[arch-general] Proprietary nvidia driver for different kernels

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Mon Sep 17 09:27:04 EDT 2012

On Sun, 2012-09-16 at 21:30 +0200, Joakim Hernberg wrote:
> Have you tried nouveau lately?  It has improved a lot lately...

Thank you :)

indeed it works with the kernel-rt. I still have to test it a little bit
longer and to check if audio production will be ok too, but until now
it's ok for averaged desktop usage.
Unfortunately I can't install nouveau-dri, since this conflicts with
libgl and nvidia-utils and I'll use the proprietary driver with the
standard kernel.
Only drawback, after startup and when starting the Xfce session, the
monitor relay is switching very often. The advantage is, that I don't
need to readjust the monitor when switching between nouveau and nvidia.

In the past nouveau only was a PITA, but now everything seems to be


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