[mythtv-users] nvidia 9746, lirc, kernel 2.6.18-1.2257 won't play nice

Jake Palmer jakep_82 at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 23 17:23:51 UTC 2007

>From: Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com>
>I'm trying to upgrade to the newest nvidia driver (9746) since I hear
>it will solve my excessive CPU usage.
>It won't install on kernel 2.6.18-1.2239.fc5
>Actually, it will install but will not load.
>So I upgrade to kernel 2.6.18-1.2257.fc5
>It loads correctly.
>Lirc doesn't work on kernel 2.6.18-1.2257.fc5
>irw reports "Connection Refused"
>I make sure the lirc-kmdl for my kernel is installed and reboot
>I try irw. It reports back nothing.
>I try it again. "Connection refused"
>I go to uninstall lirc so I can reinstall and it wants to uninstall
>ALL of mythtv. That's bad.
>I fall back to my original kernel with nvidia-8774, working lirc and
>live with over 100% CPU usage playing back HD on my AMD X2 4400+
>I'm in a dependency k-hole and I can't get out. Any advice is

I assume you want to use UseEvents?  Try using nvidia 9631 instead.  That's 
what I'm using and it works great.


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