[mythtv-users] XvMC not working - Nvidia

Damian Surr damian at gingermagic.co.uk
Tue Mar 27 22:16:55 UTC 2007

Yan Seiner wrote:
> Damian Surr napsal(a):
>> You may well be thinking along the right lines. Is there anything else 
>> that could be causing this?
> OK, so kill [gxk]dm and start a twm session (emergency, recovery, 
> whatever your distro calls it).
twm doesn't come with Ubuntu. I did log in with Gnome failsafe (I think 
that's what it was called), but the problem was still there. glxgears 
hitting around 10fps

I tried to install twm, but couldn't log in with it so I either did 
something wrong or it wasn't set up properly for Ubuntu.

> You should get a black and white mottled background and a single xterm.  
> Run glxgears and see what it says.
> That should eliminate the effects of all the cruft that has become so 
> fashionable among the desktops these days.
> Have you emailed nvidia on this?  Their support is actually pretty good 
> and they respond pretty well.
> --Yan
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