nouveau & gnome-shell (was: Re: Ubuntu moving towards Wayland)

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue Nov 9 21:22:02 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-11-09 at 21:05 +0000, Camilo Mesias wrote:
> I'm using the experimental 3d now with gnome shell. After a few days,
> it seems like it performs OK although it locks up for a few seconds
> now and then. It seems to recover and I can't see any obvious log
> messages around the time of the freeze. It does survive
> suspend/resume, which is great. My impression is that it runs slightly
> hotter than the nvidia driver but I could be imagining this (I don't
> have any figures).

You're probably not. nouveau basically has no power management at
present (it's under heavy development upstream, but I don't think ben's
pulled any of it downstream yet).
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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