[mythtv-users] nvidia 6200tc tearing and high xorg cpu usage seemingly fixed

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Mon Jan 15 20:42:12 UTC 2007

Bob Sully wrote:
> Steve:
> I have this "tearing" issue on 1280x720p wth the same hardware you use
> (A64, 3400+, "slightly overclocked", nVidia 6200-based video card).
> I've been running the 8774 driver.  When I installed the latest 9xxx
> driver, the tearing in the upper area of the screen went away - just as
> you mentioned...I was happy.   However, MythWeb began to crash the system
> when I clicked on "Backend Status" (it locked up X; I could ssh in but
> couldn't kill the process, or even reboot cleanly - had to resort to the
> reset button).  The rest of MythWeb worked OK.  This went away when I
> downgraded back to the 8774 driver (but of course, the tearing came back,
> and it's beginning to annoy me again).  Anyone else seen this issue?
> I suppose I'll wait for the next nVidia driver to see if this clears up.

Which 9xxx version did you use? I've had good luck with 9629 and 9631, 
not so much with 9746.


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