[Nouveau] nvidia geforce 1050 on xps 9560 crashing - howto debug

Ilia Mirkin imirkin at alum.mit.edu
Fri Sep 8 13:37:58 UTC 2017

I believe a number of people are hitting this issue (all with the Dell
XPS 9560 - not sure if it's popular or if there's something special
about it).

Have a look at




On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Paulo Matos <paulo at matos-sorge.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am slightly stuck in a corner case I don't know how to debug.
> I have an optimus setup in a dell xps 9560 with a discrete gpu nvidia
> geforce 1050 (Pascal - NV130).
> I installed Fedora and if I do not boot with nouveau.modeset=0, then the
> computer crashes as soon as I try to start Xorg (I have disabled
> wayland). So, gdm starts but then as soon as I get into i3 or gnome, the
> computer crashes and hangs.
> How can I debug what's happening or generate enough information to help
> someone to sort it out?
> Is there some sort of debug flag I can activate, then crash the computer
> and capture that info in a new book?
> kind regards,
> --
> Paulo Matos
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