Bug#667684: Does "fallen off the bus" continue if you downgrade?

Anthony DeRobertis anthony at derobert.net
Wed Apr 11 23:27:25 UTC 2012

I've also had fun with a "GPU fell off the bus" message, but it happened 
without any upgrade, and turned out to be caused by a bad video card and 
bad motherboard (yes, both of them were bad, as in moving the card to 
another machine and it'd fail in that machine, and also putting a 
known-working card or brand new card in my machine failed.) Replacing 
both the card and the motherboard fixed it.

That hardware problem came on suddenly—the machine had been in use for 
over a year before this started happening.

So, I suggest downgrading to 295.20 (e.g., grab it from 
http://snapshot.debian.org, or your /var/cache/apt/archives if you still 
have it there) and making sure it goes away.

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