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  1. ShortFormErnie

    Success - HP Spectre X360

    When I get a free chance I’ll try this out. I should note however that I upgraded my SSD to a 2GB NVMe so my mileage may differ from yours. That said, I have not had any problems since switching due to the SSD.
  2. ShortFormErnie

    Mac OS X Leopard on iPad Pro 2020

    Emulation takes up a ton of processor power. It’s effectively re-rendering machine code in real time. If you were to emulate X86, it would be much slower. You need to have realistic standards here.
  3. ShortFormErnie

    [Guide] High Sierra on HP Spectre x360 8th Gen Coffee Lake

    I’ve been trying a number of things on my end. I’m using the Thunderbolt 3 fix I laid out above, but also following the Framebuffer patching guide. That fixed some slowness issues with HDMI, but it doesn’t work on every profile—I had to switch to Macbook15,2 to get it to work. Will offer a...
  4. ShortFormErnie

    [Guide] High Sierra on HP Spectre x360 8th Gen Coffee Lake

    A note for anyone curious: I upgraded the RAM to 32GB in this machine with no problem—it worked perfectly and was relatively cheap. (I bought 2x16 Corsair chips, if you’re curious.) I’m also looking into upgrading the SSD to 2TB in the coming months, though I haven’t tried it yet and am hoping...
  5. ShortFormErnie

    [Guide] High Sierra on HP Spectre x360 8th Gen Coffee Lake

    For anyone still following this that was having issues with USB-C hotplug on the Thunderbolt port, this technique here solves the problem. (Assuming it also works for TB3 proper, but I don’t have any TB3 devices.)
  6. ShortFormErnie

    [Guide] High Sierra on HP Spectre x360 8th Gen Coffee Lake

    Mojave largely works with this guide.
  7. ShortFormErnie

    [Guide] How to use eGPU with any laptop equipped with Thunderbolt 3

    Do not have any TB3 devices to test at the moment, but this fixed the hotplug issue on my HP Spectre x360’s Thunderbolt 3 port. Thank you!
  8. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    That’s a huge bummer, I’ll keep an ear out and see what I can find. FWIW, it seems like the trackpad on your Spectre model is giving some Linux users problems as well: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201775
  9. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    OK, doing some research on the lockup issue: A lot of lockups that happen with two minutes left appear to be a side effect of the APFS not properly formatting on the drive. Assuming that’s the issue, you have both apfs.efi and ApfsDriverLoader-64.efi in your drivers64UEFI folder. You need to...
  10. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    To clarify, does it lock up on the initial boot into the installer or on the reboot, when it just shows the black screen with the Apple logo? Since you’re mentioning mouse functionality it seems worth asking.
  11. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    When I get a little more time I’ll try to dig into your config.plist to see if anything’s off, but @jm52262's recommendation sounds like a good lead. You may need to do some DSDT patching on your USB before you finish installing.
  12. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    Sure thing. Thanks Jay!
  13. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    Thanks, just tried it. It seems to have made a lot of progress, but I ended up turning it off because it seems to lead the battery to drain while it’s sleeping. Perhaps the trackpad is too sensitive? (I’ll give it another shot when I’m less busy.) I think it’s looking really close, though I miss...
  14. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    Perhaps you can try installing it on an external drive first? I think the preferred method for setting up Mojave is to install it on an external SSD and use Carbon Copy Cloner to copy it over. In the case of the HP software, yeah, that’s basically because you haven’t had a chance to copy over...
  15. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    How did I not know about this? This is great. I know RehabMan took a step back, so I’m glad that this got picked up. Thanks for sharing, Jay.
  16. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    Check the releases page for a pre-compiled version: https://github.com/acidanthera/VoodooPS2/releases
  17. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    Just found this in reference to a separate thread about a similar Whiskey Lake machine: I pulled them out of the file and attached that version here. I did double-check the graphics card just to be on the safe side, and the Intel graphics are still UHD 620 on the Whiskey Lake version of the...
  18. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    I would grab the releases from the official sources. Here’s RehabMan’s page with the releases for VoodooPS2Controller: https://bitbucket.org/RehabMan/os-x-voodoo-ps2-controller/src And VoodooI2C is here: https://github.com/alexandred/VoodooI2C/releases My general policy would be to grab from...
  19. ShortFormErnie

    2018 Spectre x360 15" (Whiskey Lake)

    I haven’t had a chance to dive into your conflig.plist yet, but one thing I noticed right away: You have an old version of VoodooPS2Controller.kext in there that was released before a version with a specific Synaptics fix was put into place, and as the Spectre uses Synaptics devices, that may be...
  20. ShortFormErnie

    Success Catalina HP ENVY 34-a051 AIO

    It is a desktop—it’s an all-in one: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04875901
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