Nouveau problem in F-16

Kevin Martin ktmdms at
Wed Nov 23 17:02:39 UTC 2011

On 11/23/2011 10:54 AM, ergodic wrote:
> Nouveau problem. Multi-booting F-15 and F-16.  Nouveau works perfectly in in F15, but it does not wok in F-16.  I have filed a bug
> against it ( 
> Excerpts from  bug report:
> -Four clean install attempts
> -The first boot crashes the system after the request to send hardware
> information. A hardware reset is needed to recover. Restarts in VESA mode only.
> -Installing nVidia proprietary drivers in F-16 allows Gnome3 operation.
> Have anyone had a similar experience?  Any suggestions?
> Thanks.
> Box:
> CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4GHz
> Mem: 6.0GB Corsair C13-2020
> HD: Maxtor 320GB and Seagate 1TB.
> Video: XFX PVT84GUDF3 GeForce 8600GTS 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP
> !
Did you try setting nouveau.noaccel=1  on the kernel line?  I had problems with the nouveau drivers, posted repeatedly to bugzilla,
but no luck.  Only turning off acceleration for nouveau seemed to let me run at all, but even then I would experience the occasional

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