Re: [BUG] NVIDIA 295.17 switching to TTY display is turned off, nvidia 8600m
I'll try with the 290.10 you mention, if the problem is.
But it seems, already is investigating the failure.
I have the same GeForce 8600M GT.
I hope you have a solution soon.
Before I forget.
I have xserver-xorg 1.11.4