[mythtv] Initial install...

Kent Loobey mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Fri, 27 Dec 2002 11:43:34 -0800

Thank you *very much* for your comments.

Does the following mean that my card does not have XVideo?

spud:/home/kent# mythtv
Xlib:  extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
Probed: /dev/video - Television
Probed: /dev/video - Composite1
Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
audio volume set to '32768'
strange error flushing buffer ...
Xlib:  extension "XVideo" missing on display ":0.0".
XvQueryExtension failed.
Xlib:  extension "XVideo" missing on display ":0.0".
XvQueryAdaptors failed.
Segmentation fault

On Thursday 26 December 2002 07:49 pm, you wrote:
> Just for the record, XFree86 4.1 should work fine, but upgrading to 4.2
> might provide better performance, and stability.
> > How do I find out which video cards support xv?
> http://www.xfree86.org/4.1.0/Status.html

I had checked this out several times before.  How do you read it to know that 
xv is or isn't supported?

> > How do I find out what video driver I am currently using?
> XFree86 logs.  Check for an XFree86 log file in /var/log, or try
> re-directing output to a file when you launch startx.

#cat XFree86.0.log
(II) Loading extension XVideo
(II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
(II) Primary Device is: PCI 00:0f:0
(II) ATI:  Candidate "Device" section "ATI Technologies, Inc. 3D Rage [264GT 
(II) ATI:  Shared PCI/AGP Mach64 in slot 0:15:0 detected.
(II) ATI:  Shared PCI/AGP Mach64 in slot 0:15:0 assigned to active "Device" 
section "ATI Technologies, Inc. 3D Rage [264GT GT]".
(II) LoadModule: "vbe"
(II) Reloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvbe.a
(II) ATI(0): VESA BIOS detected
(II) ATI(0): VESA VBE Version 2.0
(II) ATI(0): VESA VBE Total Mem: 4096 kB
(II) ATI(0): VESA VBE OEM Software Rev: 1.0
(II) ATI(0): VESA VBE OEM Vendor: ATI Technologies Inc.
(II) ATI(0): VESA VBE OEM Product Rev: 01.00
(II) ATI(0): VESA VBE DDC supported
(II) ATI(0): VESA VBE DDC Level 2
(II) ATI(0): VESA VBE DDC transfer in appr. 2 sec.
(II) ATI(0): VESA VBE DDC read successfully
(II) ATI(0): Manufacturer: SNY  Model: 170  Serial#: 7148264
(II) ATI(0): Year: 1997  Week: 31
(II) ATI(0): EDID Version: 1.1
(--) ATI(0): ATI 3D Rage II graphics controller detected.
(--) ATI(0): Chip type 4754 "GT", version 1, foundry SGS, class 0, revision 
(--) ATI(0): PCI bus interface detected;  block I/O base is 0xD800.
(--) ATI(0): ATI Mach64 adapter detected.
(--) ATI(0): Internal RAMDAC (subtype 1) detected.
(==) ATI(0): RGB weight 888
(==) ATI(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(==) ATI(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(II) ATI(0): Using Mach64 accelerator CRTC.

> What video card do you have?

I have an "ATI Xpert@Play 3D Rage Pro"

>  You might want to check google or
> freshmeat.net & seach for an opensource project for your video card.  Or
> even the manufacturer (heh-heh).
> -Rob
> So Many Things in Life Would Be Really Funny
> .... If They Weren't Happening To Me
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