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@Nonta97, as u requested :)


Clover configuration-Graphics : 

set Dual Link : 0 , FB Name : Pondweed , Vram : 1,024 , Video Ports : 3 , Check Load Vbios ,Inject Edid , Inject ATI .
3. Clover configuration- Kernel and Kext Patches : 
Name : AMD6000Controller

use AMDFramebufferUtilty to get best result.

 

 

And @Onestyle y is ur Fake ID : ATI : 0x67411002 instead of 0x68411002

1002_6841.rom.zip

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@Nonta97, as u requested :)

Clover configuration-Graphics : 

set Dual Link : 0 , FB Name : Pondweed , Vram : 1,024 , Video Ports : 3 , Check Load Vbios ,Inject Edid , Inject ATI .

3. Clover configuration- Kernel and Kext Patches : 

Name : AMD6000Controller

use AMDFramebufferUtilty to get best result.

 

 

And @Onestyle y is ur Fake ID : ATI : 0x67411002 instead of 0x68411002

 

Thanks

Can you upload your entire CLOVER folder (remove themes to reduce the size)?

I have already tried this many times, same results: Black screen.

And it is Nonta72 by the way, hahahahahhhh

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Make sure u have ur own EDID :)


DualLinke = 1 if ur intel HD 4000 is working, else 0(it make difference, gives black screen)


N also post ur details/procedures, so that one can help u :) 

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Make sure u have ur own EDID :)

DualLinke = 1 if ur intel HD 4000 is working, else 0(it make difference, gives black screen)

N also post ur details/procedures, so that one can help u :)

Thank you!!!

I now have Full QE/CI using your files.

For the details, you can find them on my signature (same config as you, except mine ends with FW instead of NB which is just regional difference I guess).

Now I will fix the remaining bugs and will install 10.12 on another partition. Together we can try to figure out why the graphics won't work on 10.12.

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Thank you!!!

I now have Full QE/CI using your files.

For the details, you can find them on my signature (same config as you, except mine ends with FW instead of NB which is just regional difference I guess).

Now I will fix the remaining bugs and will install 10.12 on another partition. Together we can try to figure out why the graphics won't work on 10.12.

Graphics works on 10.12

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Graphics works on 10.12

 

That's good news!

Have you got the graphics to work on 10.11 without the framebuffer patch?

Because I think I have been doing the whole thing very wrong. I just found out that Cattail and Fanwort (probably Kudzu and Lotus too) work without the patch. I just checked InjectEDID, LoadVBIOS, InjectATI and disabled your AMD6000Controller patch. After reboot, I have now QE/CI. LVDS is what matters to me right now, VGA and HDMI can wait.

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Thank you!!!

I now have Full QE/CI using your files.

For the details, you can find them on my signature (same config as you, except mine ends with FW instead of NB which is just regional difference I guess).

Now I will fix the remaining bugs and will install 10.12 on another partition. Together we can try to figure out why the graphics won't work on 10.12.

Sharing is Caring :)

 

OnsStyle did a gr8 Job by creating this Thread with a gr8 Details :)

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Sharing is Caring :)

 

OnsStyle did a gr8 Job by creating this Thread with a gr8 Details :)

Yeah, indeed!

I'm still struggling to get brightness slider working. I used the patch provided by the OP, the brightness slider appeared but won't change the brightness (brightness keys won't change it either).

Do you mind sharing your DSDT patches?

If I use your patched DSDT, I get it working fine. But I'd like to know how you did it for future uses.

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Yeah, indeed!

I'm still struggling to get brightness slider working. I used the patch provided by the OP, the brightness slider appeared but won't change the brightness (brightness keys won't change it either).

Do you mind sharing your DSDT patches?

If I use your patched DSDT, I get it working fine. But I'd like to know how you did it for future uses.

Ive used this DSDT Patches,

1.Audio (layout-id 3)

2.IRQ Fix

3.TNOT Fix

4.Brightness Fix

5.7Series/8Series USB

In MacIasl app, add RehabMan's repo(DSDT Patches).

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Yeah, indeed!

I'm still struggling to get brightness slider working. I used the patch provided by the OP, the brightness slider appeared but won't change the brightness (brightness keys won't change it either).

Do you mind sharing your DSDT patches?

If I use your patched DSDT, I get it working fine. But I'd like to know how you did it for future uses.

 

Brightness slider shows but doesn't do anything,that's strange cause it works for me. Have you did this part in dsdt

 

2a. Find in your dsdt: 

Device (LID0)

{

Name (_HID, EisaId ("PNP0C0D")) // _HID: Hardware ID

 

 

 

2b. replace

Name (_HID, EisaId ("PNP0C0D")) // _HID: Hardware ID

with

 Name (_HID, EisaId ("LCD1234")) // _HID: Hardware ID

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Ive used this DSDT Patches,

1.Audio (layout-id 3)

2.IRQ Fix

3.TNOT Fix

4.Brightness Fix

5.7Series/8Series USB

In MacIasl app, add RehabMan's repo(DSDT Patches).

 

Alright, I will apply these patches and see.

 

Brightness slider shows but doesn't do anything,that's strange cause it works for me. Have you did this part in dsdt

 

2a. Find in your dsdt: 

Device (LID0)

{

Name (_HID, EisaId ("PNP0C0D")) // _HID: Hardware ID

 

 

 

2b. replace

Name (_HID, EisaId ("PNP0C0D")) // _HID: Hardware ID

with

 Name (_HID, EisaId ("LCD1234")) // _HID: Hardware ID

 

Yeah, I did that part. Apparently, siddRamesh did not do that part. I tried both cases i.e changing the EisaId and not changing it. All ended up with the same results.

I noticed something strange. I checked siddRamesh's patched DSDT and the PNLF device isn't under a scope. It's just on the very end of the DSDT.

But whenever I patch mine, it goes under a new _SB scope. Can that be the problem?

This is the end of his patched DSDT:

    Name (_S5, Package (0x04)  // _S5_: S5 System State
    {
        0x07, 
        Zero, 
        Zero, 
        Zero
    })
    Device (PNLF)
    {
        Name (_ADR, Zero)  // _ADR: Address
        Name (_HID, EisaId ("APP0002"))  // _HID: Hardware ID
        Name (_CID, "backlight")  // _CID: Compatible ID
        Name (_UID, 0x0A)  // _UID: Unique ID
        Name (_STA, 0x0B)  // _STA: Status
    }
}

I also checked RehabMan's patches and the brightness patch that you provided, none of them seem to contain the comments that are actually in his DSDT i.e // _ADR: Address for example.

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Alright, I will apply these patches and see.

 

 

 

Yeah, I did that part. Apparently, siddRamesh did not do that part. I tried both cases i.e changing the EisaId and not changing it. All ended up with the same results.

I noticed something strange. I checked siddRamesh's patched DSDT and the PNLF device isn't under a scope. It's just on the very end of the DSDT.

But whenever I patch mine, it goes under a new _SB scope. Can that be the problem?

This is the end of his patched DSDT:

 

Name (_S5, Package (0x04)  // _S5_: S5 System State
    {
        0x07, 
        Zero, 
        Zero, 
        Zero
    })
    Device (PNLF)
    {
        Name (_ADR, Zero)  // _ADR: Address
        Name (_HID, EisaId ("APP0002"))  // _HID: Hardware ID
        Name (_CID, "backlight")  // _CID: Compatible ID
        Name (_UID, 0x0A)  // _UID: Unique ID
        Name (_STA, 0x0B)  // _STA: Status
    }
}
I also checked RehabMan's patches and the brightness patch that you provided, none of them seem to contain the comments that are actually in his DSDT i.e // _ADR: Address for example.

Quick question,is the brightness changing in system preferences?? If it is,update to the latest voodoo PS2

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Quick question,is the brightness changing in system preferences?? If it is,update to the latest voodoo PS2

 

I have the latest PS2 driver. And no, brightness doesn't change in system preferences or with the Fn keys (Fn+F5 and Fn+F6)

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I have the latest PS2 driver. And no, brightness doesn't change in system preferences or with the Fn keys (Fn+F5 and Fn+F6)

 

Okay,PNLF issue then,put your whole clover folder here,without themes,and I'll check it out later on when I have time.

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Okay,PNLF issue then,put your whole clover folder here,without themes,and I'll check it out later on when I have time.

 

I figured it out. There seemed to be a conflict between the SSDTs. I had SSDT (generated by PikerA's script), SSDT-1, SSDT-2 and SSDT-3 in patched folder. I also had "DropOEM" set to true in my config.plist.

Removing the SSDT-3 from patched folder seems to have fixed the problem.

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Hey plz update to 10.13(OS X High Sierra) !

Not until it's out officially , so probably in about 20 days or so, It's my work station so can't have it to be buggy. First I'll test it out on my second drive, and when I'm done, it's going on my main drive and then I'll update the first post. 

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Not until it's out officially , so probably in about 20 days or so, It's my work station so can't have it to be buggy. First I'll test it out on my second drive, and when I'm done, it's going on my main drive and then I'll update the first post. 

Sure Bro :)

waiting for ur 10.13 Detail update........

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hey can u post how did u make your sound work? i have sve14a15fg model e series..

also when i tried your step to make my radeon 7670M work but no luck. is it because my radeon gpu is dedicated gpu? how can i know if my radeon card is integrated or not? because now i'm using intel hd 3000 and it works with 300mb memory only :( . can you help me please? i should get like up to 1gb with my ati radeon gpu.....

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Hey plz update to 10.13(OS X High Sierra) !

Updated to High Sierra, so far fixing up a few things,but I've managed to get sleep working, everything else works like in Sierra and El capitan. GPU works fully ;) .After I'm done with the fixes I'll update the first post. No ETA, don't have much time to spend on my laptop.

 

EDIT

 

GPU ends up with colouring artefacts, it can probably be fixed by additionally patching the framebuffer, but at the moment I'm too lazy to get it done so went with an easy solution ( disableMonitor app). Everything else works. Soon there will be an updated tutorial on first post.  ;)

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Bro how did manage to get HIGH!

 

i did fresh install, no QE/CI :(

 

Can i have ur clover files 

 

N ur profile shows u r using 10.11.4(i also find it stable), r u using 10.13 as daily driver!

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Did anyone get high sierra working fully with this laptop? I can’t get hardware acceleration working and the LVDS looks like an Acid trip!

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Posted (edited)
On 7/3/2018 at 12:32 AM, mark3p said:

Did anyone get high sierra working fully with this laptop? I can’t get hardware acceleration working and the LVDS looks like an Acid trip!

 

On 11/3/2017 at 2:38 PM, SiddRamesh said:

Bro how did manage to get HIGH!

 

i did fresh install, no QE/CI :(

 

Can i have ur clover files 

 

N ur profile shows u r using 10.11.4(i also find it stable), r u using 10.13 as daily driver!

 

 

Using high Sierra since it came out basically and it's stable as early versions were. To get hardware acceleration all you need to do is just follow the steps I wrote in the first post. Also I've managed to get Atheros 9485 working, both wifi and bluetooth( bluetooth works natively I'm guessing) with ATH9KFixup.kext and  AirPortAtheros40.kext both in S/L/E.  Wifi works perfect, but bluetooth for some reason even though it's on, isn't able to detect anything. I'm still trying to fix that. If you two still can't get hw acceleration working, pm me with your clover folder and I'll check what's up and try to fix it when I find time.  

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      cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct" "MacBookPro11,3" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVersion" "1.0" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardProduct" "Mac-2BD1B31983FE1663" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/DeviceKey" "ourhardworkbythesewordsguardedpleasedontsteal(c)AppleComputerInc" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/GetKeyFromRealSMC" 1 Macmini6,2
      cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct" "Macmini6,2" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVersion" "1.0" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardProduct" "Mac-F65AE981FFA204ED" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/DeviceKey" "ourhardworkbythesewordsguardedpleasedontsteal(c)AppleComputerInc" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/GetKeyFromRealSMC" 1 3.  Optional- For some host systems eg those with Haswell and newer CPUs, you might have to spoof an older CPU to avoid VirtualBox errors.  You can try from one of the following if this happens:

      To spoof Lynnfield i5 750 CPU
      VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "El_Capitan" --cpuidset 00000001 000106e5 06100800 0098e3fd bfebfbff To spoof IvyBridge CPU
      VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "El_Capitan" --cpuidset 00000001 000306a9 04100800 7fbae3ff bfebfbff or
      VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "El_Capitan" --cpuidset 00000001 000306a9 00020800 80000201 178bfbff 4.  Close the command prompt window.
       
       
      Installation of El Capitan
      We are now ready to start the El_Capitan Virtual Machine....
       



       
      Installation should be relatively straight forward, just following the prompts of the OS X installer:
      1.  Select language, agree to legal terms
       

       
      2.  Use Disk Utility from the Utilities Menu to erase and format the virtual hard drive as a single partition GUID Mac OS X Extended.  I named my drive "Macintosh HD" but you can enter whatever you like eg El_Capitan.
       

       
      3.  Quit DU and choose Macintosh HD to install El Capitan on.
      4.  After 20-30 min (depending on how fast your system is), the installation will complete.  At this point, unmount the El Capitan ISO by clicking the Devices menu from the VM window, click Optical Drives, then choose Remove disk from virtual drive.  The VM is now ready to reboot into OS X from the virtual hard drive.
      5.  At the welcome screen, choose your country and keyboard layout.  You can skip transfer information, location services and logging in with your Apple ID if you wish…
      6.  Create a User Account and select your Time Zone.  You can skip sending diagnostics and usage data to Apple….
      7.  Finally, you will arrive at the El Capitan Desktop.
       

       
      8.  Network/internet and audio should work OOB but on my system, the sounds were distorted.  Unfortunately, there is no QE/CI and the VM resolution will be fixed without the ability to dynamically resize the VM window (no VirtualBox additions for OS X guests atm). 
       
       
      Customization with VBoxManage
      1.  You can change the default resolution of 1024*768 (after shutting down the VM) with the VBoxManage command from the Windows Administrative Command Prompt:
      cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" VBoxInternal2/EfiGopMode N (Where N can be one of 0,1,2,3,4,5) referring to the 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1920x1200 screen resolution respectively.
       
      Update:  For VirtualBox 5.2.x, the command for changing screen resolution has changed...
       
      VBoxManage setextradata "<MyVM>" VBoxInternal2/EfiGraphicsResolution XxY (where X=Horizontal screen resolution, Y=Vertical screen resolution)
      eg
      VBoxManage setextradata "<MyVM>" VBoxInternal2/EfiGraphicsResolution 1280x1024 2.  Adding serials and other SMBIOS details for the System Information Screen
      VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemSerial" "W8#######B6" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardSerial" "W8#########1A" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVendor" "Apple Inc." VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemFamily" "iMac" VBoxManage setextradata "El_Capitan" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBIOSVersion" "IM112.0057.03B" A listing of known issues with Mac OS X guests can be found in the VirtualBox Manual - link https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch14.html.
       
      Vanilla Mavericks and Yosemite, Snow Leopard from Retail DVD
      The same VM settings for El Capitan will also boot and run vanilla installations of OS X Mavericks and Yosemite .  Attached to this post are installer scripts to create bootable Mavericks (CMI.tool) and Yosemite (CYI.tool) ISOs for VirtualBox and VMware.
       
      With the respective OS X installer apps in the Applications folder, download and run the installer tools using terminal ie
       
      To create a Mavericks ISO on your desktop
      cd downloads chmod +x CMI.tool ./CMI.tool To create a Yosemite ISO on your desktop
      cd downloads chmod +x CYI.tool ./CYI.tool Here is a screenshot of the VM running Mavericks 10.9.5...
       

       
      Finally, those without a Mac/Hack to prepare the install media can purchase a retail Snow Leopard DVD directly from Apple and install OSX 10.6.3 on their virtual machines (Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion run quite happily in VirtualBox with 1 CPU, 1-2 GB of RAM and the rest of the settings unchanged from above).  Once you update by combo update to SL 10.6.8, you can directly download El Capitan from the App Store for free .
       

       
      UPDATE macOS Sierra 10.12 to 10.12.6: For macOS Sierra, use CSI.tool in post#51.
      UPDATE macOS High Sierra 17A365:  For macOS High Sierra, use CHSI.tool in post#73.
      UPDATE macOS Mojave Beta:  For macOS Mojave Beta, use CMJI.tool on page 4 of thread.
       
      Good luck and enjoy
      CECI.tool.zip
      CYI.tool.zip
      CMI.tool.zip
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