[mythtv-users] Finally got tv out to work properly

Jo Shields directhex at apebox.org
Wed Aug 3 12:14:10 UTC 2005

Mark J. Small wrote:

>When the wife's away, the geek can play....
>A while back I replaced the video card in my frontend.  It used to be a TNT2, 
>but I replaced it with an MX440.  I was hoping to be able to get rid of my 
>scan converter and use the TV out on the card.  
>However, whenever I tried to use the TV out, X (xfree86 4.3.0 debian packages) 
>would crash on startup with a signal 11.
>Well last night I finally had a chance to sit down and troubleshoot the thing.  
>It turns out that glx was causing the problem.  If I comment out the glx 
>module, then TV out will work nicely.
>Anyone know why glx and tvout won't play nice?
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Are you using the free "nv" driver or accelerated "nvidia" driver? With 
nv, it's not as if you get any OpenGL acceleration anyway, so you're not 
missing out on much.

--Jo Shields

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