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How to extend the iMac Pro to X99 [Successful Build/Extended Guide]

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After uninstall / reinstall nvidia web drivers I got strange results.
Now I can't boot anymore except if I put the flag "nv_disable=1". Otherwise, it's crashing during the boot (no kp but stuck at some lines, and I can hear the GPU Fan).

I tried to check the Nvidia Web, but it's crash again.

The more strangest fact is now the "NVIDIA Web Driver" option is always checked into the pref panel, even I choose "Default macOS driver" and uncheck it into clover....Waaaaa I don't understand at all
 

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After uninstall / reinstall nvidia web drivers I got strange results.
Now I can't boot anymore except if I put the flag "nv_disable=1". Otherwise, it's crashing during the boot (no kp but stuck at some lines, and I can hear the GPU Fan).

I tried to check the Nvidia Web, but it's crash again.

The more strangest fact is now the "NVIDIA Web Driver" option is always checked into the pref panel, even I choose "Default macOS driver" and uncheck it into clover....Waaaaa I don't understand at all
Man! You have to uncheck NvidiaWeb if you do not want the web driver to load, otherwise it will be forced to load always! Up to my knowledge, nv_disable=1 does not apply at all and is obsolete for more than one year.

Given the actual results posted on Insanelymac, the web driver should work flawless under 10.13.6 SU.

If you are not able to manage, change to Vega ;)
 
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Ok good to know about the obsolete flag.
I don't know how but, I was able to boot with web drivers when I tested to add the EmuVariableUefi-64.efi and remove one card.
I tested to remove the EmuVariableUefi-64.efi, that was still ok to boot with web drivers.

Then, I put the second card, and all screw up, I'm unable to boot anymore. can't find a logic
 
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Ok good to know about the obsolete flag.
I don't know how but, I was able to boot with web drivers when I tested to add the EmuVariableUefi-64.efi and remove one card.
I tested to remove the EmuVariableUefi-64.efi, that was still ok to boot with web drivers.

Then, I put the second card, and all screw up, I'm unable to boot anymore. can't find a logic
You send the EFI from which you downloaded, KGP is not clairvoyant
 
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Here you can find my EFI Folder

EDIT :
In reality I was not patient, it's working.
I was not waiting too much time, but system can boot....after 15 minutes, desktop appears ! There is definitely something wrong here.
 

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Thanks for your help, but same results. Boot time is around 10 min with web drivers enabled.
 
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Got (quickly) a black screen.
I tried to access through vnc meanwhile, I got the login information pop up, but no success to establish good connection.
 
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