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Installing macOS Catalina on Asus VivoBook S400CA

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There are several versions of this laptop.

 

These are the versions I've seen so far:

- S400CA-BRA-CA206H = i3-2375M with ALC269VB

- S400CA-BRA-CA178H = i5-3317U with VT1802P

 

I believe that all models are practically identical except the variations i3 and i5 that have particularities, because one is Sandy Bridge platform and another Ivy Bridge.

 


Changelog:

 

11/11/2019 04:41h GMT-0

- Merged Core i3 and i5 config.plist.

  • Same SMBIOS now.
  • Core i3 version need to remove: Devices - Properties - PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x2,0x0).

- Just one USBPorts.kext now, since SMBIOS are same. 

 

11/10/2019 20:41h GMT-0

- Updated USB 3.0 injection. (Removed USBInjectAll.kext and SSDT-UIAC.aml and added USBPorts.kext)

- Replaced AtherosE2200Ethernet.kext with version 2.3.0 RELEASE. (Previously was DEBUG build)

 

11/10/2019 00:22h GMT-0

- Added Battery's DSDT patch.

- Fixed USB 3.0. (Replaced USB's DSDT patch, removed FakePCIID.kext and FakePCIID_XHCIMux.kext and added SSDT-EC.aml and SSDT-UIAC.aml)

- Updated config.plist. (Removed PNP0C09 to PNPFFFF, not needed with SSDT-EC.aml)

 

11/08/2019 14:33h GMT-0

- First version.

 

What works and what does not
 

Core i3 Version specific
- Processor: Intel Core i3-2375M -> Tick.png Work. All SpeedStep stages.

- Video Card: Intel HD3000 -> Tick.png Work. QE/CI without Metal. (additional step bellow)

- Audio: ALC269VB -> Tick.png Work. But no earphone. (more details)

 

Core i5 Version specific

- Processor: Intel Core i5-3317U -> Tick.png Work. All SpeedStep stages.
- Video Card: Intel HD4000 -> Tick.png Work. QE/CI and Metal.

- Audio: VT1802P -> Tick.png Work.

 

Common
- Chipset: Intel HM76 -> Tick.png Work.
- HDMI -> Tick.png Work.

- VGA -> Cross.png Not work. Normal.

- WiFi/Bluetooth: Intel AC 3160 -> Cross.png Not work. Replaced with DW1560 / AW-CE123H.

- Ethernet: Intel AR8161 -> Tick.png Work.

- Card Reader: Unknow -> Cross.png Not work.

- Keyboard and Touchpad -> Tick.png Work.

FN keyboards keys -> Cross.png Not work yet.
- Webcam -> Tick.png Work.

- Battery -> Tick.png Work.

- Touch screen -> Cross.png Not work.

- USB3.0 -> Tick.png Work.
- Sleep -> Tick.png Work.

- Airdrop, Handoff and Continuity -> Tick.png Work after replaced wireless.

- Instant Hotspot -> Cross.png Not work even after replaced wireless.

 

 

Todo

 

- Make earphone work in Core i3 version.

- Fix FN keyboard keys.

- Convert DSDT patches to hotpatch.

- Make touch screen work.

- Make card reader work.

- Make trackpad appear in System Preferences

 

 

What you need to install

- Running install of macOS
- One USB flash drive of 8GB or bigger
- macOS Catalina install app
- Clover EFI

- Clover Configurator

- Some KEXTs and SSDT patches


How create create the install flash drive
 
Prepare install flash drive


Format the flash drive with GUID partition mapping and name it "Install".

- Open Disk Utility.
- Click in View, then "Show All Devices".
- Select the destination flash drive, then Erase.
- Name: Install, Format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and Scheme: GUID Partition Map

 

Create install flash drive

Open terminal and run this command:

sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Catalina.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Install --nointeraction

This will take about 30 minutes.

 

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Install bootloader

Download the CloverEFI from official repository (used 5098) and install only with these options on "Install macOS Catalina":

 
- Install for UEFI booting only
- Install Clover in the ESP
- UEFI Drivers - Recommended Drivers - FSInject (I still don't know if it's really necessary)

- UEFI Drivers - File System drivers - ApfsDriverLoader (Support to APFS partitions)

- UEFI Drivers - File System drivers - VBoxHfs (Support HFS/HFS+ partitions)

- UEFI Drivers - Memory fix drivers - AptioMemoryFix (Fix the memory management of de UEFI/BIOS)

- UEFI Drivers - Additional drivers - CsmVideoDxe

 

FileVault 2

 

If you plan to use FileVault 2, you need to download additional drivers, since what comes with Clover is not up to date and use VirtualSMC instead of FakeSMC.

Follow instructions bellow:

 

From current Clover installation, check these options to USB keyboard/mouse work on password screen:

- UEFI Drivers - Human Interface Devices - UsbKbDxe

- UEFI Drivers - Human Interface Devices - UsbMouseDxe

 

After Clover install will be created a partition named EFI and mounted in Desktop. Usually the path is /Volumes/EFI/.

 

Download the versions 2.1.0 and 2.0.9 of AppleSupportPkg from: https://github.com/acidanthera/AppleSupportPkg/releases

We need the last version of AppleGenericInput.efi that is inside 2.1.0 and last version of AppleUiSupport.efi that is inside 2.0.9.

OR download attached bellow.

 

Put in /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/drivers/UEFI/

 

That's it! FileVault 2 will work without problems.

 

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Make things works

 

After Clover install will be created a partition named EFI and mounted in Desktop. Usually the path is /Volumes/EFI/.

 

- Replace the /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist with mine attached below according to your processor version.

- Put all SSDT-*.aml attached below in /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/

 

Generate your Serial, MLB and SmUUID

 

- Open the replaced config.plist with Clover Configurator (used 5.7.0.0)

- Go to SMBIOS, click few times in "Generate New" in Serial Number and SmUUID.

 

Core i3 version:

- Go to Devices - Properties.

- Remove: PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x2,0x0).

 

Core i5 version:

- Remove: /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/SSDT-PWR.aml

 

Copy the Clover Configurator to flash drive because you will need later.

 

Download those Kexts and put in /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/

 

- Download the VirtualSMC.kext, SMCProcessor.kext, SMCBatteryManager.kext and UEFI driver (put VirutalSmc.efi inside /Volumes/EFI/EFI/drivers/UEFI/). I used the version 1.0.9.

Download the Lilu.kext from here. I used the version 1.3.9.

- Download the VoodooPS2Controller.kext from here. I used version 2.0.4.

Download the AtherosE2200Ethernet.kext from here. I used the version 2.3.0 compiled from source (attached below), but the release 2.2.2 works too.

Download the AppleALC.kext from here. I used the version 1.4.3.

Download the WhateverGreen.kext from here. I used the version 1.3.4.

- Download the USBPorts.kext attached bellow to properly inject USBs.

 

 

Keyboard swap Command with Option (optional)

 

- If you prefer, you can swap Command and Option keys, to map Win Key - Command and Alt - Option.

- Change /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/OEM/S400CA/UEFI/kexts/10.15/VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Keyboard.kext/Contents/Info.plist:

<key>Swap command and option</key>
<true/>

to:

<key>Swap command and option</key>
<false/>

Or, download the version 2.0.4 already adjusted attached bellow.

 

 

Wifi and Bluetooth (DW1560 / AW-CE123H)

 

After replaced the wireless card. Download those Kexts and put in /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.15/

 

Download the AirportBrcmFixup.kext from here. I used the version 2.0.4. (To enable Wireless)

Download the BrcmBluetoothInjector.kext, BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext and BrcmPatchRAM3.kext from here. I used the version 2.5.0. (To enable Bluetooth)

Download the BT4LEContinuityFixup.kext from here. I used the version 1.1.4. (To enable Handoff and Continuity)

 

Keep in mind that the bluetooth kexts are currently in development and the official releases will be available in future in the repository: https://github.com/acidanthera/BrcmPatchRAM/releases

 

Now you can start the installation without problem (I guess).

 

 

How install

 

UEFI Setup Configuration and Installation

UEFI configuration
 

My BIOS is the latest: 210

 

- Shutdown and insert the flash drive.
- Power on with F2 pressed to enter BIOS setup.
- Change value: Advanced - Intel Virtualization Technology to DISABLED

- Change value: Advanced - Intel(R) Anti-Theft Technology Configuration to DISABLED

- Save & Exit Setup (F10)

 

- Now, hold the ESC

- In the list, select your flash drive.

Choose the flash drive (white icon).

 

The installer will start. 


Format destination disk

Format the disk with GUID partition mapping and name it "Macintosh".

- Select Disk Utility in the list, then press Continue.
- Click in View, then "Show All Devices".
- Select the destination Disk, then Erase.
- Name: HD, Format: APFS and Scheme: GUID Partition Map

Close Disk Utility.

Select "Install macOS", then Continue.
Follow instructions in screen.

After install

After first part install the system will reboot. Maybe you have to press ESC again and select the flash drive.
 

Choose the internal disk (gray hdd icon) if not already selected.


The second part of the installation will begin. This will take 16 minutes.
 

Post installation
 

Bootloader


When the second part of install finish, the system will reboot again.

After performing the user initial setup and go to the desktop, you need to make the system disk bootable.

Open the Clover Configurator from flash drive that you copied before.

Mount and open the flash drive EFI partition. (Inside Clover Configurator, Mount EFI -> Select flash drive in Efi Partitions list -> Mount Partition -> Open Partition)

 

Copy the EFI folder to desktop.

 

Go back to Clover Configurator, unmount the EFI partition of the flash drive and mount and open the EFI partition of internal disk.

 

Move the EFI folder from Desktop to EFI partition of the internal disk.

 

Eject the flash drive.

 

Move all Kexts from EFI partition of internal disk to /Library/Extensions and make kext cache, with those commands in Terminal:

sudo mv -R /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.15/* /Library/Extensions/
sudo chmod -R 755 /Library/Extensions
sudo chown -R root:wheel /Library/Extensions
sudo kextcache -i /

Restart the system.

 

If you go directly to BIOS you have to add Clover entry manually:

 

- Go to "Boot" and press "Add New Boot Option".
- Select "Add boot option", write CLOVER and press Enter.
- In "Select Filesystem", choose the option that contains "HD". Like "PCI(1F|2)\DevicePath(Type 3, SubType 12)HD(Part1,Sig2a0127c1-ea5d-44d3-8967-57e59c1f0e3b)".
- Select "Path for boot option", write EFI\BOOT\BOOTX64.efi and press Enter.
- Select "Create" and press enter.
- Go to "Save & Exit" and select "Save Changes and Exit".

 

Intel HD 3000 - Core i3 version only

 

If you have the i3 version with HD 3000 iGPU you have to do an additional step:

 

- Download latest Legacy Video Patch from: https://github.com/chris1111/Legacy-Video-patch/releases

- Always use the version compatible with your current Catalina build!

- Run the installer and reboot.

- Graphics acceleration now works. But you'll have some rare artifacts because of lack support of Metal.

 

 

Battery, USB & Sleep DSDT patch

 

First we need dump current DSDT/SSDT tables:

- Restart.

- On Clover menu, press F4 to dump.

- Select internal disk and start normally.

 

Prepare files:

- Open the Clover Configurator from flash drive that you copied before.
- Mount and open the internal disk EFI partition. (Inside Clover Configurator, Mount EFI -> Select internal disk in Efi Partitions list -> Mount Partition -> Open Partition)

- Navigate to EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/origin/.

- Copy DSDT.aml to EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/.

- You'll have DSDT.aml, SSDT-EC.aml, SSDT-PWR.aml (if Core i3 version) and SSDT-PNLF.aml in EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/.

 

Apply patches to DSDT.aml:

- Download the MacIASL from here. I used the version 2018-0507.

- Open the DSDT.aml from patched/ with MacIASL.

- Click in "Patch" button.

- Paste and "Apply" each patches below.

 

Battery patch

#Maintained by: RehabMan for: Laptop Patches
#battery_ASUS-N55SL.txt

# created by RehabMan 8/12/2013
# created originally for jesselid

# works for:
#  ASUS N55SL, BIOS rev. 204
#  ASUS VivoBook series
#  ASUS Zenbook UX31A
#  ASUS UX301LA
#  ASUS X553E-SX399V
#  ASUS F501A
#  ASUS K55VM
#  ASUS U46SV, BIOS rev. 2.04
#  ASUS N43
#  ASUS PU500CA (90NB00F1-M01120)
#  ASUS N73SV
#  ASUS X401A-WX108
#  ASUS F551CA Bios rev. 207
#  ASUS S551LB VivoBook
#  ASUS ZenBook UX32VD
#  ASUS ZenBook UX32V
#  ASUS F550L-X455H
#  ASUS X53S
#  ASUS K550JD-XX003H
#  ASUS G53SX
#  ASUS K56CB
#  ASUS UX305
#  ASUS N550LF (per gabberZ)
#  ASUS TP300LA
#  ASUS X200LA
#  ASUS TP500LA (per haimann951)
#  ASUS U46E (per jacopers)
#  ASUS N550JK (per sonicmule)
#  ASUS K46CM
#  ASUS N76-VB-T4038H (per Tamshiii)
#  ASUS Zenbook Pro UX501VW (per Jingu)
#  ASUS G751JY (per Going Bald)
#  ASUS S300CA (per mugen441)
#  ASUS F556UA-AB32 (per Jdazzle44)
#  ASUS UX306UA (per MaraficeEye)
#  ASUS N550JV (per Xracer99)
#  ASUS X540LA (per arg274)
#  ASUS X540LJ (per palash)
#  ASUS X550VX (per vualeks)
#  ASUS UX330UA (per fluxo)
#  ASUS UX303UB (per CyanTech)
#  ASUS K550JK (per m3ftwz)
#  ASUS TP500LB (per Archangeliques)
#  ASUS X556UA (per ben9923)
#  ASUS UX410 (per minhquang211090)
#  ASUS N552VW (per nicolas2121)
#  ASUS Vivobook NV752 (per tmazzoni)
#  ASUS Strix FX502VM/GL502VM (per benspoonder)
#  ASUS X53E (per REvandenBerg)
#  ASUS UX430 (per starcentral)
# ...
#  and many others

into method label B1B2 remove_entry;
into definitionblock code_regex . insert
begin
Method (B1B2, 2, NotSerialized) { Return (Or (Arg0, ShiftLeft (Arg1, 8))) }\n
end;

# not really for battery, but might come in handy to read fan speed(s)
into device label EC0 code_regex TAH0,\s+16 replace_matched begin TH00,8,TH01,8 end;
into device label EC0 code_regex TAH1,\s+16 replace_matched begin TH10,8,TH11,8 end;
into method label TACH code_regex \(TAH0, replace_matched begin (B1B2(TH00,TH01), end;
into method label TACH code_regex \(TAH1, replace_matched begin (B1B2(TH10,TH11), end;
into method label GFAN code_regex \(\\_SB\.PCI0\.LPCB\.EC0\.TAH0, replace_matched begin (B1B2(\\_SB.PCI0.LPCB.EC0.TH00,\\_SB.PCI0.LPCB.EC0.TH01), end;

# battery EC
into device label EC0 code_regex B0SN,\s+16 replace_matched begin B0S0,8,B0S1,8 end;
into device label EC0 code_regex B1SN,\s+16 replace_matched begin B1S0,8,B1S1,8 end;
into method label BIFA code_regex \(B0SN, replace_matched begin (B1B2(B0S0,B0S1), end;
into method label BIFA code_regex \(B1SN, replace_matched begin (B1B2(B1S0,B1S1), end;
into device label EC0 code_regex DT2B,\s+16 replace_matched begin T2B0,8,T2B1,8 end;
into method label SMBR code_regex \(DT2B, replace_matched begin (B1B2(T2B0,T2B1), end;
into method label SMBW code_regex Store\s+\(([^,]*),\s+DT2B\) replace_matched
begin
Store(%1,T2B0) Store(ShiftRight(%1,8),T2B1)
end;

into device label EC0 insert
begin
Method (RDBA, 0, Serialized)\n
{\n
    Name (TEMP, Buffer(0x20) { })\n
    Store (BA00, Index(TEMP, 0x00))\n
    Store (BA01, Index(TEMP, 0x01))\n
    Store (BA02, Index(TEMP, 0x02))\n
    Store (BA03, Index(TEMP, 0x03))\n
    Store (BA04, Index(TEMP, 0x04))\n
    Store (BA05, Index(TEMP, 0x05))\n
    Store (BA06, Index(TEMP, 0x06))\n
    Store (BA07, Index(TEMP, 0x07))\n
    Store (BA08, Index(TEMP, 0x08))\n
    Store (BA09, Index(TEMP, 0x09))\n
    Store (BA0A, Index(TEMP, 0x0A))\n
    Store (BA0B, Index(TEMP, 0x0B))\n
    Store (BA0C, Index(TEMP, 0x0C))\n
    Store (BA0D, Index(TEMP, 0x0D))\n
    Store (BA0E, Index(TEMP, 0x0E))\n
    Store (BA0F, Index(TEMP, 0x0F))\n
    Store (BA10, Index(TEMP, 0x10))\n
    Store (BA11, Index(TEMP, 0x11))\n
    Store (BA12, Index(TEMP, 0x12))\n
    Store (BA13, Index(TEMP, 0x13))\n
    Store (BA14, Index(TEMP, 0x14))\n
    Store (BA15, Index(TEMP, 0x15))\n
    Store (BA16, Index(TEMP, 0x16))\n
    Store (BA17, Index(TEMP, 0x17))\n
    Store (BA18, Index(TEMP, 0x18))\n
    Store (BA19, Index(TEMP, 0x19))\n
    Store (BA1A, Index(TEMP, 0x1A))\n
    Store (BA1B, Index(TEMP, 0x1B))\n
    Store (BA1C, Index(TEMP, 0x1C))\n
    Store (BA1D, Index(TEMP, 0x1D))\n
    Store (BA1E, Index(TEMP, 0x1E))\n
    Store (BA1F, Index(TEMP, 0x1F))\n
    Return (TEMP)\n
}\n
end;

into device label EC0 insert
begin
Method (WRBA, 1, Serialized)\n
{\n
    Name (TEMP, Buffer(0x20) { })\n
    Store (Arg0, TEMP)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x00)), BA00)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x01)), BA01)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x02)), BA02)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x03)), BA03)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x04)), BA04)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x05)), BA05)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x06)), BA06)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x07)), BA07)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x08)), BA08)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x09)), BA09)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0A)), BA0A)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0B)), BA0B)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0C)), BA0C)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0D)), BA0D)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0E)), BA0E)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0F)), BA0F)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x10)), BA10)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x11)), BA11)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x12)), BA12)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x13)), BA13)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x14)), BA14)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x15)), BA15)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x16)), BA16)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x17)), BA17)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x18)), BA18)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x19)), BA19)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1A)), BA1A)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1B)), BA1B)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1C)), BA1C)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1D)), BA1D)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1E)), BA1E)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x1F)), BA1F)\n
}\n
end;

into device label EC0 code_regex BDAT,\s+256 replace_matched 
begin
//BDAT, 256,\n
BA00,8,BA01,8,BA02,8,BA03,8,\n
BA04,8,BA05,8,BA06,8,BA07,8,\n
BA08,8,BA09,8,BA0A,8,BA0B,8,\n
BA0C,8,BA0D,8,BA0E,8,BA0F,8,\n
BA10,8,BA11,8,BA12,8,BA13,8,\n
BA14,8,BA15,8,BA16,8,BA17,8,\n
BA18,8,BA19,8,BA1A,8,BA1B,8,\n
BA1C,8,BA1D,8,BA1E,8,BA1F,8\n
end;

into method label SMBR code_regex \(BDAT, replaceall_matched begin (RDBA(), end;
into method label SMBR code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDAT\) replaceall_matched begin WRBA(%1) end;
into method label SMBW code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDAT\) replaceall_matched begin WRBA(%1) end;
into method label ECSB code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDAT\) replaceall_matched begin WRBA(%1) end;
into method label ECSB code_regex \(BDAT, replaceall_matched begin (RDBA(), end;


into device label EC0 insert
begin
Method (RDBB, 0, Serialized)\n
{\n
    Name (TEMP, Buffer(0x20) { })\n
    Store (BB00, Index(TEMP, 0x00))\n
    Store (BB01, Index(TEMP, 0x01))\n
    Store (BB02, Index(TEMP, 0x02))\n
    Store (BB03, Index(TEMP, 0x03))\n
    Store (BB04, Index(TEMP, 0x04))\n
    Store (BB05, Index(TEMP, 0x05))\n
    Store (BB06, Index(TEMP, 0x06))\n
    Store (BB07, Index(TEMP, 0x07))\n
    Store (BB08, Index(TEMP, 0x08))\n
    Store (BB09, Index(TEMP, 0x09))\n
    Store (BB0A, Index(TEMP, 0x0A))\n
    Store (BB0B, Index(TEMP, 0x0B))\n
    Store (BB0C, Index(TEMP, 0x0C))\n
    Store (BB0D, Index(TEMP, 0x0D))\n
    Store (BB0E, Index(TEMP, 0x0E))\n
    Store (BB0F, Index(TEMP, 0x0F))\n
    Store (BB10, Index(TEMP, 0x10))\n
    Store (BB11, Index(TEMP, 0x11))\n
    Store (BB12, Index(TEMP, 0x12))\n
    Store (BB13, Index(TEMP, 0x13))\n
    Store (BB14, Index(TEMP, 0x14))\n
    Store (BB15, Index(TEMP, 0x15))\n
    Store (BB16, Index(TEMP, 0x16))\n
    Store (BB17, Index(TEMP, 0x17))\n
    Store (BB18, Index(TEMP, 0x18))\n
    Store (BB19, Index(TEMP, 0x19))\n
    Store (BB1A, Index(TEMP, 0x1A))\n
    Store (BB1B, Index(TEMP, 0x1B))\n
    Store (BB1C, Index(TEMP, 0x1C))\n
    Store (BB1D, Index(TEMP, 0x1D))\n
    Store (BB1E, Index(TEMP, 0x1E))\n
    Store (BB1F, Index(TEMP, 0x1F))\n
    Return (TEMP)\n
}\n
end;

into device label EC0 insert
begin
Method (WRBB, 1, Serialized)\n
{\n
    Name (TEMP, Buffer(0x20) { })\n
    Store (Arg0, TEMP)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x00)), BB00)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x01)), BB01)\n
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    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x07)), BB07)\n
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    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x0E)), BB0E)\n
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    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x12)), BB12)\n
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    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x14)), BB14)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x15)), BB15)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x16)), BB16)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x17)), BB17)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x18)), BB18)\n
    Store (DerefOf(Index(TEMP, 0x19)), BB19)\n
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begin
//BDA2, 256,\n
BB00,8,BB01,8,BB02,8,BB03,8,\n
BB04,8,BB05,8,BB06,8,BB07,8,\n
BB08,8,BB09,8,BB0A,8,BB0B,8,\n
BB0C,8,BB0D,8,BB0E,8,BB0F,8,\n
BB10,8,BB11,8,BB12,8,BB13,8,\n
BB14,8,BB15,8,BB16,8,BB17,8,\n
BB18,8,BB19,8,BB1A,8,BB1B,8,\n
BB1C,8,BB1D,8,BB1E,8,BB1F,8\n
end;

into method label SMBR code_regex \(BDA2, replaceall_matched begin (RDBB(), end;
into method label SMBR code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDA2\) replaceall_matched begin WRBB(%1) end;
into method label SMBW code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDA2\) replaceall_matched begin WRBB(%1) end;
into method label ECSB code_regex Store\s\((.*),\sBDA2\) replaceall_matched begin WRBB(%1) end;
into method label ECSB code_regex \(BDA2, replaceall_matched begin (RDBB(), end;

# additional work for _BIX method present in some ASUS laptops

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into device label EC0 code_regex B1C3,\s+16 replace_matched begin YC30,8,YC31,8 end;
into_all method label _BIX code_regex \(\^\^LPCB\.EC0\.B0C3, replaceall_matched begin (B1B2(^^LPCB.EC0.XC30,^^LPCB.EC0.XC31), end;
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#fix logic error in some newer ASUS DSDTs (issue #23)
into method label FBST code_regex If\s\(CHGS\s\(Zero\)\)[\s]+\{[\s]+Store\s\(0x02,\sLocal0\)[\s]+\}[\s]+Else[\s]+\{[\s]+Store\s\(One,\sLocal0\)[\s]+\} replaceall_matched
begin
If (CHGS (Zero))\n
{\n
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}\n
Else\n
{\n
    Store (Zero, Local0)\n
}
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USB 3.0 & Instant wake fix

#Maintained by: RehabMan for: Laptop Patches
#usb_prw_0x0d_xhc.txt

# remove _PRW methods to prevent instant wake

# delete any existing XHC1 device
into device label XHC1 name_adr 0x00140000 remove_entry;
# delete any existing USB2 device
into device label USB2 name_adr 0x001D0000 remove_entry;

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into method label _PRW parent_adr 0x001A0000 remove_entry;
into method label _PRW parent_adr 0x00140000 remove_entry;
into method label _PRW parent_adr 0x001B0000 remove_entry;
# some other LAN cards use 0x00190000
into method label _PRW parent_adr 0x00190000 remove_entry;

# if _PRW methods are stuffed into a separate scope
into method label _PRW parent_label _SB.PCI0.EHC1 remove_entry;
into method label _PRW parent_label _SB.PCI0.EHC2 remove_entry;
into method label _PRW parent_label _SB.PCI0.XHC remove_entry;
into method label _PRW parent_label \_SB.PCI0.EHC1 remove_entry;
into method label _PRW parent_label \_SB.PCI0.EHC2 remove_entry;
into method label _PRW parent_label \_SB.PCI0.XHC remove_entry;

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into device name_adr 0x001A0000 code_regex Name.*_PRW.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\}\) remove_matched;
into device name_adr 0x00140000 code_regex Name.*_PRW.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\}\) remove_matched;
into device name_adr 0x001B0000 code_regex Name.*_PRW.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\}\) remove_matched;
into device name_adr 0x00190000 code_regex Name.*_PRW.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\}\) remove_matched;
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into device name_adr 0x001D0000 code_regex Name.*_PRW.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\}\) remove_matched;
into device name_adr 0x001A0000 code_regex Name.*_PRW.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\}\) remove_matched;
into device name_adr 0x00140000 code_regex Name.*_PRW.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\}\) remove_matched;
into device name_adr 0x001B0000 code_regex Name.*_PRW.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\}\) remove_matched;
into device name_adr 0x00190000 code_regex Name.*_PRW.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\n.*\}\) remove_matched;

# seems to work better if _PRW is present, but returns 0 (original was 3) for sleep state
into device name_adr 0x001D0000 insert begin Name(_PRW, Package() { 0x0D, 0 }) end;
into device name_adr 0x001A0000 insert begin Name(_PRW, Package() { 0x0D, 0 }) end;
into device name_adr 0x00140000 insert begin Name(_PRW, Package() { 0x0D, 0 }) end;
into device name_adr 0x001B0000 insert begin Name(_PRW, Package() { 0x0D, 0 }) end;
into device name_adr 0x00190000 insert begin Name(_PRW, Package() { 0x0D, 0 }) end;

# USB property injection for 7-series boards (originally HM76)

# Insert Apple USB properties into EHC1
into method label _DSM parent_adr 0x001D0000 remove_entry;
into device name_adr 0x001D0000 insert
begin
Method (_DSM, 4, NotSerialized)\n
{\n
    If (LEqual (Arg2, Zero)) { Return (Buffer() { 0x03 } ) }\n
    Return (Package()\n
    {\n
        "subsystem-id", Buffer() { 0x70, 0x72, 0x00, 0x00 },\n
        "subsystem-vendor-id", Buffer() { 0x86, 0x80, 0x00, 0x00 },\n
        "AAPL,current-available", 2100,\n
        "AAPL,current-extra", 2200,\n
        "AAPL,current-extra-in-sleep", 1600,\n
        "AAPL,device-internal", 0x02,\n
        "AAPL,max-port-current-in-sleep", 2100,\n
    })\n
}\n
end;

# Insert Apple USB properties into EHC2
into method label _DSM parent_adr 0x001A0000 remove_entry;
into device name_adr 0x001A0000 insert
begin
Method (_DSM, 4, NotSerialized)\n
{\n
    If (LEqual (Arg2, Zero)) { Return (Buffer() { 0x03 } ) }\n
    Return (Package()\n
    {\n
        "subsystem-id", Buffer() { 0x70, 0x72, 0x00, 0x00 },\n
        "subsystem-vendor-id", Buffer() { 0x86, 0x80, 0x00, 0x00 },\n
        "AAPL,current-available", 2100,\n
        "AAPL,current-extra", 2200,\n
        "AAPL,current-extra-in-sleep", 1600,\n
        "AAPL,device-internal", 0x02,\n
        "AAPL,max-port-current-in-sleep", 2100,\n
    })\n
}\n
end;

# Insert Apple USB properties into USB 3.0 XHC
into method label _DSM parent_adr 0x00140000 remove_entry;
into device name_adr 0x00140000 insert
begin
Method (_DSM, 4, NotSerialized)\n
{\n
    If (LEqual (Arg2, Zero)) { Return (Buffer() { 0x03 } ) }\n
    Return (Package()\n
    {\n
        "subsystem-id", Buffer() { 0x70, 0x72, 0x00, 0x00 },\n
        "subsystem-vendor-id", Buffer() { 0x86, 0x80, 0x00, 0x00 },\n
        "AAPL,current-available", 2100,\n
        "AAPL,current-extra", 2200,\n
        "AAPL,current-extra-in-sleep", 1600,\n
        "AAPL,device-internal", 0x02,\n
        "AAPL,max-port-current-in-sleep", 2100,\n
    })\n
}\n
end;


# special cases... (not in u430 DSDT)
#into scope label _SB.PCI0.XHC.RHUB.HS05 set_label begin _SB.PCI0.XHC1.RHUB.HS05 end;

- Finally, click in "Compile" to check for errors.

- If you get the error Object does not exists (\_SB.PCI0.XHC1) remove the 1 and try compile again.

- Close and reboot.

 

Last thing

 

Run this command in Terminal to disable hibernation (doesn't work in macOS):

sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0

 

 

It's done!

 

 

System Updates

 

Will be added here.

 

 

 


And last but not least


I would like to thank the following community members, by making these dream possible:
@crushers, @snatch, @apianti, @blackosx, @blusseau, @dmazar, @slice2009, @autumnrain, @phpdev32, @EMlyDinEsH, @RehabMan, @Scellow, @mitch_de, @Shailua, @Andy Vandijck, @maxfierke, @ArturXXX, @LexHimself, @brumas, @"Sniki", @Mieze, @headkaze and all others members involved directly or indirectly.

 

 

Attachments

 

config.plist

SSDTs v3.zip

USBPorts.kext.zip

VoodooPS2Controller.kext.zip

Filevault 2 additional drivers.zip

AtherosE2200Ethernet.kext v2.zip

 

Edited by ludufre

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11/10/2019 00:22h GMT-0

- Added Battery's DSDT patch.

- Fixed USB 3.0. (replaced USB's DSDT patch, removed FakePCIID.kext and FakePCIID_XHCIMux.kext and added SSDT-EC.aml and SSDT-UIAC.aml)

- Updated config.plist. (Removed PNP0C09 to PNPFFFF, not needed with SSDT-EC.aml)

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11/10/2019 20:41h GMT-0

- Updated USB 3.0 injection. (Removed USBInjectAll.kext and SSDT-UIAC.aml and added USBPorts.kext)

- Replaced AtherosE2200Ethernet.kext with version 2.3.0 RELEASE. (Previously was DEBUG build)

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11/11/2019 04:41h GMT-0

- Merged Core i3 and i5 config.plist.

  • Same SMBIOS now.
  • Core i3 version need to remove: Devices - Properties - PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x2,0x0).

- Just one USBPorts.kext now, since SMBIOS are same. 

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Just wanted to say thanks to you and all who were involved in making this guide. I followed these steps on the i5 VivoBook S500CA that has identical specs to the i5 S400CA and it worked like a charm. The installer was being a bit stubborn at first but upon switching USB ports it worked fine. 

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             * ( Remove any SSD HDD Nvme disks , USB , DisplayPort , Dock .. etc during installation, keep only the target Disk )
       
      -------------------------------------------
      Now Power your PC and Press F1 to enter the BIOS SETUP
       
         - Reset BIOS to its defaults
         - Adjust Date and Time 
         - Config ----> Network ---> Wake Up on Lan ( AC Only )
                                                         Network Stack ( Disabled )
       
        - USB ----> USB UEFI support  ( Enabled)
       
        - Display ------> Total Graphic Memory (256 MB)
                                     Graphic Device ( Hybrid)
       
        - RAID -----> Disabled
       
        - Security -----> Security Chip Selection ( Discrete TPM )
                                     Secure BOOT ( Disabled )
                                     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
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