[mythtv-users] Pink Screen - Nvidia Driver Upgrade

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Tue Jan 29 16:06:51 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 09:43 -0600, Jonno wrote:
> Every so often (I think it happens when I pause tv or a recording for
> a long time then return to watch) I get a pink screen. Audio still
> works.
> I read on the Ubuntu forums
> (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=572057) that this was a
> Nvidia driver issue that could be fixed be either downgrading or
> upgrading the driver. However I don't really understand how to do
> this. I have the Nvidia drivers in use (100.14.19)
> Here is my system info:
> Mythbuntu 7.10 install
> AMD 64
> Kernel: 2.6.22-14-generic
> Current Nvidia driver: 100.14.19
> I have tried to download the latest driver from Nvidia (169.09) and
> install as described on their site (sh .....pkg2.run) but I get errors
> to do with no precompiled kernel interface.
> Can someone help me figure out how to upgrade my Nvidia driver?

you have the package nvidia-glx-new (100 series, recent) installed.

Use the package nvidia-glx (9000 series, a bit older) instead.


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