On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 4:57 AM, Andrew Lyon<andrew.lyon@xxxxxxxxx
> On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 12:52 AM, Michael Ralston<michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> When I start X with an nvidia driver, the screen goes black and the
>> machine useful again.
> I have you tried running strace on the X process when it is in this state?
> Can you post the X.org log ? (probably /var/log/Xorg.0.log)
The output of an strace and the X.org log are attached.
>> Boris seems to think this is because I have a slightly older geforce
>> video card.
> Might be worth a try, I had problems with the first card I tried which
> I believe was a 9600GT,
I tried a geforce 8600, with identical results. (Black screen, needs
I guess I'll try hardy next, unless the strace and X.org log can tell