Originally Posted by codermotor
My symptoms are:
o After starting X (via startx), either switching to a console, or upon
exiting X, the console is black.
o The system is still responsive (i.e. the CLI works).
o Switching back to X (Alt+F7) displays GUI (desktop)
o Resolution: reboot system.
o Prevention: use NV driver
same problem with 171.06beta (and lower drivers)
Linux laptop 2.6.24-12-generic #1 SMP Wed Mar 12 22:31:43 UTC 2008 x86_64 GNU/Linux
NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module 171.06 Wed Feb 20 09:02:26 PST 2008
GCC version: gcc version 4.2.3 (Ubuntu 4.2.3-2ubuntu4)