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Is 4K/60Hz working with the T460 (via mini-DP to DP) in MacOS? Tried to hackintosh my T450s but it wouldn't work with an external 4K display (only getting 1440p max), maybe HD4000 wasn't up to par or DVMT was too low. If 4K/60Hz works with the T460 without flashing custom bios to change the DVMT, I might upgrade. Thanks!

Unfortunately it doesn't work. At least not for me.

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On 12/4/2019 at 8:44 PM, torch2k said:

Hi @tluck, first of all: THANK you for putting this together. I just got my t470s today. I have a couple of questions:

1. I installed Mojave on APFS which I am fine with. Can I skip #3 (Convert the Logical volume to Physical volume (for HFS))?

 

2. I don't understand step 4b. I ran the install_clover_scripts.cmd, but when I run "sudo mount -t msdos...", msdos doesn't exist. Is that a mistake/typo?

 

3. I created a custom DSDT using your scripts, but then the laptop doesn't seem to work right on the next reboot. I think maybe it has something to do with the step above I just mentioned.

 

Thanks in advance for any help!

 

1) you can skip when using APFS

2) if you cut/paste there could be odd formatting chars in there. 

step 4 (4b) the purpose is put the EFI Clover package onto your HD/SSD into the ESP partition so you don't need the USB anymore.

sudo mkdir /Volumes/ESP
sudo mount -t msdos /dev/disk0s1 /Volumes/ESP

3) step 4c - means replace the original ACPI/patched (DSDT/SSDT) files with the custom ones you just created (but maybe the ones in the zip will work fine.) 

presuming perhaps started with the DSDT.T470 files?

 

so gain mount the ESP via commands above (or use the espmount.bash script I provide)

copy the zip the ESP and then update with your files.

 

 

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On 12/4/2019 at 9:11 PM, carlinyos said:

How did you manage to have your sdcard reader working??

 

It just works natively as a USB device. No kexts or tweaks needed. Make sure you haven't disabled it in SSDT-XHC-T470.dsl.

 

 

Screenshot 2019-12-06 at 15.09.33.png

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On 12/6/2019 at 6:56 AM, wriggles said:

 

It just works natively as a USB device. No kexts or tweaks needed. Make sure you haven't disabled it in SSDT-XHC-T470.dsl.

 

 

Screenshot 2019-12-06 at 15.09.33.png

SDcard is maybe native on 10.15.1. I just remove sdcard.kext and it still work good

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On 12/6/2019 at 7:56 AM, wriggles said:

 

It just works natively as a USB device. No kexts or tweaks needed. Make sure you haven't disabled it in SSDT-XHC-T470.dsl.

 

 

Screenshot 2019-12-06 at 15.09.33.png

 

That's good. I see that you have overcome several problems that I still have. Could you please share your EFI folder with us? Thank you very much. 

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Hello,

 

I recently installed High Sierra and Catalina in a T460s and with both OS I'm getting a slow boot because the 'spaceman_trim_free_blocks' task takes more than a minute to complete on every reboot. It looks like there are tons of blocks to trim (~53885255). This also happens with just turning on the computer and restarting. However, if I disable Trim in the clover config.plist, booting is fast.

 

I also noticed that erasing the disk or creating partitions with DiskUtil also takes several minutes when Trim is enabled, or just a couple of seconds if it's disabled.

 

The disk model is INTEL SSDSCKGF240A5L and BIOS N1CET78W (1.46). I'm also using the EFI folder from tluck's github.

 

Is anyone experiencing this issue?

 

Regards

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8 hours ago, Styxie said:

Did anyone update to 10.15.2 yet? Any issues?

Yes, updated it yesterday, and everything is working as usual. No problem at all.

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Trying to get this installed on my T560 and running into 2 issues.

 

Firstly, in the instructions

 

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For a T560: Set up the ACPI configuration files to match your model.  

go to /Volumes/ESP-USB/EFI/CLOVER
Rename  ACPI to ACPI.T460
Rename ACPI.T560 to ACPI

 

Is this still applicable?  I'm not seeing a ACPI.T560 folder (besides the DSDT.T560).    When not doing the above, I'm able to get it installed to my partition but when it boots up, it just sits at a gray screen with working mouse and when I hold down my power button, I see the shutoff dialogue like you normally see in OSX.  It's like the setup is hanging.  For what it's worth, I'm trying to install High Sierra.   Getting ready to try it again with Mojave and see if that works.

 

Also when I try making the custom ACPI files, I'm getting an AE_ALREADY_EXISTS error when running ./create_patched_DSDT.command.   I've done the ACPI dump via clover, copied the files over to a working MBP, and running the commands there.

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      *** Headphone Audio Distortions Fix ***
       
      - just in case having this issue with headphones , go to clover >  Devices > Properties > and change Audio Layout Id from 03000000 to 16000000 this means ( from Layout ID  3 to Layout ID 22 )
       
      if this is not enough then place Codeccommander.kext in Library/ Extensions or Clover / kexts / other
      And place hda-verb and Jack fix to usr/bin folder
      In Catalina use this command to enable disk read and write ( sudo mount -uw / ) and show hidden files to see usr/ bin folder and place fixes there... audio will be fixed successfully 
       
      ** P50 4K ICC Color Profile Calibrated **
      You can download this icc and install it for more color accurate or modify it for the best result 
       
       
      EDITED :
       
      Catalina 10.15.1 Update :
                     ( download the attached files for Catalina 10.15.1 if you like to update Mojave or to do a clean fresh update  )
       
       
      EFI.zip
      kexts.zip

      Distortions fix.zip
      CodecCommander.kext.zip
      Color Profile Calibrated.zip
    • By theoriginalmagneto
      Hello, after installing Catalina, I am having trouble with getting the CPU to throttle down its frequencies. It's constantly sitting at above 2.0 Ghz, which is odd.

      I am attaching my config files, EFI folder etc., if someone would be so kind and take a look at them if they see some obvious culprit, that causes this strange behaviour.

      THANKS!
      EssentialsList-2019-11-28 17.46.41.zip
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