[mythtv] DVD playback issues, patch

Davin McCall davmac at davmac.org
Sun Nov 15 22:55:29 UTC 2009

Hi Johny,

> 0.22-fixes, but read on...

Yes that's fine of course.

> So I was able to test your patch with the latest suggested change you 
> mentioned on my real installation (where I actually have audio to 
> compare against :) and there it seems like your patch fixes the 
> problem! This system uses VDPAU for playback, also 0.22-fixes from 
> last week sometime.

Excellent. I think I fully understand the problem now. That last 
suggested change was something of a hack though, I will try to develop a 
real solution.

> On my test system however, which is just a linux box that I vnc into, 
> and there's no audio support on that box at all, what I see with your 
> patch is that not only does the problem not go away, but with your 
> patch the video seems to constantly play too fast.

That's not too surprising, as I've been concentrating on the case where 
there is audio to sync to. But I'll have a look at the other code paths 
as well. Thanks,


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