[mythtv-users] MythTV frontend + XVMC + AGP?
yan at seiner.com
Fri Mar 13 04:05:18 UTC 2009
Rich West wrote:
> I just bit the bullet and upgraded all of my frontends to Fedora 10
> (from Fedora 8), and I have found that I have to finally face the Nvidia
> bug (http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=118738) with NvAGP
> breaking XvMC. Ugh.
> I had been rebuilding the 100.14.11 driver (the last good working
> driver) under Fedora 8 by applying a patch to it. Unfortunately, under
> Fedora 10, I can't get it to compile.
> I thought I would fight with the latest driver. It looks like the only
> fix is to set NvAGP to 0, but the side effects of NvAGP disabled seem to
> be reducing the WAF (choppy previews of HD recordings (due to higher CPU
> utilization?), really really high cpu utilization and the resulting
> video drag when skipping forward, backward, or auto commercial skipping).
> I know this isn't entirely mythtv related, but I was wondering if anyone
> has had any luck with, possibly, compiling 100.14.11 under Fedora 10
> (kernel 184.108.40.206)?
There is a 100.14.19 driver. You may need to fish around on the beta
site. It should compile under newer kernels.
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