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Re: modprobe bbswitch fails




On Tue, 27 Nov 2018 at 12:49, Alexander V. Makartsev <avbetev@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I suggest to check if your laptop has latest Firmware\BIOS update installed. That is first thing I would check if I got similar error message.
> Update it to the latest one provided by HP support website.
> Also check if there are some settings in BIOS, saying Optimus or Hybrid Graphics that could be tweaked.

I already did upgrade the bios, thanks.

>
> Check out similar bug report on GitHub [1]. Some people reported they fixed it by installing 4.19 kernel, which probably contain more compatibility fixes for exotic hardware.
>
> [1] https://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/bbswitch/issues/160

I checked again on the description of  bbswitch and bumblebee and
realized that those packages were written for situations where one can
choose between display cards and that my laptop only has one: NVIDIA
Quadro K1100M.

So I do not need them.

My display is working well and I can glxgears.

Thanks for you help.

Regards
Johann