[drm] nouveau iMac crashes and burns
Justin P. mattock
justinmattock at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 15:12:29 PST 2009
On 12/15/09 15:08, Younes Manton wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 6:02 PM, Younes Manton<younes.m at gmail.com> 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
> (You only need to apply  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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