[mythtv-users] Re: Performance really sucks here :(

Christoffer Kj°lbŠk christoffer at kjoelbaek.dk
Fri Oct 15 10:06:19 UTC 2004


tor, 2004-10-14 kl. 16:42 skrev Micah Wedemeyer:
> About the generic VESA driver versus the Unichrome driver, there is a middle
> ground.  I used Jarod's guide as well with FC2 and I found that it installed a
> VIA driver that allows me to use xv.  I still get high CPU usage for most
> things, but it is usable, at least.
> 
> To get it to work, just go into your xorg.conf file and add the following
> settings:
> 
> Under "Modules" put:
> 
> Load   "via"
> 
> 
> Under "Device" for the graphics adapter:
> 
> change Driver "vesa" to Driver  "via"
> 
> 
> For me, this simple change made things run MUCH better!  It also didn't
> require me to do any of the Unichrome stuff.  I'm still trying to get
> Unichrome drivers to work, but I probably won't try to hard until the
> Unichrome XvMC stuff comes out in the release version of Myth.  I heard 0.16.1
> should have it.  Hopefully it will be here soon.
> 
> Micah
I tried what you said, but get this error from X:
(EE) Failed to load module "via" (once-only module, 167330608)
FATAL: Module agpgart not found.
[drm] failed to load kernel module "agpgart"
FATAL: Module via not found.
[drm] failed to load kernel module "via"
(EE) VIA(0): [dri] DRIScreenInit failed.  Disabling DRI.

But, if I use a kernel with the epia-patch, it runs just great. Except
that my tv-tuner don't work. And if that doesn't, some of the idea about
Mythtv is missing. So I have a little problem :)

/Christoffer
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