[mythtv-users] My Perennial Problems with XvMC

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 20 01:27:34 UTC 2006

Dylan Semler wrote:
> On 9/19/06, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> So, the thing to do is to turn off the  screen saver (for good) and see
>> if that _really_ changes the problem.
> The problems is not that the screen saver is causing distortions in
> liveTV.  The problem occurs when anything significant is drawn to the
> screen while the HD-3000 is recording.  This will cause
> deteriorations/distortions in the file that is being written.  This
> problem is particularly evident while watching LiveTV on said BE, as
> the there is always significant changes to the screen (i.e. the liveTV
> that is being watched).
perhaps it is a buss issue, as you suggested. I take it that the video
cards are PCI? Not PCIe? Or AGP?

brad fuller

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