[mythtv] XvMC

Dan Pou daniel.pou at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 10:46:35 EST 2005

On 12/12/05, Ivor Hewitt <ivor at ivor.org> wrote:
> Micah F. Galizia wrote:
> > Hash: SHA1
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> > Dan Pou wrote:
> >> I have been experimenting with XvMC optimizations in myth to get HDTV
> >> (pchdtv 3000) working with mixed results.
> >> I am not so interested in higher speed cpu solutions because the goal
> >> is a quiet (flash drive and fanless) frontend.
> >
> > As I recall, 1200MHz and a Unichrome Pro graphics are the absolute
> > minimum.  This is probably a better question for the openChrome mailing
> > list.
> >
> Actually I've managed it (hdtv) on a 900Mhz Unichrome-pro (with mplayer)
> with some horsepower to spare, and I believe he (or someone with the
> exact same problem) mentioned it on the openchrome mailing list already.
> Saying that it worked fine on xine. One of the problems at the moment
> will be the myth code attempting to allocate 16 surfaces, which it won't
> have the memory for for hdtv.
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So success stories with unichrome pro and hdtv are limited to
mplayer/xine because of the surface requirements for all the OSD stuff
in Myth presently?

I just wanted to check that I wasn't missing something with all the
combinations of XvMC for compile/running/linking.


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