Installation in nVidia Proprietary Drivers in Week6 (archived)

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ReporterLast updateBugsComment
Failedramon.rocha2010-03-24 01:11
System fails to boot with plymouth installed (nouveau driver with >1
display) (#533135)

In: plymouth (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Medium
Assignee: None
1 reports, 54 comments, 22 subscribers, 22 duplicates
533135

Alt, SysRq, K key combination to workaround plymouth bug no longer brings up gdm login screen although I can hear the gnome sound after a few minutes. Two monitors attached.

Failedxdatap12010-03-22 09:21
Ensure that X.org startup failure displays (EE) messages to the user (#522588)
In: nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu)
Status: Triaged
Importance: Medium
Assignee: Canonical X.org
1 reports, 12 comments, 3 subscribers, 0 duplicates
522588
No graphical splash on VGA16fb (e.g., nvidia binary drivers), plymouth uses
text plugin ("Ubuntu 10.04" in text) (#526892)

In: plymouth (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Medium
Assignee: Scott James Remnant (Canonical)
1 reports, 91 comments, 53 subscribers, 4 duplicates
526892

As before, because #522588, the automatic installation failed.

ReporterLast updateBugsComment
Passedfido2010-03-26 22:03
Passedyasaswi.lakkaraju2010-03-25 05:53
Passedkaiserclaudius2010-03-24 09:35
jockey-gtk does not say proprietary drivers are in use (#522943)
In: jockey (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Medium
Assignee:
1 reports, 14 comments, 5 subscribers, 2 duplicates
522943
Passedcaseyjp2010-03-24 05:34
Passedcharlie-tca2010-03-24 00:12
Passedbenste2010-03-23 15:59

no xorg.conf - ok
ko.file and timestamp - ok

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
DefaultDepth 24
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "glx"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Default Device"
Driver "nvidia"
Option "NoLogo" "True"
EndSection

=> jockey shows recommended driver as activated

Passedratcheer2010-03-22 19:12
jockey-gtk does not say proprietary drivers are in use (#522943)
In: jockey (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Medium
Assignee:
1 reports, 14 comments, 5 subscribers, 2 duplicates
522943

Jockey GUI reports "This driver is activated but not currently in use."

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