[mythtv-users] New machine, patch order
mario.mailing at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 21:41:23 UTC 2006
I'm not sure about this asus update, how you will apply it.
The nvidia drivers should work without doing the installer using the nvdia
binary drivers built in. Follow the wiki page to set up the binary drivers
that are bulit in instead of step 4.
Here is that page:
To get myth up and running, go about this:
On 10/31/06, David Fishburn <fishburn at ianywhere.com> wrote:
> I am pretty new to Linux, just looking for direction.
> Just received my new machine which has an ASUS M2NPV-VM motherboard.
> I have read on the list a few problems between ASUS mbs and the Hauppauge
> cards (well the 500 anyway).
> I am just wondering what the order of operations is for a new machine.
> The patches from ASUS for Linux are just zip files. The BIOS patch is a
> They have 2 patches for nVidia stuff.
> NVIDIA Display Linux Driver (v1.0-8174) install package for kernel
> 2.4 and 2.6.
> NVIDIA Chipset 32/64bit Linux Driver install package for kernel
> and 2.6
> So, do I:
> 1. Install Ubuntu Edgy
> 2. Apply these updates from ASUS
> 3. aptitude update
> 4. Grab the most current nVidia drivers
> Is step 4 required. Since it is a new machine I figured I should go out
> get all the updated drivers. What I am not certain of is as the nVidia
> files that I download from Asus any different from what I would get from
> Ubuntu's package manager?
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