[Stable Update] 2020-08-28 - Kernels, Systemd, PAM, PAMBASE, KDE-git, Deepin, Pamac, Nvidia 450.66, LibreOffice 7.0

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Fehler: Konnte den Vorgang nicht durchführen (In Konflikt stehende Dateien)
dunst: /usr/bin/dunstify existiert im Dateisystem (gehört zu dunstify)
Fehler sind aufgetreten, keine Pakete wurden aktualisiert.

Next time when posting CLI output, add export LANG=C before you run a command.
From that point onwards until you close the terminal, its output will be in English.

Kein Problem: Ich verstehe Deutsch…

And here is your solution (someone already mentioned this above):



Hi, in my particular issue, the affected files were:


The last one contains the same that the first, but without lines with pam_tally and pam_tally2

Use the pacnew version was enough to login again on reboot

Thanks in advance!


Same here, update went ok, nothing about pom or pombase.
Rebooted and logged in, no problem

Thanks Manjaro Team.

Is the release of the final version of Manjaro 20.1 near ?

pam not good for me before install with 2 manjaro:

$grep -E "pam_tally|pam_cracklib" /etc/pam.d/*
/etc/pam.d/lightdm-autologin:auth        required    pam_tally.so file=/var/log/faillog onerr=succeed
/etc/pam.d/passwd:#password     required        pam_cracklib.so difok=2 minlen=8 dcredit=2 ocredit=2 retry=3
/etc/pam.d/system-login:auth       required   pam_tally2.so        onerr=succeed file=/var/log/tallylog
/etc/pam.d/system-login:account    required   pam_tally2.so 
grep -E "pam_tally|pam_cracklib" /etc/pam.d/*
/etc/pam.d/passwd:#password     required        pam_cracklib.so difok=2 minlen=8 dcredit=2 ocredit=2 retry=3
/etc/pam.d/sddm-autologin:auth        required    pam_tally.so file=/var/log/faillog onerr=succeed
/etc/pam.d/system-login:auth       required   pam_tally2.so        onerr=succeed file=/var/log/tallylog
/etc/pam.d/system-login:account    required   pam_tally2.so 

now all commented before update, I can run

and after merge .pacnew if exists / replace pam_tally2.so by pam_faillock.so

EDIT: no merge /etc/shadow or /etc/passwd !!! manjaro is break


I had the same issue with dunst (/usr/bin/dunstify) and I’ve overwritten it like @chomsky suggested:

sudo pacman -Syu --overwrite /usr/bin/dunstify

Everything else was updated without issues :slight_smile:

Thank you :slight_smile:


I used to have problems with mirrors just about every time I updated. Now I run sudo pacman-mirrors --fasttrack before updating. No problems since. :fireworks:


Smooth update, just had to do the mirrors thing with pacman before because it wasn’t showing with -Syyu. No big deal. Thanks Manjaro Team :smile:

Ditto what astinus said.

All good, but lua was orphaned. Removing it

[2020-08-28T07:25:52-0400] [PACMAN] Running 'pacman -Rsn lua'

caused no issues for me.

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Upgrading with the GUI give a lot of failures, so proceeded with the terminal. After successful upgrade I updated grub and no kernels were listed. I reinstalled kernels and grub update showed installed kernels. Hopefully this will work, I will reboot when I finished my work :crossed_fingers: .

Thanks @Manjaro team

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Some days ago i builded a custom kernel, 5.8.4-7, from tkg-git. With the latest update i noticed Manjaro dowloaded 5.8.3 from official repo by itself. Why it does that?

Because you had Manjaro’s kernel installed before. Remove all.

Hi all!

First of all thank you manjaro team for all your hard work and effort!
The new Nvidia 450 driver solved some issues I had in the past. For example:

  1. No more freezes (during startup or shutdown process)
  2. No more messages like:
sd-unmount[xxxx]: Failed to unmount /oldroot: Device or Resource busy
sd-unmount[xxxx]: Failed to unmount /oldroot/sys: Device or Resource busy

But after the latest stable update I experience an issue with cuda and cudnn. (I have install both, cuda and cudnn from manjaro repos…)
Specifically, I cannot run cuda with cudnn anymore. This was also an issue with the previous stable update, but I was hopping the new one would have fixed it.

For example when i run lc0 (a chess program that uses Neural Networks for its evaluation function) I get the following (cuda) error.

> ...
> go nodes 100
> Found pb network file: ./256x20-t40-1541.pb.gz
> Creating backend [cudnn-auto]...
> Switching to [cudnn]...
> CUDA Runtime version: 11.0.0
> Cudnn version: 8.0.2
> Latest version of CUDA supported by the driver: 11.0.0
> GPU: GeForce GTX 960M
> GPU memory: 3.95123 Gb
> GPU clock frequency: 1176 MHz
> GPU compute capability: 5.0
> error CUDA error: no kernel image is available for execution on the device (../../src/neural/cuda/winograd_helper.inc:363)

which is strange because cuda seems to be loaded ok

$nvcc --version
nvcc: NVIDIA (R) Cuda compiler driver
Copyright (c) 2005-2020 NVIDIA Corporation
Built on Thu_Jun_11_22:26:38_PDT_2020
Cuda compilation tools, release 11.0, V11.0.194
Build cuda_11.0_bu.TC445_37.28540450_0


Fri Aug 28 15:09:08 2020       
| NVIDIA-SMI 450.66       Driver Version: 450.66       CUDA Version: 11.0     |
| GPU  Name        Persistence-M| Bus-Id        Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC |
| Fan  Temp  Perf  Pwr:Usage/Cap|         Memory-Usage | GPU-Util  Compute M. |
|                               |                      |               MIG M. |
|   0  GeForce GTX 960M    Off  | 00000000:01:00.0 Off |                  N/A |
| N/A   45C    P8    N/A /  N/A |      4MiB /  4046MiB |      0%      Default |
|                               |                      |                  N/A |
| Processes:                                                                  |
|  GPU   GI   CI        PID   Type   Process name                  GPU Memory |
|        ID   ID                                                   Usage      |
|    0   N/A  N/A       788      G   /usr/lib/Xorg                       3MiB |

Any Ideas, please ?

@vasmakk why would nvidia driver have something to do with unmounting? Would you mean the update in general fixed that issue?

I wanted to hold off on updating since around the 22nd because I had some problems with the update. Trying with this latest release, hope all is good. Will check back if there is an issue.

edit: @vasmakk cuda I think I’ve read before has not been transitioned to the new 450 driver. Maybe that’s what you’re asking about.


At first I thought it was a combination of nvidia driver and systemd. I have two laptops. One of them is an Optimus with nvidia. The other one has Intel HD integrated graphics. Both run the same stable Manjaro and have similar specs. But only the Optimus one (nvidia) had unmounting problems and freezes during startup or shutdown.

By the way… Thank you for the cuda info. I didn’t know. I guess this is the problem

I didn’t get any pacnew files in /etc/pam.d/ folder; however the only reference to pam_cracklib.so is present inside /etc/pam.d/passwd.
Should I remove the reference of pam_cracklib.so from this file?

KDE Menu at the lower left corner becomes very big in 200%, in Windows 200% is not so big.

Make KDE Greater!

I had also, but line is commented (line start by “#”), so is ignored by manjaro