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Re: Trouble with nvidia-370 / nvidia-375 and startx?


367 works great for me.
It's the newer ones in the ppa that give me black screens, and only with startx.
Guess I'll try to test on a few more machines.

On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 6:55 PM, Tuomas Lähteenmäki <lahtis@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 23.11.2016, 02:29, Dan Kegel kirjoitti:
>> Hi!
>> I've been using nvidia-370 from the graphics-drivers ppa
>> happily for some time with various cards and ubuntu 16.04;
>> I start a simple graphics environment with
>>    systemctl start multi-user.target
>>    startx
>> and it's happy.
>> But lately with either 370 or 375, I'm seeing startx just leave me with a black
>> screen, using a gtx 1060 card.  367 works fine.  This will probably make
>> it hard to use the bigger gtx 1050 cards, which I think require the
>> newer driver.
>> It's probably user error, but just in case, has anyone else had trouble
>> with startx and newer drivers?
> Hi!
> Im using nvidia-367 (367.57 closed drivers) from graphics-drivers ppa,
> it is working great. The last time I used phoronix-test-suite program
> (new version of phoronix site). A single program would crash. I do not
> remember now what. And I saw a small stability problems. The letters on
> the screen and the pictures seemed to be going blur. The problem was
> pretty much the same as NVIDIA 349.12, 346.47 and 346.35 drivers.
> Rebooting the machine fixed the problem.
> Im using NVIDIA GeFORCE GTX 770 with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
> lahtis

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