[mythtv-users] Can't get smooth HD playback with GeForce 5200
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 03:25:27 UTC 2007
On 23/02/07, MythTV <MythTV at assuredsolutions.com> wrote:
> Jerod's NVIDIA 9746 tutorial, "http://www.wilsonet.com/mythtv/
> fcmyth.php#video", installed almost as he described but I had the
> same blank screen problem. I found a posting that says 9746 is
> incompatible with the GeForce 5200 and that I should use 7667.
> (http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-80314.html) So I set
> off to install NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-7667-pkg2.run.
Are you running 32-bit or 64-bit Fedora?
> "http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-80314.html" and "http://
> +drivers" says to use these commands:
> apt-get install nvidia-glx
> apt-get install nvidia-settings
> That took a day to figure out how to install apt-get and then the
> packages "nvidia-glx" and "nvidia-settings" could not be found. I
> guess I shouldn't be too surprised since the tutorial is 18 months old.
I would not advise trying to install Ubuntu packages on Fedora. Just
because packages exist for one distro does not mean similarly named
packages will exist for others.
> GRRRR!!!! I don't know what to do now to troubleshoot this much less
> know IF I should troubleshoot this. Does anyone know of an updated
> yum or apt-get package for the NVIDIA 7667 drivers? Or do I just
> install all older drivers until I get one that works?
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