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just to exclude this strange issues with black screen with mouse on it.. connected over DisplayPort I want to try to install Nvidia web drivers from Sierra. who could provide some tips? unable to make them load

I recommend a clean install on a new partition (same HDD, per OSInstall.mpkg) to figure out whats interfering. Keep your S/L/E untouched and youre good to go.

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I recommend a clean install on a new partition (same HDD, per OSInstall.mpkg) to figure out whats interfering. Keep your S/L/E untouched and youre good to go.

thats first what I did.. didn't help. also installed web drivers with sip disabled. tested 2 port, DisplayPort and DVI, on DisplayPort black screen but on DVI all ok. so? where is the catch? PS in Linux and Windows all ports are working well

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There's a new High Sierra build (17A405). No Idea what it is lol

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There's a new High Sierra build (17A405). No Idea what it is lol

Any source where's this info coming from, or this is just 10.13.1 Beta 2 (but no, it begun with 17Bxxx) ?

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Any source where's this info coming from, or this is just 10.13.1 Beta 2 (but no, it begun with 17Bxxx) ?

https://developer.apple.com/news/releases/

 

Yes, 10.13.1 is 17BXXX

 

EDIT: here a french article about it. http://iphoneaddict.fr/post/news-217495-apple-propose-mise-jour-supplementaire-macos-high-sierra

 

Here are the announced changes:

 
  • Improves the reliability of the installation program
  • Corrects a graphical bug affecting the cursor when using Adobe InDesign
  • Fixes a problem preventing you from deleting Yahoo emails in Mail

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Anything I need to note before and/or after installing High Sierra on a G4560 rig with a Gigabyte H110M-DS2 board? Do I have to apply any XCPM patches and such?

 

No need for patches, I don't have any with the same processor. It is possible you will have to uncheck Nvidia in DropOEM_DSM if you find your verbose mode flooded with busy timeouts related to IOHDACodecFunction (my case with Asus GeForce 210). 

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Update 10.13 (17A405) very smooth  B)

HP ProBook 6570B  :)  The cool thing is I have a native Brightness now  :thumbsup_anim:

No kext, no setup config.plist  :D  :w00t:

 

sans_t55.jpg

 

 

Edit--------

Broken after trying  time machine  :(

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Update 10.13 (17A405) very smooth  B)

HP ProBook 6570B  :)  The cool thing is I have a native Brightness now  :thumbsup_anim:

No kext, no setup config.plist  :D  :w00t:            

How's the battery indicator? When you're on battery power (so not AC), does it show how much time remaining?

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hi..

 

is it inside  your  "MACOSXInstaller-Auto.dmg" yet...or only in "MACOSXInstaller.dmg"

was updated there?

as see in HM

c.frio

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Update 10.13 (17A405) very smooth  B)

HP ProBook 6570B  :)  The cool thing is I have a native Brightness now  :thumbsup_anim:

No kext, no setup config.plist  :D  :w00t:

 

Edit--------

Broken after trying  time machine  :(

 

Hi Chris - I still can't get brightness adjustments working and that is one of two reasons I have not made the switch to High Sierra on my main macOS installation.  Therefore, I am intrigued by your claim to have native brightness working.  Did you get it back after it broke?  Did you add a PNLF device in your DSDT?  Are you still using RehabMan's SSDT-PNLF.aml?  Any insights that might help me get brightness adjustment working would be appreciated.

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hi..

 

is it inside  your  "MACOSXInstaller-Auto.dmg" yet...or only in "MACOSXInstaller.dmg"

was updated there?

as see in HM

c.frio

I am not understand what you said

Sorry

Its Installer from Apple, to downloads new Installer, you need to delete the previous one one your Mac

Hi Chris - I still can't get brightness adjustments working and that is one of two reasons I have not made the switch to High Sierra on my main macOS installation.  Therefore, I am intrigued by your claim to have native brightness working.  Did you get it back after it broke?  Did you add a PNLF device in your DSDT?  Are you still using RehabMan's SSDT-PNLF.aml?  Any insights that might help me get brightness adjustment working would be appreciated.

Hi @mnfesq

No I am used my Stock DSDT, no patch  pnlf

This is the third time I have native brightness , for a reasons I do not know I lose it every time

Edit**

I prety sure next update  he will work but not for long :P  

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Yes no issue

For you it's not showing either. It doesn't show how long you can run on the battery.

Now that I look into it more, it looks like Apple changed that. Which is strange, since when I look into the Console.app I see that the system gets notified about the time remaining.

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For you it's not showing either. It doesn't show how long you can run on the battery.

Now that I look into it more, it looks like Apple changed that. Which is strange, since when I look into the Console.app I see that the system gets notified about the time remaining.

Its show 96%  :) on Batterie

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Its show 96%  :) on Batterie

Yeah I mean when you click on the battery, in previous versions of macOS it'd say "2h:15m remaining", but looks like Apple changed that.

 

Example:

 0Bn22Sd.png

 

EDIT: Yeah, Apple changed that in Sierra. Bad.

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Yeah I mean when you click on the battery, in previous versions of macOS it'd say "2h:15m remaining", but looks like Apple changed that.

 

Example:

 0Bn22Sd.png

 

EDIT: Yeah, Apple changed that in Sierra. Bad.

I think Istat Menue 7 have this Futur ?

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      <key>Version</key> <string>1.0</string> <key>Memory</key> <dict> <key>Channels</key> <integer>1</integer> <key>SlotCount</key> <integer>1</integer> <key>Modules</key> <array> <dict> <key>Slot</key> <integer>0</integer> <key>Size</key> <integer>8192</integer> <key>Frequency</key> <integer>2133</integer> <key>Type</key> <string>DDR4</string> </dict> </array> </dict> </dict>  
      PowerManagement  fix:
      Set HWPEnable=YES in Clover (already set), CPUFloor to "700", Frequency to "2300" and "3200"(Normal and Turbo, if you have i7-6700HQ version then it should be "2600", "3500") and "FrequencyVectors" from "0x0d000000" to "0x07000000" in "S/L/E/IOPlatformPluginFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns/X86PlatformPlugin.kext/Contents/Resources/Mac-A5C67F76ED83108C.plist", MSR _xcpm_idle Patch to KernelToPatch in Clover (If you have High Sierra, change "MatchOS" to 10.13):

      <key>KernelToPatch</key> <array> <dict> <key>Comment</key> <string>MSR 0xE2 _xcpm_idle instant reboot(c) Pike R. Alpha</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data> ILniAAAADzA= </data> <key>MatchOS</key> <string>10.14</string> <key>Replace</key> <data> ILniAAAAkJA= </data> </dict> </array> Reboot, and it's 800MHz in idle state, same on Windows.
       

      Elan SmartTouchpad
      I only use scrolling, one-, double- & tripletap
      If you want to try other gestures go to this link for more informations, options (v4.6.5) ->  DETAILS ABOUT THE SMART TOUCHPAD DRIVER FEATURES
      Fn Brightness keys not working with this, tried several things without success. With VoodoPS2Controller it's working, but you'll have no gestures (neither scrolling).
       
       
      Before updating to a new version of Catalina please update kexts (and clover if necessary) to newer versions to avoid kernel panics.
      Generate a serial number with Clover Configurator.app (open up your config.plist with CC then -> SMBIOS -> Serial Number -> Generate New)
       
      Catalina & Windows 10 Dual-Boot:
      Dual-boot clean install (on one drive), UEFI Only:
       
       Boot into your Mac installer, Create 2 partitions in GUID table (1 for Win (I used FAT32 but I think it doesn't matter what you choose), 1 for Mac),   Install Mac, boot with your USB, mount your EFI partition (use terminal or an EFI mounter app), create an EFI folder (if there is no folder), copy the CLOVER folder I attached to the EFI folder, restart,  Boot into your Win installer, Format the partition you created for Win, install.   Now, it's automatically booting into Windows. To use Clover open cmd in administrator, type:  bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\CLOVER\CLOVERX64.efi       5.  You're done! It will booting into Clover when you start the system, and you can select Win or Mac (or another OS if installed on a 3rd partition).
       
      Dual-boot with Windows installed first (on one drive), UEFI Only:
      If you already have Windows and you don't want to lose all your data there is a hope:
      I created a video from this restore method: [Hackintosh] Dual-Boot High Sierra & Windows - when Windows already installed - no data waste - UEFI
      You need bootable Mac Installer and a full system restore image (link is in my video's description).
      (You may see errors if your EFI partition is not 200 MB)
       Boot into your Windows, resize your partition or create one for Mac.  Boot into your Mac installer and in Disk Utility format the partition you created.  Restore from image: select your full system restore image.  When it's finished restoring you just need to restart, then boot to the system with your usb.  When you successfully booted to Mac desktop, mount your EFI partition (use terminal or an EFI mounter app), open EFI, you will see there is a Microsoft folder already (don't touch that!). Copy my CLOVER folder to the EFI folder then Restart.  Now, it's automatically booting into Windows. To use Clover open cmd in administrator, type:  bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\CLOVER\CLOVERX64.efi       7.  You're done! You can select your old Windows and your new macOS!
      (Only tried with Windows 8/8.1/10. I don't know Windows 7,etc.)
       
      IF YOU GETTING ERRORS DURING MAC RESTORE:
      - Make sure you have partitions in GPT
      - Windows using 100 MB EFI and will annoy the Mac restore. Don't worry, just ignore the errors.
       
      IF YOU GETTING ERRORS DURING WINDOWS INSTALLATION (could not be formatted, etc):
      - Make sure you have GPT partitions, and GPT (UEFI) installer, also disconnect all external storage drives (except the installer USB)
       
      IF YOU USED RESTORE METHOD THEN CAN'T MOUNT YOUR EFI PARTITION (No EFI partition found):
      - It's because your EFI is not 200 MB or not an "Apple" original EFI,  but do not worry, try another EFI mounter, or mount from terminal (I used EFI mounter v3: Getting errors, but you can mount and use without problem)
      - You also could "mount" the EFI from Windows:
      1st method: open cmd in administrator mode and type:
      diskpart list vol (Now select the "System" volume,(FAT 32) For example I select 4) sel vol 4 list part (Select System type partition, for example 2) sel part 2 assign letter=b (This will "mount" your EFI partition) Open Explorer++ or TotalCommander in administrator mode to manage EFI remove letter=b (This will "unmount" your EFI) 2nd method: open cmd in administrator mode and type:
      mountvol b: /s (This will mount your EFI) Open Explorer++ or TotalCommander in administrator mode to manage EFI mountvol b: /d (This will unmount your EFI) Thanks to all OSXLatitude members for helping me out! (Jake Lo, Hervé, Bronxteck, black.dragon74)!
      Notes:
      2019.11.03: Enabled SIP caused a lots of issues so now it's disabled -> updated bootpack
      2019.11.02: Updated to 10.15.1 -> no problem when/after installing
      2019.10.09: Installed macOS Catalina 10.15 -> Updated Clover, kexts & config.plist -> no problem so far
      2019.08.18: Updated to 10.14.6 -> no problem when/after installing
      2019.06.01: Updated to 10.14.5 -> no problem when/after installing
      2019.04.25: Optimized touchpad scrolling -> updated install files
      2019.03.30: Fixed USB 3.0 ports, fixed Bluetooth crashes after sleep -> updated bootpack
      2019.03.28: Updated to 10.14.4. Unexpected crashes while updating to 10.14.4 -> fixed by updating Clover to the latest (v4910) version. Bluetooth crashes appeared -> fixed by downgraded Brcm*.kexts. Updated bootpack.
      2019.02.24: Bluetooth crashes after sleep -> fixed, updated bootpack. 
      2019.02.22: Updated to 10.14.3. Fixed HDMI Audio by installing "FakePCIID_Intel_HDMI_Audio.kext" -> fixed freezing during boot. Fixed brightness levels by installing "AppleBacklightFixup.kext". Also updated bootpack & postinstall zip down in attachments.
      2019.01.21: Removed FakeSMC.kext, SMCHelper-64.efi, replaced by VirtualSMC.kext, VirtualSMC.efi because I got random freezes when booting system (kextd stall[0], (120s): 'AppleACPICPU' -> CPU is at 100%, fans are spinning fast), also updated bootpack in the attachments "acer_aspire_v591g-55tu_clover.zip" -> Freeze continued, brought back FakeSMC, deleted VirtualSMC (caused BT crashes).
      2019.01.18: HDMI Audio is fixed, I didn't do anything HDMI Audio is not fixed, sometimes it worked but most likely not. (no idea why)
      2018.12.09: Updated to 10.14.2 -> did without any complication
      2018.11.28: Fixed combo-jack garbage sound output by installing ALCPlugFix and CodecCommander.kext
      2018.11.01: Updated to 10.14.1 -> HDMI & VGA ports are gone again. -> Fixed by "AppleIntelSKLGraphicsFramebuffer.kext" rollback from 10.14.
      2018.09.28: Updated to Mojave 10.14 -> Fixed HDMI & VGA Outputs by adding "AppleGraphicsDevicePolicy.kext" patches to config.plist, HDMI audio not working
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