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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
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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
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
Date: Sat Mar 19 23:19:21 2016
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
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.board.asset.tag: NO Asset Tag
dmi.board.name: Lenovo Z70-80
dmi.board.version: NO DPK
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: NO Asset Tag
dmi.chassis.version: Lenovo Z70-80
dmi.product.version: Lenovo Z70-80
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