Can't install nvidia-440xx driver (GeForce GTX 970)


I recently updated and found that my drivers weren’t working anymore.
I have tried to update my drivers before where they didn’t work, so i just removed the old driver and installed the old 440xx driver through mhwd.

My problem is that 440xx is not listed in mhwd anymore.
I have tried to uninstall all drivers and install the nvidia-440xx-utils from the AUR, but couldn’t get it to work.

mhwd -l
> 0000:02:00.0 (0200:10ec:8168) Network controller Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.:
                  NAME               VERSION          FREEDRIVER           TYPE
         network-r8168            2016.04.20                true            PCI

> 0000:01:00.0 (0300:10de:13c2) Display controller nVidia Corporation:
                  NAME               VERSION          FREEDRIVER           TYPE
          video-nvidia            2020.11.30               false            PCI
    video-nvidia-390xx            2020.11.30               false            PCI
           video-linux            2018.05.04                true            PCI
     video-modesetting            2020.01.13                true            PCI
            video-vesa            2017.03.12                true            PCI

inxi -Gxx
Graphics:  Device-1: NVIDIA GM204 [GeForce GTX 970] vendor: PC Partner Limited / Sapphire driver: nvidia v: 455.45.01 
           bus ID: 01:00.0 chip ID: 10de:13c2 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.10 compositor: gnome-shell driver: nvidia 
           note: n/a (using device driver) - try sudo/root FAILED: nvidia resolution: 1: 1920x1080~60Hz 2: 1920x1080~60Hz 
           3: 2560x1440~60Hz s-dpi: 81 
           OpenGL: renderer: llvmpipe (LLVM 11.0.0 256 bits) v: 4.5 Mesa 20.3.1 compat-v: 3.1 direct render: Yes 

Follow the current news in the appropriate channels, this is all over the forum since weeks/months now.

tldr: Install video-nvidia through Manjaro System Settings and you’ll have the latest Nvidia drivers. Install video-nvidia-390 and you’ll have the old legacy drivers kept for older cards. For other driver version you’ll need to use unofficial installation methods like DKMS package provided by philm, AUR package, manual installation/configuration.

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