I tried to install using the documentation found here (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Bumblebee), but when running:

optirun glxgears -info

I get this output:

[  309.531594] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) Failed to load module "nouveau" (module does not exist, 0)
[  309.531645] [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled.

I have two video cards: one integrated from Intel and a dedicated GeForce GTX 960M.

The output of inxi -G:

      Device-1: Intel HD Graphics 530 driver: i915 v: kernel 
      Device-2: NVIDIA GM107M [GeForce GTX 960M] driver: nouveau v: kernel 
      Display: wayland server: X.Org 1.20.4 driver: nouveau 
      resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz 
      OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2) 
      v: 4.5 Mesa 19.0.4

The output of lspci -v about video cards:

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 530 (rev 06) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
    DeviceName: Intel Skylake HD Graphics ULT GT2
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company HD Graphics 530
    Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 132
    Memory at a2000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
    Memory at b0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
    I/O ports at 5000 [size=64]
    [virtual] Expansion ROM at 000c0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
    Capabilities: <access denied>
    Kernel driver in use: i915
    Kernel modules: i915

01:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce GTX 960M] (rev a2)
        DeviceName: NVIDIA N16P-GX
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 134
        Memory at a3000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
        Memory at 90000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
        Memory at a0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=32M]
        I/O ports at 4000 [size=128]
        Expansion ROM at a4000000 [disabled] [size=512K]
        Capabilities: <access denied>
        Kernel driver in use: nouveau
        Kernel modules: nouveau
  • I'm new here so don't shoot me if I'm doing something wrong. – Alex May 30 '19 at 17:34
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    Please edit your question and show us the output of inxi -G (it's on AUR if you don't have it installed) or, at least which drivers you have installed for the card. Are you using the nouveau open source drivers? The proprietary nvidia? The error suggests your system is looking for nouveau but can't find it. Have you gone through wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Nouveau? – terdon May 30 '19 at 18:02
  • lspci -v is an easy way to list the drivers you are using - search the output for your video controllers, looking at the "Kernel driver in use" and "Kernel modules" lines. lspci is most likely installed. – fra-san May 30 '19 at 18:47
  • @terdon Post updated with the output of inxi -G – Alex May 30 '19 at 22:13
  • @fra-san Also added the output of lspci -v – Alex May 30 '19 at 22:20

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