[mythtv-users] Exithing X hangs my machine
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Mon Mar 8 04:33:02 EST 2004
On Mon, 2004-03-08 at 09:13, Gerald Schepens wrote:
> When I try to shut down X (either by "init 6" or "init 0" or by
> ctrl-alt-backspace), or when I attempt to switch to a virtual console
> after X is running (i.e. ctrl-alt-f1), my monitor goes blank, my TV just
> flashes spastic colours, and the PC hangs. Nothing will sort it out --
> ctrl-alt-del won't make it shut down, etc. I eventually have to hit the
> reset button, which I hate doing.
Sounds like the wrong set of Nvidia drivers to me. I had that problem
too. Bootup and X worked just fine but switching to console gave me a
blackish screen and stayed that way.
Solution: upgrade to 5536 drivers. They do even work with 2.6.x kernels
on the machine I'm writing from.
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