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Mojave running fine on my Optiplex 755.
 

Only two "issues":

TL-WN851ND did not work, since AirportAtheros40.kext has been removed from  Mojave. Taking the kext from High Sierra fixed that.


No sound with AppleALC
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Edit: Not sure why, but after a reboot AppleALC started to work again.

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@ricoc90

 

Sound -> try this:

 

Archiv.zip

 

AppleALC1.3.0 and Lilu1.2.5 with custum boot flags in Clover: -alcbeta -lilubetaall

 

...and...

 

Yes, here too Mojave on non SSE4.2 systems:

Optiplex780 with C2Q 9400 and HD5450 (HD5450 still without QE / CI)
my P9614 with C2D T9600 and GT330M full QE/CI

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Hi, I've followed this guide as closely as possible (with the exception the "mount your EFI partition" step because I wasn't sure how to) for my Optiplex 755 with an E8400 (with and without the Quadro NVS 295 I hope to use), but I could not boot into Clover/the installer. Are there any troubleshooting steps I should do other than attempt another clean install?

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I have ordered a MSI GT710 2GB, is there tomorrow. More hope for Mojave.

 

@chris1111
Which runs without a web driver? Nativ with Inject Nvidia?
 

 

@ricoc90

The audio solution Mojave in the post you have not seen?

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22 hours ago, MacPeet said:

I have ordered a MSI GT710 2GB, is there tomorrow. More hope for Mojave.

 

@chris1111
Which runs without a web driver? Nativ with Inject Nvidia?
 

 

@ricoc90

The audio solution Mojave in the post you have not seen?

I have the Gygabyte GeForce GT 710

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No web Drivers Your only have setup Inject Nvidia =False

No audio HDMI I dont care Iam not using HDMI Audio

I see your picture METAL is not support ?

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OK thanks
The GT710 works in Mojave with and without Inject Nvidia. Both tried and both goes.
HDMI Audio I test later.

Metal is supported.
Metal: "Unterstützt" = supported (Features: 1v1 and 1v2)

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Success on Gygabyte GeForce 210 1Gig

Spoiler

With Dell Optiplex 790 

Cpu i5 2500

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buy today at Canada Computer for $ 45 Canadians box :lol:
Everything works Full QE / CI

Video Screen recorder works :hysterical:
Only problem he recognizes me two identical display

Double Display Fix Using DVI

Slow boot stall on AppleHDA fix by install VoodooHDA 2.9.0 

Boot is super fast! :plane:
NEW *** Video How to make GeForce 210 working in macOS Mojave 10.14

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When I fix all issue I will post a Package installer for make perfect functioning :thumbsup_anim:

 

EDIT *** All issue Fix

New Video and README.pdf How to make GeForce 210 working in macOS Mojave 10.14

Sleep and wake works!

Credit: dosdude1, ASentientBot 
Credit: Packager chris1111
Credit: Testeur emax31

Credit VoodooHDA Developer Slice, Zenith432, autumnrain 

My config:

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Clover 4600 mode ESP

README.pdf.zip

 

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news from my Optiplex780 :wub: with the gt710 (Mojave)


Onboard audio works again with rollback AppleHDA 10.13.3 (AudioCodec Optiplex780 in AppleALC has broken since 10.13.4)
HDMI Audio with the gt710 now works with HDMIAudio.kext in Clover /other

 

Edit:

@chris1111

sorry, the first test was still with InjectNvidia=true
now with InjectNvidia=false I have 4 ports and Metal
now everything is perfect with graphics and audio

sorry and thanks :thumbsup_anim:

 

Dell_GT710_Mojave2.thumb.png.56fb4e748277fa642cca8926081566e1.png

 

Edit2:

amazing, the GT710 works in the Optiplex780 with 10.13.6 also native, despite missing Injector iGPU. Also no WhateverGreen needed.

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On 7/13/2018 at 5:13 PM, MacPeet said:

 

@ricoc90

The audio solution Mojave in the post you have not seen?


I did, but no time to test yet. I'll have a day off tomorrow and then I'll take a look :D

Thanks

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On 7/15/2018 at 6:22 AM, MacPeet said:

news from my Optiplex780 :wub: with the gt710 (Mojave)


Onboard audio works again with rollback AppleHDA 10.13.3 (AudioCodec Optiplex780 in AppleALC has broken since 10.13.4)
HDMI Audio with the gt710 now works with HDMIAudio.kext in Clover /other

 

Edit:

@chris1111

sorry, the first test was still with InjectNvidia=true
now with InjectNvidia=false I have 4 ports and Metal
now everything is perfect with graphics and audio

sorry and thanks :thumbsup_anim:

 

Dell_GT710_Mojave2.thumb.png.56fb4e748277fa642cca8926081566e1.png

 

Edit2:

amazing, the GT710 works in the Optiplex780 with 10.13.6 also native, despite missing Injector iGPU. Also no WhateverGreen needed.

Hi Macpeet, 

   I use the same Dell optiplex and the same GT710, Could you zip up the HDMIAudio.kext you used so I can test my HDMI audio.

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@Deanor30

HDMIAudio.kext.zip

 

@all users

 

trial_AppleALC_Lilu_Optiplex780_755.zip


Please try (this is trial AppleALC1.3.0 and Lilu1.2.5):

Here the LineIn's work on my Optiplex780 now with simple external Mic.
For Optiplex755 also changed, please try.

 

Optiplex780 / 760:
LayoutID 11 or LayoutID 13
The codec in AppleALC is broken for 780/760 since 10.13.4. Rollback AppleHDA from 10.13.3 is necessary.
only Mojave Bootflags -lilubetaall -alcbeta

 

Optiplex755:
LayoutID 28
only Mojave Bootflags -lilubetaall -alcbeta

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Hey Folks, 

    Trying to build an installer for mojave on a dell 760. Please see screen shot of system spec. Can you advise if you used the steps as per the High Sierra guide?? I have used these steps to create the installer and I keep getting a crash.... black screen  with white stop circle..... 

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Considering jumping to Mojave. I have a 780 SFF with GT 710 1GB running Sierra. Should I upgrade to High Sierra before trying Mojave or do you think I could go straight to Mojave? Thanks!

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14 hours ago, Deanor30 said:

Hey Folks, 

    Trying to build an installer for mojave on a dell 760. Please see screen shot of system spec. Can you advise if you used the steps as per the High Sierra guide?? I have used these steps to create the installer and I keep getting a crash.... black screen  with white stop circle..... 


Creating the installer is somewhat the same process, but depending on the SMBIOS you're using you'll need to boot with -no_compat_check

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1 hour ago, ricoc90 said:


Creating the installer is somewhat the same process, but depending on the SMBIOS you're using you'll need to boot with -no_compat_check

HI Ricoc, 

 Please see my specs attached!!

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@Deanor30 Should be fine. Boot with -v and send a pic

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create usb install flash drive Mojave DP or Beta (8GB)
Install new Clover (Mojave Ready)
Copy your DSDT and Kext's to Clover (/ other)
SMBIOS iMac13.1 or later is supported for Mojave

 

- Install Mojave
- after install and before the first start:
C2D or C2Q in the Optiplex 755/760/780 are unsupported SSE4.2
SSE4.1 Patch:
Replace Mojave ... /System/Library/UserEventPlugins/com.apple.telemetry.plugin with PlugIn from HighSierra ... /System/Library/UserEventPlugins/com.apple.telemetry.plugin

(This step is necessary after every update)

 

done, now first start after install

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On 7/20/2018 at 12:54 PM, MacPeet said:

create usb install flash drive Mojave DP or Beta (8GB)
Install new Clover (Mojave Ready)
Copy your DSDT and Kext's to Clover (/ other)
SMBIOS iMac13.1 or later is supported for Mojave

 

- Install Mojave
- after install and before the first start:
C2D or C2Q in the Optiplex 755/760/780 are unsupported SSE4.2
SSE4.1 Patch:
Replace Mojave ... /System/Library/UserEventPlugins/com.apple.telemetry.plugin with PlugIn from HighSierra ... /System/Library/UserEventPlugins/com.apple.telemetry.plugin

(This step is necessary after every update)

 

done, now first start after install

Hey folks, 

   When I create the USB installer using the method as in the High Sierra tutorial and apply clover to same and import my config.plist and DSDT I cannot get the Dell to boot from the USB installer. I have added my kexts to 10.14 kext folder and other folder in clover.  I am putting mojave on a blank hdd. When I connect my high sierra hdd which has the latest clover bootloader on it, I can boot from same and select the USB installer and install mojave on the blank drive. When i then apply clover to same again importing my config.plist,  DSDT and kexts folder, again I cannot boot from the mojave drive. This is identical to the EFI partition I have on my High Sierra drive which boots with the exception of the 10.14 & Other folder in EFI/Clover/Kexts. Anybody have any suggestions on why the Mojave drive or USB installer are not bootable??

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On 7/25/2018 at 3:37 PM, MacPeet said:

Clover installed correctly ?
the newest apfs.efi in EFI/CLOVER/drivers64/ ?
Telemetry patch done ?

Hi Macpeet, 

  Yes clover r4617 installed correctly mounting the EFI in the process. I have used the latest apfs.efi and I cannot see how the telemetry patch affects the usb installer since this is applied after the install. Would it be possible to get a zip of your clover folder without your config.plist for the dell 780??

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oh sorry @ Deanor30 now I understand

Yes, telemetry patch is for after the install, sorry.

Yes, with the DSDT from a long time ago and USB_Injector.kext no USB stick worked here.
Long ago, I deleted the EHCI devices in my DSDT and switched to USBInjectAll.kext. OSX configures the USB2 with it alone.
try this !!!

 

Archiv.zip

 

Note:
config.plist -> I deleted my serial's / MLB / ROM!

my DSDT is configured for GT710 (HD5450 patch is deleted)

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On 7/18/2018 at 10:28 AM, MacPeet said:

@Deanor30

HDMIAudio.kext.zip

 

@all users

 

trial_AppleALC_Lilu_Optiplex780_755.zip


Please try (this is trial AppleALC1.3.0 and Lilu1.2.5):

Here the LineIn's work on my Optiplex780 now with simple external Mic.
For Optiplex755 also changed, please try.

  

Optiplex780 / 760:
LayoutID 11 or LayoutID 13
The codec in AppleALC is broken for 780/760 since 10.13.4. Rollback AppleHDA from 10.13.3 is necessary.
only Mojave Bootflags -lilubetaall -alcbeta

 

Optiplex755:
LayoutID 28
only Mojave Bootflags -lilubetaall -alcbeta

 

I tested the new trial (July 18) AppleALC and Lilu on my Optiplex 755 using macOS 10.12.6 (Sierra). Before and after installing the latest security updates for Sierra, both audio outputs worked perfectly and headphones auto-detected. For the input, there are now two Line-In options in the sound preferences, but neither option worked with a known good microphone using the front microphone port. I do not know how to safely test the combined line-in/microphone port on the back; suggestions?

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OK thanks. On the Optplex780, the new patch has helped.
I was hoping for the 755, too. Unfortunately, apparently not. Thanks for the report.
Combined LineIn back just try with external mic!

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Unfortunately, the combined input also did not work with a working microphone, which I checked again after testing to make sure it still works.

 

Additionally, it is worth noting that in the April trial there was only one line-in option and it did not have a "Reduce Ambient Noise" check box. This new one has that option for two inputs.

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