Black screen on login

Bug #1854954 reported by Kabeer Vohra
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nvidia-graphics-drivers-340 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I am running Ubuntu 19.10 with NVIDIA Geforce 310. Output of `lspci | grep "VGA"`:

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GT218 [GeForce 310] (rev a2)

I installed Ubuntu from USB with "install third party graphics" enabled and auto login turned off. When the computer restarted, I get the Gnome login screen but after login its just a black screen. Once I get the black screen, the computer is unusable (cannot even open another TTY) and I have to hard reboot the system. However when I get to the login screen I can open TTY2 and then if I `sudo apt remove nvidia*` then I can restart and use Nouveau drivers.

I have tried disabling Wayland but if I reinstall the drivers at any point using `sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall` then I have the same issue again

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 19.10
Package: nvidia-340 (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.3.0-24.26-generic 5.3.10
Uname: Linux 5.3.0-24-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zavl icp zcommon znvpair
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu8.2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Tue Dec 3 14:35:23 2019
InstallationDate: Installed on 2019-12-03 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine" - Release amd64 (20191017)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: nvidia-graphics-drivers-340
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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