Fwd: Xorg crashes my system all the time now since its last update

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sun Apr 13 15:42:39 UTC 2014

MR ZenWiz wrote:
> I'm running Xubuntu 12.04 LTS with the Raring kernel (  I
> have a Hannspree 28" 1920x1200 monitor and an nVidia graphics card
> with the nVidia driver (not the Ubuntu version, which I could never
> get to load right).
> Ever since the Xorg update about a week or two ago, the system
> routinely crashes while I am watching a video on Seamonkey or Firefox.
> Once it was just the Xorg that crashed and logged me out, but it's
> usually the whole system that dies.

I'm not sure if it is necessary, but did you recompile the kernel driver 
after the update? Usually that would be done automatically with the dkms 
driver if you use the Ubuntu supplied driver. But as you used original 
nvidia driver, it may be a good idea to recompile it.


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