[drm] nouveau iMac crashes and burns
Justin P. mattock
justinmattock at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 15:04:44 PST 2009
On 12/15/09 15:02, Younes Manton wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 5:54 PM, Justin Mattock<justinmattock at 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)
>> <3>[ 6.891531] [drm] nouveau 0000:02:00.0: No ctxprog for NV94
>> 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.
> There's also a PPC-specific patch currently in the Nouveau tree and on
> various lists that you need to apply.
>  http://people.freedesktop.org/~pq/
>  http://cgit.freedesktop.org/nouveau/linux-2.6/commit/?id=a51b847bebf85e8539db6afe1627a3a17a05dfcc
alright, I'll look for this firmware, and then go from there.
Justin P. Mattock
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