[mythtv] Getting started with the OpenGL video renderer

Colin Guthrie mythtv at colin.guthr.ie
Fri Dec 14 00:08:17 UTC 2007

Ben Lancaster wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm running the latest Trunk RPMs from ATRPMs and noticed that the  
> OpenGL renderer has started to make an appearance in the video  
> playback settings, and as such, I'm keen to give it a whirl, as from  
> what I understand, OpenGL rendered video handles framerate upscaling  
> much better (e.g. 50Hz PAL via VGA at 60Hz).
> Whenever I set the renderer to OpenGL (with Standard, XvMC or  
> libmpeg2), my frontend logs show something similar to:
> VideoOutputXv: Desired video renderer 'opengl' not available.
> codec 'MPEG2' makes 'xv-blit,xshm,xlib,' available, using 'xv-blit'  
> instead.
> What am I missing? Output of `glxgears -info` follows this e-mail.

The rpm's are probably not built with --enable-opengl-video



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