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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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