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What is Fallen off the bus?
The crash log, for Nvidia, sometimes refers to "GPU has fallen off the bus" - so what happens?
Last update: 29.January 2023
If you see something like this in the dmesg:

NVRM: Xid (PCI:0000:01:00): 79, pid=17169, GPU has fallen off the bus.
NVRM: GPU 0000:01:00.0: GPU has fallen off the bus.
NVRM: A GPU crash dump has been created.

PCI:0000:01:00 means its GPU on bus id 01. How to find the GPUs Bus ID - while the error GPU has fallen off the bus. tells us this GPU has a problem with riser, power to riser or power to the GPU.

Example of damage after receiving the "GPU has fallen off the bus" message:

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