[mythtv-users] Myth 0.22 / VDPAU / Horizontal "noise/sparkles"

Blammo blammo.doh at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 07:55:11 UTC 2009

On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 8:28 PM, Pete Ratzlaff
<pratzlaff at cfa.harvard.edu> wrote:
> When I was playing with overclocking my 9400M, I noticed when the gpu
> temps started rising that I would start seeing sporadic image corruption
> similar to what you've seen. So it's a long shot, but do you have any
> reason to suspect temperatures in the chassis have risen lately? Perhaps
> a case fan has stopped working or something? Well it's just an idea. You
> can check on the temp with
>  nvidia-settings -q GPUCoreTemp
> and anything above, oh I don't know, maybe 70-80C at normal clock
> settings might be cause for concern.

I opened up a TRAC ticket, and in doing the research they asked for,
I've come to the conclusion it's ONLY MPEG2... H-264 VDPAU is
flawless, which you'd think works the GPU a lot harder than MPEG2.
we'll see where they want me to take it next...

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