[BUG] NVIDIA 295.09 switching to TTY, monitor turns off and crashes X
i noticed instability when using nvidia 295.09 driver on nvidia 8600M GT, linux 3.1.6, on a dell 1520 laptop
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G84 [GeForce 8600M GT] (rev a1)
After login into gnome and trying to switch to tty1/2/3/etc monitor is turned off and I can only go back to tty7 to turn it on again.
Using the desktop for some time and X crashed while browsing pictures, gdm respawn and i cannot switch to tty because of bug1.
Dmesg output has and Xorg.0.log log crash
NVRM: Xid (0000:01:00): 6, PE0001
[ 3538.081] 0: /usr/bin/Xorg (xorg_backtrace+0x37) [0x81c0117]
[ 3538.081] 1: /usr/bin/Xorg (0x8048000+0x17bc8a) [0x81c3c8a]
[ 3538.081] 2: (vdso) (__kernel_rt_sigreturn+0x0) [0xb77a140c]
[ 3538.081] 3: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so (0xb4a30000+0xd3e59) [0xb4b03e59]
[ 3538.081] Segmentation fault at address 0xb51a4000
Last edited by ioni; 01-03-12 at 03:06 AM.