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

Rick C. Petty rick-freebsd at
Wed Nov 8 16:49:27 UTC 2006

On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 09:37:32PM +0800, Mark Jayson Alvarez wrote:
> 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??

You said you updated the nvidia-driver, so I assumed you were using the
nvidia-driver.  Which version did you update to?

If you're not using an nvidia card, I wouldn't have nvidia-driver installed
because it overwrites some files installed by xorg.

-- Rick C. Petty

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