[mythtv-users] daft newbie questions :-)
mythtv at zencow.com
Sat Mar 29 21:54:54 UTC 2003
I don't have first-hand experience with it, since I never installed
the 4191 driver, but some folks on the list have reported performance
problems. I did a quick look thru the list archive and found this
from about a week ago. This link gets you into the relevant part of
the thread where folks mention the issue:
I pulled this snippet from there, which gives you a link to *even*
more to read about it on the NVidia forums. :)
Gregorio Gervasio wrote on March 21,2003, 1:50am:
> Here's a long discussion with reports of 2D performance
> problems with the 1.0-4191 drivers:
> Anyway, nVidia is aware of the problem.
Hope that helps!
Mike Wood wrote
> Could you tell me more about your last comment below? What is wrong
> with the 4191 Nvidia driver? I have that installed now and it seems
> ok...but I could be missing something.
> Chris Palmer wrote:
> >Bruce Markey wrote
> >>Paul Smith wrote:
> >>>If plain ATI graphics cards are a problem what's a better (low cost)
> >>>card to use?
> >>NVidia GeForce2 have the advantage of a nifty utility called
> >>nvtv which can control overscan, x,y position and lots of
> >>other controls that you wouldn't have with other cards.
> >Also, cards based on the GeForce2 MX chip are dual-headed, which
> >allow you to use TwinView, providing both monitor and tv-out at
> >the same time (if that matters to you). Other GeForce chipsets
> >also support TwinView. You can find a list in the documentation
> >on NVidia's website in the linux driver section.
> >There's also a version 4191 of the driver, but there are some
> >problems, so if you go with an NVidia-based card, the 3123 driver
> >is the way to go.
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