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

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Tue Sep 7 09:11:13 PDT 2010


--- Comment #27 from Francisco Jerez <currojerez at riseup.net> 2010-09-07 09:11:11 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #26)
> (In reply to comment #25)
> > Sigh... so it seems OF is the only way to get an EDID for your monitor, new
> > patch attached, try it *without* "video=VGA-1:e".
> I am not sure i am doing the thing you thought about. I appended your third
> patch to the second and got black screen again. Should i have used only the
> third? I try these with the 2.6.33 kernel. I hope its not a problem (it went
> fine with it with your first patch). 
Yes, try with the last patch alone, and provide full kernel logs if it doesn't

> > > seems to be present in the nouveau feature matrix at NV10.
> > 
> > Xmoto uses OpenGL to draw itself, so yes, it's 3d. And by the way, your card
> > needs the classic mesa drivers instead of gallium, to build them pass
> > "--with-dri-drivers=nouveau" instead of "--enable-gallium-nouveau" to the mesa
> > configure script.
> Well ... that means i should compile mesa as well? Check out from git not only
> the mesa/drm part as written on the page but the whole mesa branch and compile
> somehow?

You just have to clone the mesa repository, as described here [1].

> I feel like it would be really great to have a Makefile somewhere
> which does all this checkout/compile/package/install stuff. The Xorg log says
> something about nouveau_vieux_dri.so. The mesa compiling would produce that?


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

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