I'm scratching my head on a nvidia drivers problem in debian 10. I did a fresh install of debian 10 on a new laptop. This laptop have an Intel GPU and a Nvidia GTX 1650.
blacklist nouveau blacklist lbm-nouveau options nouveau modeset=0 alias nouveau off alias lbm-nouveau off
vim /etc/default/gruband add the
options nouveau modeset=0 GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="nouveau.modeset=0 quiet"
sudo update-initramfs -u
sudo apt install nvidia-driver nvidia-settings nvidia-detect
After this, I'm still booting with nouveau.
But I just understood (thanks to this post) that even with the blacklist of nouveau, nvidia drivers are installed but not in use.
Here is my
lspci -nnk | grep -iEA2 'vga|3d' :
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller : Intel Corporation UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile) [8086:3e9b] Subsystem: Dell UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile) [1028:0924] Kernel driver in use: i915 01:00.0 3D controller : NVIDIA Corporation Device [10de:1f91] (rev a1) Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0924] Kernel driver in use: nvidia
So it looks that the nvidia drivers are correctly installed but not in use.
nvidia-settings command or the gui launcher for nvidia configuration does not work. In cli, I have the following error which makes me very sad :
ERROR : Unable to load info from any available system
How can I switch to nvidia drivers and never use anymore nouveau ?
Also, I tried the proprietary drivers for GTX1650 but when I install it, I boot on a freezed login screen (not able to do anything). At this point I was not able to rollback and reinstalled buster
For the moment, if I watch an hd video, the video seems laggy and I'm sure it would not be a problem with the proper driver.
Thanks for your help!!