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    Dell Optiplex 3020/7020/9020 High Sierra Installation

    Can some with a working 7020 with the i5 share your EFI folder? Im getting an invalid CPU error on booting the installer (trying to do vanilla and not beast tools) I want to see whats different
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    Sleep on lid close causing panic and reboot

    Still having issues. Im not sure whats causing this.
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    Sleep on lid close causing panic and reboot

    Sleep used to be 100% on this machine, but then i tried Catalina it was too much of a beta for me. I redid Mojave with a reformat, reinstalled the needed kexts in L/E, reusing the good working DSDT from before since the EFI partition wasnt touched. I noticed things were wonky because after...
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    My Dell Monitor is too dark on Mojave

    kexts should be installed to L/E. Hasnt been S/L/E in a while
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    Issue w/ ELAN touchpad (intermittently working)

    Do you have windows on this machine? You should be able to determine if the touchpad is I2C or not and its device ID. Just having TPD0 in the DSDT doesnt necessarily mean that its your device.
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    Dell Vostro 14 5481

    Since you are using VirtualSMC.kext anyway, get rid of ACPIBatteryManager.kext. It is known to cause issues with VoodooI2C. Use SMCBatteryManager.kext (its bundled with VirtualSMC.kext when you download virtualsmc) in its place. I had a lot of jumpy/glitchyness until i swapped it out and got...
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    Sidecar feature missing in system preference

    Ugh, that explains a lot. When i had Catalina and iPadOS installed, i couldnt get Sidecar to see the iPad at all. The iPad is on my wifes Apple ID. Really dont like this "feature" :(
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    Help me fix sleep issues

    i downgraded back to Mojave until Catalina is a bit more stable, but concerning what you found: 1. Didnt realize this, but can definitely give it a try. 2. Will update 3. I have the two satellite kexts per @ben9923 . VoodooI2CCHID.kext is for the touchscreen, VoodooI2CSynaptics.kext is for...
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    Solved > Catalina Public Beta 2 installation hangs.

    There is a known issue with SMCBatteryManager.kext with Beta 2. Remove it and it should boot. Downside is you lose battery status until its fixed. But i'd rather have that then a system that doesnt boot at all.
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    Help me fix sleep issues

    Spoke too soon, apparently earlier it wasn't actually sleeping yet. After letting it sit for a few minutes, it will not wake up on lid open, trackpad press, or power button. Shutting down via power button is the only way to get it working again.
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    Help me fix sleep issues

    Either way, seems to be sleeping and waking now. Ill give it some more testing but so far it seems to have done the trick.
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    Help me fix sleep issues

    getting the following: brian@Brians-MacBook-Pro ~ % sudo rm /var/vm/sleepimage rm: /var/vm/sleepimage: is a directory brian@Brians-MacBook-Pro ~ % sudo mkdir /var/vm/sleepimage mkdir: /var/vm/sleepimage: File exists brian@Brians-MacBook-Pro ~ % sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0 Warning: Idle sleep...
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    Help me fix sleep issues

    So, sleep has ultimately been my #1 problem so far. I don't have proof, but I believe it to be related to why my finder.app got corrupted (ended up having to reformat). What happens is: When I press sleep from menu, or close lid, the screen will turn off and the machine will look to be...
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    kernel panic on upgrade

    Anyway I could get a copy of Finder.app? Finder quit working and now wont work regardless of what i try. I want to try replacing the app
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