[pkg-nvidia-devel] blacklisting nouveau

Jean-Christophe Dubacq jcdubacq1 at free.fr
Mon May 17 12:37:42 UTC 2010

On 17/05/2010 13:21, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> Hi Russ,
> I didn't experience the problem myself, yet. But the last xorg update in
> testing did some changes related to nouveau, so maybe I'll see something
> later on :-)
>> The correct package to ship a blacklist file is nvidia-kernel-common. And 
>> since we already ship /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia-kernel-nkc.conf there, we just 
>> need to add
>>     # nvidia.ko and nouveau.ko don't work together, see #580894
>>     blacklist nouveau
> Can you release a new version of n-k-c? Should I prepare a patch? Test
> it? Commit it?
> (We may bump the dependency of nvidia-kernel-2.6.* on
> nvidia-kernel-common later on.)

The /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia-kernel-nkc =>
/etc/modprobe.d/nvidia-kernel-nkc.conf transition mechanism should work
correctly even if the shipped /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia-kernel-nkc.conf is
different. This could also be used to acknowledge all the changes in the
team composition.

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