[mythtv-users] MythTV frontend + XVMC + AGP?

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Fri Mar 13 04:58:58 UTC 2009

Yan Seiner wrote:
> Rich West wrote:
>> I just bit the bullet and upgraded all of my frontends to Fedora 10
>> (from Fedora 8), and I have found that I have to finally face the Nvidia
>> bug (http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=118738) with NvAGP
>> breaking XvMC.  Ugh.
>> I had been rebuilding the 100.14.11 driver (the last good working
>> driver) under Fedora 8 by applying a patch to it.  Unfortunately, under
>> Fedora 10, I can't get it to compile.
>> I thought I would fight with the latest driver.  It looks like the only
>> fix is to set NvAGP to 0, but the side effects of NvAGP disabled seem to
>> be reducing the WAF (choppy previews of HD recordings (due to higher CPU
>> utilization?), really really high cpu utilization and the resulting
>> video drag when skipping forward, backward, or auto commercial
>> skipping).
>> I know this isn't entirely mythtv related, but I was wondering if anyone
>> has had any luck with, possibly, compiling 100.14.11 under Fedora 10
>> (kernel
> There is a 100.14.19 driver.  You may need to fish around on the beta
> site.  It should compile under newer kernels. 

Unfortunately, all drivers newer than 100.14.11 exhibit this bug,
meaning that 100.14.19 is one of them. :(


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