Originally Posted by tweeknockr
I have had success with the "vesa" driver. I simply changed "nvidia" or "nv" to "vesa" and it booted right in, and the display looked great.
I'm not able to get "vesa" working, either. The gdm prompt appears briefly and then I'm sent back to the console. gdm is still running and there are no errors reported in Xorg.0.log, but I can't even switch back to the X display on vc7.