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MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF

LAST UPDATED: 2019-02-23





AirportBrcmFixup (1.1.9)
AppleALC (1.3.5 +custom verbs)
AtherosE2200Ethernet (2.2.2)
BrcmFirmwareRepo (2.2.10)
BrcmPatchRAM2 (2.2.10)
Lilu (1.3.4)
SMCBatteryManager.kext (1.0)
USBxhci (1.0.0 =custom map for MSI GS65)
VirtualSMC.kext (1.0.2)
VoodooPS2Controller (1.9.2 +custom map)
WhateverGreen (1.2.6)


problem: unable to boot partition

fix: injector (FSInject-64.efi) + adapter file
adapter: ApfsDriverLoader-64.efi (APFS)
adapter: HFSPlus-64.efi (HFS+)

problem: couldn't allocate runtime area

fix: AptioMemoryFix-64.efi (can't use for now as system doesn't shutdown/reboot)
fix: OsxAptioFixDrv-64.efi

problem: requested memory exceeds allocated relocation block

fix: CsrActiveConfig Allow Unrestricted NVRAM (NVRAM Protections: disabled)

problem: boot freeze

fix: DSDT drop table DMAR if you need VT-d enabled

problem: unable to boot (SMC mandatory)

fix: VirtualSMC.kext

problem: waiting for root or usb issues

fix: USBxhci.kext

problem: USB-C

fix: SSDT-TYPC.aml + DSDT patches: "SSDT-TYPC"

problem: graphics

fix: WhateverGreen.kext + Lilu.kext

problem: display brightness

fix: SSDT-PNLF.aml

problem: nvidia dgpu

fix: nvidia web drivers not supported on OS X 10.14

problem: external monitor usb-c not working

fix: in clover GUI, drop table SSDT-DDGPU.aml

problem: sound

fix: AppleALC.kext + Lilu.kext

problem: battery

fix: SMCBatteryManager.kext + Lilu.kext

problem: touchpad/keyboard

fix: VoodooPS2Controller.kext

problem: ethernet

fix: AtherosE2200Ethernet.kext

problem: wifi

fix: replace hardware BCM94352Z then fix wifi (AirportBrcmFixup.kext) and bluetooth (BrcmPatchRAM2.kext + BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext)

problem: unable to activate apple services (Facetime, iMessage, etc)

fix: use EmuVariableUefi-64.efi just once to activate



  • sudo pmset -a disksleep 0
  • sudo pmset -a powernap 0
  • sudo pmset -a womp 0
  • sudo pmset -a standby 0
  • sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0
    • sudo rm /var/vm/sleepimage
    • sudo mkdir /var/vm/sleepimage
  • sudo pmset -a autopoweroff 0
  • disable touchpad when mouse is present by checking Ignore built-in trackpad... in System Preferences: Accessibility
  • set Timeout: 0 in config.plist for fast boot
  • sync time in Windows as dual boot with RealTimeIsUniversal
  • using optimus requires mac OS compatible version of nvidia drivers to be installed
  • disabling nvidia dgpu with SSDT-DDGPU.aml (PEGP._OFF) or with boot arg -wegnoegpu will lead to usc-c video output failure


kudos to all community developers who share their knowledge
special thanks to all and every member of clover bootloader team, Rehabman, vit9696.

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