[blfs-support] more on trying to get the drm nouveau kernel module loaded

Maginot Junior maginot.junior at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 12:56:28 PDT 2012


On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Armin K. <krejzi at email.com> wrote:
> On 07/17/2012 09:42 PM, Maginot Junior wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 4:41 PM, John Burrell <john_burrell at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
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>>>> From: maginot.junior at gmail.com
>>>> Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:00:56 -0300
>>>> To: blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
>>>> Subject: Re: [blfs-support] more on trying to get the drm nouveau kernel module loaded
>>>>
>>>> did you update your init ram disk?
>>>
>>> I didn't set aside a partition for a ramdisk so there is no ramdisk mounted.
>>>
>>> jb.
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>> I don't think you can use KMS without a initrd (this is not a
>> partition, but just a initrd file, UBuntu uses one and you can easily
>> edit it)
>> check the boot option to see what inirt it's using
>>
>
> Yay, you missed the world. This is LFS, it does not use initrd ...
>
> And blacklisting nouveau does not disable KMS, it just disables the
> driver from loading automatically by udev. That way you can boot using
> VESA. Nouveau gets loaded when: Xorg Server starts or you modprobe it
> manually. In either way, KMS will be enabled.
>
> Have you ever tried using nouveau with Ubuntu? Did it have same behaviour?
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if you haven't saw this yet it can be helpful
http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/KernelModeSetting



regards
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Maginot Jr.



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