[mythtv] OpenGL developments

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Wed Feb 21 09:54:06 UTC 2007

Richard Thornton wrote:
> Hi
> I am planning to build a good Myth front-end, the plan is to be able
> to play 1080p video.
> It will include a dual-core processor, 1GB RAM and a 8xxx series
> GeForce card (probably 8600GT when it comes out).
> I was wondering if the "OpenGL Video Renderer" system will bring GPU
> assisted H.264 decoding to Myth, or am I on the wrong track?

The problem is there is a complete lack of driver support for
using these enhanced features of the GPU. The NVidia binary drivers
will at least give you accelerated GL, but AFAIK there isn't any
support for anything else....


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