[arch-general] 'base' package install with non-updated linux-kernel

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Sun Oct 20 03:41:03 UTC 2019

On 10/19/19 8:53 PM, riveravaldez via arch-general wrote:
> Hi,
> because of this problem [1] (apparently a kernel/driver/hardware
> issue?) I'm forced to stay on linux-5.2.14-arch2-1 right now.
> My question is: should/can I anyway install the 'base' package anyway
> as explained in [2]?
> Thanks a lot
> [1] https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=249330
> [2] https://www.archlinux.org/news/base-group-replaced-by-mandatory-base-package-manual-intervention-required/

I would disable the nvidia card in the bios and move on with my life,
never buying anything with a nvidia chip in it again, or until they have
enough respect for their customers that you can use a FOSS driver and
have it work 100%.

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