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doctorhackintosh posted a topic in nVidiaI have an ASUS GTX 750 Ti PH Series 2GB DDR5 (ASUS GTX750TI-PH-2GD5) with VBIOS 82.07.25.00.13 (or VBIOS 82.07.25.AS11). I have tried this card out on both Yosemite 10.10 and 10.10.1 with NVIDIA Web Drivers 343.01.01f01 through f03 and 343.02.01f01. I have 1xHDMI port, 2xDVI-D Dual Link and 1xVGA ports on the card. I have 1xHDMI and 1xVGA ports on my monitor Dell S2440L. The card is installed correctly and is detected in System Report > Graphics/Displays and even in NVIDIA Driver Manager's ECC tab (of course, ECC not supported though). While I have all ports functional in Windows and for my gaming needs, I'm not able to get any port to work with Yosemite. I get a blank screen with a 'No Signal' message on the HDMI and both the DVI ports with Yosemite, after the Apple logo boot screen or after NVIDIA Drivers have been loaded in verbose boot. I have tried 3 different HDMI cables and even a DVI2HDMI adapter. Apparently, VGA works on this card for a lot of people but I haven't been able to try it out. I have tried PCIRootUID=1 as one of the bootflags, as suggested in other solved threads in this forum for the ASUS GTX 750 Ti, but I get the same result. (i.e. No Signal). I have tried PCIRootUID=0, GraphisEnabler=No/Yes and all other sorts of boot flag permutations and combinations but NOTHING. My hackintosh works fine with the on-board Intel HD 4600 (1536MB VRAM) graphics (Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H, supported as per the HCL). From my extensive discussions on other forums, I have gathered that this problem is not faced by cards sold by other vendors such as Palit, Gigabyte, EVGA, MSI - if any problems have been faced by these cards, they have been solved/fixed. The problem is mainly limited to ASUS cards, the ASUS Strix OC card with VBIOS 82.07.32.00.xx being the only exception which has even the HDMI port working. toleda analysed a bunch of IOREGs for us folks stuck with non-functioning GTX 750 Ti cards and he's ruled out any issue with the NVCAP or the framebuffers. The problem seems to be only with the ASUS VBIOS for every ASUS card except the ASUS Strix OC. Some people who have flashed the ASUS Strix OC VBIOS on their non-functioning cards have reported success in getting all the ports working. I personally am skeptical since the cards that have been experimented with as well as the ASUS Strix OC are bigger cards with two fans, while mine is smaller card with a single fan. I'm not sure if it'll be safe to flash my card with the ASUS Strix OC VBIOS because it obviously has a very different component layout/structure. I'm really at my wit's end and I would appreciate any inputs whatsoever. I'm attaching my card's VBIOS in case somebody can disassemble/analyse it to figure out exactly what is different between that VBIOS and the one on the ASUS Strix OC 750 Ti which can be found here. I have also attached my IOREG, NVCAP screenshots and a GPU-Z screenshot comparison of my card to an NVIDIA Reference 750 Ti. Can't the NVIDIA kexts be somehow edited to help recognise the non-functioning ports on these problematic ASUS cards & their baffling VBIOS? If you require me to provide any more information pertaining to my case, ask away; I'll upload ASAP. Any insight is appreciated? Help me solve this puzzle.
Do you want to quickly find your boot log, or ever wanted to know which version of bootloader is installed on your disk(s), had the need to dump your BIOS from OS X, just curious about your own system setup or been asked to provide your setup information to others when asking for assistance? DarwinDumper is a useful collection of readily available tools, and scripts wrapped in an application framework giving you a convenient method to quickly gather a system overview of your hack or Mac. And rest assured that enabling the privacy option will mask sensitive data like the IOPlatformSerialNumber, IOPlatformUUID, IOMACAddress(s), USB Serial Number(s), SystemSerialNumber, serial-number, fmm-mobileme-token-FMM, MLB and ROM efi vars and CustomUUID in the dumped files and report. Current Version: 3.0.4 The system dumps are saved to a folder or your choice, but defaulting to the same directory as the main application. You can choose to setup a symlink to make it simple to run DarwinDumper from the Terminal. There is an option to create an html report showing a complete overview of the dumps. This report will mostly just contain the text dumps as you'll find in the main dump directory, but for some dumps there is extra processing to try to present the information in a better way. For example, the Disk Partitions and Unique ID's dump will show a visual map of the disk layout, and the DMI Tables (SMBIOS) dump will show the data split by table type. Note: The html report does not contain all files from a complete dump so if seeking assistance for a problem and you wish to send someone a DarwinDump then you will want to send the complete dump directory and not just the .html report file. The following can be read and dumped by DarwinDumper: - ACPI tables. - Audio codec and further info. - Boot loaders and configuration files. - CPU info. - Device-properties. - Disk partition structure / info. - Disk sectors (hex). - DMI (SMBIOS). - EDID. - I/O Kit Registry. - EFI Memory Map. - EFI vars (some). - Kernel information - Kexts - (list of currently loaded kexts). - Memory. - NVRAM (both Apple specific and UEFI firmware variables). - SMC Keys. - LSPCI (PCI vendor & device codes) dumps. - Power (Sleep/Hibernate) settings. - RTC. - System Profiler. - System BIOS. - System Log(s). - Video BIOS. License: DarwinDumper is licensed under GNU General Public License, version 3.0 (GPLv3). Tools included: AnalyseVBIOS Copyright: Not Known. License: Not known Source: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/211294-information-on-vesa-modes-in-atinvidia-bios/ AppleIntelInfo Copyright: © 2012-2017 Pike R. Alpha. All rights reserved. License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial https://github.com/Piker-Alpha/AppleIntelInfo atomdis Copyright: Michael Larabel @ Phoronix.com License: GPL Version 2 Source: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=amd_atombios_dumper bgrep Copyright 2009 Felix Domke <firstname.lastname@example.org>. All rights reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. 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Source: https://github.com/tmbinc/bgrep bdmesg Copyright 2010 by Islam M. Ahmed Zaid. All rights reserved. License: GPL Version 2 Source: http://forge.voodooprojects.org/p/chameleon/source/tree/HEAD/trunk/i386/util/bdmesg.c cmosDumperForOsx Created by rafirafi, revised extensively by STLVNUB License: Information not available Source: http://www.projectosx.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=2432&st=0&p=21522&&do=findComment&comment=21522 csrstat Created by Piker-Alpha Copyright: © 2015-2017) by Pike R. Alpha License: Information not available Source: https://github.com/Piker-Alpha/csrstat dmidecode http://www.nongnu.org/dmidecode/ License: GPL Version 2 Source: http://www.projectosx.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=2488 dumpACPI Created by blackosx. Idea taken from PHPdev32's MacIASL. Source: https://bitbucket.org/blackosx/dumpacpi edid-decode Created by Adam Jackson, revised by Andy Vandijck License: Information not available Original Source: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/app/edid-decode Revised Source: http://bit.ly/1qAzqxb fdisk440 Apple Computer, Inc. License: APSL v2.0 Source: http://forge.voodooprojects.org/p/chameleonApplications/source/tree/HEAD/trunk/fdisk.tproj FirmwareMemoryMap script Amit Singh (showbootermemorymap) License: Information not available Source: http://www.projectosx.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=2447&st=120&p=19329&&do=findComment&comment=19329 flashrom http://flashrom.org/Flashrom License: GPL Version 2 Source: http://www.projectosx.com/forum/index.php?s=&showtopic=2485&view=findpost&p=40285 getcodecid Copyright © 2012 AnV Software. All rights reserved. License: Information not available Source: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/285277-getcodecid-command-line-tool-to-detect-codec-id/ getdump Created by fassl?, modifications by Slice and AutumnRain? License: Information not available Source: https://svn.code.sf.net/p/voodoohda/code/tranc/getdump.c gfxutil Copyright 2008 mcmatrix. All rights reserved. License: Information not available http://forum.netkas.org/index.php?PHPSESSID=q2isd338ihjjpcgbng7tne08pdv7tr4f&topic=64.0 Source: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/222155/gfxutil_source.zip iasl Copyright © 2000 – 2014 Intel Corporation. License: Information not available Source: https://github.com/acpica/acpica ioregwv Apple Computer, Inc. License: APSL v2.0 Source: https://bitbucket.org/blackosx/ioregwv lzma Copyright © 2013 Igor Pavlov. License: GNU Lesser General Public License Source: http://www.7-zip.org/sdk.html lzvn Copyright: © 2014 Apple Computer, Inc. All rights reserved. License: APSL Credit: Piker-Alpha, Andy Vandijck, MinusZwei. https://github.com/Piker-Alpha/LZVN MacGap2 Created by Tim Debo. All rights reserved. License: MIT Source: https://github.com/MacGapProject/MacGap2 nvram Apple Computer, Inc. License: APSL v2.0 Source: https://bitbucket.org/blackosx/nvram oclinfo Copyright © 2009 cmf License: GPL Version 2 Source: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/170796-opencl-info/ pciutils driver (DirectHW.kext) DirectHW is Copyright © 2008-2010 coresystems GmbH License: GPL Version 2 Source: http://www.projectosx.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=2480 pciutils lspci Copyright © 1997--2008 Martin Mares License: GPL Version 2 Source Code: https://kernel.googlesource.com/pub/scm/utils/pciutils/pciutils.git/+/master Macpmem driver (Macpmem.kext) Copyright © 2007-2011 Volatile Systems. Copyright 2013-2014 Google Inc. All Rights Reserved. License: GPL Version 2 Source Code: https://github.com/google/rekall/tree/master/tools/osx/MacPmem]https://github.com/google/rekall/tree/master/tools/osx/MacPmem RadeonDump Created by Dong Luo. Copyright 2008. All rights reserved. Modified by Andy Vandijck License: Information not available Source: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/282794-darwindumper/page__st__120?do=findComment&comment=1920068 radeon_bios_decode Created by Dong Luo. Copyright 2008. All rights reserved. License: Information not available Source: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/282794-darwindumper/page__st__120?do=findComment&comment=1920068 smbios-reader http://www.nongnu.org/dmidecode/ License: GPL Version 2 Source: http://www.projectosx.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=2208 SMC_util3 Copyright © 2006 devnull License: GPL Version 2 Source: http://www.projectosx.com/forum/index.php?s=&showtopic=2447&view=findpost&p=23230 VoodooHDA.kext Created by fassl?, modifications by Slice and AutumnRain? License: https://sourceforge.net/p/voodoohda/code/HEAD/tree/tranc/License.h]https://sourceforge.net/p/voodoohda/code/HEAD/tree/tranc/License.h Source: https://sourceforge.net/p/voodoohda/code/HEAD/tree/]https://sourceforge.net/p/voodoohda/code/HEAD/tree/ x86info Written to succeed CPUID by Phil Karn (KA9Q). Contributed to by various people. OS X compatability by Slice License: GPL Version 2 Original Source: https://github.com/kernelslacker/x86info Revised Source: http://www.projectosx.com/forum/index.php?s=&showtopic=2447&view=findpost&p=41134 Running DarwinDumper from the command line: From Terminal, you can initiate DarwinDumper by running the following script directly. /DarwinDumper.app/Contents/Resources/public/bash/script.sh To help with this, the UI has a Symlink option which you can click to create a symbolic link which points to the above script. DarwinDumper can then be subsequently run from the command-line by loading a new Terminal window and typing darwindumper followed by return. Credits (in alphabetical order): Adam Jackson, Amit Singh, Andy Vandijck, Apple Inc., arsradu, bcc9, blackosx, cmf, DieBuche, dmazar, Dong Luo, droplets, ErmaC, Felix Domke, Google Inc., Intel Corporation, InsanelyDeepak, JrCs, Kabyl, Kynnder, Martin Mareš, mcmatrix, Michael Larabel, Mickey1979, phcoder, Phil Karn, Piker-Alpha, rafirafi, гык-sse2, Slice ,sonotone, STLVNUB, THe KiNG, Trauma, Volatile Systems, xsmile, !Xabbu. DarwinDumper was originally inspired as an open project by Trauma, it has remained an open project and please keep it an open project, so if you make any changes or additions to it then please share your work here. Please report any feedback, requests or bugs. Please note: DarwinDumper v3 requires OS X 10.9 and newer to run in the Finder, though it should work from the command line okay on older OS versions. The following link retains the download for v188.8.131.52 for older OS versions. DarwinDumper Download
Frank Nitty posted a topic in nVidiaI have 3 Mac partitions: 10.6.8, 10.7.4, and 10.8.3. I was able to display everything at full resolution on 10.6.8 and 10.7.4 with my GTX680 on my 1360X768 monitor via Graphics Mode=1360x768x32 flag with Graphics Enabler disabled in my Boot.plist. I upgraded to a 1920X1080 monitor and now I have an ugly black border around the screen during the bootloader, 10.6.8, and 10.7.4. Example shown below: I have been sifting through past posts and other articles that have addressed remedies towards this issue such as the following: Link 1 (This method didn't work by the way) Link 2 (This method is for AMD GPUs) Link 3 (I have yet to try this) Link 4 (I have yet to try this) Editing the BIOS of the GPU seemed about the only promising method I seen available but I am apprehensive about it because it could accidentally brick my GTX680. I wanted to get the opinion of members who have experienced this problem and to find out whether any of these options I have listed you would suggest or should you have some options of your own that you would recommend to me as well. Any feedback is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.S/N: 10.8.3 boots fine in native resolution