[mythtv-users] [OT] New Nvidia driver released (8774)

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Aug 27 15:26:11 UTC 2006


On 8/26/06, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-08-25 at 08:48 +0200, Jurgen Kramer wrote:
> > Nvidia released a new driver, version 87.74. Reading the release
> > highlights there's unfortunately not something to get excited about.
> > Does not seem to be a real improvement for the myth community.
> >
> > Added support for X.Org 7.1.
> > Added support for XVideo with the Composite X extension when using X.Org
> > 7.1.
> > Improved interaction with newer Linux kernels.
>
> Actually, making XVideo work with Composite was something I
> asked for. I've been working on an OSD renderer for MythTV
> which uses composite to get full color OSD over XvMC decoded
> video. This not only gives you full color OSD but also makes
> XvMC playback smoother because we won't have to waste two of
> the eight XvMC surfaces on OSD.
>
> This won't show up in SVN for a while though, I'm going on
> vacation then I'll be moving so I won't have many MythTV
> cycles for the next couple months.

Oh Daniel! Get our hopes up, only to then crush them!!

j/k of course, but this is great news, to hear. Have a great vacation
and successful move!

-- 
Steve
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