Bug#739179: nvidia-glx: Desktop freezes completely, dmesg output: NVRM: GPU at 0000:02:00.0 has fallen off the bus.

Markus debianer at gmx.de
Sun Feb 16 20:08:10 UTC 2014

>Is this something that started suddenly (e.g. after some upgrade) after
>it was OK for a long time?

Nearly one year ago I had a similar problem with driver version295.33-1.
Link to the old bug report:

Back then I could solve the issue by upgrading to version 304.37-1.
Now, I don't really remember when theses upgrades came in, I am using
nvidia-glx in version 304.88. So since a little while I have this random
freezes. I don't think it is a hardware related failure. Because after a reboot
(right after the system froze) my computer can run for hours without any

>Is this a fresh wheezy installation done not long ago?
>Is this a "grown system" upgradeded from whatever old release to wheezy?

No it is not a fresh installation. I installed the system when wheezy still was the
official testing release.

>Please try the newer drivers from wheezy/backports.

I will give it a go. Thanks!

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