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    • By tonyx86
      This guide is a work in progress and will be updated as I refine the installation.
       
      Background
      This is my first "modern" hack supporting UEFI and my first hack using Clover "on-the-fly" patches.  My previous hacks (Laptop: Thinkpad T61 / Nvidia NVS 140m, Laptop: Dell Latitude E6410 / Nvidia G3100m, Desktop: Gigabyte G31 / GeForce 9600, Desktop: Biostar TH55HD / Sapphire Pulse RX580) are all perfectly running Catalina and I patched them all "manually" - all DSDT patches applied with MaciSL with virtually no Clover on-the-fly patching and all booted Legacy Clover.  This UEFI hack was MUCH easier and took about 20 hours vs. a combined hundreds of hours for the old hacks.  I wanted a hack that was a little more future proof and I think this is it.  I hope you enjoy this as much as I am enjoying it.  It is a perfect MacMini8,1.
       
      My system specs
      HP EliteDesk 800 G4 Mini (I7-8700T / UHD 630 / Q370 Chipset / 32GB DDR4 RAM) 3 x DP Ports (connected to monitors using DP -> DVI adapters) 6 x USB 3.1 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 2 x NVMe SSD (M.2 PCIe x4 2280/2230 combo ports) 1 x SATA6 SSD 1 x Intel Ethernet RJ-45 Conexant CX20632 Audio Codec SMBIOS MacModel MacMini 8,1 Unsupported M.2 PCIe x1 2230 Intel Wi-Fi (currently disabled in BIOS).  I may replace this with Brcm, but am using only Ethernet (IntelMausi) for now.  
      Installation Steps: To be provided
      See attached EFI and /L/E kexts in EliteDesk.zip archive See installation methodology here See references here  
      What is not working
      Wi-Fi / Bluetooth (intentional since I have not yet replaced my Intel card).  
      What is not tested
      USB c 3.1 port Microphone port  
      What is working
      Everything not mentioned above Sleep / Wake Multiple displays with IGPU graphics acceleration, hot pluggable display ports and DP->DVI adapters USB 3.1 ports Audio (internal speaker and headphone jack) Ethernet Auto-sensing headphone jack automatically switches to internal speaker when headphones removed  
      Known Issues and their solutions
      (Reported this as a possible Clover issue - no solution yet) Clover boot loader may default to Recovery volume after a normal shutdown.  Work-around is to select your normal macOS volume.  This may only happen when Clover is configured to boot LastBootedVolume and may be "fixable" by explicitly setting a boot volume (haven't tested this). (Watching this - not sure it's a problem) At least one display blanks (sleeps) when plugging / unplugging USB device (observed in front USB 3.1 ports).  Display wakes immediately on keyboard and mouse activity, so this is a minor issue but may be indicative of another issue. (No solution yet - work-around is to use Firefox) Safari has problems loading insanelymac web pages after sleep / wake.  Work-around: use Firefox or reboot.  I have seen reports in forums where Safari issues are experienced after sleep / wake on a real Mac.  Not sure if the problems are related.  I suspect that it might be related to streaming video on InsanelyMac pages (since I haven't observed the issue on "static" pages).
      Also observed video problem in AppStore after sleep/wake.  Console: VideoDecodersUnavailable  (Solved and included in the attached EliteDesk.zip archive) Display does not fully wake after resuming from sleep (needs an extra mouse or keyboard stimulus to fully wake).  Solution is to change boot arg darkwake=0 to darkwake=2.  Other values of darkwake may work as well, but this is the first I tried and it worked. (Solved and included in the attached EliteDesk.zip archive) -disablegfxfirmware boot arg is not required with WEG.  I inadvertently left this boot arg after I encountered an endless gfx firmware update boot loop while working on my FB patching.  This boot arg is no longer necessary after completing FB patching with WEG. (Solved and included in the attached EliteDesk.zip archive): Sometimes, CMOS time is lost on shutdown or restart.  Solution is to enable Clover's Apple RTC fix in config.plist. (Solved and included in the attached EliteDesk.zip archive) headphone jack doesn't work.  Solution is to change HDEF layout-id to 28. (Solved and included in the attached EliteDesk.zip archive) System freezes on wake from sleep because of a kernel panic related to hda-gfx (my system does not have HDMI and my DP->DVI adapters do not drive monitor speakers).  Solution is to add No-hda-gfx property to HDEF as described here.  This property is recognized as a Lilu flag and prevents loading hda-gfx. (Solved and included in the attached EliteDesk.zip archive) Device (PMCR) is not defined.  Solution is a SSDT that "injects" the missing device. (Solved and included in the attached archive) eficheck is loaded (not sure why this is bad, but may be a privacy issue - see here). Solution is to add updated EFICheckDisabler kext that include Q370 chipset.  See here.  
      BIOS Version / Configuration: To be provided
      Version: 02.11.01 Rev.A  
      Clover Configuration: To be provided
       
      UHD 630 Framebuffer Patching: To be provided
       
      Current Versions
      Catalina 10.15.4.02 Clover (UEFI) r5118 Lilu.kext 1.4.4 WhateverGreen.kext 1.3.9 AppleALC.kext 1.4.9 IntelMausiEthernet 2.5.0  
      Credits To be provided
       
       




      EliteDesk800 G4 Mini - Rev 0.5.zip

    • By josebv98
      So, ive trying to install various versions of macOSs to an old hp laptop.
      Specs: intel i7 3610qm, 8gb ram, nvidia 650m, intel HD4000
      model: hp dv6
       
      3 ago i did managed to install Niresh yosemite, even bought the right wifi adapter so i could use it on campus, but even then, i had to set cpus=1
       
      Now, ive tried several guides, tried internet vanilla install guide (which ive done successfully in 2 devices), opencore guide, opencore laptop guide
       
      Im currently having some financial problems, so i want sell my macbook to pay student loans, i really want to daily drive this laptop in mac os, but i cant get to boot the installer.
       
      Anyone here have a similiar laptop? so i could borrow the efi folder, just to get it to install, then ill change stuff
       
    • By e285ne
      Hello,
       
      could you help me with Intel UHD 620 HDMI port?
       
      HP ProBook G6 440
      Intel Core i5-8265u
      Catalina 10.15.4

      I've installed Catalina 10.15.4
      But I can't get HDMI working
      When I connect HDMI cable I got freezes and errors as in file freezes.png (attached)

      [IGFB][INFO ] Setting DP power failed (0xe00002bc), ignoring empty dongle handling (likely HDMI/TMDS case)

      I also looked into IOregistryExplorer and see that the connect type is 00400000 there for FB@1
      I tried to patch it via setup.plist but it seems that there is no change in IOregistryExplorer.
      Though the Hackintool sees the change (image attached)
      e285ne.zip
    • By Fantome1S
      Finaly Success to boot on Sierra 10.12.6 (16G29) with Touchscreen working theres still things to fix but everything is almost working. During the Corvid StayAtHome Period I was able and have time to make this laptop boot on MacOS after a lot of attemps before going back to job. It was the hardest laptop hackintosh install attemp i've done so far and Sierra OS is the only that works. I tried El Capitan and Mojave and its never boot so I not even tested Catalina. I searched on the web and theres no install guide for this specific laptop or no Success install post on this laptop its look like a not very well supported laptop by hackintosh. Maybe some of you can help me correct the things that still not work. Audio work but with voodo (low sound and low quality) I want to make it work with AppleALC to get better quality sound. Thanks in advance
       
      Things that work:
       
      -Touchscreen
      -Trackpad (not the gesture for now) - Backlight Keyboard
      -EthernetPort and Wireless (with a wifi dongle. I will change to a broadcom wifi mini-pci chip)
      -Brightness Controls with FN key
      -Sleep (half working) _ usb ports not work after wake from sleep.
       
      Things that not work or need to be fixed:
       
      -Weird double long booting screen-first loading bar on the right. after real loading bar is visible ?
      -Audio (Voodoo) work but with low volume sound- still not success to make work AppleALC.kext method
      -SENSORS -CPU-HDD Temperatures, BATTERY LEVEL, ETC…
      -USB ports not works after wake from sleep
      -Trackpad Gestures
       
      Hardware:
       
      CPU: Intel Core i7-3687U, 2100 MHz
      GPU: Intel HD Graphics 4000
      RAM: 12 GB (4GB soldered + 8 GB Samsung DDR3 1600)
      Motherboard/Laptop model: Intel Panther Point QM77, Intel Ivy Bridge - (HP Revolve 810 G1)
      Audio Codec: IDT 92HD91BXX @ Intel Panther Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
      Ethernet Card: Intel(R) 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection
      Wifi/BT Card: Intel(R) Centrino(R) Advanced-N 6235
      HP hs2350 HSPA+ MobileBroadband Network Adapter
    • By End3rPower50
      Hi, i want install MacOS catalina in my laptop.
      i created a USB bootable with Catalina and Clover but it crashed at startup.
      Thanks in advance. 
       
      P.S I upload my EFI’s folder and crash screenshot
       
      Sorry for my bad english.
       
      This is my laptop: 
      CPU: intel i7 6500U 
      Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520
      Ethernet: Realtek FE Family 
      Wireless: Dell 1820A (BCM94350ZAE)
      USB 3.0
       

      EFI.zip
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