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[Bug 763052] Re: Ubuntu can't boot on nvidia GeForce GT240 with nouveau drivers


This is fixed in Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet".  You might still
experience some flickering - the upstream developers are still working
on that.

** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
       Status: Incomplete => Fix Released

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  Ubuntu can't boot on nvidia GeForce GT240 with nouveau drivers

Status in The Linux Kernel:
Status in Accelerated Xorg driver for nVidia cards:
Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in Fedora:

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau

  I can't boot Ubuntu 10.10 on my PC with NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 (PCIe 16x). Instead login screen I see [attachment DSC00391.JPG].
  Ctrl+Alt+Del and SysRq+B don't work.

  Why Ubuntu use experimental (nouveau) driver?!? :
  xserver-xorg-video-nouveau - X.Org X server -- Nouveau display driver (experimental)

  I must install Ubuntu from alternate CD and boot to text mode and uninstall these packages: nouveau-firmware, xserver-xorg-video-nouveau and install nvidia-current package.

  WORKAROUND: Try boot live cd with "nomodeset" option. It works for me
  on GeForce GT 240.

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