I follow the instructions of the wiki to install bumblebee with intel and nvidia optimus card.When I run cat /proc/acpi/bbswitch I get the following error:cat: /proc/acpi/bbswitch: No such file or directoryIf I try to run sudo modprobe bbswitch I get: ERROR: could not insert 'bbswitch': No such deviceI have already installed bbswitch.Finally If I run:optirun glxgearsI get [ 2585.015815]
Solved, I have bumblebee and bbswitch process running correctly now. I followed the top answer on this website BBSwitchMinor changes in the command lines, I didn't have the most updated kernel headers. So I removed my old ones using synaptic and afterwards I followed the instructions.
Lax Lexis wrote:The solution of this issue was the installing of bbswitch 0.7-18! Without bbswitch the Kernel 3.12. don't still deaktivate the second GPU (nVidia), against the promise ...3.12 has definitely brought about dual-GPU functioanlity.
I'm attempting to install Bumblebee and use the PM features of Bumblebee. The installation of Bumblebee works fine and I can use optirun to run programs with my GPU, however, bbswitch doesn't want to run even though it's been installed. I'm running the nvidia-325 drivers from the xorg-edgers PPA and I'm running kernel 3.10.
I have the nvidia module blacklisted in /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf.I have bbswitch set to turn the card off when it loads up using "options bbswitch load_state=0 unload_state=0" in /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf.I have confirmed that the bbswitch module believes these configuration options are set, and I know that the card is successfully turned off when Bumblebee loads up.But when I l
linux 3.6.x and 3.7rc1 have some problem with bbswitch module, So far eighter downgrade to 3.5.x or disable (if you even have that option in bios) Optimus. Maybe just remove bbswitch module but this way your system may overhead.