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  1. EddyMac

    Apple 'Far Out' Event: September 7, 2022

    I also find this pretty simple. Definitely not "complex." I will probably always go for the Pro model because of the faster processor and better camera.
  2. EddyMac

    WD BLACK 500GB SN770 NVMe for $54.99

    Will this work with my build: Core i7 6700K - Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH - AMD RX 580 I currently have a Samsung 970 but it somehow causes ridiculously long boot times.
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    WD_BLACK 1TB SN770 NVMe Gen4 PCIe, M.2 2280 for $104.99

    This looks like a good deal on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09QV692XY/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 $104.99
  4. EddyMac

    Apple Logo Then Black Screen - Monterey Install - GA-H270N-WIFI - Kaby Lake

    So basically disable any kind of sleep using Terminal...and we're done?
  5. EddyMac

    Apple Logo Then Black Screen - Monterey Install - GA-H270N-WIFI - Kaby Lake

    Not so fast... Whenever the system sleeps, I can't get the monitor to wake up and end up having to reboot. Anyone know a fix for this?
  6. EddyMac

    Apple Logo Then Black Screen - Monterey Install - GA-H270N-WIFI - Kaby Lake

    I wanted to report here for future strugglers that I have now fixed this. I have 1536 MB of VRAM and the monitor is recognized. Two things: 1. Remove device-id property completely. 2. Add boot argument: igfxagdc=0 Also, none of the framebuffer properties seem to make a difference so I...
  7. EddyMac

    Can Someone Explain Hex Swapping Please?

    Thank you so much!
  8. EddyMac

    Can Someone Explain Hex Swapping Please?

    I'm trying to get my Intel HD 630 graphics working under Monterey with OpenCore and want to try some different frame buffer settings. But I'm completely confused by the whole hex swapping thing. I'm sure it's probably really simple, but it's one of those things that everyone seems to assume you...
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    Apple Logo Then Black Screen - Monterey Install - GA-H270N-WIFI - Kaby Lake

    Removing the "framebuffer" entries highlighted below makes ZERO difference. Having those there neither helps nor hinders. Looks like I've hit a brick wall here. Thanks in advance if you can shed any light. Should I be posting about this in the Post Installation>Graphics section?
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    Apple Logo Then Black Screen - Monterey Install - GA-H270N-WIFI - Kaby Lake

    The install completed and I have been able to boot to the desktop. It looks like everything is working as expected EXCEPT the HD 630 graphics. The screen is very unresponsive and according to the "About this Mac" splash screen there is only 8 MB of VRAM. When I boot to Catalina (Clover) I have...
  11. EddyMac

    Apple Logo Then Black Screen - Monterey Install - GA-H270N-WIFI - Kaby Lake

    OK I have implemented the above changes, and now the installer is doing its thing. 12 minutes to go. Yay!
  12. EddyMac

    Apple Logo Then Black Screen - Monterey Install - GA-H270N-WIFI - Kaby Lake

    Does anyone know if this part is correct: I was trying to follow this part of the guide for Kaby Lake:
  13. EddyMac

    Apple Logo Then Black Screen - Monterey Install - GA-H270N-WIFI - Kaby Lake

    OK. I was using a wired keyboard but a wireless mouse (not bluetooth).
  14. EddyMac

    Apple Logo Then Black Screen - Monterey Install - GA-H270N-WIFI - Kaby Lake

    OK thank you so much @Feartech! I am using ProperTree to edit my config.plist but I'm not sure I know how to rearrange the order of entries. I will look into that. Thanks again. As an aside, I tried using the MacPro6,1 identifier and after the Apple logo I got two alternating images, which...
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    Apple Logo Then Black Screen - Monterey Install - GA-H270N-WIFI - Kaby Lake

    I am trying to clean install the latest Monterey (12.3.1) on a GA-H270N-WIFI with a Kaby Lake processor (i5 7600K) using the HD630 graphics. I have followed Dortania's guide and the computer successfully recognizes the USB and seems to get to the installer, the Apple logo appears for about 2...
  16. EddyMac

    macOS 12.3.1 Update

    Smooth update for me. I updated OC from 0.7.6 to 0.7.8 and then updated macOS from 12.1 to 12.3.1 Happy camper. :-)
  17. EddyMac

    Apple Announces M1 Ultra CPU, Mac Studio and Studio Display

    I had my SSD go bad on my MacBook Pro within the AppleCare coverage period and they had me send it in and replaced it. I didn't get a new MacBook Pro, but the new SSD is working fine.
  18. EddyMac

    How-To Bluetooth 5.0 USB Dongle [guide]

    OK. The thread title says Bluetooth 5.0 Dongle so I thought that's what we were talking about, and I couldn't find one that was Bluetooth 5. Thanks.
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