Screen goes blank loading X after upgrading memory

Marcelino Luna marce34 at
Sat Sep 22 16:01:55 UTC 2007

James Takac wrote:
> Not sure but it could be a driver issue. I've had a number of instances where 
> I got a blank screen after installing an nvidia driver. Can you access a 
> terminal window via CTRL ALT F1 ? If so you can then edit 
> your /etc/X11/xorg.conf and temporarily change the driver to  nv or vesa.

    I can't do CTRL ALT F1 while booting with 1GB. If I let 512MB it all 
goes fine.

> How did you install the nvidia driver? From nvidia driver direct from the 
> nvidia site? Form automatix? Or via the envy script? If one of these got you 
> where you are, one of the others may get you going

    I've tried with Automatix and with Envy (all versions) with no success.


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