[mythtv-users] nVidia drivers 185.18.14 now out, ubuntu mythtv packages update ...

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 13:48:19 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 8:19 AM, Jean-Yves Avenard<jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well.
> The WAF is at a bottom low with those drivers.
> Sometimes when pausing or starting a recording, the PC would just
> completely freeze requiring a reboot.
> And it's getting worse.
> As I've had a dozen report now about similar issues, I've decided to
> revert back to 180.60.
> I've rebuilt all mythtv and mplayer packages to link against 180.60 now.
> Downgrading to 180.60 from 185.18.14 is pretty much the same as
> upgrading to 185.xx from 180.
> http://www.avenard.org/media/Ubuntu_Repository/Entries/2009/6/10_How_to_downgrade_to_nVidia_drivers_180.xx.html
> Sorry for the inconvenience...
> 185.xx drivers and mythtv packages are still in the testing repository
> for those who do want them.
> I guess the old adage, don't fix what ain't broken has never been so true
> Jean-Yves

as a wise sage once said, "Doh!"
Thanks for keeping up with all this!

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