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  1. MacNB

    WhatEverGreen Support Topic

    OK. So I tried your config file and Injector kext with IGPU disabled in the BIOS. No real joy. - H.264 4K playback seemed fine. Very little CPU or GPU load - HEVC 4k playback played but CPU maxed out @4.8Ghz with RX580 ~ 45% - H.264 4k to H.264 HD transcode via Compressor : system freeze/very sluggish - reset required. - HEVC 4k to HEVC HD transcode via Compressor : works but CPU maxed out @4.8Ghz with RX580 ~ 10% I also tried renaming GFX0 to GFX1 (MacPro's use GFX1 and GFX2) - makes no difference. BTW, I am still on original Mojave 10.14.0 as that build still has the IOGVACodec AMDU6V3 for RX580 (IOGVACodec AMDU7V4 for Vega). In 10.14.1 & .2, Apple removed it so people are using an Injector kext to Inject it back in. H.264 Playback: HEVC playback: HEVC 4k to HEVC HD transcode:
  2. Thanks. I've been in that discussion already.
  3. MacNB

    WhatEverGreen Support Topic

    Thanks. I'll try it when I get home. One question: In the dAGPM.kext info.plist under the Machines section, you have: <key>Machines</key> <dict> <key>Mac-F60DEB81FF30ACF6</key> <dict> <key>Vendor1002Device687f</key> I assume that Vendor1002Device687f is for your Vega so should I change that to Vendor1002Device67df (for my RX 580) ?
  4. Great. Many thanks. It shows that Apple have yet again removed H/W acceleration for HEVC for AMD RX 5xx. It was in 10.14.0 but removed after 10.14.1 update. 10.14.3 Beta looks the same as 10.14.2. Shame. Apple are going backwards
  5. Ah ok. For the IOREG file, you run an App called IORegistryExplorer App (attached) and then File..Save As.. to save the file that you upload here. Double click on the attached file (to unzip it) and then double click the App to run it IORegistryExplorer.app.zip
  6. MacNB

    WhatEverGreen Support Topic

    Thanks no hurry . Sorry but I should have mentioned the config.plist is for Macpro6,1 that I tried.
  7. MacNB

    WhatEverGreen Support Topic

    Thanks. That's what I thought. I tried to do the same with my i7-3770K + RX580 + WEG (IGPU HD4000 disabled in BIOS). No joy. - H.264 content plays fine - no load on CPU; 4% on GPU. - HEVC content plays fine but mainly via CPU; GPU ~ 17%. (Sony Camp HEVC demo play back drives the CPU hard). - Compressor: H.264 4k to H.264 HD transcode freezes the system or very very sluggish. Reset button needed. - Compressor: HEVC to HEVC transcode same - freezes the system or very very sluggish. So basically, encoding via RX580 breaks the system. I think your trick only works with VEGA. Attached my config.plist and Injector kext. MacNB-macpro.zip
  8. MacNB

    WhatEverGreen Support Topic

    So..let me get this right. On your VEGA system, you have your SMBIOS model id set for MacPro6,1 but using iMacPro1,1 Board-ID bootarg shiki-id=Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94; and injecting AGPM & AGDP kext for MacPro6,1 ?
  9. MacNB

    Mojave stops to respond when using GPU HW encoding

    Looks like your are slipanot from the TM site. Last suggestion I had there was to remove the DSDT and try using ssdtPRGen.sh for CPU/IGPU power management. Basically, to get rid of the DSDT, you need the right patches for your Haswell in the Clove ACPI/DSDT/Patches section (e.g. GFX0->IGPU, PEGP->GFXO, etc, etc); in the SSDT section set Generate to NO and PlugInType=NO; and put the SSDT generated by ssdtprgen.sh into patched folder.
  10. MacNB

    WhatEverGreen Support Topic

    Good point. Will change that. Thx.
  11. MacNB

    WhatEverGreen Support Topic

    OK thx. Yes I have AGPM working: I'll try WEG and disabling IGPU then use board-id from iMac18,3 (Mac-BE088AF8C5EB4FA2) as it has a Radeon Pro 580 similar to RX580.
  12. MacNB

    WhatEverGreen Support Topic

    Thanks. On the encode issue on my i7-3770K + RX580, I've not had any joy (iMac13,2). H.264 is fine playback and encode (but uses the CPU+IGPU). HEVC hangs the system (very slugish forcing a reboot). I tried the changing just the Board-ID to different values in the SMBIOS but no joy. I don't use Whatevergreen as it made no difference. But I had not used the shiki-id= trick. That board ID you used is for which system ?
  13. How's the H.264 and HEVC decode/encode ? That is, if you play back HEVC video, is it using the CPU/IGPU or the RX560 ? And if you use Quicktime to do a screen recoding, what's CPU/IGPU loading ? Curious to see you IOREG to see if they reinstated HEVC (it was in 10.14.0 but removed after 10.14.1). Thanks.
  14. MacNB

    WhatEverGreen Support Topic

    ..and the solution was ? Is that fix for your Vega or RX580 system ?
  15. MacNB

    Mojave stops to respond when using GPU HW encoding

    IGPU power management requires proper CPU power management. Post your EFI folder (without the themes), IOREG files and a list of kexts in /Library/Extensions (use terminal: ls -1 /Library/Extensions > list.txt).
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