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

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Tue Sep 7 06:40:37 PDT 2010


--- Comment #24 from Zoltan Varnagy <doi at freemail.hu> 2010-09-07 06:40:37 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #23)
> (In reply to comment #22)
> > Well it went worse. This time the screen remains blank and the nouveau module
> > is loaded. So i think i will stay at the previous solution. 
> > 
> Did you have "video=VGA-1:e" in your kernel command line? If you did please try
> without.

I tried without that as well but it still shows black screen. Should i post a
register dump? 

> > Finally i compiled and tried the 2.6.36 kernel and the DDX driver and managed
> > to start X with nouveau.
> Where did you get that kernel from? The nouveau kernel tree or Linus' tree?

I did it with git as written at 
The only thing i have not compiled was libdrm as the debian 2.4.21 version
seemed new enough. 

> > Although it seems to be slower than the nv driver.
> > glxgears dropped to 50 from 150, it uses software rendering for opengl and hung
> > the machine on video load. I wonder if these can get better.
> It uses software rendering because you haven't installed the 3D driver (try it
> at your own risk, it's still unsupported).

Hmm, okay, thanks maybe later. Actually i just expected some speedup on xmoto
which does not use 3d as far as i know. I thought it would be faster as fast 2D
seems to be present in the nouveau feature matrix at NV10.

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