[mythtv-users] XvMC not working - Nvidia

Damian Surr damian at gingermagic.co.uk
Tue Mar 27 08:55:02 UTC 2007

Indulis Bernsteins wrote:
> Check your computer's BIOS, to make sure that the video card is using 
> AGP not PCI, you should also see a line in your xorg.conf
Looks ok as far as I can tell. I've also just spent an hour or so 
changing settings than changing them back. No change in the problem.
> Identifier     "Screen0"
>     Device         "NVIDIA Corporation 6200A (0)"
>     Monitor        "Samsung 930BF (0)"
>     DefaultDepth    24
>     Option         "NvAGP" "1"
Added the line and tried 1 and 3. No change.
> From memory this needs to ONLY be in the 1st Screen section (or 1st 
> Display section).  There are also some configuration parameters in the 
> nvidia proprietary driver files- in the back of the release notes, or 
> in the documentation that downloads with the proprietary driver.
> You can also try NvAGP set to 3 (this will try kernel's AGPART, then 
> nvidia driver's internal AGP driver)
> http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/1.0-9755/README/appendix-d.html 
> http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/1.0-9755/README/appendix-f.html 
> http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/1.0-9755/README/index.html 
Not checked those out yet. Been trying too many things this morning.

Thanks for the suggestions Indulis!


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