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Old 10-04-10, 10:11 AM   #63
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Default Re: NVidia ION lockups in MythTV

Originally Posted by Stephen Warren View Post
I've been running MythTV in a loop playing video and viewing MythNews for perhaps 10 days now. I have seen no system/GPU stability issues. Unfortunately, MythTV segfaults a lot and/or stops processing remote control sockets properly, so overnight tests rarely run more than an hour or two after I go home.
That is not normal. I wonder if those issues are also triggered by the misbehaving atheros driver? Does the pci=nomsi kernel parameter rid you of them?

There's probably a more focused way to turn off msi for only the atheros driver. We can try poking more at that after hearing back from other folks here.
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