[Nouveau] Kernel module fails to initialize on AMD751 based system with NV34
pq at iki.fi
Tue May 25 15:23:34 PDT 2010
On Mon, 24 May 2010 22:55:46 +0200
Clemens Eisserer <linuxhippy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > NV0? That's a very bad sign to start with. I'm surprised
> > Nouveau does not just throw up right there.
> Nouveau status page says NV0x is supported for basic 2D stuff.
> Beside that, I started with NV34 and after that failed, I tried
> that NV0x card.
Notice, how the log did not say NV4, NV04, NV5 nor NV05;
it said NV 0. Your NV34 is detected properly, though.
> > These both mention nvidiafb, one of them even rivafb.
> > Are you sure these are not loaded? (This is a basic
> > troubleshooting question,
> > http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/TroubleShooting )
> Come on, I wouldn't have asked here if that would be the case.
In that case you will be surprised to hear that quite many
people ask before reading TroubleShooting.
Sorry, I missed the link to the Ubuntu bug report.
The kernel log there shows that a conflicting driver is
[ 3.772842] vga16fb: mapped to 0xc00a0000
[ 3.773752] fb0: VGA16 VGA frame buffer device
vga16fb is specifically mentioned as conflicting in
Could you try without vga16fb?
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