[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#580894: nvidia-kernel-common: no conflict between nouveau and nvidia on G84M [Quadro NVS 140M]
svenjoac at gmx.de
Mon May 17 14:53:11 UTC 2010
Am 17.05.2010 um 16:37 schrieb Andreas Beckmann:
> I just checked on my laptop with a G84M [Quadro NVS 140M] GPU and found
> that I had both nvidia.ko (first) and nouveau.ko (later) loaded without
> gettiny any problems.
That is a little bit surprising.
> Manually unloading both and thereafter loading
> nouveau first switched the system to a nouveau framebuffer console, a
> nouveau.ko module no longer being removable and an nvidia.ko that could
> not be loaded because nouveau.ko already had claimed the GPU (till the
> next reboot).
This is my experience as well.
> I'm not sure what defined the load order during boot,
> neither of the modules is listed in /etc/modules.
The normal order would be nouveau.ko loaded first by udev (in 2.6.32-5),
nvidia.ko only gets loaded when X starts.
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