Originally posted by flithm
Driver version 4496 is very buggy. I run the linux console in framebuffer mode with bootsplash.
When you remove that stuff then many of your problems will be solved.
I simply can't believe that someone is willing to live with (and complain about) problems only because he wants to see a nice tuxie while the system is booting...
The nvidia drivers are X drivers. You need to use X, not framebuffer.