Originally Posted by adamk75
It is unlikely that nvidia will ever produce a driver that can exist in the kernel at the same time as nouveau (though I'd be pleasantly surprised to be proven wrong). While the nvidia driver installer can certainly blacklist nouveau, it can't unload nouveau from the kernel if KMS is in use (at least it can't unload nouveau and leave X and the console usable).
I would be interested in knowing if nvidia somehow plans on dealing with this conflict, though.
That stinks. I wonder if they will mention it in their documentations. I am sure there are plenty of Debian users and they will run into this.