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

Dale Pontius DEPontius at edgehp.net
Sun Jun 28 11:00:10 UTC 2009

John Drescher wrote:
>> 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.

I did - I even had "direct rendering" happening, according to glxinfo.
Heck, if I hadn't, pure software would have rendered faster than 1.0fps
on glxgears.

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