Just upgraded my kernel to 5.8 from 5.6 and am unable to boot properly.
I can get into a tty terminal and from there I tried startx but I get a set of errors telling me:
Failed to set IOPL for for I/O (Operation not permitted)
Fatal server error: no screens found
Server terminated with error (1)
I’m not sure where to go from here.
I am using an XPS 15 9560 which has a Nvidia optimus set up. The drivers seem to be fine:
Running mhwd -li gives video-hybrid-intel-nvidia-440xx-prime
(Although there is a warning about no installed USB configs)
And cat /etc/modules-load.d/*.conf | grep nvidia gives