[CentOS] nouveau crash on centos 6.5

Fri Sep 12 13:41:31 UTC 2014
zep <zgreenfelder at gmail.com>

On 09/12/2014 09:20 AM, Jan Taylor wrote:
> Hi,
> I am running 64 bit CentOS 6.5, and have an intermittent problem where the
> desktop crashes with the following error
> nouveau E[Xorg 6062]] failed to idle channel 0xccc0000
> The only route I have out of it is to power down then restart. It is
> intermittent, where some days it does not happen, to 2-3 times per day.
> Have others had this experience and is there a solution?
> Thanks in advance for any help
> Best wishes
> Jan
> _________________________

suggests it's also been an issue for ubuntu, towards the end of that
thread there are some suggestions for fixes (kernel parameters to set)