Originally Posted by Stephen Warren
newlinux, the potential fix is included in the 256.* beta drivers. Please try those.
The patched driver I posted a while ago only works with the specific drivers mentioned when I posted it, and NVIDIA recommends not to use those particular driver versions due to a fan control issue.
thank you. I'll give that a shot on my ION machine and see how it works sometime this week. If all goes well, I may move it on to my other VDPAU capable machines, but they have powerful enough CPUs that they don't need it (so I can get to those when I get to them).