[mythtv-users] X freezes with high CPU - nvidia
J. Donavan Stanley
jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Mon Mar 8 17:10:10 EST 2004
Alan Snyder wrote:
>>> I have a P4 2Gig on an Intel 845GBV motherboard with an Nvidia
>>>GeForce2 440X AGP card. I've tried multiple versions of the nvidia
>>>driver (even going back to the one the Jarod Wilson suggests in his
>>>Fedora doc) and I still get random freezes in X. This
>>seems to happen
>>>either in liveTV or when watching recorded shows.
>>Just a "me too" - I'm seeing exactly the same thing (not especially
>>frequent, prolly a couple of times a week). I was hoping it
>>was an nVidia
>>driver issue that might get fixed by the next driver release...
>Same here with a different motherboard & Athlon CPU, though it's more like
>weeks between occurrences. I'm using what was the latest nVidia driver when
>I installed the system back in July. Others have recommended the 4363
>drivers as the most stable, but I haven't gotten around to trying.
4363 is the last version to support overscan and the proper syncing
signals. That's why it's recommended, without those two the TV out
sucks pretty badly.
Do you have APIC (note not ACPI) turned on in your bios? If you do turn
it off that should help quite a bit.
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