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Hi friends of this great community, I Come here to ask if I can change the name of some devices in my Hackintosh :D

I want to Apple-ify it a bit more
 
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I would like to change the name of the HDD connected via AHCI SATA and also the CD/DVD drive and finally the battery.
 
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I can't believe that Mac OS X likes dealing with an AsusTek battery...
 
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Here goes the ioreg as it might be of some help.

 

Kosak’s MacBook Pro.zip

 
 
 
How could I achieve this?
 

Also, what would be common Apple Hardware names for Battery, HDD and DVD?

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Personally I like that my battery report all the real infos. Also did not like to watch in System Profiler too often... in truth I do not look almost never, paid only attention to real problems ^_^

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Ha... distros...

 

Regarding logos/pictures change, a Google search with the relevant words will lead you to dozens of suitable URLs.

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No distro man. This is pure vanilla installation. I only sport a couple kexts in EFI partition, system partition unmodified. I just think maybe there would be a way through DSDT edits or through some other kind of workaround to change the name of some devices.

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Ha ok, my mistake; I thought those logos were from a distro and that you wanted back into Apple standard logos since you wrote about "Apple-ify" your system...

 

You can certainly change the name of devices in your DSDT/SSDTs to reflect Apple's convention. There are existing DSDT patches available for that (e.g.: integrated graphics into device (IGPU), wireless card into device (ARPT), etc.). For the rest, I certainly would never go into changing anything for SATA drives, battery or stuff like that. My advise would also be to keep reported hardware as it is. You can report PCI devices with names and device types you want so that they appear in SysProfiler->PCI Devices but that's just cosmetic.

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Battery information comes from DSDT.

And there is an SMC key "ACID". See example of real MacBook

ACID  [ch8*]  (bytes ba b3 f0 c5 c0 03 10 d3)

It is AC adapter serial number.

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