I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 with Asus NVIDIA GT430
2.6.35-32-generic-pae #65-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 24 14:06:16 UTC 2012 i686 GNU/Linux
Nvidia binary driver: 260.19.06
The screen sometimes completely freezes and locks up or everything starts going very slow:
[1903398.100007] NVRM: os_schedule: Attempted to yield the CPU while in atomic or interrupt context
[1903402.373210] NVRM: Xid (0001:00): 53, CMDre 00000000 00000080 00000000 00000005 00........
convert -density 400 somepdf.pdf -scale 2000x1000 output.jpg
The key is the "-density 400" switch and also -scale 2000x1000
To give credit I found the solution here: http://www.imagemagick.org/discourse-server/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=10928
That was the perfect solution when I was frustrated with how small the resulting JPG's resulted. I'm sure this will help a lot of people when it comes time to converting a PDF to JPG which I'm amazed Imag........