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"Extra" Folder for M4600 Setup for OS X Mavericks Setup

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Hello Team.

 

Long Time No Talk with you Guys

 

Please find attach the Extra Folder I put together for OS X 10.9 Setup on Dell Precision M4600.

Extra.zip

 

Just Prepare the USB with My Hack.

then Run My Hack again and Setup the Attached Extra Folder on the OSx Mavericks Installation USB.

 

Use again the Extra Folder Finishing the OS x Mavericks installation on your M4600.

 

Good luck

 

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I had a look at that /Extra pack and most specifically at boot plist; it's quite a weird one:

  • C-States + C2/C3/C4 states are ticked in the plist, yet there's a nullCPUPowerManagement kext in /E/E...
  • Drop SSDT is ticked, yet there are no SSDT files provided to replace the BIOS tables...

 

There's no DSDT table either, but that might not be required.

FakeSMC v4.3.10 is used in /E/E, maybe it would be useful to know if there was a particular reason for that version (myHack uses v4.0 by default and we recommend Kozlek's v5.x.xxx when attempting power management/graphics management tuning).

PXHCD kext is for USB3.0 ports. No idea if this is supported in Mav or not, you'll see soon enough once/if you manage to install 10.9

 

I would start by correcting that boot plist to start with: untick all those C-States/C2/C3/C4 boxes and DropSSDT boxes to start with and tick SystemType whilst selecting Laptop model. It's not mandatory, but you could also either untick the GraphicsMode box (right now it uses the default res) or change it to your actual LCD resolution (usually the better option).

 

SMBIOS plist for MBP6,1 is used, you may want to check if that's the closest match to the M4600 specs; if it's not, amend as appropriate.

 

When in Mav 10.9, you may experiment with Kozlek's FakeSMC, SMBIOS plist and P+C States boot plist parameters, removing that nullCPUPowerManagement kext of course.

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I have a Dell Precision M4600, nVidia Quadro 1000M

 

Question - How did you book Mavericks using MyHack without booting in safe mode after fresh install?

 

Tried all flags I could think of, but will only boot in safe mode. Hangs at flow_divert_kctl_disconnect

 

Tried:

 

PCIRootUID=0 and 1 as well as PCIRoot=0 and 1

npci=0x2000 and 0x3000 (0x3000 causes panic)

GraphicsEnabler=No

 

Can you just do a few steps on what you did to get yours running out of safe mode?

Mac OS Mavericks installer would only run in safe mode also (-x with no flags)

 

Thanks,

Dan 

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Hi Cyber_Redeem

 

I would like thank to you about your "Extra". Its really useful for me. Its almost well with my laptop M4600 (detail below) with MAC 10.9:

 

WORKING:

CPU speedstep

VGA 

Battery (patched by me)

LAN 

WIFI ( i replace another wifi card)

TOUCHPAD (no scroll)

Fn key

 

NOT WORKING

SOUND 

 

INCONVENIENCE

BATTERY sharp decrease

MAC OS can not boot without "-f"

 

Can you help me to solve these problems. Thank you very much

 

My laptop: 

Computer:      DELL Precision M4600
CPU:           Intel Core i7-2820QM (Sandy Bridge-MB SV, D2)
               2300 MHz (23.00x100.0) @ 1596 MHz (16.00x99.8)
Motherboard:   DELL 08V9YG
Chipset:       Intel QM67 (Cougar Point) [b3]
Memory:        8192 MBytes @ 665 MHz, 9.0-9-9-24
               - 4096 MB PC10600 DDR3 SDRAM - Samsung M471B5273DH0-CH9
               - 4096 MB PC10600 DDR3 SDRAM - Samsung M471B5273DH0-CH9
Graphics:      NVIDIA Quadro 1000M [DELL]
               NVIDIA Quadro 1000M, 2048 MB DDR3 SDRAM
Drive:         TOSHIBA MK3261GSYN, 312.6 GB, Serial ATA 3Gb/s @ 3Gb/s
Drive:         HL-DT-ST DVD+/-RW GS30N, DVD+R DL
Sound:         Intel Cougar Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller [b2]
Sound:         NVIDIA GF108 - High Definition Audio Controller
Network:       Intel 82579LM (Lewisville) Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Network:       Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN 3x3 HMC WiFi Adapter
Network:       Atheros AR9002WB-1NG Wireless Network Adapter #1
 
P/s: I will post my steps later for success install to who need. 

DSDT-Plist.rar

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For sound, remove whatever audio kext you currently have and install this to /S/L/E. Attached kext is for 10.9.4/10.9.5.

Battery, you can't do much there, Nvidia is a battery drainer.

To fix the caching issue, rebuild your permission and rebuild cache.

If you're using myHack, myFix will do all of that for you.

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