[Nouveau] [Bug 29810] Blank screen on nouveau module load

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Mon Sep 6 05:59:54 PDT 2010


--- Comment #19 from Francisco Jerez <currojerez at riseup.net> 2010-09-06 05:59:54 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #18)
> As its a quite old machine that compiling stuff would take many hours so ... i
> chose an easier way. I appended your patch to the 2.6.33 kernel nouveau driver,
> and recompiled only the driver. Luckily it worked fine. With the given kernel
> parameters the new nouveau module loaded fine and i could use the console with
> nouveaufb loaded. So i thank for your help.

Thanks, to fix this properly I'd be interested in a dump of your OF device
tree, can you send me the output from "tar czvf device-tree.tar.gz

> My only problem is now the lack of
> X. xorg still says the same error as last time (failed to open device, no
> devices detected). Should i open a new bug for that?

Please, read the trouble shooting guide [1] carefully before opening a new bug.

[1] http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/TroubleShooting

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