[mythtv] XvMC issues with a digital channel supplying a lo-def feed, but not with a HD feed.

Michael Freeman mlfreeman at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 23:45:43 UTC 2006

this has actually changed for me.  it now freezes up after a couple seconds
of hdtv

On 1/14/06, Dave Just <justifiably at cwazy.co.uk> wrote:
> I have this issue with XvMC and recent svns, but I don't have hdtv.
> Sometimes an MPEG2 stream will work okay, other times it will have
> intermittent crackly audio and/or hang after a few seconds of
> display.  With the standard decoder there is no problem.  (I'm using
> NVidia driver 7667 on a GeForce 4 MX).
>   - Dave
> On 13 Jan 2006, at 15:21, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> >> my fox affiliate is currently spitting out a lodef feed (the exact
> >> same thing as on the analog channel)...i turned on xvmc decoding and
> >> myth's video feed freezes up 2 seconds in when i try to watch it.
> >> (the
> >> video stops coming, but esc quits back to the main menu)
> >> however, after much trying i managed to tune to inhd and watch a hdtv
> >> feed, it plays fine.
> >
> > This type of problem hasn't been reported before, where the hifi feed
> > works and the lofi doesn't. It is possible that if they just started
> > transmitting that it is broken at the transmitter. There was an
> > example
> > of that on the users list once, on Friday night one channel started
> > transmitting bogus data, and it was fixed Monday morning.
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