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Bug#608846: bad graphics on GeForce2 MX/MX 400 on powerpc (falls back to fbdev)

On Sat, Jan  8, 2011 at 21:26:42 +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:

> On 2011-01-08 00:16 +0100, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> > Package: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau
> > Severity: normal
> >
> > attached is the dmesg output from this machine.  It was booted with
> > the forced-fbdev xorg.conf initially, and nouveau.ko was actually
> > *not* loaded in that case.
> That should not have happened.  Maybe nouveau is blacklisted in some
> file under /etc/modprobe.d.  Anyway, since fbdev works, *some*
> framebuffer driver must be loaded already, and it's quite possible that
> this driver keeps nouveaufb from working.
It's powerpc, so it needs a fb driver somehow.  However from dmesg, it
seems to be using nvidiafb, which probably doesn't handle console

Daniel, can you try booting with video=ofonly?  AFAIK, that should use
the offb framebuffer driver on boot, which should be able to hand off to


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