Razer Blade Nvidia Optimus 435XX external monitor not working

Hello,

i installed fresh the manjaro preview and the nvidia 435XX driver. After that i changed the xorg.conf
because the nvidia display output only worked. I need it to change to the following config so i could use my Laptop-Screen :

Section "ServerLayout"
  Identifier "layout"
  Option "AllowNVIDIAGPUScreens"
  Screen 0 "iGPU"
EndSection

Section "Device"
  Identifier "iGPU"
  Driver "intel"
#  BusID "PCI:0:2:0"
  Option "TearFree" "true"
  Option "AccelMethod" "sna"
  Option "DRI" "3"
EndSection

Section "DRI"
    Group "video"
    Mode 0666
EndSection

Section "Extensions"
    Option "Composite" "Enable"
    Option "RENDER" "Enable"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
  Identifier "iGPU"
  Device "iGPU"
EndSection

Section "Device"
  Identifier "nvidia"
  Driver "nvidia"
#  BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

I got this config from the thread

Now the Intel GPU is working but the nvidia output doent work anymore. But in the Nvidia X Server Settings it recognized the Display. It is also logged in the xorg.0.log

...
[    53.657] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Samsung CF791 (DFP-0): connected
[    53.657] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Samsung CF791 (DFP-0): Internal TMDS
[    53.657] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Samsung CF791 (DFP-0): 600.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[    53.657] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): 

My System

System:    Host: yetanotherpc Kernel: 5.2.11-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.1.0 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.16.4 
           Distro: Manjaro Linux 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: Razer product: Blade v: 6.06 serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: Razer model: Razer serial: <filter> UEFI: Razer v: 1.00 date: 01/10/2017 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 73.4 Wh condition: 73.4/70.2 Wh (105%) model: Razer Blade status: Not charging 
CPU:       Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core i7-7700HQ bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Kaby Lake rev: 9 L2 cache: 6144 KiB 
           flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 44944 
           Speed: 1155 MHz min/max: 800/3800 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1200 2: 1201 3: 1200 4: 1200 5: 1200 6: 1200 7: 1200 
           8: 1200 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel HD Graphics 630 vendor: Razer USA driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 
           Device-2: NVIDIA GP106M [GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile] vendor: Razer USA driver: nvidia v: 435.21 bus ID: 01:00.0 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.5 driver: intel,nvidia resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 630 (Kaby Lake GT2) v: 4.5 Mesa 19.1.5 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel CM238 HD Audio vendor: Razer USA driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1f.3 
           Device-2: SteelSeries ApS type: USB driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid bus ID: 1-5.4.2:10 
           Device-3: C-Media CM106 Like Sound Device type: USB driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid bus ID: 1-5.4.3:11 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.2.11-1-MANJARO 
Network:   Device-1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Bigfoot Networks driver: ath10k_pci 
           v: kernel port: e000 bus ID: 3b:00.0 
           IF: wlp59s0 state: down mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros type: USB driver: btusb bus ID: 1-4:3 
           Device-3: Realtek RTL8153 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter type: USB driver: r8152 bus ID: 2-5.4.4:5 
           IF: enp0s20f0u5u4u4 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 704.24 GiB used: 10.24 GiB (1.5%) 
           ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Samsung model: SSD 960 EVO 500GB size: 465.76 GiB 
           ID-2: /dev/sda type: USB model: ElecGear NV-i9 size: 238.47 GiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 226.00 GiB used: 10.24 GiB (4.5%) fs: f2fs dev: /dev/sda2 
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 11.97 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda3 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 47.0 C mobo: 29.8 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:      Processes: 218 Uptime: 6m Memory: 15.43 GiB used: 1.47 GiB (9.5%) Init: systemd Compilers: gcc: 9.1.0 Shell: bash 
           v: 5.0.9 inxi: 3.0.36

If anything is missing pls let me know.

Thanks.

do you get the same behavior using the modesetting driver?, the intel driver works for the laptop screen but im not sure if it has the same functionality as modesetting since all this is new.

Hi @Keyjin,

On the Razer Blade laptops the HDMI port is connected to the NVIDIA card, so you can't use it as REVERSE PRIME not working.

If you have a old Razer (your processor is not i7-9xxx), the Thunderbolt port is connected to the Intel graphic, so it will work. I purchased this adapter on Amazon and it works perfectly.

Please note that if you intend to play, on your external monitor, you will have a lot of tearing. I didn't find any solution yet (with both modesetting & intel drivers).

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