Bug#631555: Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so: cannot open shared object file

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Sat Jul 23 09:19:13 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 10:39:23AM +0200, Charles Cultien wrote:
> Hello,
> I have an ATI card (with the fglrx drivers) and I have the same
> problem. It is not normal that it asked for nvidia driver as I have
> an ATI card !
>  When the message appears, iceweasel slow down.

Iceweasel doesn't deal with VDAU itself, so whatever does on your system
is (at least partly) responsible for the problem... not iceweasel. (the
other part may be the nvidia drivers or whatever is providing the file)


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