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Old 08-03-2012, 09:50 AM   #1
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Problems with Bumblebee 3

Distro:Slackware 13.47 X64
Kernel: Linux darkstar #3 SMP Sat Apr 9 22:49:32 CDT 2011 x86_64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2330M CPU @ 2.20GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
Manufacturer and model: Samsung series 3 15.6" 300E5A-S03RU
Bumblebee version: Copyright (C) 2011 The Bumblebee Project
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
I cannot use optirun, brings to error:
[ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module. Please see the

[ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled.
I had installed nvidea driver and kernel but they doesn't work
I'm attaching bugreport. To open it you need to rename "bumblebee-bugreport-20120802_184655.tar.gz.txt" to "bumblebee-bugreport-20120802_184655.tar.gz"
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Old 08-04-2012, 03:23 AM   #2
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Is Xorg using the nvidia module? Check Xorg's log (/var/log/Xorg.0.log ?)
Old 08-04-2012, 08:53 AM   #3
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You don't mention how you installed it. I've been using Bumblebee installed with the instructions here and it has worked well with the official Nvidia drivers.


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