OpenCore v0.5.9 AMD Zen Sanity Check

https://dortania.github.io/OpenCore-Install-Guide/AMD/zen.html


ACPI

Add

  • SSDT-EC0.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT_NVMe-Pcc.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-EC-USBX-AMD.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory

Block

Patch

Quirks

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

Booter

MmioWhitelist

Quirks

  • AvoidRuntimeDefrag = Yes
  • DevirtualiseMmio = No
  • DisableSingleUser = No
  • DisableVariableWrite = No
  • DiscardHibernateMap = No
  • EnableSafeModeSlide = Yes
  • EnableWriteUnprotector = Yes
  • ForceExitBootServices = No
  • ProtectMemoryRegions = No
  • ProtectSecureBoot = No
  • ProtectUefiServices = No
  • ProvideCustomSlide = Yes
  • RebuildAppleMemoryMap = Yes
  • SetupVirtualMap = No
  • SignalAppleOS = No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions = Yes

DeviceProperties

Add

Kernel

Add

  • Lilu.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory and the first kext listed here
  • SmallTreeIntel82576.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • NoVPAJpeg.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VirtualSMC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • WhateverGreen.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleALC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleMCEReporterDisabler.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Block

Emulate

Patch

  • AMD kernel patches
  • Catalina 10.15.4 CPUFAMILY_INTEL_PENRYN patch found

Quirks

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

Misc

BlessOverride

Boot

  • PollAppleHotKeys = No
  • ShowPicker = Yes
  • TakeoffDelay = 0
  • HibernateMode = None
  • PickerMode = External
  • HideAuxiliary = No
  • PickerAttributes = 1
  • PickerAudioAssist = No
  • Timeout = 10 but should normally be 5

Debug

  • AppleDebug = No
  • ApplePanic is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • DisableWatchDog enabling this will help debugging
  • Target see the Debugging Docs for more info on debug target numbers
  • DisplayLevel = 2147483714
  • DisplayDelay = 0

Entries

Security

  • AllowNvramReset = Yes
  • AllowSetDefault = Yes
  • AuthRestart = No
  • BlacklistAppleUpdate is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • BootProtect = None
  • Vault = Optional
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 2
  • ScanPolicy = 0

Tools

  • You removed the tool EFIs

NVRAM

  • LegacyEnable = No
  • LegacyOverwrite = No
  • WriteFlash = Yes

Add

  • UIScale = 02
  • boot-args = keepsyms=1 npci=0x2000 debug=0x100 agdpmod=pikera You need to add alcid=<layout> here since you are using AppleALC.kext
  • csr-active-config = e7030000
  • prev-lang:kbd = 007a682d48616e733a323532 (zh-Hans:252)

Block

LegacySchema

PlatformInfo

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

DataHub

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows = Yes but should normally be No
  • SystemProductName = iMacPro1,1
  • MLB is set
  • ROM is set
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID is set

PlatformNVRAM

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

  • HFSPlus.efi
  • OpenRuntime.efi
  • UsbMouseDxe.efi
  • Ps2KeyboardDxe.efi
  • Ps2MouseDxe.efi
  • OpenCanopy.efi
  • AudioDxe-64.efi

APFS

  • EnableJumpstart = Yes
  • HideVerbose = Yes
  • JumpstartHotPlug = No
  • MinDate = 0
  • MinVersion = 0

Audio

Input

  • KeyFiltering = No
  • KeyForgetThreshold = 5
  • KeyMergeThreshold = 2
  • KeySupport = Yes
  • KeySupportMode = Auto
  • KeySwap = No
  • PointerSupport = No
  • PointerSupportMode = -blank-
  • TimerResolution = 50000

Output

  • TextRenderer = BuiltinGraphics
  • ConsoleMode = -blank-
  • Resolution = Max
  • ClearScreenOnModeSwitch = No
  • IgnoreTextInGraphics = No
  • ProvideConsoleGop = Yes
  • DirectGopRendering = No
  • ReconnectOnResChange = No
  • ReplaceTabWithSpace = No
  • SanitiseClearScreen = No

ProtocolOverrides

  • AppleAudio = No
  • AppleBootPolicy = No
  • AppleDebugLog = No
  • AppleEvent = No
  • AppleImageConversion = No
  • AppleKeyMap = No
  • AppleRtcRam = No
  • AppleSmcIo = No
  • DataHub = No
  • DeviceProperties = No
  • FirmwareVolume = No
  • HashServices = No
  • OSInfo = No
  • UnicodeCollation = No

Quirks

  • DeduplicateBootOrder is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • ExitBootServicesDelay = 0
  • IgnoreInvalidFlexRatio = No
  • ReleaseUsbOwnership = Yes but should normally be No
  • RequestBootVarRouting = Yes
  • TscSyncTimeout is missing. Normally set to 0
  • UnblockFsConnect = No

ReservedMemory