On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 9:41 AM, James Hogarth <james.hoga...@gmail.com>
> Pretty sure the last testing I did with the details form Hans's blog
> the behaviour was that if the nvidia driver failed then the nouveau driver
> was a fallback (rather than the older instructions that totally blacklisted
> it leaving no GPU at all).
> Of course this is only helpful when the GPU is supported by nouveau ;)
> Note I haven't tested the negativo driver yet on the stabalization copr as
> I prefer the bumblebee experience since that keeps the discrete GPU powered
> down saving battery and temperatures when not in use ... and the negativo
> driver flips everything over to running on the discrete GPU and ignores the
> Intel integrated one.
> Given that it's fundamentally the same driver though I expect the
> experience to be the same - willing to test and report back :)
I am looking at the patch referenced earlier in the thread. There was a
problem with a missing file in nvidia's archive (nv_compiler.h) I am unsure
if it was really needed.
I will try to test it with bumblebee-nvidia when I have time this weekend
on 4.12 and 4.13 beta.
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