[mythtv] Via M10000 mpeg2 decoder work

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Mon Aug 25 17:59:04 EDT 2003

On Monday 25 August 2003 04:04 pm, James Campbell wrote:
> I was just wondering if anyone has been working on the Via Nehemiah's
> onboard decoder for Myth?  Since the release of VeXP, a version of Xine
> that takes advantage of the onboard decoder chip, I haven't heard much
> about work on this subject.  If no one is working on this, I will start
> in, but I'd rather not recover any ground that someone has already
> gotten passed.  This hardware will make a solid frontend and possibly a
> frontend/backend combo with a PVR-250 added in.  Thanks for the good
> work Dev team.

No one has, that I know of.  I was going to look into doing it, but I'd need 
to reinstall another distribution on my m10k to be able to use the supplied 
kernel modules.

It _should_ be really fairly similar to the existing XvMC support, aside from 
dropping out of the codepath in the mpeg2 decoder sooner.


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