[mythtv-users] Replaced FX5200 with 6200 -> no video
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Nov 12 12:41:39 EST 2005
>On 11/11/05, Jurgen Kramer <gtm.kramer at inter.nl.net> wrote:
>>I just replaced my nvidia FX5200 based videocard with a Nvidia 6200
>>(AGP) based one. The nvidia driver picks up the new card without problem
>>and Mythtv comes up nicely again, but as soon as I try to watch live TV
>>or earlier recorded shows I only get a black screen. Mythfrontend seems
>>to be hanging completely and does not respond to either keyboard or
>>Killing it with ssh from a remote machine gives me back my screen. When
>>a play a recording using mplayer it just playes fine.
>>Do I need to change some setting in myth to get video working again?
>What version of your NV driver are you running? Newer drivers add
>support for newer hardware. I'd suggest 7676.
Where by NV, he's referring to NVIDIA's proprietary driver, called the
"nvidia" driver, not the open-source driver, called the "nv" driver. :)
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