[linux59] Steam games not working

None of my steam games work when i boot using the linux59 kernel, but they work with linux58.
Any ideas?

Manjaro-log-helper output
Generated on 2020-11-21 13:18:1605953930

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System:    Kernel: 5.8.18-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.2.0 
           Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.20.3 Distro: Manjaro Linux 
Machine:   Type: Desktop System: ASUS product: All Series v: N/A serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: ASUSTeK model: X99-PRO/USB 3.1 v: Rev 1.xx serial: <filter> 
           UEFI: American Megatrends v: 3902 date: 04/19/2018 
CPU:       Info: 6-Core model: Intel Core i7-5820K bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Haswell rev: 2 
           L2 cache: 15.0 MiB 
           flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 79194 
           Speed: 1848 MHz min/max: 1200/3600 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1848 2: 1772 3: 1199 
           4: 1200 5: 1682 6: 1386 7: 1199 8: 1199 9: 1751 10: 1475 11: 3080 12: 1558 
Graphics:  Device-1: NVIDIA GP102 [GeForce GTX 1080 Ti] vendor: ZOTAC driver: nvidia v: 450.80.02 
           bus ID: 01:00.0 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.9 driver: nvidia resolution: 2560x1080~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 450.80.02 
           direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel C610/X99 series HD Audio vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel 
           v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0 
           Device-2: NVIDIA GP102 HDMI Audio vendor: ZOTAC driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
           bus ID: 01:00.1 
           Device-3: Elite Silicon USB Audio Device type: USB 
           driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid bus ID: 3-1:2 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.8.18-1-MANJARO 
Network:   Device-1: Intel Ethernet I218-V vendor: ASUSTeK driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: f000 
           bus ID: 00:19.0 
           IF: dmz0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: Broadcom and subsidiaries BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter 
           vendor: ASUSTeK driver: wl v: kernel port: e000 bus ID: 05:00.0 
           IF: wlan0 state: dormant mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 5.60 TiB used: 279.66 GiB (4.9%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Western Digital model: WD40EZRZ-00WN9B0 size: 3.64 TiB 
           ID-2: /dev/sdb vendor: Western Digital model: WD20EARX-00PASB0 size: 1.82 TiB 
           ID-3: /dev/sdc vendor: Samsung model: HD160JJ size: 149.05 GiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 3.64 TiB used: 279.26 GiB (7.5%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 
           ID-2: /home size: 3.64 TiB used: 279.26 GiB (7.5%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 
Swap:      ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 63.98 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) dev: /dev/dm-0 
           ID-2: swap-2 type: zram size: 8.00 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) dev: /dev/zram0 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 32.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: nvidia temp: 41 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: nvidia fan: 0% 
Info:      Processes: 318 Uptime: 18m Memory: 31.27 GiB used: 2.46 GiB (7.9%) Init: systemd 
           Compilers: gcc: 10.2.0 Packages: 1262 Client: KDE Plasma v: 5.20.3 inxi: 3.1.08 

Start steam from terminal, there might be a hint what goes wrong.

Have you tried the 455 drivers instead of 450 with kernel 5.9?

I thought they were meant to not work from the beginning with 5.9 kernel according to what Nvidia said?

455 drivers work fine with kernel 5.9 i think it was just cuda and opencl that weren’t working but they are fixed now.

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I had similar problem which was fixed by installing vulkan-mesa-layers, your mileage may vary.

Ok i will try again with the 455 driver again tomorrow.

The games use vulkan, so let’s see if that fixes things.

Update:
Switching to the 455 driver made things work again in combination with the 5.9 kernel :+1:

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