nVidia drivers issue

I tried LiveUSB but if I boot with default nonfree drivers it freezes during boot I have to select free to get it to boot why is that ? After installing OS to SSD drivers not installing...

Either your GPU is not supported by the NVIDIA drivers, or you are not waiting long enough for it to boot.

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what gpu are you using?

I have GP104 GTX 1080 trying to install drivers

╰─λ sudo mhwd -a pci nonfree 0300
[sudo] password for techxero:         
> Using config 'video-chaotic-nvidia-dkms-tkg' for device: 0000:0e:00.0 (0300:10de:1b80) Display controller nVidia Corporation GP104 [GeForce GTX 1080]
> Installing video-chaotic-nvidia-dkms-tkg...
Sourcing /etc/mhwd-x86_64.conf
Has lib32 support: true
Sourcing /var/lib/mhwd/db/pci/graphic_drivers/chaotic-nvidia-dkms-tkg/MHWDCONFIG
Processing classid: 0300
Sourcing /var/lib/mhwd/scripts/include/0300
Processing classid: 0302
:: Synchronizing package databases...
error: target not found: chaotic-nvidia-utils
 core is up to date
 extra is up to date
 community is up to date
 multilib is up to date
 chaotic-aur is up to date
Error: pacman failed!
Error: script failed!

It is supported. Tried installing directly through pamac said installed but upon reboot nothing..

Any help would be great

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Installing video drivers in the Live ISO does not work, because after reboot, everything is lost.


You must have missed the part where I said after install.. I already installed OS on SSD drivers not working..

This will be the problem - and may well explain why people are having difficulty booting this installer version.

Either the package is missing, or the wrong name is being used within mhwd.


I cam to same conclusion. Could be due to Chaotic-AUR data loss mentioned on main page... But if you look at screenshot you see that if installed through pamac it installs fine but doesn't work xD

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Sorry. You are right.
Your issue seems primarily about proper chaotic mirrors configuration.
Have you updated packages after installation?
Please start from there and then try again with nvidia installation.

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I restarted 3 times. I only select worldwide and US mirrors.. Same issue...

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You must have missed the part where I said... :laughing:
Please read my post and click to the link.

Like I said I restarted 3 times following everything, Mirrors updated, Packages updated, pamac replaced with pamac-all etc..

Please post

pacman -Qm
grep Server /etc/pacman.d/chaotic*


Also if you look here chaotic-nvidia-utils is nowhere to be found

Missing.... Should be chaotic-nvidia-utils-tkg ... Wrong package name


New isos with working NVIDIA stuff are building currently :slight_smile:
Also there is a new chaotic-mirrorlist, if you want to use a german mirror you can go with mine (chaotic.dr460nf1r3.me), bangl is out of sync as per latest chaotic-mirrorlist.


It's Ok I haven't installed anything yet, will wait for new ISOs... Thanks for that. Can't wait to get it up and running. Let me know when new ISOs are up !


Which one do you need?

Both KDE Dr460nized versions.. Gaming n regular


Gaming building

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Thanks. Fingers crossed this works.

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