• \[SOLVED\] nVidia drivers problem


    Hello Antergos community!

    I installed Antergos today and I’m very happy with it so far.
    The only thing that I haven’t been able to do is install the appropriate driver for my GPU.
    I have one of the dreaded nVidia Optimus systems; which means I have both an Intel HD integrated graphics card and an nVidia GPU in my laptop.
    I really only want to use the nVidia graphics card as battery life is not an issue for me.
    The problem I’m having is that every guide thus far has gotten me stuck on the dev bla bla clean screen.
    There’s just that line and the blinking cursor.
    Some guides lead to a very loudly spinning fan, others just don’t do anything.

    I have managed to get this GPU working with other distros almost a year ago.

    Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I might solve this problem?


    EDIT: SOLVED!

    I installed nvidia, nvidia-utils and bumblebee(maybe more).
    If you want to know your exact problem run:
    optirun -vv glxgears
    With glxgears installed, of course, and it will show you what your exact error message is.
    Mine brought me to my solution.

    This forum topic held the solution to my problem:
    [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=169742][0]">[https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=169742][1]

    The steps I followed were these:
    In /et/cmkinitcpio.conf change the MODULES var to:
    MODULES=“i915 bbswitch”

    Do
    mkinitcpio -p linux

    In /etc/default/grub add
    rcutree.rcu_idle_gp_delay=1
    to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT

    Do
    grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub.cfg

    In /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf under optirun change the bridge method
    Bridge=virtualgl

    In /etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia set the BusID to
    BusID “PCI:01:00:0”

    And it should solve the problem!
    I hope this helps : ).

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    [1]: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=169742

  • Hello Antergos community!

    I installed Antergos today and I’m very happy with it so far.
    The only thing that I haven’t been able to do is install the appropriate driver for my GPU.
    I have one of the dreaded nVidia Optimus systems; which means I have both an Intel HD integrated graphics card and an nVidia GPU in my laptop.
    I really only want to use the nVidia graphics card as battery life is not an issue for me.
    The problem I’m having is that every guide thus far has gotten me stuck on the dev bla bla clean screen.
    There’s just that line and the blinking cursor.
    Some guides lead to a very loudly spinning fan, others just don’t do anything.

    I have managed to get this GPU working with other distros almost a year ago.

    Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I might solve this problem?


    EDIT: SOLVED!

    I installed nvidia, nvidia-utils and bumblebee(maybe more).
    If you want to know your exact problem run:
    optirun -vv glxgears
    With glxgears installed, of course, and it will show you what your exact error message is.
    Mine brought me to my solution.

    This forum topic held the solution to my problem:
    [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=169742][0]">[https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=169742][1]

    The steps I followed were these:
    In /et/cmkinitcpio.conf change the MODULES var to:
    MODULES=“i915 bbswitch”

    Do
    mkinitcpio -p linux

    In /etc/default/grub add
    rcutree.rcu_idle_gp_delay=1
    to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT

    Do
    grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub.cfg

    In /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf under optirun change the bridge method
    Bridge=virtualgl

    In /etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia set the BusID to
    BusID “PCI:01:00:0”

    And it should solve the problem!
    I hope this helps : ).

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    [1]: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=169742

  • Hi, i dont know if you has seen the guide from the official web site (ArchLinux):

    [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/NVIDIA_Optimus][0]">[https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/NVIDIA_Optimus][1]

    Best Regards.

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    [1]: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/NVIDIA_Optimus

  • Yes, I’ve seen the official guide on the Arch wiki.
    Both that guide and the general nVidia guide / X driver installation guide did not work for me.

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