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Old 06-12-10, 12:26 PM   #14
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Default Re: 256.29: Jerky VDPAU HD playback in MythTV

Originally Posted by mlord View Post
Is there a simpler way to query the GPU temperature, without the immense overhead of running nvidia-settings?
Ah... "nvidia-smi -q -g 0" works much better.

According to strace, this does a simple bare-bones query to the driver -- exactly what's needed here.

No jerkiness using nvidia-smi. Problem solved!
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