[mythtv-users] Kernel 126.96.36.199 + 180.* = DISASTER
yan at seiner.com
Sun Apr 5 14:14:08 UTC 2009
Dale Pontius wrote:
> Yan Seiner wrote:
>> OK, so I'm living on the bleeding edge.... I upgraded my system to
>> 188.8.131.52, and the only nvidia drivers that compile are 18?.*. But
>> all those drivers give me the following error on running myth:
>> X Error: RenderBadPicture (invalid Picture parameter) 143
>> Major opcode: 142
>> Minor opcode: 6
>> Resource id: 0x28000c2
>> X Error: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) 8
>> Major opcode: 56
>> Minor opcode: 0
>> Resource id: 0x0
>> These errors appear in rapid sequence, many a second.
>> And the myth screen stays black. I can work through the menus "by
>> feel" and live TV, mythmusic, etc. start, but the screen is black.
>> Is anyone else running into this? I've googled all over the place
>> and it appears to be some sort of conflict with GL libs and/or a bug
>> in qt.
>> Anyone shed light on this?
>> I've tried mythfrontend -O ThemePainter=opengl and mythfrontend -O
>> with opengl I get the main menus but the screen goes black when I
>> select anything like Watch Recordings.
>> It's definitely a rendering problem.....
>> I'm running 0.21-fixes from quite a while ago.
>> I don't mind trying 0.22 if it's out / close to done.... But before
>> I go that painful route I'd like to get an idea if that will fix the
> I have 2 Myth frontend systems that I've brought up to 2.6.29, and had
> problems with both. One is running nvidia 180.* drivers, but I think
> I that was a problem with the forcedeth networking drivers which I
> cleared up with the NAPI option. I've still got compositing turned
> off, but I'm not sure that that's a problem. It's running QT
> rendering. Also on this system, I'm unable to rebuild LIRC for the
> lirc_imon driver.
> The other system has an older card, so is running the nvidia 173.*
> drivers. On that system I get 3.5 fps with compositing turned off,
> and 1.5 fps with it turned on. (Obviously something's wrong) As for
> Myth, I forget the theme, but I believe it's GL rendering, and it
> looks like it's having unusably bad transparency problems. The menus
> are faded, and I can't see the highlighting. It's also not as
> intuitively usable as the G.A.N.T., so I can't watch a recording by
> feel, just get out. I haven't yet tried switching the theme under
> 2.6.28-r4, so I either try the QT rendering or G.A.N.T. theme and work
> by feel.
Well, converting to
mythbackend version: trunk  www.mythtv.org
and using the newer themes seems to have helped....
I'm up and running.
I still get gobs of X errors though, so all is not well but liveTV and
recordings are working.
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