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  1. First, make sure that the UEFI sees all the drives. Boot into the UEFI and make a picture of the screen with all the drives detected and send it here. This way, we can see if the connection (AHCI, SATA, IDE) is what should be. If that is ok, open de terminal and do sudo diskutil list (press enter and type in your password) and copy&paste the result here. This also can help to show if the drives are there but not being mounted.
  2. Yep, not sure as well. Did you follow my settings in config.plist? Do you have VoodooTSC?
  3. Hi zambostraut. I was already with iMacPro1,1 before the update, so it was just a matter of using the AppStore to update. To move from iMac18,3 tp iMacPro1,1, I had to follow the guid here: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/331658-how-to-build-your-own-imac-pro-successful-buildextended-guide/ Section D, specially section D5.
  4. I installed it without any problem. The NVIDIA driver still has a lower performance than with iMac18,3 SMBIOS. I lost about 33% in performance. But this was already happening with the previous macOS/NVIDIA version. There is a minor improvement. I had the "freeze" bug with graphics acceleration. For example, the 3D animation here: http://madebyevan.com/webgl-water/ used to freeze for a moment every few seconds. This happened both in Safaria and Chrome. Now, with the new updated, it runs smoothly on both browsers. You can also test this with the Finder: you open two Finder windows, and try to resize or move the window in the background. Before this update, it would stutter a bit. Now, it runs smoothly.
  5. Send a picture of the lines to be sure, but I suspect it is related to the OsxAptioFix drivers. Try all the different possibilities: * OsxAptioFixDrv * OsxAptioFix2Drv * OsxAptioFix3Drv * AptioMemoryFix And remember to fully shutdown the machine between reboots.
  6. I don't have the experience of powerful CPUs like KGP has. I only have the 8-core 7820X. However, I understand that the Noctua NH-D15 is one of the best air coolers on the market and is compatible with the 2066 platform. Here is a compatibility list: https://noctua.at/en/products/cpu-cooler-retail/tdpguide I use it with my processor and it works fine, even with a minor overclocking. Others have tested it and claim that its cooling capabilities is similar to the Corsair 115i. As long as you don't want to OC, I think it is worth trying. But note that it is quite big. Make sure you have a case that is high enough, and that you have clearance around your motherboard for it. In my case, if I place my video card on the first PCI slot, it almost touches the cooler. Good luck!
  7. Dear all: I'd like to report a partial success in using this on a real mac. I have a 2014 MBP with a replaced LCD screen. Unfortunately I bought a used screen with an incorrect EDID, so that macOS was not recognising it properly. The resolutions available in the Monitor System Preferences were wrong: 1600x1000 1024x640 1280x800 In addition, the screen brightness control was not working, the brightness was always max. With this program, I was able to partially "convince" macOS that the screen is valid. I now have the usual resolutions of 1680x1050 1440x900 1024x640 with the added bonus that aliasing is much better than before. Unfortunately, the brightness control is still not working. I am using "Shades" for that, but I think it does not really dim the screen, just adds a darker tint to it. So battery usage is still as if the screen is fully on. Anyway, it is already a great improvement. Big thanks to the developers for creating this and making it available.
  8. Hi Nico: Your config.plist is a mess. You have lots of patches active. You also have a DSDT and too many kexts. You also have kexts in 10.13 and in Other. This is too many variables to debug. Check my guide in the first post: * Your clover drivers are very few. * You have too much stuff in your config.plist * You have to many kexts in Other. And remove all kexts from 10.13 * You have a dsdt patch * We don't know your specs. Is your VoodooTSCS correct? 6 cores? I suggest you remove config.plist and dsdt, and install Clover again. And follow my guide.
  9. Hi niconico. What is the BIOS version you have? The latest for the MSI SLI Plus is 170. You should install that one. I find it strange that you get that error with OsxAptioFixDrv-64.efi + Test2.efi, because that always works for me. So start by flashing or reflashing the latest BIOS. Also, remove "slide=0", it should be unnecessary, since that is the default anyway. What is the Clover version you are using? Your config.plist has lots of stuff. To start, for installation, you need very little, check my first post. Your config-no.plist has an invalid SMBIOS (iMac). I got good success with iMac18,3. Hi fabiosum: Thanks for the suggestion of using nvidiaweb. But it is selected in my config.plist: <key>SystemParameters</key> <dict> <key>InjectKexts</key> <string>Detect</string> <key>InjectSystemID</key> <true/> <key>NvidiaWeb</key> <true/> </dict>
  10. Just updated to Clover 4392. Here's what I found out: EmuVariableUefi-64.efi: I read reports saying that this was longer necessary with iMacPro1,1 SMBIOS. But without it, the NVidia WebDrivers don't load. So I need this. AptioMemory: I tried OsxAptioFix3Drv-64.efi and AptioMemoryFix.efi and they didn't work. Only my usual OsxAptioFixDrv-64.efi + Test2.efi works. CsmVideoDxe-64.efi: I read somewhere that this allows for better graphics mode while booting (eg, avoids the stretched Apple logo on 16:9 monitors). But it does not work for me and it causes a text flicker while Clover is loading. This was already noticed on previous version of Clover. So I removed it and have a stretched Apple logo while booting.
  11. I want to add a surprising discovery: BIOS flashing/resetting can influence the way Clover behaves. As I reported some posts above, I could not use Clover on my NVME anymore, I had to use the SSD. Today, while playing around with the BIOS (installing a custom boot image), I reflashed the BIOS (version 170). Immediately I noticed that Clover default boot partition was working again. So I decided to try to boot from the NVME and... worked like a charm. So if you find strange errors after updating Clover (like default boot partition not being recognised, or new Aptio errors), you might consider reflashing the BIOS.
  12. surfinchina, I agree with what you said about kgp. It's amazing how he can maintain his gigantic thread on 2 different places (and I think he has a similar one for the X99 platform). Amazing guy, but with a tricky personality ;-) About the NVidia driver: I downgraded the driver from the current 157 version to the 104 version (I think this was for 10.13.2), and I got some of the performance back. Geekbench Compute OpenCL = 139,086 (was 114,870 with the 157 version) Cinebench OpenGL = 131.46 fps (was 118.41fps with the 157 version) These values are equivalent to the max I got previously, so all good there. However, Unigine Heaven saw no improvement: I still got 1162 (46.1 fps), but my max used to be 1755 (69.7 fps). I don't know if I'll keep looking for the best driver. It seems to me that NVidia disabled some optimizations in the more recent versions.
  13. Another quick update: Because of the problems I was having with the Nvidia drivers under 10.13.3 and iMac18,3, I decided to change to iMacPro1,1. The change was successful, and I am now running 17D2047 without the need to reinstall. I followed KGP guide here: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/331658-how-to-build-your-own-imac-pro-successful-buildextended-guide His guide is massive and has way too many details. I simply used his chapter D, in particular: Edited my config.plist to have the SMBIOS os iMacPro1,1. Board number is essential. Edited my /System/Library/CoreServices/PlatformSupport.plist with Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94 board ID, as explained in his section D.5. Download the correct BaseSystem.dmg. This part is important, and at the moment his guide is still wrong. You want to download this: http://swcdn.apple.com/content/downloads/16/14/091-62779/frfttxz116hdm02ajg89z3cubtiv64r39s/BaseSystem.dmg Mount this dmg and run the installer inside. Reboot and choose "install macOS..." Done. ​And note that the WebDrivers for 17D2047 work without any issues :-) Geekbench and Cinebench CPU scores did not change for me. But Nvidia scores went down, like zambostraut reports. First it seems that dragging Finder windows is not so smooth. And Unigine Heaven score went down to 1154 from 1755. That's a 34% reduction! Other GPU tests, like Geekbench OpenCL and FluxMark showed similar reduction. So quite a disappointment for the NVidia drivers. Because of this reduction in GPU performance, without any apparent gain in other areas, it is not worth to move to iMacPro1,1. If your system is running well with iMac18,3 or iMac17,1, stay there for now.
  14. Here's an update on my situation: 10.13.3 is working, but unfortunately the transition was not smooth. After the complete update, I have two problems: * NVidia WebDrivers 387. don't work, I get the "gIOSCreenLockState 3" error. * Clover 4369 and 4380 don't work on my NVME disk anymore. I get the dreaded OsxAptiFixDrv error. How I fixed these two problems: * Clover: I boot from my SSD. I had it setup already for that. * Nvidia drivers: I went back to version 104. For that, I used the following program: https://www.hackintosh-forum.de/index.php/Thread/34164-Nvidia-Webtreiber-all-Version-update-App-f%C3%BCr-High-Sierra/ First, I had to uninstall the 156 version, by removing the Nvidia kexts from /S/L/E and /L/E. Look for Geforce and NVDA. Next, I rebooted without the WebDrivers. Then I ran the program by following these instructions (credit from another user): Open the app, choose „Webdriver neu installieren“ („Reinstall web driver“), choose the old webdriver *.pkg file – the app installs the old driver. Restart the app, choose „Vorhandenen Webdriver Patchen“ („patch existing web driver“) – click through, choose „Rechte bereinigen“ („correct permissions“) enter admin password and restart the Mac. This solved my problem. I am now running 10.13.3 on an iMac18,3 but with the WebDrivers 387.
  15. Sorry I wasn't more clear. The GUI doesn't launch, I have the gIOSCreenLockState 3. But I didn't have much time to debug this yet. It might be my SIP settings are not correct.