OpenCore v0.6.0 Intel SkyLake-X Sanity Check

https://dortania.github.io/OpenCore-Install-Guide/config-HEDT/skylake-x.html


ACPI

Add

  • DSDT.aml You should not be including your dumped DSDT. Please review the ACPI Docs.
  • SSDT-1.aml This is just an example SSDT. If you really made this yourself, call it something more descriptive
  • SSDT-PLUG.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-SBUS-MCHC.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-PNLF.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-EC.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-EC-USBX.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-EHCx_OFF.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-AWAC.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-RTC0.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-ALS0.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-PMC.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • SSDT-IMEI.aml is disabled. Either enable it or remove it to get rid of this warning
  • You might need something like SSDT-EC.aml or SSDT-EC-USBX-DESKTOP.aml. See the ACPI Docs

Delete

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 = 0
  • RebuildAppleMemoryMap = No but should normally be Yes
  • SetupVirtualMap = Yes
  • SignalAppleOS = No
  • SyncRuntimePermissions = No but should normally be Yes

DeviceProperties

Add

Delete

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
  • IntelMausi.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • Legacy_USB3.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory
  • AppleMCEReporterDisabler.kext make sure this Kext is in your OC/Kexts directory

Block

Emulate

Patch

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 If you have a Dell or VIAO motherboard, please enable this
  • 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

BlessOverride

Boot

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

Debug

  • AppleDebug = No but should normally be Yes
  • ApplePanic = No but should normally be 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

Entries

Security

  • AllowNvramReset = No but should normally be Yes
  • AllowSetDefault = No but should normally be Yes
  • AuthRestart = No
  • 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

Tools

  • You can remove the tool EFIs here

NVRAM

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

Add

  • UIScale = 01
  • DefaultBackgroundColor = 00000000
  • boot-args = -v keepsyms=1 You need to add alcid=<layout> here since you are using AppleALC.kext
  • run-efi-updater = No
  • csr-active-config = 00000000
  • prev-lang:kbd = 72752d52553a323532 (ru-RU:252). Unless you speak Russian, leave this blank
  • SystemAudioVolume = 46

Delete

LegacySchema

PlatformInfo

  • Automatic = Yes
  • UpdateDataHub = Yes
  • UpdateNVRAM = Yes
  • UpdateSMBIOS = Yes
  • UpdateSMBIOSMode = Create If you have a Dell or VIAO motherboard, please set this to Custom

Generic

  • SpoofVendor = Yes
  • AdviseWindows = No
  • SystemProductName = iMac19,1 this is not a suggested SMBIOS for Skylake-X systems. See PlatformInfo Docs
  • MLB is set
  • ROM is set
  • SystemSerialNumber is set
  • SystemUUID should be set to your generated SmUUID. See the PlaformInfo Docs

UEFI

  • ConnectDrivers = Yes

Drivers

  • HfsPlus.efi
  • OpenRuntime.efi
  • #OpenCanopy.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • #AudioDxe.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • #OpenUsbKbDxe.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • #UsbMouseDxe.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • #Ps2KeyboardDxe.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • #Ps2MouseDxe.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely
  • #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
  • #CrScreenshotDxe.efi remove the # if you want this to load otherwise remove entirely

APFS

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

Audio

  • AudioSupport = No
  • AudioDevice = PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x1b,0x0)
  • 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 = ASUS
  • TimerResolution = 50000

Output

  • TextRenderer = BuiltinGraphics
  • ConsoleMode = -blank-
  • Resolution = Max
  • 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
  • AppleKeyMap = No
  • AppleRtcRam = No
  • AppleSmcIo = No If you plan to use FileVault2, please enable this
  • DataHub = No
  • DeviceProperties = No
  • FirmwareVolume = No If you plan to use FileVault2, please enable this
  • HashServices = No If you plan to use FileVault2, please enable this
  • OSInfo = No
  • UnicodeCollation = No

Quirks

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

ReservedMemory