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I understand. RehabMan could have a look at the config sound should work but doesn't work and kext is a patch to Frammebufer does't work with Sierra and I can not understand why; /
Off-topic.
Open a separate thread.
 
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Q. Audio is not working. How to fix?

Best result with patched AppleHDA. Google 'patch AppleHDA guide'. Search for suitable AppleHDA or patch it yourself. Apply appropriate DSDT patches.

Mirone has a guide for patching AppleHDA as well as a collection of already patched AppleHDA:

Patching guide: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/295001-guide-to-patch-applehda-for-your-codec/#entry1980947

Here is another AppleHDA patching guide: http://osxarena.com/2015/03/best-all-in-one-patch-applehda-guide/

AppleHDA collection: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/298663-applehda-for-yosemite/

AppleHDAPatcher: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/297562-applehdapatcher/

DSDT patches for patched AppleHDA are covered in the DSDT/SSDT patching guide: http://www.tonymacx86.com/el-capitan-laptop-support/152573-guide-patching-laptop-dsdt-ssdts.html

Note: Many laptops use audio chips that have EAPD. If yours does (check your codec dump from Linux), you'll need CodecCommander: https://github.com/RehabMan/EAPD-Codec-Commander

Note: When using AppleHDA injectors (so-called "dummy HDA"), you must rebuild cache in a very specific way when audio is lost.

- boot without caches (press spacebar for Clover menu, choose from resulting menu)
- rebuild cache:
- boot normally

You can also try VoodooHDA.kext (available in Multibeast)
Hi, I recently bought Apple's EarPods and once connected to my Hackintosh I noticed that volume and play/pause controls on it don't work while in a real Mac they work nice (what a surprise!). Why this happens and how can I workaround? Thanks in advance
 

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Hi, I recently bought Apple's EarPods and once connected to my Hackintosh I noticed that volume and play/pause controls on it don't work while in a real Mac they work nice (what a surprise!). Why this happens and how can I workaround? Thanks in advance
No idea.
 
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I'm going to replace my HDD with a SSD, and I already have the bootable USB that I created when I was installing macOS on my HDD. Can I install the OS on the SSD using the same USB or do I need to create another one?

Also, when I try to download El Capitan from the App Store, I get "This version of OS X 10.11 cannot be installed on this computer." message.

EDIT: I'm running 10.11.6 (don't want to move to Sierra due to issues)
 
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I'm going to replace my HDD with a SSD, and I already have the bootable USB that I created when I was installing macOS on my HDD. Can I install the OS on the SSD using the same USB or do I need to create another one?
The USB installer can be reused.

Also, when I try to download El Capitan from the App Store, I get "This version of OS X 10.11 cannot be installed on this computer." message.
On what computer are you doing the download on?
 
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The USB installer can be reused.



On what computer are you doing the download on?
My hackintosh (the one specified on my profile). My friend has a real Mac (late 2016) and he can't also get El Capitan, but I suspect that's because his computer came with a Sierra.
 
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