[mythtv] BBC HD h264 and transcode?

Chris Birkinshaw lists at youspy.me.uk
Sun Jul 30 18:53:44 UTC 2006

On 7/29/06, Chris Birkinshaw <chris.birkinshaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > I think that a few people have just slightly less than capable
> > systems, but with mpeg2 decoding done at the video card using XvMC,
> > these systems are then able to playback HD content.  So, my guess is
> > that re-encoding h264 to mpeg2 of an HD res/bitrate is for this
> > purpose.
> >

Exactly - I think my system would manage 30Mbps MPEG2 but not 15Mbps h264.

Anyway, it matters not what we transcode it to - the question is can
the mythtv transcoder read the h.264 format with MBAFF enabled?



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