[mythtv-users] Memory leak while watching MPEG-2 recording?

aaron memoryguy at gmail.com
Sat Apr 2 18:01:53 UTC 2011

On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 13:59, aaron <memoryguy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 11:41, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Aaron,
>> What video card/driver version are you using for playback?
> I have an nVidia GeForce4 440MX (yep, an old one). It's using the
> legacy driver, of course. I am using version .... er.... 96.43.14, I
> think (what's a good way to check? I installed it from the "run" file
> from the nVidia site, on Slackware 13.0)
> I haven't upgraded the driver since I installed the system, in November 2009.
>> There was a known memory leak with recent releases of the official
>> nvidia binary driver when using OpenGL or VDPAU, which was fixed in
>> the 256.53 driver release.
> Although I don't think it's my problem, I'm also not using the OpenGL
> rendering, and the card doesn't support VDPAU. Unless I'm very much
> mistaken, I'm using Xv.
> As I recall the few times I've tried to use OpenGL either the
> performance has been too slow or X crashes.

I should maybe also mention that I tried again to run with valgrind,
and have opened ticket 9707, and attached the logs. Hopefully it shows
something meaningful...


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