[mythtv-users] Gentoo users - be careful with nvidia-drivers-190.53

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 22:10:45 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 4:58 PM, Manuel McLure <manuel at mclure.org> wrote:
> I tested nvidia-drivers-190.53 last night and found that any time I
> attempted to play a recording, mythfrontend would get stuck at the
> "Please Wait" screen. Checking mythfrontend.log showed
> Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so: cannot open shared
> object file: No such file or directory
> The problem is that 190.53 has moved libvdpau_nvidia.so from the lib32
> or lib64 directory to a "vdpau" subdirectory. The solution in my case
> (since I'm running 64-bit) was to do
> cd /usr/lib64
> ln -s vdpau/libvdpau_nvidia.so .
> If you're running 32-bit gentoo, you should of course make the symlink
> in the lib32 directory.

I had this earlier this week and fixed that by

# cd /usr/lib/vdpau/
# ldconfig


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