On 10/17/2016 06:48 PM, Felix Miata wrote:
Ric Moore composed on 2016-10-17 17:47 (UTC-0400):

Felix Miata wrote:

Did you consider trying with both NVidia and Nouveau purged? Apparently,
development focus has been migrating into the server-integrated
modesetting driver:

Thanks! But it seems to be fore Intel based GPU's.

I guess it's not particularly obvious that the focus of the _article_ is
on Intel, while the _development_ focus is on all three of the
mainstream gpu drivers.

I've been using the modesetting driver on all hardware that it supports
in all distros that include server 1.17.0 or newer since before that
article was written in July. Jessie's server is 1.16.4, but it does
offer the pre-incorporation version as a separate
xserver-xorg-video-modesetting .deb that seems to work just as well, as
long as it's supported by the gfxchip.

ric@iam:~$ lsmod |grep nvidia
nvidia_drm             45056  5
drm_kms_helper        147456  1 nvidia_drm
drm                   364544  8 drm_kms_helper,nvidia_drm
nvidia_modeset        765952  5 nvidia_drm
nvidia              11472896  165 nvidia_modeset

There appears to be some sort of modeset support for nvidia. How to use AND keep my nvidia goodies. ??

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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