[mythtv-users] My Perennial Problems with XvMC

Dylan Semler dylan.semler at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 02:04:09 UTC 2006

On 9/19/06, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 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?

They are AGP.

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