[mythtv-users] Nvidia 8174 driver released

Tj htpc at treblid.dyndns.org
Wed Dec 7 23:15:22 EST 2005

Greg Grotsky wrote:

>Just confirming more of the same: I updated to 8174 as well and I played
>back "Star Wars II" (broadcast a couple weeks ago), it was broadcast in
>1280x720.  I played it back over a 10 minute period and saw solid 100% cpu
>usage (AMD64 939pin 3200+, 5700 ultra) and occasional hiccups in the video.
>I reverted back to 7676 and cpu usage dropped to 50% during the same 10
>minute selection, without a stutter.  Tis' a shame, I liked the DPI option
>they threw in there, much better than guessing with the crappy mm numbers.
add another 8174 woe:

I enabled XvMC option, play video first time, no problems. Play video 
second time, entire machine froze.

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list