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  1. Hello, I have a problem where I have been able to boot macOS (from version 10.11 to 10.14) with pretty much all BIOS versions up to a certain version with special settings, and all newer versions cause macOS to hang forever on "PCI configuration begin". I have tried to dissect the UEFI ROM but there are too many changes for me to figure out what changed. There are also some changes in the DSDT. Do you think I can fix this problem using only DSDT/SSDT patches, e.g. by removing new devices, etc? Any other ideas to help me finally update the BIOS? Thank you for any assistance you can provide! Motherboard: ASUS Rampage V Extreme (X99) Working BIOS: 3101 and earlier. Non-working BIOS: 3202 and later. Latest BIOS: 3801 (stable), 3902 (beta)
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    Dual dedicated GPU on Mojave (NVIDIA & AMD)

    Thank you for your reply! Do you mean boot Windows with the -radoff boot flag?
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    Dual dedicated GPU on Mojave (NVIDIA & AMD)

    Thank you for your reply! I use macOS mainly for work (software development) and everything else except gaming. Windows is mainly also used for everything else including gaming. I cannot do without one or the other. I barely use my MacBook Pro because the performance of the Hackintosh is superior. There is a perceived performance loss in games (Windows) when the NVIDIA GPU is not installed in the PCI-e slot closest to the CPU. I have been sticking with macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 but it seems to be possible to make Mojave work without causing me too much inconvenience considering that I have the hardware I need. I can leave displays connected to both GPUs when the AMD GPU is installed in the first PCI-e slot. I have a signal on the display connected to the AMD GPU but obviously no signal on the displays connected to the NVIDIA GPU. I cannot use any displays connected to the AMD GPU under macOS if the NVIDIA GPU is installed in the first PCI-e slot unless I unplug the displays connected to the NVIDIA GPU.
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    Dual dedicated GPU on Mojave (NVIDIA & AMD)

    Thank you for your reply! My idea is to use the AMD GPU while leaving the NVIDIA GPU in the computer. This already works but I have to (un)plug displays multiple times per day, every day. Maybe I can edit the first post to make that more clear.
  5. Hello, My desktop Hackintosh is running macOS Mojave 10.14.2 with two dedicated GPUs installed: NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti, AMD Radeon HD 7970. The AMD GPU is used primarily under macOS and the NVIDIA one under Windows. macOS boots without issues as long as there are no displays connected to the NVIDIA GPU. If a display is connected then the display connected to the AMD GPU will become blank. The system can be accessed using Screen Sharing/VNC. There are no problems if I swap PCI-e slots for the GPUs so that the AMD GPU is in the first slot (primary GPU), but I prefer not to do this. I have tried to remove the whole PCI (bridge) device in the DSDT file and all the lines that refer to it. The PCI entries in ioreg and System Information are gone but System Information still shows an NVIDIA GPU under Graphics/Display. Many of the suggestions I have found in guides and forum posts do not seem to apply here. My problem with some of the guides and answers is that they give the solution without explaining how anything works, or they tell you what to do without explaining the reasons behind it. What else can I do? Thank you for any assistance you can provide! I have attached some files that may help you help me. DSDT_BIOS_3101.zip contains the original ACPI (*.aml) files without any patches. Send me Steffens-iMac.zip is a file produced by RunMe.app, and do contain simple patches to rename some devices. DSDT.dsl.patch is a diff of the original DSDT.dsl file and the one with the PCI devices removed (commented out). Motherboard: ASUS Rampage V Extreme (X99), BIOS version 3101 (macOS does not boot with anything newer). Clover version: 4813. DSDT.dsl.patch: --- /Users/sl/Desktop/DSDT_BIOS_3101/DSDT.dsl 2018-12-17 05:24:30.000000000 +0100 +++ /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/DSDT.dsl 2018-12-17 16:52:08.000000000 +0100 @@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ * * Disassembling to symbolic ASL+ operators * - * Disassembly of DSDT.aml, Mon Dec 17 05:24:30 2018 + * Disassembly of DSDT.aml, Mon Dec 17 04:01:52 2018 * * Original Table Header: * Signature "DSDT" @@ -2128,7 +2128,7 @@ ^^PCI0.BR2B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2D.OSHP () - ^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () + //^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3D.OSHP () @@ -2274,7 +2274,7 @@ ^^PCI0.BR2B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2D.OSHP () - ^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () + //^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3D.OSHP () @@ -2420,7 +2420,7 @@ ^^PCI0.BR2B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2D.OSHP () - ^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () + //^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3D.OSHP () @@ -2570,7 +2570,7 @@ ^^PCI0.BR2B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2D.OSHP () - ^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () + //^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3D.OSHP () @@ -2803,12 +2803,14 @@ If ((CSTA (Arg0, Arg1) == 0x00)) { FLAG = 0x00 - PRID (APID = 0xFF) = 0xFF + APID = 0xFF + PRID = 0xFF } Else { Local0 = APID - PRID (FLAG = 0x01) = Local0 + FLAG = 0x01 + PRID = Local0 } Return (APIC) @@ -15259,7 +15261,7 @@ ^BR2B.OSHP () ^BR2C.OSHP () ^BR2D.OSHP () - ^BR3A.OSHP () + //^BR3A.OSHP () ^BR3B.OSHP () ^BR3C.OSHP () ^BR3D.OSHP () @@ -26861,7 +26863,7 @@ } } - Device (BR3A) + /*Device (BR3A) { Name (_ADR, 0x00030000) // _ADR: Address OperationRegion (MCTL, SystemMemory, 0xE0013188, 0x04) @@ -27496,7 +27498,7 @@ { Name (_ADR, 0xFFFF) // _ADR: Address } - } + }*/ Device (BR3B) { @@ -30267,7 +30269,7 @@ ^^PCI0.BR2B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2D.OSHP () - ^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () + //^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3D.OSHP () @@ -30567,21 +30569,21 @@ WordIO (ResourceProducer, MinFixed, MaxFixed, PosDecode, EntireRange, 0x0000, // Granularity 0x4158, // Range Minimum - 0x0000, // Range Maximum + 0x4158, // Range Maximum 0x0000, // Translation Offset 0x0001, // Length ,, , TypeStatic, DenseTranslation) WordIO (ResourceProducer, MinFixed, MaxFixed, PosDecode, EntireRange, 0x0000, // Granularity 0x5758, // Range Minimum - 0x0000, // Range Maximum + 0x5758, // Range Maximum 0x0000, // Translation Offset 0x0000, // Length ,, , TypeStatic, DenseTranslation) WordIO (ResourceProducer, MinFixed, MaxFixed, PosDecode, EntireRange, 0x0000, // Granularity 0x5858, // Range Minimum - 0x0000, // Range Maximum + 0x5858, // Range Maximum 0x0000, // Translation Offset 0x0000, // Length ,, , TypeStatic, DenseTranslation) @@ -37604,7 +37606,7 @@ ^^PCI0.BR2B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2D.OSHP () - ^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () + //^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3D.OSHP () @@ -37904,21 +37906,21 @@ WordIO (ResourceProducer, MinFixed, MaxFixed, PosDecode, EntireRange, 0x0000, // Granularity 0x4558, // Range Minimum - 0x0000, // Range Maximum + 0x4558, // Range Maximum 0x0000, // Translation Offset 0x0001, // Length ,, , TypeStatic, DenseTranslation) WordIO (ResourceProducer, MinFixed, MaxFixed, PosDecode, EntireRange, 0x0000, // Granularity 0x4259, // Range Minimum - 0x0000, // Range Maximum + 0x4259, // Range Maximum 0x0000, // Translation Offset 0x0000, // Length ,, , TypeStatic, DenseTranslation) WordIO (ResourceProducer, MinFixed, MaxFixed, PosDecode, EntireRange, 0x0000, // Granularity 0x4359, // Range Minimum - 0x0000, // Range Maximum + 0x4359, // Range Maximum 0x0000, // Translation Offset 0x0000, // Length ,, , TypeStatic, DenseTranslation) @@ -44941,7 +44943,7 @@ ^^PCI0.BR2B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR2D.OSHP () - ^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () + //^^PCI0.BR3A.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3B.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3C.OSHP () ^^PCI0.BR3D.OSHP () @@ -45241,21 +45243,21 @@ WordIO (ResourceProducer, MinFixed, MaxFixed, PosDecode, EntireRange, 0x0000, // Granularity 0x4958, // Range Minimum - 0x0000, // Range Maximum + 0x4958, // Range Maximum 0x0000, // Translation Offset 0x0001, // Length ,, , TypeStatic, DenseTranslation) WordIO (ResourceProducer, MinFixed, MaxFixed, PosDecode, EntireRange, 0x0000, // Granularity 0x4559, // Range Minimum - 0x0000, // Range Maximum + 0x4559, // Range Maximum 0x0000, // Translation Offset 0x0000, // Length ,, , TypeStatic, DenseTranslation) WordIO (ResourceProducer, MinFixed, MaxFixed, PosDecode, EntireRange, 0x0000, // Granularity 0x4659, // Range Minimum - 0x0000, // Range Maximum + 0x4659, // Range Maximum 0x0000, // Translation Offset 0x0000, // Length ,, , TypeStatic, DenseTranslation) @@ -53823,7 +53825,7 @@ Notify (\_SB.PCI0.BR2D.H007, Local0) } - If ((\_SB.PCI0.BR3A.PMEP == 0x01)) + /*If ((\_SB.PCI0.BR3A.PMEP == 0x01)) { Local0 = \_SB.PCI0.BR3A.PMEH (0x05) } @@ -53848,7 +53850,7 @@ Notify (\_SB.PCI0.BR3A.H005, Local0) Notify (\_SB.PCI0.BR3A.H006, Local0) Notify (\_SB.PCI0.BR3A.H007, Local0) - } + }*/ If ((\_SB.PCI0.BR3B.PMEP == 0x01)) { @@ -54608,11 +54610,11 @@ \_SB.PCI0.BR2D.PMEP = 0x01 } - If ((Local1 == 0x07)) + /*If ((Local1 == 0x07)) { \_SB.PCI0.BR3A.PMES = 0x01 \_SB.PCI0.BR3A.PMEP = 0x01 - } + }*/ If ((Local1 == 0x08)) { @@ -54879,10 +54881,10 @@ Notify (\_SB.PCI0.BR2D, 0x02) } - If ((\_SB.PCI0.BR3A.DEVS () != 0x00)) + /*If ((\_SB.PCI0.BR3A.DEVS () != 0x00)) { Notify (\_SB.PCI0.BR3A, 0x02) - } + }*/ If ((\_SB.PCI0.BR3B.DEVS () != 0x00)) { @@ -55927,10 +55929,10 @@ { Notify (\_SB.PCI0.BR2D, 0x00) } - Case (0x28) + /*Case (0x28) { Notify (\_SB.PCI0.BR3A, 0x00) - } + }*/ Case (0x29) { Notify (\_SB.PCI0.BR3B, 0x00) @@ -56736,11 +56738,11 @@ } } - Scope (_SB.PCI0.BR3A) + /*Scope (_SB.PCI0.BR3A) { Method (_DSM, 4, NotSerialized) // _DSM: Device-Specific Method { - If ((Arg0 == ToUUID ("e5c937d0-3553-4d7a-9117-ea4d19c3434d") /* Device Labeling Interface */)) + If ((Arg0 == ToUUID ("e5c937d0-3553-4d7a-9117-ea4d19c3434d") / * Device Labeling Interface * /)) { If (((Arg1 == 0x02) && (Arg2 == 0x00))) { @@ -56765,7 +56767,7 @@ 0x00 }) } - } + }*/ Scope (_SB.PCI1.QR1A) { DSDT_BIOS_3101.zip Send me Steffens-iMac.zip DSDT.dsl.patch
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