Linux 3.7-rc1 (nouveau_bios_score oops).

Heinz Diehl htd at
Thu Oct 25 11:06:54 PDT 2012

On 25.10.2012, Paweł Sikora wrote: 

> what is the reason of loading nouveau driver for laptops 
> with nvidia optimus and enabling vga switcheroo
> which doesn't work in such (optimus) cases.

You can safely compile a kernel without nouveau, your Nvidia 
card will not be used at all since neither Linux nor the 
proprietary nvidia driver does support optimus at this time
(and frankly, I won't buy any further machines with opticrap).
So having nouveau compiled and loaded seems like a waste of ressources
in this case.

For me it's important to have nouveau working, because I try/use
Bumblebee and optirun:

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