Bug#756522: bumblebee-nvidia: cannot access secondary gpu - error: Permission denied

Vincent Cheng vcheng at debian.org
Mon Jan 5 02:59:56 UTC 2015

On Sun, Jan 4, 2015 at 4:21 AM, Dirk Linnerkamp
<dirk.linnerkamp at online.de> wrote:
> Meanwhile I found the solution which I posted on GitHub where I looked also
> for a solution. See the conversation here:
> https://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/Bumblebee/issues/580
> The solution (for me) was, that I had to DELETE the BusID parameter in my
> "/etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia". I set this parameter at first manually,
> as you suggested. I checked twice if it was the correct number, but the
> error message remained.

Hmm, ok, good to know I suppose. By default the BusID parameter in
/etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.{nouveau,nvidia} is commented out anyways,
and users should only fiddle with it if they can't get bumblebee
working as-is.


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