[mythtv-users] nvidia 6200tc tearing and high xorg cpu usage seemingly fixed
rcs at malibyte.net
Thu Jan 18 17:30:27 UTC 2007
Tried 9746 and 9631; both have crashed X. 8774 doesn't but playback is
better with the 9xxx drivers.
I suppose I'll have to avoid using the "Backend Status" page in Mythweb
until a driver comes out that doesn't do this OR the bug is fixed.
I will go ahead and report this bug.
Tom Lichti wrote:
> Bob Sully wrote:
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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.
Bob Sully - Simi Valley, California, USA
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