[mythtv-users] NVidia driver giving me grief
colin.haubrich at gmail.com
Fri May 14 03:44:33 UTC 2010
Interesting, it doesn't point to libvdpau.so.173.14.25.
[root at linuxserv lib]# ls -la libvd*
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root 17 2010-05-13 11:20 libvdpau.so ->
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root 17 2010-05-13 11:20 libvdpau.so.1 ->
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 7372 2010-03-13 19:18 libvdpau.so.1.0.0
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 4:58 PM, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
> On 05/13/2010 03:43 AM, Colin Haubrich wrote:
>> New to the list and new to MythTV
>> Here's what I'm running on my backend, front end is PS3:
>> Dual P4 3.4 Ghz, 4GB RAM
>> Nvidia NVS 280 64MB Ram (I know a little on the low end for HD but am
>> considering an upgrade if I can get everything working again)
>> Redhat FC 12: 184.108.40.206-99.fc12.x86_64
>> Hauppauge HVR-2250
>> I updated my Nvidia driver to 173.14.25 straight from Nvidia (latest
>> supported by my Video card) and since then Mythbackend won't run. (It
>> was originally installed from Yum and was working. 720p looked good
>> 1080p was choppy)
>> So I thought I'd try compiling MythTV from scratch, well that went as
>> far as to say I didn't have the libraries despite me installing them
>> from yum. I did a yum install of the following:
>> libvdpau-devel.i686 : Development files for libvdpau
>> libvdpau-devel.x86_64 : Development files for libvdpau
>> libvdpau-docs.x86_64 : Documentation for libvdpau
>> libvdpau.i686 : Wrapper library for the Video Decode and Presentation API
>> libvdpau.x86_64 : Wrapper library for the Video Decode and Presentation
>> But am still getting errors when trying to compile MythTV. It seems that
>> it's not recognizing the libraries as 64bit:
>> /usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible
>> /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/4.4.3/../../../libvdpau.so when
>> searching for -lvdpau
>> /usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /usr/lib/libvdpau.so when searching
>> for -lvdpau
>> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lvdpau
>> Any help is greatly appreciated. This was working for me and I've been
>> up until 1am the past two nights trying to get this back working... I'm
>> almost at the point of doing a full re-install.
> That should be right. Check that libvidpau.so (it's in /usr/lib) points to
> something meaningful. On this box tracing /usr/lib/gcc/x86 etc points to
> /usr/lib and I have this:
> [root at tor1 lib]# ls -al libvd*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 34 2010-03-17 13:40 libvdpau_nvidia.so ->
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 2010-03-17 13:40 libvdpau.so -> libvdpau.so.1
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 21 2010-03-17 13:40 libvdpau.so.1 ->
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3624 2010-03-17 13:40 libvdpau.so.195.36.08
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 33 2010-03-17 13:40 libvdpau_trace.so ->
> In your case it should point to libvdpau.so.173.14.25.
> Another thing to check, I have found, is the listing order in
> Mine looks like this:
> include ld.so.conf.d/*.conf
> Your setup may be choking on /usr/lib/libvdpau.so because it needs to
> find/see the 64bit files first. (Don't know: just guessing here! I build
> trunk svn with vdpau on Fedora 12 x86_64 without seeing this so it's got to
> be a setup problem of some sort.
> One thing to try *before* nuking things, would be to edit xorg.conf to use
> the vesa driver, reboot and then remove all the nvidia/vdpau stuff using yum
> and then re-install. (I presume, from rpmfusion).
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