[mythtv-users] NVidia driver giving me grief
colin.haubrich at gmail.com
Thu May 13 21:27:21 UTC 2010
Thanks, should I not still be able to compile it depsite the card not being
supported? as mentioned in my OP I'm hoping to upgrade the card at some
point, likely to a better Nvidia card, so I'd still like to be able to
compile with VDPAU support. (Unless having the card in the machine is a
requirement for compiling)
I will give your suggestions a try tonight.
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 2:14 PM, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
> On 05/13/2010 06:51 AM, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
>> On 13 May 2010 17:43, Colin Haubrich<colin.haubrich at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> New to the list and new to MythTV
>>> Here's what I'm running on my backend, front end is PS3:
>>> Dual P4 3.4 Ghz, 4GB RAM
>>> Nvidia NVS 280 64MB Ram (I know a little on the low end for HD but am
>>> considering an upgrade if I can get everything working again)
>>> Redhat FC 12: 22.214.171.124-99.fc12.x86_64
>>> Hauppauge HVR-2250
>>> I updated my Nvidia driver to 173.14.25 straight from Nvidia (latest
>>> supported by my Video card) and since then Mythbackend won't run. (It was
>>> originally installed from Yum and was working. 720p looked good 1080p was
>>> So I thought I'd try compiling MythTV from scratch, well that went as far
>>> to say I didn't have the libraries despite me installing them from yum. I
>>> did a yum install of the following:
>> remove libvdpau-devel and run configure again..
>> You don't need to compile mythtv with vdpau support, your hardware
>> doesn't support it
> As I just posted! Something wrong with the setup! Of course. (Sound of palm
> slapping forehead).
> Jean-Yves is correct. Colin, you need to turn off vdpau in configure and
> turn on xvmc. The driver does not support vdpau on your hardware but it does
> support xvmc. You can delete all the vdpau installs. More on xvmc on the
> Tux says: "Be regular. Eat cron flakes."
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