[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend freezes X windows when playing recording

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 13:35:11 UTC 2006

On 14/02/06, Andy Barr <ajbarr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/14/06, Nick <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What video timing options have you got selected in the frontend's
> > setup? Have you tried using the nv driver?
> >
> > Nick
> Nick, Thanks for the input.  Your comment got me thinking there might
> be some issue with the Nvidia driver.  I removed the nvidia rpm's and
> downloaded and installed the Nvidia driver directly from the Nvidia
> website.  After installing Nvidia's *.run file I was able to update
> the xorg.conf file correctly and I can now playback recordings in
> mythfrontend.  I suspect I had the nvidia rpm's from atrpms.net
> installed wrong.  I will reinstall and see if the rpm's work.

That's good progress. Good luck with the rpms. As Axel mentioned, when
using atrpms for video drivers/ivtv/alsa/lirc etc, you always need to
ensure you download the kernel module packages in addition to the
utilities and non-kernel specific files.


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