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Shouldn't this documentation be edited now that the nouveau-driver is in the .33-kernel?
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I can confirm needing the 20-nouveau.conf file. Without it vesa gets loaded.
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--[[User:Karper|Karper]] 12:10, 17 January 2011 (EST)
  
I guess at the very least, one doesn't have to install xf86-video-nouveau anymore. Maybe there are other changes?
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I cannot confirm needing a 20-nouveau.conf anymore, nouveau seems to get autodetected. Maybe this section can be removed?
--[[User:Zenlord|Zenlord]] 07:56, 31 March 2010 (EDT)
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--[[User:Litemotiv|Litemotiv]] 14:00, 17 October 2010 (EDT)
  
You always need xf86-video-nouveau, that's the Xorg driver, not the kernel module ! The kernel module is in the nouveau-drm package, and you still need that too, as nouveau is built externally rather than enabled in archlinux kernel. That allows for more flexibility.
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Adding "options nouveau modeset=1" to /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf was mentioned in a few places in the forums but is absent from this wiki page. I've included here as well.
--[[User:Shining|shining]] 12:05, 1 April 2010 (EDT)
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--[[User:Vinhsynd|Vinhsynd]] 17:09, 23 December 2010 (CDT)
  
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== case: lib32-nvidia-utils installed ==
  
I don't know if my warning with the blacklisting is the best solution for switching without deinstallich nvidia drivers, but couln't find somewehere where aktually nvidia is selected to load first.... if anyone knows ...
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add this case.
--[[User:Boscowitch|Bosco Witch]] 16:11, 17 April 2010 (EDT)
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i've removed also lib32-nvidia-utils before installing nouveau
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and after nouveau installation i installed also lib32-nouveau-dri
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this should solve any problem!
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--[[User:NTia89|nTia89]] ([[User talk:NTia89|talk]]) 16:46, 11 May 2012 (UTC)

Revision as of 16:46, 11 May 2012

I can confirm needing the 20-nouveau.conf file. Without it vesa gets loaded. --Karper 12:10, 17 January 2011 (EST)

I cannot confirm needing a 20-nouveau.conf anymore, nouveau seems to get autodetected. Maybe this section can be removed? --Litemotiv 14:00, 17 October 2010 (EDT)

Adding "options nouveau modeset=1" to /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf was mentioned in a few places in the forums but is absent from this wiki page. I've included here as well. --Vinhsynd 17:09, 23 December 2010 (CDT)

case: lib32-nvidia-utils installed

add this case. i've removed also lib32-nvidia-utils before installing nouveau and after nouveau installation i installed also lib32-nouveau-dri this should solve any problem! --nTia89 (talk) 16:46, 11 May 2012 (UTC)