root@moon136:~# lspci -nn | grep VGA
03:00.0 VGA compatible controller : NVIDIA Corporation ION VGA [10de:087d] (rev b1)
Color me baffled. I should have asked you for lspci -nnk | grep VGA -A2
Your pciid is in there... it should detect and download if there is internet... and if not, use the nouveau. It should attempt to do this every time it boots.