panic "Unable to find driver for this platform ACPI ...../IOPlatformExpert.cpp:1590 ."

 

but if i plugin it before the laptop already booted at the Clover, then everything works fine...

 

Have you ever met that? is there any Solution?

 

Thanks in advance

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I have work to get some more native kext work well with Yosemite 10.10.1, here is quick update (I will add an update package soon)

 

  1. I have Bluetooth working natively by create an additional node in Info.plist of built in Broadcom plugin inside IOBluetoothFamily.kext
  2. Patch AppleHDA on the fly for native AppeHDA. Working but funny thing appeared, the input and output device displayed in Russian, don't known why :D
  3. Intel Capri HD 4000 work well with QE/CI by using old patch method.
  4. NVIDIA still got problems: Thinkpad LCD screen not wake up (need to detect display in Display preference pane) but external Dell screen via mini Displayport work.

Playing with nvram is dangerous, without EmuVariableUefi-64.efi, UEFI BIOS show error message: "Non-Volatile variable storage is about full"  and must to press F1 to go to BIOS setting then F10 to save and restart, then error message disappeared in that boot time but show again next time reboot / power up. Solution for it is restore EmuVariableUefi-64.efi and run this command to clear / reset nvram `nvram -c` then reboot. I think problem is come with CLOVER as error message only show when I put CLOVER on the top of boot device list.

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Hi, eilatuno, just as you suggested, i bought an express wifi card "WEC600N", but if i plugin it before i start my laptop, then the it will causes the Kernel Panic "Unable to find driver for this platform ACPI ...../IOPlatformExpert.cpp:1590 ."

 

but if i plugin it before the laptop already booted at the Clover, then everything works fine...

 

Have you ever met that? is there any Solution?

 

Thanks in advance

Hi Demonbane

 

What platform are you using in smbios section of config plist?

What is the version of UEFI firmware ?

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After playing with nvram then restored by clear nvram, restore BIOS to defaults I can not make NVIDIA work again. It show error message: unable to shadow vbios

I have solve it by change the NVCAP value but it still can not get any monitor wake up (Thinkpad LCD and external monitor via mini DisplayPort => HDMI => DVI as my Dell monitor have only 2 ports: DVI and VGA), look like problem with display-cfg. 

 

Anyway has a solution for this?

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After playing with nvram then restored by clear nvram, restore BIOS to defaults I can not make NVIDIA work again. It show error message: unable to shadow vbios

I have solve it by change the NVCAP value but it still can not get any monitor wake up (Thinkpad LCD and external monitor via mini DisplayPort => HDMI => DVI as my Dell monitor have only 2 ports: DVI and VGA), look like problem with display-cfg.

 

Anyway has a solution for this?

have you tried to flash the UEFI bios? I don't know what version you run on T430, but on my T430s for example, had many problem with NVRAM with two version of firmware(2.57 and 2.58 doesn't retain in memory setted value and variable) now with 2.59 problems are solved.

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T430 and T430s use the same firmware. You should run latest if you don't have a mod.

...mhh I don't really believe, firmware and the current version does not have the same level (maybe internally they are identical but for sure not the revision number).

You can check the following links T430s (http://goo.gl/cFE8ur) and T430 (http://goo.gl/TQQbBs)

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You are right in that the bios id's are different. T430s is G1ETA1WW at 2.61 while T430 is G7ETA1WW at 2.61. But on closer inspection, you'll notice that they sometimes skip version numbers between releases. This indicates that they use the same base and merge in before a release build. For any number of reasons the T430s has fallen behind where previously they were even. Likely due to the T430 base being more popular among enterprise clients, so it gets more updates. The NVS that most of the T430s's ship with adds complexity to that system which may contribute to its falling behind. But you'll see a version skip eventually and the T430s should catch up or remain close behind. It has to, having all those versions would be a nightmare to have for each sub-variant. If ever the T430s falls too far behind, you'll see lenovo stop supporting it altogether.

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I'm using latest BIOS version 2.66 and it is UEFI version yet a long time ago.

 

Problem with NVIDIA gone after change some BIOS settings. I have change back it to use Both UEFI & Legacy boot with UEFI first, it was UEFI only. It was problem with Optimus also. I'm using Windows 10.10, I was changed to Optimus and boot into Windows but it got problem with DisplayPort (Windows report that driver got problem and it can not load, I can't even open NVIDIA Settings in this time) . After I change Boot setting it was ok. I have changed back to Discrete graphic and boot into Yosemite and it work very nice with Thinkpad LCD wake up + External with no problem.

 

I'm using NVIDIA web driver 10.1.43 (343.01.02b02). Do you know where to get updated CUDA? as CUDA is reporting update is required.

 

Additional problem come with Audio which I'm using injection & patch on the fly by CLOVER. I have to clear and rebuild kextcache and it back. Oh a strange thing, look like Apple leave some Russian words inside AppleHDA, see screenshot :D

 

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Can you post the on the fly clover patch for AppleHDA?!

 

Have you tried to remove all battery the main and cmos to try to reset all values?

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I updated post #1. You can find whole packages in download link.

 

I have a bad news, NVDA work well now except built in screen gone black and need detect display in display pref pane as before. Problem back after I updated OSX to latest 10.10.1 as system notify. May be need to switch between Windows several time to solve this problem :D

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I updated post #1. You can find whole packages in download link.

 

I have a bad news, NVDA work well now except built in screen gone black and need detect display in display pref pane as before. Problem back after I updated OSX to latest 10.10.1 as system notify. May be need to switch between Windows several time to solve this problem :D

Hi Uoc
did you ever experience any issue with RTC clock? i've experienced two hard reset when i plug the ac adapter in standby mode, and after the hard reset the clock returns at 1/1/2001 , it never happened before the 10.10.1 update.
This is a very bad issue, i've spent two hours for recover my Data partition (an HFS+ partition...) after a new hard reset happened when i plug the AC adapter with laptop already booted.
The only difference between 10.10/10.10.1 are the use of clover patch (for Audio, HD4000,Bluetooth) and the edits of HDEF part in DSDT for using clover audio patch.
I never experienced an issue like that before...it's very frustrating
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Hi Demonbane

 

What platform are you using in smbios section of config plist?

What is the version of UEFI firmware ?

 

Hi, eilatuno, sorry for the late reply.

 

I'm currently running 10.10.1, using platform MacBookPro 9.2

UEFI bios version is 2.66

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Do you know if we have to make any changes for Yosemite 10.10.3??

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NVIDIA can drive with patch dsdt , the key point is the NVCAP , you can try my dsdt in the Attach .rar file. Now my T430 is 10.10.5 HDMI\Sound\Brightness also ok.

 

 

I have work to get some more native kext work well with Yosemite 10.10.1, here is quick update (I will add an update package soon)

 

  • I have Bluetooth working natively by create an additional node in Info.plist of built in Broadcom plugin inside IOBluetoothFamily.kext
  • Patch AppleHDA on the fly for native AppeHDA. Working but funny thing appeared, the input and output device displayed in Russian, don't known why :D
  • Intel Capri HD 4000 work well with QE/CI by using old patch method.
  • NVIDIA still got problems: Thinkpad LCD screen not wake up (need to detect display in Display preference pane) but external Dell screen via mini Displayport work.
Playing with nvram is dangerous, without EmuVariableUefi-64.efi, UEFI BIOS show error message: "Non-Volatile variable storage is about full"  and must to press F1 to go to BIOS setting then F10 to save and restart, then error message disappeared in that boot time but show again next time reboot / power up. Solution for it is restore EmuVariableUefi-64.efi and run this command to clear / reset nvram `nvram -c` then reboot. I think problem is come with CLOVER as error message only show when I put CLOVER on the top of boot device list.
 

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      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  AptioMemory --> (consigliato) ->  Link download
       Può essere solo aggiunto manualmente scaricando dal link sopra e collocandolo nella rispettiva cartella
       NOTA: in questo caso non selezionare nessun OsxAptioFixDRV durante l'installazione di clover oppure rimuovetelo                        successivamente. 
                               : Driver64UEFI  ApfsDriverLoader --> (consigliato) --> sostituisce l'uso del driver apfs.efi
                               : Selezionate l'altri driver come da successiva immagine,
       
      *Nota: Altri driver che si possono usare  al suo posto  sono:
       informazioni 
       
      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
      Pacchetto-Fake+Sensors 6.26.1440.zip
      C_I_M.zip
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
    • By ludufre
      Installing macOS Mojave on Lenovo ThinkPad L440

       
      There are two version of this laptop:
      - 20AS = Chipset QM87, without Express Card (mine).
      - 20AT = Chipset HM86, with Express Card.
      I strong believe is the same thing...
       

      Changelog:
       
      07/30/2019 14:56h GMT-0
      - Fixed typo in credits. Thanks @"Sniki"
       
      06/09/2019 14:16h GMT-0
      - Added missing parts in the post-install step. 
       
      06/04/2019 17:19h GMT-0
      - Updated Clover link. 
       
      06/02/2019 18:08h GMT-0
      - Added info about update 10.14.5. 
       
      03/13/2019 13:15h GMT-0
      - Updated info about touchpad replacement and CPU and 4G LTE modem.
       
      02/05/2019 18:47h GMT-0
      - Updated info about CPU replacement and 4G LTE modem.
       
      02/04/2019 15:24h GMT-0
      - Sometimes the VoodooHDA.kext doesn't work.
      - Added AppleHDADisabler.kext to fix that (attached bellow).
       
      01/24/2019 14:42h GMT-0
      - Added more adjustments to use of VoodooHDA.
      - Updated VoodooHDA links to 2.9.1 official (without installer).
      - Changed PCM volume from 90 to 180 in Info.plist (attached modified VoodooHDA.kext bellow)
      - Updated SSDT-L440.aml (Removed HDEF and HDAU, not needed).
      - Updated config.plist (Changed to user Audio layout to 1).
       
      01/22/2019 20:47h GMT-0
      - I gave up on the AppleALC.
      - Headset does not work.
      - Now with VoodooHDA is perfect and the sound even louder.
       
      01/22/2019 14:37h GMT-0
      - Added info about update 10.14.3. 
       
      01/22/2019 13:46h GMT-0
      - Added link to BIOS reassing guide.
       
      01/20/2019 11:49h GMT-0
      - First version.
       
      What works and what does not
       
      - Processor: Intel Core i5-4300M ->  Work. All SpeedStep stages.
      - Video Card: Intel HD4600 ->  Work. QE/CI and Metal.
      - Chipset: Intel QM87 ->  Work.
      - Mini DisplayPort ->  Work. But no audio, yet.
      - VGA ->  Not work. Normal.
      - Audio: ALC292 ->  Work.
      - WiFi/Bluetooth: Intel AC 7260 ->  Not work. Replaced with DW1560 (need whitelist removal).
      - Ethernet: Intel I217-LM ->  Work.
      - Card Reader: Realtek RTS5227 ->  Not work.
      - Keyboard and Touchpad ->  Work.
      - Webcam ->  Work.
      - Fingerprint Reader ->  Not work. Normal.
      - USB3.0 ->  Work.
      - Sleep ->  Work.
      - Airdrop, Handoff, Instant Hotspot and Continuity ->  Work after replaced wireless.
       
       
      Extras
       
      - FullHD 1920x1080 display upgrade: 
      Replaced with AU Optronics B140HAN01.1 30pin eDP (B140HAN01.2 and B140HAN01.3 also compatible).
      Apparently same screen as Dell Latitude E6440, E7440, Lenovo Ideapad U430 and E129.
       
      - CPU upgrade:
      Replaced the stock Intel Core i5 4300M 2.6Ghz (3.3Ghz turbo) 6M cache with Intel Core i7 4700MQ 2.4Ghz (3.4Ghz turbo) 6MB.
      I initially had problems with overheating. The processor ran at full load above 90 degrees.
      After using a quality thermal paste I can work between 70 and 80 degrees.
      Acceptable taking into consideration that the new processor has 47TDP versus 37TDP which is recommended.
      I also had no problem consuming the battery while charging. The original 65W source seems to have figured out.
       
      - Touchpad upgrade:
      Replaced the stock with T460 touchpad.
      This is serious: you have to do it! It should be stock. Touchpad with precision and absurd quality!
      Just do it!
       
      - RAM upgrade:
      No mistery here. Just upgade.
       
       
      Todo
       
      - Make DP audio work.
      - Make Card Reader work.
      - Upgrade CPU to i7-4712MQ (Ordered. It's on the way) Done, but received i7-4700MQ (47w TDP, with good paste I have no overheating)
      - Replace touchpad with T460 model (Ordered. It's on the way) Done. Sensitivity and perception of quality much better. I recommend 100%!
      - Sierra Gobi5000 4G LTE modem EM7355 (Ordered. It's on the way. I hope works. ) Done, but not work. Recognize but not connect. I already gave up...
      - Upgrade to 16GB RAM Done
      - Make trackpad appear in System Preferences
       
       
      What you need to install

      - Running install of macOS
      - One USB flash drive of 8GB or bigger
      - macOS Mojave install app
      - Clover EFI
      - Clover Configurator
      - Some KEXTs and SSDT patches


      How create create the install flash drive
       
      Prepare install flash drive

      Format the flash drive with GUID partition mapping and name it "Install".

      - Open Disk Utility.
      - Click in View, then "Show All Devices".
      - Select the destination flash drive, then Erase.
      - Name: Install, Format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and Scheme: GUID Partition Map
       
      Create install flash drive

      Open terminal and run this command:
      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Mojave.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Install --nointeraction This will take about 30 minutes.
       


      Install bootloader

      Download the CloverEFI from SourceForge (used 4934) and install with this options on "Install macOS Mojave":
       
      - Install for UEFI booting only
      - Install Clover in the ESP
      - UEFI Drivers - ApfsDriverLoader-64
      - UEFI Drivers - AptioMemoryFix-64


       
       
      Make things works

      Will be created a partition named EFI and mounted in Desktop.
      - Replace the /Volumes/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist with mine attached below
                    If you have modded BIOS with Advanced Menu and enabled 128MB DRAM-prealloc use 128MB_DRAM-prealloc_config.plist.zip
                    If no, then use 32MB_DRAM-prealloc_config.plist.zip
      - Put SSDT-L440.aml attached below in /Volumes/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/
       
      Generate your Serial, MLB and SmUUID
       
      - Open the replaced config.plist with Clover Configurator (used 5.3.2.0)
      - Go to SMBIOS, click few times in "Generate New" in Serial Number and SmUUID.
       
      Download those Kexts and put in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/
       
      - Download the HWSensors 3 from here. I used the FakeSMC.kext, ACPIMonitor.kext and IntelCPUMonitor.kext inside of DMG version r196.
      - Download the VoodooPS2Controller.kext from here. I used version 2018-1008.
      - Download the IntelMausiEthernet.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1031.
      - Download the Lilu.kext from here. I used the version 1.3.6.
      - Download the VoodooHDA from here. I used the version 2.9.1 and patched the sound volume (attached below).
      - Download the WhateverGreen.kext from here. I used the version 1.2.9.
      - Download the AppleBacklightFixup.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1013.
      - Download the USBInjectAll.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1108.
      - Download the ACPIBatteryManager.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1005.
       
      - Download the VirtualSMC.kext from here. I used version 1.0.2. Replaced with FakeSMC of the HWSensors 3 r196 package.
      - Download the FakeSMC.kext from here. I used the version 2018-0915. Replaced with VirtualSMC.kext due 10.14.4 issues on update.
      - Download the AppleALC.kext from here. I used the version 1.3.4. Replaced with VoodooHDA.kext due mic not working.
       
       
      Wifi and Bluetooth (DW1560 / BCM94352Z)
       
      Unfortunately, some notebook manufacturers are currently blocking the replacement of wireless cards. They want you to only use the models sold by them. And of course, none of them from Lenovo for this notebook model is compatible with MacOS.
       
      If you try to start with an unauthorized wifi card for them, you will receive a screen error:
      1802: Unauthorized network card is plugged in - Power off and remove the network card. Since this check is done directly in the BIOS, the only solution is to modify it.
      But since nothing is easy in this life, there is one small big problem:
      - The BIOS update procedure does not allow you to use modded files as it used to be.
      - You will need to physically reach your BIOS on the motherboard and make use of a USB BIOS reader/writer.
       
      So what you need to do:
      1. Disassembly your laptop;
      2. Dump your BIOS with an USB BIOS reader with SOIC8 clip (to not desolder from the motherboard);
      3. Patch it (In addition to removing the whitelist, add the advanced menu);
      4. Fix RSA signature;
      5. Reflash BIOS;
      6. Replace wireless card;
      7. Remount your laptop;
      8. Done.
       
      Soon, I'll provide step by step in this process. Probably until end of this week.
      In the meantime, if you need to, send me your dump that I do steps 3 and 4 for you.
      I also add the Advanced Menu so you can increase to 128MB the DRAM-prealloc.
       
      To fix a Modded BIOS to remove the 5 beeps on boot, you need this guide: https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/337333-guide-fix-insyde-h2o-bios-signature-5-beeps-on-lenovo (traduzido: pt-BR)
       
       
      After replaced the wireless card. Download those Kexts and put in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/
       
      - Download the AirportBrcmFixup.kext from here. I used the version 2.0.0.
      - Download the BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext and BrcmPatchRAM2.kext from here. I used the version 2018-0505.
      - Download the BT4LEContinuityFixup.kext from here. I used the version 1.1.2.
       
       
      Now you can start the instalation without problem (I guess).
       
       
      How install
       
      UEFI Setup Configuration and Installation

      UEFI configuration
       
      My BIOS is the latest: 1.93 (J4ET93WW) 

      - Shutdown and insert the flash drive.
      - Power on with F1 pressed to enter BIOS setup.
      - Change value: Config - Intel(R) AMT - Intel(R) AMT Control to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Security Chip to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Anti-Theft - Intel(R) AT Module Activation to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Anti-Theft - Computrace to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Secure Boot to DISABLED
      - Change value: Startup - UEFI/Legacy Boot to BOTH, Legacy First and CSM Support = Yes
      - Save & Exit Setup (F10)
       
      - Now, hold the F12
      - In the list, select your flash drive.
       
      The installer will start. 
      
      Format destination disk

      Format the disk with GUID partition mapping and name it "Macintosh".

      - Select Disk Utility in the list, then press Continue.
      - Click in View, then "Show All Devices".
      - Select the destination Disk, then Erase.
      - Name: HD, Format: APFS and Scheme: GUID Partition Map

      Close Disk Utility.
      
      Select "Install macOS", then Continue.
      Follow instructions in screen.

      After install

      After first part install the system will reboot. Maybe you have to press F12 again and select the flash drive.
      
      The second part of the installation will begin. This will take 16 minutes.
       

      Post installation

      Install bootloader
       
      When the second part of install finish, the system will reboot again.

      After performing the user initial setup and go to the desktop, you need to install Clover on internal disk.

      Open the Clover installer inside flash drive that you copied before.

      Use same options above but choose the system partition this time.

      Now you need to replace the EFI folder inside your destination disk EFI parittion, with EFI folder inside flash card EFI partition.

      If the flash drive EFI partition of your destination disk or flash drive is unmounted:
      Mount with terminal "sudo diskutil mount /dev/rdiskXs1". To know what X is, use "diskutil list", most likely is 0 for destination disk and 1 for flash drive.
       
      Then, eject the flash drive.
       
      Last step
       
      Move all Kexts from EFI partition to /Library/Extensions, with those commands in Terminal:
      sudo mv -R /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/* /Library/Extensions/ sudo chmod -R 755 /Library/Extensions sudo chown -R root:wheel /Library/Extensions sudo kextcache -i / Restart the system.
       
       
      It's done!
       
       
      Updates
       
      System update 10.14.3
       
      - Updated with success;
      - Everything works perfectly after reboot;
       

       
       
      System update 10.14.4
       
      - Updated Clover to 4910.
      - Updated Lilu.kext to 1.3.5 and WhateverGreen to 1.2.7.
      - After first reboot the update progress stoped with:
      GTrace synchronization point 4 Unsupported CPU Unsupported PCH hmm.. mismatch sizes: 3100 vs 20 It was still possible to start the previous installation, selecting "Macintosh" as opposed to "macOS Install" in Clover.
      So I created a flash drive with Clover 4910 and put only my config.xml, SSDT-L440.aml, the updated Lilu.kext and WhateverGreen.kext. And I decided to test VirtualSMC instead of FakeSMC.kext.
      With this I was able to install update 10.14.4. After installation I can boot normally, even with FakeSMC.kext that already in /Library/Extensions.
      I do not know what exactly happened, but now works everything like was previously.
       


       
       
      System update 10.14.5
       
      - Updated Clover to 4934.
      - Updated Lilu.kext to 1.3.6 and WhateverGreen to 1.2.9.
      - After first reboot the update progress stoped again (like 10.14.4 update) with:
      GTrace synchronization point 4 Unsupported CPU Unsupported PCH hmm.. mismatch sizes: 3100 vs 20 It was still possible to start the previous installation, selecting "Macintosh" as opposed to "macOS Install" in Clover.
      I decided to rollback to FakeSMC.kext but this time with the version of HWSensors 3. Link above.
      With this I was able to install update 10.14.5. After installation I can boot normally.
       

       
       

      And last but not least

      I would like to thank the following community members, by making these dream possible:
      @crushers, @snatch, @apianti, @blackosx, @blusseau, @dmazar, @slice2009, @autumnrain, @phpdev32, @EMlyDinEsH, @RehabMan, @Scellow, @mitch_de, @Shailua, @Andy Vandijck, @maxfierke, @ArturXXX, @LexHimself, @brumas, @"Sniki" and all others members involved directly or indirectly.
       
       
      Attachments
      32MB_DRAM-prealloc_config.plist.zip
      128MB_DRAM-prealloc_config.plist.zip
      SSDT-L440.aml
      VoodooHDA.kext.zip
      AppleHDADisabler.kext.zip
    • By tragediana150
      Hi everyone!
      Long time no see guys!
      As you can see I am not new user of Insanely and do not want to post in incorrect section, but I can not find any similiar topic at all. I,ve searched the forum and the web and I can't find a solution.
      My question is that is there any possibility to install Mavericks 10.9.5 on external drive on the newest Macbook Pro 13 from 2018? I know that the Intel Coffee Lake is new generation of CPU's and there is no drivers in Mavericks system to run this CPU, but I was thinking about it alot and I decided to write here. Because if we can install all the newest OSX, macOS on older machines then maybe we can install older systems on newer builds?
       
      P.S. If I wrote in incorrect topic then please move this thread to the right section, I will be grateful
    • By k.panic
      Hi to all!

      I've installed Yosemite on:
      - i5 4690
      - ASRock H87M Pro4 (with intel ethernet I219-V) (IntelMausiEthernet, AppleIntelE1000 and RehabMan for I219V kexts)
      - 8gb ddr3 RAM
      - 1tb hard disk
       
      If I disable I219-V from BIOS, when I shutdown it, don't reboots (tested with all kexts)
      If I enable I219-V from BIOS, when I shutdown it, the system reboots.
       
      How can I fix this? Thanks!
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