Can't boot CachyOS on ASUS TUF F17 (2023)

Specs:
CPU: Intel Core i7-12700H
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Max-Q/Intel Iris (I forgot the model)
RAM: 16 GB

Some time ago, I remember, I managed to install the OS, but now it’s just plain unusable. I tried both Ventoy and raw boot, but no luck. It just shows the cursor on top of TUI saying “Wait until kernel time synchronized” and nothing more, but I can move it. If I boot with nomodeset it stops on “Reached target timer units”. If I press power button the text flows as usual, so that’s not a kernel panic. Does anyone have any idea what’s going on? And btw, other distros like KDE Neon boot just fine

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How do you boot from the ISO?

Can you try the testing ISO?
https://mirror.cachyos.org/ISO/testing/

Ok. I’ll try and reply

I tried Ventoy (grub2), external HDD and USB stick

Please try to use the normal mode, you might need to update your ventoy version to 1.0.98 or newer

Testing version worked!

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