[Mageia-dev] NVidia fallback to Nouveau after latest Kernel updates
zen25000 at zen.co.uk
Tue Mar 6 13:26:33 CET 2012
On 06/03/12 09:45, Robert Fox wrote:
> This was fixed once, but since the latest kernel updates (3.3.0) - the problem has returned:
> Since last Cauldron kernel update, I have two nvidia based system which
> now fallback to nouveau when starting X - stating nvidia cannot be
> checking in dmesg - I see that the nouveau driver grabs the card before
> the nvidia driver can - but trying to remove the nouveau driver wants to
> remove over 800 packages!
> How can I get the nvidia proprietary driver back??
You could try blacklisting the nouveau module - but that won't fix the
underlying issue - it may however get you working as a temporary fix ;)
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