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[Guide] Lenovo Ideapad S340 Laptop on Catalina

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it says I need windows. Can this be done without it?

It looks like that guide just uses it to remove ambiguity about which is the correct ACPI name for the touchpad device.
 
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It looks like that guide just uses it to remove ambiguity about which is the correct ACPI name for the touchpad device.


Right.

You don't really really need windows.
 
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Hello everyone! Big news on this laptop... I got the built-in SD card reader working!! Just add the following to the Clover configuration file, under "Devices"

<key>Arbitrary</key>
<array>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>SDXC reader - RP09</string>
<key>CustomProperties</key>
<array>
<dict>
<key>Disabled</key>
<false/>
<key>Key</key>
<string>device_type</string>
<key>Value</key>
<string>Media controller</string>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Disabled</key>
<false/>
<key>Key</key>
<string>model</string>
<key>Value</key>
<string>O2 Micro SD card reader</string>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Disabled</key>
<false/>
<key>Key</key>
<string>name</string>
<key>Value</key>
<string>SD/MMC Card Reader</string>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Disabled</key>
<false/>
<key>Key</key>
<string>compatible</string>
<key>Value</key>
<string>pci14e4,16bc</string>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Disabled</key>
<false/>
<key>Key</key>
<string>subsystem-vendor-id</string>
<key>Value</key>
<data>
axAAAA==
</data>
</dict>
</array>
<key>PciAddr</key>
<string>01:00:00</string>
</dict>
</array>

UPDATE: I've noticed that I get random system freezes using this patch. Use at your own risk.
 

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If I read the guide correctly, the only "necessary" physical replacement is wifi card?
How do you install the wifi card?
 
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Thank you for the post. Let me try it on my Icelake model S340
 
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Does anyone has delay when dragging the window? How can I disable it?
 
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As anyone running the BCM94352Z wifi card on the S340 ?
Will it run 100% ?

Thanks
 
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I just installed 10.15.2 on an 81N8 very quickly without any issues (thanks OP!), but on shutdown I see VoodooPS2Keyboard is KP'ing. I remember I have had this problem before in Mojave because of a conflict with Voodoo2IC, and I avoided it by rolling back Rehabman's VoodooPS2controller version.

Are other people not also getting this KP? Is there any better solution?

Also, I see that there is a fake Ethernet connection created from the dummy kext, but I'm having issues with Facetime/iMessage on a fresh install even when setting up a brand new iCloud account. Other people have this working normally on their versions of this laptop, right?
 
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