[Nouveau] Problems with the driver

Piotr Hosowicz piotr at hosowicz.com
Sun Sep 26 08:29:46 PDT 2010

On 26.09.2010 17:10, Marcin Slusarz wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 04:13:06PM +0200, Piotr Hosowicz wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I can build the driver, it loads, but it does not work. Please find
>> attached my local data, sorry for the form, I made it a few days ago and
>> would have to build a new kernel which would also not work. My card is
>> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G96 [GeForce 9400
>> GT] (rev a1). The things stay the same, never mind how I try.
> You have 0.0.16 nouveau kernel module, but 0.0.15 libdrm/xf86-video-nouveau.
> This is probably your main problem. Upgrade libdrm and xf86-video-nouveau.

Ok, I'll try it.

> Note, you didn't uninstall NVIDIA proprietary driver (Module glx:
> endor="NVIDIA Corporation" in xorg.log) which might crash X if wrong
> version of some component is installed (don't remember which one, just
> uninstall nvidia drivers)

Now I did, wish me luck.

> If you resolve these issues and still have problem, simplify your xorg.conf
> to contain only:
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "n"
> Driver "nouveau"
> EndSection

Yes, I reduced it already.

> Almost all above is documented on wiki: http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/TroubleShooting

Thanks, I read a bit and it seems that it won't be so simple.

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