[mythtv] decoder for DVD playback

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Wed Jul 9 09:59:48 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 7:57 PM, Paul <mylists at wilsononline.id.au> wrote:
> I have had many problems watching non-comerical (home movie dvd) using the
> myth internal player
> using the -v playback
> I see alot of these messages:
> 2008-07-05 16:16:54.106 NVP: Video is 3.043 frames behind audio (too slow),
> dropping frame to catch up.
> Just looking at the nupplevideoPlayer source code I fiind the above
> messages documented here
>           // If we are using software decoding, skip this frame altogether.
>             VERBOSE(VB_PLAYBACK, LOC + dbg + "dropping frame to catch up.");
> This seems to imply I'm not using my Nvidia h/w decoding for this DVD , is
> this right?
> I get good playback for other DVDs eg Star wars  and Digital TV SD and HDTV

Unless you are using XVMC you are using software decoding.

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