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[SUCCESS] Mojave on E5540


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Thanks for your help and support!


Here is my ssystem configuration (Dell E5540):


CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300U CPU @ 1.90GHZ
RAM: 8.00 GB
Audio: Realtek High Definition Audio
Display: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family    
Touchpad: Dell Touchpad
Ethernet: Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I218-LM    
Wifi: Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260    
Serial: Intel(R) Active Management Technology - SOL
Disk: KINGSTON SUV400S37120G (128 GB SSD)
USB: Intel(R) 8 Series USB Enhanced Host Controller
          Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller


I am planning to use an Atheros AR-9462 Wifi moduleif the Intel AC 7260 is not supported.


Last night I was able to install  Mojave in VirtualBox, and started to create my first bootable Clover Mojave boot USB stick. Following the guide, I  tried to install  Clover from the sourceforge link, but it failed to install because it was not compatible with my macOS version (which is the Mojave 10.14).


I had some success with the Clover Configurator, and was able to create my first USB stick and hacked together some EFi folder from your suggested bootpack and other EFI zip folders. I went really far in the install, but after the reboot it got a kernel panic. I still need to learn a lot about these bootpacks :)


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Hmm, Clover from SourceForge is usually the latest and does support the latest MacOS Mojave.

At Clover boot screen, press the spacebar. Select verbose and debug 0x100 mode, continue with the installation.

Post KP if you encounter it

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I think I made good progress, but still stuck with some issues. I've tried couple of EFIs with bootpacks as suggested, howewver I could not even pass Clover, my laptop just kept rebooting.

The EFI pack, which worked for me pretty well is from 

 It got installed almost perfectly, most features work:

ethernet, wifi, brightness, touchpad, keybpoard, usb ports


The following do not work:

audio, sleep/wake,sd/card


I tried some of the suggested remedies for the sleep problem, by turning off hibernation, regenerate kext cache. I think my BIOS is correct, UEFI, ROM enabled, TPM off, SATA in AHCI.


I might have more trouble by using a EFI pack for a different kind of laptop, but I'd appreciate any suggestion.





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