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Re: Kernel upgrade = freeze on boot (linux-image-4.16.0-2-amd64)

On 07/02/2018 04:49 AM, Guillaume Clercin wrote:
You need to update "/etc/default/grub" and add parameter to boot with. In this
file, you need to edit the line starting with GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX and append
option: "slab_common.usercopy_fallback=y". This workaround was suggested by
nvidia maintainer. Don't forget to run "update-grub" after.

nvidia-graphics-drivers (390.67-1) unstable; urgency=medium

   For using the NVIDIA driver on Linux 4.16.16-1 or newer, the following
   kernel boot option may be needed as a workaround for #901919:
   See https://bugs.debian.org/901919 for details.

  -- Andreas Beckmann <anbe@xxxxxxxxxx>  Thu, 28 Jun 2018 12:32:19 +0200

This workaround works fine for me. Currently, I'm using nvidia-driver
(390.67-1) and Linux (4.16.0-2-amd64).
I am late in saying it, but thank you, Guillaume.

This also worked for me.

Carl Fink          carl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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