Package Details: nvidia-xrun 0.3-0

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/nvidia-xrun.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: nvidia-xrun
Description: Script to run dedicated X server with discrete nvidia graphics
Upstream URL: https://github.com/Witko/nvidia-xrun
Licenses: GPL
Submitter: Witko
Maintainer: acxz
Last Packager: acxz
Votes: 42
Popularity: 0.026381
First Submitted: 2015-06-10 20:36 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2022-02-23 01:45 (UTC)

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acxz commented on 2022-09-07 16:06 (UTC)

Development is on Github: https://github.com/acxz/pkgbuilds Please open issues and PRs there instead of commenting.

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acxz commented on 2022-09-07 16:06 (UTC)

Development is on Github: https://github.com/acxz/pkgbuilds Please open issues and PRs there instead of commenting.

ualkyire commented on 2022-02-09 22:31 (UTC)

nvidia-xrun is no longer working for nvidia-470xx-dkms, I'm getting a glitchy screen when I attempt to start Xorg using nvidia-xrun openbox in a new tty.

https://imgur.com/a/wS9uyzg

jptiz commented on 2021-12-13 10:39 (UTC)

Ok, running nvidia-xrun i3 manually works! I don't think that's intended, tho.

jptiz commented on 2021-12-13 02:35 (UTC)

@X_m7 I did what you suggested (created a .conf with the contents stated on the Optimus wiki - even if I don't use Optimus -, and other directories were already empty) and that led to some progress, now instead of crashing, nvidia-xrun startx, shows a half-second black-screen (like it was switching to X session), but then gets back to tty like it had nothing to do or where to show anything.

X_m7 commented on 2021-11-15 12:10 (UTC) (edited on 2021-11-15 12:11 (UTC) by X_m7)

In case anyone ran into trouble with the latest Xorg update (which caused it to crash when nvidia-xrun is used) replacing the contents of the /etc/X11/nvidia-xorg.conf with the stuff suggested in https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/NVIDIA_Optimus#Use_NVIDIA_graphics_only for the /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-nvidia-drm-outputclass.conf file might help. Deleting the contents of the /etc/X11/nvidia-xorg.conf.d folder might help too, although I didn't need to do that last bit.

Thanks to the folks over at the nvidia-xrun-git AUR package comments for that tip.

NickGeek commented on 2021-01-30 11:01 (UTC)

Agreed on replacing nvidia with NVIDIA-MODULE. You don't need to change anything with the kernel because that comes from bbswitch and you can just use bbswitch-dkms to get around that.

MartinX3 commented on 2020-09-27 21:15 (UTC)

If you run the LTS kernel, it wants to force you to install the packages "nvidia", instead "nvidia-lts" and "kernel" instead "kernel-lts". Please fix it.

nariox commented on 2020-08-03 14:45 (UTC)

Could you replace 'nvidia' with 'NVIDIA-MODULE'? This way, it will work with 'nvidia-dkms' and other nvidia driver variants (lts, etc)

as3ii commented on 2020-04-06 12:54 (UTC) (edited on 2020-04-06 12:55 (UTC) by as3ii)

Problem while updating nvidia-dkms

error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)

:: installing nvidia-dkms (440.64-10) breaks dependency 'nvidia' required by nvidia-xrun