So I can’t boot live iso/usb with my newly built system with an Nvidia RTX card, I’ve tried a number of switches:
regular boot - creates a few random pixels but just sits there.
boot options for disabling amd/nividia gpus, and least error mode.
Then I’ve tried custom boot codes in various combinations:
nomodeset nouveau.modeset=0 modprobe.blacklist=nouveau rd.driver.blacklist=nouveau
with no success.
I know I can use the gtk installer, install the OS and switch consoles after boot with ctrl-alt-f2 and then apt get update && apt -y install nvidia-driver
BUT in my tests, that doesn’t let me auto create btrfs subvolumes for /@ and /@HOME like i would want for timeshift (since timeshift btrfs seems like the only backup I can get to work with EFI/LVM/LUKS/BTRFS).
So ideally either of the following solutions would work:
- a boot code to boot into live to use the calamares installer so it can install and auto create the btrfs subvolumes.
- advice on how to manually create the btrfs subvolumes as part of the text or gtk installer from boot