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Can't boot into El Capitan without the "nv_disable=1" flag

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Hello all,
I finally got my installation of El Capitan (10.11.2) working, using Clover to install and boot. The thing is, if I remove nv_disable=1 from the boot options I can't boot at all. Everything is updated and I have WebDriver 346.03.04 installed. nvda_drv=1 is also enabled in the boot options.

On a related note, the graphics performance is very slow in many places on the install. For example, Launchpad takes ~3 seconds to come up and draws very slowly. I have no idea if this is actually related to the nv_disable flag or not.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. This is the only thing left on my build that doesn't work.
 
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Hello all,
I finally got my installation of El Capitan (10.11.2) working, using Clover to install and boot. The thing is, if I remove nv_disable=1 from the boot options I can't boot at all. Everything is updated and I have WebDriver 346.03.04 installed. nvda_drv=1 is also enabled in the boot options.

On a related note, the graphics performance is very slow in many places on the install. For example, Launchpad takes ~3 seconds to come up and draws very slowly. I have no idea if this is actually related to the nv_disable flag or not.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. This is the only thing left on my build that doesn't work.
Make sure inject NVidia is UNCHECKED(false in .plist)
 
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Hello all,
I finally got my installation of El Capitan (10.11.2) working, using Clover to install and boot. The thing is, if I remove nv_disable=1 from the boot options I can't boot at all. Everything is updated and I have WebDriver 346.03.04 installed. nvda_drv=1 is also enabled in the boot options.

On a related note, the graphics performance is very slow in many places on the install. For example, Launchpad takes ~3 seconds to come up and draws very slowly. I have no idea if this is actually related to the nv_disable flag or not.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. This is the only thing left on my build that doesn't work.

Attach Config.plist.
 
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Here it is. I have tried injecting different graphics options and putting a different Product Name in the SMBIOS section, all with the same result.
View attachment config.plist
 
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npci=0x2000 nvda_drv=1
 
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Thank you all for helping me at this ungodly hour of the morning, I appreciate it.

npci=0x2000 nvda_drv=1
Give this ago.

Unfortunately neither of these work. At the boot screen, the white bar gets to about 60%, then goes black, but the computer's power remains on. When it boots successfully, at the 60% mark the Apple logo disappears and the remainder of the bar finishes very quickly, in about 3 seconds. I don't think if that's useful at all, but that's what happens.
 
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In System preferences / nVidia Driver Manager are the Web Driver flagged?

Yes it is.


I failed to mention that the only kext I have in the EFI partition is FakeSMC. I'm also booting with the flags kext-dev-mode=1, rootless=0, nvda-drv=1 and, of course, nv_disable=1.
 
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