Low Resolution Issue Since Last Karmic Kernel Update

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 20:55:45 UTC 2009

Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> Running Karmic up-to-date with kernel image 2.6.31-15-generic and 64 bit OS.
> Graphics is Nvidia GeForce 9400 GT with HDMI cables and PCIE slot
> Monitor is LG Flatron Wide with 22" monitor and 1680X1050 @ 60HTZ native 
> resolution
> X has performed flawlessly since day one up until the last kernel 
> upgrade using the
> nvidia-glx-185 proprietary driver.  Used the -180 nvidia driver prior to 
> -185 becoming
> available.
> Have tried all the options displayed on the startup message showing the 
> startup in
> low resolution mode but no joy.  Have also gone through the 
> nvidia-settings bit but
> again no joy.  Have gone through the display(hardware) drivers from my 
> kde4 menu again no joy.
> Have purged xserver-xorg-video-nv thinking it may be adding the nv 
> driver and confusing
> things.  Probably not the right thing to do but trying.
> Strange that after the low res message on startup and selecting going to 
> a console and logging in
> the normal X will suddenly just start up showing the login screen after 
> a few seconds but on
> reboot the same low res issue appears again.  Doesn't happen 100% but 
> mostly.
> So, running out of ideas to fix this issue and hoping someone has some 
> new ideas for me to try.
> Any suggestions welcomed.  Thanks,
> Len C
	When I had Nvidia you MUST get a new Nvidia load with EVERY 
kernel update.

	Please try booting with the old kernel. If that is perfect 
then you need to do Nvidia again with the new kernel

73 Karl


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