OpenCore v0.6.5 Intel SkyLake Laptop Sanity Check

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


  • #Comment this shouldn't be here

ACPI

Add

  • SSDT-EC.aml don't use both SSDT-EC-USBX-LAPTOP and SSDT-EC
  • SSDT-EC-USBX-LAPTOP.aml don't use both SSDT-EC-USBX-LAPTOP and SSDT-EC
  • You might need something like SSDT-EC.aml or SSDT-EC-USBX-LAPTOP.aml. See the ACPI Docs
  • SSDT-XOSI.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-BRT6.aml Make sure this file is in your OC/ACPI directory
  • SSDT-UIAC-E7270_PR02x.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-PLUG.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 = Yes but should normally be No
  • DisableVariableWrite = No
  • DiscardHibernateMap = No
  • EnableSafeModeSlide = No but should normally be Yes
  • EnableWriteUnprotector = No but should normally be Yes
  • ForceExitBootServices = No
  • ProtectSecureBoot = No
  • ProtectMemoryRegions = No
  • ProtectUefiServices = No
  • ProvideCustomSlide = No but should normally be Yes
  • ProvideMaxSlide = 0
  • RebuildAppleMemoryMap = Yes but should normally be No
  • SetupVirtualMap = Yes
  • SignalAppleOS = No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions = No

DeviceProperties

Add

  • AAPL,ig-platform-id = 00001619 iGPU set correctly

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
  • BT4LEContinuityFixup.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
  • VirtualSMC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AirportItlwm.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleALC.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • ApplePS2Controller.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • ApplePS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleACPIPS2Nub.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • ApplePS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/ApplePS2Keyboard.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • ApplePS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/ApplePS2Mouse.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • CtlnaAHCIPort.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • IntelMausi.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • NVMeFix.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • Sinetek-rtsx.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
  • SystemProfilerMemoryFixup.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • USBInjectAll.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/VoodooPS2Trackpad.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • WhateverGreen.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Block

Emulate

  • DummyPowerManagement = No

Force

Patch

Quirks

  • AppleCpuPmCfgLock = No
  • 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 = No but should normally be Yes
  • ThirdPartyDrives = No
  • XhciPortLimit = No enable if you have USB issues

Scheme

Misc

BlessOverride

Boot

  • ConsoleAttributes = 0
  • PollAppleHotKeys = Yes but should normally be No
  • ShowPicker = Yes
  • TakeoffDelay = 5000 but should normally be 0
  • HibernateMode = None
  • PickerMode = External but should normally be Builtin
  • HideAuxiliary = No
  • PickerAttributes = 1
  • PickerAudioAssist = No
  • Timeout = 2 but should normally be 5
  • PickerVariant = Auto

Debug

  • AppleDebug = Yes
  • ApplePanic = Yes
  • DisableWatchDog = Yes
  • Target = 67
  • DisplayLevel see Debugging Docs for more info debug display levels
  • DisplayDelay = 0

Entries

Security

  • AllowNvramReset = Yes
  • AllowSetDefault = No but should normally be Yes
  • ApECID = 0
  • AuthRestart = No
  • BlacklistAppleUpdate = No but should normally be Yes
  • BootProtect = Bootstrap
  • DmgLoading = Signed
  • EnablePassword = No
  • Vault = Optional
  • SecureBootModel = Disabled SecureBootModel set correctly
  • HaltLevel = 2147483648
  • ExposeSensitiveData = 6
  • ScanPolicy = 2429699. Initially you want 0 here, but once you are up and running check Scanpolicy Docs for why you should change this

Tools

  • You can remove the tool EFIs here

NVRAM

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

Add

  • UIScale = 01
  • DefaultBackgroundColor = 00000000
  • boot-args = darkwake=0 keepsyms=1 debug=0x100 You need to add alcid=<layout> here since you are using AppleALC.kext
  • run-efi-updater = No
  • csr-active-config = 77080000
  • prev-lang:kbd = en-US:0 (en-US:0)
  • SystemAudioVolume = 46

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

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows = No
  • ProcessorType = 1541
  • SystemMemoryStatus = Auto
  • SystemProductName = MacBookPro14,2 this is not a suggested SMBIOS for Skylake Laptop systems. See PlatformInfo Docs
  • MLB is set
  • ROM is set
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID is set

SMBIOS

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

  • HfsPlus.efi
  • OpenRuntime.efi
  • 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 = Yes but should normally be No
  • MinDate = 0
  • MinVersion = 0

Audio

  • AudioSupport = No
  • AudioDevice = PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x1b,0x0)
  • AudioCodec = 0
  • AudioOut = 0
  • MinimumVolume = 20
  • PlayChime = -blank-
  • VolumeAmplifier = 0
  • SetupDelay = 0

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
  • ForceResolution = No
  • ClearScreenOnModeSwitch = No
  • IgnoreTextInGraphics = No
  • ProvideConsoleGop = Yes
  • DirectGopRendering = No
  • ReconnectOnResChange = No
  • ReplaceTabWithSpace = No
  • SanitiseClearScreen = No
  • UgaPassThrough = No

ProtocolOverrides

  • AppleAudio = No
  • AppleBootPolicy = No
  • AppleDebugLog = No
  • AppleEvent = No
  • AppleFramebufferInfo = No
  • AppleImageConversion = No
  • AppleImg4Verification = No
  • AppleKeyMap = No
  • AppleRtcRam = No
  • AppleSecureBoot = No
  • AppleSmcIo = Yes but should normally be 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

  • ExitBootServicesDelay = 0
  • IgnoreInvalidFlexRatio = No
  • ReleaseUsbOwnership = No but should normally be Yes
  • RequestBootVarRouting = Yes
  • TscSyncTimeout = 0
  • UnblockFsConnect = No If you have an HP system, please enable this

ReservedMemory