[mythtv-users] Removing AGP from kernel

Lee Lists lists at jave.dyndns.org
Sat Mar 5 11:03:16 UTC 2005

Did you enable xvmc ?

Phill Edwards a écrit :

>I recently recompiled my kernel to take out AGPGART so that X would
>use the nVidia AGP driver rather than the one built into the kernel
>(NvAGP 1 in xorg.conf). Some past threads suggested this may reduce
>CPU usage, but I was a bit disappointed to find no difference in CPU
>usage or picture quality.
>Does anyone have any opinions on the pros and cons of this?
>(PS - for some reason when I was in menuconfig changing the kernel
>setings, I found that I couldn't take out AGPGART altogether, I had to
>have it as a module. I have checked, however, that it's the nVidia AGP
>driver that gets loaded not AGPGART. Don't know whether this is of
>significance or not).
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