[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: SIGTERM received when installing Nvidia driver

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 10:01 PM, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> On 03/30/2011 08:00 AM, Jason Filippou wrote:
>> Hello list,
>> I've been running my testing box's graphics through the NVIDIA
>> proprietary driver, downloaded from their website. However, after
>> recent updates, logging into my debian box is only possible through
>> text mode, no X server is started. Whenever I try to install the
>> downloaded NVIDIA driver (I have 260.xxx and 256.xxxx in my home
>> folder) with superuser rights, I receive a SIGTERM signal right after
>> accepting the license. As a result, I can't run an X server. I also
>> have the package nvidia-kernel-dkms in my system, if that helps in any
>> way.
>> Please CC me as I am not on the list.
> Why not get them from directly from Debian?  (Though you might have to add
> Experimental to get current drivers.)
> --
> "Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure
> the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally
> corrupt."
> Samuel Adams, essay in The Public Advertiser, 1749

I have no reason not to get them from Debian directly. How would I go
about fetching them from Debian? I have included all repositories in
my apt.conf file.

Jason Filippou


Reply to: