Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 499730
nouveau driver hangs but nv works [NV5M64 10de:002d (rev 15)]
Last modified: 2010-06-28 08:26:05 EDT
Description of problem:
F11-preview cannot start the X server with default configuration. Booting to runlevel 3 and manually configuring Xorg to use nv works.
lspci output for the video card is:
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV5M64 [RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro] (rev 15)
01:00.0 0300: 10de:002d (rev 15)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
With no xorg.conf, after startx this is what /var/log/messages looks like:
May 7 19:14:46 localhost kernel: agpgart-via 0000:00:00.0: AGP 2.0 bridge
May 7 19:14:46 localhost kernel: agpgart-via 0000:00:00.0: putting AGP V2 device into 4x mode
May 7 19:14:46 localhost kernel: pci 0000:01:00.0: putting AGP V2 device into 4x mode
May 7 19:14:46 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: Allocating FIFO number 0
May 7 19:14:46 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: nouveau_fifo_alloc: initialised FIFO 0
May 7 19:14:46 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: Allocating FIFO number 1
May 7 19:14:46 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: nouveau_fifo_alloc: initialised FIFO 1
May 7 19:14:46 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: NV: PGRAPH context switch interrupt channel 0 -> 1
May 7 19:14:47 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: PFIFO_DMA_PUSHER - Ch 1
May 7 19:14:52 localhost pulseaudio: module-alsa-card.c: Failed to find a working profile.
May 7 19:14:52 localhost pulseaudio: module.c: Failed to load module "module-alsa-card" (argument: "device_id=1 name=pci_109e_878_sound_card_0 card_name=alsa_card.pci_109e_878_sound_card_0 tsched=1"): initialization failed.
May 7 19:14:53 localhost pulseaudio: x11wrap.c: XOpenDisplay() failed
May 7 19:14:53 localhost pulseaudio: module.c: Failed to load module "module-x11-publish" (argument: "display=:0.0"): initialization failed.
May 7 19:14:54 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: nouveau_fifo_free: freeing fifo 1
May 7 19:14:54 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: Failed to idle channel 1. Prepare for strangeness..
May 7 19:14:54 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: PFIFO_DMA_PUSHER - Ch 1
May 7 19:14:54 localhost pulseaudio: alsa-sink.c: Increasing wakeup watermark to 30.00 ms
May 7 19:14:54 localhost pulseaudio: alsa-source.c: Increasing wakeup watermark to 30.00 ms
May 7 19:14:54 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: nouveau_fifo_free: freeing fifo 0
May 7 19:14:54 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:01:00.0: PFIFO_DMA_PUSHER - Ch 1
May 7 19:14:54 localhost gnome-keyring-daemon: dbus failure unregistering from session: Connection is closed
Mmm, can you try booting with nouveau.noagp=1 on the kernel commandline and see how things are?
With nouveau.noagp=1 X server couldn't start (again the screen was filled with white/gray stripes), however system was responsive. I could switch to a tty and login.
Okay, thanks. I'll retest my NV5 when I get home, it worked last I tried but guess it got broken somewhere along the way :)
Can I get your /var/log/Xorg.0.log after booting with nouveau.noagp=1? My nv5 is working just fine with the latest packages.
With updated kernel 184.108.40.206-134.fc11.i686.PAE and xorg-x11-drv-nouveau-0.0.12-35.20090507git1072103.fc11.i586, nouveau.noagp=1 can start the x server but still cannot do YUY2 overlay.
I'm attaching Xorg.logs with this version. If you need the logs from F11-preview let me know.
Created attachment 343829 [details]
Xorg.log with nouveau.noagp=1
Created attachment 343830 [details]
Xorg.log without nouveau.noagp=1
What exactly is the problem with the overlay? This is the first mention of it.
tvtime refuses to start without the overlay -- if this is what you ask. It works fine with nv.
tvtime starts just fine here, can you post the output from attempting to start tvtime on a console?
I can't recall the exact wording of the tvtime error, but it was about hardware YUY2 overlay requirement.
tvtime now starts fine with latest packages from the repository and kernel-PAE-220.127.116.11-152.fc11 and xorg-x11-drv-nouveau-0.0.12-37.20090514git9656762.fc11 from koji. Not sure if any of these updates fixed it but cannot reproduce anymore.
Feel free to close the bug with appropriate status, thanks.
Right, that's the error I thought you meant, which is odd since the nv4 overlay's always had YUY2 support :) In any case, thanks for the update. I'll leave the bug open for the agp issue at the moment however.
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