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Author Topic: High Sierra and The Nvidia Web Driver  (Read 44877 times)
Asgorath
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« Reply #225 on: April 19, 2018, 03:43:29 AM »

No, that's not what it means, based on my reading of the diffs.  The driver hack was apparently taking an older implementation of some internal C++ function, and substituting it for the newer one.  The latest driver appears to have gone back to this older implementation (or something like it) along with a bunch of other binary changes, so the author is claiming that he no longer needs to make the swap in his kext.  The "force OpenGL" thing was separate and unrelated to this particular part of the hack.

I would be very surprised if the fix for the stuttering was contained in just that one function, my bet is that there was some driver path that had issues and thus NVIDIA had to turn it off.  The kext was hacking the driver by swapping back in the older version that had the path enabled.  While this fixed the stuttering/lag issues for most people, I would bet that there were still other issues that people may or may not have been hitting.  If NVIDIA fixed the actual underlying problem, then they could turn the original path back on and everyone is happy.
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« Reply #226 on: April 22, 2018, 10:06:33 AM »

Hopefully the color bug is fixed.

I can report that the "lower card has driver issues" bug remains.

Can be triggered by a GT640 in slot 3 and a Pascal card in slot 1.

Display output on lower card has opaque dock and poor driver response, but CUDA works.

With any luck, they can fix in next update.
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« Reply #227 on: April 23, 2018, 07:28:30 AM »

Reading about update on reddit it fixes the lag issues too

Important to note about person recommending lilu and fixup. FYI the workaround they were using for lag was to force opengl mode instead of metal on windowserver. If the drivers fix bug, you WANT to be using metal not opengl. I generally avoid lilu in general too cause every macos update people update to new version and start having kernel panics until lilu is updated. It's a pretty low level kernel hack so it always needs updates too before updating macOS (and always someone doesn't listen).

It also taints nvidia driver so libval is no longer valid (which is also why fixup also does libval work around)

TLDR though, if you don't NEED lilu or any of fixups, it's best to run as vanilla as possible so libval is clean and nvidia drivers run the optimized metal path. Only use work arounds if it doesn't work otherwise, Don't use them cause everyone on and their grandma on tonymac said so.

I run a hack and it's very clean.

Can't lie: I'm the 'culprit'. :-)

Got the tip from one of the clover devs - Apianti - in a recent "clover-general-discussion" thread at IM.

IM is not as beginner friendly as TM: they tend towards the "how" (once its been sorted/perfected at IM) rather than the "why".

Thanks for your insights. Perhaps you can go one better and explicitly/comprehensively state what "architecture" worked for you in newbie friendly terms?

Maybe just a link to your build? (So we don't derail this thread?).

Cheers.
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« Reply #228 on: April 26, 2018, 12:23:27 AM »

New Web Driver for 10.13.4 (build 17E202) is here"

https://images.nvidia.com/mac/pkg/387/WebDriver-387.10.10.10.30.107.pkg

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« Reply #229 on: May 17, 2018, 05:06:48 PM »

New Cuda Driver out this morning:

http://www.nvidia.com/object/macosx-cuda-396.64-driver.html

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« Reply #230 on: June 02, 2018, 12:42:55 AM »

OS 10.13.5 is now released Here:

https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1965?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

Nvidia Web Driver is Here:

https://images.nvidia.com/mac/pkg/387/WebDriver-387.10.10.10.35.106.pkg

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« Reply #231 on: July 09, 2018, 05:16:34 PM »

New Cuda Driver out this morning:

http://www.nvidia.com/object/macosx-cuda-396.148-driver.html

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« Reply #232 on: July 10, 2018, 04:52:57 AM »

10.13.6 out.  New Nvidia Web Driver here:

https://images.nvidia.com/mac/pkg/387/WebDriver-387.10.10.10.40.105.pkg

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« Reply #233 on: July 19, 2018, 04:32:44 AM »

Has anyone made progress getting any driver after 378.10.10.10.25.106 to fully work (OpenGL/CL) with dual GPU's? Thanks
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« Reply #234 on: August 30, 2018, 11:31:45 AM »

New driver: http://pl.download.nvidia.com/Mac/Quadro_Certified/387.10.10.10.40.105/WebDriver-387.10.10.10.40.105.pkg
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« Reply #235 on: August 30, 2018, 03:10:04 PM »

^^^^Nothing new here!

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« Reply #236 on: August 30, 2018, 04:21:15 PM »

https://images.nvidia.com/mac/pkg/387/WebDriver-387.10.10.15.15.108.pkg - it's the new version with a new kext - NVDAGV100HalWeb.kext
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« Reply #237 on: August 30, 2018, 07:16:39 PM »

^^^^When installing this, BE SURE, to allow the Nvidia System Extension to load.

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« Reply #238 on: August 30, 2018, 09:40:22 PM »

https://images.nvidia.com/mac/pkg/387/WebDriver-387.10.10.15.15.108.pkg - it's the new version with a new kext - NVDAGV100HalWeb.kext

The Volta driver as I have read...
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« Reply #239 on: August 30, 2018, 10:20:55 PM »

And I'm already getting reports of LOTS of trouble with this new driver.

Uhh....
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