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Questions tagged [nouveau]

Accelerated open source driver for nVidia cards.

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Use laptop and external monitor at the same time using NVIDIA X Server

I managed to setup the display properties for the monitor via xorg.conf file, but I can't seem to find a way to use both external and built-in laptop monitor at the same time. Here is my xorg.conf: # ...
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Why does inxi report that I am using the nvidia (which is deinstalled) and not the nouveau driver?

Since I had problems with my external monitor and the nvidia drivers I tried to switch to the free nouveau driver by uninstalling all nvidia packages, reinstalling the nouveau driver and deleting all ...
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Linux Mint screen resolution is low as I removed nouveau

I installed Linux Mint to Asus GL553VW laptop. I found the computer was unable to install Mint directly so I disabled nouveau from parameters. I see that I can use my laptop now but my screen ...
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GNOME issues on a laptop with Nvidia GEForce graphic card

I have installed CentOS 7 on dual boot on an 10ish-year-old Toshiba Qosmio laptop which came with Windows 7. I did the minimal install, yum update, then installed the "GNOME desktop" group package ...
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Xfce only terminal windows can be seen

This is what happens when I type 'startx': I have 'xrandr --auto' in my .xinitrc file, but if I remove that startx just returns a black screen. When I'm in the black screen, I can type 'exit' and ...
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Can't shut elementary OS down: cpu hard lockup

I can't shut my system down. I have 5 sec timer for shutting down in systemd config and watchdog. In journalctl i found several issues: фев 19 10:14:40 denis-pc gnome-session-binary[1034]: CRITICAL: ...
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Are video=VGA-1:e and drm.edid_firmware=VGA-1:edid.bin kernel boot options compatible?

I use an old screen (15khz CRT TV monitor) which provides no EDID (far too old). With nouveau drivers, i need to force enabling the VGA connector using video=VGA-1:e to make it works. Without that, ...
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Disabling Nouveau to install NVIDIA on CentOS 7.6 causes blank monitor

I'm trying to install NVIDIA drivers on an embedded system running CentOS 7.6 that has a Quadro P5000 GPU. I'm generally following the instructions outlined here but my monitor does not display ...
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What is causing my EFI partition to become corrupt when booting CentOS after installation?

I am attempting to install the latest CentOS 7.5 x64 on small form factor PC ASUS Eee Box EB1037. It is an Intel Celeron J1900 (Bay Trail) with an onboard NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M. The installtion media ...
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Should I use nomodeset ? Nouveau: failed to create kernel channel -22

When I boot I get this errors: nouveau gr: failed to load gr/sw_nonctx nouveau DRM: failed to create kernel channel -22 But all the stuff it's working fine. When I add in /etc/default/grub ...
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Switching to a second X session kills the first

I'm running into a strange problem here. I have a Linux box with the following (summarized) configuration: Dell Inspiron i5 NVIDIA GP108M GNU/Linux Debian "testing" xorg-server 2:1.20.0-3 According ...
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nouveau FAULT on Macbook Pro w/ Debian on boot

I have a 2010 13inch MacBook Pro currently running Debian 9 with no real noticeable or detrimental issues. That said, after getting past the Mac startup tone, I see the following errors: [ 12.283961]...
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How do I avoid “Cinnamon just crashed … running in Fallback Mode”?

I'm running Devuan 2.0 (ASCII, same as Debian 9 Stretch basically), and have manually installed nVIDIA CUDA 9.2 and its accompanying drivers (version 396.26). My system has on-boars Intel graphics, ...
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Intel-virtual-output - High temperature causes Linux crash

When I activate a monitor on the HDMI output (wired to the NVIDIA Optimus chip) of my notebook through the commands below the notebook starts to get very hot, mainly if I am running a video (streaming ...
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How can I fix the no screen error on xserver startup on Linux?

When I try to start my Debian 9 xserver, it shows a black screen. Xorg -configure outputs Number of created screens does not match number of detected devices and outputs a non-working xorg.conf. ...
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Does installing the proprietary Nvidia driver fix the frequent system hang/crash problem with the nouveau driver on Fedora 27?

There are several blog posts describing how to install the proprietary Nvidia gpu/graphics card driver on older versions of F27 running wayland. Some suggest that others approaches may cause ...
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Blank screen in Fedora 26 after login with Nvidia Drivers

After installing Nvidia drivers on my fresh Fedora 26 system, I am able to log in to my account but after that I get a blank screen before the desktop loads every time. I can confirm this is related ...
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How can I debug loss of monitor signal after kernel upgrade?

I'm running Debian Testing, and with the upgrade to the 4.13 kernel, my monitor stopped working. It shows the initial lines of startup, but then switches modes (the resolution changed in previous ...
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Strange artifacts/overlays with full-screen windows using “nouveau” video driver

I'm using Gentoo Linux on my Dell Latitude E6530 laptop. It has a nVidia GF108GLM video card and it provides the Optimus technology, which I have disabled in the BIOS in favour of using only the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS - errors during booting - nouveau

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 There is something wrong with nouveau. I have GeForce 970 GTX but some time ...
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Is nouveau completely free of non-free code?

Is nouveau completely free of non-free code, including dependency on non-free firmware? This article makes it seem like nouveau depends on closed source firmware, but if I understand correctly, only ...
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lshw says I'm using proprietary driver even though I reinstalled my OS to revert back to nouveau

I was using the amdgpu-pro driver for a while on my (incompatible) elementaryOS 0.4.1 Loki computer before it bricked my machine and I had to reinstall in an attempt to revert back to the Nouveau ...
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On Debian Stretch, Nouveau drivers are getting my pc to freeze, had to install non-free NVIDIA packages on my system, any alternatives?

My main goal with Debian is to go 100% open source, but now my (sand) castle has just been kicked and colapsed. I've done my homework and troubleshooted every piece of hardware on my pc and it's not ...
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Is it possible to use the nvidia-driver only when gaming and nouveau at all other times? [Debian 9]

Is it possible to switch between drivers during operating system run time? In particular I'd like use the FOSS nouveau driver for my nvidia graphics card at all times except when I'm doing GPU-...
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How to prevent a kernel module video driver to probe a specific graphic card device

My system contains 2 Nvidia cards. What i'm trying to achieve is one card driven by nouveau driver while the other by the official nvidia blob driver. Both drivers successfully cohabit if the nvidia ...
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Cannot boot or shut down on Fedora 25 with last kernels is it a nouveau issue

I own a Dell XPS 9650 that has a GTX 1050 graphic cards. I run Fedora 25 and the last 2 kernels are just unusable... 4.10.12-200.fc25.x86_64 -> I cannot boot (loading stops after the luks password) 4....
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Monitoring VRAM with Nouveau Driver?

Is it possible to monitor VRAM usage when running nouveau drivers? I know this is possible with nvidia drivers, but here I'm talking about nouveau.
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How to switch nvidia driver from “nouveau” to nvidia proprietary

i'm using Linux Mint. I recently updated my workstation, and from this moment, my drivers went nuts. I was working fine before, with the nvidia-361 drivers, and, when i finished my updates, and after ...
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Start KDE 5 Plasma with nouveau.noaccel=1 (no 3D acceleration)

I am tired of nouveau freeze and lockups. But don't want to switch to shitty nvidia binary driver. So I decided to disable any 3D acceleration, I don't need it. I have already configured XRender as my ...
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Set custom refresh rate for Sway (Wayland)

I know it's possible to set a custom refresh rate and resolution using Xorg (xrander) configurations. But I do not know how to do the same in Wayland/Sway using Nouveau drivers on an Nvidia-GPU.
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Cannot get glx to work after changing from Nvidia to Nouveau drivers FC24

I run FC 24 (just upgraded from FC 23). After the upgrade there were some issues with the X server, and so I decided to change from Nvidia proprietary drivers to Nouveau. Everything seems OK, except ...
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'Function not implemented' nouveau clocking

I have a NVidia GTX 580 running under nouveau. It is currently running at 03 (the lowest state). However, when I try to change the clock rate to any setting, including the original state 03, it fails. ...
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Cursor Frozen During Install

Recently tried installing both latest ApricityOS and Fedora 25 (gnome versions). The cursor freezes in the top left corner. I can still click on things (if I guess correctly). Everything else seems to ...
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X server, keyboard & mouse lockup with corrupted display

My computer (which has an NVIDIA card) has a rendering problem that is very annoying. Sometimes the X server 'locks up' after freezing (or whatever's going on in there because VLC music loops at the ...
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how to interpret nouveau feature matrix

I have a GeForce G 105M. That's, I guess, an NV50 family video card: https://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/CodeNames/#NV50 My question is... does Nouveau support HDMI with this video card? ...
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How to re-enable Nouveau After installing NVIDIA Graphics Driver incorrectly on Kali Linux

After seeing tutorials on kali.org for NVIDIA Drivers and install it: apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r) apt-get install nvidia-kernel-dkms It is written to unable Nouveau and update GRUB ...
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x11 - can't move mouse cursor with nouveau, xev still reports movement

I am currently using the nouveau DRM with fallback xf86-video-modesetting drivers on arch linux with a GTX 1080. I am currently experiencing an issue in x.org where my mouse will be stuck at the ...
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Using Nouveau drives on Linux Mint 18

I'm using Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon on my new PC I built. It has an intel i7 chip with integrated graphics but I want to use my GeForce GTX graphics card to as my display. I'm fine using the Nouveau ...
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Fedora, Kernel 4.6.7 and nVidia Optimus or Prime

What I try to achieve Using both my Intel chipset and my GeForce 940M. My configuration Laptop model : Asus Zenbook UX303UB $ lspci | grep -E "VGA|3D" 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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Nouveau problem freeze

I want to know, why I can't use Nouveau driver. I explain: When I use on my MSI GP62 6QF 1016 laptop computer my Nouveau driver, my Debian freezes with this error: nouveau pci: failed to adjust ...
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Can't start X on fresh install

I started X successfully just once. After reboot, I'm stuck on this screen lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Sky Lake Host Bridge/DRAM Registers (rev 07) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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Make Xorg ignore both nouveau and nVIDIA?

I have a system with on-board (on-CPU) graphics: (--) intel(0): Integrated Graphics Chipset: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 and an nVIDIA GTX 650 Ti. The on-board graphics is what feeds my display, and ...
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Does repo's Nvidia disable Nouveau

Yes, it has many Q&A about the Nouveau x Nvidia drivers concerning Fedora 24. However, I didn't find one detail I need to know. I entered the guide to look for, As nouveau is enabled by ...
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Fedora installation - nouveau issue

I downloaded Fedora and created a bootable USB following the official guide. When I boot from USB the system starts loading and the "F" icon completes. Immediately after that I get into console mode ...
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Load NVIDIA module for X and load nouveau module for framebuffer: automatically

NVIDIA driver doesn't have support for framebuffer console. I want Linux kernel to automatically load NVIDIA for X window system, and nouveau for framebuffer console. There should be a method to ...
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Need to uninstall Nouveau on Fedora 23 but can't find a good guide

I'm having the same issue as this guy except I have an older laptop running an Nvidia Quadro NVS 160M and RPMFusion is useless for such an old device. I have the driver I need. I know how to install ...
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How to find what causes my notebook to crash?

I have a new notebook and it crashes frequently. $ uname -a Linux bpgergo-notebook 4.2.0-27-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 22 04:49:08 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No ...
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Why is Nouveau working so badly for me? System keeps freezing

As an intermediate Linux user, I decided to try Arch Linux (having only experience with Ubuntu before, 3 years ago), and everything was going well until the part where I tried to get a graphical ...
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How to get the very first boot messages in high resolution

After upgrading to debian jessie I abandoned the proprietary nvidia drivers and switched to nouveau. I am using grub2 to boot. Kernel is 3.8.2 compiled from source. my graphics card is an nvidia ...
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Creating a virtual X11 output with Nvidia driver

I'm attempting to follow this guide to extend the desktop on computer A to computer B by creating a virtual output on computer A and using vnc to display the virtual output on computer B. The ...