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Thank you for this! Is there a chance of solving the 290x multi-screeen issues by following this?

 

Yes. Per example I got a problem with second DVI connector on Radeon 6850 HD which I was been able to fix by using this method.

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Yes. Per example I got a problem with second DVI connector on Radeon 6850 HD which I was been able to fix by using this method.

 

Well, I tried but unfortunately it seems this method is not enough for the 290x. I followed your tutorial and made a few patches for the Baladi personality (the only one in AMD8000Controller) but none of them seem to make any difference - boots fine with one screen, as soon as you plug another one in -> black screen.

 

It was worth a shot I guess :) Thanks for the effort, hopefully someone will figure this out one day.

 

I'm attaching my "notepad" from this, maybe it will be of use to someone: http://pastebin.com/zMJbg8xP

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There are several guides out there already for connector patching, but last time i had to patch a framebuffer I had to get the information from like 3 different places. Now it's all in one place. Thank you for such a comprehensive guide. 

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Well, I tried but unfortunately it seems this method is not enough for the 290x. I followed your tutorial and made a few patches for the Baladi personality (the only one in AMD8000Controller) but none of them seem to make any difference - boots fine with one screen, as soon as you plug another one in -> black screen.

 

It was worth a shot I guess :) Thanks for the effort, hopefully someone will figure this out one day.

 

I'm attaching my "notepad" from this, maybe it will be of use to someone: http://pastebin.com/zMJbg8xP

 

My 290X (ASUS 290X DirectCU II OC) results are the same as yours (came up with the exact same patch using this guide), however every time I try either DVI-D port it never works - just black screens on boot. DVI-D is the only output my monitor displays, so I'm stuck with it. What Clover settings do you use?

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My 290X (ASUS 290X DirectCU II OC) results are the same as yours (came up with the exact same patch using this guide), however every time I try either DVI-D port it never works - just black screens on boot. DVI-D is the only output my monitor displays, so I'm stuck with it. What Clover settings do you use?

 

Just barebone defaults with imac14,2 preset and trimenabler patch, no graphic injections.

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Thanks. Unfortunately, no matter what I do I can't get stable DVI-D output. Either the patch(es) cause black screens upon boot indicating the patch is a failure, or it boots normally with the glitchy DVI-D output causing me to put OS X to sleep then immediately wake it to workaround the DVI glitches.

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i dont understan in step 3,, 
where you get this code ? --- = First I’ll put the list of all types of connectors:

 

Connector Type LVDS 0 × 00000002 = 02 00 00 00 Note: Laptop Monitor

Connector Type DVIDL 0 × 00000004 = 04 00 00 00 Note: Dual Link DVI

Connector Type VGA 0 × 00000010 = 10 00 00 00

Connector Type SV 0 × 00000080 = 08 00 00 00

Connector Type DP = 0 × 00000400 00 04 00 00

Connector Type HDMI 0 × 00000800 = 00 08 00 00

Connector Type DVISL 0 × 00000200 = 00 02 00 00 Note: Single Link DVI

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Well, it seems like I am the first one to be successful and  praise your outstanding post:  (I did this for cosmetic fix in System Profiler )

 

I got an Asus R9 280x (R9280X-DC2T-3GD5), with vBIOS version: 6798HB.15.39.0.0.AS04 (113-AD47800-100) , I extracted the BIOS with GPU-Z v0.8.0. 

 

Like you calculated, i got similar results: 

Typ 1: DP:  	21 03 01 04
Typ 2: HDMI:	11 02 02 03
Typ 3: DVI-I:	12 04 03 02
Typ 4: DVI-I:	00 10 04 02
Typ 5: DVI-D:	10 00 05 06

My Graphics Card was using Futomaki before (atleast 1 Screen worked, i have a DSDT injection for the Framebuffer), so I decided to use it as well.  (But this shouldn't bother us in any way, since we are going to modify it completely anyways, right?).  Since i have two DVI- Dual-Link Screens connected, I wanted to have two DVI Lines, so my final Code was:

00040000  04030000  00010401  21030104  <- DP    (init. as last) 
04000000  14020000  00010101  12040302  <- DVI-I (init. as first)
04000000  14020000  00010200  10000506  <- DVI-D (init. as second)
00080000  04020000  00010300  11020203  <- HDMI  (init. as third) 

I used the Clover Method with Patch AMD7000Controller, and it is working like a charm. 

 

:thumbsup_anim: Thank you, thank you, thank you  :thumbsup_anim:

  

 

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Thanks for the great info..

My graphics card is Mobility Radeon 4870 on an Alienware m17xR2 .. i got it working with 10.10 Exotic pack QE/CI works .. my only issue that i can't get the HDMI connector to work thats the contents of the info.plisit file in the AMDFramebuffer.kext in S/L/E :

 

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
<key>BuildMachineOSBuild</key>
<string>14A378</string>
<key>CFBundleDevelopmentRegion</key>
<string>English</string>
<key>CFBundleExecutable</key>
<string>AMDFramebuffer</string>
<key>CFBundleGetInfoString</key>
<string>AMDFramebuffer 1.28.29 14796</string>
<key>CFBundleIdentifier</key>
<string>com.apple.kext.AMDFramebuffer</string>
<key>CFBundleInfoDictionaryVersion</key>
<string>6.0</string>
<key>CFBundleName</key>
<string>AMD Framebuffer</string>
<key>CFBundlePackageType</key>
<string>KEXT</string>
<key>CFBundleShortVersionString</key>
<string>1.28.29</string>
<key>CFBundleSignature</key>
<string>????</string>
<key>CFBundleVersion</key>
<string>1.2.8</string>
<key>DTCompiler</key>
<string>com.apple.compilers.llvm.clang.1_0</string>
<key>DTPlatformBuild</key>
<string>6A280m</string>
<key>DTPlatformVersion</key>
<string>GM</string>
<key>DTSDKBuild</key>
<string>14A359</string>
<key>DTSDKName</key>
<string>macosx10.10internal</string>
<key>DTXcode</key>
<string>0600</string>
<key>DTXcodeBuild</key>
<string>6A280m</string>
<key>IOKitPersonalities</key>
<dict>
<key>Framebuffer_Personality</key>
<dict>
<key>CFBundleIdentifier</key>
<string>com.apple.kext.AMDFramebuffer</string>
<key>IOClass</key>
<string>AMDFramebuffer</string>
<key>IOMatchCategory</key>
<string>IOFramebuffer</string>
<key>IONameMatch</key>
<string>display</string>
<key>IOProbeScore</key>
<integer>65050</integer>
<key>IOProviderClass</key>
<string>AtiFbStub</string>
</dict>
</dict>
<key>OSBundleLibraries</key>
<dict>
<key>com.apple.iokit.IOACPIFamily</key>
<string>1.2</string>
<key>com.apple.iokit.IOGraphicsFamily</key>
<string>1.3</string>
<key>com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily</key>
<string>1.2</string>
<key>com.apple.kext.AMDSupport</key>
<string>1.2.8</string>
<key>com.apple.kpi.bsd</key>
<string>8.0.0</string>
<key>com.apple.kpi.iokit</key>
<string>8.0.0</string>
<key>com.apple.kpi.libkern</key>
<string>8.0.0</string>
<key>com.apple.kpi.mach</key>
<string>8.0.0</string>
<key>com.apple.kpi.unsupported</key>
<string>8.0.0</string>
</dict>
<key>OSBundleRequired</key>
<string>Safe Boot</string>
</dict>
</plist>
 
 
where should i add my FB Personalities to get the HDMI to work ... Thanks in advance :)

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Thanks for the tutorial! I always wanted to know how you made your driver packs. I'm happy I can do it myself now if needed.

However, I have an Asus 270 (non-X) and have some questions about some things that were not entirely clear from your guide:

 

- I understand the device id for the 270X is already in AMD7000Controller but the one for the 270 is not. I guess I can add it manually, but I was wondering if there was an update-proof way? What if I use clover's fakeid feature to set it to the 270X id (the hardware is very similar, no?). Will this work or will things go wrong.

 

- Do I still need to enable the "Inject ATI" feature in Clover? What does it do anyway... 

 

- Do I still need something like ATYinjector.kext from your original pack? What was its purpose, is it the same as the Clover Inject ATI? I always assumed if your id was in the kext the driver would be loaded and if the framebuffer is correct it would work. But apparently you needed this for the 270X so I'm curious what it does.

 

I was hoping you could help me figure out these details so I can get my 270 working with your method.

Thanks again!

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i dont understan in step 3,, 

where you get this code ? --- = First I’ll put the list of all types of connectors:

 

Connector Type LVDS 0 × 00000002 = 02 00 00 00 Note: Laptop Monitor

Connector Type DVIDL 0 × 00000004 = 04 00 00 00 Note: Dual Link DVI

Connector Type VGA 0 × 00000010 = 10 00 00 00

Connector Type SV 0 × 00000080 = 08 00 00 00

Connector Type DP = 0 × 00000400 00 04 00 00

Connector Type HDMI 0 × 00000800 = 00 08 00 00

Connector Type DVISL 0 × 00000200 = 00 02 00 00 Note: Single Link DVI

Those lines represents definitions of all connectors inside the code. This is just example or explanation so that you know what is what! 

 

Thanks for the tutorial! I always wanted to know how you made your driver packs. I'm happy I can do it myself now if needed.

However, I have an Asus 270 (non-X) and have some questions about some things that were not entirely clear from your guide:

 

- I understand the device id for the 270X is already in AMD7000Controller but the one for the 270 is not. I guess I can add it manually, but I was wondering if there was an update-proof way? What if I use clover's fakeid feature to set it to the 270X id (the hardware is very similar, no?). Will this work or will things go wrong.

 

- Do I still need to enable the "Inject ATI" feature in Clover? What does it do anyway... 

 

- Do I still need something like ATYinjector.kext from your original pack? What was its purpose, is it the same as the Clover Inject ATI? I always assumed if your id was in the kext the driver would be loaded and if the framebuffer is correct it would work. But apparently you needed this for the 270X so I'm curious what it does.

 

I was hoping you could help me figure out these details so I can get my 270 working with your method.

Thanks again!

 

1. Clover should do the trick with fake serial number, but you'll need to patch kexts too (AMD7000Controller.kext and AMDRadeonX4000.kext). Check the Step - 4 in this tutorial.

 

2. Yes. This option injects proper FB + in your case fake serial number

 

3. No. You don't need ATYInjector.kext from the pack. Inject ATI option via Clover do the same thing, so you don't need it.

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Thanks for this topic!

 

I have a XFX DD 270X on 10.9.5. I was using the default radeon FB, but was unable to get 2560x1440 DVI DL display+ 1920x1080 DVI/HDMI display working with it.

 

Loading FB via DSDT and can confirm it is loading.

 

Why can I not get my Dual-Link DVI working at full resolution? See below. Thanks!

Is it possible to get my mini-DPs working? Any ideas?

 

 

 

I have edited Futomaki to the following:

 

00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 03 01 12 04 01 01 :: Not working mini-DP (tested with single-link active mini-DP to DVI cable)

00 08 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 02 00 11 02 03 03 :: Fully working HDMI

04 00 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 01 01 10 00 04 06 :: Dual Link DVI-I (only working as single-link; if I plug in my dual-link DVI then screen stays black, but IOreg shows attached display here)

00 02 00 00 14 00 00 00 00 01 05 00 21 03 06 05 :: Fully Working Single Link DVI-D

 

 

Not using:

00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 04 01 22 05 02 02 :: Another DP (did not work when tried it earlier)

04 00 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 01 01 00 10 05 06 :: Dual Link DVI-I Internal KLDSCP_DAC1

 

 

EDIT:

Switched Futomaki to:

04 00 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 01 01 00 10 05 06 :: Dual Link DVI-I Internal KLDSCP_DAC1

00 08 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 02 00 11 02 03 03 :: HDMI no longer hotplugs, but will work as second monitor with the Dual-Link DVI plugged in!

04 00 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 01 01 10 00 04 06 :: Dual Link DVI-I (Now works as Dual-Link DVI-I if replugged after loading OS X) 

00 02 00 00 14 00 00 00 00 01 05 00 21 03 06 05 :: Single Link DVI-D no longer hotplugs, does not work at all with Dual-Link DVI plugged in and prevents Dual-Link DVI from showing anything.

 

 

 

 

radeon BIOS

PCI ID: 1002:6810
Connector at index 0
Type [@offset 43056]: DisplayPort (10)
Encoder [@offset 43060]: INTERNAL_UNIPHY2 (0x21)
i2cid [@offset 43184]: 0x90, OSX senseid: 0x1
Connector at index 1
Type [@offset 43066]: DisplayPort (10)
Encoder [@offset 43070]: INTERNAL_UNIPHY2 (0x21)
i2cid [@offset 43211]: 0x91, OSX senseid: 0x2
Connector at index 2
Type [@offset 43076]: HDMI-A (11)
Encoder [@offset 43080]: INTERNAL_UNIPHY1 (0x20)
i2cid [@offset 43238]: 0x92, OSX senseid: 0x3
Connector at index 3
Type [@offset 43086]: DVI-I (2)
Encoder [@offset 43090]: INTERNAL_UNIPHY (0x1e)
i2cid [@offset 43275]: 0x95, OSX senseid: 0x6
Connector at index 4
Type [@offset 43096]: DVI-I (2)
Encoder [@offset 43100]: INTERNAL_KLDSCP_DAC1 (0x15)
i2cid [@offset 43275]: 0x95, OSX senseid: 0x6
Connector at index 5
Type [@offset 43106]: DVI-D (3)
Encoder [@offset 43110]: INTERNAL_UNIPHY1 (0x20)
i2cid [@offset 43302]: 0x94, OSX senseid: 0x5
bash-3.2# ./redsock_bios_decoder < /Users/MacPro/Dropbox/XFX\ 270X\ Editing/XFX270X.rom 
270CDF22.W8 :

Redsock

Connector Object Id [19] which is [DISPLAY_PORT]
encoder obj id [0x21] which is [INTERNAL_UNIPHY2 (osx txmit 0x12 [duallink 0x2] enc 0x4)] linkb: false
Connector Object Id [19] which is [DISPLAY_PORT]
encoder obj id [0x21] which is [INTERNAL_UNIPHY2 (osx txmit 0x22 [duallink 0x2] enc 0x5)] linkb: true
Connector Object Id [12] which is [HDMI_TYPE_A]
encoder obj id [0x20] which is [INTERNAL_UNIPHY1 (osx txmit 0x11 [duallink 0x1] enc 0x2)] linkb: false
Connector Object Id [2] which is [DVI_I]
encoder obj id [0x1e] which is [INTERNAL_UNIPHY (osx txmit 0x10 [duallink 0x0] enc 0x0)] linkb: false
Connector Object Id [2] which is [DVI_I]
encoder obj id [0x15] which is [INTERNAL_KLDSCP_DAC1 (osx txmit 0x00 enc 0x10?)] linkb: false
Connector Object Id [3] which is [DVI_D]
encoder obj id [0x20] which is [INTERNAL_UNIPHY1 (osx txmit 0x21 [duallink 0x1] enc 0x3)] linkb: true

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Well, that was bittersweet.

 

I went back to a vanilla AMD7000Controller.kext out of curiosity and the DVI Dual Link + HDMI (or SL DVI) works OOB. Turns out my version of 223x chameleon was too old to make the default radeonFB work properly (I guess) =/

 

Installed 2510 and the defaultFB just works.

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I can't get the Radeon_bios_decode or redsock_bios_decode to work in terminal. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. But, I did look at the info.plist in the AMD7000Controller.kext package. it shows the following frame buffers and what appears to be 4 ports.

 

Z77N-WIFI, Sapphire r9 270x Vapor-X, 10.10.1, latest Chameleon w/DSDT

 

Hamachi

Ikura

IkuraS

Kani

KaniS

Maguro

MaguroS

Namako

 

It shows the same thing on my real iMac 12.1 Radeon 5750,  Hackintosh 10.9.5 backup, Hackintosh 10.10.1 current installation, also iMac 12,1 definition. I'm trying to patch my DSDT to fix the speed.

With 10.9.5 I get 2850 FPS in NovaBench and 1590 Lux. With 10.10.1 I get 701 FPS in NovaBench.

 

 

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I can't get the bios decoding files to work either, terminal gives me "Permission denied".

 

OSX will only boot if I have InjectATI enabled in Clover, and even then it finds the card properly, but reports it as 7MB in "About this Mac". If InjectATI is false, OSX starts the boot sequence, but then just reboots and repeats.

 

Any help for an XFX R9 270x Double D would be appreciated. System details in signature

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Vlada- Thank you for the post.

 

But Im a little slow on this stuff. If you have a bit of time and feel like checking my calculation I thank you more. Or anyone else that knows and is quicker.

 

Last login: Wed Jan 28 17:30:45 on console

Bee11islands-iMac:~ bee11island$ /Users/bee11island/Downloads/Decoders/radeon_bios_decode < /Users/bee11island/Desktop/Tahiti.rom 

ATOM BIOS Rom: 

SubsystemVendorID: 0x174b SubsystemID: 0x3001

IOBaseAddress: 0x0000

Filename: 249L0C00.U46

BIOS Bootup Message: 

Tahiti B0 XTL C38650 GDDR5 3GB 500e/150m                                    

 

PCI ID: 1002:6798

Connector at index 0

Type [@offset 43578]: DisplayPort (10)

Encoder [@offset 43582]: INTERNAL_UNIPHY2 (0x21)

i2cid [@offset 43696]: 0x90, OSX senseid: 0x1

Connector at index 1

Type [@offset 43588]: HDMI-A (11)

Encoder [@offset 43592]: INTERNAL_UNIPHY2 (0x21)

i2cid [@offset 43723]: 0x91, OSX senseid: 0x2

Connector at index 2

Type [@offset 43598]: DVI-D (3)

Encoder [@offset 43602]: INTERNAL_UNIPHY1 (0x20)

i2cid [@offset 43750]: 0x92, OSX senseid: 0x3

Connector at index 3

Type [@offset 43608]: DVI-I (2)

Encoder [@offset 43612]: INTERNAL_UNIPHY (0x1e)

i2cid [@offset 43787]: 0x95, OSX senseid: 0x6

Connector at index 4

Type [@offset 43618]: DVI-I (2)

Encoder [@offset 43622]: INTERNAL_KLDSCP_DAC1 (0x15)

i2cid [@offset 43787]: 0x95, OSX senseid: 0x6

Bee11islands-iMac:~ bee11island$ /Users/bee11island/Downloads/Decoders/redsock_bios_decoder < /Users/bee11island/Desktop/Tahiti.rom 

249L0C00.U46:

 

Tahiti B0 XTL C38650 GDDR5 3GB 500e/150m                                    

 

Subsystem Vendor ID: 174b

       Subsystem ID: 3001

Object Header Structure Size: 384

Connector Object Table Offset: 48

Router Object Table Offset: 0

Encoder Object Table Offset: 118

Display Path Table Offset: 12

Connector Object Id [19] which is [DISPLAY_PORT]

encoder obj id [0x21] which is [iNTERNAL_UNIPHY2 (osx txmit 0x12 [duallink 0x2] enc 0x4)] linkb: false

Connector Object Id [12] which is [HDMI_TYPE_A]

encoder obj id [0x21] which is [iNTERNAL_UNIPHY2 (osx txmit 0x22 [duallink 0x2] enc 0x5)] linkb: true

Connector Object Id [4] which is [DVI_D]

encoder obj id [0x20] which is [iNTERNAL_UNIPHY1 (osx txmit 0x11 [duallink 0x1] enc 0x2)] linkb: false

Connector Object Id [2] which is [DVI_I]

encoder obj id [0x1e] which is [iNTERNAL_UNIPHY (osx txmit 0x10 [duallink 0x0] enc 0x0)] linkb: false

Connector Object Id [2] which is [DVI_I]

encoder obj id [0x15] which is [iNTERNAL_KLDSCP_DAC1 (osx txmit 0x00 enc 0x10?)] linkb: false

Bee11islands-iMac:~ bee11island$ 

 

 

Futomaki 

 

00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 01 01 12 04 04 01 - DP

00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 02 01 22 05 05 02 - DP

04 00 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 03 00 00 00 06 06 - DVI-DL

00 08 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 04 00 11 02 01 03 - HDMI

 

patched

 

00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 01 01 12 04 01 01 - DP

00 02 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 01 01 10 00 04 06 - DVI-I

04 00 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 03 00 11 02 03 03 - DVI-D

00 08 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 04 00 22 05 02 02 - HDMI

 

 

 

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Well almost correct, but the order is wrong. You mast have 1,2,3,4 or you can switch all to zero. So change these parameters by picking one of two solutions...

 

00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 01 01 12 04 01 01 - DP

00 02 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 01 01 10 00 04 06 - DVI-I

04 00 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 03 00 11 02 03 03 - DVI-D

00 08 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 04 00 22 05 02 02 - HDMI

 

1st solution

 

00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 04 01 12 04 01 01 - DP

00 02 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 01 01 10 00 04 06 - DVI-I

04 00 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 02 00 11 02 03 03 - DVI-D

00 08 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 03 00 22 05 02 02 - HDMI

 

2nd solution 

 

00 04 00 00 04 03 00 00 00 01 00 00 12 04 01 01 - DP

00 02 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 00 00 10 00 04 06 - DVI-I

04 00 00 00 14 02 00 00 00 01 00 00 11 02 03 03 - DVI-D

00 08 00 00 04 02 00 00 00 01 00 00 22 05 02 02 - HDMI

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      Ciao a tutti, ultimamente ho deciso di mettermi al lavoro e fare un investimento a lungo termine comprando un fisso che ho assemblato pezzo dopo pezzo leggendo numerosi forum per essere bene informato sul miglior hardware che potessi ottenere per un Hackintosh ottimizzando al meglio i costi: ho finito così per comprare:
       
      Hardware:
       
       
      -Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro (Rev 1.0)
      -CPU: Intel i7 9700k raffreddato a liquido (CoffeLake)
      -GPU: AMD Radeon RX580 (avendo letto le eccellenti prestazioni a ottimo prezzo per MacOS)
      -RAM: 32GB DDR4 Crucial Ballistix Sport LT (4x8GB 3000MHz)
      -NVMe SSD Samsung 970 Evo 250GB M.2 dedicato solo a MacOS, nel secondo slot della Mobo M.2 avrei poi messo un Western Digital Blue da 250GB con Windows 10 su metà disco e per l'altra metà il Debian che sto utilizzando adesso
       
       
      Poi mi sono messo subito al lavoro per cercare di far partire questo benedetto MacOs su una macchina non ufficiale, ho tovato quindi questa guida su GitHub che era molto simile alla mia configurazione:
       
      https://github.com/cmer/gigabyte-z390-aorus-master-hackintosh/blob/master/STEP_BY_STEP.md
       
      Dopo aver fatto partire una macchina virtuale per configurare la USB come comunemente viene fatto, scaricando l'applicazione e facendo il "burn/copia dei file" di macOS su pennetta esterna rendendola bootabile solamente da un pc ufficiale mac, sono passato alla configurazione di Clover (l'EFI installer, cartella che allegherò qui sotto, ma prima leggete il problema): Ho messo i driver necessari, mettendo quelli che lui menzionava sotto la sezione "building the usb installer"
       
      https://hackintosh.gitbook.io/-r-hackintosh-vanilla-desktop-guide/building-the-usb-installer
       
       
      Install Clover for UEFI booting only
      Install Clover to the ESP
      Under Drivers64UEFI:
      AptioMemoryFix (the new hotness that includes NVRAM fixes, as well as better memory management) (che poi ho dovuto rimuovere, leggi sezione https://github.com/cmer/gigabyte-z390-aorus-master-hackintosh/blob/master/STEP_BY_STEP.md#fixing-kernel-panics-at-rebootshutdown)
      VBoxHfs-64.efi (or HFSPlus.efi if available) - one of these is required for Clover to see and boot HFS+ volumes. If you see the option to enable it in the installer, make sure it's selected - if you don't see it in the installer, verify that one of them exists in the EFI -> CLOVER -> drivers64UEFI folder
      ApfsDriverLoader - (Available in Dids' Clover builds - or here) this allows Clover to see and boot from APFS volumes by loading apfs.efi from ApfsContainer located on block device (if using AptioMemoryFix as well, requires R21 or newer)
       
      applicando piccole modifiche a causa di un errore già riportato da questa persona che ha scritto la guida di GitHub di sostituire AptioMemoryFix-64 (dalla cartella EFI/EFI/CLOVER/driver64UEFI) con OsxAptioFix2Drv-free2000, questa infatti riportava  quanto segue dopo aver detto di aver sostituito AptioMemoryFix-64.efi con OsxaptioFix2Drv-free2000:
       
      "I am told that there are downsides (that I don't fully understand yet) to using OsxAptioFix2Drv-free2000, so do this at your own risk."
       
      Ho configurato poi il config.plist
       
      Come diceva lui, partendo da questo file: https://hackintosh.gitbook.io/-r-hackintosh-vanilla-desktop-guide/config.plist-per-hardware/coffee-lake e applicando le modifiche che sotto ha descritto, del tipo:
       
      Open coffeelake_sample_config.plist with Clover Configurator (right click → Open With → Clover Configurator)   In SMBIOS: - Click the button with an up/down arrow (middle right). Chose iMac18,3. This is important since we'll be connecting our monitor to the RX580. The HDMI port on our motherboard is NOT yet working for Hackintoshes. - Make sure the serial number generated is an iMac (mid-2017) by clicking Model Lookup. - Ensure that Check Coverage reports that the serial is NOT valid. You don't want to use somebody else's serial number. - While you're here, copy your Board Serial Number to your clipboard. You'll need it soon.
      In Rt Variables: Paste your Board Serial Number in the MLB field. Set CsrActiveConfig to 0x0 which enables SIP for extra security. This should work just fine for a Vanilla Hackintosh install and is how genuine Macs ship. In Boot: Change the Custom Flags to: shikigva=40 uia_exclude=HS14 (this disables onboard Bluetooth since we'll be using an external Broadcom Wi-Fi/Bluetooth adapter) In ACPI: Click List of Patches and enable the following: Change GFX0 to IGPU In Devices: Set Inject to 16. Now to enable our headless iGPU, we need to fake the device id. To do so, Click Properties, select PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x2,0x0). Then, click the + button to add a property. Add the following: Property Key: device-id Property Value: 923E0000 Value Type: DATA Click the Export Configuration button (bottom left), then Save As config.plist. Copy your newly generated config.plist to /EFI/CLOVER/ on your bootable USB key.  
      Impostazioni BIOS
       
      E avendo settato nel BIOS le impostazioni che questa perona configliava all'inizio della guida,                       (N.B. la mia versione di Bios è l'ultima, F7 https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/Z390-AORUS-PRO-rev-10#support-dl-bios) (a quanto risulta il giorno 7.01.2019)
       
      Load Optimized Default Settings Peripherals → USB Configuration → XHCI Hand-off : Enabled Chipset → Internal Graphics : Enabled (important for Quicklook/Preview) Please note that we will be using our internal GPU in headless mode only and this guide assumes that. This is how an iMac18,3 (what we're basing our build on) behaves. That's it! I literally didn't change anything else and it just worked.
       
      Anche per me ha funzionato. Comunque lui riportava ulteriori settaggi, aggiungendo:
       
      However, these are settings that are generally recommended. Your mileage may vary:
       
      BIOS → Fast Boot : Disabled BIOS → LAN PXE Boot Option ROM : Disabled BIOS → Storage Boot Option Control : UEFI Peripherals → Trusted Computing → Security Device Support : Disable Peripherals → Network Stack Configuration → Network Stack : Disabled Peripherals → USB Configuration → Legacy USB Support : Auto Peripherals → USB Configuration → XHCI Hand-off : Enabled (Extremely important) () Chipset → Vt-d : Disabled (non l'ho messo e parte a volte, quindi penso che se parte non ha una importanza così rilevante) Chipset → Wake on LAN Enable : Disabled (era già così) Chipset → IOAPIC 24-119 Entries : Enabled  
       
      Il sistema è partito e soltanto alcune volte dava il seguente errore:
       
      Error allocating 0x11996pages at 0x000000001d453000 alloc type 2
      Couldn't allocate runtime area.
       
      Credo che sia questo piccolo problema: la NVRAM.
      Non riesco bene a capire dove cercare per sapere con esattezza se è supportato nativamente o meno. Ho cercato di informarmi, voi potreste dirmi se è vero?
      Premendo poi Ctrl+Alt+Canc riavviavo e selezionando da Clover l'NVMe interno partiva senza dare questo errore, per cui il kernel non trova spazio perché la memoria Non Volatile ad accesso Randomico è troppo frammentata, come
       
      Questa guida riportava:
       
      Primo post:
      https://nickwoodhams.com/x99-hackintosh-solving-osxaptiofixdrv-allocaterelocblock-can-not-allocate-relocation-block/
       
      Post aggiornato nel 2016:
      https://nickwoodhams.com/x99-hackintosh-osxaptiofixdrv-allocaterelocblock-error-update/
       
      Mi sono letto tutto e ho capito che lui applicava anche delle modifiche al file: "Changes to OsxLowMemFixDrv-64.efi were simply editing 0x10000000 to 0x20000000."
       
      Ho quindi seguito il suo consiglio di mettere OsxAptiofix Emuvariable 64 e Test2-2016.efi (che lui aveva creato) ma il problema sembrava persistere, più raramente
       
      La mia cartella driver64UEFI di ora
       
      Dopo aver trovato una strada senza soluzoni anche lì mi sono rivolto a degli amici, e di questo errore ne ho parlato anche con utenti del gruppo Telegram "Hackintosh Italia" che sono stati e ancora sono molto gentili ad aiutarmi spiegandomi che si tratta di un problema di NVRAM, che nel mio caso, avendo installato questi .efi file nella cartella EFI/EFI/CLOVER/driver64UEFI (che ancora è cosi attualmente, oscillando tra couldnt allocate runtime area (anche dopo aver definitivamente staccato la corrente dopo aver spento il PC per capire se poteva aiutare) e a volta anche nessun errore)
       
       
      -ApfsDriverLoader-64.efi
      -DataHubDxe-64.efi
      -EmuVariableUefi-64.efi
      -FSInject-64.efi
      -HFSPlus-64.efi
      -NTFS-64.efi
      -NvmExpressDxe-64.efi
      -OsxAptioFix2Drv-free2000.efi
      -PartitionDxe-64.efi
      -UsbKbDxe-64.efi
       
      In più ho aggiunto gli RC Scripts (come mi è stato consigliato dai membri del gruppo telegram) sul disco interno in cui mac è installato.
       
      Togliendo quindi qualsiasi test.efi o test2- 2016.efi ed ascoltando chi ne sapeva di più. Ora mi trovo a dover affrontare diverse volte questo errore dovendo riavviare per risolverlo, cosa che mi fa dedurre che Osxaptiofix2 2000 sia un po' instabile nel pulire la NVRAM prima di avviare la macchina/ allo spegnimento di questa.
      Questo problema di couldnt allocate runtime area persiste sebbene prema F12 dalla schermata di Boot di Clover.
       
      Vi chiedo gentilmente una mano, inoltre mi è stato detto che siccome il sistema da:
       
      -"3.6 GHz unknown nella sezione "Processor"
      -non riconosce la RAM con un Vendor ID? (del tipo Ballistix dovrebbe essere?)
       
       
      Serve di rivedere il config.plist che ho creato, rivedere i DSDT e gli efi? sono a posto?, (mi hanno detto che gengik84 fare, ma accolgo volentieri l'aiuto di tutti) ,  vi mando una foto della schermata di "About this Mac" e della EFI in allegato. Quello che farò sicuramente mentre attendo vostre risposte è il downgrade da 10.14.3 Beta a 10.14.2, l'upgrade l'ho fatto pensando che magari avrei aggiustato qualcosa, ma l'errore come lo dava prima lo dà ora, non credo che questo cambi molto le cose in gioco. Comunque è meglio non essere in Beta per aggiustare gli errori.
       
       
      Grazie mille per essere arrivato a leggere fino a questo punto, lo apprezzo molto.
       
       
      Per la cartella EFI: sono 22MB zippati, in allegato non entrano...
       
      https://drive.google.com/open?id=106jXkDB0Id045lzIIzAn9F5MwnzWFv3X
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

       
       
       
       



    • By valueimagery
      Hello Everybody,

      First Hack here, and I have a fresh vanilla install with Mojave 10.14.2 closely following this vanilla installation:
      https://hackintosh.gitbook.io/-r-ha...p-guide/config.plist-per-hardware/coffee-lake

      I was surprised how well it worked initially with the above suggested settings. Only a few minor things (USB SSDT, signing the Bluetooth Kext, and switching from VritualSMC to FakeSMC) needed to be adjusted to get were I am currently.

      I built this machine to be a video editing/photography workstation. And so far pretty happy but would really appreciate if anyone has any knowledge or solutions with the few problems I'm still experiencing:

      1) FIXED (SEE COMMENT BELOW)
      Sleep issues waking up from sleep (maybe due to the ASMEDIA USB controller)
      -FIX WAS UNRELATED TO ASMEDIA CONTROLLER BUT DUE TO PREFERENCE OF "ALLOW BLUETOOTH DEVICE TO WAKE THIS COMPUTER"/ AN EXTERNAL USB 3 to SATA Cable for Hot plugging SSD's/2.5" HDD's.  With USB to SATA adapter unplugged/ Bluetooth preference changed, Mac now sleeps uninterrupted.

      2)
      The ASMEDIA USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports ejecting after sleep

      3)
      Am I currently using the correct setup for graphic acceleration with a connector-less ID for the UHD 630 and Radeon RX580? Specifically for optimized performance with FCPX. 

      4)
      Normal Power Consumption?


      I've attached my config.plist, ioreg.zip from RUNME app, SSDT-UIAC.aml (created using Rehabman Method), and my DSDT.aml (from this post for the Maximus x code courtesy of @MaLd0n ) If anyone has the time to take a look and maybe shed some light if I've done something wrong that be awesome.

      And for anyone looking to build a similar machine, I would highly recommend it, and feel free to use these settings. If these minor last things are addressed, this is a really solid hack.

      Cheers,
      Shark

      Detailed below is What is Not Working, The Build/BIOS Setup/Install Process, and What is Working.


      NOT WORKING:
      1) Sleep:

      If I put the computer to sleep, or it falls asleep on it's own, it wakes up immediately after sleep.
       
      I’m getting these errors in terminal trying to figure this out using the following two commands:

      Command: pmset -g
      sleep 10 (sleep prevented by powerd, sharingd)

      Command: log show --style syslog | fgrep "Wake reason"
      localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: XHC


      Here are my current settings:
      Clover:
      Boot -> Darkwake=0 (tried 1 and 2 as well)
      Energy Saver Settings: 
      Nothing Checked EXCEPT Put Hard disk to sleep when possible

      Would like Power Nap Enabled for the purpose of Time Machine, but doesn’t seem to be an option with Hackintosh?

      Using Terminal I have disabled the following:
      sudo pmset -a ttyskeepawake 0
      sudo pmset -a proximitywake 0
      sudo pmset -a standby 0
      sudo pmset -a autopoweroff 0

      2) USB 3.1 Gen 2

      For the 2.0/3.0 Intel Chipset, I’ve tried both the @headkaze Intel FB-Patcher v 1.6.8 and @RehabMan instructions on creating a SSDT. The FB-Patcher did not work completely. So I continued with @RehabMan method, created a SSDT, and sacrificed 2 x usb 2.0 ports and 1 internal RGB LED header to reach my 15 port max with 3.0 speeds on all SS ports.

      The ASMEDIA Ports work OOB with full 3.1 speeds. However the Eject issue can only be resolved by using an App like Jettison. And using that app doesn’t solve the sleep issue, computer still wakes. I’d rather figure out why the disks keep ejecting on sleep and if fixing issue #1 would resolve issue #2 or vice versa?

      Do I possibly need a power management ssdt? And how would I create one for the ASMEDIA chip?
       
      I've now tried using the attached DSDT.aml in my Patched folder.  I can now see it's working as my PCI devices in System Profiler are now populating (before it was stating no PCI devices).  However still experiencing sleep and eject issues.

      Ioreg Reads for the ASMEDIA 3.1 controller as:

      The 3.1 controllers for the back USB gen 2 ports are controlled by:
      RP05@1C,4/IOPP/PXSX@0/PXSX@01000000
      PRT1@01100000 (type C) (3.1 speeds)
      PRT2@01200000 (type A) (3.1 speeds)
      PRT3@01300000 (type C) (2.0 speeds)
      PRT4@01400000 (type A) (2.0 speeds)

      The 1 x 3.1 type C port on the front panel is controlled by:
      RP07@1C,6/IOPP/PXSX@0/PXSX@01000000
      HS01@00300000 (2.0 speed)
      SS01@00100000 (3.1 Speed) 

      There is also a SS02@0010000 under this controller, and as far as I can tell it does not have a function. Is there a way to disable, such as when creating an Intel Chipset SSDT?

      3) FINAL CUT ISSUES/ GRAPHIC ACCELERATION:
      Currently it doesn’t appear that the IGPU UHD 630 is doing much in iStats. In Apple System Profile/ Activity Monitor GPU window I only see RX580, no UHD 630. Is this how it should be? Or is that what connector-less ID should look like?

      With FCPX there is no crashing, glitchy exports, or rendering issues, however not sure if Graphic acceleration is being used to its fullest potential.
      The IGPU uses 5-8% Memory/ Processor when playing/scrubbing in timeline.
      And only 5-10% of the IGPU Memory (no processor) is used during any render or export of footage. The RX580 is still doing most of the hard work. My Bruce X times are quick 14-18 seconds, but I’m curious as to why the IGPU isn’t doing any of the lifiting. Is this expected? I'm pretty happy with how Lightroom and Final Cut are performing, I just want to make sure I've set the hardware up correctly.


      4) Power Consumption
      I have a general understanding of building computers, but not an expert especially with first time building a Hackintosh, overclocking, timings, voltages, etc…

      In HWMonitor the CPU Package Core reads blank, CPU Package Total is anywhere from 3.52w to 4.8w, the CPU Package DRAM is anywhere from 1.12 – 5.08. 

      Is this normal, or high? My temperatures seem fine and idle between 45-57 C, And Max shortly at 85 during stress tests.

      So just not sure if the CPU Power Consumption HWmonitor reporting is normal or abnormal. I've attached two HWmonitor screenshots 1 normal idle cpu, one while FCP rendering.
       
      THE INSTALL…
      Kexts Used:
      AirportBrcmFixup.kext
      AppleALC.kext
      BRCMFirmwareData.kext
      BrcmNonPatchRAM2.kext
      BrcmPatchRAM2.kext
      FakeSMC_ACPISensors.kext
      FakeSMC_CPUSensors.kext
      FakeSMC_GPUSensors.kext
      FakeSMC_LPCSensors.kext
      FakeSMC_SMMSensors.kext
      FakeSMC.kext
      IntelMausiEthernet.kext
      Lilu.kext
      USBInjectAll.kext 
      WhateverGreen.kext
      XHCI-unsupported.kext

      BUILD:
      ASUS ROG Maximus X CODE
      i7 8700k OC’d to 4800
      2 x 16gb Corsair Vegeance LPX DDR4 2400mhz C16 OC’d to 2666mhz
      Sapphire RX 580 NITRO+ 8Gb Graphics Card
      BCM94352Z Dell DW1560 (Wifi and Bluetooth Both Natively Working with Rehabman Kexts)
      BeQuiet! Darkrock Pro 4 
      EVGA 650w g1+
      Phanteks Enthoo Evolv X
      Samsung 28” E590DS (DP), Samsung 24” D300 (HDMI), Samsung 22” Syncmaster (DVI), Sony Bravia 48” (HDMI)

      Pre Install BIOS Settings:
      Updated Bios to Version 1704
      Loaded Optimized Defaults 
      AI Overclocker Tuner > Manual
      Extreme Tweeking > Enable
      Advanced \ System Agent(SA) Configuration →IGPU Multi-Monitor : Enabled
      Advanced \ System Agent (SA) Configuration →Vt-d: Disabled
      System Agent (SA) Configuration > Graphics Configuration > Primary Display > PEG
      USB Configuration > Legacy USB Support > AUTO
      USB Configuration > Keyboard and Mouse Simulation > Disabled
      APM Configuration > Power on by PCI - E/PCI > Disabled
      CSM: Disabled 
      Fast Boot > Disabled
      Boot Logo Display > Disabled
      Secure Boot > OS Type > Other OS
      DVMT Pre-Allocated > 128M

      WORKING:
      ICLOUD, iMessages, Handoff, etc

      Nitro+ 8GB GPU:
      4 Displays (DVI, DP, HDMI 1&2) from RX580 with Audio
      Currently set to 1920 resolution, but have option to use up to 4k resolution (3840x2160)
      Audio over DP and HDMI
      *Not sure if Airplay works as I don’t have an Apple TV, but registers in System Bar and say's looking...

      IGPU:
      Set in Connectorless State (AAPL,ig-platform-id: 0300923E)
      *If in a Connected State, slows down Bruce 5k Exports to well over a minute, with glitches, and does not send display signal to DP or HDMI (just green screen), even with connector type patch to correct type. So keeping it connectorless.
      *Not sure if Graphic acceleration is really working as FCPX is struggling with Multicam original media. This could just be the GH5 4k file encoding that FCPX struggles with. Was just hoping to remove creating proxy media from my workflow.

      Audio Front/ Back
      All working:
      Digital Optical Out 
      Back Green - Internal Speakers
      Front Headphones - Internal Speakers automatically changes to Headphones when plugged in
      Back Mic (Internal Microphone, not Line In)
      Front Mic (Internal Microphone, changes to a 2nd Line In)

      Bluetooth
      After initial install Bluetooth was seen by Mac System but not recognising any devices
      Thanks to @RehabMan Entered following code in terminal and bluetooth now works:
      sudo nvram boot-args="kext-dev-mode=1"

      I've now enabled this in my config.plist as well.
      https://github.com/RehabMan/OS-X-BrcmPatchRAM/blob/master/README-Mac.md
      (unsigned kernel extensions need to be enabled. Take the following steps in the Terminal)

      FANS/ TEMPS
      Temps or Fans were not registering with TG Pro using VirtualSMC.kext
      Fixed by switching from VIRTUALSMC.kext with older FAKESMC.kext with sensor gauges kexts. All working now.
      Computer Idles between 46 and 52 Celcius. Hits 81-87 when stress testing.

      USB 2.0/3.0 
      It appears that are physically too many USB ports on the Asus Maximus Code X to ever work with the 15 port limit safely. I created a custom SSDT that disabled USB 2.0 hs07(L),HS08(ML),12(aura led controller) to get usb 3.0 speeds on ss04,ss05, and ss06
      Be curious if anyone ever found a workaround for this...
       
       
      Overclocking:
      RAM:
      2400mhz to 2666mhz with Manual DRAM frequency change in BIOS. Did not change Latency or Timing and no crashing or panics so far. The 2666mhz speed is recognised in About this Mac and the Novabench RAM score increased.
      *Please advise if this method of overclocking the RAM is unadvisable.
       
      CPU:
      4.8ghz @ 75F @ 50% (Prime 95 test)
      Followed these BIOS steps:
       


       
      config_ValuesImac.plist
      DSDT.aml
      Send me Values-iMac.zip
      SSDT-UIAC.aml


    • By daniel_iversen
      Hi there,

      TL;DR; Any idea on how I can get an ATI Radeon HD5570 graphics card working on High Sierra?

      I just installed High Sierra, and I read it was supposed to be “Out of the Box” to get these AMD/ATI cards working, but it’s been very hard and I’ve read like 100 articles and done a million experiments to no avail.

      The card is built in to a HP TouchSmart 610-1030a touch screen PC, and the symptom/problem is:

      - I can at best get a decent resolution at best, but no acceleration (I'm testing with the Chess app but can visually see it everywhere) and the OS only detects 7MB memory whereas it has 1GB.

      I’ve tried a combination of:

      - OOTB (then there’s no detection really)

      - Clover setup in “Graphics” tab - combination of these settings:

      - Inject ATI

      - Load VBIOS/patch VBIOS

      - Entered my card details (what I thought) - vendor ID 0x1002, product ID 0x68d9, FBName “Eulemur” or “Baboon”

      Also;

      - I have Lilu.kext and WhateverGreen.kext

      - I've got the "EmuVariableUefi-64.efi" file deployed in my drivers64UEFI folder 

      - Tried using “downgraded” (from Sierra) versions of kexts AMDRadeonX3000.kext, AMDRadeonX3000GL.Driver.bundle, IOAccelerator2D.plugin, IOAcceleratorFamily2.kext (I think my wifi disappeared with the IO ones which makes sense I suppose)


      At worst in the "About this Mac" it just says "Display 3MB" (and often with poor resolution), and at best it says "ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5570 7 MB" but with no acceleration (and no recognition of the 1GB VRAM).

      Any ideas of what I’m supposed to do? I don’t really get all the stuff I read about patching and rolling my own kexts etc but my impression was that after Sierra I wasn’t supposed to do that for the AMD/ATI cards.

      Thanks a lot in advance!!
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