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Laptop MX150 (MX130 also) support?

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  • Laptop MX150 (MX130 also) support?

    Current nouveau drivers seem to have support for gt1030 and other pascal cards. Has anyone been able to use laptop mx150 with nouveau driver? Google does not show anything interesting. Here is what i get:

    [ 1883.774983] MXM: GUID detected in BIOS
    [ 1883.775017] ACPI Warning: \_SB.PCI0.GFX0._DSM: Argument #4 type mismatch - Found [Buffer], ACPI requires [Package] (20180105/nsarguments-100)
    [ 1883.775059] ACPI Warning: \_SB.PCI0.RP01.PEGP._DSM: Argument #4 type mismatch - Found [Buffer], ACPI requires [Package] (20180105/nsarguments-100)
    [ 1883.775262] pci 0000:01:00.0: optimus capabilities: enabled, status dynamic power, hda bios codec supported
    [ 1883.775264] VGA switcheroo: detected Optimus DSM method \_SB_.PCI0.RP01.PEGP handle
    [ 1883.775264] nouveau: detected PR support, will not use DSM
    [ 1884.014517] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: enabling device (0000 -> 0003)
    [ 1884.014659] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: unknown chipset (ffffffff)
    [ 1884.014663] nouveau: probe of 0000:01:00.0 failed with error -12

  • #2
    This is not an option. I prefer open source stuff, if i can get it. Anyway, there already is support(without reclocking, though) for pascal cards in nouveau.


    • #3
      Come on. MX150 is a very popular gpu in modern laptops. I wanted to buy a laptop with i5 8250u, and at the time when i was buying it, there were only two options for me: HP probook g5(without discrete gpu) and Asus s510un with nvidia. Prices and specs were very close, so i've chosen Asus. Should have bought HP instead. I guess, this discussion will turn into another "f*uck you, nvidia" topic.


      • #4
        I guess, moderators did not approve my previous response (i was quoting Linus on nvidia). Anyway, mx150 is a quite popular card in modern laptops. And i'm going to use it only with open source driver. The question is, did anyone was able to use a pascal laptop nvidia card with nouveau?


        • #5
          There is progress with kernel 4.17. Now the nouveau module loads, but X hangs. Also, module named "nv_pmu_something" segfaults. I'm nearly happy.