Solving NVIDIA Driver Install & Loading Problems

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  1. slim.jim

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    Sep 28, 2017 at 3:25 PM #2531
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    If you are going to edit the driver then you should use the most recent version. The beta driver should work fine though so it sounds like you are having issues enabling the driver instead of having issues with the driver itself.
     
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    Sep 28, 2017 at 7:44 PM #2532
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    You right, I finally succeeded following his guide https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/gigabyte-z170x-ultra-gaming-skylake-build-el-capitan.215351/

    Succeeded in terms of driver showing the right card, right vram and no glitches. Just a slow start up compared with the HD530 one. This evening I'll do some real world test to see how well is recognized...
    And trying to solve shutdown/sleep issues... but I'm happy by now! Txs![/QUOTE]

    UPDATE: Real world test went ok, good, Nvidia gtx works nicely
     
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    Sep 29, 2017 at 4:13 AM #2533
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    Still can't get it to reboot with NVIDIA drivers

    solved
     
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    Sep 29, 2017 at 11:25 PM #2534
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    help fix me gts 450 palit 10de:1245 pls me copy kext or not install nvidia web driver or config pls desktop
     
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    Sep 30, 2017 at 8:50 PM #2535
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    I have a GT 740 with DDR5 and I fixed the blank screen issue for the native drivers using Lilu and Nvidia fix plugin but I wanted to install the web drivers as I saw some issues that I think that are related to the graphics drivers and I also saw some other reports here that DDR5 variant is not working properly with the native drivers and unfortunately the fix doesn't work for web drivers also, I get blank screen.
    I can confirm that the system is working, I can ssh on it and see the loaded drivers as in the screenshot.

    [​IMG]

    I also have the device renamed to GFX1 from SSDT but didn't help either.

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    I've tried all the fixes from the initial post but I cannot fix the lost of signal only when using web drivers. nv_disable=1 doesn't work for me either the graphics is not initialised it just returns in text mode if I am in verbose mode.

    If anyone has any suggestion what to try more it will be great. I attached the config.plist also. The Nvidia web drivers are not explicitly enabled in them so I can enable them manually from clover boot screen when I want to test. macOS is High Sierra
     

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    Oct 2, 2017 at 8:24 PM #2536
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    I was having problems with getting the correct drivers installed with my geforce gtx 1060. I eventually located this thread with the links to the correct driver download.
    • I installed those and switched to web drivers but upon boot it wasn't checked and then i followed step 6 and rebooted and the web driver was checked.
    • However the monitor only displays in 1280x 1024.
    • In the about mac system report under graphics and displays it only shows the gpu as 5mb and the display is very stretched.
    • In the nvidia driver manager under ECC it shows no recognized devices
    I am running El Capitan with an i7 quad core unlocked processor. my motherboard is an asus rog maximus ix hero and the GPU I'm trying to run is an EVGA Geforce GTX 1060.

    Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
     
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    Oct 2, 2017 at 11:07 PM #2537
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    There is no support for Pascal GPUs in El Capitan. You must be running at least 10.12.4 with the 378.05.05.05f01 driver.
     
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    Oct 2, 2017 at 11:25 PM #2538
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    Thanks for the quick response. Maybe you can help me with another issue ive had when trying to boot sierra on the same system specs. I would be able to boot from a usb just fine but once i tried to boot off of the hard drive after instillation I would get stuck on the apple loading screen for roughly 30 minutes before the monitor would shut off. I would restart the monitor and the system would have loaded or just reset to clover. Any idea why?

    thanks again for the speedy response its much appreciated
     
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    Oct 3, 2017 at 4:07 AM #2539
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    This is a topic for another thread in another section of the forum.
     
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    Oct 10, 2017 at 3:48 PM #2540
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    Don't know about Pascal series 10xx cards, but as in my post https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/...loading-problems.161256/page-255#post-1592220 I was able to install drivers and working with a Gtx970oc.
    The only problem is that it reset to OSX Drivers whenever I restart. But it' doesn't seem to make a difference on El capitan. Haven't installed any GPU becnchmarking on the Mac system yet.
     

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