[mythtv-users] VIA XvMCvld

Austin Acton austin.acton at utoronto.ca
Sun Sep 4 17:52:26 UTC 2005

On Sat, 1983-09-03 at 18:42 -0500, R. Geoffrey Newbury wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Sep 2005 21:59:49 +0200, Dirk Aust wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >I have a VIA EPIA M10000 with a CLE266 using the HW MPEG2 decoder with the 
> >XvMCvld extension, with the old it works, but when I use the brand 
> >new 2.6.13 kernel only the top half of the screen is used when loading the 
> >mythfrontend, even using the drm.ko and via.ko from UNICHROME project, it's 
> >the same, I get no error messages in the Xorg.log or in 
> >the /var/log/messages. And furthermore when I starting a simple xdm screen it 
> >also works.
> >
> >Anybody made the same expieriences?
> Of sorts....Try this. Set up so your xserver does NOT start up at boot.
> This will give you a runlevel 6 session with no display manager (ie, you
> will see a black tty1 login prompt.
> Login, then, run startx.
> The xserver will load and you will be left at your messed up screen. Use
> CRTL-ALT-F1 to switch back to tty1.
> You will see the messages put out by/from xorg.conf as it starts up..

Or you could inspect /var/log/Xorg.log.0

> I suspect you may see what I have been getting:  invalid module format...

That usually means that the module was built with a vastly different
version of gcc than the application trying to insert it.


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