[mythtv-users] nvidia 8200 IGP + VDPAU no luck
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Thu Jul 23 20:47:59 UTC 2009
On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 11:29 AM, Phil Linttell<phil.linttell at rogers.com> wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 16:00:12 +1000 From: Jean-Yves Avenard
>> <jyavenard at gmail.com> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] nvidia 8200 IGP + VDPAU no
>> luck Hi 2009/7/23 Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com>:
>>> > I know that Jean-Yves (who backported vdpau to 0.21-fixes) had trouble
>>> > with 185.x nvidia drivers and recommended going back to 180.x. Mind
>>> > you that was on 0.21-fixes with the backport. Whether that applies to
>>> > trunk, I do not know. Heres the post anyway:
>>> > http://www.avenard.org/media/Ubuntu_Repository/Entries/2009/6/10_How_to_downgrade_to_nVidia_drivers_180.xx.html
>> This is still the case, should you use trunk or 0.21-fixes, I can
>> consistently crash X with 185.18.14 no matter if you use mplayer or
>> 190.16 has worked okay for me so far ; provided you disable OpenGL
>> V-Sync otherwise you get xcb errors which kills mythtv.
> I didn't have any problems with instability under 185.18.14, and have been
> using it almost two months with MythTV. However I did experience quite a
> lot of screen tearing with my Asus M3N78-VM (nVidia 8200 IGP) combined FE/BE
> I tried everything to resolve it (including 180.60, which was worse), and
> had pretty much given up.
> However, I installed the nVidia 190.16 beta driver on Tuesday when it came
> out. It cleared the screen tearing right up, as well as other artifacts I
> was seeing (e.g., sepia ghosting on black/white recordings). This is with
> 720p recordings from an HD-PVR on a 1080p display over HDMI audio+video).
> Running current trunk with kubuntu 9.10 alpha. (If you're trying to get a
> new system going under ubuntu 9.04.... I suggest also moving to 9.10 at
> this point. The 190.16 driver also installs easily with the current
> 2.6.31-3 kernel.)
> I recommend that anyone with an 8200 IGP give the 190.16 driver a try.
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I'll give give 190.x a try. I changed my cpu scaling to performance
which cleared things right up. However I am getting the tearing, so
maybe the newer drivers will help that.
I'm also curious about your audio over HDMI, which I'll ask about in a
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