[ubuntu-uk] Nouveau hates me...

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sun Nov 28 09:30:24 GMT 2010

On 28 November 2010 01:15, danteashton at gmail.com <danteashton at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all.
> My name is Dante, big fan of Ubuntu and all that; but I have a problem, and
> I wonder if you guys can help...my laptop hates Nouveau, you see.
> If I try and run Ubuntu on it, then I am faced with a non-starting X
> session. Now I'm not any good at this, I'm a non-programmer! Appending
> 'xforcevesa' to the boot options seems to work, but that only works in 10.04
> (10.10 does not respond to this, nor 'nomodeset') to get to 10.10, I need to
> install 10.04 and upgrade...any suggestions? It works fine as soon as I
> install the NVIDA driver...

So what is the problem?  If it works fine with the nvidia driver then use that.


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