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Re: kmod-nvidia some actions X 100% CPU

On Mon, 2009-12-21 at 06:21 -0800, Rich Emberson wrote:
> Need to fix kmod-nvidia or uninstall it. 
> This weekend installed fedora 12 on laptop replacing 
> fedora 9. 
> Laptop has a GeForce 9600M GT nvidia card. 
> With fedora 9, used kmod with no problems. 
> After initial install, using the default nouveau 
> worked. 
> Following: http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-nvidia.html 
> installed kmod-nvidia. 
> edited grub.conf adding "rdblacklist=nouveau" to end of 
> kernel line. 
> edited /etc/sysconfig/livna-config-display - it already had 
> active = True. 
> rebooted. 
> Running Kde many things work with kmod-nvidia but 
> now when the "kickoff application launcher" is clicked, 
> the CPU goes to 100% all in the the X process. After about 
> 15 second, the launcher menu is displayed and can be used. 
> So, I'd like to know either how to fix this or how I can 
> uninstall kmod-nvidia and go back to the nouveau driver. 
> Thanks

Known issue.
An Xorg fix broken nVidia binary drivers.

Follow the solution in this [1] bug. (Requires installing the latest
Xorg from koji [or update testing - not sure it's there yet])

- Gilboa
[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=533620

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