OpenCore v0.6.0 Intel Coffee and Comet Lake Plus Laptop Sanity Check

https://dortania.github.io/OpenCore-Install-Guide/config-laptop.plist/coffee-lake-plus.html


  • UEFI - APFS section is missing
  • UEFI - ProtocolOverrides section is missing
  • UEFI - ReservedMemory section is missing

ACPI

Add

  • You might need something like SSDT-EC.aml or SSDT-EC-USBX-LAPTOP.aml. See the ACPI Docs
  • SSDT-PNLF.aml This should not be included on Coffee Lake and newer laptops, instead use SSDT-PNLF-CFL. Please review the ACPI Docs.
  • SSDT-HPET.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-AWAC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-PPMC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-PMC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-XOSI.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-XSPI.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 but should normally be Yes
  • DisableSingleUser = No
  • DisableVariableWrite = No
  • DiscardHibernateMap = No
  • EnableSafeModeSlide = Yes
  • EnableWriteUnprotector = Yes but should normally be No
  • ForceExitBootServices = No
  • ProtectMemoryRegions = No
  • ProtectSecureBoot = No
  • ProtectUefiServices = No
  • ProvideCustomSlide = Yes
  • ProvideMaxSlide is missing. Normally set to 0
  • RebuildAppleMemoryMap = No but should normally be Yes
  • SetupVirtualMap = Yes
  • SignalAppleOS = No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions = No but should normally be Yes

DeviceProperties

Add

Block

Kernel

Add

  • Lilu.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory and the first kext listed here
  • SMCBatteryManager.kext Please ensure your battery has been properly patched to 8bits, otherwise this can cause issues
  • VirtualSMC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleALC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AtherosE2200Ethernet.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • CPUFriend.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • CPUFriendDataProvider.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • NVMeFix.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • NoTouchID.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • SMCProcessor.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • USBInjectAll.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • USBPorts.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooI2C.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooI2C.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooGPIO.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooI2C.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooI2CServices.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooI2C.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooInput.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooI2CHID.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooPS2Controller.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooInput.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Keyboard.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Mouse.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Trackpad.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • WhateverGreen.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VoodooInput.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 = No but should normally be Yes
  • DisableRtcChecksum is missing. Normally set to No
  • DummyPowerManagement = No
  • ExternalDiskIcons = No
  • IncreasePciBarSize = No
  • LapicKernelPanic = No
  • PanicNoKextDump = Yes
  • PowerTimeoutKernelPanic = Yes
  • ThirdPartyDrives = No
  • XhciPortLimit = No enable if you have USB issues

Misc

BlessOverride

Boot

  • ConsoleAttributes = 0
  • HideSelf was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.9
  • PollAppleHotKeys = No
  • ShowPicker = Yes
  • TakeoffDelay = 0
  • HibernateMode = None
  • PickerMode = External but should normally be Builtin
  • HideAuxiliary = No
  • PickerAttributes = 0
  • PickerAudioAssist = No
  • Timeout = 5

Debug

  • AppleDebug = No but should normally be Yes
  • ApplePanic is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • DisableWatchDog enabling this will help debugging
  • Target see the Debugging Docs for more info on debug target numbers
  • DisplayLevel = 2147483714
  • DisplayDelay = 0

Entries

Security

  • AllowNvramReset = Yes
  • AllowSetDefault = Yes
  • AuthRestart = No
  • Vault = Optional
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 6
  • ScanPolicy = 0

Tools

  • You can remove the tool EFIs here

NVRAM

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

Add

  • UIScale = 01
  • DefaultBackgroundColor = 00000000
  • boot-args = npci=0x2000 darkwake=no dart=0 nv_disable=1 -v keepsyms=1 debug=0x100 You need to add alcid=<layout> here since you are using AppleALC.kext
  • csr-active-config = 00000000
  • SystemAudioVolume = 46

Block

LegacySchema

PlatformInfo

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

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows = No
  • SystemProductName = MacBookPro16,1
  • MLB is set
  • ROM is set
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID is set

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

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

Audio

  • AudioSupport = No
  • AudioDevice = -blank-
  • 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

  • TextRenderer = BuiltinGraphics
  • ConsoleMode = -blank-
  • Resolution = Max
  • ClearScreenOnModeSwitch = No
  • IgnoreTextInGraphics = No
  • ProvideConsoleGop = Yes
  • DirectGopRendering = No
  • DirectGopCacheMode was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.9
  • ReconnectOnResChange = No
  • ReplaceTabWithSpace = No
  • SanitiseClearScreen = No
  • UgaPassThrough is missing. Normally set to No

Protocols

Quirks

  • DeduplicateBootOrder is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • ExitBootServicesDelay = 0
  • IgnoreInvalidFlexRatio = No
  • ReleaseUsbOwnership = No but should normally be Yes
  • RequestBootVarFallback was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.9
  • RequestBootVarRouting = Yes
  • TscSyncTimeout is missing. Normally set to 0
  • UnblockFsConnect = No If you have an HP system, please enable this