[mythtv] Ticket #1248: mythfrontend crashes at end of playback, SVN 8908

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Thu Feb 9 21:44:38 UTC 2006


On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 15:24 -0600, Robert Kulagowski wrote:
> >  rkulagow, there is a bug in recent nvidia drivers that makes XvMC not work
> >  with OpenGL vsync, nvidia is aware of the problem and has promised a fix
> >  in a future release. I'm running version 66.29, but there are reports on
> >  the mythtv-user list that one of the 7x.xx versions works as well. AFAIK
> >  none of the 8x.xx versions work.
> 
> Pretty sure that 7676 is supposed to be ok:
> (II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.o
> (II) Module nvidia: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
>         compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.7676
>         Module class: XFree86 Video Driver

I could never get 7676 to work. But I just looked at the log and it is
definitely crashing in the nVidia GLX libraries. Unless they will share
the code for those with me without an NDA they will have to fix it :)

I looked at the nVidia forum and it looks like a lot of people are
screaming at them over breaking MythTV playback with their latest
drivers. I'm leaning toward getting one of those older ATI cards
with open source drivers the next time around...

-- Daniel



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