Bug#744075: bbswitch-dkms: fails to turn off discrete video card

Vincent Cheng vcheng at debian.org
Sun May 11 10:02:09 UTC 2014

On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 12:07 PM, Dmitriy <lj_plin2s at list.ru> wrote:
> Package: bbswitch-dkms
> Version: 0.8-1~bpo70+1
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> I have platform with i915 (Celeron 1037U) and nvidia 705m. I wish to disable discrete video, so i installed bbswitch.
> After "echo OFF > /proc/acpi/bbswitch" the status is still "ON". Dmesg shows "bbswitch: disabling discrete graphics" with no errors.
> What additional information do I need to send you to solve this problem?

You may want to try a newer kernel from backports. If that doesn't
help, please report this directly upstream at [1].


[1] https://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/bbswitch/issues/new

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