display driver problem on nvidia card with Ubuntu 9.04

Asked by sathish on 2009-10-11

Binary package hint: firefox-3.0

I've installed a fresh copy of ubuntu 9.04 and tried to install nvidia driver. I got the below described error.
please let me know how to install display driver for my model (HP dv600 series - model: au6502au)

Sorry, the Jockey backend crashed. Please file a bug at:
ubuntu-bug jockey-common
Trying to recover by restarting backend.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: firefox-3.0 3.0.8+nobinonly-0ubuntu3
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_IN
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: firefox-3.0
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-11-generic x86_64

Question information

Language:
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Status:
Solved
For:
Ubuntu xserver-xorg-driver-nv Edit question
Assignee:
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Solved by:
sathish
Solved:
2009-10-12
Last query:
2009-10-12
Last reply:
2009-10-12

This question was originally filed as bug #449018.

sathish (sathishp123) said : #1
Micah Gersten (micahg) said : #2

Not a firefox issue.

Micah Gersten (micahg) said : #3

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs#When%20not%20to%20file%20a%20bug.

sathish (sathishp123) said : #4

Hi Guys,
Thank you very much for your response.
I don't know how my issue got resolved after rebooting. I mean the display driver functions properly. The previous nvdia version I used was 180 which gave problem and now downgraded to 173 which is fine.