Should I be able to use nouveau to replace nv? or nvidia?
I wanted to try nouveau so I tried replacing "nv" with "nouveau" in the xorg.conf file, but x does not run after re-logging in.
I also note that plymouth does not run and gives a text error when booting up. This is on latest Lucid alpha.
I have a Nvidia 9500GT card that has worked fine otherwise. I can run nv or nvidia proprietary drivers no problem. I'm currently trying nv, but used nvidia proprietary drivers until last week with no problems.
My motivation for this is that I get lower latency running audio programs with jackd/qjackctl using nv, but higher CPU, and was hoping nouveau gave me better 2D performance, but the same lower latency. I like 3D, but can do with out it for this purpose.
Should this work at this stage?
Should I report findings somewhere to help get this working?
Do you need more info that could help answer the questions?