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OK, do not ask me how I did it, but after playing around with dudu's audio kext, I was able to compile it into AppleALC.kext to get it to work.  Remove the adummyhda kext. make sure you have a vanilla applehda in s/l/e, and add the file attached to the kext folder in Clover

AppleALC.kext.zip

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OK, do not ask me how I did it, but after playing around with dudu's audio kext, I was able to compile it into AppleALC.kext to get it to work.  Remove the adummyhda kext. make sure you have a vanilla applehda in s/l/e, and add the file attached to the kext folder in Clover

 

Do you have a Realtek soundcard? ALC's are Realtek as i know?

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Indeed, ALCxxxx are Realtek's codec and the E6410 is fitted with a Tempo IDT one (92HD81b). So says Dell's own product documentation.

 

Just to post some tests I did with setup like that @ OSX 10.11.4

The file uploaded by Knight 0f Dragon contains the code of my Codec extracted by verbit and should be fine to my IDT 92HD81C5 (287143637):

00A71C20 00A71D10 00A71EA1 00A71F00 00B71C10 00B71D10 00B71E21 00B71F00 00D71C40 00D71D00 00D71E17 00D71F90 00E71C50 00E71D10 00E71E01 00E71F20 00F71C60 00F71D10 00F71EA1 00F71F20 01071CF0 01071D00 01071E00 01071F40 01171C30 01171D00 01171EA6 01171F90

 

- Dell Latitute E6510 with nVidia NVS 3100M, i7 Arrandale, but no sound. DP>HDMI works with no sound.

 

- Dock station: working but no DP just as OP related. Interestingly, it helps me to boot the OSX usb installer. I did not be able to install OSX with normal USB ports. Have to use replicator ports through my dock station usb but not the laptop ones (it stuck the loading and shows prohibited symbol). DSDT needs patch (EHCI/2< >EHC1/2).

 

- AppleALC.kext at my /CLOVER/kexts/10.11 and Layout inserted at Clover config.plist with <integer>3</integer>, just as shows in the AppleALC kext pinconfigs but no sound devices in settings. It will be hundred hours of time messing around with AppleALC with no results.

 

- I was trying to patch my Applehda.kext but am stuck at xml editing and stuff. Have not much time and concentration to do.

 

So, the files downloaded in the #1 post are ok to me with few adjustments. DSDT shows me only two errors and they are easy to patch.

Just no sound and hdmi sound. The guide almost perfect to my system. Thank you.

 

Can someone help me to continue?

Cheers and nice hacks for all.

 

Edit: Mirone was a nice guy and gift me the DSDT and AppleHDA to my codec and system Latitude E6510.

Sound ok, HDMI audio still not.

Link to post.

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?app=core&module=attach&section=attach&attach_rel_module=post&attach_id=184837

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Just to post some tests I did with setup like that @ OSX 10.11.4

The file uploaded by Knight 0f Dragon contains the code of my Codec extracted by verbit and should be fine to my IDT 92HD81C5 (287143637):

00A71C20 00A71D10 00A71EA1 00A71F00 00B71C10 00B71D10 00B71E21 00B71F00 00D71C40 00D71D00 00D71E17 00D71F90 00E71C50 00E71D10 00E71E01 00E71F20 00F71C60 00F71D10 00F71EA1 00F71F20 01071CF0 01071D00 01071E00 01071F40 01171C30 01171D00 01171EA6 01171F90

 

- Dell Latitute E6510 with nVidia NVS 3100M, i7 Arrandale, but no sound. DP>HDMI works with no sound.

 

- Dock station: working but no DP just as OP related. Interestingly, it helps me to boot the OSX usb installer.

 

Can someone help me to continue?

Cheers and nice hacks for all.

 

Check out my config.plist a few pages behind, have a look at the Graphics values, i did some EDID fixes which resulted on all Video Ports working on Dock (and laptop vga too).

 

Thanks for the AppleALC hint.

 

applealc is an open source extension for a bunch of unsupported cards.  https://github.com/vit9696/AppleALC I took the source code and played around with it in combination with the files Dudu have posted for the audio, and got the sound to register

 

 

Tell me, does the volume bar, and buttons do anything? with VoodooHDA i can move the slider with mouse and keyboard/shortcuts, but it does not affect the sound at all.

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Everything works like it is suppose to as if it were a regular mac (control wise, did not test external ports yet),  I completely removed the VoodooHDA extensions.  You have the same audio chip as me so the file I posted should work for you.

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Did you remove all of the voodoo stuff and the adummyhda.kext?  Also make sure you do not have the appleRemoveHDA kext (Name may be wrong) installed anywhere, and do not include and of the daemons.  Plus make sure you did theHD fix correctly in the dsdt, having it pointing to layout 3, not 12, and not apply any HDA patches from clover's boot file

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Did you remove all of the voodoo stuff and the adummyhda.kext?  Also make sure you do not have the appleRemoveHDA kext (Name may be wrong) installed anywhere, and do not include and of the daemons.  Plus make sure you did theHD fix correctly in the dsdt, having it pointing to layout 3, not 12, and not apply any HDA patches from clover's boot file

 

yes, i got rid all of the Dummy stuff before i went for VoodooHDA. And i did get rid of the hdadisabler after removing voodoohda.

 

I noticed i had the 3 kext patches on clover, removed them, restarted, but to no success, no sound unfortunately.

 

System Report detects it as ID 3 under Intel High Definition Audio, is this due to the flag in clover to use Intel HDMI?

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Yup, that must be it, cant find it in /S/L/E, looks like i retarded for a second...

 

Please, if you dont mind upload it somewhere...

 

EDIT: dont bother, extracted it from the installer usb.

 

EDIT2: working flawlessly...sound seems to mute halfway through while lowering, but nothing fun breaking there...thanks a lot for this one :).

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Can anyone tell me if this guide will work for e6510? I'm thinking same/similar hardware except screen size.

 

Audio for your Latitude E6510 (codec IDT92HD81B1C5):

 

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/293863-applehda-patch-requests/?p=2234509

Thanks to Mirone

 

"PlutoDelic

 

Check out my config.plist a few pages behind, have a look at the Graphics values, i did some EDID fixes which resulted on all Video Ports working on Dock (and laptop vga too).

 

Thanks for the AppleALC hint."

 

 

 

Thank you man, I will use your code with my graphics and post the results.

Try the AppleHDA above to your audio! S/L/E

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please, create specific topic for E6510 audio and other issue not directly concerned by the guide.

 

cheers

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@duduclx

 

i noticed your Sleep fix in your DSDT fixes, however, it does not look like the machine is getting any sleep. screen turns off, but machine is just as loud as working, the fans dont turn off.

 

Could it be that the fix is not intended for i5-M520 as yours is an i7?

 

Also, is any of these fixes worth it (see attachment), i noticed some of them are similar to yours, but shorter. I found it somewhere in Olarila, but cant seem to find it again.

 

PS, how come mouse movement doesnt wake the display? very odd...

Latitude E6410.txt

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I have a very general question regarding this machine, and i just research and found some supporting reports...bare with me.

 

People, whom received the E6410 with Bios 03 (probably the earliest versions), have reported damaged disks, and quite consistently...after a few bios updates, apparently the symptom rared but did not disappear.

 

I had the laptop with a 300GB disk inside, after 3 months of windows on it, voila, huge delays in response, and every second boot wouldnt make it, but no errors, typical I/O issues from hard drives.

Later on, i got a 500GB on it, and as i described earlier, i got rid of the Optical drive and got a caddy to use a 2nd HDD. Loaded OS X most of the time there, and never had problems, while after a while, the Windows on 500GB started to behave weird once again.

 

Being annoyed by the fact that the Optical sata interface (where the caddy is) is detected as external, i took the risk and switched the HDD's locations, OS X on official HDD place, Windows on caddy.

 

Guess what, last night i watched Deadpool, shut down the machine, turned it on again in the morning, just to see that El capitan wont boot (recovery partition works, so does the EFI as clover loads).

 

A report i read is that SSDs are not affected...

 

anyone suffered something similar, Dell officially does not acknowledge this bug.

 

EDIT: neither Recovery nor USB booting fixes this, Disk Utility is going more retarded with every release, but even FSCK is useless as it cant fix the issue

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both discs are normal or one of them is an SSD?

 

I have a very general question regarding this machine, and i just research and found some supporting reports...bare with me.

 

People, whom received the E6410 with Bios 03 (probably the earliest versions), have reported damaged disks, and quite consistently...after a few bios updates, apparently the symptom rared but did not disappear.

 

I had the laptop with a 300GB disk inside, after 3 months of windows on it, voila, huge delays in response, and every second boot wouldnt make it, but no errors, typical I/O issues from hard drives.

Later on, i got a 500GB on it, and as i described earlier, i got rid of the Optical drive and got a caddy to use a 2nd HDD. Loaded OS X most of the time there, and never had problems, while after a while, the Windows on 500GB started to behave weird once again.

 

Being annoyed by the fact that the Optical sata interface (where the caddy is) is detected as external, i took the risk and switched the HDD's locations, OS X on official HDD place, Windows on caddy.

 

Guess what, last night i watched Deadpool, shut down the machine, turned it on again in the morning, just to see that El capitan wont boot (recovery partition works, so does the EFI as clover loads).

 

A report i read is that SSDs are not affected...

 

anyone suffered something similar, Dell officially does not acknowledge this bug.

 

EDIT: neither Recovery nor USB booting fixes this, Disk Utility is going more retarded with every release, but even FSCK is useless as it cant fix the issue


please, create specific topic for E6510 audio and other issue not directly concerned by the guide.

 

cheers

 

Yes, but before, can you post your fix patches for hdmi or DP audio with more detailed information?

Mirone helped a lot with this and I was trying to understand which codecs are not supported by Applehda patches and dsdt edits.

I can only load audio driver with voodoohda.kext (including DP > Hdmi > Receiver > TV)  in the Clover's kexts folder.

Cheers!

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I dont have an SSD at all, but people noticed the different behaviour between SSD and HDD...a lot of e6410 owners report magnetic disks degrading way too rapidly.

 

I switched the disks as i wanted to see if OS X has any benefit of detecting itself as Internal and not External, so the problems came a few weeks after i put it on the HDD Shelf.

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i got everything to work exept shutdown. where should i search to find why the shutdown is not working?

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Your restarting is working?

My bet is your DSDT edit.

 

i got everything to work exept shutdown. where should i search to find why the shutdown is not working?

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Your restarting is working?

My bet is your DSDT edit.

Yes Restart is working. Just sometimes with restart during boot it crashes with a wight Screen and then Starts again and Boots properly.

 

I have taken the dsdt from the Package.

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Hibernation usually is what hangs it up for me, I posted somewhere in this thread how to disable hibernation I think

Yes i have Seen it i will try. Is there anything for WLAN in the dsdt because i have an atheros and activated it through working kext but i have not changed the dsdt.

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      Make sure that your system matches my system description above (including BIOS version, Wi-Fi card, BIOS settings) If performing an upgrade from Mojave or a previous version of Catalina, backup your Mojave or Catalina partition! (Carbon Copy or similar) Download Catalina Installer Download DosDude Catalina Patcher Use DosDude Patcher to create Catalina USB Installer Delete LegacyUSBInjector.kext (we're using @RehabMan's USBInjectAll.kext with custom SSDT) and delete SIPManager.kext (CLOVER is managing SIP) from Catalina USB Installer's /Library/Extensions folder Copy all but the FakeSMC sensor kexts in E6410-Catalina.zip (attached) LE folder to the Catalina USB Installer /Library/Extensions (copy all kexts (including FakeSMC.kext) but not the FakeSMC sensor kexts) Install CLOVER Bootloader (Legacy) on USB Installer using the EFI in the E6410-Catalina.zip (attached).  Use the CLOVER configuration specified below.  Be sure to replace the XX-MASKED-XX parameters in the attached config.plist with your own values. Reset your Latitude E6410 NVRAM by doing the following (this may be important if you're making changes to your existing EFI and won't hurt anything if you're not making any changes) turn-off your laptop remove A/C power and main battery press and hold the power button for 30 seconds restore A/C power and battery Boot your Latitude E6410 from the Catalina USB Installer that you created in steps 5-8. Select "Reinstall macOS" (note that I have existing installations of Mojave and High Sierra on my Latitude E6410, so it's possible that this menu item changes to "Install macOS" if you don't have any previous macOS installations). Select your Catalina destination partition (which will be your Mojave or previous Catalina partition if you are upgrading) After the Catalina Installer reboots the first time, boot from the "macOS Installer" partition on the disk that you selected as your Catalina destination (not the macOS installer on the USB) After the Catalina Installer reboots the second time, boot the Catalina macOS Installer on the USB Select the Post Install Patcher utility Select only the following Post Install Patches (no other patches / options) Install Patch Updater Legacy Video After the Post Install Patcher reboots,  boot from the newly installed (or upgraded) Catalina partition and complete the macOS configuration Remove these kexts (if they exist) from /Library/Extensions: LegacyUSBInjector.kext, LegacyUSBVideoSupport.kext and SIPManager.kext If you are performing a fresh installation of Catalina: Install CLOVER (LEGACY - NOT UEFI) on your boot disk and configure EFI using files in the attached E6410-Catalina.zip.  Use the CLOVER configuration below.  Be sure to replace the XX-MASKED-XX parameters in the attached config.plist with your own values. Install all kexts in the attached E6410-Catalina.zip LE folder to your /Library/Extensions folder. Copy HWMonitor from the application folder in the attached E6410-Catalina.zip to your Applications folder. Install VoodooHDA (I installed using the Classic method) Skip to Step 21 If you are upgrading from a previous version of Catalina using the instructions from this thread or from Mojave that you installed using the instructions here: Replace 3rd-party kexts in EFI/Clover/kexts/Other with those in the attached EFI folder.   Replace EFI/Clover config.plist with the attached config.plist (Be sure to replace the XX-MASKED-XX parameters in the attached config.plist with your own values) Replace EFI/Clover/ACPI/patched with the files in the attached EFI/Clover/ACPI/patched Replace 3rd-party kexts in /Library/Extensions with those in the attached LE folder Remove VoodooSDHC.kext from /Library/Extensions Re-install VoodooHDA if necessary (I installed using the Classic method for Catalina) Ensure PROPER kext installation: If you're manually installing kexts in /Library/Extensions, make sure that you execute the following (in terminal) cd /Library/Extensions sudo chown -R root:wheel *.kext sudo chmod -R 755 *.kext sudo kextcache -i / After you execute 'sudo kextcache -i /' you should observe that ALL kexts are allowed.  If not, your kext directory attributes are probably incorrect.  Repeat kext installation and try again. Reboot from your new/upgraded Catalina partition Welcome to macOS Catalina! Change the keyboard type to ISO (System Preferences > Keyboard > Change Keyboard Type) Swap the Command and Option keys (System Preferences > Keyboard > Modifier Keys) Set hibernatemode: In terminal, execute sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0 sudo rm -f /var/vm/sleepimage sudo touch /var/vm/sleepimage sudo chflags schg /var/vm/sleepimage  
      Version Info at the time of this writing:
      Catalina Installer 10.15.6 CLOVER r5119 DosDude Catalina Patcher: v1.4.4 Lilu.kext 1.4.7 (not yet included in the attached E6410-Catalina.zip archive.  Get latest version here) AirportBrcmFixup.kext 2.0.9 (not yet included in the attached E6410-Catalina.zip archive.  Get latest version here) BrcmFirmwareData.kext 2.5.4 (not yet included in the attached E6410-Catalina.zip archive.  Get latest version here) BrcmBluetoothInjector.kext 2.5.4 (not yet included in the attached E6410-Catalina.zip archive.  Get latest version here) BrcmPatchRAM3.kext 2.5.4 (not yet included in the attached E6410-Catalina.zip archive.  Get latest version here) IntelMausi.kext 1.0.3 (Not IntelMausiEthernet.kext)
      EFICheckDisabler.kext 0.5
      VoodooHDA.kext 2.9.2 v15 (NOT AppleALC)
       
      What is not working (that was working in Mojave)
      SD Card Slot (had to remove VoodooSDHC.kext which caused system freeze on wake)  
      Known Issues and Their Solutions
      (Not yet included in E6410-Catalina.zip archive attached to Post #1) There are new versions of acidanthera kexts as described here.  I hadn't noticed any issues with the older kexts, so the kexts are not yet included in the E6410-Catalin.zip archive attached to this first post and will be included in a future update to the E6410-Catalina.zip archive. (Solved - no further work required) Clover r5118 requires the config.plist key <key>NoDefaultProperties</key><false> to permit macOS to boot with Clover's "Inject Nvidia" = True.  See details here.  config.plist in the attached E6410-Catalina.zip archive includes this change. (Solved - no further work required) EFICheck is loaded.  Solution is to install EFICheckDisabler.kext which you can get here.  EFICheck.kext is included in the attached E6410-Catalina.zip archive. (Solved - no further work required) Some users experience display issues.  The solution is to remove Device (PNLF) from the DSDT.  Use the attached DSDT.  Removal of PNLF will disable sleep on lid closure.  Device (PNLF) can be added without modifying the DSDT by enabling the Clover PNLF ACPI patch.  The attached Clover config.plist enables the PNLF DSDT patch.  Disable the Clover PNLF patch if you experience display issues. (Solved - no further work required) USB sleep/wake power IORegistry keys are not injected (not included in Mojave's or Catalina's IOUSBHostFamily.kext).  Solution is to added SSDT-USBX.aml to EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched.  The attached SSDT-USBX.aml includes USB sleep/wake properties for MacBookPro6,2 from High Sierra 10.13.6 IOUSBHostFamily.kext. (No solution yet) Brightness slider does not work in System Preferences > Displays.  Brightness is easily controlled with Dell brightness keys.  There is some work on this later in this thread, but I will not be solving this as I'm content with the Dell brightness keys (and Ambient Light Sensor works to auto-adjust brightness). (No intention to solve) Display Settings in System Preferences are "garbled" when bright slider is visible.  This is a known issue with the legacy graphics patch and does not affect laptop operation. I continue to refine the DSDT and CLOVER config.plist to optimize my Latitude E6410 for multi-booting between various macOS versions (High Sierra, Mojave and Catalina at the time of this writing). If you upgrade your Latitude E6410 EFI using my attached EFI, you may find that your Latitude E6410 is stuck in a boot-loop that ends in a white screen and reboots.  Clear your system by doing the following: turn off your laptop, remove A/C power, remove the main battery, press and hold the power button for 30 seconds, restore A/C power and battery, boot normally.  I have only found this to be necessary (very rarely) after making an EFI change, but you may find it helpful if making kext changes in /Library/Extensions as well. (Solved - no further work required) Brcm firmware does not update when using BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext in /Library/Extensions.  Solution is to install BrcmFirmwareData.kext and BrcmPatchRAM3.kext in E/C/k/O with Clover "Inject Kexts" = YES. (Solved - no further work required) Laptop does not sleep when closing lid.  Solution appears to be a combination of adding Notify (LID0) code to Method (BTNV) and adding Device (PNLF) in the DSDT. I am using the same EFI for High Sierra 10.13.6, Mojave 10.14.6 and Catalina 10.15.3 and it works in all three macOSes. (No solution yet) No SD Card Slot (had to remove VoodooSDHC.kext) - I read somewhere that there is a solution that does not require any kexts (just a DSDT edit).  Haven't yet implemented this fix. (Not a problem that needs to be solved - leaving for historical purposes.  I am running Catalina without this.) - IOHWControl does not load under GFX0 (as observed in IORegistryExplorer).  Solution (if it needs to be solved) is to install AppleHWSensor.kext from a DosDude-patched Mojave /S/L/E in Catalina's /L/E.  Copy and install your own or use the kext attached to this post. (Solved - no further work required) Wi-Fi connection is delayed until a minute or so after boot - Use VoodooHDA and NOT AppleALC (Solved - no further work required) External USB ports do not work after waking from sleep (S3) - Upgrade Lilu.kext and replace BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext and BrcmPatchRAM2.kext (in /L/E) with latest BrcmBluetoothInjector.kext, BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext and BrcmPatchRAM3.kext. (Solved - no further work required) Boot and shut-down time of Catalina is slower than Mojave - Upgrade Lilu.kext and replace BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext and BrcmPatchRAM2.kext (in /L/E) with latest BrcmBluetoothInjector.kext, BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext and BrcmPatchRAM3.kext. (Solved - no further work required) Wi-Fi is not immediately available at OS startup - Upgrade Lilu.kext and replace BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext and BrcmPatchRAM2.kext (in /L/E) with latest BrcmBluetoothInjector.kext, BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext and BrcmPatchRAM3.kext. (Solved - no further work required) Laptop freezes on wake - Remove VoodooSDHC.kext from /Library/Extensions  
      Tips for Improved Performance (on this and other older systems)
      System Preferences > Spotlight > Search Results: Uncheck all options System Preferences > Spotlight > Privacy: Add all Volumes System Preferences > Accessibility > Display: Check "Reduce motion" System Preferences > Accessibility > Display: Check "Reduce transparency"  
      Other tips
      If your fan is always running and temps are good, try pressing Fn + z (I haven't noticed this issue for a while since I completed DSDT edits for Mojave, but keeping this here for historical purposes)  
      CLOVER Installation: Use these configuration options (These configuration options configure Clover for LEGACY BIOS - NOT UEFI)
      Install Clover in the ESP Boot Sectors Install boot0af in MBR Clover for BIOS (LEGACY - NOT UEFI) booting Clover EFI 64-bits SATA BIOS Drivers, 64-bit Recommended drivers FSInject File System drivers ApfsDriverLoader Install RC scripts on target volume Themes Choose your desired theme Install Clover Preference Pane After clicking "Continue", if prompted with "This Clover package is incompatible with this version of macOS," install anyway  
      After CLOVER installation is complete Copy the following from the attached E6410-Catalina.zip ACPI patched contents config.plist (change XX-MASKED-XX values to your own) kexts/Other (remove all other kext folders) Remove christmas and new year folders from themes (if present)  
      Screenshots
       
      Credits
      Thanks to those who contributed to my Mojave solution and to the DosDude team (for the incredible macOS patchers), I think this Catalina installation was the easiest macOS installation that I have experienced (so far).  Many thanks to @Slice and his team for the incredible work on CLOVER and for continuing to support old legacy systems like this.  Also, thanks to @Mieze and @headkaze and others I'm sure for maintaining the Brcm kexts.  And finally, I still prefer to manually apply patches to the DSDTs in my systems.  CLOVER offers extensive patching functionality, but I'm old-school and like to have an error-free, fully-patched DSDT with a simple CLOVER config.plist.  I think that this manual DSDT patching approach (which required an extensive review and debugging of the original unpatched DSDT in this thread) is the reason that this Latitude E6410 is such a perfect MacBookPro6,2.  Thank you @RehabMan for being a great teacher and for always insisting on problem reporting files .
       
       
      AppleHWSensor.kext.zip
      gen_debug
      E6410 Catalina-5v2.zip
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