NVIDIA driver causes kernel freeze

Thomas Olsen tanghus at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 08:23:38 BST 2010


On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 1:20 AM, Goh Lip <g.lip at gmx.com> wrote:

> On 08/25/2010 03:53 AM, Thomas Olsen wrote:
>
> >
> > Well maybe I should try to purge xserver-xorg-video-nouveau and before I
> > install the binary because kern.log looked like parts of nouveau was
> > being loaded. Hmm. I'll give it a try tomorrow. Thanks.
> >
> > BTW: In xorg.conf do you user Driver "nvidia" or "nv"?
>
> Thomas, I don't know if this might help, but to get around Maverick
> nvidia problem, this was manually added in the xorg.conf file (at the
> beginning of the file). You can always try this out and remove it if it
> doesn't help. A reboot is necessary.
>
> Section "ServerFlags"
>        Option  "IgnoreABI"     "True"
> EndSection
>
> BTW, this was not needed for Lucid 10.04. My driver is "nvidia" but I
> using GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 and I have nouveau package installed.
>
> Thanks Goh. I'll give it a try.

Best regards

Thomas Olsen
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