Kernel zen does not launch the system

i installed the zen kernel which, they say, is great for gaming.
Now when I choose this kernel the system hangs at boot on this step

ideas on the subject?

Does the standard kernel boot, or does it also have this issue?

Also make sure you’ve installed the kernel headers for Zen as well:

sudo pacman -S linux-zen-headers

This will help ensure your Nvidia display drivers are properly integrated into the kernel.

the others kernel (lts, and 6.9.3-arch1-1) works just fine

I suggest trying:
eos-update --yay --nvidia

Fully update everything, then reboot with the standard kernel.

sudo pacman -S linux-zen-headers

And then try rebooting into Zen.

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blackpraedicator@Glamdring ~> eos-update --yay --nvidia
eos-update: package updater with additional features
Updating native and AUR apps...
[sudo] password for blackpraedicator: 
:: Synchronizing package databases...
 endeavouros is up to date
 core is up to date
 extra is up to date
 multilib is up to date
:: Starting full system upgrade...
 there is nothing to do
:: Searching AUR for updates...
 there is nothing to do
blackpraedicator@Glamdring ~>
blackpraedicator@Glamdring ~> sudo pacman -S linux-zen-headers
warning: linux-zen-headers-6.9.3.zen1-1 is up to date -- reinstalling
resolving dependencies...
looking for conflicting packages...

Package (1)              Old Version   New Version   Net Change

extra/linux-zen-headers  6.9.3.zen1-1  6.9.3.zen1-1    0,00 MiB

Total Installed Size:  132,67 MiB
Net Upgrade Size:        0,00 MiB

:: Proceed with installation? [Y/n]

it seems I need no update

Solution found: install nvidia-dkms

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Glad you got it sorted.

If the Nvidia boot option is selected on the Endeavour installation media, it will automatically install the nvidia-dkms driver. I mistakenly assumed you would be running that driver, but in hindsight, I should have been clearer there.

The dkms driver allows you to integrate it with other kernels, provided you have installed the headers for those other kernels. So the two go hand in hand: dkms driver + kernel headers = working drivers.

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