Log in screen dies

Mike McMullin mmcmullin at cogeco.ca
Mon Jun 28 22:48:08 UTC 2010

On June 28, 2010 12:05:13 am NoOp wrote:
> On 06/27/2010 05:09 AM, Mike McMullin wrote:
> >   A couple of times I've noticed this oddment on 10.04 32-bit, User -A-
> >   will
> > 
> > be logged in, and the the screen will be locked, User -B- will log in,
> > and later User -A- goes back switches to their account, and logs out,
> > User -B- reactivates their login and when done logs out.  At this point
> > the Login GUI is gone and you are seeing vestiges of what went on during
> > the boot process. <CTL>-<ALT>-<DEL> causes shutdown, <CTL>-<ALT>-<BKSP>
> > does nada.
> If you are using nvidia-96 drivers perhaps this bug is affecting you as
> well?
> <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-96/+bug/
> 585685> [Logout after switch user causes black screen and disables keyboard
> and mouse]
> Unfortunately the nvidia developer that contributes to Ubuntu launchpad
> seems to have gone walkabout on this one.

  Hmm, a driver bug?  Nvidia X Server Settings indicate that I'm running 
195.36.24, this was the option in the restricted drivers choice.   Restricted
Drivers shows: (version current) [Recommended], versions 173 and 96 show 
driver not activated when clicked on.

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