Disconnecting the dGPU in a late 2011 MacBook Pro –third way

Update 2017.12.12-14.20 EET: whether or not I use the AMDGPUWakeHandler and whether I sleep or hibernate I can't wake up of the hibernation/sleep. Depending on if I have AMDGPUWakeHandler on or off I get different outputs, but none of those end in a successful wakeup. Update 2017.12.13-09.08 EET: After checking about the wake up problem after sleeping /…Read more Disconnecting the dGPU in a late 2011 MacBook Pro –third way

Disconnecting the dGPU in a late 2011 MacBook Pro –another way

As I've told in the previous post, the discrete graphic car of my MacBook Pro late 2011 is faulty and can be trusted any more. So I decided to disconnect it. Yesterday, I updated the system to 10.13.2 and although in the beginning everything was working fine without enforcing the dGPU disconnection, the graphic card…Read more Disconnecting the dGPU in a late 2011 MacBook Pro –another way

My MacBook Pro late 2011’s discrete graphics card said “ciao” 👋🏻 –again

Last Sunday wasn't really a pleasant day. On Saturday late night, or rather around Sunday 00.30 am, my MacBook Pro late 2011's discrete graphic card begin to fail to in the end not being able to boot it properly. The computer was working just fine, it wasn't even using the discrete card, connected to the…Read more My MacBook Pro late 2011’s discrete graphics card said “ciao” 👋🏻 –again

Media Buttons Behavior Has Changed In macOS High Sierra

macOS High Sierra has changed the behavior of the media buttons on macOS –AKA those buttons you use to play/stop music or go forwards or backwards. Before, they were reserved to manage music, whether you where playing in iTunes or Spotify, with iTunes having preference (usually). They also worked with some video player. Now, Safari…Read more Media Buttons Behavior Has Changed In macOS High Sierra