Today I installed the latest version of Manjaro i3 18.0.3 to my MSI GE-60PC laptop which has GeForce GTX 850M. I'm using my laptop with external Monitor (connected via HDMI). After first boot, my laptop screen and external monitor were mirrored. I wasn't able to set my display settings. Then I installed the nvidia package1 using pacman with the following command.
sudo pacman -S linux419-nvidia
My kernel version is;
Linux my-msi 4.19.28-1-MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT Sun Mar 10 08:32:42 UTC 2019 x86_64 GNU/Linux
In 1, it says;
5. Reboot. The nvidia package contains a file which blacklists the nouveau module, so rebooting is necessary.
So, i rebooted the pc after installing nvidia drivers. After reboot, my display settings was fixed, so my monitor was extended. Although, when I run the following command;
lspci -k | grep -A 2 -E "(VGA|3D)" 0:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) DeviceName: Onboard IGD Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller -- 01:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce GTX 850M] (rev a2) Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] GM107M [GeForce GTX 850M] Kernel driver in use: nouveau
It says I'm still using nouveau driver. What is the proper and correct way to install nvidia drivers? I want to install cuda and pytorch after that.
When I run nvidia-modprobe command, the following kernel log occur.
[ 1883.794671] nvidia-nvlink: Nvlink Core is being initialized, major device number 237 [ 1883.795017] NVRM: The NVIDIA probe routine was not called for 1 device(s). [ 1883.795018] NVRM: This can occur when a driver such as: NVRM: nouveau, rivafb, nvidiafb or rivatv NVRM: was loaded and obtained ownership of the NVIDIA device(s). [ 1883.795018] NVRM: Try unloading the conflicting kernel module (and/or NVRM: reconfigure your kernel without the conflicting NVRM: driver(s)), then try loading the NVIDIA kernel module NVRM: again. [ 1883.795018] NVRM: No NVIDIA graphics adapter probed! [ 1883.795132] nvidia-nvlink: Unregistered the Nvlink Core, major device number 237