[OPEN] No "Nvidia with linux kernel" option available during installation

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UTUHA
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[OPEN] No "Nvidia with linux kernel" option available during installation

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I installed latest ArcoLinuxB and I noticed that I don't have "Nvidia with linux kernel" checkbox option during installation.
that is visible here at 80sec:
https://youtube.com/watch?v=_RlwWpVduTI&t=80
I installed it anyway and I had to install

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pacman -S nvidia 
to run Davinci Resolve software so I will have GPU encoding.

Till now it looks ok but did I missed something not installing "Nvidia with linux kernel" ?
Should I install something else?

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Re: [OPEN] No "Nvidia with linux kernel" option avilable during installation

Post by erikdubois »

This is where you go to

https://arcolinux.com/installation/

It will always have the latest "how to install" videos

Nvidia is an option during startup. WYSIWIG - what you see is what you get

So if you do not select anything in Calamares you get the nvidia that is on the iso.

If you do select something in Calamares it will download the latest version from the internet.
Learn, have fun and enjoy.
But first use the power of the Arch Wiki
use the tutorials on https://www.youtube.com/erikdubois
then use the power of google
then use the power of our moderators.

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Re: [OPEN] No "Nvidia with linux kernel" option available during installation

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I reinstall ArcoLinuxB with Nvidia kernel and drivers also

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pacman -S nvidia 
and this time Davinci Resolve doesn't detect GPU:
Unsupported GPU Processing Mode
Please review the GPU drivers and GPU configuration under preferences
and there is no GPU detected but previous there was GPU on the list at Davinci Resolve.

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nvidia -smi
says:
NVIDIA GeForce ... Off | 00000000:01:00.0 Off

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lspci
says
VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation....Kernel driver in use: nvidia
I cannot start Nvidia X Server Setting

What else can I do to properly detect Nvidia?

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Re: [OPEN] No "Nvidia with linux kernel" option available during installation

Post by UTUHA »

It wasn't the same installation but it looks like uninstalling optimus manager helped:

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pacman -R optimus-manager
It looks like optimus-manager right after installation blocks nvidia. Switching

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optimus-manager --switch nvidia // to switch to the Nvidia GPU
optimus-manager --switch integrated // to switch to the integrated GPU and power the Nvidia GPU off
optimus-manager --switch hybrid 
causing all other errors.

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