[CentOS] nouveau crash on centos 6.5

Fri Sep 12 13:54:54 UTC 2014
Lewis, Stephen <Stephen.Lewis at idt.com>

>From my experience, if you are using NVidia graphics cards you should probably change over to the proprietary NVidia drivers.  They have fewer issues and better performance.

Here are a couple of links on how to do this.  We've had people who have had success with each of these 2 different methods:



Stephen Lewis
Stephen.Lewis at IDT.com
Computer Operations Support, ADC

-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of zep
Sent: Friday, September 12, 2014 9:42 AM
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Subject: Re: [CentOS] nouveau crash on centos 6.5

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)

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