Re: Quadro FX 880M Stability Problems
OK, so essentially the card seems stable for both of us when it's just doing 2D tasks, but throw some 3D at it and it crashes at some point. I'll try playing Tuxracer or something similar too, I'm guessing that'll crash it quickly as well.
Apparently the brightness stuff is fairly common on nVidia. The workaround is to switch to a virtual console, change the brightness and then flip back to X.