Reboot into black screen, no TTY

I had a little weekend project of Installing Endeavour OS + Hyprland this weekend. See if I want to move permanently away from Windows and maybe even use it for work. It all went extremely well, except when I just decided to reboot.

Restart > Grub > Select EndeavourOS > Verbose lines and…
black screen output / no cursor / nothing.

I’ve spent 3 hours or so hoping to find a similar post, but most people can access a tty from here with keybinds. I cannot.

I’m not totally certain what I could have done this morning to brick it this badly. I’ve only used Yay to install various traditional programs, which has been all fine after restarts. The last thing I was doing was trying to get microphone input from my RME interface, but I doubt anything related to that is the cause.

I can access arch-chroot from a Live USB, but I don’t have a clue where to even begin.

Any help would be appreciated!

Edit: It turns out to be a problem with the computer booting to only the Intel HD onboard output.

Welcome HankaRobotics!

There is a change in the repos this weekend at Arch ( Maybe it has to do with some packages not being installed (or not installed cleanly).

On the other hand a look at your hardware would be good. There seems to be a problem with 11th generation Intel processors in combination with NVIDIA cards.

I managed to make some progress. Turns out the system was indeed booting, but for some reason it switched to the onboard graphics, rather than the NVIDIA card so I had no idea.

I see the GRUB on the Display Port output, but then a blank screen. Then the system loads on the motherboard’s HDMI output (also bypassing the login screen?).

There’s no wallpaper on the system anymore, so I assume something is missing somewhere now.
Also if I switch the graphics to the NVIDIA card, the mouse cursor disappears and its switched back to the intel onboard on reboot.

@amarkuni Luckily its 3rd gen! Its an old system for testing :sweat_smile:

  Kernel: 6.3.2-arch1-1 arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 13.1.1
    Desktop: Hyprland Distro: EndeavourOS base: Arch Linux
  Type: Desktop System: Alienware product: Alienware X51 v: 00
    serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: Alienware model: 06G6JW v: A00 serial: <superuser required>
    UEFI: Alienware v: A14 date: 11/04/2013
  Info: quad core model: Intel Core i7-3770 bits: 64 type: MT MCP
    arch: Ivy Bridge rev: 9 cache: L1: 256 KiB L2: 1024 KiB L3: 8 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 1923 high: 3900 min/max: 1600/3900 cores: 1: 1597
    2: 1600 3: 1600 4: 1597 5: 1597 6: 1900 7: 3900 8: 1600 bogomips: 54301
  Flags: avx ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
  Device-1: Intel IvyBridge GT2 [HD Graphics 4000] vendor: Dell driver: i915
    v: kernel arch: Gen-7 bus-ID: 00:02.0
  Device-2: NVIDIA GP104 [GeForce GTX 1070] vendor: driver: N/A
    arch: Pascal bus-ID: 01:00.0
  Display: wayland server: X.Org v: 23.1.1 with: Xwayland v: 23.1.1
    compositor: Hyprland driver: X: loaded: modesetting dri: crocus gpu: i915
    resolution: 3440x1440~30Hz
  API: OpenGL v: 4.2 Mesa 23.0.3 renderer: Mesa Intel HD Graphics 4000 (IVB
    GT2) direct-render: Yes
  Device-1: Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Family High Definition Audio
    vendor: Dell 6 driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
  Device-2: NVIDIA GP104 High Definition Audio vendor:
    driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 01:00.1
  Device-3: Microchip (formerly SMSC) Babyface (23364519)
    driver: snd-usb-audio type: USB bus-ID: 1-1.1:3
  API: ALSA v: k6.3.2-arch1-1 status: kernel-api
  Server-1: sndiod v: N/A status: off
  Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.70 status: active
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
    vendor: Dell driver: r8169 v: kernel port: d000 bus-ID: 02:00.0
  IF: enp2s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Dell
    driver: ath9k v: kernel bus-ID: 04:00.0
  IF: wlan0 state: down mac: <filter>
  Local Storage: total: 577.55 GiB used: 25.26 GiB (4.4%)
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: PNY model: CS900 120GB SSD size: 111.79 GiB
  ID-2: /dev/sdb vendor: Crucial model: CT500MX500SSD1 size: 465.76 GiB
  ID-1: / size: 38.15 GiB used: 25.23 GiB (66.1%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdb5
  ID-2: /boot/efi size: 96 MiB used: 27.5 MiB (28.6%) fs: vfat
    dev: /dev/sdb3
  Alert: No swap data was found.
  System Temperatures: cpu: 64.0 C mobo: N/A
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
  Processes: 195 Uptime: 10m Memory: available: 15.52 GiB
  used: 2.54 GiB (16.4%) Init: systemd Compilers: gcc: 13.1.1 Packages: 1258
  Shell: Bash v: 5.1.16 inxi: 3.3.27
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Better to use </> for fromatting the long outputs.

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You have setup username / password and system is loading to desktop without you providing it? :grin: Can you access your files? Lack of wallpaper indicates this is some guest account but who know…

Its logged into the user I created on Install yes. I actually checked ‘auto-login’ on the installer, but its been showing me a login screen up until now.