Bug 34296

Summary: Failure loading nouveau for nVidia GeForce 8600 GT on ASUS XG Station(external 1x PCIe encasing for an GPU)
Product: xorg Reporter: Kristoffer Tangfelt <revellion>
Component: Driver/nouveauAssignee: Nouveau Project <nouveau>
Status: NEEDINFO --- QA Contact: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Severity: normal    
Priority: medium CC: revellion
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64)   
OS: Linux (All)   
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Description Kristoffer Tangfelt 2011-02-15 06:02:27 UTC
loading Nouveau fails with 

Feb 15 01:39:21 localhost kernel: [drm] nouveau 0000:0c:00.0: Detected 256MiB VRAM
Feb 15 01:39:21 localhost kernel: mtrr: zero sized request
Feb 15 01:39:21 localhost kernel: [drm] nouveau 0000:0c:00.0: 512 MiB GART (aperture)
Feb 15 01:39:21 localhost kernel: [drm] nouveau 0000:0c:00.0: Error mapping EVO DMA push buffer: -12
Feb 15 01:39:21 localhost kernel: [drm] nouveau 0000:0c:00.0: Error creating EVO channel: -12
Feb 15 01:39:21 localhost kernel: nouveau 0000:0c:00.0: PCI INT A disabled
Feb 15 01:39:21 localhost kernel: nouveau: probe of 0000:0c:00.0 failed with error -12

And nothing gets outputted on any of the connected monitors during any part of the driver loading, not even a mode switch or anything.
Comment 1 Kristoffer Tangfelt 2011-02-15 06:02:46 UTC
Created attachment 43381 [details]
Iomem dump
Comment 2 Kristoffer Tangfelt 2011-02-15 06:06:42 UTC
lspci output

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express PCI Express Root Port (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 (rev 01)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 4 (rev 01)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)

00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 01)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility X1400
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (rev 02)
03:01.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller
03:01.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter (rev 19)
03:01.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter (rev 0a)
03:01.3 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller (rev 05)
0b:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02)
0c:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G84 [GeForce 8600 GT] (rev a1)
Comment 3 Kristoffer Tangfelt 2011-02-15 06:23:07 UTC
Tested bringing up the card with the Proprietary NVIDIA Module. even that fails aswell. but gives some info on why.

Feb 15 15:20:34 localhost kernel: nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints kernel.
Feb 15 15:20:34 localhost kernel: Disabling lock debugging due to kernel taint
Feb 15 15:20:35 localhost kernel: nvidia 0000:0c:00.0: enabling device (0000 -> 0003)
Feb 15 15:20:35 localhost kernel: nvidia 0000:0c:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 19 (level, low) -> IRQ 19
Feb 15 15:20:35 localhost kernel: NVRM: This PCI I/O region assigned to your NVIDIA device is invalid:
Feb 15 15:20:35 localhost kernel: NVRM: BAR1 is 0M @ 0x0 (PCI:0000:0c:00.0)
Feb 15 15:20:35 localhost kernel: NVRM: The system BIOS may have misconfigured your GPU.
Feb 15 15:20:35 localhost kernel: nvidia: probe of 0000:0c:00.0 failed with error -1
Feb 15 15:20:35 localhost kernel: NVRM: The NVIDIA probe routine failed for 1 device(s).
Feb 15 15:20:35 localhost kernel: NVRM: None of the NVIDIA graphics adapters were initialized!
Comment 4 Pierre Moreau 2014-12-09 18:13:48 UTC
Moving to Nouveau.

Could you please retest with a recent kernel?
(The bug went unnoticed as it wasn't linked to Nouveau.)

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