[lug] RHEL 6 Nouveau versus Nvidia for graphics

Steven A Hart shart at Colorado.EDU
Mon Jan 23 13:30:25 MST 2012

  I've got a 700W power supply in there and yes, all main and 8pin power 
connectors are in  and running.

I'll toy with the drives and see what happens.

Thanks for the info!



On 01/23/2012 01:27 PM, Quentin Hartman wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Steven A Hart<shart at colorado.edu>  wrote:
>> I might be able to live with the nouveau drivers but I'm going to bang away
>> on this for a bit before I give up.
> That's the spirit!
>> Could it be the NVIDIA driver itself?  I may try to load up a previous
>> driver juts to see what happens.
> It certainly could. Those drivers are complex pieces of software. I'd
> suggest making sure your chipset is explicitly supported by the
> version you're using. There's also a chance the manufacturer did
> something weird with the card that introduced some incompatibility.
> I'd do some research on their support forums and a few different
> prayers to google with the board's model and see if anything weird wrt
> Linux comes up.
> Oh! One last thing. What about power? I assume board has an auxiliary
> power connector and that it's all hooked up? Is the PSU sufficient to
> power the system? I've also seen weird behaviors similar to what you
> describe (though not so repeatable at logout) caused by borderline
> PSUs.
> QH

Steve Hart
Systems Administrator
Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research
University of Colorado Boulder
Steven.Hart at colorado.edu
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