[Bug 528056] [NEW] nouveau driver not configured correctly

Nathan Murray nathan at yotux.com
Thu Feb 25 21:53:12 UTC 2010

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: linux-backports-modules-nouveau-lucid-generic

Installed test case:  Alternate Encrypted LVM Drive
Link: http://testcases.qa.ubuntu.com/Install/AlternateEncryptedLvm

After install completed successfully went to boot fresh install.

Screen went blank.  Since the screen was blank could not see text
required to proceed with boot.

It requires the passphrase for the encrypted root partition to be

Once gdm started display worked again.

Installed Nvidia property drivers:

package nvidia-current

verision number:  195.36.03-0ubuntu1(lucid)

video card information:  03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia
Corporation G80 [GeForce 8800 GTS] (rev a2)

ProblemType: Bug
AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.21.
Architecture: i386
 **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****
 card 0: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 0: AD198x Analog [AD198x Analog]
   Subdevices: 1/1
   Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
 /dev/snd/controlC0:  nathan     1749 F.... pulseaudio
CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
 Card hw:0 'NVidia'/'HDA NVidia at 0xfe024000 irq 22'
   Mixer name	: 'Analog Devices AD1986A'
   Components	: 'HDA:11d41986,104381b3,00100500'
   Controls      : 37
   Simple ctrls  : 21
Date: Thu Feb 25 15:41:56 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=f8a1a512-f7ed-49e5-b0ef-b027b85db4b8
InstallationMedia: Error: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/var/log/installer/media-info'
 Bus 002 Device 003: ID 046d:c517 Logitech, Inc. LX710 Cordless Desktop Laser
 Bus 002 Device 002: ID 045e:00e5 Microsoft Corp. 
 Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
 Bus 001 Device 002: ID 03f0:7311 Hewlett-Packard 
 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
MachineType: System manufacturer System Product Name
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: linux-backports-modules-nouveau-lucid-generic
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-2.6.32-14-generic root=/dev/mapper/ubuntu--testing-root ro quiet splash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-14.20-generic
Regression: No
RelatedPackageVersions: linux-firmware 1.31
Reproducible: Yes
 0: phy0: Wireless LAN
 	Soft blocked: no
 	Hard blocked: no
SourcePackage: linux-meta
TestedUpstream: No
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-14-generic i686
dmi.bios.date: 03/13/2007
dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
dmi.bios.version: ASUS M2NPV-VM ACPI BIOS Revision 0801
dmi.board.name: M2NPV-VM
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTek Computer INC.
dmi.board.version: 1.xx
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: 123456789000
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologies,LTD:bvrASUSM2NPV-VMACPIBIOSRevision0801:bd03/13/2007:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTekComputerINC.:rnM2NPV-VM:rvr1.xx:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer

** Affects: linux-meta (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: apport-bug i386 iso-testing lucid needs-upstream-testing

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