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

MR ZenWiz mrzenwiz at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 01:25:28 UTC 2014

On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 8:42 AM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> 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.
Didn't even think of it.  Is there a way to tell dkms to do that on a
reboot?  Or do I need to do it manually with the nVidia tool?

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