[mythtv] MythTV 0.26, XVideo, and OpenGL

Lawrence Rust lvr at softsystem.co.uk
Wed Apr 18 10:20:39 UTC 2012

On Wed, 2012-04-18 at 11:45 +0200, dargllun wrote:
> On 18.04.2012 11:21, Lawrence Rust wrote:
> > I too would prefer to run the Xorg radeon driver (for better 2D
> > performance and to test OpenGL) but the xorg-video-ati driver (version
> > 6.14.0) that ships with Xorg 7.6 on Ubuntu doesn't support the HD6410D.
> > According to the Xorg release notes I need the 6.14.99 driver.  So I
> > need to pluck up courage and try the xorg-edgers fresh X ppa at
> > Launchpad.  Anyone know if this is stable and usable?
> This well maintainted PPA contains much more recent drivers which should
> support your HW:
> https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/graphics-drivers

Thanks for the link. that's exactly what I was looking for.  Just
upgrading the driver is much safer & easier than the whole of X.  I have
used the “xorg crack pushers” ppa in the past for just driver updates
but sadly it's no longer maintained.


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