NVIDIA / nouveau thread branch [was Re: Fedora 12 QA retrospective - feedback needed]

Douglas Kilpatrick kilpatds at oppositelock.org
Fri Dec 11 17:00:58 UTC 2009

Adam Williamson wrote:
> Uh? If the nouveau kernel module is loaded, the nvidia kernel module
> refuses to load, complaining that another module is in control of the
> hardware. I've seen multiple people report this. I haven't seen anyone
> who's got the NVIDIA driver working if the nouveau module is loaded.

Me.  As per google, add "nouveau.modeset=0 vga=0x318" to the end of the 
kernel boot line.

$ lsmod | grep '^\(nouveau\|nvidia\)'
nvidia               8096992  34
nouveau               568932  0

Doug Kilpatrick
kilpatds at oppositelock.org

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