[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu 8.10

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sat Nov 1 18:51:10 UTC 2008

Nick F wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 2:02 PM, James Crow <james at ultratans.com
> <mailto:james at ultratans.com>> wrote:
>     I was feeling adventurous this morning and decided to upgrade my
>     Mythbuntu 8.04.1 system to 8.10. 
> My experience upgrading Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10 was relatively painless. 
> The only 'gotcha' I encountered was after upgrading my video performance
> was terrible (with an integrated nvidia card on the motherboard) - HD
> playback stuttered really badly even though had been good before. 
> glxgears went from about 2,000 before the upgrade to about 1,200 which
> was another indication.  It turns out the upgrade had turned on some
> sort of special graphics effects.  As soon as I turned effects back to
> 'none' glxgears improved, and HD performance was restored.
> So in case anyone else encounters this - try turning off all effects
> before meddling with video playback profiles in myth.

What sort of effects, are you running compiz or the like?


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