• Failed to start light display manager, boot up black screen


    @superclyde @joekamprad
    Well. Thank you, guys. I appreciate the advice but I reinstall and restore the whole system…
    I got another question how to properly install the Nvidia drivers on machines with dual graphics cards, like my laptop?

    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06)
            Subsystem: Dell Device 0688
            Kernel driver in use: i915
    --
    01:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM204M [GeForce GTX 980M] (rev a1)
            Subsystem: Dell Device 0688
            Kernel modules: nouveau
    

    I have gone through this one Nvidia settings, but someone just told me nvidia-xconfig does not fit the dual graphic drivers.

  • bumblebee maybe?

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  • https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/bumblebee#Installing_Bumblebee_with_Intel.2FNVIDIA
    And we have the nvidia-installer doing all this automatic:

    $ sudo pacman -S nvidia-installer
    
    nvidia-installer -b -t
    

    To test the installation (-t)
    real installation:

    $ sudo nvidia-installer -b
    

    [updates once a week] = [90% less problems]
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  • @joekamprad
    Tried that.
    But I got the following info. VGA still uses Integrated Graphics. Seems like the driver is not properly configured…

    VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06)
            Subsystem: Dell Device 0688
            Kernel driver in use: i915
    3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM204M [GeForce GTX 980M] (rev ff) (prog-if ff)
            !!! Unknown header type 7f
            Kernel modules: nouveau, nvidia_drm, nvidia
    
  • looks like nouveau is not blacklisted…
    nvidia-installer -b -t > gives no errors?

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  • optirun --status
    

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  • @joekamprad

    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: Antergos Nvidia Installer v1.12
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: All logs will be stored in /tmp/nvidia-installer.log
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: Running the installer in testing mode...
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: Installing bumblebee driver...
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: Removing conflicting packages...
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: Downloading and installing driver packages, please wait...
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: pacman -Sqy --noconfirm --noprogressbar bumblebee mesa xf86-video-intel nvidia virtualgl nvidia-settings bbswitch lib32-nvidia-utils lib32-virtualgl lib32-mesa nvidia-lts bbswitch-lts
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: Adding user ztlevi to bumblebee group...
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: gpasswd -a ztlevi bumblebee
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: Adding user ztlevi to video group...
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: gpasswd -a ztlevi video
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: Enabling bumblebeed.service service...
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: systemctl enable bumblebeed.service
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: Patching /usr/share/applications/nvidia-settings.desktop...
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: sed -i s|Exec=/usr/bin/nvidia-settings|Exec=optirun -b none /usr/bin/nvidia-settings -c :8| /usr/share/applications/nvidia-settings.desktop
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-nvidia.conf not found. That's ok.
    2017-05-04 12:17:50 [INFO]: Installation finished. Nothing has been modified as testing mode was ON.
    
    Bumblebee status: Ready (3.2.1). X inactive. Discrete video card is off.
    
  • What i think was that nvidia is choosen by default and you can switch manually to discrete, or by a service…

    systemctl status bumblebeed.service
    
    pacman -Qs xf86-video-nouveau
    cat /etc/default/grub | grep blacklist
    cat /etc/mkinitcpio.conf | grep MODULES= 
    

    Output will give us info if nouveau is still present in configuration.

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