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This evening I accepted an update on my Nvidia driver from version 361.42-0ubuntu2 to 367.57ubuntu0.16.04.1. After rebooting my computer and logging on to Linux mint I got an error saying Cinnamon crashed and the system was in Fallback mode. I tried to restart Cinnamon several times without any success. Only after starting the driver manager and switching from Nvidia driver to Xorg (and restarting my system, obviously) was the error gone and Cinnamon could start and function properly.
Tried the nomodeset suggestion from one of the other threads, but sadly no effect.
Everything up to and including the log in screen is fine but after login I get a blank screen with active cursor. The system is running as the cursor changes from arrow to bar as I go over the splash window I have (tkremind) and when I type ctl-alt-backspace I get a flash of the correct desktop before dropping back to the login screen which renders OK. For a temporary fix I have run apt-get remove --purge nvidia* so that I can run on the nouveau display driver and even that occasionally crashes leaving diagonal striped dashes on the screen but I don't know if that was previous behaviour as I have not used that driver.
Thanks for your attention, Graeme
Eh Houston, you have a serious problem here ????
I installed 367.57 and I was able to boot up and run it fine, but there was a new error that flashes by so fast I couldn't see much of it. Copied from another thread, I believe it was this error or very similar: "failed to execute /bin/systemctl stop --no-block nvidia.persistenced.service no such file or directory".
I was not in the mood to fool with it, so I just restored a back up image with version 352.63 installed. In my case the option to install an earlier version is gone now. All I get is 367.57 or nouveau. So if I were to do a clean Mint install, it would mean it is straight up broken with no working Nvidia driver available.
Boot in recovery mode
Open the driver manager
Select earlier driver
Intel© Core™ i7-4810MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz × 4
Linux Mint 20 64 bit Cinnamon
Graphics NVIDIA Corporation GK104GLM [Quadro K3100M]
I have the exact same problem. My notebook is Compaq Presario F763NR. MY OS is Linux Mint 18 with Cinnamon.
My video card is Nvidia Geforce 7000M/ nforce 610M.
I have to change from close source nvidia driver to open source one, and the problem with cinnamon fall back mode is gone.
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Hi, I have the exact same problem. My notebook is Compaq Presario F763NR. MY OS is Linux Mint 18 with Cinnamon. My video card is Nvidia Geforce 7000M/ nforce 610M. I have to change from close source nvidia driver to open source one, and the problem with cinnamon fall back mode is gone. Thanks.
Or, the Linux Mint developer would provide the fix for us soon?
Note, that the proprietary drivers are not open source. Only NVidia can do anything about that.SETHANATH wrote:Or, the Linux Mint developer would provide the fix for us soon?
All what the Mint developers could do is to set the NVidia driver to level 4 or 5 in the update manager (and of course the users have to accept only level 1 to 3 updates). Until than set the update in the update manager to the ignore list.
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steve@steve-Z97X ~ $ inxi -Fxz System: Host: steve-Z97X Kernel: 4.4.0-45-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 4.8.4) Desktop: Cinnamon 2.8.8 (Gtk 3.10.8~8+qiana) Distro: Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa Machine: Mobo: Gigabyte model: Z97X-Gaming 3 v: x.x Bios: American Megatrends v: F6h date: 01/29/2015 CPU: Quad core Intel Core i5-4690 (-MCP-) cache: 6144 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 28000 clock speeds: max: 3900 MHz 1: 3818 MHz 2: 3898 MHz 3: 3898 MHz 4: 3899 MHz Graphics: Card-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0 Card-2: NVIDIA GM107 [GeForce GTX 750 Ti] bus-ID: 01:00.0 Display Server: X.Org 1.15.1 drivers: nvidia (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,nouveau) Resolution: firstname.lastname@example.org GLX Renderer: GeForce GTX 750 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 367.57 Direct Rendering: Yes Audio: Card-1 Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:03.0 Card-2 Intel 9 Series Family HD Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 Card-3 NVIDIA Device 0fbc driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1 Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.4.0-45-generic Network: Card: Qualcomm Atheros Killer E220x Gigabit Ethernet Controller driver: alx port: d000 bus-ID: 03:00.0 IF: eth0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> Drives: HDD Total Size: 1000.2GB (6.6% used) ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST1000DM003 size: 1000.2GB Partition: ID-1: / size: 20G used: 8.8G (47%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda5 ID-2: /home size: 20G used: 4.8G (26%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda6 ID-3: swap-1 size: 17.18GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda8 RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8C mobo: 27.8C gpu: 0.0:32C Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A Info: Processes: 203 Uptime: 2 days Memory: 1620.6/7820.7MB Init: Upstart runlevel: 2 Gcc sys: 4.8.4 Client: Shell (bash 4.3.111) inxi: 2.3.0
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# If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. # For full documentation of the options in this file, see: # info -f grub -n 'Simple configuration' GRUB_DEFAULT="0" #GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT="0" GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET="true" GRUB_TIMEOUT="10" GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR="`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`" GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="nomodeset xforcevesa" # Uncomment to enable BadRAM filtering, modify to suit your needs # This works with Linux (no patch required) and with any kernel that obtains # the memory map information from GRUB (GNU Mach, kernel of FreeBSD ...) #GRUB_BADRAM="0x01234567,0xfefefefe,0x89abcdef,0xefefefef" # Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only) #GRUB_TERMINAL="console" # The resolution used on graphical terminal # note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE # you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo' #GRUB_GFXMODE="640x480" # Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to Linux #GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID="true" # Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries #GRUB_DISABLE_RECOVERY="true" # Uncomment to get a beep at grub start #GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1" GRUB_SAVEDEFAULT="false"
Are people impacted using nvidia-prime? bumblebee? Do you remember if you were using the NVIDIA or Intel GPU at the time of the update? Was anything else updated?
Despite having the hardware here (Asus laptop, GTX 850M) I can't reproduce the issue, but I'm suspecting someting in ubuntu-drivers-common. I prepared a deb. You can try it if you're running Mint 18 64-bit:
http://filebin.ca/31C3G2wMipLC/ubuntu-d ... _amd64.deb
If you don't mind trying it out, please reboot after installing it and do let me know if it helps in any way.
I wouldn't mind seeing the results of inxi -Gxx and the content of /var/log/gpu-manager.log from people reporting this issue too.
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Graphics: Card-1: Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:0416 Card-2: NVIDIA GK106M [GeForce GTX 760M] bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:11e3 Display Server: X.Org 1.15.1 drivers: nvidia,intel Resolution: email@example.com GLX Renderer: GeForce GTX 760M/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 352.63 Direct Rendering: Yes
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log_file: /var/log/gpu-manager.log last_boot_file: /var/lib/ubuntu-drivers-common/last_gfx_boot new_boot_file: /var/lib/ubuntu-drivers-common/last_gfx_boot grep dmesg status 256 dmesg status 256 == 0? No Is nvidia loaded? yes Was nvidia unloaded? no Is nvidia blacklisted? no Is fglrx loaded? no Was fglrx unloaded? no Is fglrx blacklisted? no Is intel loaded? yes Is radeon loaded? no Is radeon blacklisted? no Is nouveau loaded? no Is nouveau blacklisted? yes Is fglrx kernel module available? no Is nvidia kernel module available? yes Vendor/Device Id: 8086:416 BusID "PCI:0@0:2:0" Is boot vga? yes Vendor/Device Id: 10de:11e3 BusID "PCI:1@0:0:0" Is boot vga? no Skipping "/dev/dri/card1", driven by "nvidia-drm" Skipping "/dev/dri/card0", driven by "i915" Skipping "/dev/dri/card1", driven by "nvidia-drm" Skipping "/dev/dri/card0", driven by "i915" Skipping "/dev/dri/card1", driven by "nvidia-drm" Found "/dev/dri/card0", driven by "i915" output 0: eDP connector Number of connected outputs for /dev/dri/card0: 1 Does it require offloading? yes last cards number = 2 Has amd? no Has intel? yes Has nvidia? yes How many cards? 2 Has the system changed? No main_arch_path x86_64-linux-gnu, other_arch_path i386-linux-gnu Current alternative: /usr/lib/nvidia-340/ld.so.conf Current core alternative: (null) Is nvidia enabled? yes Is fglrx enabled? no Is mesa enabled? no Is pxpress enabled? no Is prime enabled? no Is nvidia available? yes Is fglrx available? no Is fglrx-core available? no Is mesa available? yes Is pxpress available? no Is prime available? yes Intel IGP detected Intel hybrid system Nvidia driver version 340.98 detected /sys/class/dmi/id/product_version="V1.13" /sys/class/dmi/id/product_name="Aspire V3-772G" 1st try: bbswitch without quirks Loading bbswitch with "load_state=-1 unload_state=1" parameters intel_matches: 1, nvidia_matches: 1, intel_set: 1, nvidia_set: 1 x_options_matches: 4 No need to modify xorg.conf. Path: /etc/X11/xorg.conf No need to change the current bbswitch status
Used bumblebee: no
When I booted after the installation, the screen got black, before I reached the login screen. Trying to forcibly reboot using REISUB worked only at the second or third attempt; I have never before seen this, in all other cases REISUB worked for me in the past at the first run. The hard drive LED was dark at the time I used REISUB, so hard drive activity was not the culprit for missing reaction at the first attempt.
Here are what I have.
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$ inxi -Gxx Graphics: Card: NVIDIA C67 [GeForce 7000M / nForce 610M] bus-ID: 00:12.0 chip-ID: 10de:0533 Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: nouveau (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: firstname.lastname@example.org GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on NV67 GLX Version: 2.1 Mesa 11.2.0 Direct Rendering: Yes
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log_file: /var/log/gpu-manager.log last_boot_file: /var/lib/ubuntu-drivers-common/last_gfx_boot new_boot_file: /var/lib/ubuntu-drivers-common/last_gfx_boot can't access /run/u-d-c-nvidia-was-loaded file can't access /run/u-d-c-fglrx-was-loaded file Looking for fglrx modules in /lib/modules/4.4.0-21-generic/updates/dkms Looking for nvidia modules in /lib/modules/4.4.0-21-generic/updates/dkms Is nvidia loaded? no Was nvidia unloaded? no Is nvidia blacklisted? no Is fglrx loaded? no Was fglrx unloaded? no Is fglrx blacklisted? no Is intel loaded? no Is radeon loaded? no Is radeon blacklisted? no Is amdgpu loaded? no Is amdgpu blacklisted? no Is nouveau loaded? yes Is nouveau blacklisted? no Is fglrx kernel module available? no Is nvidia kernel module available? no Vendor/Device Id: 10de:533 BusID "PCI:0@0:18:0" Is boot vga? yes Skipping "/dev/dri/card0", driven by "nouveau" Skipping "/dev/dri/card0", driven by "nouveau" Found "/dev/dri/card0", driven by "nouveau" output 0: card0-LVDS-1 Number of connected outputs for /dev/dri/card0: 1 Skipping "/dev/dri/card0", driven by "nouveau" Does it require offloading? no last cards number = 1 Has amd? no Has intel? no Has nvidia? yes How many cards? 1 Has the system changed? No main_arch_path x86_64-linux-gnu, other_arch_path i386-linux-gnu Current alternative: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/mesa/ld.so.conf Current core alternative: (null) Current egl alternative: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/mesa-egl/ld.so.conf Is nvidia enabled? no Is nvidia egl enabled? no Is fglrx enabled? no Is mesa enabled? yes Is mesa egl enabled? yes Is pxpress enabled? no Is prime enabled? no Is prime egl enabled? no Is nvidia available? no Is nvidia egl available? no Is fglrx available? no Is fglrx-core available? no Is mesa available? yes Is mesa egl available? yes Is pxpress available? no Is prime available? no Is prime egl available? no Single card detected Kernel Module is not loaded Nothing to do No change - nothing to do
Wait.. can you run this and paste the result?Error: A later version is already installed
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apt policy ubuntu-drivers-common
I don't think so, as I run LM 17.3 (sorry I missed to add this info). From your previous post I understand, that this for Mint 18 only.clem wrote:Cosmo: Can you try the deb I linked to?