CS2 Stuck on Valve Logo on startup 545 beta branch

Will the newer driver version be updated also here ?
guide how to enable repo:

it says cuda - but actually nvidia-driver can also be installed without cuda from there…

Any updates on this? @ekurzinger

They’ve decided to do another release from the 545 branch which should be posted fairly soon. That release will contain a fix for the bug. Sorry about the delay.


how soon is fairly soon? I am also getting severe glitches in my other non-native steam games on wayland (baldur’s gate 3, quake champions, aliens fireteam, and cs2 using proton), will the bugfix fix those issues as well (it is some sort of screen tearing around the center of the screen). The other games work flawlessly in x11 using proton 7.xx. proton 8.xx and higher only works on wayland. i’m using a 3090 on an intel i-7-6950x, garuda linux, kde. i can sort of play baldur’s gate 3 on wayland using proton hotfix, but it is quite glitchy … on x11 it is far more glitchy.

The 545.29.06 release is now public and should contain a fix for the hang. The glitches are an unrelated issue blocked by https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/merge_requests/967


In 535 driver, games didn’t have out of order/glitching frames.
545 introduced this issue. I tested this patches. While it makes better, there is still games that have issues with glitching sadly.
My first thought that 545 enabled explicit sync on driver level, so that why we got flickering issues, but as you? ( i suppose ) mentioned in merge request, nvidia driver also don’t have explicit sync support. So i’m curious, what changed from 535 to 545 then, so some people have flickering issues atm? Just curious.
Mostly people report that this issue happens on Display Port.

I’ve tried to test if the other branch fixed my issues following bottom of this thread


The issues I’m having is strange flickering artifacts in some games and black textures and black screen in minecraft when on the new driver (using rtx 3080)

I was able to do a successful build of the m,odified wayland-protocols and then xorg-server, but it didn’t seem to solve the issues I had. This could be because I didn’t know what I was doing for sure.

This topic was specifically for CS2 bug which has been resolved in 545.29.06, there is a separate topic which was created for the broken presentation in 545 here: 545.29.02 ghosting/artifacting/stuttering on fullscreen when below monitor framerate - #9 by kodatarule

I have tried the 545 drivers lately, but I have not found solutions to my problems. I have not tried CS2, but Quake Champions was not running well, nor does it run well on 535, so as of now, I am stuck on 525 and I am willing to upgrade for the CS2 and better Wayland support. I run Ubuntu + Wayland on my GTX 1080Ti.

Here is a video showcasing the problems I had with the 545.29.02 drivers (a part of the video was also broken because of the config, by that I mean that I got 1 frame every minute out of the video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JkxqT-Ufl0

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