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<< Solved >> Internal SATA Hot-Swap bay for HDDs. Anyone have one working?

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Mojave build using 'vanilla' Multibeast options. Everything works great.
Recently added an internal hot-swap bay and drives connected at boot are recognized but I cannot hot-swap them.

SATA port Hot Plug is enabled in Bios.
No SATA options were check-boxed in Multibeast.

Does anyone know how to fix SATA hot swapping so it works like USB external?
 

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You could try this SATA Hotplug KextsToPatch entry and see if it works.

Screenshot 2021-02-14 at 22.43.39.png Xcode screenshot of SATA Hotpatch

I believe this patch is supposed to work in Mojave and possibly Catalina.
 

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You could try this SATA Hotplug KextsToPatch entry and see if it works.

View attachment 509330 Xcode screenshot of SATA Hotpatch

I believe this patch is supposed to work in Mojave and possibly Catalina.
Yes, I am using this patch on my main system with MacOS Mojave (Clover 4920) and Catalina (Clover 5119) and SATA hot plug works in both OS.

For High Sierra there is a different Clover patch that achieves the same results :
 
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Thanks for the help and confirmation! Hot swap disk shows up in orange and works as intended.
You're a lifesaver!
 
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