there have been some developments - I'm quite new at this, so surely I'm to blame to some extent.
I have recompiled the kernel (did a git checkout today), and I also compiled the modules, and put them in
/stand which I had not done before.
If I do not disable
nouveau* I end up with a very messed up framebuffer (a jumble of tiny green patches is the best I can describe it as), and a non working system, as I cannot ssh into it.
Later today I'll also post an update on my PR.
(I am a bit confused about this development however, since there are no nouveau files under