[mythtv-users] vdpau question

Blammo blammo.doh at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 02:38:18 UTC 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 10:20 PM, GZ <gzornetzer.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 8:13 PM, Ronald Frazier <ron at ronfrazier.net> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 11:49 AM, Blammo <blammo.doh at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Also be warned in the current NV driver set (195.36.15 and older),
>> > there is at least (1) serious bug that affects using an add on Video
>> > card of a newer generation (8x00/9x00/2x0) with the integrated video
>> > chipsets (6x00/7x00) causing MPEG2 sparkle/dropout/etc within both
>> > MythTV and mplayer..
>> I too would like more info. When you say "195.36.15 and older" are you
>> only referring to the 195.* drivers or are you including earlier lines
>> like 190.* ? I've got two frontends with integrated 7100 graphics and
>> add in G210 card. Both are running 190.53 and have been working
>> beautifully with VDPAU since december.
> Now that I've gotten home, I can verify that it's the 190 series that is
> behaving for me.  I have an Geforce 7100 motherboard with a GT220.  Vdpau
> works with mplayer.
> -GZ

Sorry for taking so long to respond.. this list can be daunting to follow. :)

Specifically the problem is with MPEG2 playback. All forms of
VC-1/MPEG4 seem to work fine.

start on this TRAC ticket I opened: http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/7571

(If you look at the images attached to the ticket, you can see what it
looks like..the last two show it the most clearly..

NVIDIA linux guru Steven Warren was also able to reproduce the issue,
and mentioned fixes coming in the 256 drivers.. all 8 pages are here:


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