[mythtv-users] MythTV and the NVidia 8800
subconsciousrx at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 30 14:56:32 UTC 2007
On 1/29/07, Ryan Patterson <ryan.goat[at]gmail> wrote:
>Could you actually tell us what doesn't work. Does x.org work? Does
>mythfrontend work at all? Does watch TV cause this black screen?
x.org works. mplayer works. the menu on myth works. The preview window on
myth works. Playing back a video in Myth is very much broken. A black
Screen is the only thing that is seen with xv. If xv is turned off then
Myth can play back a video. Albeit very slowly. And the aspect ratio is
On http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=83818 AaronP NVIDIA
>If the same video works in Mplayer and not in MythTV, then that sounds like
>a MythTV bug.
Again I have no idea if it is Myth or the driver causing this bug. But it
does EXIST. I can only hope that one side will blink and fix the problem.
Until then do not purchase a 8800 thinking that it will be useful in a dual
boot box for Myth. For the past month mine has been gathering dust.
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