Bug#735424: Only blank screen after system-upgrade from wheezy to jessie

Karsten Malcher debian at dct.mine.nu
Wed Jan 15 12:46:01 UTC 2014

Hello Andreas,

Am 15.01.2014 12:27, schrieb Andreas Beckmann:
> On 2014-01-15 11:01, Karsten Malcher wrote:
>> Package: nvidia-driver
>> Version: 319.76-1
>> Severity: important
>> Hello,
>> again i tried to upgrade from a perfect running installation of Debian
>> wheezy to jessie.
> That should be supported :-)

That was my hope also - but i was really disappointed to land on the shell.

>> This installation has been upgraded more than one time and in the
>> history there might be the usage of original nvidia packages.
> I have put a lot of effort into cleaning up the mess created by having
> used the nvidia *.run installer in the past, but I may have missed some
> corner cases.

I believe that and thank you for your work!

There are really to many types of NVidia-cards out there.
Is there a way to easy find out which package must be installed for an NVidia card?

Here i can't find my card:

Here i can't find any hint what to do on jessie:
I would update this Wiki-page with the correct informations.

> Right now I don't see an obvious problem.
> Please run
>    reportbug -N 735424

I will do this.
But after this i would try to install the correct NVida-package for a GT 400 if possible.


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