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Steam does not run with Nvidia 410 drivers anymore?
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As the title says, Steam system information does not show the nvidia graphics card anymore? My laptop does not support Optimus, and as such it always runs on the discrete graphics card, GTX 1060.

This is the system information displayed by Steam

Video Card:

Driver:  VMware, Inc. llvmpipe (LLVM 6.0, 256 bits)
Driver Version:  3.1 Mesa 18.2.3
OpenGL Version: 3.1
Desktop Color Depth: 24 bits per pixel
Monitor Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
VendorID:  0x10de
DeviceID:  0x1c20
Revision Not Detected
Number of Monitors:  1
Number of Logical Video Cards:  1
Primary Display Resolution:  1920 x 1080
Desktop Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Primary Display Size: 13.54" x 7.60" (15.51" diag)
                                        34.4cm x 19.3cm (39.4cm diag)
Primary Bus: PCI Express 16x
Primary VRAM Not Detected
Supported MSAA Modes:  2x 4x 8x 16x

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dipack created this task.Oct 30 2018, 9:30 PM

We've had a regression that I'll be fixing later tonight. Steam isn't failing: Xorg isn't loading the right video driver. It's falling back to llvmpipe (software renderer).

I was able to get glxinfo to show that it loaded the Nvidia drivers after a clean reinstall, but then Steam would not run as the 32bit drivers were missing. Once I clean reinstalled the 32bit drivers as well, it once again fell back to llvmpipe. Hope that helps.