[mythtv-users] Installing mythbuntu with myth 22 using latest nvidia drivers

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 19:32:45 UTC 2009

On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 4:32 PM, Johnny <jarpublic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think this could be a little misleading.
>> I use Mythbuntu 9.10 and do not use Jean-Yves repos, and I am able to
>> change to the newer Nvidia binary drivers without having to 'reinstall
>> mythtv'.
> The standard mythbuntu mythtv packages are compiled against
> nvidia-185-libvdpau. So when you switch to 190 you switched to
> nvidia-190-libvdpau, and therefore you have to reinstall myth to a
> version that was compiled against that file. You don't have to reset
> stuff up. Aptitude should just pull in the packages for you. But if
> there is some issue then you are left to figure out if it is the new
> driver or because you reinstalled mythtv. It is just cleaner to have
> the mythtv packages separated from the vdpau drivers. You can update
> drivers that are the same version (ie 190.xx to 190.yy) without
> reinstalling myth. But you can't switch between major drivers with the
> standard packages without reinstalling mythtv.
> _______________________________________________

I wasn't aware - I had compiled mythfrontend and changed my nvidia
driver to the latest beta and I didn't see any issues.

Maybe I did and I didn't know it.


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