I have a laptop with a GTX 970M dGPU and an Intel GMA iGPU. I currently have the proprietary
nvidia drivers installed (no
nouveau) as well as
Basically, I want the laptop to use the iGPU by default, and be able to switch to the dGPU on the fly (either app-based or manual switch). Also, ideally I want to have the
nvidia proprietary driver managing my dGPU.
It looks like
bbswitch cannot work unless the
nvidia kernel module is unloaded. To be honest, I'm still a Linux beginner, and I'm not 100% sure what the
nvidia kernel module does, and how it relates to the
So here are my questions:
Do I want my system to unload the
nvidiakernel module to use
By unloading the
nvidiakernel module, is it the same thing as not having the
nvidiaproprietary driver installed/running?
(And ultimately) how do I get to my desired setup?