[mythtv] Got it! [workaround patch]
doug at ties.org
Sun Aug 15 13:29:43 EDT 2004
Kyle Rose wrote:
> As near as I can tell, the new vsync code hardcodes access to
> /dev/nvidia0 under the assumption that there is only one head and that
> head is using the proprietary nvidia driver. Unfortunately for those
> of us who are using multiple drivers (in my case, nvidia and open
> source nv) this is an incorrect assumption that caused my X server to
> deadlock. Disabling the nvidia-based vsync solved the problem.
For the record, the old code hardcoded /dev/nvidia0 as well, but it was
not tried unless "Experimental A/V Sync" was selected.
You could change the permissions on the device so your Myth user can't
Anybody got a clue how we can tell which /dev/nvidia<n> device
corresponds to the head we're trying to use?
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