OpenCore v0.6.3 AMD Zen Sanity Check

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


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ACPI

Add

  • 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 If you have TRx40(ie. 3rd Gen ThreadRipper), please enable this
  • DisableSingleUser = No
  • DisableVariableWrite = No
  • DiscardHibernateMap = No
  • EnableSafeModeSlide = Yes
  • EnableWriteUnprotector = 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
  • IntelMausi.kext this is probably not the right ethernet kext for an AMD system
  • VirtualSMC.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
  • LucyRTL8125Ethernet.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • NVMeFix.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • SmallTreeIntel82576.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • WhateverGreen.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • MacProMemoryNotificationDisabler.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AMDRyzenCPUPowerManagement.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • USBMap-Gigabyte-X570-Aorus-Master.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • SMCAMDProcessor.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Block

Emulate

Quirks

  • AppleCpuPmCfgLock = No
  • AppleXcpmCfgLock = No
  • AppleXcpmExtraMsrs = No
  • AppleXcpmForceBoost = No
  • CustomSMBIOSGuid = No If you have a Dell or VIAO motherboard, please enable this
  • DisableIoMapper = No
  • DisableRtcChecksum = No
  • DummyPowerManagement was moved in OpenCore v0.6.2 - See Kernel -> Emulate
  • LegacyCommpage is missing. Normally set to No
  • ExternalDiskIcons = No
  • ForceSecureBootScheme is missing. Normally set to 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

Patch

  • AMD kernel patches
  • Catalina 10.15.4 CPUFAMILY_INTEL_PENRYN patch found

Misc

BlessOverride

Boot

  • ConsoleAttributes = 0
  • PollAppleHotKeys = Yes but should normally be No
  • ShowPicker = Yes
  • TakeoffDelay = 0
  • HibernateMode = None
  • PickerMode = External
  • HideAuxiliary = No
  • PickerAttributes = 9
  • PickerAudioAssist = No
  • Timeout = 5

Debug

  • AppleDebug = Yes
  • ApplePanic = Yes
  • DisableWatchDog = Yes
  • Target = 67
  • DisplayLevel see Debugging Docs for more info debug display levels
  • DisplayDelay = 0

Entries

Security

  • AllowNvramReset = Yes
  • AllowSetDefault = Yes
  • ApECID = 0
  • AuthRestart = No
  • BootProtect = None
  • DmgLoading = Signed
  • EnablePassword = No
  • Vault = Optional
  • SecureBootModel = Default SecureBootModel set correctly
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 8
  • 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 debug=0x100 keepsyms=1 alcid=1
  • run-efi-updater = No but should normally be No
  • csr-active-config = 00000000
  • prev-lang:kbd = en-US:0 (en-US:0)
  • SystemAudioVolume = 70

Block

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 = No
  • SystemMemoryStatus = Auto
  • SystemProductName = iMac14,2
  • 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
  • OpenCanopy.efi
  • AudioDxe.efi

APFS

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

Audio

  • AudioSupport = Yes
  • AudioDevice = PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x1b,0x0)
  • AudioCodec = 0
  • AudioOut = 0
  • MinimumVolume = 70
  • PlayChime = Yes
  • VolumeAmplifier = 143

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 = Yes This is only required if you plan to use FileVault
  • HashServices = Yes This is only required if you plan to use FileVault
  • OSInfo = No
  • UnicodeCollation = No

Quirks

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

ReservedMemory