OpenCore v0.5.9 Intel Kaby Lake Sanity Check

https://desktop.dortania.ml/config.plist/kaby-lake.html


  • ACPI - Quirks section is missing
  • Misc - Debug section is missing
  • Misc - Entries section is missing
  • Misc - Tools section is missing
  • UEFI - Audio section is missing
  • UEFI - ProtocolOverrides section is missing
  • UEFI - ReservedMemory section is missing

ACPI

Add

  • You have no SSDT Patches. Please review the ACPI Docs
  • You might need something like SSDT-EC.aml or SSDT-EC-USBX-DESKTOP.aml. See the ACPI Docs

Patch

Booter

Quirks

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

DeviceProperties

Add

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

Quirks

  • AppleCpuPmCfgLock = No Make sure CFG-Lock is disabled in your bios
  • AppleXcpmCfgLock = No Make sure CFG-Lock is disabled in your bios
  • AppleXcpmExtraMsrs = No
  • AppleXcpmForceBoost = No
  • CustomSMBIOSGuid = No
  • DisableIoMapper = No but should normally be Yes
  • DisableRtcChecksum = No
  • DummyPowerManagement = No
  • ExternalDiskIcons = No
  • IncreasePciBarSize = No
  • LapicKernelPanic = No
  • PanicNoKextDump = No but should normally be Yes
  • PowerTimeoutKernelPanic = No but should normally be Yes
  • ThirdPartyDrives = No
  • XhciPortLimit = No enable if you have USB issues

Misc

Boot

  • ConsoleAttributes = 0
  • PollAppleHotKeys = No
  • ShowPicker = Yes
  • TakeoffDelay = 0
  • HibernateMode = None
  • PickerMode = Builtin
  • HideAuxiliary = No
  • PickerAttributes = 1
  • PickerAudioAssist = No
  • Timeout = 5

Security

  • AllowNvramReset = No but should normally be Yes
  • AllowSetDefault = No but should normally be Yes
  • AuthRestart = No
  • BlacklistAppleUpdate is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • BootProtect = Bootstrap
  • Vault = Secure but should normally be Optional
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 6
  • ScanPolicy = 17760515. Initially you want 0 here, but once you are up and running check Scanpolicy Docs for why you should change this

NVRAM

  • LegacyEnable is missing. Normally set to No
  • LegacyOverwrite is missing. Normally set to No
  • WriteFlash = Yes

Add

  • UIScale = 01
  • boot-args = -v keepsyms=1 You need to add alcid=<layout> here since you are using AppleALC.kext
  • csr-active-config = 00000000

PlatformInfo

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

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows = No
  • SystemProductName = -blank- this is not a suggested SMBIOS for Kaby Lake Desktop systems. See PlatformInfo Docs
  • MLB is set
  • ROM is set
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID is set

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

  • HfsPlus.efi
  • OpenRuntime.efi

APFS

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

Quirks

  • DeduplicateBootOrder = Yes
  • ExitBootServicesDelay = 0
  • IgnoreInvalidFlexRatio = No
  • ReleaseUsbOwnership = No
  • RequestBootVarRouting = Yes
  • TscSyncTimeout = 0
  • UnblockFsConnect = No