[mythtv] decoder for DVD playback

Paul mylists at wilsononline.id.au
Thu Jul 10 00:42:30 UTC 2008

On 10/07/2008 9:36 AM, Paul wrote:
> On 9/07/2008 7:57 PM, Paul 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 
>> Paul
> How do setup H/W decoding.. I originaly had this setup in MythTV 0.20 
> but with the new playback profiles it seems a bit more confusing..
> Paul

Note I'm using the Playback profile of the default "CPU+"

I tried the CPU-- but the image was very poor lots of jagged lines
So perhaps the real problem is "Playback performance"
Note I have a Nvidia 6200 TC.. and I output to a HD480p component TV



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