Bug 106592 - 2nd GPU / screen not detected after driver / xorg update
Summary: 2nd GPU / screen not detected after driver / xorg update
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Driver/nouveau (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: medium blocker
Assignee: Nouveau Project
QA Contact: Xorg Project Team
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Reported: 2018-05-21 10:55 UTC by Atila Neves
Modified: 2018-05-23 12:07 UTC (History)
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Description Atila Neves 2018-05-21 10:55:01 UTC
This is on Arch Linux. After an update, my 2nd monitor was no longer detected. I downgraded nouveau to the Arch package version 1.0.15-2 (from 1.0.15-3) and the problem went away. I also had to downgrade xorg-server due to dependency issues, so it's possible the problem could be there and not in nouveau itself. My xorg-server package is now xorg-server-1.19.6+13+gd0d1a694f-2, down from xorg-server-1.20.0-2.

Both monitors work fine in the downgraded configuration, but only one works with the latest updates.

When things weren't working, /var/log/Xorg.0.log showed the message "failed to find screen to remove" for one of the GPUs. This is no longer the case after the downgrade.
Comment 1 lukasw41 2018-05-22 17:56:43 UTC
This might be the same problem: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=106586
Comment 2 Atila Neves 2018-05-23 12:07:00 UTC
It might be the same problem, yes. It definitely looks similar.


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