OpenCore v0.6.6 Intel Comet Lake Sanity Check

https://dortania.github.io/OpenCore-Install-Guide/config.plist/comet-lake.html


ACPI

Add

  • SSDT-GPRW.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-NVRAM.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-UIAC-VISION-G-V2.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-AWAC.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-DMAR.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-DTPG.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-EC.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-SBUS-MCHC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-UIAC-VISION-G-V3.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-USBW.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory

Delete

Patch

Quirks

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

Booter

MmioWhitelist

Patch

Quirks

  • AllowRelocationBlock = No
  • AvoidRuntimeDefrag = Yes
  • DevirtualiseMmio = Yes
  • DisableSingleUser = No
  • DisableVariableWrite = No
  • DiscardHibernateMap = No
  • EnableSafeModeSlide = Yes
  • EnableWriteUnprotector = No
  • ForceExitBootServices = No
  • ProtectMemoryRegions = No
  • ProtectSecureBoot = No
  • ProtectUefiServices = Yes
  • ProvideCustomSlide = Yes
  • ProvideMaxSlide = 0
  • RebuildAppleMemoryMap = Yes
  • SetupVirtualMap = Yes but should normally be No
  • SignalAppleOS = No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions = Yes

DeviceProperties

Add

Delete

Kernel

Add

  • Lilu.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory and the first kext listed here
  • FakePCIID.kext there are better ways to fake device ids
  • FakePCIID_Intel_HDMI_Audio.kext there are better ways to fake device ids
  • VirtualSMC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleALC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • BlueToolFixup.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • BrcmFirmwareData.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • BrcmPatchRAM3.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • BrightnessKeys.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • CpuTscSync.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • FakePCIID_Intel_I225-V.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • IntelMausi.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • NVMeFix.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • RestrictEvents.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • SMCProcessor.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • SMCSuperIO.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • SmallTree-Intel-211-82576.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • USBInjectAll.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • USBWakeFixup.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • WhateverGreen.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Block

Emulate

  • DummyPowerManagement = No

Force

Patch

Quirks

  • AppleCpuPmCfgLock = No
  • AppleXcpmCfgLock = No Make sure CFG-Lock is disabled in your bios
  • AppleXcpmExtraMsrs = No
  • AppleXcpmForceBoost = No
  • CustomSMBIOSGuid = Yes This is only required if you have a Dell or VIAO motherboard
  • DisableIoMapper = No but should normally be Yes
  • DisableRtcChecksum = No
  • ExtendBTFeatureFlags = No
  • LegacyCommpage = No
  • ExternalDiskIcons = Yes
  • ForceSecureBootScheme = No
  • IncreasePciBarSize = No
  • LapicKernelPanic = No If you have an HP laptop, please enable this
  • PanicNoKextDump = Yes
  • PowerTimeoutKernelPanic = Yes
  • SetApfsTrimTimeout = 999 but should normally be -1
  • ThirdPartyDrives = No
  • XhciPortLimit = No enable if you have USB issues

Scheme

Misc

BlessOverride

Boot

  • ConsoleAttributes = 0
  • PollAppleHotKeys = Yes but should normally be No
  • ShowPicker = Yes
  • TakeoffDelay = 0
  • HibernateMode = None
  • LauncherOption = Disabled LauncherOption set correctly
  • LauncherPath = Default
  • PickerMode = External but should normally be Builtin
  • HideAuxiliary = Yes but should normally be No
  • PickerAttributes = 153
  • PickerAudioAssist = No
  • Timeout = 10 but should normally be 5
  • PickerVariant = Auto

Debug

  • AppleDebug = Yes
  • ApplePanic = Yes
  • DisableWatchDog = Yes
  • 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 = Yes
  • ApECID = 0
  • AuthRestart = No
  • BlacklistAppleUpdate = Yes
  • DmgLoading = Signed
  • EnablePassword = No
  • Vault = Optional
  • SecureBootModel = Disabled SecureBootModel set correctly
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 14
  • ScanPolicy = 0

Serial

Tools

  • You can remove the tool EFIs here

NVRAM

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

Add

  • UIScale = 01
  • DefaultBackgroundColor = 00000000
  • boot-args = keepsyms=1 debug=0x100 agdpmod=pikera shikigva=80 You need to add alcid=<layout> here since you are using AppleALC.kext
  • run-efi-updater = No
  • csr-active-config = 67000000
  • prev-lang:kbd = 656e2d55533a30 (en-US:0)
  • SystemAudioVolume = 46

Delete

LegacySchema

PlatformInfo

  • Automatic = Yes
  • UpdateDataHub = Yes
  • UpdateNVRAM = Yes
  • UpdateSMBIOS = Yes
  • UpdateSMBIOSMode = Custom This is only required if you have a Dell or VIAO motherboard

CustomMemory

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows is missing. Normally set to No
  • ProcessorType = 0
  • SystemMemoryStatus = Auto
  • MaxBIOSVersion = No
  • SystemProductName = iMac20,1
  • MLB is set
  • ROM is set
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID is set

UseRawUuidEncoding

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

  • Need either VBoxHfs.efi, OpenHfsPlus.efi or HfsPlus.efi here
  • OpenRuntime.efi is missing
  • Array
  • Array
  • Array
  • Array
  • Array
  • Array
  • Array
  • Array

APFS

  • EnableJumpstart = Yes
  • GlobalConnect = No If you have an HP motherboard and can't see APFS drives in OpenCore, please enable this
  • HideVerbose = Yes
  • JumpstartHotPlug = No
  • MinDate = -1 but should normally be 0
  • MinVersion = -1 but should normally be 0

AppleInput

Audio

  • AudioSupport = Yes
  • AudioDevice = PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x1F,0x3)
  • AudioCodec = 0
  • PlayChime = Auto
  • SetupDelay = 0

Input

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

Output

  • You should have exactly 12 settings in the UEFI/Output section
  • 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 is missing. Normally set to 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

  • DisableSecurityPolicy = No If you have a Microsoft Surface device, please enable this
  • ExitBootServicesDelay = 0
  • IgnoreInvalidFlexRatio = No
  • ReleaseUsbOwnership = No
  • RequestBootVarRouting = Yes
  • TscSyncTimeout = 0
  • UnblockFsConnect = No If you have an HP system, please enable this

ReservedMemory