OpenCore v0.5.9 Intel Haswell-E Sanity Check

https://desktop.dortania.ml/config-HEDT/haswell-e.html


ACPI

Add

  • DSDT.aml You should not be including your dumped DSDT. Please review the ACPI Docs.
  • You might need something like SSDT-EC.aml or SSDT-EC-USBX-DESKTOP.aml. See the ACPI Docs
  • SSDT-PLUG.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • DSDT1.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • DSDT3.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-10.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-12.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-UIAC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT.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 but should normally be Yes
  • DisableSingleUser = No
  • DisableVariableWrite = No
  • DiscardHibernateMap = No
  • EnableSafeModeSlide = Yes
  • EnableWriteUnprotector = Yes
  • ForceExitBootServices = No
  • ProtectMemoryRegions = No
  • ProtectSecureBoot = No
  • ProtectUefiServices = No
  • ProvideCustomSlide = Yes
  • RebuildAppleMemoryMap = No but should normally be Yes
  • SetupVirtualMap = Yes
  • SignalAppleOS = No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions = No

DeviceProperties

Add

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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
  • ACPIBatteryManager.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AirportBrcmFixup.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleBacklightInjector.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • CodecCommander.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • FakePCIID_Broadcom_WiFi.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
  • IntelMausiEthernet.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooPS2Controller-V8Test6.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooPS2Controller-V8Test6.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Keyboard.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooPS2Controller-V8Test6.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Trackpad.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Block

Emulate

  • Cpuid1Data = -blank- you need correct CPU spoofing here
  • Cpuid1Mask = -blank-

Patch

Quirks

  • AppleCpuPmCfgLock = Yes
  • AppleXcpmCfgLock = Yes
  • AppleXcpmExtraMsrs = No but should normally be Yes
  • AppleXcpmForceBoost = No
  • CustomSMBIOSGuid = No
  • DisableIoMapper = Yes
  • DisableRtcChecksum is for OpenCore v0.5.8
  • DummyPowerManagement = No
  • ExternalDiskIcons = Yes but should normally be 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 = 1
  • PickerAudioAssist = No
  • Timeout = 5

Debug

  • AppleDebug = No but should normally be Yes
  • ApplePanic = No but should normally be Yes
  • DisableWatchDog = Yes
  • Target = 67
  • DisplayLevel = 2147483714
  • DisplayDelay = 0

Entries

Security

  • AllowNvramReset = Yes
  • AllowSetDefault = Yes
  • AuthRestart = No
  • BlacklistAppleUpdate is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • BootProtect = Bootstrap
  • Vault = Secure but should normally be Optional
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 6
  • ScanPolicy = 0

Tools

  • You can remove the tool EFIs here

NVRAM

  • LegacyEnable = No
  • LegacyOverwrite = No
  • WriteFlash = Yes but should normally be No

Add

  • UIScale = 01
  • DefaultBackgroundColor = 00000000
  • boot-args = -v debug=0x100 keepsyms=1 alcid=18 -wegnoegpu
  • csr-active-config = 00000000
  • prev-lang:kbd = -blank- (-blank-)
  • SystemAudioVolume = 46

Delete

LegacySchema

PlatformInfo

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

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows = No
  • SystemProductName = MacBookPro14,3
  • MLB is set
  • ROM is set
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID is set

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

  • Need either VBoxHfs.efi or HFSPlus.efi here
  • OpenRuntime.efi
  • ApfsDriverLoader.efi was merged into OpenCore under the UEFI/APFS section as of OpenCore v0.5.8
  • XhciDxe.efi should not be here!
  • AudioDxe.efi
  • CrScreenshotDxe.efi
  • HiiDatabase.efi
  • OpenCanopy.efi
  • OpenUsbKbDxe.efi
  • Ps2KeyboardDxe.efi
  • Ps2MouseDxe.efi
  • UsbMouseDxe.efi

APFS

  • EnableJumpstart = Yes
  • HideVerbose = 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 = -blank-
  • TimerResolution = 50000

Output

  • You should have exactly 10 settings in the UEFI/Output section
  • TextRenderer = BuiltinGraphics
  • ConsoleMode = -blank-
  • Resolution = Max
  • ClearScreenOnModeSwitch = No
  • IgnoreTextInGraphics = No
  • ProvideConsoleGop = Yes
  • DirectGopRendering = No
  • ReconnectOnResChange = No
  • ReplaceTabWithSpace = No
  • SanitiseClearScreen = No

ProtocolOverrides

  • You should have exactly 15 settings in the UEFI/ProtocolOverrides section
  • 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 = Yes
  • ExitBootServicesDelay = 0
  • IgnoreInvalidFlexRatio = No but should normally be Yes
  • ReleaseUsbOwnership = No
  • RequestBootVarRouting = Yes
  • TscSyncTimeout = 0
  • UnblockFsConnect = No

ReservedMemory