OpenCore v0.5.9 Intel Haswell Sanity Check

https://desktop.dortania.ml/config.plist/haswell.html


ACPI

Add

  • SSDT-PLUG.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-EHCx_OFF.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

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 = Yes
  • SignalAppleOS = No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions = No

DeviceProperties

Add

  • AAPL,ig-platform-id = 0300220d iGPU set correctly

Delete

Kernel

Add

  • Lilu.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory and the first kext listed here
  • 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
  • IntelMausiEthernet.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Block

Emulate

Patch

Quirks

  • AppleCpuPmCfgLock = Yes You should disable CFG-Lock in your bios instead of using this
  • AppleXcpmCfgLock = Yes You should disable CFG-Lock in your bios instead of using this
  • AppleXcpmExtraMsrs = No
  • AppleXcpmForceBoost = No
  • CustomSMBIOSGuid = No
  • DisableIoMapper = Yes
  • DisableRtcChecksum = No
  • DummyPowerManagement = No
  • ExternalDiskIcons = No
  • IncreasePciBarSize = No
  • LapicKernelPanic = No
  • 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 = Builtin
  • HideAuxiliary = No
  • PickerAttributes = 0
  • PickerAudioAssist = No
  • Timeout = 5

Debug

  • AppleDebug = Yes
  • ApplePanic = No but should normally be Yes
  • DisableWatchDog = Yes
  • Target = 67
  • DisplayLevel see Debugging Docs for more info debug display levels
  • DisplayDelay = 0

Entries

Security

  • AllowNvramReset = Yes
  • AllowSetDefault = Yes
  • AuthRestart = No
  • BlacklistAppleUpdate = No but should normally be Yes
  • BootProtect = None but should normally be Bootstrap
  • Vault = Optional
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 6
  • ScanPolicy = 0

Tools

  • You removed the tool EFIs

NVRAM

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

Add

  • UIScale = 01
  • DefaultBackgroundColor = 00000000
  • boot-args = -v keepsyms=1 debug=0x100 alcid=3
  • csr-active-config = 00000000
  • prev-lang:kbd = en-US:0 (en-US:0)
  • SystemAudioVolume = 46

Delete

LegacySchema

PlatformInfo

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

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows = No
  • SystemProductName = iMac14,1
  • MLB is set
  • ROM is set
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID is set

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

  • VBoxHfs.efi
  • OpenRuntime.efi
  • ApfsDriverLoader.efi was merged into OpenCore under the UEFI/APFS section as of OpenCore v0.5.8

APFS

  • EnableJumpstart = No but should normally be Yes
  • HideVerbose = No but should normally be Yes
  • JumpstartHotPlug = No
  • MinDate = 0
  • MinVersion = 0

Audio

  • AudioSupport = No
  • AudioDevice = PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x1b,0x0)
  • 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 = ASUS but should normally be -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 = No but should normally be Yes
  • ExitBootServicesDelay = 0
  • IgnoreInvalidFlexRatio = Yes
  • ReleaseUsbOwnership = No
  • RequestBootVarRouting = Yes
  • TscSyncTimeout = 0
  • UnblockFsConnect = No

ReservedMemory