This is my first post so I hope I'm doing everything right.
I've been trying to fix this for a few days now with no joy. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Revo 3700. Everything works with the Nouveau driver although of course I'm stuck on 800x600 and the gui is very jerky.
The Revo has an Ion chip which is reported in Ubuntu as GT218 [ION]. I went into software and updates and installed the Nvidia driver 319. Rebooted and got a blank screen with a blinking cursor after the splash.
Since then I've booted into recovery mode about 1million times and tried all sorts: installing Nvidia driver 304 from software and updates installing Nvidia driver 319 using the .run file from the nvidia site installed using sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and blacklisted nouveau myself
All of these have the same result which makes me think I'm missing something fundamental. I keep having to reboot and delete my xorg.conf file to get back to nouveau which is very time consuming.
One perhaps important detail is that I'm doing this from the hdmi port on the revo as this is the only display I have to use at home. Everything appears on here though including a blinking cursor so I figured it's ok?
Does anyone have any other fixes I can try?
Edit: I tried all suggested to no avail. At the weekend I'll try the new nvidia drivers that have come out since I asked