Hi people, thanks for this wonderful light distro based on Arch (got back to something closer to arch after three years using Manjaro as my main distro - and many other distros since late 90’s)!
I got surprised by how well the latest kernel 5.8 with nouveau + intel is working perfectly fine on my Dell G5 5590 (2019) with GeForce 2060 + Intel Skylake.
It runs gdm+gnome on wayland, boots really fast, suspends and resumes in a second without delays unlike when I was using nvidia drivers.
It detects automagically my external monitors on DP and HDMI (hardwired to geforce card), unlike last year that I needed to switch on X11 manually to a nvidia-only configuration or nvidia-prime configuration (the second one if I wanted more juice from battery and less heat).
vkcube automatically matches my displays frequency. It runs with 144 FPS on my eDP monitor with 144Hz and 60 FPS on the 60 Hz external monitor with vsync and no tearing (unlike using nvidia prime on X11, it matched randomly one or another with heavy tearing.
I was wondering - and having hard time to find this on Arch Wiki and googling - how can I run things like glxinfo, glxgears, vulkan on wayland to test if my nouveau output is really working.
With nvidia-prime and X11 it was a matter of using
_NV_PRIME_RENDER_OFFLOAD=1 __GLX_VENDOR_LIBRARY_NAME and such to get rendering from nvidia card. For nouveau it seems to rely on
DRI_PRIME=1 but it always seems to output using Intel.
Any tips for this? All docs around the web seem focused on nvidia proprietary driver plus X11.
I want instantaneous suspend + resume like I have on the preinstalled Windows 10, and the latest developments of kernel + nouveau + wayland are providing that, X11 + nvidia are not.