[vdr] Softdevice xv and nvidia

Burak BAYER bbayer at havelsan.com.tr
Fri Mar 3 16:51:13 CET 2006

Martin Wache wrote:

>Burak BAYER schrieb:
>>>A bunch of us tried and tried to get the FX series of cards to work
>>>with softdevice and DFB with no luck, there was OSD display, but never
>>>video, nearly was the same problem for the GT series cards..
>Are you using DFB together with the vesaFB? If you do that you don't
>have access to the hardware acceleration, and the softdevice only
>supports video over the hardware scaler. You need a special framebuffer
>driver for nvidia as well as a driver for you card in DFB to get the
>hardware acceleration.
>You can instead try to use X11/Xv, but also there we got some reports on
>buggy drivers. Or use the softdevice with plain 15/16bit framebuffer,
>but I can't recommend that (it's slow and I don't know anyone who uses
>I'm sorry, but to my knowledge nvidia is due to the bad driver support
>not a good choice for use with the softdevice...
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I cannot get fb work with official nvidia drivers.. Is there any way to 
do this?? I am using nvidiafb from kernel..

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