NVIDIA eGPU + macOS Mojave: eGPU powers internal mac display, but not external monitor
I've got a brand new 2018 13" Macbook Pro running macOS Mojave 10.14 coupled with an NVIDIA GTX 1080 in a Sonnet eGPU enclosure. I just set everything up with the purge-wrangler.sh script and, while progress is promising, I'm not out of the woods yet.
What's working as expected:
- Mac recognizes eGPU in system overview
- eGPU powers internal mac display
What's not working:
- Although my external monitor recognizes some video connection, it's blank. I've tried plugging it into the 1080 via DP and HDMI; both resulted in a blank screen. My computer still recognizes the screen, and I can choose to mirror with it or extend my desktop, but no matter what nothing shows up.
Any debugging ideas/advice?
Thanks in advance for your help, and all the community support involved in making this work. I'm deeply appreciative and impressed!
If you searched a bit you would know that web drivers are not available. Be patient 🙂
Most innovative debugging idea: wait for official drivers. The purge-wrangler script works just more or less for the nVidia+Mojave-combination, because it just tells the driver that High Sierra is installed. That causes driver issues like you're experiencing.
Setup: MacBook Pro 2018 15" 2.6GHz Radeon Pro 560X on macOS 10.14 & Windows 10 (Bootcamp); Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box 350 with a Zotac GTX1080 AMP! Edition
I have the same issue. It goes away when booted in safe mode however.
@goalque, @nanoBit: Thanks for your quick, spot-on answers. Believe it or not I did search before posting, but clearly missed this. Will happily wait for a fix.
@Enzdude: I'll give it a shot!
Any drivers out there for a Macbook Air with an external NVIDIA EVGA 1050ti ?