Nouveau merging in 2.6.33 kernel

I tested the nouveau Xorg driver on my PC with Nvidia 6600 GT card, but no-go. I reported recently on how I compiled it:

http://bkhome.org/blog/?viewDetailed=01332

The good news is that the nouveau kernel driver will be merging in the 2.6.33 kernel, which hopefully should greatly improve the nouveau Xorg driver. The news about this is here:

http://lwn.net/Articles/366648/

...I wouldn't hold my breath though, I don't think the Xorg nouveau driver is likely to suddenly become really great.

Some useful links for developers:

http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/InstallNouveau
http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/InstallDRM
http://people.freedesktop.org/~pq/nouveau-drm/


Posted on 13 Jan 2010, 21:49


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