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Plugging in a HDMI monitor or projector crashes X on the nvidia driver
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It's 100% replicable with at least 2 distinct projectors and 2 monitors that I have tried.

The solution is to reboot with the hdmi cable in.

This is a piss poor solution that makes me wary to recommend linux to anyone. I understand it might well be nvidia's fault, but still.

Event Timeline

wintermute ~/bin $ inxi -G
Graphics: Card-1: Intel Haswell Integrated Graphics Controller

Card-2: NVIDIA Device 11e1
Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 driver: nvidia
Resolution: 2560x1440@59.95hz, 1920x1080@60.02hz
GLX Renderer: GeForce GTX 765M/PCIe/SSE2
GLX Version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 375.26

I have same issue. On ubuntu everything works.

levelast@levelast-thinkpad ~ $ inxi -G
Graphics:  Card-1: Intel Device 5916
           Card-2: NVIDIA GM107M [GeForce GTX 950M]
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: nvidia FAILED: modesetting
           Resolution: 1920x1080@60.03hz, 1920x1080@60.00hz
           GLX Renderer: GeForce GTX 950M/PCIe/SSE2
           GLX Version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 381.22
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Does this issue still persist under a fully upgraded Solus 3?

Closing due to lack of response.