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Offline valtam

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Nvidia vs Nouveau
« on: 26. August 2012, 10:41:02 »
Can you please explain how to remove the Nouveau driver and replace it with the Nvidia driver. I had no option to choose the proprietary driver during installation and was stuck with Nouveau which is giving me terrible FPS in Minecraft. Thank you.

Offline Anja Noir

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Re: Nvidia vs Nouveau
« Reply #1 on: 26. August 2012, 20:26:18 »
I have successfuly used the bottom script listed under "Switching between nvidia and nouveau drivers"
on this page: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/NVIDIA However, it would be a good idea to
give the whole page a once-over.

Just my 2 cents. ;)

Offline valtam

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Re: Nvidia vs Nouveau
« Reply #2 on: 27. August 2012, 03:03:47 »
I tried your suggestion, it did not work, all I got was a black screen at login and a flashing cursor.

Offline valtam

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Re: Nvidia vs Nouveau
« Reply #3 on: 27. August 2012, 03:30:30 »
I also tried this:

mhwd -r pci video-nouveau
mhwd -i pci video-nvidia

Still no luck. I won't be battling this any longer, one reply to the thread, and the IRC room was empty, bad support for a new distro,  time to go back to the more reliable distros.

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Re: Nvidia vs Nouveau
« Reply #4 on: 27. August 2012, 11:54:20 »
Considering it's our first public release, it's normal some people have troubles, especially with  proprietary drivers.
To help us to improve Manjaro, give us more details about the errors you have and maybe we can help you.

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Re: Nvidia vs Nouveau
« Reply #5 on: 28. August 2012, 20:26:10 »
well....i'm pretty new to arch as well...in the "details" info it says i dont have a graphic card, says "unknown" ....i tried removing every graphics driver and ended up in a terminal log-in screen....installed only nvidia and the others seem removed (cant remove em with mhwd) ....so im pretty much not sure what is installed :D i have an icore7 820qm and a gtx280m

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Re: Nvidia vs Nouveau
« Reply #6 on: 29. August 2012, 20:03:42 »
Well it is simple to solve:

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-a/--auto <usb/pci> <free/nonfree> <classid> auto install configs for classid
For nvidia
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sudo mhwd -a pci nonfree 0300
For nouveau
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sudo mhwd -a pci free 0300

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Re: Nvidia vs Nouveau
« Reply #7 on: 12. September 2012, 21:28:12 »
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[yfdogan@manjaro ~]$ -a/--auto <usb/pci> <free/nonfree> <classid>auto install configs for classid
bash: beklenmeyen dizgecik `<' yakınında sözdizimi hatası
[yfdogan@manjaro ~]$ su
Parola:
[root@manjaro yfdogan]# -a/--auto <usb/pci> <free/nonfree> <classid>auto install configs for classid
bash: beklenmeyen dizgecik `<' yakınında sözdizimi hatası
[root@manjaro yfdogan]#
meaning 'syntax error', is this code correct?  I can not change the driver.
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[root@manjaro yfdogan]# mhwd -a pci nonfree 0300> Using config 'video-hybrid-intel-nvidia-bumblebee' for device: 0000:00:02.0 (0300:8086:0116) Display controller Intel Corporation
> Using config 'video-hybrid-intel-nvidia-bumblebee' for device: 0000:01:00.0 (0300:10de:0df5) Display controller nVidia Corporation
Error: config 'video-hybrid-intel-nvidia-bumblebee' conflicts with config(s): video-hybrid-intel-nouveau-bumblebee
[root@manjaro yfdogan]# mhwd -a pci free 0300> Skipping already installed config 'video-hybrid-intel-nouveau-bumblebee' for device: 0000:00:02.0 (0300:8086:0116) Display controller Intel Corporation
> Skipping already installed config 'video-hybrid-intel-nouveau-bumblebee' for device: 0000:01:00.0 (0300:10de:0df5) Display controller nVidia Corporation
[root@manjaro yfdogan]#

« Last Edit: 12. September 2012, 21:38:35 by YFDogan »
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