Xorg does not display login screen

Bug #656222 reported by Luigi Rosa on 2010-10-07
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: xorg

With the latest versiuon of Maverick the boot process displays "UBUNTU 10.10" then the screen goes blank and there is no disk activity.

This happened three days ago, before that everything was ok.

If I remove nVidia drivers, the logon screen appears

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: xorg 1:7.5+6ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic 2.6.35.4
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
.proc.driver.nvidia.version:
 NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module 260.19.06 Mon Sep 13 04:29:19 PDT 2010
 GCC version: gcc version 4.4.5 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.4.4-14ubuntu5)
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Oct 7 11:54:19 2010
DkmsStatus: nvidia-current, 260.19.06, 2.6.35-22-generic, x86_64: installed
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release Candidate amd64 (20100928.1)
MachineType: Sony Corporation VPCF12C4E
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic root=UUID=567deeac-38ec-4839-846c-001a5cbe0654 ro single
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: xorg
Symptom: display
Title: Xorg freeze
dmi.bios.date: 04/28/2010
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: R1100Y6
dmi.board.asset.tag: N/A
dmi.board.name: VAIO
dmi.board.vendor: Sony Corporation
dmi.board.version: N/A
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: N/A
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: Sony Corporation
dmi.chassis.version: N/A
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrR1100Y6:bd04/28/2010:svnSonyCorporation:pnVPCF12C4E:pvrC6056QRJ:rvnSonyCorporation:rnVAIO:rvrN/A:cvnSonyCorporation:ct10:cvrN/A:
dmi.product.name: VPCF12C4E
dmi.product.version: C6056QRJ
dmi.sys.vendor: Sony Corporation
glxinfo: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
nvidia-settings:

system:
 distro: Ubuntu
 codename: maverick
 architecture: x86_64
 kernel: 2.6.35-22-generic

Luigi Rosa (lrosa) wrote :
Luigi Rosa (lrosa) wrote :
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This fragment of /var/log/messages may help:

Oct 7 11:47:39 niobe kernel: [ 13.899482] nvidia 0000:01:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 16 (level, low)
 -> IRQ 16
Oct 7 11:47:39 niobe kernel: [ 13.899501] vgaarb: device changed decodes: PCI:0000:01:00.0,oldd
ecodes=io+mem,decodes=none:owns=io+mem
Oct 7 11:47:39 niobe kernel: [ 13.899678] NVRM: loading NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module 260.1
9.06 Mon Sep 13 04:29:19 PDT 2010
Oct 7 11:47:40 niobe kernel: [ 14.110503] type=1400 audit(1286444860.042:12): apparmor="STATUS"
 operation="profile_load" name="/usr/bin/evince" pid=1014 comm="apparmor_parser"
Oct 7 11:47:40 niobe kernel: [ 14.115146] type=1400 audit(1286444860.042:13): apparmor="STATUS"
 operation="profile_load" name="/usr/bin/evince-previewer" pid=1014 comm="apparmor_parser"
Oct 7 11:47:40 niobe kernel: [ 14.118068] type=1400 audit(1286444860.042:14): apparmor="STATUS"
 operation="profile_load" name="/usr/bin/evince-thumbnailer" pid=1014 comm="apparmor_parser"
Oct 7 11:47:40 niobe kernel: [ 14.946438] ppdev: user-space parallel port driver
Oct 7 11:47:41 niobe kernel: [ 15.725989] sky2 0000:04:00.0: eth0: enabling interface
Oct 7 11:47:41 niobe kernel: [ 15.726366] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready
Oct 7 11:47:43 niobe kernel: [ 17.699102] sky2 0000:04:00.0: eth0: Link is up at 100 Mbps, full
 duplex, flow control both
Oct 7 11:47:43 niobe kernel: [ 17.699386] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth0: link becomes ready
Oct 7 11:47:46 niobe kernel: [ 20.252892] EXT4-fs (sda3): re-mounted. Opts: errors=remount-ro,c
ommit=0
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964759] PGD 11b45b067 PUD 125569067 PMD 0
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964766] CPU 3
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964767] Modules linked in: binfmt_misc parport_pc ppdev snd_hda_codec_nvhdmi nvidia(P) snd_hda_codec_realtek arc4 snd_hda_intel snd_hda_codec snd_hwdep snd_pcm snd_seq_midi snd_rawmidi snd_seq_midi_event snd_seq snd_timer lp video snd_seq_device iwlagn intel_agp iwlcore intel_ips sony_laptop snd parport uvcvideo videodev soundcore mac80211 v4l1_compat v4l2_compat_ioctl32 snd_page_alloc cfg80211 output usbhid hid ahci firewire_ohci libahci sdhci_pci sdhci led_class firewire_core sky2 crc_itu_t
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964787]
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964789] Pid: 1250, comm: Xorg Tainted: P 2.6.35-22-generic #33-Ubuntu VAIO/VPCF12C4E
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964791] RIP: 0010:[<0000000000000000>] [<(null)>] (null)
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964793] RSP: 0018:ffff88011b4e7990 EFLAGS: 00010292
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964794] RAX: 0000000000000161 RBX: ffff880126208000 RCX: 0000000000000000
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964796] RDX: 0000000000000001 RSI: ffff880126208000 RDI: ffff88012686e000
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964797] RBP: ffff8801268e5ef0 R08: 0000000000000000 R09: 0000000000000000
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964798] R10: 0000000000000098 R11: 0000000000000001 R12: ffff88012686e000
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ 21.964800] R13: ffff88012686e000 R14: 0000000000000000 R15: 0000000000000000
Oct 7 11:47:47 niobe kernel: [ ...

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Luigi Rosa (lrosa) wrote :

Solved following the indications of http://www.ubuntugeek.com/howto-install-nvidia-drivers-manually-on-ubuntu-10-04-lucid-lynx.html and installing driver version 256.53

Danilo Taveira (danilotaveira) wrote :

Exactly the same thing happens with me. When uninstalling Ubuntu driver and installing NVIDIA'a 256.53 everything works fine.

bugbot (bugbot) on 2010-11-23
affects: xorg (Ubuntu) → nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu)
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