[Nouveau] [drm] failed to open device

Ben Skeggs skeggsb at gmail.com
Sun Sep 26 22:44:22 PDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-09-27 at 15:35 +1000, Dmitri Sosnik wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am trying to get nouveau working on MacBookPro 4,1. I am using
> kernel from nouveau/linux-2.6 repository, XOrg 1.9, libdrm and
> xf86-video-nouveau from git repositories.
> When drm module is loaded with debug=1 it gives a number of "[drm:
> drm_stub_open]," lines in logs. It looks like idr_find(...) function
> returns 0. /dev/dri/card0 doesn't exist.
> What I am doing wrong?
It's hard to say.  My initial assumption would be you don't have the
kernel module loaded.  Failing that, your dmesg output should give more

> Cheers,
> D
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