[mythtv-users] Some notes about new nvidia drivers 190.16 and 190.18 for use with MythTV
drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 13:01:14 UTC 2009
> nVidia has released new drivers ; they are quite more stable than the
> "stable" 185.18.14
> Something to be aware of when using with Myth.
> 1- Disable OpenGL V-Sync in Setup -> TV Settings -> Playback ;
> otherwise you'll get a lot of
> ../../src/xcb_io.c:176: process_responses: Assertion `!(req &&
> current_request && !(((long) (req->sequence) - (long)
> (current_request)) <= 0))' failed.
> with MythTV being aborted.
> You don't need OpenGL V-Sync to prevent tearing with VDPAU playback.
> 2- Disable "UseEvents" (Option "UseEvents" "False")
> If set to True (the default is False), when going through screens in
> MythTV results in the PC hanging for 10+ seconds each time and MythTV
> taking 100% of CPU time...
> This isn't just MythTV, any Qt based (KDE 3 or KDE4) will show the same problem
> Hope this help
Thanks. I just added the 190.18 driver to my gentoo overlay (and
installed it) that contains your vdpau patches. I will consult these
notes if I run into any trouble. I have been using 185.18.X for at
least 1 month probably 2 to 3 without any noticeable problems.
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