[mythtv-users] xorg-server-1.5 & Intel driver causing mythfrontend to segfault
tom at graniteskies.net
Sun Apr 19 12:15:54 UTC 2009
On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 10:43 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 5:55 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 12:00 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com>
> >> Anyway, thanks for the info. It helped, but this machine has
> >> troubles. I'm pretty sure it isn't a Myth issue anymore but mplayer
> >> did better with OpenGL on playback.
> > I have to say Mark, although I was once a gentoo fanboy, and ran myth
> > on it for a while, I found knoppmyth or mythbuntu to be better
> > solutions for myth. I got just too much of this sort of breakage on
> > gentoo for what is supposed to be an appliance!
> 8:39PM on a Saturday night and guess what I'm doing... Just finished a
> emerge -e world. Didn't fix it. Just tried X with hald and X without
> hald. Didn't fix it. Tried X again with and without an xorg.conf file.
> Didn't fix it
> I've got to say I pretty much agree, but this is my wife's desktop
> machine so I need a full distro for her, and she prefers to watch Myth
> with headphones on he nice monitor as opposed to the old, noisy
> Pundit-R's I have hooked to the TVs.
> Is there some sort of mythfrontend Live CD that I could boot just to
> prove to myself this is totally a Gentoo issue? I'd just like to be
> sure that something in the PC hasn't died on me at this inopportune
> - Mark
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You may want to try the suggestions found in the bugzilla (1) or the forums
(2). I found that I no longer need to "brute force" the frontend into
starting by disabling glx.
I'm only a few hours into playing with my new frontend, and haven't found
any real downfalls in my personal usage yet.
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