[mythtv-users] XvMC on NVidia with Myth .20

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Fri Jan 5 04:56:05 UTC 2007


Patrick Ouellette wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 10:08:14AM -0500, Rich West wrote:
>   
>> Interesting.. I tried out XvMC last night on my Myth 0.20 box with an
>> nVidia GeForce6200 with just SD video (I'm prepping for dealing with SD
>> & HD), and it didn't display the colors correctly (using blootube-wide,
>> the OSD during playback was black-n-white) and the picture got majorly
>> blocky.  I rolled back my changes and just left it without XvMC.
>>
>>     
>
> If your OSD went to black and white, XvMC was working.  You need to run
> one of the later nVidia drivers (I'm running 9746).  You may also need
> to add the "use events" parameter to your xorg.conf file.

"use events"?  Can you clarify little there since I'm not all that great 
with xorg.conf?  Perhaps, if you can, could you share your xorg.conf as 
a possible example?

I was running 8776.. I'm upgrading to 9746 now..

Thanks!
-Rich


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