[mythtv-users] gentoo, latest mythtv - mythfrontend has no text

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 03:02:56 UTC 2009

> I'm also having some odd symptoms that show up with mythtv, and they
> sound a bit like this.  However in my case, it's clear that it's all
> really some sort of OpenGL problem, because glxgears gets about 1.0fps.
>  I know glxgears isn't really a benchmark, but it *is* a buglight, and
> when hardware rendering becomes slower than software, something is
> really wrong.
> Only thing is, my problem shows up when booting to 2.6.29 - back to
> 2.6.28 and all is well.  I haven't gotten around to trying 2.6.30 on
> that system, yet.

You probably did not reinstall the proprietary video driver after the
kernel upgrade. This has to be done after every kernel install.


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