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

Bob Sully 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:
>> 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

Bob Sully - Simi Valley, California, USA

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