OpenCore v0.6.0 Intel Kaby Lake Laptop Sanity Check

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


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

ACPI

Add

  • SSDT-GPEN.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-I2C.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-DMAC.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-GPRW.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-LGPA.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-MCHC.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-MEM2.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-PMCR.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-USB.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-XCPM.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory

Block

Patch

Quirks

  • FadtEnableReset = No
  • NormalizeHeaders = Yes but should normally be No
  • RebaseRegions = No
  • ResetHwSig = No
  • ResetLogoStatus = No

Booter

Quirks

  • AvoidRuntimeDefrag = Yes
  • DevirtualiseMmio is missing. Normally set to No
  • DisableSingleUser is missing. Normally set to No
  • DisableVariableWrite = No
  • DiscardHibernateMap = No
  • EnableSafeModeSlide = Yes
  • EnableWriteUnprotector = Yes but should normally be No
  • ForceExitBootServices = No
  • ProtectSecureBoot is missing. Normally set to No
  • ProtectMemoryRegions = No
  • ProtectUefiServices is missing. Normally set to No
  • ProvideCustomSlide = Yes
  • ProvideMaxSlide is missing. Normally set to 0
  • RebuildAppleMemoryMap is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • SetupVirtualMap = Yes
  • SignalAppleOS is missing. Normally set to No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions is missing. Normally set to Yes

DeviceProperties

Add

  • AAPL,ig-platform-id = 00001659 iGPU set correctly

Block

Kernel

Add

  • Lilu.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory and the first kext listed here
  • AppleALC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • CodecCommander.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
  • EFICheckDisabler.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • HibernationFixup.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • USBInjectAll.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VirtualSMC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VirtualSMC.kext/Contents/PlugIns/SMCBatteryManager.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • VirtualSMC.kext/Contents/PlugIns/SMCProcessor.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
  • WhateverGreen.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AirportBrcmFixup.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • BrcmBluetoothInjector.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • BrcmFirmwareData.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • BrcmPatchRAM3.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Emulate

Block

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 = Yes but should normally be No
  • AppleXcpmForceBoost is missing. Normally set to No
  • CustomSMBIOSGuid = No
  • DisableIoMapper = Yes
  • DisableRtcChecksum is missing. Normally set to No
  • DummyPowerManagement is missing. Normally set to No
  • ExternalDiskIcons = No
  • IncreasePciBarSize is missing. Normally set to No
  • LapicKernelPanic = No
  • PanicNoKextDump = Yes
  • PowerTimeoutKernelPanic is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • ThirdPartyDrives = Yes but should normally be No
  • XhciPortLimit = No enable if you have USB issues

Misc

BlessOverride

Boot

  • ConsoleAttributes = 0
  • HideSelf was deprecated in OpenCore v0.5.9
  • PollAppleHotKeys is missing. Normally set to No
  • ShowPicker = No but should normally be Yes
  • TakeoffDelay is missing. Normally set to 0
  • HibernateMode = Auto but should normally be None
  • PickerMode is missing. Normally set to Builtin
  • HideAuxiliary is missing. Normally set to No
  • PickerAudioAssist is missing. Normally set to No
  • Timeout = 1 but should normally be 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 see Debugging Docs for more info debug display levels
  • DisplayDelay = 0

Security

  • AllowNvramReset is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • AllowSetDefault is missing. Normally set to Yes
  • AuthRestart is missing. Normally set to No
  • Vault = Optional
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 2
  • ScanPolicy = 0

Tools

  • You can remove the tool EFIs here

Entries

NVRAM

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

Add

  • boot-args = darkwake=0 gfxrst=1 You need to add alcid=<layout> here since you are using AppleALC.kext
  • csr-active-config = 67000000
  • nvda_drv = -blank- Remove this setting completely. It is no longer used as of OpenCore v0.5.7
  • prev-lang:kbd = -blank- (-blank-)

Block

LegacySchema

PlatformInfo

  • Automatic = Yes
  • UpdateDataHub = Yes
  • UpdateNVRAM = Yes
  • UpdateSMBIOS = Yes
  • UpdateSMBIOSMode = Overwrite but should normally be Create

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows is missing. Normally set to No
  • SystemProductName = MacBookPro15,2 this is not a suggested SMBIOS for Kaby Lake Laptop systems. See PlatformInfo Docs
  • MLB 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
  • OpenCanopy.efi
  • AudioDxe.efi

Input

  • KeyFiltering = No
  • KeyForgetThreshold = 5
  • KeyMergeThreshold = 2
  • KeySupport = Yes
  • KeySupportMode = Auto
  • KeySwap = No
  • PointerSupport = No
  • PointerSupportMode = ASUS
  • 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 = Yes
  • RequestBootVarRouting = No but should normally be Yes
  • TscSyncTimeout is missing. Normally set to 0