Quote Originally Posted by ravisunny2 View Post
I had installed ubuntu 9.10 on my C2D. It worked fine for some days.
This was a fresh install, not an upgrade. I did not apply any update either.
Of late, I am getting the flashing screen :

usplash: Setting mode 1152x864 failed
usplash: Using mode 1024x768


Is there a logical fix that does not require trial & error ?
Solved the issue by updating the nvidia driver.