[mythtv-users] xorg.conf for fx5200
g8ecj at gilks.org
Mon Oct 4 22:29:37 UTC 2010
> If you are prepared to start again from scratch with Mythbuntu you'd
> probably be successful for SD, but I'm not sure that the FX5200 would
> be capable of HD without a powerful CPU.
> The stuff to do with VDPAU libararies is a bit strange, but you won't
> be using VDPAU anyway as the 5200 doesn't support it! The XOrg logs
> look like the nvidia driver has loaded...
> To get the Nvidia drivers working when I upgraded Ubuntu from 8 to 10
> recently I used a package called jockey which seemed to handle the
> problem quite well.
> In any case you need to do this one step at a time:
> 1) Get Ubuntu installed & the thing to boot up using TV-OUT until the
> graphics mode starts.
> 2) Get X to work in TV-OUT
> 3) Install the Nvidia drivers.
> 4) Get Myth to work.
> 5) Get myth to work with XVMC drivers...
Remember that the nvidia cards prior to the 6000 series require a
different driver - the so called 'legacy' driver which for that card is
probably the 96.xx.yy series
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