[mythtv-users] gentoo, latest mythtv - mythfrontend has no text
sonofzev at iinet.net.au
Sun Jun 28 11:26:52 UTC 2009
On Sun, 2009-06-28 at 07:00 -0400, Dale Pontius wrote:
> 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.
Wow .. I definitely am not seeing anything like this.. I had been using
the official portage version, but am now using John Drescher's overlay
which has JYA's backports of the VDPAU driver and it works very
Although my frontend is still on 2.6.28 and my backend is on 2.6.30...
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