OpenCore v0.6.6 Intel Haswell Laptop Sanity Check

https://dortania.github.io/OpenCore-Install-Guide/config-laptop.plist/haswell.html


ACPI

Add

  • SSDT-DiscreteSpoof.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-EC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-GPI0.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-HPET.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-m-M3800_light_sensor.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-OLARILA.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-rmne.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-ALS0.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-PS2K.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-USB-Reset.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-PNLF.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-GPRW.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 = No
  • DisableSingleUser = No
  • DisableVariableWrite = No
  • DiscardHibernateMap = No
  • EnableSafeModeSlide = Yes
  • EnableWriteUnprotector = Yes
  • ForceExitBootServices = No
  • ProtectMemoryRegions = No
  • ProtectSecureBoot = No
  • ProtectUefiServices = No
  • ProvideCustomSlide = Yes
  • ProvideMaxSlide = 0
  • RebuildAppleMemoryMap = No
  • SetupVirtualMap = Yes
  • SignalAppleOS = No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions = No

DeviceProperties

Add

Delete

Kernel

Add

  • Lilu.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory and the first kext listed here
  • SMCLightSensor.kext Please ensure your laptop has a light sensor, otherwise this can cause issues
  • 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
  • AirportBrcmFixup.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AirportBrcmFixup.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AirPortBrcm4360_Injector.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AirportBrcmFixup.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AirPortBrcmNIC_Injector.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • BrcmFirmwareData.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • BrcmBluetoothInjector.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • BrcmPatchRAM3.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleALC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • SMCDellSensors.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
  • USBInjectAll.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • USBMap.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • Sinetek-rtsx.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
  • 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 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/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
  • NullEthernet.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • EnableLidWake.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Block

Emulate

  • DummyPowerManagement = No

Force

Patch

Quirks

  • AppleCpuPmCfgLock = No Make sure CFG-Lock is disabled in your bios and you need to boot 10.10 or older
  • AppleXcpmCfgLock = Yes You should disable CFG-Lock in your bios instead of using this
  • AppleXcpmExtraMsrs = No
  • AppleXcpmForceBoost = No
  • CustomSMBIOSGuid = Yes This is only required if you have a Dell or VIAO motherboard
  • DisableIoMapper = Yes
  • DisableRtcChecksum = No
  • ExtendBTFeatureFlags = No
  • LegacyCommpage = No
  • ExternalDiskIcons = No
  • ForceSecureBootScheme = No
  • IncreasePciBarSize = No
  • LapicKernelPanic = No If you have an HP laptop, please enable this
  • PanicNoKextDump = Yes
  • PowerTimeoutKernelPanic = Yes
  • SetApfsTrimTimeout = -1
  • ThirdPartyDrives = No
  • XhciPortLimit = No enable if you have USB issues

Scheme

Misc

BlessOverride

Boot

  • ConsoleAttributes = 0
  • PollAppleHotKeys = No
  • ShowPicker = Yes
  • TakeoffDelay = 0
  • HibernateMode = None
  • LauncherOption = Disabled LauncherOption set correctly
  • LauncherPath = Default
  • PickerMode = External but should normally be Builtin
  • HideAuxiliary = No
  • PickerAttributes = 1
  • PickerAudioAssist = No
  • Timeout = 5
  • PickerVariant = Modern

Debug

  • AppleDebug = No but should normally be Yes
  • ApplePanic = No but should normally be 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 = No but should normally be Yes
  • DmgLoading = Signed
  • EnablePassword = No
  • Vault = Optional
  • SecureBootModel = Default SecureBootModel set correctly
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 6
  • ScanPolicy = 0

Tools

  • You can remove the tool EFIs here

NVRAM

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

Add

  • UIScale = 02
  • DefaultBackgroundColor = 00000000
  • boot-args = -wegnoegpu darkwake=0 igfxfw=2 dart=0 alcid=29 brcmfx-driver=2 brcmfx-country=#a -v
  • run-efi-updater = No
  • csr-active-config = ff0f0000
  • prev-lang:kbd = en-US:0 (en-US:0)
  • SystemAudioVolume = 65

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

DataHub

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows = No
  • ProcessorType = 1797
  • SystemMemoryStatus = Auto
  • MaxBIOSVersion = No
  • SystemProductName = MacBookPro11,2
  • MLB is set
  • ROM is set
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID is set

PlatformNVRAM

SMBIOS

UseRawUuidEncoding

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

  • HfsPlus.efi
  • OpenRuntime.efi
  • #HiiDatabase.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • #NvmExpressDxe.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • #XhciDxe.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • #ExFatDxe.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • #PartitionDxe.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • OpenCanopy.efi

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 = 0
  • MinVersion = 0

AppleInput

Audio

  • AudioSupport = Yes
  • AudioDevice = PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x1B,0x0)
  • AudioCodec = 0
  • AudioOut = 0
  • MinimumVolume = 65
  • PlayChime = Enabled
  • VolumeAmplifier = 0
  • SetupDelay = 0

Input

  • KeyFiltering = No
  • KeyForgetThreshold = 5
  • KeyMergeThreshold is missing. Normally set to 2
  • KeySupport = Yes
  • KeySupportMode = Auto
  • KeySwap = No
  • PointerSupport = Yes but should normally be No
  • PointerSupportMode = ASUS
  • TimerResolution = 50000

Output

  • You should have exactly 12 settings in the UEFI/Output section
  • TextRenderer = BuiltinGraphics
  • ConsoleMode = -blank-
  • Resolution = 1920x1080
  • ForceResolution = No
  • ClearScreenOnModeSwitch = No
  • IgnoreTextInGraphics = No
  • ProvideConsoleGop = Yes
  • DirectGopRendering = No
  • ReconnectOnResChange = No
  • ReplaceTabWithSpace = No
  • SanitiseClearScreen = No
  • UgaPassThrough = No

ProtocolOverrides

  • You should have exactly 18 settings in the UEFI/ProtocolOverrides section
  • 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 = Yes This is only required if you plan to use FileVault
  • 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 = Yes
  • ReleaseUsbOwnership = Yes
  • RequestBootVarRouting = Yes
  • TscSyncTimeout = 0
  • UnblockFsConnect = No If you have an HP system, please enable this

ReservedMemory