[mythtv-users] X Not Starting - NVIDIA 260.19.12 driver upgrade

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 04:09:47 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 4:24 PM, tortise <tortise at paradise.net.nz> wrote:
> Yesterday I upgraded my boxes from 23 to 23.1 along with all the usual
> updates.  I note the other 3G Pentium (and all C2D's) upgraded to 260.19.12
> and brought through the xorg.conf settings fine.
> The second upgraded Pentium 3000 now fails to start X, no matter what I do.
>  I've edited the xorg.conf settings, run nvidia-xconfig (and written a
> "clean" new xorg.conf) and also deleted the nouveau component that was
> showing under synaptic.  X still won't start. (The other boxes are running
> 260.19.12 fine.)
> Both Intel 3000's are running
> 2.6.32-25-generic-pae #45-Ubuntu SMP Sat Oct 16 21:01:33 UTC 2010 i686
> GNU/Linux
> Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS
> although the good one is using an ASUS motherboard and the not so good one
> is Gigabyte.  (= Different kit)
> Any ideas what now?

yes, read /var/log/Xorg.0.log

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