[mythtv] OpenGL developments

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Feb 21 15:07:24 UTC 2007

On 02/21/2007 04:54 AM, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> Richard Thornton wrote:
>> 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....

See, also, the thread


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