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HowTo: Real Thunderbolt HotPlug/HotSwap on the fly

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I did, but with some weird caveats that made it a wash. Hotswap working, but cannot have devices plugged in during boot up or shutdown, and the computer would sometimes restart once shutdown. Progress is being made but a lot of stuff still needs figuring out. :)

Hey,
can you tell us what you'e done so far?
how did you get around the Thunderbolt Force Power?
 
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@Mork_vom_Ork Thanks a lot for the guide, I am trying to get it going with the same board (Z270 SuperCarrier). I managed to unlock the bios (latest 2.40) using AMIBCD and set all the options as on your screenshots. I've made an SSDT from the guide and added it to OpenCore. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to work. Should it work with OC?
 
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Following up: I've managed to get Thunderbolt hot plug working on Z270 SuperCarrier under 10.15.6 and OpenCore by using the following SSDTs.
 

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Another follow-up: please note that the OPs BIOS configuration options are required for hotplug to work, the SSDT patches won't work without BIOS/UEFI changes.
 
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