[mythtv-users] VDPAU Error: Failed to create output surface on acer (revo) 1600

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Mon May 17 12:32:31 UTC 2010


On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 7:08 AM, Robert <rs at mythtv-users.spam.futz.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 16 May 2010 13:22:37 -0400 David wrote:
> DA> On May 16, 2010, at 12:36 PM, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> DA> > Everything I've read seems to attribute this to a lack of video ram, but
> DA> > this unit does have 512MB.  The specs say as much, nvidia-settings says
> DA> > as much as does Xorg:
> DA>
> DA> [..] I've added an extra 1GB stick to get 2GB total memory.  Then the BIOS
> DA> allows you to select 512MB.
>
> Has anyone tried just adding a 512MB chip, for a system total of 1.5G? Will
> that allow for 512 to be allocated to VDPAU?
>
according to this -
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/417228#417228 -
yes.

-johnny


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