Bug#639009: nvidia-settings: freezes when enabling TwinView

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Tue Aug 23 20:43:27 UTC 2011

On 2011-08-23 18:18, Adrian Reyer wrote:
> nvidia-settings 280.13-1 freezes as soon as I try to enable one of my two
> external monitors via TwinView. I can 'kill -9' the process, but it either
> freezes again or it won't even show up again.
> Using nvidia-settings 195.36.24-1 in an otherwise 280.13-1-environment works.
> I experienced this issue on various kernels since 2.6.32.

Please try the nvidia-settings binary built by nvidia. Just to make sure
it is not an issue of the patches etc. being used in the Debian package,

to some temp folder

extract it:

sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-280.13.run --extract-only

from the extracted directory run the nvidia-settings binary



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