I start this topic to make my Lenovo Thinkpad W540 usable with High Sierra
I followed many guides but this one started by @tluck made me most progress:
My setup as in signature
I will update first post with statuses of working features:
Nvidia Quadro - disabled
Intel HD 4600 - working @ 1920x1080 and 1,5GB RAM (had to set ig-plaform-id as Haswell desktop, mobile do not work)
internal speakers and mic works with AppleACL.kext and profile 28
i boot MacOS from USB drive and it works, mouse and pendrive also works
USB power not work yet, so USB WiFi dongle and iPhone connection not work (no power @ USB)
IOReq finds only USB 3.0 controller not USB 2.0 even though I have 2 ports USB 3.0 and 2 ports USB 2.0
recognised in IOReq but not working now (probably due to USB)
as USB but works without problem
works with intelMausiEthernet.kext
internal is PS2 so VoodooPS2Controller.kext is needed - some mappings I would like to have different but works
works with VoodooPS2Controller.kext from @tluck topic
One time works mostly not - debugging in progress
intel - not working
Sleep / Hibernate:
Other found issues:
besides that graphics works @ 1920x1080 and have a lots of ram window shadows (especially dock shadow) looks bad
not tested yet
External Mini Display Port / Thunderbolt:
not tested yet
I've successfully installed Mac OS X Sierra on 2 32gb flash drives with them as a JBOD Raid. I can only get into the hackintosh if I use another USB flash drive with Clover installed on it. I've tried using a clover installer however that just installs on my Raid Disk. I've also noticed that when I open clover configurator, there are 2 EFI partitions but both of them were empty. I've tried moving the contents of the EFI on my Raid disk that clover installed but my BIOS does not detect it. Also when I use the other flash drive to boot into clover, there is another volume called "BOOT OS X" right next to my Raid Disk Volume that I use to boot from. I just want to install and boot off of my Raid usb flash drives. Really running out of options, Thanks guys.
Hi, so this is an issue I have put off for a while by just selecting the windows drive to boot. My Clover bootloader, UEFI, cannot load my Windows installations. Those are set to boot legacy, so I can understand that. But I cannot get legacy Clover working! When I install it to my drive and set that to boot, it just goes straight to the Windows installation. I think it has to do with the boot1 / 6 type error where it's just redirecting it to Windows, because that's all that happens.
UEFI Clover-can't boot Windows
Legacy Clover-forwarded to another boot drive
Something something active partition?
Happy new year and thank you for your time, I appreciate any help!
Previously, I installed Mavericks and Mountain Lion with Niresh's Distros and worked well!
I did shrink like 50gigs of storage for Mac installation, created usb with the help of instruction, changed bios settings, and were ready to rock with dual boot support and every time it worked out without an issue! Though I had my old pc that time.
But I guess, from EL Capitan, things got messier a bit. Now I have to erase things and install mac first and then windows for dual boot. Also, I bought new pc, so whole bios settings are new to me.
Conclusion : I need the latest Hackintosh with proper dual boot with my Windows 10, and I don't want to format nor erase anything on my HDD, and don't wanna format my windows 10. my father does work on this pc, me too, so please make sure nothing goes wrong, no file losing stuff please. I don't have other HDD so please I need the help. I want to install the mac on this existing windows machine. I could barely format windows 10 drive 'C' only and after mac, I will install windows again, but make sure except drive: C, no other drives get any effect at all.
And also, as I said, my PC is new, telling the specs of this pc, so please mention the bios settings and drivers stuff if possible. Please help me with Bios settings at least if drivers are not possible.