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Asking for start pack for Inspiron 3847 /i5-4660 Desktop

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I really appreciate what everyone here does for support. 


I've have had success installing ElCapitan, Sierra, and Mojave with Latitude 6230, XPS 9350, and moderate success with Latitude 6320. Now I turn to the community to ask for a starter pack for a Dell desktop, probablly best to start with Sierra. 


I have the USB genned up with the install image, just need the suggested kexts and config.plist for the desktop.  Here is a summary of the specs:

Dell Inspiron 3847

Aptio/AMI BIOS A11.65.10, Motherboard 088DT1 vA01
Intel Core i5-4460 @3.2GHz, Haswell, HD4600 graphics
DW1705/QCA9565 Wireless

Realtek RTL8111 Ethernet
lspci shows 'Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen rev 06' HD audio


Thank you for any advice or suggestions you may offer.


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-> moving to the correct and appropriate DESKTOP section. Please make every effort to post in the right section in the future.


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Running Mojave on Inspiron 3847


Starting with the local thread: "Installing/upgrading to Mojave - Optiplex 9020 (HD4600)"

  • Unpack these from the thread:
    • 9020_Mojave.zip    
    • USB_Series8_Injector.kext.zip
  • Added USBPorts-9020.kext (set for iMac15,1)
  • Unpack RehabMan-Realtek-Network-v2-2017-0322.zip from the RehabMan Downloads for RTL8111
  • Upgraded Lilu and WhateverGreen
  • Removed AirportBrcmFixup.kext
  • Removed IntelMausiEthernet.kext
  • Removed USBInjector_9020.kext (set for iMac14,1)
  • After install, install the Atheros driver from here: https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/328426-qualcomm-atheros-ar9565-wireless-for-os-x-108-1014/
    • unpack the tar archive
    • run the install script


Have basic sound, video and wireless network functioning.
No progress with wired Ethernet.

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Wired ethernet Works on Mojave and Catalina
   Just Copied the RealtekRTL8111.kext contents to EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/

Thank you!




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