macOS 10.12 Sierra Unsupported Macs Thread

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  1. Machist macrumors member

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  2. tribalhere10 macrumors member

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    HI dosdude1, can i know how to install using the script? any guide?
    --- Post Merged, Mar 28, 2017 ---
    hi, can i know how u do it using czo patch on a unsupported macbook.
     
  3. TMRJIJ, Mar 28, 2017
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    TMRJIJ macrumors 68020

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    You can probably double click the script if it was executable or just open the Terminal app and drag it into the window. Then press return to launch it.
     
  4. metatext, Mar 28, 2017
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    metatext macrumors newbie

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    Hello! MacBook 5,2 updated to 10.12.4, the brightness slider / keyboard buttons have no effect whatsoever :(! The animation does show up normal whenever I change the brightness using the keyboard hotkeys, but nothing happens, it does not actually change the intensity of the backlight!

    Strangely enough, this http://bergdesign.com/brightness/ works. But only if (the updated) AppleBacklightExpert.kext is present.

    PRAM/SMC resets do not seem to make a difference.

    Please advise.
     
  5. Czo macrumors regular

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    Did you disable SIP after resetting the PRAM? If you not, disable it before you lost keyboard and trackpad!
     
  6. metatext macrumors newbie

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    Yep. Thanks though.

    This is what ioreg spits out if it's of any help.

    +-o AppleBacklightDisplay <class AppleBacklightDisplay, id 0x1000003b0, registered, matched, active, busy 0 (0 ms), retain 9>
    {
    "IOClass" = "AppleBacklightDisplay"
    "CFBundleIdentifier" = "com.apple.iokit.IOGraphicsFamily"
    "IOProviderClass" = "IODisplayConnect"
    "DisplayProductID" = 40031
    "IODisplayEDID" = <00ffffffffffff0006105f9c0000000008100103801d12780a2f309758538b2925505400000001010101010101010101010101010101bc$
    "IODisplayPrefsKey" = "IOService:/AppleACPIPlatformExpert/PCI0@0/AppleACPIPCI/IXVE@10/IOPP/IGPU@0/NVDA,Display-A@0/NVDATesla/disp$
    "IODisplayGUID" = 436849163854938112
    "IOProbeScore" = 3000
    "IODisplayParameters" = {"commit"={"reg"=0},"fade-time2"={"min"=0,"max"=10000,"value"=4000},"linear-brightness-probe"={"min"=0,"m$
    "IOPowerManagement" = {"CapabilityFlags"=49152,"MaxPowerState"=3,"CurrentPowerState"=3}
    "IOMatchCategory" = "IODefaultMatchCategory"
    "AppleDisplayType" = 2
    "IODisplayAttributes" = {"IODisplayAttributes"=<676174760000000073676c6600000000726c6f6301000000637062200100000063646700808080006$
    "AppleSense" = 1854
    "IODisplayConnectFlags" = <84490000>
    "DisplayVendorID" = 1552
    "DisplayParameterHandlerUsesCharPtr" = Yes
    "DisplaySerialNumber" = 0
    }
     
  7. tribalhere10 macrumors member

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    @TMRJIJ , double click can't. when i open terminal and drag it into it....nothing happen when i go to app stores. no updates.
     
  8. dosdude1 macrumors 6502a

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    Drag the script onto your Terminal window and press Return.
     
  9. Xde macrumors member

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    Installed 10.12.4 with MacMini 3.1 late 2009... running.
     
  10. Brale macrumors member

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    Updated 5,2 mid2009 to 10.12.4 with no issues. Thank you guys for your work.
     
  11. metatext macrumors newbie

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    @Brale does your brightness control (LCD backlight) work well? I've been trying to fix mine all day.
     
  12. TMRJIJ macrumors 68020

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  13. birdieman128 macrumors newbie

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    Early 2008 MacPro 3,1 running 10.12.4 without NightShift.
     
  14. Brale macrumors member

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    Its working fine, no issues. The only issue i have is no right click. Everything else works just fine
     
  15. L Caputo macrumors regular

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    I have a 3.1 running 10.2.4 with Night Shift.
    Here is how to do it, but please read all posts first, and back up.
    https://pikeralpha.wordpress.com/2017/01/30/4398/

    you will need to download x-code, or just command line tools and then an Hex editor.
     
  16. fritte44 macrumors newbie

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    Hi,
    I use an late 2008 MacBook Pro. I did everything like here described: http://dosdude1.com/sierrapatch.html

    If I boot from the USB-Stick for the installation and start "Disk Utilitiy" It just load and load and show no disk. I can install oder format the disk. Any idea why?
     
  17. metatext macrumors newbie

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    @dosdude1 MacBook5,2 owner here – tried to create an installer out of a 10.12.4 image fresh from the App Store (downloaded via 2 different supported Macs, same difference) using the latest version of your patcher because for some reason the update has disabled the ability to control my display's backlight. 10.12–10.12.3 all installed on this machine, multiple times without any issues using your tools. This time, after reboot, the installer won't even load. http://dosdude1.com/sierratooltut/step6.png - there's no "Install macOS" screen, it just hangs after language selection. I opened up the log and every 4 seconds it keeps dumping out the same lengthy error message.
     
  18. Seras macrumors member

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    [​IMG]

    All Good!:D
     
  19. dosdude1 macrumors 6502a

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    There's probably an incompatibility with the latest version of the Sierra Installer app. Just use the version located on my webpage and update it to 10.12.4 once it's installed from the App Store.
     
  20. baribrent macrumors newbie

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    Updated to 10.12.4 via App Store on my 5,5. Keyboard and Trackpad (physical trackpad & bluetooth trackpad) do not respond at all. Only physical button that works is the power button but unfortunately when I press it and bring up the power menu, I can't select anything.

    I tried resetting the NVRAM and the SMC, no change.

    Trackpad & keyboard respond fine in boot menu and thankfully, I cloned my previous build, 10.12.3, to another partition before updating and it boots and runs fine.

    Anyone else having similar issues? Any ideas on how to solve this?
    --- Post Merged, Mar 28, 2017 ---
    Did you ever solve this? Do you have the commands necessary to complete the repair? Now that I've upgraded my 5,5 to 10.12.4 my trackpad & keyboard are non-responsive on boot. They work fine when I boot to my backup of 10.12.3 which resides on another partition on the same drive. Any help would be appreciated!
     
  21. dosdude1 macrumors 6502a

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    Just boot off your patched USB drive and re-run the post-install patch. It happened because SIP got re-enabled during the update and the kextcache was rebuilt.
     
  22. TMRJIJ macrumors 68020

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    Just made a simple script for enabling Night Shift (Thank You Pike R. Alpha) on Github for those that don't want to do the work.
     
  23. Seras macrumors member

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    Thanks for the Script but you need to adjust 2 commands. For the Framework copy its cp -r

    BTW
    [​IMG]
    MacBook5.1
    Works!!!
     
  24. dosdude1 macrumors 6502a

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    I made a few improvements to your script... Mind if I push it to your GitHub repo?
     
  25. Sedulous macrumors 68000

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    Also tried TMRJIJ's script. It successfully copies the original CoreBrightness.framework to the user's home directory but after this step, it does not seem to successfully copy the patched CoreBrightness.framework to the PrivateFrameworks folder. Looking at the script, it is using sudo cp -r "./Resources/CoreBrightness.framework" "/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/". So for now I just copied it over manually and ran sudo codesign. Works.
     
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