--- a/nouveau-pm/run-trace.sh
+++ b/nouveau-pm/run-trace.sh
@@ -16,15 +16,10 @@
 fi
 
 # Check for required programs
-for i in "cat" "grep" "gawk" "sed" "perl" " lspci" "tar" "xz" "gzip" "git"
+for i in "cat" "grep" "gawk" "sed" "perl" "lspci" "tar" "xz" "gzip" "git" "timeout"
 do
 	$i --version 1>/dev/null || error "$1 not found"
 done
-
-timeout --help 2>/dev/null
-if [ $? -ne 1 ]; then
-	error "timeout not found"
-fi
 
 TMPDIR=`mktemp -d nouveau-pm.XXXXXXXXXX` || error "Cannot create temporary directory"