Live USB problems [SOLVED]

Hi, used Antergos before and really looking forward to trying out the new installer for Endeavour, however, I am running an AMD Threadripper 2950x and a nVidia RTX2080 Ti and I cannot get the live USB to load. I have pictures of the problems

They show what happens when I run the USB straight and then what happens when I try and use nomodeset or nouveau.modeset=0

I have even tried at the final stage to drop to a tty - do an update - install nvidia drivers and then restart lightdm to no avail.

Any advise or guidance would be gratefully received

Regards Zeb…
Be Kind Whenever Possible… It is Always Possible - Dalai Lama

Linux User #565092
x64 Desktop - AMD Threadripper 2950X - 64Gb RAM - NVIDIA RTX2080Ti 11Gb - 2 x 27" 4k 3840x2160 - 1 x 34" 5120x2160
x64 Laptop - i7-7700HQ @ 2.80GHz - 8Gb RAM - Nvidia GTX1050 4Gb - 15.6" HD 1920x1080

Are you installing nvidia manually?
The Antergos nvidia installer is in the repos, try installing nvidia-installer from tty and then run sudo nvidia-installer.

Someone else more qualified needs to help you I think… :frowning: as far as I undertand it is that it can’t find a suitable driver for the graphics but not sure what to do about it since it’s on the live iso.

Thanks for the reply.

Just so you know I did download the installer and it said no suitable graphics drivers found and yet plain install with pacman puts 430 drivers on, which work just fine on other arch based USB’s when I have had a problem in the past.

Regards Zeb…
Be Kind Whenever Possible… It is Always Possible - Dalai Lama

Linux User #565092
x64 Desktop - AMD Threadripper 2950X - 64Gb RAM - NVIDIA RTX2080Ti 11Gb - 2 x 27" 4k 3840x2160 - 1 x 34" 5120x2160
x64 Laptop - i7-7700HQ @ 2.80GHz - 8Gb RAM - Nvidia GTX1050 4Gb - 15.6" HD 1920x1080

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There is a way to disable the use of framebuffer in Grub, but not sure if that’s possible since again, live iso…

prueba a cargar con acpi_iso=Linux, ami me funciono en portatil asus. si no funciona prueba a añadir tambien nomodeset o nouveau.modeset=0.

Thank You - I will try acpi_iso=Linux

I have tried nomodeset as per the first post and the result was the second picture

Regards Zeb…
Be Kind Whenever Possible… It is Always Possible - Dalai Lama

Linux User #565092
x64 Desktop - AMD Threadripper 2950X - 64Gb RAM - NVIDIA RTX2080Ti 11Gb - 2 x 27" 4k 3840x2160 - 1 x 34" 5120x2160
x64 Laptop - i7-7700HQ @ 2.80GHz - 8Gb RAM - Nvidia GTX1050 4Gb - 15.6" HD 1920x1080

Thank you for trying but that did not work either. Ends up in the same place as picture 2

Regards Zeb…
Be Kind Whenever Possible… It is Always Possible - Dalai Lama

Linux User #565092
x64 Desktop - AMD Threadripper 2950X - 64Gb RAM - NVIDIA RTX2080Ti 11Gb - 2 x 27" 4k 3840x2160 - 1 x 34" 5120x2160
x64 Laptop - i7-7700HQ @ 2.80GHz - 8Gb RAM - Nvidia GTX1050 4Gb - 15.6" HD 1920x1080

Hello and welcome to the Endeavour!

Our nvidia guru @joekamprad is quite busy right now, but I guess in the near future he can give some light to the issue. AFAIK the installer does not have nvidia drivers, only nouveau for Nvidia cards.

But if you still have Antergos installed, you should be able to continue using it for now, since it is also an Arch based distro and gets updates directly from the Arch repos. The only packages that are no more updated on Antergos are those from the [antergos] repo (see /etc/pacman.conf). You can see which Antergos packages your system has installed with either of the commands

paclist antergos
pacman -Sl antergos | grep '\[installed\]'

depending on if you have pacman-contrib installed.

You can also add EndeavourOS repo to /etc/pacman.conf in your Antergos install. There is a very recent thread about it here in the forum: How to switch from Antergos to EndevourOS

(EDIT: added link to the thread about changing Antergos to EndeavourOS.)

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Thank you for the reply. I am lucky if I keep a distro going for a month :slight_smile :slight_smile:

I bounce around a lot seeing what is happening within Linux. Antergos was always good to me when I was running it so wanted to test out the new installer personally so when I tell someone it’s good - it is from my experience and not hearsay.

No rush, plenty of more important things to deal with from your stand point. I am not going anywhere :slight_smile:

Regards Zeb…
Be Kind Whenever Possible… It is Always Possible - Dalai Lama

Linux User #565092
x64 Desktop - AMD Threadripper 2950X - 64Gb RAM - NVIDIA RTX2080Ti 11Gb - 2 x 27" 4k 3840x2160 - 1 x 34" 5120x2160
x64 Laptop - i7-7700HQ @ 2.80GHz - 8Gb RAM - Nvidia GTX1050 4Gb - 15.6" HD 1920x1080

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what a machine!

I can see at nouveau’s feature matrix, that this card is still completely unsupported by the open source driver:

NV160 family (Turing)

Code name Official Name
NV162 (TU102) NVIDIA Titan RTX, GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

I can build an nvidia enabled ISO, if i find some time…

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@ZebedeeBoss extra for you to try out an nvidia enabled ISO…
get it at: http://endeavour.kamprad.net/beta/endeavouros-devel-nvidia-2-2019.07.20-x86_64.iso
(upload://pCEymiRKryWmmrZo6IUOrnl8qdb.png)

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Downloading now - thank you so much for taking the time to do this for me.

I will have to try it out later as I am working with Serge and Adrien today to try and finish off a Gentoo install on this machine. That should be fun given the above nouveau info :slight_smile:

Thanks Again

Regards Zeb…
Be Kind Whenever Possible… It is Always Possible - Dalai Lama

Linux User #565092
x64 Desktop - AMD Threadripper 2950X - 64Gb RAM - NVIDIA RTX2080Ti 11Gb - 2 x 27" 4k 3840x2160 - 1 x 34" 5120x2160
x64 Laptop - i7-7700HQ @ 2.80GHz - 8Gb RAM - Nvidia GTX1050 4Gb - 15.6" HD 1920x1080

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and we have a Winner - yay - thank you very much - the new ISO worked flawlessly

Thanks Again

Regards Zeb…
Be Kind Whenever Possible… It is Always Possible - Dalai Lama

Linux User #565092
x64 Desktop - AMD Threadripper 2950X - 64Gb RAM - NVIDIA RTX2080Ti 11Gb - 2 x 27" 4k 3840x2160 - 1 x 34" 5120x2160
x64 Laptop - i7-7700HQ @ 2.80GHz - 8Gb RAM - Nvidia GTX1050 4Gb - 15.6" HD 1920x1080

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:vulcan_salute:
Thanks for trying it!

I do fix the config and it will work now for both Bios and EFI Systems to boot on nvidia drivers…
the upload will need a bit so 15:02h MET (changed the announcement post URL)

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I also got the same errors as @ZebedeeBoss trying to boot on the live ISO with my Nvidia hardware which is a Desktop. Intel I7 8086K 32GB DDR4 2666 Nvidia GTX1060 6 GB

I was able to use the Nvidia enabled ISO and install on UEFi dual boot system wiping out my Antergos converted to Arch, converted to Endeavour and now reinstalled EndeavourOS without any issues. Just had to install os-prober and run grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

I am hoping that we have Nvidia enabled ISO as permanent package.

The plan is to provide an seperate ISO same as default but with nvidia drivers enabled.
(and installing them per default to system)

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Will be interesting to see if I need it. Installing on my new tower tonight.