New issue affect old previously unaffected build [WAS Re:[mythtv] Re: Ticket #900: HDTV at greater than 1.0 speed stutters

Steve Adeff adeffs at
Wed Jan 4 01:57:59 EST 2006

On Monday 02 January 2006 23:13, Steve Adeff wrote:
> On Monday 02 January 2006 22:19, Mark Spieth wrote:
> > > For kicks I just tried installing the nVidia 8178 driver set.  Result
> > > was HORRIBLE stuttering.  Went back to the nVidia 7676 driver set, and
> > > the stuttering is 99% gone.
> >
> > anything after 7676 uses heaps of CPU due to opengl avsync.
> > I went through the same tests a few days ago.
> > mark
> already running 7676 ;-)
> I upgraded g++ (with some other packages that I wish I could remember right
> now), compiled and installed 8446 with gcc-4.0 and this all began.
> My worry is that even if I format and reinstall everything from scratch,
> I'll still end up with the same packages as I have now and have everything
> not work. (Of course, I could then install Debian32 instead of 64 and get
> XvMC working, which might be nice?).
> I'm going to try installing a media player that uses libasound tmrw and see
> if that has the same stuttering problem. I'm also going to try installing
> the old stable version of libasound and compile as well as do a compile
> with the testing version.

ok, for kicks I downgraded to Sarge, installed xorg from backports, gcc-4.0 
from Sid (so I could compile the nvidia drivers for my kernel), built Myth 
and am still getting stutter with HD.
So now I don't know what more to do to emulate what, if any, possible 
differences there were before I installed the 84xx build that began the 
stutter issue.

Anyone have any other ideas for me before I go ahead and format and start from 


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