[mythtv] Via XVMC problem after mythtv-vid merge

Robert Johnston anaerin at gmail.com
Sat Sep 22 04:56:35 UTC 2007

On 9/21/07, David Shay <david at shay.net> wrote:
> I'm using SVN 14510 with a Via EX10000EG. Openchrome drivers.  All was
> working fine before this last SVN upgrade (which was pre-mythtv-vid merge).
> I went in and set up a new video profile, and to make things simple, created
> one which just used Via XVMC all of the time. This box only watches MPEG2
> recordings that are 720x480, so this should be fine.
> Mythfrontend shows this error:
> <datetime> VideoOutputXv: XvMC Adaptor Name: 'XV_SWOV'
> Unable to create XvMC surface
> CPU utilization then goes to about 96%.
> Anything I did wrong here?  What other debugging info is needed?

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