[mythtv-users] Nvidia 8174 driver released

David Ellis david at ellisonline.ca
Wed Dec 7 09:33:52 EST 2005

Funny - tried it and had TERRIBLE playback (Jittery playback). Not using
XVMC, just XV on a AMD64 with 5700.....interested to see if anyone else
tried it?

For now - I've moved back to the 7676 build (which works flawlessly on my


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[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Ross Campbell
Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 9:20 AM
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Subject: [mythtv-users] Nvidia 8174 driver released

Haven't tried it yet, but for those so inclined...



Linux Display Driver - IA32
Version: 1.0-8174
Operating System: Linux IA32
Release Date: December 5, 2005

 Release Highlights
Fixed GeForce 7800 GTX clocking problem that affected 3D performance.
Added support for NVIDIA SLI. Please see the README for details.
Added a new utility 'nvidia-xconfig', which is a commandline tool for
updating X configuration files.
Added support for new GeForce 6100, GeForce 6150 and GeForce 7800 GTX 512.
Added manpages for 'nvidia-xconfig', 'nvidia-settings', and
Made UseEdidFreqs "on" by default; the NVIDIA X driver will use the
valid HorizSync and VertRefresh frequency ranges from the EDID
whenever possible.
Added support for Stereo Digital Flat Panels such as the SeeReal and
Sharp3D DFPs.
Added HTML version of the README.
Added support for static Rotation; see the "Rotate" X config option in
Improved stability on 64-bit Linux 2.6 kernels.
Fixed driver installation when SELinux is enabled.
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