My Fedora 15 beta experiences so far
ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Sat May 14 16:39:14 UTC 2011
Gerald Henriksen wrote:
> On Fri, 13 May 2011 10:55:13 -0700 (PDT), you wrote:
>>Another thing... I cannot find a way to disable the Nouveau kernel module.
>>I have tried all the methods that worked before (rdblacklist and the
>>modules blacklist.) Nothing seems to work. I am going to have to rebuild
>>the kernel rpm. Why is this more difficult?
> I haven't had any problems using the nviida driver through rpmfusion,
> but I haven't installed in quite a while.
> Sounds like you have run into what is described here:
> Perhaps grab a different f15 kernel from koji and install it and see
> if that works as suggested in that thread.
>>Hopefully I will be able to make this thing work. I may have to go to KDE
>>for a bit until the Gnome developers finish writing it. (How long that
>>will take, I have no idea...)
> They don't care about the issues you wrote about. With Gnome 3 you
> have to learn their new way of doing things or switch to a different
After installing the nvidia driver from rpmfusion, run (as root) dracut, then
reboot. Then lsmod should show no nouveau.
I asked the @rpmfusion back (was it F13?) to do this automatically, but after
some discussion the idea was rejected.
At least, the rpm install could tell you to do it manually.
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