[mythtv-users] Nvidia FX5200 with Westinghouse LVM-47w1

Bill Bill at explosivo.com
Tue Jan 30 17:12:14 UTC 2007

On Tue, 30 Jan 2007 08:54:16 -0800
Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:

> On Jan 30, 2007, at 8:45 AM, Bill wrote:
> >> To get the fades, you need to make sure the frontend is using OpenGL
> >> rendering (In the Appearance section of Setup) and make sure OpenGL
> >> is working on your card. This probably means using the nvidia driver
> >> as opposed to the nv driver but I'm not 100% sure of this. I just
> >> know that nv has never given me OpenGL.
> >
> > Definately got the nvidia driver running, and I think OpenGL is  
> > running...  I've got load "glx", the log file shows:
> Then you need to make sure the frontend is using OpenGL and not QT to  
> render the GUI. Utilities/Setup>Setup>Appearance>First Screen says  
> "Paint Engine". Make it OpenGL if it's currently QT.

That I have definately have set, I've also tried toggling that back and forth...

All the obvious stuff working is what led me to that transparent issue I found with nvidia drivers.  


I am going to try it when I get home - maybe thats it.

I did see it at some point... I was super impressed by how cool it looked :)

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