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Update made, this time with the help of Mac Downloader, because my update gave me an error and didn't show any update... 

Thanks to the developer of Mac Downloader, kudos to you man...

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Sleep/wake still not working... Why they always have to break sleep/wake. Can't they break some less useful feature during the development process?

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On 6/30/2019 at 1:32 PM, lisai9093 said:

First, AirportBrcmFixup has to be injected via Clover. No installation to /L/E or S/L/E works.

Second, AirportBrcmFixup need to be compiled from updated source. Version 2.0.2 works fine.

AirportBrcmFixup.kext.zip

Thank you, will try. Do you use any Clover Airport patch?

I downloaded the latest Debug version of Lilu (which is 1.3.6) from github repository and AirportBrcmFixup source code 

git clone https://github.com/acidanthera/AirportBrcmFixup

After that I put Lilu.kext inside of AirportBrcmFixup folder and tried to compile the source code with the command: xcodebuild

I have:

** BUILD FAILED **. 

/Users/val/Desktop/AirportBrcmFixup/AirportBrcmFixup/kern_start.cpp:50:17: error: no member named 'Catalina' in 'KernelVersion'

What am I doing wrong?

I am doing this on my Mojave system.

 

Thanks

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Sidecar still isn’t working for me on dp3 but at least no 401 error anymore. Just says no connection (tried wired and wireless)

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29 minutes ago, valeryimm said:

Thank you, will try. Do you use any Clover Airport patch?

I downloaded the latest Debug version of Lilu (which is 1.3.6) from github repository and AirportBrcmFixup source code 


git clone https://github.com/acidanthera/AirportBrcmFixup

After that I put Lilu.kext inside of AirportBrcmFixup folder and tried to compile the source code with the command: xcodebuild

I have:

** BUILD FAILED **. 

/Users/val/Desktop/AirportBrcmFixup/AirportBrcmFixup/kern_start.cpp:50:17: error: no member named 'Catalina' in 'KernelVersion'

What am I doing wrong?

I am doing this on my Mojave system.

 

Thanks

the GitHub Debug version under releases to now work for that version of AirportBrcmFixup repo. You must compile Lilu debug version yourself and use it to compile AirportBrcmFixup.

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2 hours ago, dvil said:

even with the shikigva=32 and shiki-id=Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94 parameters, so nothing is gained with the correct SMBIOS.

  

Should work with these boot flags. Do you have IGPU enabled? If so, disable it and try again.

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It looks like beta 3 has solved my issue with excessive logging causing performance issues.

 

I think the debug level in Catalina beta 1 and 2 was set too high (or some kext's were compiled with excessive logging). For example I was getting log messages for every in report received by my KVM hid device:

2019-06-20 08:52:06.122905-0700 localhost kernel[0]: (AppleUserHIDDrivers) [<private>:756][HIDDriverKit][0x10000045d] CompleteInReport actualByteCount:15
2019-06-20 08:52:06.152892-0700 localhost kernel[0]: (AppleUserHIDDrivers) [<private>:756][HIDDriverKit][0x10000045d] CompleteInReport actualByteCount:15
2019-06-20 08:52:06.182884-0700 localhost kernel[0]: (AppleUserHIDDrivers) [<private>:756][HIDDriverKit][0x10000045d] CompleteInReport actualByteCount:15
2019-06-20 08:52:06.212887-0700 localhost kernel[0]: (AppleUserHIDDrivers) [<private>:756][HIDDriverKit][0x10000045d] CompleteInReport actualByteCount:15
2019-06-20 08:52:06.242914-0700 localhost kernel[0]: (AppleUserHIDDrivers) [<private>:756][HIDDriverKit][0x10000045d] CompleteInReport actualByteCount:15
2019-06-20 08:52:06.272910-0700 localhost kernel[0]: (AppleUserHIDDrivers) [<private>:756][HIDDriverKit][0x10000045d] CompleteInReport actualByteCount:15
2019-06-20 08:52:06.302911-0700 localhost kernel[0]: (AppleUserHIDDrivers) [<private>:756][HIDDriverKit][0x10000045d] CompleteInReport actualByteCount:15
2019-06-20 08:52:06.319939-0700 localhost kernel[0]: (AppleUserHIDDrivers) [<private>:756][HIDDriverKit][0x100000456] CompleteInReport actualByteCount:4
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2019-06-20 08:52:06.362919-0700 localhost kernel[0]: (AppleUserHIDDrivers) [<private>:756][HIDDriverKit][0x10000045d] CompleteInReport actualByteCount:15
2019-06-20 08:52:06.392912-0700 localhost kernel[0]: (AppleUserHIDDrivers) [<private>:756][HIDDriverKit][0x10000045d] CompleteInReport actualByteCount:15
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6 minutes ago, Neo.aka.Darkman said:

On new beta during boot problem with EndpointSecurity on laptop.

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Me too.  Complete shutdown, not KP and reboot.

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11 minutes ago, mnfesq said:

 

Me too.  Complete shutdown, not KP and reboot.

Me too on my notebook.

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32 minutes ago, C.Frio said:

hi...

done...

 

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c.frio

do you enable igpu?

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How to get beta 3 , no update found.

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Hey guys, was surprised my ancient GTX 670 is working great. I saw in an earlier post someone els had there's running on Catalina, so thought ok can't be too hard and will give it a try2095789715_ScreenShot2019-07-02at6_40_48PM.png.c1a06386d7ba10ea6a00f856f1ec4299.png

 

Thanks for the help with the plugins and everyone here. 

Sound working, and restart and shut off work. Sleep is a mystery and is not working however works in some versions of macOS. 

To install without the updated plugins Lilu.kext, you need to change the SMBIOS to 14,2 to get video working and not a black screen. 

Once installed use AGDPfix.app or whatevergreen.kext. Audio: AppleALC.kext an issue until the updated plugin. 

And something I always forget to mention for my Asus X79 Deluxe use ApfsDriverLoader.efi and AptioMemoryFix2 not ApfsDriverLoader-64.efi with AptioMemoryFix something about the version that just kills it. 

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32 minutes ago, nhnguhoc said:

How to get beta 3 , no update found.

 

 

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Successful upgrade to Catalina DP3_19A501i on my legacy XPS M1530 core2duo laptop with Nvidia Tesla 8600M GT.  

 

Prepared installer USB from full app with @dosdude's macOS Catalina Patcher v1.0b6 ---> boot to installer with opencore 0.0.3, bypassing machine compatibility checks ---> installed over existing DP2_487l apfs installation.  

 

Applied recommended post-install patches for MBP 5,1 SMBIOS including @ASentientBot's latest acceleration patches for unsupported (non metal) legacy graphics cards.  These are unchanged from DP2.

 

I also copied his CatalinaAutoMountWritable.plist into /Library/LaunchDaemons which auto mounts the root volume as R/W at login (sudo mount -uw /).

 

End Result...

 

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4 hours ago, ellaosx said:

What is the major thing to be patched for C2Duo?

It was com.apple.telemetry.plugin on Mojave

 

Correct.  To avoid kp for Core2Duo machine in Catalina, have to also delete/rename or replace /System/Library/UserEventPlugins/com.apple.telemetry.plugin with the one from 10.13.6.

Edited by fusion71au
formatting, answer for @ellaosx

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Hi guys,

 

I know this is most likely an APFS issue...and I'm hoping it will get better with future updates (though I'm not counting on it), but is anyone else having incredibly slow performance with Catalina (any beta) on HDDs? I can't even watch a simple video on youtube. Animations are more like slideshows.:)) Not a good experience at all. I'm only curious if this is just me.

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Posted (edited)

Anyone experiencing intermittent blackscreen once clover (latest as of today's compilation) kicks in?

Only way to get out of it is to reset and hope it works on the next boot.

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1 hour ago, fusion71au said:

Successful upgrade to Catalina DP3_19A501i on my legacy XPS M1530 core2duo laptop with Nvidia Tesla 8600M GT.  

 

Prepared installer USB from full app with @dosdude's macOS Catalina Patcher v1.0b6  ---> boot to installer with opencore 0.0.3, bypassing machine compatibility checks---> installed over existing DP2_487l apfs installation.  

 

Applied recommended post-install patches for MBP 5,1 SMBIOS including @ASentientBot's latest acceleration patches for unsupported non metal legacy graphics cards.  End Result...

 

  Reveal hidden contents

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What is the major thing to be patched for C2Duo?

It was com.apple.telemetry.plugin on Mojave

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17 minutes ago, ellaosx said:

Anyone experiencing intermittent blackscreen once clover (latest as of today's compilation) kicks in?

Only way to get out of it is to reset and hope it works on the next boot.

mmm no... not really. I'm on 4979. No black screens here... At least not on Clover side. On which of the two machines are you getting this? Both Desktop or Laptop or just one of them? I'm thinking it's probably a specific issue. But I don't think it's a general one.

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Hi @arsradu

Desktop.

Im on dual boot since Catalina came out (HS & Catalina). Clover only resides on the main SSD which is HighSierra. this never happened before dual booting.

I did try removing Catalina SSD and the issue never happened.

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14 minutes ago, ellaosx said:

Hi @arsradu

Desktop.

Im on dual boot since Catalina came out (HS & Catalina). Clover only resides on the main SSD which is HighSierra. this never happened before dual booting.

I did try removing Catalina SSD and the issue never happened.

 

I see.... I'm also dual booting Mojave and Catalina. But they're on different drives. Mojave on the SSD, Catalina on the HDD. Both booting off of Mojave's EFI (so from the same SSD). Your Desktop rig only uses an iGPU, right? Maybe this is not Clover....? Maybe it's one of the kexts responsible for fixing your iGPU...? Or the config patches for iGPU.

At this point, this is only speculation. But...since it's the same Clover...I think it's either a specific issue with Clover + Catalina + iGPU...ooor the issue is not with Clover in the first place, but with one of the kexts (WEG for example)?

Are you using lilubetaall boot flag to boot Catalina? Or compiled newer versions of those kexts (Lilu + WEG) yourself (which would not require that boot flag anymore)?

Edited by arsradu

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@arsradu

Im only using iGPU.

I think it must have something to with clover's theme changes on newer revs.

 

You see, i have my own custom theme which i have been using since sierra. I only update clover if needed, but i always retain my custom theme.

Problem only started when i installed catalina (dual boot) and updated clover.

 

Currently, i changed my theme on one of the available themes from the package and have yet to encounter the issue i was having.

So i guess my custom theme was the culprit.

And since this is now an off-topic, il stop here and probably fix my own theme.

 

Arsradu, as always, thanks again :)

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                                     Intel SGX Control ( Software Control )
       
        - Start Up ------>BOOT Priority order ( USB HDD - Mac OS Disk - Windows - and so on ....... with this order )
                                     UEFI/Legacy ( UEFI Only )
                                     CSM Support  ( NO )
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      **   F1 to Enter Bios - F12 for Boot Menu
      ***   Delete the EFI Folder in your Installation USB and replace it with the Attached one 
      ****   Generate new serial for SMBIOS MacBook Pro 13.1
      *****    If your CPU is XEON then go to Config.plist CPU Section and Add 0x05A5 under Type ( Fix for Unknown CPU )
      ****** You can delete boot-args "brcmfx=1 & brcmfx-driver=#a" if you want , I used it in my case with 1820A card to fix wifi issue
      ******    After you successfully installed OS , now Copy the same EFI Folder to your main EFI Boot Disk Partition 
      *******    Now install all the attached KEXTS to "Library / Extensions"  using Hackintool.app or by any method and rebuild cache and repair permissions
      ********    Check and compare the KEXTS in Library/ Extensions and Delete the repeated ones from Clover / Kexts / Others ( Important don't duplicate the same kexts here and there )
       
      FYI : LiluFriend.kext include ( Lilu , WhatEverGreen, AppleALC , AirportBrcmFixup ) All In One 
       
       
       
      You are Done 
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      What is working :
       
      - 4K Intel HD P530 2048 MB 
      - AUDIO
      - CAMERA 
      - ALL USB 3 PORTS , NO THUNDERBOLTS 
      - Keyboard and TouchPad 
      - Battery indicator 
      - Display Brightness 
      - Sleep 
      - DSDT has been patched , USB Ports modified only to MacBookPro 13.1
       
                   See the Screen Shot 
       
      Important Notice For Future OS Updates Installations : 
       
      To avoid Kernel Panic during install any future updates process please remove ( FakeSMC.kext and LiluFriend.kext ) from Library/Extensions directory to Clover / Kexts / Others .
      After update process finish put them back to Library/Extensions and delete them from clover . I hope this is clear enough
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      Happy Hackintosh , Let me know if you have any issue or difficulties during installation or later , I will try to help you
       
      *** Headphone Audio Distortions Fix ***
       
      - just in case having this issue with headphones , go to clover >  Devices > Properties > and change Audio Layout Id from 03000000 to 16000000 this means ( from Layout ID  3 to Layout ID 22 )
       
      if this is not enough then place Codeccommander.kext in Library/ Extensions or Clover / kexts / other
      And place hda-verb and Jack fix to usr/bin folder
      In Catalina use this command to enable disk read and write ( sudo mount -uw / ) and show hidden files to see usr/ bin folder and place fixes there... audio will be fixed successfully 
       
      ** P50 4K ICC Color Profile Calibrated **
      You can download this icc and install it for more color accurate or modify it for the best result 
       
       
      EDITED :
       
      Catalina 10.15.1 Update :
                     ( download the attached files for Catalina 10.15.1 if you like to update Mojave or to do a clean fresh update  )
       
       
      EFI.zip
      kexts.zip

      Distortions fix.zip
      CodecCommander.kext.zip
      Color Profile Calibrated.zip
    • By JochiePiet
      Hi,
       
      I have recently installed Mojave. Went flawlessly. Then I upgraded to Catalina 10.15.1. Went almost flawlessly as well. The only problem I have detected so far is a problem with the sleep/wake cycle. It is possible to let the computer fall asleep, but no wake up then. Hard reset required.
      In the process of investigating I discovered that it is impossible to safe boot into safe mode. So I downgraded to Mojave, only to discover that the safe boot problem wast there too.
       
      These are my specs:
      Motherboard Gigabyte GA H77 D3H  rev 2.0
      MacOS Catalina Version 10.15.1 (Build 19B88)
      Kernel                         Darwin 19.0.0 x86_64
      RAM                            4.00 GB
      Model Identifier        iMac14,2
      CPU                            Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3225 CPU @ 3.30GHz
      Intel Generation      Ivy Bridge
       
      This is the output I get trying to boot with Clover and the bootflags: -v -x (I have also tried -v -x -f and UseKernelCache=no):
       

       
      Thank you so much in advance!
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