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Old 11-14-2003, 12:27 AM   #1
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Problem Running VideoLAN after Nvidia Driver Installation.


I am a newbie to linux. I am having great trouble with videolan. It seems to work fine... Until I install my Nvidia Driver (NVIDIA-Linux-1.0-4363.run).
After I installed the driver VideoLAN won't even pop-up.

Video Card-Nvidia geforce 4 MX 420
OS-Red Hat 9.0

Any Ideas?
 
Old 11-14-2003, 01:59 AM   #2
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did you install videolan from rpm or from source?
 
Old 11-14-2003, 02:24 AM   #3
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RPM...26 packages total... All seen here....

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-redhat.html
 
Old 11-14-2003, 02:26 AM   #4
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Also it's a good idea to run programs that wont load from the console/xterm. That way you get the error outputs. Post them here.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 02:31 AM   #5
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I ran it in the terminal... I have not recieved any errors...just simply nothing happens.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 03:15 AM   #6
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download the source files for vlc, just for the player, not the other stuff

then do a
./configure
make
su to root
make install

i'm saying this because it would probably be good for vlc to be compiled on the machine it's going to play on
and
it should pick up and configure itself to use the nvidia drivers
 
Old 11-14-2003, 03:52 AM   #7
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Did you get another prompt or did if just hang there and you had to press crtl-C to get it to snap out of it? Maybe try reinstalling VideoLAN. I'd like to take this chance to recommend mplayer (www.mplayer.hu). There are rpms but a compilation is the best. It has no peer as a media player.
 
Old 11-15-2003, 11:54 AM   #8
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I appreciate all your help but I DL and installed mplayer today and removed videolan.
thanks
 
Old 11-15-2003, 12:34 PM   #9
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did it work straight away?
 
  


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