Bug#813312: xserver-xorg-video-nvidia: GDM crashes on start

Victor Porton porton at narod.ru
Sun Jan 31 13:49:11 UTC 2016

Package: xserver-xorg-video-nvidia
Version: 340.96-4
Severity: important

Dear Maintainer,

With Nouveau Gnome works well.

After installing xserver-xorg-video-nvidia it is impossible to start GDM.
At start of GDM I see "Something went wrong" error message and the system
is frozen.

My video card:
GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3

My motherboard:
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. H67A-UD3H

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 4.1.0-2-686-pae (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages xserver-xorg-video-nvidia depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]                  1.5.58
ii  libc6                                  2.21-7
pn  libgl1-nvidia-glx                      <none>
ii  nvidia-alternative                     340.96-4
ii  nvidia-installer-cleanup               20151021+1
pn  nvidia-support                         <none>
ii  xserver-xorg-core [xorg-video-abi-19]  2:1.17.3-2

Versions of packages xserver-xorg-video-nvidia recommends:
pn  nvidia-driver        <none>
ii  nvidia-kernel-dkms   340.96-4
pn  nvidia-settings      <none>
ii  nvidia-vdpau-driver  340.96-4

Versions of packages xserver-xorg-video-nvidia suggests:
ii  nvidia-kernel-dkms  340.96-4

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