Test Apple notebooks and desktop computers with toolstar®testLX

Basically, Apple notebooks and desktop computers are supported by toolstar®testLX . However, there is no official release from toolhouse. Very new devices mainly pose a problem toolstar®testLX in most cases without any problems.

Settings for booting from external media

By default, Apple devices only boot from the internal hard drive. In order to boot from external media, this must first be set in the device's Boot Security Utility. Instructions can be found here: About the Startup Security Utility

T2 security chips in modern devices

Moderne Geräte mit einem T2 Security Chip unterbinden oft den Zugriff auf die verbaute Festplatte. Leider gibt es dafür keinen Workaround unter Linux. Die restliche Hardware wie CPU, Grafikkarte, RAM, etc. sollte jedoch ohne Probleme zugreifbar und testbar sein. Mit toolstar®testWIN besteht dieses Problem jedoch nicht. To the article.

Devices with M1 CPU from Apple

Very new devices with Apple's new M1 CPUs are currently only supported by Apple's own operating system. It is generally not possible to start on such devices.

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