[mythtv-users] Advice for VDPAU and HD-PVR
pebender at san.rr.com
Sat Dec 27 22:11:29 UTC 2008
R. G. Newbury wrote:
> And I have discovered, to my chagrin and a LOT of wasted time, that the
> Nvida driver installs it's own versions of some files...not just adding
> new and extra files. Merely installing the nvidia 180.16 driver *will*
> break playback with other chipsets/drivers.
> If you wish to try that route, do not install the driver until you have
> extracted the contents (NVIDIA....pkg.run -x ' and made copies of the
> libraries and include files which are included in the driver package and
> which the install will replace.
> As the old naval orders used to say 'Fail not hereof at your peril'.
Yes, it is annoying. I wish NVIIDIA would not rely on things such as
customized GL libraries.
I install the files from the proprietary NVIDIA driver is a separate
directory tree and modify /etc/ld.conf and /etc/X11/xorg.conf so that
they can be found.
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