[mythtv-users] nVidia drivers 185.18.14 now out, ubuntu mythtv packages update ...

Roy Lofthouse lofty69 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 14:36:04 UTC 2009


2009/6/10 Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com>:
> Hi
>
> 2009/6/10 Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com>:
>>
>> Yups, was able to update my other VDPAU capable system yesterday no
>> problems. As always great work JYA!
>>
>
> Well.
> The WAF is at a bottom low with those drivers.
>
> Sometimes when pausing or starting a recording, the PC would just
> completely freeze requiring a reboot.
> And it's getting worse.
>
> As I've had a dozen report now about similar issues, I've decided to
> revert back to 180.60.
>
> I've rebuilt all mythtv and mplayer packages to link against 180.60 now.
>
> Downgrading to 180.60 from 185.18.14 is pretty much the same as
> upgrading to 185.xx from 180.
>
> http://www.avenard.org/media/Ubuntu_Repository/Entries/2009/6/10_How_to_downgrade_to_nVidia_drivers_180.xx.html
>
> Sorry for the inconvenience...
>
> 185.xx drivers and mythtv packages are still in the testing repository
> for those who do want them.
>
> I guess the old adage, don't fix what ain't broken has never been so true
>
> Jean-Yves
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Just like to add my thanks for the work you're doing JY - Much appreciated :)


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