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I want to install Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS from a usb stick but during booting I get the following errors: https://ibb.co/kopx1R

 fifo: read fault at ...engine 1f nouveau write fault
 HOST_CPU_NB REGION_VIOLATION on channel 1
 ...reason 0d gr init failed, -110

There is something wrong with nouveau. I have GeForce 970 GTX but some time ago I have installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS without problems. How to fix that ?

  • Does your laptop boots fine after these error? – Arpit Agarwal Oct 28 '17 at 18:26
  • Yes, I use Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS with nvidia proprietary drivers 384.90, but I haven't had any problems during installing Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS from the usb stick. I guess that Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS has older nouveau drivers which works fine with GeForce 970 GTX. – Irbis Oct 28 '17 at 20:33
  • nouveau usually has these issue but it only appears during boot. At somepoint you will face problems with proprietary drivers. So, i will advice you to be with nouveau, those error doesn't effect anything. – Arpit Agarwal Oct 28 '17 at 20:39
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Boot from your USB when the grub menu appears press e to edit the boot option , locate quiet splash and change it to :

nouveau.blacklist=1 quiet splash
  • Which graphics driver will be used after blacklisting nouveau ??? – Irbis Oct 28 '17 at 20:35
  • I believe this workaround is just to disable the logs from nouveau – Arpit Agarwal Oct 29 '17 at 7:46

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