Software Renderer in Use even though i have all drivers

Hello people! I am new to Linux and Manjaro. Basicly my problem is manjaro doesnt start or shutdown or reboot, I can only start with "quiet text" I figured out it is probably my GPUs. And as i suspected and googled a lot, I have "Software Renderer in Use" issue even tho, my GPUs are installed thru manjaro open-source channels automaticly.

My spec; i7 3632QM 2.2GHz, 8GB RAM, Intel HD 4000, AMD 7670M 4GB GPUs 500GB HDD.

inxi -G

Graphics:  Device-1: Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics driver: i915 v: kernel 
           Device-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series] driver: radeon v: kernel 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.8 driver: modesetting FAILED: ati unloaded: intel,radeon 
           resolution: 1366x768~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: N/A v: N/A

I would appricaite any help!

No one?

inxi -Fxxxza --no-host
mhwd -li
mhwd -l

(PS - you can use some nifty tricks to automatically send the output to a pastebin and generate a link .. ex: inxi -Fxxxza --no-host | curl -F 'file=@-' https://0x0.st

[@-hp ~]$ inxi Fxxxza --no-host
perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
LANGUAGE = "",
LC_ALL = (unset),
LC_ADDRESS = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_NAME = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_MONETARY = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_PAPER = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_IDENTIFICATION = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_TELEPHONE = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_MEASUREMENT = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_TIME = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_NUMERIC = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LANG = "en_GB.UTF-8"
are supported and installed on your system.
perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").
Error 22: Unsupported option: Fxxxza
Check -h for correct parameters.
[@-hp ~]$ inxi -Fxxxza --no-host | curl -F 'file=@-' https://0x0.st
perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
LANGUAGE = "",
LC_ALL = (unset),
LC_ADDRESS = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_NAME = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_MONETARY = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_PAPER = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_IDENTIFICATION = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_TELEPHONE = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_MEASUREMENT = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_TIME = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LC_NUMERIC = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
LANG = "en_GB.UTF-8"
are supported and installed on your system.
perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").

i dont know what am i doing wrong? and i cant use mhwd -li or -l console just stays blank...

Well that doesnt look right...
What ISO did you download? Link ?

Oh. Also I see you missed the dash
inxi -Fxxxza --no-host

(though that doesnt account for the perl and locale issues)

manjaro.org/downloads/offical/kde/ 64bit but i have changed kernel after to the Latest stable verison

Can you make sure that your region/language is all set properly ?
(Open up Manjaro Settings Manager > Locale)

By the way - the second GPU is a pretty old card, from the Northern Islands series - it wont use AMDGPU. Just Radeon.

Which one are you referring to ? there are intel and radeon 7670m nothing else

You tagged this thread with 'AMDGPU' which is the newer opensource driver for AMD cards, but it only supports Southern/Sea Islands cards (experimentally) and newer.
I know you have the intel and the radeon ... the point is the radeon is too old to use the modern driver.
(but it can still use the legacy 'radeon' driver)

btw i am stuck with black screen right now :smiley: it is not booting up

What changed?
(none of my commands would change any settings .. would just print output)

after i changed locale, i log out and went to black screen and i restarted it, i cant enable ctrl + alt + f2

maybe i should give up on manjaro and go back to ubuntu ? :frowning:

I think your install was broken or misconfigured to begin with..
Not really sure why your locale would be off already, or why setting it would cause blank screen.
I think you might want to download/verify your image if you were to do a reinstall.

sure then i will go for another clean install :smiley: tbh i want to use manjaro. although how would you suggest me to install drivers ? free or non-free then ?

Definitely use free (you dont need anything else with intel+radeon)
You might even want to try by using Architect as it is more powerful
(its text-based .. but it really isnt scary)

(If you have trouble getting to desktop or booting .. I would suggest turning off one of the cards .. such as by boot option radeon.modeset=0)

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i have intend to play some games (as much as in the hardware's capability no big expectations) and use blender or at least gimp tho

The installer is text-based .. from there you can install whatever you want, from groups of packages, or from the regular manjaro ISO profiles like xfce-minimal, or kde-full.

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let me go with clean reinstall then i will see, thanks for pointing in the right direction

[khull@khull-hp ~]$ inxi -Fxxxza --no-host
System:
Kernel: 5.6.15-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.1.0
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-5.6-x86_64
root=UUID=6345598b-9424-4343-8f24-878f3451b09c rw quiet apparmor=1
security=apparmor resume=UUID=6428bc94-f316-4ee2-9de7-0425a70d2e16
udev.log_priority=3 radeon.modeset=0
Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.18.5 tk: Qt 5.15.0 info: latte-dock wm: kwin_x11
dm: SDDM Distro: Manjaro Linux
Machine:
Type: Laptop System: Hewlett-Packard
product: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC v: 0796100000005610000600000
serial: Chassis: type: 10 serial:
Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 183E v: 56.16 serial:
UEFI [Legacy]: Insyde v: F.08 date: 05/03/2012
Battery:
ID-1: BAT0 charge: 7.9 Wh condition: 7.9/7.9 Wh (100%) volts: 12.2/10.8
model: Hewlett-Packard Primary type: Li-ion serial:
status: Full
CPU:
Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core i7-3612QM bits: 64 type: MT MCP
arch: Ivy Bridge family: 6 model-id: 3A (58) stepping: 9 microcode: 21
L2 cache: 6144 KiB
flags: avx lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 bogomips: 33543
Speed: 1197 MHz min/max: 1200/3100 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1197
2: 1197 3: 1198 4: 1197 5: 1197 6: 1197 7: 1197 8: 1197
Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: Vulnerable
Type: l1tf mitigation: PTE Inversion
Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable
Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI
Type: spec_store_bypass
mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl and seccomp
Type: spectre_v1
mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization
Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Full generic retpoline, IBPB: conditional,
IBRS_FW, STIBP: conditional, RSB filling
Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Graphics:
Device-1: Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics vendor: Hewlett-Packard
driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 chip ID: 8086:0166
Device-2: AMD Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]
vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: N/A bus ID: 01:00.0 chip ID: 1002:6840
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.8 driver: intel unloaded: modesetting
alternate: fbdev,vesa compositor: kwin_x11 resolution: 1366x768~60Hz
OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 4000 (IVB GT2)
v: 4.2 Mesa 20.0.7 compat-v: 3.0 direct render: Yes
Audio:
Device-1: Intel 7 Series/C216 Family High Definition Audio
vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0
chip ID: 8086:1e20
Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.6.15-1-MANJARO
Network:
Device-1: Broadcom and subsidiaries BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network
Adapter
vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: wl v: kernel port: 4000 bus ID: 07:00.0
chip ID: 14e4:4727
IF: wlo1 state: up mac:
Device-2: Realtek RTL810xE PCI Express Fast Ethernet
vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: r8169 v: kernel port: 3000
bus ID: 08:00.0 chip ID: 10ec:8136
IF: eno1 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac:
Drives:
Local Storage: total: 465.76 GiB used: 8.68 GiB (1.9%)
ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Hitachi model: HTS547550A9E384 size: 465.76 GiB
block size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B speed: 3.0 Gb/s
rotation: 5400 rpm serial: rev: A50A scheme: MBR
Partition:
ID-1: / raw size: 456.96 GiB size: 448.79 GiB (98.21%)
used: 8.68 GiB (1.9%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.80 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap
swappiness: 60 (default) cache pressure: 100 (default) dev: /dev/sda2
Sensors:
System Temperatures: cpu: 66.0 C mobo: N/A
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:
Processes: 248 Uptime: 1h 18m Memory: 7.68 GiB used: 1.44 GiB (18.8%)
Init: systemd v: 245 Compilers: gcc: 10.1.0 Shell: bash v: 5.0.17
running in: konsole inxi: 3.0.37
[khull@khull-hp ~]$ mhwd -li

Installed PCI configs:


              NAME               VERSION          FREEDRIVER           TYPE

       video-linux            2018.05.04                true            PCI

network-broadcom-wl 2018.10.07 true PCI

Warning: No installed USB configs!
[khull@khull-hp ~]$ mhwd -l

0000:01:00.0 (0300:1002:6840) Display controller ATI Technologies Inc:


              NAME               VERSION          FREEDRIVER           TYPE

       video-linux            2018.05.04                true            PCI
 video-modesetting            2020.01.13                true            PCI
        video-vesa            2017.03.12                true            PCI

0000:07:00.0 (0200:14e4:4727) Network controller Broadcom:


              NAME               VERSION          FREEDRIVER           TYPE

network-broadcom-wl 2018.10.07 true PCI

0000:00:02.0 (0300:8086:0166) Display controller Intel Corporation:


              NAME               VERSION          FREEDRIVER           TYPE

       video-linux            2018.05.04                true            PCI
 video-modesetting            2020.01.13                true            PCI
        video-vesa            2017.03.12                true            PCI

[khull@khull-hp ~]$

what do you say now ?

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