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    check graphics card driver | turn off takes a lot of time

    hey guys I just installed Antergos, until now everything is ok… but now I want to know if I have my nvidia drivers installed [I marked them on the installation, but I’m not sure if they are installed]

    further more the computer now takes too long to turn off when with ubuntu it would be almost instantaneous :P any idea how I can figure out this 2 issues, thanks!

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    ahh now that I had a bit more of time and research, I found the answer on how to check the drivers installed.

    for future reference, and maybe we should consider re-name the original post if possible.

    1st step get your card info:

    lspci | grep VGA


    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06)
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM206 [GeForce GTX 960] (rev a1)

    2nd get detailed information on the device using the id from the previous command in this case 01:00.0:

    sudo lspci -v -s 01:00.0


    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM206 [GeForce GTX 960] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
    	Subsystem: eVga.com. Corp. Device 1962
    	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 34
    	Memory at f6000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
    	Memory at e0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
    	Memory at f0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=32M]
    	I/O ports at e000 [size=128]
    	[virtual] Expansion ROM at 000c0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
    	Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 3
    	Capabilities: [68] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
    	Capabilities: [78] Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00
    	Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel
    	Capabilities: [258] L1 PM Substates
    	Capabilities: [128] Power Budgeting <?>
    	Capabilities: [420] Advanced Error Reporting
    	Capabilities: [600] Vendor Specific Information: ID=0001 Rev=1 Len=024 <?>
    	Capabilities: [900] #19
    	Kernel driver in use: nvidia
    	Kernel modules: nouveau, nvidia_drm, nvidia

    see the Kernel driver in use entry on the bottom? :)

    in the end I even used this nvidia-smi to have more info output:

    Fri Oct 14 00:25:51 2016       
    | NVIDIA-SMI 370.28                 Driver Version: 370.28                    |
    | GPU  Name        Persistence-M| Bus-Id        Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC |
    | Fan  Temp  Perf  Pwr:Usage/Cap|         Memory-Usage | GPU-Util  Compute M. |
    |   0  GeForce GTX 960     Off  | 0000:01:00.0      On |                  N/A |
    |  0%   46C    P8     9W / 128W |    183MiB /  4034MiB |      0%      Default |
    | Processes:                                                       GPU Memory |
    |  GPU       PID  Type  Process name                               Usage      |
    |    0       467    G   /usr/lib/xorg-server/Xorg                       76MiB |
    |    0       825    G   /usr/bin/gnome-shell                           104MiB |

    Thanks, now all I need is to find out why it takes so long to turn the machine off :]

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