[mythtv-users] X Freezes blank on 'watch tv'
petercable at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 08:47:45 UTC 2004
Most likely it was locking up because xorg was trying to use NVidia's
GLX stuff with the nv driver....
On Sat, 9 Oct 2004 10:42:16 -0400, Kevin Clayton
<kevin.clayton at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wohooo ! I don't want to jinx myself but I think I have
> achieved success !
> On Fri, 08 Oct 2004 20:47:08 -0400, Doug Larrick <doug AT ties.org> wrote:
> > Kevin Clayton wrote:
> > > 2004-10-08 16:46:09 Using deinterlace method linearblend
> > > 2004-10-08 16:46:10 nVidiaVideoSync: VBlank ioctl did not work,
> > > unimplemented in this driver?
> > > 2004-10-08 16:46:10 DRMVideoSync: Could not open device
> > > /dev/dri/card0, Permission denied
> > > 2004-10-08 16:46:10 RTCVideoSync: Could not set RTC frequency,
> > > Permission denied.
> > > 2004-10-08 16:46:10 Using audio as timebase
> > > 2004-10-08 16:46:10 Video timing method: USleep with busy wait
> > You'll get a little bit of CPU time back if you make sure /dev/rtc is
> > readable & writeable by your Myth user, and arrange to 'echo 1024 >
> > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq' at boot time.
> I have not adressed this but will look into it. I want to enjoy my system
> working at least as it is now before I mess with it and potentially do
> damage :)
> > I agree, though... something is screwy if your X server is freezing.
> > Have you tried playing with the NvAGP option (selects whether to use
> > your kernel's agp driver or nVidia's)?
> I started investigating Doug's above suggestion.
> In doing so, I found that somehow my xorg.conf was not
> using the Driver that I thought it was ...
> I changed it from "Driver" "nv" to "Driver" to "nvidia"
> After rebooting --- I can now watch LiveTV, I can watch recorded
> So -- in my case, my X freeze, cpu usage issues seemed to be a direct result
> of not using the correct video drivers ....
> I'm going to review Jarod's HOWTO guide again to see what else I find
> that may not be correctly setup.
> Thanks to the ivtv and the mythtv developers for a great system,
> thanks to Jarod for the HOWTO guide, and thanks to the users on this
> list who chipped in and gave me advice and suggestions.
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