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Optiplex 9010 with Geforce GT 740 installs and then fails on reboot
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I get what appears to be a perfect installation on my system.  I then wait for it to finish telling me that it's doing the post installation work.  Everything looks great until I reboot and then I can't get it to reboot.  Midway through the progress indicator both of my monitors go black.  This seems to be at the same point that on the first boot it went from single screen mode to using both of my screens.

 

I also can't boot with -x.

 

Since it came up and looked great for a while, I assume the post-installation is breaking something.  Any hints how to diagnose?

 

Chris

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Chris,

this is only going to be a temerary fix for it actaully creates a new problem for me but here it is;

 

boot: ncpi=0x(2000/3000) nv_disable=1

 

That second part allowed me to get past the black screen. As far as the problem it created - Now my monitor is not recognised as it had been, and it is currently in a stretched mode, with mild glitches. I imagine I now have to download a driver for this card. Goodluck to you and let me know if you make it past this point.

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