[mythtv-users] MythTV 0.24 and vsync on Nvidia / Fedora 14 / RPMFusion

Anthony Giggins seven at seven.dorksville.net
Sun Nov 28 04:11:34 UTC 2010

On 28 November 2010 14:04, George Mari <george_mythusers at mari1938.org>wrote:

> On 11/27/2010 06:50 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>> On Nov 27, 2010, at 12:09 PM, George Mari wrote:
>>  I did a search of the wiki and mailing list on this problem, but did not
>>> find anything relevant to my situation.
>>> I just updated my 3 Myth boxes to Fedora 14 and MythTV 0.24 from
>>> RPMFusion over the last couple of days.  I've been running MythTV on Fedora
>>> since FC6 and MythTV 0.18 (I think) back in 2005, and I've always been able
>>> to solve the little problems that crop up during upgrades, until this time.
>>> The upgrade was exceptionally smooth and trouble-free, except for one
>>> minor annoyance with playback on all front ends - my video timing method has
>>> gone from "SGI OpenGL" to "USleep with busy wait".  I had tackled and solved
>>> this problem several years ago, and I thought I remembered having to enable
>>> OpenGL Vsync in the Nvidia driver via the Nvidia-settings program, which I
>>> confirmed was still on, but to no avail.
>>> I am running version 260.19.12 of the nvidia driver, and the version
>>> string from my log file is 0.24-0.2.rc2.fc14 (r26998) - both of these are
>>> from rpmfusion.org.
>> Newer (post-release) mythtv bits and the 260.19.21 nvidia driver are
>> in the updates-testing repo, I'd suggest updating both of those.
> OK, thanks for that, Jarod.
> I had to creatively persuade yum that a couple of mirrors of rpmfusion.orgdid not exist - they were the source of the rc2 version of 0.24 I ended up
> with.  I'm guessing the .edu's on the mirror list don't have anyone around
> during the long holiday weekend to notice things aren't quite up-to-date.
> I'm sure they'll be back up-to-speed with things next week.
> Anyway, I now have mythtv 0.24-2.fc14 (r27317), and the 260.19.21 version
> of the nvidia driver installed, and after rebooting for good measure -
> - it's still using USleep for video timing. :-(
> Any other information I could provide to help troubleshoot?
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Hmmmm still not seeing any 0.24-2.fc12 although they are in updates-testing
for fc14 :(


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