[mythtv] Problem with Via VLD XVMC display and DVB recordings in current CVS: Gaps in video and audio

Ivor Hewitt ivor at ivor.org
Sat Apr 9 16:40:53 UTC 2005

On Saturday 09 Apr 2005 17:36, Jesper Sörensen wrote:
> Ivor Hewitt skrev:
> >>For a quick workaround, you can try activating "hw decoder" for your DVB
> >>card. As a side effect (besides using different demux settings) that
> >>should limit your recordings to just one audio stream again...
> >
> >Isn't that option just for fully featured capture cards that incorporate
> > an mpeg decoder? The DVB-T cards don't include a decoder and we're
> > relying on the epia decoder to do the work for us.
> In theory yes, it's for ff cards but AFAIK most budget cards should
> handle it too (that's the way it was done for all cards in Myth <= 0.16).
Well the help text sucks. :-)

Sure I'll try it.... when I've got my myth working again.

> Just try it and see what happens, or live with an old Myth until the bug
> is fixed... :)
Live with an old myth? Gasps. Wash your mouth out.



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