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[OPEN] Automatic Driver Detection And Installation

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vasanthdeveloper
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[OPEN] Automatic Driver Detection And Installation

Post by vasanthdeveloper » Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:08 pm

Hey, how do I automatically detect and install graphics drivers in Arch Linux? So, I have an Intel HD 630 Graphics (rev 4) graphics card. Initially, I used to install packages mesa and xf86-video-intel. But they used to give me screen flickering while recording my desktop with ffmpeg. This issue was fixed by replacing the xf86-video-intel package with vulkan-intel package. After doing a bit of research I got to know that:

Graphics Cards below Ivy Bridge require: mesa, xf86-video-intel
and Graphics Cards after Ivy Bridge require: mesa, vulkan-intel.

Can you please give me a list of packages to be installed for nVidia, AMD and a few other graphics cards?
I am preparing an automatic graphics driver detection and installation feature for my https://github.com/vasanthdeveloper/arch-loop project.
Thank You :)

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Re: Automatic Driver Detection And Installation

Post by xeoncpu » Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:58 am

Hi!
AMDgpu open driver:
xf86-video-amdgpu

Nvidia open driver:
xf86-video-nouveau


Nvidia proprietary driver :
nvidia-340xx older cards ( NVS 310 , GT,GTX 3xx,4xx 5xx) series
nvidia-390xx ( GTX 6xx 7xx 9xx)
nvidia-418xx (RTX 2060, gtx 10xx ) series

if im wrong somebody correct me please :)

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Re: [OPEN] Automatic Driver Detection And Installation

Post by erikdubois » Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:24 am

Maybe you join this project

https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php/Conf ... hics_Cards
https://gitlab.manjaro.org/applications/mhwd

or use the knowledge they have gathered over the years.
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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