[mythtv-users] New Nvidia Drivers.. MCP78 Geforce8200 joy
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Sat Jun 26 23:14:45 UTC 2010
On 26 Jun 2010, at 23:50, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
> On Saturday, June 26, 2010, Christopher Kerr <mythtv at theseekerr.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 26 June 2010 11:26, Christopher Kerr <mythtv at theseekerr.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi JYA,
>>>> I accidentally tried to update to 265.35 whilst your testing
>>>> repository was enabled. Now my nvidia drivers are broken, and purging
>>>> all nvidia* packages and reinstalling nvidia-glx-195 hasn't helped.
>>>> Any help?
>>> Simply de-installing 256.35 is just what was required. The testing
>>> drivers wouldn't uninstall the 195 drivers automatically and the tls
>>> libraries weren't installed properly.
>>> Just install the new 256 package and it will be fine
>> So far I've:
>> - installed 256, noted it wasn't working
>> - removed 256, installed 195. No joy.
>> - Removed 195, installed 256. Still no joy.
>> What am I missing?
> A "it's not working" has never been a good description on how to ask for help!
> You would have X logs, with a description on what's not loading.
> Installing 195 or 256 back is all the would normally be required.
I had a "not working" when I installed 256, for some reason the nouveau driver was loading before the nvidia driver. I blacklisted nouveau, rebuilt initrd and next boot it was fine.
10.04, 023 fixes upgrading from 195 to 256.
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