After two days worth of configuration, downloads, compilation, etc. I’ve almost got my system working essentially perfectly, with one exception;
NVENC doesn’t work, either in SimpleScreenRecorder:
[BaseEncoder::Init] Error: Can't open codec!
[PageRecord::StartOutput] Error: Something went wrong during initialization.
…Or OBS (log file attached here, but tl;dr:
[NVENC encoder: 'recording_h264'] Failed to open NVENC codec: Unknown error occurred
From a few hours of searching, I’ve gathered that the methods are mixed, but a common thread seems to involve installing the
cudapackage, compiling the latest NVIDIA Video SDK with AUR package
nvidia-sdk, and then installing the AUR package
ffmpeg-full-nvenc(despite the standard FFmpeg package stating it supports NVENC fine, as shown in the OBS log). However, regardless of using the AUR or the original arch packages, and having the SDK installed from the package listed, the end results are literally the same.
Configuration (in case it’s necessary):
Intel i7 4790k w/ 16GB RAM
(ZOTAC AMP!) NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB, running NVIDIA package 396.54 (via nvidia-dkms or nvidia-ck)
Installed using Antergos 18.9, running xfce4 w/ linux-ck kernel (4.18.6)
(Side note: FFmpeg and associated apps functions normally with the CPU encoders, i.e. h264 or x264 – it’s only nvenc that’s causing issues)
Yes, at the moment, download speeds take a hit when you switch mirrors with the noted tweaks as stated before. You just have to wait a while longer. This normally isn’t an issue, but seems to be related to mirrors going wrong/going sexual/etc. When booted into the system, however, it’s totally fine as it should be. Using XFCE here (where previously I had used KDE on the 18.8 installer).
On a side note to make sure, you’ll probably want to adjust your mirrorlist after installation with
sudo reflector --save /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlistand
sudo reflector-antergos --save, otherwise the slowness may transcend into the non-live OS.
Can confirm that the prior fixes from @nihadnagi, while making the installer dogshit slow, makes it work.
Also noting that the “antegros” typos were indeed that:
sudo gedit /etc/pacman.d/antegros-mirrorlist
sudo gedit /etc/pacman.d/antergos-mirrorlist
…and same for
Likewise, all top three servers in mirrorlist needs to be commented out (add hash to line) before cutting/pasting/uncommenting the United States server lines at the bottom.
No malice intended here – I’m just an average Seong trying to help my fellow average Joes.
@nihadnagi Thanks for the help, really. Won’t be able to test for a while though to make sure this works.
But it’s still concerning that the installer manages to break within the span of two days and a distro update. Hopefully this can be amended on the installer’s end sooner rather than later.
Don’t lock this thread, but I’ve had this exact issue when I attempted a fresh install two hours ago from now. Ironically, the prior version (18.8) worked literally two days ago.
Attached log here.
Possibly related, but letting Cnchi rate the mirrorlists on its own causes it to stall after setting disk partition selection. This was done leaving the lists alone as they were.
Lately, I’ve been trying to get the GPD Win to run Antergos + Xfce4. Through an intensive process detailed here and here, the device is almost 100% functional when it comes to hardware. However, there is one problem I’ve been having that I’m at a loss for.
The SD Card reader doesn’t work.
Keep in mind, that I’m running a modified 4.12-rc5 kernel (which can be found in the third link above) and the SD Host is recognized with lspci as:
00:12.0 SD Host controller: Intel Corporation Atom/Celeron/Pentium Processor x5-E8000/J3xxx/N3xxx Series SD Controller (rev 20).
And in dsmesg I found one reference to the external SD card that’s of interest:
mmc1: error -110 whilst initializing SD card.
The SD card in question works; in fact, I’ve tried four different SD cards, each of which work elsewhere but do nothing on Linux. And it worked when it was originally running Windows 10. Any suggestions?