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37 minutes ago, Slice said:

Clover uses order of patches exactly as they written in config.plist.

But some program you used may change the order in their way. Don't use Clover configurator I take no responsibility how it can change config.plist.

 

I have tried Clover Configurator and Plist Editor but both of them are still sort by A-Z.

 

I have an ideal about this feature.

Here are the Rename function now:

<dict>
	<key>ACPI</key>
	<dict>
		<key>RenameDevices</key>
		<dict>
			<key>GFX0</key>
			<string>IGPU</string>
		</dict>
	</dict>
</dict>

I hope to change it to this way and it can avoid the default order of the Rename Devices Patch.

<dict>
	<key>ACPI</key>
	<dict>
		<key>DSDT</key>
		<dict>
			<key>RenameDevices</key>
			<array>
				<dict>
					<key>Comment</key>
					<string>Rename GFX0 to IGPU</string>
					<key>Disabled</key>
					<false/>
					<key>Find</key>
					<string>GFX0</string>
					<key>Rename</key>
					<string>IGPU</string>
				</dict>
			</array>
		</dict>
	</dict>
</dict>

And i also find some rename operation not only exist in Devices but also exist in Methods and Notify so if it possible to make Devices and Methods and Notify rename so we can easily rename Devices Methods and Notify and don't need to find HEX value.

<dict>
	<key>ACPI</key>
	<dict>
		<key>DSDT</key>
		<dict>
			<key>Rename</key>
			<array>
				<dict>
					<key>Comment</key>
					<string>Rename GFX0 to IGPU</string>
					<key>Disabled</key>
					<false/>
					<key>Find</key>
					<string>GFX0</string>
					<key>Rename</key>
					<string>IGPU</string>
					<key>Type</key>
					<string>Device</string>
				</dict>
				<dict>
					<key>Comment</key>
					<string>Rename BRT6 to BRTX</string>
					<key>Disabled</key>
					<false/>
					<key>Find</key>
					<string>BRT6</string>
					<key>Rename</key>
					<string>BRTX</string>
					<key>Type</key>
					<string>Method</string>
				</dict>
				<dict>
					<key>Comment</key>
					<string>Rename BAT0 to BATC</string>
					<key>Disabled</key>
					<false/>
					<key>Find</key>
					<string>BAT0</string>
					<key>Rename</key>
					<string>BATC</string>
					<key>Type</key>
					<string>Notify</string>
				</dict>
			</array>
		</dict>
	</dict>
</dict>

Thanks.

Edited by gujiangjiang

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On 9/10/2018 at 8:13 AM, fusion71au said:

 

Unfortunately, boot still hangs with problematic FV drivers, even if I use CLOVERX64.efi/BOOTX64.efi from the above post (UEFI booting into my non FV macOS volumes (10.13.6 hfs and 10.14beta10 apfs) on my NUC6i5SYH).

 

2 problematic r4667 drivers:  

AppleKeyFeeder-64.efi ---> freeze/unresponsive Clover Main Menu GUI

AppleKeyAggregator-64.efi ---> boot hang after launching macOS as shown below...

 

 

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IMG_2622.thumb.JPG.37c23d84c737279ee7c567701ad7f9cb.JPG

 

 

Deleting both drivers from /EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI ---> I can boot again normally with CLOVERX64.efi r4667.

 

I vote for Clover package installer not selecting these problematic FV drivers by default...

 

+1 in GUI, movement is slow r4668. i have AppleKeyFeeder-64.efi and AppleKeyAggregator-64.efi. i don't have AptioFixInput and don't use FV2.

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10 minutes ago, Sherlocks said:

 

+1 in GUI, movement is slow r4668. i have AppleKeyFeeder-64.efi and AppleKeyAggregator-64.efi. i don't have AptioFixInput and don't use FV2.

Sorry I am not clear what is slow?

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Sorry I am not clear what is slow?
hi Slice. if press right button on keyboard in GUI, cursor moved line to down. this movement is slower than before. i don't have this problem before.

나의 LG-F800S 의 Tapatalk에서 보냄

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17 hours ago, Sherlocks said:

 

+1 in GUI, movement is slow r4668. i have AppleKeyFeeder-64.efi and AppleKeyAggregator-64.efi. i don't have AptioFixInput and don't use FV2.

 

17 hours ago, Sherlocks said:

hi Slice. if press right button on keyboard in GUI, cursor moved line to down. this movement is slower than before. i don't have this problem before.

나의 LG-F800S 의 Tapatalk에서 보냄
 

As you don't use FV2 then you can safely remove all AppleKey***.

 

 

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With the latest AppleSupportPkg compiled from GitHub master branch I get a black background in the EFI login screen (I am using FileVault 2). The users and password box are drawn OK, just the background image is missing. Does anyone else have this issue?

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1 hour ago, dgsga said:

With the latest AppleSupportPkg compiled from GitHub master branch I get a black background in the EFI login screen (I am using FileVault 2). The users and password box are drawn OK, just the background image is missing. Does anyone else have this issue?

Interesting finding, I'll check it 

Did u use 10.14 beta 11?

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1 hour ago, savvamitrofanov said:

Interesting finding, I'll check it 

Did u use 10.14 beta 11?

I did indeed!

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I have the problem on the latest Mojave build (18A389) using Xcode 10 to compile. If I revert to the last Release build of AppleSupportPkg all works fine.

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Hi,

 

Have current clover 4658. When I try to use DumpUefiCalls.efi it does not work together with ApfsDriverLoader.efi - clover boot menu is empty, no bootable partitions shown. Is it supposed to be so?

 

10x

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On 9/16/2018 at 11:10 AM, Sherlocks said:

hi savv. still develop AppleImageLoader for replacement of osxfatbinary?

나의 LG-F800S 의 Tapatalk에서 보냄
 

oh, so i must delete osxfatbinary if i use AppleImageLoader?

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Today when i updated Clover to r4674 and it cant boot and show this.

Start
Start OSName

IMG_9537.thumb.jpg.7fe275641d092d3ce59d3838f78f9a61.jpg

 

After many times test i found it related with UsbKbDxe-64.efi.

 

If i delete the UsbKbDxe-64 efi then can boot normally and when i put UsbKbDxe-64.efi into Driver64UEFI and it show above error log again.

 

So i want to know does this driver not ompitable for the new os or it has conflict when the other drivers.

 

I use all the Clover Driver64UEFI excpt these below:

OsxAptioFix2Drv-64
CsmVideoDxe-64
OsxLowMemFixDrv-64
OsxAptioFix3Drv-64
SMCHelper-64
OsxAptioFixDrv-64
EmuVariableUefi-64

And i found 3 groups similar drivers related with input.

AppleKeyAggregator-64.efi
AppleKeyFeeder-64.efi
AptioInputFix-64.efi
Ps2MouseDxe-64.efi
UsbKbDxe-64.efi
UsbMouseDxe-64.efi

And the UsbKbDxe-64.efi cause my problem.

 

So does it needed to clean some drivers if it redundant or comfilict.

 

Thanks. 

Edited by gujiangjiang

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My keyboard is not working in clover 4674!
I can t boot any os.

Default drivers + emuVariable (efi drivers, no bios drivers)

Was working on 4658, i have an ami bios, laptop.

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6 hours ago, gujiangjiang said:

Today when i updated Clover to r4674 and it cant boot and show this.


Start
Start OSName

So does it needed to clean some drivers if it redundant or comfilict.

 

Thanks. 

 

3 hours ago, kylon said:

My keyboard is not working in clover 4674!
I can t boot any os.

Default drivers + emuVariable (efi drivers, no bios drivers)

Was working on 4658, i have an ami bios, laptop.

 

Try deleting problematic FV2 drivers (AppleKeyFeeder-64.efi, AppleKeyAggregator-64.efi) as mentioned in this post.  Unfortunately, these new drivers are selected by default by the standard Clover package installer...

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— Doctor, doctor, it hurts when I do like this, please help me.

— Alright, do not do it like this, and it will not hurt :)

 

Really, if you have some hidden love in FV2 drivers, it could be understood, but the only thing you do is taking devs' time trying to understand wtf your issue is. Do not use the drivers until you really need FV2. End of the story.

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@fusion71au

 

Thanks i ll try, but 4658 is working with these drivers.

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Yeah, but clover should not add problematic drivers by default

 

The default should be needed things to boot on most pcs, you can always add more drivers if you need them...

 

Anyway we will know when i try again

 

 

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— Doctor, doctor, it hurts when I do like this, please help me.
— Alright, do not do it like this, and it will not hurt
 
Really, if you have some hidden love in FV2 drivers, it could be understood, but the only thing you do is taking devs' time trying to understand wtf your issue is. Do not use the drivers until you really need FV2. End of the story.


The Fv2 drivers are selected as default, even if they are not installed they are still checked to install on the next clover update. This is where the issue is. Maybe clover can be made to detect FV2 and check them or if no FV2 then uncheck them.


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      Problems:
      Random restarts - this is the biggest one. I'm starting to work on bigger and bigger projects and at this time I think I can't allow this to happen that often. In the past, they happened like once a day or a couple of times a week. However, now it's just frustrating when it happens even 5 or more times a day. I've tried to observe and find out what can be the cause but I haven't managed to find any connections. I thought it happens when Premiere or another app is using GPU, but I haven't seen increased usage when it restarts. I think that it can be connected with GPU, memory or PSU or... meh, anything else. I don't have resources to check if it'll work with other components. There should be some fix for this. I will really appreciate any help with this :c Restart instead of shutdown & sleep doesn't work. I've tried to look through some Google results for this and tried many solutions (as you can see in attached Clover folder), but I think the right one for many of these issues is to make my own DSDT. Glitches, freezes and other things while encoding a video. It happens very often when I try to do this. Maybe it is an issue with GPU or (hopefully) only with GPU drivers which can be fixed with some patch. Today my headphones stopped working. I have a multi-output device configured in the Audio MIDI Setup app which includes my headphones (HyperX Cloud via USB) and Soundflowerbed virtual audio device for capturing system audio. Today while I was trying (like 15 times) to encode a video in Media Encoder in the background and watch video on YouTube I stopped hearing anything from my system. Of course, it restarted a couple of times as always, but even this didn't solve this. If I plug them directly with mini jack (not via USB Soundcard which was in the box and which I always used) in the front IO or the back I only hear some loud noise It takes EX-Fat formatted volumes a few minutes to mount after each restart. I found a workaround to format it with NTFS since I have Tuxera installed and I will reformat these volumes when I will find time for this, but maybe there is some fix for this. GPU is a little bit hot. HW Monitor shows it is only 45-55 degrees, but for my hand is a little bit hot, idk. Also related to GPU - glitch after POST but before entering Clover boot menu. It is a black screen with little white squared glitches for a few seconds. Maybe it indicates the GPU drivers are loading, but maybe it shouldn't be like this. And if I can ask about that - I can't make all applications hide on startup. I, obviously, have "Hide" checkbox checked on every login item in settings, but it doesn't work, none of the apps is hidden in the dock. Is there a way to fix this? Also a small but annoying problem - I can't turn off permanently Mojave update notification (since I tried to install it, and I had to reverse to High Sierra because I had a black screen and I didn't have time for repairing all of them. Tags are not working in Finder - every time I tag a file or folder and make a change in it (for example save a text file) the tag disappears.  
      So, with knowing all of that, is there a way to make a proper DSDT file for my Hackintosh? I tried to look through some guides on how to make it but I think I reached my abilities to understand how Mac OS works and what all of these things are, so I'm asking you guys politely, would someone like to help me? At least with these random restarts? :/
      I really begin to think that I'm a newbie in configuring all of that Clover things - even after what I managed to do with my PC. Help me, pleease... :c
       
      If you have any questions post it below, I will really appreciate any help <3
      Send me MBP-Gorec.home.zip
    • By ciriousjoker
      TLDR:
      I'm trying to boot MacOS on a Chromebook without UEFI. I'm stuck at getting the bootloader (Chameleon/Clover) to work.  
      My setup / context:
      I have an Acer Chromebook Spin 13.
      Available ports:
      2 x USB-C 1 x USB-A 3.0 MicroSD Slot No USB A 2.0 (I've read that Clover has problems with USB 3.0) Firmware:
      There's no UEFI firmware available and by default, it doesn't even allow booting anything other than ChromeOS. Thanks to MrChromebox (big shoutouts!), I flashed a custom legacy bios that allows me to boot anything linux related. This bios is flashed into the RW_LEGACY section of the existing bootloader (coreboot afaik) and doesn't have any configuration options. If I have to change a setting, I could try compiling his bios payload myself with the specific setting enabled.  
      What I've tried so far:
      Chameleon attempts:
      Only selected setting was "Install chameleon on the chosen path", rest was unselected.
       
      1 - Install chameleon first without restoring the basesystem:
      Output:
      > boot0: GPT
      > boot0: done
      (hangs; pressing power button once shuts down
      Chameleon installation log is attached as "Chameleon_Installer_Log_BEFORE".
       
      2 - Install Chameleon after restoring the base system:
      Output:
      > boot0: GPT
      > boot0: GPT
      > boot0: doneboot1: /boot       <- Exactly like that, no line break in between
      (hangs; pressing power button once shuts down)
       
      I haven't been able to reproduce #2 after wiping the drive and doing the same thing again. Subsequent attempts have resulted in either #1 of either Chameleon or Clover.
      Chameleon installation log is attached as "Chameleon_Installer_Log_AFTER".
       
      Clover attempts:
      I tried multiple settings and configurations, but all of them boiled down to either one of these.
       
      1 - Doesn't do anything, just hangs at "Booting from usb..."
      2 - Boots into the blue/grey mode as shown in the attached images.
      According to MrChromebox, this could be an old Tianocore DUET It doesn't detect anything (cpu frequency, ram, partitions or disks)  
      I've read pretty much every article, github readme and other types of documentation for coreboot, tianocore, clover, chameleon and MrChromebox' rw_legacy payloads and right now, I'm totally clueless as to what to try next...
       
      A few questions that came up:
      Why does chameleon hang? What is it looking for, /boot was clearly written to the disk by the Chameleon installer? What exactly is the blue/grey image? According to MrChromebox, it could be Tianocore DUET Where does it come from? Clover? The mainboard itself? Why does the blue/grey thing not detect my processor frequency or any partitions/drives? Can I use some sort of DUET bootloader to chainload Clover?  
      If you guys could answer any of them or if you have any other guesses or information as to what's happening, I'd be really happy!
      Chameleon_Installer_Log_BEFORE.txt
      Chameleon_Installer_Log_AFTER.txt





    • By outdoormagic
      Short Version:
      I have two drives with the exact same EFI folder (and I can boot into Clover from either one), shouldn't I be able to boot into MacOS from either one?
       
      More Detail:
      I've done a few hacks so far and this never happened. (Gigabyte z370 / 8700k / Vega, Asus z390 / i5-9600k / 1080). Now, I'm setting up a ThinkPad X1 Gen 6. (Yes, I do expect problems on laptops, but that's not the question).
       
      Mojave 10.14.4 now boots from the internal SSD. So far, so good. Here's the problem.
       
      I installed Mojave on a USB drive (for backup / rescue) and copied the entire EFI partition of my boot drive to the EFI partition on the USB drive. So... I should be able to boot from the USB drive, right? Wrong. Ran Clover installer on the USB itself. Same outcome.
       
      With F12, I can boot from the USB into Clover and select the OS on the USB. The boot sequence hangs on End Random Seed, but before the usual '++++++++' line.
      So, boot into Clover on internal boot drive, then select OS on USB. Same thing.
       
      Read the forums, I saw the posts about AptioMemoryFix, so I tried the various other drivers on the USB. No go.
       
      I haven't found the solution yet to the USB boot issue, but what puzzles me is that if I have two drives with the exact same EFI folder (and I can boot into Clover from either one), shouldn't I be able to boot into MacOS from either one?
       
       
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