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Re: [Xen-users] nvidia proprietary drivers

  • To: Andrew Lyon <andrew.lyon@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Michael Ralston <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Boris Derzhavets <bderzhavets@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 06:04:53 -0700 (PDT)
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What's your hardware config in general ?
Could share this information ?


--- On Tue, 7/21/09, Michael Ralston <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

From: Michael Ralston <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-users] nvidia proprietary drivers
To: "Andrew Lyon" <andrew.lyon@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Boris Derzhavets" <bderzhavets@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2009, 11:03 PM

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 4:57 AM, Andrew Lyon<andrew.lyon@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 12:52 AM, Michael Ralston<michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> When I start X with an nvidia driver, the screen goes black and the
>> ...
>> machine useful again.
> I have you tried running strace on the X process when it is in this state?
> Can you post the X.org log ? (probably /var/log/Xorg.0.log)

The output of an strace and the X.org log are attached.

>> Boris seems to think this is because I have a slightly older geforce
>> ...
>> video card.
> Might be worth a try, I had problems with the first card I tried which
> I believe was a 9600GT,

I tried a geforce 8600, with identical results. (Black screen, needs
hard reboot).

I guess I'll try hardy next, unless the strace and X.org log can tell
you something?

-- Michael

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