[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1871: FE crash w/ XvMC on 720x480p mpg

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed May 31 00:01:03 UTC 2006

On 05/30/06 19:08, Gary Dezern wrote:

>>#1871: FE crash w/ XvMC on 720x480p mpg
>> Can you try to reproduce this with SVN head?
>> There have been some chnages in this code, but I'll look at this since the
>> changes weren't intended to prevent a crash.
>Okay, I've talked my wife into the possibility of instability for the 
>Greater Good.

You don't have to do this.  If you don't and it's a valid bug, someone 
else will see the crash later and report it.  (That being said, I'm 
using SVN trunk rev 10066 (for the last few hours) and 10018 before that 
(for 5 days), and it seems pretty stable to me.  But, then again, I have 
a signal handler that traps and ignores the SIGKILL that results in 
"Gary is dead" for you.)

>So, coming from someone who never intended to use trunk 
>code...  Do I want xvmc-opengl on or off?  (nvidia 5200 w/ newest binary 
>drivers[8762])  (ie: should I --enable it or --disable it?)

I'd say go with the default (say neither --enable nor --disable).  I'm 
pretty sure you don't want to use it (the default is to disable it)--I'm 
pretty sure Daniel said it's a start but it's a serious performance hit.


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