[mythtv-users] Nvidia issues after upgrade

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Sat Aug 7 04:27:45 UTC 2010

On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 12:01 PM, John Haywood <john at jhit.com.au> wrote:
> I recently upgraded my mythbuntu box from 9.10 to 10.04, with medibuntu and
> avenard repos.
> The nouveau drivers were loaded by default, which I have blacklisted and
> installed the 256 nvidia eries from the avenard repo. This builds and loads
> perfectly.
> On reboot X tries to load, but dumps me back into the login window. I can
> only perform a console login at this point.
> If I drop down into  run level 3, log in as root, then startx, all works
> with nvidia driver and all.
> Suggestions?

yes, read /var/log/Xorg.0.log (before running startx as it will
overwrite the log, although I think one or two are kept by default).

By the way startx is not used by *buntu, gdm starts X.

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