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[Post-Installation] L702X Sierra+Clover | What kexts?

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Hello, so I created 'Bootable Sierra USB' and successfully installed it on my old laptop 'Dell XPS 17 (L702X)' and it boots just fine.
Now I need to figure out which are the best kexts for my hardware to install.
So I'm asking for help from the experts, I need the following kexts for my hardware:

  • Ethernet
  • Audio
  • TouchPad (Synaptics)
  • Fn+Brightness Control
  • USB 2.0/USB 3.0
  • Any other important kexts I should install?

So can anyone guide me with links for the following kexts?

I also have 'config' and 'DSDT/SSDT' files from my old 'Yosemite' build can I use them on my 'Sierra'?

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You need to identify your hardware specs in order to look for and (hopefully) find the relevant kexts. So you'll have to find out the exact model of your Ethernet/LAN card (for instance Intel i217-LM) and audio codec (for instance ALC292).

 

If you cannot identify the specs yourself, lookup the PCI ids in Windows Device Manager (you'll find vendor (VEN) + device (DEV) ids under one of the driver's tabs) or some other hardware scanning app. Dell's own online documentation should be checked too of course!

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