eGPU only detected first ever boot (rEFind and apple_set_os)
 
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Eightarmedpet
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I just reinstalled rEFI as per itsage's instructions, I even updated the theme I created for retina resolution (5K in my case).

Like apple_set_os it worked perfectly, first boot, but subsequent boots the egpu wasn't detected (same as when using EFI boot manager) so hot plugging would be needed (I only installed to try and get round the need for hot plugging).

Any smart people have any idea what could be causing this? I'd love to avoid hot plugging.

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itsage
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@eightarmedpet Is this with or without the UltraFine 5K connected? What about cold boot vs restart?

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