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Is it possible to get separate framebuffers for displays on Nouveau?

I'm using a simple Nvidia GPU (gt730) to run desktop system on a home server. I'm using nouveau as the GPU driver built-in on the 6.9 latest kernel. I use FBDEV (on /dev/fb0) to run the X server. /dev/...
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Nvidia: top resolution not detected

I've got a monitor which can do 3840x2160 & NVidia Quadro P400 GPU. OS: Debian testing. When I try using the official NVidia driver (v. 525.147.95), everything works, but the top resolution is not ...
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Nouveau error - trying to get external gpu to work with libreboot/gnuboot

I recently flashed my BIOS chip with either GNUboot and libreboot. But I have not been able to get my external graphics card to work. The only error I could find regarding to nouveau is: ... vgaarb: ...
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Black screen after installing nvidia drivers

I followed this guide to install nvidia drivers on kali linux. https://www.kali.org/docs/general-use/install-nvidia-drivers-on-kali-linux/ after reboot, keep getting blank black screen also cannot ...
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How can I force an application to run with my dedicated Nvidia GPU using open source drivers

I'm using the open source Nouveau drivers, and I'd like to be able to run applications with my dedicated GPU, NVIDIA GeForce MX250 in X11. Proprietary drivers are out of the question for me as they ...
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Modprobe blacklisting using kernel command line

I have two boot configurations which more or less look like this: modprobe.blacklist=nouveau modprobe.blacklist=nvidia,<and other nvidia modules> Which serve to dynamically use the open source ...
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nouveau error message appears on boot after upgrading nvidia driver manually

My Linux PC has a Nvidia GPU. I used to manage the graphics driver by the nvidia-driver package. However the stock is a bit behind so I decided to install the latest one myself from Nvidia. I made the ...
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My PC crashes because of nouveau drivers

Have problem with my nouveau driver I use i3 if it matters I had a nvdia 340 driver before. This is the journalctl command log nouveau 0000:01:00.0: Direct firmware load for nouveau/nv84_xuc00f failed ...
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How to reenable Nouveau after uninstalling NVIDIA proprietary drivers?

Problem: My Nvidia graphics card requires 340.x drivers, so I tried installing an older-than-most-recent driver to see if it could help me. It did not help, and now I that I removed it, I cannot get ...
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Kali Linux after apt dist-upgrade error with Nouveau & installing NVIDIA drivers "No Space Left on Device"

I have a Kali Linux machine. Last weekend I updated Kali with apt update /apt dist-upgrade, and when I rebooted the machine it wouldn't let me log in. At first everything was normal, grub loads the ...
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Can't switch tty from tty2 to tty6 in Arch Linux

I can't switch tty from tty2 to tty6 in Arch Linux. When I switch outside the GUI, the screen doesn't change (the text from tty1 remains, only the cursor disappears completely). And in the GUI (sddm, ...
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Can't allocate memory for swap in vram

I'm trying to make a swap in VRAM like in Arch.Wiki. My video card Nvidia GTX 275 has 896 MiB onboard: [ 9.818641] nouveau 0000:03:00.0: NVIDIA GT200 (0a0300b1) [ 9.946633] nouveau 0000:03:00.0: ...
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Ubuntu 20.04, nouveau driver fails to load correct firmware file

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell Precision M6400. No hardware acceleration (glmark2 displays smooth graphics but CPU goes to 100%) and nouveau errors in dmesg... dmesg | grep ...
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Linux Mint 20.3 laptop freezes randomly because of nouveau driver

When my system freezes randomly it starts to slow down heavily and in the end it does not react anymore. I can provoke it pretty consistently, if I start Firefox alone (with many tabs open) and start ...
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Linux mint mate 20 installation on dell computer. Giving the "nouveau 0000:01:00.0: tmr: stalled at ffffffffffffffff" error

I have been trying to install linux mint on my dell laptop, using a bootable flash usb (I am a newbie). I am not sure what went wrong, after I selected the 'start linux mint' option I saw a screen ...
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Modprobe taking 100% CPU after kernel update

I'm running Fedora 36 workstation I did a dnf update and rebooted and now when I login modprobe takes 100% of my CPU, I couldn't investigate much further since my computer is thus unusable, opening a ...
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Unexpectedly logout from Xfce4 session because of nouveau driver bug

I have an experience noteing regular breaks of xfce4 sessions due to video driver bugs. This always happens when I visit websites overloaded with JavaScript like analytics or some exchanges with trade ...
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Linux freezing after few minutes of using

Good day! Trying to install linux on new SSD but everytime, no matter what i do, even in LiveCD linux freezes and i have to restart PC from button. Tried to install PopOS, Fedora and Debian. Also used ...
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How to make grub configuration persistent

I recently did some tweaking on my Kali Linux where I tried installing nvidia graphics driver and I had to disable nouveau driver. I tried reverting my changes by deleting /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-...
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Fedora 36, monitor only showing half of the screen

I'm having a problem after installing Fedora 36. I keep getting a half white screen while using an external monitor. I'm using my laptop and a monitor, but my monitor is only showing a white screen. ...
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How to get smoothly running emulator games with free software only on Debian/KDE with a Nvidea GeForce GTX graphics card?

I'd like to play games on my computer with free software only. The graphics card driver should hence be free software too. I currently have a Nvidea GeForce GTX graphics card and thought about getting ...
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Second display does not turn on after sleep

After my machine (Fedora 35) goes to sleep and wakes, my second monitor won't turn on again. I can reproduce the same problem by running xrandr --output HDMI-1-1 --off xrandr --output HDMI-1-1 --auto ...
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Very bad performance, choppy UI

I'm using Debian 11 on a fairly decent hardware setup. Unfortunately I'm seeing some really bad performance - browsing the web feels clunky, opening the Activities menu there are no animations and ...
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Nouveau crash after resuming from sleep

System is Debian 11 Bullseye, upgraded from Debian 10 Buster. After resuming from sleep, the graphical display is just snow. The system is still running, but the display is unusable. The keyboard ...
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How to toggle proprietary Nvidia drivers and opensource drivers easily?

I want to use opensource nvidia drivers and also proprietary nvidia drivers if i want to and want a way to toggle between them easily. Like if i want to use cuda things, i would just toggle reboot and ...
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Errors from nouveau display driver on Debian - firmware: failed to load nouveau/nvc1_fuc084 (-2)

I've installed Debian 11 with dual boot on a laptop of mine lately. I installed the official image, so no non-free drivers got installed. I had some driver issues reported when using dmesg (I think ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 laptop wake-up fix makes computer run hot, shortens battery life by at least half

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Gigabyte Aero 15 Classic-SA and it has the problem that, when I close the lid the gnome desktop environment crashes -- the screen is black except for a little dash in the ...
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Android studio freezing Fedora (nouveau and kernel crash)

Since the last upgrade to Android Studio (Android Studio Arctic Fox | 2020.3.1 Patch 2 Build #AI-203.7717.56.2031.7678000), I am experiencing frequent global system freezes in Fedora 33. Nothing ...
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MS teams makes the whole GUI stall: GpuWatchdog segfault

Since I use microsoft teams on my Debian buster machine, I get a GUI freeze sometimes: The mouse pointer can still be moved on the screen, but no visible feedback on clicks or keyboard presses. Also ...
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Elementary OS, 18.04 - Nvidia driver is not working. Nouveau turned off, X server empty

I am struggling to install a Nvidia driver for almost two weeks and slowly giving up. I reinstalled the newly Elementary OS probably 5 times already and still cannot find a way how to install the ...
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How to properly report nouveau hang

I'm using KUbuntu 20.04 on the Dell E6410. Supposedly it has GT218M [NVS 3100M] display adapter (at least, lshw says so). For a long time I've been using the nouveau driver (xserver-xorg-video-nouveau)...
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Debian stuck on nouveau after first install

I've just reinstalled an old gaming PC with Debian 10.9 netinst that I want to use as a headless server. I planned to only use the Nvidia graphics card for the installation then disconnect it and use ...
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Sudden FPS drop with nouveau drivers in Debian Testing desktop (becomes unusable)

I'm trying to debug this issue but I'm quite lost. Some weeks ago, I was running Debian testing Buster with Nvidia 340 legacy drivers (GeForce GTX 260) and everything worked flawlessly. Debian got ...
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How do I set my GPU's fan curve when using Nouveau?

I accidentally ended up using the Nouveau driver (as opposed to the proprietary NVIDIA driver) for my GPU today and was surprised by how well it worked. I am aware of the reclocking issue (that is, ...
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Linux desktop freezes caused by Nouveau driver

Its really annoying - every now and then the desktop completely freezes and sometimes even the UI look like a tetris game or something. And the keboard and mouse cannot be used so I have to use a SSH ...
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gnome maps program never runs

I have this problem while running GNOME Maps ~$ gnome-maps (org.gnome.Maps:10414): Gjs-WARNING **: 19:43:34.553: Some code called array.toString() on a Uint8Array instance. Previously this would have ...
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Possible missing firmware in debian

I'm using Debian (Buster) with an Nvidia GT720 graphics card, and the nouveau module. After running apt upgrade, I have this problem ... Setting up linux-image-4.19.0-11-amd64 (4.19.146-1) ... I: /...
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Debian 10 on HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop with Geforce GTX 1050: Stuck on black screen

I have a HP 15-ec0042ax Pavilion Gaming Laptop with the following hardware: 1.AMD Ryzen 5-3550H 2.GPU 0: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 3.GPU 1: AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics Windows 10 came pre-installed and ...
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No HDMI signal on TTY7 when running Buster + NVIDIA GT 640 + nouveau + 4K UHD

Symptom Upgrading from a WQHD ViewSonic display to a giant 4K UHD ViewSonic display yields a No Signal error (via HDMI) after my workstation successfully makes it through GRUB and Plymouth screens. ...
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Pop OS 20.04: How do I switch graphics drivers (Nouveau to propietary) without messing up the display?

Moved this question over from AskUbuntu. I've looked everywhere online for a solution. I've tried multiple times to install the appropriate Nvidia drivers for my graphics card (which is a GTX 680). I'...
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Stuck at 640x480 - Run Nouveau and nVidia graphic drivers side-by-side?

I have recently installed a nVidia Tesla K80 graphics accelerator into an existing dual-socket workstation running Ubuntu 20.04 with a low-energy consumption nVidia Quadro NVS315. After updating the ...
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load a previously removed module

trying to install nvidia drivers and typed by chance: modprobe -r nouveau. Is there a easy way to load again the module nouveau? both modprobe nouveau and modprobe -a nouveau do not work. I'm on ...
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Why does my graphics card have glitches and low performance with the latest nouveau driver in debian?

I have a graphics card of the NVE4 type as listed here. According to the list and this feature matrix it should be compatible with the FOSS nouveau driver for nvidea graphics cards. I have xserver-...
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How to force graphics card fans to rotate at certain RPM?

My MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970(GM204 GPU) graphics card using nouveau driver starts to display artifacts seen below after every few weeks: I'm forced to reboot the workstation because Xorg reboot or ...
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Is PFIFO an engine in nouveau kernel?

I recently received the following error in my syslog: syslog:Apr 28 09:59:02 vostrodell kernel: [ 883.401212] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: fb: trapped read at 0039824400 on channel 12 [3ed04000 systemd-...
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Blank screen after Nvidia-340 install. Linux Mint XFCE 19.2

I've been using UBUNTU for the last 10 years. For the first time, I'm using Linux Mint XFCE 19.2 in a laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad T61) with NVIDIA graphics card (G86M - Quadro NVS 140M). I wanted to ...
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NVIDIA on Centos/RHEL 8 - driver installed but not used

I'm using CentOS 8. I've enabled the CUDA repositories for RHEL 8, and have installed the NVIDIA driver (and CUDA). However - it isn't being used. Before doing anything else, nouveau is used for the ...
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Wierd issue when using nouveau drivers

So I recently purchased an Asus rog g531gt and I tried installing latest Kali kde and parrot kde is on it. So the system works fine when I turn off the nouveau drivers in the grub. But I don't do that ...
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How are these methods of disabling nouveau different?

Seems that during the past few years the grub2 file on my personal computer has accumulated multiple configurations related to nouveau. I was even surprised to see duplicate ones. Looking back, I don'...
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huge files /var/log/messages and /var/log/warn

After an update last week, something is bloating up the messages and warn files in my /var/log/ folder. Closer inspection revealed that the following line was printed to the files every 0.000001 ...
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