[mythtv-users] Any Debian / Mythtv / Nvidia users here?
eric at lisaneric.org
Mon Feb 21 14:08:27 UTC 2011
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 12:33 AM, Ozzy Lash <ozzy.lash at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 10:51 PM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:
>> I've been running MythTV on Debian unstable since 2004 and haven't had
>> any serious problems with updates in all that time, although I haven't
>> attempted an update since Feb 11th.
> I think the issue is that a new version of X11 was brought into
> unstable, and the version of the nvidia driver in unstable doesn't
> support the newer X11. There is a set of newer nvidia packages in
> experimental which work. (See
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=612956 )
That's a good example of something I'd put in the "not serious"
category. These kinds of hiccups should be expected when running on
something branded "unstable", and pulling in the occasional package
from experimental isn't hard to do.
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