[mythtv-users] any one using Nvidia 8774 driver
memmott at gmail.com
Thu Sep 7 19:51:47 UTC 2006
On 9/7/06, Calin Brabandt <cbrabandt at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Paul <mylists at wilsononline.id.au> says:
> > I want to reduce the "tearing" effect for HDTV
> output and therefor
> > hoping to upgrade to the latest Nvidia Driver to see
> if if fixes or
> > improves this issue.
> I updated my kernel to 2.6.17-1.2174_FC5, Myth from
> atrpms, and my Nvidia driver to 8774 from Livna. I
> had to update my XvMC lib link in /usr/lib manually:
> sudo ln -s /usr/lib/nvidia/libXvMCNVIDIA.so.1.0.8774
> Unfortunately, the video locks after a few second of
> playback during "live" viewing or previously recorded
> 2006-09-07 10:58:43.751 NVP: Waiting for prebuffer..
> 569 DDAdLDDD
> 2006-09-07 10:58:43.768 NVP: prebuffering pause
> 2006-09-07 10:58:43.768 NVP: Waiting for prebuffer..
> 570 DDAdLDDD
> 2006-09-07 10:58:43.784 NVP: prebuffering pause
> 2006-09-07 10:58:43.784 NVP: Waiting for prebuffer..
> 571 DDAdLDDD
> 2006-09-07 10:58:43.801 NVP: prebuffering pause
> 2006-09-07 10:58:43.801 NVP: Waiting for prebuffer..
> 572 DDAdLDDD
> I haven't had much time to work on it, but I'd just as
> soon return to 8762 as it was working well but simply
> running NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8762-pkg1.run did not set
> things back! :(
> I advise caution WRT 8774. I guess the atrpms 8774
> package is out too but, like I said, I haven't had
> much time to play with it.
I believe you'll want to install the 8774 drivers first by running the
.run command with the --uninstall switch. This worked for me when
going from the legacy drivers to the new ones.
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