Linux 3.7-rc1 (nouveau_bios_score oops).

Paweł Sikora pawel.sikora at
Fri Oct 26 12:51:37 PDT 2012

On Thursday 25 of October 2012 20:06:54 Heinz Diehl wrote:
> 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.

i've bought this asus laptop mostly for a developer's workstation replacement
(quad-core-i7-avx cpu with integrated gpu, with 12GB ram and 2x500GB hdd).
nvidia's addon is an optional crap :)

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

i'll try to use transformers too :-)

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