Questions tagged [t2]

The T2 chip is a custom Apple chip that handles the security functions for APFS encrypted storage, TouchID and secure boot. It also integrates other functions like SSD, systems management (SMC) controllers, and well as audio and image processors.

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T2 chip on 2018 Mac Mini causes booting Mac OS via Refind bug after unplugging power

Recently received new shipment of T2 2018 Mac Minis at work. I had to install the refind boot picker on them. Install is straightforward and successful but for some reason once I unplug the power ...
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Can't reinstall OSX after wiping with intermittent interent; T2, Startup Security Utility, no admin

I wanted to wipe and reinstall my 2018 MacBook Air with a T2 security chip. I am running into a problem with an intermittent internet connection. I erased the Hard Drive in recovery mode with Disk ...
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How to update bridgeOS without internet connection?

We recently tried to update an air gapped Mac Mini 2018 with the 10.14.6 Combo Update. It failed because the bridgeOS version was too old. On an internet connected Mac it just downloads the latest ...
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Mac with T2 chip, downgraded from Catalina to Mojave, has anyone got a working Recovery?

Recovery does not work after downgrade. cmd-R goes to Internet Recovery instead of internal Recovery Internet Recovery goes error '-1008F' I've disabled Find My Mac and not rolled in the beta ...
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Set default boot disk to USB on macmini with T2 chip

I need to setup boot always from USB stick. I can boot it from USB by pressing Alt and selecting specific source. Buy how to do it permanently? Is is possible?
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Can I use the whole internal SSD for Boot Camp on a T2 based Mac (Mac mini late 2018)?

TL;DR Can I safely install Windows 10 on the entire internal SSD on a T2-based Mac (mini) rather than splitting the drive space between macOS and Windows? Is there a particular method for this that I ...