I’m currently stuck with the outdated 352.63 Linux driver. Any version more recent than that will result in a blank screen when I try to switch to a console. When I switch back, the screen has pixel garbage in it.
[ 5.335834] NVRM: loading NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module 361.42 Tue Mar 22 18:10:58 PDT 2016 [ 6.102888] NVRM: Your system is not currently configured to drive a VGA console [ 6.102890] NVRM: on the primary VGA device. The NVIDIA Linux graphics driver [ 6.102891] NVRM: requires the use of a text-mode VGA console. Use of other console [ 6.102892] NVRM: drivers including, but not limited to, vesafb, may result in [ 6.102892] NVRM: corruption and stability problems, and is not supported.
But otherwise, with 352.63 and previous versions it always worked.
Also, I’d be more than happy to use a text-mode console, and I have tried more many hours to get one to work, only to later discover that it’s not possible because I have a UEFI system.
So there is literally nothing I can do.
I am using Gentoo Linux AMD64. My specs: