I fricked my system somehow by using nvidia-inst

Help :frowning: my system shows black screen after booting. It shows all the verbose services starting up and it looks normal but after it shows black screen. Well i was using nvidia-inst to make conf in systemd, see the driver support and optimus switch. I was just following the eos discovery article about it. Now can’t do shit

Edit- sys info: https://0x0.st/HiYo.txt

The article https://discovery.endeavouros.com/nvidia/new-nvidia-driver-installer-nvidia-inst/2022/03/

It also show verbose info when shutting down

Are you using grub bootloader? Did you add ibt=off to the grub command line and update grub or are you using systemd-boot?

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Ibt=off and systemd boot

Did you add ibt=off to /etc/kernel/cmdline and then sudo reinstall-kernels Did you do this before installing the nvidia drivers?

Edit: It also could be an optimus problem. Does this laptop have settings in uefi for integrated, dedicated and or hybrid? I would set to hybrid if so and try.

Edit: It’s currently running on Intel graphics.

API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 22.3.6 renderer: Mesa Intel Graphics (ADL GT2)
    direct-render: Yes
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Yeah, ibt=off was the first thing i added because i couldn’t even launch live boot without it and also did reinstall-kernel.

Edit- don’t know about urfi setting

Check your settings in UEFI and set to hybrid if possible. Then use optimus to switch graphics.

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What is the name of the setting?

It should be in advanced or somewhere for your graphics. Dedicated, Integrated and or Hybrid

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So uefi setting/ bios setup utility, right. I can’t find a setting like it

Should be a setting somewhere for graphics in UEFI.

Edit: What is the laptop model. Maybe i can look at the manual.

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I have linked the system info in the post. Its hp victus 15-fa0354tx

Manuals are basic don’t show anything much.

Edit: What desktop did you install?

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Kde plasma

Okay so you could use nvidia-inst -n to go back to the opensource nouveau driver and reboot and see if it boot’s up to kde.

Where do I put the command? In the boot edit?

You have to get into a tty. Then log in as root.

alt + f2 ?

Edit: At the flashing cursor just press alt + f2

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Bruh its hard to open tty

alt + f2 or f3

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Its alt+f2, it shows this after i press it multiple times(otherwise it doesn’t open at all)

Did you try alt + f3