[mythtv-users] nvidia 280.13 segfaulting with UseEvents under xorg-server-1.10.4?

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 16:02:57 UTC 2011

On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 8:24 AM, Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just upgraded my Gentoo mythtv machines, including an upgrade to
> x11-base/xorg-server-1.10.4 which , as far as I understood, requires
> the nvidia 280.13 drivers.
> I was already using the 280.13 drivers under xorg-server-1.9.5.  After
> the 1.10.4 upgrade, X was getting "Segmentation fault at address
> 0x130".
> Commenting out the nvidia UseEvents option in xorg.conf seems to
> prevent that.  Anyone else run into that?  I'm a little concerned, as
> I've been using the UseEvents option since I built that system,
> although things seem to be working fine.

I haven't been getting segfaults but I haven't been real impressed. I
keep getting occasional pauses/glitches during playback. I'm used to
it for OTA ATSC playback but this seems to happen in regular intervals
and there's no video corruption. I'm hoping the next driver release
fixes it.


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