Nvidia graphics trouble

Waleed Harbi waleed.harbi at gmail.com
Thu Oct 21 20:38:37 UTC 2010

*I faced this issue. I have built in VGA, I disconnect Nvidia card, then
Ubuntu booting. Download Nvidia driver from main website, then connect
nvidia card again, and boot the system via init 3, at the end install nvidia
driver after that switch to level 5.
Best Wishes,
Waleed Harbi

Dream | Do | Be

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 11:25 PM, Carsten Agger <agger at modspil.dk> wrote:

> I'm trying to get a friend's computer to work with Ubuntu 10.10.
> Everything works fine, except the graphics card, an Nvidia GEForce 9800 GT.
> After a default installation, the screen blanks after booting, meaning
> the monitor suddenly says "No input". This is probably due to the
> failure of the free  "nouveau" nvidia driver.
> In order to even boot the computer, it's necessary to remove the boot
> parameters "quiet splash" and replace them with "nomodeset". This,
> however, disables 3D acceleration.
> Installing the proprietary Nvidia driver from System/Additional drivers
> produces *exactly* the same result - a blank screen, no input received
> by the monitor.
> We also tried downloading the newest driver from the Nvidia web site -
> this made the screen blink while trying to launch X, after which it
> bailed out to terminal login.
> Does anyone know how to make 3D acceleration work with this card?
> Apparently it worked in 8.10 and 9.04 but has been broken in 10.04 and
> 10.10 (don't know about 9.10). I was unable to find any help on the
> wiki, alas.
> best regards and thanks in advance for any suggestions,
> Carsten
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