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[Bug 1559576] Re: Ubuntu GNOME boots to black screen when using proprietary Nvidia drivers on a laptop with Optimus


Ubuntu 16.04 with nvidia drivers 361 and 364 are NOT working here either in a laptop with intel and nvidia GeForce 940M.
Using either these drivers and nvidia-prime, its installs and works at first graphical boot, after a few minutes the system freezes and only after a hard reset the drivers don't work anymore.
Also, I only managed to get working the driver 361 with bumblebee, however after a suspend the nvidia card cannot be used getting a error of fallen off the bus and the message refused to change state... 

In conclusion, these drivers are NOT WORKING!!!!!

I only get the system perfectly working using the 352 drivers and nvidia-prime, the install of the 352 nvidia driver is not working through apt-get and ppa:graphics-driver/ppa, 
I had to manually download them from the site and install them manually.

Please fix these!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Or at least give the people the option to install the 352 drivers through the Additional Drivers in Software and updates.

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  Ubuntu GNOME boots to black screen when using proprietary Nvidia
  drivers on a laptop with Optimus

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Bug description:
  Using latest Ubuntu Gnome x64 daily build with all updates installed. 
  Lenovo Z70-80 laptop with Nvidia 840M, BIOS updated to latest version, secure boot and other potentially problematic BIOS settings disabled.

  Can only see a black screen instead of a log-in screen after boot completes when proprietary Nvidia drivers are installed.
  Regular Ubuntu works absolutely fine on the same machine with the same driver version. Attempting to use older drivers on Ubuntu Gnome made no difference.

  Bug is affecting more than just me. We were talking about workarounds
  in ubuntuforums. User fthx claims that switching to lightdm fixes the

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  Package: linux-image-4.4.0-14-generic 4.4.0-14.30
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-14.30-generic 4.4.5
  Uname: Linux 4.4.0-14-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_modeset nvidia
  ApportVersion: 2.20-0ubuntu3
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Sat Mar 19 23:19:21 2016
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=4f8fb76c-f99d-4c54-8a67-eed0653d8eb6
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-03-19 (0 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Alpha amd64 (20160318)
  MachineType: LENOVO 80FG
  ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.4.0-14-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=572a19f6-7324-4269-ad36-7ffc9919f7a2 ro noprompt persistent quiet splash vt.handoff=7
   linux-restricted-modules-4.4.0-14-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-4.4.0-14-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                            1.156
  SourcePackage: linux
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  dmi.bios.date: 09/22/2015
  dmi.bios.vendor: LENOVO
  dmi.bios.version: ABCN96WW
  dmi.board.asset.tag: NO Asset Tag
  dmi.board.name: Lenovo Z70-80
  dmi.board.vendor: LENOVO
  dmi.board.version: NO DPK
  dmi.chassis.asset.tag: NO Asset Tag
  dmi.chassis.type: 10
  dmi.chassis.vendor: LENOVO
  dmi.chassis.version: Lenovo Z70-80
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnLENOVO:bvrABCN96WW:bd09/22/2015:svnLENOVO:pn80FG:pvrLenovoZ70-80:rvnLENOVO:rnLenovoZ70-80:rvrNODPK:cvnLENOVO:ct10:cvrLenovoZ70-80:
  dmi.product.name: 80FG
  dmi.product.version: Lenovo Z70-80
  dmi.sys.vendor: LENOVO

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