[Nouveau] nouveau: [drm] failed to open device

Daniel Mack daniel at caiaq.de
Thu Feb 18 07:04:11 PST 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 03:42:52PM +0100, Xavier Chantry wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Daniel Mack <daniel at caiaq.de> wrote:
> >>
> >> Which libdrm version are you using ?
> >
> > 2.4.0, built from the git sources yesterday.
> >
> "Bump of the userspace interface to 0.0.16.
> libdrm and nouveau drm have to be updated together for nouveau to keep
> working. The kernel.org version will not work with the current git
> user space for some time. See the kernel commit log for more
> information. "
> This means kernel.org tree does not work with libdrm git.
> (so you can either use older git userspace or a newer nouveau drm module/kernel)
> If this is not clear enough, do you have a suggestion for rephrasing
> the paragraph on the frontpage ?

I am deeply sorry, really. This one line of text right above the the
actual headline was indeed the information I overlooked. I scanned the
FAQ and TroubleShooting sections, but missed this, grr.

> I suppose we could also add an entry in either Faq or Troubleshooting.

Yes, I think adding it there would help. Not only me ;)


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