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Lenovo Flex 2-15, can't install High Sierra

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you still haven't used a config.plist form the laptop guide

and judging by the folder structure, nor have you updated your clover version

please don't waste my time

Stuck on logo.
 

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P1LGRIM

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No hope of it working without FakeSMC.kext (or VirtualSMC.kext).

apfs.efi and ApfsDriverLoader.efi do the same job and are mutually exclusive.
 
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Now the same result as the first post. Installer crashes at 2 minutes remaining. :/
 

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Now the same result as the first post. Installer crashes at 2 minutes remaining. :/
remove:
AppleACPIPlatform.kext
NullCPUPowerManagement.kext
not sure why have those for
 
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First off, my kindest thanks to @Feartech and @P1LGRIM for their help.

Secondly, the installation process on my end requires explanation.

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2-15 (Intel i5-4210U, HD 4400, 12 GB RAM) and I am installing on 128GB USB. Initially, I was attempting to use APFS on the USB and install High Sierra. However, APFS was meant to be used with SSD rather than USB or HDD (having read multiple posts about it)

The simple fix was to use HFS+ filesystem on the USB and the installation was successful, albeit one restart - as per the guide.

ATH9KFixup (with bootargs: -ath9565) as well as VoodooHDA (Latest) were used to resolve WiFi (AR9565) and Audio issues.

Final thoughts, Bluetooth is not working -used Rehabman's BrcmPatchRAM2 & BrcmFirmwareRepo kext unfortunately, it did not work. Bluetooth taskbar icon is present but there is no devices label when opened.

https://techhowdy.com/fix-bluetooth-and-wi-fi-on-hackintosh-macos-sierra/

DPCIManager (ML) to identify BT which did not work. Used sys info

Vendor ID: 0x0CF3
Product ID: 0x3004


So far, the OS is working fine, HDA blacks out every now and then. BT issue resolved would be wonderful.

Thanks.
 
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