[mythtv-users] Nvidia 8174 driver released

Cory Papenfuss papenfuss at juneau.me.vt.edu
Thu Dec 8 06:45:53 EST 2005

> 8174 works great for me too...  (vga out to monitor).  I had originally tried 
> to use the onboard (Biostar) 6200 video, and 8174 'fixed' that problem, and 
> the on-board video now works fine.  I have a 6200 PCIExpress card with 
> component out and another 6800XT card with component out that I'll be trying 
> in the next few days..... 
> Regarding the problem the 'Xv/interlace bug'...  exactly what is it?  If I 
> can reproduce it I can open a 'bug' and provide data...  maybe they're just 
> lacking debug information?

 	Using Xv, interlaced output only outputs a single field.  I'm 
pretty sure that even on my SDTV setup (480i directly out VGA port) that's 
what it's doing.  If I play with -vo x11, it's much crisper.

 	It *outputs* interlaced... just that the data it puts out is crap.



* Cory Papenfuss                                                        *
* Electrical Engineering candidate Ph.D. graduate student               *
* Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University                   *

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