Bug#815888: bb-bug

Fulano Diego Perez fulanoperez at cryptolab.net
Sun Mar 27 12:22:59 UTC 2016

hi peter,

thanks for getting back

you wrote:
> Hi Fulano, Luca,
> On Sat, Mar 12, 2016 at 01:29:47AM +1100, Fulano Diego Perez wrote:
>> hi
>> Debian GNU/Linux stretch/sid \n \l
>> Linux hesse 4.3.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.3.5-1 (2016-02-06) x86_64
>> GNU/Linux
> [..]
>> optirun (Bumblebee) 3.2.1
>> see https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=815888
>>From the Xorg.0.log it is visible that novueau is loaded. This is
> related to PRIME, but is incompatible with Bumblebee (use one or the
> other, not both).
>>From the dmesg I can see that bbswitch initially disabled the card, but
> later enabled it (presumably because nvidia loads it).
> If you would like to use Bumblebee, then ensure that nothing autoloads
> nouveau nor nvidia (for example by blacklisting these modules). Somehow
> I don't see a Xorg.8.log, could this be related to rootless Xorg?

could be

thats what luca thought

stretch does have rootless Xorg

if thats the case, how can i get around this if at all possible ?

im not technically adept at all with this area

if there's this much trouble then i suggest the DEB package should make
a few adjustments somehow...it doesnt seem to work out-of-the-box

> I must admit that I have not used Bumblebee in a while. With my new
> laptop having a GTX965M (still needs research to get PM working
> properly) I prefer PRIME anyway because I am only interested in an
> external monitor, not the acceleration.

my use case was for acceleration

so to be clear, how exactly do you suggest i get to this point ?

i didnt quite fully understand above

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