Please don't tell me this is a "WIntuner" (my winmodem memories keep hunting me...:-)

Mark Jayson Alvarez markjayson.alvarez at
Wed Nov 8 13:37:50 UTC 2006

On 11/8/06, Rick C. Petty <rick-freebsd at> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 04:42:22PM +0100, Stefan Ehmann wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 23:14 +0800, Mark Jayson Alvarez wrote:
> >
> > xawt stopped working for me after some xawtv or nvidia-driver update
> > (don't remember what it was).
> Which version of the nvidia-driver are you using?  8776 or 7184?  The
> 87XX versions dropped XV support, AFAIR..  I don't know if this is still
> the case.  You'll need to use the 71XX version, built by specifying
> WITH_LEGACY_GPU_SUPPORT while building.  I had to do this for my bt848
> tuner card.  I sincerely hope the NVIDIA folks are reading this and will
> keep XVideo in their newer drivers.  Many people have asked for this on
> their forums.  If they don't, I'll probably stop buying nVidia cards.

So do I have to get an nvidia driver??

> > I just got a blue overlay.
> This happened to me a lot whenever I was using mplayer for tv display.  I
> had better luck with multimedia/fxtv.  You might give that a whirl.
> Also, I don't think you mentioned this, but which version of FreeBSD?
> Are you running it on amd64 or i386 hardware?

Me?? I'm running 6.2, i386.

  I couldn't get my card to
> display correctly an my amd64 hardware (with i386 BSD) and it locked my
> kernel up pretty badly after about 10-30 seconds.  That could have been
> SMP though.  I'm assuming you loaded the bktr device before running the
> TV software...

Of course.

> -- Rick C. Petty

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