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Re: `Xorg -configure' failure

On 2011-10-06 22:48 +0200, Harry Putnam wrote:

> Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> writes:
>>> Also does the Nouveau driver prevent other drivers such as nv from
>>> loading.
>> Nouveau needs Kernel Modesetting, and both nv and vesa are not
>> compatible with that and will refuse to load if the nouveau.ko kernel
>> module is loaded with modesetting enabled (default).
> I know only a little about kernel modesetting;  With Nouveau module
> loading and kernel modesetting enabled... is it still possible to use
> an xorg.conf in that scenario?

Yes, absolutely.  Only the choice for the video driver is limited, to
nouveau and fbdev.


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