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Old 06-01-2015, 07:19 AM   #1
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Exclamation Linux Mint Screen Of DOOM!!!


ok so I am new at this but want to figure this out
first off (I know if shouldn't say this but) I built the comp myself and it has an onbroad Ethernet and no wireless but

So here is the problem,
everytime I network out in any way from terminal(with things like sudo aptget) to just clicking on modzilla I get a screen with diagonal line going a stair type direction it locks up my keyboard up and mouse and I cant exit I am hopeing it is not system but havent checked that yet my and dont think I have the equipment to do so

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Old 06-01-2015, 08:21 AM   #2
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Obviously you have Mint installed - presumably 17.1?

Does "i network out in any way from terminal to modzilla" mean when you attempt to run Firefox?
Which graphics card are you using?

BTW A sentence begins with an upper case character and ends with a full stop.
In addition 'i' is usually spelt as 'I'.
 
Old 06-01-2015, 10:03 AM   #3
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some info you requested Jeremy

oem@freekbox:~$ lspci -vnn | grep VGA -A 12
00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] [10de:03d0]
(rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Elitegroup Computer Systems Device [1019:2601]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 44
Memory at fb000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at e0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at fc000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at 80000000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: nouveau
00:18.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport
Technology Configuration [1022:1100]
Flags: fast devsel
Capabilities: <access denied>
AND THIS it has more information
oem@freekbox:~$ sudo lshw -numeric -C display
[sudo] password for oem:
*-display
description: VGA compatible controller
product: C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] [10DE:3D0]
vendor: NVIDIA Corporation [10DE]
physical id: d
bus info: pci@0000:00:0d.0
version: a2
width: 64 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pm msi vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
configuration: driver=nouveau latency=0
resources: irq:44 memory:fb000000-fbffffff memory:e0000000-efffffff memory:fc000000-fcffffff
memory:80000000-8001ffff
oem@freekbox:~$
 
Old 06-01-2015, 02:46 PM   #4
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Almost certainly a graphics problem.

You need to use a standard nvidia driver and blacklist the nouveau driver.
If you were using vanilla Debian, this would definitely be straight-forward
since this stands a good chance of working, have a look at https://wiki.debian.org/NvidiaGraphicsDrivers

Note that you may have to press CTRL+ALT+F1 to get a command entry screen.

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Old 06-01-2015, 03:43 PM   #5
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We need to see the output of this command after you CTRL+ALT+F1
Code:
sudo inxi -SGN | pastebin
for starters.

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Old 06-02-2015, 02:14 PM   #6
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Is the driver available in "Additional Drivers"?
 
Old 06-02-2015, 04:28 PM   #7
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http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree8...rtedchips.html indicates that a GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 is a "Legacy card" and is supported by the nvidia 304.125 driver.

This seems fair enough since Wikipedia says this card was first launched in 2006.
 
  


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