Screen is too small and can not get Unity to work

Bug #1167096 reported by TheMixtureMedia on 2013-04-10
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

This happened after the last kernel upgrade I have to go back to the old one for it to work.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: unity 7.0.0daily13.04.08-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-16.26-generic 3.8.5
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-16-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
.proc.driver.nvidia.gpus.0: Error: [Errno 21] Is a directory: '/proc/driver/nvidia/gpus/0'
.proc.driver.nvidia.gpus.1: Error: [Errno 21] Is a directory: '/proc/driver/nvidia/gpus/1'
.proc.driver.nvidia.registry: Binary: ""
 NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86 Kernel Module 310.14 Tue Oct 9 11:08:12 PDT 2012
 GCC version: gcc version 4.7.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.7.2-23ubuntu2)

ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu5
Architecture: i386
CompizPlugins: [core,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,vpswitch,snap,mousepoll,resize,place,move,wall,grid,regex,imgpng,session,gnomecompat,animation,fade,unitymtgrabhandles,workarounds,scale,expo,ezoom,unityshell]
CompositorRunning: None
Date: Tue Apr 9 22:45:04 2013
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: raring
DistroVariant: ubuntu
DkmsStatus: nvidia-experimental-310, 310.14, 3.8.0-16-generic, i686: installed
 NVIDIA Corporation C77 [nForce 780a SLI] [10de:084c] (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:82e7]
 NVIDIA Corporation GT200 [GeForce GTX 260] [10de:05e2] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: BFG Tech Device [19f1:0cdd]
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-04-02 (7 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20120423)
MachineType: System manufacturer System Product Name
MarkForUpload: True
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.8.0-16-generic root=UUID=878802d7-013c-4f04-999f-bc5508dc15b7 ro quiet splash
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
 Section "Device"
  Identifier "Default Device"
  Option "NoLogo" "True"
 EndSection 01/28/2011
dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
dmi.bios.version: ASUS M3N-HT Deluxe ACPI BIOS Revision 3401 M3N-HT DELUXE
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.board.version: 1.XX
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: 123456789000
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologies,LTD:bvrASUSM3N-HTDeluxeACPIBIOSRevision3401:bd01/28/2011:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rnM3N-HTDELUXE:rvr1.XX:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.9~daily13.04.05-0ubuntu1
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.43-0ubuntu1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 9.0.3-0ubuntu1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 9.0.3-0ubuntu1
version.nvidia-graphics-drivers: nvidia-graphics-drivers N/A
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.13.3-0ubuntu5
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.7.3-0ubuntu2b2
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:7.1.0-0ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.21.5-0ubuntu1
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:1.0.7-0ubuntu1
xserver.bootTime: Tue Apr 9 22:39:02 2013
xserver.configfile: /etc/X11/xorg.conf
 open /dev/dri/card0: No such file or directory
 open /dev/fb0: No such file or directory
xserver.logfile: /var/log/Xorg.0.log

xserver.version: 2:1.13.3-0ubuntu5

TheMixtureMedia (mpmckinnon) wrote :
Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) on 2013-04-13
summary: - Screen is to small and can not get Unity to work
+ Screen is too small and can not get Unity to work
tags: added: needs-reassignment
Christopher Townsend (townsend) wrote :

This looks to be yet another Compiz/Unity crash with the Nvidia binary. Marking this as a dup to bug #1166765.

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