On Thu, 5 Aug 2010 22:57:13 Randall R Schulz wrote:
On Thursday July 29
2010, Rodney Baker wrote:
> I understand
> that you have to
disable KVM and set "nomodeset" at boot time for
> proprietary nvidia
driver to load. You may
also have the blacklist
> the nouveau driver.
There have been
previous messages on the list
> with instructions on how
to do this -
search the archives and you'll
what "nomodeset" is supposed to do, but my nVidia
loads and works
fine with or without it.
However, I need to
give "vmalloc=192M" to make it
possible for the X server to start.
Without it there's a chance it will
but a slim one, and when it
does there are frequent debilitating
nothing at all happens
in user-level code and the kernel soaks
the CPU and inhibits all
other execution (apparently).
+1. I had to set vmalloc on both my laptop
(Intel 845GM) and my desktop (nvidia, set to 256MB) for the same reason -
without it, no X.
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