My Fedora 15 beta experiences so far

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at
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
> desktop.

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.

More information about the test mailing list