Uninstallation Testing in nVidia Proprietary Drivers in Natty Week02 (archived)

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ReporterLast updateBugsComment
Failedvegancorr2011-03-26 03:59
no image when booting with GeForce 8400M (#564572)
In: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (Ubuntu)
Status: Invalid
Importance: Undecided
Assignee: None
1 reports, 32 comments, 2 subscribers, 0 duplicates
564572

nvidia was removed successfully. On reboot, nouveau doesn't load due to an old bug. I had force the vesa loading.

ReporterLast updateBugsComment
Passedchadadavis-mac2011-03-26 14:18
Passedpatlkli2011-03-23 23:39

Everything except nvidia-common has been removed.
nouveau is loaded.

glxgears runs smoothly but ~20 times slower, Blender's rendering is acceptable and 3D games aren't playable at FPS rates of about 2 FPS.

Passedricflomag2011-03-23 15:09
Passedenglfc2011-03-23 14:23

On reboot nouveau is loaded, and gui starts (in classic mode). glxgears was 10 times slower than with the nvidia proprietary driver installed: 2468 frames in 5.0 seconds = 493.459 FPS. Glxgears running had no impact on system stability, but of course unity was not running with the nouveau driver and OpenGL renderer string was Software Rasterizer.

Passedtinche2011-03-22 21:48

Proprietary driver removed completely. Nouveau loads (I think), but can't log into Unity.

OpenGL vendor string: Mesa Project
OpenGL renderer string: Software Rasterizer
OpenGL version string: 2.1 Mesa 7.10.1
OpenGL shading language version string: 1.20

glxgears extremely slow (~20 times slower than proprietary).

After manually enabling experimental free 3d drivers Unity boots up.

Passedhenry2011-03-22 17:31
Passedgrgiii2011-03-22 11:20

All nvidia packages removed except nvidia-common. On reboot nouveau is loaded and glxgears runs smoothly

Passedpeepingtom2011-03-21 22:42
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