Bug#667684: Does "fallen off the bus" continue if you downgrade?
anthony at derobert.net
Wed Apr 11 23:27:25 UTC 2012
I've also had fun with a "GPU fell off the bus" message, but it happened
without any upgrade, and turned out to be caused by a bad video card and
bad motherboard (yes, both of them were bad, as in moving the card to
another machine and it'd fail in that machine, and also putting a
known-working card or brand new card in my machine failed.) Replacing
both the card and the motherboard fixed it.
That hardware problem came on suddenlyâthe machine had been in use for
over a year before this started happening.
So, I suggest downgrading to 295.20 (e.g., grab it from
http://snapshot.debian.org, or your /var/cache/apt/archives if you still
have it there) and making sure it goes away.
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