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Bumblebee stopped working after Kernel 3.17.7-300

asked 2015-01-30 04:58:08 -0500

keckelt gravatar image

updated 2015-01-30 21:03:07 -0500

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Hi, I discovered that Bumblebee stopped working after updating my Kernel. When i boot 3.17.7-300 from GRUB it still works and my dedicated NVIDIA GPU is turned off.

The latest version i have installed is 3.18.3-201 and there isn't even the bumblee deamon running, nor can't i start it as modprobe doesn't find the bbswitch module. I tried to re-install both, bbswitch and bumblebee, via yum but that didn't change anything.

Would appreciate any tips.

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answered 2015-02-15 10:18:29 -0500

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I managed to get it working again by editing /etc/modprobe.d/bumblebee.conf to:

blacklist nvidia
#blacklist nouveau

[as i use the nouveau driver].

Also see the Github issue for further Info: https://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/Bumblebee/issues/631

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answered 2015-02-16 07:05:51 -0500

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it happend for me with kmod-wl wireless driver , you can boot with older kernel image and remove the new one if you want :)

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