[mythtv-users] Nvidia just released 8756.

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 14:12:37 UTC 2006

On 4/14/06, Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet.net> wrote:
> Steven Adeff wrote:
> > On 4/14/06, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> >> On Apr 13, 2006, at 11:35 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > weird, I can't for the life of me get the hack to work with my 5200. I
> > wonder if something in the fixes branch disabled it? does it not work
> > over the VGA output? Maybe its not compat with HDTV resolutions?
> >
> Not sure.
> > I also found that NVAGP=1 caused horrendous stuttering.
> >
> Yeah, if you have agpgart loaded and use NVAGP=1, then you're basically
> disabling AGP
> functionality, so you'll lose bandwidth. NVAGP=1 is only good for 6200
> series cards with
> the pre 8756 driver, AFAIK.

ah, which I think I do... so I guess this is not the solve to the

> > In fact, for me, disabling OpenGL Vsync in mythfrontend and turning
> > Bob on creates the best video playback environment for me.
> >
> I have problems with stutter and jitter when I use bob. Maybe you have a
> higher refresh rate
> than 60 hz? I'm locked in at 60hz because that's all my LCD TV supports.

Nope, my HDTV is 60hz as well, perhaps not exactly, maybe 59.8 or something?

> > What version of Xorg are you guys running? I'm still on 6.8.2,
> Me too. It worked for me before, but I haven't tried it lately as I'm
> running a 6200 on my
> primary machine now. I've still got my 5200 on another machine though.
> I'll give it a try
> tonight and see if it still works. What revision of fixes are you running?

I think I'm going to give all this a rest as I'll prbly be getting a
1080p HDTV soon, though I'd be interested to see if your 5200 behaves
any differently than yout 6200.

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