[mythtv-users] Slow myth TV user interface on a fast machine

Paul Mason latepaul at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 15:10:48 UTC 2007

On 01/10/2007, Alex Halovanic <halovanic at gmail.com> wrote:
> Paul,
> You will have terrible performance with the free nv driver and the
> menus if they're being drawn with the default OpenGL painter as it's
> basically trying to emulate 3D hardware using only software.  Have you
> tried my suggestion of changing the 'Paint Engine' to QT in the
> Setup->Appearance menu and restarting the frontend?  That's generally
> far snappier, since basically all the OpenGL does is allow for fading
> effects in the menus.

I've always been using QT.

Paul Mason
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