I have Dell Latitude D800 with
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV31M [GeForce FX Go5650]
The Laptop fan keeps blowing constantly when X11 is configured to use the nv driver.
This doesn't happen with nvidia binary driver.
Does the X server consume significantly more CPU with the nv driver than with
nvidia? If so we might be able to address this (but unlikely); if it's that the
nvidia driver is enabling some magical power management bits that we don't know
about, then this is basically a CANTFIX.
No, CPU load is not affected. Perhaps this problem is something the nouveau
project could also be interested in?
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major updates,
which may have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are
encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their distribution
Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us now in
the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works for you.
If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as
INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
Tried with F8Test3 live CD, the problem still happens.
When running from Live CD, do you have any /var/log/Xorg.0.log to attach to this
I think it could be something in /tmp/*log*.
My testing led to nowhere, there is something bad with the computer itself.
Closing as INSUFFICIENT_DATA.