OpenCore v0.5.8 AMD Zen Sanity Check

https://desktop.dortania.ml/AMD/zen.html


  • ACPI - Patch section is missing
  • Misc - Tools section is missing
  • UEFI - APFS section is missing
  • UEFI - Audio section is missing
  • UEFI - ProtocolOverrides section is missing
  • UEFI - Output section is missing
  • UEFI - ReservedMemory section is missing

ACPI

Add

  • SSDT-EC0.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory

Quirks

  • FadtEnableReset = No
  • NormalizeHeaders = No
  • RebaseRegions = No
  • ResetHwSig = No
  • ResetLogoStatus = No

Booter

Quirks

  • AvoidRuntimeDefrag = Yes
  • DevirtualiseMmio = No
  • DisableSingleUser = No
  • DisableVariableWrite = No
  • DiscardHibernateMap = No
  • EnableSafeModeSlide = Yes
  • EnableWriteUnprotector = Yes
  • ForceExitBootServices = No
  • ProtectCsmRegion was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.7 - See ProtectMemoryRegions instead
  • ProtectMemoryRegions is missing. Normally set to No
  • ProtectSecureBoot is missing. Normally set to No
  • ProtectUefiServices is missing. Normally set to No
  • ProvideCustomSlide = Yes
  • RebuildAppleMemoryMap is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • SetupVirtualMap = Yes but should normally be No
  • ShrinkMemoryMap was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.7 - See RebuildAppleMemoryMap instead
  • SignalAppleOS is missing. Normally set to No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions is missing. Normally set to Yes

DeviceProperties

Add

Kernel

Patch

  • AMD kernel patches
  • Catalina 10.15.4 CPUFAMILY_INTEL_PENRYN patch found

Add

  • Lilu.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory and the first kext listed here
  • IntelMausi.kext this is probably not the right ethernet kext for an AMD system
  • AppleIGB.kext this is probably not the right ethernet kext for an AMD system
  • AppleIGB.kext this is probably not the right ethernet kext for an AMD system
  • NullCPUPowerManagement.kext set the DummyPowerManagement quirk instead of using this kext
  • VirtualSMC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleALC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • WhateverGreen.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleMCEReporterDisabler.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • RealtekRTL8111.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Block

Quirks

  • AppleCpuPmCfgLock = No
  • AppleXcpmCfgLock = No
  • AppleXcpmExtraMsrs = No
  • AppleXcpmForceBoost is missing. Normally set to No
  • CustomSMBIOSGuid = No
  • DisableIoMapper = Yes but should normally be No
  • DisableRtcChecksum is missing. Normally set to No
  • ExternalDiskIcons = Yes but should normally be No
  • IncreasePciBarSize is missing. Normally set to No
  • LapicKernelPanic = No
  • PanicNoKextDump = Yes
  • PowerTimeoutKernelPanic = No but should normally be Yes
  • ThirdPartyDrives is missing. Normally set to No
  • XhciPortLimit = Yes turn off after USB port mapping

Misc

Boot

  • ConsoleBehaviourOs was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6
  • ConsoleBehaviourUi was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6
  • ConsoleMode has been moved to UEFI/Output section as of OpenCore v0.5.6
  • Resolution has been moved to UEFI/Output section as of OpenCore v0.5.6
  • HideSelf = Yes
  • PollAppleHotKeys = No
  • ShowPicker = Yes
  • UsePicker was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6
  • TakeoffDelay is missing. Normally set to 0
  • HibernateMode = None
  • HideAuxiliary is missing. Normally set to No
  • PickerAudioAssist is missing. Normally set to No
  • Timeout = 2 but should normally be 5

Debug

  • AppleDebug is missing. Normally set to No
  • DisableWatchDog enabling this will help debugging
  • Target see the Debugging Docs for more info on debug target numbers
  • DisplayLevel see Debugging Docs for more info debug display levels
  • DisplayDelay = 0

Entries

Security

  • AllowNvramReset = Yes
  • AllowSetDefault is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • AuthRestart is missing. Normally set to No
  • BootProtect is missing. Normally set to None
  • RequireSignature was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6 - See Vault
  • RequireVault was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6 - See Vault
  • Vault is missing. Normally set to Optional
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 2
  • ScanPolicy = 0

NVRAM

  • LegacyEnable = No
  • LegacyOverwrite is missing. Normally set to No
  • WriteFlash is missing. Normally set to Yes

Add

  • UIScale = 01
  • boot-args = -v keepsyms=1 npci=0x2000 debug=0x100 agdpmod=pikera alcid=11
  • csr-active-config = e7030000
  • nvda_drv = -blank- Remove this setting completely. It is no longer used as of OpenCore v0.5.7
  • prev-lang:kbd = -blank- (-blank-)

Block

LegacySchema

PlatformInfo

  • Automatic = Yes
  • UpdateDataHub = Yes
  • UpdateNVRAM = Yes
  • UpdateSMBIOS = Yes
  • UpdateSMBIOSMode = Create

DataHub

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows is missing. Normally set to No
  • SystemProductName = iMacPro1,1
  • MLB is set
  • ROM = 112233000000 You should set this to your NIC MAC address. See PlatformInfo Docs
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID is set

PlatformNVRAM

SMBIOS

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

  • HFSPlus.efi
  • OpenRuntime.efi is missing
  • FwRuntimeServices.efi has been replaced by OpenRuntime.efi as of OpenCore v0.5.7
  • ApfsDriverLoader.efi was merged into OpenCore under the UEFI/APFS section as of OpenCore v0.5.8
  • VirtualSmc.efi was merged into OpenCore under the quirk AppleSmcIo!

Input

  • KeyFiltering is missing. Normally set to No
  • KeyForgetThreshold = 5
  • KeyMergeThreshold = 2
  • KeySupport = No but should normally be Yes
  • KeySupportMode = -blank- but should normally be Auto
  • KeySwap = No
  • PointerSupport = No
  • PointerSupportMode = -blank-
  • TimerResolution = 50000

Protocols

Quirks

  • AvoidHighAlloc was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6
  • ExitBootServicesDelay = 0
  • IgnoreInvalidFlexRatio = No
  • ReconnectOnResChange was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6 - See Output/${setting}
  • IgnoreTextInGraphics was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6 - See Output/${setting}
  • ProvideConsoleGop was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6 - See Output/${setting}
  • ReleaseUsbOwnership = No
  • RequestBootVarFallback is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • RequestBootVarRouting = Yes
  • ReplaceTabWithSpace was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6 - See Output/${setting}
  • SanitiseClearScreen was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6 - See Output/${setting}
  • ClearScreenOnModeSwitch was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.6 - See Output/${setting}
  • UnblockFsConnect is missing. Normally set to No