AMD Vanilla Kernel Patches

Kernel binary patches to enable native AMD CPU support on macOS.

Features

  • Enables macOS to run on AMD CPUs on the fly.
  • Enables iMessage, Siri, Facetime, etc.
  • Enables HandOff, Continuity etc.
  • Faster releases compared to open source kernel

Disadvantages

  • No 32-bit app support (i.e No OPEMU)

Supported AMD CPU’s

FamilyCodenameExample
15hBulldozerFX Series
16hJaguarA Series
17hZenRyzen, Threadripper, Athlon 2xxGE

Supported macOS versions

For 15h_16h CPU's :

  • High Sierra 10.13.6 (17G65, 17G66, 17G6029, 17G6030, 17G7024)
  • Mojave 10.14.4 (18E226,18E227), 10.14.5 (18F132)

For 17h CPU's :

  • High Sierra 10.13.6 (17G65, 17G66, 17G5019, 17G6029, 17G6030, 17G7024)
  • Mojave 10.14.1, 10.14.3, 10.14.4 (18E226,18E227), 10.14.5 (18F132)

Instructions

Method I

NOTE : Includes only patches.

  • Grab the patches.plist file according to your CPU family model , provided in respective 15h_16h or 17h CPU family folders.
  • Open the patches.plist file with a text editor and copy the patches manually to your existing clover config.plist which is located in EFI/EFI/CLOVER/
  • Save and Done.

Method II

  • Grab the generic config.plist file according to your CPU family model , provided in respective 15h_16h or 17h CPU family folders.
  • Open it with Text Editor and edit it according to your macOS system needs.
  • Save it in EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ and Done.

Credits

  • AlGrey for the idea and creating the patches.
  • XLNC for maintaining 15h_16h patches to various macOS versions.

Link:- https://github.com/AMD-OSX/AMD_Vanilla

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