[mythtv-users] geforce 5200 freezes

jtbutler78 at comcast.net jtbutler78 at comcast.net
Mon Dec 11 22:23:15 UTC 2006


My BIOS doesnt allow setting it to 4x so I made the changes in the source and when I try to build it throws an error.  I have attached my installer log.  I think I may be missing some files it needs to build this module.  I am not really sure but I am stumped.
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From: "osma ahvenlampi" <oa at iki.fi>
> On 12/9/06, Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com> wrote:
> > Quoting jtbutler78 at comcast.net:
> > > I am trying to setup my myth box with an nvidia geforce 5200 agp
> > > card.  when after i install and restart X my system is fine for
> > > about a minute then it freezes.  I cannot exit to command line but
> > > my mouse still works so I need to reboot and change the driver.
> >
> > This has come up on the list a bunch of times.  The suspicion is that
> > there is something funky with the nVidia driver, particular
> > motherboards, and X.org.
> 
> I used to have this problem until I patched the driver to force the
> card to AGP 4x mode. That fixed it for good...
> http://www.fishpool.org/post/2006/07/13/NVIDIA-AGP-rate
> 
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> Osma Ahvenlampi   <oa at iki.fi>       http://www.fishpool.org
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