[Nouveau] NV43 (6600 Go) Report
pq at iki.fi
Thu May 17 02:40:25 PDT 2007
On Thu, 17 May 2007 10:15:14 +0100
"Pascal Schoenhardt" <stoanhart at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, so I have compiled and installed the randr1.2 branch of nouveau.
> The problem I am having is the following: with just the laptop
> flatpanel display connected, x won't start; with an external device
> connected, x starts but all displays remain blank.
I don't know how to help you, but...
> Now, when I connect another screen, X actually starts. Reading the log
> files, nouveau is getting the EDID info from the external screen
> (1024x768 at 70 LCD), and determining the correct modeline (after quite a
> lot of probing). As for the internal panel, it seems not to provide
> any EDID info. However, nouveau does seem to want to choose 1680x1050,
> provided I have specified a virtual large enough to fit that and the
> external screen in the xorg.conf (2704x1050).
> Once X is started, both monitors are black. However, I can hear the
> "please enter your loging credentials" tone you get with ubuntu, and I
> can blindly log in to a normal session.
Try hitting Ctrl+Alt+Numpad- multiple times, slowly. That gave me
"something" on screens.
> I am guessing that this is just because this branch of nouvea is even
> more experimental than the whole project is, so there probably isn't
> much to do but wait for it to improve.
I think this is very much true, because mode setting on nv28 is also
not totally correct yet. Airlied did get two analog heads going for
himself, but for me analog+DFP has always been broken. I should
probably try again now, there are some commits that might have an
Pekka "PQ" Paalanen
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