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Hey everybody, 

 

i can report that i have a dual boot macOS 10.12.2/Windows 10 working very well so far.

 

As i asked about wifi a few days ago: For now i stay with the "D-Link DWA-131 - Revision E" external USB-Wifi. D-Link provides official 10.12 drivers which work very well.

 

 

@wmchris

 

Only i'm a little worried about the usage of the NVMe SSD (THNSN5512GPUK NVMe TOSHIBA 512GB) although it works very well.

 

Is your warning about "reported multiple data losses" in the "Afterword and fixes" section due to the usage of the NVMe SSD?

I closely followed your install instructions and read the articles (1, 2) about NVMe SSD but i did not understand very much to be honest.

 

Can i somehow check if the provided patch and kext are still working properly after updating? 

I would be very kind if you could elaborate about the current status of the usage of a NVMe SSD.

 

Thank you for all you effort.

if you followed the tutorial, then you've done the best to maximize stability. Still some people report data corruption and we dont know if this happens because they didn't follow the instructions. so use time machine as often as possible. TBH: i never had any data corruption yet, and i'm using my dell everyday for at least 8 hours. I'm using the Toshiba, too.

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After one week of work with RME Babyface pro (and sometimes UFX) USB sound cards I can say that the system is very stable, thank you wmchris!

I'm waiting for a thunderbolt 3 to 2 adapter, to use in conjunction with a thunderbolt 2 to firewire 800 adapter, to test the system with my old RME Fireface 800. 

 

I'll be happy to participate to the purchase of a thunderbolt drive for wmchris so he can test it and have some reward for all the work done...

If you're ok with it you could post or pm your paypal address...

 

Regards

E

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After one week of work with RME Babyface pro (and sometimes UFX) USB sound cards I can say that the system is very stable, thank you wmchris!

I'm waiting for a thunderbolt 3 to 2 adapter, to use in conjunction with a thunderbolt 2 to firewire 800 adapter, to test the system with my old RME Fireface 800. 

 

I'll be happy to participate to the purchase of a thunderbolt drive for wmchris so he can test it and have some reward for all the work done...

If you're ok with it you could post or pm your paypal address...

 

Regards

E

 

I will chip in for the thunderbolt 3 device as well. 

has anybody experienced wifi drop. like if my computer goes to sleep and wakes up, the airport is there and it seems to be connected but no internet what so ever. 

 

if I turn off the aiport before putting the computer the sleep and turn it on after waking the computer it works fine. 

 

I am also getting jittery glitches on my screen after sleep/wake. 

 

any ideas?

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if you followed the tutorial, then you've done the best to maximize stability. Still some people report data corruption and we dont know if this happens because they didn't follow the instructions. so use time machine as often as possible. TBH: i never had any data corruption yet, and i'm using my dell everyday for at least 8 hours. I'm using the Toshiba, too.

Only had some data corruptions when I was experimenting with Sierra before this guide came out. With the SMBIOS now set to MacBookPro13,3 , the system runs really well. It's my daily driver/video editing machine. 

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guys, really no need to start a fundraiser here ;-) i'm not interested in money at all.


I will chip in for the thunderbolt 3 device as well. 


has anybody experienced wifi drop. like if my computer goes to sleep and wakes up, the airport is there and it seems to be connected but no internet what so ever. 

 

if I turn off the aiport before putting the computer the sleep and turn it on after waking the computer it works fine. 

 

I am also getting jittery glitches on my screen after sleep/wake. 

 

any ideas?

 

can you please upload your IORegistry BEFORE and AFTER this bug happens? Can you make a foto (of course a screen would not work) of the distorted graphics?

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Only had some data corruptions when I was experimenting with Sierra before this guide came out. With the SMBIOS now set to MacBookPro13,3 , the system runs really well. It's my daily driver/video editing machine.

You are not facing truncation problem? What is the best smbios right now?

 

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Only had some data corruptions when I was experimenting with Sierra before this guide came out. With the SMBIOS now set to MacBookPro13,3 , the system runs really well. It's my daily driver/video editing machine. 

 

As soon as I change SMSBIOS from iMac 17,1 to MacBookPro13,3, my OSX can't boot. The last entry mentions MacBookPro and ends with number followed with nanoseconds.

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As soon as I change SMSBIOS from iMac 17,1 to MacBookPro13,3, my OSX can't boot. The last entry mentions MacBookPro and ends with number followed with nanoseconds.

 

Same here. And i need to install VodooHDA, because with AppleHDA sound fail a lot of times.

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All new identifiers require a valid smbios. You cant just switch the identifier and leave the board-id, serial etc. if osx detects this it will not boot.

BTW: if someone knows a good serial generator for 13,3, please tell here. dont need it by myself, but maybe this could help some people. :-)

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As soon as I change SMSBIOS from iMac 17,1 to MacBookPro13,3, my OSX can't boot. The last entry mentions MacBookPro and ends with number followed with nanoseconds.

 

You need to delete SSDT.aml (which is an unnecessary since Clover boot loader has native power management).  As for MacBookPro13,3 clover configurator can generate that for you but the SMBIOS truncation problem still exists.

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You need to delete SSDT.aml (which is an unnecessary since Clover boot loader has native power management).  As for MacBookPro13,3 clover configurator can generate that for you but the SMBIOS truncation problem still exists.

 

thats not correct. You can let clover generate the required power management informations by setting SSDT -> Generate to true, but this requires a clover version with skylake compatibility (dunno which version).  The reason the SSDT is not needed anymore is HWP which i enabled in the default configuration in the config.plist. I'll make this more clear in the GIT repo.

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I had to change some permission to be able to repair the cache, ex:

 

sudo chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/Extensions/aDummyHDA.kext

sudo chmod -R 755 /System/Library/Extensions/aDummyHDA.kext
 

 

after that I can repair it but I get the following messages:

 

 sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions && sudo kextcache -u /

 

kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67030 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA2A for kext HackrNVMeFamilySpoof-10_12_2.kext
kext file:///System/Library/Extensions/PACESupportFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/PACESupportSnowLeopard.kext/ is in hash exception list, allowing to load
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext NullEthernet.kext
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext IntelBacklight.kext
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext CodecCommander.kext
kext file:///System/Library/Extensions/AppleHDADisabler.kext/ is in hash exception list, allowing to load
kext-dev-mode allowing invalid signature -67062 0xFFFFFFFFFFFEFA0A for kext ACPIBatteryManager.kext
KernelCache ID: 920A66473622A32A5CE8028E0F046223

 

 

is this normal? thanks!

E
 

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is this normal? thanks!

E

thats normal

 

regarding the TB3 "issue": can someone please do the following steps: disable thunderbolt security in EFI Setup, plugging in a TB3 device in windows and then boot in osx?

If the device does not show up: can i have an ioreg dump, please?

 

The dell uses a standard alpine ridge controller, so it should be pretty easy to get it working. maybe some SSDT editing required, but i still lack any TB3 devices and i only find TB3->TB2 adapters in an acceptable price range. So i need someone to help

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@wmchris: I don't have windows anymore on my xps...

 

I switched to VoodooHDA, and the headphone out stopped working, as expected.

Are there any other possibilities to try in order to have both speakers and headphones out, without wake-up problems?

Thanks, regards

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thats normal

 

regarding the TB3 "issue": can someone please do the following steps: disable thunderbolt security in EFI Setup, plugging in a TB3 device in windows and then boot in osx?

If the device does not show up: can i have an ioreg dump, please?

 

The dell uses a standard alpine ridge controller, so it should be pretty easy to get it working. maybe some SSDT editing required, but i still lack any TB3 devices and i only find TB3->TB2 adapters in an acceptable price range. So i need someone to help

 

Hi Chris,

 

I have just bought a new Thunderbolt adapter in order to connect my MIDI keyboard. When I plug the cable in its buttons are lite but my DAW don't recognize the keys. No issues in Windows 10. Here's my ioreg file:

iMac.zip

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wmchris

 

here is the video with flickering and distortion, I have updated smbios to mbp13,3 and now the internet does not drop but the flickering got worse.

 

as thunderbolt goes now it sees that something is plugged but it says no drivers found rather than no thunderbolt available.

 

I am trying to figure out how to install windows now and when I do I can tell you the results

Did you forgot to attach the video? I don't see anything

 

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I have changed my smbios thanks to  Deniryer and now I have MacBook Pro 13,3 as my profile. 

Wifi does not drop after the laptop goes to sleep. but the glitches went a bit worse now especially after waking up from sleep.

 

whenever I connect tb3 device it sees it as a usb c but tb3 drive does not mount. (I see a usb card on my system tray)

In my system profiler it says there are no thunderbolt drivers installed rather than no thunderbolt. I will try to install windows today. (trying to figure out how to do it since I don't have a windows anymore) 

 

hackedWifi and wmchris

the video with the glitch and jitter is here

 

 

edit: Installed Win 10, it was a hell of a ride since windows 10 sees your exFat GPT drive as a Hybrid and thus sees it as MBR :(, really upsetting, so you need to install GPT DRIVE and follow these steps 

 

after turning your win partition to GPT only win10 install goes fine(no wifi at the moment anybody know a solution ). plug back in the thunderbolt drive and voila it works fine. now back in Mac OS "No drivers are Loaded" on system profiler. 

 

 

 

 

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All new identifiers require a valid smbios. You cant just switch the identifier and leave the board-id, serial etc. if osx detects this it will not boot.

BTW: if someone knows a good serial generator for 13,3, please tell here. dont need it by myself, but maybe this could help some people. :-)

 

I used the latest version of Clover Configurator (4.37.0), which has the SMBIOS generators for the MacBookPro13,3 and MacBookPro13,2 . Don't forget that you need to redo the iMessage procedure if you want to keep the apple services working. 

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I used the latest version of Clover Configurator (4.37.0), which has the SMBIOS generators for the MacBookPro13,3 and MacBookPro13,2 . Don't forget that you need to redo the iMessage procedure if you want to keep the apple services working. 

 

Generating valid Serial Number, SmUUID and Board Serial Number doesn't help with MacBookPro13,3. The boot process ends up with kernel panic in my case. There must be something else that causes a failed boot process.

 

 

 

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Today i have a corrupted NVMe D: And yes, i have disabled hibernation with: "sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0" and laptop only poweron and poweroff (no sleep) -.-

 

With ubuntu:

 

fsck.hfsplus -fpar /dev/nvme0n1p2

 

The log here (too long to put in quote/code)

http://pastebin.com/QJSedmQm

 

I force to mount the partition and i can backup my data (surprise!).

 

Well, its a good choice to study how to recover this situation....

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Today i have a corrupted NVMe D: And yes, i have disabled hibernation with: "sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0" and laptop only poweron and poweroff (no sleep) -.-

 

With ubuntu:

 

fsck.hfsplus -fpar /dev/nvme0n1p2

 

The log here (too long to put in quote/code)

http://pastebin.com/QJSedmQm

 

I force to mount the partition and i can backup my data (surprise!).

 

Well, its a good choice to study how to recover this situation....

Sorry to hear that @mikolatero.

 

We really need to find a permanent fix for these NVMe corruptions...
 

I have had the same experience, although this latest install has been running for 2 weeks without a problem.

 

sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0 is a must.

Previous guides has been saying that it can be set to 3 (darkhandz), but I've had corruptions with that setting.

 

I initially "blamed" goodwin_c's HWPEnabler.kext, which I am certain has something to do with it, but on this installation I have both HWPEnabled = true in EFI/CLOVER/config.plist as well as the HWPEnabler.kext in L/E.

 

My thoughts are that we can't be enabling HWP as late as KEXT loads, it needs to be before the kernel loads, i.e. in clover bootloader.

 

To sum up my experience:

 

Corruption 1:

No change to pmset hibernatemode

HWPEnabler.kext in L/E

 

Corruption 2:

pmset hibernatemode 3

HWPEnabler.kext in L/E

 

Corruption 3:

pmset hibernatemode 0

HWPEnabler.kext in L/E

 

Current (2 weeks running setup without corruption (yet?) ):

pmset hibernatemode 0

HWPEnabler.kext in L/E

HWPEnabled = true in config.plist

 

What was your setup regarding HWPEnabler?

The more information we have, the more likely we can find a solution.

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@Lockzi My setup is running without HWPEnabler.kext in S/L/E with hibernate mode set to 0. I remember that goodwin_c mentioned at the previous thread that we do not need the kext since we can enable it at clover configurator and it is supported by Clover EFI (38XX ver and higher supports HWP if I am not wrong, have to check it at changelogs). So far I haven't encounter data corruption.

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Sorry to hear that @mikolatero.

 

We really need to find a permanent fix for these NVMe corruptions...

 

I have had the same experience, although this latest install has been running for 2 weeks without a problem.

 

sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0 is a must.

Previous guides has been saying that it can be set to 3 (darkhandz), but I've had corruptions with that setting.

 

I initially "blamed" goodwin_c's HWPEnabler.kext, which I am certain has something to do with it, but on this installation I have both HWPEnabled = true in EFI/CLOVER/config.plist as well as the HWPEnabler.kext in L/E.

 

My thoughts are that we can't be enabling HWP as late as KEXT loads, it needs to be before the kernel loads, i.e. in clover bootloader.

 

To sum up my experience:

 

Corruption 1:

No change to pmset hibernatemode

HWPEnabler.kext in L/E

 

Corruption 2:

pmset hibernatemode 3

HWPEnabler.kext in L/E

 

Corruption 3:

pmset hibernatemode 0

HWPEnabler.kext in L/E

 

Current (2 weeks running setup without corruption (yet?) ):

pmset hibernatemode 0

HWPEnabler.kext in L/E

HWPEnabled = true in config.plist

 

What was your setup regarding HWPEnabler?

The more information we have, the more likely we can find a solution.

So if data corruption occurs. The system becomes useless? Or are you guys checking for data corruption?

 

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wmchris

I got IOREG dump while my Sierra was working after clean boot. 

 

then restarted and booted to windows and run TB3 with no security, mounted a tb2 drive with star tech adapter. skim through files and confirmed that it is working fine.

 

Restarted the machine with OSX and no tb drive showed up when booted, put the machine to sleep and woke it up and got another iodump.

tried killing two birds with one stone. TB3 problem and the video glitch after sleep. 

 

Here are the files, IM doesn't let me upload files. 

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/25628785/IOreg.zip

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      • Power → Platform Power Management → Disabled ( Change to enabled after macOS is installed )
      • Power → ErP → Disabled  ( Can be enabled if you have RGB lighting that you want to power off when shutting down Hackintosh. Thanks @AudioGod for flagging this up)
      • Power → RC6 (Render Standby) → Disabled
       
       
      • MIT → Advanced Memory Settings  → Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P) → Disabled
      // IF USING  CORSAIR H100i V2 AIO CPU WATER COOLER 
      • MIT → Smart Fan 5 Settings → CPU Fan Control mode → PWM 
       
      • Save & Exit → Save & Exit Setup
       
      SCREEN DUMP SPOILERS
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 3 – CREATE A MOJAVE USB FLASH INSTALLER
       
      Prepare USB Installer for Mojave ( Video below )
       
      • Insert USB drive
      • Launch /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility
      • Disk Utility → View → Show All Devices
      • On Left-hand panel → External →(Identify your USB device in left hand panel)
      • Click and highlight your USB device in the left-hand panel.
      • Click erase button.
      • Name: USB
      • Format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled )
      • Scheme: GUID Partition Map
      • Click Erase button.
       
      • Place the downloaded MacOS Mojave app into Applications folder.
      • Open Terminal copy and paste:
       
      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Mojave.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB --nointeraction && say Mojave Drive Created  • Enter
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 4 – INSTALL CLOVER ON THE MOJAVE USB INSTALLER 
       
      Make Mojave USB flash drive installer bootable.( Video below )
       
      • Launch Clover application, double click.
      • Click Continue → Continue → Continue 
      • Click Change Install Location button.
      • Click Install macOSMojave USB installer → Continue
      • Click Customise button
      • Choose:
      Clover for UEFI booting only Install Clover in the ESP Themes UEFI Drivers • Click Install button
      • Installation Complete!
       
      Video:
       
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 5 – CUSTOMIZE MOJAVE USB INSTALLER FOR AORUS Z390 PRO
       
      Replace Clover EFI folder with PRE-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - RX580.zip  OR  if NO graphics card installed in PCIe slot, then use PRE-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - Intel UHD630.zip( Video below ) 
       
      • Install ESP Mounter Pro v1.9
      • Using ESP Mounter Pro, Mount ESP on disk2s1 ( Your disk name may be different )
       

       

       
       
       
      • Open mounted EFI partition found on desktop
      • Copy all the contents from Aorus 390 Pro EFI folder
      • Replace USB EFI folder with all the contents inside the Aorus 390 Pro EFI folder.
       
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 6 – INSTALL MAC OS MOJAVE ON INTERNAL DRIVE
       
      INSTALL NOTE
       
      ENSURE BIOS: Above 4G Decoding is set to Disabled 
      if Above 4G decoding is set to enabled then macOS Mojave install will freeze at 2 mins remaining and will not shut down properly!!!!
       
      Please be patient during install, so when install gets to 2 or 3 mins remaining then it may take extra time. Be ready to boot from UEFI USB installer by pressing F12 when install initiates restarts. 

      • INSERT USB INSTALLER INTO THE USB 2.0 PORT  
       
       
       Here is a walkthrough of the full process using the macOS Mojave USB Installer on the Aorus Z390 Pro. 
       
       
       
       
      • Power on PC and press F12• Choose bootable USB drive from boot menu.
       
       
       
      • Install macOS Mojave to internal solid state or hard drive.
       
       
       
      When system returns to the Clover boot menu choose:
       
      • Boot macOS Install from Macintosh
       
       
       
      At next restart, press F12 and boot from external UEFI USB device and choose:
       
      • Boot macOS Install from Macintosh
       
       
       
      Proceed with macOS Mojave install
       
       
      macOS Mojave is now installed, but it can only boot at this moment thanks to FakeSMC and Clover on the Mojave USB flash drive installer.
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 7 – MAKE AORUS Z390 PRO INTERNAL DRIVE BOOTABLE
       
      Make internal drive bootable ( Video below )
       
      So far, the Aorus Pro can only boot the internal system drive with the aid of the Mojave USB Installer.
      To boot from the internal system drive without the installer: 
       
      Download and install Clover with RC Scripts on target volume.  
      If your Aorus Pro Z390 has AMD RX 580 then copy the EFI folder from inside POST-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - RX580.zip  folder and paste it inside the the System Drive EFI partition.          OR
      If your Aorus Pro Z390 has no graphics card installed in PCIe slot, then copy the EFI folder from inside POST-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - Intel UHD630.zip  folder and paste it inside the the System Drive EFI partition.   
       

       
       
       
      • Remove USB Mojave installer and shut down and restart.
       
      Aorus Hackintosh should now be able to boot to macOS Mojave, Done, well almost ! 
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 8 – ENABLE IMESSAGES & FACETIME 
       
       
      // UPDATE 21st MAY 2019
       
      Possibly Clover Configurator now automatically populates correct values for working iMessages when you select an SMBIOS.  
       

       
      After selecting SMBIOS, example iMac19,1 for Aorus Pro with RX580 ( image above ) then go to Apple and ensure you have the "serial number is not valid " message. Done!
       
      If you still have problems connecting to iMessage, test and ensure that AirDrop is working, then follow instructions inside spoiler. 

       
       
      • Mount internal drive EFI/ESP partition
      • Go to folder CLOVER → drivers64UEFI 
      • Place both EMUVariableUefi-64.efi inside → drivers64UEFI
       
       
      Using Clover Configurator, add the following argument to config.plist using Clover Configurator.
       
      • Slide = 0
       

       
       
      Shutdown and then press power on button on PC.
       
      • You should now be able to Log into iCloud, iMessages and FaceTime
       
       
       
      • NOW delete EMUVariableUefi-64.efi from CLOVER → drivers64UEFI Folder 
      • Shutdown and restart Aorus Pro hackintosh. iMessages etc is now operational without EMUVariableUefi-64.efi ( EMUVariableUefi-64.efi only needed to initialise iMessages )
       
       
      // UPDATE 22nd May 2019 
       
      • It seems that there are no "Couldn't allocate runtime area"  errors when continuing to use EMUVariableUefi-64.efi since updating to macOS Mojave 10.14.5 and using Clover version r4920. 
      • It is important to delete EMUVariableUefi-64.efi, this will avoid very intermittent boot errors such as: “Couldn’t allocate runtime area”  post errors.
       
       
       
       
      PART 9 – ENABLE TRIM for Solid State Flash Drives
       
      Open Terminal and enter the following command:
      sudo trimforce enable  
       
       
       
       
      DEFAULT SSDT –  USB PORTS FIX CONFIGURATION WITH FRONT USB-C - SSDT USBPorts.kext ALREADY INSIDE AORUS Z390 EFI FOLDER  – Provided by @AudioGod  
       
       

       

       
      If you have USBC on Computer Chassis / Case, then SS01 and SS02 is mapped to that USB C port 
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
      ------------    GUIDE FINISHED YOU SHOULD NOW HAVE WORKING AORUS Z390 PRO HACKINTOSH  WITH SSDT USB FIX   ------------
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL: Set Wi-Fi Country Code
       
       
       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL: System Information - PCI
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      External USB Storage:  Fix "disk did not eject properly" message upon wake from sleep
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL:  Native Display Brightness - with MonitorControl

       
       
       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL:  Dual Boot macOS Mojave & Windows 10 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL:  Replace the default "About This Mac" Apple Logo with RED AORUS APPLE
       
       

       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL - ALTERNATIVE SSDT 1 –  SSDT Ports configuration below - replace SSDT inside Clover /ACPI/PATCHED folder 
       
       
       
       
       

      OPTIONAL - ALTERNATIVE SSDT 2 -  SSDT Ports configuration below - replace SSDT inside Clover /ACPI/PATCHED folder 
       
       
       
       
       

      OPTIONAL - ALTERNATIVE SSDT 3 – Create your own SSDT
       
       
       
       
       
      FRAMEBUFFER PATCHING  – For working Intel UHD 630 Graphics, working HDMI Port, working HDMI Audio on Aorus Z390 Pro
       


       
       
       
       
       
       
      FINAL CUT PRO  – Configuration for AMD RX5xx 
       
       
       
       
      AORUS PRO Z390 WIFI version with Intel CNVi  – Disable Bluetooth on HS14
       
      Resolve bluetooth issue  reported by @eSaF 
       
       
       
       
       
       
      CLOVER  – Updating / Upgrade Clover boot loader 
       
       
       
       
       
       
      SLEEP  – Sleep and Automatic Sleep

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      SLEEP  – Resolving Instant Wake ( Corsair H100i v2 AIO )
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      WIFI  – Clover Hotpatch PXSX to ARPT
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      RECOMMENDED READING  – Excellent Hackintosh Vanilla guide created by CorpNewt with in depth tutorial on Clover.  
       
      https://hackintosh.gitbook.io/-r-hackintosh-vanilla-desktop-guide/config.plist-per-hardware/coffee-lake
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      AORUS Z390 MOTHERBOARD X  – EFI WITH NO USB SSDT, WITH PORTS LIMIT PATCH, WITH SSDT-GPRW SLEEP / WAKE FIX
       
      Q - I notice you have the Aorus Pro Z390 version, will this guide work with other Gigabyte Aorus Z390  motherboards ?
      A - Possibly, but it is not guaranteed that these EFI folders below may work. 
       
       
      PRE-INSTALL Aorus X Z390 EFI - RX580.zip
      POST-INSTALL Aorus X Z390 EFI - RX580.zip
       
      PRE-INSTALL Aorus X Z390 EFI - Intel UHD630.zip
      POST-INSTALL Aorus X Z390 EFI - Intel UHD630.zip
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      SSDT-UIAC.aml.zip
      SSDT-UIAC.dsl.zip
       
      CodecCommander.kext.zip
      SSDT-ALC1220.aml.zip
       
       
    • By ThatsMatt
      Salve, sono nuovo nel forum e mi serviva una mano nell'installazione dell' ultima versione di MacOs sul mio notebook HP Pavilion 15-ak112nl.
      Specifiche Tecniche: 
      CPU: Intel Core i7-6700HQ (2.60 / 3.50 GHz, 4 core, 6 MB CACHE L3). 
      Scheda Grafica: Intel HD Graphics 530 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 4 GB DDR3.
      Hard Disk: 1 TB SATA 5400 rpm.
      Ram: 8 GB DDR3L-1600.
      Audio: altoparlanti stereo Bang & Olufsen PLAY. 
      Rete: LAN 10/100, WLAN 802.11b/g/n, bluetooth 4.0 (Miracast).
      Grazie in Anticipo a chi mi risponderà
    • By Technology & more
      Can Someone make a guide to install macOS Mojave on the Surface Pro 1?
    • By MardukPVP
      Hello guys,

      recently I have tried to install macOS mojave on my Mi Notebook pro (i5 - 8250u model) but have faced one big problem.
      My guide was from Razorkey (https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/guide-xiaomi-mi-notebook-pro-high-sierra-10-13-6.242724/). As a newbie I have almost no experience in installing macOS on a PC / Laptop... so I hope you can help me .

      But first things first I configurated the BIOS settings on my Mi - Notebook Pro. Therein I just disabled secure boot (because there are quite few options to tick).

      After that I headed over to my secondary Windows - PC and installed a High Sierra virtual machine (thanks to this tutorial: https://techsviewer.com/install-macos-high-sierra-vmware-windows-pc/). At that point everything worked fine.

      Then I downloaded the Mojave patcher and downloaded the full 6GB macOS Installer, put it into applications and formatet my 16GB USB Stick into the journaled + GUID with the name USB meanwhile.
      Next I typed 
      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Mojave.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB 
      into the terminal and at that point everything looked like it would work pretty fine. I downloaded Clover Config, mountet the EFI partition and pushed the EFI folder from this site: https://github.com/daliansky/XiaoMi-Pro to the EFI partition on my 16GB USB drive.

      In the folloing I restarted my Notebook, selected the MacOS installer and it bootet into the MacOS installer. By doing that I only noticed that the progress bar turned green at a certain time (attatchment). Even though everything bootet pretty fine, i formattet my only ssd (Samsung) into APFS + GUID and startet the installation.
      At the point of two minutes my notebook suddenly rebootet and it brang me into the same clover selection menue as before (with only one method [macOS Installation]). Unfortunately there was no further installation method.

      When I was trying to reboot the laptop into the installer i got a error [your computer restarted because of a problem...] and i would have to do everything again.


      I hope someone can help me fixing this problem  . Thanks in advance.




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