[arch-general] Nvidia, fuck you again
darose at darose.net
Mon Dec 6 16:11:59 UTC 2021
On 12/6/21 10:54 AM, Iyán Méndez Veiga via arch-general wrote:
> I have a GTX 1070 which is (in theory) fully supported by nvidia, and I don't
> expect them to drop the support for a few more years. I mean, even the GeForce
> 700 Series are still supported (~8 years old) in the latest 495.44.
> So, as I said, I think 495.44 is buggy, and 470.86 is fully compatible with
> linux 5.15.x. So anyone with issues should simply use the 470.xx packages from
> AUR until nvidia releases a new version.
I've not heard anything about 495.44 being buggy. Rather, I think your
issue is that that version of the driver no longer supports your card.
I have a GTK 1050 Ti and it works fine; I just need to use the 470.86
You can see at the nvidia driver search/download site that your 1070 is
only supported by the 470 version of the driver:
Install the following packages from AUR and you should be fine:
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