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Re: HP Laptop - Intel/Nvida Solus 3 Install?

Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:15 pm
by troybox
freedent wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:37 pm
I have a same problem with my labtop.

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00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Device 591b (rev 04)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GP107M [GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile] (rev a1)
But I was success my installation with one option in the boot option.

On your boot option choice the line and press E. Add after

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quiet

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nouveau.modeset=0
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After installation you need to do like modification.
Thank you but I'd need simple step-by-step instructions on what to do? Like Linux for Dumbies! ;)

As well I am hoping for a Solus 4 with all this crap fixed and worked out so I can have a gaming Laptop with Solus 4 on it.

Crossing fingers hoping and wishing!

Re: HP Laptop - Intel/Nvida Solus 3 Install?

Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:19 pm
by troybox
Wow, just checked in on the Solus 4 work list and looking like they are getting closer to completing the task list.

I'm guessing unless they are moving quicker then I think possible April Release?

Re: HP Laptop - Intel/Nvida Solus 3 Install?

Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:52 am
by troybox
I'm wondering if a Solus 4 developer is reading this will Solus 4 allow my laptop I posted on the 1st posting to use my Nvidia chip for gaming and not just default to the Intel?

Under windows 10 I have great gaming with this laptop but on most linux it can't seem to see the Nvidia chip?

Re: HP Laptop - Intel/Nvida Solus 3 Install?

Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:39 am
by bayo
troybox wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:52 am
I'm wondering if a Solus 4 developer is reading this will Solus 4 allow my laptop I posted on the 1st posting to use my Nvidia chip for gaming and not just default to the Intel?

Under windows 10 I have great gaming with this laptop but on most linux it can't seem to see the Nvidia chip?
Try this - choose Disable
Image

also some BIOS have inserted something like Windows OS protection, I think it is under "Boot OS Manager" - if you see it - remove(disable) it.

Re: HP Laptop - Intel/Nvida Solus 3 Install?

Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:05 am
by troybox
bayo wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:39 am
troybox wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:52 am
I'm wondering if a Solus 4 developer is reading this will Solus 4 allow my laptop I posted on the 1st posting to use my Nvidia chip for gaming and not just default to the Intel?

Under windows 10 I have great gaming with this laptop but on most linux it can't seem to see the Nvidia chip?
Try this - choose Disable
Image

also some BIOS have inserted something like Windows OS protection, I think it is under "Boot OS Manager" - if you see it - remove(disable) it.
Thank you but its a Linux/Intel-Nvida1050 4g/Solus issue. Solus 3 can't even be installed on it. I can install other Linux Versions on it but they still don't want to use the Nvidia Graphics.

I can load Solus 3 on my Desktop AMD Ryzen 1500X with a ASUS GTX1060 3g no issues pretty much.

I'm despertly waiting for Solus 4 hoping for a more polished and easy to install on use for gaming on my HP Pav with a Intel-Nvida 1050 Graphics Card! :)

Re: HP Laptop - Intel/Nvida Solus 3 Install?

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:34 pm
by ovichiro
Hi. Optimus laptops (Intel + Nvidia) are, were and probably will be a problem for Linux for a while. To add to the issue, this may also be OEM dependent.
I hadn't tried new distros in a while and forgot about it, but @freedent is right about `nouveau.modeset=0`. This is a kernel parameter you can add at boot.
How to:

1. While booting into Solus hit the `space` key until a boot menu appears. It's somewhat similar to grub.
2. Hit the `E` key on your keyboard.
3. At the end of the line, after "quiet splash" write

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nouveau.modeset=0
4. Then hit enter.
5. If all goes well, do a full update and install the Nvidia proprietary drivers.

I hope this helps.

PS:
My laptop(skylake + nvidia gtx960m) actually boots fine into the desktop, but I couldn't shut it down properly. Can't say the same about a recent Ubuntu I tried, which boots into a black screen. This is how I got to the mode setting stuff.
The problem is probably `nouveau` which does not get support from Nvidia (it doesn't support all 8xx cards, let alone 9xx and 10xx) and I wouldn't count on it being fixed this decade.
My guess is distros need to find a clever way of figuring out at boot time what your system is capable of. Intel chips from 10 years ago didn't have integrated graphics so disabling `nouveau` by default may not be wise.

Re: HP Laptop - Intel/Nvida Solus 3 Install?

Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:36 am
by troybox
ovichiro wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:34 pm
Hi. Optimus laptops (Intel + Nvidia) are, were and probably will be a problem for Linux for a while. To add to the issue, this may also be OEM dependent.
I hadn't tried new distros in a while and forgot about it, but @freedent is right about `nouveau.modeset=0`. This is a kernel parameter you can add at boot.
How to:

1. While booting into Solus hit the `space` key until a boot menu appears. It's somewhat similar to grub.
2. Hit the `E` key on your keyboard.
3. At the end of the line, after "quiet splash" write

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nouveau.modeset=0
4. Then hit enter.
5. If all goes well, do a full update and install the Nvidia proprietary drivers.

I hope this helps.

PS:
My laptop(skylake + nvidia gtx960m) actually boots fine into the desktop, but I couldn't shut it down properly. Can't say the same about a recent Ubuntu I tried, which boots into a black screen. This is how I got to the mode setting stuff.
The problem is probably `nouveau` which does not get support from Nvidia (it doesn't support all 8xx cards, let alone 9xx and 10xx) and I wouldn't count on it being fixed this decade.
My guess is distros need to find a clever way of figuring out at boot time what your system is capable of. Intel chips from 10 years ago didn't have integrated graphics so disabling `nouveau` by default may not be wise.
Thanks man!!!

Your awesome and very informative. I really appreciated how well you explained the info and the easy steps you showed how to do it.

If more people on the Linux forums would do what you did, our lives would be better under Linux!

Not everyone understands the lingo and the quick things said to do that some advanced users respond with.


God Bless you! :)