-nvidia upgrade issues

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 5 03:51:14 GMT 2009

On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 02:26:56PM -0800, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> 474806 - The new gdm no longer supports the FailsafeXServer option, so
> the diagnostic session no longer can be triggered to come up.  Instead,
> gdm tries several times, then gives up, but then...

> 441638 - The gdm upstart job notices gdm has failed and so restarts it.
> X of course continues to fail, gdm tries a few times and continues to
> fail, repeat ad infinitum, and the user is just left looking at a
> flashing screen.  Ick.

Fixes for both of these are now in the karmic-proposed queue.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek at ubuntu.com                                     vorlon at debian.org
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