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here it is:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-sUmdgLOBgBUWVYRmZ3UUdiX1k

 

there's an efi folder in it ...

 

you may need to change audio patch if you install 10.11.2 or above.

 

here is a partial config file for clover, with some test patches to have DP + vga working through the port station.

not sure it will work, just an exemple to find a way to have all video ports working with the dock station.

-- > https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-sUmdgLOBgBVThOM0dzVEhkdDg

(normaly, vga work out of the box with and without port station)

 

Remember, i don't have this computer anymore ... and don't support this tread anymore.

Because this laptop is outdated.

 

i just can say that it was working great with my dell e6410 and this guide.

if something's wrong, restart the guide, and debug yourself (also, google is your friend).

 

i took time to write a "from scratch" guide, allowing people to understand and change things to support an updated osx.

i don't like to give a folder "ready to use" ... copy/paste a folder is not a guide and don't provide knowledge.

 

hope you'll have a working mac on your laptop, but can't do more about that.

 

cheers !

 

EDIT:

about wireless, here a ref i used on many computer:

https://www.amazon.com/AzureWave-Broadcom-BCM94352HMB-BCM94352-867Mbps/dp/B00JY6X9HM

 

the last i used, with ngff m2 port is:

Broadcom-BCM94352Z-M-2-NGFF

 

no driver needed !

 

about sleep, hervé know it good ...

for this laptop, i doesn't disable/enable it for the system (no patch or tips).

i've just set to never sleep in the preference panel.

 

here is a tips from hervé about sleep issue with an other computer (dell e6230):

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/311218-guide-dell-latitude-e6230-1010x-100-eng/?p=2231717

looks like adding a patch on the dsdt do the work as well !

 

cheers again !

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Hi Duduclx; I have followed everything for my E6410, but after configuring the clover file and putting the config.plist in efi/clover, I get stuck with the following screen shots; the second screen shot shows the circle sign with mutulated text...

 

What do you recommend me to do ? Will try to give the config.plist file as well here.

 

Thanks for baring with me  B)

 

Bart

I cannot upload the content of my usb stick because in compressed form it is 20 MB which is too big :(

I was successful boot into installer without any error. Put Fake.SMC.kext", "ApplePS2SmartTouchPad.kext", "NullCPUPowerManagement.kext", "VoodooHDA.kext" (If needed) and "VoodooPS2Controller.kext" in "Other" Folder and delete everything, just leave folder "Other"

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I was successfully boot into the installer without any error during boot. Here how. 

 

1) Extract The Archive

2) Extract All

3) Copy "DSDT.aml" into EFI/Clover/ACPI/patched

4) Copy "config.plist" into EFI/Clover

5) Go to EFI/Clover/kexts and delete everything,  just leave "Other" folder

6) Copy kexts in EFI/Clover/kexts/Other

 

Done, unplug the drive and go to your PC

 

1) Start up your PC and hit F2 for BIOS Setup

2) Select "Load Default"

3) Go on "System Configuration>SATA Operation and change SATA mode from "RAID" to "AHCI Mode"

4) Save and Exit

5) Press F12 on startup

6) Select Your USB drive

7) At Clover screen, go to options

8) Set the following boot_args: -v slide=0 nv_disable=1 kext-dev-mode=1

9) Go to Binaries Patching Menu and set the following FakeCPUID: 0x000206A0

10) Hit Exit

11) Go to your USB Drive, hit space (DO NOT HIT ENTER)

12) Select Boot Mac OS X in verbose mode

13) Once You reach to the installer, follow the tutorial

 

 

 

Hope this help you

Solution Fix.zip

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Hi all! Wow time flies; Is anybody interested in getting High Sierra installed and working on the E6410. I still love this machine and it is now very affordable. Best 'Bang for the Buck'  :yes: . Please let me know. 

 

Cheers, Bart

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I am very interested in getting high sierra working on the e6410. Love this machine. Only thing that bothers me is it’s a dual core i7. Not exactly great for video production but still pretty decent.

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On 10/15/2017 at 1:46 PM, bartrap said:

Hi all! Wow time flies; Is anybody interested in getting High Sierra installed and working on the E6410. I still love this machine and it is now very affordable. Best 'Bang for the Buck'  :yes: . Please let me know. 

 

Cheers, Bart

I actually done it on dell E6410 High Sierra 1 year ago

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On 11/21/2016 at 3:00 AM, duduclx said:

With my setup and guide, battery and battery management and shutdown are working perfectly.

About sleep, Hervé did the trick.

 

One thing upsetting me is to debug what person did and help him to do what i have write.

 

So i prefer skip the "support" part and move to a tool / dev project.

 

I'm happy to see people enjoying hackintosh using one of my guide, or people getting way over (like @midi on the ativ pro).

But i can't spend my time.

 

I prefer install kexts by myself Than using app, to install it where i want and give people some skills.

 

I still think than hackintosh need to learn and use OS X (and unix system) from a certain time.

 

I've started my first hackintosh on an Asus with os x 10.5.1.

About 9 years i use only hackintosh laptop and servers.

 

Hope people will understand what was in my mind and will continu it without me.

 

Learn, test, do, compare and more is up to you !

 

Cheers

@duduclx...can you give me link how @herve do the trick for sleep/wake on this machine ?...best regards

 

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I know this is an old thread, but I followed this guide exactly to patch my E6410 DSDT and created a Mojave installer using DosDude's Mojave Patcher.  I just booted the installer and was able to get to the install GUI, but that's as far as I've gotten (need to make time to continue).  Anyone interested in getting Mojave to work on this E6410?

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I started a new thread for Mojave on Dell Latitude E6410 here: 

 

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Just curious - does anyone have sleep working on the Latitude E6410 (with Nvidia NVS 3100m graphics) on ANY version of MacOS?  If so, what version of MacOS and what was the trick?  I'm at the point where my E6410 dual-booting High Sierra / Mojave is working perfectly with the exception of sleep.  Attempts to sleep in both High Sierra and Mojave turn off the display, but the laptop is still on and the only way to recover is to force power-off with the power button.  Thank you for any help.

 

BTW - I did try @Hervé 's suggestion on Page 9 of this thread to apply Rehabman's PRW 0x0D patch (returning 0x0D, 0x00 instead of 0x0D, 0xXX), but that did not work for me.  Even with Rehaman's patch sleep doesn't work for me.  If anyone else has successfully implemented @Hervé's or another sleep suggestion, can you share it?  Thank you.

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I currently do not use sleep on my Latitude E6410. I use (x2) ssd(s) on my laptop. [Currently drive #1 is MacOS El Capitan -- following this guide, with several issues I have yet to take the time to resolve; Drive #2 is a dual boot drive with Windows 10 1903 & Ubuntu desktop 18.04] SSD & Sleep/Hibernate (maybe only used to???) kill an ssd drive. (Really don't want to take that chance).

 

A side note, as per your specs on your post of Mojave install, my E6410 is similar in build to yours. Mine is: Dell Latitude E6410 (i5-520m, NVS 3100M, 8GB DDR3 -- Dual 4GB Sticks, 1x OCZ-Vertex 120GB SSD -- MacOS & 1x Corsair Force GT 120GB SSD -- Windows 10 1903/Ubuntu Desktop 18.04, 1440x900 display, BIOS: A17, Wi-Fi: Broadcom  BCM4322 -- Dell Wireless 1510). Any suggestions as to things I would have to change from your install guide of Mojave to make it work? (I will also post this question on that thread)

 

Thanks for your help in keeping this awesome little laptop current!

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On 3/22/2016 at 5:52 AM, PlutoDelic said:

A quick general question on this one.

 

I have installed Clover on the EFI partition in the first disk where Windows resides. I have found out that the only way to detect an UEFI Clover and boot is through the Windows EFI and not the standard one. That being said, i can run Clover without any issue, and this time it even injected the boot options in to the UEFI/BIOS, which i never could before.

 

I need to know if i can avoid having Clover on the USB at all, since it will detect the USB with the OS X installer inside.

 

PS, a year a go i made some config.plist changes which resulted in VGA and DP Port working in Mavericks and Yosemite, it worked through the Dockin Stations as well, although i never got audio from the DP. have a look at the attachment...

 

EDIT: here's the proof of research and trail...

config.plist_VGA+DP.zip

 

@PlutoDelic I'm experimenting with VGA-out on my Latitude E6410 with Mojave.  Your Nvidia configuration in CLOVER config.plist enabled my external VGA port (not working without it).  It turns out that the only thing required from your configuration (at least for me) is the NVCAP.  I was using the wrong NVCAP (the one automatically injected by CLOVER R4961) and yours fixed it!  It looks like CLOVER R4961 injects the wrong NVCAP for 3100m graphics in the Latitude E6410.  Nice work!

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@duduclx - I'm not sure, but I'm hoping you might still be paying attention to this thread.  I'm impressed with your shutdown patch in _PTS.  Nice work!!!  I think that your patch may offer a clue to sleep.  Can you please explain how you arrived at your _PTS shutdown patch?  I have reviewed sleep fixes for other Latitude models and they all involved modification of _PTS (and _WAK).  In the other cases, they called _OFF and _ON methods that were defined in SSDTs.  The E6410 doesn't have these _OFF and _ON methods, so I believe the key is to manually set the correct register(s) like you have done for shutdown.  If you can explain how you arrived at your shutdown solution (below), that would be a big help.  Thank you!!!  And thanks for this guide - VERY NICE WORK!

 

    

    OperationRegion (PMRS, SystemIO, 0x0430, One)
    Field (PMRS, ByteAcc, NoLock, Preserve)
    {
            ,   4,
        SLPE,   1
    }

 

 

    Method (_PTS, 1, NotSerialized) 
    {
        If (LEqual (Arg0, 0x05))
        {
            Store (Zero, SLPE)
            Sleep (0x10)
        }
        Else
        {
            APTS (Arg0)
            EV5 (Arg0, Zero)
        }
    }

 

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@duduclx I have proof that your _PTS logic is key to sleep.  I removed the conditional as shown below and sleep "works," but the system wakes immediately with a black screen.  I suspect that your _PTS logic requires some modification and that there is "inverse" logic that needs to be applied to _WAK.  I'm happy to look at this if you can provide insight into how you arrived at your _PTS logic.  Thank you!

 

    Method (_PTS, 1, NotSerialized) 
    {
            Store (Zero, SLPE)
            Sleep (0x10)
    }
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      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)  
      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 .
       
       

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      E6410 Catalina-5v2.zip
    • By miliuco
      Install macOS 10.15 Catalina on Gigabyte P55-USB3 with Radeon RX 580 graphics card using a USB device created with the createinstallmedia command and Clover as bootloader. Instructions to install macOS 10.14 Mojave on this computer are almost identical, replacing Catalina app with Mojave, so this article is suitable for both versions of macOS. The Gigabyte P55-USB3 motherboard (and some others from the same brand with the P55 / H55 chipset) have made it easy to build a hackintosh and install macOS since 10 years ago. Although it is an old motherboard, the behavior with Mojave or Catalina is very good after changing the classic hard drive (HDD) for a solid state drive (SSD).

      Components of the hackintosh
      Gigabyte GA-P55-USB3 motherboard: P55 chipset, 1156 socket, ALC892 audio, Gigabit RTL8111D network, DDR3 RAM Intel Core i5-750 processor for socket 1156: 4 cores, 8MB cache, clock rate 2.66 GHz Fenvi FV-T919 wireless + Bluetooth card: PCI-Express, wifi is ac type, detected by macOS as Airport and Apple Bluetooth Radeon RX 580 8 GB graphics card: works OOB but with a few details to be considered, it has its own article.  
      Previous requirements
      Install macOS Catalina app in /Applications folder USB flash drive with at least 16GB prepared from Disk Utility with MBR partition scheme and formatted as Mac Os Plus (on older Gigabyte boards like mine, USB sticks partitioned with GUID scheme instead of MBR usually hang the system when booting) Recent version of Clover (I have used r5117) Recent versions of Lilu (at least 1.4.4) and WhateverGreen (at least 1.3.9) to fine-tune the behavior of the graphics card Recent version of RealtekRTL8111 (I have used 2.2.2) FaceSMC version 6.26-322 (newer versions disable automatic mounting of USB devices on my system).  
      Create install USB
      Run this command from Terminal (assuming the target device is called USB):
      Bash: sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Catalina.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Catalina.app
      Clover must be installed on the USB memory, I choose the following options:
      Bootloader > Install boot0af on the MBR CloverEFi > CloverEFI 64-bit SATA BIOS Drivers, 64 bit > Recommended drivers > FSInject + SMCHelper + XhciDxe BIOS Drivers, 64 bit > File System drivers > ApfsDriverLoader Install RC scripts on selected volume Optional RC scripts > Disable sleep proxy client.  
      You have to copy 4 kexts to the EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other folder of the USB device: FaceSMC 6.26-322, Lilu 1.4.4, WhateverGreen 1.3.9 and RealtekRTL8111 2.2.2. Regarding the config.plist file, the most significant is:
      Boot > kext-dev-mode = 1 in Boot arguments GUI > Theme embedded, EmbeddedThemeType Dark, Screen Resolution 1920x1080, Preboot in Hide Volume Graphics > blank, nothing is checked except if foxbox solution is used to have more than 2 connectors enabled RT Variables > 0x28 in BooterConfig and 0x67 in CsrActiveConfig SMBios > iMac14,2 Sytem Parameters> Yes in Inject Kexts and check Inject System ID.  
      Install macOS Catalina

      Boot from the USB device and choose Install macOS from Install macOS Catalina. The installation program runs until the PC restarts. Here choose Install macOS from HDD (the name of the volume you are installing macOS on). With RX 580 graphics card, the screen goes black in this second phase of the installation, it is a phase in which the user has nothing to do until the PC is restarted so you can let it work until the Clover menu again. You have to choose Boot macOS from HDDto boot the installed system from the hard disk, the screen is recovered and you can configure the account and the initial options. From this moment the screen works fine.

      In summary:
      Boot from USB > Clover menu > Install macOS from Install macOS Catalina > screen works fine Boot from USB > Clover menu > Install macOS from HDD > black screen Boot from USB > Clover menu > Boot macOS from HDD > screen works fine.  
      Install Clover and kexts on the hard drive

      Clover needs to be installed on the disk where we just installed macOS. Options are the same as when installing it on the USB memory. You also have to copy the 4 kexts (FaceSMC 6.26-322, Lilu 1.4.4, WhateverGreen 1.3.9 and RealtekRTL8111 2.2.2) into the EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other folder on the EFI partition of the disk. And review the config.plist file remembering the comments for the USB.

      If everything goes well, the computer starts from the hard disk with a running copy of macOS Catalina.
       
       

    • By miliuco
      Radeon RX 580 8 GB graphics card on macOS High Sierra (as of 10.13.6), Mojave and Catalina on the P55-USB3 board: excellent performance with acceleration (Metal) OOB, no need for drivers (kexts), with 3 drawbacks, one has to do with the boot of the operating system (a solution is proposed), another with the number of rear connectors enabled (a solution is proposed) and another that only affects to one phase of the Mojave or Catalina installation (without clear solution for now).

      I have placed the XFX AMD Radeon RX-580 P8DFD6 8GB Triple X Edition GDDR5, 256BIT, DVI + HDMI + 3DP graphics card on a 10 year old motherboard (Gigabyte P55-USB3) in order to update the hackintosh to 10.14 Mojave and 10.15 Catalina because the card that I have used in past years, Nvidia Geforce GTX 750 1GB, has stopped working after 10.13.6 High Sierra since this was the last version for which Nvidia published the alternate web drivers that were necessary for the card to work well with graphic acceleration.

      The new RX 580 card needs considerably more space than the old one although it fits perfectly in an ATX case, and requires an additional power connector. It has 2 big fans that most of the time are stopped, at least in my case. In macOS it works perfectly, even with Metal acceleration, without additional drivers and without extra settings in Clover. But it has drawbacks that I comment below.

      Alterations during startup

      During the boot of the operating system, when the screen goes from the basic driver to the AMD driver, 2 artifacts appear randomly, they are very short in duration (from one to a few seconds):
      Very short flashing white screen that may or may not be accompanied by purple lines The fans runs for a few seconds (the noise is clearly audible). This behavior is solved with the installation of 2 kexts, Lilu and WhateverGreen. Lilu is an extension created by acidantheraand vit9696 among others whose function is to help to patch kexts, processes and libraries during macOS boot. It is accompanied by specific plugins for the task required, for example WhateverGreen that injects necessary patches for certain AMD, Intel and Nvidia graphics cards. It is mandatory to have both extensions together, one of them separately does not correct the problem.
      I have installed Lilu 1.4.4 and WhateverGreen 1.3.9 in the EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other folder of the EFI partition and artifacts have disappeared. Remember that these 2 extensions are not necessary for the card to work properly, if you tolerate those very brief distortions of the screen or the noise of the fans running for a few seconds, you can live without Lilu and WhateverGreen.

      Note: authors recommend that when using Lilu and WhateverGreen with Radeon cards, NO graphic settings have to be added to Clover (Inject ATI, etc.).

      Note: these alterations, especially the brief white screen and less frequently purple lines and fan noise, are also seen in Windows and some real Macs with the same card.

      Alteration during macOS installation

      Boot from USB > Clover menu > Install macOS from Install macOS Catalina > screen works fine
      Boot from USB > Clover menu > Install macOS from MacintoshHD > black screen
      Booting from USB > Clover menu > Boot macOS from MacintoshHD > screen works fine.

      In the first and third stages, screen works fine. In the second stage the screen goes black although the installation continues. The user has nothing to do at this moment so you can leave the PC working until the Clover menu is shown again, the screen is recovered, the initial account options can be configured and you can enter into the newly installed system with correct resolution and acceleration.
      This behavior is not corrected even by placing Lilu and WhateverGreen into the USB device. At least in my case I have not found a solution for it. Yo can install macOS perfectly with that drawback of not seeing how it progresses during the second phase of the installation.

      Only 2 connectors of the 5 available work

      This card has 3 Display Port (DP) ports, 1 HDMI port and 1 DVI port. In my case, only 2 DP work, those that are further from the HDMI connector. It is enough if you use a single monitor or 2 monitors that can be connected by DP. But if you want to have 3 or more connected devices or some of them only have HDMI, it is necessary to enable the 5 connectors or at least 4 of them since the DVI is obsolete and does not allow resolutions as high as DP and HDMI.
      User foxbox has proposed a solution in a thread titled [Solved] Sapphire RX 580 Nitro + SE | black screen on HDMI and DVI. Must inject from Clover a modification to the Orinoco framebuffer (which is used in the RX 580 card) so that the 5 connectors lack a fixedly assigned address and, instead, receive it dynamically. This change is made from the KextsToPatch section of Clover. Read the post from foxbox.
      This has to be accompanied by 3 changes in the Graphics section of Clover: Orinoco in FB Name / Inject ATI / 5 in Video Ports. I have tested this solution in macOS Catalina and it effectively enables the 5 ports of the card but, since I only use 1 monitor, I have removed it and I am with Lilu and WhateverGreen.
       

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