[mythtv-users] FC5, MythTV, & PVR-350

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at kjchome.homeip.net
Mon May 15 20:18:20 EDT 2006

Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Kevin J. Cummings writes:
>> Sam Varshavchik wrote:
>>> Kevin J. Cummings writes:
>>>> OK, I changed my Capture Card selection to default to Tuner 1.
>>>> Now, I get a snippet of sound, maybe a snippet of video (if so, its
>>>> gone
>>>> *very* quickly), and then X hangs the console HARD with a blank screen.
>>>>  How hard?  No keyboard input is accepted.  No remote-control input is
>>>> accepted.  I have to go to a networked PC and ssh in.  When I do, X is
>>>> consuming 96% of the available cpu, and I have to kill it in order to
>>>> regain my keyboard.  I cannot Ctrl-Alt-Fx to another VC, I cannot
>>> Now, that sounds like an X issue.  You need to look at your X
>>> configuration, next.
>> I know my X installation isn't the best.  The video card is a Mad Dog
>> (nVidia) MX400 card, and I'm using the nVidia drivers from livna.  I am
> You'll have to take it up with Nvidia, then.
> Only Nvidia can debug their non-free video drivers.

That assumes it doesn't hang with the "nv" driver (which I haven't tried

Kevin J. Cummings
kjchome at rcn.com
cummings at kjchome.homeip.net
cummings at kjc386.framingham.ma.us
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