Can't boot 14.04

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Tue Nov 8 03:09:46 UTC 2016


On 11/07/2016 08:05 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 6 November 2016 at 18:03, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at comcast.net> wrote:
>>
>>
>> OK, did this but it did not fix the problem.
>
> Shame.
>
>>> If you have an internet connection, you can also do:
>>>
>>> sudo apt update
>>> sudo apt full-upgrade
>>
>>
>> I am always unsure of the results of this command. Does this do the same
>> thing as letting the software-updater do an update?
>
> Yes.
>
>> So if I do that I assume I will re-boot to some low res driver and the try
>> to install the nvidia driver. But which one .131 or .132 or will the
>> installer pick the right one.
>
> It should fall back to the built-in open-source Nouveau driver. This
> works fine and is good enough for most uses.
>
> Then I'd suggest waiting until nVidia release a new version of their
> proprietary driver, as it sounds like this one is broken!
>

Liam,

If you see my message to Ralf you'll know I got up and running using the 
nouveau driver. I want to thank you for the advice you gave while I was 
working on this problem.

Regards,  Jim




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