[mythtv-users] geforce 5200 freezes

osma ahvenlampi oa at iki.fi
Mon Dec 11 12:52:15 UTC 2006

On 12/9/06, Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com> wrote:
> Quoting jtbutler78 at comcast.net:
> > I am trying to setup my myth box with an nvidia geforce 5200 agp
> > card.  when after i install and restart X my system is fine for
> > about a minute then it freezes.  I cannot exit to command line but
> > my mouse still works so I need to reboot and change the driver.
> This has come up on the list a bunch of times.  The suspicion is that
> there is something funky with the nVidia driver, particular
> motherboards, and X.org.

I used to have this problem until I patched the driver to force the
card to AGP 4x mode. That fixed it for good...

Osma Ahvenlampi   <oa at iki.fi>       http://www.fishpool.org

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