nVidia with stock kernel crashes when leaving X
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Sat Nov 5 13:17:55 UTC 2005
> I'm curious to know if anyone else has seen this or knows of a fix. The
> nVidia forums were absolutely no help.
> My system is an Opteron running an nVidia 250 Pro chipset motherboard
> and nVidia Geforce 5700 Ultra AGP video card.
> When running the stock Ubuntu kernel (Breezy 2.6.12-9) and the nVidia
> binary drivers ("nvidia") everything works fine until I try to quit X11.
> If I press CTRL-ALT-Fx, log-out, reboot, or absolutely anything that
> tries to leave X then the machine just dies.
I have been playing around with this some more. This is the hardest
crash I have ever experienced with the Linux kernel. There is nothing
logged and Alt-SysRq magic doesn't respond at all. I can't figure out
how to trace what is happening.
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