I recently built a new desktop. The boot on the desktop is slow (2 minutes) for a mid-range build. I've never experienced a crash while using the PC including several hours of gaming. However, after idling for a couple of days, i notice my plex server is unavailable and the screensaver is frozen. I have to power off/on and sometimes the PC will only boot after several attempts. I had to repair the boot partition once to get it to boot.
I'm not sure if this is the cause of my problem, but the nvidia prime applet on my task bar is indicating that the Nvidia Prime is not setup correctly. Driver manager has nvidia-driver-390 selected... but also says that "no proprietary drivers are in use". My thought was that the nvidia drivers are proprietary.
Here are some details that may help diagnose my problem... Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
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inxi -Fxz System: Host: Kent-Home-PC Kernel: 4.15.0-36-generic x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.9 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu1) Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara Machine: Device: desktop Mobo: Micro-Star model: H370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B16) v: 1.0 serial: N/A UEFI: American Megatrends v: 1.40 date: 07/20/2018 CPU: 6 core Intel Core i5-8500 (-MCP-) arch: Skylake rev.10 cache: 9216 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 36000 clock speeds: max: 4100 MHz 1: 875 MHz 2: 3421 MHz 3: 3509 MHz 4: 3774 MHz 5: 3780 MHz 6: 2913 MHz Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GP104 bus-ID: 01:00.0 Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 ) drivers: nvidia (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa,nouveau) Resolution: email@example.com OpenGL: renderer: GeForce GTX 1070 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 version: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 390.87 Direct Render: Yes Audio: Card-1 Intel Device a348 driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1f.3 Sound: ALSA v: k4.15.0-36-generic Card-2 NVIDIA GP104 High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1 Network: Card: Intel Ethernet Connection (7) I219-V driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k bus-ID: 00:1f.6 IF: eno1 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> Drives: HDD Total Size: 8513.7GB (5.1% used) ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 model: Samsung_SSD_970_PRO_512GB size: 512.1GB ID-2: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD40EZRZ size: 4000.8GB ID-3: /dev/sdb model: WDC_WD40EZRZ size: 4000.8GB Partition: ID-1: / size: 477G used: 31G (7%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 ID-2: /home size: 477G used: 31G (7%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 33.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 0.0:37C Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A Info: Processes: 279 Uptime: 14 min Memory: 2087.7/15979.3MB Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.3.0 Client: Shell (bash 4.4.191) inxi: 2.3.56