[arch-general] Nvidia Driver woes on Macbook 3,2

Bastien Dejean nihilhill at gmail.com
Thu Dec 20 10:06:35 EST 2012

Daniel Bryan:

> Here's what I've tried in EFI mode:
> - standard nouveau setup - X sort of starts up but there are weird
>   artifacts, mouse doesn't work, and it freezes up pretty quickly.

I had the same problem and found the following solution:

- Install xf86-video-fbdev

- Create a new file at /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-fdbdev.conf, with the
  following content:

    Section "Device"
        Identifier "gfx"
        Driver "fbdev"

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