Bug 441169 - In F9b GeForce 7000M (rev a2) will not work
In F9b GeForce 7000M (rev a2) will not work
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-nv (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-04-06 19:48 EDT by Jim Cornette
Modified: 2009-07-14 13:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:35:16 EDT
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log from runlevel 3 trying to use nv driver (10.59 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-06 19:48 EDT, Jim Cornette
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Description Jim Cornette 2008-04-06 19:48:33 EDT
Description of problem:
With a new install, the vesa driver was chosen. nv does not bring up X
00:12.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 7000M (rev a2)
(rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30ea
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping-
SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort-
<MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
	Latency: 0
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 10
	Region 0: Memory at f5000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
	Region 1: Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
	Region 3: Memory at f4000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
	Capabilities: [48] Power Management version 2
		Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
		Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
	Capabilities: [50] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable-
		Address: 0000000000000000  Data: 0000
	Kernel modules: nvidiafb

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
edit xorg.conf or try to create a new file using s-c-display --reconfig and
select the nv driver.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. edit out vesa
2. add nv
3. launch X, runlevel 3 or when gdm fails to launch
Actual results:

screen not found with a ling delay before returned to prompt.

Expected results:
nv to work since GPU is NVidia

Additional info:
Attached Xorg.0.log
Comment 1 Jim Cornette 2008-04-06 19:48:33 EDT
Created attachment 301449 [details]
log from runlevel 3 trying to use nv driver
Comment 2 Matěj Cepl 2008-04-09 08:15:45 EDT
nv doesn't support (especially newer) nVidia chips equally well (or poorly,
depending on your opinion about nv driver). You can try nouveau driver but it is
still pretty raw and not stable enough (most of the time, it works well for some
Comment 3 Jim Cornette 2008-04-09 11:56:11 EDT
Alright, I'll count out the nv driver from ever working with this video card. I 
tried nouveau and it locks up with two a characters with an accent above them 
and with a flashing character that looks like e cent sign but as a capital C 
would look.

I was hoping that the nv driver would work but did not know the ID for this GPU 
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 04:59:24 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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