[Mesa-dev] Help for a beginner

Romain Failliot romain.failliot at foolstep.com
Thu Oct 6 11:46:18 PDT 2011

2011/10/6 Ian Romanick <idr at freedesktop.org>:
> You will have to *completely* uninstall the NVIDIA closed-source driver in
> order to use the Mesa driver.  NVIDIA installs their own kernel module and
> their own libGL, so it is impossible for both to live on the same system.

Well, last time I checked (2 months ago), nouveau drivers were bad for
my graphic card, its temperature increased until the system froze...
Have you heard of this issue and eventually a fix?

I'll retry nouveau driver, but if the issue is still here, I'll have
to buy an ATI card.

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