[mythtv-users] New video card recommendations (was: No TVafterupgrade to .22 using PVR-350 TVOUT -help!)

Craig Isdahl craig at dashsystems.com
Thu Nov 19 01:49:44 UTC 2009

> > I don't understand the versioning, so any light you can shed on that for
> me
> > would be great.  For example, are the different versions related to
> releases
> > or specific cards?
> >        nvidia-graphics100
> >        nvidia-graphics169
> >        nvidia-graphics173
> I am on Ubuntu so I don't know for sure, but those numbers are
> referring to the driver version. To use VDPAU you need to use 180 or
> higher. I think most people are using the latest 185 drivers or the
> 190 drivers. I am using 190.42 with my 8400GS. I am not sure where the
> best place is to find them for rpm systems.

I use atrpms for my CentOS box, everything you need for mythtv is a simple
"yum" command away!

What's the difference between nvidia-graphics190 and nvidia-graphics9629?  It
just seems the 9629 is the latest version.

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