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#1 2021-10-13 15:51:10

zabitarchlinux
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archlinux drivers for macbook

I have installed arch linux on macbook pro m15030 but I have some problems with drivers.
In detail I have a problem with video card NVIDIA GEFORGE 9600 GT.
I have download module of kernel from nvidia website
Nvidia Drivers

When I installed ti I get a FREEZE 5% progress installation.

Then I have a wireless card broadcom bcm4322
I have download module of kernel from broadcom website
Broadcom Drivers
but it doesn't "make" command correctly.

How can I do? is There a guide to follow for installing these drivers on macbook pro for arch linux?

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#2 2021-10-13 15:56:45

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Re: archlinux drivers for macbook

zabitarchlinux wrote:

I have download module of kernel from nvidia website...

I have download module of kernel from broadcom website...

Why are you doing this?  These packages exist in the repo / AUR.  Use your package manager to get the proper versions built for your system.

zabitarchlinux wrote:

is There a guide to follow for installing these drivers on macbook pro for arch linux?

Yes, the same wiki you (should have) followed to install arch linux on this system.  There are pages for NVIDIA drivers as well as for Broadcom wireless.  Follow them.


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#3 2021-10-13 16:18:51

zabitarchlinux
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Re: archlinux drivers for macbook

Trilby wrote:

Why are you doing this?  These packages exist in the repo / AUR.  Use your package manager to get the proper versions built for your system

ok

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#4 2021-10-13 16:30:50

zabitarchlinux
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Re: archlinux drivers for macbook

I have download with git AUR nvidia-340xx but It say me
Error cannot resolve all dependencies
missing dependencies: nvidia-340xx-utils

Then I download git AUR nvidia-340xx-utils I obtain this error:
failed to install built packages
failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)

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#5 2021-10-13 17:02:36

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Re: archlinux drivers for macbook

Please post the complete output in code tags.

I'd gather this error is due to files from your previous attempt(s) to manually install things outside your package manager.  You should remove and clean those up first.  You can also see the wiki page for this exact error (you should see a theme forming here: read the wiki first, then ask here for clarification or further help as needed).

EDIT: Note I know very little about NVIDIA systems, but there is an active thread here which appears to be about this same driver.  Some comments there may be suggesting that this driver may not continue to work with Xorg in the future - in which case opting for Nouveau now might just be the easier option.

Last edited by Trilby (2021-10-13 18:58:14)


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