[mythtv-users] VDPAU Error: Failed to create output surface on acer (revo) 1600

Robert rs at mythtv-users.spam.futz.org
Mon May 17 12:08:09 UTC 2010

On Sun, 16 May 2010 13:22:37 -0400 David wrote:
DA> On May 16, 2010, at 12:36 PM, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
DA> > Everything I've read seems to attribute this to a lack of video ram, but
DA> > this unit does have 512MB.  The specs say as much, nvidia-settings says
DA> > as much as does Xorg:
DA> [..] I've added an extra 1GB stick to get 2GB total memory.  Then the BIOS
DA> allows you to select 512MB.

Has anyone tried just adding a 512MB chip, for a system total of 1.5G? Will
that allow for 512 to be allocated to VDPAU?

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