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    SubjectRe: [drm] nouveau iMac crashes and burns
    On 12/15/09 15:08, Younes Manton wrote:
    > On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 6:02 PM, Younes Manton<younes.m@gmail.com> wrote:
    >
    >> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 5:54 PM, Justin Mattock<justinmattock@gmail.com> wrote:
    >>
    >>> I had figured this would happen,
    >>> but was curious to see if this
    >>> new bad boy would work.
    >>> (probably why fedora 12 doesnt boot as well).
    >>>
    >>> basically the system freezes during boot once
    >>> drn nouveau is loaded. here's dmesg captured
    >>> with firescope:(a bit long)
    >>>
    >> <..snip..>
    >>
    >>> <3>[ 6.891531] [drm] nouveau 0000:02:00.0: No ctxprog for NV94
    >>>
    >> <..snip..>
    >>
    >>
    >>> machine is an iMac with the gt130 card
    >>> I loaded mesa,dri, but didn't find any
    >>> firmware(if any) for /lib/firmware
    >>>
    >> You need the firmware, it's not carried in the upstream tree.[1]
    >> There's also a PPC-specific patch currently in the Nouveau tree and on
    >> various lists that you need to apply.[2]
    >>
    >> [1] http://people.freedesktop.org/~pq/
    >> [2] http://cgit.freedesktop.org/nouveau/linux-2.6/commit/?id=a51b847bebf85e8539db6afe1627a3a17a05dfcc
    >>
    >>
    > (You only need to apply [2] if yours is a PPC Mac in case it wasn't
    > obvious, I just assumed PPC for some reason...)
    >
    >
    this is an intel iMac, with the 130 card

    Justin P. Mattock


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