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Old 10-08-2019, 08:21 AM   #1
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Ubuntu 14 - Nvidia driver hangs the OS at the login screen


Setup: ubuntu 14.04 persistent on a Lexar Tough 32gb usb (3.0), 20-60 Mb/sec write speed.
Works fine, until I enable the proprietary Nvidia driver (341), which causes the impassable logon screen (no combination of login+pass work - "incorrect credentials").

CTRL+ALT+F1 shows an infinite production of spam messages into console regarding the said drivers. Have anyone else encountered the said problem before? Thank you.
 
Old 10-09-2019, 10:41 PM   #2
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Does 14.04 include Plymouth? If so, you might try removing it. It has a history of incompatibility with tainting drivers.
 
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Old 10-10-2019, 10:30 PM   #3
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There is, in fact, plymouth installed. I'll check it out. Thanks!
 
  


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