Re: Blank TTYs using the nvidia binary driver
Steve Kreyer said:
> Hi *,
> thank you all for your help on this issue. With Justins advice on the
> nvnews forum thread I was able to fix it using the
> $ cat /etc/modprobe.d/options
> options nvidia NVreg_UseVBios=0
> workaround. I wonder that I didn't stumbled over this thread during
> research. However, now it's time to challenge luck with the vesafb
> graphic driver turned on.
> Again, thanks very much, you've rescued me from getting mad about blank
Nice catch. I was going to try it, but the wise men at Ubuntu have
This seems like a strange thing to do.
> Kind Regards,
> Justin The Cynical wrote:
>> Steve Kreyer wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I have a problem using my TTYs in conjunction with the nvidia binary
>>> driver: When I want to switch to any tty using Ctrl+Alt+FX, the
>>> graphic card doesn't want to output anything, and my monitor turns
>> This is an old issue with the NVidia binary blog drivers. I've had
>> this problem as well on my laptop, but not an older AGP card.
>> This thread on the nvidia forums may have your fix: