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  1. the-braveknight

    [Guide] Lenovo Z50-70/Z40-70/G50-70/G40-70 using Clover UEFI

    Overview The purpose of this guide is to provide a step-by-step guide to installing Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, or El Capitan on Lenovo Z50-70/Z40-70 or G50-70/G40-70 laptops. My machine is a Z50-70 with Broadcom BCM94352Z and SSD. As you might already know, Lenovo BIOS is known to implement...
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    [Guide] Lenovo Legion Y520/Y720 using Clover UEFI

    Overview The purpose of this guide is to provide a step-by-step guide to installing Mojave, High Sierra, or Sierra (10.12.6) on the Lenovo Legion Y520/Y720 laptop series. Note: This series of laptops doesn't appear to have a WiFi whitelist, so you don't need any BIOS modifications. What you...
  3. the-braveknight

    [Tool-WIP] New ALCPlugFix tool with custom HDA verb commands support

    Because I and most users with ALC audio codecs are suffering from the audio jack detection issue (Mic/LineIn switching), and because the original ALCPlugFix is not being maintained or updated and doesn't provide proper support for different codecs, and because no one was interested in creating a...
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    ALC235 jack detection issue

    Hello guys, I'm currently having an issue where my Line In is not being detected after I plug in my earphones. The internal mic doesn't switch to Line In unless I use hda-verb to send the following command: hda-verb 0x19 SET_PIN_WIDGET_CONTROL 0x25 My question is, can CodecCommander.kext send...
  5. the-braveknight

    Extracting DVMT variable offset

    Hello all, I've been trying to extract the DVMT-prealloc variable offset from my BIOS dump without success. After extracting the 'DXE Core' and opening the relevant file with Universal IFR Extractor, the program (Universal IFR Extractor) hangs up ends up creating an unending file. My current...
  6. the-braveknight

    [Solved] USB 3.0 Type-C port sometimes operates at 2.0 (HSXX)

    Hey, I finally got a new USB 3.1 Type-C drive to test my USB 3.0 Type-C port. But the weird thing is that it sometimes connects to HS04 port in IOReg and operates at 2.0 speed, and sometimes it connects to SS03 port and operates at 3.0 speed. My laptop's port does not have Thunderbolt support...
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    Audio not working - unsupported HDEF device

    Hey, I recently got my new Lenovo Y520 laptop and I extracted my codec's AppleHDA files from AppleALC and created an injector kext, but the audio is still not working. I suspect it has something to do with my HDEF device not being supported. Although I have installed latest FakePCIID.kext &...
  8. the-braveknight

    AC Wi-Fi not working well

    Hello guys, I've been experiencing problems with my new 5GHz 802.11ac Wi-Fi router, only on macOS... it keeps disconnecting. The speed is also not so well. I tested on Windows, it seems to work well. Attaching my problem reporting files...
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    Buggy battery status

    Hello, I have been having problems with my battery status since I updated to Sierra, the menubar icon *sometimes* shows charging when the cable is actually unplugged, and *sometimes* SysPrefs>Energy Saver becomes buggy and sets the "Turn off display after:" to max with I plug/unplug the cable...
  10. the-braveknight

    [Guide] Lenovo Z50-70/Z40-70/G50-70/G40-70 using Clover UEFI

    Guide moved to Mojave Laptop Support. https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/lenovo-z50-70-z40-70-g50-70-g40-70-using-clover-uefi.261787/
  11. the-braveknight

    Help disabling unused framebuffer ports

    Hello @RehabMan, I wish you could guide me to disable the unused frame buffer ports on my Z50-70 since I'm having that annoying lag... I use ig-platform-id=0x0a2e0008; and all your GitHub repos use 0x0a260006 so I don't know what I should really do. I also use port 0105 for my HDMI audio port...
  12. the-braveknight

    [solved] AppleBacklight.kext injector

    Hello RehabMan, I've been trying to create an injector kext for my display, I used your u430 patch_backlight.sh script and created the injector kext and installed, I've also installed SSDT-PNLF, SSDT-Config and set it to 1 (Use AppleBacklight), SSDT-IGPU but I'm still not able to get my...
  13. the-braveknight

    PluginType=1 option?

    Hello all, Anyone knows if it's reliable to use "plugin-type"=1 to enable power management via native CPU SSDTs on Haswell systems? Or it's better to stuck with SSDT.aml generated by ssdtPRGen.sh script?
  14. the-braveknight

    [Solved] EC _Qxx keys not working on cold boot

    Hello @RehabMan, For a quite long time, my guide has been suffering from a problem that's causing my EC _Q11 & _Q12 not to work on cold boot, I can fix that only by booting into Windows, then restating to macOS, or simply by putting my machine to sleep then wake it up. I found out that my...
  15. the-braveknight

    [Guide] Lenovo ThinkPad E550 (Haswell) using Clover UEFI (10.11)

    Overview The purpose of this guide is to provide a step-by-step guide to installing El Capitan on the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 (Haswell) and similar models as well. Note: This guide is completely based on RehabMan's guides and scripts, I take no credits for this guide, I only modified his scripts...
  16. the-braveknight

    Choosing the correct DVMT-prealloc, cursor, and ig-platform-id

    Hello all, Can anyone explain how to correctly set DVMT-prealloc, cursor, and ig-platform-id values? My Z50-70's default DVMT-prealloc setting is set to 64MB and I've been using the 9MB cursor patch with the ig-patform-id=0x0a26006... What would changing the DVMT-prealloc to higher value do...
  17. the-braveknight

    Possible to use Startup Disk on Windows?

    Hello all, Has anyone succeeded in install BootCamp drivers in Windows? I'd like to use Apple's BootCamp utility to switch between Windows/macOS. Thanks.
  18. the-braveknight

    Clover question: What does KernelAndKextPatches/AppleRTC=true do?

    Hello, Can anyone tell me what KernelAndKextPatches/AppleRTC=true do? The Clover wiki isn't so clear about it... I want to know if it's actually necessary to use it or not? Especially when I already have 'FIX_RTC_20000' in use... Thanks.
  19. the-braveknight

    [Discussion] A new 10.12.1 beta is out, anything new with IOHID drivers?

    Has anyone tried the new build yet? Are the problems with IOHID drivers still there?
  20. the-braveknight

    lid sleep fix possible without disabling it?

    Hello all, Today, I found out that I didn't need the GPRW USB patch, turns out that it's not needed when having correct USB configuration (when certain ports are disabled)... then I wondered if it's possible to fix the lid sleep instead of renaming _PRW to XPRW... Is it possible? Thanks.
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