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

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 14:17:35 UTC 2007

On 1/15/07, Tom Lichti <tom at redpepperracing.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Tom

I'd agree with Tom, try one of the older releases. I happen to be
using 9746 but I have a separate backend that I run mythweb on so I
haven't had to encounter this problem yet.

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