[mythtv-users] Pink Screen - Nvidia Driver Upgrade

Jonno jonnojohnson at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 16:19:10 UTC 2008


On Jan 29, 2008 10:06 AM, Nicolas Will <nico at youplala.net> wrote:

>
> On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 09:43 -0600, Jonno wrote:
> > Every so often (I think it happens when I pause tv or a recording for
> > a long time then return to watch) I get a pink screen. Audio still
> > works.
> >
> > I read on the Ubuntu forums
> > (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=572057) that this was a
> > Nvidia driver issue that could be fixed be either downgrading or
> > upgrading the driver. However I don't really understand how to do
> > this. I have the Nvidia drivers in use (100.14.19)
> >
> > Here is my system info:
> > Mythbuntu 7.10 install
> > AMD 64
> > Kernel: 2.6.22-14-generic
> > Current Nvidia driver: 100.14.19
> >
> > I have tried to download the latest driver from Nvidia (169.09) and
> > install as described on their site (sh .....pkg2.run) but I get errors
> > to do with no precompiled kernel interface.
> >
> > Can someone help me figure out how to upgrade my Nvidia driver?
>
> you have the package nvidia-glx-new (100 series, recent) installed.
>
> Use the package nvidia-glx (9000 series, a bit older) instead.
>
> Nico
>

Thanks. I did that through Synaptic, rebooted and everything seems fine.
I'll let you know if I ever see pink again...
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