Nvidia latest drivers and text mode not working

James Gray james at grayonline.id.au
Mon Mar 13 06:56:34 UTC 2006

On Sunday 12 March 2006 18:54, Luca Manganelli wrote:
> Hi,
> I've installed nvidia drivers from dapper repository. But if I switch
> to text console (CTRL+F1) a blank screen appears, but I can write
> commands (i.e. I restarted gdm and it worked).
> Someone knows how to renable text mode?

Rollback the driver?  Was there something specific in the new driver you need 
that outweighs the lack of virtual terminals (ALT+F[1-6])?  If not, roll back 
and be happy.  Those who live on the bleeding edge, occasionally get cut ;)


I bet the human brain is a kludge.
		-- Marvin Minsky
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