OpenCore v0.6.3 AMD Zen Sanity Check

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


ACPI

Add

  • SSDT-AWAC.aml is not needed on AMD
  • SSDT-PMC.aml is not needed on AMD
  • SSDT-PNLF.aml is not needed on AMD
  • SSDT-EC-USBX-LAPTOP.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-BRKEY.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-RHUB.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-I2C-TPAD.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-GPIO.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-DMAC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-GPRW.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-HPET.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-I2C1.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-MCHC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-USBX.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-MEM2.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-NDGP_OFF.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-PLUG.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-PPMC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-SBUS-MCHC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-SBUS.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-XOSI.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-XSPI.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 = Yes but should normally be No
  • DisableSingleUser = No
  • DisableVariableWrite = No
  • DiscardHibernateMap = No
  • EnableSafeModeSlide = Yes
  • EnableWriteUnprotector = Yes but should normally be No
  • ForceExitBootServices = No
  • ProtectMemoryRegions = No
  • ProtectSecureBoot = No
  • ProtectUefiServices = No
  • ProvideCustomSlide = Yes
  • ProvideMaxSlide = 0
  • RebuildAppleMemoryMap = Yes
  • SetupVirtualMap = No
  • SignalAppleOS = No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions = Yes

DeviceProperties

Add

Block

Kernel

Add

  • Lilu.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory and the first kext listed here
  • SMCProcessor.kext VirtualSMC plugins don't work on AMD
  • SMCSuperIO.kext VirtualSMC plugins don't work on AMD
  • SMCBatteryManager.kext VirtualSMC plugins don't work on AMD
  • VirtualSMC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleALC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AirportItlwm.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • CPUFriend.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • CPUFriendDataProvider.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • NoTouchID.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • SystemProfilerMemoryFixup.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • USBPorts.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooI2C.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooI2CServices.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooI2C.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooGPIO.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooI2C.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooI2CHID.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooInput.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooPS2Controller.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Keyboard.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • USBMap.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • SATA-unsupported.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • IntelBluetoothFirmware.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • IntelBluetoothInjector.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • NVMeFix.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • WhateverGreen.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • NVMeFix.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Block

Emulate

  • DummyPowerManagement = No this needs to be enabled

Patch

  • 0 patches found - Did you apply the kernel patches correctly? Please review the Kernel Docs
  • Catalina 10.15.4 CPUFAMILY_INTEL_PENRYN patch is missing or incorrect

Quirks

  • AppleCpuPmCfgLock = Yes but should normally be No
  • AppleXcpmCfgLock = Yes but should normally be No
  • AppleXcpmExtraMsrs = No
  • AppleXcpmForceBoost = No
  • CustomSMBIOSGuid = No If you have a Dell or VIAO motherboard, please enable this
  • DisableIoMapper = No
  • LegacyCommpage = No
  • ExternalDiskIcons = No
  • ForceSecureBootScheme = No
  • IncreasePciBarSize = No
  • LapicKernelPanic = No If you have an HP laptop, please enable this
  • PanicNoKextDump = Yes
  • PowerTimeoutKernelPanic = Yes
  • ThirdPartyDrives = No
  • XhciPortLimit = Yes turn off after USB port mapping

Misc

BlessOverride

Boot

  • ConsoleAttributes = 0
  • PollAppleHotKeys = No
  • ShowPicker = Yes
  • TakeoffDelay = 0
  • HibernateMode = None
  • PickerMode = External
  • HideAuxiliary = No
  • PickerAttributes = 0
  • PickerAudioAssist = No
  • Timeout = 5

Debug

  • AppleDebug = Yes
  • ApplePanic = Yes
  • DisableWatchDog enabling this will help debugging
  • Target = 67
  • DisplayLevel = 2147483714
  • DisplayDelay = 0

Entries

Security

  • AllowNvramReset = Yes
  • AllowSetDefault = Yes
  • ApECID = 0
  • AuthRestart = No
  • DmgLoading = Signed
  • EnablePassword = No
  • Vault = Optional
  • SecureBootModel = Default SecureBootModel set correctly
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 6
  • ScanPolicy = 0

Tools

  • You can remove the tool EFIs here

NVRAM

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

Add

  • UIScale = 01
  • DefaultBackgroundColor = 00000000
  • boot-args = -v darkwake=no alcid=0 keepsyms=1 dart=0 -wegnoegpu
  • csr-active-config = 00000000
  • prev-lang:kbd = 656e2d55533a30 (en-US:0)
  • SystemAudioVolume = 46

LegacySchema

PlatformInfo

  • Automatic = Yes
  • UpdateDataHub = Yes
  • UpdateNVRAM = Yes
  • UpdateSMBIOS = Yes
  • UpdateSMBIOSMode = Create If you have a Dell or VIAO motherboard, please set this to Custom

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows = Yes but should normally be No
  • SystemMemoryStatus = Auto
  • SystemProductName = MacBookPro16,2 this is not a suggested SMBIOS for AMD systems. See PlatformInfo Docs
  • MLB is set
  • ROM = 112233000000 You should set this to your NIC MAC address. See PlatformInfo Docs
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID is set

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

  • HfsPlus.efi
  • OpenRuntime.efi
  • OpenUsbKbDxe.efi Unless you are doing a legacy install, you don't need this
  • Ps2KeyboardDxe.efi Unless you are using a PS2 keyboard, this should not be here!
  • Ps2MouseDxe.efi Unless you are using a PS2 mouse/trackpad with OpenCanopy, this should not be here!
  • UsbMouseDxe.efi Unless you are using a USB mouse/trackpad with OpenCanopy, this should not be here!
  • OpenCanopy.efi
  • AudioDxe.efi

APFS

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

Audio

  • AudioSupport = No
  • AudioDevice = -blank-
  • AudioCodec = 0
  • AudioOut = 0
  • MinimumVolume = 20
  • PlayChime = No
  • VolumeAmplifier = 0

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
  • ForceResolution = No
  • ClearScreenOnModeSwitch = No
  • IgnoreTextInGraphics = No
  • ProvideConsoleGop = Yes
  • DirectGopRendering = No
  • ReconnectOnResChange = No
  • ReplaceTabWithSpace = No
  • SanitiseClearScreen = No
  • UgaPassThrough = No

ProtocolOverrides

  • AppleAudio = No
  • AppleBootPolicy = No
  • AppleDebugLog = No
  • AppleEvent = No
  • AppleFramebufferInfo = No
  • AppleImageConversion = No
  • AppleImg4Verification = No
  • AppleKeyMap = No
  • AppleRtcRam = No
  • AppleSecureBoot = No
  • AppleSmcIo = No
  • AppleUserInterfaceTheme = No
  • DataHub = No
  • DeviceProperties = No
  • FirmwareVolume = No If you plan to use FileVault2, please enable this
  • HashServices = No If you plan to use FileVault2, please enable this
  • OSInfo = No
  • UnicodeCollation = No

Quirks

  • DeduplicateBootOrder = Yes
  • ExitBootServicesDelay = 0
  • IgnoreInvalidFlexRatio = No
  • ReleaseUsbOwnership = Yes but should normally be No
  • RequestBootVarRouting = Yes
  • TscSyncTimeout = 0
  • UnblockFsConnect = No If you have an HP system, please enable this

ReservedMemory