[vdr] xinelib / vdpau suddenly fails to detect Nvidia ION GPU

Harald Milz hm at seneca.muc.de
Fri Jan 3 22:01:19 CET 2014


On Wed, Jan 01, 2014 at 11:52:11AM +0100, Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Thursday 26 December 2013 19:13:05 Harald Milz wrote:
> > Any idea where I should look? Why might xinelib or vdr-sxfe fail to
> > correctly detect the ION (MCP79) chip when everything is unchanged? 
> Yes I
> > ran an apt-get upgrade on the underlying Ubuntu 12.04.3 OS but this 
> didn't
> > change anything, apparently.
> 
> If this upgrade upgraded the xorg-stuff, most likely some of the xorg-
> libraries, which are normally overwritten by the NVIDIA-driver (assuming you 
> are using the proprietary driver), have been re-overwritten.

Hmmm, it's Ubuntu 12.04: 

ii  nvidia-current                     295.40-0ubuntu1.2
NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel module and VDPAU library

so it's supposed to provide the correct files. 


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