[Nouveau] [Bug 91025] nouveau fails to run with NV5 [Riva TNT2 / TNT2 Pro]

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Fri Jun 19 08:21:37 PDT 2015


--- Comment #6 from Ilia Mirkin <imirkin at alum.mit.edu> ---
(In reply to anonymissimus from comment #5)
> Sorry, I only know how to apply git c source code patches onto a git
> repository, not a Linux OS.

What is linux, but a git repository :) Anyways, if you're not comfortable
building your own kernel, I guess you'll have to wait until these patches hit
mainline and make it into pre-built kernels.

I didn't mark them for backporting since I didn't have a positive test result,
but if you can test a kernel once these make it upstream (for linux kernel 4.2
I'd guess), we can then mark it for backports.

I can also give you a modified vbios image that uses other opcodes to achieve
the same results if you like. You'd have to stick it in your initrd and add a
kernel parameter to read from it instead of from the GPU. Let me know if you're

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