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hey man

thank you for this lovely thread

i recently treid to disable my nvidia card and i was successful but i am having sleep issues with my setup

the screen goes off , hdd off , usb off but the cpu fan still on and laptop lights (for power and wifi stays on) and i cannot recover from sleep afterwards

here is a link to my issue

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/316483-samsung-300e4a-s0esa-laptop-sleep-not-working/

hope you can help me

thanks in advance

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I have been trying this for days here is files dumped from clover with f4.  Could someone help me turn off Nvidia.  battery dies fast and laptop is running really hot.  the _OFF and _INI is in ssdt-17

 

Acer E5-575G intel HD620 i5 7200u

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My laptop is Acer V3-771g . 

I added only one line \_SB.PCI0.PEG0.PEGP._OFF () in the beginning of _INI under IGPU in SSDT , then the gt630m was disabled . But the laptop goes shutdown when it is restarted . After awoken from sleeping , the laptop can restart normally .

 

Adding _ON() in _PTS is of no use . I guess _ON() must be added in some where i don't know . 

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Can you help me to disabling nvidia card? i've done step by step carefully but i still have my nvidia card running. My laptop is Dell Vostro 5460 with Intel HD4000 and NVIDIA GT630M graphics. I attach my DSDT and my config.plist file also, i suspect if anything wrong in my config.plist but i have no idea what it is because i'm new in hackintosh. Thanks in advance.

DSDT.dsl.zip

config.plist.zip

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I wish to share my experience.

Dell Latitude E6430 has Intel+Nvidia Optimus and Intel can be switched off in BIOS (Optimus = disable, yeah, it switched off Intel) so Nvidia will be only videocard.

So i want to have DSDT and SSDT to be universal and working in both cases.

ACPI has simple check if ClassCode of Intel is 0x0300.

_PTS method

        	If (\_SB_.PCI0.IGPU.DCLS == 0x0300)
        	{
    			\_SB_.PCI0.PEG0.VID._ON()
		} Else {
        		\_SB.PCI0.PEG0.VID._OFF ()
		}

_WAK method

        \_SB.PCI0.PEG0.VID._ON ()

        If (\_SB_.PCI0.IGPU.DCLS == 0x0300)
        {
		\_SB_.PCI0.PEG0.VID._OFF()
	}

Comment: we need Nvidia to be working after wake if it is only card.

With this DSDT I have working sleep/wake/shutdown in both BIOS config.

 

Method _INI in the SSDT

           If (\_SB_.PCI0.IGPU.DCLS == 0x0300)
           {
              \_SB.PCI0.PEG0.VID._PS3 ()
           }


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Guys, I'm having problems with my new laptop, Acer Aspire A515-51G-70PU.

It has the NVIDIA Optimus 940MX and I've tried everything to disable it. I'm stuck at the installer boot, It hangs on "Service only ran for 0 seconds".

I'm sure it's a discrete graphics card issue... Attached are my DSDT and SSDT files that I extracted using Clover. Please, help me!

leociotti_DSDT_SSDT.zip

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Hi 

i have asus gl553vd 

when i used this patch my fan speed go to max level !! how can i fix ?/

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U36SD i5 2410M tries El Capitan with Enoch Bootloader.


-[0000:00]-+-00.0  Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller [8086:0104]
           +-01.0-[01]----00.0  NVIDIA Corporation GF119M [GeForce GT 520M] [10de:1050]
           +-02.0  Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0116]
           +-16.0  Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1 [8086:1c3a]
           +-1a.0  Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 [8086:1c2d]
           +-1b.0  Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller [8086:1c20]
           +-1c.0-[02]--
           +-1c.1-[03]----00.0  Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) [168c:002b]
           +-1c.3-[04]----00.0  Fresco Logic FL1000G USB 3.0 Host Controller [1b73:1000]
           +-1c.5-[05]----00.0  Qualcomm Atheros AR8151 v2.0 Gigabit Ethernet [1969:1083]
           +-1d.0  Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 [8086:1c26]
           +-1f.0  Intel Corporation HM65 Express Chipset Family LPC Controller [8086:1c49]
           +-1f.2  Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family 6 port SATA AHCI Controller [8086:1c03]
           \-1f.3  Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller [8086:1c22]

 

I want to turn off the Optimus for beginning. I removed kext Geforce* and NV* to able to boot.

I got several dsdt from AIDA64 (acpi*.bin), Windows ACPIdump , Linux dump (tables.zip)

I am troubling finding how turn off. _REG _INI

 

My modified is dsdtmod3.dsl

 

Regards

 

acpi_dsdt.bin

acpi_ssdt1.bin

acpi_ssdt2.bin

acpi_ssdt3.bin

acpi_ssdt4.bin

acpi_ssdt5.bin

acpi_xsdt.bin

dsdt.dsl.zip

dsdt mod3.dsl

tables.zip

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Just finish editing the optimus 520m to off. and i don't need to remove geforce kext anymore also with skipnvidiagfx=yes in org.chameleon.boot.plist

 

question..

Do i really need to put m_On in PTS method?

 

 

 


    Method (M_ON, 0, NotSerialized)
    {
        If (CondRefOf (\_SB.PCI0.PEG0.GFX0._ON))
        {
            \_SB.PCI0.PEG0.GFX0._ON ()
        }

        If (CondRefOf (\_SB.PCI0.PEG0.GFX0._PS0))
        {
            \_SB.PCI0.PEG0.GFX0._PS0 ()
        }
    }

    Method (_PTS, 1, NotSerialized)  // _PTS: Prepare To Sleep
    {
       

       // M_ON()     // ...................Needed or not

        If (LNotEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
        {
            PTS (Arg0)
        }
    }

        Method (M_OF, 0, NotSerialized)
    {
        If (CondRefOf (\_SB.PCI0.PEG0.GFX0._OFF))
        {
            \_SB.PCI0.PEG0.GFX0._OFF ()
        }

        If (CondRefOf (\_SB.PCI0.PEG0.GFX0._PS3))
        {
            \_SB.PCI0.PEG0.GFX0._PS3 ()                  // no SGOF 
        }
    }

    Method (_WAK, 1, Serialized)  // _WAK: Wake
    {
        M_OF ()                           // shutdown in wake
        If (LOr (LLess (Arg0, One), LGreater (Arg0, 0x05)))
        {
            Store (0x03, Arg0)
        }

        WAK (Arg0)
        Return (Package (0x02)
        {
            Zero, 
            Zero
        })
    }

 

 

....

....

   Scope (_SB.PCI0)
    {
        Method (_INI, 0, NotSerialized)  // _INI: Initialize
        {
            M_OF ()  // Shut down when initialize computer
            Store (0x07D0, OSYS)
            If (CondRefOf (\_OSI, Local0))
            {
                If (LOr (_OSI ("Darwin"), _OSI ("Linux")))
                {
                    Store (0x03E8, OSYS)

 

....

....

dsdt.aml

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Hello,

boot Enoch

10.14 (Mojave)

You can help me prepare a file for my device DSDT

for graphics < Battery for x < 

Laptop HP 15.6'' Sleekbook Pavilion

Intel® Core™ i3-3227U .intell HD 4000 > GT 630M 1GB

but I changed my Wi-Fi card AR9285

good hack .

 

System DSDT HP 15.aml

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I need a feedback from users of ASUS KabyLake+optimus notebooks.  (ASUS FX753, GL753, GL502)

Who managed to successfully shut off nVidia and have no fan speed issues?

 

Iam able to switch optimus off , but fan goes crazy full on.

general desription in this topic:

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Is there anyway to get some help with disabling my laptop 950m Nvidia on my laptop?

 

MSI GP70 2QF Leopard Pro 486

core i7-4720hq Haswell

Intel HD4600 graphics 

Intel HM86

16gb DDR3

 

Attached is ACPI file which I was able to extract using F4 at the clover boot up screen.

 

Have Mojave installed but with the Optimus still enabled my battery dies out pretty quick. Hoping to get this fixed so it will at least last longer.

 

Thanks for any help.

acpi.zip

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      If you have a single RAM and getting panic at boot, then you need to edit the "config.plist" with these (SMBIOS->after "Version 1.0"):
      ->Edit "Frequency" and "Size" to match your RAM values
      <key>Version</key> <string>1.0</string> <key>Memory</key> <dict> <key>Channels</key> <integer>1</integer> <key>SlotCount</key> <integer>1</integer> <key>Modules</key> <array> <dict> <key>Slot</key> <integer>0</integer> <key>Size</key> <integer>8192</integer> <key>Frequency</key> <integer>2133</integer> <key>Type</key> <string>DDR4</string> </dict> </array> </dict> </dict>  
      PowerManagement  fix:
      Set HWPEnable=YES in Clover (already set), CPUFloor to "700", Frequency to "2300" and "3200"(Normal and Turbo, if you have i7-6700HQ version then it should be "2600", "3500") and "FrequencyVectors" from "0x0d000000" to "0x07000000" in "S/L/E/IOPlatformPluginFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/X86PlatformPlugin.kext/Contents/Resources/Mac-A5C67F76ED83108C.plist", MSR _xcpm_idle Patch to KernelToPatch in Clover (If you have High Sierra, change "MatchOS" to 10.13):

      <key>KernelToPatch</key> <array> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>MSR 0xE2 _xcpm_idle instant reboot(c) Pike R. Alpha</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> ILniAAAADzA= </data> <key>MatchOS</key> <string>10.14</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> ILniAAAAkJA= </data> </dict> </array> Reboot, and it's 800MHz in idle state, same on Windows.
       

       
      Elan SmartTouchpad
      I only use scrolling, one-, double- & tripletap
      If you want to try other gestures go to this link for more informations, options (v4.7 beta 5) ->  DETAILS ABOUT THE SMART TOUCHPAD DRIVER FEATURES
      Fn Brightness keys not working with this, tried several things without success. With VoodoPS2Controller it's working, but you'll have no gestures (neither scrolling).
       
       
      Before updating to a new version of Mojave please update kexts (and clover if necessary) to newer versions to avoid kernel panics.
      Generate a serial number with Clover Configurator.app (open up your config.plist with CC then -> SMBIOS -> Serial Number -> Generate New)
       
      Mojave & Windows 10 Dual-Boot:
      Dual-boot clean install (on one drive), UEFI Only:
       
       Boot into your Mac installer, Create 2 partitions in GUID table (1 for Win (I used FAT32 but I think it doesn't matter what you choose), 1 for Mac),   Install Mac, boot with your USB, mount your EFI partition (use terminal or an EFI mounter app), create an EFI folder (if there is no folder), copy the CLOVER folder I attached to the EFI folder, restart,  Boot into your Win installer, Format the partition you created for Win, install.   Now, it's automatically booting into Windows. To use Clover open cmd in administrator, type:  bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\CLOVER\CLOVERX64.efi       5.  You're done! It will booting into Clover when you start the system, and you can select Win or Mac (or another OS if installed on a 3rd partition).
       
      Dual-boot with Windows installed first (on one drive), UEFI Only:
      If you already have Windows and you don't want to lose all your data there is a hope:
      I created a video from this restore method: [Hackintosh] Dual-Boot High Sierra & Windows - when Windows already installed - no data waste - UEFI
      You need bootable Mac Installer and a full system restore image (link is in my video's description).
      (You may see errors if your EFI partition is not 200 MB)
       Boot into your Windows, resize your partition or create one for Mac.  Boot into your Mac installer and in Disk Utility format the partition you created.  Restore from image: select your full system restore image.  When it's finished restoring you just need to restart, then boot to the system with your usb.  When you successfully booted to Mac desktop, mount your EFI partition (use terminal or an EFI mounter app), open EFI, you will see there is a Microsoft folder already (don't touch that!). Copy my CLOVER folder to the EFI folder then Restart.  Now, it's automatically booting into Windows. To use Clover open cmd in administrator, type:  bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\CLOVER\CLOVERX64.efi       7.  You're done! You can select your old Windows and your new macOS!
      (Only tried with Windows 8/8.1/10. I don't know Windows 7,etc.)
       
      IF YOU GETTING ERRORS DURING MAC RESTORE:
      - Make sure you have partitions in GPT
      - Windows using 100 MB EFI and will annoy the Mac restore. Don't worry, just ignore the errors.
       
      IF YOU GETTING ERRORS DURING WINDOWS INSTALLATION (could not be formatted, etc):
      - Make sure you have GPT partitions, and GPT (UEFI) installer, also disconnect all external storage drives (except the installer USB)
       
      IF YOU USED RESTORE METHOD THEN CAN'T MOUNT YOUR EFI PARTITION (No EFI partition found):
      - It's because your EFI is not 200 MB or not an "Apple" original EFI,  but do not worry, try another EFI mounter, or mount from terminal (I used EFI mounter v3: Getting errors, but you can mount and use without problem)
      - You also could "mount" the EFI from Windows:
      1st method: open cmd in administrator mode and type:
      diskpart
      list vol (Now select the "System" volume,(FAT 32) For example I select 4)
      sel vol 4
      list part(Select System type partition, for example 2)
      sel part 2
      assign letter=b(This will "mount" your EFI partition)
      Open Explorer++ or TotalCommander in administrator mode to manage EFI
      remove letter=b (This will "unmount" your EFI)
      2nd method: open cmd in administrator mode and type:
      mountvol b: /s (This will mount your EFI)
      Open Explorer++ or TotalCommander in administrator mode to manage EFI
      mountvol b: /d (This will unmount your EFI)
      Thanks to all OSXLatitude members for helping me out! (Jake Lo, Hervé, Bronxteck, black.dragon74)!
      Notes:
      2019.04.25: Optimized touchpad scrolling -> updated install files
      2019.03.30: Fixed USB 3.0 ports, fixed Bluetooth crashes after sleep -> updated bootpack
      2019.03.28: Updated to 10.14.4. Unexpected crashes while updating to 10.14.4 -> fixed by updating Clover to the latest (v4910) version. Bluetooth crashes appeared -> fixed by downgraded Brcm*.kexts. Updated bootpack.
      2019.02.24: Bluetooth crashes after sleep -> fixed, updated bootpack. 
      2019.02.22: Updated to 10.14.3. Fixed HDMI Audio by installing "FakePCIID_Intel_HDMI_Audio.kext" -> fixed freezing during boot. Fixed brightness levels by installing "AppleBacklightFixup.kext". Also updated bootpack & postinstall zip down in attachments.
      2019.01.21: Removed FakeSMC.kext, SMCHelper-64.efi, replaced by VirtualSMC.kext, VirtualSMC.efi because I got random freezes when booting system (kextd stall[0], (120s): 'AppleACPICPU' -> CPU is at 100%, fans are spinning fast), also updated bootpack in the attachments "acer_aspire_v591g-55tu_clover.zip"-> Freeze continued, brought back FakeSMC, deleted VirtualSMC (caused BT crashes).
      2019.01.18: HDMI Audio is fixed, I didn't do anything HDMI Audio is not fixed, sometimes it worked but most likely not. (no idea why)
      2018.12.09: Updated to 10.14.2 -> did without any complication
      2018.11.28: Fixed combo-jack garbage sound output by installing ALCPlugFix and CodecCommander.kext
      2018.11.01: Updated to 10.14.1 -> HDMI & VGA ports are gone again. -> Fixed by "AppleIntelSKLGraphicsFramebuffer.kext" rollback from 10.14.
      2018.09.28: Updated to Mojave 10.14 -> Fixed HDMI & VGA Outputs by adding "AppleGraphicsDevicePolicy.kext" patches to config.plist, HDMI audio not working
    • By fighttoby
      I have tried to install clover via no UEFI legacy mode (and with UEFI method) using the method here (http://www.tonymacx86.com/yosemite-desktop-guides/144426-how-install-os-x-yosemite-using-clover.html)
      both times I can get to just past the clover boot screen and it freezes after that.
      I have verbose (-v) selected in boot options: On the non-UEFI install then it hangs on:
      "Waiting on <dict ID="0"><key>IOProviderClass</key>...."
       
      I have had a lot of issues with trying to get the installer working and many different things that had to be disabled but now it just gets to here and stops. Some times it will glitch out on this screen and give me a the circle with the line through it and text garbage around it where the text in the pictures are.
       
      Need help please.
       
      This is the laptop im using the specs are the same nothing has changed.
      https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ASUS_VivoBook_X202E/


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