[mythtv-users] Nvidia 8174 driver released
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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.
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