[mythtv-users] Rolling back Nvidia driver -- there has to be a better way
nick.rout at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 21:43:46 UTC 2009
On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Allen Edwards
<allen.p.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> In my ignorance I updated my nvidia driver attempting to answer a question
> for this group. Immediately any TV show went black. I was told that I
> needed to set Option "NvAGP" "0" because the new driver killed AGP. I
> did that but now I get a ton of buffer errors and want to go back to the old
> I noticed the other FE system I have, which has almost identical hw, uses
> 169.12. Googled and was sent to the nvidia site but that driver was not
> there. I downloaded 169.07 and tried to run the script. ERROR, cannot run
> script in X server. Pkilled X but just got the X login. selected a
> terminal there but got same error. Googled and was instructed to hit ESC at
> boot up and enter Recovery mode. Ran script and was told by the script to
> enter mode 3, which took me back to my Xwindows.. Grrrrr. Back again and
> found a recovery mode where the script ran but it said that this driver
> was incomputable with my kernel and did I want it to recompile. Noooo.
> There has to be a better way.......
Which distro are you running?
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