[mythtv-commits] Ticket #10721: mythfrontend cannot play videos using vaapi

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Sun May 13 19:28:20 UTC 2012

#10721: mythfrontend cannot play videos using vaapi
 Reporter:  Martin Konopka           |           Type:  Bug Report -
  <martin.konopka@…>                 |  General
   Status:  new                      |       Priority:  minor
Milestone:  unknown                  |      Component:  MythTV - Video
  Version:  0.25-fixes               |  Playback
 Keywords:  vaapi amd                |       Severity:  medium
                                     |  Ticket locked:  0
 Using mythfrontend v0.25-84-g9ccfac1 playback of HD videos and livetv
 doesn't work with vaapi.

 Output of vainfo:

 libva: VA-API version 0.32.0
 Xlib:  extension "XFree86-DRI" missing on display ":0.0".
 libva: va_getDriverName() returns 0
 libva: Trying to open /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/dri/fglrx_drv_video.so
 libva: va_openDriver() returns 0
 vainfo: VA-API version: 0.32 (libva 1.0.15)
 vainfo: Driver version: Splitted-Desktop Systems XvBA backend for VA-API -
 vainfo: Supported profile and entrypoints
       VAProfileH264High               : VAEntrypointVLD
       VAProfileVC1Advanced            : VAEntrypointVLD

 Output of the mythfrontend logs:

 E CoreContext vaapicontext.cpp:311 (CreateDisplay) VAAPI: Invalid display
 E CoreContext videoout_openglvaapi.cpp:145 (CreateVAAPIContext)
 VidOutGLVAAPI: Failed to create VAAPI context.

 This happens on ubuntu 12.04 with the fglrx driver (8.960) provided by the

 The same bug was already reported here:

Ticket URL: <http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/10721>
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