[mythtv-users] NewEgg Cheap Nvidia GT220 Cards

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 14:02:15 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 7:27 AM,  <backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org> wrote:
> Richard wrote:
>> I had a problem like this as well after trying to run the drivers
>> directly from nvidia. For one, make sure you use their script to
>> uninstall. If you don't it leaves some files hanging about which I
>> think confuses X. I don't remember now if there was anything else I
>> had to do but it was a real PITA.
> I couldn't find any script for uninstall.  Is it the same as the install
> script?  The README doesn't have anything about uninstalling.

NVIDIA-package.run --uninstall

> BTW, I forgot to mention that I scoured the X logs and really didn't see
> much.  The only (EE) was not loading libglx.so (or some glx library, I
> forget exact file).  With Ubuntu it is a little confusing since when X
> doesn't start, they start an X session anyway with the vesa driver and I
> don't know if I am looking at the right log.

This is the same error I had now that you mention it.

> And note, this (EE) was in the middle of the log, not at the end, which
> is where I'd usually see an X-killing error.


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