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Monday, 8 February 2010

What's in nouveau_acpi? Support for nvidia Linux switchable graphics

Have you tried the recent version of nouveau?

It comes with new code in drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/nouveau_acpi.c that provides support for switchable graphics in *all* nvidia cards with the _DSM method.

If your DSDT.dsl table has a '_DSM' method, it should be supported.

The easiest way to try it out on your laptop is to wait for a distribution to incorporate the latest nouveau_acpi code in a alpha/beta Live CD version. Otherwise, you can compile the latest kernel yourself, activate nouveau and see how it goes...